Children's Aid Society of Mercer County - Creating Foundations

Creating Foundations


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceCreating Foundations is a mentoring program modeled after “Safe Families for Children” in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The purpose of this program is to connect youth and young adults who are between the ages of 14-26 and who are aging out of the Pennsylvania foster care system with a mentor or mentor family who will assist them with the transition into adulthood. The goal of making these connections is that they develop into a lifelong support for the young adults in the program.
LocationMercer
Geographical AreaNorthwestern PA
Intake ProcedureYouth are referred by CYS - JPO
Helpful TipsChildren's Aid Society will educate and train the mentors.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityYouth and young adults who are between the ages of 14-26 and who are aging out of the Pennsylvania foster care system.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Mr. Ken Laaks
Contact's Position SWAN Caseworker/Supervisor
Contact's Phone 724-662-4730 ext. 35
Contact's Email kenl@zoominternet.net
Physical Site Address 1 350 West Market Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Mercer, PA 16137
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 167
Mailing City, State, Zip Mercer, PA 16137
Main Phone 724-662-4730
Fax 724-662-4295
Service Location Email KenL@zoominternet.net
Web Address http://www.casmercer.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Children's Aid Society of Mercer County
Affiliated Program: Creating Foundations
This Service: Children's Aid Society of Mercer County - Creating Foundations
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mentoring Programs (PH-1400.5000)