Huntingdon County Children's Services

Huntingdon County Children's Services Providing quality services that promote safety, permanency, and well-being for the children and families of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

Huntingdon County Children’s Services is a federally-mandated, state-administered, county-run Protective Services Program for children who are abused and neglected. This Agency serves children, youth and their families and works to ensure the safety and well-being of Huntingdon County’s children and youth.

Mission: Our MISSION is to provide quality services that promote safety, permanence and well-being for the children, youth and families of Huntingdon County. Our VISION is to ensure the safety, permanence and well-being of the children, youth and families of Huntingdon County. Our VALUES are: > COMMITMENT: Ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families. >COMMUNICATION: Having open, honest contact with families and service providers. >COMPETENCY: Remaining current and well informed in Children and Youth practices, community services and regulations. >CONFIDENTIALITY: Respecting the child and family’s rights to privacy. >CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Being knowledgeable and having respect for the different cultures within our communities. > SELF DETERMINATION: Respecting and promoting the family’s right to choose their own goals and services.

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HUNTINGDON COUNTY PRE-K COUNTS and HEAD START NOW ANNOUNCING: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR!
HEAD START & PRE-K COUNTS PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE AT NO COST TO ELIGIBLE FAMILIES!!! CHILDREN MUST BE 3 YEARS OLD BY SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2020
Family Size Pre K Income Guidelines Annual Income Head Start Income Guidelines Annual Income
1 $38,280 $12,760
2 $51,720 $17,240
3 $65,160 $21,720
4 $78,600 $26,200
5 $92,040 $30,680
6 $105,480 $35,160
7 $118,920 $39,640
8 $132,360 $44,120
Each additional person, add: $13,440 $4,480

If interested, please contact Kim at [email protected] or Brandy at [email protected].

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It’s normal to feel stressed out as a parent, especially during these difficult times. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or ...
04/23/2020

It’s normal to feel stressed out as a parent, especially during these difficult times. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or need help resources are available. Call 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 for live help from United Way.

Get more information online: uwp.org/211gethelp/

#NCAPM2020 #childabusepreventionmonth

A reminder for Child Abuse Prevention month that ANYONE can report child abuse. You don’t have to work with children or ...
04/22/2020

A reminder for Child Abuse Prevention month that ANYONE can report child abuse. You don’t have to work with children or be a mandated reporter to call ChildLine and report suspected abuse.

Report child abuse 24/7 to Childline: 1-800-932-0313
Mandated Reporters can report electronically: bit.ly/2JHAjBr
Find Resources for struggling families from United Way: uwp.org/211gethelp/

#NCAPM2020 #childabusepreventionmonth

Huntingdon County Resources during COVID 19/Coronavirus Salvation Army – (814)643-1430 Business Hours:Mon – Thursday 9-4...
04/21/2020
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Huntingdon County Resources during COVID 19/Coronavirus

Salvation Army – (814)643-1430
Business Hours:
Mon – Thursday 9-4 Fri 9-12
Food Pantry Tues-Thursday 9-230

St. Vincent DePaul- (814)643-2222
Services available: have not changed. As of April 1st no longer helping with fuel. Helping with Electric/utility bills (not phone bills, depending on circumstances)

Center for Community Action – (814)643-4202
Closed due to COVID 19
Immediate assistance, call 1800-323-9997

Crossroads Pregnancy Center – (814)643-3570
Due to COVID 19, medical clinics are offering confirmation of pregnancy and STD testing. Open Monday thru Wednesday 11-4 in Mount Union, Thursdays in Huntingdon 9-3 and Wednesdays in Lewistown 9-3. All items earned can be picked up via drive through pick up. Will be seen by appointment only and will be screened upon arrival.

Orbisonia Foodbank – (814)447-3672 or (814)447-3579
Hours:
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 9-11:30
3rd Tuesday each month 6-7
(under the library in Orbisonia)

Huntingdon Food Pantry – (814)641-0466
Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30-11:15 (proof of income and social security number required)

Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen – (814)599-4700
Hours: Thursdays (take out only), start serving at 6PM

Huntingdon/Mount Union Sheetz: Offering Kidz Meal Bagz (all adult needs to do is go to the register and ask an employee for a kidz meal and will then be provided with a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink)

United Way is offering food vouchers – will need to complete an online application approved by number in family $50 per person $75 per couple $100 family (Brenneman’s, Weis, Sandy Ridge).

