Children & Youth

As mandated by the Public Welfare Code, this agency provides services to children, ages 0-18, aimed at maintaining and increasing family stability, keeping children with their families, and placing the child in a temporary home when necessary. Program staff works closely with private social service agencies, school districts, the Drug & Alcohol Program, and the Mental Health/Mental Retardation Program, and law enforcement agencies. They are in contact with these agencies in referrals, service planning, counseling, protective and adoption services, shelter and foster care, and institutional placement.




2014 Child Abuse Prevention Symposium - October 23, 2014

PDF files
- Use of tactical polygraph with sex offenders
- A behavioral analysis of child molesters
- Nature and scope of child molesters 
- Child Sexual Victimization

- Definition of Terms 
- Compliant Child Victims 


300 North Center Avenue
Suite 220
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 445-1661
Fax: (814) 445-1725
Emergency after Hours:
Accessline: 1-800-452-0218

Hours of Operation:
Except on Legal Hoildays

Somerset County Children and Youth Services affirms a commitment to nondiscrimination in services, and equal opportunity and affirmative action in all employment actions and procurement activities.


Downloadable Documents
- A Parents Handbook

Pages of Interest
- 2012 Integrated Children's Service Plan
- Accessing Help 1 of 2
- Accessing Help 2 of 2
- ICSP Support Groups
County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501