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Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

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American Cancer Society, York CountyInformation and guidance Support systems & education for cancer patients & family Transportation to/from cancer treatments Wig boutique - wigs, turbans; due to side effects of chemotherapy Limited financial assistance for prescription medications; through patient service center 1-888-227-5445 option #1 Public health education/cancer research. 'I can cope', education program for cancer patients and family Nutritional information for healthy eating habits Literature, videos, free speakers available Look good - feel better for patients suffering from appearance related side effects from chemotherapy and radiation call 1-888-227-5445 for dates and times YorkAmerican Cancer Society, York CountyAmerican Cancer Society - Southeast Region - Pennsylvania
American Diabetes Association, Northeastern PAFunds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.NorthamptonAmerican Diabetes Association Northeastern PennsylvaniaAmerican Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionProvides advocacy, information and education for adults and children with diabetes. Sponsors Family Link program, connecting families with children with diabetes. Conducts several fundraising events each year, including the following: - Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes - Bicycle Ride: Tour de Cure - School Walk for DiabetesPhiladelphiaAmerican Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionAmerican Diabetes Association
American Institute for Cancer ResearchFosters research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk, interprets the scientific literature and educates the public about the results Provides a wide range of educational programs, quarterly newsletter, Nutrition Hotline, Cancer Resource for newly diagnosed patients, online Cancer Patients and Survivors section, memorial donations, gift annuities and estate planning American Institute for Cancer ResearchAmerican Institute For Cancer Research
Artman - RehabilitationProvides rehabilitation services. Therapy, including evaluations and consults, is offered seven days a week. - Physical Therapy - Speech Therapy - IV Therapy - Wound Care - Post-Surgical Care - Occupational Therapy - Discharge Planning - Parenteral Nutrition - Medication Administration - Individualized Care Planning - Coordination of Physician Services - Regular Health Assessments - Therapeutic Recreation through social and educational activities, including intergenerational programs - Social Services and Spiritual Counseling.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - ArtmanLiberty Lutheran
Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh ValleyOffers a variety of supportive programs for people with cancer and their families, all free of charge. Services include support groups for people with cancer and their caregivers, stress management classes, educational programs, exercise and nutrition workshops and social activities. All are welcome. LehighCancer Support Community Greater Lehigh ValleyCancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley
Caring Together - Family First HealthServices include: - Primary HIV medical care - Pharmaceutical counseling - Nutritional services - Medical case management - Nurse care management - HIV outreach & education - Safe sex supplies - Dental care - Behavioral health care - Therapy groups - Assistance with prescription drugs - Referrals for drug/alcohol treatment - Assistance with applying for disability benefits - Financial assistance for eligible clients Provides assistance in obtaining the following: - Nutritional supplements - Food/delivery of food - Transportation - Affordable handicap accessible housing - Clothing/household supplies - Nursing care/IV drug treatment at home - Help/home with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, bathing and dressing - Medical supplies, (hospital bed, wheelchair, etc.) - Hospice care - Legal assistance - Clinical drug trials YorkFamily First Health CenterFamily First Health
Chronic Disease GeneralistPromotes technical assistance and educational programmming on cardiovascular disease, risk factors, signs of a heart attack or stroke, prevention strategies, and when to call 911. A particular emphasis is placed on reaching disparate populations. Promotes the American Heart Asssociation CPR Anytime kit through presentations in community settings or worksites. Promotes and/or hosts online continuing education webinars for healthcare professionals. Provides educational programs on the Food Guide pyramid, BMI (body mass index), Food label reading, and the importance of exercise. Promotes and provides workplace wellness programs that encourage environmental and systems changes that reduce cardiovascular risks.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Community Services of Venango County - Cooking Counts - MeadvilleCooking Program empowering families in Venango County with the skills, knowledge and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals provided in partnership with Penn State Extension/Nutrition Links.CrawfordCommunity Services of Venango County - Meadville OfficeCommunity Services of Venango County
Community Services of Venango County - Cooking Counts - Rocky GroveCooking Program empowering families in Venango County with the skills, knowledge and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals provided in partnership with Penn State Extension/Nutrition Links.VenangoCommunity Services of Venango County - Rocky Grove OfficeCommunity Services of Venango County
Community Services of Venango County - Cooking Counts - TitusvilleCooking Program empowering families with the skills, knowledge and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals provided in partnership with Penn State Extension/Nutrition Links.CrawfordCommunity Services of Venango County - Titusville OfficeCommunity Services of Venango County
