|Adams County Medical and Dental Care||A Medical and dental clinic where treatment is provided at no cost to individuals who cannot afford care. Treatment is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.Free prescription medication available to current patients.||Adams||Gettysburg - Mission of Mercy||Gettysburg - Mission of Mercy|
|Adams County Office for Aging||ACOFA provides a wide range of services to Adams County residents age 60+. These services are aimed at keeping older people in their own homes and community for as long as possible and/or practical. Services include adult day care, care management, senior centers, home delivered meals, assessment personal care, and volunteer opportunities.||Adams||Adams County Office for Aging||Adams County Office for Aging|
|Adams Rescue Mission - Agape House Family Shelter||THE AGAPE HOUSE
The Agape House is a Christian Shelter that has ten self-contained, furnished apartments. They are both one and two bedroom units with a kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and living room. We have added bunk beds and a sofa bed to accommodate larger families.
The Agape house is more than a shelter for the homeless. We have designed a program that provides opportunities for displaced women and families to become integrated into the community.
We work together with other local agencies to help our clients find employment, housing, childcare, and educational resources.
•There is a trained staff of counselors to assist the families with their progress.
•Supervised group meetings and other events are in place to help teach and train individuals.
•We also have a Life Skills Coach living at the Agape House to assist us with our guests.||Adams||Adams Rescue Mission- Agape House Family Shelter||Adams Rescue Mission|
|Administrative Offices and Customer Service - rabbittransit||A regional public transportation provider, offers a variety of transportation services to the residents of Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Franklin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union and York Counties. More than 8,000 people depend on rabbittransit each day to get to work, medical facilities, school and other life-sustaining activities. rabbittransit is dedicated to helping all residents in the region get to where they want to go. Visit www.rabbittransit.org to learn more.
This location provides overall rabbittransit customer service as well as the following services for York County:
Paratransit Shared Ride Transportation services may be available at a reduced rate, if you meet any of the following criteria:
-Currently on Medical Assistance through the Department of Human Services
-A person with a disability between the ages of 18-64
-A person who lives along a fixed route, but due to a disability cannot access it
-Aged 60 – 64
-Shared Ride Programs are also available under this service. Please, contact us at 1-800-632-9063 for more information.
*Please, note there is an application required to access these services. It is available on our website.*
SAFETY SERVICE STEWARDSHIP ||York||rabbittransit York Administration||rabbittransit|
|Allison Hill Community Food Pantry||Emergency food on an as-need basis. Supplemental food once a month (quantity dependent of family size). We also handle Elder Share.||Dauphin||Allison Hill Community Ministry||Allison Hill Community Ministry |
|American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Food Voucher||Food Voucher||Dauphin||American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania||American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania|
|Bell, HHS, Bell Family Shelter||Emergency shelter and food|
Information and referral for financial, housing, and employment resources
Family support services
30 day shelter program
|York||Bell, Homelessness and Housing Support (HHS)||Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell) |
|Bell, HHS, Next Door Program||Rental Assistance
Please, note: as of Spring 2019 rental funds are limited; however, there are other available services. Please, be sure to ask for: CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES.
By receiving case management services they are able to help clients get connected to additional, critical services.
Connection to Info & Resources
Step-by-Step Success Planning
Case Management to people that are experiencing homelessness, near homelessness, or difficulty with housing.
Supportive, engaging, and solution-based.
||York||Bell, Homelessness and Housing Support (HHS)||Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell) |
|Bethany Church of the Nazarene - Helping Hands||Provide financial assistance for utility needs - first come/first served basis, Funds are extremely limited and not able to assist with large financial requests. It is funded by donations from the church so funds may not always be available.||Dauphin||Bethany Church of the Nazarene||Bethany Church of the Nazarene|
|Bethel A.M.E. Church||Provide referral to various agencies and may help with food on a need basis.
||York||Bethel A.M.E. Church||Bethel A.M.E. Church|
|Bethesda Mission - Women and Children's Shelter||Long-term recovery program for women and their children, which includes food, clothing, and shelter as well as participation in Bible study, group and individual counseling, parenting and budget classes, adult education, job and housing search.
Call to Intake Counselor required prior to admittance. All persons must submit to an alcohol and drug test, (admission to the shelter with a positive test is contingent on enrollment into a recovery program).||Dauphin||Bethesda Mission Women & Children's Shelter||Bethesda Mission |
|Bible Baptist Church Food Box Program||Serves families in need of food with groceries||Mifflin||New Life Church||New Life Church|
|Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area||NOT A ONE-TIME EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (i.e., to avoid eviction).
Provide long-term financial assistance (rental and emergency) for program participants only. Enrollment in Bridge of Hope program generally spans from 12 months to 2 years.
Permanent housing including rental assistance; Case management for housing, job training and education, financial, physical, emotional, social and spiritual health; Match with a mentoring group for social and emotional support; Goal is to become self-sufficient.||Dauphin||Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area||Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area |
|Budget Store||Stores have usable homeware including clothing, shoes, small appliances, TVs, radios, books, toys, tools, and kitchenware. Donated items are sold at a minimal price.
to find a store near you.||Dauphin||Goodwill Store- Harrisburg||Goodwill Keystone Area |
|Building Code Enforcement, York City, Qdot Engineering||Building Code Enforcement
Tenants who suspect their rental unit does not comply with the city's housing code should contact Qdot Engineering at 717-744-8385 or call the city's bureau of permits, planning and zoning at 717-849-2256.
