Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center: The Heart of the Community
Since November 1, 1971, Neighborhood Services Center has provided a centralized location where residents of the southwestern corner of Chester County can access health and social services and find help to meet their basic needs. The Neighborhood Services Center’s mission is to empower all people to achieve health, wholeness, and stability in their lives. The agency’s goals are to:
-Provide a place for people to drop in or call with questions or problems.
-Establish a link between volunteers who want to help and those in need of assistance.
-Provide a central location for county human services agencies so that southwestern Chester County residents can get the help they need in one place.
-Help people access information, and provide referrals to services and programs that the agency does not provide.
-Screen people and provide direct services for fuel, food, utility services, health care, housing, and transportation assistance.
NSC staff assists individuals and families by providing Information and Referral Services and Basic Needs Assistance which includes our Food Cupboard, Thrift Shop and Emergency Monetary Assistance. NSC also serves as a distribution site for the Operation Warm coats for kids program and the American Cancer Society Wigs for Cancer Patients Program.