Friendship House
Fiendship House Team Building

If you or a family member are in immediate crisis, please call 911.

Friendship House has a range of programs and services to meet the needs of children, adolescents and adults. Please review the information below to enable you to help you find appropriate services as quickly as possible.



Alex J. Hazzouri President/Chief Executive Officer 570-510-1338
James R. Martin Executive Vice President Ext. 1012
Christine A. Gilroy Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Ext. 1010
Debbie Zielinski Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer 570-207-9193
Judith Neri Executive Director of Services Ext. 1062
Lauryn Cleveland Executive Director of Administration Ext. 1013
Fax: 570-341-9736
1509 Maple Street, Scranton, PA 18505

Mental Health Services

Phone: 570-344-1115
Fax: 570-344-1165
After hours – leave message in General Mailbox
1509 Maple Street, Scranton, PA 18505
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Phone: 570-309-6890
823 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: 570-281-6222
Fax: 570-281-6336
1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield, PA 18433

Autism Services

Phone: 570-342-8305
Fax: 570-344-1105
Referrals: 570-342-8305 Ext. 1098
1509 Maple Street, Scranton, PA 18505

Child Welfare Services

Adoption/Foster Care/Kinship Care

Cara Kobeski, Program Manager
Phone: 570-342-8305 Ext. 1041 or 1-800-588-0058
Emergency, after hours and on call 570-351-8056
Fax: 570-341-9736
1509 Maple Street, Scranton, PA 18505
Adoption/Foster Care/Kinship Care

Jeffrey Briggs, Managing Director
Phone: 215-438-6665
Admissions and on-call: 215-850-8684
Fax: 215-438-5320
7500 Germantown Rd, Suite 005 Philadelphia, PA 19119
Adoption/Foster Care/Kinship Care

Brenda Michael, Senior Program Manager
Phone: 610-327-2200
Emergency, after hours and on call 610-417-3352
Fax: 610-327-2203
1200 East High Street, Suite 303, Pottstown, PA 19464
Group Home

Chyleen Chumard, Program Director
Phone: 570-622-5015
Fax: 570-622-2967
351 South Second Street, P.O. Box 835, Pottsville, PA 17901