Annual Mental Health Awareness Festival returning to Lebanon on May 18th

Annual Mental Health Awareness Festival returning to Lebanon on May 18th

published by LebTown - May 8, 2024 Since 1949, the month of May has been observed as “Mental Health Awareness Month,” increasing awareness, celebrating recovery, and spreading the word that mental health is something everyone should care about! Maintaining positive mental health allows you to feel, think, and act in ways that help you to navigate life’s challenges. Read more...
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Central Pennsylvania Food Bank releases Lebanon County Hunger Mapping data

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank releases Lebanon County Hunger Mapping data

by Emily Bixler of Leb Town. Read the full article. After over a year of data collection, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank released its 2023 Lebanon County Community Hunger Mapping report on Jan. 18. The report is the first of its kind to paint a detailed picture of hunger and the charitable food system in Lebanon County. In addition to laying out data from sources including the…
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Point-in-Time Count of homeless population to be held this week in Lebanon

Point-in-Time Count of homeless population to be held this week in Lebanon

by LebTown Staff (January 23, 2024) A community effort to count individuals experiencing homelessness in Lebanon County will take place later this week, and there is a need for volunteers to help with the effort. The 2024 Point-in-Time (PiT) Count will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 24 an 25, at the Chestnut Street Community Center, 611 Chestnut St. Read full story....
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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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Lebanon County Housing Needs Assessment Reveals Limited Housing Availability Highlighting Need for Future Housing Development

Lebanon County Housing Needs Assessment Reveals Limited Housing Availability Highlighting Need for Future Housing Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lebanon, PA) Sept 1, 2023 - A Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) of Lebanon County was completed to evaluate current housing conditions and forecast future housing needs within the county. The study included a comprehensive analysis of area demographics, economics, and housing inventory, and concluded with housing gap estimates (number of units needed) and recommendations for addressing local housing issues. Information contained within the…
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In recognition of National Health Care Decisions Day, importance of advance care planning conversations stressed

In recognition of National Health Care Decisions Day, importance of advance care planning conversations stressed

Published 4/14/23 by Leb Town, letter to the editor by Roberta Geidner In recognition of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16, the Aging Inspired Advance Care Planning Coalition of Lebanon County encourages everyone to have a conversation with their family or loved ones. It always seems too early, until it’s too late. Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age,…
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New community event celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month coming to Lebanon on May 20

New community event celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month coming to Lebanon on May 20

Published in LebTown: April 11, 2023 On Saturday, May 20, Lebanon County, in partnership with the Community Health Council, is hosting an inaugural Mental Health Awareness Festival! The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the CSG Psychiatric Rehabilitation program, located at 718 Poplar Street, Suite J, (near the 8th St Rail Trailhead) in Lebanon. READ MORE
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