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

Celebrating 40 Years!

Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, Inc. is gearing up to celebrate 40 years of serving the youths in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Part of our celebration, is to engage the students in extracurricular activities and we asking for your help to fund these outings...

Newly Hired Education Director

Dr. Maritza Robert Lopez After serving on the board for twelve years ...

Employment Opportunity

Current Part-Time Jobs available found in News & Updates

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