For issues related to housing discrimination, call the York City Human Relations Commission at 717-846-2926.||York||City of York||City of York|
|Calvary United Methodist Church - Cumberland - Clothing Closet/Free Hot Lunch||Free clothing and free lunch, 3rd Saturday - 11:00am to 12:30pm
- Patrons are served from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
- Volunteers are needed the Friday before to sort clothes from 12-2 p.m. and on “Closet Day” from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.||Cumberland||Calvary United Methodist Church - Cumberland||Calvary United Methodist Church - Cumberland|
|CASSD, The Lehman Center, Crisis Nursery||• 1 to 72-hour short-term respite care for children ages: birth through six years old.
• Temporary day respite care (pre-scheduled or emergency basis).
• 24-hour hotline for families in crisis.
• Prevention of child abuse and neglect as well as to provide a safe and nurturing environment to children and their families through respite, support, education, and counseling services.
CASSD: Helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.||York||Children's Aid Society, Lehman Center||Children's Aid Society Southern PA District Church of the Brethren (CASSD)|
|Catholic Charities - Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families||The Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families, operated by Catholic Charities is the only family shelter that serves men, women and children in the Capital region.
Families are able to stay together in their time of crisis.
Each family is provided 3 meals a day, plus snacks, clean bedding, towels, personal hygiene items and toiletries.
The primary goal of the shelter continues to be assisting families in finding permanent housing.
Referrals are made 24 hours a day by either Help Ministries of Christian Churches United 717-238-2851 or Dauphin County Crisis Intervention 717 232-7511.||Dauphin||Catholic Charities - Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families||Catholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg|
|Catholic Harvest Food Pantry||Emergency food and clothing distribution||York||Catholic Harvest Food Pantry||Catholic Harvest Food Pantry|
|Christ Among Neighbors||CAN may provide assistance in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)||Cumberland||Christ Among Neighbors||Christ Among Neighbors|
|Christian Life Assembly - Food Bank||Provides a supply of groceries. Distribution is the second Tuesday of each month from 9:00AM until 12PM.||Cumberland||Christian Life Assembly||Christian Life Assembly |
|Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc. - Employment Assistant Project (EAP)||The EAP (Employment Assistant Project) offers job search assistance, job readiness, ono-on-one mentoring and any other needed assistance for employment. Assistance includes resume preparation, completing job applications and mock interviews. The EAP identifies potential employers willing to consider ex-offenders for hire.||Dauphin||Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc.||Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc. |
|Chrystal's Place||The Northeast Neighborhood Association (or NENA) operates a Resource Center open on Mondays from 10am to 1:00pm and Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm on a walk-in basis. Income eligible families can receive free:
-household items as available
-personal care items as available
-referrals for other needed services
||York||Northeast Neighborhood Association and NENA Resource Center||Northeast Neighborhood Association, Inc. |
|Community CARES Shelter & Resource Center||EMERGENCY SHELTER: coordinate and provide overnight emergency shelter to over 400 individuals and families experiencing homelessness throughout Cumberland and surrounding counties 365 days a year. Clients will sleep on mats in churches and are provided bedding and a location to store beading daily. When appropriate transportation to and from the overnight shelters.
RESOURCE CENTER: a day center where shelter residents perform basic tasks such as; shower, laundry, cook meals, make phone calls, receive mail and messages, lockers to store personal items. The center also acts as a place of contact for other community services like weekly medical assessments by local doctors, monthly oral exams by local oral surgeon, and monthly intake completion by Merakey professional. Residents’ weekly work with a supportive services coordinator to establish goals; provide accountability with personal budget and credit report, employment search, and advocate on client’s behalf when necessary with the goal of reaching a sustainable plan to transition to a permanent housing solution.||Cumberland||Community CARES (Combined Area Resources for Emergency Shelter)||Community CARES (Combined Area Resources For Emergency Shelter)|
|Community Progress Council, Early Head Start||•Serves pregnant women and families with children up to 3 years old, with a special focus on teen parents.
•Our home-based and center-based services run full day/full year to offer developmentally appropriate experiences to support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development while empowering positive parent-child relationships.||York||Community Progress Council||Community Progress Council, Inc.|
|Community Reach, Inc., Basic Needs Assistance and Food Pantry||*Food Pantry by appointment only.
*Information and Referral: Direct clients to available agencies and resources for assistance according to the need, plus other Community REACH, Inc. programming.
* Warm Program: Distribution of donated blankets, hats, gloves, scarves, socks, sweaters; as donations allow; each fall/winter.
* Bags of Blessings: Extra holiday meal items provided for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter; donations of hams and turkeys are needed for this program each fall and spring.
* Programs for Children: Provide donated school supplies and backpacks in August for students' Back-to-School needs. Kids' Kafe' provides bag lunches during the summer months. Holiday gift program matches age-appropriate donations with the needs of a child or family; sponsors needed in Nov/Dec.
* Life Skills Training: currently offering a class on nutrition. Please, check back after the Jan 2019 for more classes.
* Financial Assistance: Provides limited help for eligible households to prevent loss of utilities; as funds allow. Evaluated on a case by case basis.
* Emergency assistance: Homeless, elderly, abused, or disaster-related situations are handled on a priority-need basis.||York||Community Reach, Inc.||Community Reach, Inc.|
|Compass Community Connections - Compass Corner||- Licensed adult training facility
- Both facilities operate year round, five days per week
- Program designed to maximize an individual's opportunity to lead "everyday lives"
- Staff serve as adult role models and challenge each participant to reach their highest level of ability in daily living skills, social and physical development, interactions with others and community integration||Mifflin||Compass Community Connections||Compass Community Connections|
|CONTACT Helpline - Helpline Listening||Non-judgmental, caring listening provided by trained volunteers. Service is 24-hours, 7-days a week. This service does NOT provide counseling or advice.||Dauphin||CONTACT Helpline||CONTACT Helpline |
|Crossroads Pregnancy Center - Huntingdon||Provides medical confirmation of pregnancy through pregnancy testing and limited obstetrical ultrasound, STD testing and treatment; education on pregnancy options; parenting education; relationship skills; material needs.
