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UNC hosts Continuum of Care meeting

April 12, 2018

On April 10, United Neighborhood Centers (UNC) hosted a public meeting to discuss updates from the Continuum of Care (COC), a group of representatives from local social service organizations that are committed to working together to improve services for the homeless in our region. The agenda included three presentations by local...

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Community Services Director Featured on Radio Show

April 10, 2018

UNC's Director of Community Services, Gus Fahey, was featured on "On the Couch with Dr. Kuna," a weekly radio show exploring the human condition. Gus promotes our South Side Farmers Market​ and the great work we do at UNC. Thanks to John G Kuna, Psy D and Associates​ for having Gus on...

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Congratulations to the Winners of Seniors Got Talent!

April 9, 2018

United Neighborhood Centers (UNC) hosted the 6th Annual Seniors Got Talent! on April 8, 2018 at the Theater at North. The first half of the show featured the highly talented competitors, while the second half showcased some local celebrity talent. After the judges had time to deliberate, the winners were...

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CHD Offers Service Coordination

March 21, 2018

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Community Health Department recently received approval as a Service Coordination and Transition Services Entity for Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties through the Pennsylvania Office of Long-Term Living. UNC’s Community Health Department is approved to provide service coordination for the following medical assistance waiver programs: • Attendant...

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UNC Offers Spanish-language Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

March 19, 2018

On March 8, members of “Tomando Control de su Salud,” Spanish for “Taking Control of your Health,” gathered in the basement of the Nativity of our Lord Church in South Scranton. “Tomando Control de su Salud” is the Spanish-language version of United Neighborhood Centers’ (UNC) innovative, evidence-based Chronic Disease Self-Management Program...

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MetLife Donation Buys Laptops for LIT

March 14, 2018

Participants in United Neighborhood Centers’ (UNC) Leaders in Training program received laptops bought with funds donated by MetLife on March 1. Employees from MetLife came to the Oppenheim Center for the Arts in Scranton to set up the machines, make sure they work, remove unnecessary software, and add programs that the...

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Freedom From Smoking Offered Again

February 16, 2018

It went so well the first time, we're offering it again! For the second time this year, the Community Health Department is running the Freedom from Smoking program. Freedom from Smoking is a group quit program that meets weekly for six weeks. If you’ve been meaning to quit smoking but just...

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Talent Wanted for Seniors Got Talent!

February 15, 2018

Calling all performers!

UNC is seeking performers aged 55+ to audition for our annual Seniors Got Talent show. If you are a singer, dancer, comedian, or do any other kind of performance that you can fit into four minutes or less, we want to hear from you!

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18th Annual Party Gras

February 14, 2018

UNC held the 18th annual Party Gras on February 9. Guests enjoyed dining, dancing, and gambling well into the evening. Check out the photos below of the revelry! ...

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UNC and REV Theater Company Present Romeo & Juliet

January 26, 2018

UNC and REV Theater Company are partnering once again to bring a Shakespeare production to the Oppenheim Center for the Arts (1004 Jackson Street in West Scranton). Check out the trailer below for...

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