How can I change our custody order? 

Contact the custody office.

How do I become a foster parent? 

Ask to speak to Nancy Bernecky-Resource Parent Coordinator at Blair County Children, Youth, and Families.

What rights do grandparents have? 

According to the Pennsylvania Custody and Grandparents' Visitation Act, grandparents may petition a court for partial custody and visitation under specific circumstances:

  • Upon the death of a birth parent.
  • When parents are divorced or have been separated for six months or more.


If the child you are concerned about is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, contact Blair County Children and Youth, and Families at 814-693-3130.

You can also report directly to Childline 1-800-932-0313 or electronically at Child Welfare Portal

Blair County Courthouse
423 Allegheny St. Suite 132
Hollidaysburg, Pa 16648

P 814-693-3130