Head Start / Early Head Startof the Lehigh ValleyHead Start/ Early Head Startof the Lehigh Valley1520 Hanover AvenueAllentown, PA 18109Community Servicesfor Children, Inc.Community Resource Book2011 – 2012Phone: 610-437-6000Fax: 610-437-6500Website: www.cscinc.orgThis material in part or whole mayonly be reproduced or transmittedwith permission fromCommunity Services for Children, Inc.
Subject Index/ Indice de TemasTITLE/ TITULOPAGEAdult Education/Training/Literacy (includes GED/ESL programs) Educación/Entrenamiento/Instrucción Para AdultosAdvocacy – AbogacíaCar Seats – Asientos De Seguridad Para El AutomóvilChild Care – Cuidado de NiñosChildren and Family Services – Servicios de Niños y FamiliasClothing Banks – Bancos De RopaConsumer Information – Información Al ConsumidorCounseling – ConsejeriáDay Care (Adults) – Cuidado de AncianosDental Providers (see under Medical Providers, by city or area) Dentistas (vea Proveedores de Salud)Doctors (see under Medical Providers, by city or area) – Medicos (vea Proveedores de Salud)Drugs & Alcohol – Servicios de Alcoholismo y DrogadicciónEmployment – EmpleoEye Care (see under Medical Providers, by city or area) – Oculistas (vea Proveedores de Salud)Financial/Material – Asistencia Financiera y de MaterialesFood Assistance (includes Soup Kitchens) – Asistencia de ComidaFood Programs (includes Food Stamps, WIC and Public Assistance Offices) – Programas de AlimentoFree (or Low Cost) Health Clinics for Adults – Clinicas de Salud Gratis (o de Bajo Ingreso) Para AdultosHealth Insurance Plans (for the uninsured) – Plan de Seguro Medico (para los que no estan asegurados)Health Resources (Agencies and Medical Providers) – Agencias De Salud (Agencias y Clinicas)Home Buying Programs – Progamas de Comprar CasasHotlines – Líneas de Apoyo y EmergenciaHousing (includes homeless shelters, rent assistance, renter’s information) – ViviendaImmigration (see Legal Services) – Immigracion (vea Servicios Legales)Legal & Pre-Legal Services (Includes Immigration) – Servicios LegalesLibraries – BibliotecasMedical Providers (doctor’s practices and clinics, by area) – Proveedores De SaludPrescription Drug Help – Ayuda de FarmaciaPre-School Programs (No Cost) – Programas Preescolares (Sin Costo)Recreation and After School Programs – Programas de Recreación y Después de la EscuelaSchool Districts – Distritos EscolaresSchool Health Centers – Centros de Salud y ClinicasServices for Disabled and At-Risk – Servicios para incapacitados y en RiesgoStart Your Own Business – Comienze Su Propio NegocioTax Filing Help – Asistencia de Preparación de ImpuestosThrift Shops – Tiendas de Articulos de ReusoTransportation – TransportaciónUnemployment Compensation – Compensación de DesempleoUtilities (includes help for bills) – Utilidades (Incluye Ayuda para Pagar Cuentas)Voting – VotoPlease Note:Listing of an agency/service in this book is not meant as an endorsement. Post-publication,resource information may alter or become outdated within the year.Atención:Desafortunadamente este folleto no está traducido en español pero los temas si están traducidos.Compiled and Edited:Layout and Design:Norma FernandezAmanda RicheAna FuentesMichelle TiradoNadine L. 9999
Alphabetical Index of AgenciesNOTE: All health care providers—doctors, dentist, and eye doctors—are listed under Health Resources.TITLEPAGEABC Family PediatriciansAbout-FaceABW Pediatric AssociatesAdult Basic Health InsuranceAidsnetAIDS Service CenterAl-Anon – AlateenAlcoholics Anonymous Support GroupAllentown Area School DistrictAllentown Bureau of Building Standards and Safety (Code Enforcement)Allentown Family DentalAllentown Family PracticeAllentown Health BureauAllentown Health Bureau Shape It Up ProgramAllentown Housing AuthorityAllentown Housing Rehabilitation ProgramAllentown Public LibraryAllentown Recreation BureauAllentown Rescue Mission HousingAllentown State HospitalAllentown Vision CenterAllentown Women’s CenterAllentown YMCA/YWCAAlliance for