Our Philosophy

If the outcome of our behavior, actions and attitude is good for our students, then it is worth doing.
If the outcome of our behavior, actions and attitude is not good for our students, then it is not worth doing.
We are the role models for our students. Therefore our behavior, actions and attitude must always be presented in a positive way

News & Events

Employment Opportunity

Immediate opening for Education Director

Newsletters

Our Newsletters are now available for viewing under News & Updates

Schaffner Shelter Care Program

Beginning January 1, 2013, A.R.C. took over operation of Schaffner Shelter Care Program ...

We value & promote positive relationships in all we do

Alternative Rehabilitation Communities (A.R.C.) is proud of our history of providing services to juveniles in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 1975

Daniel P. Elby, CEO

Our Services

  • Secure Care Service for Juvenile Offenders
  • Residential Services for Juvenile Offenders
  • Admission and Assessment Program
  • Re-entry Transition Services
  • Positive Attitude Curriculum
  • Anti-Gun Violence Curriculum
  • Group Counseling-Service Plan Groups
  • Education provided within each service model
  • Specialized Residential Services for Juvenile Offenders