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Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg Area Community College is a community college serving the greater Harrisburg, Pennsylvania metropolitan area and south-central Pennsylvania. HACC offers a variety of educational and employment programs that fit the type of learning experience you are looking for as a student. There are options for first-time students, transfer students, and returning students who are looking to complete their certificate, diploma, or Associate's degree. Classes are available online and in-person at one of the many campus locations. In addition, there are English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes, Continuing Education classes, GED classes, Life Skills classes, and Job Training programs.

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731 Old Harrisburg Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-3855 start@hacc.edu

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Lincoln Intermediate Unit (IU) 12

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 offers adult education and English as a second language classes, as well as one-one-one literacy tutoring, HiSet and GED classes, and job skills training in Adams, Franklin, and York Counties. Please note that there are multiple offices.

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65 Billerbeck St.
New Oxford, PA 17350
(717) 624-4616

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Waynesboro New Hope Shelter

New Hope Shelter is a faith-based emergency shelter open to men, women, and families with children. Individuals and families may reside there for up to 30 days, while receiving two meals a day, employment assistance, computer training, life skills classes, and clothing from the thrift store. As of now, there is a waiting list, so to put one's name of the list, please call main number provided.

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25 S. Potomac St.
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 762-5840

Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Allegheny County Jail Collaborative

The Allegheny Jail Collaborative is a program committed to reducing recidivism by both preparing inmates for reentry while incarcerated and helping them be successful people upon reentry into society. The program provides services for both inmates and returning citizens. For inmates, the program's services include behavioral therapy, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, classes on GED track, pre-vocational classes and vocational training, and family support. Reentry services include cognitive and behavioral therapy, a specialized Batterer Intervention Program, drug and alcohol assessment, housing services, GED, job placement and training, and transportation services.

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Braddock Employment Training

Provides GED preparation (youth & adult), job search, job matching, workshops, assessments, computer literacy and supported work services. Eligibility Requirements: Employment services are universal; income eligibility applies to training.

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640 Braddock Ave
Braddock, PA 15104
(412) 871-5728 betc-ged@ccac.edu

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

At the Carnegie Library, one can access computers with free Wi-Fi to practice building computing skills, prepare a resume or search for jobs, or check email. The library also provides specialized resume and interview preparation services, as well as information, resources, and referrals for entrepreneurs and small-business owners seeking to start or expand a business. In order to access the services, all one needs is a library card, which you can apply for for free.

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4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15213
(412) 622-3114

 Monday-Thursday; 10:00am-8:00pm. Friday-Saturday; 10:00am-5:00pm.

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Dream Again Family Services of Western Pennsylvania

Dream Again Family Services provides services including licensed mental health and substance abuse programs, volunteer-based supports for older adults, residential services for persons with developmental and mental health disabilities, services for family members of incarcerated people, financial counseling, vocational and psychosocial rehabilitation, student assistance programs, and transitional youth programs. Programs and services are administered at different offices, so please search online to find the right service and office location.

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314 S. Water Street
Kittanning, Pennsylvania 16201
(888) 222-4200 fswp@fswp.org

Monday; 11:00am-8:00pm. Tuesday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. 

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Foundation of HOPE

The Foundation of HOPE is an interfaith non-profit with the mission to “Empower incarcerated and released individuals to restore their relationship with their God, rebuild their lives, and reconcile to their communities.” The HOPE Aftercare Program is a pre- and post-release adult reintegration program for inmates and reentrants that seeks to ensure their successful return to the community. HOPE Aftercare provides resources, referrals, and guidance regarding employment, housing, education, food assistance, mental health services, and clothing. The program’s mentoring component matches inmates and reentrants with mentors who can assist them on a one-on-one basis.

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112 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 321-3343

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Goodwill SWPA

Goodwill SWPA offers a broad variety of programs and services, including: educational, disability and transitional, housing, job search, and reentry services. They also provide GED prep and testing, ESL courses and computer training, and assistance with resume building, interviewing skills, and financial literacy and management.

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118 52nd St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 481-9005

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Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

The Greater Pittsburgh Literary Council provides educational programs for individuals and families in the Pittsburgh area. The programs provided by GPLC are: basic skills in reading, writing, and math; preparation for GED testing; English as a second language courses; workplace skills development and workforce preparation; computer skills training; and health literacy. GPLC has multiple locations, so please call ahead to find out about specific programming.

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411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 550
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
(412) 393-7600

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Hill House Association

The Hill House offers a wide range of programs and services to help meet the needs of the community. Accelerated Support Services for Older Adults - A program providing supportive services to persons 60 years and older that have been released from jail or prison and need assistance obtaining housing, food, and clothing. First Source Center - Provides comprehensive workforce development services to citizens that lead to meaningful employment and positively impact the economic health of the community. Home-Delivered Meals - A nutrition program that provides daily meals to homebound older adults who are unable to prepare meals for themselves due to physical or medical reasons. EARN - To assist individuals presently receiving assistance from the Department of Public Welfare to secure and maintain gainful employment. Senior Community Services Center - The senior center provides a place for for seniors to come together within their community and socialize with friends and family. The center also provides resources that address vital concerns for seniors wishing to live independently.

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1835 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-392-4400 contactus@hillhouse.org

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North Hills Community Outreach

North Hills Community Outreach provides services to low-income individuals and families in Western Pennsylvania under four core values: recognizing the love of God for everyone, treating all individuals with dignity, fostering self-sufficiency, and managing resources in a responsible manner. Services include food services, utilities and emergencies services, employment services, emergency funding help, family development, senior services, school supplies and appliance sharing, computer training, transportation and car-owning, legal, college or post-secondary education, support groups a range of issues, and links to outside resources.

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1975 Ferguson Rd.
Allison Park, Pennsylvania 15101
(412) 487-6316 help@nhco.org

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Northland Public Library

The Northland Public Library provides free computer classes to assist individuals in learning how to use the internet, computer basics, and Microsoft word and excel. Please call ahead to find out about class times and to register.

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300 Cumberland Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237
(412) 366-8100 x131 nplcomp@einetwork.net

 Monday-Thursday; 9:00am-9:00pm. Friday; 9:00am-6:00pm. Saturday; 9:00am-5:00pm. Sunday; 1:00pm-5:00pm.

 

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Renewal, Inc.

Renewal, Inc. delivers comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Renewal offers detox, inpatient, and outpatient treatment services as part of their commitment to supporting the whole individual on their path to reentering society. Renewal also provides case management, life skills training, group treatment programs, workforce development, family support, and community service opportunities.

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601 Grant St, 5th Floor
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15219
(412) 690-2445 info@renewalinc.com

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Renewal, Inc.

Renewal, Inc. offers drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment, job readiness supports, counseling services, the opportunity for community service, and family reunification supports. Renewal, Inc. also offers a 6-month on the job employment training program for individuals reentering the workforce.

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601 Grant St, 5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 690- 2445 info@remewalinc.com

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Revival Chili

Revival Chili has one main goal: to positively impact every single person's life that the business touches. Their aim is to create a culture of sustainability in the food industry by using sustainable energy but also by promoting safe, sustainable growing practices and a sustainable business with employees starting their own trucks. This business looks to hire returning citizens.

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jordan@revivalchili.com

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The Program for Offenders, Inc.

The Program for Offenders, Inc. provides services to individuals with histories of incarceration to assist them in achieving a fresh start in society and give their children opportunities to achieve. Services include in-patient and out-patient drug rehabilitation, residential services for male and female returning citizens, case management services, and employment services to help individuals assimilate into society as permanent, successful citizens and family members.

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WorkAble

WorkAble provides career consulting and employment coaching to unemployed individuals searching for work in Allegheny County. WorkAble provides services in professional career consultation, employment coaching, job search training, and networking skills. WorkAble has several office locations; please visit the website to find out which is closest to you.

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(412) 904-5993

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Zero Six Eight

Zero Six Eight supports the skills and interests of returning citizens who work to launch innovative products and services. Zero Six Eight runs a for-profit incubator that exists to promote returning citizens as they pursue goals of employment, entrepreneurship, and independence. They also serve as an essential support system for the community of returning citizens through education, crime prevention, and social advocacy. Lastly, through Work-Pittsburgh, they act as a second chance employer specializing in construction trades.

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2 South 6th St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203

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Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging offers programs and services for older adults residing in Armstrong County. The AAA connects individuals to seniors centers, housing, home delivered meals, legal assistance, in-home services, adult day care services, medical insurance counseling, transportation services, employment training and placement services, and more.

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Career T.R.A.C.K.

Career T.R.A.C.K. provides a variety of free services and programs to assist low-income adults, dislocated workers, and youth with finding employment. Career T.R.A.C.K. offers computer classes, job workshops (including resume writing, interviewing skills, and job search techniques), on-the-job training programs, and work experience programming. In some cases, Career T.R.A.C.K. may help individuals pay for a trade school, technical school, college, or other program.

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Adult Literacy Action Penn State Beaver (ALA)

Adult Literacy Action Penn State Beaver (ALA) has helped Beaver County residents gain skills essential for entering the workforce, training programs, college, or to pass the GED® Test since 1978. All programs are free of charge. There are two other locations, aside from the main one listed, in Beaver Falls and at the Beaver Valley Mall. Daytime and evening class are offered.

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Trails Ministries

TRAILS is a faith-based organization that offers supports to obtain necessary documentation (i.e. Social Security Card, Identification Documents, Birth Certificate, etc), mental health counseling, and drug and alcohol counseling. TRAILS also offers support in seeking employment, transportation, food, housing, clothing, and one-on-one and group mentoring.

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(724) 891-7541 support@trailsministries.org

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Center for Community Action (CCA)

The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

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195 Drive In Lane
Everett, PA 15537
(800) 323-9997

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Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS)

Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) provides reentry programming for returning citizens such as workforce development and housing programs. BCPS also provides services for children and loved ones of returning citizens.

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Berks County Courthouse, 16th Floor, 633 Court St
Reading, PA 19601
(610) 478-6920

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Freedom Gate Ministries

Participants are required to attend weekly bible study and church events.