Feingold Association of the United StatesDedicated to helping children and adults apply dietary techniques for improved behavior, learning and health, and to creating public awareness of the potential role of foods and synthetic additives in behavior, learning and health problems.Feingold Association of the United StatesFeingold Association of the United States
Food and Nutrition Information CenterProvides on-line global information about food and nutrition. The FNIC Web site contains over 2500 links to current and reliable nutrition information.Food and Nutrition Information CenterFood and Nutrition Information Center
Food Safety & NutritionInstruction in family and consumer science related subjects including food safety.PerryPenn State Cooperative Extension Perry CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
Fulton County Medical Center - Nutritional Counseling and EducationOur FCMC nutrition specialists can discuss with you how proper nutrition can contribute to your good health. Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionists (LDNs) are the food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. The expertise, training and credentials that back an RD, LDN are vital for promoting positive lifestyle choices. When you need food and nutrition information based on fact or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease, rely on qualified professionals in the field, such as the nutrition experts here at FCMC. We can help you better manage these issues through proper nutrition: Diabetes & Pre-diabetes Heart Disease High Blood Pressure Kidney Disease Cancer Celiac Disease Weight Management Pregnancy (including Gestational Diabetes) Child & Adolescent Nutrition Vegetarian Eating disorders Food AllergiesFultonFulton County Medical Center - ProgramFulton County Medical Center
Genesis of Pittsburgh, Inc. - Genesis CenterFree distribution of baby clothing (ages newborn to size 6) and baby items including cribs, car seats, bassinets, infant carriers, bath tubs, diapers, formula, and maternity clothing. Free pregnancy testing and counseling available, as well as CPR, nutrition and childbirth classes.AlleghenyGenesis of Pittsburgh, Inc. - Genesis CenterGenesis of Pittsburgh, Inc.
HealthSouth Dietitians/NutritionistsIndividuals who plan food and nutrition programs and supervise the preparation and serving of meals. They help to prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits and recommending dietary modifications such as the use of less salt for those with high blood pressure or the reduction of fat and sugar intake for those who are overweight. Dietitians manage food service systems for institutions such as hospitals and schools; provide dietetic and nutritional services for individuals served by public health clinics, home health agencies, health maintenance organizations or their own private practice; promote sound eating habits through education; and conduct research.BlairHealthSouth Inpatient RehabilitationHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
HealthSouth Dietitians/NutritionistsIndividuals who plan food and nutrition programs and supervise the preparation and serving of meals. They help to prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits and recommending dietary modifications such as the use of less salt for those with high blood pressure or the reduction of fat and sugar intake for those who are overweight. Dietitians manage food service systems for institutions such as hospitals and schools; provide dietetic and nutritional services for individuals served by public health clinics, home health agencies, health maintenance organizations or their own private practice; promote sound eating habits through education; and conduct research.BlairHealthSouth Outpatient RehabilitationHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
HealthSouth Dietitians/NutritionistsIndividuals who plan food and nutrition programs and supervise the preparation and serving of meals. They help to prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits and recommending dietary modifications such as the use of less salt for those with high blood pressure or the reduction of fat and sugar intake for those who are overweight. Dietitians manage food service systems for institutions such as hospitals and schools; provide dietetic and nutritional services for individuals served by public health clinics, home health agencies, health maintenance organizations or their own private practice; promote sound eating habits through education; and conduct research.BlairHealthSouth Rehabilitation ProgramHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
HealthSouth Nutrition EducationProgram that provides information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.BlairHealthSouth Inpatient RehabilitationHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
HealthSouth Nutrition EducationProgram that provides information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.BlairHealthSouth Outpatient RehabilitationHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
HealthSouth Nutrition EducationProgram that provides information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.BlairHealthSouth Rehabilitation ProgramHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
Home Nursing Agency Home Health Care, State College OfficeServing all ages, Home Nursing Agency is the region’s only homecare agency offering patient education, innovative technologies, and specialized pediatric and adult services, as well as: •Nursing care •Physical therapy •Occupational therapy •Speech therapy •Nutrition services •Social services •Specialized wound care •IV and chemo therapy •Pediatric specialty care •Daily monitoring of vital signsCentreHome Nursing Agency Windmere Drive State College PA OfficeHome Nursing Agency
