Delaware County Resource Guide

Topics:

Abuse | Advocacy Child/Day Care | MH Counseling/ Psychiatry
Crisis-MH/Substance Abuse | Cultural | Developmental Disabilities Detox/Substance Abuse Referrals/Treatment | Eating Disorders Emergency Assistance (food, shelter, fuel) | Family/Parenting | Hair Care for the Homebound
| HIV/AIDS | Home Health Care Agencies | Hospice | Hospitals | Physician Referral | Medical/Low Cost Health Care | Medical/Special Needs | National Organizations | Older Adults Psychiatric Hospitalization | Support Groups | Suicide | Grief & Loss | Youth | Women's Issues
 


Abuse

Children and Youth Services (CYS)
20 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA. Phone: 610-713-2000
531 Penn Street, Chester, PA. Phone: 610-447-1000
100 W. 6th Street, Media, PA. Phone: 610-891-5258

CYS investigates all allegations of child abuse and neglect, as mandated by state law. Provides a wide range of services to abused and neglected children from birth to age 18, and their families as well as services to adolescents who are at severe risk due to their behavior or that of their parent.
www.co.delaware.pa.us/humanservices/childyouth.html 

Domestic Abuse Project 
24 hour hotline: 610-565-4590
14 West 2nd Street, Media, PA.
Phone:
610-565-6272
2600 W. 9th Street, Chester, PA
Phone:
610-497-6737

Provides immediate crisis intervention, information, support, referrals, emergency, advocacy and support in filing for temporary Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders and representation for clients at permanent PFA hearings. Offers accompaniment and advocacy for victims involved in criminal proceedings against their abusers. Provides shelter to adults and their dependent children at imminent risk of physical abuse. Transitional housing program offers longer-term subsidized housing and intensive case management. Short and long-term supportive/educational counseling.
www.dapdc.org

Elder Abuse
Phone: 610-490-1300
Phone: (after business hours) 610-622-9284
Coordinated through COSA (County Offices of Services to the Aging) If you believe someone is in need of Adult Protective Services, please call the
www.delcosa.org

Family Support Line
100 West 6th Street, Media, PA
Phone: 610-891-5237
Provides free therapy groups for children and adolescent victims of sexual abuse. Also provides parents therapy group and access to a therapy network.
www.familysupportline.org

Life Beyond Abuse
Phone:
610-565-3399
Offers support and treatment to all members of the cycle of abuse. Programs include individual counseling, moderated support groups and assistance to victims involved in custody and visitation issues.
www.lifebeyondabuse.org

Runaway
Phone:
1-800-621-4000

Senior Victim Services
20 S. Olive St., Suite 303, Media, PA
Phone: 610-627-2292
Free service that assists senior (55 years of age and older) victims of crime through home visits; accompaniment to judicial proceedings and related medical appointments; assistance filing compensation claims; and public education programs.

WAR (Women Against Rape)
Phone: 610-566-4342
WAR provides accompaniment services to the hospital, police station, court proceedings, or counseling services.


Advocacy       top

Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health
Phone: 610-713-2387
Provides mental health court/delegate services, community advocate, Community Support Program (CSP), and Contingency Fund.

Mental Health Association of Southeastern PA
Phone: 1-800-688-4226, ext. 228
A nonprofit citizen's organization serving adults, children and family members through programs and advocacy efforts
www.mhasp.org/ 

PRO-ACT
(Pennsylvania Recovery Organization-Achieving Community Together)

Phone: 1-800-221-6333
A support group of volunteers advocating for the recovery community, their families, and for those still suffering from the disease of addiction. Call to enroll in the family program, which is offered in convenient locations through Delaware County.
www.proact.org 

SPAN (Suicide Prevention Awareness Network)
Dedicated to preventing suicide through public education, awareness, community action, federal, state and local advocacy.
www.spanusa.org 

Child/Day Care       top

Child Care Information Systems (CCIS)
20 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 1-800-831-3117
Provides child care subsidies and serves children from birth to 13 years whose parents are employed and meet eligibility guidelines. Also, funding is available for teen parents to complete their high school education. Fees are based on family size and income.
Complete an online application at:
https://www.humanservices.state.pa.us/COMPASS/PGM/ASP/SC001.asp 

Head Start
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
200 Yale Ave, Morton, PA
Phone: 610-938-9000, ext. 2208
Provides preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Call for information on enrollment. www.dciu.org/92244215122318/site/default.asp 

Office of Early Intervention
20 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-713-2406
Offers services to children from birth to 3 years who experience developmental delays.

Widener University Child Development Center
Phone: 610-499-1097

Women, Infants & Children program (WIC)
Springfield Office Phone: 610-328-7930
Chester Office Phone: 610-497-7660
Upper Darby Office Phone: 610-352-7925
Provides supplemental foods and nutrition education to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and young children up to age 5.


