Department of Human Services Mission

Pennsylvania

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy

“The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’s seven program offices administer services that provide care and support to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens. The department's Office of Developmental Programs works with individuals and families to provide supportive services and care for people with cognitive disabilities, especially intellectual disabilities and disorders falling in the autism spectrum. Additionally, the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services administers programs to support people suffering from mental illness or substance abuse issues, such as a drug or alcohol addiction.”

Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Topics: 
  • Mental Health
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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