Magellan Health

Bucks County

Community Resources

Survey: Designing Services for Individuals Transitioning from High School 


Government Assisted Funds 


Drugs, Alcohol, & Domestic Abuse
Information Available 
Also Available in Spanish


The following information may help individuals cope with anxiety
they may be feeling as a result of the Ebola virus outbreak:

  • Ebola Resources - Provides details on the signs and symptoms of Ebola, transmission information, and prevention suggestions
  • Recognizing & Reducing Anxiety in Time of Crisis - Offers helpful suggestions on ways to  stay calm and understand some of the triggers and red flags people may have when processing information about this situation.


September 2014 Health Observances
Learn more about mental health and well-being:



College Plus
Students Wanted
College Plus is currently accepting applications for the Fall Semester
Deadline for Applications is July 18, 2014

Second Time Around Store
For Bucks County Adult & Children
Currently in need of business attire donations -
for Bucks County residents returning to the workplace

STD's and Domestic Abuse
Programs and Information
STD's and Domestic Abuse - Espanol
Programs and Information

The Center for Parenting Education
Summer 2013 Programs

Sunshine Foundation
The Original Wish Granting Organization
Founded in 1976


Four out of Five car seats are used incorrectly.
Make sure yours isn't one of them.
FREE Child Safety Seat Inspections

Consumer Newsletter
Montgomery County
Engaging Boys & Men
Teaching Boys Respect
Teaching Boys Respect - Spanish Version

Southeast District County Health Departments
Resources for Families of Children, Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students


College Scholarship for Homeless and At-Risk Students
Horatio Alger Association
Click Here for More Information


Homeless Advocacy Project Birth Certificate Clinic
PECO Exelon
Philadelphia PA


Resouces for Families of Children, Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Southeast District County Health Departments

Moyer Foundation
Programs & Partnership
Camp Mariposa

Pennsylvania Department of Health
News for Immediate Release - 'Quit for Love' Information
Department of Health Urges Tobacco Users to 'Quit for Love'.

Solutions, Strategies, Answers
Newsletter of the Social Security Administration Offices

Healthy Smiles for Autism
Oral Hygiene Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania

Individuals Medical Assistance Benefits Are at Risk


NAMI Basics - Offering Education & Support
These courses are offered free of charge and consists of 6 classes that meet weekly for 2 1/2 hour sessions

Southeast Pennsylvania Parent/Youth/Professional Forum
Home Meetings
If you are a parent of a child/youth or you are a youth with a disability looking for information or support to access health, behavioral, educational, or other services, please join us.


Pennsylvania Network of Care

A service directory of community-based providers in each PA County. Includes easy-to-search libraries and information about specific disorders, pending legislation and advocacy, and daily news articles.


Commonwealth of PA Access to Social Services (COMPASS)

Learn about and apply for various social services.

En este sitio web, usted podra' aprender mas de o solicitar los diferentes servicios socials ofrecidos por el Commonwealth de Pennsylvania.



Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRN)

DRN provides the full range of legal, policy, and advocacy services necessary to protect and advance the rights of persons with disabilities.

Voice: 215-238-8070 or 800-692-7443TTY: 215-789-2498 or 877-375-7139



Mentors for Self Determination

Statewide group for people with disabilities and families that offers trainings, technical assistance and support.

Call: 1-877-233-2008



Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)

Referral assistance, to find appropriate behavioral health contacts.




PA Health Law Project

Advocates access for persons with disabilities to consumer-directed health services and assists with issues regarding Medical Assistance.




Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers Association (PMHCA)

A Unified Voice for Mental Health Consumers

Educational forums & resource materials





The PA Free Quit Smoking Line

Call or go online to get assistance to quit smoking. Go to: choose "Start Your Quit-smoking Program Now"; Enter your Zip Code; Click on the Nicodemon.



No Health Insurance? Free Medical & Dental Care in Central Bucks County

Free, quality healthcare for uninsured adults & children.

Bucks County medical & dental Care Quicklist 

215-345-2260, select #2
para español, seleccione #1


UPENN Collaborative On Community Integration

This is the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) devoted to promoting community integration for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.

Call: 215-746-6713



Pennsylvania HealthChoices Managed Care Physical Health Care Plan Contact Information:

Member Lines For TTY Users Special Needs Unit Website

Bucks, Delaware & Montgomery Counties:

Keystone Mercy: 1-800-521-6860, 1-800-684-5505, 1-800-521-6860

AmeriChoice: 1-800-321-4462, 1-800-654-5984, 1-215-832-4571

Health Partners: 1-800-553-0784, 1-215-849-1579, 1-215-991-4370

Lehigh & Northampton Counties:

Unison/MedPlus: 1-800-414-9025, 1-888-616-0021, 1-877-844-8844

Amerihealth: 1-888-991-7200, 1-888-987-5704, 1-888-991-7200

Gateway: 1-800-392-1147, 1-800-654-5988, 1-800-392-1146

If you have a concern about your physical health, please contact your primary care physician or your HMO. Please note that each plan has a Special Needs Unit (SNU) to help you when your health concerns are complicated, including special medical conditions or disabilities. Please be sure to ask to speak with a special needs unit care manager.

