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UNCDC hosts Grand Opening at Lehigh Coal & Navigation

May 24, 2018

On Thursday, May 24 at 11:00am, the United Neighborhood Community Development Corporation (UNCDC) hosted a grand opening celebration at the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Building at One Broadway in Jim Thorpe. UNCDC, a nonprofit housing and economic development subsidiary of United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania and based in Scranton, began...

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Youth Day of Caring 2018

May 17, 2018

Many thanks to the volunteers from St. Clare/St. Paul's School, who came to multiple UNC locations on May 16 for the United Way's Youth Day of Caring. The volunteers helped facilitate an older adult program, did some cleaning on one of our older adult residences, and organized our free...

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Three-Peat Kicks for Kids Winner!

April 30, 2018

The team from Hiller Plumbing & Heating was the winner of UNC’s recent Kicks for Kids kickball tournament for the third year in a row. A total of 16 teams competed in the event, which raised money to support Project Hope, UNC’s summer camp for children from low income...

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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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