Diakon Administrative Services Center

Topton, PA

Diakon Ministry Support offices in Topton, Pennsylvania, are located in Old Main on The Lutheran Home at Topton. 

Please note that if you use a GPS device to find the campus, inputting One South Home Avenue frequently directs you to the opposite end of Home Avenue, so we suggest using the printed directions below after you arrive in Topton.

From the West:

Travel east on I-81 and I-78 (or Rt. 22) to Rt. 737 South. Take Rt. 737 South to Rt. 222 North. Turn left and travel up the ramp onto Rt. 222 North, continuing until you reach the traffic light with Arby’s and Valentino’s Restaurant on your right. Turn right onto Long Lane Road/Topton Road. Stay on this road for approximately three miles until entering the borough of Topton. Cross the railroad tracks and turn left at the “T” onto Franklin Street. Follow to intersection (M&T Bank will be on the right). Make a right onto Home Avenue. Follow Home Avenue straight through the traffic signal and up the hill onto the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton. Old Main is located at the center front of the campus. Enter the rear of the building using the elevator. 

From the East:

Take I-78 West to Rt. 737 South as noted above and then follow the directions noted above. Or, from the Allentown area, you also can take Rt. 222 South through Maxatawny to the traffic light with Arby’s and Valentino’s Restaurant on your left. Turn left onto Long Lane Road/Topton Road and follow directions as above. 

From the South (Philadelphia region):

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension north to Exit 56 (Lehigh Valley). Take Rt. 222/I-78 West to Exit 49 A (Rt. 100 South). At the second traffic signal, turn right onto Schantz Road. Travel on this road until the stop sign. At the stop sign, turn right onto Rt. 222 South (as you enter Rt. 222 South, you will see Premise Maid Candies on your left). Continue on Rt. 222 South to the traffic light at Arby’s and Valentino’s Restaurant on your left. Turn left onto Long Lane Road/Topton Road and follow directions as above.

From the South (Reading region): Take Rt. 222 North. Travel approximately five miles past the Kutztown exit to the traffic signal with Arby’s and Valentino’s Restaurant on your right. Turn right onto Long Lane Road/Topton Road and follow directions as above.

From the North: Take Rt. 309 South to Rt. 100 South. Continue on Rt. 100 South through two traffic signals; at the third traffic light, turn right onto Schantz Road. Travel on this road until the stop sign. At the stop sign, turn right onto Rt. 222 South (as you enter Rt. 222 South, you will see Premise Maid Candies on your left). Continue on Rt. 222 South to the traffic light at Arby’s and Valentino’s Restaurant on your left. Turn left onto Long Lane Road/Topton Road and follow directions as above.

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