Freedom Gate is a ministry that offers transitional housing, food, clothing, practical counseling, addiction counseling, opportunities for help in finding employment, continuing education, and support with reconnecting with family members.

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131 South Ninth St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 750-5685 freedomgatemin@comcast.net

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Opportunity House

Opportunity House provides emergency shelter and services that include counseling, resume writing, job interviewing skills, mental health and drug and alcohol treatment services, transportation to and from medical appointments when needed, money management supports, and case management services. Opportunity House also provides transition housing for individuals who were engaged in shelter services.

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430 North 2nd St
Reading, PA 19601
(610) 374-4696 info@opphouse.org

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Blair County Community Action Agency

The Blair County Community Action Agency has an Employment and Training Services Program that provides job readiness workshops, referrals to other agencies, job placement services, and job counseling and follow-up. Participants receive individual orientation, screening, testing, and assessment, are screened and assessed to match market demands, and given referrals to area employers. The Blair County Community Action Agency also provides weatherization and utility assistance. Assistance with obtaining housing is available to individuals who are homeless (please note that a referral is required for housing assistance; an outside agency must verify that the individual is homeless).

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2100 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-3651 bccap@blaircap.org

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Society of St. Vincent de Paul Altoona-Johnstown Diocese

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Altoona-Johnstown Diocese operates Food For Families consisting of two food banks and two Family Kitchens, as well as five food pantries. The Society runs eight thrift stores filled with used, new, or vintage items, all the proceeds go towards those in need. Although the items are priced in order to meet anyone's pocket book, the Society will make every effort to help those in need with items. Please call or go online to see the various sites throughout the county. To address larger needs, a Home Visitor will go to the home of a needy person make an assessment and authorize assistance to supply furniture, appliances or other large household items. The Society assists with other financial needs such as, rent, utilities, medical expenses, and many other basic needs. There are always volunteer opportunities to staff the thrift stores or community gardens that the Society runs to assist those in need with clothing, household items, and fresh produce. Please call for more information.

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1215 7th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 943-1981

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Bradford County Action, Inc.

Bradford County Action, Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides programs for adults and youth. Bradford County Action, Inc. provides academic brush up for those entering employment and classroom training; GED® Classes; and employability workshops available at the PA CareerLink® in Towanda, PA. PA CareerLink® also has computers available on a self serve basis. Intensive job search services are available for those who have completed employability workshops. Services include: individualized professional resume preparation; intensive assistance with job search activities; and training sponsorship. In addition, Bradford County Action, Inc. may provide sponsorship of up to 2 years of full time college or vocational training to those who meet eligibility and training requirements.

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500 William Street
Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-4434 info@bradfordcountyaction.org

Monday; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Tuesday; 8:00 am - 5:30 pm; Wednesday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Thursday; 8:00 am - 5:30 pm; Friday: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm.

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Northwest Human Services (NHS)

With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs. Among their services, NHS provides outpatient mental health treatment; psychiatric/socialization rehabilitation; case management/recovery coaching; short- and long-term behavioral health treatment programs; outpatient treatment for substance use disorders; comprehensive clinical, evidence-based practices; and therapeutic programs.

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA)

Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA) offers a full spectrum of healthcare providers: acute care, long-term care, assisted living, rehab facilities, retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health providers; educators; and workforce development partners. SEPHA helps low-skilled workers to gain the skills, training, and credentials necessary to advance in healthcare careers. Individuals must have a High School Diploma or GED to participate.

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310 Amosland Rd
Holmes, PA 19043
(610) 543-5022

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Butler County Community College (BC3)

Butler County Community College (BC3) offers a wide variety of career programs and certification programs. Students can earn credits that can be transferred to a 4-year college to complete a bachelor's degree. BC3 also has a free adult literacy program to assist adults with improving their basic reading, writing and math skills, GED preparation, and workforce development.

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107 College Dr.
Butler, PA 16002
(724) 287-8711

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Career T.R.A.C.K.

Career T.R.A.C.K. provides a variety of free services and programs to assist low-income adults, dislocated workers, and youth with finding employment. Career T.R.A.C.K. offers computer classes, job workshops (including resume writing, interviewing skills, and job search techniques), on-the-job training programs, and work experience programming. In some cases, Career T.R.A.C.K. may help individuals pay for a trade school, technical school, college, or other program.

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Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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Cambria County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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499 Manor Drive
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
(814) 471-1801

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Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is an organization dedicated to meeting the career and workforce development needs of adults, high school students, and industries in the Greater Johnstown area. We are proud to offer educational alternatives to our community, allowing adults and secondary education students the opportunity to work toward a common goal: success in school and beyond. The adult education programs provide opportunities for adults in the community to receive specialized training in many vocational and technical areas. We’ve designed programs for those who are already working in their field and for those who would like to retrain for a new career. We offer a variety of financial aid opportunities. The adult programs offered are Career in a Year™; Short-Term Programs; Basic Education and GED Prep.

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Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9)

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9) is part of Pennsylvania's educational system. The Intermediate Unit's Adult Education Program provides free classes to adults who want to prepare to take the GED, improve skills in reading, writing, and math, pursue enrollment in post secondary education, or improve employment skills. Seneca IU9 offers classes at multiple locations, please call to find out the office closest to you. Please note that residents of Cameron County will have to travel to the Community Education Center in Elk County to receive services.

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119 S. Mechanic St.
Smethport, PA 16749
(814) 887-5512

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Carbon County Area Agency on Aging

The Carbon County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities, and in-home services.

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Central PA Community Action

Central PA Community Action offers food programs, transportation, clothing services, employment and training programs, utility assistance programs, homeless prevention programs, weatherization programs, home repair programs and other services. The staff at CPCA is trained to help families resolve crisis situations and become more stable by providing ongoing, intensive support. To find out about the individual programs and eligibility requirements, please call the main number.

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207 E. Cherry St.
Clearfield, PA 16830
(814) 765-1551 cpcainc@cpcaa.net

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Act in Faith of Greater West Chester

Act in Faith of Greater West Chester support individuals in removing barriers to employment such as gaining a photo ID, bus tokens to get to an interview, or by creating a resume. Act in Faith of Greater West Chester also provides supports such as home goods, clothing, or food.

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212 South High St
West Chester, PA 19382
(484) 324-8492 contact@actinfaithgwc.org

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Baker Industries

Baker Industries is a work program that trains and employs individuals on probation or parole, individuals experiencing homelessness, recovering substance users, and individuals with serious physical or emotional disabilities. At the contract manufacturing, fulfillment, and packaging organization, individuals gain work experience and are compensated until they are ready to move into the regular workforce with their new skills.

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184 Pennsylvania Ave
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 296-9795

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Clarion County Career Center

The Clarion County Career Center Adult Education Program has been providing quality education and training since 1976. Throughout the years it has seen many changes but has always supported the Clarion area with skilled graduates ready to enter the local workforce. Courses are chosen and designed to meet the needs of local employers and to provide businesses an opportunity to send employees for retraining or to enhance their skills. There are short term and long term courses available to choose from, including, Intro to Computers; Medical Administrative Assistance; Medical Terminology; PA Inspection; Servsafe; Welding; Microsoft Office; Nail Technician; Emergency Medical Technician; Phlebotomy; Pharmacy Technician; Dental Assistant; Medical Coding; Medical Billing; Nurse Aide; Sign Language; CPR/First Aid; and CDL.

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Central PA Community Action

Central PA Community Action offers food programs, transportation, clothing services, employment and training programs, utility assistance programs, homeless prevention programs, weatherization programs, home repair programs and other services. The staff at CPCA is trained to help families resolve crisis situations and become more stable by providing ongoing, intensive support. To find out about the individual programs and eligibility requirements, please call the main number.

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207 E. Cherry St.
Clearfield, PA 16830
(814) 765-1551 cpcainc@cpcaa.net

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Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit is regional education service agency. The free adult education programs assist individuals with improving basic reading, writing or math skills, preparing for the HiSET and GED exams, and preparing for post-secondary education and employment. There is also a counselor on staff to assist with resumes and career advancement. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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90 Lawton Lane
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 523-1155

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Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School (AVTS)

Columbia-Montour AVTS offers vocational programs in the following areas: construction, technology, transportation and manufacturing, and service. The Adult Education Program at CMAVTS serves, on average, three to four hundred adults. The courses offered are for both the beginner and the advanced student. Course offerings may include any or all of the vocational-technical areas offered at the secondary level. Adults participating in these programs may be preparing for a new career or improving their knowledge and skills in their current job.This program offers adults unique educational opportunities for a minimal fee.

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Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System

The Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System provides a variety of mental health services, substance use services, and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities to individuals in Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union Counties. Services include inpatient and outpatient substance use services, employment support for individuals with developmental disabilities, partial hospitalization, vocational support for individuals with mental health conditions, crisis services, case management services, and more. Please note that there are multiple offices and each county has at least one office.

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5 Terrace Lane
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-5422

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Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU5)

Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit IU5 is a regional education service agency that provides free adult education classes. The classes offer instruction in basic adult education (including reading and math skills), GED exam preparation, and reading and writing for individuals whose first language is not English. The classes may also provide assistance with job interviewing skills and computer skills. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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252 Waterford St.
Edinboro, PA 16412
(800) 677-5610 ext. 7095 info@iu5.org

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Employment Skills Center

The Employment Skills Center is a non-profit agency that provides adult education and training services. They offer classes in Adult Basic Education, GED Preparation, Nurse Aide pre-clinical training, English as a Second Language, Computer Skills, Forklift Training, Certified Logistics Training, and Work Readiness training.

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29 South Hanover St
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 243-6040

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H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Retain Employment) Plus

H.I.R.E. is a program run out of Hope Station Carlisle designed to teach excel, word, power point, resume building, and interviewing tips. This is a basic program intended for those who have little or no computer skills. Enrollment in the program is completed by application in person at the Hope Station Office.

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RASE of Carlisle (Recovery Advocacy Service Empowerment)

RASE programs are only available to those in recovery from substance abuse.

