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Local Counseling Services

CONTENTS BELOW INCLUDE:  Click on links below to go to section.

ABUSE –(child)

ABUSE –(spouse)

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

COUNSELING

DISABLED/HANDICAPPED

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

EDUCATION SERVICES/TUTORING

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

FOOD/CLOTHING/HOUSING

HEALTH SERVICES

JOB SERVICES

LEGAL SERVICES

MENTAL HEALTH

TRANSPORTATION

YOUTH SERVICES




ABUSE – (child) (top)

Hot Line……………1-800-932-0313

     Northumberland County Children and Youth……………….988-4237

     217 Center Street, Sunbury

     Service planning and referral, protective services, placement services, foster parent, kinship care, adoptions


Parents Anonymous

     http://parentsanonymous.org/


Pa Childline……………..800-932-0313

     The ChildLine and Abuse Registry Intake Unit (800-932-0313) is available 24 hours to receive reports of suspected child abuse. Professionals who come into contact with children are required to report when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child under the care, supervision, guidance or training of that person or of their agency, institution or organization is an abused child. In addition, any person may report suspected abuse, even if the individual wishes to remain anonymous.



ABUSE – (spouse) (top)

Susquehanna Valley Women in Transistion……………(hotline) 1-800-850-7948

     Lewisburg…..523-6482

     Selinsgrove…..374-7773

     Services to help break the abuse pattern including services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assult.


Community Counseling Service

     Lewisburg……………523-3216

     Middleburg……………743-0028


The Women’s Center……………1-800-544-8293 or 784-6631

     Bloomsburg



AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS (top)

Shikellamy 21st Century After School Program

     Please feel free to contact Eric Attinger with any questions/concerns about the program at 570-850-8592 or at  AttingerE@shikbraves.org. Your child will have the opportunity to work with Shikellamy School District teachers to help him or her with academic work as well as to grow socially and emotionally. In addition to academic support, students will participate in fun, engaging activities pertaining to health, arts, sports and recreation, youth leadership, service learning and off-site field trips.


YMCA/SACC……………286-5636

     1150 N. 4th St., Sunbury


Zion Lutheran Church After School Program……………286-6459



COUNSELING (top)

Adult Services Northumberland County……………495-2201

     Information, services including housing information, counseling, homemaker services, protective services, service planning/case management.  Ages 18-59, income guidelines, resident of Northumberland County.


Children and Youth……………988-4237

     217 Center Street, Sunbury


MH/MR/DA……………988-4200

     217 North Center Street, Sunbury, PA


Northwestern Human Services……………286-9550

     Counseling – drug and alcohol, individual, group, marital, codependent women, diagnostic testing, psychological evaluation, outpatient psychiatric.  Medical Assistance or referred by county.



DISABLED/HANDICAPPED (top)

Geisinger Medical Center

     Psychiatry and Mental Health……………271-6840


MH/MR/DA……………988-4200

     217 North Center Street, Sunbury, PA


Milton Hershey School……………1-800-322-3248



DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE (top)

Alcoholics Anonymous……………286-7436

     Alcohol counseling and support.


Gaudenzia……………988-1901

     Outpatient alcohol and drug treatment program.


MH/MR/DA……………988-4200

     217 North Center Street, Sunbury, PA


Northwestern Human Services……………286-9550

     Counseling – drug and alcohol, individual, group, marital, codependent women, diagnostic testing, psychological evaluation, outpatient psychiatric.  Medical Assistance or referred by county.


Parent to Parent Connection……………1-800-742-9225

     Helps parents locate other parents whose children have some type of disability or special need; mental or physical disability, delinquency, drugs, alcohol, etc.



EDUCATION SERVICES/TUTORING (top)

Adult Literacy Program……………523-1155 ext.2319

     One-to-one reading, tutoring using volunteer tutors; ESL services.  Adults not enrolled in public schools.


Bloomsburg University Reading Clinic……………570-389-4092


Child Care Information Services……………1-800-692-4332

     Resource and referral for child care, subsidies for child care based upon work and income guidelines.


Clancy……………988-4185

     After school help and counseling coordinated by Children and Youth


Early Intervention – Northumberland County MH/MR……………495-2039

     Speech, occupational and physical therapy, coordination with other services.  Children birth to 3 with developmental delay.


Early Intervention – Preschool Program……………523-1155 ext.2229

     Developmental screening and evaluation, individualized education programs, therapy, services in homes and centers.  Children ages 3 to school age with developmental delay.


Head Start……………286-5280

     Head Start is a federally funded early learning program for low income children and families.  It is designed to be a comprehensive program addressing social, emotional, health, nutritional, and educational needs of pre-schoolers.


Openheimer Playground Tutoring……………286-3731 ask for Mr. Pratt

     Monday – Friday, 3:00 – 5:30 and Saturday, 11:00 -5:00 in fall

     The program ends before dark in the winter


Shikellamy School District Summer Math Club

     Details will be sent home with students in the spring


Special Kids Network……………1-800-986-4550

     Helps families experiencing gaps in services to special needs children.



EMERGENCY NUMBERS (top)

Fire, Ambulance, Police………………………………………….911



FOOD/CLOTHING/HOUSING (top)

Adult Services Northumberland County……………495-2201

     Information, services including housing information, counseling, homemaker services, protective services, service planning/case management.  Ages 18-59, income guidelines, resident of Northumberland County.


