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

Local adoption program receives $1,000 grant from bank

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care’s Northeastern Pennsylvania office, Topton, has received a $1,000 grant through Wells Fargo’s Community Connections Giving Program. Each Wells Fargo banking loc...
November 09, 2015

Foundation funds family resource library

The Diversity Alliance Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded Diakon Adoption & Foster Care a $2,100 grant to create a family resource library at the Reading Public Library. The focus...
November 04, 2015

Foundation continues to assist Flight program keep young men on right path in life

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program has received a $20,000 grant from the Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation. The grant represents the sixth consecutive year Flight has benefited from a Hommer Fou...
October 29, 2015

Diakon receives fourth five-year contract to manage Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has awarded a fourth five-year contract to Diakon, in partnership with Family Design Resources, Inc., to manage Pennsylvania’s Statewide Adoption & Perma...
October 15, 2015

Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny receives grant from home care foundation

Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny has received a nearly $5,000 grant from the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation to assist in providing day care for older adults with lower incomes. “This grant,...
October 14, 2015

Diakon Youth Services vocational program benefits from BNY Mellon grant

Vocational training programs offered by Diakon Youth Services' Center Point Day Treatment Program gained a recent boost with the receipt of a $20,000 grant from the BNY Mellon Mid-Atlantic Charitable Trust...
October 06, 2015

SWAN releases new version of "Meet the Kids" video

Pennsylvania’s Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network has released a new version of its award-winning documentary video, “Meet the Kids.” The unscripted, first-person accounts focus o...
September 21, 2015

Diakon Kathryn's Kloset partner participates in mayor's Back-to-School rally

Diakon Kathryn’s Kloset participated in the Baltimore mayor’s recent Back-to-School Rally. The event was held in early August at City Hall. According to Wade Brown, executive director of Diakon ...
August 19, 2015

Foundation grant will enable Diakon Kathryn's Kloset to offer more products

A regional foundation—which wishes to remain anonymous—has made a significant investment in Diakon Kathryn’s Kloset that will allow the program to accept more products for use by other nonpro...
August 18, 2015

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program receives $10,000 grant

The Flight Program, a Diakon service that provides guidance and mentoring for young men who have aged out of traditional county-funded youth services but need continuing support to remain successful in life, h...
July 17, 2015

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