Eat, Play, Live

A guide to area nonprofits

Ginny Clickner, a volunteer, places items on shelves in 2015 at CentrePeace.
Ginny Clickner, a volunteer, places items on shelves in 2015 at CentrePeace. Centre Daily Times, file

Centre County is rich with nonprofits that help and support children, families, the environment, animals — you name it. The following list is by no means exhaustive, but includes a sampling of what the area offers, and how to learn more about each organization. To add a nonprofit to next year’s listing and our online directory, email eatplaylive@centredaily.com

Acres Project, 2400 Bernel Road, State College. 777-1336. acresproject.org.

American Red Cross — Centre Communities Chapter, 205 E. Beaver Avenue, Suite 203, State College. 237-3162, centre.redcross.org.

AIDS Resource Alliance, 129 S. Sparks St., No. 1, State College. 272-0818, www.aids resource.com.

The Arc of Centre County PA, 1840 N. Atherton St., State College. 238-1444, taocc.org.

Bestwick Foundation, P.O. Box 150, Boalsburg. 883-2717, www.bestwickfoundation.org.

Boy Scouts of America — Bucktail Council, 209 First St., DuBois. 371-5650, www .bucktail.org.

Boy Scouts of America — Juniata Valley Council, 9 Taylor Drive, Reedsville. 717-667-9236, www.jvcbsa.org.

Bridge of Hope Centre County, 1315 S. Allen St., State College. 237-4673, www.centre .bridgeofhopeinc.org.

Builders Association of Central Pa., 2149 E. College Ave., State College. 231-8813, www .centralpabuilders.com.

Catholic Charities, 213 E. Bishop St., Bellefonte. 353-0502, www.catholiccharities aj.org.

Center for Alternatives in Community Justice, 215 Robin Alley, State College. 234-1059, www.cacj.us.

Central Pa. Score, 2820 E. College Ave., Suite E, State College. 234-9415, centralpa .score.org.

CentreBike, P.O. Box 10163, State College. centrebike.org.

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, 403 S. Allen St., Suite 205A, State College. 237-3682, www.arts-festival .com.

Centre County Housing and Land Trust, 1155 Zion Road, Bellefonte. 571-1179, www .cchlt.org.

Centre County Library, 200 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte. 355-1516, www.centrecounty library.org.

Centre County Paws, 1401 Trout Road, State College. 237-8722, www.centrecounty paws.org.

Centre County Women’s Resource Center, 140 W. Nittany Ave., State College. 238-7066, www.ccwrc.org.

Centre County Youth Service Bureau, 325 W. Aaron Drive, State College. 237-5731, www .ccysb.com.

Centre Crest Auxiliary, 502 E. Howard St., Bellefonte. 355-6777.

Centre Hall/Potter Township Food Pantry, 364-1675.

Centre Homecare, 2437 Commercial Blvd., Suite 6, State College. 237-7400, www .vnachi.com.

CentrePeace, 3013 Benner Pike, Bellefonte. 353-9081, www.centrepeace.org.

Centre Volunteers in Medicine, 2520 Green Tech Drive, Suite D, State College. 231-4043, www.cvim.net.

Child Development & Family Council of Centre County, 2565 Park Center Boulevard, Suite 100, State College. 238-5480, www.cdfc.org.

ClearWater Conservancy, 2555 N. Atherton St., State College. 237-0400, www.clear waterconservancy.org.

Community Help Centre, 410 S. Fraser St., State College. 237-5855, www.community helpcentre.org.

Easter Seals Central PA, 383 Rolling Ridge Drive, State College. 238-4434, www.centralpa.easterseals .com.

FaithCentre, 110 W. High St., Bellefonte. 355-0880, www .faithcentre.info.

Food Bank of State College Area, 1321 S. Atherton St., State College. 234-2310, www .scfoodbank.org.

Friendship Community Library, Main Street, Beech Creek. 570-962-2048, www .rosslibrary.org.

Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA, 1040-1 Benner Pike, State College. 231-4083, www.gshpa .org.

Global Connections, 314 Boucke Building, University Park. 863-3927, www.gc-cc .org.

Hearts for Homeless, 100 S. Fraser St., State College. 325-9471, www.h4hstatecollege .org.

Historic Bellefonte Inc., P.O. Box 14, Train Station, Bellefonte. 355-2917, www.visit bellefonte.com.

House of Care, 515 W Beaver Ave., State College. 237-5517, www.thehouseofcare.org.

Housing Transitions, 217 E. Nittany Ave., State College. 237-4863, www.housing transitions.com.

Howard Area Food Pantry, 570-962-2407.

Interfaith Human Services, 251 Easterly Parkway, Suite 200, State College. 234-7731, ihs-centrecounty.org.

Jana Marie Foundation, P.O. Box 651, Pine Grove Mills. 954-5920, www.janamarie foundation.org.

Leadership Centre County, P.O. Box 10265, State College. 238-5559, leadershipcentre county.org.

MidPenn Legal Services, 3500 E. College Ave., Suite 1295, State College. 238-4958, www.midpenn.org.

Mid-State Literacy Council, 248 Calder Way, Suite 307, State College. 238-1809, www.mid-stateliteracycouncil .org.

Milesburg Food Bank, 355-0890.

Mount Nittany Conservancy, P.O. Box 334, State College. mtnittany.org.

Out of the Cold: Centre County, ootccentreco @gmail.com, www.ootc3.org.

Park Forest Preschool, 1833 Park Forest Ave., State College. 231-8492, www.pfdn- preschool.org.

Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall. 364-1725, www.petscomefirst .net.

PICCC, 2595-1 Clyde Ave., State College. 237-8998, www .piccc.org.

Pregnancy Resource Clinic, 423 S. Pugh St., State College. 234-7341, www.scprc.com.

Salvation Army of Centre County, 2603 E. College Ave., Suite G, State College. 861-1785, salvationarmy statecollege.org.

Skills of Central PA, 341 Science Park Road, Suite 6, State College. 238-3245 extension 304, www.skillsofcentral pa.org.

Snow Shoe/Mountaintop Food Bank, 234-2301.

State College Area Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1235, State College. 237-8135, scmow .2stayconnected.com.

State College Community Land Trust, 1315 S. Allen St, Suite 306, State College. 867-0656, scclandtrust.org.

State College Food Bank, 1321 S. Atheton St., State College. 234-2310, www.scfood bank.org.

Strawberry Fields, 3054 Enterprise Drive, State College. 234-6023, www.sfionline.org.

Tides, P.O. Box 1251, State College. 692-2233, tidesprogram.org.

YMCA of Centre County, 125 W. High St., Bellefonte (corporate office). 355-5551, www .ymcaofcentrecounty.org.

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