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George Junior Republic in Pennsylvania

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Grove City, PA   |  www.gjr.org

Mission

George Junior Republic is dedicated to changing the lives of at-risk youth through a broad continuum of programs that engage the entire person and support the mental, physical, and emotional needs while teaching responsibility, citizenship, and skills that will help them grow into productive members of society.

Ruling year info

1961

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nathan Gressel

Main address

233 George Junior Road

Grove City, PA 16127 USA

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EIN

25-0753320

NTEE code info

Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility - Mental Health Related (F33)

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

Residential, Custodial Care (Group Home) (P70)

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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?

General Residential

The General Residential program provides a consistent and nurturing environment where youth can build and reinforce pro-social behaviors. Counselor Parents and/or Behavioral Health Technicians, who are part of the treatment team, provide a homelike environment, teach appropriate socialization skills, and reinforce alternative behaviors.

Population(s) Served

Long‐Term Structured Residences (LTSR) are highly structured therapeutic residential mental health treatment facilities designed to treat individuals 18 years and older who are eligible for hospitalization but who can receive adequate care in an LTSR. 55 Pa. Code Chapter 5320

Our 15-bed facility serves individuals who have been diagnosed with serious mental illness and are involved with the court system. Competence restoration will be an active focus of the treatment plan for each resident so that they are able to address and resolve legal matters.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Diagnostic program provides a 45-90 day comprehensive evaluation within a staff-secure, self-contained environment. A multidisciplinary approach is used to complete psychiatric, psychological, behavioral, substance abuse, and educational assessments. The Diagnostic program is highly structured and utilizes reinforcement schedules to assist youth in readjusting their behaviors.

Population(s) Served
Preteens
Adolescents
Young adults
Preteens
Adolescents
Young adults

The Inpatient Non-Hospitalization Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation program provides education, intervention, and treatment and is dually licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Youth reside in a homelike residential setting with Counselor Parents. Therapy is provided twice a week by a master’s level Drug and Alcohol Intervention Specialist.

Population(s) Served

The Intensive Supervision Unit program provides a highly structured and staff-secure residential environment for youth who demonstrate severe high-risk behaviors and/ or present a threat to abscond. Individualized treatment is supported with high staff-to-youth ratios and provides maximum supervision while involving youth in pro-social routines and activities.

Population(s) Served

The Special Needs program provides a staff-secure, self-contained, and highly structured environment for youth with moderate to severe mental health treatment needs or persistent/ recurrent disorders that can be managed through intensive treatment and therapy. Youth learn to develop coping skills to stabilize dysfunctional behaviors.

Population(s) Served

The Special Needs Enhanced program is staff-secure, self-contained, and highly structured and is designed for youth who present significant disruptions in other levels of care at GJR in PA. The Special Needs Enhanced program is clinically driven with enhanced behavioral health support.

Population(s) Served
Ex-offenders
Victims of crime and abuse
Ex-offenders
Victims of crime and abuse
At-risk youth
Foster and adoptive children
Orphans
Ex-offenders
Victims of crime and abuse
At-risk youth
Foster and adoptive children
Orphans
Ex-offenders
Victims of crime and abuse
At-risk youth
Foster and adoptive children
Orphans
Ex-offenders
Victims of crime and abuse
At-risk youth
Foster and adoptive children
Orphans

The Special Needs – Residential Treatment Facility (RTF) program offers medically necessary psychiatric treatment for youth with moderate to severe mental illness and require structured residential care. Licensed by the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the program provides a highly structured, staff-secure setting for youth to focus on individual treatment goals within a small peer group.

Population(s) Served

The Secure Care program is designed to offer a safe and secure environment to youth who are adjudicated delinquent or alleged delinquent and court-ordered to a secure facility. Secure Care is self-contained, trauma-informed, and highly structured. This unit employs a high staff-to-youth ratio in order to provide maximum supervision. Using a Balanced and Restorative Justice focus, the goal of the Secure Care program is to provide community protection, accountability, and competency development.

Population(s) Served

The Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) program is a national initiative that gives priority to repairing the harm done to crime victims and the community by defining offender accountability.

If you have an upcoming community service project or are in need of volunteers, please contact the BARJ coordinator at 724.458.9330 x3131.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Young adults
People with disabilities
Substance abusers
At-risk youth
Children and youth
Young adults
People with disabilities
Substance abusers
At-risk youth
Children and youth
Young adults
People with disabilities
Substance abusers
At-risk youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of clients served

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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Develop/enhance CLINICAL PROGRAMMING
Create/revise FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT and mitigation
Improve and expand the CONTINUUM OF SERVICES AND SUPPORTS
Update the BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING PLANS
Address ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE CHANGE
Draft HUMAN RESOURCES PLAN

Develop/enhance CLINICAL PROGRAMMING
To develop/enhance specific clinical programming, including treatment milieu and physical/behavioral health and social supports.
Create/revise FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT and mitigation
To create/revise a financial plan focused on deficit reduction and evaluating cost of care
Improve and expand the CONTINUUM OF SERVICES AND SUPPORTS
To improve and expand a defined continuum of care that may include alliances with other community-based and residential treatment providers
Update the BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING PLANS
To update business development and marketing plans which focus on addressing identity with behavioral healthcare service delivery, with clear defining of services, and information on outcomes.
Address ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE CHANGE
To address and upgrade organizational cultural and educational problem areas/deficiencies including board leadership and involvement
Draft HUMAN RESOURCES PLAN
To draft a human resources plan that addresses the changing business environment and organizational evolution

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 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 inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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George Junior Republic in Pennsylvania

Board of directors
as of 02/21/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

James Epstein

Mark Alletto

David Ayers

Edward Berti

Michael Buckman

David Champion

James Epstein

Mary Odem

William Romaine Jr.

Gayle Young

Brenda K. McBride

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/21/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

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