KidshapePinnacleHealth is proud to host Eat Smart/Play Smart (formerly known as Kidshape), an eight-week, fun-filled program that helps overweight children-ages 6-14-become healthy. If a child's Body Mass Index (BMI) falls within the obese category, he or she qualifies for this FREE program. KidShape employs only degree, certified instructors in nutrition, mental health and physical education using interactive games, cooking demonstrations and minimal discussion to uncover habits, choices and learn how to make better ones in order to lead a healthy, productive life.DauphinHarrisburg HospitalCommunity Health Education
Memorial Hospital Wellness CenterMISSION: MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IS COMMITTED TO PROMOTING, IMPROVING, AND ENHANCING THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE. DIABETES CENTER TOBACCO CESSATION BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NUTRITION COUNSELING DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION EDUCATION AMERICAN HEART TRAINING CENTERYorkMemorial Hospital Wellness CenterMemorial Hospital
Nason Hospital Nutrition EducationProgram that provides information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.BlairNason HospitalNason Hospital
NutracThis program combines nutrition, art, and activity to educate and motivate today's youth to become more active, eat healthier and most importantly live a life to integrity adn respect for themselves and each other.DauphinJump StreetJump Street
PathStone - Emergency Food and ShelterServe the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)AdamsPathStone Corporation - AspersPathStone Corporation
PathStone - Emergency Food and ShelterServe the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)BerksPathstone Corporation - BerksPathStone Corporation
PathStone - Emergency Food and ShelterServe the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)EriePathStone Corporation - EriePathStone Corporation
PathStone - Emergency Food and ShelterServe the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)ChesterPathStone Corporation - Kennett SquarePathStone Corporation
PathStone - Emergency Food and ShelterServe the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)LackawannaPathStone Corporation - ScrantonPathStone Corporation
PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter (Migrant & Farm Workers)Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)FranklinPathStone Corporation - ChambersburgPathStone Corporation
Penn State Cooperative Extension-Bedford County Nutrition EducationWorks to provide an understanding of nutrition and well being through educational activities.BedfordPenn State Cooperative Extension-Bedford County-EducationPenn State Cooperative Extension-Bedford County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Blair County Nutrition EducationInformation and education on healthy nutrition.BlairPenn State Cooperative Extension Blair County Office 4-H ProgramPenn State Cooperative Extension - Blair County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University. Programs include: - Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living - Better Kid Care - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.CarbonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University.NorthamptonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton County
Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksAgriculture: dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living: Strong Women, strength training program - Better Kid Care: A training and resource program for childcare providers. DPW training credits are earned through this program. Fee $5-10. - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program. - My New Weight of Life: an 11 week weight management program designed to re-educate participants on their eating habits for permanent weight loss. - 4-H and Youth Development Eligibility: Members, from 8 to 18 years before January 1; Leaders, adult volunteers interested in sharing time and talents with youth - Special Programs: Therapeutic Riding Seeing Eye Dog Project Areas: - Animal sciences: livestock, horse, small animals, poultry - Consumer and Family Sciences: textile science, food and nutrition, intergenerational, family living, consumer and financial issues - Science and Technology: engineering sciences - Environmental and Earth Sciences: forest/natural resources, plant sciences, entomology - International and Diversity - Communication and Expressive Arts: theater arts - Leisure Education: health, shooting sports - Leadership and Personal Development: youth/adult - CitizenshipBerksPenn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksPenn State Cooperative Extension - Berks
Penn State Cooperative Extension-Somerset County Nutrition EducationProvides educational activities and resources concerning nutrition to the community.SomersetPenn State Cooperative Extension-Somerset County-EducationPenn State Cooperative Extension-Somerset County
Penn State Extension - Nutrition Links, York CountyNutrition education and food resource management education for the resource stressed SNAP-ED eligible audience. Offers families and youth with limited resources FREE research-based lessons designed to help them develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a healthful diet on a limited budget.YorkNutrition LinksPenn State Extension - Nutrition Links
Primary Care Health Services Healthy Beginnings Plus ProviderProvides gynecological and reproductive health care services; as part of the state-funded Healthy Beginnings program provides eligible pregnant women with prenatal care, psychosocial services, nutrition education, and other support services.AlleghenyPrimary Care Health Services Healthy Beginnings Plus ProviderPrimary Care Health Services, Inc.
