In this time of need, Wyoming County United Way and its Partner Agencies are taking appropriate measures to ensure the well-being of their staff and clients. With saying that, our social service network is still available to provide help.
Wyoming County United Way
Wyoming County United Way’s staff is working remotely and the office is closed. If you need assistance, please email email@example.com, reach out via Facebook, or leave a message on our office voicemail and someone will get back to you.
“This is such an unfamiliar time for all of us, however, we want the community to know that even if we are not having a physical presence in our offices, we are all still here to help” said Kristen Huff, Executive Director, Wyoming County United Way.
Our Partner Agencies
Below is a list of WCUW’s Partner Agencies and their current status. As always, if you need assistance or do not know who to reach out to, please call 211 and they will direct you properly.
American Red Cross
It is business as normal for the Red Cross, since we are an essential service. We are still responding to home fires and other local disasters throughout the region. With all the blood drive cancellations, we are encouraging everyone who can, to go on www.redcrossblood.org and schedule a blood donation. You never know whose life you may be saving!
Boy Scouts NEPA
The Boy Scouts offices are closed to the public. You can check for updates via their web site or reach out to staff via email or phone message.
Child Development Council
The centers of Child Development Council of Northeastern PA are closed due to the Governor’s mandated closing of all childcare centers. Anyone needing further information can call our main office and leave a message 570-829-2446 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Commission on Economic Opportunity & Wyoming County Food Pantry
Wyoming County Food Pantry is still operating out the CEO office at 819 Hunter Highway (across from Walmart). All food provided is by appointment only and is grab and go – there is no entry into the building. Please call to schedule food pick up.
Our energy programs are doing all applications via phone, mail, email, or fax with the exception of the LIHEAP Crisis program. Applicants that have not been approved by the Department of Human Services must call the office to make an appointment to be met outside to sign the LIHEAP application.
Housing programs are operational but again there is no entry into the building. All applications are done via phone, mail, email or fax.
If you need assistance with food, housing and/or heating and utility assistance please contact the office at 570-836-4090.
Family Service Association (HELPLINE and Child Advocacy Center)
PA 211 NE/Help Line is handling more calls than usual to aid its residents in the Northeast Region at this unprecedented time of need. Please remind your residents that help can be received by calling 211, texting 211 (898 211 plus a zip code) or visit nepa211.org.
The Children’s Center of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties is ready to meet the needs of its communities; help is only a phone call away.
Girl Scouts in the Heart of NEPA
The Girl Scouts offices are closed and staff is working remotely. Please reach out by sending an email to email@example.com.
Although Head Start, Early Intervention, and PA Pre-K Counts classes have been canceled for the time, HANDS of Wyoming County is still open every weekday from 9am-4pm. The onsite emergency food and diaper pantry (sizes currently available 3, 4, and 5) is available daily for needy families in the county. Families in need are advised to call first at (570) 833-2350. The staff will collect information, package items for clients, and distribute them at the building’s entrance in Mehoopany -following the social distancing recommendations.
Interfaith Friends are working remotely. Our shop and office are closed. If you need our assistance call (570) 836-2428 we will return your call or message us on FB on our Interfaith and Sweet Repeats web page.
Mehoopany Area Library is currently closed. Will be making decision soon about Spring fundraiser, BBQ, probably canceling it.
Northeast Sight Services
Northeast Sight Services is operating on a remote basis. We will continue to serve our clients with the same level of attention and care, but we ask that you contact us via e-mail and phone (570-693-3555) at this time. We have the technology in place to continue our work, so please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.
Northern Tier Industry and Education Consortium
Currently, NTIEC’s office is closed but employees are working remotely. We can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on our office voicemail at 570-278-5038 and someone will return your call.
The Tunkhannock Public Library has online resources to help educate and entertain the community. Check Facebook and the library’s website www.tunkhannocklibrary.org for details. Patrons are asked to keep library materials until the library re-opens. No fines will be charged.
United Cerebral Palsy
The nurses with UCP of NEPA/Elks Home Services Program are working remotely from home. If you need assistance you can call 570-347-3357 and leave a message. You can also email us at email@example.com. Agency personnel are checking voice messages and emails daily.
Victims Resource Center
Victims Resource Center’s physical office is closed, but staff are working remotely. The 24-hour hotline is operational and services are being provided over the telephone. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram. Call the hotline at 570-836-5544 if you need to talk to someone.
Wyoming County Cancer Society
The Wyoming County Cancer Society is here to help cancer patients in their time of need. Someone is always available to answer your questions. Please call 570-836 6552.
Wyoming County Community Alliance (Project Access)
Project Access continues to help meet the needs of the children in their program to the best of our ability at this time. If you have a current need, please reach out. Staff is working from home, but certainly willing to help you with dropping off to families if you need any assistance and help kids who are having a difficult time.
Please call 570-665-4707.
Wyoming/Sullivan Counties Treatment Court
Wyoming Sullivan County Treatment Court remains in operation. Probation Officers and treatment provider, A Better Today, are in regular remote contact with participants, advising and educating best practices to stay healthy along with access to online meeting links.