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5th Annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Human Services Center participate in the 5th Annual Children’s Mental Health Day from 3:00-6:00 pm on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Cascade Park Pavilion. The event featured community resources with its vendor fair, face painting, photo booth, Dj, pony rides, food, and much more…The community had to the opportunity to learn about the great resources right here in our community and help End Stigma associated with mental health…It takes a community…#HSCcanhelp

Leadership Lawrence County

Human Services Center was a proud sponsor of the Leadership Lawrence County’s Beautification Event on Friday, May 3, at the Crane Room Loft from 6:00-9:00. The event was part of a final project that the Leadership Class of 2018-2019 completed to raise funds for New Visions to continue efforts to improve Lawrence County’s appearance. Laura Glenn, HR Generalist/Public Relations, is a member of the class and is happy to represent the Human Services Center. It takes a community…#HSCcanhelp

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Human Services Center was a proud sponsor and vendor in the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 27 from 11-3. The event was free and open to the community with a variety of family fun activities. HSC staff provided instrumental information regarding services and resources available as well as had some fun making stress balloons with the kids to help identify healthy ways to manage emotions…It takes a community…#HSCcanhelp

Westminster Sexual Health Education Day

Human Services Center was happy to participate in Westminster’s Student Group, Allies, First Sexual Health Education Day on Thursday, April 18, from 10-2 in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College. HSC staff were able to provide valuable information regarding services and resources that were available to students and faculty…It takes a community…#HSCcanhelp

19th Annual Beacon Health Options Adult Recovery Forum

Human Services participated in Beacon Health Options Adult Recovery forum: Realizing Recovery-Diversity: Changing the Culture of Mental Health on Friday, April 26 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township Pa. The forum featured exhibits, provider vendor fair, and panel discussion on Suicide Awareness and Trauma Empowerment. HSC Psychiatric Rehabilitation Director and Staff accompanied consumers to the event to provide them with opportunity to participate in their own adult recovery and be empowered to determine their own life goals….#HSCcanhelp

Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PAPRS) Conference

Human Services Center Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services Director, Laurlyn Smith and Staff participated in the PAPRS Conference entitled “Opening the Door to Wellness: Inclusive Practices in Recovery” at State College from 4/16/19-4/18/19. The conference featured Keynote speakers, state of the art workshops, and networking opportunities to the staff whom are dedicated to improve the quality of life to people living with psychiatric disabilities….#HSCcanhelp

Lawrence County Earth Day

Human Services participated in this years 2019 Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 20th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Ewing Park in Ellwood City. The event featured food, vendors, activities, local entertainers, educational exhibits, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more!! Our Earth…Our Home…It Takes a Community…#HSCcanhelp

Knock Out Abuse

HSC employees participated in the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lawrence County’s “Knock out Abuse” event on Saturday 4/13/19. The event was held at New Castle Senior High School Field House that featured a Dodgeball Tournament with cash prizes, silent auction, and much more!! The event helps raise money to support efforts to keep kids safe while compasionately strengthening families in our community. HSC is extremely proud of the representation of employees..It takes a Community…#HSCcanhelp

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Human Services Center was proud to be part of the 1st annual Crime Victim Rights Community Awareness Day on Sunday, April 7th from 2pm-5pm. The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County partnered with Krav Defense & Fitness Academy (KDF) to help raise awareness to our community on available resources and local organizations who support crime victims and help eradicate violence in our community! It Takes a Community…#HSCcanehelp

Bowl-a-Thon 2019

Human Services Center is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Bowl-a-Thon hosted by 1-2-1 Mentoring Lawrence County. The event takes place at Colonial Lanes in New Castle on Saturday, 4/6 from 12:30-4:00 PM, and includes an auction, a DJ, and family friendly activities. 1-2-1 is a volunteer program that matches adult mentors with youth between the ages of 6 and 15 who reside in single parent households. It takes a community!!