Behavioral Health and Justice Division


1601 Market Street
7th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19103

Phone 215.546.0300

Fax 215.790.2634

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Behavioral Health and Justice Division (formerly Behavioral Health and Justice Related Services) envisions a Philadelphia where every individual achieves health, well-being, and self-determination. In order to attain this vision BHJD is committed to providing equal opportunities for treatment, support, and community integration for justice involved Philadelphians with behavioral health challenges. Cross system collaborative partnerships are critical BHJD’s work characterize every BHJD initiative. These partners include: The First Judicial District Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court, Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department, Philadelphia Department of Prisons and its physical and mental health service providers(Centurion and Corizon Correctional Health Care), Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Philadelphia Defender Association, Managing Director’s Office, the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the internal partners within the entire Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services. Despite the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, BHJD continued its cross systems work as detailed below.  

2020 BHJD ongoing work:

Visit the BHJD site at DBHIDS

New Initiatives for 2020:

Initiatives in the Planning Stages: