• March Blog Post

    Teach medicine safety during National Poison Prevention Week, March 17th - 23rd

    Read the blog post now.
  • EACTC Amazon Smile

    EACTC now has a Amazon Smile account. Designate us as your charity and Amazon donates a portion of your total purchase to EACTC.

    Designate us to your Amazon account here.
  • Buddy Program

    We are always looking for caring adults for the Buddy Program. Find out more today!

    Find out more about Mentoring
  • PAWS and Think creates PSA

    PAWS...and Think created a public service announcement about distracted driving.

    View and read more here...
  • Second Chance Program

    Find out about the exciting new Second Chance Pa program. Read the fact sheet, linked here, or visit their website at secondchancepa.com.

    Fact Sheet
  • Mental Health month at HS

    The Paws...and Think Club has a whole month of activities planned to increase awareness about depression.

    Read more here.

For Youth

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

For Parents

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

Community Coalition

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

Upcoming Events

Tue
16
Apr

Overdose Reversal Training

Community Place on Washington, 61 East Washington Street, Elizabethtown, Pa 17022, 11am, 2pm, 5:30pm

Everyone who receives training will get a free Narcan kit and prescription lock box.  Presented by EACTC, Hope WIthin Ministries and Project Lazarus Lancaster County. Read More

Everyone who receives training will get a free Narcan kit and prescription lock box.  Presented by EACTC, Hope WIthin Ministries and Project Lazarus Lancaster County.

Sat
27
Apr

National Drug Take Back Event

Giant Pharmacy, 1278 S Market St, Elizabethtown, PA 17022, 10 am - 2 pm

 EACTC and Northwest Regional PD will be at Giant to accept unused or expired medication and dispose of it properly. Read More

 EACTC and Northwest Regional PD will be at Giant to accept unused or expired medication and dispose of it properly.

Thu
02
May

May Coalition Meeting

Northwest EMS, 380 West Bainbridge Street, Elizabethtown, 6:30 - 8 pm

The focus of the May Coalition meeting will be mental health. Read More

The focus of the May Coalition meeting will be mental health.

Our Mission

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and families in the Elizabethtown Pennsylvania area.

Our research-based programs and services are designed to nurture the physical and emotional well-being of youth and families. Our focus is aimed toward the prevention of drug, alcohol and substance abuse, bullying, truancy, school drop-out, violence, teen pregnancy and other high-risk behaviors in a manner that is collaborative, evidence-based, ethical, innovative and tailored to meet the community’s needs.

Thanks To Our Partners