Schuylkill County 211 resource directory
Pennsylvania 211 East is a free, confidential, non-emergency, comprehensive information and referral service that connects Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill county residents with the health and human services they need.
Strengthening Families Program
This is a program for Tamaqua SD Families with children aged 10-14. See the links below.
Schuylkill County Government Website
The purpose of this site is to provide information and services to both County employees and the general public in a timely and cost efficient manner. This site contains general information about the County and access to some County data.
Schuylkill County Resource Guide - Click Here for resource guide
Schuylkill County Children & Youth ServicesChildren and Youth provides the necessary services to help preserve the family unit. The agency will provide temporary, alternative living arrangements for children when necessary, while providing services directed at reunification of troubled families. The Agency's primary concern while providing all services is the safety and well being of the child.Contact Information:
324 North Centre Street, Pottsville PA 17901
Phone: (570) 628-1050
Fax: (570) 628-1012
STS - Schuylkill Transportation SystemSTS exists to serve the public transportation needs of all the residents of Schuylkill County. The website includes bus schedules, bus services information, transit programs, bus policies, and lots of other important transportation information.Contact Information:BY MAIL - PO Box 67, Saint Clair, PA 17970OFFICE ADDRESS - 252 Industrial Park Road, Saint Clair, PA 17970Main Phone: (570) 492-2701Toll Free: 800-832-3322
Schuylkill County United WayThe Schuylkill United Way is dedicated to providing funding, guidance and encouragement to the 15 partner agencies that provide a variety of programs and services to the residents of Schuylkill County for little to no charge. This website has information about different agencies and community activities.Contact Information:9 North Centre St., Pottsville, PA 17901(570) 622-6421
SAM - Service Access & Management, IncIntake - Residents of Schuylkill County should contact the office for an appointment to meet with an intake worker. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM. Requests for accommodation will be considered.
Adult Mental Health - Case management is provided with the objective of coordinating mental health services, advocating on behalf of the consumer, and monitoring the consumer's various community services.
MR Support Coordination - Mental Retardation Support Coordination is a service intended to link individuals to services, resources and benefits while focusing on choice, individuality and control in consumers lives.
Early Intervention - Early Intervention refers to a process identifying a very young child who is at risk of or who has a disability or delay affecting his/her typical development.Contact Information:590 Terry Reiley Way, Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2700Toll Free Number: 1-877-216-5035
Schuylkill County IU 29The main services of the IU 29 include special education, vocational education and defined mandated services including Continuing Education, Curriculum Services, Instructional Materials Services, Educational Planning, Pupil Personnel Services, and Federal and State Liaison responsibilities.Services Include:- Alternative Education and Treatment- Special Education Programs for Special Needs Children- Schuylkill Technology Center- Other Educational ServicesContact Information:17 Maple Ave, Mar Lin, PA 17951(570) 544-9131
Schuylkill County Assistance Office / DHS (old DPW)Services Include:- Food Stamps (SNAP - Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)- Medicaid / Medical Assistance (ACCESS Card)- TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)- Home Heating Assistance / LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)- Child Care & Child Support ServicesContact Information:Schuylkill County Assistance Office
2640 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, PA 17901-1341Toll Free: 1-877-306-5439
Phone: (570) 621-3000
Schuylkill Community ActionServices Include:- Emergency Food & Shelter- Emergency Housing Assistance (Rent & Mortgage Assistance, HEMAP)- Employment Services & Assistance- Home Rehabilitation & Home Repair- Homeownership Services & Assistance- Money Management (FSA Program)- Utility Assistance- Home Winter Relief & Weatherization ProgramsContact Information:Program Office225 N. Centre St., Pottsville PA 17901(570) 622-1995Administrative Office206 North 2nd Street, Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 622-1995Tamaqua Outreach Office / Food Pantry - Salvation Army Office Building105 West Broad St., Tamaqua, PA 18252(570) 668-4300
Child DevelopmentThe professionals at Child Development work with families and the communityContact Information:Child Development, Inc. (Main Office)420 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972(570) 385-3986Child Development, Inc. (Tamaqua Center)307 Pine Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252(570) 668-5404
Maternal and Family Health Services
Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc., is a non-profit health and human service organization working to improve the health of Pennsylvania women and children by offering programs that prevent disease, promote wellness, and empower individuals to realize the promise of better health.Programs:- WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program- Family Planning Program- Healthy Woman Cancer Screening Program- The Nurse-Family Partnership Home Visit Program- Healthy Beginnings Plus Prenatal ProgramContact Information:2510 W. Market St., Pottsville, PA 17901(570) 628-5250
SWIC - Schuylkill Women In CrisisSWIC provides services to victims of domestic violence in Schuylkill County. All services are free, confidential, and provided to all vicitms regardless of gender.Services Include:- Information & Referral- Accompaniment to Courts & Hospitals- Emergency Shelter- Individual & Group Supportive Crisis Counseling- Children's Programming- Safety Planning- Transitional Housing- Civil Legal RepresentationContact Information:P.O. Box 96, Pottsville, PA 17901Office: (570) 622-3991Hotlines: 1-800-282-0634 or (570) 622-6220Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SARCC - Sexual Assult Resources Counseling CenterSARCC recognizes the impact of sexual assault on all individuals, families, and the community. SARCC counsels and supports clients, educates the community, and advocates for the rights of victims and for the elimination of sexual assault. All services are free and confidential.Services Include:- 24 Hour Medical & Legal Accompaniment- Individual Counseling for Survivors & Their Loved Ones- Support Groups- Empowerment Workshops- Crime Victims Compensation Information- Special Programs and Referrals- Prevention and Education ProgramsContact Information:17 Westwood Center, Pottsville, PA 17901Office & 24 Hour Support Hotline - (570) 628-2965
Schuylkill County Drug & Alcohol ProgramThe Schuylkill County MH/MR and Drug and Alcohol Program has dedicated itself to making sure that individuals and families in Schuylkill County who have been affected by Drug or Alcohol abuse receive the services they need in order to live productive, drug and alcohol free lives. Schuylkill County MH/MR & Drug and Alcohol Program sponsors a central intake units which helps to get an abusive drinker or drug user into treatment. This service is provided by Service Access & Management.Contact Information:108 South Claude A. Lord Boulevard 2nd Floor, Pottsville, PA 17901
Contact: Susan Farnsworth (email@example.com)Crisis/Emergency ServicesCrisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.Schuylkill Health Counseling Center (570) 622-5898.After hours (4:30 pm-8:30 am), weekends/holidays, phone 570-628-4731 or 1-877-993-4357.
BBBS - Big Brothers/Big SistersBig Brothers Big Sisters matches children ages 6 through 18 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships.Community-based Mentoring : For as little as an hour a week, Bigs and Littles meet in their community to share fun activities … stories … and a little bit of themselves.School-based Mentoring : Bigs and Littles meet once a week in schools, libraries and community centers, to talk and have fun. It’s not about being a tutor … it’s about being a friend.Contact Information:91 South Progress Ave.,Pottsville PA 17901(570) 622-0174Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tamaqua Public LibraryInformation regarding the Tamaqua Public Library.Contact Information:30 South Railroad Street
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252