Social Work Services

Who are School Social Workers?

School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a degree in social work who provide services related to a person's social, emotional and life adjustment to school and/or society. School Social Workers are the link between the home, school and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students' academic and social success.

List of School Social Work services offered








Cassidy Pytash, LSWBlairsville-Saltsburg School District Social WorkerMcKinney-Vento and Foster Liaison
Phone: (724) 787-8194pytashcassidy@b-ssd.org

Listed below is information on a variety of available resources throughout Indiana County

6 19 Update.pdf
Children's Services of Indiana County (published by Indiana County Department of Human Resources)
Indiana County Resources.pdf
Indiana County: Where to turn for help (A-Z) (published by Indiana County Department of Human Resources)
Indiana County Health Services.pdf
Health Care Services for Indiana County residents (published by Indiana County Department of Human Resources)
Indiana County Support Groups.pdf
Support Group Listing for Indiana County (published by Indiana County Department of Human Resources)
Indiana County Local Clothing Resources.pdf

Indiana County Clothing Resources
Pantry Dates and Times.docx

Indiana County Food Pantries
Indiana County Volunteer and Committees.pdf
Indiana County Volunteer Opportunities
Christopher's Light.pdf
Christopher's Light: Clothing and School Supplies

Mental Health Resources






Armstrong Indiana BDHP: provides information on all behavioral and developmental health services and provider agencies available to you and your family.
The Guidance Center (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, School-Based, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), Service Coordination, services for Intellectually Disabled, and Drug and Alcohol supports
Family Behavioral Resources (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), and BHRS.
Family Psychological Associates (Indiana, PA): provides Outpatient, Psych Services (Evaluation, Medication Management), and BHRS.

Drug and Alcohol Resources





Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission: oversees and provides information on substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment services for the area.



The Open Door (Indiana, PA): provides Assessment, Outpatient, Specialized Services, Crisis Intervention, and Education Programming.
Blairsville Reality Tour 2019-20 registration forms.pdf
Blairsville Area Reality Tour: Drug awareness/prevention program from the perspective of a teen struggling with Substance Abuse Disorder

Grief Support Resources

Grief Support Excela Latrobe.pdf
Neighborhood Kids, Grief Support (Latrobe)

Holiday Assistance Programs

Indiana County Love Basket Registration.pdf
Indiana County Love Basket (Thanksgiving)
Angels' Wings Christmas Gift Program.pdf
Angel's Wings Gift Program (Christmas)