Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS)

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Data Provided By
United Way of Berks County United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides pretrial services and reentry programming for individuals involved in the justice system 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.
Geographic AreaBerks
Agency TypeNon-profit
Hours of OperationMonday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Position484-260-3860
Physical Site Address 119 North 6th Street
Physical Site Address 24th Floor
Physical Site City, State, ZipReading, PA 19601
Main Phone484-260-3860
Emergency/After Hours Phone484-260-3860
Director Information
Director's NamePeggy Kershner
Director's PositionCo-Executive Director
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS)
Affiliated Programs: BCPS - Family and Friends Coping with Incarceration (FFCI)
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Affiliated Services: BCPS - Family and Friends Coping with Incarceration (FFCI)
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