BCPS/ Berks Connections Pretrial Services


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Data Provided By
United Way of Berks County United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides both pretrial services and reentry programming for inmates and returning citizens, as well as services for their children and loved ones. Reentry workforce development and housing programs equip returning citizens with the tools and support necessary to become productive members of our community. Family Connections programs serve to lessen the negative impact on children and families affected by parental incarceration. Additionally, BCPS serves as the court appointed County Pretrial Services agency with services focused on interviewing and assessing defendants’ risk and providing the information to the Court, supervising defendants on pretrial release, and providing staffing and assistance to the county’s diversionary programs.
LocationBerks
Geographic AreaBerks
Funded ByUW, Berks County, Fed- HUD and Individual Donors
Agency TypeNon-profit
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone610-478-6920
Contact's Emailinfo@countyofberks.org
Physical Site Address 1633 Court Street
Physical Site Address 216th Floor, Berks County Courthouse
Physical Site City, State, ZipReading, PA 19601
Main Phone610-478-6920
Emergency/After Hours Phone610-478-6920
Fax610-478-6921
Emailinfo@countyofberks.org
Web Addresswww.berksconnections.org
 
Director Information
Director's NamePeggy Kershner
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone610-478-6920
Director's Emailpkershner@countyofberks.com
 
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