Safety Resources


Suicide Prevention – (walk-in) No interpreter or language line.

1101 South Edgar Street Suite C

York, PA

Phone: 717-851-1500 or 1-800-673-2496


Crisis Center

Telephone:  717-851-1500

School based – PA counseling services; T.W. Ponessa Associates, Pressley Ridge, Holy Spirit

Crisis Intervention 24 Hr Hotline

Telephone:  717-851-5320

Outpatient Mental Health Services for youth at risk of suicide – PA counseling services, Wellspan Behavioral Health


24 hour emergency hotline for family members, caregivers and healthcare works to contact if a poisoning incident occurs

Emergency hotline: 1-800-222-1222

The Poison Control Center
at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th St &Civic Center Blvd
CHOP North Suite 985
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4303
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Police/Fire Department

Telephone Number: 911

If you are having an emergency, call 911, calmly tell the operator where you are and what is your situation. Appropriate help will be provided.


Referrals to free car seat check-up locations. Community contacts for car seat, fire, and bike safety.

WellSpan Health
Community Health Improvement
P.O. Box 15198
York, PA 17405
Phone: 717-851-3231

605 S. George St., Suite 160

York, PA 17401


Contact person: Helen Lehman

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Wellspan Health

Community Health Improvement

The Loretta Claiborne Building

Suite 160

605 S. George Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone: 1-888-232-SAFE (7233)

Fax:  717-848-6618

The goal of Safe Kids is to enhance childhood injury prevention programs by empowering families and communities to create safe environments in care, on bikes and at home. Resources for families, schools, churches, youth groups include materials on: Safe Kids Buckle Up, Safe Kids Ready to Roll for bike safety, Home Safety in regard to falls, choking, poisoning, and fires to educate on home hazard prevention. This service also does child passenger safety seat check-ups. They also work with medical assistance for car seat purchases.
Safe Kids York County


Purpose: To provide child welfare services designed to keep children in their own homes, prevent neglect, abuse and exploitation, help overcome problems that result in dependency, neglect, and delinquency; and to provide in foster family homes and child caring institutions adequate substitute care for any child in need of such care due to abuse or neglect. Services are available to children 0-18 years of age who reside in York County. This Agency’s mission is to promote and protect the health and welfare of children. The focus is to keep families together through preventive services. When placement does occur, the goal is to reunite the child with the family as effectively and timely as possible.

100 West Market Street
Suite 402
York, PA 17401

Childline: 1-800-932-0313

Fax:  717-771-9884

Email: or

Visit York County Children and Youth Services

City Bureau of Health Lead Program

435 West Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-849-2336 (Marilou Yingling)


Free Blood Lead Screening

ALberts S. Weyer Health Center

435 W. Philadelphia Street

York, PA

Monday 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Tues 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Do lead screening for kids 7 mos. – 7 years old. Investigates lead poisoning and environment. Educates and follows up.


Cribs for Kids

Suite 250 Riverfront Place
5450 Second Avenue
Pittsburg, PA 15207

Telephone: 888-721-CRIB (2742)
Fax: 412-322-5686

Cribs for Kids is a national program started in 1998 to provide safe sleep education and donation of Graco Pack’n’Play portable cribs. Education including “Back is Best” and safe sleep practices to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. York County Cribs for Kids program is based in York Hospital Neonatology Department call – 717-81-CRIBS for assistance in obtaining a new crib for your baby.
Cribs for Kids

Nineline Covenant House

Nineline Covenant House

460 West 41 street

New York, NY 10036

Main Telephone: 212-613-0300

Crisis #: 212-613-0300

Call 1-800-999-9999 seven days a week between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm eastern time to speak with someone about bullying, family issues, suicide, abuse, sex, drugs and/or alcohol and not getting your basic needs. This service is free and confidential.

Can also call National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Telephone:  1-800-273-8255