|Abington Art Center - Fostering Creativity||Fostering Creativity is an art therapy program serving the specific needs of children in foster care. The safe classroom environment and small groups allow time and space for children to learn another mode of nonverbal communication that is art. Fostering Creativity runs for 12 weeks in the fall and 12 weeks in the spring.||Montgomery||Abington Art Center - Montgomery; Jenkintown||Abington Art Center|
|Advisor Program - Monroe County Children and Youth Services||Provides a supportive service that is designed to assist children in functioning more effectively and handling problems facing them. It is an in-home program consisting primarily of activities, tutoring and individual counseling provided by a professional advisor. Those who are eligible for the Advisor Program are individuals referred from Probation, Children and Youth clients who are referred by agency caseworkers and /or C.A.S.S.P. clients.||Monroe||Monroe County Children and Youth Services||Monroe County Children and Youth Services|
|Assessment and Treatment Alternatives - Family Foster Care||Family Foster Care is a planned, goal-directed service which includes: the provision of 24 hour care in an approved foster home (with no more than 6 youth including natural children); the provision of services to birth/legal parents (and other potential permanent caregivers) aimed at achieving permanency for children through reunification, adoption or subsidized legal custodianship; the provision of services directed at preparing youth age 14 and older for independent living.||Philadelphia||Assessment & Treatment Alternatives - Philadelphia; Chinatown||Assessment and Treatment Alternatives|
|Bethanna - Philadelphia - Foster Care Programs||Services include:
- General Foster Care
- Treatment Foster Care
- Medical Foster Care
- Kinship Foster Care
- Respite Care||Philadelphia||Bethanna - Philadelphia||Bethanna|
|Bethanna - Southampton - Foster Care Programs||Services include:
- General Foster Care
- Treatment Foster Care
- Medical Foster Care
- Kinship Foster Care
- Respite Care||Bucks||Bethanna - Bucks; Southampton||Bethanna|
|CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Luzerne County||Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are community volunteers who serve as the voice of abused and neglected children in the court system. The advocacy looks to ensure that the children will be safe, secure and given a better opportunity to thrive.||Luzerne||Pennsylvania CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)||CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)|
|Child and Family Focus - Therapeutic Foster Care - Kennett Square||Provides placement and support for foster children placed within therapeutic foster care families, along with his/her natural family and the therapeutic foster care family. While therapeutic foster care families help children to learn to live in a healthy family environment and become an active member of the community, the agency recognizes the foster family’s input, observations, and insight as crucial and valuable. Among other services, the agency provides: pre-service and ongoing trainings; clinical support; 24 hour/7 day emergency on-call assistance; and up to 30 days per year of respite support.||Chester||Child and Family Focus - Kennett Square||Child and Family Focus|
|Foster Care to Success Scholarships||Foster Care to Success scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and availability of other resources. Awards range from $1,500 to $6,000 per academic year, and are renewable for up to five years if a student remains eligible. Scholarships are announced annually in June.||21351 Gentry Dr, Suite 130, Sterling VA (Foster Care to Success Scholarships)||Foster Care to Success|
|Friendship House - Foster Family Care - Philadelphia||The purpose of foster family care is to provide healthy and supportive homes for children. Foster care is necessary when children are unable to live with their biological family. Foster families will assist Friendship House in meeting the childs emotional and physical needs, and provide daily care. The ultimate program goal is to prepare children and biological parents for successful reunification whenever possible.
Friendship House offers training, financial reimbursement, case manager support and referrals to community services, with round-the-clock access to an "On-Call" case manager.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia (Friendship House)||Friendship House|
|Friendship House - Foster Family Care - Pottstown||The purpose of foster family care is to provide healthy and supportive homes for children. Foster care is necessary when children are unable to live with their biological family. Foster families will assist Friendship House in meeting the childs emotional and physical needs, and provide daily care. The ultimate program goal is to prepare children and biological parents for successful reunification whenever possible.
Friendship House offers training, financial reimbursement, case manager support and referrals to community services, with round-the-clock access to an "On-Call" case manager.||Montgomery||Pottstown (Friendship House)||Friendship House|
|Gathered Dreamz - Mentoring||Mentoring individuals group workshop:
- Building self-esteem
- Developing sustainable relationships
- Conflict resolution
- Increasing self-worth
- Personal development
- Career development||Philadelphia||Gathered Dreamz, Inc. - Philadelphia; Chinatown||Gathered Dreamz|
|Independent Living - Northumberland County Children and Youth Services||Provide youth who are in care or involved in the aftercare program with services to assist them with gaining independence. Facilitate youth in group settings; assist with driving, housing, employment, and education options; works with service providers to advocate for youth; facilitates informal family conferences to assure life connections for youth; and assures Chafee Grant funding is utilized to the fullest extent.||Northumberland||Northumberland County Children and Youth Services||Northumberland County Children and Youth Services|
|Intensive Foster Care||Intensive Foster Care is a community-based program for children and youth whose needs cannot be met in their own families and therefore requires out-of-home placements. CONCERN’s specially trained foster parents create a family-like environment, which improves the child’s opportunities for more normalized daily living experiences.||Montgomery||Southeast Regional Office||CONCERN|
|Intermediate Treatment Foster Care||Intermediate Treatment Foster Care provides out-of-home placement services for children and youth who generally do not require more intensive interventions such as behavioral health services.||Montgomery||Southeast Regional Office||CONCERN|
|Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia - Family Foster Care||Family Foster Care is a planned, goal-directed service which includes: the provision of 24 hour care in an approved foster home (with no more than 6 youth including natural children); the provision of services to birth/legal parents (and other potential permanent caregivers) aimed at achieving permanency for children through reunification, adoption or subsidized legal custodianship; the provision of services directed at preparing youth age 14 and older for independent living.||Philadelphia||Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Germantown||Juvenile Justice Center Family Services of Philadelphia|
|Martin Luther School - Mobile Therapy||Mobile Therapy, as the term implies, entails providing intensive therapeutic services to a child and family in settings other than a provider agency or office-most frequently, in the child's home, though potential settings for mobile therapy may also include school, church, community center, a neighbor's or extended family member's home, or other community settings. Services provided by a mobile therapist vary according to the individualized needs of a child and family.
