Welcome to the Lebanon County MH/ID/EI Program
Welcome to the Lebanon County MH/ID/EI Program
Every individual served by the Lebanon County Mental Health / Intellectual Disabilities / Early Intervention programs will be given the opportunity to select culturally competent services that support their growth, wellness and inclusion in their community, with benefits of a natural support system.
What Services do we Provide?
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, that requires immediate attention, please contact Lebanon County Crisis Intervention at 717-274-3363 or dial 988.
The Lebanon County MH/ID/EI Program provides funding and administrative oversight for services in our community that support people and their families living with serious and persistent mental illness, children and adolescents with a mental health diagnosis, individuals with intellectual disability and children birth to age three (3) for early intervention services.
The MH/ID/EI office provides the intake process to determine eligibility for services to:
- Adults with serious mental illness
- Children and adolescents with a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance
- Individuals with an intellectual disability
- Individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum
- Children birth to three years old who have special needs due to a developmental delay or disability
- Individuals with a medically complex condition age 0-21
- Individuals with a developmental disability under the age of nine (9)
Consultation and Education services are available on request.
Through the intake process, a person’s eligibility for services and funding is determined and referrals are made to appropriate programs in the community that correspond to service needs. To be considered for services, individuals must be a resident of Lebanon County.
The Mental Health program provides funding for services and supports in the community to Lebanon County residents. This includes any adult diagnosed with Serious Mental Illness as defined by Pennsylvania state criteria and/or any child/adolescent diagnosed with Mental Illness or Serious Emotional Disturbance.
To receive these services and supports, the person needs to meet eligibility criteria and be registered with the Lebanon County Mental Health program.
To determine if a person meets eligibility criteria, please call 717-274-3415 to request information or a Mental Health (MH) intake.
The MH intake worker will gather information needed to determine the appropriate type and level of services that would meet your needs. Potential services and supports could include, but not limited to: case management services, outpatient therapy, psychiatric services, medication monitoring, Compeer, Certified Peer Support Services, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), vocational, social and/or psychiatric rehabilitation, housing support services, short-term inpatient and partial hospitalization.
The Intellectual Disabilities Program provides funding for services and supports to Lebanon County residents that have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability, Autism, a Developmental Delay under nine (9) years and medically complex conditions age 0-21.
To receive these services and supports, the person needs to meet eligibility criteria and be registered with the Lebanon County Intellectual Disabilities program.
To determine if a person meets eligibility criteria, please contact the ID intake worker at 717-274-3415 to request information or request an ID intake.
The Early Intervention program provides services to children from birth to age three (3) living in Lebanon County who have a developmental delay or are at risk for a developmental delay.
All children and their families must go through the intake process to determine eligibility.
Through a team assessment process, specialized services can be recommended including special instruction, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other family-centered services to teach families how to support and encourage their child’s development.
Early Intervention supports and services are provided at no cost; provided in a natural environment such as the home or day care setting; supports families and caregivers as the child’s first teacher; links families to a variety of community services and supports and are individualized to consider the values, culture and priorities of the child and family. Early Intervention promotes collaboration among families, EI service personnel/ providers and Early Childhood Education professionals involved with a child.
Notice of Public Hearing
The public is invited to participate in public hearings as part of the process to develop Lebanon County’s FY 2023-2024 Human Services Plan.
The public hearings will be held in-person at Lebanon County MH/ID/EI Second Floor Conference Room, 220 East Lehman Street, Lebanon, on the following dates/times:
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Questions about the public hearing should be directed to Holly Leahy, Administrator, Lebanon County MH/ID/EI Program at 717-274-3415 or email@example.com.
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