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Office of Behavioral Health

Division of Mental Health, Transition Age Youth

BH/ID Administrator: Jonna DiStefano
Deputy Administrator: Donna Holiday



Who We Are

The Transition Age Youth (TAY) Division oversees a wide range of services and programs for young adults ages 18-26 in Delaware County. These services and programs are delivered by a pool of provider agencies which have many years of experience working with Transition Age Youth.


What We Do

The TAY division assures appropriate services are available for TAY ages 18-26 who are experiencing mental health challenges.


Services We Provide

We contract with agencies who provide an array of services and resources which are focused around trauma informed principles, recovery, resilience and self-determination. A few of the many services offered are High Fidelity Wraparound, Outpatient Treatment, Blended Case Management, Transition Age Housing, and Program of Assertive Community Treatment.

How to Contact

           Phone:            610-713-2365

           Address:         20 S. 69th Street, 3rd Floor
                                  Upper Darby, PA 19082

           Hours:            8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

           Email:            humanservices@delcohsa.org

          County Holiday Calendar


Crisis Services

Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT)

           Phone:           1-855-889-7827

           Hours:           24 hours/day & 7 days/week

Crozer Chester Medical Center- Mental Health Crisis Services

          Phone:           610-447-7600

          Address:        1 Medical Center Blvd
                                 Chester, PA 19013

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mental Health Crisis Services

          Phone:           610-237-4210

          Address:        1500 Lansdowne Avenue
                                 Darby, PA 19023

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week

Elwyn/Natale Crisis Residential Program

          Phone:           610-891-7331

          Address:        111 Elwyn Road
                                 Elwyn, PA 19063

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week


How to Make a Referral

Referrals are made by calling or visiting one of our two county Base Service Units or by contacting the Behavior Health Managed Care Organization, Magellan Behavioral Health.

  • Community Hospital, Crozer Chester Medical Center
    2600 W. 9th Street Chester, PA.
    610-497-7700

  • NHS Human Services of Delaware County
    800 Chester Pike Sharon Hill, PA
    610-534-3636

  • Magellan Behavioral Health, Member Services at 888-207-2911

Resources and Helpful Links

Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT)

Delaware County Mental Health Information brochure

Delaware County Mental Health Court brochure


OBH Directory of Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Services


Magellan Behavioral Health of PA, Inc.
Website: http://magellanofpa.com/


Transition to Independence Process (TIP)

The Transition to Independence Process (TIP) is an evidenced supported model developed to engage and support young people experiencing emotional and or behavioral struggles in their own futures planning process across five transition domains: Education Opportunities, Living Situation, Employment and Career, Community Life Functioning, and Personal Effectiveness and Wellbeing. TIP provides a great deal of flexibility and works to engage young people through relationship development, person-centered planning, and a focus on the young person's future. Services and supports are tailored to be accessible, appealing, non-stigmatizing, and developmentally appropriate and will build upon strengths to support the young people in pursuing their goals.

https://www.childandfamilyfocus.org/services/transition-to-independence-process-tip/

Delco TIP Referral

TIP One Page


On My Way (First Episode Psychosis)

On My Way is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating young people that recently experienced their first episode of psychosis. The FEP Team offers young people an array of services, including low-dose medication management, individual and group therapy, family education, case management, supported education and employment, and Peer Support Services. Service coordination is guided by the young person's voice and choice. On My Way seeks to improve the quality of life of young people by providing hope through empowerment to guide their own recovery, educating them about their psychosis, re-establishing and strengthening relationships, and re-integrating them back into the community whether it's attending school or working.

https://www.childandfamilyfocus.org/services/on-my-way/

OMW Educational Handout

On My Way Flyer

On My Way Delco – CFF- Referral


Career Opportunities

Contact Human Services Personnel at 610-891-4951 or 610-891-4417 with questions.

Visit scsc.state.pa.us for testing availability.