From St. Vincent DePaul:
1.) My Healthy Huntingdon website is a resource for needed items or items you can donate. Please contact Adam Pfingstl [email protected] for more information.
2.) If you hear of anyone having issues with Behavioral Health services or the Telehealth system, please contact Jen Stubbs [email protected]m.
3.) You can visit https://www.ccbh.com/ for Behavioral Health resources.
4.) Unemployment FAQ https://www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/Pages/UC-COVID19-FAQs.aspx
5.) Crossroads Pregnancy Center has diapers. Please contact Cindy Mansberger [email protected].
6.) Jen McMullen told us about Takeout Friday. Do takeout on Friday’s to help our local restaurant owners.
7.) Here is the WARM Hotline for people struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.
8.) Huntingdon County United Way is providing food vouchers to people who have suffered an income loss due to COVID-19. People can apply by going to this website https://www.huntingdonuw.org/covid-19-relief-fund-application. Attached is a flyer you can forward to people.

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04/20/2020

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Additional Information on Covid-19
04/15/2020

Additional Information on Covid-19

Huntingdon County Children's Services
03/18/2020

Huntingdon County Children's Services

03/18/2020
03/17/2020

Due to COVID-19, there will be no public access to our building. We ask that you call or email staff if you need to speak to them. Thank you.

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Thousands of baby carriers are being recalled

Thousands of baby carriers are being recalled

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Huntingdon Area Habitat for Humanity
01/22/2020

Huntingdon Area Habitat for Humanity

We are looking for a family for our latest house on Bankstown Road in Mapleton. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms. We sell our homes to qualified families with a zero interest mortgage. Families must contribute sweat equity hours.....hours spent working on the house.

Income guidelines, before taxes:
Family of 2 $25,300 to $40,450
Family of 3 $28,450 to $45,500
Family of 4 $31,600 to $50,550
Family of 5 $34,150 to $54,600
Once you apply, we do a credit check and assess your ability to pay the mortgage as well as your other debts and expenses. You don't have to have perfect credit, but you should have a recent history of paying your bills on time.

We need to find a family soon, so don't delay if you think you are interested.

To find out more and to get an application email us at [email protected]

12/23/2019

Huntingdon County Children's Services would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Our office will be closed on Dec. 24 & 25 as well as Jan. 1.

11/27/2019

Huntingdon County Children's Services will be closed tomorrow and Friday (Nov. 28 & 29). We wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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11/14/2019

The Slow Roasted Italian

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Jeffrey Needs a Family
11/09/2019
Jeffrey Needs a Family

Jeffrey Needs a Family

We are looking for a HOME-STUDY-READY family who can mobilize quickly to adopt Jeffrey, a two-week-old boy in Michigan with schizencephaly and hydrocephalus.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
11/07/2019

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)

As temperatures drop, it's important to remember that you should *NOT* put your child in a car seat with a puffy jacket. Instead, use a lightweight jacket with a blanket over top, or even use the heavier jacket as a blanket. #ChildPassengerSafety #TheRightSeat #ChildSafety

Every five years, Pennsylvania has the opportunity to learn from people like you about how communities support local fam...
11/01/2019
Family Support Needs Assessment Community Survey

Every five years, Pennsylvania has the opportunity to learn from people like you about how communities support local families of young children.

Survey responses will be used statewide and locally to inform Family Support Services, like parenting classes and Home Visiting Services.

Help us better understand the resources in your community that support families' health and well-being. Please take a 5-10 minutes to share your unique perspective on your community by taking the survey at is.gd/surveypa

Every five years states have the opportunity to learn how communities support families. This year, Pennsylvania is asking any individual living in the state to complete this short survey.

The Parenting Diaries
10/18/2019

The Parenting Diaries

My son knew 5 of these as an infant and it REALLY helped us communicate before he was able to speak. Highly recommend teaching your kiddo the basics!

~Erica~

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Address

430 Penn St
Huntingdon, PA
16652

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30

Telephone

(814) 643-3270

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Huntingdon County Children’s Services

Our MISSION is to provide quality services that promote safety, permanence and well-being for the children, youth and families of Huntingdon County.

Our VISION is to ensure the safety, permanence and well-being of the children, youth and families of Huntingdon County.

Our VALUES are:

> COMMITMENT: Ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families.

>COMMUNICATION: Having open, honest contact with families and service providers.

>COMPETENCY: Remaining current and well informed in Children and Youth practices, community services and regulations.

>CONFIDENTIALITY: Respecting the child and family’s rights to privacy.

>CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Being knowledgeable and having respect for the different cultures within our communities.

> SELF DETERMINATION: Respecting and promoting the family’s right to choose their own goals and services.

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