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Below is a comprehensive list of Resources that may provide you information in regards to Community Resources, Employment & Housing Information, Health Resources, Juvenile Justice Information, School Information, Transportation Information and Victim Information.


Drugs of Abuse: Interactive Exploration of Drug Effects on the Body
Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
7 Tips for Mothers of Adult Addicts
Addiction in the Waiting Room: How to Go to the Doctor in Sobriety
10 Things I Wish I Knew at the Beginning of Sobriety
Helping an Adult Family Member or Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem
13 Sobering Facts About Teen Substance Abuse
Boundaries with Teens: How to Address Alcohol and Drug Issues
How to Help Teens Overcome Substance Abuse
Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol-Parents
Tips to Help People Find a Job After Rehab

Community Resources

Allentown Health Bureau
  • For information on immunizations, communicable diseases, and community health clinics
  • See this website for more information
Allentown Recycling Center
  • The Allentown Recycling Center is run jointly between the City of Allentown, Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste and the Lehigh County Juvenile Probation Department. It is open to residents and businesses, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • See this website for more information
Allentown Electronics Recycling
Compost and Recycling Information
  • For information on Cell Phone Recycling, Compost information, Earth 911, Electronic Scrap Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste Disposal, Latex Paint Disposal, and Recycling
  • See this website for more information
Voter Registration
  • For information on Change of Name or Address, How to Vote, Lehigh County Polling Places, Frequently Asked Questions, and Registration
  • See this website for more information

Employment & Housing

Contacts for Working Papers
  • Pennsylvania's Child Labor Laws indicate no youth under the age of 18 shall be employed without a general or vacation employment certificate. The employment certificates are issued by school authorities and require proof of age and parental/guardian signature(s).
  • An employment certificate is issued to minors ages 14 to 15
  • A transferable work permit is issued to minors ages 16 to 17
  • Youth aged 18 years or older do not need them
  • Contact your local school district's administration office to get the specific procedure to obtain working papers. Listed below are Lehigh Valley local districts
Bethlehem Area School District
Education Center
1516 Sycamore Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017
  Saucon Valley School District
High School Guidance Office
2100 Polk Valley Road
Hellertown, PA 18055
Easton Area School District
High School Guidance Office
2601 William Penn Highway
Easton, PA 18042
  Northampton Area School District
High School Guidance Office
1619 Laubach Avenue
Northampton, PA 18067
Wilson Area School District
Administration Office
2040 Washington Boulevard
Easton, PA 18042
  Allentown School District
31 South Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Bangor Area School District
High School Office
187 Five Points Richmond Road
Bangor, PA 18013
  Whitehall-Coplay School District
High School Office
3800 Mechanicsville Road
Whitehall, PA 18052
Pen Argyl Area High School
High School Office
501 West Laurel Street
Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  East Penn School District
High School Office
500 Macungie Avenue
Emmaus, PA 18049
Nazareth Area School District
High School Office
East Center Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
  Parkland School District
High School Office
2700 N. Cedar Crest Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18104
Catasauqua Area School District
High School Office
850 Pine Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032
  Southern Lehigh School District
High School Office
5800 Main Street
Center Valley, PA 18034
Northwestern Lehigh School District
High School Office
6493 Route 39
New Tripoli, PA 18066
  Northern Lehigh School District
School Guidance Office
One Bull Dog Lane
Slatington, PA 18080
Salisbury Township School District
High School Office
500 E. Montgomery Street
Allentown, PA 18103
Pennsylvania CareerLink Lehigh Valley
  • Provides valuable resources to find the perfect job
  • See this website for more information
Selective Service
  • Almost all male U.S. citizens and male aliens living in the U.S. who are 18 through 25, are required to register with the Selective Service
  • For more information or to register online, see this website

Health Resources

Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CAASP)
  • A comprehensive system of care for children and adolescents with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance and/or substance use disorders and their families. This program ensures that services are developed in collaboration with the child/adolescent, family, mental health system, the school and all other agencies involved in the child's or adolescent's life.
  • See this webpage for more information
Crisis Intervention/Suicide Prevention
  • See this website for crisis intervention information.
  • See this website for suicide prevention services, providers and resources.
Drug and Alcohol Programs and Services
  • For information on AA, NA and Al-Anon Meetings and Bureau of Drug and Alcohol programs and Facility and Service Directories
  • See this website for more information
Lehigh County Assistance Office
  • Information on Applying for Benefits, Search for Provider, Helpful Telephone Numbers, Find a Form, Find Facilities and Locations, Learn About DPW. Information also available such as Cash Assistance/Employment Training, Child Care and Early Learning, Heating Assistance/LIHEAP, Health Care/Medical Assistance, and Substance Abuse Services
  • See this website for more information
Lehigh County Prescription Drug Card
  • Free to Lehigh County Residents
  • See this website for more information
Pennsylvania Department of Health Birth and Death Certificates
  • Information on Birth and Death Certificates, Tobacco Cessation Resources, Immunizations, Organ Donation, WIC, PA Health Alert Network
  • See this website for more information
Pennsylvania Health & Human Resource Guide
  • Information on County by County Helplines, Cash Assistance, Child Health and Safety, Child Protection and Placement, Early Care and Education for Children, Food and Nutrition, Health and Safety, Housing and Utilities, Medical care Coverage, Mental Health and Addiction, Mental Retardation, Pregnancy and Family Planning, Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Services for Older Pennsylvanians, and Trauma/ Abuse
  • See this document for more information
Social Security Office
  • Information on Disability and Supplemental Security Income, Medicare Program, Requesting a Social Security card, Retirement, and Survivors
  • See this website for more information
  • For Social Security Forms and Publications, See

Juvenile Justice

Family Guide to Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Court Judges' Commission
  • Information on Balanced and Restorative Justice publications, Juvenile Act, Juvenile Court Standards, Juvenile Delinquency Benchbook and Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure
  • See this website for more information
Lehigh County Juvenile Probation Department Youth and Law Enforcement Curriculum
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • For information on topics such as Child Protection, Core Resources, Corrections/Detention/Courts, Delinquency Prevention, Gender/Race/Ethnicity, Health, Law Enforcement, Offenses/Offenders, Schools, Statistics, and Victims and well as a Program Search and Training and Technical Assistance
  • See this website for more information
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • Information on Community Collaboratives, Criminal Justice, Justice Research, Juvenile Justice, and Victims of Crime
  • See this website for more information
Pennsylvania Academic, Career and Technical Alliance (PACTT)
Summary of Pennsylvania Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist
The Juvenile Law Center
  • Information on Child Welfare, Fact Sheets, Juvenile Justice, and Litigation
  • See this website for more information


School Districts


Lanta Bus
  • Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority. Bus routes and snow emergency information.
  • See this website for more information
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Driver and Vehicle Services
  • Information on driver's license/photo ID, teen driver, suspension information center, PennDOT locations, etc
  • See this website for more information


Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley
  • Listing of services provided for victims of crime
  • See this website for more information
A Guide for Victims of Juvenile Crime
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