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Cumberland-Perry Counties Children and Adolescent Service System Program
Cumberland-Perry Counties Children and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) is a service of the Cumberland and Perry Counties Mental Health / Mental Retardation Program. Elementary School-Based CASSP’s mission is to enhance opportunities for the successful educational, emotional, familial, physical and social functioning of elementary school-aged children who may be at risk in one or more areas. The services of the social service worker are offered free of charge.

Elementary School-Based CASSP helps families and schools access community resources which may include help with:

Basic Needs: food, clothing, shelter / housing
Behavior Management
Financial Matters
Medical Needs
School Concerns
Summer Programs
Support Groups

The Social Services Worker who works with Iron Forge Elementary is Ms. Courtney Salmon. She can be contacted by phone:  717-574-7327 or by e-mail:  [email protected]  

Agency contact information is:
Cumberland-Perry MH/MR
CASSP School-Based Program
Human Services Building
16 W. High St., Suite 301
Carlisle, PA 17013-2963
Phone (717) 258-6320
Fax (717) 240-6415
E-Mail:[email protected]

· SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps-Online or via phone
Help Line- 1-800-692-7462

· Central Pennsylvania Food Bank-717.564.1700
3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109  

· Utility Assistance - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  

· Health Care/Medical Assistance-1-866-550-4355  

· 2-1-1 United Way-Call: 2-1-1