New Choices Stories

Hear stories from our alumni on how the New Choices Career Development Program made an impact on their lives.

Class Details 2019 2020

Upcoming Dates

October 14 – October 25, 2019
January 6 – January 17, 2020
March 9 – March 20, 2020
May 11 – May 22, 2020

 

TASTE OF SUCCESS

Thank you for a wonderful
9th Annual Taste of Success

WHY NEW CHOICES

New Choices Career Development Program is a free Educational Empowerment Workshop open to women and men regardless of income who are in transition or recently lost a job.

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.

OUR GOAL

Helping women and men find their voice, determine their direction while
empowering them to take the first step!

ABOUT US

To empower women and men in transition to participate fully in planning and achieving their career, educational, and personal goals. 

PROGRAMS

New Choices Career Development Program is a free Educational Empowerment Workshop for individuals who are in transition or recently lost a job. 

SUPPORT

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

Taste of Success 2019

Join us for an evening of food and fun as we celebrate our 9th Annual Taste of Success which benefits New Choices Lancaster! The Taste of Success Culinary Showdown will be held on March 22nd, 2019, at the Emerald Foundation, 2120 Oregon Pike, Lancaster. Doors open at...

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Success Stories – Renee Stoltzfus

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...

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Success Stories – Betty Frimpong-Manosh

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...

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2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

August 12 - August 23, 2019
October 14 - October 25, 2019
January 6 - January 17, 2020
March 9 - March 20, 2020
May 11 - May 22, 2020
Class Time - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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CONTACT

Tricia Nabors

717-869-6363
tnabors@lancasterctc.edu

 

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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.