Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center

Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides community and wilderness based services for at-risk and court-adjudicated youth and young adults

Wilderness Challenge, Boiling Springs PA
Adjudicated males 13-18 years
Short-term outdoor mobile program

Center Point Day Treatment, Boiling Springs PA
Referred males and females 11-19 years
Day treatment program

Flight Program
Any male 17-24 years
(Adams, Bucks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Perry, York)
Mentoring and training program for youth aging out of system

WAP (Weekend Alternative Program), Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated males 12-18 years
10 weekends

GWAP (Weekend Alternative Program), Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated females 12-18 years
10 weekends

Bridge, Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated males 11-18 years
150 days

Bridge Prep, Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post adjudicated males and females 17-18 years
30-45 days

Turning Point, Lancaster PA
Evening Reporting Center for males
Alternative to secure detention
Geographical AreaAdams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureReferrals from any county juvenile courts or children and youth services or other social service agency. Private referrals considered. Decisions are made on a case to case basis. Will not accepts those with severe psychological or emotional issues.
Intake RequirementsCase history, physical exam, medical records, court order
Client Information
EligibilityVaries per program:
Youth, age 13 to 18 years
Adults, age 18 to 25 years
Hours of Operation Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Program hours vary
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 717-960-6700
Contact's Email wildernesscenter@diakon.org
Physical Site Address 1 571 Mountain Road
Physical Site Address 2 PO BOX 10
Physical Site City, State, Zip Boiling Springs, PA 17007
Main Phone 717-960-6700
Other Phone 877-342-5667
Fax 717-258-9408
Service Location Email brodej@diakon.org
Web Address www.diakon.org/youth
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
Affiliated Program: Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center
This Service: Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Wilderness Therapy Programs (PH-6200.9200)