The division of Human Services is established to oversee the County administered programs delivering social services and mental wellness to residents of Bucks County. These programs include
Vision, Mission and Values - Bucks County Division of Human Services - Find out more about how BCDHS works to make individuals and families thrive by supporting and strengthening wellness through community connections, collaboration, integration, innovation and responsible stewardship.
The Human Services Divisional Office administers the Human Service Development Fund Grants (HSDF), the Homeless Assistance Program (HAP), and the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) under the Health Choices Program. It is staffed with an Administrator, Deputy Administrator, a Policy and Planning Specialist, and an Administrative Assistant.
The Divisional Office works collaboratively with public and private agencies to identify barriers and gaps in services; coordinate programming for efficient and effective service delivery; and also advocates with legislators and government offices for adequate funding to meet the needs of County residents.
Code Blue Information - Code blue will be called whenever the temperature goes below 20 degrees, but may also be called with higher temperatures based on consideration of wind chill, precipitation, or other circumstances. A code blue may be called for a single night’s duration in the event of extreme cold or other situation creating a public health risk.
Non-Profit Wish List - The Bucks County Commissioners, along with the Bucks County Human Services Division, is working with Non-Profits to assist them in getting the everyday items not necessarily budgeted, or paid for with other funding sources. If you are a non-profit in need, please contact Human Services; if you are able to help a non-profit, via supply items requested or gift cards to buy them, you can contact Human Services or the non-profit directly.
Bucks County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Task Force - For more information on the Bucks County Crisis Intervention Team, please contact Wendy Flanigan at 215-444-2882 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bucks County Life Program - Bucks County Now is the Time:Healthy Transitions Partnership. The purpose for the Healthy Transitions Partnership is to develop and coordinate services and support for youth and young adults(16 – 25 years old) with, or at risk, of serious mental illness.
Special Needs Registry - Bucks, Chester and Montgomery Counties have jointly developed this registry to allow citizens with special needs and their associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies, so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.
PA Resources for Families - Information for all stages of a healthy life for you and your family.