100 West Market Street, York, Pennsylvania 17401, United States

(717) 771-9347

York County Human Services

Providing Quality Human Services to the Citizens of York County

York County Human Services

Providing Quality Human Services to the Citizens of York County


Equal access to services for the safety and well being of all eligible residents, in a timely and cost effective manner.

York County Human Services provides a multitude of services for the diverse residents of York County
York County Human Services provides a multitude of services for the diverse residents of York County

Equal access to services for the safety and well being of all eligible residents, in a timely and cost effective manner.

Overview of York County Human Services

 York County Human Services provides a variety of services meant to help people of all ages. These services are provided primarily through several York County Human Services departments. We strive to enhance the delivery of our services to the citizens of York County. Currently, we are working on becoming more comprehensive, more accessible, and also building the quality of the experience residents of York County have while interacting with our various departments. The goal of each of the departments is to provide client-focused services that maintain or improve the quality of life for clients and their families.

Departments within York County Human Services include:









We welcome you to visit the individual department pages and learn more about the resources available to you, your family and friends. We are making every effort to improve your service with us, and welcome any feedback or suggestions on ways to achieve that goal.


Mission Statement

The Mission of York County Human Services will be to provide equal access to services for the safety, and well-being of all eligible residents, in a timely and cost effective manner.


We will accomplish this by...

  • Protecting children and vulnerable adults
  • Supporting communities and families in raising children who develop to their fullest potential
  • Strive to assure that all people’s basic needs are met
  • Building healthy communities and self-reliant individuals


Other Important Listings for Your Information...

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services offers many services to the people of Pennsylvania, and provides many of the funding sources utilized in York County Human Services. For a listing of the services they provide, please visit their website.
  • Please feel free to view our other website for even more information at https://ychsd.org


Our Office is located at: 100 West Market Street, York, PA 17401.

Phone: 717-717-9347 Email: humanservices@yorkcountypa.gov

Other website: https://ychsd.org

County Departments and Resource Information

York County Human Services, Human Services.

Phone: 717-771-9347

Email: humanservices@yorkcountypa.gov 


The mission of the Human Services department will be to provide equal access to social services for the safety, and well-being of all eligible residents, in a timely and cost effective manner.

Human Services
York County Human Services, Area Agency on Aging.

Phone: (717) 771-9610

Email: aging@yorkcountypa.gov 


The primary focus of the York County Area Agency on Aging is to provide education, advocacy and coordination of community-based services to empower older adults to maximize their independence and quality of life.

Area Agency on Aging
York County Human Services, Office of Children, Youth & Families.

Phone: (717) 846-8496

Email: cys@yorkcountypa.gov 


 Our mission is to protect children, promote strong families, promote child well being and to provide timely permanency. 

Children, Youth & Families
York County Human Services, York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission.

Phone: (717) 771-9222 


Substance abuse and addiction hurts EVERYBODY in the family. It doesn't have to be that way.  Please explore our site to find resources to assist you or someone that you care about, including ways to dispose of prescription medication.

Drug & Alcohol Commission
York County Human Services, Early Intervention.

Phone:  (717) 771-9618 


 All children who reside in York and Adams counties shall be afforded access to a developmental evaluation free of charge to determine if there is a need for therapeutic services in the child's natural environment.  

Early Intervention
York County Human Services, HealthChoices Management Unit.

Phone: 717-771-9900
Email: kssellers@yorkcountypa.gov

The York/Adams HealthChoices Management Unit (HCMU) was created in 2001 as one of the Human Services departments which oversees the drug and alcohol and mental health services funded through the Medicaid HealthChoices Program.

HealthChoices Management Unit
York County Human Services, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.

Phone: (717) 771-9618   


Our mission is to serve, with respect, individuals in our community with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays in order to enhance their quality of life and provide an opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
York County Human Services, Mental Health.

Phone: (717) 771-9618

Our mission is to serve, with respect, individuals in our community with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays in order to enhance their quality of life and provide an opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

Mental Health
York County Human Services, Youth Development Center

Phone: (717) 840-7570 


 The  Youth Development Center (YDC) subscribe to the principles of the  Sanctuary Model. In keeping with that philosophy, YDC is committed to  the protection of our community, the development of our children, and to assist them in the progress in “competencies” that shall lead them to being productive members of society.  

Youth Development Center

York County Human Services Draft Plan 2019-2020

York County Human Services Block Grant Plan 2019-2020 DRAFT (pdf)

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