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Adams County Office for Aging

The Adams County Office for Aging is a private non-profit agency dedicated to providing assistance to and advocacy for people age 60 and above within Adams County. Our mission is to assist people in maintaining independence and dignity within their own homes and communities. We offer a variety of services to support our age 60 and over population including; adult day care, senior centers, Lifeline systems, medical equipment loan, volunteer opportunities, tax preparation assistance, Medicare counseling, transportation, property tax and rent rebate assistance, protective services, legal services, and a variety of health and educational programs. For in-home care, individual can self-refer or a medical professional can refer as well. As for the other services, interested person should just call ahead and let them know they are coming.

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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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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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Accelerated Support Services for Older Adults

Accelerated Support Services for Older Adults is located in the Hill House Senior Services Center, and provides case management and support services for formerly incarcerated individuals that 60 years and older. The program offers assistance obtaining housing, food, and clothing, job readiness, counseling, and in-home services, and support at hearings.

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2038 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
(412) 392-4450 contactus@hillhouse.org

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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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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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Mon Yough Community Services

Mon Yough Communtiy Services provides in-patient and out-patient mental health services and treatments, drug and alcohol recovery support services, and vocational services, including paid training opportunities. The Angora Gardens program offers nutrition, arts and crafts, gardening, personal development, yoga, and holistic health courses. All courses are free unless otherwise stated.

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500 Walnut St
McKeesport, PA 15132
(412) 675-6927

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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. 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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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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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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The Beaver County Office on Aging

The Beaver County Office on Aging is committed to identifying the diverse needs of our aging population, providing quality services, preserving the dignity of the individual and advocating for the older person's rights. Programs and services available are the Apprise Program, health and insurance coverage counseling; senior garden plots; in-home services; care management services; adult day cares; senior centers; transportation assistance; home delivered meals; healthy living classes; etc. There are several senior centers throughout Beaver County that offer fitness classes, field trips, recreational games, fellowship, educational activities and hot, nutritious meals for those 60 years and older. Please call or check out the website to find out the other locations.

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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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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 Senior Services

Blair Senior Services is a non-profit corporation that aims to meet the needs of older adults in Blair County. This includes: case management, transportation, daily meals, educational and recreational activities at four different senior centers, abuse and abandonment protective services, and legal advocacy (Power of Attorney and guardianship services, wills and, long-term care complaints).

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1320 12th Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-1235

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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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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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Community Action Partnership of Cambria County

Community Action Partnership of Cambria County is a private, non-profit agency that provides a wide variety of services which include: Early Childhood Programs/PA Pre-K counts, WIC related programs, medical assistance transportation, and fuel and housing assistance services as well. CAPCC is here for the people in our community and we are ready to serve them on a regular basis. Community services available for low-income clients are the Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP); the Dollar $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Veteran Back Pack Project; and the Family Savings Account Program.

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516 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
(814) 536-9031

Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Palmerton Area Library

The Palmerton Area Library offers computer classes during the spring and fall (including intro to computers and advanced Excel, Word, and Powerpoint). Participants are required to pay for the course but are not required to own a computer; please call for additional information.

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402 Delaware Ave.
Palmerton, PA 18071
(610) 826-3424 plapalm@ptd.net

Monday-Tuesday; 10:00am-8:00pm. Wednesday-Friday; 10:00am-5:00pm. Saturday; 9:00am-4:00pm.

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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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United Way of Chester County Financial Stability Center

The United Way of Chester County Financial Stability Center offers supports to increase your income, build your savings, and gain and sustain assets. Service navigators and coaches help individuals to clarify financial goals, provide support, and connect individuals to services.

