Effective Monday, 11/23, the ODC will be closed until further notice due to ODP guidelines regarding the spread of the Covid-19 virus in Lancaster County. We will be tracking the transmission levels and positivity rate and will be providing weekly updates to our participants and staff on Fridays.

Remembering Anne Wilson

Posted On:November 2, 2020

It is with great sadness that we recognize the passing of ODC Royalty.   Anne Wilson was a spectacular person.  She was kind.   She was caring.  She was always…always there to help. She was “a constant” in the lives of everyone […]

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And…We’re Back!

Posted On:September 14, 2020

Welcome back! After a 6-month (!!!) closing due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we are now reopened! Well, mostly. First off, we can’t begin to tell you how exciting this is. When we had to close our doors way back in […]

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Reopening the ODC

Posted On:July 7, 2020

Our staff is getting back at work! Under the guidance of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BH/DS) we are now preparing our building for the eventual return of our participants.  […]

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ODC Night Out at Fuddruckers

Thursday, December 10, 2020 – 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Join us Thursday, December 10 at Fuddruckers, 2001 Strickler Road, Manheim, PA from 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., and support the ODC. Show them the attached image or let your […]

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The Olivia S. Stoner Award

Posted On:September 3, 2019

Last year we decided we wanted to do something to honor one of our founders, Olivia S. Stoner. Along with Marian Headrick, Ms. Stoner started what became the Occupational Development Center in 1948. For nearly four decades, Ms. Stoner was […]

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Honoring the Mearig Family

Posted On:May 22, 2019

Over the past 70 years, there have been quite a few families that were integral to we were, and are, at the Occupational Development Center. One of those families is the Mearig family, whose history is closely affiliated with ours. […]

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