Monday, July 30, 2012

Anti-Drugs Seminar

OALA, a Haitian Community Group, will host an Anti-Drug seminar on Thursday, August 9th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the New Life United Methodist Church on South State Road in Upper Darby.  This informative event is free to the public.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

English, GED, and Civics Classes

English, GED, and Civics classes are starting the week of July 16.

Enrollment has already begun.
Upcoming Enrollment Dates:
  • Thursday, July 5 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Monday, July 9 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 11, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 12 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6 p.m.
Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
One Penn Center, Suite 555
1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

After enrollment, classes will be held in Center City, Olney, and Upper Darby. 

For more information, contact Talease Cleveland at 215-557-2558 or

Monday, July 2, 2012

Holcomb Behavioral Health Summer Programs

girl exerciseSPORT is a brief evidence-based program that helps middle and high school youth evaluate multiple health-related behaviors including sleeping habits, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, stress management, nutrition, and activity level - all things important to adding years to one's life!

Teen Intervene:
Now Available FREE to Delaware County Youth!

 Teen Intervene is an evidence-based intervention program for teenagers, ages 12-19, experiencing mild to moderate problems associated with alcohol or other drug use. Teen Intervene uses the stages of change model and motivational interviewing in the program.

 Parenting Wisely 
Parenting Wisely is a FREE interactive parenting program available in two versions: for parents of young children and parents of teens. Parents will learn skills including: reducing problem behaviors, increasing communication & conflict resolution, and increasing family unity.

Upcoming Meetings, Events, & Trainings
Check out what's happening in Delaware County!

Holcomb Events & Trainings:  
Delaware County Tobacco-Free Coalition Meeting

First Tuesday of every month - 8:30 a.m.
Held at: Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems Prevention/Education Office
126 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA 19063
For more information, click here! 

Other Delaware County Events & Trainings:

   Communities That Care (CTC) Meeting 
Second Thursday of every month - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.   
Held at: SE Conference Room, 1st Floor  Crozer-Community Hospital  
 2600 West 9th Street, Chester, PA
For more information, please contact Neilda Mott at 610-364-1212.
Venturing Crew 154 Meeting
1st and 3rd Sunday of each month - 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Venturing is open to any youth who has completed 8th grade.
Held at: Lima United Methodist Church
209 North Middletown Rd. (Behind the Granite Run Mall)
For more information, please call 610-358-1394.

PFLAG Meeting
PFLAG stands for: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
2nd Tuesday of every month - 7:00 p.m.
Held at: Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County
145 West Rose Tree Rd., Media, PA 19063
For more information, contact Joan Bortnicker at
Prysm Youth Group 
PRYSM Youth Group of Delaware County provides Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth and their Straight Allies
with a safe, caring, and respectful environment.
Every Wednesday - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Held at: 126 E. Baltimore Pk., Media PA 19063
 For more information, please call Lacey at 484-444-0412.

Delaware Co. Certified Peer Specialist Professional Development Group
4th Wednesday of every month - 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Held at: Darby Institue for Recovery and Community Integration
401 Chester Pike, Darby, PA
For more information, click here!

PRO-ACT Family Education Program
First 3 Tuesdays of every month - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 This FREE program offers information, help, and healing to family and friends
who are concerned about a person's drinking or drug use.
Held at: Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems Prevention/Education Office
126 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA 19063
For more information, click here! 

Want to see your meeting, training, or community event here?     
Email Aria Walerski at with the details of your event!
*Please note all events must be received by the 25th of each month. 

  For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please call 484-444-0412.

PA Voter ID

NEW Voter ID Law

ALL voters will be required to show a photo ID before voting at a polling place in the November 2012 Election
See a complete list of acceptable photo IDs. If you do not have one of these IDs and require one for voting purposes, you may be entitled to get one FREE OF CHARGE at a PennDOT Driver License CenterNO ONE legally entitled to vote will be denied the right to do so.