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479 Thomas Jones Way, Suite 500
Exton, PA 19341
(610) 280-1023

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Clarion Area Agency on Aging

Clarion Area Agency on Aging offers a wide range of programs and cooperates with many community agencies to provide a comprehensive network of services. The Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides eligible participants with $20 worth of vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at farmer’s markets. Additional programs include individual case management; transportation; prime time health classes; community education; home cooked meals; legal assistance; and in-home supportive care and services. The Agency has four Senior Centers located throughout Clarion County. The centers offer lunch, and a variety of recreational, social and educational opportunities. Participants enjoy programs, trips and entertainment along with varied evening activities. To find out the specific locations of the Senior Centers, please call the main number or check them out on the website!

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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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Lycoming-Clinton Counties for Community Action (STEP) Office of Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Lycoming-Clinton Counties for Community Action (STEP) Office of Aging provides assistance to older adults in Lycoming and Clinton Counties. STEP assists older adults with accessing home-delivered meals, senior centers, transportation services, health screenings and education, in-home services, health insurance counseling, legal services, case management services, assistance with transferring to or from a personal care facility, and more. Please note that there is a STEP office in both Lycoming and Clinton counties.

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2138 Lincoln St.
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-0587

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AGAPE

AGAPE is a non-denominational, faith-based program which provides a variety of services to residents of Montour and Columbia Counties. AGAPE provides a weekly hot meal, spiritual support groups, assistance with budgeting and saving, clothing and furniture, transportation, financial assistance, and more.

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19 E. 7th St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 317-2210 info@agape-pa.org

Monday, Tuesday, Friday; 9:00am-4:00pm; Thursday; 9:00am-5:00pm.

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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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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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Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging provides various services for older adults. The Dauphin County AAA helps connect older adults with adult care programs, free civil legal services, transportation services, health classes (including healthy cooking, disease prevention, etc.), meal delivery services, senior centers, and health insurance counseling.

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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

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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

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YWCA of Greater Harrisburg

The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg coordinates the following housing options: 30-day Emergency Shelter, Transitional and Bridge Housing, Single Room Occupancy, and Permanent Housing for Persons with Disabilities. The YWCA primarily serves homeless women and women with children, and the women are provided with life skills training while enrolled in the long-term housing programs.

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1101 Market Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17103
(717) 234-7931

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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

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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

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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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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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Fayette County Community Action Agency

The Fayette County Community Action Agency connects individuals to resources and services located in Fayette County. The Agency offers an Aging Program with various recreational opportunities and activities at the Bullskin Senior Center and Uniontown Senior Center. The Brownsville Soup Kitchen is in the basement of the Borough Building in Brownsville and provides free meals every Monday-Friday 10:30AM-12:00PM.The Nutrition Education Program works in conjunction with the Fayette County Community Action Agency Food Ban Program to ensure that food recipients obtain the knowledge necessary to maximize the benefit they will receive from the food provided.

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140 North Beeson Blvd
Uniontown, PA 15401
(724) 437-6050

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Greater Washington County Food Bank

The Greater Washington County Food Bank distributes food to various pantries (please visit the website to determine the appropriate pantry). Individuals with SNAP, Medicaid, or SSI are automatically eligible and must show an ACCESS card when registering. Individuals can also receive food if they meet certain income requirements (please call or visit the website for more information). Proof of income is not required. The Greater Washington County Food Bank has a Healthy Habits Training Center which offers donation-based healthy cooking classes and exercise classes at a low cost. Please note that the Healthy Habits Training Center is located in Fayette County.

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909 National Pike West
Brownsville, PA 15417
(724) 632-2190 info@gwcfb.org

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Experience Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

Experience Inc. (Area Agency on Aging of Warren and Forest Counties) assists older adults with accessing a wide range of programs and services. Experience Inc. facilitates access to meal delivery services, personal care and home support, housing assistance, case management services, senior centers, transportation, educational classes, counseling and support groups, social activities, and more. Services are offered at multiple locations.

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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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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

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Catholic Charities - Greene County Outreach

Catholic Charities' Greene County Outreach offers services and programs to Greene County residents. Greene County Outreach provides assistance with obtaining utility assistance and meeting other emergency needs, counseling, disaster relief services, pregnancy and parenting support services, clothing and gasoline vouchers to job seekers, and referrals to social service providers when appropriate.

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72 E. High St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(724) 627-7410

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8:00 am-4:00pm (closed 12:00pm-1:00pm).

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The Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging aims to promote the well-being of older adults in Greene, Washington, and Fayette Counties through a wide range of programs and services. The agency assists older adults with accessing transportation, senior centers, care management, health and wellness programs, adult day care, free legal services (including assistance with Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security benefits, public health insurance), and more. Please note that there is an office in each county.

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305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
(888) 300-2704 contact@swpa-aaa.org

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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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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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Aging Services Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

Aging Services Inc. provides a variety of services and programs to older adults in Indiana County. Aging Services assists older adults with accessing transportation, meals, home support, life skills education at adult day care centers, in-home medical services, placement services, public health insurance counseling, and more. Aging Services Inc. uses a cost-sharing system and costs vary based on the desired services and an individual's income. (Therefore, certain services are free for eligible individuals.)

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1055 Oak St.
Indiana, PA 15701
(800) 442-8016

Monday-Friday; 8:30am-4:30pm. 

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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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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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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

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Lackawanna Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 55.

The Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging provides services to older adults in Lackawanna County. The Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging assists older adults with accessing senior community centers (which offer computer classes and social activities), adult daily living centers, in-home care services, health insurance, home-delivered meals, transportation services, and more.

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Scranton Counseling Center (SCC)

The Scranton Counseling Center (SCC) provides a range of services for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health conditions. Services include mental health diagnosis and treatment services, case management services (including resource coordination), counseling and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities, emergency and crisis services, partial hospitalization programming, and more. If an individual does not have health insurance or is unable to pay, SCC offers a sliding scale fee program.

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BankOn Lancaster

BankOn Lancaster offers support to open a low or no cost checking or savings account. There are no or low monthly fees or minimum balances so you can have access to all your money each month.

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(717) 394-0731

(717) 394-0731

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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

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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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Re-Entry Management Organization

A collaborative group of over 50 organizations, the Lancaster County Re-Entry Management Organization (RMO) provides a way for the many groups that work with returning citizens in Lancaster County to leverage their resources in a way that provides community alternatives to incarceration. This organization does not directly provide services, but can help one identify resources in the following areas: drug and alcohol evaluation and treatment, foundation skills assessment; emergency/transitional housing, case management, and legal advocacy.

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313 West Liberty Street, Suite 114
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
(717) 735-0333

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Tabor Community Services

Tabor Community Services works to strengthen the Lancaster County community by helping individuals address their housing and financial challenges. Services include finance workshops and counseling at the Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center, supportive housing programs, and homeless and rental counseling.

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Challenges Center

Participants are generally required to be 50 years old and older, but certain services are only open to individuals who are 65 and older.

Challenges Center is an innovative community facility offering a wide variety of educational, recreational and health-related activities to help support the independence of adults ages 50+ who live in Lawrence County. While many of the Center's offerings are free, others require membership and/or separate fees.

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2706 Mercer Road
New Castle, PA 16105
(724) 658-3729

Monday – Friday; 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

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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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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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Hispanic American Organization

The Hispanic American Organization (HAO) aims to improve the lives of Hispanic families in Lehigh Valley. Through various programs, HAO provides counseling and housing services, GED and ESL programs, nutrition awareness, parenting support groups, a wellness program (physical, mental, and social support), drug and alcohol assessments, and general intake and referral 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

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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

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Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc. (EOC)

Education Opportunity Centers, Inc. (EOC) offers educational services for youth and adults. Although programs are open to everyone, EOC focuses on serving low-income, first-generation, college-bound students. Services include career counseling and assessment, assistance with completing financial aid documents, financial literacy programs, referrals to GED programs, college entrance test preparation, math and reading assistance, and more. Please note that EOC has multiple offices and an individual may have to travel to a different county to receive services. Please call ahead to make an appointment.

