Saint Gabriel's System

Community-Based Day Treatment


To prevent further involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system. To help youth be accountable for their actions, develop victim empathy and take greater responsibility for the quality of life in their family and community. To develop measurable competencies that help youth become more responsible and productive members of their communities. These goals are accomplished by providing a Therapeutic Milieu which provides and environment of psychological, social and moral safety that encourages personal dignity, cooperation and promotes successful experiences as a foundation for building self-esteem, self-confidence and motivation for personal growth and maturity.


  1. A Better Way: Conflict Management, Philadelphia, PA

    An anger and conflict management program that utilizes cooperative and group learning principles to teach anger and conflict management strategies

  2. De La Salle Vocational, Bensalem, PA

    A Year-Round, Community-Based, Career and Technical Education Day Treatment Program for Male Youth who are Adjudicated Delinquent

  3. DelStar, Center City, Philadelphia, PA

    An outpatient program for male and female adolescents (10–20 years old), adjudicated (or deferred) on a sexual offense.

Successful Outcomes


Lamar's new life.

Lamar J. came to De La Salle Vocational on September 30, 2008 following his discharge from Saint Gabriel’s Hall. At that time, he, too, was committed to the Saint Francis program, residing in one of their off-campus group homes. Lamar made steady and consistent progress at De La Salle,... Read More