Community Health Council of Lebanon County Receives $150,000 Grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/4/2023 [Lebanon, PA] – The Community Health Council of Lebanon County is thrilled to announce they are the recipient of a $150,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). This 15-month grant aims to address substance use and behavioral health concerns among young adults through various community-based programming and services. Implementation partners for this grant include Lebanon Family Health Services…
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Enterprise Holdings Foundation’s ROAD Forward Program Continues Its Commitment with its Third Consecutive Donation to the Community Health Council of Lebanon County 

Enterprise Holdings Foundation’s ROAD Forward Program Continues Its Commitment with its Third Consecutive Donation to the Community Health Council of Lebanon County 

Lebanon County, PA (September 27, 2023) – Enterprise Holdings Foundation is proud to announce its ongoing dedication to supporting the health and wellness of the Lebanon County community through a substantial donation of $10,000 for the third consecutive year to the Community Health Council of Lebanon County.  This generous contribution reflects the ROAD Forward program’s steadfast commitment to the improvement of social and racial equity in…
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Community Health Council and partners launch Lebanon County Community Health Needs Assessment

Community Health Council and partners launch Lebanon County Community Health Needs Assessment

See the original article on Leb Town Do you have 10 minutes? We are listening!  The Community Health Council of Lebanon County, in partnership with the REACH Project, Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way is asking you to participate in a community survey about your health and overall wellness.   The anonymous survey includes questions about health services, housing, transportation, and personal wellbeing.…
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Pinwheel Project Series: What are the long-term impacts of Child Abuse?

Pinwheel Project Series: What are the long-term impacts of Child Abuse?

Part 4 of 4 in Pinwheel Series Ver este artículo en español. Child abuse is far too common. In Lebanon County last year, Children & Youth Services investigated 1,363 cases of child abuse and neglect. Studies show that nearly 60% of the population experienced emotional, physical, or sexual abuse as a child, and almost 25% experienced emotional abuse or neglect. Childhood traumas often happen in clusters…
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Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Cuáles son los impactos a largo plazo del abuso infantil?

Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Cuáles son los impactos a largo plazo del abuso infantil?

Part 4 of 4 in Pinwheel Series El abuso infantil es demasiado común. En el condado de Lebanon, el año pasado, los Servicios para Niños y Jóvenes investigaron 1.363 casos de abuso y negligencia infantil. Los estudios muestran que casi el 60% de la población experimentó abuso emocional, físico o sexual cuando era niño, y casi el 25% experimentó abuso emocional o negligencia. Los traumas de…
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Pinwheel Project Series: What are the signs of Child Abuse?

Pinwheel Project Series: What are the signs of Child Abuse?

Part 3 of 4 in Pinwheel Series Ver este artículo en español. Children are not responsible for their abuse, or responsible for stopping it. Rather, adults in the community are responsible for identifying signs that abuse is occurring. The first step in helping abused or neglected children is learning the signs of child abuse and neglect.   First and foremost, if you notice any extreme or unexplainable…
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Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Cuáles son los signos del abuso infantil?

Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Cuáles son los signos del abuso infantil?

Part 3 of 4 in Pinwheel Series Los niños no son responsables de su abuso ni son responsables de detenerlo. Más bien, los adultos de la comunidad son responsables de identificar las señales de que se está produciendo un abuso. El primer paso para ayudar a los niños abusados o abandonados es conocer las señales del abuso y la negligencia infantil. En primer lugar, si nota…
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Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Qué sucede después de que se hace un informe de abuso infantil?

Pinwheel Project Series: ¿Qué sucede después de que se hace un informe de abuso infantil?

Part 2 of 4 in Pinwheel Series Muchos miembros de la comunidad han estado haciendo algunas preguntas críticas en respuesta a noticias recientes sobre casos de abuso y negligencia infantil en el condado de Lebanon. Cualquier miembro de la comunidad puede ACTUAR en respuesta a una sospecha de abuso infantil. En 2015, se realizaron algunas actualizaciones cruciales a la Ley de Servicios de Protección Infantil que…
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Pinwheel Project Series: What Happens after a Child Abuse Report is made?

Pinwheel Project Series: What Happens after a Child Abuse Report is made?

Part 2 of 4 in Pinwheel Series Ver este artículo en español.  Many community members have been asking some critical questions in response to recent news about child abuse and neglect cases in Lebanon County. Any community member can ACT in response to suspected child abuse. In 2015, there were some crucial updates made to Child Protective Services Law that created a safety net system for…
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Pinwheel Project Series: Child Abuse Awareness

Pinwheel Project Series: Child Abuse Awareness

Ver este artículo en español. (Part 1 of 4) Children are our most precious resource. They are the future. They are fun-loving, curious, engaging, silly, stubborn, kind, and growing all the time. For all these reasons, it is hard for most adults to wrap their minds around child abuse. As CEO of one of several organizations working with children who have experienced abuse every day, I…
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