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Individuals who are younger than age 18.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Adelphoi Residential Substance Abuse Treatment ProgramTeaches youth alternatives to chemical use. Provides a staff-secure environment for youth that have identified problems with substance abuse. Youth attend classes at Adelphoi RK Charter School. The average length of stay is 6 to 10 months. Through treatment interventions which include Choice Theory, Group Process, Contingency Contracting, Child Management, Balanced and Restorative Justice, Permanency Planning, and a 12-step model of recovery-based treatment, youth are able to recover from chemical dependency and develop a healthy lifestyle.WestmorelandSubstance Abuse Treatment ProgramAdelphoi
After School ProgramAfter school program for middle school students. Call for more detailsCumberlandMount Calvary Episcopal ChurchMount Calvary Episcopal Church
Agape-Satyagraha TrainingTeach youth anger management, conflict resolution and problem solving skills.DauphinFirst Church of the BrethrenBrethren Community Ministries
AHEDD, CumberlandAHEDD is a private, nonprofit specialized human resource organization that began in 1977. Everything AHEDD does is geared toward assisting individuals with disabilities to maximize their independence, move toward their financial goals, and be fully included in the workplace. CumberlandAHEDD, CumberlandAHEDD, Inc.
Alateen, Cumberland CountyMUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPCumberlandTrinity Lutheran Church, Cumberland CountyAl-Anon Family Groups
Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Mental Health ProgramServices include: - Crisis services; - Outpatient therapy; - Partial hospitalization; - Community treatment; - Administrative case management; - Intensive case management; - Coordination of resources; - Housing services; - Psychiatric rehabilitation services; - Children's servicesBucksBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Bucks; WarminsterBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs
Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Mental Retardation ProgramOffers case management/service coordination, referrals and consultation; supported and community living arrangements; vocational services.BucksBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Bucks; WarminsterBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs
Camp Can-Do, American Cancer Society, York CountyCamp Can Do is a camp sponsored by the American Cancer Society and provides a normal, active and safe camp experience where children can celebrate life while living through their cancer journey. Campers will explore the outdoors, swim, fish, boat, work with arts and crafts, and spend a day at Hershey Park among other activities. Camp Can Do takes place in cabins at Gretna Glen Camp & Retreat, located in Mt. Gretna, PA amp Can Do is an experience provided at NO COST to all campers. Volunteer Pediatric Oncology doctors and nurses are available around-the-clock to administer routine chemotherapy, arrange for blood counts, handle medical emergencies that may arise, and adjust any program to meet campers’ needs. YorkAmerican Cancer Society, York CountyAmerican Cancer Society - Southeast Region - Pennsylvania
Club Impact 2Club Impact 2 includes children from the neighborhood and church who are aged four through fourteen. We meet every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30pm for games, snacks, and more importantly, to learn about God and how God would have us to live.CumberlandBaughman Memorial United Methodist ChurchBaughman Memorial United Methodist Church
Counseling ProgramCounseling services include: individual, family, couples and play therapy. Counseling focuses on developing stronger self-esteem, improving communication and conflict resolution skills while maximizing peer and family relationships. Topics may include life transitions and loss, family relationship issues, identity issues, parenting difficulties, school related behavioral issues and substance abuse issues. Special programming for alternative sentencing including underage drinking, anger management, retail theft and DUI Intervention counseling.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
Drop-In, Lewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood ActionYouth come to the LUMIINA Center youth interact with their peers and adult chaperones who are supervising the evening. They may choose to play basketball, volleyball or other gym activities. They may also play board games or may simply like to talk to their friends and adults.MifflinLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood ActionLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood Action