RASE of Carlisle serves those recovering from addiction by offering services tailored to the person's needs and interests. Services include career training workshops, recovery support services, one-on-one recovery coaching, buprenorphine support, group meetings (education life skills, vivitrol, educational support group, recovery 101), and recovery coaching. RASE provides direct support as well as referrals to medical, food, housing, and educational resources. Spanish translators are available. Walk-ins are welcome. RASE also has offices in Harrisburg, York, Adams, Cumberland, Lancaster, and Dauphin Counties.

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Tri-County Community Action

Acceptance in programs is available to those at or below 125% of the federal poverty level. Proof of income must be made with copies of all pay slips, social security payments, child support payments, and any other income source from the thirty day period before application. If an applicant has not made any income in the last thirty days, they can sign a statement saying so.

Tri-County Community Action provides vocational, life skills, and counseling assistance to low-income individuals. A career training program provides vocational training in welding, manufacturing, and other trades, and completion provides a certificate in job readiness. Completion of vocational training will be supplemented by job search assistance with a case manager. Case managers and clients can work together for up to five years or until clients have achieved self-sufficiency. Case managers also lead group life skills classes and employment development workshops (including resume writing, interviewing, and job searches). The Housing & Credit Counseling program provides housing counselors and classes assisting in home buying, credit counseling, financial fitness, and lending basics. Walk-ins are accepted, but calling ahead is preferred. Tri County Community Action has Cumberland County offices in Shippensburg and Enola, and offices in Dauphin and Perry Counties.

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A Miracle 4 Sure

A Miracle 4 Sure provides services to individuals returning from incarceration, those in recovery, and their family members. Programs offered include mentoring, housing assistance, family reunification, financial literacy, and behavioral health individual and group support. They also operate a transitional living facility for women as they transition from various stages of life.

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1735 State Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17103
(717) 232-0100 amiracle4sure@gmail.com

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.  

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Capital Region Ex-Offenders Support Coalition (CRESC)

CRESC is a network of caring professionals and community leaders whose purpose is to provide encouragement, hope and resources for the formerly incarcerated individuals. CRESC provides a variety of services, including mentoring, housing, employment, and referrals to other resources.

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100 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

Meets on the third Thursday of each month from 3:30pm-4:30pm 

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Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministries (CRAM), Inc.

CRAM, Inc. is a faith-based organization that provides pre-release, reentry, and ongoing support services to currently and formerly incarcerated individuals of any faith or background. CRAM, Inc. offers mentoring, substance use, GED preparation, computer and financial literacy, family reunification, and employment services. They also provide HIV/AIDS services, community service opportunities, and assistance with transportation.

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509 Division Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
(717) 234-3664 craminc@comcast.net

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Friends Over Fences

Friends Over Fences is a faith-based organization helping currently and formerly incarcerated individuals to be successful members of society through mentoring, training, and housing and employment assistance.

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stephen.e.sands@gmail.com; keith@apex-realtors.com

Please visit the website or contact organization by email to find out about hours of operation. 

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Sound Community Solutions

Sound Community Solutions, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides workshops, trainings, and reentry mentoring programs. The workshops and trainings aim to inform community members about issues like: how to manage anger, grant writing, embracing change, and preparing for job interviews (finding employers, creating a resume, and learning interview skills). The mentoring program helps to ease the reentry process by providing group and one-on-one mentorship, and assistance identifying and addressing barriers to reentry.

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2001 N. Front St, Bldg 1, Suite 110
Harrisburg, PA 17102
(717) 961-9740

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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The Partnership For Hope

The Partnership for Hope connects individuals with service at homeless shelters, crisis pregnancy centers, housing facilities for low income and mentally challenged adults, and other faith-based ministries and community programs. They provide job training, recovery services, computer skills, and other supports for individuals returning from incarceration. There are also opportunities for volunteering.

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The Program and Promise Place

The Program provides resources and encouragement to ex-offenders who are reentering the community. The Program offers access to the Reentry for day programming that includes a computer lab, individual counseling on resume building, job and housing search assistance, and referrals to collaborative agencies. Promise Place is a 24 hour, seven-day a week transitional living facility for women released from prison. Promise Place seeks to provide a safe environment that empowers women to begin again with supportive guidance.

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1515 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 238-9950

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Tri-County OIC Adult Learning Center

The Tri-County OIC Adult Learning Center provides education and training to help people finish high school, become informed and responsible parents, and develop the skills and knowledge they need to earn a decent living.

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500 Maclay Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
(717) 238-7318 info@tricountyoic.org.

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Chester Re-Entry Resource Center

CRRC provides supportive services to returning citizens and their families in an effort to reduce recidivism in Chester and the entirety of Delaware County. CRRC provides direct services while also connecting individuals with collaborating partners to offer the following services: counseling, substance abuse and mental health services, education opportunities, job training, family services, housing assistance, and mentoring.

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Community Action Agency of Delaware County

CAADC's goal is to help individuals rise out of poverty and become economically self sufficient. They provide a multitude of services, including transitional and emergency housing, homeless prevention assistance, employment training programs, and assistance with utilities and accessing affordable food and transportation. This organization has multiple offices, so please be sure to check online or call ahead to find out which office houses particular programs.

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Toal Building, 2nd and Orange Streets
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
(610) 891-5101

 Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA)

Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA) offers a full spectrum of healthcare providers: acute care, long-term care, assisted living, rehab facilities, retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health providers; educators; and workforce development partners. SEPHA helps low-skilled workers to gain the skills, training, and credentials necessary to advance in healthcare careers. Individuals must have a High School Diploma or GED to participate.

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310 Amosland Rd
Holmes, PA 19043
(610) 543-5022

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Dickinson Center, Inc.

Participants are required to have a mental health condition or intellectual disability to receive services. Individual requirements vary depending on the program.

Dickinson Center, Inc. provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or behavioral health conditions. Behavioral health services include case management services, employment support (including resume assistance and job placement), a C.O.P.E. drop-in center (which includes socialization and recreation services for individuals who are currently receiving or previously received mental health services), and outpatient and inpatient programs. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities services include adult day services, employment assistance, life skills training, and more. Please note Dickinson Center has multiple offices in Elk County.

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43 Servidea Dr.
Ridgway, PA 15853
(877) 364-2178

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9)

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9) is part of Pennsylvania's educational system. The Intermediate Unit's Adult Education Program provides free classes to adults who want to prepare to take the GED, improve skills in reading, writing, and math, pursue enrollment in post secondary education, or improve employment skills. Seneca IU9 offers classes at multiple locations, please call to find out the office closest to you.

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119 S. Mechanic St.
Smethport, PA 16749
(814) 887-5512

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Booker T. Washington Center

Booker T. Washington Center offers a program for teens and adults to help them improve their job prospects. The program includes resume writing and revising, practice interviews, understanding types of training necessary for certain jobs, job search tips, and some skills development for specific entry level career paths.

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Greater Erie Community Action Committee

The Great Erie Community Action Committee (GECAC) offers an Adult Education program to assist individuals to improve their reading and math abilities and also prepare for the GED. GECAC also offers a Work Ready Program that prepares individuals for employment.

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440 West 18th St
Erie, PA 16502
(814) 451-5618

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU5)

Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit IU5 is a regional education service agency that provides free adult education classes. The classes offer instruction in basic adult education (including reading and math skills), GED exam preparation, and reading and writing for individuals whose first language is not English. The classes may also provide assistance with job interviewing skills and computer skills. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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252 Waterford St.
Edinboro, PA 16412
(800) 677-5610 ext. 7095 info@iu5.org

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Franklin County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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550 West Loudon Street
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201
(717) 263-0450

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Lincoln Intermediate Unit (IU) 12

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 offers adult education and English as a second language classes, as well as one-one-one literacy tutoring, HiSet and GED classes, and job skills training in Adams, Franklin, and York Counties. Please note that there are multiple offices.

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65 Billerbeck St.
New Oxford, PA 17350
(717) 624-4616

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Center for Community Action

Center for Community Action coordinates, partners, and provides services and resources to promote self-sufficiency in our service area. Among its programs are the following: The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) which offers rental assistance, security deposits, and/or utility deposits; The Employment, Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) program which provides case management, education (particularly for individuals with limited English proficiency), skills training, work activities, job placement and retention activities; LIHEAP Furnace Repair; Weatherization; Housing Rehabilitation; and Home Repairs.

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Blueprints

Blueprints (formerly called Community Action Southwest) provides a variety of services to low-income individuals. Blueprints offers adult-education classes, GED classes, support for individuals interested in post-secondary education, senior services, services for parents, computer classes, financial literacy resources, job development services, housing assistance, and more. Blueprints offers services at multiple locations.

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58 E. Greene St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(877) 814-0788

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Center for Community Action

Center for Community Action coordinates, partners, and provides services and resources to promote self-sufficiency in our service area. Among its programs are the following: The Homeless Assistance Program; Emergency Food and Shelter; State Food Purchase Program (SFPP); The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) which offers rental assistance, security deposits, and/or utility deposits; The Employment, Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) program which provides case management, education (particularly for individuals with limited English proficiency), skills training, work activities, job placement and retention activities; LIHEAP Furnace Repair; Weatherization; Housing Rehabilitation; and Home Repairs.

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Huntingdon Worship & Service Center - Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. The progam's message is based on the Bible and every program is rooted in service. Among its principle ministry services, the Huntingdon Worship & Service Center offers rental assistance, food boxes, volunteer opportunities, and case management services that can meet the individual needs of the client.

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2514 Shadyside Ave
Huntingdon, PA 16652
(814) 643-1430

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Northwest Human Services (NHS)

NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request.

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Career T.R.A.C.K.

Career T.R.A.C.K. provides a variety of free services and programs to assist low-income adults, dislocated workers, and youth with finding employment. Career T.R.A.C.K. offers computer classes, job workshops (including resume writing, interviewing skills, and job search techniques), on-the-job training programs, and work experience programming. In some cases, Career T.R.A.C.K. may help individuals pay for a trade school, technical school, college, or other program.

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Laurel Legal Services

Laurel Legal Services provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families. Laurel Legal Services provides housing and utility assistance, employment assistance, and assistance with accessing government benefits, and community education on legal issues. Laurel Legal Services has multiple offices.

