News

South Side Farmers Market Open for Drive-Thru Pick-up of Preorders

April 30, 2020

Delicious, fresh food from your favorite local farmers and food vendors is available again at UNC’s South Side Farmers Market! The market has re-opened for curbside pick-up of pre-orders made directly through the farmers and vendors. Pick-up is on Saturdays from 10 am to noon at People's Security Bank parking...

READ MORE

How Housing Affects Health, and How UNC Can Help

April 28, 2020

Our environment affects our ability to manage our health. Housing instability almost always correlates with poor health because it’s hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle without a stable place to live. UNC offers resources such as housing counselors, budgeting classes, and financial assistance to help people secure stable housing. UNC...

READ MORE

Go the Extra Mile with UNC!

April 22, 2020

For the past two years, UNC has participated in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community at PNC Field. However, because of COVID-19, this year’s event has been changed to an online virtual walk. We are inviting you to walk your way in your space and show your support for...

READ MORE

UNC’s Mental Health Services Featured on ECTV

April 22, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has caused many people to struggle mentally, socially, and emotionally. UNC offers mental health counseling for individuals struggling with difficult life events and diagnoses like depression and anxiety. Now, with COVID-19 keeping people at home, UNC is offering telecounseling services to help those struggling with the crisis...

READ MORE

UNC’s Monday Distributions Provide Seniors with a Meal for Every Day

March 26, 2020

Each Monday United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Active Older Adult Centers are distributing seven take-home meals to ensure seniors have a meal for every day of the week while restrictions are in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Individuals age 60 and older who live in...

READ MORE

Angel’s Attic Food Pantry Remains Open

March 26, 2020

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Angel’s Attic is continuing to provide food for individuals and families in need at its Community Services building at 410 Olive Street in Scranton. The food pantry is open Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. There is a limit of...

READ MORE

Progressive Child Care Center Open for Essential Workers

March 26, 2020

UNC's Progressive Child Care Center has received a waiver from the state to remain open to care for children whose parents are health care professionals, first responders, or working in other essential roles such as in grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, and trash collection. Parents in these roles in need...

READ MORE

UNC COVID-19 Contingency Plan

March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in our region and in the Commonwealth. Our employees have been working with the United Way and City and County government officials to ensure programs and services will continue to provide the most basic needs...

READ MORE

Seniors Got Talent Postponed

March 16, 2020

In light of ongoing concerns about the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19, UNC's Seniors Got Talent show scheduled for April 26 will be postponed. The safety of everyone involved in the show as well as our community as a whole is our first priority. We will continue to monitor and follow guidance...

READ MORE

Building Confident Smiles Program Aims to Help Women Achieve Goals

February 28, 2020

UNC is dedicated to lifting barriers that can stand in the way of achieving self-sufficiency. This past year, UNC joined several community partners, including the Scranton Area Community Foundation, The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development, and the Scranton Primary Health Care Center, Ed Dulworth Dental Clinic to offer...

READ MORE