Community CARES Cumberland Street Reach

Community CARES (Combined Area Resources for Emergency Shelter)

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Description of ServiceCUMBERLAND STREET REACH: Community CARES began a Street Outreach program during 2018. The goal of Street Outreach is to engage, assess, and combat homelessness for individuals living on the streets, in encampment and other locations not intended for human habitation.

Outreach staff work to build trust with those experiencing homelessness first by helping to meet some of their basic needs (including food, clothing, showers, laundry, transportation, identification, etc.). The street reach coordinator works with each individual to access housing, employment, medical care, mental health care, substance abuse treatment, and other services while advocating for housing solutions for clients.
Geographical AreaCumberland (Carlisle and surrounding area)
Intake ProcedureFor Shelter: Screening on-site from Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm to 5:00pmOR Call 211 for screening into shelter system, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (evening and weekend referrals not available)
Intake RequirementsAll shelter guests are required to go through a National Criminal Investigation Check (N.C.I.C). Visit the Carlisle Police Station at:240 Lincoln Street, Carlisle
Additional RequirementsCriminal Sexual Offenders who appear on the Megan's Law are NOT admitted into the CARES program.
Helpful TipsMonthly Shelter Rotation:
Carlisle American Legion
First Evangelical Lutheran
First United Church of Christ
Carlisle United Methodist Church
Plainfield First Church of God
Carlisle Quaker Meeting
Second Presbyterian
Unitarian Universalist of the CV
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Carlisle Alliance
Mt Holly Church of God
First Church of the Brethren
Life House Church
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityFor Shelter: Single men/women over the age of 18, as well as families are eligible for services. All shelter guests were required to go through a National Criminal Investigation Check (N.C.I.C.) Visit the Carlisle Police Station at 240 Lincoln St, Carlisle to obtain NCIC clearance and bring that with you when you come to the shelter. Criminal sexual offenders who appear on the Megan's Law list are not admitted to the C.A.R.E.S program.
Hours of Operation Emergency Shelter,9:00pm to 7:00am
Resource Center, 7:00am to 9:00pm
Volunteer Opportunities, 24/7
Contact Information
Contact's Name Simone McRae
Contact's Phone 717-249-1009
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 50 West Penn Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Carlisle, PA 17013
Main Phone 717-448-8850
Fax 717-243-5103
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Community CARES (Combined Area Resources For Emergency Shelter)
Affiliated Program: Community CARES (Combined Area Resources for Emergency Shelter)
This Service: Community CARES Cumberland Street Reach
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Street Outreach Programs (PH-8000)