"Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence."
Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) is a nonprofit organization that provides pretrial services and reentry programming for individuals involved in the justice system, as well as services for their children and loved ones. Our reentry workforce development, housing, and mentoring programs equip returning citizens with the tools and support necessary to become productive members of our community. Our Family Connections programs serve to lessen the negative impact on children and families affected by parental incarceration.
Additionally, BCPS serves as the court-appointed County Pretrial Services agency with services focused on interviewing and assessing defendants’ risk and providing the information to the Court, supervising defendants on pretrial release, and providing staffing and assistance to the county’s diversionary programs.
Our organization earned a 2022 Gold Seal of Transparency! Now, everyone can view our financial details and learn about the people at our organization. Learn more about our organization’s impact through our #NonprofitProfile on @CandidDotOrg: https://www.guidestar.org/profile/23-1969810 or by clicking below.
Berks Connections/Pretrial Services is proud to be certified by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) through their Standards for Excellence certification program. BCPS was one of the first organizations to be certified under the Standards program that began in 2002.