Library of Things Lending Program

The Library of Things Use your Chester County Library System card at Phoenixville Public Library to check out fun, creative, and useful items for FREE.  Borrowing of Things is on a first-come, first-served basis, so stop in the Library, check the Library System Catalog or call 610-933-3013 x121 to see what items are [...]

Library of Things Lending Program2024-05-21T15:29:53-04:00

Volunteer English Program Seeks Adult Tutors

With the trending arrival of new immigrants daily, the need to learn English is stronger than ever! The Volunteer English Program invites you to become a one-to-one English tutor to an adult immigrant or refugee in Chester County, for whom this program is free. Registration is now open for VEP's Virtual Tutor Training Workshop in June, 2022. Consider [...]

Volunteer English Program Seeks Adult Tutors2022-04-28T15:35:43-04:00

Tutors Needed for Adult Students at Phoenixville Public Library

The Chester County OIC Adult Tutoring Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students here at Phoenixville Public Library. Chester County OIC is a non-profit organization serving the county by providing free adult basic literacy education and life skills programs that prepare individuals for employment and economic self-sufficiency. A 4-year college degree is required to [...]

Tutors Needed for Adult Students at Phoenixville Public Library2022-04-07T19:29:54-04:00

Chester County Housing Fair

The Chester County Library is hosting a Housing Fair on Saturday, April 23, from 10am to 1pm at their Exton location. There will be 15 nonprofits present who will be sharing information about their programs and the housing supports and resources available to Chester County residents. No registration required! Attending organizations include CHOP Homeless Health [...]

Chester County Housing Fair2022-04-07T19:28:40-04:00

Chester County Job Fair

The Career Development Center at West Chester University is partnering with the Chester County Workforce Development Board and PA CareerLink® Chester County to host a Job Fair on Tuesday April 12, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at West Chester University's Sturzebecker Gym located at 855 S. New Street West Chester, PA 19383. Attend [...]

Chester County Job Fair2022-04-06T09:32:17-04:00

Free Online Job Skills Training Available through SkillUp PA

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry provides statewide access to online job skills training for all Pennsylvania residents through SkillUp PA. Courses include soft skills and communication, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, project management, and more.  Users can browse the course catalog and find classes to prepare for industry certification tests or select a skill track for workplace skills, [...]

Free Online Job Skills Training Available through SkillUp PA2022-03-03T20:40:10-05:00

PA Homeowner Assistance Fund Now Accepting Applications

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has launched the Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund, or PAHAF, administered by PHFA. The fund supports Pennsylvania homeowners whose household income is at or below 150% of the area median income (AMI) and are facing financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. PAHAF will use these funds to [...]

PA Homeowner Assistance Fund Now Accepting Applications2022-02-03T11:07:24-05:00

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Offers Drop-Off Services

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is an initiative of the Internal Revenue Service that provides free tax preparation and filing for low and moderate income households, people with disabilities, and those with limited English proficiency. Life Transforming Ministries (LTM) will have preparation sites throughout Chester County for anyone interested in having their taxes [...]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Offers Drop-Off Services2022-01-25T14:17:46-05:00

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

LIHWAP is a new, temporary emergency water and wastewater assistance program created by the federal government to assist low-income households with their drinking water and wastewater bills, particularly those who have experienced financial difficulties. Funding is available for use through September 2023, or until the funds run out. Pennsylvania homeowners or renters may be eligible to [...]

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)2022-01-07T11:55:39-05:00

Chester County 2020 Census Data Now Available

In September 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau released selected state, county, and municipal level data from the 2020 Census. Because these data were released in a technically complex format, Chester County Planning Commission (CCPC) staff converted key data sets to an easy-to-use Excel data file, which is accessible here. This downloadable data sheet provides municipal-level [...]

Chester County 2020 Census Data Now Available2021-12-02T18:40:15-05:00
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