All services are no cost and confidential.
||Huntingdon||Crossroads Pregnancy Center - Program||Crossroads Pregnancy Center|
|Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Protective Services||Investigation and resolution of reports of exploitation, abuse, neglect, or abandonment (24-hour on-call service) of an individual 60 years old or older.
Examples of situation:
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Neglect including self-neglect
- Sexual abuse or assault
- Financial exploitation||Cumberland||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services |
|Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Mental Health||Provides information and referral to consumers or family members regarding mental health needs, services and supports||Cumberland||Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities||Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities|
|Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Information and Assistance Resource Center||Information and Assistance (I/A) Resource Center is your one stop shopping source for senior services and information. Accessing any of the services provided by our Agency begins with dialing 717-780-6130 and asking for Information and Assistance.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging |
|Dauphin County Crisis Intervention||Crisis intervention through emergency mental health assessment, hospitalization if needed, short-term support, counseling, problem solving, referral and advocacy for those in severe life stress situations; suicide prevention; limited emergency provision of basic material needs after office hours for other service agencies such as Help Ministry.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Crisis Intervention||Dauphin County Crisis Intervention|
|Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties - Carlisle Office||Provides a 30-day emergency shelter, 24-hour toll-free hotline, individual and/or group counseling, legal advocacy (including obtaining a Protection From Abuse Order), systems advocacy, children's program, information and referral and accompaniment to court-related proceedings.||Cumberland||Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties - Carlisle Office||Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties|
|Fairfield Library||Branch library under the adams county library system||Adams||Adams County Library System||Adams County Library System|
|Family First Health - Center of Excellence||<B>Services include:</B>
- substance use counseling &
treatment||York||Family First Health - George Street Center||Family First Health|
|Financial Assistance Program||The Church can only assist residents in the West Hanover (Zip: 17112) and Lower Paxton Townships (Zip: 17109) in the Harrisburg area.
Limited financial assistance based on completion of a screening application and review by a Mission Commission Volunteers as available.
The Church will pay up to $500 in a calendar year for rental assistance, first month’s rent, heating bills, electric bills or water bills or car payments, car insurance payments, etc.
||Dauphin||Mount Laurel Church of God||Mount Laurel Church of God |
|First Presbyterian Church of York, The Caring Ministry||A non-profit OUTREACH OF First Presbyterian Church of York that assists the community with basic needs.
Food to individuals or families in need on a monthly basis.|
Process applications for the Columbia Gas CAP program & Dollar Energy Fund
Bus Passes for individuals starting new employment.
Prescription assistance ($50 every 6 months on select medications)
Employment searches and resume writing
General referral to other local services
Back to School Supplies
Christmas Hospitality Program (food and gifts)
|York||First Presbyterian Church of York||First Presbyterian Church of York|
|Food Pantry||Healthy perishable foods are distributed every Tuesday from 4-6pm at 130 S. Penn St, Shippensburg. Families that meet the requirement will receive 10-15 lbs of fresh produce (vegetable and fruits) eggs, lean meat, whole grains, dairy items. Meats grain and dairy are distributed when available.
Not part of the Kings Kettle Food Pantry||Cumberland||Shippensburg Produce and Outreach||Shippensburg Produce and Outreach|
|Gettysburg Community Soup Kitchen||Free mid-day meal (hot, nutritious) for anyone who needs to come. 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, social work contact information is available, and some supplemental groceries according to availability.||Adams||Gettysburg Community Soup Kitchen||Gettysburg Community Soup Kitchen |
|God's Crisis Food Pantry||Offering a one time help of basic grocery needs||Dauphin||Mount Zion United Methodist Church||Mount Zion United Methodist Church|
|Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover||Emergency food assistance: Can provide a grocery store voucher when available.
Emergency financial assistance is sometimes available for the following:
- Dental Bill Assistance
- Medical Bill Assistance
- Prescription Assistance
- Electric Bill Assistance
- Gas Bill Assistance
- Heating Fuel Assistance
- Water Bill Assistance
||York||Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover||Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover|
|Habitat for Humanity, Adams||Builds and rehabilities houses and sells them to eligible individuals/families with a 1% down payment and a "no interest" mortgage.||Adams||Adams County Chapter Habitat for Humanity||Adams County Chapter Habitat for Humanity|
|Hands of Grace Ministry of Grace Covenant Church||Distribute the food the 2nd Saturdays of every month to those who are financially eligible. We have a church service from 9:00-10:00 each time. You are not required to attend the service.||Mifflin||Grace Covenant Church||Grace Covenant Church|
|Hanover Area Council Of Churches, Changing Lives Shelter||Year-round homeless shelter. The shelter has 12 bedrooms with two beds and room for two more, plus two larger bedrooms for families.||York||Hanover Area Council Of Churches' Changing Lives Shelter||Hanover Area Council of Churches|
|Harrisburg Fair Housing Council||Information on public meetings; speakers; literature on tenant and landlord rights including laws prohibiting discrimination, understanding evictions, reporting housing code violations, obtaining mortgages and home loans; low income housing and rental assistance; credit counseling for housing consumers; CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) review of financial institutions; and home ownership workshops.||Dauphin||Fairhousing Council of the Capital Region, Inc.||Fairhousing Council of the Capital Region, Inc. |
|Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank||Offers a food and clothing pantry.
Clothing and food donations are accepted Monday through Friday by appointment.
