Resources for Community Organizations

Are you interested in aiding with Crime Prevention?  Please review the programs listed below to determine if your organization can help educators, professionals, parents and students in Lancaster County.  Each link will take you to a page offering basic information about the program and who to contact for additional information.

Crime Prevention can occur at many stages.  The programs listed under "Prevention & Intervention" focus on the earliest stages of crime deterrence.  The programs under “Treatment” focus on services for children who are already involved in criminal behavior.

You may find other helpful information in the Key Definitions & Additional Links tab on the left

Organization Link Services
Catholic Charities

Intensive day treatment program for at-risk youth

Lancaster County Drug and Alcohol Commission

Information and support for countywide drug and alcohol services

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


Mediation and conflict resolution services

Compass Mark

Drug and Alcohol prevention, information and referral services


Programs focused on healthy relationships and empowerment


Multi-faceted programs and offerings focused on empowerment and self-development

Community Action Program

Multi-faceted family programs

Crispus Attucks Center

Muti-faceted family programs

Ambassadors for Hope

Advocate for children of incarcerated parents