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PREA Zero Tolerance Provision

Children’s Home of York has a zero tolerance of sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment against any of our clients.

This is consistent with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), Department of Public Welfare and Children’s Home of York Policy. A copy of the Annual PREA report is available at the front desk of our main campus.

23 PA.C.S. Child Protective Services Law

This chapter applies to the Department; other departments, boards, bureaus and agencies of the Commonwealth or any of it political subdivisions; county children and youth social service agencies and other agencies providing services to children and youth; law enforcement officials; county executive officers; auditors of the Federal government; public and nonpublic schools; intermediate units; area vocational technical schools; independent school contractors; and persons who, in the course of their employment or occupation or in the practice of their profession, come into contact with children.

Employees, Contractors, or volunteers must report any inappropriate behavior immediately. The presence of illegal and unethical behavior compromises the security and safety of the agency.

To report allegations or suspicions of sexual abuse or sexual harassment

  • Contact The Children’s Home of York at (717) 755-1033
  • Notify the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-932-0313
  • And/or contact law enforcement in the jurisdiction of the facility

 All reports are taken seriously and investigated as outlined in the PREA standards. Any knowingly false accusations may be prosecuted.

Our 2023 report is currently underway and will be publicly available once complete.