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SLATER FAMILY NETWORK HAS MOVED!  WE ARE LOCATED BEHIND THE BANGOR HIGH SCHOOL ADJACENT TO THE PAINE THEATER. Park in the lot and walk up the gravel driveway to the two trailers.  Our office is in the trailer on the left.  If you have ambulatory issues, please drive up near the trailers.

Come support Slater Family Network and enjoy a good meal on Tuesday, December4, 2018 at The Slate in Pen Argyl.  The proprietors will donate 20% of the day's profit to Slater Family Network.  Their hours of operation are 11 a.m. until Midnight.

WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING CHILDREN'S AND TEEN'S CLOTHING ONLY DUE TO LIMITED SPACE.

Back Pack Buddies – food program for all students Kindergarten through Grade 12 who are food insecure on the weekends and during the summer.  A back pack with 10-15 pounds of non- perishable food and beverage is sent home with the student on Fridays. This program is offered to ALL students.  Students in grades 4-12 are able to take the pack home on the bus every Friday.  Students in grades K-3 may not be able to manage the pack as well as their school supplies.  For those students, parents are welcome to pick up the packs on Friday in the SFN office or for the Washington Elementary students, in the Washington school's office. For more information and to register please call our office at 610-599-7019.


JOBS AND JOB RELATED WORKSHOPS- check the Career Link website  for information on upcoming job fairs at www.careerlinklehighvalley.org

 Slater Family Network Emergency Food Pantry – for Slate Belt area residents (BASD and Pen Argyl School District). The pantry operates in conjunction with the Second Harvest Food Bank. Families in need of food on an emergent basis may access the pantry. This is NOT a regular use food bank. Please call our office if you are in need of emergency food.


PLEASE NOTE:  because of space limitations, we will be phasing out our adult clothes in the SFN Clothes Closet.  If you would like to make an appointment to get some clothing please do so.

 

 PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF OUR CLIENTS PLEASE CALL AHEAD FOR AN APPOINTMENT FOR FOOD, CLOTHING AND OTHER NEEDS. 

 We welcome children to accompany parents when visiting SFN but parents are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE to watch their children, keep them out of harm's way and be respectful to the SFN staff and offices.

Slater Family Network has resources, referrals and the ability to assist families and individuals with health insurance and Northampton County assistance programs. Please call our office for details. 

 Slater Family Network has resources, referrals and the ability to assist families and individuals with services for older adults.  Please call our office for details.

 SFN has a Mental Health Counseling grant for qualifying children and adults. The grant from Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation provides free, confidential counseling for eligible families. Please call us for details.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mrs. Rosemary Kocher for hers many years of service as the SFN Governing Board President. Her knowledge and leadership has enabled us to accomplish our mission.  She will remain on the board for three more years as a governing member.

We welcome Nathan Strouse as the new Governing Board President.  He has been on the board for a few years and is looking forward to taking on the challenge of president.


 

 

November/December 2018

 

 

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