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107 Gateway Shopping Center
Edwardsville, PA 18704
(570) 331-6755

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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Firetree, Ltd.

Firetree, Ltd. is a non-profit organization that provides drug and alcohol treatment and criminal justice programs to returning citizens. The inpatient rehabilitation plan includes: daily community meetings, goal setting groups, positive affirmations, peer review, various clinical groups to address addiction, and life skills assessments and classes. The outpatient services at Genesis House provides substance abuse assessments and treatments. The reentry programming includes: case management, community-based support services (AA/NA meetings, mental health, vocational and educational, legal, and religious), recreational programming, and life skills curriculum that covers employment preparation, job placement assistance, basic computer skills, practical money skills, and household management.

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800 West 4th St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 601-0877

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Lycoming-Clinton Counties for Community Action (STEP) Office of Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Lycoming-Clinton Counties for Community Action (STEP) Office of Aging provides assistance to older adults in Lycoming and Clinton Counties. STEP assists older adults with accessing home-delivered meals, senior centers, transportation services, health screenings and education, in-home services, health insurance counseling, legal services, case management services, assistance with transferring to or from a personal care facility, and more. Please note that there is a STEP office in both Lycoming and Clinton counties.

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2138 Lincoln St.
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-0587

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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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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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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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Prince of Peace Centre

The Prince of Peace Centre aims at to support individuals and families who by providing food and clothing resources, as well as other support services. The Centre has two food-related resources available. First, the soup kitchen provides hot meals free to the public (volunteer positions for food serving are also available). The Soup Kitchen operates on Monday and Wednesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm. Second, "Food Day" is held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. During Food Day individuals who register with the food program receive a free food bag from the food pantry. Food Days hours generally run from 9:30am-12:00pm and from 4:00pm-6:00pm, but you can schedule your appointment in advance by calling. Prince of Peace runs a Mission Thrift Store which sells clothing of all forms at a low cost. Additionally, on the 3rd Thursday of the month, there is a "$2.00 bag day" which allows customers to fill a bag with as much as they desire and pay only $2.00 (see the website for bag restrictions). The last day of every month is $1.00 jeans day. Finally, on each Wednesday (weather permitting) there is a "Free Table" located outside the store. The advocacy project is divided into two programs, H.O.PE. and the F.A.I.T.H. initiative. H.O.P.E. helps participates gain valuable life skills and to enhance their ability to be self-sufficient. Monthly support groups and individual meetings are a part of the program. Generally the program is restricted to individuals with permanent housing but there are exceptions. F.A.I.T.H. This program's aim is to reconnect fathers with their children and their significant others by teaching family skills, behavioral skills, and the importance of love.

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502 Darr Ave
Farrell, PA 16121
(724) 346-5777 popc@princeofpeacecenter.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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Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Developmental 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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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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AGAPE

AGAPE is a non-denominational, faith-based program which provides a variety of services to residents of Montour and Columbia Counties. AGAPE provides a weekly hot meal, spiritual support groups, assistance with budgeting and saving, clothing and furniture, transportation, financial assistance, and more. Please note that individuals in Montour County will have to travel to Columbia County (Bloomsburg, PA) to receive services.

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19 E. 7th St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 317-2210 info@agape-pa.org

Monday, Tuesday, Friday; 9:00am-4:00pm; Thursday; 9:00am-5:00pm.

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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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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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Join Hands Ministry

Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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25 E McClure St, Box 335
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
(717) 582-7844

Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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Ardella's House

Ardella's House is designed to offer support and guidance to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women. Ardella's House focuses on livelihood, housing, health and well-being, and family reunification. Incarcerated women must be referred by their social worker, parole officers, themselves, or a transitional facility, and be 18 or older, and 90-days clean/in-recovery.