Building (ABC) CommunitiesAmerican Family Dental CareAmerican Family ServicesAmerican Heart Association and American Stroke AssociationAmerican Indian Job TrainingAmerican Lung Association of the Lehigh ValleyAmerican Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh ValleyAnimal Food Bank of the Lehigh ValleyARC of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, TheAssociation for the Blind and Visually Impaired for Lehigh Valley and Palmerton ResidentsAsthma Health Info HotlineAutism Society of America / Lehigh Valley ChapterBanana FactoryBangor/Pen Argyl/Nazareth GED/Literacy ProgramsBangor Area School DistrictBangor Medical CenterBaum School of Art, TheBeall and Linny Fowler Hospitality House of the Salvation Army, TheBethany Counseling MinistryBethlehem Area School DistrictBethlehem Area Vocational Technical SchoolBethlehem Bureau of InspectionsBethlehem Christian Training Center (BCTC)Bethlehem Health BureauBethlehem Health Bureau Immunization ClinicBethlehem Health Bureau Women’s ClinicBethlehem Housing AuthorityBethlehem Housing Rehabilitation ProgramBethlehem Pediatric DentalBethlehem Public LibraryBethlehem Recreation BureauBethlehem YWCABig Brothers / Big Sisters of Lehigh Valley, Inc.II471860393636242484, 9078534736, 4885787858575365636858053943613729, 78339156, 9174985190698575181, 84, 90178137, 60, 6360607878635851, 869
TITLEBlue Mountain Health SystemBlue Mountain Health System Hospital for Lehighton and PalmertonBlue Mountain PediatricsBoys’ and Girls’ Club of AllentownBoys’ and Girls’ Club of BethlehemBureau of Blindness and Visual Services (Office of Vocational Rehabilitation)Bureau of Consumer ProtectionBushkill Family PracticeCamelot for Children, Inc.Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh ValleyCarbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21Career Link Lehigh ValleyCareer Institute of TechnologyCare-Net of the Lehigh Valley (Crisis Pregnancy Center)Caring Place, TheCaring Place Family Health Center, TheCasa GuadalupeCatasauqua Area School DistrictCatasauqua Community Thrift ShopCatasauqua High SchoolCatholic CharitiesCenter for Humanistic ChangeCenter for Independent Living (CIL)Center for Vision LossCentral Elementary SchoolChild Care Concerns/Complaints HotlineChild Care Information Services of Lehigh CountyChild Care Information Services of Northampton CountyChildline and Abuse RegistryChildren’s Health CareChildren’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)Children’s Home of Easton Thrift StoreCoalition for a Smoke Free ValleyCocaine Anonymous HotlineCollege Heights OB/GYN AssociationColonial Intermediate Unit #20Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. (CACLV)Community Action Development Corporation of AllentownCommunity Action Development Corporation of BethlehemCommunity Bike WorksCommunity Care Centers for Easton HospitalCommunity ExchangeCommunity Services for Children, Inc.ConcernConfrontConnect Info Service for Early Intervention (Project Connect)Consumer Credit Counseling ServiceCoughlin, Kathleen, LSW & AssociatesCouncil of Spanish Speaking Organizations (Spanish Council)Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (CADA)Crime Victim’s Council of Lehigh ValleyCrisis InterventionDaybreakDental DreamsDiakon Adoption and Foster CareDodd Elementary SchoolDomestic RelationsDomestic Violence Victims’ AidEarly Head Start (Head Start of the Lehigh Valley)IIIPAGE8, 3737698686911871103773, 912, 2723738, 86452, 87, 979095218, 79, 823, 10, 19913843749910, 744839952474659227, 80, 94, 97778738, 66388, 10-11112492291928, 382419, 741923721143827484
