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Pressley Ridge

Pressley Ridge provides hope and support for youth, individuals and families through a full continuum of mental health, foster care, residential treatment, and specialized education services. Our innovative programs provide a safe and supportive environment where children, youth and families can work to increase their sense of wellbeing and achieve sustainable, positive outcomes. Through collaborative and inclusive relationships, Pressley Ridge empowers children and families to transform their lives and develop to their full potential.

Pressley Ridge was founded in 1832 and remains headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Over the course of nearly two centuries, we have continued to evolve to serve diverse communities, as well as the needs of the most complex youth and families. A legacy of successful outcomes has enabled us to expand services to communities in Central Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and Texas.
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Through our trauma-sensitive approach and family engagement models, Pressley Ridge’s goal is to create lifelong connections. Our services include foster care; community-based mental and behavioral health; residential treatment; and specialized education for both autistic and Deaf students, as well as alternative education for students with behavioral issues.... Read more


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Additional Culture Details

Pressley Ridge employees are passionate about creating success for the children, adults, and families we serve. Whether working directly with families or behind the scenes, all employees give 110% each and every day to support others.

We share a common goal of helping youth and families experience JOY in their life and have HOPE for their future.

We partner with those we serve and believe that, given the right tools, skills and support, everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

We are eager to learn and take advantage of the opportunities for growth, knowledge and development at Pressley Ridge. We embrace our culture and beliefs and know that we can add to the cycle of success!
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Values Statement
At Pressley Ridge, we are grounded in our mission to do whatever it takes to create success for children, youth and families. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued and treated with respect.

We believe our differences are our strengths and encourage a culture of growth and acceptance. The combined experiences and talents of our staff, volunteers and those we serve strengthen and enrich us as individuals, teams and community partners.

With the ultimate goal of creating a lasting impact on those we serve, each other and the social service systems of which we are a part, we vow to:

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