Mental Health Counseling/Psychiatry       top

American Day Treatment Center
401 Pilgrim Lane, Suite 100, Drexel Hill, PA
Phone: 1-888-CARE-898
Mental health assessments, partial day hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment programs. Call for an appointment.
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/behavioral 

Catholic Social Services
240 N. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA
Phone: 610-626-6550/6559
130 E. 7th Street, Chester, PA
Phone: 610-876-9183
Provides family, marital, and individual counseling on a sliding fee scale.
www.css-phl.org/index.html 

Center for a Healthy World
Phone: 610-664-7793
Free mental health counseling in exchange for community service.

Child Guidance Resource Centers
2000 Old West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA
Phone:
484-454-8700
Provides behavioral healthcare services for children, adolescents and families with mental health, developmental disabilities, and residential needs.
www.cgrc.org/ 

Crozer Chester Medical Center Psychiatry
Phone: 610-874-5257

Crozer Chester Community Hospital
Phone: 610-497-7687 (Adults), 610-497-7584 (Children)
Offers behavioral health services for children and adults that include psychiatric evaluation, medication management, individual, family, and group therapy, case management.

Daemion House Community Counseling Center
92 Howellville Road, Berwyn, PA
Phone: 610-647-1431
Offers fee-based counseling on a sliding fee scale to uninsured/ underinsured members of the community.

Elwyn
111 Elwyn Road, Elwyn, PA
Phone: 610-891-2000
Elwyn has been providing services to people with special needs for over 150 years. Elwyn provides services to children and adults with mental illness as well as individuals with developmental delays. Provides services for adults with developmental disabilities and children and adolescents with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
www.elwyn.org 

Empower Youth, LLC
210 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4360
A counseling facility for youth, ages 11-24, dealing with substance and mental health issues (co-occurring disorders). Provides education on risky behaviors, substance abuse, healthy boundaries, emotional awareness, and impulse control, through supportive group and individual therapy settings.

Family & Community Service
600 N. Olive Street, Media, PA
Phone:
610-566-7540
37 N. Glenwood Ave., Clifton Heights, PA
Phone: 610-626-5800
Provides individual and family counseling, participates in the Second Time Around Parents (STAP) and Parents as Leaders (PAL) programs. Accepts medical assistance, most insurances, and has a sliding scale fee.
www.fcsdc.org

Fitzgerald Mercy Outpatient Psychiatry
Phone: 610-237-4122

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems
225 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-352-8943
126 E. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA
Phone: 484-444-0412
Provides behavioral health assessments, treatment, referrals, case management services, and mobile therapy.

NHS (Formerly Northwestern Human Services)
See also listing under “Crisis-MH/ Substance Abuse”
Phone: 610-534-3636

Social Work Consultation Services (SWCS)
Phone: 610-859-6047
Provides free services to residents of Chester and surrounding areas in the home or in their offices located at Community Hospital. They offer family programs, counseling, and information and referral services.
www.swcs.cef.org 

Widener University Community Counseling Center
Phone: 610-499-1261
Provides wide range of psychological and counseling services including educational assessment, psychological testing, individual therapy for children and adults, couples and family therapy, substance abuse counseling, and sports psychology. Fees for services are based on a sliding scale. Call for information or an appointment. Closed mid-June through early August.


Crisis-MH/Substance Abuse       top

Mental Health Psychiatric Crisis Centers and Crisis Services:

Project Reach
Phone: 610-352-4703; Emergency beeper: 610-515-6726
A free crisis management service for Delaware County residents. Staff are trained to assist in mental health emergencies, family and school-based emergencies. Phone consultations and on-site assessments provided.

Crozer Chester Medical Center Crisis Services
One Medical Center Blvd., Upland, PA
Phone: 610-447-7600
Provides 24 hour, walk-in crisis services.

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Crisis Services
Lansdowne Ave. and Bailey Rd., Darby, PA
Phone: 610-237-4210
Provides 24-hour, walk-in crisis services.

Crisis-Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

Crozer Chester Community Hospital Division
(Base Service Unit & Anchor Provider)
2600 W.9th Street, Chester, PA
Phone: 610-497-7700.
For substance abuse assessments, call 610-497-7223.
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. walk in open admission. Accepts Medical Assistance.

KeyStone Center
(Anchor Provider)
2100 Providence Ave., Chester, PA
Phone: 610-876-9000
Substance abuse assessments, referral, and treatment.  

Mirmont Treatment Center
100 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA
Phone: 610-744-1400
24 hour walk in substance abuse assessment; treatment and referral services.

NHS – (Northwestern Human Services)
(Base Service Unit & Anchor Provider)
800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, PA
Phone: 610-534-3636
Mental health and substance abuse assessment, treatment and referral services. Accepts Medical Assistance.

Center for Addictive Diseases (CAD)
See listing under “Detox / Substance Abuse Referrals/ Treatment”

Cultural       top

Cultural Connections Collaborative Program
Phone: 610-447-6003
A resource guide for immigrant families living in Delaware County.
 