TITLEEarly Intervention 0-3EARN (Employment and Retention Network)East Penn School DistrictEaster Seals of Eastern PAEaston Area Community CenterEaston Area Family Medicine AssociatesEaston Area Neighborhood Center, Inc. / Roofover Family ShelterEaston Area School DistrictEaston Bureau of RecreationEaston Codes and Inspection Office and Residential Rental Licensing OfficeEaston Family PracticeEaston Hospital Pediatric ClinicEaston Housing AuthorityEaston Parent Tree, TheEaston Public LibraryEaston Teen CenterEducation Law CenterEducational Opportunity Center (EOC), Inc.Emmaus Avenue Family PracticeEpilepsy FoundationEven Start Program (run by Project of Easton)Everlasting Life MinistriesFairmont Dental AssociatesFamilies FirstFamily and Cosmetic Dental CareFamily AnswersFamily Centers for Child DevelopmentFamily ConnectionFamily Dental ServicesFamily Eye CareFamily Library of Community Services for Children, Inc.Family Savings Account ProgramFamily and Cosmetic Dental CareFamily and Youth Intervention Program (FYI)Fannie MaeFerry Street ApartmentsFHA Mortgage AssistanceForensic Treatment ServicesFowler Family Center at Donegan SchoolGood ShepherdGood Shepherd Thrift ShopsGoodwill Industries of Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania Thrift StoresGrupo de Apoyo e Integración HispanoamericanoHabitat for Humanity of the Lehigh ValleyHamilton Dental AssociationHanover Family GroupHarrison Morton Middle SchoolHaven HouseHead Start of the Lehigh ValleyHealing WorksHealth Center at Bethlehem Township, TheHealth SpringHealthy BeginningsHealthy Prenatal Behaviors Program, Center for Women’s MedicineHispanic American League of Artists (HALA)Hispanic American OrganizationHogar Crea of PennsylvaniaHomeless Supportive Services and LinkageHope HouseIVPAGE923392876675, 79, 97908779676979125878234973717, 33, 38541263201213545653063138176812044, 46, 61929595828154494320841361613940883, 20, 28, 79243121
TITLEPAGEHousing Association and Development Corp. (HADC)HUDJefferson School Pediatric Health CenterJob CorpsKeenan HouseKids Care St. Luke’sKIDSPEACEKIDSPEACE Green Street ClinicLa-LecheLANTA METROLatinos for Healthy Communities (see New Directions)LEAD ProgramLeague of Women VotersLehigh Carbon Community CollegeLehigh Career & Technical Institute (Vo-Tech)Lehigh County Adult Probation OfficeLehigh County Assistance Office (DPW)Lehigh County Child Custody OfficeLehigh County Conference of ChurchesLehigh County Housing Authority and Valley Housing Development CorporationLehigh County Information and ReferralLehigh County Juvenile ProbationLehigh County Office of Children & YouthLehigh County Office of Drug and Alcohol Abuse ServicesLehigh County State Health CenterLehigh DentalLehigh Valley Aids Activities Office (AAO)Lehigh Valley Center for SightLehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL)Lehigh Valley Community Mental Health CentersLehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake UnitsLehigh Valley Eye CenterLehigh Valley Eye Center and Children’s Eye CareLehigh Valley Family Health CenterLehigh Valley Hospital CenterLehigh Valley Hospital Center for Women’s MedicineLehigh Valley Hospital Center for Women’s Health at Casa – “Viva Nueva” ClinicLehigh Valley Hospital Dental ClinicLehigh Valley Hospital Health HotlineLehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg CenterLehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg Dental CenterLehigh Valley Hospital Outpatient PediatricsLehigh Valley Pediatric Associates, Inc.Lehigh Valley Pediatric DentistryLehigh Valley Physician’s PracticeLehigh Valley Women’s Medical SpecialtiesLiteracy Center, TheLow Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)March of Dimes FoundationMarvine Family Health CenterMedical AssistanceMedoptic “See for Less”Mercy Special Learning CenterMethodist Services Community CounselingMiles of Smiles Dental VanMitchell Clinic In & Outpatient Program, TheMosser Elementary SchoolMosser Village Family CenterV8181434256213-1421149725499448230, 358230792183142540, 71724057932125655849405858544041634949, 616349595984141, 44, 463965932154224388
