Statement Release on the 
Berks County Residential Center
Statement Release -- As you know the County of Berks has filed an appeal of a letter it received from the Department of Human Services which stated that they were not reviewing and/or were revoking the license that had been issued for the prior 15 years to operate the Berks County Residential Center, a residential facility that provides residential services to undocumented immigrant families who entered this country seeking asylum.
Welcome to the County of Berks
Kevin S. Barnhardt, Commissioner
Christian Y. Leinbach, Commissioner
Mark C. Scott, Esq., Commissioner

Mission Statement: It is the mission of Berks County government and all County employees to administer and deliver services to the citizens of the County in the most effective, efficient, and professional manner possible within the constraints of the financial resources available.

Likewise, it is the responsibility of the Commissioners to plan for the future while giving careful attention to changing needs, the conservation of our natural resources, and the implementation of measures that will help to assure orderly development. In turn, this will enhance the economic opportunity and the quality of life that will be enjoyed by the citizens of Berks County. 



 County Calendar of Events

Start Time
6/2/2016 10:00 AM
6/2/2016 1:30 PM
6/8/2016 3:00 PM
6/9/2016 10:00 AM
6/15/2016 6:00 PM
6/16/2016 10:00 AM
6/17/2016 7:30 AM
6/20/2016 9:30 AM
6/22/2016 5:30 PM
6/23/2016 10:00 AM
6/27/2016 12:00 PM
6/28/2016 4:30 PM
6/29/2016 7:30 PM
6/30/2016 10:00 AM
7/7/2016 10:00 AM
​Contact Information
County of Berks
633 Court Street
Reading, PA  19601
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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