Special Events

The River Splash Dash presented by PNC Bank

Terrific weather. A beautiful setting. A memorable, family-friendly outing. And a great cause. Our 3rd Annual River Splash Dash held on July 1, 2015 had it all!

Click here to view the official 5K race results.
Click here to view a map of the 5K course.

Our thanks to everyone who participated. Hope to see everyone again at next year’s Splash.

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    Improving the Lives of Children

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    Strengthening Families

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    Empowering Individuals to Become Self Reliant

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News & Activites

DC Collaboration Set To Expand Preschool Services

Development Centers shares the headlines as launch for highly acclaimed Head Start Program gets under way.

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Second Annual River Splash Dash Results Are In

We would like to express our deepest appreciation to all who attended our Second Annual 5K Fun Run.

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DCI Spotlight

From a modest beginning in 1983, today we provide assistance to more than 12,000 consumers each year through our present offering of over 26 behavioral health and human services programs.

Click here to learn first-hand how Development Centers is changing lives throughout the communities we serve.

Development Centers is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community by meeting behavioral health, social and vocational needs through a continuum of prevention, treatment and training services.