TITLEMuhlenberg Primary CareNaranonNarcotics Anonymous Support GroupsNational Problem Gambling HotlineNazareth Area School District – Adult EducationNazareth Area Family Medicine AssociatesNearly NewNeighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.New Bethany Church Medical Needs ClinicNew Bethany MinistriesNew Bethany Ministries Mollard Hospitality Center (Soup Kitchen)New Bethany’s Restoration HouseNew Choices/New Options ProgramsNew Directions Treatment Services and Cedar Point Family ServicesNorth Penn Legal Services Lehigh Valley OfficeNorthampton Area School DistrictNorthampton Community CollegeNorthampton Community College Dental ClinicNorthampton County Adult ProbationNorthampton County Assistance Office (DPW)Northampton County Children, Youth and Families DivisionNorthampton County Drug and Alcohol DivisionNorthampton County Housing AuthorityNorthampton County Intake and Referral LineNorthampton County Juvenile ProbationNorthampton County MH/EI/DPNorthampton County State Health CenterNorthampton Medical AssociatesNorthern Lehigh Community CenterNorthwestern Human Services of Lehigh ValleyOakwood Medical CenterOB/GYN Associates of the Lehigh ValleyOffice of Vocational RehabilitationOur Lady of Mount Carmel ChurchOxford HousePacifico Dental CarePalmer Family Eye CareParent-Child Home ProgramParent to Parent of Pennsylvania and Special Kids NetworkParents Without PartnersParkway Medical CenterPartnership for Prescription Assistance – PA (PPARxPA)PathwaysPearle VisionPediatric DentistryPen Argyl Area School DistrictPenn State Cooperative ExtensionPennsylvania Eyewear FactoryPennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)Pennsylvania Human Relations CommissionPennsylvania Public Utility CommissionPennsylvania State Tax Info LinePennsylvania’s Child Care Subsidy ProgramPerfect Fit for Working Women, ThePharmaceutical AssistancePinebrook Family ServicesPlanned Parenthood of Northeast PAPoison Control HotlinePPL CARES ProgramVIPAGE6125257467095814676347662574, 83906638331, 3514268022832641, 67708822, 6150596, 98
TITLEPPL WRAP ProgramPredatory Lending HotlinePregnancy in Addiction ProgramPreschool Kindergarten (PKI) (was called Project Happy – ASD)Private Industry Council (PIC)/Career Link Lehigh ValleyProfessional Dental AssociatesProgram for Women and FamiliesProject ChildProject of Easton – Assist ProgramProject of EastonPublic Defender’s Office of Lehigh CountyPublic Defender’s Office of Northampton CountyRedi-Care Medical CenterRight Stuff About Renting, TheRiver of Life Presbyterian ChurchRoosevelt Elementary SchoolRural DevelopmentSacred Heart HospitalSacred Heart Hospital Allentown Family PracticeSacred Heart Hospital Dental ClinicSacred Heart Hospital OB/GYN ServicesSacred Heart Hospital Pediatric AssociatesSacred Heart Hospital Sigal Center Pediatric and Adolescent ServicesSacred Heart Visiting Nurses and HospiceSafe Harbor (Soup Kitchen)Safe Harbor ShelterSaint Luke’s Behavioral Health CenterSaint Luke’s Dental Health CenterSaint Luke’s Dental VanSaint Luke’s Eye Clinic – Retina CenterSaint Luke’s Family Health CenterSaint Luke’s Family PracticeSaint Luke’s Health Center (Easton)Saint Luke’s HospitalSaint Luke’s Hospital Union Station ClinicSaint Luke’s Kids CareSaint Luke’s Neighborhood CenterSaint Luke’s North Testing CenterSaint Luke’s Obstetrics and Gynecology AssociatesSaint Paul’s Lutheran Church (Soup Kitchen)Salem Thrift ShopSalvation Army of AllentownSalvation Army of BethlehemSalvation Army of EastonSalvation Army of Pen ArgylSalvation Army ShelterSalvation Army Thrift StoresSecond Harvest of the Lehigh Valley and NE PASecond Sight Thrift ShopSheridan Elementary SchoolSixth Street Shelter Adult Health ClinicSixth Street ShelterSmile Krafters DentistsSocial Security Office (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton)South Bethlehem Neighborhood CenterSouth Mountain Family PracticeSouth Mountain Middle SchoolSouthside Family MedicineSouth Side Ministries Thrift ShopVIIPAGE987526, 42937, 287115, 28, 7615317, 738383677617438142, 5751555951514234762264646550616742, 626250, 62886566349617, 31, 89, 9815, 31, 34, 89, 9831, 9880, 89, 99749633964344, 46775531-322962435117
