national night out logo 2018

Mark your calendar for the National Night Out on August 7, 2018! The evening aims to bring communities together and to promote positive choices. Showing people that they are a part of strong communities and diverse support systems is an important part of prevention! Compass Mark is excited to be invited to participate in NNO…

Kids Kamp 2018 group shot

On June 17th, 22 Kids Kamp campers arrived in Chester County for a memorable and life-changing week of learning and fun, all organized by Compass Mark. The campers, who are often facing a variety of challenging situations, were joined by seven staff counselors and seven high school students serving as mentors. Campers are often nervous…

Big brands that produce alcohol and tobacco products have seemingly unlimited marketing budgets. Watch TV, use the internet and social media, or just drive down the street and you’re exposed to content that makes smoking and drinking seem cool, or just ‘what people do.’ Try as they might, parents can’t shield children from all of…

A total of 53 5th and 6th graders from Landis Run Intermediate School spent 8 weeks completing the first year of Compass Mark’s Leadership Institute after-school program. There were three separate cohorts of 15-20 students spread out through the 2017-2018 school year working together to first learn about leadership qualities, and then to create and…

As media attention for the opioid crisis grows, local communities have responded. Grassroots coalition groups have sprung up across the United States, and right here in Lancaster. Just within Lancaster County, the number of known grassroots organizations and coalitions has has doubled in the past year. Through funding from the Lancaster Drug and Alcohol Commission,…

There’s strength in numbers, and Compass Mark is now part of a collaboration that brings together key organizations in Lancaster County’s efforts to reduce deaths from opioids and heroin. Joining Forces is a group of local government and community organizations that is working together to strengthen the great work already happening in communities throughout the…

Local children matter to you. That’s why you’re part of the Compass Mark community. You care about giving our youth meaningful experiences that help them grow their confidence and make positive choices. Summer programs available through Compass Mark offer a fun, safe environment and learning that has lifelong benefits. That’s right! Compass Mark’s work with…

Across the spectrum of programs and services at Compass Mark there are moving stories of personal success: a mother finding a way to afford help for her daughter; a grandmother finding her path as a caregiver for a child with an incarcerated parent; a young person seeing hope and a way out of addiction. Below…

Register today for the first-ever Prevention Convention!  Compass Mark is inviting children, youth and families in our community to join us on Sunday, March 18th from 1pm to 5pm at Go ‘N Bananas in Lancaster. We are planning an exciting day of free activities and giveaways to educate our community about addiction prevention: Laser Frenzy–…

Don’t miss the Prevention Convention on March 18th from 1 – 5 pm at Go ’N Bananas in Lancaster!  Compass Mark is planning an exciting day of activities and giveaways to help educate our community about addiction prevention. We have 300 free tickets available on a first-come basis, so watch your email and our Facebook…

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