Waynesboro Community & Human Services

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General Information
Description of ProgramWCHS provides a central location for the provision and coordination of a wide variety of human services needed by low income residents of Waynesboro Area and Greencastle Antrim School Districts.

Services available at the Center include Information and Referral, Clothing Bank, Food Bank, Diaper Bank, Emergency Financial Assistance and the Community Nurse Office. Counseling is available from Occupational Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Services, AHEDD and LIU12 Franklin County Literacy Council. Rental Facilities are available at the center for those who have one-time only or ongoing programs that will offer concrete help, emotional support and encouragement and opportunities for personal growth to those who desire such help.
Geographic AreaWaynesboro or Greencastle Area School Districts
TerritoryWaynesboro or Greencastle Area School Districts
Facility/ADA AccessADA Accessible
Intake ProcedureDepends upon the services that is being requested:Housing Assistance Services: Individual/families must be either placed on the community queue or have a referral sent by a housing specialist to for rental assistance/eviction prevention services. Once a referral is received, a call will be placed directly to the individual to follow-up the current information and determine if the individual meets the eligibility for services. At that point, an intake appointment is scheduled with the individual. Photo ID, Social Security Cards for everyone in household, proof of household income, list of monthly expenses, current utility bill and termination notice or letter from landlord required.All other services:Individuals can call to ask for an intake appointment to seek that service. Individuals will be informed of what documentation they will need to provide for that appointment as well.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityMust be a resident of Waynesboro or Greencastle Antrim School Districts
Hours of OperationVaries
Contact Information
Contact's NameMrs. Denise Esser
Contact's PositionDirector
Contact's Phone717-762-6941
Contact's Emaildesser@wchs.comcastbiz.net
Physical Site Address 1123 Walnut Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipWaynesboro, Pennsylvania 17268
Mailing Address 1123 Walnut Street
Mailing City, State, ZipWaynesboro, Pennsylvania 17268
Main Phone717-762-6941
Program Emaildesser@wchs.comcastbiz.net
Web Addresswww.wchs-pa.orgorwww.facebook.com/waynesborocommunityandhumanservices
Director Information
Director's NameMrs. Denise Esser
Director's PositionDirector
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Waynesboro Community & Human Services
This Program: Waynesboro Community & Human Services
Affiliated Services: Christmas Holiday Program
Clothing & Household Bank
Community Health Nursing
Diaper Bank
Emergency Financial Assistance & Dollar Energy Fund
ESG Rapid Rehousing, Homeless Prevention & Home 4 Good
Food Bank