Developmental Disabilities       top

Elwyn
111 Elwyn Road, Elwyn, PA
Phone: 610-891-2000
Provides services for adults with developmental disabilities and children and adolescents with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
www.elwyn.org

Office of Mental Retardation
Phone: 610-713-2400
Provides support coordination services including needs assessment and service planning, coordination and monitoring.

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems
See listing under “mental health”

Child Guidance Resource Center
See listing under “mental health”

NHS Human Services of Delaware County
See listing under “mental health”

Detox/substance abuse referrals/treatment     top

Center for Addictive Disease (CAD)
401 Pilgrim Lane, Suite 103, Drexel Hill, PA
Phone: 1-888-CARE-898
Substance abuse assessments, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents.
Call for appointment.
Accepts medical assistance & other insurances.
www.mainlinehealth.org/behavioral 

Crozer Chester Community Hospital Division
See listing under “Crisis-MH/Substance Abuse”

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems
See listing under “mental health”

KeyStone Center
See listing under “Crisis-mental health/substance abuse.”
Provides detoxification, inpatient, and outpatient rehabilitation services for adults, and outpatient rehabilitation services for adolescents.

Mirmont
See listing under “Crisis-mental health/substance abuse”
Provides detoxification services, inpatient and outpatient treatment for adults.

NHS (Northwestern Human Services)/New Directions in Delaware County
800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, PA
Phone: 610-534-3636
20 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-713-9580
Provides assessments, outpatient and intensive outpatient addiction treatment for adults and adolescents.

Eating Disorders       top

Anorexia-Bulimia Association Hotline
Phone: 1-847-831-3438
Offers free hotline counseling, a national network of support groups, referrals to healthcare professionals, education and prevention programs.
www.anad.org 

Belmont Center
4200 Monument Road, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-877-2000
Inpatient hospitalization for children, adolescents, and older adults. Partial hospitalization for adolescents and older adults. Intensive outpatient for older adults.
www.einstein.edu/yourhealth/behavioral/eating/index.html 

Empower Youth, LLC
210 W.Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4360
A counseling facility for youth, ages 11-24, dealing with substance and mental health issues (co-occurring disorders). Provides education on risky behaviors, substance abuse, healthy boundaries, emotional awareness, and impulse control, through supportive group and individual therapy settings.

Renfrew Center
475 Spring Lane, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 1-800-736-3739, 1-877-367-3383
Residential, transitional living, and outpatient treatment program for women and adolescents.
www.renfrew.org 

Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 1-800-889-0548
Inpatient eating disorder program for adolescents and adults. www.friendshospitalonline.org/Eatprogram.htm 

Emergency Assistance (food, shelter, fuel)       top

Community Action Agency
Chester Office Phone: 610-874-8451
Darby Office Phone: 610-583-9133
Media Office Phone: 610-891-5101
Provides employment/life skills training, housing, utility, emergency shelter, and food assistance. 
www.caadc.org

Domestic Abuse Project
See also listing under “Abuse”
Phone: 610-565-6272
24 hour hotline: 610-565-4590
Provides tenant-based transitional housing for victims of domestic violence.
www.dapdc.org


Office of Adult Services
Phone: 610-713-2115
Provides and coordinates and variety of services to eligible families and individuals including case management, rent and utility assistance, emergency shelter, transitional housing.

Salvation Army
Phone: 610-874-4266 (Chester location)
Emergency food and shelter.
 

Family and Parenting       top

Associates of Springfield Psychological
Phone: 610-544-2110
Provides parenting skills training and family counseling.
www.springfieldpsychological.com  

Bernardine Center
Phone: 610-497-3225
Provides no cost parenting workshops for mothers, fathers, and families.
www.bernardinecenter.org

Catholic Social Services
See listing under “Mental heath counseling.”
Phone:
610-626-6559
Provides family, marital, and individual counseling on a sliding fee scale.
There is also a program for pregnant and parenting teens.

Center Foundation
Phone:  610-565-6171
Provides mentoring for teens, women, and job seekers; young parents support network.
www.thecenterfoundation.org 

Delaware County Family Centers
Eastern Delco Site (Mercy Fitzgerald Campus)
St. Bernard Hall, 2nd Floor, 1515 Lansdowne Ave., Darby, PA
Phone: 610-532-2811
Chester Upland Site Crozer Community Division
2600 W. 9th Street, Ground Floor Chester, PA
Phone:  610-494-9280
Each Family Center provides parenting workshops, family literacy programs, information and referrals.

DRG Counseling
Phone: 610-357-5627
Provides fee-based parenting workshops in Chadds Ford.

Empower Youth, LLC
210 W.Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4360
A counseling facility for youth, ages 11-24, dealing with substance and mental health issues (co-occurring disorders). Provides education on risky behaviors, substance abuse, healthy boundaries, emotional awareness, and impulse control, through supportive group and individual therapy settings.