Environment Erie - Earth ActionProvides youth with education about environmental issues affecting their community and are encouraged to develop projects to effect change.ErieEnvironment ErieEnvironment Erie
GLBT National Youth TalklineThe GLBT National Youth Talkline provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for youths dealing with gender issues.GLBT National Help Center HotlinesGLBT National Help Center
Good News Fund/Shoe Our ChildrenProvides shoes for all needy children throughout the area.MercerGood News Fund/Shoe Our ChildrenGood News Fund/Shoe Our Children
Joshua House OfficeAt-risk youth mentoring organization. The Joshua Group is a mentoring program for teenage youth. The program offers the following services: Educational support; Job searching skills; GED certificate training, goal setting; PA drivers license training; and guidance in implementing skills necessary for independent living plans. DauphinThe Joshua GroupThe Joshua Group
JusticeWorks YouthCare - Indiana OfficeProvides a variety of in-home services including STOPP (Short-term Therapeutic Outreach to Prevent Placements) JustCare, Family Group Decision Making, Nurturing Parenting, VIP (Violation Initiative Program) Why Try and Independent Living services to youth and families in Indiana County.IndianaJusticeWorks YouthCare - Indiana OfficeJusticeWorks YouthCare
JusticeWorks YouthCare - Lehigh and Northampton OfficeProvide innovative solutions for juvenile courts and child welfare agencies. LehighJusticeWorks YouthCare - Lehigh and Northampton OfficeJusticeWorks YouthCare
JusticeWorks YouthCare - Reading OfficeIn home services (case management and skill building) provided to families involved with Children and Youth Services or the Juvenile Probation OfficeBerksJusticeWorks YouthCare - Reading OfficeJusticeWorks YouthCare
KidshapePinnacleHealth is proud to host Eat Smart/Play Smart (formerly known as Kidshape), an eight-week, fun-filled program that helps overweight children-ages 6-14-become healthy. If a child's Body Mass Index (BMI) falls within the obese category, he or she qualifies for this FREE program. KidShape employs only degree, certified instructors in nutrition, mental health and physical education using interactive games, cooking demonstrations and minimal discussion to uncover habits, choices and learn how to make better ones in order to lead a healthy, productive life.DauphinHarrisburg HospitalCommunity Health Education
Lake Erie Youth ROAD Crew They educate, promote and support drug-free youth who care for the safety and health of self, peers, family and community. Youth reaching out to other youth, getting involved in their communities.ErieLake Erie Youth ROAD Crew Lake Erie Youth ROAD Crew
Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS) - Youth Employment and TrainingHelps youth enhance their job readiness skills, obtain an industry-recognized certification in Customer Service or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and obtain a job or post-secondary school placement. The program provides one year of follow-up support.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS)Liberty Lutheran
Make-A-Wish Foundation - ErieGrant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.ErieMake-A-Wish Foundation - ErieMake-A-Wish Foundation
Make-A-Wish Foundation, Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley - Lancaster OfficeHow Wishes are Granted: 1.) Wish Referral : The child's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) should make a referral by phoning (717) 295-6684 2.) A child's medical eligibility is determined with the help of their treating physician. The child's treating physician makes the final determination of whether the child is medically eligible and able to participate in the wish. 3.) A volunteer wish team is assigned to coordinate the wish-granting process. Usually, wishes are limited only by a child's imagination. Once a chapter approves the child's wish, the wish team sets out to make it come true. Volunteer opportunities availableLancasterMake-A-Wish Foundation, Philadelphia & Susquehanna ValleyMake-A-Wish Foundation
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Summer CampOffers a fun and safe outdoor experience, along with opportunities to engage in a variety of activities such as horseback riding, swimming, adaptive sports, arts and crafts, camp dances and much moreDauphinMuscular Dystrophy Association Inc.Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc.
