Resources for Schools

For information about crime Prevention, Intervention and Treatment programs and services in Lancaster County which are accessible to you as an educator, please click on the programs listed below.  Each link will take you to a page offering basic information about the program and who to contact to obtain more detailed information.

You may find other helpful information in the Key Defintions & Additional Links tab on the left.  Feel free to also browse the Parents, Justice System or Community Organizations sections to find programs or services that may be available to aide your students.

Organization Link Services
Catholic Charities

Intensive day treatment program for at-risk youth

PA Counseling

Multi-faceted counseling programs

Pressley Ridge

Multi-faceted counseling programs

TW Ponessa

Multi-faceted counseling programs

Community Services Group

Multi-faceted counseling programs

Lancaster County Drug and Alcohol Commission

Information and support for countywide drug and alcohol services
PA Counseling

Multi-faceted counseling programs

Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center

"Operation Deterrance" offers a message to parents and youth regarding loss of freedom as a result of poor decision making

Mental Health America of Lancaster County

Multi-faceted counseling programs

Coby's Family Services

Multi-faceted family programs

Heads Up Lancaster

Artistic programs and mentorships for school-age youth

Youth Advocate Program

Truancy outreach services


Programs focused on healthy relationships and empowerment

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

School-based bullying prevention program

Compass Mark

Drug and Alcohol prevention, information and referral services


Multi-faceted programs and offerings focused on empowerment and self-development
Lancaster County Academy

Alternative education program

Responsive Classroom

Approach to elementary and middle school teaching