TITLEPAGESpanish Council (Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations)Step by Step, Inc.Su Familia Hispanic Family HelplineSuper CupboardSupported Employment Program (PIC)Susquehanna Medical AssociatesTelephone Bills/Installation AssistanceThird Street AllianceTotal Eye CareTotal Family Health CareTotal Women’s Health CareTreatment Trends Halfway Home of the Lehigh ValleyTrexler Family Dental CareTrinity Episcopal Church (Financial Services)Trinity Episcopal Church (Soup Kitchen)Turner Street ApartmentsTurning Point of the Lehigh ValleyTwice Blessed Home ShoppeUGI Low Income Self Help Program (LISHP)Unconditional Child CareUnemployment CompensationValley Wide HelpValley Youth HouseVerizonVIA, Inc.VIA Thrift ShopVIABL – Visual Impairment and Blindness ServiceVictory HouseVida Nueva Health ClinicVillanova University School of LawVision MastersVision USAVisiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s Eastern PAVitalistic Therapeutic CentersVoters Registration OfficeWalnutport Dental CenterWalnutport Family Eye CareWarmlineWarren HospitalWays to Work ProgramWeed and Seed of Allentown and EastonWelcome Place, TheWelfare HelplineWeller Center for Health EducationWest End Medical GroupWhitehall/Coplay Area School DistrictWhitehall Medical and Dental Associates (Family Practice)WICWilliam Penn Family PracticeWilson Area School DistrictWind Gap Family PracticeWindsor Family DentalWomen’s Health Center, St. Luke’sYouth Advocate ProgramsYWCA Adult Day Services Center of BethlehemVIII722, 93443229519923, 77575259267232347723, 77969916327523, 779916, 29, 949645, 65, 9477478357454594997173754597816, 893245529071-7235, 52, 64, 68, 736290715559, 6616, 8424
ADULT to/Instrucción Para AdultosNOTE: Programs marked with * offer GED/ESL/finish high school classes or testing.American Indian Job TrainingCouncil of Three RiversAmerican Indian Center, Inc.If you are unemployed, underemployed or economically disadvantaged and American Indian, AlaskanNative or Native Hawaiian, you should call 800-341-3577 or 610-447-8885 (Chester-Philadelphia Office).* Bangor/Pen Argyl/Nazareth GED/Literacy ProgramsAll classes held in school libraries. They have open enrollment; go one-half hour before class days toenroll. In Bangor, at DeFranco Elementary School. In Pen Argyl, at Pen Argyl High School. Classesare 6-8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. In Nazareth, at Nazareth High School, E. Center Street.Classes are Tuesday and Thursday. Classes go from September through April. Classes are free – 20donation for workbook. Students progress at their own pace. For more information, call 610-863-9619.* Bethlehem Area School District at Liberty High School Freshman Campus1110 Fernwood StreetBethlehem, PA 18018610-807-5995, Ext. 4013Free GED classes & testing during school year. Classes start in September.Also GED classes in Spanish are held at Marvine Family Center, Bethlehem. Test Fee: 60(Also see the ‘LEAD’ Program, pg. 4)Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School3300 Chester AvenueBethlehem, PA 18020610-866-8013Website: www.BAVTS.orgProvides Vocation-Technical Programs: construction related, mechanical, technical, creative, service,health and medical. Separate classes for high school students and adults in continuing education.Bethlehem Christian Training Center (BCTC)529 E. Broad StreetBethlehem, PA 18018610-625-3500The BCTC is a faith-based non-profit that seeks to produce “spiritual, educational and economicdevelopment in the City of Bethlehem, especially among Latinos.” Their community outreach programsinclude: Bilingual Home-Buyer Education; Computer Literacy training; Parents Institute; BilingualFinancial Fitness Program; and Bethlehem Academy preschool (We accept Title XX) and the AfterSchool Enrichment Zone. Call for information. Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.Bethlehem YWCA22 W. Broad StreetBethlehem, PA 18018610-867-4669Runs the Women Achieving New Directions program (WAND). WAND helps low income orunemployed women “discover the power within” and get higher-paid occupations. Offers help with jobsearch, resumes, and interviewing skills in a 6-week training program. Free job-appropriate clothing isalso available.1
