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PENNSYLVANIA RESOURCE PAGE

WELCOME TO THE PENNSYLVANIA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.
You will see the term “perinatal” in these pages. We use perinatal to mean the time during pregnancy, birth, and through the first year postpartum.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

Jodie Hnatkovich
Pittsburgh

412-605-4211 TEXT OR CALL
jodie.hnatkovich@gmail.com
Jodie is on leave until Dec. 1, 2018.  Please contact Jennifer C. (below).

Jennifer Coccaro
Greater Pittsburgh Area
jennifercoccaro1@gmail.com

Ana Gelman
Greater Philadelphia Area: Philadelphia County, Delaware County, Chester County
267-589-9834 TEXT OR CALL
AnaLauraGelman@gmail.com

Erin Saddic
Greater Philadelphia Area
610-931-5547 (Calls only, please)
If you get my voicemail, please leave a message and I’ll return your call as soon as possible.
erinsaddic4@gmail.com

Tricia Steele
Central PA
570-560-4715
tltsteele@gmail.com

April Gabriel-Ferretti
Lehigh Valley
267-987-4016 TEXT OR CALL
agabrielferretti@gmail.com

Nicole Moore
NW Pennsylvania
814-580-6259 TEXT OR CALL
psi.nicolemoore18@gmail.com

Cara Koslow
NE Pennsylvania
610-597-5827 TEXT OR CALL
caramkoslow@gmail.com

Ashleigh Riehl
Southwestern PA – Westmoreland, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, Bedford, Fayette Counties
724-374-4155 TEXT OR CALL
ashleigh.riehl@gmail.com


PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


PENNSYLVANIA PSI CHAPTER


PENNSYLVANIA PSI SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

Information on local resources and support groups:
www.ppdphilly.com
215-685-5247

The Mom’s Place Support Group
Camp Hill
Address: 503 N 21st Street Room 1415
When: Every Tuesday from 6pm-7:30
Infants up to 15 months are welcome.
The family Night session is no longer a part of the group.

Child of My Heart Support Group
Camp Hill
Pregnancy and child loss grief support (miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS)
Address:
503 N 21st Street Room 1415
When: Second Monday of each month 6pm-8pm

Postpartum Depression Project
SUPPORT MEETINGS-Washington Health Systems
1. Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center
240 wellness way
conference room a
every Wednesday @ 6:30 pm
(call or check facebook during inclement weather conditions)
NO FEE OR REGISTRATION
2. Seasonal Programs (call for more information)
3. Mommy & Me Workout
Bright Beginnings-Strong Bonds (first time moms)
Moms with More (moms with multiple children)
Contact information: 724-705-7993
Ppdp87@hotmail.com|
Ppdproject.com
Facebook: ppdp87
Our focus at Postpartum depression Project is to provide social and emotional support in an environment that ensures acceptance, integrity, and education to the mothers dealing with postpartum depression.  Advancing a healthy understanding to communities, those affected, and healthcare providers.

West Chester Postpartum Adjustment Support Group
Third Tuesday of each month. 7:00pm-8:30pm.
Free and open to all pregnant and postpartum moms.
West Chester Area YMCA
Email Erin @ erinsaddic4@gmail.com for more information.

Out of the Blue: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
Pittsburgh, PA
meets weekly; location in transition
please contact Amy Lewis, LCSW before first attendance for current time and location
amy@socialemotionalchange.com
412-532-6622

Phoenixville Postpartum Adjustment Support Group
Phoennixville Hospital
140 Nutt Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(Medical Office Building II Third Floor, Conference Center)
Meets 4th Wednesday of every month
Telephone: Kathy Wilson 610-983-1250

Postpartum Depression Support Group
Hershey, PA
Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month
at 5:30 to 6:30
Health Library Rm 206
35 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA
Led by Jennifer Ruth, MD
Call for more information
Telephone: 717.531.3908

Baby Steps Support Group
Pittsburgh – South Hills area
St. Clair Hospital
1000 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Fourth Floor Medical Library
Regular Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact KATHE DVORSAK, MSN, RN for more information
Telephone: 412-942-4850
Email

Lancaster Moms Supporting Moms – FACEBOOK
https://www.facebook.com/groups/965929276797196/
anyone who’s interested can search Facebook and request to join.
We have counselors, therapists, nurses, and of course lots of moms. We have 81 members and 3 admins.
We are looking into organizing discussions about PPD with our member experts and also play dates for moms and children.
Any resources, suggestions, etc. are welcome!
Please feel free to call or text me with any questions.
Anna Kennedy  717-575-7896

Support Group – Wellspan Health
York
2nd Monday of the month; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
York Hospital Childbirth and Family Education Queensgate Towne Center
2017 Springwood Road in York
Childcare is not provided, but please feel free to bring your baby with you!
This is a new mother group, but it is not exclusive to postpartum depression.
Contact: Wendy McDowell
Telephone: 717.851.4305
wmcdowell@wellspan.org
ADJUSTING TO MOTHERHOOD SUPPORT GROUP
Email

Mom’s Place Support Group
Lemoyne
Every Tuesday evening, 6pm-7:30pm
20 Erford Road, Suite 11
Lemoyne, PA 17043
Moms and infants up to 1 year are welcome.
Every sixth session is “family night” where partners and siblings can attend.
Contact: Holy Spirit Hospital
Telephone: 717.763.2200
Email

New Mom’s Support group
Mt. Airy
Maternal Wellness Cente
Mondays, 10:30 am
Telephone: 215.713.2666
Website

Postpartum Adjustment Support Group for Moms
Carlisle
Women’s Center of Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Meets every other Monday at 6pm
Babies in arms welcome
Telephone: 717.960.3409

Shelter From the Rain
West Chester
Perinatal/Postpartum Mental Health Support Group
FREE support group for mothers or moms-to-be who want to connect with other mommas!
2nd Friday of every month 10:00 am
Location:
Chester County Hospital
701 E Marshall Street
Mira Room (First Floor)
Please use our free valet service
Facilitated by Mitzy Liriano, BSN, MS
Maternal Mental Health Specialist
Telephone: 915-471-0621
Lisa Shallis, BSN, RNC-OB
Babies and young children welcome!
ChesterCountyHospGroup

Through the Blues
Lycoming County
A theraputic support group for women with perinatal mood disorders and their loved ones meets in Williamsport, PA
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8pm
Contact: Facilitator 570-560-4715
Babies are Welcome!

Postpartum Depression Support Group
NEPA, PA
Time: 5:30pm-7pm First and Third Sunday of each month
Location: Procare Dickson City
542 Boulevard Ave
Dickson City, PA 18519
Contact: Cara or Amy
Telephone: 610-597-5827
Email


EDUCATION & EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.
UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis with any questions.

Postpartum Support International.