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PPL Electric Utilities supports Literacy/Techology Labs, scholarships for CSC’s preschoolers

December 5, 2018

PPL Electric Utilities has awarded two additional $25,000 Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) grants to Community Services for Children (CSC) to support pre-K scholarships for at-risk children and the innovative Literacy Technology Labs. CSC’s Pre-K Scholarship Organization (PKSO) program provides high-quality early education for up to 50 children annually. These children are from families would […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes John Rosario to Board of Directors

December 5, 2018

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome John Rosario to the Board of Directors. Rosario, who has a long history of giving back to the community, is already familiar with CSC’s mission, through his involvement with the golf committee. Rosario, of Allentown, is the owner of B&R Enterprises, a tax preparation and real estate […]

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Donley Award nominations accepted until Jan. 22

December 3, 2018

Community Services for Children is seeking nominations for the 2019 Donley Awards. This prestigious recognition, established in 1996, honors the legacy of Inez and Edward Donley, who worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for children in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. Please fill out this nomination form, and attach extra sheets as needed. […]

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Community Services for Children receives $50K grant from PPL Foundation for The Learning Hub City Center Allentown

November 28, 2018

Community Services for Children is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will support The Learning Hub City Center Allentown. The Learning Hub, a partnership with City Center Investment Corp., opened in October on the ground floor of The Morning Call building at Sixth and Linden streets […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes Dr. Kelli Nayak to Board of Directors

October 29, 2018

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome Dr. Kelli Nayak to the Board of Directors. Nayak is a pediatrician with Lehigh Valley Hearth Network and has served as the medical director of the Lehigh Valley Physicians Group pediatric clinic on 17th Street in Allentown since 2016. Prior to coming to the Lehigh Valley, Nayak […]

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Community Services for Children adds 3 new board members

July 6, 2018

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome three new members to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors voted in June to add Julissa Burgos, Joseph Jackson and Carol Ann “Camie” Modjadidi to the board. Burgos has more than 15 years of experience in treasury and finance with PPL Corp. and an in-depth […]

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Early Learning Resource Centers to create one-stop hub for families, early learning providers

June 11, 2018

Families and early learning providers across Pennsylvania will soon have access to one-stop hubs that offer information and services to support the goal of improving quality, accessibility and affordability of early education. Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs), were created by The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). […]

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CSC names Nyanda Finley de Santos director of family, community engagement

June 11, 2018

Community Services for Children is pleased to announce that Nyanda Finley de Santos has been named director of family and community engagement. Finley de Santos has been with CSC since 2002 and spent 13 years as a family engagement manager in the Head Start program. She most recently served as the assistant director of family […]

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CSC names Pamela Cho VP of Early Learning Resource Centers

April 26, 2018

ALLENTOWN – Community Services for Children is pleased to announce Pamela Cho is the organization’s new vice president of Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs). Cho, who has been employed at CSC since 2008 and most recently served as the Director of Child and Family Development, has more than 25 years of experience in social work […]

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CSC to lead Early Learning Resource Centers in 17 counties across PA

April 26, 2018

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) has announced the creation of a new integrated system of supports for families and early learning providers, and Community Services for Children will be the lead agency for five regions and 17 counties. These regional Early Learning Resource […]

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