ADULT EDUCATION/TRAINING/LITERACY continuedEducación/Entrenamiento/Instrucción Para Adultos continúa* CareerLink Lehigh Valley(Se Habla Español)Lehigh and Northampton CountiesPrivate Industry Council of Lehigh Valley, an operator of and partner in PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley,operates training programs for eligible youth, adults, dislocated workers and other targeted populations.Due to the high demand for individuals with technical skills, PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley is yourONE-STOP resource for your training needs. Services include: Assessment of skills, aptitudes, abilities and other needsESL and GED classes offered on siteWorkshops: resume, career exploration, credit and budgeting, computer, job and labor marketinformation and more Career training funds available to those who qualify Assistance to individuals with disabilities Career Resource Centers: fully equipped for job searchingVisit us online at www.careerlinklehighvalley.org or stop by our CareerLink Resource Centers at eitherconvenient location:1601 Union Blvd.Allentown, PA 18109610-437-5627 / FAX: 610-434-4122TTY: 610-821-6760Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday8:30 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.Wednesdays, 10:30 A.M. until 7 P.M.4500 Education Park DriveSchnecksville, PA 18078610-799-1825Hours: Tuesday 8 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.72 N. Second StreetEaston, PA 18042610-252-7344Fax: 610-252-8239Hours: Monday & Friday, 9:00 AM until 12:30 PMTuesday & Thursday, 9:00 AM until 2:00 PMWednesdays, 10:30 A.M. until 3:30 P.M.Check website for summer schedule.Career Institute of Technology (Vocational School)5335 Kesselersville RoadEaston, PA 18040610-258-2448Website: www.citvt.comServe the school districts of Bangor, Easton, Nazareth, Pen Argyl and Wilson with high schoolprograms. Also available Adult Educational Programs held either in the evening or full time during theday. We also have an Adult Day Care program which offers Therapeutic and Personal Care Services.Tech Tykes Early Learning Center for children ages 2-5. Call for further information about individualprogram hours and information.Casa Guadalupe218 N. 2nd StreetAllentown, PA 18101610-435-9902For ESL classes call 610-435-0680Provides free classes including financial literacy, computer instruction, college courses, and vocationalEnglish/certified nurse’s assistant classes. Dates vary – call for schedule.* Catasauqua High School2500 W. Bullshead RoadNorthampton, PA 18067Contact: Guidance Office at 610-697-0123610-697-0111Provides GED testing monthly, except summer (for any PA resident) Cost: 50.002
ADULT EDUCATION/TRAINING/LITERACY continuedEducación/Entrenamiento/Instrucción Para Adultos continúaCenter for Humanistic Change2200 Avenue A, Suite 106Bethlehem, PA 18017484-821-0375Call for information.Training programs in the community for organizations/schools on wellness, parenting, drug and alcoholuse prevention, and kids experiencing divorce/separation. Peer mediation, conflict resolution, violence,bullying prevention and life skills. Website: www.thechc.org* EARN (Employment Advancement and Retention Network) (Welfare to Work)/Private Industry Council of Lehigh Valley, Inc. (PIC)PIC is an operator of and partner in PA Career Link Lehigh Valley.Lehigh and Northampton County: 1601Union Boulevard, Allentown, PA; 610-439-1123; Ext. 271EARN provides a network of supportive services to assist eligible individuals gain access to appropriateemployment and/or training. Program options include: job development assistance, skill training, jobsearching skills, literacy, and case management.Requirements: Must be referred by County Assistance Office.East Penn School District800 Pine StreetEmmaus, PA 18049610-966-8300 – GeneralContact Nicole Bloise at 610-966-8335 from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Runs non-credit adult education classes.Website: www.eastpennsd.orgEducational Opportunity Center (EOC), Inc.1642 Union Blvd.Allentown, PA 18103610-432-4839Toll-free 1-800-248-4465The Educational Opportunity Center is a federally-funded free career and education resource center foradults. They can help you plan for a career, change careers and find the right course of study for you.They also help locate sources of funding for school. EOC offers academic counseling and workshops,and a free resource library.Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.* Hispanic American Organization(Se Habla Español)462 Walnut StreetOther site at 711 Chew StreetAllentown, PA 18102Allentown, PA610-435-5334610-351-2292Website: www.hao-lv.orgJob readiness classes. Housing case management program. Food stamp outreach helps people obtainfood stamps (by appointment).Child care: Yes: at Los Niños, 511-513 Linden Street and on site at 136 S. Fourth Street. Also offersfamily counseling at Chew Street, and runs Roberto Clemente Charter School at Fourth Street3
ADULT EDUCATION/TRAINING/LITERACY continuedEducación/Entrenamiento/Instrucción Para Adultos continúa* Job CorpsA GED and job skills training program for youth, between the ages 16-24 that have left high school. JobCorps is a residential program (students live in dorms) where students typically stay 9 months to 2 years.It is federally funded and free of cost. There are lots of sports and recreation opportunities for students.Families can visit the sites and students can visit their homes while in Job Corps. While they earn theirGED, students learn the following trades/skills: auto mechanics, carpentry, health occupations like EKGTech, culinary arts (cooking), clerical and business technology, electrical, plumbing, brick laying,landscaping, others. There are several Job Corps sites in PA. The closest are near Hazleton (KeystoneCenter) and near Lopez, PA next to Ricketts Glen State Park (Red Rock Center). To learn more or tomeet with a Job Corps representative, call Lisa at 1-800-354-9758 if you live in Lehigh County or Loriat 1-866-738-0615 if you live in Northampton County. They visit Career Links in Allentown andEaston regularly to meet with interested youth and their families.* Lead Program (where adults can earn their High School Diploma)815 Pennsylvania AvenueBethlehem, PA 18018610-849-0246Fax: 610-807-9658LEAD, or the Life Experiences Academic Diploma Program, is a free High School Diploma programfor adults 21 and over in Bethlehem. The program is a partnership between the Bethlehem Area SchoolDistrict and Northampton Community College (NCC). Rather than a GED, you earn a diploma fromeither Liberty or Freedom High Schools, by attending evening workshops that are held at the NCC southside campus. Orientations are held periodically throughout the year.* Lehigh Carbon Community CollegeCity Sites:The Donley CenterThe Morgan Center718 Hamilton Street234 High StreetAllentown, PA 18101Tamaqua, PA 18252610-799-1940610-799-1240Website: www.lccc.eduThe Carbon Center24 E. Locust StreetNesquehoning, PA 18240610-799-1970Main Campus in Schnecksville4525 Education Park DriveSchnecksville, PA 18078610-799-2121Provides ESL-Adult Basic Education-GED, and testing. Preparation and Prep Program, classes forcredit or non credit for a variety of careers. Offers Associates (2 year) degrees and various lengthcareer-training classes to earn certificates. (Financial Aid and career counseling available.)* Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (formerly Lehigh County Vo-Tech)Adult & Workforce Education Department4500 Education Park DriveSchnecksville, PA 18078610-799-2300Website: www.lcti.orgGED Testing and School-to-Work program 610-799-1361Call 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.Vocational-technical training classes for high school age to adult: construction, CDL, truck driving,mechanical, culinary, health (over 40 skill areas).4
ADULT EDUCATION/TRAINING/LITERACY continuedEducación/Entrenamiento/Instrucción Para Adultos continúa* The Literacy Center801 Hamilton Mall, Suite 201Allentown, PA ovides free Adult Basic Education, GED and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for peopleover the age of 16 who are no longer in school. Classes are offered in the daytime and evening at morethan 15 locations in Allentown and Lehigh County.LIBRARIES/BibliotecasAllentown Public Library1210 Hamilton StreetAllentown, PA 18102610-820-2400South Side Branch601 West Emmaus AvenueAllentown, PA 18103610-797-3832Bethlehem Public Library11 West Church StreetBethlehem, PA 18018610-867-3761610-867-7852South Side Branch400 Webster StreetBethlehem, PA 18015(Call for hours)Easton Public Library515 Church StreetEaston, PA 18042610-258-2917South Side BranchSeitz and Berwick StreetsEaston, PA 18042610-258-3121Palmer Branch1 Weller PlaceEaston PA 18045610-258-7492Family Library of Community Services for Children, Inc.1520 Hanover Avenue (enter at Fowler Building, rear)Allentown, PA 18109610-437-6000, Ext. 3140Website: www.cscinc.org (click on library page)Email: email@example.comThe Family Library has books, toys, resource materials, computers, Internet access, and more forfamilies and professionals in early education and child care. We lend large equipment and assistivetechnology, as well as toys and games for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children. Someof the books are in Spanish and The Family Library’s collection also has musical CD’s for children.In the adult collection, early learning and child care professionals may conduct research as well asborrow resources including video tapes, audio tapes, and professional books. There is no membershipfee to borrow resources, but ID is required to join. Child Care centers are welcome to place a reservationfor Story Times from Monday thru Friday. (Story time varies each season)We are located on the ground floor of the Fowler Building on the Community Services for ChildrenDonley Campus, 1520 Hanover Avenue, Allentown, PA 18109.Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays 10:00am to
Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake Units 25 Lehigh Valley Eye Center 65 Lehigh Valley Eye Center and Children's Eye Care 58 Lehigh Valley Family Health Center 49 Lehigh Valley Hospital Center 40 Lehigh Valley Hospital Center for Women's Medicine 58 Lehigh Valley Hospital Center for Women's Health at Casa - "Viva Nueva" Clinic 58 .
Head Start parents are given a major role in the governing of our agency's Head Start program. Since Central Texas 4C has both Early Head Start and Head Start, parents will be combined in our Policy Council. Each classroom will elect a representative and an alternate to attend our Policy Council.
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comprehensive preschool services modeled after the federal Head Start program, adhering to the federal Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Head Start Act. Oregon modeled the Oregon Pre-Kindergarten program after Head Start to expand high-quality early learning opportunities for the lowest income
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The Office of Head Start invites all programs—Early Head Start, Head Start, and Child Care—to adopt the Framework and engage in meaningful dialogue regarding its implementation. To further assist in . these efforts, an implementation guide for
Adams/Brown Head Start Centers & Home Base Information 800-553-7393 406 West Plum Street, Georgetown, OH 45121 937-378-6041 Ext. 245 Website: www.abceoi.org Head Start Centers: Bentonville Early Childhood Center, Peebles Head Start Center, Tiffin Early Childhood Center, Greenbush Head Start Center, Hamersville