Community Initiatives

Energy Bank LogoMifflin-Juniata Energy Bank

Energy Bank provides heat assistance to residents of Mifflin or Juniata County ineligible for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) benefits. Services are tentatively available from November through the end of March. There is no income eligibility, but co-payment based on income does apply. Residents ages 60+ are eligible for Energy Bank assistance regardless of receipt of LIHEAP benefits. Financial health, energy conservation, and weatherization information is provided.

To learn more about how you may benefit from Energy Bank, call (717) 447-5121


The Nurse's Pantry

For a child living in poverty or in an ALICE household, a lack of basic necessities is one of the top reasons for chronic absenteeism.

What it is: An in-school resource for clothing, toiletries and other wellness products so kids can succeed in school and in life.

How it works: Mifflin and Juniata Elementary students are introduced to The Nurse’s Pantry by the school nurse, principal, or guidance counselor. In addition to attire, The Nurse’s Pantry provides hygiene items, appropriate footwear, outerwear, undergarments and lice treatment kits to those students who need these basic necessities to attend school.


 

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Working to ensure that all children will enter Kindergarten ready to succeed! Since 1994, SB6 has been partnering with early childhood programs, community agencies and school districts in Mifflin and Juniata Counties to build seamless transition for children and their families to kindergarten.