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Emotional Support Resources - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Emotional Support Resources - Wilkes-Barre, PA

New Story Schools prides itself on being part of the vast and vibrant special education community in the areas we serve. However, we know that for most families, the need for services and support rarely ends with the school day. Luckily, most areas offer a lot of additional services for emotional support.  

For our families in the Wilkes-Barre/Wyoming, PA area here are just a few ideas of other resources.  

Emotional Support Resources:  

  • Commonwealth Health Counseling Services – offers several services including Transitional Aged Youth Services, Children’s Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services and a Community Counseling Autism Program, as well as many different options for adults. Visit https://www.commonwealthhealth.net/community-counseling-services to learn more. 

  • Luzerne County Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – offers Family Based Services, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services, Community and School-Based Behavioral Health Services, Drug and Alcohol Services, Crisis Intervention and more. Visit https://www.luzernecounty.org/1025/Child-and-Adolescent-Mental-Health-Servi to learn more. 

  • Children’s Service Center – Located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, this center offers many options for families such as ABA and Behavioral Health Services, Autism Family Support, Crisis Interventions, Family Services, and a Youth Skills Development Program. Visit http://www.cscwv.org/csc/Home/Main.aspx to learn more. 

  • Luzerne County CASSP Program – “a comprehensive system of care for children and adolescents with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance and/or substance use disorders and their families. This program ensures that services are developed in collaboration with the child/adolescent, family, mental health system, the school and all other agencies involved in the child’s or adolescent’s life.” Visit https://www.luzernecounty.org/1018/CASSP to learn more. 

Please note that New Story Schools is not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, these services, but simply provide this as a research resource.  

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