CCARS was founded to serve all surrounding communities with compassion and empathy. We remain committed to the healing of our communities by serving individuals and families.   Our trained counselors and staff are dedicated to your well-being.


To promote healing using a faith-based approach that
  • Restores dignity
  • Reclaims purpose &
  • Proclaims freedom

 for both individuals and families affected by drugs and alcohol and related mental health issues.

Community Care & Addiction Recovery Services provides outpatient & intensive outpatient services for individuals and families affected by substance abuse and related mental health issues. It’s our goal to create a treatment center that is committed to healing and restoration for people from all walks of life. We recognize that the decision to seek counseling can be difficult. We are here to help. it’s our privilege to guide you in your journey no matter what your “story” may be. We offer community-based care with flexibility to accommodate individuals and families.  CCARS seeks to fill the gap between no care and expensive, un-affordable long-term facilities. We provide quality care and support that individuals and families need for their health and wellness. Affordable counseling by trained professionals with cost-effective services in a loving and caring environment is always our goal. We are licensed in the State of Pennsylvania and we adhere to  strict confidentiality laws. We assist individuals that need residential treatment in transitioning to rehabs or other long-term facilities.

Who We Are


Samuel Mwangi

BS, CADC, ICADC, CCPG, Lead Counselor

Samuel received a 2-year certificate from Youth Challenge International in Human Services, and a Bachelor of Science from Lancaster Bible College. He is a certified addiction counselor and has worked in the field of addictions since 2006. He has served as a counselor and also in a supervisory role as a lead counselor throughout the years. He has a great desire to see healthy communities, and he participates in community training and speaking engagements on addictions and family.


David Byler


Dr. Byler, a board certified family physician, serves as the Medical Director of Community Care & Addiction Recovery Services. He has strong interest in working with people and deeply cares for the community. He understands the needs of those seeking help to overcome addictions. In practice since 1986, he offers a great wealth of knowledge and experience in health.


Gladys Kanyiha

MA, Counselor

Gladys graduated with a Master’s Degree from Lancaster Bible College. She has worked in mental health with multiple agencies over the years in Lancaster County. She deeply cares for people, especially children. She brings experience from serving in mental health and behavioral health.


Annetta Ravegum

MA, Counselor

Annetta joined CCARS in January of 2020 as a student intern from Regent University. She graduated from Elizabethtown college with a bachelors in Psychology. She received master’s degree in Counseling from Regent University. She enjoys working with people. Her desire is to help people with addiction and mental health issues. She conducts individual sessions and group therapy as well.

Our Annual Report from the CEO/Director is available upon request. Please contact our office at (717) 296-8181