Family and Community Service
See listing under “Mental Health”
Media location phone: 610-566-7540
Clifton Heights location phone: 610-626-5800
Provides the Second Time Around Parents (STAP) program for grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Family Life Office
Phone: 610-660-9002
Early childhood and parenting of teens (fee based) through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Call for locations and schedule.

Family Support Line
Phone: 610-891-5253
Free community groups for childhood victims of sexual abuse and sliding scale fee for parents. Co-parenting program also available through Anthony Goldsmith.
www.familysupportline.org

Healthy Communities Initiatives (HCI)
Phone: 484-442-8532
Parenting workshops and discussion groups.
www.hci-rtm.org 

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems: Prevention/Education Services
Phone: 484-444-0412
Offers individual and group programs for parents. Also home of The Corner S.P.O.T. (Supervised Programs Organized for Teens) for youth in grades 6-12. Call for more information and an updated schedule.
www.holcombprevention.org/indexhome.htm

Michelle Kindt
Phone: 610-688-1424
Offers fee-based parenting workshops.
www.michellekindt.com 

Passages Counseling Center
Phone: 610-891-9923
Offers parenting and co-parent assistance. Accepts many insurance plans or fee based services.
www.passagescc.com 

PathwaysPA
Phone: 610-543-5022
Residential and community-based services, including parenting classes, outreach and job training for low income women, children, and families  http://pathwayspa.org 

Parents Involved Network – (PIN)
135 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-713-9401
A parent run, self-help/advocacy information and referral resource for families of children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral disorders.
www.pinofpa.org

Social Work Consultation Services
Phone: 610-859-6047
The Center for Social Work and Psychological Services offers Families Together Program and provides free individual and family counseling, and educational testing for school children. Educational and psychological testing for individuals of all ages is also available.
www.socialworkcounselingservices.org

 
Hair Care Services for the Homebound       top

Hair Care Services for Homebound
825 Wilde Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
Phone: 610-853-3659

Bernadette Boylan
Phone: 610-659-5039

Stephanie Saravello
Phone: 484-320-8326
 

HIV/AIDS       top

AIDS Care Group
2304 Edgemont Ave., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-872-6131
Provides community outreach; education and prevention, testing and results counseling.
www.aidscaregroup.org

ChesPenn Health Services
125 E. 9th Street, Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-876-1600
Provides community outreach, education and prevention, testing and results counseling.
www.chespenn.org

Mazzoni Center, HIV/AIDS Health Center
1201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-563-0652, 215-563-0658
HIV Test Type: Confidential and free
Times: Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm
Cost: HIV testing is FREE. Other STD testing is on a sliding scale
Other Testing: Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, herpes, HPV.
www.mazzonicenter.org

Washington West Location, WALK-IN Testing Center
1201 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA
Phone: 215-985-9206
9am-9pm Monday–Friday, Except Tuesdays 9am-3pm,
Saturdays 1pm-5pm

ActionAIDS
1026 Arch St., Philadelphia PA
Phone: 267-940-5515
(other locations throughout Philadelphia)
Provides HIV testing, case management, housing support, information and referral.
HIV Test Type: Free and Confidential (Oral Rapid Test)
WALK-IN Hours:
Mon. 11am-1pm, Tues. 10am-12pm, Wed. 1pm-4pm, Thurs. 12pm-2pm
Fri. Appointment ONLY
www.actionaids.org

William Way LGBTQ Community Center
1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-732-2220
Times: Mondays 2pm-5pm

Public Health Center #1
1400 Lombard Street (Broad and Lombard Streets), Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-685-6570
HIV Test Type: Anonymous and Confidential
WALK-IN ONLY- M, T, TH, F: 8-3:45 M, And W, 8-6:30

PHACE
South Philadelphia Office
2317 S 23rd St., Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-468-4673 EXT. 107
Testing Type: Rapid HIV Testing; Confidential
Times: No Appointment Necessary
Tues – Friday, 10am-5:30pm
Cost: Free
HIV Testing ONLY

Delaware County Health Department – Chester
125 E 9th Street, Chester, PA
Phone: 610-872-6131
Testing Type: Confidential & Anonymous
Times: No Appointment. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9-5pm; Wed 10-6pm
Cost: Free

The Attic
255 S 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-545-4331
Test Type: Anonymous
Times: No Appointment. Mon-Fri 1-9pm
Cost: Free
Testing for Chlamydia and Syphilis also available.

