Allegheny Children’s Initiative supports young people with behavioral health challenges and their families.
Our person-centered services are provided by professionals who truly care about families.
Intensive Behavioral Health Services for Children and Adolescents
Supporting children and adolescents ages 2-21 with serious emotional and behavioral health challenges.
Family Based Mental Health Services
Intensive, in-home behavioral health services for young people and their families.LEARN MORE >>
Blended Service Coordination
Linking young people and families to services and supports that assist on the road to recovery.
Kids’ Club & Moms’ Empowerment
A supportive, friendly, and family-oriented group that supports children and their mothers who have been exposed to serious conflict in intimate relationships.
Administrative Service Coordination
Providing information, referrals and access to resources throughout Allegheny County.
Student Assistance Program
Assisting schools in identifying and overcoming issues that pose barriers to students’ academic success.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Supporting caregivers and young children (ages 2-7) experiencing disruptive or oppositional behaviors.
Working Together for John
When 7-year-old John was referred to Allegheny Children’s Initiative’s Family Based Mental Health Services program by Children Youth and Families (CYF) in May 2018, he had recently started living with a new foster family. He had experienced significant trauma and was struggling.
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John’s first round of Family Based treatment resulted in stabilization for John in the home and school.
– Elizabeth Errickson, Director of Family Based Mental Health Services at Allegheny Children’s Initiative
Out of Darkness Community Walk
ACI was honored to be a part of the Out of Darkness Community Walk to acknowledge ways in which suicide & mental health have touched many lives.
Second Annual Steel City Duck Derby
Adopt and cheer on rubber ducks on April 22 as they race to raise money for the Partners For Quality family of agencies.
Support is available and just a phone call away. Watch this public service message created by high school students right here in Pennsylvania.
Young People are Knitting for Mental Health
New generation of crafters reaps unexpected benefits from a pandemic hobby.Read more from the CBC.
New Children’s Book Introduces Positive Self-Talk
“Hero of Hope” is designed to teach children to feel happy. Continue reading on Yahoo.
Screen Time May Impact Your Child’s Mental Health
Research shows putting your infants in front of a screen could impact their educational success and emotional health later. Continue reading at WSB-TV.
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