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306 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601
(800) 253-9558

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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14530 PA-28
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 265-0243

Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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Northwest Human Services (NHS)

NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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25 East Park Avenue
Dubois, PA 15801
(814) 371-3763

Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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The Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational-Technical School (JEFF TECH)

Jeff Tech offers a range of Adult Education opportunities including Full-time programs, Short Courses, and Online workshops. The mission, is to ensure that our students graduate with industry-recognized credentials, acquire training in emerging career trends, attain placement in a high-demand career, and received the opportunity for the additional education experience. Full-time programs include Automotive Collision Repair and Technology; Building Trades; Class A CDL; Computer Network Engineering and Technology; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Digital Media Arts; Drafting, Design, & Engineering; Health Assisting; HVAC Refrigeration; Machine Shop; and Welding & Metal Fabrication. Jeff Tech offers a comprehensive Practical Nursing Program. GED and ESL classes are also available. In addition, there are online courses and one-time training workshops.

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Mifflin-Juniata Literacy Program

The Mifflin-Juniata Literacy Program offers free tutoring services, GED classes, employment assistance (including job search, resume workshops, and more), computer labs, and other educational services to individuals in Mifflin and Juniata Counties. In addition, the Mifflin-Juniata Literacy Program refers students to adult education classes and work readiness training programs. In order to obtain services, please call ahead of time to set up an intake appointment. Please note that services are offered in multiple locations.

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4042 William Penn Hwy.
Mifflintown, PA 17059
(717) 436-2517

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern PA

EOTC offers a variety of programs that promote family stability and economic self-sufficiency specifically for returning citizens. EOTC's Reentry Initiatives include the following: life skills and reintegration classes, a women-in-transition mentoring program, women's support groups, job search support groups, and GED preparation and educational tutoring.

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431 North 7th Ave
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503
(570) 348-6484 eotc@eotcworks.org

 Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community members. UNC provides one-on-one health care coordination, older adult community centers, child care centers, housing assistance and emergency utility services, adult education, one-on-one tutoring, computer labs, food and clothing pantries, and opportunities to volunteer. Please note that UNC has multiple locations, please call for more information.

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777 Keystone Industrial Park Rd.
Throop, PA 18512
(570) 346-0759

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Compassionate House Aftercare, Inc.

Compassionate House Aftercare works with returning citizens to provide the following programs and services: needs assessment/referrals, mentoring, family reunification services, and assistance finding temporary housing, obtaining necessary medications, and accessing the tools required for employment. They also provide bus passes or other means of transportation.

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1016 North Charlotte Street, Suite 101
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
deaconbill@peoplepc.com

 Please email ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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Lancaster County GEO Reentry Services Center

GEO Reentry provides flexible options such as residential housing and treatment, day reporting programs, and inpatient treatment and training for individuals returning from incarceration.

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439 E. King Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
(717) 391-8202

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon

The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon offers support for individuals to receive personalized instruction in ESL, GED preparation, computer skills, career pathways, and reading, writing, and basic math skills. The Literacy Council also offers supports for individuals to enter into post-secondary education/training and to gain employment.

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24 South Queen St
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 295-5523

Monday-Thursday; 9:00am-7:30pm. Friday; 9:00am-12:00pm

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Philhaven Behavioral Health

WellSpan Philhaven offers services for all ages and various levels of care, including hospitalization, residential and day programs, outpatient counseling, and services in the home, school and community.

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812 North Prince Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
(717) 509-9845 info@philhaven.org

Walk-In Appointments: Monday-Thursday; 8:00am-3:00pm.Friday; 8:00am-12:00pm. Please call ahead for more information about hours of operation.

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Spanish American Civic Association (SACA)

The Spanish American Civic Association (SACA) offers extensive drug and alcohol services (both inpatient and outpatient), counseling services, HIV/AIDS services. At the Tec Centro, individuals are provided with services to remove any barriers that may inhibit career advancement by offering adults education completion, job readiness workshops, employment services, case management, bilingual training, and multiple career pathways. Among these career pathways are: CNA medical receptionist, medical billing, dental assisting, business and hospitality, construction, manufacturing, and general office (clerical). SACA also has a senior center which offers meals, various activities, and case management services (including housing placement and medical management) to individuals over 60. Please note that services are offered in multiple locations.

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453 South Lime St
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 397-6267 info@sacapa.org

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Transitional Living Center (TLC)

TLC, a program of Tabor Community Services, helps individuals, couples and families experiencing homelessness to achieve their housing stability and self-sufficiency goals. The TLC program receives referrals from the Lancaster County Re-entry Management Organization (RMO) to help find returning citizens housing. TLC provides short-term, interim housing and case management for singles and couples.

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105 E. King Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
(717) 397-0156

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Water Street Mission

Water Street Mission provides services to low income individuals and people experiencing homelessness. All guests have access to free medical and dental services, as well as behavioral health, spiritual and career support. To receive services, individuals must meet certain qualifications to ensure that the quality care is going to those in most need.

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City Rescue Mission

Since 1911, the City Rescue Mission has been a light shining against the darkness to the lost, lonely and left-behind. As we offer a hot meal, a place to sleep, and the hope of Jesus Christ...we get to see miracles happen in the lives of men, women and children who come to our ministries. Among its services, the City Rescue Mission operates emergency shelters for single men and women and children; a recovery program for men struggling with an addiction; a community meal program and food pantry; and chapel services if interested.

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PO Box 965
New Castle, PA 16103
(724) 652-4321

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Lawrence County Community Action Partnership

Lawrence County Community Action Partnership is made up of three agencies that seek to involve the community in assessing local needs and attacking the causes and conditions of poverty. They are: Lawrence County Social Services, Inc., United Community Services of Lawrence County, Inc., and Allied Coordinated Transportation Services, Inc. Lawrence County Community Action Partnership reaches out to low-income people to address their multiple needs through a comprehensive approach, develops partnerships with other community organizations, involves clients in agency's operations, and administers a full range of coordinated programs designed to have a measurable impact on poverty. Among its many services, Lawrence County Community Action Partnership provides support in the following areas: Education; employment; emergency and community services; individual and family services; housing rehabilitation; senior services; transportation; and youth programs.

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241 W Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 658-7258

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Female Opportunities Re-Entry Program of Lebanon County (F.O.R.E)

The mission of F.O.R.E is to provide advocacy, education and support for women who are incarcerated and women with histories of incarceration (as well as their families). F.O.R.E offers classes for women and opportunities to volunteer.

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Jubilee Aftercare Ministries

Jubilee Aftercare seeks to assist those who have been incarcerated, homeless, and/or struggle with addiction to make a successful transition back into society. Aftercare students must attend faith-based and life skills classes. Students work at the Jubilee thrift store for a minimum of 500 hours of job training, after which students may have the opportunity to extend their employment or seek employment elsewhere.

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235 South 12 St
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 274-7528 jubilee@jub.org

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Lebanon County Community Action Partnership

Lebanon County Community Action Partnership provides an array of services to Lebanon County residents through a variety of programs. Services include child care assistance, transportation, case management, rental assistance, shelter assistance, bridge and transitional housing, shelter housing, information and referral, job readiness, and life skills education.

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Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon

The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon offers support for individuals to receive personalized instruction in ESL, GED preparation, computer skills, career pathways, and reading, writing, and basic math skills. The Literacy Council also offers supports for individuals to enter into post-secondary education/training and to gain employment.

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243 Schneider Drive
Lebanon, PA 17046
(717) 274-2554

Monday-Wednesday; 9:00am-7:30pm. Thursday; 9:00am-5:00pm. Friday; 9:00am-12:00pm.

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South Central Employment Corporation (SEC)

The South Central Employment Corporation (SEC) provides employment and education services to youth and adults. Eligibility for services depends on an individual's income and work-status; please call for further information. SEC offers objective assessments, case management services, basic skills instruction, GED preparation, job readiness/job search training, classroom skills training, on the job training, job development, job placement and retention/follow-up services.

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Simplicity Outreach

Simplicity Outreach is a Christian community center that provides one-on-one job search and resume assistance, public benefits counseling, emergency food and toiletries, ESL classes, personal and group bible study sessions, and wellness consultations. Simplicity also distributes free bread, clothing, and household items on a first come, first serve basis every Wednesday at 4:00pm.

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1101 Tilghman St
Allentown, PA 18102
(570) 294-7634

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Victory House of Lehigh Valley

Victory House aims to provide shelter services and supportive services to men and veterans who are homeless or reentering society. Victory House offers three meals daily, emergency shelter and transitional housing, case management and counseling, addiction prevention assistance, access to a health center, employment assistance, housing placement assistance, life skills education, community giveback participation, and aftercare.

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314 Fillmore St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 691-3373

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Luzerne County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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125 North Wilkes Barre Boulevard, Suite #4
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18702
(570) 208-4858

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Luzerne & Wyoming Counties Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Area Agency on Aging provides services and programs to older adults in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. The AAA offers employment training and placement, nursing services, active adult center activities (including financial literacy and wellness groups, meals, and social activities), transportation services, caregiver support, volunteer opportunities, health insurance counseling, and more. Please note that these services are offered in multiple locations throughout Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.

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Luzerne-Wyoming Counties - Mental Health and Developmental Services

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services offers services for individuals with mental health conditions and intellectual disabilities. Mental health services include administrative management, case management services, employment services, crisis and emergency services, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and therapy services, family-based services, and transportation services. Developmental services include counseling, housing assistance, education support services, nursing services, supported employment, and transportations services. Please note that services are offered at multiple locations in both Luzerne and Wyoming counties and an individual may have to travel to Wyoming County receive services. Please call for more information.

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111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Ste. 200
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 825-9441

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Lycoming County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate offenders and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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330 Pine Street
Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
(570) 323-1274

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West End Christian Community Center

The West End Christian Community Center is the outreach ministry of Saint John's-Newberry UMC. The West End Community Center offers community meals, walker, canes, crutches, and wheelchair loans (depending on availability), an optical clinic (income requirements apply), and an Alcoholics Anonymous support group. There is also a food pantry for individuals who live in certain areas of Lycoming County (individuals are required to provide proof of income, birth dates, Social Security Numbers, and photo identification). There are also opportunities to volunteer. Please call for additional information.

