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

Summer Meals in Your Community

Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

PREA's intent is to eliminate sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities. A.R.C.'s policies and procedures are found under News & Updates

PACTT Re-afflication

More Information under News & Updates

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

  • 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 Offender