2019 - Please, note: new summer hours
||York||Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank||Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank|
|HELP'S Emergency Services - Shelter||Emergency shelter is coordinated through HELP so there is always a tracking system for who is in shelter and for how long.
HELP resource counselors work with clients to place them into one of the emergency shelters in our area:
- Interfaith Family Shelter for families that include teenage and adult males;
- Shalom House and The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg for women and children;
- The East Shore YMCA will, when space is available, accept referrals for single men who are able to continue paying the weekly fees after an initial payment provided by HELP.
When there is no shelter space available locally, staff members will work with clients to attempt to find an alternative to shelter replacement.||Dauphin||HELP Ministries||Christian Churches United|
|Holy Spirit Home Health Care||In the privacy and comfort of your own home, you can receive skilled health care to include the following services:
Medical Social Services
Home Health Aide
Comfort Care is a non-profit, JCAHO-accredited, Medicare-certified home health agency affiliated with Holy Spirit. Special programs are offered in joint replacement therapy, IV therapy, wound care, cardiac care, mental health & tele-homecare. Nurses are on-call 24 hours a day.
||Cumberland||Holy Spirit Home Health Care||Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital|
|Holy Spirit Medical Outreach- Prenatal Care||Free prenatal care, including all labs and radiology offered to low-income women who are ineligible for insurance and whose pregnancies are in the low risk categories.
The nurses and doctors determine the risk factor.||Dauphin||Health Ministry at Christ Church||Health Ministries of Christ Church|
|Housing Authority of The City of York||York Housing Authority owns and operates 1,069 public housing units in addition to administering 1,452 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8 Rental Assistance). Management services are also provided to York Towne House, Village Court and Waverly Court Apartments.
Public Housing: Federal program that provides decent and safe rental housing assistance for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Residents pay no more than 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent and basic utilities.
Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8): This program helps families afford safe, decent and sanitary rental housing that is available through private landlords. Eligible families are given a Voucher, which can be used to rent a house or an apartment from a participating landlord. Under the Voucher Program, the tenant will pay at least 30% and no more than 40% of their adjusted gross monthly income in rent at initial lease-up. The Authority pays the remainder of the negotiated rent. The payment goes directly to the Landlord under a Housing Assistance Payments Contract. Included in this program is the Single Room Occupancy Program.
Turnkey Lease / Purchase Program: The Authority offers a program that is a unique opportunity for first time homebuyers. The lease purchase program offers eligible tenants the ability to become homebuyers of their own unit by participating in a workshops and a rent payment set-aside initiative that helps families save up for down payment and closing costs after two years of program participation. Interested families agree to attend homebuyer training classes and learn about long term costs and obligations that ownership means.
The Housing authority also helps to manage housing units at York Towne House, Village court, Waverly court and the Homes at Thackston Park
||York||Housing Authority of The City of York||Housing Authority of The City of York|
|Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program||Provision of rental assistance payments for eligible families leasing from participating landlords.||Dauphin||Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin||Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin |
|Housing Choice Voucher Program/ Public Family Housing||Provides section 8 rental assistance and public housing for low income households, including senior citizens. Waiting time for application varies.||Cumberland||Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities||Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities|
|Housing Expenditure Assistance||Assistance with housing expenditures: rent, lot rent, mortgage payment, utilities, homeowner's insurance, real estate taxes, etc.||Cumberland||Todd Baird Lindsey Foundation||Todd Baird Lindsey Foundation |
|HTLC Clothing Pantry||The clothing Pantry provides a wide variety of clothing to any who come. The Pantry is open on Thursday & Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The Pantry is located on the second floor of the Parish House (218 main street) in the rear.||Adams||Holy Trinity Lutheran Church||Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - York Springs|
|Information and Referral||Provide Transitional Housing For Homeless Families-Adams County
Permanent Housing For Homeless Individuals And Families With Documented Disability-York County
Information And Referral
Other Supportive Services
||Adams||Turning Point- Interfaith Mission||Pennsylvania Interfaith Community Programs, Inc., Adams County Housing Authority, Turning Point Interfaith Mission |
|Join Hands Ministry||- "Where to turn" referrals
- Limited direct financial assistance
- Financial planning
- Emergency heat response
- Automobile repair
- Furniture/household items/appliances/clothing/toiletries, etc
- Back to school and holiday assistance
- Guidance / Direct one-on-one mentoring
- Links to faith based counseling and Connect to community and church affiliation
- Life skill support
- Coordinate Medical transportation
- Volunteer opportunities||Perry||Join Hands Ministry||Join Hands Ministry|
|Juniata County Food Pantry, Inc||- Provide food and other groceries on an emergency or on-going support basic to income eligible residents of Juniata County.
- Supply a week's worth of groceries based on the size of the household. Participants may visit the food pantry for groceries no more than once a calendar month. Eligibility is updated once a year.
- Applicants who are over-income for the PDA guidelines may still receive groceries on an emergency basis once a year.
||Juniata||Juniata County Food Pantry, Inc||Juniata County Food Pantry, Inc|
|Juniata County Veterans Affairs||08/2018:
In light of recent events, the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (PDMVA) might be able to offer a onetime benefit payment (up to a max of $1,600).
All honorably discharged veterans should contact their county Veterans Affairs office for qualifications and processing.