Birthright of Sunbury…………….286-8560

     Counseling, pregnancy tests, baby clothing and maternity clothing.


Catholic Charities……………648-6431

     Individual, family, marital counseling; emergency food program.


Haven Ministry……………286-1672

     Emergency shelter, housing, food; referral services.  Homeless adults and children.


Northumberland County Assistance Office…………988-5900 or 1-800-368-8390

     Food stamps, financial assistance, Medical assistance, ACCESS or Gateway Health Plan, energy assistance, nursing home program.  Income and resource guidelines.


Red Cross…………...286-4411

     Disaster relief; emergency food and shelter; first aid and preparedness, CPR, and AED classes.


Salvation Army……………286-4131

     Youth activities; Bible school; clothing and food distribution, emergency fuel assistance, emergency and disaster services.



HEALTH SERVICES (top)

Action Health Medical Clinic……………988-1270

     335 Market St, Sunbury

     Temporary medical care to people without health insurance.


Action Dental Clinic……………988-0778

     335 Market St., Sunbury

     Temporary dental care to people with certain types of insurance.


Central Susquehanna Sight Services……………286-1471

     348 Market St., Sunbury

     Financial assistance may be provided for purchasing eye glasses after an exam has been completed by your eye doctor.


CHIP Program……………1-800-986-KIDS

     Pennsylvania’s program to provide quality health insurance for children of working families who otherwise could not afford it.


Northumberland County Assistance Office…………988-5900 or 1-800-368-8390

     Food stamps, financial assistance, Medical assistance, ACCESS or Gateway Health Plan, energy assistance, nursing home program.  Income and resource guidelines


PA Dept. of Health – State Health Center……………988-5513

     Immunization, AIDS/HIV testing, childhood lead poisoning management, disease investigations – rabies, food poisoning, meningitis.


Skin Care Clinic……………988-1270

     335 Market St., Sunbury

     Focus on acne treatments and the development of home skin care regimen.


WIC Program of SUN Counties……………988-1945

     Food vouchers, nutrition counseling, and health referrals for pregnant and post-partum women plus children under 5 at nutritional risk.  Income guidelines.



JOB SERVICES (top)

Career Link

     Shamokin……………644-6570

     Danville……………275-8171

     www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us/homeframe.asp

     Job resource information, education, family literacy, etc.


Community Education Resource Center……………286-9910

     Information and counseling about continuing education, training, and educational financial aid assistance.



LEGAL SERVICES (top)

North Penn Legal Services……………286-5687

     Legal-aid services (abuse, custody, landlord-tenant disputes, bankruptcy).  Income guidelines.


Susquehanna Legal Services……………286-5687



MENTAL HEALTH (top)

Geisinger Medical Center

     Psychiatry and Mental Health……………271-6840


MH/MR/DA

     217 North Center Street, Sunbury, PA……………988-4200


Northwestern Human Services……………286-9550

     Counseling – drug and alcohol, individual, group, marital, codependent women, diagnostic testing, psychological evaluation, outpatient psychiatric.  Medical Assistance or referred by county.


Parent to Parent Connection……………1-800-742-9225

     Helps parents locate other parents whose children have some type of disability or special need; mental or physical disability, delinquency, drugs, alcohol, etc.


Tap Line……………1-800-222-9016

     Emergency mental health service


Universal Community Behavioral Health……………286-9383

     434 Chestnut St., Sunbury



PARENTING CONCERNS (top)

Family Center……………988-4325

     Parenting skills, therapy sessions, social events, child care and transportation available.  Parent and resident of Northumberland County.


Geisinger Medical Center

     Family Transitions Program……………271-6396


Parents Anonymous……………988-4240

     Child abuse prevention through self-help support groups for parents to discuss concerns and ways to better relationships with children.


Parent to Parent Connection……………1-800-742-9225

     Helps parents locate other parents whose children have some type of disability or special need; mental or physical disability, delinquency, drugs, alcohol, etc.



TRANSPORTATION (top)

Northumberland County Transportation……………644-4464

     Transportation provided for disabled.



YOUTH SERVICES (top)

Big Brother/Big Sister……………286-3127

     335 Market St, Sunbury

     Match children with adults for companionship and recreational activities.  Age 6 to 15.


Boy Scouts……………1-800-647-4510

     Boys ages 6 to 20.


Charles Degenstein Youth Center……………286-5636

     (Behind the Sunbury YMCA)

     The youth center (ages 8-15) provides after-school activities, special events, senior involvement, and volunteerism opportunities to the community at large.   YMCA membership is not required.


Degenstein Library……………286-2461

     www.sunburylibrary.org

     Leveled books, summer trips, and children’s programs.


4-H Programs (Penn State Extension)……………988-3950

     Local clubs and activities sponsored by Penn State Cooperative Extension for learning through hands-on experiences.  Ages 8 to 18.


Girl Scouts……………1-800-468-5319

     Girls ages 4 to 17


MH/MR/DA……………988-4200

     217 North Center Street, Sunbury, PA


Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library……………473-8201

     www.priestleyforsyth.org


Salvation Army……………286-4131

     Youth activities; Bible school; clothing and food distribution, emergency fuel assistance, emergency and disaster serve


YMCA Youth Membership……………286-5636

     Youth membership for ages 13 and under and young adult memberships for 14 to 17.

     The YMCA has a financial assistance program for memberships. Summer camps available.


Look in the phone book under counseling services and social services for other services.