• Community Place Launch

    Come out and support Community Place on Washington at the Capital Campaign Launch, August 18th from 4 to 7 pm. Food, fun, building tours and giveaways.

    Get details here.
  • August Blog Post

    Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Painkillers Driving Addiction, Overdose

    Read the blog post now.
  • Save the date!

    For Joining Forces Community Conversations, a three part educational series in conjunction with EACTC. The location is now announced!

    See the flier now.
  • Medication Take Back Update

    We have a new location for you to drop off unused and expired medications, Masonic Village Pharmacy.

    Medication take back program
  • EACTC Social Norms Project

    Have you heard about our new yard sign campaign? Find out more here.

    Social Norms Campaign page
  • Project Coordinator

    EACTC is in search of a DFC Project Coordinator. For a full job description click on the link.

    EACTC available positions

For Youth

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

For Parents

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

Community Coalition

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will foster collaborative community-wide initiatives involving schools, parents, neighborhoods, businesses and others that encourage and enable the youth of our community to become productive and valued citizens.

Upcoming Events

Sat
18
Aug

Community Place on Washington Launch

Community Place on Washington Street, 4 pm - 7 pm

Join us for the launch event for the new Campus for Social Services which supports so many in our community.  Email amy@eactc.org for barbecue tickets. Read More

Join us for the launch event for the new Campus for Social Services which supports so many in our community.  Email amy@eactc.org for barbecue tickets.

Tue
11
Sep

Coalition Meeting

Northwest EMS, 380 W Bainbridge St, Elizabethtown, PA 17022, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

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Tue
18
Sep

MADD’s Power of Parents

Elizabethtown HS Room 1920, 7 pm

Join in the conversation to prevent underage drinking by participating in MADD’s Power of Parents: It’s Your Influence® program! Supported by a research-based parent handbook, this program equips parents and other caring adults with the tools and strategies to effectively talk to teens about alcohol. The presentation is 30 minutes after which you will receive the […] Read More

Join in the conversation to prevent underage drinking by participating in MADD’s Power of Parents: It’s Your Influence® program! Supported by a research-based parent handbook, this program equips parents and other caring adults with the tools and strategies to effectively talk to teens about alcohol. The presentation is 30 minutes after which you will receive the free parent guide. We encourage your teen to attend the Power of You(th) program on Tue, Sept 25, so you can open a family dialogue following the two presentations.

Please pre-register by email to amy@eactc.org.

Tue
25
Sep

Addiction: A Disease of the Mind and Body

Alliance Church of Elizabethtown, 425 Cloverleaf Road, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Joining Forces presents Community Conversations A three part educational series designed to:  Increase understanding of addiction—a treatable disease  Share resources and substance abuse treatment options  Provide tips and tools that can help a loved one struggling with substance use Registration can be made at LancasterJoiningForces.org under the events tab. Read More

Joining Forces presents Community Conversations
A three part educational series designed to:

 Increase understanding of addiction—a treatable disease

 Share resources and substance abuse treatment options

 Provide tips and tools that can help a loved one struggling with substance use

Registration can be made at LancasterJoiningForces.org under the events tab.

Our Mission

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and families in the Elizabethtown Pennsylvania area.

Our research-based programs and services are designed to nurture the physical and emotional well-being of youth and families. Our focus is aimed toward the prevention of drug, alcohol and substance abuse, bullying, truancy, school drop-out, violence, teen pregnancy and other high-risk behaviors in a manner that is collaborative, evidence-based, ethical, innovative and tailored to meet the community’s needs.

Thanks To Our Partners