The PROGRAM – “It’s About Change” has two divisions serving adults and children with unique and specialized programming and services.

Children’s Programming

Detention Alternative Program

Treatment Alternative Program

Saturday Sessions

Adult Programs and Services

Pre-Release Services

Day Program Activities

Transitional Housing
    Promise Place

HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Risk Counseling Service (CRCS)

Donate to The PROGRAM – “It’s About Change”

To stop the violence, abuse, addiction, and crime involving women and children in our community, we must all get personally involved. Volunteers and donations are crucial to the success of The PROGRAM – “It’s About Change” and do make a difference in the lives of the women and children with whom we work. Whether it is a financial contribution or devoting several hours of your time, there are countless ways you can help. Our clients are always in need of:

  1. Volunteering instruction for GED preparation, computer training, resume and interview skills, life skills

  2. Transportation to job searches, church activities and hearings

  3. Car donations

  4. Professional services (i.e. dental service, law consultation, tax preparation etc.)

Monetary Donation

To make a monetary donation to The PROGRAM – “It’s About Change” via PayPal please click “Donate” below:

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The PROGRAM for Female Offenders, Inc. – “It’s About Change” is funded by:

  1. The United Way of the Capital Region

  2. Human Service Development Funds of Dauphin and Cumberland Counties

  3. Grants

  4. Local County/State Contracts

  5. Foundations

  6. Churches/Denominational Headquarters

  7. Civic Clubs

  8. Private Organizations

  9. Private Donors

  10. The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC)

The PROGRAM would like to thank all of it’s funders for their continued support.

The official registration and financial information of The PROGRAM for Female Offenders of South Central PA, Inc. – “It’s About Change” may be obtained from Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsements.

© 2010 The PROGRAM; Website created by Ice Moon Studios

1515 Derry Street

Harrisburg, PA 17104

Tel. 717.238.9950

Fax. 717.236.3585

Valerie G. Simmons

Executive Director/CEO

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In Operation

for 30 Years!