Programs & Services

Disaster Services

Disaster Services

Locally, the majority of local Red Cross disasters are residential fires. The chapter responds to a home fire once every three days, on average, with the help of our Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your donations go far to help our community recover from everyday disasters.

Contact: William Hontz 570-823-7161, Email:

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Service to the Armed Forces

American Red Cross’ unwavering commitment to members of the U.S. military, its veterans and their families continues to grow and develop more than a century after Clara Barton first recruited nurses to support the U.S. Army. Today, the Red Cross is meeting the needs of a changing military and expanding services to veterans.

Contact: Jen Pierce, 610-865-4400 ext. 221 (8:30am-4:30pm) or (877) 272-7337 (24 hours a day) Email:

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HIV/Prevention Services

The Prevention Education Services Department at the American Red Cross Wyoming Valley Chapter provides HIV Prevention Education and testing to a six county area throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Nurse Assistant Testing

The Wyoming Valley Red Cross in Wilkes-Barre is a certified testing center for those wishing to become a Certified Nursing Assistant through the Red Cross.


Blood Services

Our blood donors are ordinary people – high school students, factory and office workers, business executives, parents and grandparents, and people from every walk of life. But they share one thing – a generous spirit, a desire to give back to their community and help others. Give blood today!

Red Cross Health and Safety Services

Preparedness, Health & Safety

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of training courses in first aid, CPR, AED, aquatics, babysitting, care giving, and other areas for both individuals and organizations. We are the most trusted training provider of health and safety training that meets OSHA guidelines and many other professional and regulatory standards. Take a class with us today!

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Preparedness Programs

Learn how to be prepared for all types of emergencies and disasters with the Red Cross. Disasters can strike at any time and being prepared is your best defense. Making a plan is an important step in making sure everyone knows what to do in an emergency. Find out more information by clicking on the link above.

International Services

International Services

The American Red Cross sends hope and help in international crises such as earthquakes, hurricanes, famines, armed conflicts and many more. Acting globally, the American Red Cross touches lives locally. Find out about the International Red Cross Movement, the Geneva Conventions, and how American Red Cross helps across the globe.