Lebanon Family Health Services Lebanon Family Health Services

Stories from our Community

letie schaedler 2

40 years ago the idea was controversial, today LFHS is a vital community agency

— Alletta Schadler, Founding member

I remember forty years ago, I was asked to become part of a steering committee exploring the organization of a Family Planning Agency. Attitudes about “birth control” were quite different then.  The idea that there was a need for an agency to provide easily accessible affordable family planning services and information for women regardless of age, income or marital status was somewhat controversial. I was a little nervous about the task.

I have been so impressed with the steady growth  of the original mission but also the addition  of other services that complement the health and well being of individuals and families. Through the years the community has been blessed with staff who have had leadership, vision, and expertise to grow the programs and the funding support needed to carry  on.  Committed volunteers were critical in the beginning and have continued to provide the guidance needed to sustain this vital community agency.

I am proud to have had a small part in this big successful story, knowing that there are more good things ahead for Lebanon County.


Alicia Arnold

On the cutting edge of healthcare needs in the community

As a board member for almost a decade, it has been an amazing experience to be a part of LFHS.

Read Alicia’s story

Primary Care

Effective immediately, LFHS will be offering primary care services once month (Third Thursday of each month). Schedule is as follows:
 

Thursday September 20

Thursday October 18
Thursday November 15
Thursday December 21
  • Now Hiring!

    lfhs_crnp_opening_flyer_7_18

  • Freedom From Smoking®

    lfhs_ffs_email_header_9_18

    The time to quit is now! Lebanon Family Health Services has openings in 3 upcoming Freedom From Smoking® sessions this September.

    • September 12 (runs for 8 weeks) at PA Counseling Services, 618 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    • September 13 (runs for 8 weeks) at YMCA, 250 N. 8th St. Lebanon, PA 17042 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    September 25 (runs for 8 weeks) at Pinnacle health-Annville from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm.

    These are FREE eight week-long clinics run by professionals trained instructors that will help you break the tobacco addiction. Free patches, gum or lozenges are included. To register, call Ginny at 717-273-6741 ext. 224 or email her at ginny@lebanonfamilyhealth.org