Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Lancaster

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United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of Program- Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development
- West Nile Virus Program
- Master Gardening Program
- Family Living: Strong Women, strength training program
- Better Kid Care: A training and resource program for childcare providers. DPW training credits are earned through this program. Fee $5-10.
- Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups.
- Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program
- My New Weight of Life: an 11 week weight management program designed to re-educate participants on their eating habits for permanent weight loss.
- 4-H and Youth Development
Eligibility: Members, from 8 to 18 years before January 1; Leaders, adult volunteers interested in sharing time and talents with youth
- Special Programs:
Therapeutic Riding
Seeing Eye Dog
Project Areas:
- Animal sciences: livestock, horse, small animals, poultry
- Consumer and Family Sciences: textile science, food and nutrition, intergenerational, family living, consumer and financial issues
- Science and Technology: engineering sciences
- Environmental and Earth Sciences: forest/natural resources, plant sciences, entomology
- International and Diversity
- Communication and Expressive Arts: theater arts
- Leisure Education: health, shooting sports
- Leadership and Personal Development: youth/adult
- Citizenship
Geographic AreaLancaster
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone717-394-6851
Physical Site Address 11383 Arcadia Road
Physical Site Address 2Room 140
Physical Site City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17601
Main Phone717-394-6851
Web Address
Director Information
Director's NameLeon Ressler
Director's PositionDistrict Director
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
This Program: Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Lancaster
Affiliated Services: Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Lancaster