A full service agency dealing with all things related to veteran's federal, state, and county benefits||Juniata||Juniata County Veterans Affairs||Juniata County Veterans Affairs|
|Kinkora Pythian Home||- Skilled Nursing Services both long term and short term
- Rehab Services inc. physical, occupational & Speech therapy||Perry||Kinkora Pythian||Kinkora Pythian|
|Lawyer Referral Service||Referral to a Dauphin County lawyer for a particular problem or circumstance:
- Landlord Tenant
- Real Estate
- Estate Planning
- Power of Attorney
- Medical malpractice
- Legal Malpractice||Dauphin||Dauphin County Bar Association||Dauphin County Bar Association|
|LifePath Christian Ministries (LPCM), Community Meals||•Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:30am to 12:30pm
•Supper: Monday-Friday 4:00-4:45pm
•2nd Saturday of the month for Dinner at 4:00-4:45pm
•3rd Sunday of the month for Dinner at 4:00-4:45pm||York||LifePath Christian Ministries||LifePath Christian Ministries |
|LifePath Christian Ministries (LPCM), Men's Shelter Services||•Emergency shelter for men in a condition of homelessness.
•Within 48 hours of arriving, a staff member will work one on one to encourage each guest to create a personal life plan.
•Everyone is expected to invest in themselves and the shelter community by participating in earning economy through daily tasks and fulfilling other personal responsibilities.
•When guests develop and work towards their personal goals and invest in self, LPCM, can and will offer additional services to help create greater forward momentum. It is a collaborative relationship.
•LifePath (LPCM) invests in our community by creating opportunities for engagement and fostering accountability. It is the expectation that LPCM's guests invest in their movement forward. LPCM desires that all would find restored relationship with God, self, others and God's creation and that this would serve as the foundation for our guests to become contributing members of our community. LPCM stands ready to meet our guests where they are and encourage hope for their future.
•In the LPCM community, the following classes are offered: Biblical Enrichment through Chapel, Daily Devotions and biblical Studies, Résumé Building, Job Interviews, Budgeting, Time Management and much, much more!
• VISION: Transforming lives, transforming community. •
||York||LifePath Christian Ministries||LifePath Christian Ministries |
|Lions Club International District 14C||District 14-C has a number of worthy projects intended to provide support to the many in need. Each District Governor selects those projects importent to them. This year's District Projects include:
District 14-C Pre-School Vision Screening Project: This project is just now getting underway and is intended to provide three cameras for clubs in each of our Counties (Adams, Cumberland and York) to share in providing screening for pre-school aged children by using a special camera. The team will generate training for Lions in the use of the camera. The project now has an e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org which can be accessed for information.
Other service projects include:
PA Lions Hearing Research Foundation: Funds assist in improving hearing possibilities.
PA Lions Sight Conservation and Eye Research Foundation: The Foundation Mission is to raise funds for eye and diabetic research projects and equipment for clinical procedures.
Diabetes Awareness: Speakers provide insight to diabetes care and prevention.
Used Eye Glasses: The District on average collects over 30,000 pair of glasses per year that are then provided to third world countries.
Used Hearing Aids: These aids are prepared for reuse where possible.
Used Electronic Items (Cell Phones, etc.): Funds from these collections are then used to support various Lions projects.||Adams||Lions International District 14C||Lions International District 14C, York, Adams and Cumberland Counties|
|LIU12, York Learning Center||The York Learning Center is a public school facility, serving students with special needs. Students from York and Adams County School Districts attend school programs at the Center.
Classes for students with disabilities, including:
•Autistic Support- Students diagnosed with autism-like; highly structured program to help develop behavioral, social, and communications skills.
•Life Skills/ Dual Diagnosis- Students with emotional disturbances such as inappropriate behavior and inability to develop adequate interpersonal relationships in addition to moderate mental retardation.
•Life Skills Support- Students with moderate mental retardation; classes emphasize independent living skills.
•Multiple Disabilities Support- Students with a combination of characteristics that may include moderate to severe mental retardation, physical, motor, sensory, or communication needs; classes emphasize daily living skills.
•These programs serve students aged 3-21 with a free and appropriate public education according to state and federal regulations.•
||York||Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 (LIU12), York County||Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12|
|Market Square Presbyterian Church||Free Sunday morning breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Entrance on Blackberry Street.
Three shower vouchers per week for the YMCA; available at the Blackberry Street entrance, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am to noon.
In conjunction with HELP Ministries and the client’s caseworker, photo IDs and birth certificates may be available. No walk-ins.
In conjunction with a client’s caseworker, bus passes may be available. No walk-ins. Client must have case worker and case worker must contact the church and pick up bus passes.
Youth Ministry programs offered. Sunday school for children pre-school to high school age.||Dauphin||Market Square Presbyterian Church||Market Square Presbyterian Church |
|Material Support Services||We offer the following Material Support Services free to our clients.
Earn-a-Crib Program - After completing just 6 sessions, you are eligible to receive a new or gently used crib. Topics are focused on your greatest needs at this time in your life and include lessons from "The Me I See" workbook.
Free Diapers - We can provide you with an emergency dozen of diapers when you find yourself in a pinch.
Free Clothing - We offer maternity clothing and children's clothing from infant to 12 month. We rely totally on donations given by generous folks in our
Newborn Baby Layettes - Available to clients who have visited our center during their pregnancy.
Note: Our free material support services are available thanks to donations from caring people in our community. Some donations include: Strollers, Infant Swings, High Chairs, Playpens, & Infant Toys. If we have an item you need, we would be delighted to help you meet that need.
||Cumberland||Capital Area Pregnancy Centers||Capital Area Pregnancy Centers|
|Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank||Mifflin-Juniata Energy Bank will serve all individuals regardless of age or income who have been a resident of Juniata or Mifflin County for a minimum of 90 consecutive days, have proven to be without a primary heat source, have been denied Low Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) cash and crisis benefits, have not received financial assistance from Energy Bank within the last 24 months, have the income to sustain household expenses for the upcoming 30 days, and have paid the sliding scale fee co-payment determined by gross household income.
