Children and Youth Services
The Adams County Children & Youth Services has relocated:
Adams County Human Services Building
525 Boyds School Road
Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA  17325. 
About Us
The mission of Adams County Children & Youth Services is to ensure that each child and youth in Adams County has a safe and permanent family. We are responsible under Pennsylvania Public Law to receive and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect, provide for the temporary care of children not able to safely remain with their own families and develop community-wide social service programs that promote family stability.  The Agency endeavors to be responsive to the changing health and welfare needs of all families by encouraging the development of programs that reduce dependency and strengthen family life.  We are guided by many laws, regulations and policies as well as principles and values to help us achieve our mission. Anticipated Outcomes of Adams County Children & Youth Services Include, Protecting children and youth from abuse and neglect. Enhancing the family’s capacity to meet the child/ youth’s well-being, including physical emotional, behavioral and educational needs. Strengthening families to successfully sustain positive changes that lead to safe, nurturing and healthy environments. Securing a permanent living arrangement in a timely manner that supports stability, if children and youth cannot safely reside with their biological caregivers. Ensuring skilled and responsive child welfare professionals, who perform with a shared sense of accountability for best practice and positive outcomes


 Report Child Abuse or Neglect call 1-800-932-0313
Call Emergency Services at 911
Contact Information: 

Sarah Finkey, Director

​County of Adams
Children & Youth Services
525 Boyds School Road
Suit 100
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
Phone:​ 717-337-0110
Fax:​ 717-337-0616
​8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Monday - Friday

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