Helping Children

lead healthy, happy, long lives.

Partnering with hundreds of schools each year, the Weller Center connects with young people to change behaviors and help them develop life-long healthy habits that will prevent chronic disease, reduce violence and improve the overall health, safety and well-being of children and families in our communities.

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Combating Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States and has both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being.

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Weller Center Programs are EITC approved

Businesses who applied for the Education Improvement Tax Credit program should soon be notified regarding their application status. Find out why you should support Weller Center with EITC dollars

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Have you talked to your kids about Drugs or Depression?

How do YOU Start the Conversation?

The source kids really trust with questions about health? Surprise: their parents.
Check out our videos and other resources for tips on talking to your kids

 

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Weller News

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Parent Connection: Talking About Violence

Parent Connection: Talking About Violence

Weller's newly launched Parent Newsletter addresses school violence and terrorism ... Learn More

Nutrition Training Curriculum for Teachers

Nutrition Training Curriculum for Teachers

The Weller Center is pleased to offer elementary school educators the opportunity to purchase the Kids in Motion: Nutrition Curriculum. Kids in Motion is designed to provide students in grades 3-5 with information regarding basic nutritional concepts in order to help them make healthier food choices throughout their lives. ... Learn More

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Featured Educator Blog

By: Ben Does

Heroin

Pennsylvania currently has one of the highest opioid (heroin and prescription painkillers) overdose rates in the entire country and the 14th highest overall drug overdose rate. We don't think it could happen here, so we don't do anything to stop it.
 

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170

schools and districts served across PA & NJ

49,700

hours of preventative health education programming in 2014

Resources

We have something to offer everyone

Parent Resources

You are the main influence in your child's life. We can work together to help him or her make good, healthy decisions.

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Teachers

Sometimes it's difficult to talk to your students when you want to help. We work with you to deal effectively with today's most pressing issues.

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Administrators

As an administrator your responsibilities stretch beyond the school walls. Learn to be more effective with students, staff, and families.

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Sponsors and Donors

We cannot prosper without your help. See how your gifts can make our community better by supporting healthy, happy children.

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Kids Health

We partner with KidsHealth to provide important content for parents.

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Just Talk

How do YOU start the conversation?

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Programs

Youth Programs

We offer programs for kids K - 12. See how our programs are specially designed to address the issues that kids face in today's world.

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Adult Programs

Health education isn't just for kids. If you are a parent, teacher or school administrator, we have programs to fit your need.

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Other Services

From health risk behavior surveys, to focus groups and curriculum development, we help create strategies for healthy kids

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