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Agency Partners

American Cancer Society: Berks County Unit
498 Bellevue Avenue

Reading , PA 19605
Phone: (610) 921-2329
FAX: (610) 921-9521
Website: www.cancer.org
United Way Supported Services:
Funded programs designed to assist the patient, family and community at large. Cancer hotline 1-800-ACS-2345. Early detection, prevention education and patient services programs.

American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter
701 Centre Avenue

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 375-4383
FAX:
Website: www.berks.redcross.org
United Way Supported Services:
Disaster relief services, armed forces emergency services and transportation for veterans for healthcare.

Berks Connections/Pretrial Services
Berks County Courthouse

633 Court Street, 16th Floor

Reading , PA 19601-3930
Phone: (610) 478-6920
FAX: (610) 478-6921
Website: www.berksconnections.org
United Way Supported Services:
Community-based outreach program focused on reducing recidivism and promoting successful reentry of prisoners into the community.

Berks County Intermediate Unit
Rivers Chase Business Center

1111 Commons Boulevard

P. O. Box 16050

Reading , PA 19612
Phone: (610) 987-8437
FAX:
Website: www.berksiu.org
United Way Supported Services:
State-licensed child care and early childhood education for children ages 18 months to 12 years, for parents unable to afford private care and ineligible, or on the waiting list, for government funding.

Berks Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
2045 Centre Avenue

Reading , PA 19605
Phone: (610) 685-4520
FAX: (610) 685-4526
Website: www.bdhhs.org
United Way Supported Services:
Advocacy to represent the interests of deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Information on available resources for the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Berks Encore
40 North Ninth Street

Reading , PA 19601-3557
Phone: (610) 374-3195
FAX: (610) 374-3483
Website: www.berksencore.org
United Way Supported Services:
Meals on Wheels for homebound individuals who are disabled or over age 60 and not able to shop or prepare meals for themselves due to chronic disease or medical conditions.

Berks Visiting Nurse Association
1170 Berkshire Boulevard

Wyomissing , PA 19610
Phone: (610) 378-0481
FAX:
Website: www.berksvna.org
United Way Supported Services:
Skilled nursing, social services, and physical, speech, and occupational therapy at home for persons not covered by insurance, Medicare, or unable to pay the full cost.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Berks County
Centre Park

303 Windsor Street

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 373-5544
FAX: (610) 373-5530
Website: www.BiginBerks.org
United Way Supported Services:
One-to-one or group mentoring programs for at-risk youth.

Birdsboro Community Memorial Center
201 East Main Street

Birdsboro , PA 19508-2041
Phone: (610) 582-2471
FAX:
Website: www.bcbmbirdsboro.com
United Way Supported Services:
Out of school education programs for youth of Birdsboro and vicinity.

Boyertown Area Multi Services, Inc.
200 W. Spring Street

Boyertown , PA 19512
Phone: (610) 367-6957
FAX: (610) 367-0211
Website: www.boyertownareamulti-service.org
United Way Supported Services:
Supportive services for older adults. Basic needs assistance to individuals and families in need.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, Diocese of Allentown
900 South Woodard Street

Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: (610) 376-7144
FAX: (610) 376-7145
Website: www.catholiccharityAD.org
United Way Supported Services:
Case management and counseling services for veterans and their families.

Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc.
501 Washington Street, Third Floor

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 376-3748
FAX: (610) 685-1276
Website: www.centrohispano.org
United Way Supported Services:
Bilingual and bicultural social service and educational programs to help members of the Latino community gain self-sufficiency. Parental education and support to improve school readiness.

Co-County Wellness Services/Berks AIDS Network


Phone: (610) 375-6523
FAX: (610) 375-8333
Website: www.CoCountyWellnessServices.org
United Way Supported Services:
HIV/AIDS prevention education programs for youth and other high risk populations. Case management for older adults living with HIV/AIDS.

Communities In Schools of the Lehigh Valley
1501 Lehigh Street

Suite 206

Allentown , PA 18103
Phone: (484) 834-8830
FAX:
Website: www.cislv.org
United Way Supported Services:
Dropout prevention and other supportive services in the Reading School District to meet the needs of at-risk students.

Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania
1501 Lehigh Street

Suite 201

Allentown , PA 18103
Phone: (610) 289-0114
FAX: (610) 796-1954
Website: http://www.easterseals.com/esep/
United Way Supported Services:
Therapy programs, evaluations and other medical services for children with special needs to help them overcome obstacles to independence.

Family Guidance Center
1235 Penn Avenue

Suite 205

Wyomissing , PA 19610
Phone: (610) 374-4963
FAX:
Website: www.familyguidancecenter.com
United Way Supported Services:
Evaluation, diagnosis, mental health, and drug and alcohol counseling provided on a sliding fee scale. Outreach to rural communities such as Boyertown and Hamburg.

