Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance protects children by teaching citizens to recognize and report child abuse and neglect by providing information, educational materials, and programs that promote positive parenting. Click on the link above for more information and links to helpful resources
Child Abuse & Neglect: Child Abuse Facts, Indicators of Child Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention, Child Welfare
Parenting: Thoughts for Parents, Parenting in Difficult Situations, Parenting Teens, School Aged, & Young Children
*Features information for Mandated Reporters
The Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency is responsible under Pennsylvania Public Law to receive and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect, provide for the temporary care of children not able to remain with their own families and develop community-wide social service programs that promote family stability. The Agency endeavors to be responsive to the changing health and welfare needs of all families by encouraging the development of programs that reduce dependency and strengthen family life
4259 West Swamp Road, Suite 200
Doylestown, PA 18901
*Child Protective Services
The mission of Valley Youth House is
to provide prevention and intervention services, counseling, life skills and behavioral health services to abused neglected, and homeless youth and their families. Their programs foster positive growth enabling at-risk youth and their families to become healthy, productive, responsible members of the community.
The Bucks County Street Outreach Program, locally and nationally known as the SYNERGY PROJECT, serves runaway, homeless and street youth between ages 12 and 21. The Street Outreach Team travels throughout the county connecting youth with the help they need. Youth receive access to emergency shelter, survival aid, counseling, referrals for specialized services, crisis intervention, and education and employment assistance.
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. They develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
Additional Telephone Contacts:
Supplies (food, clothing, etc...)
Child Abuse (24 hrs)
Domestic Violence (24 hrs)
Rape Crisis Line (24 hrs)
National Runaway Switchboard (24 hrs)
Drug & Alchohol Services
Homeless Youth School Contact
Crisis Pregnancy Center
National Youth Crisis Hotline (24 hrs)