Energy Bank provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household that may not be extended as credit and excludes payment of arrears and penalty, maintenance, security deposits, or installment fees.
If an individual is age 60 or older, has been a resident of Juniata or Mifflin County for a minimum of 90 consecutive days, has been denied LIHEAP or has exhausted both cash and crisis LIHEAP allocations for the current heating season, has proven to be without a primary heat source, and has income to sustain household expenses for the upcoming 30 days, application to Energy Bank may be made. Energy Bank provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household annually to qualifying individuals ages 60 or older with no implementation of copayment based on gross household income. Financial assistance may not be extended as credit and excludes payment of arrears, penalties, maintenance, security deposits and/or installment fees.
In addition to diverting an immediate heating crisis, Energy Bank will assist individuals in planning for heating needs through financial planning education and energy conservation and weatherizing resources to alleviate heating crisis in the future.
Application can be made by contacting Mifflin Juniata Human Services at 717-437-3190. Personal paperwork including photo identification, social security card, statement of LIHEAP denial, and proof of income and expenses is required to verify need for financial assistance. The program closes annually on March 31st or at the exhaustion of funding availability.||Juniata||Mifflin Juniata Human Services||Mifflin Juniata Human Services|
|Modest Means - A Program of the York County Bar Association||Need an Attorney but don't know if you can afford one? The York County Bar Association's Modest Means program helps low-income York County families find affordable legal assistance in the areas of family law and criminal law.
Modest Means attorneys have agreed to charge reduced rates to clients referred through this program.
||York||York County Bar Association and Bar Foundation||York County Bar Association and Bar Foundation|
|NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group||Connection support group - open to consumers with any diagnosis (depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.) offer a structured group process designed to encourage, support and empower.||Cumberland||NAMI Pennsylvania Cumberland/Perry Counties||NAMI Pennsylvania Cumberland/Perry Counties |
|New Digs Ministry, Inc. - Volunteer Opportunities||Volunteer Opportunities||Cumberland||New Digs Ministry, Inc.||New Digs Ministry, Inc.|
|NHM, Dillsburg, Financial Assistance for Rent and/or Mortgage||Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.|
Amount varies case by case.
Assistance once per year.
|York||New Hope Ministries, (NHM) - Dillsburg||New Hope Ministries, (NHM)|
|NuVisions Center - Corrective Eye Care||Through Corrective Eye Care, a person with no other means and no insurance coverage for eye care, can obtain an eye exam and/or eyeglasses.
We authorize an EYE exam FOR A CLIENT once in a twelve-month period and prescription lenses once in a twelve-month period provided there is a change in the prescription. Frames are authorized once in a twenty-four month period. Only the doctor requests on the prescription are authorized - no personally desired add-ons are allowed. Participants may not upgrade to more expensive eyeglass frames or lens treatments by paying the difference.||Mifflin||NuVisions Center||NuVisions Center|
|Operation HELP||Operation HELP pays energy bills for customers who, as a result of hardships and limited income, have difficulty paying their energy bills. The program is supported by donations from customers, company employees and PPL Electric Utilities.
These funds are used to pay for any type of home heating. PPL Electric Utilities collects contributions and sends money to 14 community groups to administer the program.||Dauphin||PPL Electric Utilities||PPL Electric Utilities |
|Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors||Provides emergency financial assistance to veterans to help pay for housing, utilities, transportation, medical and other expenses. Pays directly to landlords, vendors and creditors.||Cumberland||Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors||Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors (PAWW)|
|Perry County Literacy Council||- Provide all Adult Education Services. Offers adult assessment and instruction through teachers, one to one tutors and computer instruction. Provide basic literacy instruction in all subject areas.
- Provide GED instruction and testing registration for Perry County.
- Provide Distance Learning through GED and Worldwide Interactive Network, Inc. (WIN) online instruction.
- Offer Work Certified classes and WorkKeys Assessments in Perry County.
- Provide basic literacy, GED and ESL instruction at Perry County Prison.
- Perry County site for UWCR Money in Your Pocket campaign, providing 2013 free income tax preparation for low to moderate-income families starting in February 2013.
Referral agency and single point of contact for the following Perry County support services: HACC WIA Case Management, TechBridge Youth Program, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).||Perry||Perry County Literacy Council||Perry County Literacy Council |
|Perry Human Services - Service Planning Case Management||Provides individual supportive counseling, including case management to coordinate services and representative payee services to assist those who are unable to manage their personal finances.||Perry||Perry Human Services||Perry Human Services |
|Project Helping Hand - Adams||Project Helping Hand accepts donations from willing co-op members by "rounding up" the their electric bills to the nearest dollar or through tax deductible donations. All donations go directly to help qualifying Adams Electric members, who are struggling to pay their electric bills.
These funds are distributed through local human service agencies.
||Adams||Adams Electric Cooperative, Adams||Adams Electric Cooperative|
|Project Helping Hand (Adams Electric)||Customer donations help less fortunate co-op members who are unable to pay their electric bills||Cumberland||Neigbors in Christ Newville||Neighbors in Christ Newville |
|rabbittransit - Perry County||rabbittransit, a regional public transportation provider, offers a variety of transportation services to the residents of Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Franklin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union and York Counties.
This location provides the following services:
Paratransit Shared Ride Transportation services may be available at a reduced rate, if you meet any of the following criteria:
-Currently on Medical Assistance through the Department of Human Services
-A person with a disability between the ages of 18-64
-Aged 60 – 64
Please, contact us at 1-800-632-9063 for more information.
