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Individuals who are age four to 12.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Childhood Cancer Organization - Educational and Emotional Support MaterialsProvides books, journals, a medical play kit, Cozy Port-A-Cat and Comfort kit to families who have a child who has received childhood cancer diagnosis. American Childhood Cancer OrganizationAmerican Childhood Cancer Organization
American Legion - Temporary Financial AssistanceAmerican Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or children in a more stable environment.American LegionAmerican Legion
Amputee Coalition - Paddy Rossbach Youth CampThe Amputee Coalition's Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a 5-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers' confidence regardless of skill level and takes place at Camp JOY in Clarksville, OH. A unique aspect of our program is that campers are not accompanied by their parents, which inspires campers to take on new challenges, be independent, test themselves and build new friendships in a supportive, caring environment.Amputee CoalitionAmputee Coalition
Associated Charities - New Foot Ware for ChildrenProvides new foot ware & boots to children.CrawfordAssociated CharitiesAssociated Charities
Back to School SessionProvides childern of need-based families with essential school suppliesCumberlandTrinity Evangelical Lutheran ChurchBountiful Blessings
Berks County CASSPMultisystem involved children and their families can request assistance in coordination of services.BerksBerks County Mental Health/ Developmental Disabilities Program and Berks County HealthChoices ProgramBerks County Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities Program and Berks County HealthChoices Program
Brashear Association - Brashear KidsSummer camps and afterschool programming provides a safe and positive learning environment for students in the South Pittsburgh area.AlleghenyBrashear Association - Brashear CenterBrashear Association
CANDLE, Inc. - Reality TourThe Reality Tour® is an evening program for children age 10+, who must be accompanied by their parent. This 3-hour interactive program gives families the tools needed to reduce the risk of substance abuse.ButlerCandle, Inc.Candle, Inc.
CAPPA Academic Enrichment / Performing Arts Showcase / Gang PreventionThe 11-month program uses evidence-based curriculums administered by staff, certified public school teachers and dedicated volunteer tutors/mentors from local area colleges. The program culminates each year in June with a professional stage production, the Annual Performing Arts Showcase featuring CAPPA participants at the Community Arts Center. The program is taped and televised throughout the summer months. Students involved in the Academic Enrichment/Performing Arts Showcase/Gang Prevention program demonstrate positive results in behavior and attitude as it relates to anti-social activities, academic performance, relationships with friends, self-concept and social-cultural enrichment.LycomingCAPPA Academic Enrichment/Performing Arts Showcase/Gang PreventionCommunity Alliance for Progressive Positive Action (CAPPA)
Child & Adolescent Partial HospitalizationThe Partial Program facilitates the transition from inpatient to home by offering on-campus day treatment in a comfortable setting. * An on-campus program providing acute, structured, and short term treatment during the day * Close psychiatric monitoring by a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist * Group therapy, skills training and psychoeducational groups * Family education support groups * Education in licensed on site classroom * Multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals including master's level clinicians, allied therapist, certified special education teacher led by a psychiatrist Transportation is provided for patients and can be arranged by our facility ClarionClarion Psychiatric CenterClarion Psychiatric Center
Club Impact 2Club Impact 2 includes children from the neighborhood and church who are aged four through fourteen. We meet every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30pm for games, snacks, and more importantly, to learn about God and how God would have us to live.CumberlandBaughman Memorial United Methodist ChurchBaughman Memorial United Methodist Church
Congregation Beth Solomon Community Center - Camp Kinderland for GirlsFlexible and innovative Jewish camp provides daily shiur, swimming, art, dance, music, baking, sports, field trips and more activities. Kosher breakfast, hot lunch and snacks served. Extended care and transportation available for an additional cost.PhiladelphiaCongregation Beth Solomon Community Center - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaCongregation Beth Solomon Community Center
Congregation Beth Solomon Community Center - Camp Malchus for BoysFlexible, innovative Jewish Camp provides daily shiur, sports, swimming, arts and crafts, woodworking, bowling, barbecues, baseball games, overnights, late nights, little league and weekly trips. Kosher breakfast, hot lunch and snacks are served. Extended care and transportation available for an additional cost.PhiladelphiaCongregation Beth Solomon Community Center - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaCongregation Beth Solomon Community Center
