Auberle

Rating: 3.9 stars   10 reviews

Issues:

Location: 1101 Hartman Street McKeesport PA 15132 USA

Mission: To help troubled children and families heal themselves
Results: Programs Offered: In-Home Intervention Services • Parenting Education • 24-Hour Crisis Intervention • Community Resource Referrals • Transportation Solutions Residential Services • Male Adolescent Residential Campus Program • Female Adolescent Residential Campus Program • 24-Hour Emergency Shelter (ages 7-12) • Community-Based Adolescent Living Program • Auberle Movin’ On Transitional Housing (ages 16-21) Foster Care Services • Individualized, 24-Hour Foster Care Support • Foster Care Training and Certification Classes • Family and Child Advocacy and Monitoring • Access to Peripheral Auberle Services • Permanency Placement Education Services • Alternative Education • Supplemental Education Support • Vocational Training Specialized Treatment Services • Community-Based Treatment Programs • Mental Health Treatment Program • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program
Target demographics: Children at-risk between 7 and 18 years old. Young adult men who have “aged out” of the system, 16 to 21 years old. Families at risk.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,900 children and families
Geographic areas served: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Programs: Each year, nearly 496,000 children and youth ages 1-18 are in the child welfare system in the United States. Within this population, approximately 24,000 youth remain in the system until they age out. In Pittsburgh, 336 youth age out each year. These youth are at an increased risk of being unemployed, under-educated, dependent and on public assistance, incarcerated or homeless.  These young adults often become parents much too soon and have an increased risk of having poor health.  Auberle's Movin' On Program provides services to this population's young men in order to help them become indepedent, financially stable and successful. Movin’ On believes individuals are most successful when they identify their own strengths, abilities and assets. The program asks young men to focus on their interests and past accomplishments. Movin' On staff help these young men to find livable-wage jobs, gain life skills and find affordable housing.  This program is a safety net for young men that did not exist in the past. It’s a program where these individuals can establish a home; receive help finding a job; enroll in college; gain access to healthcare; learn to manage a budget and plan for their future. Through Movin’ On, young men have the opportunity to become contributing independent citizens and realize their full potential as they transition into adulthood.
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EIN 25-1712316
(412) 673-5800
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Rating: 2 stars  

This organization is top heavy there are a lot of duplicate positons that can be eliminated, this way the organization would be more cost effective. Nepotism runs rampant in this organization, Administrators directly supervise relatives and spouses. The majority of the clientele is of African American desent, but African Americans are not in the top decsion making postions in the organization. This organization does not live up to its mission statement " To strengthen families".

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Working as a front line manager, in charge of 23 residents,and the supervison of 8 full-time staff members

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would put into place a grievance procedure, so administrators could not suspend, or terminate employees because of professional ideologies.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Somewhat badly

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Some

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Unsure

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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1 previous review
Rating: 3 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

My time spend working with the residents was challenging, exciting and enjoyable. The children respond well to kindness and love.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing kids excel at academics then go on to college.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Change some of the Administrators, some are unqualified to be in their positions and are appointed because of who they know.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

worked and making a difference in the kids life

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

caring and knowledgeable.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

have many more success stories by opening up new inovative programs

Ways to make it better...

The management were more in touch with the staff members, and actually cared about productive staff members instead of giving the illusion like they care.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

The Administrators not being available on the programs to address the needs of residents and staff, this leads to staff turnover.

One thing I'd also say is that...

The Management should reflect the population it serves, one African American in upper Management positon although most of the clients are African American

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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