Compass Mark

Science-Based Addiction Prevention

Lancaster, PA   |  www.compassmark.org

Mission

Compass Mark's mission is to prevent addiction through education, skill-building and community mobilization. We provide award-winning prevention programs, including substance abuse and problem gambling education, youth skill-building, and information / referral services throughout Lancaster, Lebanon, and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania.

Ruling year info

1968

Executive Director

Eric Kennel

Main address

1891 Santa Barbara Drive Suite 104

Lancaster, PA 17601 USA

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Formerly known as

Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

EIN

23-6444556

NTEE code info

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and Treatment (F20)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Addiction Resource Center

Anonymous, confidential assistance with accessing local treatment and recovery supports, community resources, and information about addiction. Also includes speaking engagements, resource and publication library, information dissemination, and technical assistance.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

After-school and summer youth leadership programs

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Evidence-based programs offered in partnership with local schools to enhance protective factors and build social emotional learning skills, as well as community-based prevention programs for youth and adults. These programs are proven effective to help prevention substance use and problem gambling.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Case management and support services for children with incarcerated parents and their caregivers.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Training services for schools, workplaces, and community organizations on a variety of topics including substance use trends, prevention best practices, and the Student Assistance Program (SAP).

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board of directors
as of 12/8/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kevin Bradley

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/01/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

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Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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