We invest in youth mental health services

For two decades, Touchstone Foundation has provided a community benefit to Lancaster County, PA as a result of the sale in 1999 of Community Hospital (an osteopathic hospital).

Your generosity directly impacts youth in the community

With a secure one-time or recurring gift, children and youth living in Lancaster County can access mental health support.

BY THE NUMBERS

Last year we provided:

$
Subsidizing mental health copay funds
$
Grants to 7 local organizations to improve mental health access
Scholarships for nursing students to begin or continue their careers in youth mental health

About Us

Our Focus

We elevate the mental well-being of youth and children in Lancaster County.

Our Impact

We improve access for youth and children's behavioral health through strategic grant-making, mental health copay assistance, and workforce development.

Our Team

Our work is successful thanks to our donors, our more 30 volunteer board and committee members, and a 4-person staff.

Our News

Read about what's happening with our work, collaborations, and children's behavioral health in Lancaster County, PA.

Our Programs

CHILDREN'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH GRANTS

We fund programs that measurably elevate the mental well-being of youth and children in Lancaster County.  We’re interested in supporting targeted workforce development for providers, and improving access to behavioral healthcare for youth and children (age birth to 26 years) in Lancaster County.

MENTAL HEALTH COPAY ASSISTANCE

We offer Mental Health Copay Assistance to youth, children, and parents of dependent children (ages 0-25) who live in Lancaster County, Pa. and have financial need. This reduces their copays to just $10 per visit to a licensed behavioral healthcare provider.

MENTAL HEALTH CAREERS SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer scholarships to individuals who are pursuing a career in the mental health field. Students who are starting or continuing advanced degrees and certifications, and are passionate about youth and children’s mental health.

PARENTAL MENTAL WELLNESS

We offer scholarships to individuals who are pursuing a career in the mental health field. Students who are starting or continuing advanced degrees and certifications, and are passionate about youth and children’s mental health.

TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

We offer continuing education trainings related to children’s behavioral health for physicians, educators, other professionals, and caregivers. Most of these events are free and open to the public. CME credits are available for DOs.