Effective June 15, 2015, the Children & Youth Agency will be located at the Government Center, 150 N. Queen St, Suite 111, Lancaster, PA 17603.
The Lancaster County Children and Youth Social Service Agency is a public child welfare agency mandated to provide protection services to Lancaster County's children and their families. The Agency investigates all reports of child abuse and neglect and provides intervention services to address safety threats and risk factors and stabilize the family. The Agency's mission is to address the safety, permanency and well-being of children and youth at risk of abuse and neglect.
Referrals & Reports
Referrals can be made to the agency by calling 717-299-7925 during business hours. To report abuse, call 1-800-932-0313 toll free or visit https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis anytime.
If a crisis occurs after business hours, a standby case worker is available by calling the Medical Bureau at 717-396-8085. If it is a situation involving a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.