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Resources for CASA Volunteers

Resources for CASA Volunteers

National

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

City of Lancaster

  • "People helping people help themselves"

  • Clare House serves homeless women and children by providing a temporary home in a caring environment, life skills programs and aftercare support leading to self-sufficiency.

  • To improve the adjustment and achievement of children and youth with challenging behaviors through effective programs that focus on all aspects of their lives. To champion initiatives to improve the system of care for children/youth and their families.

  • The Lancaster Freedom Center, Inc. (LFC) provides outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment services for individuals and families suffering from chemical addictions and mental health problems.

  • The Mission of Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to become productive, caring, responsible adults.

  • To promote growth and enhancement of human potential through an effective, efficient, and innovative system of care.

  • Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County is a Community Action Program providing comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence.

  • is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

  • The YWCA Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center provides counseling and support to all past and present survivors of sexual assault, family members and significant others.

  • The purpose for the Spanish American Civic Association (SACA) is to foster and perpetuate the cultural, social, and economic well-being of the Hispanic people of the City and County of Lancaster, and thereby contribute to the general well-being of the community at large.

  • We guide and nurture safety, wellness, and permanency for children and families.

  • We continue our commitment to guide individuals and families on a journey toward lives free from substance abuse and full of promise.

  • Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.

  • PA Counseling Services exists to help children, adults and families discover their greatness. PA Counseling provides a full range of Mental Health services and Drug and Alcohol treatment.

  • Philhaven offers many outpatient services, including family and individual therapy, and a wide range of support for children and adolescents ages 5 to 18, as well as their families, in a home, community, or school environment.

Child Welfare

Current or Former Foster Youth

Volunteer Resources

Foster Care

  • FCAC Offers training and information sharing between foster and adoptive families, and all other professions working with abused and neglected children.

  • Information about the annual National Foster Care Month held each year in May. Includes media kit, success stories, and ways to get involved.

  • A nonprofit agency striving to support foster parents and to be a strong voice on behalf of all children.

  • AFCR is a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation dedicated to the research, development, and production of informational and educational resources for and about family foster care.