About UsKinship Care...It’s our purpose!

Introduction

Introduction

A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) is a non-profit corporation established in 1994. Its mission is to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children who are being cared for by their relatives or a close family friend - formally called "kinship care". ASCI became a subcontracting agency of Allegheny County Children and Youth Services (now called Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families [CYF]) in July, 1994.

 
Our Mission

Our Mission

To strengthen and preserve healthy kinship families for children.

Our Vision

Our Vision

A world where all youth are given an equal opportunity to grow into responsible adults; where abuse and addiction cycles are broken

Our Mantra

Our Mantra

Every Child Touched by A Second Chance, Inc. Has a Right to Be Safe and Must Thrive.

 

  1. To educate communities in an effort to prevent the cycle of child, drug and alcohol abuse.
  2. To provide children and families with kinship alternatives as a primary placement option.
  3. To extend knowledge gained and expand organizational capacity with traditional and non-traditional constituents.
  4. To enhance long-term financial security.
  5. To maintain state-of-the-art facilities, technologies and operations.