Located in the center of Shenandoah, the J.W. Cooper Community Center’s mission is to save and restore the former J.W. Cooper High School to its original condition while simultaneously providing needed benefits to the Shenandoah community and surrounding areas by providing a food bank (Beverly Mattson Memorial Food Bank), clothing, books and toys for those in need. Future plans for a theater, youth center, business incubator, pool and storage space is ongoing thanks to local volunteer efforts.
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Schuylkill County, now serving as Real Options is life-affirming resource for individuals faced with an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. We offer tangible assistance to our clients in a compassionate and Christ-centered environment.
Homeless Outreach Mission and Evangelism is a mission established to hand out food, clothing, and personal hygiene products at donation areas of food pantries, homeless shelters, parks, streets, Port Authorities, and anywhere else there is a need in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania at this point.
Child Development, Inc. provides a high quality, comprehensive preschool education for 600 children in Schuylkill County. As a Head Start, PA PreK Counts, and Keystone STAR 4 child care program, we engage families and provide supportive services to prepare each child for success in school and a lifetime of learning.
The Motto of Lions Club International and the Bethlehem Township Lions is “we serve”. We empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs. Our Club is dedicated to servicing the blind, visually handicapped, deaf and the less fortunate in our community.
Servants to All is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is Schuylkill County’s only homeless program with the exception of Schuylkill Women in Crisis serves female domestic violence victims. Servants to All serves both men and women and provides homeless outreach, employment/transportation assistance, food assistance, clothing and other material goods. When funds are available. Our day center in Pottsville operates as the main hub of the program, and an overnight facility at the United Presbyterian Church provides 13 beds for men and women.
The arts centers mission is to provide inclusive educational opportunities for all to create, learn, and appreciate the fine and performing arts in a safe environment. The arts are important to the development of a healthy community. We believe all can be a part of the diverse social and creative setting found within our center.
The Pottsville Free Public Library provides quality information resources and services to educate, entertain, enrich and strengthen our diverse community. Services are provided not only to residents of the City of Pottsville and the Pottsville Area School District, but to all residents of Schuylkill County and the Pottsville Library District.
The Avenues Foundation was created to ensure that needed funds would be available for Avenues, a multifaceted human service organization providing programs and support for people with disabilities and their families in Schuylkill and surrounding counties, to meet its mission today and in the future.