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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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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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Citizens Acting Together Can Help (CATCH)

CATCH provides treatment, training and education, residential and family support services. It is aimed at people with cognitive delays, behavioral health issues, intellectual disabilities, and substance use challenges. This agency has multiple locations, please check the website to find out which offices are closest to you.

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1409 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146
(215) 735-7435

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Clarifi

Clarifi is a non-profit that offers financial advising to help individuals address debt and poor credit, as well as helping individuals figure out how they can buy a home, be a smart renter, and explore mortgage options. Clarifi also helps individuals avoid foreclosure and achieve financial wellness. Clarifi offers one-on-one counseling, on-demand phone counseling, workshops and boot camps.

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1608 Walnut St, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
(215) 563-5665

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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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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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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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Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry

Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry works to serve vulnerable residents of Northwest Philadelphia by connecting individuals to resources to help address their needs. Beyond referrals, their direct services include: financial assistance in the form of small cash grants given to eligible residents that can be used for utility payments, medications, security deposits, or rent and mortgage payments; energy assistance to help individuals keep their utilities affordable; and the benefit bank, which connects individuals with public benefits with the help of a counselor.

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35 W. Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
(215) 843-2340

 Monday-Wednesday; 9:00am-2:00pm. Food Cupboard Thursdays; 10:00am-4:00pm. 

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Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs

The Adult Learning and Workforce Development Program provides computer classes, career training, job readiness workshops, life skills workshops, GED classes, and adult basic literacy classes. This resource also provides affordable and supportive housing for persons who have experienced homelessness and low-income persons at-risk of homelessness in the City of Philadelphia.

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

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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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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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Misty Harbor Group Home

Misty Harbor is a 12-bed community group home for people experiencing mental health challenges and possible substance use. The program provides training in social, emotional, behavioral, and life skills in order to enable the residents to live as fully and as independently as possible.

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723 East Church Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
(215) 848-0736

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myPLACE

myPlace Campuses provide classes to prepare for the GED, pass an employer test or ace a college entrance exam. Through the Mayor's Commission on Literacy, myPLACE works to ensure access to high-quality basic education for all adult learners in Philadelphia. myPLACE offers convenient online courses for adults in math, reading, and writing, as well as GED and ESL courses and computer literacy courses. There are a number of myPLACE campuses throughout the city, so please call ahead or visit the website to find the center closest to you.

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229 N. 63rd St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139
(215) 686-5250

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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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Opportunity, Inc.

Opportunity, Inc. offers a variety of services including entrepreneurship training and consultation, construction training, and conferences promoting personal well-being and empowerment.

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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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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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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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Safe Haven Reentry Program

The Safe Haven Reentry Program is a faith-based organization that offers literacy/GED classes, a resource center, job readiness and job retention services, housing resources, professional counseling, and financial education classes. The Safe Haven Reentry Program also offers one on one mentoring and access to a computer lab.

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PO Box 3572
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 740-5157 info@sharpphilly.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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The Men's Resource Center of Philadelphia

The Men’s Resource Center (MRC) is dedicated to helping men address the current challenges in their lives and relationships. They provide support for creating positive change for men of all ages, races, ethnicity, and sexual backgrounds. Services include individual/couple/family counseling, anger management and violence ending programs, support groups, and educational programs on topics such as men's health, fathering, and sexuality.

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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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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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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 Agency on Aging, Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Union-Snyder Agency on Aging (AAA) provides services to older adults. The Union-Snyder AAA facilitates access to in-home care services, long-term care assistance, nursing home placements, home-delivered meals, senior centers (which include computer labs, activities, exercise classes, and more), medical insurance counseling, and more.

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116 N. 2nd St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 524-2100 or (570) 374-5558

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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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Area Agency on Aging of Somerset County

The mission of the Area Agency on Aging of Somerset County is to provide supports, services and advocacy to older adults living in our communities so that they may do so safely, comfortably and with dignity.

