News

The most recent news articles have been listed below. Click on the hyperlink in the "Headline" column to view the article.

York Community Foundation helps to fund program providing at-risk youths with job skills

Diakon Youth Services has received a $9,000 grant from the Fund for York County and the White Rose Foundation Fund of the York County Community Foundation to provide 20 at-risk youths with training in employme...
February 07, 2017

Grant to reduce contacts between youths of minority backgrounds and juvenile-justice system

Diakon Youth Services has received a $15,720 grant from CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health of Lancaster to reduce the number of youths from minority backgrounds who have interactions with the juvenile just...
January 11, 2017

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood receives grant to aid low-income clients

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood has received a $7,000 grant from National Lutheran Communities and Services to support subsidies for low-income adult day-care clients in 2017. “This is the four...
December 19, 2016

Diakon Adult Day Services receives Phoenixville foundation grant to aid low-income clients

Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny has received a $6,000 grant from the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation to subsidize the cost of providing care to participants in the Options program from the Grea...
December 09, 2016

Chesapeake grant to allow at-risk students to create water-quality program

Diakon Youth Services has received a $4,990 grant pledge from the Chesapeake Bay Trust to support water-quality initiatives at the Diakon Wilderness Center in support of the bay. “This is the first re...
December 02, 2016

Local grant to create program for at-risk youths in Adams County

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has received a $5,000 grant from the Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust to create a supportive program in Adams County for youths at risk of being removed from their...
December 02, 2016

Berks foundation grant to provide training in childhood trauma

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has received a $5,000 grant from the Bartlett Foundation to conduct training in 2017 for direct-care adoption and foster care workers and families on childhood trauma. &ldq...
December 02, 2016

Foundation grant helps to give at-risk youths ‘second chance’

Diakon Youth Services’ Second Chance Fund has received a $20,000 grant from the Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation. The grant represents the eighth consecutive year Diakon Youth Services has bene...
November 30, 2016

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care holds unique fashion-show matching event

Seventeen youths and 16 prospective adoptive families participated in the fifth annual fashion show-style “matching event” held by the Northeastern Pennsylvania office of Diakon Adoption &...
November 07, 2016

Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village breaks ground for expansion of independent living homes

Four of the first new residents in an expansion of independent living homes at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village turned over ground today to mark the symbolic start of construction. Accompanied by Mary Usher ...
October 17, 2016

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