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Welcome to the Human Services Division!

The York County Human Services Division strives to enhance the delivery of our services to the citizens of York County. Currently, our Division is working on becoming more comprehensive, more accessible, and also building the quality of the experience residents of York County have while interacting with our various Departments.

We are making every effort to improve your service with us, and welcome any feedback or suggestions on ways to achieve that goal.


Announcing: PSA Contest for Children's Mental Health Awareness

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Materials for Contest:

1. PSA Announcement - PDF / JPG

2. Rules for Submission - Word

3. Application for PSA Contest - Word

4. PSA Letter to Schools - Word


Mission Statement

The Mission of York County Human Services Division will be to provide equal access to services for the safety, and well-being of all eligible residents, in a timely and cost effective manner.

We will accomplish this by...

  • Protecting children and vulnerable adults
  • Supporting communities and families in raising children who develop to their fullest potential
  • Strive to assure that all people’s basic needs are met
  • Building healthy communities and self-reliant individuals

Other Important Listings for Your Information...

  • FIRST (Free Information and Referral Service Teleline) is now 2-1-1: is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to refer you to the appropriate agencies that provide the services you are requesting. You can contact them via 1-800-673-2529, or through their website,
  • York County Truancy Prevention Initiative (YCTPI) works towards understanding and combating the truancy issue. Please visit their website here. 
  • CAPOC (Child Abuse Prevention Outreach Committee) works to develop a media/public relations campaign for child abuse prevention and awareness in York County. Contact Caroline Tyrrell ( for more information. Also don't forget to check out CAPOC on Facebook!
  • The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare offers many services to the people of Pennsylvania, and provides many of the funding sources utilized in the Human Services Division. For a listing of the services they provide, please visit their website.