The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc.

Day Treatment


Campus-based Program located at:
Children's Aid Home Programs
1476 N. Center Ave
Somerset, 15501

Programming occurs Monday through Friday from 8:00am-2:30pm
Summer programming is not available.

Admission Criteria:

  • The child must be enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
  • The child’s behaviors must be assessed by the treatment team to determine suitability within the current program structure and population, IQ +60 and not identified as requiring life skills programming.
  • The child/family must participate in a face-to-face interview and program orientation with treatment team members.
  • The parent/guardian must consent to a release of information to obtain relevant history containing treatment issues and concerns from agencies, schools, and prior service providers for the treatment team to review.
  • The child must be referred by a participating school district.

Program Goals:

  • Identify each child’s strengths and talents.
  • Assist children with achieving goals.
  • Assist children with managing behavioral issues, which interfere with and impair his/her functioning.
  • Assist children in the evaluation of his/her behaviors and development of alternatives for making positive changes.
  • Assist children with involvement in activities and relationships, which are need fulfilling and socially responsible.
  • Assist children with learning and using problem solving/decision making skills.
  • Assist children by planning for and working toward reintegration to public school.
  • Assist children with creating successful experiences to enhance their self-confidence and self-worth.

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Contact Information


For Day Treatment Program
- Melissa Pelesky, Director
mpelesky@cahprogram.org

Phone: (814) 443-1637
Fax: (814) 445-8481
The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc.