|Bartko Foundation||The Bartko Foundation is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to invest in the self-sufficiency of single minority mothers. A social worker must submit the application on behalf of the mother. The application may be downloaded from the web site.||Allegheny||Bartko Foundation||Bartko Foundation|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh - Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services||Catholic Charities offers support and assistance to expectant and new parents up to two years postpartum, including pregnancy tests, parenting education, guidance, and infant care essentials.||Allegheny||Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.|
|Centro Hispano Daniel Torres - Early Childhood Education and Parental Engagement Initiatives||Nationally recognized program to target low-income Spanish-speaking families. Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors is endorsed by the Families in Schools, whose mission is to involve parents and communities in their children's education in order to achieve life-long success, through leadership skills and cultural values.
||Berks||Centro Hispano Daniel Torres||Centro Hispano Daniel Torres|
|Character and Leadership Development Boys and Girls Club of NEPA||Leadership Program is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program. The goal of the program is to help boys and girls develop and adopt a healthy attitude and lifestyle, as well as acquire and maintain a positive self-concept, sound decision-making skills and mentor relationship.||Lackawanna||Boys and Girls Club of NEPA||Boys and Girls Club of NEPA|
|Daemion Counseling Center - Individual Counseling||Designed for individuals who are working toward understanding themselves more fully and creating positive change in their lives.
Through individual counseling, people can talk confidentially with an objective professional to gain insight and find solutions for problems in their lives.
Who Is It For?
-People seeking personal growth and enrichment.
-People dissatisfied with their life choices.
-People suffering from depression and/or anxiety.
-People dealing with loss and/or trauma.
-People facing major life adjustments.
What Is Involved?
Individual counseling is designed to help people gain the tools necessary to make decisions that will enhance their lives. People suffering from conflict, depression, anxiety, or loneliness will learn to identify their feelings and explore ways to understand and deal with negative emotions.
How Does Individual Counseling Work?
-Discuss present problems or goals.
-Determine past coping skills.
-Learn tools and techniques for change.
-Explore current life-style and feelings.
-Assess personal resources.
-Examine patterns of relating to others.
-Develop necessary strategies to achieve goals.
-Implement new behaviors, decisions, and choices.
||Chester||*Main Site (Daemion Counseling Center)||Daemion Counseling Center|
|Family Advocacy Program (FAP)||Preventive education and training in parenting skills, stress management, child abuse; assistance for those using military counseling services such as abused women shelters, preventive services, community education, community resources, and services for children and families.||Cumberland||Army Community Service Carlisle Barracks||Army Community Service Carlisle Barracks|
|Joshua Achievement Center - Rehabilitation Center||Offers mentoring, life skills training, education, job placement, drug and alcohol recovery, housing, transitional living facilities and spiritual revitalization.||Philadelphia||Joshua Achievement Center - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia||Joshua Achievement Center|
|Leadership York, Community Leadership Programs||Board Development-Training for non-profit agency executive directors and their governing board of directors.
Executive Connections-A community education course for CEOs, vice presidents, and managers who are new to the area or new to their leadership role and looking to expand their connection to the community. The program connects participants with York County’s key leaders, services, and culture. We offer discounted rates for spouses/partners. Runs March through May (five sessions).
Future Leaders of York- High school sophomores and juniors learn to become lifelong, responsible, active participants in their hometown community. Runs September through May.
Leadership for Diverse Schools- Designed for educators and staff. Educators learn to interact more effectively with diverse populations of students, parents, and colleagues.
Leadership Training Program-A nine-month, experiential course on York County history and community issues. Participants fine-tune their leadership skills, enhance their knowledge, and receive guidance in choosing and applying for a board, elected, or appointed position. Provides access to additional opportunities for partnerships and new business relationships. Runs September through May.
Mentorship York- Consider this program when you are at a critical point in your career and recognize the value of working with an established leader. A program that matches emerging leaders one-on-one with other, seasoned community leaders.||York||Leadership York||Leadership York|
|Mercy Center for Women - Women of Grace||The Women of Grace program allows for the women to come together. The program is designed to bring together the women of Mercy Center in a learning and reflective mission. The course will embrace the self-esteem component of our mission statement.||Erie||Mercy Center for Women||Mercy Center for Women|
|New Directions - Mood Watch Program||Mood Watch Program is a 6-month goal-setting program that puts people to work or have them do volunteer work. The program is geared in particular for people with "unemployment inertia" or "unemployment depression." Mood Watch Program makes use of the important concept of "reality checking." This is a key therapeutic tool which ensures that each participant is maintaining objectivity about the outside world.
Programs available include:
- Setting Weekly Goals
- Reporting on Established Goals (successes, hindrances)
- Receiving Group Feedback and Suggestions
- Receiving Insights into Performance
- Obtaining Energy and Positive Feedback (to pursue further goals)||Montgomery||PO Box 181 Hatboro PA||New Directions|
|New Foundations Charter School - Community C.A.R.E.S. Learning Center||Mission:
The Community CARES Learning Center aims to be a center of community involvement that addresses serious issues facing the community’s families. The mission of this Center is to provide youth, adults, families, and community members with the resources and programs they need to enjoy a healthy life through innovative fitness, health, education, art, literacy, and family life initiatives. This Center represents a partnership between First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy (Frankford Valley Site) and New Foundations Charter School (Holmesburg Site). This Center will strive to be a place of learning, enrichment, and growth through Collaboration, Arts, Recreation, Education, and Service with curriculum available to every member of the community.
Collaborating together to build this new learning center, programs are available to the entire community at both NFCS, located at Torresdale Avenue and Rhawn Street, and First Philadelphia, located at Church and Tacony Streets. Both sites have after school programs for kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition, NFCS offers a variety of programs for elementary through high school students that focus on arts, fitness, technology, service, and healthy lifestyles, as well as workshops, activities, and service opportunities for families. NFCS also holds 1-on-1 tutoring and preparatory classes for the Terra Nova, PSAT, and SAT standardized tests.||Philadelphia||New Foundations Charter School - Philadelphia; Tacony||New Foundations Charter School|
|Project HOME - Personal Recovery Services||Provides services that are commonly known as psychiatric rehabilitation services, which is an evidence-based practice. PRS is a mobile team that works with people in the areas of living, learning, working and socializing. The PRS team helps individuals identify goals, learn and practice skills, and build supports. PRS is person centered, strength-based, and aimed at empowering individuals to accomplish their self-identified goals.||Philadelphia||Project HOME - Philadelphia; Fairmount||Project HOME|
|Roads to Freedom - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services||The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA, offers:|
A New Start program through Roads to Freedom, an Assistive Technology reuse/recycle program, may be able to provide donated equipment.
- Resources/training related to language translation, housing, income benefits, mobility/transportation, education, communication, assistive technology, advocacy, budgeting, household management, mentoring, and socialization/recreation geared toward persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Sign Language Instruction
- Assistance with obtaining an Interpreter/Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)
- Instruction of the Pennsylvania Driver’s Manual
- Public awareness/sensitivity training regarding persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Information about Videophones/Video Relay Interpreting Services and resources on how to go about getting a videophone
- Assistance with getting equipment via the TDDP such as a TTY, CapTel, amplified telephone, etc.
|Lycoming||Roads to Freedom - Independent Living Program||Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA|
|Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Bridging the Gap||Life skills program for area youth. Topics covered during the 20 hour program include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education & prevention,money management, the employment process, banking, anger management, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, community resources, STD/STI education, decision making. Also offerred are 45 minutes to 3 hour Bridging the Gap Workshops on any of the above topics. Program can be offered on-site and through out the community.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|Southwest Community Development Corporation - Healthy Behavior Workshops||Series of workshops once a month on topics such as stress management, addictions, depression and loneliness, etc.||Philadelphia||Southwest Community Development Center - Philadelphia; Southwest Philadelphia||Southwest Community Development Corporation|
|Stepping Stones for Life Personal Enrichment||Offers programs that provide assistance for people who want to enhance their lives and achieve their potential as individuals through analysis of life goals, evaluation of lifestyles and relationships, elimination of unnecessary stress and modification of behavior and attitudes to facilitate achievement of personal objectives.||Blair||Stepping Stones for Life Equine Assisted Learning Life Skills and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Program||Stepping Stones for Life|
|Tableland Services Home Based Parenting Education||Home based parenting education programs that include Parents As Teachers.||Somerset||Tableland Services The Family Center||Tableland Services|
|The Bair Foundation of Pennsylvania Altoona Office Home Based Parenting Education||Parenting education provided in an individual's or family's home.||Blair||The Bair Foundation of Pennsylvania Altoona Office||The Bair Foundation|
|United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - School and Family Engagements Program (SAFE)||The School and Family Engagements (SAFE) Program is a community and school centered prevention program, serving girls enrolled in grades 5-8 who attend George Washington Elementary. SAFE’s goals are to help youth develop the social, behavioral, cognitive and reflective skills needed to grow up healthy and well adjusted; prevent delinquency; improve school performance and attendance; improve relationships between youth and their families; and develop positive relationships between service agencies, schools, the community, and families to meet the needs of our youth.||Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Southwark House||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia|
|YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Downtown Center||The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh offers economic empowerment, financial literacy and empowerment, information and referral, child care subsidy assistance, child care professional development, health education, leadership and STEM programming. Provides supportive and affordable housing programs for homeless low-income individuals and their children: Chrysalis - Permanent, supportive housing for homeless individuals with a substance abuse and/or mental health diagnosis or HIV/AIDS. This programs is for single individuals and individuals with children. WISH- Permanent, supportive housing for dually diagnosed individuals (those struggling with both drug/alcohol addiction and mental illness), and their children. Rapid Re-Housing- rental assistance to individuals or families needing short-term assistance to becoming self-sufficient. YW Homes Inc. is a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of YWCA Greater Pittsburgh whose purpose is to create affordable housing choices for low-income families in those communities that do not provide such options.||Allegheny||YW Homes||YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh|