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.

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 assistance>

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.

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

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.

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.

Child Development Council 570-455-6647 Child care services -infants, toddlers and preschoolers (6 mos. – 5 years). Keystone Star 4 quality center. Support services available-special needs students. Pre-K Counts program free those eligible.

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.

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.

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.

Freeland YMCA 570-636-3640 Provides character development, citizenship training, physical fitness, weight training, cardio room, health & educational programs for membership Black Marlins Swimming Program, Preschool Program and the Y collaborates with other local organizations, SAFE and All One.

211/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.

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.

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

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 1-877-953-4250 Provides free legal aid in civil cases (including child custody, eviction, bankruptcy) to low-income and elderly households in 20 counties in Northeastern PA.

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.

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.

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.

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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)