HealthChoices Help Line: 1-800-440-3989


Medicare primary information:


Complementary and Alternative Medicine For Seniors

Includes information on how to be an informed consumer, choose a CAM provider, and how to talk with doctors about alternative medicine.


Especially for Parents

An online network and forum where parents of children and youth with special health care needs can share knowledge and offer support.


Homelessness Resource Center

This site informs, features that engage, and training that is useful to promote recovery-oriented and consumer-centered services for the homelessness.


Intl. Assoc. for Suicide Prevention

This site is dedicated to preventing suicidal behavior, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for everyone.Information available in English, French, Spanish, and Chinese


National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research NIDRR

This site includes links to numerous free courses and customized training on the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability-related issues.


Our Great Kids

A journaling website for separated parents; It helps moms and dads who share custody, or have visitation, stay up-to-date on what goes on daily in their children's lives.


PA Office of Financial Education

This site offers free classes, information and resources to help adults and youth learn about managing money, budgeting and other practical financial matters.


PA Tourette Syndrome Association

PA-TSA is also the only non-profit organization in the State of PA that provides advocacy and educational programs to help improve the lives of those who are affected by Tourette syndrome.


Yellow Pages for Kids

Find resources in your area for children with disabilities from tutors to providers, therapists and more.


Youth Leadership Network

Each month join the PYLN chat. This is for youth and young adults on topics that are important to their future and lead by young adults. Share experiences and share stories.


Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Log on to view a new PowerPoint presentation-Brain Injury Basics for Survivors and Families in Pennsylvania! adapted with permission from the newest revision of Brain Injury Basics for Families by the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey.

Call: Barb Dively at: 215-699-2139





The Asperger Syndrome Alliance raises awareness, provides support and advocates for improved education.


Phone: 610-449-6776


Autism Society of America Greater Philadelphia Chapter Web:

AutismLink Web:


Community Service Program

Offers monthly meetings to help adults with mental health issues to live successfully in the community.

Bucks County:             Joyce Schug                 (215) 442-0760

Delaware County:        William Chambers       (610) 713-2365

Montgomery County:   Pam Howard               (610) 278-3625

Lehigh/Northampton:                                     (610) 861-2741

Southeastern PA Regional CSP meets the 1st Monday of most months at Norristown State Hospital, Bldg 6, 2nd Fl, from 4:30 - 6 pm. Contact Fred McLaren at 215-450-2855.


Consumer Satisfaction Teams

Teams of consumers and family members who seek system change through assessing and reporting on consumer and family satisfaction. Web:


Bucks County: 215-442-1599 or 1-800-734-5665


Delaware County: Adult: 610-713-2444 Child/Family Team: 610-713-9401

Lehigh County: 610-861-2741 or 1-888-691-4278

Montgomery County: Adult: 610-270-3685 Child/Family Team: 610-279-8511

Northampton County: 610-861-2741 or 1-888-691-4278


Kids Together Inc

A non-profit regional group working to increase awareness and remove barriers that exclude people with disabilities.

E-mail: Web:


Mental Health Association of Southeast PA

MHASP is an advocacy, service and education association improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through programs and services.

215-751-1800 or 1-800-688-4226 Web:


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

NAMI is a family and consumer self-help, support, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illness. Web:

Bucks County................866-399-6264

Delaware County...........610-623-0071

Lehigh County...............610-882-2101

Montgomery County......215-886-0177

Northampton County.....610-882-2102

Special Note for Montgomery County NAMI- In the beginning of 2011 the main NAMI Montgomery County operations will move to 100 W. Main Street in Lansdale.  This move will consolidate our Glenside and Norristown offices. Pottstown will remain open. Currently the Norrristown office is closed and calls will be forwarded to our Glenside office. 

Beginning in January our monthly family/caregiver support group that was held in Glenside will be held at Abington Presbyterian Church on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

A national, federally funded network of local crisis centers providing suicide prevention and intervention services.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)


La cuerda de salvamento nacional 1-888-628-9454 de la prevención del suicidio para los llamadores de habla hispana


Parents Involved Network

Assisting families with children having emotional or behavioral issues. Staff advocates facilitate educational workshops, support groups; bimonthly newsletter.