Office for Dispute ResolutionODR administers the mediation and due process procedures available for special education disputes. A Hearing Officer Settlement Conference (Hosc) is a service where parties who are close to a resolution, but have identifiable roadblocks, can collaborate with a sitting hearing officer to see if those roadblocks can be overcome before a hearing. In addition, ODR offers a creating agreement training to parents and schools. IEP Facilitation is also available through ODR. Special Education Consultline, a toll-free assistance line for parents, is also a service of ODR. The Consultline number is 1-800-879-2301DauphinOffice for Dispute ResolutionOffice for Dispute Resolution
Peoples Light and Theatre Company - Youth ClassesSUMMERSTAGE AT PEOPLE’S LIGHT: Summerstage offers youth ages 7-18 an opportunity to work in close collaboration with professional theater artists. Students are immersed in the theatre-making process, experiencing acting, movement, music, and design. All programs culminate with presentations for family, friends, and theatre staff. Scholarships are available to those who qualify.Chester*Main Site (Peoples Light & Theatre Company)Peoples Light and Theatre Company
Prevention ProgramAldersgate's Prevention Program works with schools and the community to empower teens and adults, improve parenting skills, enhance self-esteem and to reduce and prevent substance abuse. Community and School- based presentations to children and their parents and adolescent outreach groups are key components of this service.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
Private Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette - Summer Work for YouthProvides eligible residents with summer and year-round work experience. Individuals could work up to 40 hours a week for $9.00/hour. Earn money, gain job skills and build a resume.WestmorelandYouth ProgramsPrivate Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette
Riverside AssociatesPsychological services including assessment and treatment for children and adults.DauphinRiverside Associates, PCRiverside Associates, PC
Salvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon County - Children's ProgramThe Salvation Army of Huntingdon provides a Children's Program Tuesday nights to help them with homework, be read a Bible story, and given a warm meal. There is also tutoring Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights for referred children.HuntingdonSalvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon CountySalvation Army of Huntingdon
School-Based ProgramsAldersgate's School-Based Programs collaborate with local schools to provide direct support to at-risk students from elementary through high school. Services include individual counseling, classroom programming and small support groups during the school day. Programming is designed to address poor school performance and problematic behaviors, in-school reactions to family stress, depression/anxiety, poor social/ communication skills and drug and alcohol issues. Services tend to be short term and problem solving focused. Aldersgate staff work closely with school support staff, Student Assistance Programs, Instructional Support Teams, guidance counselors and school psychologists. Referral information, community linkages and assessments are provided to students and their families.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
Substance Abuse Alternatives ProgramAldersgate's unique Substance Abuse Alternatives Program, SAA, offers teens cited for underage drinking an opportunity to discuss and evaluate the impact of personal choices on their lives. This is a 6 hour psychoeducational class program that is accepted by most area District Justices, School Districts and Youth Aid Panels as part of an alternative sentencing diversion program. In a peer supported environment teens learn about the physical and legal risks of underage drinking and drug use as well as other at risk behaviors.The group program is designed to encourage youth to explore such topics as decision-making, values, responsibility and trust. The SAA format incorporates interactive group exercises, lecture and discussion. This program has over a 20 year history of success. District justices, police officers,youth aid panel case workers, parents and school officials all refer to this program.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
Summer Reading ProgramProvides each child with a brand new book on his or her own grade level that they can read and enjoy while school is not in session.CumberlandTrinity Evangelical Lutheran ChurchBountiful Blessings
Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.*Main Site (NAMI Headquarters) (NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness)National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania - Montgomery; LansdaleNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.Norristown, PA Office - Catholic Social ServicesNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.Pottstown, PA Office - Creative Health ServicesNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh - Urban Pride Healthy & Safe Youth ProgramThe URBAN PRIDE Healthy and Safe Youth Program will serve 280 high risk, underserved youth, ages 6 through 24, primarily African American and residing in the Allegheny County communities of the City of Duquesne and Northview Heights. The selection criteria for program participants will be based upon youth residency, identification of risk factors related to poor academic achievement and school attendance, prior involvement in the juvenile or child welfare systems, drug/alcohol problems, teen parenthood and risk factors related to poor health.AlleghenyUrban Pride Healthy & Safe Youth ProgramUrban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf - Summer CampsThe Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) has two camps, one overnight and one day-camp for children with loss. Both Amazing Adventures and Imaginasium Overnight Camp provide children with activities and fun camping experiences.AlleghenyWestern Pennsylvania School for the DeafWestern Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
YMCA of Lock Haven - Youth ProgramsOur Youth Fitness Center is a fun and safe place for youth ages 7-13 to socialize, exercise, and have positive interactions with peers and YMCA Staff. Use of the Youth Fitness Center is free for YMCA members, and the Center is always staffed by responsible and engaging YMCA team members. Treadmills, interactive stationary bikes, strength training equipment, and a foosball table provide plenty of possibilities for healthy activity for your child.ClintonYMCA of Lock HavenYMCA of the USA
YouthDaily summer activities include basketball, sports, playground program, golf lessons, day camp, tennis lessons; winter activities include babysitting certification, fitness, bowling and swimming.DauphinLower Paxton Township Parks & RecreationLower Paxton Township Parks & Recreation

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