York County Government - York County Human Services Department
YCHSD, York County Human Services Department - Family Engagement Team & Family Group Decision Making
Oversees different types of family meetings with the intent to involve families and natural supports in developing plans that will address the safety, well-being and permanency of their family members.


100 West Market Street
Suite 401
York, PA 17401
Eligibility: Open to anyone
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 771-9347 Main
  • (717) 771-9095 Main
  • (800) 729-9227 Hotline
  • (717) 771-9855 Fax
Email Address: humanservices@yorkcountypa.gov
Intake Procedure: Call for an intake, call a school counselor/social worker. There is a brochure & referral form. (you may cut and paste this link. Scroll to the bottom for these forms) https://yorkcountypa.gov/health-human-services/human-services-division/programs/family-group-decisionmaking-fgdm.html
Fee Amounts: None
Geographical Area: York
Helpful Tips: Goals:
  • To ensure that the families in York County have a voice and choice in their planning
    • To eliminate barriers in obtaining a meaningful plan and appropriate services in a timely manner
    • To provide a neutral service that empowers families to invest in positive outcomes
    • To encourage teaming and partnerships among families, natural supports, schools, community organizations, government agencies and service providers

    • To foster respect and acceptance of every culture among families, natural supports, schools, community organizations, government agencies and service providers

    • To encourage out of the box thinking and creative solutions for challenges that affect York County families

    • To identify strengths and realistic expectations so that everyone involved is effective and successful
  • Facility/ADA access: Fully accessible. Street parking. Parking garage available on West King Street.
    Service Contact: Bryell Turner, 717-846-8496 or 717-771-9095, humanservices@yorkcountypa.gov
    Services:
    • Child Abuse Prevention
    • Family Group Conferencing
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