Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center - Wilderness Center
Provides community and wilderness based services for at-risk and court-adjudicated youth and young adults

Wilderness Challenge, Boiling Springs PA
Adjudicated males 13-18 years
Short-term outdoor mobile program

Center Point Day Treatment, Boiling Springs PA
Referred males and females 11-19 years
Day treatment program

Flight Program
Any male 17-24 years
(Adams, Bucks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Perry, York)
Mentoring and training program for youth aging out of system

WAP (Weekend Alternative Program), Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated males 12-18 years
10 weekends

GWAP (Weekend Alternative Program), Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated females 12-18 years
10 weekends

Bridge, Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post-adjudicated males 11-18 years
150 days

Bridge Prep, Boiling Springs PA
Pre/Post adjudicated males and females 17-18 years
30-45 days

Turning Point, Lancaster PA
Evening Reporting Center for males
Alternative to secure detention
571 Mountain Road
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
Eligibility: Varies per program:
Youth, age 13 to 18 years
Adults, age 18 to 25 years
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Program hours vary
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 960-6700
  • (877) 342-5667
  • (717) 258-9408 - Fax
  • (610) 682-1055 - Fax
Email Address: brodej@diakon.org
Fee Amounts: Call for details
Intake Procedure: Referrals from any county juvenile courts or children and youth services or other social service agency. Private referrals considered. Decisions are made on a case to case basis. Will not accepts those with severe psychological or emotional issues.
Intake Requirements: Case history, physical exam, medical records, court order
Geographical Area: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
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Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
Diakon Youth Services/Wilderness Center - Wilderness Center
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