Events

Thursday, December 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Luzerne County Community College Educational Conference Center, Nanticoke, PA 
Please click here to view the brochure for details and registration
 
Wednesday, October 4
6 p.m.
King's College Chapel, Wilkes-Barre, PA
 Please click here to view the flyer for further details. 
We hope you can join us!

 

 

Friday, November 3, 2017
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Genetti's Hotel & Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
This event is free!

 

 

 

Monday, September 18, 2017
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Luzerne County Community College, Educational Conference Center
Nanticoke, PA
 

 

 

 
Thursday, June 29, 2017
6 - 10 p.m.
River Grille, 670 River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. 
Please click here to view the flyer for further details!

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Art
71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA
The event is free to the public!
Please click here to view the flyer for more information.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
Catholic Youth Center (CYC)
36 South Washington, Streeet. Wilkes-Barre, PA
Please click here for more details!

 

 

 

 

The 2017 Children's Mental Health Awareness Creative Art Contest sponsored by Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services and Luzerne-Wyoming Counties System of Care is announced!  Students residing in Luzerne-Wyoming Counties are invited to submit their best work highlightling this year's theme. Entries must be received by Friday, April 28, 2017.   Please click here for full contest details.  To view winning artwork from the 2016 contest, please click the links below.  Congratulations to last year's winners and to everyone who participated!

 
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services invites artists with a disability to submit their visions of Pennsylvania by July 14, 2017.  Please click here for details regarding art submission and awards ceremony to be held in the Capitol Rotunda. Information, contest entry form and winning artwork from previous contests can be found at http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/artcontest/#.VyucaoQrKUk
 
April is national County Government Month!  Please click here to view the 2017 Luzerne County Calendar of Events.  All events are open to the public!
 
Please join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Luzerne-Wyoming Counties for the 2017 Walk for Recovery and Mental Health Fair on Sunday, May 21 in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  Walkers will gather at Noon at the Guard Insurance Group parking lot on the corner of River and West Market Streets with the walk beginning at 12:30 p.m.  The walk will conclude at Kirby Park where the remainder of the program will be held.  The event will be held rain or shine. We hope you can join us!  Please click here for more details! 
 
Please join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Luzerne-Wyoming Counties for their Car Wash and Bake Sale to benefit their Annual Mental Health Awareness Walk and Recovery Fair on Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Newell's Gas Station, Dallas, PA (Rain Date: Sunday, April 23).  Please click here for more details.
 
Find Out What You Don't Know About Mental Health. 
Misericordia University's "The Voices Project" on Mental Health will be held:
Thursday, April 20, Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. at Misericordia University's Lemmond Theater.  Please click here for more information.
 
Top Soccer - Sign Up and Volunteer Opportunities!
Saturday, April 8, Noon to 2 p.m., Kingston Rec Center, 655 3rd Ave., Kingston, PA
For more information regarding the Top Soccer Program for  young athletes with developmental or physical challenges, sign up and volunteer opportunities, please click here.
 
Intellectual Disability (ID) and Alzheimer's Disease Conference
Friday, March 31, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Luzerne County Community College, Educational Conference Center
Nanticoke, PA
Please click here for further information
 
Understanding Your Resources:  A Practical Approach to the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Bulletin "Accessbility of Intellectual Disability Services for Individuals Who are Deaf"
Thursday, November 17 at Genetti's Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Please click here for further information.
 
Luzerne County Down Syndrome Network 2016 Buddy Walk
Sunday, October 23 at Kirby Park Wilkes-Barre, PA
Please click here for Flyer and Registration Information 
 
The Annual Candlelight Vigil in recognition of Mental Ilness Awareness Week will be held the evening of Monday, October 12 at the Luzerne County Court House.  Please click here for more details.
 
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Luzerne-Wyoming Counties is having some cool Halloween fun on Saturday, October 8th and Saturday, October 22nd!  Please click here for the flyer and further details. 
 
Breaking the Silence Through Education - A Minding Your Mind Presentation
Tuesday, October 18
7 - 9 p.m.
Crestwood High School, Mountain Top, PA
Please join us for this important community event in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month.  The event is free and open to the public!  Click here for the flyer which contains further details. 
 
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Annual Public Hearings are scheduled for:
  • Tunkhannock on Tuesday, September 20 at Wyoming County EMA
  • Wilkes-Barre on Monday, September 26 at Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Office
  • Hazleton on Thursday, September 29 at Catholic Social Services

All begin at 6:30 p.m.  Please click here for the flyer which contains further details

 
 
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Annual Providers Hearing is scheduled for:
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
9 a.m.
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Office
111 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre PA
2nd Floor, Conference Room #1

Upcoming Training:  "The Top Ten Medical Conditions...When to Call 911"

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Registration 9:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. opening remarks, Presentation 10 a.m. - Noon
Luzerne County Community College Educational Conference Center, Nanticoke, PA
Sponsored by: Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services, in concert with the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Training Council on Quality and The Advocacy Alliance Northeastern PA Health Care Quality Unit.
Please click here for details
 
 
TOP Soccer - New program for young athletes with special needs!  Please click here for details!
 
 
TOP Soccer Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, August 10, 6 p.m. in Wilkes-Barre
Please click here for details
 
 
Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Northeast...A free confidential service to reach local resources!  Please click here for further details.
 
 
Out of the Darkness Community Walk scheduled for Sunday, September 18th at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  Please click here for further details.