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Taxonomy Code: YK-2000

Groups of people, usually consisting of parents (mothers and fathers) and children, who live together in a common dwelling and depend on one another for support.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Abington YMCA - Health and Wellness ProgramsThe YMCA health and wellness programs are developmentally appropriate and help people at any stage of life build positive health habits. Participation in YMCA programs offers youth and adults opportunities for friendship and community, a sense of well-being, increased self-confidence and improved mental abilities. The YMCA provides a variety of health and wellness programs including exercise and water fitness classes for people and families of all ages, health and wellness seminars, educational classes, personalized training programs, non-competitive youth and adult sports leagues and social opportunities for seniors and families.MontgomeryAbington YMCA - Montgomery; AbingtonAbington YMCA
Adams Rescue Mission - Agape House Family ShelterTHE AGAPE HOUSE The Agape House is a Christian Shelter that has ten self-contained, furnished apartments. They are both one and two bedroom units with a kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and living room. We have added bunk beds and a sofa bed to accommodate larger families. The Agape house is more than a shelter for the homeless. We have designed a program that provides opportunities for displaced women and families to become integrated into the community. We work together with other local agencies to help our clients find employment, housing, childcare, and educational resources. •There is a trained staff of counselors to assist the families with their progress. •Supervised group meetings and other events are in place to help teach and train individuals. •We also have a Life Skills Coach living at the Agape House to assist us with our guests.AdamsAdams Rescue Mission- Agape House Family ShelterAdams Rescue Mission
Al-Anon / AlateenPhiladelphiaPENNSYLVANIA AL-ANON / ALATEEN FAMILY GROUPSAl-Anon Family Groups
Alanon Family GroupsFor over 60 years, Al-Anon which includes Alateen for younger members has been offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone elses drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship.AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPSAl-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon Information Service - Alateen Information and ReferralAlateen Information and Referral enables younger people to come together and share experiences, strength, and hope with each other; Participants discuss their difficulties, learn effective ways to cope with their problems, help each other understand the principles of the Al-Anon program and learn how to use the Twelve Steps and Alateen's Twelve Traditions.PhiladelphiaAl-anon Information Service of The Delaware Valley - Philadelphia; University CityAl-Anon Family Groups
CityTeam Ministries - Food ServicesProvide a box of food with a variety of staples to help those who have a hard time stretching their income to the end of the month.DelawareCityTeam Ministries - Delaware; ChesterCityTeam Ministries
Council for Relationships - TherapyCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.PhiladelphiaCouncil for Relationships - Philadelphia; University CityCouncil for Relationships
Council for Relationships - Therapy - Blue BellCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.MontgomeryCouncil for Relationships - Blue BellCouncil for Relationships
Council for Relationships - Therapy - Bryn MawrCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.MontgomeryCouncil for Relationships - Bryn MawrCouncil for Relationships
Council for Relationships - Therapy - Center CityCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.PhiladelphiaCouncil for Relationships - Center City, PhiladelphiaCouncil for Relationships
Council for Relationships - Therapy - ExtonCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.ChesterCouncil for Relationships - ExtonCouncil for Relationships
Council for Relationships - Therapy - PaoliCounseling Services Provides expert individual, couple and family therapy by a large group of highly experienced, multidisciplinary professionals.ChesterCouncil for Relationships - PaoliCouncil for Relationships
Family Promise of Berks County - Hospitality Network Program90 day program that offers case management and shelter to homeless families in Berks County. Designed to help individuals achieve sustainable independence while engaging people with diverse backgrounds to come together and form lasting partnerships. Services include: - Safe overnight and day shelter - Private sleeping space for each family - Transportation - An address to receive mail - 3 meals per day - Assistance in securing permanent housing - Assistance in gaining employment - Mediation - Counseling - Education programs - Training programs - Referrals to service partners - Advocacy - Monitoring and coordination of services - Laundry, shower, kitchen and storage facilitiesBerksFamily Promise of Berks County Inc.Family Promise of Berks County Inc.
