• February Blog Post

    The HS PAWS..and Think is focusing on Mental Health throughout February. Read about Teen Depression in this month's blog.

    Read the blog post now.
  • EACTC Social Norms Project

    Have you heard about our new yard sign campaign? Find out more here.

    Social Norms Campaign page
  • 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
  • New Year's greeting

    Can Caring Change Our Community? See our New Year's greeting and read our letter from Executive Director, Gail Viscome, about becoming a donor to fund our programs.

    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
12
Mar

March Coalition Meeting

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

The focus of the March Coalition meeting will be alcohol awareness. Read More

The focus of the March Coalition meeting will be alcohol awareness.

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