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901 Diamond St.
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 323-6297 wecccadmin@comcast.net

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Futures Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

Future Rehabilitation Center (FRC) offers various employment and social programs to individuals with disabilities. FRC provides adult day services and assists individuals with finding and maintaining employment and developing life skills. FRC has multiple offices in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

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One Futures Way
Bradford, PA 16701
(814) 368-4101

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9)

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9) is part of Pennsylvania's educational system. The Intermediate Unit's Adult Education Program provides free classes to adults who want to prepare to take the GED, improve skills in reading, writing, and math, pursue enrollment in post secondary education, or improve employment skills. Seneca IU9 offers classes at multiple locations, please call to find out the office closest to you.

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119 S. Mechanic St.
Smethport, PA 16749
(814) 887-5512

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Pennsylvania Career Link

Career Link seeks to help individuals facing difficulty obtaining employment gain the skills to successfully navigate employment databases and gain employment. Services range from general career advice to specific programming for targeted groups of individuals - such programs include Parole and Probation programming, Minor Offence Programming, Domestic Violence Programming, Sexual Offence Programming, etc. Additionally, job placements are available through various apprenticeship workshops. Career Link does not discriminate, instead, programs are offered to all interested applicants who are seeking meaningful employment, and who are willing to work to achieve results.


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217 W State St. Cocca Building
Sharon, PA 16146
(724) 347-9257

Monday-Tuesday; 8:00am-4:30m. Wednesday; 10:00am-4:30pm. Thursday-Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm.

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Habitat for Humanity of Mifflin County

Habitat for Humanity is a Christian based organization providing affordable, decent housing to low-income families in need who have the ability to repay a mortgage and are willing to partner with Habitat for Humanity. If interested, individuals and families can access an application online. People must put forth a total of 500 hours of "sweat equity" (volunteer, working hours) to acquire their home they then pay back.

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PO Box 1124
Lewistown, PA 17044
(717) 248-6461 info@mifflinhabitat.org

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The Mifflin-Juniata County Literacy Program

Our program strives to increase adult literacy by providing free educational opportunities in both Mifflin and Juniata County. We match adult learners with volunteer tutors throughout the community, and we also refer students to adult education classes and work readiness training. Topics of study range from life skills, English as a Second Language, science, social studies, reading and writing, conversational practice, and math. All of our students are unique and have a variety of levels and abilities.

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Re-Entry Program of Monroe County Inc.

The Re-Entry Program of Monroe County Inc. offers services to facilitate employment, education, housing, and counseling. The Re-Entry Program of Monroe County Inc. also links to state and local agencies to support based on each individuals needs.

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PO Box 1251
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 421- 3280 info@ex-offender.com

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In His Eyes Outreach

In His Eyes Outreach is an organization that works with previously incarcerated women. Using a network of resources, mentors work to guide women to proper services that will address their individual needs, such as substance abuse classes or treatment, GED and continuing education classes, housing resources, and skills training. Direct services offered by In His Eyes Outreach include: career training, paperwork assistance, recovery support groups, education planning, life skills training, parenting classes, and housing assistance.

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329 East Main St
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401
(888) 521-1812 info@inhiseyes.org

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA)

Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Alliance (SEPHA) offers a full spectrum of healthcare providers: acute care, long-term care, assisted living, rehab facilities, retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health providers; educators; and workforce development partners. SEPHA helps low-skilled workers to gain the skills, training, and credentials necessary to advance in healthcare careers. Individuals must have a High School Diploma or GED to participate.

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310 Amosland Rd
Holmes, PA 19043
(610) 543-5022

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Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit is regional education service agency. The free adult education programs assist individuals with improving basic reading, writing or math skills, preparing for the HiSET and GED exams, and preparing for post-secondary education and employment. There is also a counselor on staff to assist with resumes and career advancement. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations, but residents of Montour County will have to travel to a neighboring county to receive services.

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90 Lawton Lane
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 523-1155

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Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System

The Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System provides a variety of mental health services, substance use services, and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities to individuals in Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union Counties. Services include inpatient and outpatient substance use services, employment support for individuals with developmental disabilities, partial hospitalization, vocational support for individuals with mental health conditions, crisis services, case management services, and more. Please note that there are multiple offices and each county has at least one office.

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5 Terrace Lane
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-5422

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Hispanic Center of Lehigh Valley

The Hispanic Center of Lehigh Valley aims to "improve the lives of Hispanic and other families." The Community Empowerment Program (CEP) for Adults assists individuals with obtaining employment and other services. There is a senior center for adults over 60 years old (which provides meals, the monitoring of chronic diseases, educational workshops, and recreational activities). In addition, the Hispanic Center provides groceries to anyone who resides in the 18014 zip code once per month; proof of residence (for instance, utility bill, lease, or public assistance documents, SSI documentation) is required. There is also a WIC program.

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Northampton Community College

The Northampton Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs. The Career Services office also provides assistance with career development, job search, resumes, and more. Career assistance is offered to students for free, but non-students may also receive assistance from Career Services by paying a flat fee. Please call for additional information.

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3835 Green Pond Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18020
(610) 861-5500

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Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit is regional education service agency. The free adult education programs assist individuals with improving basic reading, writing or math skills, preparing for the HiSET and GED exams, and preparing for post-secondary education and employment. There is also a counselor on staff to assist with resumes and career advancement. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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90 Lawton Lane
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 523-1155

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Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. (CSO) provides initial assessments to determine skills and interests, and develop a plan of to meet individual goals. After the assessments, participants receive access to job search resources where they can write, print, copy, and post resumes on the PA CareerLink job bank; workshops like Resume and Cover Letter Preparation, Interviewing Skills, Computer Skills and Software Training; assistance with finding a suitable career; Occupational Skills Training; and On-the-Job training. CSO operates in Northumberland, Montour, and Columbia counties, so please call ahead or check online to find the locations nearest to you.

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2 East Arch St, #313
Shamokin, PA 17872
(570) 644-6575

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Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

The CSO is a non-profit organization whose aim is to help foster community growth by helping members of the community make positive changes in their lives. One sector of the CSO focuses primarily on workforce development. Under this section the CSO offers job seeker services in conjunction with PA Careerlink, such services include: job search resources, workshops on resume building, interviewing skills workshops, job search strategies, and more. Additionally, for those seeking resume building programs, the CSO offers occupational skills training for unemployed individuals. Educational programs are also offered on a weekly basis and include programs such as: Achieving Good Credit, Microsoft Word Training, Excel Training, Financial Planning, and more. Please note that services are provided in multiple locations.

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713 Bridge St #11
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
(570) 988-7300

Monday-Tuesday; 8:30am-4:30pm. Wednesday; 9:00am-4:30pm. Thursday-Friday; 8:30am-4:30pm. 

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The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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A.D.R.O.P: Wellness, Education, and Justice

Adeodatus Prison Ministry was founded in 2007 and is a volunteer group of laity and returning citizens. With a focus on restorative justice, ADROP holds weekly support groups for returning citizens and creates a quarterly publication. The support group meets every Thursday night from 7:30pm-9:30pm. Please look online to find out about meeting locations.

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2130 S. 21st St., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145
(215) 925-3566 info@rightsofthepoor.org

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Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha for Everyone

APM is a Latino-based health, human services, community and economic development non-profit organization serving the Philadelphia area. Our mission and vision are as multifaceted and diverse as the people we serve. Through a comprehensive array of life-improving social services, we quickly assess and institute meaningful remedies for societal problems prevalent in today's world. We create job opportunities, aid people with debilitating illnesses, revitalize neighborhoods, and support families and individuals with our caring and compassion.

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1900 N. 9th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
(267) 296-7200 info@apmphila.org

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Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet uses a running-based model to revolutionize the way our society approaches homelessness. They believe that if you first restore confidence, strength and self-esteem, individuals are better equipped to tackle the road ahead and move toward jobs, homes and new lives. They aim to provide: practical training and employment resources for achieving independence; an environment that promotes accountability; and a community that offers compassion and hope. Volunteers meet in the early morning at one of our locations and run between one and five miles with our members. Runs are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. They begin at the following locations: Team West Philly: 49th & Market, Philadelphia, PA, 5:30am Team Center City: Broad and Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 5:30am Team South Philly: Broad & Bainbridge, Philadelphia, PA, 5:30am Team Point Breeze: Morris & Point Breeze Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 5:30am

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100 S. Broad St, Suite 2136
Philadelphia, PA 19110
(215) 772-1080 info@backonmyfeet.org

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Baker Industries

Baker Industries is a work program that trains and employs individuals on probation or parole, individuals experiencing homelessness, recovering substance users, and individuals with serious physical or emotional disabilities. At the contract manufacturing, fulfillment, and packaging organization, individuals gain work experience and are compensated until they are ready to move into the regular workforce with their new skills.

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Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

CEO offers comprehensive employment services exclusively for people with criminal records. CEO’s model is based on a highly structured program of life skill education, short-term paid transitional employment, full-time job placement and post-placement services.

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Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy provides a range of free community literacy programs to best serve our students: Adult Education classes to improve the literacy skills of our learners and to serve as a pipeline into our classes to prepare for the GED or High School Equivalency; comprehensive family literacy programming; and English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Acquisition – with beginning, intermediate, and advanced English classes.

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Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia, in partnership with Philadelphia Works, offers career training programs through the Micro-Credentials Opportunity and Stackable Achievements program. The purpose is to provide individuals with credentials that showcase a job-seeker's skills, knowledge, or experience to potential employers. The focus is on attainment of smaller credentials proving an individual's knowledge of specific skills that lead towards four different career pathways: Health Care, Automotive Work, Advanced Manufacturing, and Business and Technology. To participate, individuals must hold a high school diploma or GED.

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1700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
(215) 496-6158 vwright@ccp.edu

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Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services (CLS) provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Philadelphians. CLS attorneys and other staff provide a full range of legal services, as well as community education and social work. CLS also assists individuals with obtaining identification documents. CLS' legal units include: Aging and disabilities; Employment; Energy; Family advocacy; Homeownership and consumer rights; Housing; Language access project; and Public benefits. CLS offers free legal help to individuals who believe the welfare office made a mistake in their benefits. Please call ahead to find out office locations and hours of operation.