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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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The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. provides resources for older adults in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Tioga Counties. The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging connects older adults with meal delivery services, in-home personal care services, assistance with transitioning into or out of nursing homes, senior centers (which provide meals, social activities, and life skills activities), health insurance counseling, and other programs and services. Please note that there is an office in each county.

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The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. provides resources for older adults in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Tioga Counties. The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging connects older adults with meal delivery services, in-home personal care services, assistance with transitioning into or out of nursing homes, senior centers (which provide meals, social activities, and life skills activities), health insurance counseling, and other programs and services. Please note that there is an office in each county.

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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

Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Union-Snyder Agency on Aging (AAA) provides services to older adults. The Union-Snyder AAA facilitates access to in-home care services, long-term care assistance, nursing home placements, home-delivered meals, senior centers (which include computer labs, activities, exercise classes, and more), medical insurance counseling, and more.

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116 N. 2nd St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 524-2100 or (570) 374-5558

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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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Community Services of Venango County (CSVC)

Community Services of Venango County (CSVC) provides a variety of services for individuals and families in Venango County. CSVC offers a food pantry for individuals with limited incomes or experiencing an emergency, meals for families, healthy cooking classes, a clothing room which individuals can access once per week, substance use treatment for individuals with young children, parenting support and support for pregnant women, and more. Please call to find out about eligibility for particular programs. Please note that services are provided from multiple locations in Venango County.

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Transit Building, 4th Flr., 206 Seneca St.
Oil City, PA 16301
(814) 678-7766

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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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Experience, Inc. Warren/Forest Counties Area Agency on Aging

Experience, Inc. offers a range of in-home and community-based services to help seniors to have a good quality of life and to remain independent as long as possible. Our professional staff is trained to recognize areas of concern and need and to provide appropriate services and referrals for assistance. Experience, Inc. sponsors Warren and Forest Senior Community Centers. Senior Centers offer a variety of programs and services to help senior citizens maintain their independence, vitality, and provide a place for seniors to have the opportunity to meet other seniors through social interaction. Programs include activities, educational classes, counseling and support groups, volunteer opportunities, and wellness programs. Warren and Forest County Senior Centers also offer meals, help with financial and medical paperwork, transportation, and other social services.

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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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Greater Washington County Food Bank

The Greater Washington County Food Bank distributes food to various pantries (please visit the website to determine the appropriate pantry). Individuals with SNAP, Medicaid, or SSI are automatically eligible and must show an ACCESS card when registering. Individuals can also receive food if they meet certain income requirements (please call or visit the website for more information). Proof of income is not required. The Greater Washington County Food Bank has a Healthy Habits Training Center which offers donation-based healthy cooking classes and exercise classes at a low cost. Please note that the Healthy Habits Training Center is located in Fayette County.

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909 National Pike West
Brownsville, PA 15417
(724) 632-2190 info@gwcfb.org

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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 Area Agency on Aging

The Wayne 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 in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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323 10th St
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-4262

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Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging

Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging provides services to older adults in Westmoreland County. The Westmoreland County AAA connects older adults with adult day care services, care management services, home health services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, health insurance, free legal services, senior centers (which provide meals, computer classes, social activities, and more), and transportation. Services may be provided at no cost, a sliding fee scale, or subject to some form of cost-sharing.

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200 S. Main St.
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 830-4444 aaa@co.westmoreland.pa.us

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Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc. (EOC)

Education Opportunity Centers, Inc. (EOC) offers educational services for youth and adults. Although programs are open to everyone, EOC focuses on serving low-income, first-generation, college-bound students. Services include career counseling and assessment, assistance with completing financial aid documents, financial literacy programs, referrals to GED programs, college entrance test preparation, math and reading assistance, and more. Please note that EOC has multiple offices and an individual may have to travel to a different county to receive services. Please call ahead to make an appointment.

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107 Gateway Shopping Center
Edwardsville, PA 18704
(570) 331-6755

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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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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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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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