Member Agencies

American Cancer Society 570-459-1212 toll free 1-800-ACS-2345 A side-by-side agency providing patient services, education, and support groups to cancer patients in Greater Hazleton. 24-7 cancer information and patient service information. www.cancer.org

American Red Cross 570-455-9517 Collects & processes blood for area hospitals; teaches health & safety classes – first aid, CPR, AED, swimming & lifesaving techniques; counseling/communication to military personnel & their families; family disaster assistancehttp://hazleton.redcross.org>

Avenues-Hazleton 570-501-1005 Provides Vocational and Employment Services to people with developmental and/or acquired disabilities, helping each individual to reach their full vocational potential. www.avenuesofpa.org

Big Brothers/Big Sisters  800-955-4376 Helps children reach their potential through professionally supported one to one mentoring relationship.  For more information contact  BB/BS www.dioceseofscranton.org

Boy Scouts of America, Minsi Trails Council 1-800-360-6551 -Scouting provides fun and challenging activities in a safe, positive environment, developing character and leadership skills in youth from ages 6 – 21. www.minsitrails.com

Catholic Social Services 570-455-1521 Services: adoption, day care, counseling, family enrichment, foster care, immigration, literacy, material assistance, parenting, parent-child home program, pregnancy & maternal health, permanent supportive housing.
www.dioceseofscranton.org

Child Development Council 570-455-6647 Child care services -infants, toddlers and preschoolers (6 mos. – 5 years). Keystone Star 3 quality center. Support services available-special needs students. Pre-K Counts program free those eligible. www.childdevelopmentcouncil.com

Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) 570-455-4994 Services: Food & nutrition, energy conservation, comprehensive housing & counseling, specialized elderly & disabled services-health & independ- ence. Hardship programs-material aid, traveler’s aid, prescription assist-ance based on funding availability. www.ceopeoplehelpingpeople.org

Community Services for Sight 570-455-0421 Serving blind individuals living in the Greater Hazleton area, including severe vision impairments, “functional blindness” or “legal blindness”. Serves the sighted community through public information.
www.communityservicesforsight.org

Domestic Violence Service Center 1-800-424-5600 Provides domestic abuse victims with quality supportive services & safe and realistic solutions for victims of family violence. Immediate physical safety. www.domesticviolenceservice.org

Freeland YMCA 570-636-3640 Provides character development, citizenship training, physical fitness, weight training, cardio room, health & educational programs for membership. Open 7 days a week.

Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania 1-800-692-7816
Building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place by engaging in new experiences and embracing challenges. www.gshpa.org

Help Line 1-888-829-1341 Free 24/7 telephone information, referral & advocacy program. Crisis intervention service for public & private agencies. Free telephone reassurance program “Are You Okay?” to homebound, elderly & disabled. www.helpline-nepa.info

Helping Hands Society 570-455-4958 Provides therapeutic & training services for disabled children. Individual speech & language therapy, physical therapy; pre-school daily classes; toddler classes; academic helper program–school-age children, parent counseling. www.helpinghandssociety.com

*Jewish Community Center 570-454-3528 *Honorary Agency

Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Inc. 570-459-6778 Provides in-facility & home services to persons with diagnosed terminal illness; supports & cares for family members; bereavement camp for children who have lost loved ones. www.lutheranhomecare.org

Meals on Wheels of Greater Hazleton 570-501-1700 Volunteers deliver balanced meals (including doctor ordered special diets) and provide daily visitation to individuals who are unable to prepare their own food

North Penn Legal Services 1-800-982-4387 Provides legal aid in civil cases (including child custody, eviction, bankruptcy) to low income and elderly households in Luzerne, Carbon, Monroe, and Pike Counties. www.northpennlegal.org

Pathway to Recovery Counseling & Educational Services – 570-455-9902 Addiction treatment /education. Individual & group counseling, partial hospitalization, schools- education & intervention, tobacco cessation; community education; employee assistance program; medication education. www.pathway-to-recovery.org

The Salvation Army 570-454-1631 Emergency & disaster service; financial assistance; counseling; youth & recreational programs; summer camp; food, clothing and furniture assistance for those in need. Nutritious hot meal Monday through Friday -10:30am to noon. www.salvationarmyusa.org

U.S.O. 1-202-610-5700 A voluntary civilian organization devoted solely to meeting the needs of service personnel and their families in the United States & overseas. (designations only)

United Charities 570-455-1529 Provides counseling material assistance (food, clothing, furniture, prescription assistance) and educational programs (anger management and community seminars when requested).

Victims Resource Center 1-866-206-9050 Counseling, court accompaniment, systems advocacy to sexual assault/other serious crimes victims & families. Education/prevention programs to schools & professionals. 24-hour crisis hotline. www.vrcnepa.org

Volunteer Center of Greater Hazleton 570-453-0426 (voice mail box). Provides comprehensive volunteer services to the Greater Hazleton Community.

YMCA of Hazleton 570-455-2046 Focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides a range of childcare, youth, teen, family & senior services & programs. Financial assistance available. www.hazletonymcaywca.org

YWCA of Hazleton 570-455-2046 Empowering women and girls & eliminating racism. Provides a range of childcare, youth, teen, family & senior services & programs. Financial assistance available – no one turned away. www.hazletonymcaywca.org

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United Way of Greater Hazleton, Inc. 134 South Wyoming Street * Hazleton, PA 18201 * Tel: 570.455.9515 Fax: 570.455.9571

To contact us:

United Way of Greater Hazleton, Inc.
134 South Wyoming Street
Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18201

570.455.9515 (phone)
570.455.9571 (fax)