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YAP Saving Taxpayers Money in Lebanon, PA

  • 9/20/2017 9:15:00 AM
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Lebanon County PA Juvenile Probation saved $400,000 during the past fiscal year and increased community safety through a partnership with Youth Advocate Programs.  YAP's community-based treatment services are cheaper than residential placement.  "We've been able to provide community protection, treatment to the juveniles, but still be fiscally responsible at the same time," said Sue Christner, Deputy Director of Lebanon County Probation Services, Juvenile Unit.  ...
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PA YAP Participates in United Way Day of Caring

PA YAP Participates in United Way Day of Caring

  • 9/16/2017 2:48:00 PM
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Adams County Team YAP volunteered Saturday, September 16th at the local United Way's "Day of Caring." The Team helped pack 650 "ready-to-learn" backpacks that will be distributed to children ages 3-5 attending Head start, Pre-Count classrooms, and early learning centers serving low income families throughout Adams County.YAP families Pictured left to right: Amy Charland BSC, and her son Matthew Charland; and daughter Grace Witt and father Gary Witt of York and Adams Count...
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9th Annual Harrisburg, PA Peace Street

9th Annual Harrisburg, PA Peace Street

  • 7/23/2017 3:24:00 PM
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Dauphin County YAP hosted its 9th annual Peace Street in Harrisburg, PA on Friday July 21st.  Families, community partners and representatives from the city lined the streets in front of the YAP Family Clinic in Harrisburg. This annual event was initiated in response to increased violence in the city with the goal of engaging youth and families in thoughts and actions that contribute toward building strong and peaceful communities. The celebration of peace and community collaborat...
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Pittverse Magazine Written Exclusively by Adults with Autism

Pittverse Magazine Written Exclusively by Adults with Autism

  • 7/21/2017 8:25:00 AM
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YAP is excited to share THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE PITTVERSE, a quarterly magazine written, edited and published by adults with autism. The magazine has been funded by the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust for the past 3 years, and has helped many adult on the autism spectrum to realize their skills and talents, gain employment skills, and open opportunity for gainful employment.The adults who run the magazine are paid, and meet every two weeks to prepare each edition of Pittverse. Currently with a s...
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Adams County (PA) Office Move Includes Space for Center for Future Economic Opportunity

Adams County (PA) Office Move Includes Space for Center for Future Economic Opportunity

  • 7/6/2017 2:41:00 PM
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YAP has served the Adams County (PA) community for over 20 years and recently moved to a new location in Gettysburg.We're excited about the additional advantages the new office offers, including space for The Center for Future Economic Opportunity, which will engage youth in experiential work learning experiences.Robert Alan Witt and Edward DeJesus lead the program's continued efforts to support the youth and families of Adams County.
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