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Educational programs at all levels within or outside the formal education system that provide innovative and flexible instruction, curriculums, grading systems, learning environments or degree requirements, a return to traditional educational values, or other alternatives to the ordinary system of instruction.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Abraxas Youth and Family ServicesTo provide an alternative to incarceration for male and female offenders, ages 14-18, who have drug and alcohol histories.ForestAbraxas Youth and Family ServicesAbraxas Youth and Family Services
Adelphoi Alternative EducationProvides alternative education options for youth who are struggling academically and behaviorally in a traditional school setting WestmorelandAlternative Education for Disturbed YouthAdelphoi
Adelphoi Village Academy in Indiana (Day Treatment Program)Education for dependent and delinquent teenagers. Alternative Education: Alternative school placement for youth ages 12 and up. Y.E.S.Program (Your Educational Success): An accelerataed credit recovery program (drop-out prevention) Community Service Program: Indiana Area School District and Adelphoi Village provide this program for students to work off community service hoursIndianaAdelphoi Village Academy in Indiana (Indiana Day Treatment)Adelphoi
Alternative Education Program – Berks CenterThe Alternative High School provides an opportunity for students to complete requirements for graduation in a non-traditional classroom. Various class sessions are held throughout the day to accommodate individual work and family schedules. Students work at a pace that meets their individual needs to complete academic credits as outlined by the home school district. Success and achievement is measured through the completion of assignments, unit tests and a final examination for each course. The ultimate reward is a traditional high school diploma from the home school.BerksAffinity Educational SolutionsFolium, Inc.
Alternative Education Program – Brown’s Mill CenterThe Alternative High School provides an opportunity for students to complete requirements for graduation in a non-traditional classroom. Various class sessions are held throughout the day to accommodate individual work and family schedules. Students work at a pace that meets their individual needs to complete academic credits as outlined by the home school district. Success and achievement is measured through the completion of assignments, unit tests and a final examination for each course. The ultimate reward is a traditional high school diploma from the home school.FranklinAffinity Educational SolutionsFolium, Inc.
Alternative Program for Incarcerated Youth - Central Intermediate Unit #10 - Clinton CountyThe IU provides daily education for youth in the detention center.ClintonCentral Intermediate Unit #10 - Development Center for Adults - Clinton CountyCentral Intermediate Unit #10
Bethesda Lutheran Services - Meadville Campus - Alternative EducationPennsylvania Department of Education approved private provider of Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY) services. We contract with local school districts to provide comprehensive academic instruction along with therapeutic and developmental counseling to assist them in meeting their behavioral goals and returning to the regular school setting.CrawfordBethesda Lutheran Services - Meadville CampusBethesda Lutheran Services
Community Service Foundation and Buxmont AcademyProvides alternative education programs for troubled and at-risk youth in eastern Pennsylvania. Students are boys and girls, grades 6 to 12, who are struggling with a wide range of behavioral and emotional problems, including: learning difficulties; drug and alcohol abuse; legal problems; family problems; impulsive or aggressive behavior; lack of self-esteem; mental health issues; ADD/ADHD; oppositional defiance disorder; sexual, physical or emotional abuse; truancy; school suspensions and expulsions.NorthamptonCommunity Service Foundation and Buxmont AcademyCommunity Service Foundation and Buxmont Academy
Educational ProgramsCenters are in operation during tradition school day hours. Affinity Educational Solutions is an approved private provider of Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Programs by the PA Department of Education.FranklinAffinity Educational SolutionsFolium, Inc.
Holy Family Institute Alternative and Special EducationProvides students with individualized educational resources and the supportive environment they need to return to their home school district or regular classroom. Career development is offered within the classroom to prepare students with skills need to obtain employment after graduation. HFI operates Chatham Day School and Holy Family Institute East Day School and classroom services by contract are available at area school districts.AlleghenyHoly Family Institute Alternative and Special Education SchoolHoly Family Institute
Keystone Smiles Community Learning CenterAs a community-based, nonprofit organization, Keystone SMILES Community Learning Center provides schools and other community based organizations with the National Service Resources needed to tutor, mentor and provide hands-on service learning programs aimed to increase academic engagement of students across their 10 county service region. Keystone SMILES does this through: Recruiting and training AmeriCorps Members to provide educational services to their communities Mobilizing volunteers to serve alongside AmeriCorps members in education based programming Partnering with schools and other community-based organizations who are intent on improving the lives of our youth. Coordinating Preschool, Alternative Education, After-School, Summer STEM, and hands-on Job-Skills programs in Clarion, Mercer and Venango Counties in PA.ClarionKeystone Smiles Community Learning CenterKeystone Smiles Community Learning Center
Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Teambuilding Wellness InitiativeLCCAP implements various Teambuilding Physical Activities designed to improve not only the physical health of local teens but also their social/mental health. LCCAP implements interactive, physical, teambuilding activities for various schools, alternative education, and career and tech centers in Lawrence County. These physical activities although fun to complete are actually designed to assist and teach youth concepts related to Cooperation, Goal Setting, Communication, Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution, and Personal Challenge. Through active participation, youth improve social and emotional development in these areas. No income guidelines apply.LawrenceLawrence County Community Action Partnership - Health and EducationLawrence County Community Action Partnership
Lion's Pride Academy, Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12Alternative education option that serves both regular and special education students in grades K-6 Educational placement for students referred by school districts and charter schools due to behavioral difficulties or for transitions from more restrictive placements Provides students with replacement skills and prepares them for successful placements back into a less restrictive educational setting Provides comprehensive educational programming with therapeutic and transitional components as well as positive behavior supports and interventionsYorkLincoln Intermediate Unit 12, York Learning CenterLincoln Intermediate Unit 12
Sarah Reed Children's Center - Bayfront Alternative Education ProgramBAEP provides a blend of traditional and web-based curricula combined with hands-on, STEM-focused maritime projects and activities.ErieSarah Reed Children's Center - Bayfront Alternative Education ProgramSarah Reed Children's Center
Virtuous AcademyAcademy serving the underserved youth of the Mon Valley area. Seeks to rebuild the community through academics, art and respect. Small class sizes, low tuition rates, and a challenging curriculum targeted at raising youth's self esteem and ensuring their academic success. Strict discipline, community service, and arts programming. Breakfast and lunch served. Students are given personalized attention. AlleghenyVirtuous AcademyVirtuous Academy

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