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1424 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
(215) 981-3700

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Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos is a nonprofit working to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development and advocacy. Congreso provides resources that address education and workforce needs, family and housing services, and health promotion and wellness services. Congreso has multiple locations, each providing specific services, so please call ahead to find out which location provides the services you are seeking.

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216 West Somerset St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133
(215) 763-8870

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Connection Training Services (CTS)

Connection Training Services is no longer taking referrals for their Forklift Certification Program until further notice.

The Connection Traning Services mission is to provide economic, housing and social services for the disadvantaged populations of Philadelphia and to enable participants to forge a path towards self-sufficiency and a better quality of life. Connection Training Services Training-To-Work Adult Reentry Program offers vocational training in forklift operations, scaffold erection, PENNDOT highway faller, and OSHA construction safety. Referrals are available to partnering vocational trade schools, offering state-licensed training in the following career fields with possible tuition vouchers or scholarships: air quality management, automotive technician, construction trades, culinary arts, fiber optics and data communications installation, forklift operator, lead paint abatement, Microsoft Office specialist, naval welding apprenticeship, robotic manufacturing technician, storm water run-off management, truck driver license, urban gardening and landscaping, weatherization, and heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. CTS also offers courses in job preparation with job placement, life skills, computer applications, and personal finance. Additionally, CTS offers an Access to Recovery Program to support those who are recovery from past substance and/or alcohol abuse.

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Connelly House

Project HOME's supportive housing programs offer permanent, subsidized housing for individuals and families who had been homeless. Most residents come to Project HOME from a safe haven, a shelter or from the streets. Connelly House is a clean-and-sober, permanent supportive housing residence for adults, providing 55 fully-furnished, subsidized efficiency apartments. Accessible units are also available. Residents are offered service coordination, personal recovery services, healthcare, education, social enterprise and employment opportunities. Residents are encouraged to participate in recovery-oriented activities that lead to personal growth, well-being and self-sufficiency.

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1515 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
(215) 232-7272 info@projecthome.org

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Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services Certificated Peer Specialist

A Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is a person who is willing to self-identify as a person with a serious behavioral health disorder (mental illness, or co-occurring disorder) with lived experiences. To be certified, the person must have received specific training in the role, functions and skills of the Certified Peer Specialist position. The purpose of a Certified Peer Specialist is to support others in their recovery process. This relationship between peers is characterized by mutual trust and respect, sharing of experiences, learning about the recovery process, supporting the peer in multiple settings, achieving goals and moving toward a more meaningful life in the community. Certified Peer Specialists are reimbursed through HealthChoices, must have a high school diploma or GED, and demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing.

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Dixon House

A program through Diversified Community Services, Dixon House is committed to helping adult and families in Point Breeze and surrounding areas achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence through homeownership and financial literacy. Dixon House also provides family reunification support, mainly between parents and children, as well as anger management programs.

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1920 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145
(215) 336-3511

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Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services works to challenge and reduce intergenerational poverty. Programs include: an emergency shelter, permanent housing, meals at WinterShelter, an employment center, paid work experience, health screenings & education, community meals, and companionship for the elderly.

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225 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
(215) 351-1400 info@ecsphilly.org

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Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library of Philadelphia is a welcoming and inclusive public space and strongly believes in promoting understanding and community engagement. All 54 of our libraries provide a safe haven for individuals of all ages and backgrounds, providing ESL, adult education, and computer literacy classes, supportive job search assistance, business resources and senior services.

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(215) 686-5322

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Furnishing a Future

Furnishing a Future offers a 5 week training program for returning citizens where they will work in a wood shop to create furniture pieces. Individuals will work with power and hand tools, but no experience is necessary. The program prepares individuals to obtain employment after graduation and helps connect them with employers looking to hire carpenters, furniture craftsmen, construction worker, and more.

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Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI)

The Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI) was established The University of Pennsylvania's school of Social Policy and Practice in 2011 to address the growing epidemic of mass incarceration and the many barriers individuals incarcerated in the Philadelphia Prison System face upon release. GRI offers person-centered and holistic case management to individuals roughly three months pre and three months post release to help with the transition from prison and reduce recidivism rates.

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Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia

Goodwill of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia offers two specific programs that assist previously incarcerated individuals with securing employment. JOB CLUB is a free community service offering local job seekers individualized career counseling along with monthly workshops on relevant job search topics. JOB CLUB is located at Goodwill’s Training Center in Stratford, NJ. Participants can attend monthly workshops on pertinent topics including resume writing, interview tips, networking, and dress for success. Participants also have access to computers, phone lines, and fax machines. Goodwill offers a one-day forklift training and certification course out a warehouse at Eerie and Torresdale in Philadelphia. Trainings are held twice a month always on Saturdays. By the end of the training, participants will be OSHA-certified and posses a Forklift Operator Card. The course costs $150 upfront. For more information on Goodwill's many other job finding programs and to find out office locations, please look on their website.

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2835 Route 73
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
(856) 439-0200 ext. 227

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Gordon-Wright Community Development Center

The Gordon-Wright Community Development Center offers HIV testing and counseling, drug and alcohol treatment/referrals, education/workforce re-entry program, transitional housing for men, and a computer training center.

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2340 Oakdale St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 915-2081

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Help USA: Philadelphia

HELP runs homelessness prevention programs, manages emergency and transitional shelters, and builds and operates affordable permanent rental apartments. HELP also runs service programs that focus on employment, health, and wellness in an effort to solve the problems that cause and perpetuate housing instability. Such programs include security guard training school, culinary training, and counseling and case management.

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115 E 13th Street
New York, New York 10003
(212) 400-7000 Info@HELPUSA.org

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Horizon House

Horizon House provides support for adults with behavioral needs, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and those experiencing homelessness. Horizon House offers outpatient treatment services, peer support, residential treatment, and employment and education assistance. Horizon House has multiple locations, please check the website to find out which offices are closest to you.

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120 S. 30th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10104
(215) 386-3838 info@hhinc.org

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I'm FREE (Females Reentering Empower Each Other)

I’m FREE advances the life chances of women transitioning from corrections to community by advocating for gender-responsive, trauma-informed care; providing consultation to agencies and offering innovative services for the women and their families. Services include pre-release support and post-release reintegration support, which involves the following programs: "Meet her at the Gate," "Dignity Bag," "Economic Development and Self-Sufficiency Training," and "Gender Responsive Wrap Around Services."

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Impact Services Corporation

Impact Services provides a range of employment training and housing support, as well as community and economic development. Impact Services aims to assist TANF recipients and returning citizens with finding work and becoming self-sufficient.

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Intercommunity Action, Inc. (Interact)

Intercommunity Action, Inc. (Interact) provides a variety of services including: behavioral health, developmental disabilities, senior services, recovery-oriented supports, day treatment programs, and individual and small group residential facilities.

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Jewish Employment and Vocational Service (JEVS)

JEVS serves all individuals regardless of faith, background, skills or interests. They particularly focus on serving those with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges, as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions, including unemployment and underemployment. JEVS provides skills development, job readiness and career services, vocational rehabilitation, recovery services, adult and residential day services, and in-home personal assistance.

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1845 Walnut St 7th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
(215) 854-1800

Monday-Friday; 6:00am-3:00pm. Saturday-Sunday; 6:00am-12:00pm.

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Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is committed to serving children, adults, and families in Philadelphia. Programs and services include: Bilingual Domestic Violence Program (BDVP), Community Education and Employment Department (CEED), Homeless Services (Jane Addams Place), Senior Services (Senior Center), Medical Advocacy, and Caregivers Reducing Stress (CARES).

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1340 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 426-8610

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MenzFit

MenzFit is concerned with ensuring long–term gainful employment and financial fitness to low–income, largely minority, men with little formal education. MenzFit provides professional clothing, career development, and financial literacy services.

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Mural Arts Philadelphia

The Guild, a paid apprenticeship program, gives returning citizens the opportunity to reconnect with their community while developing job skills. Designed to incorporate concepts of community, victim, and individual restoration in every aspect of the program, The Guild seeks to prevent re-incarceration and further the employment or educational objectives of each participant. Participants are trained in: wall and mural repair and installation, mosaic tiling, landscaping, carpentry, and scaffold installation. The Guild also offers classes in job readiness and parenting, as well as referrals to academic support groups that assist with access to the GED and higher education.

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1727-29 Mt. Vernon St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
(215) 685-0750 info@muralarts.org

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National Workforce Opportunity Network, LLC

The National Workforce Opportunity Network is a fully integrative workforce development agency dedicated to putting formerly incarcerated individuals back to work. There are multiple sites around the city, where people can make appointments and come in for one on one support. To set up an appointment, please call. In addition, every Tuesday there is a Reentry Workshop at 1509 Cecil B. Moore on the 2nd floor from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Topics include: Navigating the reentry process; how to deal with a criminal background; essential tools and resources for successful reentry; finding your career pathway; and how to get back to work.

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New Directions For Women, Inc.

New Directions For Women, Inc. provides services for formerly incarcerated women with the goal of educating them about domestic and sexual violence. New Directions For Women, Inc. offers residential and aftercare programming, which are both focused on empowerment and successful reentry for women.

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4807 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
(215) 849-0930

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Norris Square Family Center (DHS)

As a part of the Department of Health Services' Support Centers, this resource provides a GED program, a computer program, and a job development program. Each program is run on different days of the week. Please visit the website to find out more about individual programs.

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2101 N Orkney Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
(215) 291-4896

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Office of Adult Education - City of Philadelphia

The Office of Adult Education focuses solely on preparing adults for committing to jobs to support themselves and their families. There are several different ways to volunteer.

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PAR-Recycle Works

PAR-RecycleWorks is a social enterprise offering environmentally responsible recycling services while providing life-changing workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals. Taking the electronic waste and other recyclables provided by residents, faith-based organizations, corporate and educational partners, PAR-RecycleWorks deconstructs these items, recycles the materials and disposes of the waste safely and cleanly. The scrap metals and other reusable materials collected in this process are then sold to help pay for salaries and job skill development for formerly incarcerated men and women in order to support their productive re-entry back into society.