Friend, Inc. Community Services
658-D Noble Street

Kutztown , PA 19530
Phone: (610) 683-7790
FAX:
Website: www.friendinc.org
United Way Supported Services:
Information and referral to community resources for people in the Kutztown area. Food pantry and emergency assistance with utilities and other financial needs.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
330 Manor Road

Miquon , PA 19444
Phone: (215) 564-2030 x1036
FAX: (215) 564-6953
Website: www.gsep.org
United Way Supported Services:
Outcomes-based programs for girls 5-17 to acquire and develop assets and skills for a positive adolescence and future.

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
1234 Penn Avenue

Wyomissing , PA 19610
Phone: (610) 775-3000
FAX: (610) 775-4000
Website: www.grmha.org
United Way Supported Services:
Advocacy to help individuals and families navigate the social service system and find mental health services. Information/referral services and support groups.

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County, Inc.
531 Canal Street Suite 404

Reading, PA 19602
Phone: (610) 373-3439
FAX:
Website: www.habitatberks.org
United Way Supported Services:
Construction and renovation of homes for low-income families in Reading and Berks County. Volunteers work to complete most facets of the construction/renovation.

Hawk Mountain Council: Boy Scouts of America
5027 Pottsville Pike

Reading , PA 19605
Phone: (610) 926-3406
FAX:
Website: www.hmc-bsa.org
United Way Supported Services:
Character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness for boys 6-18 and young men and women 14-20.

Jewish Federation of Reading
1100 Berkshire Boulevard

Wyomissing , PA 19610
Phone: (610) 921-0624
FAX:
Website:
United Way Supported Services:
Services to help individuals and families with food, transportation, case management and information and referral services.

Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
35 South Dwight Street

Reading , PA 19609
Phone: (610) 670-9960
FAX: (610) 927-4876
Website: www.lcrb.org
United Way Supported Services:
Adult basic literacy and English as a Second Language education programs.

MidPenn Legal Services
501 Washington Street

Suite 401

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 376-8656
FAX: (610) 376-8650
Website: www.midpenn.org
United Way Supported Services:
Legal representation for low-income clients to help them access basic needs.

Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County
1161 Pershing Boulevard

Reading , PA 19611
Phone: (610) 373-1314
FAX:
Website: www.olivetbgc.org
United Way Supported Services:
Comprehensive, outcome driven, youth after-school and summer program focusing on education, good character and citizenship and healthy lifestyles.

Opportunity House
430 North Second Street

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 374-4696
FAX:
Website: www.opphouse.org
United Way Supported Services:
Emergency shelter services for men, women, children, and families. Child care at Second Street Learning Center provides early care and education services for infants, preschoolers and school-age children.

Safe Berks
255 Chestnut Street

Reading , PA 19602
Phone: (610) 373-1206
FAX: (610) 372-4188
Website: www.berkswomenincrisis.org
United Way Supported Services:
Crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including a 24-hour hotline in English and Spanish. Emergency temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Individual and group counseling related to sexual violence for adults and children.

Salvation Army: Service Extension Units
701 Broad Street

Philadelphia , PA 19123
Phone: (215) 787-2843
FAX: (215) 787-2848
Website:
United Way Supported Services:
Crisis intervention, disaster services and emergency assistance to individuals and families in need.

The Berks Coalition to End Homelessness, Inc


Phone: (610) 373-7222
FAX:
Website: www.bceh.org
United Way Supported Services:
Emergency assistance with utility and rent costs to prevent homelessness.

The Children's Home of Reading
1010 Centre Avenue

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 478-8266
FAX:
Website: www.childrenshomeofrdg.org
United Way Supported Services:
Licensed education and therapeutic services for students in grades 1 - 12, who need an alternative environment.

The Reading Hospital Center for Mental Health
6th Avenue & Spruce Streets K Bldg

West Reading , PA 19611
Phone: (610) 988-8000
FAX: (610) 988-5829
Website:
United Way Supported Services:
Evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, consultation and counseling for children and their families.

The Salvation Army: Reading Corps
301 South Fifth Street

Reading, PA 19602
Phone: (610) 373-5208
FAX: (610) 373-3489
Website: www.salvationarmyreading.org
United Way Supported Services:
Emergency assistance programs to help with utility costs, rent costs, prescriptions, food and clothing. Supportive Housing Program helps homeless and disabled individuals find permanent solutions to their homelessness. Educational programming for youth and adults through Learning Center.

Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
1000 Lancaster Avenue

Reading , PA 19607
Phone: (610) 777-7691
FAX:
Website: www.trsinc.org
United Way Supported Services:
Employment training, placement and follow-up services through Berks Personnel Network for people with physical challenges.

YMCA of Reading & Berks County
631 Washington Street

Reading , PA 19601
Phone: (610) 378-4700
FAX: (610) 378-4702
Website: www.ymca-berkscounty.org
United Way Supported Services:
Day and evening child care services. Youth health and wellness programs. Baby University, part of a school readiness program. Housing programs for homeless men, women and children.

Blue Bar

Current membership requirements completedUnited Way of Berks County

P.O. Box 702

Reading, PA 19603

610-685-4550

postmaster@uwberks.org     

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