Media Health Center
216 W State Street, Media, PA
Phone: 610-566-2830
 

 Home Health Care Agencies       top


AccuCare Home Nursing
1999 Sproul Road, Suite 1
Broomall, PA 19008
Phone: 610-353-7360

All About Staffing, Inc.
8600 West Chester Pike, Suite 100
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-352-6007

Bayada Nurses, Inc.
100 W. 6th Street, Suite301
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-891-9400

Bea Staffing Services
23 South 4th Street
Colwyn, PA 19023
Phone: 610-461-1068

Beckett Apothecary and Home Health Care, Inc.
1000-1004 Chester Pike
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Phone: 610-586-3100

Care Management Associates
26 War Admiral Lane
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-2273

ComForcare Senior Service
111 North Olive St., 2nd Floor
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-5102

Comfort Keepers in Chadds Ford
1204 Baltimore Pike, Suite 301
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-358-1640

Comfort Keepers in Springfield
920 W. Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064
Phone: 610-543-6300

Complete Healthcare Services, Inc.
6415 Market St.
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-713-0441

Criticare/Chadds Ford 
223 Wilmington/West Chester Pike
Suite 104
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-675-1111

Elite Helpers Homecare Solution
415 E. Baltimore Pike, Suite 203
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-450-4877

Epicure Home Care
410 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041
Phone: 610-642-3200

Frances Nurses Directory, Inc.
P.O. Box 207
Clifton Heights, PA 19018
Phone: 610-623-1930; 215-561-6262

Gentle Care, Inc.
99 Pancoast Ave.
Aston, PA 19014
Phone: 610-497-1901

Griswold Special Care
113 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone: 610-622-5555

Granny’ Helping Hands (formerly Just Great Companions)
111 N. Lansdowne Ave., Suite A-1,
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone: 610-284-4244

Heron Companions
691 Burmont Rd.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Phone: 610-259-9701

Home Care Network
100 Mattsonford Rd.
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: 610-254-1600

Home Health Specialists, Inc.
349 West State Street
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-2700

Home Helpers/Direct Link
423 Burmont Rd.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Phone: 484-461-8887

Home Instead Senior Care
600 N. Jackson Street, Suite 200
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-8901

Home Helpers
P.O. Box 184
Lima, PA 19063
Phone: 610-358-1110

Home Nurses
512 West Lancaster Avenue, Suite 2
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: 610-975-9600

Homewatch Caregivers
2933 Oakford Rd.
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone: 484-562-0330

Jorpat Nursing Services, Inc.
85 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Suite 2
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone: 610-622-0338

Liberty at Home
102 West Rose Tree Rd.
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-3791

Life Force Elderly Services
3544 West Chester Pike, Suite 216
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: 610-359-0260

Lifeline Home Health
530 Baltimore Pike
Springfield, PA 19064
Phone: 610-328-2788

Lisette Home Care Services
2710 Concord Rd.
Aston, PA 19014
Phone: 484-480-6669

Mercy Home Health Care Services, Inc.
1001 Baltimore Pike, Suite 310
Springfield, PA 19064
Phone: 610-690-2600

Millennium Home Health Care, Inc.
1101 Sussex Blvd.
Broomall, PA 19008
Phone: 610-543-4126

PA Agency of Nurses
15 St. Albans Circle
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: 610-359-1649

Premier Care & Staffing Services, Inc.
6754 Market St, 2nd Fl.
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-352-6553

Right At Home

111 Carlton Place
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-6650

Senior Helpers
1489 Baltimore Pike, Suite 224
Springfield, PA 19064
Phone: 610-604-9850

SENIORS Helping SENIORS
201 Cooper Drive
Wallingford, PA 19086
Phone: 610-546-4064

Senior Homecare By Angels, Inc.
28 W. Eagle Rd., # 201
Havertown, PA 19083
Phone: 610-924-9663

STARR Associates
401 E. Chester Pike, Suite 2
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Phone: 610-522-9199

Successful Aging Care Net
7016 Terminal Square, Suite 5-A
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 484-461-6634

Supportive Care, Inc.
1223 West Chester Pike
Havertown, PA 19083
Phone: 610-449-7790

Total Health Home Care Corp.

2710 Township Line Road
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-853-1402

Victoria Home Care, LLC

630 Fairview Road, Suite 212
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Phone: 610-544-3037

Hospice      top

Hospice services provide palliative care to individuals with a life expectancy of six months or less. Most hospice care is provided in the home, but may take place in a hospice home or a hospice/palliative care area within a medical facility. Requesting hospice care may be the first time that individuals, or their families, acknowledge that their condition is not treatable. It may be the first time that they have to deal with their death as a reality taking place within a few months. The emotional journey to be able to deal with these issues may take a while, and therefore may delay the time when the person begins to receive hospice care.

The focus of hospice is not on treatment, but on pain and symptom management, comfort measures, acknowledging that the individual will die, supporting the family, and trying to provide the best quality of life for the time remaining. Hospice functions under the philosophy that although some terminally ill patients may no longer receive treatment, they still require and deserve care.

