Gabriel Shelter For Youths

Contact Information:

33 East Northampton Steet
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 824-5766

About this Shelter

Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton offers Gabriel Shelter for Youth which provides a safe and stable living environment along with supportive services which include:

  • Individual
  • Group and family counseling
  • Life skills education
  • Recreation
  • Tutoring
  • Advocacy
  • Referral

It is a 16 bed, coed, non-secure adolescent residential facility.

The primary
goal of the program is to provide a safe and stable living environment
for youth while a plan is developed regarding their future living

Youth ages 12 to 18 in the custody of or active with a (contracted) Children and Youth Agency

No referral necessary

All services and shelter are at no cost.

Mission Statement:
"We, the Catholic community of the Diocese of Scranton, are called through Baptism to imitate the servant leadership of Jesus Christ. In union with our Holy Father, the Pope, we proclaim the Gospel faithfully, celebrate the sacraments joyfully, and boldly promote life, justice and peace in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania."
- From the Gabriel Shelter For Youths website

  • Teenage children are welcome.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides counseling.

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