The root word of Adelphoi’s namesake comes from the Greek word Adelphoi, meaning “my brother or sister for whom I am concerned.” This definition truly captures the essence of the evolution of Adelphoi as an agency. For us, it has always been about people coming together to care for those who most in need.

From its very first days of infancy as a single group home, to its current incarnation as a leading provider of child care services, Adelphoi has relied on the support and generosity of its friends and neighbors to help carry out its mission.

Career Preparation Program

GOAL : $ 225,000 RAISED : 78 %

Through Adelphoi’s Career Preparation Program, youth have an opportunity to explore career possibilities, learn employability skills, and participate in various vocational programs including Culinary Arts, Auto Detailing, Horticulture, STEAM, Career Exploration Lab, Computer Repair, Emergency Medical Response, and Theatre. Your gift will help to prepare youth for employment after Adelphoi and put them on a path to self-sufficiency.

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Adelphoi Promise

GOAL : $ 60,000 RAISED : 0 %

The Adelphoi Promise is a scholarship program that provides youth who have successfully completed an Adelphoi program with the opportunity to attend one of eight participating community colleges tuition-free. Adelphoi works with youth throughout the process to ensure they are committed to the program, and have the tools necessary to complete their academic goals and earn a certificate or degree, providing them with a pathway to independence.

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From the seed of that very first group home, Adelphoi prospered, adding more and more services as the need grew. Today, Adelphoi provides an extensive network of community-based programs and services to over 950 youth and families on a daily basis. Group homes, foster/adoptive care, a charter school, in-home services such as multisystemic therapy, education programs, mental health services, secure care and other services overlap to provide a complete continuum of care to children, youth and families.

 

Headquartered in Latrobe, PA, Adelphoi operates programs in 30 counties. In cooperation with Children and Youth agencies and Juvenile Probation Offices, Adelphoi provides services to youth from over 60 counties throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware.

 

As Adelphoi enters its 45th year, the agency continues to meet the needs of a broad scope of clients. Adelphoi serves youth ages birth to twenty-one, both male and females, of any race, color, creed, national origin or socioeconomic standing.