Mental Health / Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities / Early Intervention

MISSION STATEMENT Franklin/Fulton Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities/Early Intervention partners with the community to develop and assure the availability of quality MH/IDD/EI services and supports for individuals and families.

Stacey Brookens

MH/IDD/EI Administrator

Stacey Brookens

MH/IDD/EI Administrator

Contact Stacey

Angela Alleman

Administrative Assistant II

Contact Angela

Jane Cline

IDD Program Specialist I

Contact Jane

John M Gerak

IDD Program Specialist I

Contact John

James Gilbert

MH Program Specialist I

Contact James

Jennifer  Hawbecker

EI Program Specialist I

Contact Jennifer

Jennifer C Heidler

Housing Specialist

Contact Jennifer

Erin Nye

Deputy Administrator

Contact Erin

Marion Rowe

IDD Program Specialist I

Contact Marion

Cori Seilhamer

MH Program Specialist I

Contact Cori

Nancy Strueber

MH Program Specialist I (CASSP)

Contact Nancy


Persons who are seeking Mental Health, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities or Early Intervention services, please call

Franklin/Fulton MH/IDD/EI: 1-717-264-5387 or email  

If you are in crisis and need immediate attention please contact Crisis Intervention Services: 717-264-2555 or 1-866-918-2555.

For Referrals and Intakes, or to schedule your child's evaluation, please call Service Access & Management (SAM) at 717-709-4321.

There are also many other resources that remain available to Pennsylvanians in need of support, including:

  • Support & Referral Helpline-toll-free, 24/7 at 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • The Spanish-language National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-888-628-9454

  • The Mental Health Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741-741

  • The Attorney General’s Safe2Say program is also still operating 24/7 and can be reached at 1-844-723-2729 or at


Franklin/Fulton County Mental Health, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and Early Intervention provides and partners with the community to provide services to individuals birth to three, children, adolescents and adults with a serious mental illness, an intellectual disability or a developmental delay.

MH/IDD/EI Administrator: Stacey Brookens
Deputy MH/IDD/EI Administrator: Erin Nye
Franklin County Human Services Administrator: Stacie Horvath
Fulton County Human Services contact: Julie Dovey


For more information, please contact us at

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Human Services Bldg
425 Franklin Farm Ln
Chambersburg, PA 17202
(717) 264-5387
Fax: (717) 263-0469
Office Hours: M - F, 8:30 - 4:30
Closed on weekends and all county observed holidays.