Delaware County...........610-713-9401

Montgomery County: Elizabeth Starks or Lisa Novick 610-279-8511 E-mail: or



Pro-Act is a grassroots advocacy initiative in SE PA working to reduce addiction stigma, availability of adequate treatments, influencing public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery. A three week family evaluation program is offered in five counties.

215-345-6644 or 1-800-221-6333 Web:


Recovery, Inc.

A self-help mental health support group designed to relieve stress related symptoms. Call or email for weekly meeting times and locations.


Southeastern PA............215-332-0722


Northeastern PA............312-337-5661



Women for Sobriety, Inc.

A national organization that offers programs that address needs of women with alcohol-related problems. Meeting locations are confidential. 215-536-8026 Fax: 215-538-9026



BC Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency, Inc.

Offers programs of prevention, education, and advocacy; does consultation, assessment, intervention and treatment services.

Call: 1-800-221-6333 Web:


BC Social Security Administration Office

444 Lincoln Highway (Rt.1)

Fairless Hills PA 19030

1-267-580-1200 or 1-800-772-1213



Bensalem Family Resource Center

Call: 215-245-8563

E-mail Sharon Reeder at


Compeer of Bucks County

Volunteer to befriend a person in recovery; get together for about an hour each week. Participate in free group sponsored activities too.





Latino Leadership Alliance

Offers culturally sensitive & bilingual workshops & support services to the Latino community.

Bristol: 215-788-4452

Warminster: 215-444-0175



NAMI Cares

Support Groups for Adults, Peer facilitated. Several locations in Bucks County. For information, call 866-399-6264.


NAMI Lower Bucks Consumer Club

Social activities, resource information, education and peer run support groups.




Reach Out Foundation

Empowering consumers ages 18+ to advocate for themselves and others.Drop by for peer support, attend weekly self-help groups, educational forums & social events. ROF has expanded and offers Dual Diagnosis Recovery and other support groups in Warminster.





Family Services Association of BC Teen Center

Open to youth ages 14-19 to socialize in a safe, teen-friendly environment located in the Oxford Valley Mall, Langhorne, PA.


Other family services: 215-757-6916


Parent & Family Resources



Monthly support groups for caregivers of children with attention issues.

Ms. Sovinee: 215-736-1541



BC Department of Health Children's Health Clinics

Offers free immunizations to children without insurance. Call for dates, times and locations.

Upper Bucks................. 215-536-6500

Central Bucks................215-345-3344

Lower Bucks..................215-949-5805


Bucks County LIFE Program

152 Monroe Avenue Penndel

LIFE is a team of concerned, experienced parents and professionals who provide supportive services to families of children and adolescents with special needs. LIFE offers a variety of services to Bucks County residents, including the CARES Family Center. CARES offers a lending library, clothes closet, food pantry and hosts support groups.

Call: 215-750-7651



St. Mary's Parent/Family Resource Centers

Certified Parent Educators, who are parents themselves, facilitate many Parent/Child activities and educational workshops to support families throughout Central and Lower Bucks County.

Kelly Pagliei at 215 710-2345




Sharing & Caring-PDD Autism Support/Education

A support group for parents of children with Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, or Neurological Disorders.

Holly Druckman: 215-321-3202 (between 10 am and 6 pm) E-mail:

Ambry Ward:


UB Autism/PDD Support Network

Monthly meetings; call or send an email to receive a newsletter/activities.

Pam Haines: 215-453-9021


Hearing Voices Support Group

Offered every Monday beginning September 13, 2010 - 3:00 to 4:30p at Durham House LTSR.  Click Here for details.









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Recovery & Resiliency

Learn about Magellan’s Integrated Health Home (IHH) Initiative in #B4Stage4 video

Magellan has partnered with national experts in behavioral health recovery and resiliency to offer e-courses.


Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

Choose My Plate


Eat Right



Million Hearts


National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

National Diabetes Education Program

NIH Senior Health

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Pennsylvania Department of Health



SAMHSA's Wellness Efforts 

Pharmacy Links:

AmeriHealth Caritas

Gateway Health

United Healthcare

Aetna Better Health

UPMC Health Plan

Health Partners

Keystone First

Contact Information

Member Services:
Bucks County: 877-769-9784
Delaware County: 888-207-2911
Lehigh County: 866-238-2311
Montgomery County: 877-769-9782
Northampton County: 866-238-2312

Provider Services:
Bucks/Montgomery: 877-769-9779
Delaware County: 800-686-1356
Lehigh/Northampton: 866-780-3368

Fraud & Abuse: 800-755-0850

For emergency situations always call 911