UNC and TCMC partner to provide homeless with mental health services

February 27, 2015

In August of 2014, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) and The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) were awarded one of only three grants selected nationwide from the American Psychiatric Foundation through their “Helping Hands” program. The grant allowed a team of six second-year medical students to work with Meredith McCracken, the Director of UNC’s Community Health department, and TCMC... READ MORE

Party Gras fundraiser raises over $21,000 in 15th year

February 26, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently celebrated the 15th year of its annual Mardi Gras fundraiser. However, 2015, brought many new changes to the event, including a name change to “Party Gras”. Over 200 guests and staff celebrated the spirit of New Orleans on February 6 at the Radisoon Lackawanna Station. The event raised over $21,000 for Angel’s... READ MORE

Medical Society hosts coat drive for Angel’s Attic

February 19, 2015

The Lackawanna County Medical Society recently hosted a coat drive to benefit UNC's emergency food and clothing bank, Angel’s Attic. Coats were collected at member physicians’ offices and a cash donation was made from the Wright Center who hosted a “Dress Down Day”. Pictured (from l-r) are Jill Moyle, UNC Community Services Director; Dr. Ariane Conaboy, Dr. Lori Williams, Bhumi Patel,... READ MORE