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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CentrePeace, 3013 Benner Pike, Bellefonte. 353-9081,

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

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

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

Community Help Centre, 410 S. Fraser St., State College. 237-5855,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Howard Area Food Pantry, 570-962-2407.

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

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

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

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

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.

Out of the Cold: Centre County, ootccentreco,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Snow Shoe/Mountaintop Food Bank, 234-2301.

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

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

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

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

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

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