Renfrew Center - Eating Disorder TreatmentA women's mental health center specializing in the treatment of eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder), trauma, anxiety, depression, and other women's issues. Philadelphia location offers residential and day programs.PhiladelphiaRenfrew CenterRenfrew Center
Shippensburg Summer Lunch ProgramDuring the summer, the Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition works cooperatively with local agencies to provide the Shippensburg Summer Lunch program. This program strives to improve the quality of life for children residing in the Shippensburg area community by providing meals and healthy living education to help ensure that their nutritional needs are met during the summer break from school.CumberlandShippensburg Community Resource CoalitionShippensburg Community Resource Coalition
Somerset Community Hospital Community Education Nutrition EducationProvides information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.SomersetSomerset Community Hospital Community EducationSomerset Community Hospital
St. Francis University DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness Health Promotion Nutrition EducationNutrition education.CambriaSt. Francis University DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness Health PromotionSaint Francis University
Supercupboard Program for Teens and AdultsEmphasis on small group activities which focus on life skills development- food buying, budgeting, meal preparation, sanitation & nutrition. Group members attend eight sessions where there is some time for socialization and support. All participate in food prepartion, serving and sharing a meal. Participants are given the exact grocery ingredients used in each meal to make for their family, and then report back to the group on the results. Nutritionists from the penn state cooperative extension service provide the expertise for the food components of the super cupboard program. Each session ends with a guest speaker or a tour. The activities are based on the interests of the group members, and vary greatly. Interests range from personal care, relationships, parenting, job training, to weight reduction. Groups run continuously and can be arranged for day or evening. Child care and transporation can be provided. Spanish speaking presentations are available. Group membership is diverse. However, groups with specific needs can be arranged, such as; collectively focused, pregnant teens, adults returning from incarceration or other treatment. Transportation can be provided In-home services are possible YorkSalvation Army, Community CenterYork County - Salvation Army
The House of GraceThe focus of this Christ-centered support group for women is self-sufficiency and spiritual growth; learned in a warm environment. Life skills education and mentoring are available. Goals are to develop wholeness in women so they may become the persons God created them to be in all aspects of life; and to equip women for service to others. (This is not a residential program) Life skills education utilizes primarily a "hands on" approach and is one-on-one whenever possible. Skills include, are but not limited to: * Cooking & Nutrition * Sewing & Knitting * Crafts * Parenting * Cleaning * Basic Computer For those interested, also offered: * Bible Study * Prayer Groups * Discipleship Class * Spiritual Growth Class * One on One Mentoring Other programming includes, but is not limited to: * Developing Communication Skills * Building Relationships * Managing Stress * Various Home Safety and Health ClassesFranklinThe House of GraceThe House of Grace
TRACKS/ Nutrition EducationInstruction in food and budgeting for meals, meal planning and nutrition.DauphinPenn State Cooperative Extension- Dauphin CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
Tyrone Hospital Nutrition EducationNutritional education is provided by a registered dietician and is available by appointment only.BlairTyrone Hospital Nutrition ServicesTyrone Hospital
UPMC Altoona Nutrition EducationNutrition education and information.BlairUPMC Altoona Nutrition ServicesUPMC Altoona
Visiting Nurse Association of Pottstown and VicinityA full service Home Health Agency providing nursing, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, social services, personal care and hospice services to clients of all ages in the home of their choice.MontgomeryVisiting Nurse Association of Pottstown and VicinityVisiting Nurse Association of Pottstown and Vicinity
Windber Medical Center Diabetes Nutrition EducationPrograms that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills for diabetics.SomersetWindber Medical Center Diabetes EducationWindber Medical Center
York Hospital Community Health CenterYork Hospital Community Health Center provides a comprehensive range of services including: Pediatrics - newborn visits and well-baby care; treatment of childhood illness/injury; preventive check-ups, exams and immunizations Women's health - comprehensive health care for women including menopause, incontinence and pelvic pain; routine health maintenance exams, preventive health care, pap smears and breast exams; family planning and contraception; care of the pregnant woman, including childbirth education; healthy beginnings plus; care of the adolescent including menstrual problems, std screening and pregnancy testing. Adults - physical exams; treatment of illness/injury; care of acute/chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, HIV/AIDS, and skin disorders; geriatrics Urgent care (for our established patients only) - treatment of sprains and injuries that are not emergency or life-threatening; minor surgery Special services - nutrition counseling; cancer screenings; medication education; HIV/AIDS care (caring together); healthy women 50+; laboratory tests. Nurse call center - staffed by registered nurses who can answer your questions about health problems and schedule you for an appointment with your physician if necessary. YorkYork Hospital Community Health CenterWellSpan Health

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