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Health and Wellness: Local Resources

This guide will assist you in doing research in the fields of health, nutrition and wellness.

Campus Health

The campus Health Center is located in the Student Life building.

Mrs. Lauren Born, BSN, RN, is the Director of Health Services.

Health Center Hours :

Fall Semester 2020

Monday      8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday     8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(610) 917-1465

Crime Hotline

The Crime Victims' Center in West Chester operates a 24-hour hotline:

Crimes: 610-692-7420


This is not a comprehensive listing of hospitals in Chester County. It shows the closest hospitals in the Phoenixville, PA environ.

Chemical or HazMat

Poison Control Center

Sexual Assault Hotline

Rape Crisis Council of Chester County  (Also known as the Crime Victims' Center) operates a 24-hour hotline:

Sexual Assault: 610-692-7273

Suicide Prevention

Chester County Health Services

The following is a list of agencies and associations that serve or are located in the Chester County area. It is not comprehensive, but rather a representative listing of health and wellness organizations.

The first entry on the list is a directory of area support groups produced by the Chester County Department of Aging Services. It is an excellent up-to-date resource:

Library Director

Campus Security

Campus Security is on duty 24 hours per day to provide immediate response to all emergencies and to contact appropriate emergency-response personnel.

(610) 917-1447 or x1447


The campus is divided into two townships: Charlestown and Schuylkill.

For all emergencies dial 9-1-1.

Non-emergency numbers are listed below:

Fire Departments

The two fire companies closest to campus are listed below.

For all emergencies dial 9-1-1.

Kimberton Fire Company               (610) 935-1388        

West End Fire Company             (610) 933-9930