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About George Junior Republic

Changing the Lives of Delinquent and Dependent Youth for More Than a Century

Since 1909, George Junior Republic has been a life saver and life changer for court adjudicated delinquent and dependent youth.

Each year, more than 3,000 youth and families are served at our 500-acre residential campus in Grove City, Pennsylvania, or through our community-based services located in multiple states and counties.

Comprehensive Treatment Programs

George Junior Republic’s residential program provides state-of-the-art living facilities, fully accredited academic and vocational educational programs, leisure and recreation activities, and a broad continuum of medical care and mental health treatment designed to create an atmosphere where youth are able to experience positive and lasting development.

The wide array of our community-based programs are designed to keep children and families together through prevention and aftercare services, intensive therapy, and school and community collaboration.

Organizational Structure

George Junior Republic is a 501 (c)(3) corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors.  Foundations, corporations, and individual donations provide significant support for projects and programs, as well as scholarships.

Mission Statement

George Junior Republic is dedicated to helping at-risk youth become successful, well-adjusted adults, capable of achieving a higher degree of citizenship and a better understanding of his responsibility to society, family and self.