As an approved Provider 50 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Silver Springs - Martin Luther School provides mobile therapy services to children participating in the Foster Family Care Program. Psychiatric services, including psychiatric evaluations and medication management, are provided by a licensed child and adolescent psychiatrist.||Montgomery||Silver Springs - Martin Luther School - Montgomery; Plymouth Meeting||Silver Springs - Martin Luther School|
|Medical Foster Care||Medical Foster Care provides homes for children with acute physical, emotional or mental disabilities as an alternative to hospitalization or institutionalization. CONCERN identifies particular foster parents who are capable of meeting the child’s special needs and who are trained in the specific medical condition(s) of the child.||Montgomery||Southeast Regional Office||CONCERN|
|New Life Youth and Family Services - Residential Programs||New Life Youth and Family Services, is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian organization that offers multi-services to delinquent and dependent youth, ages 11-18, and their families.
Our location helps assure families from Montgomery and surrounding counties that they will have an opportunity to participate in family counseling. This can be coupled with a Home Visitation program that monitors a client's progress.
Successful reentry into the Community may be assisted by a variety of other programs offered through: New Life Alternative School (continued educational and counseling services while living at home), Foster Care, Independent Living, and the Salford Academy of Innovative Learning in Harleysville and West Chester.
Traditional Behavioral Incentive or Life Skills Emphasis programming.
Both Long and Short Term Programming with Transitional Services to assist returning home or to Independent Living or Foster Care Program.
An educational program helping to rectify credit deficiencies by operating year round; fully accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for regular, remedial, and special education.
Clinical staff who carefully plan and monitor the treatment of each client.
Individual, group, and family counseling.
Balanced and Restorative Justice initiative.
Occupational skills training in Automotive Technology, Graphic Arts, Computer Science, and Woodworking.
Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and intramural sports; interscholastic sports include soccer, basketball and baseball.
Employment opportunities for making restitution and/or preparing for Independent Living.
Drug & Alcohol Services.
Assessment, off-grounds Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Alateen Meetings, Utilization of Out-Patient Services, and Individual Counseling.
Anger Management Therapy Group, Advanced Group (upon recommendation of Treatment Team at an additional fee).
Sex Offenders Therapy Group (upon recommendation of Treatment Team at an additional fee).
Victims of a Sexual Offence Therapy Group (upon recommendation).||Montgomery||New Life Youth and Family Services - Montgomery; Schwenksville||New Life Youth and Family Services|
|The Independent Living Preparation Program||The Independent Living Preparation Program is ain instruction and training program for older adolescents in the foster care system. The structure of Independent Living Preparation Program is designed to assist local counties by providing essential life skills training to young people as they prepare for independence. Meetings are held every other Tuesday night from 5:00pm-7:30pm.||Cumberland||United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.||United Methodist Home for Children, Inc. |
|Tioga County Department of Human Services - Independent Living||Provides life skills training for adolescents ages 16-21 that are currently or were previously placed in a resource family and/or residential care.||Tioga||Tioga County Department of Human Services - Community Outreach Residential (CORe)||Tioga County Department of Human Services|
|Valley Youth House - Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI)||Provides out-client assistance to current or former foster care youths between the ages of 14 and 21.
- Liaison between youth and school/college
- Assistance locating permanent housing
- Referral to job training programs
- Weekly individual life skills counseling
- Summer education; cultural and recreational events focusing on life skills development
- Ongoing life skill development groups||Montgomery||Valley Youth House - Montgomery County Office||Valley Youth House |
|Valley Youth House- Life Skills and Aftercare (Dauphin)||Adolescents Achieving Indepence (AAI) program provides life skills development & case management services for current & former foster care youth ages 14-20.
||Dauphin||Valley Youth House - Front Street Dauphin||Valley Youth House |
|Valley Youth House- Life Skills and Aftercare (Perry)||Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program provides life skills development and case management services for current and former foster care youth ages 14-20.
||Perry||Valley Youth House - Front Street Dauphin||Valley Youth House |
|Valley Youth House - Life Skills and Aftercare (York)||Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program provides life skills development & case management services for current & former foster care youth ages 14-20.
||York||Valley Youth House - Independent Living Program York||Valley Youth House |