This facility, located in HickoryRun State Park in northwestern Carbon County,operates under the auspices of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. It is a fifty-two bed residential facilityfor adjudicated males, ages 14-21. The DPW staff provides mental healthrehabilitation services. The Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit certifiededucation staff provides the general academic, special needs, transitioncoordination and pre-vocational education programs with guidance from thePennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Corrections Education. The Edward R. Cawley Learning Center (2008) is thesetting for the education program. Aremedial/developmental reading program is also provided with funds derived froma federal Title I grant for neglected and delinquent youth. A Carl Perkins Vocational Education grant isalso utilized to provide support services in the pre-vocational areas.
For additional information, please contact Daniel Fisher, Supervisor, Special Programs and Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.