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 Government Center
17 South Seventh Street
Allentown, PA 18101-2401
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Administrative Office: 
(610) 782-3952   
Fax: (610) 871-2776

Information & Referral Unit: 
(610) 782-3200 
Fax: (610) 820-3289



Department of Human Services Map
Use the map to help navigate services.



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Child Abuse Reporting 
Mandated Reporters must

Call 1-800-932-0313
Report Online here

Lehigh County Plan of Safe Care

Journeys--A Program for Women and Children
Journeys is your partner on your family's path to health and recovery. 


Internship Opportunities

Lehigh County Department of Human Services offers a variety of internship opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students.  For questions regarding an internship in any of the Human Service departments contact the Director of Integrated Services, Mary McGonigle, at 610-782-3201 or by email at



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Kay Achenbach Director:
Department of Human Services
JR Reed  Executive Director:
Aging & Adult Services

Mary McGonigle

Integrated Services
Kay Achenbach Director:
DHS Fiscal, Personnel, HealthChoices
Matthew Bauder Administrator:
Joe Martellucci Administrator:
Drug & Alcohol
Joshua A. Bridges Administrator:
Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, Early Intervention Services, Drug & Alcohol
Heather M. Reed Director:
Children & Youth Services

Lisa Cozzi                           

Crisis Intervention, Information & Referral

For additional information and eligibility requirements for the programs and services available through the Lehigh County Department of Human Services, please call: Lehigh County's Information and Referral Unit at (610) 782-3200 or email us.


Emergency Telephone Numbers

Aging and Adult Services (610) 782-3034
Children and Youth (610) 782-3064
Crisis Intervention (610) 782-3127
Drug & Alcohol (610) 782-3555
Early Intervention (610) 782-3125
Information and Referral (610) 782-3200
Mental Health (610) 782-3135
Intellectual Disabilities (610) 782-3126
Veteran's Affairs (610) 782-3295