Children & Youth Services

Children & Youth Services

Mission Statement

It is the Mission of Elk County Children and Youth Services to provide for the protection of children.  When possible, and without compromising safety, we will strive to support and strengthen families in a culturally sensitive manner.  Agency staff, in partnership with families, will pursue and secure safe and permanent homes for maltreated children.  

 

Nancy Baker , Director Elk County Courthouse Annex300 Center StreetP.O. Box 448Ridgway, PA 15853(814) 776-1553(814)…
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ELK COUNTY

Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853