Gabriel Shelter For Youths
33 East Northampton Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA - 18701
Gabriel Shelter 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 arrangements. These plans focus on the best interest of the youth and are formulated in conjunction with the youth, their family, shelter staff, their children and youth caseworker and any other significant individuals. While residing at the shelter all youth (families when applicable) are offered supportive services which include: individual, group and family counseling, life skills education, recreation, tutoring, advocacy and referral. The facility is licensed by Pa. DPW and adheres to all Pa. State Chapter 3800 regulations for adolescent residential facilities.
Youth ages 12 to 18 in the custody of or active with a (contracted) Children and Youth Agency. The Program operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.