There are eight paid chaplains and 12 regular volunteer chaplains on staff that do bible studies, mentoring and distribution of Christian literature to over 1,000 inmates. Annually, over 2,200 Bible correspondence courses are completed. About 25 churches do regular worship services in various units of the prison. Ministry also happens to the staff and correction officers in the prison.
The Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center houses young persons, ranging from ages 10-17, until their court hearings. Three part-time Chaplains do counseling, group Bible studies and arrange for churches to conduct regular worship service and Christian activities for the young residents.
Freedom Gate provides aftercare in a halfway home for men released from prison. Staff teaches in Berks County Prison, do personal and family counseling and help with job placement assistance.
Revelations of Freedom Ministries is a 12-18 month residential, faith-based discipleship program. We work with men who are at least 18 years old who are struggling primarily with drug and/or alcohol addictions. Our goal is to help men discover a life of freedom which can only be found in a relationship with Jesus! Our two phase program is located in Blue Ball, Pa.
The Potter’s House operates 3 aftercare houses in the Lancaster area. These two groups, who merged in 2011 into a new organization, provide expanded counseling and discipleship training programs for those getting out of prison. Their goal is to assist and train ex-inmates to become responsible persons in their families, the workplace and communities.
We Care Programs have been ministering God’s love to prisoners since 1970 from their base in Atmore, AL. They provide chaplains to state correctional facilities. They sponsor faith based dorms and have extensive teaching and educational programs. They conduct an annual prison crusade in January of each year in a dozen or more prisons, with over 300 volunteers involved from many states.
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