Community Progress Council offers a wide range of programs and services focused on helping individuals and families achieve greater self-sufficiency. Choose a link below to view news articles and videos about our services, events, program participants and leadership in the community.
In The News
Monday, August 28, 2017Read the full article here
Community Progress Council Head Start programs earn national accreditation
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Why should I care about poverty in York? (column)
Wednesday, August 30, 2017Read the full article here
Column by Robin Rohrbaugh, President and CEO of Community Progress Council
Focus on long-term solutions to poverty
York Daily Record/Sunday News Tuesday, January 17, 2017Read the full article here
Help those who need it most – Christmas Emergency Fund
York Daily Record/Sunday News Wednesday, November 23, 2016View the video here
The York Daily Record, partnering with York Traditions Bank and United Way of York County, is accepting donations from readers, accounting for the funds and disbursing them to beneficiary agencies – including Community Progress Council – all free of charge so every penny goes to help local individuals and families in need.
Please consider offering a generous donation:
Checks can be mailed to: YDR Christmas Emergency Fund C/O York Traditions Bank, 226 Pauline Drive, P.O. Box 3658, York, PA 17402-0136
To donate online: Visit http://www.unitedway-york.org/christmas-fund. Visit this site to learn more about how your money will be used by the four beneficiary agencies to help those in need.
CPC teacher overcomes odds to become a college graduate
The York Dispatch Thursday, December 15, 2016Read the full article here
Unable to afford diapers? Help is available for families
York Daily Record Thursday, December 8, 2016Read the full article here
Meet Stephen Doweary – CPC Foster Grandparent
York Daily Record/Sunday News Monday, December 5, 2016View the video here
York County family just wanted a place to call home
York Daily Record/Sunday News Wednesday, November 23, 2016Read the full article here
Facebook Live panel discussion with WHP/CBS21
Broadcast live November 15, 2016View the video here
Mental health services soon available at Delta Community Center
The York Dispatch Friday, November 11, 2016Read the full article here
Community Progress Council Updates Services, Locations
October 31, 2016
Due to changes in FirstEnergy’s policies and procedures, Community Progress Council will no longer offer fuel and energy or basic needs assistance in York City and Red Lion, effective October 31, 2016. With this change, we are consolidating select services into our other community center locations. For our clients not wishing to transfer to our other active service locations, we expect to refer them to partner service agencies.
Individuals who need emergency assistance in meeting basic needs in the Red Lion and York City communities can call Dollar Energy Fund Contact Center directly at 888-282-6816, or contact the following providers:
— In Red Lion, Red Lion Community Services, 717-244-6934.
— In York, Salvation Army, 717-848-2364; Bellamanna Ministries, 717-747-3670; or Caring Company, 717-848-8869.
WIC services will continue in Red Lion at the Golden Connections Community Center. As always, families interested in scheduling a WIC appointment should call 717-843-7942.
With the exception of First Energy services, community centers in Delta, Lewisberry and Hanover will continue their usual services and programs.