*Please, note there is an application required to access these services. It is available on our website.*
SAFETY SERVICE STEWARDSHIP
||Perry||rabbittransit - Perry County||rabbittransit|
|Rapid Re-housing Program||HUD homeless program||Perry||Perry Housing Partnership||Perry Housing Partnership |
|Saint Matthews Assistance Ministry - Basic Needs Help||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - by appointment only (clients must call on Tuesdays only from 8:30am-9:30am for an appointment for Friday mornings); typical amount paid $25-$50. Bills can not exceed $200.00 and the bill cannot be a shut off notice. The following are the ONLY items we help with:
•Medical bill assistance (physician verified)
•Prescription assistance (must receive fax from doctor's office verifying prescription)
•Electric bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Gas bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Water bill assistance
Local phone bill payment/connection (up to $20)
•Bus passes/gas vouchers - employment or medical purposes
A recipient can only receive assistance from us one time in 90 days and the need can not exceed $200. We provide $50 in assistance (1/4 of bill/invoice).
||York||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Saint Vincent de Paul||St. Vincent de Paul provides help with basic needs such as rent help, electric and water shut offs and heating oil in the winter. We also help with car experiences on a case by case basis.||Huntingdon||Saint Vincent de Paul||Saint Vincent de Paul|
|Saint Vincent de Paul Society||Provide assistance with food and gas vouchers for job interviews or medical appointments. Also provide monthly community meal, and Christmas food baskets.||Mifflin||Saint Vincent de Paul Society||Saint Vincent de Paul Society|
|Salvation Army Carlisle Food Pantry||Provision of canned goods and meats and other perishables.||Cumberland||Salvation Army Carlisle||Salvation Army Carlisle |
|Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Self-Sufficiency - Long Term Case Management||Provides intensive, long-term case management to help people overcome the barriers (employment, marital or family issues, budgeting, housing, transportation, decision-making, etc.) that keep them from reaching their full potential.
Provide weekly, private, 2-hour life coaching sessions, accountability, and guidance.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|Salvation Army, York, Family Services, Food Pantry||Provides an emergency food pantry to those in need. Clients can use the service once every 30 days. All food pantry clients must schedule their food pick up by calling on Monday or Wednesday to make an appointment for Tuesday, Thursday or Friday||York||Salvation Army, York, Family Services||Salvation Army - York County|
|Samaritan Fellowship||Calls to Samaritan Fellowship are ONLY received on Saturday morning.
Emergency financial assistance through payment to vendor for rent, utility assistance, auto repair, fuel, and medications.
Please, note the intake process: Applications may be downloaded online. They are also available Saturday morning and recipients are interviewed Saturday mornings between 7:45am to 10:00 am.
(Samaritan Fellowship entry to indicate that it meets at Carlisle UMC but is not part of Carlisle UMC. Please do not contact Carlisle UMC for housing assistance.) Please note: This service is only HOUSED at the church. They are SEPARATE from the church. Samaritan Fellowship ONLY answers the phone on SATURDAY mornings. PLEASE, do NOT call the church directly, they do not have any information. Thank you.||Cumberland||Samaritan Fellowship||Samaritan Fellowship|
|Shalom House - Emergency Shelter-Women and Children||21-bed emergency sheltering for homeless women and women with children (male children only up to age 18) with hot meals, assistance with clothing, case management that provides help finding housing, employment and networking for other needed services; assistance with transportation & building a support system with clients.||Dauphin||Shalom House||Shalom House |
|SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- York County Office||Touch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer:
•Assistance with certain errands
•Help with indoor and outdoor chores
•Respite for caregivers
||York||SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life||SpiriTrust Lutheran|
|The Arc of Adams County||Offers the following servies:
- protection and advocacy services
- attending your child IEP meeting
- offering support materials
- offering resources on educational law
- updates on current legislation
- guidance on respite care for assisted living
- resources on employement and transportation programs
- training workshops on a variety of subjects||Adams||The Arc of Adams County||The Arc of Adams County |
|The Primary Health Network - Lewistown Dental Center||Dental Hygiene, Dentistry
Dentists encourage prevention of oral diseases through proper hygiene and regular checkups.
Primary Health Network accepts all patients, regardless of their insurance status, and offers a Sliding Fee Scale to eligible patients.
Free transportation to appointments is available to patients who meet certain qualifications.||Mifflin||The Primary Health Network - Mifflin County||The Primary Health Network|
|Tri County Community Action - Harrisburg Office - Family Center Services||24/7 Dad Fatherhood Program, Positive Parenting Program, Parents as Teachers Program||Dauphin||Tri County Community Action - Harrisburg Office||Tri County Community Action|
|United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive) - Family Support Services||Family support services for families and parents of children with disabilities -
Community Links: One-stop online source for parents and professionals provides 24/7 access to information about child development, family activities and events, and local resources in Central PA. To learn more, visit: http://www.community-links.net
Family Activities: Provide families with ongoing informal networking and information sharing opportunities with other families and social activities that allow families to relax and unwind in a safe environment. These include pool parties, family movie nights, and an annual Family Fun Fair.
Information and Referral: identifying resources in the community to assist families for needs like special education, family support, disabilities, income maintenance, and basic human needs.
Sibshops: Unique sibling support forum gives brothers and sisters of a child with a disability the opportunity to give and receive support and information in a fun, recreational setting. Offers eight Sibshop sessions per year for children (ages 6-12).
Workshops & Trainings: Offer workshops throughout the year on various topics related to raising a child with a disability or other special needs. Topics includes special education law, estate planning, behavioral intervention, family dynamics, and more!||Cumberland||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive)||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA |
|United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County||General funding to non-profit community agencies.
