Adult Services


Acute Respite Care Program

The Acute Respite Care Program is a service of Lenape Valley Foundation that is available to adult residents (aged 18 and over) of Bucks County. The service is designed to be an alternative to inpatient psychiatric care and/or to provide a secure and safe environment within the community.
The Acute Respite Care Program provides staffing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, linkage to community-based behavioral health services, and medication education and management in a home-like setting in downtown Doylestown. The program can accommodate up to four individuals at one time, each having a private room.

All admissions must meet the following requirements:

  • Willingness to participate in individual and group activities
  • Capable of personal care and able to navigate stairs
  • Ability to avoid all alcohol and illegal drug use
  • Ability to avoid criminal behavior
  • Have a residence in place for discharge and be able to discharge two weeks after admission

For questions regarding the Acute Respite Care Program or to make a referral, please contact the program director at 215-345-7523. Referrals are taken 24 hours a day.


Crisis Services

If you, a friend, or family member are in crisis call the site nearest you.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Central Bucks Crisis

Located at Doylestown Hospital
595 W. State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901


Lower Bucks Acute Care Center

Located on the Grounds of
Lower Bucks Hospital
499 Bath Road
Bristol, PA 19007