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.

 
L'Tesha Gamble-Pettis

L'Tesha Gamble-Pettis 
MS

Sr. Director I of

Compliance and Data Analysis

Pittsburgh Corporate Office

(412) 342-0600
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   L’ Tesha J. Gamble-Pettis holds a bachelors degree in Business Economics with a concentration in Management from the University of Pittsburgh , Johnstown , and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College.

   Mrs. Gamble-Pettis is currently the Sr. I Director of Compliance and Data Analysis at A Second Chance, Inc., where she provides leadership to the agency’s Continuous Quality Improvement initiative, Client Satisfaction, Aftercare, Records Management department, and IVE compliance initiatives.

   Mrs. Gamble-Pettis has continued to be a very active employee at A Second Chance, Inc., and has represented the agency in both local and national conferences including the Pennsylvania State Foster Parent Association conference, National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI), North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Black Administrator’s in Child Welfare (BACW), and the CWLA Kinship Care conference.