Welcome to CHC

We believe that, given the right tools, individuals and groups can make positive choices and positive changes. Click here to learn more.


Our Mission

We give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices.


CHC Adult Classes are held on-site in small-group environments. Upon request, classes can be customized to a specific group and held offsite. Each class is led by a trained professional and can help you get the support you need on topics such as:

  • Parenting & Relationships
  • Substance Abuse Information
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Financial Fundamentals

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CHC RECEIVES CITY OF ALLENTOWN CIVIC GRANT FUNDING

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a City of Allentown Civic Fund grant in the amount of $3,764. These funds will support the “Heroin and Opioids: YES, you can have the discussion” Social Media Campaign. This campaign will educate and raise awareness about the heroin and opioid epidemic. It comes out of a need to reach parents, students and educators who may not be able to participate in school or community-based heroin and opioid prevention education programs.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.


CHC RECEIVES $2,500 GRANT FROM JUST BORN QUALITY CONFECTIONS

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from Just Born Quality Confections. These funds will support the “Heroin and Opioids: YES, you can have the discussion” Social Media Campaign. This campaign will educate and raise awareness about the heroin and opioid epidemic. It comes out of a need to reach parents, students and educators who may not be able to participate in school or community-based heroin and opioid prevention education programs.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

Just Born Quality Confections awards grants through a competitive application and review process.


THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES DONATION FROM PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES CORPORATION "GOOD CATCH PROGRAM"

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a donation from the PPL Electric Utilities “Good Catch Program” for 2017.

Every year, PPL contributes money to the “Good Catch” fund on behalf of employees who discover and report a potential safety problem. An employee committee then identifies community organizations to receive this money. The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. (CHC) was selected as a 2017 beneficiary of this generous program.

Money from the PPL “Good Catch Program” will support CHC prevention education programs such as Project SUCCESS/Crossroads, Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE), “Voices from the Valley – Addiction and Recovery” and the Student Assistance Program.

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. facilitates interactive experience-based trainings and small groups that engage participants in meaningful learning. Most of the Center’s programs have been designed in response to the specific needs of schools and communities in the Lehigh Valley. The Center also offers many evidence-based programs that have been approved by the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Prevention Programming offered by the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. helps to further its mission, which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

 

 


THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES $1,000 GRANT FROM THE RIDER-POOL FOUNDATION

 

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Rider-Pool Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in the Allentown School District. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges. The Rider-Pool Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process

  • THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM

    The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from
    The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in five elementary schools located in the Easton and Bethlehem School Districts. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges.

    This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

    The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.

LEONA GRUBER GRANT

THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES $1,000 GRANT FROM THE LEONA GRUBER TRUST

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Leona Gruber Trust. These funds will support the Project SUCCESS Mentoring Program in the Allentown School District. The Project SUCCESS Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in 6th-12th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

The Leona Gruber Trust awards grants through a competitive application and review process.


Notes & News



Chuck Deprill talks with media about loss of son Corey

https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-first-responders-addiction-20181118-htmlstory.html



CHC RECEIVES $1,000 GRANT FROM THE ALLENTOWN ROTARY FOUNDATION

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Allentown Rotary Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in the Allentown School District. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

The Allentown Rotary Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.

Pictured: Arlene Lund, Executive Director of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. and Ellen Kern, Chair of the Allentown Rotary Foundation