White Haven Center

WILK NEWSROOM
October 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Dozens of members of The Relatives and Friends Association of White Haven Center turned out yesterday to discuss more measures to take to try and avoid closure of the center. The state announced late summer White Haven and Polk in Venango County would close in the next three years. The group...
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 13, 2019 - 7:17 am
A public hearing was held last evening on the proposed closure in 3 years of White Haven Center. The facility in Foster Township houses 112 residents with physical and intellectual disabilites. Among those testifying family members of some who call the center home... A hearing on the proposal...
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WILK NEWSROOM
August 29, 2019 - 10:46 am
Sen.John Yudichak (D-14th) talks about the proposed closings of SCI Retreat and White Haven Center with WILK's Jason Barsky.
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August 14, 2019 - 11:59 am
The PA Department of Human services today announced the closure of and White Haven State Center in Luzerne County and Polk State Center in Venango County. The closure process is expected to take about three years. Both centers are intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and...
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August 23, 2017 - 7:22 am
At last nights Luzerne County Council meeting, all members agreed to support a resolution to oppose closure of White Haven Center in Foster Township. Councilman Robert Schnee brought the symbolic resolution before council members to send a message to some state legislators working to draft a bill...
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August 22, 2017 - 11:14 am
Luzerne County Council will meet at 6 tonight at the Courthouse on River St in Wilkes Barre. On the agenda, one councilman will be asking other council members to vote on a "symbolic" resolution to show the County Council would oppose the proposed closing of White Haven Center. The facility in...
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