Face Forward

CTS PROGRAMS OVERVIEW: Over the years, more than 80% that enrolled completed the program and 84% obtained employment. The recidivism rate was reduced from 42% to 17%.



In June 2013, CTS was awarded a 39-month grant for the diversion of youth offenders facing adjudication for delinquency and expungment services for those 16 to 24 years of age. CTS offers school completion, GED preparation, job preparation, certified training in the same fields as Training-To-Work plus PA Act 235 certification for security officers, job placement and retention, life skills, youth leadership and mentoring services under this grant. These services are being provided to 75 students each year.


This program involves certified course work for:

Act 235 Security Officer Training

Culinary Arts with SafeServe Certification

Fiber Optics Installations & Telecommunication Installation

Forklift Operations with Warehouse Tech

Lead Dust Sampling Technicians

MicroSoft Office Specialist

Weatherization & Retrofit Installations

Other Services Include:


Intensive Case Management

Mentoring & Leadership Development

Job Serach & Job Placement

Job Retention & Follow-Up Services

Legal Services for Expungement