Asera Care Hospice
690 Stockton Drive, #100
Exton, PA 19341
Phone: 610-458-3703
Services: Bucks, Chester, Delaware & Montgomery Counties

Critical Care Systems
3901 Columbia Avenue, #200
Linwood, PA 19061
Phone: 610-485-9900

Delaware County Memorial Homecare & Hospice
5030 State Road, Ste. 3001
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Phone: 610-284-0700

Heartland Hospice Services
5 Christy Drive, #103
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 484-840-0811
Services Chester & Delaware County

Home Care Network of Jefferson Health System
(including Bryn Mawr, Lankenau and Paoli Memorial Hospitals)
100 Matsonford Road, #400
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: 610-254-1600
Services: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties

Neighborhood Health Agencies, Inc.
Hospice Services
400 E. Marshall Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-696-6511
Services: Chester, Western Delaware, Eastern Lancaster & Western Montgomery Counties

Taylor Hospice
300 Johnson Avenue
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Phone: 610-521-5822

Vitas Innovative Care
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Avenue, MSB 4
Darby, PA 19023
Phone: 610-237-5010
 

Hospitals       top

Bryn Mawr Hospital
130 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA
Phone: 610-526-3000

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-590-1000
Accepts Medical Assistance

Crozer Chester Medical Center
One Medical Center Blvd.
Upland, PA
Phone: 610-447-2000
Accepts Medical Assistance

Delaware County Memorial Hospital
501 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA
Phone: 610-284-8100
 
Lankenau Hospital
100 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA
Phone: 610-645-2000

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Ave. and Bailey Rd.
Darby, PA,
Phone: 610-237-4000
Accepts Medical Assistance

Riddle Memorial Hospital
1068 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Phone: 610-566-9400

Springfield Hospital
190 W. Sproul Road
Springfield, PA
Phone: 610-328-8700

Taylor Hospital
175 E. Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA
Phone: 610-595-6000
 

Physician Referral       top

Delaware County Medical Society
Phone: 610-892-7750

Crozer Keystone Health Systems
Phone: 1-800-254-3258

Riddle Memorial Hospital Physician Referral
Phone: 610-891-3600

Main Line Health
Phone: 1-866-CALL-MLH, 1-866-225-5654
(Bryn Mawr, Lankenau, Paoli & Riddle Hospitals)
 

Medical/ Low Cost Health Care       top

ChesPenn Health Services
Adult & Pediatric Services
Chester Community Hospital
2600 W. Ninth Street
Chester, PA 19013-2098
Phone: 610-859-2059

ChesPenn Health Services
Eastside Health Center
Adult & Pediatric Medical & Dental Services
125 East 9th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-872-6131

ChesPenn Center for Family Health
1 South State Road, Suite A
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-352-6585

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital – Ambulatory Clinic
1503 Lansdowne Avenue, Second Floor
Darby, PA 19023
Phone: 610-237-2529
Monday through Thursday, 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

PA Department of Health
Delaware County State Health Center

151 W. Fifth Street
Chester, PA 19013-3250
Phone: 610-447-3250
Public health clinics, TB, STD and more …

Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc.
5000 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: 215-726-9807
Offers comprehensive primary and behavioral healthcare, health services and childcare.
www.gphainc.org

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Phone: 1-800-274-3258
Provides advocacy, legal assistance, and referral services for issues of access to health care coverage
www.phlp.org

Delaware County Board of Assistance
Medical Assistance Applications
Chester Office Phone: 610-447-3015
Darby Office Phone: 610-461-3800

Medical/Special Needs       top

Elwyn, Inc. 
See listing under “Developmental Disabilities”
Phone: 610-891-2000

Elwyn Family Friends
Phone: 610-891-7377
Intergenerational program that offers caring adults the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs.

National Organizations       top

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
Promotes research, public awareness programs, public education, and training for professionals and volunteers and serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.

American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide
Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education and outreach to individuals with mood disorders and those affected by suicide.

Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education
Mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, eliminate stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.

Kristin Brooks Hope Center - The National Hopeline Network
Phone: 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)
Brings the tremendous knowledge, skill and resources of existing crisis centers under the safety net of a single, easy-to-remember, toll-free telephone number. People in crisis generally don’t have the energy or ability to take on a long search for help.

National Organization of People of Color Against Suicide
Formed to stop the tragic epidemic of suicide in minority communities. The organization is developing innovative strategies to address this urgent national problem including community-based prevention strategies, corporate partnerships to build alliances in inner cities, and assistance to local government, law enforcement, schools and mental health officials to make an larger impact in suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

National Center of Suicide Prevention Training
Provides educational resources to help public officials, service providers, and community-based coalitions develop effective suicide prevention programs and policies.

National Council for Suicide Prevention
Furthers suicide prevention through collaborative activities and information sharing in order to save lives.

The Jason Foundation
School-based suicide prevention curriculum.

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
A community-based program educating and empowering adults, youth, and professionals.

Organization for Attempters and Survivors of Suicide in Interfaith Services (OASSIS)
Offers educational programs regarding interfaith and spiritual approaches to suicide prevention and awareness, as well as organizing systems-wide support, training professional caregivers, and offering consultative services to national organizations, religious communities, health care providers, higher educational institutions, law enforcement, and military personnel.

Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
SOS (Signs of Suicide, High School program) - A nationally recognized suicide prevention program for high school students.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
See listing under “Support Groups”

Suicide Prevention Awareness Network
See listing under “Advocacy”

Older Adults       top

County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA)
206 Eddystone Ave., 2nd floor, Eddystone, PA
Phone: 610-490-1300
Provides community information, in-home, and volunteer services for older adults including the GATEWAY program-(Giving Assessment, Treatment, and Empowerment in the Aging Years), which targets adults 60 and up with behavioral health issues and connects them to appropriate resources.
www.delcosa.org 

Office of Adult Services
See listing under “Emergency Assistance.”
Phone: 610-713-2115

Community Transit of Delaware County
206 Eddystone Avenue, Eddystone, PA
Phone: 610-490-3960
Transportation provided for health care appointments, shopping and other pre-arranged trips.

HOME SUPPORT ONLY:

Barry Mills
Moving & Hauling
(Insured, affordable, clean outs)
Phone: 267-446-4924

Estate Solutions Group
1004 MacDade Bklvd.
Milmont Park, PA 19033
Phone: 800-260-0316

Everyday Laundry Service
812 South St. Bernard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: 215-724-5978

MAIDS AND MORE
17 Smithbridge Road, PO Box 173
Chester Heights, PA 19017
Phone: 610-558-8138

HELPFUL TRANSITIONS, LLC
(managing your move with skill and comfort)
P.O. Box 644
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Phone: 610-649-4123

PROFESSIONAL CLEAN OUT SERVICES
154 E. Brookhaven Road
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Phone: 610-872-5902

Senior Transition Services
3408 Hillside Dr.
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Phone: 215-947-5490

 

Psychiatric Hospitalization       top

Bryn Mawr Hospital
Phone: 888-227-3898 or 610-526-3000
Inpatient psychiatric program for adults and adolescents over the age of 14 requiring mental health treatment. Co-occurring disorders track.
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/bm/

Crozer Chester Medical Center
Phone: 610-447-7700 | 610-874-5257
Adult inpatient services available.
http://www.crozer.org/

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Phone: 610-237-4122
Adult inpatient and outpatient services available.
http://www.mercyhealth.org/fitzgerald/

Support Groups       top

Addiction
Phone: 215-923-7900
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Southeast PA Intergroup Association of AA
www.sepennaa.org

 
Clubhouse
Upper Darby, PA 
Phone: 610-352-9897

Al-Anon/Alateen
Phone: 1-888-425-2666
A program based on the 12 steps of Alcoholic Anonymous for family and friends affected by someone else’s drinking.
www.pa-al-anon.org/

Debtor’s Anonymous
A 12 step recovery program from compulsive debt. www.debtorsanonymous.org/

New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania Hotline
Phone: 1-877-717-DEBT
www.njpada.org/

Gambler’s Anonymous
Phone:
215-468-1991 or 1-888-442-7085
A 12 step program for compulsive gamblers
www.gamblersanonymous.org/

Nar-Anon Family Group
A program based on the 12 steps of Narcotics Anonymous for people who know someone who is addicted.
Pennsylvania Hotline: 1-800-678-4989
Meetings in Pennsylvania- click here

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
www.na.org

Delaware County NA Meeting Information
Phone: 610-534-9510
www.gprsona.org 

Overeater’s Anonymous
A 12 step recovery program for compulsive overeaters.
www.oa.org

A Time To Heal
Phone: 484-571-8010
Support Group for Children and Teens who are experiencing a suicide loss.

Mental Health

ASCEND Group/Asperger’s Syndrome Alliance of PA Support Group
Phone: 610-449-6776
Information for families and caregivers
www.ascendgroup.org

CHADD – Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Phone: 610-429-4060
Chester and Main Line Counties (West Chester)
www.chadd.org

NAMI – National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Phone: 610-623-0071
Support and free family education program for family and friends of individuals with serious mental illness.
www.nami.org

Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance
Springfield High School, 49 West Leamy Ave., Springfield, PA
Phone: 1-877-687-9552
www.DBSAlliance.org

Recovery, Inc.
Phone: 215-332-0722
A self-help program to help manage problems such as anger, anxiety, fears, depression, compulsions, obsessions and phobias. Meetings in Delaware County.
www.recovery-inc.com 

Suicide        top

Delaware County Suicide Prevention Awareness Task Force

The Delaware County Suicide Prevention Awareness Task Force offers information and education about, and assistance and support to, efforts to lessen the incidence of suicide and the stigma associated with suicide and suicide loss.
www.delcosuicideprevention.org
 
Feeling Blue
Phone: 610-715-0076
A community-based organization dedicated to decreasing the rising incidence of suicide, reducing the stigma, and supporting people affected by depression or loss of loved one to suicide by education, training, and linking people to resources.
www.feelingblue.org