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342 E. Walnut Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
(267) 335-5455

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Paschalville Partnership

The Paschalville Partnership is a major initiative of ten organizations spearheaded by the Free Library of Philadelphia, working in partnership to transform library services for job seekers in the Southwest Philadelphia community served by the Paschalville Neighborhood Library. The partnership's organizations provide resume and cover letter assistance, help setting up an email account, interview preparation, and help completing job applications. Call ahead to schedule an appointment at the Paschalville Library, or attend walk-in computer lab hours.

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6942 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19142
(215) 686-2662

 Mondays and Wednesdays; 10:00am-6:00pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11:00am-7:00pm. Fridays 10:00am-5:00pm. 

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People's Emergency Center

People's Emergency Center works to strengthen neighborhoods and drive change in West Philadelphia. The organization offers affordable housing, job training, financial education and planning, life skills and technology training, employment services, and weekly access to healthy foods and wellness opportunities.

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325 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
(267) 777-5800

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People's Emergency Center

The People’s Emergency Center’s mission is to nurture families, strengthen neighborhoods and drive change in West Philadelphia. PEC offers affordable housing, job training, parenting and early childhood education, financial education and planning, life skills and technology coursework. PEC seeks to change the life trajectory for the women and children who seek its services and inspire them to aspire to new heights.

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325 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
(267) 777-5854

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Philabundance Community Kitchen

Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) is an adult culinary arts vocational training program that supplies critically needed meals to agencies and area emergency kitchens serving people with food insecurity. PCK promotes the self sufficiency of low-income women and men by preparing them to work in commercial kitchens. The career-targeted 14-week program provides nearly 500 hours of culinary arts training and results in an 81% job placement in the food service industry.

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3616 South Galloway Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148
(215) 339-0900

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Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

This organization provides a broad range of services for senior citizens. Services include: care at home, advocacy, caregiver support, employment assistance, health promotion, home repair, information and referral, legal assistance, home-delivered meals, protective services, senior community centers, transportation, and many more. Special consideration is given to those with the greatest social, economic, and health needs. PCA employs more than 700 people and provides some services directly; others are provided under subcontracts with 200 community organizations and service providers.

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Philadelphia Unemployment Project (PUP)

Philadelphia Unemployment Project (PUP) has assisted thousands of unemployed and low-income workers in their job searches and in their dealings with tax and mortgage problems, unemployment compensation, welfare, and health care. PUP also provides Commuter Options (PUPCO), which provides affordable transportation to jobs in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

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Project HOME

Project HOME has multiple offices that offer a variety of services, including: computer classes, career training, life skills workshops, GED and adult basic literacy classes, affordable and supportive housing, and healthcare and recovery services.

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1515 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
(215) 232-7272

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Quaker City Coffee

Quaker City Coffee is a profit-sharing company, focused on job creation for individuals with histories of incarceration. Quaker City Coffee Company provides job opportunities and connections to providers offering training and support to individuals with histories of incarceration. Returning citizens working in sales, account management, e-commerce, billing, shipping, accounting, human resources, community relations, marketing and product quality control will have the opportunity to be included in a profit sharing plan, and to share their input regarding company policy and direction.

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263 S 10th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
(215) 948-2123 info@quakercitycoffee.com

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Ready, Willing, & Able

Ready, Willing & Able (RWA) works with Philadelphians facing serious social and economic barriers. Their comprehensive transitional work and housing program helps men realize their potential and directs them on a path to independence. They assist by providing dormitory-style transitional housing, paid work, vocational training, adult basic education, job placement, social support services, and life-long graduate services.

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Reconstruction, Inc.

Reconstruction Inc. works to produce social change by connecting formerly incarcerated individuals with one another to form an organized community of leaders working together to transform the criminal justice system, their communities and themselves. Programs include progressive support groups, anger management, family crisis intervention, and community organized training.

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P.O. Box 7691
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19101
(215) 223-8180

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Roots to Re-Entry

Roots to Re-Entry provides citizens transitioning back into their communities from the Philadelphia Prison System with the tools and support they need to obtain meaningful employment in the horticulture and landscape industries. The program’s curriculum includes intensive hands-on training in horticulture, landscape maintenance, greenhouse operations, organic land care, hardscaping, nursery management, carpentry and wood working, irrigation and other green industry skill sets, as well as health and job preparedness workshops.

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100 N. 20th Street - 5th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
(215) 988-8760 tmajoros@pennhort.org

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Sisters Returning Home

Sisters Returning Home offers a comprehensive program designed to fully transition previously incarcerated women back into society. This process begins by identifying the needs and goals of each woman. Programming focuses on developing confidence and responsible habits in addition to computer literacy training and employer expectations.

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Southwest Community Development Corporation

SCDC helps families stay in their homes by preventing foreclosure, help keep families warm in winter by providing heating assistance programs, and help protect and educate children whose parents cannot afford a babysitter by providing an enriching after school program. SCDC also helps those who are able and want to work break down the barriers and find a job.

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6328 Paschall Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19142
(215) 729-0800

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The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia

The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia is a faith-based, comprehensive human service organization providing the following: food and shelter, HIV/AIDS testing, and alcohol and drug recovery programs. The Salvation Army has multiple locations; please visit the website to find out which is nearest to you.

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4050 Conshohocken Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131
(215) 825-4601

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The Workforce Institute

The Workforce Institute's workforce development program, STRIVE (Successful Training Results in Valued Employment), combines job-readiness and industry-specific job training that results in employment credentials and job placement. Developed by a formerly incarcerated individual, the program aims to teach participants the approaches and behaviors that are most useful in securing and holding meaningful employment.

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4111 Lancaster Avenue, 2nd & 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
(215) 568-9216

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Turning the TIDE

Turning the TIDE provides services and employment opportunities to individuals from throughout Philadelphia, focusing on neighborhoods in west and southwest Philadelphia. This organization provides access to a public computer and technology center, a computer training program, as well as workforce development programs, job search assistance, and health promotion and HIV education.

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425 S 61st Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143
(215)472-8268

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University City District (UCD) - Clean & Safe Programs

Organization aims to maintain a clean and safe city, enhancing neighborhoods and deterring crime. The organization provides job and volunteer opportunities to low-income residents and individuals who are reentering society. The Safety Services program offers walking escorts, assistance with vehicle lock-outs and jumpstarts, as well as transportation to homeless shelters.

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Uplift Solutions

The re-entry workforce program is a supermarket based, on the job training program designed to create second chance employment opportunities for re-entering citizens. The program develops hard and soft skills and each participant that completes the six-week classroom portion of the program will be hired by Brown’s Supermarket in Philadelphia.

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Wash Cycle Laundry

Wash Cycle Laundry, Inc. is a laundry service company that has created a launching pad back into the workforce for returning citizens and proved that bikes are commercially-scalable alternatives to trucks for intra-metropolitan freight. The company has created nearly 50 jobs for local residents, over half of which are filled by driven adults re-entering the workforce after overcoming a period of incarceration, drug addiction, homelessness, or welfare dependence.

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Why Not Prosper

Why Not Prosper provides housing and services for formerly incarcerated women. They are strong advocates for women and are committed to providing programs and services that support women in their re-entry efforts from prison to the community. The organization provides a continuum of programs, including Pre-Release Mentoring to incarcerated women, residential services at Why Not Prosper House and community services at their Resource Center.

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717 Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
(215) 842-2360 whynotprosper@aol.com

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Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Development Services

The Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Developmental Services provides a wide range of services for individuals with mental health conditions and/or developmental disabilities. The organization offers case management, crisis and emergency care, inpatient care, partial hospitalization, outpatient services, assistance with accessing housing, and life skills training to individuals with mental health conditions. The organization will also link individuals with developmental disabilities with service providers across multiple counties. Please note that Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Developmental Services has an office in each county.

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Human Resources Center, Inc.

This resource offers residential services and vocational training to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Human Resources Center, Inc. (HRC) has a main office in Honesdale, PA with satellite offices in Hawley and Effort. HRC offers residential and vocational services to intellectually disabled individuals. The residential services include: a supervised group home, foster care placements for adults, home support for families of intellectually disabled individuals, and companionship for intellectually disabled individuals in nursing homes. The vocational services include: packing, sealing, assembly and machine work, shipping, and document shredding.

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117 Pike County Blvd
Hawley, PA 18428
(570) 775-6144

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Pike County Workforce Development Agency

The Pike County Workforce Development Agency aims to bridge the gap between employers and job seekers by providing: job search assistance; access to computers; CareerLink registration; resume packets to help create the perfect resume; information on interviewing skills and writing cover and follow-up letters; job listings; phone, fax, and copier access; labor market information; and job listings.

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Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9)

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine (IU9) is part of Pennsylvania's educational system. The Intermediate Unit's Adult Education Program provides free classes to adults who want to prepare to take the GED, improve skills in reading, writing, and math, pursue enrollment in post secondary education, or improve employment skills. Seneca IU9 offers classes at multiple locations, please call to find out the office closest to you.

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119 S. Mechanic St.
Smethport, PA 16749
(814) 887-5512

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AHEDD

AHEDD provides employment services for people with disabilities (including individuals with physical disabilities, speech impairments, learning disabilities, or mental health conditions). AHEDD assists individuals with exploring their career interests, determining how work will impact an individual's disability benefits (if the individual is receiving benefits), drafting a resume and cover letters, identifying transportation, requesting workplace accommodations, and more. Please call to schedule an intake appointment. Please note that AHEDD provides services from multiple offices.

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3300 Trindle Rd.
Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 763-0968 inforequest@ahedd.org

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Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System

The Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System provides a variety of mental health services, substance use services, and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities to individuals in Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union Counties. Services include inpatient and outpatient substance use services, employment support for individuals with developmental disabilities, partial hospitalization, vocational support for individuals with mental health conditions, crisis services, case management services, and more. Please note that there are multiple offices and each county has at least one office.

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5 Terrace Lane
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-5422

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Union-Snyder Community Action Agency

The Union-Snyder Community Action Agency (CAA) provides a wide range of services to individuals living in Union and Snyder Counties. The CAA provides various types of energy assistance (including assisting low-income individuals with lowering their monthly energy and electric bills and providing electric bill debt forgiveness), transportation assistance, a transitional housing program, financial assistance to individuals or families facing eviction, adult education classes, computer classes, employment skills classes, food pantry referrals, and more. Please note that there are multiple locations and individuals may have to travel to Union County to receive certain services.

