Office of Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities (formerly known as Mental Retardation)
The roles and responsibilities of the MH/ID Program were established by the MH/ID Act of 1966. Erie County MH/ID is regulated via the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) through the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), and the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). Through a contracted provider network, our office administers a broad array of services for individuals and families.
Department of Human Services Building
154 West Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16501-1303
8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday
Public funded Mental Health (MH), Intellectual Disabilities (ID), and Early Intervention (EI) services can be accessed by contacting Erie County Care Management (ECCM) and requesting an intake for MH, ID, or EI services.
ECCM's main location is:
1601 Sassafras Street
Erie, PA 16502
You can also visit their website at www.eriecountycaremanagement.org
ECCM's satellite location is:
45 East Washington Street
Corry, PA 16407
For more information about the various services available in Erie County, please see the following links:
ADA Roundtable Meetings:
The purpose of these meetings is to coordinate services for people with disabilities and to implement the Erie County ADA Transition Plan. The meetings are open to anyone who has in interest in ensuring that buildings and programs are accessible to people with disabilities. All meetings start at 2:00 PM at the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (3200 Lovell Place, Erie, PA 16503).
2017 Meeting Schedule:
January 17, 2017
April 11, 2017
July 18, 2017
October 10, 2017
If you or a loved one are currently experiencing a crisis such as depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide, please call Crisis Services at 814-456-2014 or 1-800-300-9558.