CHIP – Pennsylvania Program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens that are not eligible or enrolled in Medical Assistance.
application for Chip and Medical Assistance for Children with Disabilities
Fuel assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, and cash assistance
Children who have disabilities, maybe eligible for medical assistance based upon their disability rather than their income. See application for Medical Assistance for Children with Disabilities.
Children’s Crisis Support Hotline – 1-888-HELP-414
The Children’s Crisis Support Program offers crisis hotline support 24/7 to children and adolescents in
Outpatient counseling services/county funding/case management
Provides inpatient services and partial hospitalization services for children and adolescents.
Foundations Behavioral Health – 215-345-0444
Provides mental health and crisis services thru in-patient and partial hospitalization facilities for children and adolescents.
Renfrew offers intensive outpatient and inpatient treatment specializing in the treatment of eating disorders.
AA/BA – American Anorexia and Bulimia Association
The website has a listing of therapists in the area who specialize in eating disorders. www.aabsphila.org/directory.htm
Safe Harbor- 215-481-5983
Al-ANON – 800-356-9996
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Al-Anon believes alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. www.pa-al-anon.org
ALATEEN – 888-425-2666
Alateen, a vital part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is for younger members seeking help while walking through life with an alcoholic parent, other close relative or friend. Teens meet to share their experience, strength and hope, gaining a better understanding of the disease of alcoholism and themselves.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – of
1. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
2. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
3. There are no age or education requirements.
4. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
5. Singleness of Purpose and Problems Other Than Alcohol
Alcohol, Drug Abuse Helpline/referrals – 800-234-0420
PROACT – Advocacy and Education – 800-221-6333
Cocaine Helpline – 800-cocaine
Narcotics Anonymous – 215-440-8400
DO YOU HAVE A DRUG PROBLEM?
If you have a problem with drugs or you are questioning whether or not you are an addict, please attend one of our meetings so you can hear other peoples experience with addiction and recovery.
What help is available for family members and friends for coping with their continued drug use or even their recovery? This is where NAR-ANON comes in. NAR-ANON is designed for us---the parent, spouse, child, brother, sister or friend of the user. NAR-ANON can bring new insight about our attitudes, behavior and emotions. It can be the source for regaining our own sanity and well being. We learn that addiction is a family disease and we need recovery too.
Abington Case Management – Drug and Alcohol Case management – 251-830-8966
Aldersgate Youth Bureau – 215-657-4545
Offers 6 free sessions of drug and alcohol treatment for qualified individuals thru county funding. Call the agency to see if you meet the criteria.
Rehab After School – 610-644-6464 Jenkintown
A Drug and Alcohol outpatient treatment program for adolescents.
Livingrin – 215-540-8301 – in
A Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment and
Abington Ambulatory Services Clinic Abington – 215-481-2180
Abington Dental Clinic – 215-481-2193
Abington OB/GYN Center
Visiting Nurses Association
Health Care for Uninsured and Underinsured Children
Minute Clinic at CVS Pharmacy in Jenkintown – 215-886-2923
Minute Clinic walk-in medical clinics are staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants who provide treatment for common family illnesses and injuries, administer vaccinations, conduct physicals and wellness screenings, and offer monitoring for chronic conditions.
Montgomery County Health Department – 610-278-5117
Public health Department operate clinics that provide immunizations, testing for childhood lead poisoning, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases (
Provides Immunization clinics, TB Screening and Lead Screening.
Healthy Kids Helpline – 800-986-5437
Statewide healthy kid’s helpline. Refers caller to programs that offer free or low cost healthcare services, based on income guidelines.