NEW CHOICES LANCASTER
New Choices Career Development Program is a life-changing opportunity for Lancaster County’s individuals in transition to achieve economic self-sufficiency through personal development, career guidance, and job training. New Choices is a nonprofit organization funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
It offers five 10-day, 60-hour courses each year completely FREE of charge. Upon the successful completion of the program, New Choices offers valuable scholarship opportunities for students to pursue further education. Additionally, support from the New Choices staff follows students long after graduation. New Choices Lancaster is overseen by Pennsylvania Women Work.
Helping women and men find their voice, determine their direction while
empowering them to take the first step!
To empower women and men in transition to participate fully in planning and achieving their career, educational, and personal goals.
New Choices Career Development Program is a free Educational Empowerment Workshop for individuals who are in transition or recently lost a job.
There are several ways you can help New Choices of Lancaster. Click below to learn more about our Taste Of Success Event, as well as volunteer opportunities. Thanks for the support!
IN THE NEWS
Renee has a love for animals, which is the passion behind her first career as a dog groomer. Throughout her life, she noticed that even the most frightened and aggressive of dogs would reciprocate this love and gentleness. Renee feels that the animals can sense her...read more
Before attending the New Choices Career Development Program, Betty worked at a local hospital and as a waitress at several restaurants, but still found it hard to manage her budget every week. A single mom with a BA degree in biology, Betty was only making $12 an hour...read more
PAST NEWS ARTICLES 2012 - 2016 “New Choices… New Beginnings” to Inspire at the Ware Center/September 2016 Q&A: Tricia Nabors Opens Up About Organizational Funding Challenges at New Choices August 2, 2016 Fine Living Magazine: Lunch New Choices May 13, 2016 Engle...read more
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Founded in 1985 through a collaborative effort by the YWCA Lancaster, the Junior League of Lancaster, and the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, New Choices has been successfully aiding individuals in transition for over 30 years and has assisted thousands of women to find economic and emotional independence. The New Choices program is now open to men.
New Choices is FREE to the Lancaster County community thanks to funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and the Lancaster County Career & Technology Foundation.