Social Work Services
School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a degree in social work who provide services related to a person's social, emotional and life adjustment to school and/or society. School Social Workers are the link between the home, school and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students' academic and social success.
School Social Work Resources
PA 211: is a FREE resource and information hub that connects people with community, health, and disaster services in eleven counties through a free, 24/7 confidential phone service. Just dial 211 to get connected and get help.
ICCAP: programs to solve household problems, manage emergencies, learn new living skills, and foster community involvement
Salvation Army: programs for emergencies, medical care, and energy/food/clothing assistance
Housing Authority of Indiana County, PA: housing programs for families who meet income guidelines
The Guidance Center (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, School-Based, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), Service Coordination, services for Intellectually Disabled, and Drug and Alcohol supports
Family Behavioral Resources (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), and BHRS.
Family Psychological Associates (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), and BHRS.
YMH Project: educate, empower, and support families and communities to better understand and care for the mental health of our youth.
The Open Door (Indiana, PA): provides Assessment, Outpatient, Specialized Services, Crisis Intervention, and Education Programming.
COMPASS : online tool for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs and manage benefit information
Social Security Administration: online tool to apply for disability and find information on survivor benefits
DHS- Kinship Connector: resources available for kinship families and grandparents raising grandchildren
Internet Service Guide.docx
Free and Discounted Internet Provider Information
Cassidy Pytash, LSWRiver Valley School District Social Worker Home and School VisitorMcKinney-Vento and Foster Liaison
Phone: (724) 787-8194