Free event THIS Thursday, February 7th, at 5pm Chester County OIC is hosting the final “Let’s Talk Coatesville” event, tackling the topics of education and jobs. Dinner and childcare are both provided! No reason to miss this event!
The Brandywine Health Foundation wants to hear your voice.
During our final “Let’s Talk Coatesville” event, we’ll tackle
the health challenges created by imbalances in education,
income and economic opportunity in the greater
Coatesville community. We’ll tap into community wisdom
to identify the most challenging financial roadblocks to
upward mobility and discuss viable solutions.
Guided by the principles of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Chester County OIC hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 21st, 2019 at their new headquarters, located at 22 N. 5th Avenue in Coatesville. This marks the official opening of their doors to the community.
“Chester County OIC is proud to return to the city of Coatesville. We are happy to celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary in the community where we began.” Said Joyce Chester, CEO of the non-profit organization.
Chester County OIC was awarded a HUD grant to purchase the former location of the Coatesville Senior Center this past year and has plans to renovate the space to accommodate all of their programs including GED, English as a Second Language, Certified Nurse Aid Training, and re-entry training for justice-involved young adults ages 18-24 years old. These programs available for Chester County residents are made possible through grants from the Department of Labor and Pennsylvania Department of Education.
COATESVILLE — Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell recently presented a check for $300,000 to representatives of Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center.
The funds, made available through a community development block grant, have been used to purchase a new primary office location for Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center in the City of Coatesville.
On June 27th, 2018 Chester County OIC celebrated 25 years of service from one of our longtime employees. Maryann Mann worked for OIC as our Workforce-Education Director. Please join us in congratulating Maryann on her years of service to the community!
From Left: Barbara Garnet, Secretary, Gina Venuti, Robin Austin, President and Beverly Angry, Member
Gina Venuti, Deputy Director accepting the Bookmarkers 2015 Ruthann Bowers Literacy Award and donation for CCOIC on April 18 at the Club’s Annual Friendship Tea at the Brandywine Center in Coatesville.
Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center is a non-profit community- based organization that has been meeting the needs of the economically disadvantaged individuals throughout the community.
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