Berks County > Berks Training Site > Backup of Old Sites > Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities-old


Department > Programs > Mental Health


If you wish to receive mental health services and you have Medical Assistance (ACCESS), you must obtain authorization through Community Care Behavioral Health.

In order to receive mental health services without insurance, you must obtain authorization through Service Access and Management.

Mental Health Services for Adults in Berks County

Treatment Services

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Partial Hospitalization Services

Acute, Inpatient Hospitalization Services

State Hospital Admissions

CHIPP (Community Hospital Integration Program Project) 

Non-Clinical Services

Social/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Social Rehabilitation

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Services

Vocational Rehabilitation

Housing Supports

CRR (Community Residential Rehabilitation)

Supported Living- Residential

Case Management Services

Administrative Case Management

Resource Coordination

Intensive Case Management


Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents In Berks County

Treatment Services

Outpatient Counseling

Student Assistance Program

Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)

Family Based Services

Partial Hospitalization

Acute, Inpatient Hospitalization

Residential Treatment Facility

CRR Host Home


Case Management Services

Administrative Case Management Services

Intensive Case Management

Resource Coordination 

Blended Case Management

MISA Case Management Services

Family Support Services



The County of Berks subcontract its Crisis and Emergency Services to Service Access and Management, Inc.  The telephone and walk-in component operates from 19 North 6th Street, Reading, PA  19601.  The 24-hour crisis telephone number is 610-236-0530.  The mobile component of the operation operates where the Crisis is occurring.

Included in this service is the delegate service.  This service is evaluation of dangerousness and involuntary hospitalization.  In addition, a forensic component is available to assist in aftercare planning for individuals leaving forensic facilities.  Contact Service Access and Management Forensic Unit for more information.  In addition, juvenile offenders have access to counseling and psychiatric services through a local out-patient provider who provides services on site at the Youth Center.


Disability Rights Network of PA

National Alliance for Mentally Ill

Department of Public Welfare