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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Featured Educator Blog: Marijuana

Find out what Weller Center Health Educator Ben Does learned from kids about marijuana this year

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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 Center Programs are EITC approved

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Weller News

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Weller Center Launches Just Talk Video Series

Weller Center Launches Just Talk Video Series

The source kids really trust with questions about health? Surprise: their parents. The Just Talk video series encourages parents to start the conversation with their children about difficult issues like depression and substance abuse.... Learn More

EITC: Substantial Tax Breaks for Businesses & Benefits for Students

EITC: Substantial Tax Breaks for Businesses & Benefits for Students

Did you know that Pennsylvania businesses can receive substantial tax breaks and directly help school children in their community? EITC Deadline July 1st!... Learn More

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Featured Educator Blog

By: Ben Does

What We Learned From Kids: Marijuana

Weller Center Health Educator Ben Does presented 140 substance abuse program sessions this year. What did he learn from students? They are very curious and very confused about marijuana.

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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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