Contact Greater Philadelphia
Phone: (215) 355-6000, (610) 649-5250 or (888) 855-5525.
A nonprofit organization that provides free and confidential telephone-based crisis and suicide intervention services to those in need in the Greater Philadelphia region.  Contact's services are provided on a 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year basis. All services offered by the organization are provided by volunteers who are recruited and trained by Contact. Clients call Contact’s crisis hotlines for assistance in dealing with loneliness, depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol dependence, difficulties with marital or other interpersonal relationships, job loss and financial problems.
www.contactgreaterphiladelphia.org

Suicide Anonymous
Phone: 610-715-0076
Designed to help people with suicidal preoccupation and behavior based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

Survivors of Suicide (SOS)
Phone: 215-545-2242
Provides support to those who have lost a family member, loved one, or friend to suicide
http://phillysos.tripod.com

Grief and Loss       top

Compassionate Friends
Phone: 610-544-6645; 610-337-9726
Support for parents, siblings and grandparents.
www.compassionatefriends.org

Peter’s Place
150 N. Radnor-Chester Rd., Suite F-130
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: 610-687-5150
Peter’s Place offers a safe, private setting for grieving children and families to get help with the healing process. Children, teens, and parents meet every other week in free peer support groups, which are led by experienced professionals and trained volunteers.
www.petersplace10.com

Taylor Hospice
Phone: 610-521-5822
Bereavement support groups
www.taylorhospice.org 


Youth       top

Teen Helpline
Phone: 610-351-TEEN
Free telephone support for teens after school hours

Empower Youth, LLC
210 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4360
A counseling facility for youth, ages 11-24, dealing with substance and mental health issues (co-occurring disorders). Provides education on risky behaviors, substance abuse, healthy boundaries, emotional awareness, and impulse control, through supportive group and individual therapy settings.

GLBTQTA

The Attic
Phone: 215-545-4331
Provides social, educational, youth leadership, and support, as well as counseling, HIV support and prevention case management. Services are free of charge to youth and their families
www.atticyouthcenter.org

Main Line Youth Alliance
Phone: 610-688-1861
Friday night support group in Wayne.
www.myaonline.org

PRYSM Youth Group

126. E Baltimore Pike Media PA 19063
Phone: 484-444-0412
The mission of Prysm Youth Center of Delaware County is to provide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth and their Straight Allies (LGBTQA) with a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment where they can meet regularly and be themselves. The center will facilitate social, educational and supportive activities as well as opportunities to participate in outreach, activism, and leadership development. The center is open to youth ages 14-20. www.PRYSM.vpweb.com
 

24 Hour Hotlines

Childline
Phone: 1-800-932-0313
Child abuse reporting.

Domestic Abuse Project
Phone: 610-565-4590
(see also listing under “Abuse”)

Poison Control
Phone: 1-800-222-1222
Information about poisoning

Project Reach
Phone: 610-352-4703
Beeper: 215-515-6726
Mobile crisis intervention

Runaway Hotline
Phone: 1-800-621-4000

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (24/7) or 1-800-273-8255

Women’s Issues       top

Pregnancy

Amnion Crisis Center
944 Haverford Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA
Phone: 610-525-1557
2251 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-622-9957
Services include self testing, counseling, education, and referrals. Offered free of charge.

Delaware County Pregnancy Center
2508 Edgmont Avenue, Chester, PA
Phone: 610-872-2229
Services include limited medical services, counseling, abortion information, referrals, post abortion support, on going pregnancy support, adoption information, parenting education program.

Maternity Care Coalition
224 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA
Phone: 610-713-0570
Programs to support maternal and child health through community and professional education, research and advocacy. www.momobile.org/programs.html 

Pennsylvania Reproductive Associates
819 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-922-3173
5217 Militia Hill Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA
Phone: 610-834-1140, ext. 352
www.womensinstitute.org 

PENN Fertility Care
Phone: 1-800-789-PENN
Donor Egg Program.
www.pennhealth.com/fertility/embryo_donor.html

Safe Haven of Pennsylvania
Phone: 1-866-921-SAFE
Also known as the Newborn Protection Act, it states that a parent of a newborn (less than 28 days old) may leave the child in the care of a hospital without being criminally liable providing that the following criteria are met: the parent expresses orally or through conduct that they intend for the hospital to accept the child, and the newborn is not a victim of child abuse or criminal conduct.

Postpartum Depression

Catholic Social Services
See listing under “mental health counseling”

Center for Postpartum Depression
8405 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-247-2114

The Postpartum Stress Center
1062 Lancaster Ave., Suite 8, Rosemont, PA 19010
Phone: 610-525-7527
www.postpartumstress.com

Pathways PA
See listing under “Family/Parenting”

Women’s Resource Center
113 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA
Phone: 610-687-6391
Provides support to women who are in crisis or in transition through counseling, legal, and educational services. www.womensresourcecenter.net/index_m.html

Planned Parenthood
1216 West State Street, Media, PA
Phone: 610-566-2830
Provides abortion referral, birth control services, emergency contraception’s, HIV testing, LGBT services, pregnancy testing, options & services, STD testing and treatment.

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