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Support Groups and Human Service Organizations

Community Help Centre is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization that provides services, resources, education, training and information to people who are in need of support and to people who are seeking volunteer opportunities in the community.

The organization offers a drop-in center and 24-hour hotline and works to coordinate and deliver human services throughout Centre County.

Services include short-term counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, emergency food and shelter, transportation to critical appointments, income tax assistance, chore assistance and basic needs case management.

Support groups that can be located through the Community Help Centre at 237-5855 or info@communityhelpcentre.com, are marked with an asterisk.

•  *Abortion Recovery Support Group, 234-7341



•  *Alcoholics Anonymous of Centre and Clinton counties, 237-3757



•  Alzheimer’s Support Group at Centre Crest nursing home, 355-6777



•  Brain injury support group, 359-3421



•  *Cancer Care Navigator, Mount Nittany Medical Center, 231-7111



•  *Better Breathers at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 359-3421



•  *Support Groups at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026



•  Centre County CAN Help, 800-643-5432



•  *CAPS discussion group, 863-0395



•  Cancer Survivors’ Association, 237-2120



•  *Diabetes Senior Support Group at the Community Help Center, 237-5855



•  Diabetes Support at Mount Nittany Medical Center, 231-7095



•  Domestic Violence Support Group, 877-234-5050 (hotline) or 238-7066 (business line)



•  Family Counseling Services, 234-2279



•  Family Intervention Crisis Services, 355-3807



•  Family Services Inc., 944-3583, ext. 333



•  *Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Switchboard of State College Inc., 237-5855



•  *Head Injury Support Group at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 800-842-6026 or 359-3421



•  Home Nursing Agency AIDS Intervention Project, 800-445-6262



•  *La Leche League, 364-2452



•  League of Women Voters of Centre County, 355-7577



•  Marfan Syndrome Support Group, 238-5325



•  Multiple Sclerosis Support Group at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 359-3421



•  Narconon (drug addictions), 800-556-8885 or 800-775-8750



•  Ostomy Support Group of Centre County, 234-6195



•  Parenting Plus, 237-5731



• Pregnancy and Parenting Connections, 234-7340



•  Pregnancy Resource Clinic, 234-7341 (office) or 234-7340 (helpline)



•  Prostate Cancer Support Group, 234-6787



•  Quit Now, 800-784-8669



•  Separated/Divorced/Widowed help line, 234-0549



•  *Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, 237-5855



•  *Sight-Loss Support Group of Central Pennsylvania, 238-0132



•  Single Parent Support Group, 234-7340



•  Strawberry Fields, 234-6023



•  *TIDES, a program for grieving children, 692-2233



•  Women’s Support Group, 234-5050 or 877-234-5050



•  *Women’s Survival of Incest Sexual Assault Anonymous (Centre County Women’s Resource Center), 234-5050



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