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Welcome to
The Guidance Center

The Guidance Center is a leading community service provider in Northwest Pennsylvania. We dedicate ourselves to meeting the unique needs of our community through providing a wide range of inclusive and responsive services for individuals and families in all stages of life. Our staff work every day to help people live their best lives through setting and reaching personal goals, forming, and sustaining meaningful community connections, and achieving positive outcomes in behavioral health, wellness and more.


News & Updates

The Guidance Center (TGC) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its annual Employee Appreciation and Years of Service Recognition Event held on Friday, June 7th. The Guidance Center’s date of incorporation was June 7, 1984 when it was started as a non-profit organization with about 23 employees. Today, TGC has expanded to 8 counties, employs over […]

On Monday, June 3, 2024, at the Kane Family Center, Parents as Teachers Home Visitors hosted a Group Connection for families, “Let’s Play Outside and Sun Safety.”  Caregivers and children had an opportunity to draw and create art with sidewalk chalk and test a variety of methods for blowing bubbles.  Information about the benefits of […]

The Elk County Family Fun Day was held on May 15, 2024 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Fine Line in St. Marys. The event was sponsored by Communities that Care Plus and the Elk County Family Resource Network and featured multiple county agencies, including The Guidance Center’s Project RAPPORT and Parents As Teachers programs. The event […]