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713 Bridge St., Ste. 10
Sellinsgrove, PA 17870
(570) 374-0181

Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 8:30am-4:00pm. Tuesday; 9:30am-4:00pm.

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Community Action Partnership for Somerset County

The Community Action Agency serving Somerset County, is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to meet basic needs, achieve their goals and discover their potential. By utilizing diverse resources and developing community partnerships, our experienced, dedicated and compassionate team provides high quality, seamless services and advocates for the adults, children, families and communities we serve.

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Trehab - A Community Action Agency

Trehab - A Community Action Agency provides a variety of services and programs to individuals across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Services for Sullivan County residents include: case management, housing and utility assistance, weatherization services, a community food bank, and employment counseling, preparation, and training.

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210 Center St
Dushore, PA 18614
(570) 928-9668

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Trehab - A Community Action Agency

Trehab - A Community Action Agency provides a variety of services and programs to individuals across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Services for Susquehanna County residents include weatherization, transportation, case management services, emergency food and housing programs, housing assistance, utility assistance, workforce development, and substance use treatment programs. Please note that these services are offered in multiple offices in Susquehanna County.

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36 Public Ave.
Montrose, PA 18801
(570) 278-3338

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Trehab - A Community Action Agency

Trehab - A Community Action Agency provides a variety of services and programs to individuals across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Services for Tioga County residents include weatherization assistance, case management services, homeownership programs, utility assistance, and workforce development programs. Please note that these services are offered in two offices in Tioga County.

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36 Public Ave.
Montrose, PA 18801
(570) 278-3338

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Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit is regional education service agency. The free adult education programs assist individuals with improving basic reading, writing or math skills, preparing for the HiSET and GED exams, and preparing for post-secondary education and employment. There is also a counselor on staff to assist with resumes and career advancement. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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90 Lawton Lane
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 523-1155

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Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System

The Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Service System provides a variety of mental health services, substance use services, and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities to individuals in Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union Counties. Services include inpatient and outpatient substance use services, employment support for individuals with developmental disabilities, partial hospitalization, vocational support for individuals with mental health conditions, crisis services, case management services, and more. Please note that there are multiple offices and each county has at least one office.

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5 Terrace Lane
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-5422

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Union-Snyder Community Action Agency

The Union-Snyder Community Action Agency (CAA) provides a wide range of services to individuals living in Union and Snyder Counties. The CAA provides various types of energy assistance (including assisting low-income individuals with lowering their monthly energy and electric bills and providing electric bill debt forgiveness), transportation assistance, a transitional housing program, financial assistance to individuals or families facing eviction, adult education classes, computer classes, employment skills classes, food pantry referrals, and more. Please note that there are multiple locations and individuals may have to travel to Snyder County to receive certain services.

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713 Bridge St., Ste. 10
Sellinsgrove, PA 17870
(570) 374-0181

Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 8:30am-4:00pm. Tuesday; 9:30am-4:00pm.

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Mustard Seed Missions of Venango County

Mustard Seed Missions is a collaboration between local churches in Venango County and the Venango County Department of Human Services. Mustard Seed Missions provides home repairs, home furnishings, and rides to medical appointments outside of the county to individuals who are currently receiving services through any Venango County Human Services Department.

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149 Summit Dr, Suite B
Franklin, PA 16323

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Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU5)

Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit IU5 is a regional education service agency that provides free adult education classes. The classes offer instruction in basic adult education (including reading and math skills), GED exam preparation, and reading and writing for individuals whose first language is not English. The classes may also provide assistance with job interviewing skills and computer skills. Please note that classes are offered in multiple locations.

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252 Waterford St.
Edinboro, PA 16412
(800) 677-5610 ext. 7095 info@iu5.org

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PA CareerLink - Oil Region

The Oil Region PA CareerLink Office provides monthly workshops on resume writing and interviewing, resume copy and fax services, and computer access for job seekers to perform job searches and apply for positions online. The Office also provides personalized recruitment services for employers. There are several PA CareerLink offices around the state, so please call ahead or check online for the hours of operation.

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255 Elm St
Oil City, PA 16301
(814) 678-5050

Monday-Thursday; 8:30am-4:30pm. Friday; 8:30am-2:00pm.

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Habitat for Humanity of Warren County

Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty, housing, and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat for Humanity is always looking for volunteers in their building efforts. The application forms are available online and can be completed and mailed to the Warren County Office. In terms of housing, Habitat for Humanity's standard of choosing families is those who are earning between 25-60% of the area's median income. The chosen buyer must participate in the construction of the home. In Warren County, families must work a minimum of 200 hours. You do not have to have a perfect credit record to apply, however you do have to show a history of paying bills. The application will ask for personal references, verification of employment and income, and a landlord reference. A credit check will be completed, and for those who qualify, a home visit will be made. The application is online and can be sent in to the Warren County Office.

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P.O. Box 1473
Warren, PA 16365
(814) 688-8671 info@habitatwarrenpa.org

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Blueprints

Blueprints (formerly called Community Action Southwest) provides a variety of services to low-income individuals. Blueprints offers adult-education classes, GED classes, support for individuals interested in post-secondary education, senior services, services for parents, computer classes, financial literacy resources, job development services, housing assistance, and more. Blueprints offers services at multiple locations.

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150 W Beau St, Ste. 304
Washington, PA 15301
(877) 814-0788

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Human Resources Center, Inc.

This resource offers residential services and vocational training to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Human Resources Center, Inc. (HRC) has a main office in Honesdale, PA with satellite offices in Hawley and Effort. HRC offers residential and vocational services to intellectually disabled individuals. The residential services include: a supervised group home, foster care placements for adults, home support for families of intellectually disabled individuals, and companionship for intellectually disabled individuals in nursing homes. The vocational services include: packing, sealing, assembly and machine work, shipping, and document shredding.

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294 Bethel School Rd
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-3782

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Wayne County Employment and Training Center

The Wayne County Employment and Training Center provides employment, unemployment compensation, job search, training, and other work-related resources for all job seekers in Wayne County. These services include, but are not limited to: personal computers with internet access and resume writing software, Job/Gateway/CareerLink registration, job listings and referrals, job search workshops, resume preparation, and on-the-job training. The Center also partners with Pennsylvania's CareerLink System and works with employers to promote job openings, support skills building, and refer qualified job applicants.

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Luzerne & Wyoming Counties Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Area Agency on Aging provides services and programs to older adults in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. The AAA offers employment training and placement, nursing services, active adult center activities (including financial literacy and wellness groups, meals, and social activities), transportation services, caregiver support, volunteer opportunities, health insurance counseling, and more. Please note that these services are offered in multiple locations throughout Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.

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Luzerne-Wyoming Counties - Mental Health and Developmental Services

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services offers services for individuals with mental health conditions and intellectual disabilities. Mental health services include administrative management, case management services, employment services, crisis and emergency services, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and therapy services, family-based services, and transportation services. Developmental services include counseling, housing assistance, education support services, nursing services, supported employment, and transportations services. Please note that services are offered at multiple locations in both Luzerne and Wyoming counties and an individual may have to travel to Luzerne County receive services. Please call for more information.

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111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Ste. 200
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 825-9441

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Caring Company - First Presbyterian Church of York

The Caring Company is an outreach ministry that serves individuals in need in York County. Services include food assistance, utility relief, prescription medication assistance, and referral services.

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Colonial House, Inc.

Colonial House creates a stable, nurturing environment, which allows each client to develop healthy, productive, drug free lives and to assist them in acquiring the skills to achieve and maintain sobriety. They provide both inpatient and outpatient services for individuals seeking recovery.

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Forsight Vision Center

ForSight Vision Center provides specialized services designed to prevent, prepare for, and manage loss of vision while building awareness in our community. They also have services that address specific needs for those who are blind or vision impaired, such as support groups as well as social and educational services.

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Lincoln Intermediate Unit (IU) 12

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 offers adult education and English as a second language classes, as well as one-one-one literacy tutoring, HiSet and GED classes, and job skills training in Adams, Franklin, and York Counties. Please note that there are multiple offices.

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65 Billerbeck St.
New Oxford, PA 17350
(717) 624-4616

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Lutheran Social Services South Central Pennsylvania

Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the region, serving nearly 11,000 people each year. They connect individuals with resources relating to senior living, community outreach and community health services.

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1050 Pennsylvania Ave
York, PA 17404
(717) 854-3971

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York County GEO Reentry Services Center

GEO Reentry provides flexible options such as residential housing and treatment, day reporting programs, and inpatient treatment and training for individuals returning from incarceration.

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1 East Market Street, Suite 301 York, PA
York, Pennsylvania 17403
(717) 848-4448

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-8:00pm. 

Saturday; 8:00am-4:00pm. 

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Philadelphia FIGHT's 2016 Employment Resource Guide

Published by Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice, this resource guide was created specifically for those who have been or will be released to the Philadelphia area. This resource provides information on searching for a job, interviews and applications, job training programs, ban the box laws, staffing agencies, case management and reentry services, and more. Although this resource was designed specifically with Philadelphia in mind, much of it's information and advice is widely applicable across counties.

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CareerLink

PA CareerLink is a free, one-stop shop with highly trained staff ready to assist you with your job search, whether you're looking for your first job or to advance your career. Their services include: resume workshops, career counseling, job search assistance, interview skills training, skills assessment, job fairs, computer training, free access to a computer lab, and career exploration. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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Cover Letter Template

The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a cover letter to gain employment.

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KEYSPOT: List of Philadelphia's Free Internet Access Points

The attached resource provides a list of internet access points throughout Philadelphia. Formed to tackle the problem of inadequate access to the Internet throughout Philadelphia, KEYSPOT represents a citywide coalition of community-based groups committed to bringing Internet access, training and technology to all Philadelphia communities. The KEYSPOT Network is managed by the Mayor's Commission on Literacy.

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Resume Template

The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a resume to gain employment.

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