We are open Monday through Friday, starting at 8:00 am.  Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon.   Please check the calendar for activities, special events and lunch menu.


"The Magic of Autumn", our annual fundraiser, will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm.  Advance tickets are on sale now for $25.00 which include dinner, entertainment by magician, Steve Haberman, basket auction and more.  Call 724-938-3554 x 103 for tickets or more information! 


Drivers needed for Home Delivered Meals.  Call Elaine at 724-938-3554 Ext. 103 for information!

Event rentals are now being accepted!  Call Elaine at 724-938-3554, Ext. 103 for details!

Facts & Questions

Q: When does The Center open?
A: The Center In The Woods is open Monday through Friday at 8:00 am.   The Center also offers some weekend and evening activities.

Q: How do I register?
A: Call or stop by, and we will be happy to set up a tour and help you register.
Lunch and transportation services require 24-hour advance notice.

Q: What does it cost?
A: There is no registration fee. Most services are free, at a minimal charge or
a suggested donation.

Q: How can I volunteer?

A: If you would like to volunteer, call or stop by. We will match your skills and
interests with volunteer opportunities.

Q: How do I get to The Center In The Woods?
A: From Pittsburgh, PA:
     1. Take Rt. 51 S to Large, PA (Jefferson Boro)
     2. Take Rt. 43 S to the California Exit
     3. Turn right at stop sign at end of exit ramp.
     4. After 4 lane becomes 2 lane highway, make 1st right onto 88 S.
     5. Stay on Rt. 88 S. for approx. 1.2 miles.
     6. Sign on right "Center In The Woods 1/8 mile". The Center will be on the left.

From Washington, PA:
     1. Take I-70 East (headed towards New Stanton).
     2. On I-70 East, take exit 15A California Exit. (Toll Road, Route 43 South)
     3. Take California Exit off of route 43 (second exit after toll booth)
     4. Turn right at stop sign at end of exit ramp.
     5. At top of hill, make right onto Rt. 88 South.
     6. Stay on Rt. 88 South for approximately 1.2 miles. (You will pass Roadman
              University Park on right and California Gun Club on left.) sign on right "Center in the Woods 1/8 mile."
              The Center will be on your left.

From Uniontown, PA:
     1. Take Rt. 40 West across Lane Bane Bridge.
     2. Take first exit ramp to California after crossing bridge (follow the signs).
     3. You will come to a T. Turn left onto Rt. 88 North.
     4. Stay on Rt. 88 North for approximately 1 mile. You will see sign on
              right "Center in the Woods 1/8 mile." The Center will be on your right



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