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Human Services

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.

Human Services Block Grant Final Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Human Services Block Grant Public Hearings - FY 2020/2021
Public Hearing #3 Recording
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For additional information please forward written comment to email: amcrosson@buckscounty.org or call: 215-348-6201 or 267-347-0564

Bucks County MH/DP Crisis Centers and Assessment Sites

The Human Services Divisional Office administers the Human Service Development Fund Grants (HSDF) 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. Last updated 07/25/17

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 wflanigan@buckscounty.org

Now is the Time: Healthy Transitions - Mental Health Support for Youth and Young Adults in Bucks County, PA.The purpose of the Pennsylvania Healthy Transitions Partnership, also known as the Now is the Time: Healthy Transitions Grant, is to improve mental healthcare for young adults ages 16 to 25 (known as Transition-Age Youth). 

Special Needs Registry - Ready BucksThe Special Needs Registry has now been combined with ReadyBucks, the alert system powered by Everbridge. Simply sign-up, select your alerts, and on the information page, check any Special Needs you may have or additional assistance you may need. After completing sign-up, not only will emergency personnel be able to serve you better by having your information at their fingertips, but will also be able to check your status based on the alerts they send out.

PA Resources for Families - Information for all stages of a healthy life for you and your family.

Division of Human Services 
Bucks County Administration Building
55 E. Court St., 1st Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 215-348-6201
Fax: 215-348-6204

Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm