(Phone) 814-824-2286

(Fax) 814-824-2182


Our mailing address is:

501 East 38th Street

Erie, PA 16546

Our physical address is:

511 East 34th Street

Erie, PA 16504

The Mercyhurst Civic Institute is a university-community partnership dedicated to the social, educational, and civic well-being of the Erie region and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Institute seeks to evaluate, understand, and improve public policies and processes, which affect the region’s citizens.

  • Process and Outcomes Evaluations

  • Literature Research & Reviews

  • Grant Writing Support & Assistance

  • Board Facilitation

  • Survey Design

  • Data Collection & Analysis

  • Strategic Planning

  • Database Construction

  • Resource Identification

  • Report Writing

  • Community Education/Presentations

  • Community-Based Family & Youth Program Evaluations

  • Community Reintegration of Offenders with Mental Illness and Substance Abuse (CROMISA)

  • Erie County Adult Drug Treatment & Mental Health Court Evaluation

  • Erie County Criminal Justice Coalition

  • Erie County Mental Health Screening & Assessment Demonstration Project

  • Erie County Policy & Planning Council for Children & Families (PPC)

  • Erie County Truancy Task Force

  • PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Peer Review Process

  • Erie Together

  • UnifiedErie

  • Erie County Department of Health Needs Assessment Committee

  • Erie County Department of Human Services Single Point in Time count

  • Communities That Care state contact

  • Erie County Heroin Task Force

  • Erie Earn It board

  • Neighborhood Resource Organization

  • Erie County Continuum of Care planning initiative

  • Ad Hoc


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