Cranberry Township - Camp CranberryCamp Cranberry provides a variety of day camps, overnight camps and themed camps designed to meet children's needs to create friendships, have fun and be creative. Adventure camps such as Time Travelers, Dinosaur Detectives, Island Explorers and Mad Scientist feature special theme-related games and crafts. Our camps meet children's needs for adventure, physical challenge, skill development and fun! Sports Camps include skill development for each sport and in the afternoon, regular camp activities such as environmental education, theme afternoons, arts & crafts, and guest speakers. Our Great Outdoors camps are filled with adventures - fishing, ropes course, canoeing, and more. Camp descriptions and fees available at website. Some camps take place at different local area locations.ButlerCranberry Township Community DevelopmentCranberry Township Community Development
Danville Head Start - Pre-schoolHead Start/Pre-K Counts offers pre-school age children and their families the building blocks needed to develop skills that lead to success in school and throughout life.MontourDanville Head Start - ProgramDanville Head Start
DivorceCare for Kids - Support Groups - WilliamsportDivorceCare for Kids groups help children heal from the pain caused by a separation or divorce. DC4K provides children with a safe and neutral place to recognize and learn to share their feelings. This is a 13-week program.LycomingDivorceCare Support Groups for KidsDivorceCare
Early Head StartCentreEarly Head StartCen-Clear Child Services
eKidzCare - Pediatric Home HealthcareProvides a full spectrum of home health services including extended hour shift care, skilled nursing visits, well baby visits, injection and diabetic teachings, and assistance at school as well as on school field trips. Some medically complex children that are commonly cared for are diagnosed with autism, seizure disorders, cerebral palsy, cancer, congenital anomalies, tracheostomy and ventilator dependent children.AlleghenyeKidzCareeKidzCare
Greensburg YMCA - Greensburg YMCA Adventure CampThe Greensburg YMCA Adventure Camp is a day camp that offers a more traditional camp feel with outdoor activities, daily swimming, local excursions, theme related crafts, weekly field trips and character development.WestmorelandGreensburg YMCA Education and Employment TrainingGreensburg YMCA
Head StartCentreHead StartCen-Clear Child Services
Healthy KidsInformation line for childrens health.DauphinPennsylvania Department of HealthPennsylvania Department of Health
Healthy Kids HelplineHelpline for PA State Health Insurance Programs (CHIP or MA) - Also affiliated with Healthy Baby Helpline (See own listing)DauphinHelp in PAPennsylvania Department of Health
Hosanna House - Summer CampAt the Hosanna House Summer Camp youth are exposed to a variety of activities throughout the day in a healthy, safe, enjoyable and structured environment led by our caring and nurturing mentors. The main focus of our summer camp is centered around physical health and social wellness. We teach children how to impact their families by keeping active and staying fit. Pre-School Summer Camp also available. See website for details.AlleghenyHosanna House, Inc.Hosanna House, Inc.
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars - Young American Creative Patriotic Art AwardsOfficially known as the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, this annual scholarship contest gives talented art students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to compete for up to $10,000 for college. Sponsored solely by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, this high school art competition requires the fusion of artistic talent with a passionate patriotic vision.Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign WarsVeterans of Foreign Wars Foundation
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna ValleyA network of volunteers enable the Make-A-Wish Foundation to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.LancasterMake-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna ValleyMake-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley
Office for Dispute ResolutionODR administers the mediation and due process procedures available for special education disputes. A Hearing Officer Settlement Conference (Hosc) is a service where parties who are close to a resolution, but have identifiable roadblocks, can collaborate with a sitting hearing officer to see if those roadblocks can be overcome before a hearing. In addition, ODR offers a creating agreement training to parents and schools. IEP Facilitation is also available through ODR. Special Education Consultline, a toll-free assistance line for parents, is also a service of ODR. The Consultline number is 1-800-879-2301DauphinOffice for Dispute ResolutionOffice for Dispute Resolution
PACT, Parents and Children TogetherVarious research projects involving parents and childrenDauphinParents and Children Together, Pennsylvania State UniversityParents and Children Together, Pennsylvania State University
PreschoolSummer activities include games, crafts, and playtime; winter activities include tumbling, mother's time-out program, crafts, swimming and gym programs.DauphinLower Paxton Township Parks & RecreationLower Paxton Township Parks & Recreation
PreschoolsCentrePre-K CountsCen-Clear Child Services
Psychiatric RehabilitationCentreCHAMPSCen-Clear Child Services
Rainbow Summer2 week day camp providing snack, special programs, crafts, bible stories, hot lunch, swimming at Lewistown Recreation Park. Supervised in small groups by carefully selected local teens with adult oversite. Special last day trip to DelGrosso ParkMifflinLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood ActionLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood Action
Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus (Armstrong) - Day CampRichard G. Snyder YMCA Campus, Day Camp is great setting for kids to build friendships and learn, grow and play. With a number of activities, including swimming, arts and crafts, active play, outdoor activities and field trips. Your child will have many opportunities to develop attitudes and practices that promote leadership and character.ArmstrongRichard G. Snyder YMCA Campus (Armstrong)Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus (Armstrong)
Salvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon County - Children's ProgramThe Salvation Army of Huntingdon provides a Children's Program Tuesday nights to help them with homework, be read a Bible story, and given a warm meal. There is also tutoring Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights for referred children.HuntingdonSalvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon CountySalvation Army of Huntingdon
Sonshine Club, Lewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood Actionbible stories, singing gym activities snackMifflinLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood ActionLewistown United Ministries in Neighborhood Action
Southwestern Human ServicesOffers outpatient therapy as well as behavioral health services to individuals, families and groups in the home, school and community. Also specializes in children with special needs, mental health, intellectual disabilities and autism.AlleghenySouthwestern Human ServicesSouthwestern Human Services
Speech / Language Therapy - Hope Enterprises - Children's Development CenterSpeech-Language Therapy services treat a variety of speech-language delays, articulation and hearing loss, stuttering, voice disorders and feeding/swallowing difficulties.LycomingChildren's Development CenterHope Enterprises
Summer Children's Day ProgramSummer program for children that provides lunch, games, songs, lessons and crafts.PerryDuncannon Presbyterian ChurchDuncannon Presbyterian Church
Summer Reading ProgramProvides each child with a brand new book on his or her own grade level that they can read and enjoy while school is not in session.CumberlandTrinity Evangelical Lutheran ChurchBountiful Blessings
Sunshine Foundation - Wish FoundationA private, non-profit organization that grants a wish or dream to terminally ill, chronically ill, abused children or physically challenged children, ages 3-18. Supported entirely by donations.BucksSunshine FoundationSunshine Foundation
United States Department of Defense, National Center for Telehealth and Technology - MilitaryKidsConnectToday's military kids grow up in a world where they may face many issues with the reintegration of a formally deployed military family member who may be dealing with post traumatic stress, physical disabilities and other issues. They need a unique set of skills to draw on in order to get through often difficult situations. MilitaryKidsConnect (MKC), an award-winning website, helps children prepare for the challenges faced during these significant family transitions. Through participation in MKC's monitored online forums, children can share their own ideas, experiences, and suggestions with other military children, helping them to know they are not alone in dealing with the stresses of military life. MKC's focused parent and educator tracks provide information to help them understand what it takes to support military children in at-home and school settings.United States Department of Defense, National Center for Telehealth & TechnologyUnited States Department of Defense
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Scout of the Year ProgramSome of the VFW's earliest ties to the community involve youth groups and perhaps none are stronger or more lasting than the relationship between the VFW and America's scouting organizations. In fact, VFW's partnership with the Boy Scouts of America dates back to 1915 when VFW Post 2100 helped to establish Troop 1 in Everett, Washington. Through the VFW's Scout of the Year program, members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country have the opportunity to be rewarded with college scholarships of up to $5,000.Veterans of Foreign WarsVeterans of Foreign Wars Foundation
Veterans of Foreign Wars - The Patriot's Pen Essay ContestEach year more than 100,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The first-place winner from each state competes to win one of 46 national awards totaling $46,000. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., in March. The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.Veterans of Foreign WarsVeterans of Foreign Wars Foundation
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)Provides nutrition education and food vouchers for pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5. WIC distributes food vouchers which may be exchanged for milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, vegetables, peanut butter, beans and formula in most grocery stores. WIC also provides breastfeeding support and information, referrals for health care and other services.Dauphin*Main Site (WIC)Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Pennsylvania
York Day Nursery, Inc.Child care & education programs for pre-school up to 5 years of age. Infant day care beginning at 6 weeks of age Speakers available upon request YorkYork Day Nursery, Inc.York Day Nursery, Inc.

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