Current Prevention Programs

Current Prevention Programs: 2007-2008

The following is a list of programs that have been approved to receive funding for the 2007-2008 fiscal year. Anyone in the community can access and utilize these programs. We encourage everyone to see what is out there!

  • The Fund to Benefit Children and Youth
    THIS PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SPECIFIC ITEMS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN BASED ON THE NEEDS OF THE FAMILY AT THE TIME OF REFERRAL.
    For more information, please contact Gail Howell at 610-433-5606 or at
    howgail@aol.com. 
     
  • Mock Turtle Marionette- "Welcome to Our Family
    THE CHILDREN'S THEATER CREATES A PROGRAM GEARED TO SUPPORT THE GROWTH AND THE MISSION OF COMMUNITY BASED FAMILY CENTERS AND PROGRAMS INVOLVED IN THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. THE THEATER GOES TO VARIOUS CENTERS IN THE COMMUNITY PERFORMING PUPPET PRODUCTIONS WITH PUPPETS THAT ARE CONSTRUCTED BY THE FAMILY AND CHILDREN. THE PERFORMANCE ALSO IS GUIDED THROUGH DISCUSSION AND PARTICIPATION OF THE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES TO FOCUS ON POSITIVE DOMESTIC LIVING. THE PERFORMANCE IS THEN DISCUSSED WITH EVERYONE TO REINFORCE THE IDEA OF HOW TO PREVENT CHILD ABUSE. 
     
  • Mosser Family Village
    A FAMILY SUPPORT LIAISON ACTS AS A LIAISON BETWEEN MOSSER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MOSSER VILLAGE FAMILY CENTER AND OCYS 
     
  • Pinebrook Services- "Together Families Program"
    EVIDENCE BASED NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED TO FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES TO PREVENT CHILD ABUSE. 
     
  • The Program for Woman & Families- " The Family Reunification Project"
    THE PROGRAM TARGETS WOMAN RE-ENTERING THE COMMUNITY AFTER A PERIOD OF INCARCERATION IN THE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM AND REUNITING THEM WITH THEIR CHILDREN. MAIN FOCUS IS WOMAN WHO ARE NOT ALREADY IN THE OCYS SYSTEM, BUT WHO ARE HIGH RISK FOR INVOLVEMENT. THIS IS DONE THROUGH PARENTING CLASSES, ON-GOING PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS, IN HOME VISITATION SERVICES, AND INDIVIDUAL AND/OR FAMILY COUNSELING. 
     
  • St. Luke’s Visiting Nurse Association- "Parenting Advocate for The Home (PATH)"
    IN-HOME PROGRAM THAT SERVES YOUNG FAMILIES WITH NEWBORNS OR TODDLERS, WHO ARE AT RISK FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. HOME VISITORS PROVIDE EDUCATION ON COMMUNITY LIFE SKILLS AND PARENTING. 
     
  • Valley Youth House- "Educating Children for Parenting"
    CHILDREN AT PETER'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SLATINGTON WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN EDUCATING CHILDREN FOR PARENTING CURRICULUM. THE PROGRAM WILL DEVELOP POSITIVE PARENTING CHARACTERISTICS