Chester Community Coalition

Chester Community Coalition provides free, trauma-informed case management and psychotherapy to families directly affected by violence.

FY 2021 Annual Report Highlights:

  • 54% growth in clients served, through partnerships, individual and group therapy, outreach and case management
  • 97 participants in workshops and presentations on trauma-informed best practices
  • Chester Violence Prevention Coalition started in March 2021, including Chester residents,  representatives from public health, law enforcement, violence prevention, victim support services, and youth development organizations, and advocacy groups

Our work this year centered around individual therapy, case management, and partner groups, in response to community need/demand. Our partners include the Crozer-Chester Medical Center (CCMC), our local hospital and trauma center, the Boys and Girls Club of Chester (BGCC) and the Chester Upland School of the Arts (CUSA).

To read more, including messages from Imam Haneef Mahdi (CCC’s Advisory Board Chair), and Sr. Marijane Hresko (Board member and project manager), click here.