Program of advocacy & support for individuals/families with development disabilities. Not specifically for grandparents but we do provide the services to several families headed by grandparents as caregivers.
Parents Anonymous a parent led professionally facilitated parent support group, Positive Parenting classes
Counseling services provided for children and grandparents sometimes includes the children's parents.
Services for neglected and abused children.
Offers Center-based and School-based Partial Hospitalization services to adolescents ages 12-17 who are experiencing problems functioning socially and emotionally in the home, school, and/or community settings. We offer Family-Based Mental Health Services, Multisystemic Therapy, CRR Group Home Services (boys only) and Case Management Services to adolescents ages 12-17 and their families. We offer individual and group therapy for the adolescents and family therapy for the members of the household. Although we do not target families with grandparents as the primary caregiver, we do encounter and engage them in all of our services. We also have a small mediation program which primarily serves the Lackawanna County Court System.
WIC provides the following services free of charge: • Vouchers for healthy food that can be redeemed at participating supermarkets and grocery stores. • Quality nutrition education • Information on how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals • Breastfeeding education and support for expecting and nursing mothers • Basic health screenings • Referrals to health and social services • Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program for those who qualify. WIC is for any pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding women of any age; infants and children under 5 years of age who: • Meet WIC income guidelines • Have a nutritional or medical need • Live in Pennsylvania