The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc.

Residential Programs

    The Children's Aid Home provides residential care. The Children's Aid Home Programs are designed to provide structure and guidance while providing a consistent and secure environment in which each child can make changes in attitude and behavior. In addition to group and individualized therapy programs, residents also participate in home activities and responsibilities. The Children's Aid Home provides 24 hour supervision.

    The Residential Services Unit has a capacity to provide care for up to 24 youths between the ages of 12 and 18 years old. Residential Services are offer individual bedrooms, a large recreational area, a fitness center, and plenty of acreage for outdoor recreation.

    Residential Programs are licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Office of Children, Youth, and Family and Office of Mental Health.


  • Males & Females
  • Ages 12-18
  • Home Can Serve Up To 24 Youth

Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Skills Training
  • Recreation
  • Therapeutic Setting
  • 24 Hour On-Call Services

Service Planning

  • Meeting held every 30 days
  • Written plans developed
  • All stakeholders involved in the planning


  • All youth are involved in education programming to meet identified needs
  • Utilize public school, vo-tech, and PHP education
  • Individualized reading instruction
  • Alternative Education

Community Services

  • Used as indicated by needs from Twin Lakes, MH/MR, Children and Youth, and other Juvenile Agencies

Online Forms

Contact Information

For Residential Care Information
- Scott Smith, Residential Director

For Referral Information
- Ellen Forney, Placement Director

- Stacy Geary, Residential Case Manager

Phone: (814) 443-1637
Fax: (814) 445-8481

The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc.