COVID-19

Children's Aid Society and the COVID-19 Response Update

An important message from our Executive Director, Eric M. Chase, M.S. regarding the COVID-19 situation

in relation to the Children's Aid Society closing it's 3 centers.

"As a result of the statewide school closings and "Stay at Home Order" until June 8, 2020 as declared by Governor Wolfe, and in an effort to be part of the preventative, actions across our state, nation and world,

The Children’s Aid Society board of directors and leadership team has made the decision to close all three of our centers in support of this situation.

Our centers and crisis nursery remain closed until the Governor declares the yellow phase

for the counties we serve and where our centers are located.

The health and safety of our employees, the children, their families, and our communities that we serve is of the up-most importance.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency call 911, If you are having a mental health crisis call 1-800-273-8255.

Our 24/7 parent and caregiver hotline at 1-800-635-6619 will remain operational during this closure for emergency crisis.

Our leadership team will continue to monitor emails and periodically will be checking voicemails for routine non-emergency requests. We are now offering several of our services using telehealth, teleconference, and telephonic methods, please see our website for details. We will continue to monitor the situation and inform you of changes and decisions as they are being made via our website www.cassd.org or our social media channels. 

Thank you for patience and understanding during these uncertain times and helping our team to ensure that all of our children are safe and feel loved.

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Updates from the CAS Leadership

Executive Director, Eric M. Chase updates on the CAS Annual Auction and other important service information 

Dr. Janique Washington Walker discusses new programs including adding 'Tele-Health' to the agency's list of services we currently offer 

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CAS is now offering 'Tele-Health' services for our programs 

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most of our programs are now being offered in Tele-Health format. These programs include:
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Incredible Years Parenting Program 
  • Family Advocacy (York and Adams County) 
  • York CARES Coffee Spot Mail Pickup
What is Tele-Health? 

Providing some services by phone or secure video by Zoom video conferencing

I'm currently a client or have interest in Tele-Health services, whom should I contact?

Due to our physical centers being closed, Please reach out to Dr. Janique Washington Walker by email at jwashington-walker@cassd.org 

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Important resources to visit during COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 page 

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 page

York County PA 211 Contact Helpline 

Prepared York

YWCA ACCESS York and Victim Assistance Information 

In addition to the YWCA Victim assistance information, For anyone affected by abuse and needing support please regard the National Domestic Violence Hotline.  Information, tools, and support can be found on their website hotline.org.   The National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached at 1-800-799-7233.  If unable to speak safely, one can long onto the hotline.org to virtually chat or text LOVEIS to 22522.



Administrative Office

343 Lincoln Way West New Oxford PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4461
Email: info@cassd.org

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