Council on Chemical Abuse

Council on Chemical Abuse

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Data Provided By
United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides countywide leadership in the development and implementation of policies, programs, and a system of prevention and intervention services that prevent the onset of illegal alcohol, tobacco and drug use and treatment services that promote recovery from addiction to all substances.

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services- TASC provided assessment and evaluation services for individuals and determines eligibility for public funded services.

Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services-
Prevention Program provides alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention services at no cost to Berks County schools and community organizations.
Geographical AreaBerks
Intake ProcedureIndividuals in need of drug and alcohol treatment are referred to TASC (Treatment Access Services Center) at 610-375-4426

Individuals, schools, and community groups requesting prevention services are referred to contact the Council on Chemical Abuse Prevention Program at 610-375-8699.
Helpful TipsCall for information on free smoking cessation classes.

Naloxone kits are available for agencies and first responders. Must complete a training on how to administer Naloxone.
Client Information
Target PopulationSubstance Abuse
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityBerks County Residents; individuals, schools, community groups requesting prevention services
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Marcia Goodman-Hinnershitz
Contact's Position Director of Planning and Resource Development
Contact's Phone 610-376-8669
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 601 Penn Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 600
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19601
Main Phone 610-376-8669
Hotline Phone Drug and Alcohol Hotline- 610-988-8186
Emergency/After Hours Phone Drug and Alcohol Hotline- 610-988-8186
Fax 610-376-8423
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Council on Chemical Abuse
Affiliated Program: Council on Chemical Abuse
This Service: Council on Chemical Abuse
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Smoking/Vaping Cessation (RX-8450.7900)
Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention (RX-8250)