what we do

cropped-UCS_Logo_2C.jpgUnited Community Services is committed to providing quality programs to meet the needs of Berks County residents. With the help of its many partners, UCS is able to offer programs that link individuals to workforce development opportunities reducing the risk of sustained poverty. In addition, UCS provides information and referral for individuals that are not eligible for programs or need additional assistance.

YouthBuild AmeriCorps is an education and training program for young adults ages 17-24 years who do not have a high school diploma/GED.

Nurse Aide Training is a Department of Education approved course for individuals interested in entering the health care field. Attending this course is preparation for the PA Nurse Aide Exam.

Rapid Response is an unique team that UCS is a member. The team’s role is to provide support and assistance to ease the transition for laid off workers.

Basic Life Support Course  trains participants to save lives of victims in cardiac arrest through high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

UCS has gathered resources beneficial to connecting with partners and other agencies for anything ranging from help with the insurance marketplace and/or job searching.