Backpack event connects the needy with the caring

Almost 1,400 students in need get back to school supplies, bags By Lauren Parker-Gill, Staff Writer, The Times Jane Johnson, a member of the committee for the Back to School event and a board member of the Bridge Academy and Community Center, helped students choose their backpacks filled with school supplies Friday at Scott Middle School. Photo courtesy of Coatesville Back to School: Prepare for Success...

Take a shot at staying healthy this winter

Register to receive free flu vaccines on Friday Protect yourself against the pesky flu by taking advantage of the free vaccines offered by the Chester County Health Department in Coatesville on Friday, Nov. 8. Advance registration and an up-to-date immunization record is required for the shots, which will be administered from 9 a.m. to noon at the Coatesville Center for Community Health, 1001 E. Lincoln...

Free book bag event scheduled for Friday

Back-to-school vaccines will be available Thursday  Free book bags filled with supplies will be distributed to kids of all ages from pre-K through 12th grade on Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Scott Middle School. Sponsored by a host of health care and social services agencies, the Back-to-School Event will include information on issues such health and wellness, dental screenings, after-school programs,...

Free children vaccines on August 22

Parents can register their children now for the free vaccine Free vaccines will be available at the Coatesville Center for Community Health on August 22. Free back to school vaccines for children will be provided by the Chester County Health Department on Thursday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coatesville Center for Community Health, located at 1001 E. Lincoln Highway. All children must...

July 31 workshop will aid in expungement, pardon processes

Anyone with a criminal record is invited to attend the workshop  The Coatesville Center for Community Health typically offers two Expungement and Pardon workshops a month. By Nicole Brown, Staff Writer, The Times The Coatesville Center for Community Life (CCCL) will hold an Expungement and Pardon Workshop on July 31, presented by the Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP). Deborah Steeves,...

Free programs focus on improving financial health

Subjects range from getting checking account to obtaining employment Two workshops that focus on financial well-being are being offered at the Coatesville Center for Community Health. A number of free programs are being offered to assist those who are struggling with financial issues during the economic downturn. The Coatesville Center for Community Health has two upcoming programs scheduled. For those...

Planned Parenthood announces new office hours

Coatesville facility will now be open Fridays for appointments, walk-ins The Coatesville Center for Community Health, home to six agencies dedicated to the health and well-being of families, is announcing new office hours for Planned Parenthood. Beginning Feb. 1, its Coatesville office will be open on Fridays for appointments and walk-ins.  The new hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11a.m....