Lancaster County youth ages 14-21 in foster care are one of the most vulnerable populations. These teens and young adults have endured the trauma of abuse and neglect, and the subsequent trauma of being removed from their homes. In fact, many of these children have been in the foster care system for years, suffering secondary […]

Some of our donors and staff recently attended an exclusive, pre-opening tour of the new Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital.  This innovative addition to our community will provide inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care for adolescents and adults. At LOHF, we are committed to improving children’s behavioral health and are hopeful that the inpatient adolescent behavioral […]

Info session scheduled for nonprofit community benefit organizations to learn more. When Joanna* was jailed at Lancaster County Prison, she was already expecting to give birth to a baby boy in 6 weeks. Compass Mark’s Family Services Advocate met with her soon after her incarceration. Joanna hoped her supportive boyfriend could be equipped to parent […]

“ABSOLUTELY RIVETING. PROFOUNDLY IMPORTANT.” – New York Times journalist and author David Bornstein The Junior League of Lancaster, Lancaster Education Foundation, and LOHF invite you to a Film Screening of “Paper Tigers”. Tuesday, January 30 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. At Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine Suburban Pavillion 2100 Harrisburg Pike Third Floor Conference Room All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Space […]

When children and teens struggle with depression, anxiety, and stress, their whole family is affected. Yet, as many as 80% of kids with behavioral health needs don’t get the help they deserve.  LOHF donors share our mission to change this in Lancaster County. We provide a safety net of support for families by strengthening and […]

The Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation (LOHF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Nurse Education Scholarship. The purpose of the Nurse Education Scholarship Program is to strengthen the capacity of healthcare professionals in Lancaster County by supporting nursing students. This year, LOHF invested $63,000 in the education of 22 local nursing students; this […]

  Leona, 58, never expected to be raising her granddaughter, whose parents are incarcerated in Lancaster County Prison. Her 10-year-old granddaughter wrestles with emotions of being separated from her parents. “I’m encased in a life without my parents,” she recently told LNP which highlighted their story. Thanks to The Family Services Advocate Program—facilitated by Compass […]

You are invited to our Continuing Medical Education presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. Please join us as we welcome Scott Silverstein, DO, to discuss “New Therapies for Asthma in 2016”. Please note that this event will begin at 6:00 pm. 2016 CME […]

Happy National Health Education Week! The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) celebrates National Health Education Week (NHEW) every year during the third full week of October. This celebration brings attention to public health issues and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education and health promotion in society. Be a part of the […]

Join Let’s Talk Lancaster at Art Walk in downtown Lancaster for the Change Direction Kickoff Event on October 8th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. This countrywide campaign works to educate 275,000 people about the five signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain, and teach how you can help someone in need. “LOHF […]



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