Information and Referral Services. Convener of public-private agencies. Provides volunteer opportunities.||Cumberland||United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County||United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County|
|United Way of the Capital Region - VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)||Volunteers trained by the Internal Revenue Service offer assistance with filing basic income tax returns. (Forms 1040EZ, 1040 or 1040A). Taxpayers will be alerted to special credits and deductions for which they are eligible.
VITA offers free federal and state tax preparation online and by appointment.
Bring to appointment:
- If married-both people will need to attend the appointments
- Social security card plus dependent's social security cards
- Photo ID for yourself (and spouse if applicable)
- All wage and earning statements W2, 1099,etc
- Unemployment and social security forms
- Last year's tax return (if available)
- PA property tax/rent rebate info (if applicable)
- Form 1095-A for health insurance
- Student loan interest statements, college tuition statements
- Mortgage interest statements/paid property tax receipts
- Child care expenses
- Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit of tax refund
||Cumberland||United Way of the Capital Region||United Way of the Capital Region|
|VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program||Provide free federal state and local income taxes for low/moderate income individuals and married couples residing in Adams County, PA||Adams||United Way of Adams County||United Way of Adams County|
|Volunteering and Leadership||Provides volunteering and leadership opportunities through various program including: Intergenerational Programs and Aging, International Volunteer Opportunities, Leadership Development, Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow, Master Gardener Program, The Pennsylvania Rural Leadership (RULE), and Volunteerism.||Adams||Penn State Cooperative Extension - Adams County||Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central|
|Volunteers of America - Children, Youth and Families Program||Provide a continuum of care and support for young people through prevention, early intervention, crisis intervention, and long-term services.
- Caring Alternatives Pregnancy Counseling - Wilkes-Barre: For women of any age who face an unplanned pregnancy; provides counseling in parenting skills, prenatal health, home health and safety and an array of information and training for new mothers.
- The Children’s Center – Allentown: offers affordable early childhood programs and summer day camp for children ages 13 months to 10 years.
- All Of Us Care: mentoring and tutoring in reading and math, offers homework help, supervising in the computer center (including working with robotics and programming in the Digital Corps program), and working with arts and crafts activities.||Dauphin||Volunteers of America||Volunteers of America|
|YMCA of York County, Men's Residence||Provides 120 Single Room Occupancy units for rent. Each room is fully furnished with a single bed, chest of drawers, a desk, chair and telephone with local access and voice mail. Each floor has a fully renovated bathroom, laundry room, kitchenette and lounge area with cable TV and VCR. Vending facilities are also available on each of the 4 floors. The lower levels of the building contain not only residence rooms, but also an office area, visitor’s lounge, game room, and a full service kitchen. All community areas are handicap accessible along with a designated number of rooms.
A Case Manager and Drug and Alcohol Counselor are available on-site to assist any resident requesting support.
The YMCA also partners with the Housing Authority to provide 48 rooms dedicated to individuals receiving assistance from the Section 8 program.
Unless partnered with the Housing Authority (in which case the rent amount would vary by person based on their criteria), a resident pays $300 per month for rent with a security deposit of $75.
For men requiring immediate shelter, the YMCA has six emergency rooms available for residence up to 30 days. Emergency rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and are accessible to anyone.
||York||YMCA of York County, York Branch||YMCA of York County|
|York Benevolent Association, Food Pantry and Holiday Toy Program||•Clients are eligible to receive food one time per month and will be assigned to either First Tuesday or Third Tuesday.
•All clients are required to pre-register and will need current York County photo Id and proof of residency i.e. qualified mail, copy of lease, etc.. Clients info will be entered into database and will sign in electronically each time they receive assistance.
•New client registrations are held monthly. Please call 717-854-2494 for dates.
•Holiday Toy Program in Partnership with Toys for Tots. In November registration information will be available on agency's phone message system.
Handicap drive thru is available twice per month on specific days. For more info please call and leave message, someone will return your call.
||York||York Benevolent Association||York Benevolent Association|
|York County Assessment and Tax Claim Office, York County||The Assessment Office shall assess all parcels of real property for the purpose of ad valorem (at value) taxation.
Also administers the "Clean and Green" program and "Homestead and Farmstead Property Exclusion" .||York||York County Assessment and Tax Claim Office||Property and Taxes Office, York County Government|
|York County Food Bank, Food for Families * Tuesday Evenings and Friday Afternoons*||Food for Families involves the distribution of 50 pounds of food free-of-charge to both individuals and families who come to the Food Bank.
||York||York County Food Bank||York County Food Bank|
|YWCA Greater Harrisburg - Bridge Housing||A Bridge Housing resident may reside in the program for six to twelve months long.
||Dauphin||YWCA Greater Harrisburg||YWCA Greater Harrisburg|
|YWCA York, ACCESS-York •800-262-8444•||The mission of ACCESS-York is to eliminate domestic violence in York County.
•Still Waters - Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
•Option and supportive counseling
•SUPPORT GROUPS: Tuesdays, 10:00am to 11:00am, Wednesdays 6:00pm to 7:30 pm. Call for locations
•Legal advocacy/hospital advocacy
•Referral info/speakers bureau
•Volunteer program/community education & training
•Community outreach/rural outreach
•OUTREACH LOCATIONS: Community Progress Council - Red Lion; Mason-Dixon Community Services - Delta; New Hope Ministries - Dover; Red Land Community Center - Lewisberry; Red Lion Area Community Services; Southern Community Services - Shrewsbury.
•Safe pet program-in collaboration with the York County SPCA, ACCESS-York and its Hanover program, Still Waters, are able to arrange short-term foster-care for pets when a family needs to seek refuge from the violence.
•Cell phone donations accepted
PLEASE, NOTE: there is limited space for men and/or other gender||York||ACCESS-York, A Program of YWCA York||YWCA York|