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children - Emergency Family ShelterOur Emergency Family Shelter Program provides shelter to families with children for up to 90 days while helping them connect to community resources and get back on their feet financially and emotionally.ChesterEmergency Family ShelterFriends Association for the Care and Protection of Children
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children - Homeless Prevention ProgramWe work with families with children who are coming from a shelter program, have been evicted or at risk of being evicted. Families are assisted with maintaining or finding their own permanent housing, the lease is in the client's name. We provide supportive services and rental assistance for 12-18 months.ChesterEmergency Family ShelterFriends Association for the Care and Protection of Children
Hanover Area Council Of Churches, Changing Lives ShelterYear-round homeless shelter. The shelter has 12 bedrooms with two beds and room for two more, plus two larger bedrooms for families.YorkHanover Area Council Of Churches' Changing Lives ShelterHanover Area Council of Churches
Maternal and Child Health Consortium - Family Center - Kennett SquareHelps parents in Kennett Square obtain information related to family care. Provides referrals for prenatal appointments, health classes in Spanish or English, and health insurance providers.ChesterFamily Center - Kennett SquareMaternal and Child Health Consortium
Medical Social Work ServicesOur Medical Social Work services help clients of all ages and their families manage the emotional, social, environmental and financial concerns associated with illness through counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements, community resource linkage, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief care-focused family counseling. Our Medical Social Workers are Masters Degree prepared in Social Work with health care experience. Additionally, they are required to participate in multiple yearly inservices and continuing education programs. They actively participate in professional organizations and advisory councils. Berks Visiting Nurse Association is a field supervisory site for local universities. Supervision is performed by a licensed MSW with many years of experience and ACSW accreditation.BerksBerks Visiting Nurse AssociationHome Health Care Management
Medical Social Work ServicesOur Medical Social Work services help clients of all ages and their families manage the emotional, social, environmental and financial concerns associated with illness through counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements, community resource linkage, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief care-focused family counseling. Our Medical Social Workers are Masters Degree prepared in Social Work with health care experience. Additionally, they are required to participate in multiple yearly inservices and continuing education programs. They actively participate in professional organizations and advisory councils. Berks Visiting Nurse Association is a field supervisory site for local universities. Supervision is performed by a licensed MSW with many years of experience and ACSW accreditation.BerksGreater Lehigh Valley Visiting Nurse AssociationHome Health Care Management
Medical Social Work ServicesOur Medical Social Work services help clients of all ages and their families manage the emotional, social, environmental and financial concerns associated with illness through counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements, community resource linkage, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief care-focused family counseling. Our Medical Social Workers are Masters Degree prepared in Social Work with health care experience. Additionally, they are required to participate in multiple yearly inservices and continuing education programs. They actively participate in professional organizations and advisory councils. Berks Visiting Nurse Association is a field supervisory site for local universities. Supervision is performed by a licensed MSW with many years of experience and ACSW accreditation.Berks*Main Site (Home Health Care Management, Inc.)Home Health Care Management
Medical Social Work ServicesOur Medical Social Work services help clients of all ages and their families manage the emotional, social, environmental and financial concerns associated with illness through counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements, community resource linkage, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief care-focused family counseling. Our Medical Social Workers are Masters Degree prepared in Social Work with health care experience. Additionally, they are required to participate in multiple yearly inservices and continuing education programs. They actively participate in professional organizations and advisory councils. Berks Visiting Nurse Association is a field supervisory site for local universities. Supervision is performed by a licensed MSW with many years of experience and ACSW accreditation.BerksVisiting Nurse Association of Pottstown and VicinityHome Health Care Management
Nar-Anon of Pennsylvania - Support GroupsFamily group for people who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of a person close to them. The program is based on the 12 suggested steps of Narcotics Anonymous.ChesterNar-Anon of PennsylvaniaNar-Anon Family Groups World Services
Office of Supportive Housing - AppleTree Center - Intake/Assessment for Women and FamiliesServices include: - Emergency shelter intake; - Permanent supportive housing placement and referrals; - Mental health assessments; - Drug/alcohol treatment referrals; - Case management; - Adult protective services; - Children and youth services; - Veterans' servicesPhiladelphiaAppleTree Family CenterOffice of Homeless Services
Opportunity House - ShelterHomeless shelter for Berks County residents who are homeless. Provides shelter and programs to help guide individuals and families to self-sufficiency. Minimum age requirement without adult guardian: 18 years old. This is the central intake for homeless women and children. BerksShelter at Opportunity HouseOpportunity House
Overnight Summer CampCamp located in Lake Harmony, PA. This retreat is for children with diabetes, their siblings and parents/grandparents/caregiver. No transportation provided.Union*Main Site (Diabetes Family Retreat Split Rock @ Setebaid Services)Setebaid Services

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