News

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

Diakon receives grant to support training in therapy for traumatized children

Diakon Family Life Services has received a more than $129,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency’s Violence-Prevention Programs Fund to support training in trauma-focused t...
April 04, 2016

Funding supports treatment of adult survivors of child sexual abuse

Diakon Family Life Services has received a nearly $100,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency “Endowment Act – Programs Assisting Victims” fund to support the t...
March 30, 2016

Partnership grant supports effort to aid at-risk youths

Two Diakon Youth Services programs have received a $28,100 grant from The Partnership for Better Health to provide community-based case-management services and mentoring to at-risk youths. The funds will su...
March 23, 2016

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

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood has received an $8,000 grant from The Community Foundation of Washington County, MD, Inc., to support subsidies for low-income adult day-care clients in 2016. The foun...
March 23, 2016

Girls on the Run – Lehigh Valley receives community foundation grant

Girls on the Run – Lehigh Valley has received a $2,500 grant from the Outdoor Recreation Fund for Youth of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. The grant supports the Diakon Child, Family & Com...
March 23, 2016

Diakon serves more than 65,000 people in 2015; provides $18 million in charitable care

Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries and Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries changed the lives of more than 65,000 people in 2015. "That is a significant amount of service," says Mark Pil...
March 22, 2016

Pennsylvania grant supports Diakon drug-education programming for at-risk youths

Diakon Youth Services has received a two-year nearly $129,000 grant from the Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Program of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to support drug-educa...
February 08, 2016

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program gains $25,000 grant

The Flight Program, a Diakon Youth 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 l...
February 05, 2016

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care receives Wendy’s grant to assist older youths

The Dave Thomas Foundation has awarded Diakon Adoption & and Foster Care a $70,000 grant to support efforts to assist older youths in the foster-care system. “Specifically, the grant funds adoptio...
February 01, 2016

Diakon Family Life Services receives local grant to enhance services in Montoursville region

Diakon Family Life Services has received a more than $52,000 grant from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to enhance service from its new Montoursville office. The $52,700 grant&mda...
February 01, 2016

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