From the desk of CEO Jennifer Lopez

From the desk of CEO Jennifer Lopez

At the beginning of May, after much contemplation, I made the decision that it was time to bring my work at Friends Association to a close. It’s been almost 5 years- a pandemic, a million-dollar renovation of a 200-year-old building, a chronic housing problem that has...
Jennifer Lopez will serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Jennifer Lopez will serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

In a remarkable career, Jennifer Lopez has gone from being a probation officer in Chester County to leading Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children as the CEO. Her outstanding work with prison inmates and dedication to social services have earned her...
Bacon Gives Back!

Bacon Gives Back!

Bacon Gives Back! – Better Than Bacon Improv Group Donates to Friends Association   “Bacon Gives Back” is a fundraising effort from the local Improvisational Comedy group known as Better Than Bacon. The group recently held a fundraising...
Why is there a lack of affordable housing in Chester County?

Why is there a lack of affordable housing in Chester County?

Why is there a lack of affordable housing in Chester County? Chester County, Pennsylvania, is an area that has seen rapid development and population growth over the past several years. However, with this growth has come a critical issue that many residents are facing:...
Congratulations To The New Chairperson!

Congratulations To The New Chairperson!

Congratulations To The New Chairperson!   We are so proud of our CEO Jennifer Lopez! She has been elected as the new Chairperson for the Governance Board of the Chester County Partnership to End Homelessness. The Partnership is a community-based collaborative of...