IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE PROGRAM, IT’S ABOUT CHANGE REGARDING COVID-19

Given the current circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations from federal and state officials, both offices of The Program, It’s About Change are functioning under by-appointment-only schedules for in-person services until further notice.

The Program, It’s About Change will be taking advantage of all available methods of technology in order to maintain operations and continue providing services to our clients.

If you are in need of assistance, please contact:

Julia Fake, Director of Operations at j.fake@theprogramitsaboutchange.org or 717-446-1297

AliceAnne Frost, CEO at a.frost@theprogramitsaboutchange.org


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”


OUR SERVICES AND PROGRAMS


I’m living my success story every day. It’s slow but I am moving forward. I am very patient with my situation and I manage to wake up every day happy at Work Release. I didn’t know what self-esteem was or my self-worth. I give myself affirmations every day. The picture of how amazing I am becomes clearer every day. I was so out of focus before. The Program has really instilled the feeling of hope. Seeing woman who have been worse off then me and are doing well is an inspiration. I no longer let my past define me. I do embrace it as part of my story now. I’m looking forward to using the education towards being a better parent. I want to be a more positive role model in my children’s lives. Today I am able to stand tall and take steps to rebuild the damaged relationships that my actions have caused.

Erin Strong

My name is Michael Williams and I did 5 years in prison. Then, I went to a halfway house for 10 months, got my apartment and was released. I was out for a month and started drinking. It wasn’t long until my PO found me drunk, so he put my in a rehab. That is where I was introduced to The Program. The Program gave me a Mentor named Kenny. Kenny introduced me to an AA meeting – that is where I learned that I was an alcoholic. With the help of my Mentor, Kenny, and The Program, I learned that I can live life without alcohol. I got a sponsor and kept going to meetings. And, with the help of my Mentor and my sponsor, I’m 14 months clean and I never felt this good in my entire life. If you are getting started with recovery, I recommend The Program. It is a wonderful program to start your life over again.

Michael Williams