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The Guidance Center

Our agency is located in Northwest Pennsylvania and offers a wide variety of community based services including; mental health, intellectual disabilities, education and prevention services. As a nonprofit agency established in 1984, The Guidance Center employs a staff of approximately 200. Although the majority of services are based in McKean County, some specialized services extend into other neighboring communities.

News & Updates

The Guidance Center’s Project RAPPORT Program hosted a pregnant and parenting teen group, at Taylor Memorial Park in Brockway on August 17, 2023, for youth enrolled in the ELECT portion of the program. Students and their children participated in fun, educational activities including tie-dyeing onesies, free play, and a discussion on ways to improve school […]

Rhonda Austin and Dawn Ernst , from The Guidance Center’s Early Intervention program, participated in the Potter County Family Fun Fair held in Roulette, PA on August 19, 2023. Families enjoyed making a craft, signed up for a Family Game Night gift basket drawing, and gathered information about Early Intervention and Parents As Teachers Home […]

This is Cara and Teddy. They saved and continue to use a campfire prop that they made with their Parents as Teachers Home Visitor over a year ago. During a recent visit, they made a blanket tent, “lit” the campfire, then read their first book from the book/toy incentive program, Love You Smore. Families participating […]