CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA (CILCP)
CILCP is a non-profit organization established by and for people with disabilities. To empower people with disabilities to fully participate in all aspects of society is the guiding principle of the CILCP.
Phone: 717-731-1900 Toll free: (800) 323-6060
Address: 207 House Avenue, Suite 107, Camp Hill, PA 17011
GOODWILL KEYSTONE AREA
The mission of Goodwill Keystone Area is to support persons with disabilities and other barriers to independence in achieving their fullest potential as workers and as members of the broader community.
Phone: 717-232-1831 Toll Free: 800-432-GIVE
Address: 1150 Goodwill Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17101
UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY CENTRAL PA
UCP meets the needs of individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities and special needs, from pediatric to geriatric. UCP currently provides both community and center-based programs and services in 15 Central Pennsylvania counties and operates from 25 facilities.
Address: 925 Linda Lane, Camp Hill, PA 17011
Phone: 717- 975-0611 (Children’s Center)
Address: 44 S. 38th St. Camp Hill, PA 17011
VISION RESOURCES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
The purpose of Vision Resources of Central PA is to help those individuals with visual impairment to maintain independence. Services include bill paying, door to door transportation and many more. In the past they have provided low cost and no cost eye clinics and eyeglasses services.
Address: 1130 South 19th Street, Harrisburg PA 17104
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY (LLS)
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS provides financial assistance, information, support groups, peer counseling, educational materials and educational seminars to patients and family members touched by a diagnosis of a blood cancer.
Toll free 1-800-822-2873
Address: 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 (Central PA Chapter)
Education and Employment
CAPITAL AREA HEAD START (CAHS)
The Head Start program provides preschool, childcare and home-based programs for children ages 3-5. Designed to give children a head start in life, all programs promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services.
Address: 3700 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Website: www.keystonehumanservices.org (click on Our Services then Capital Area Head Start)
PA CareerLink is Pennsylvania's one-stop service for job seekers. PA Career Link resources include job listings, directory of local offices, unemployment information, social services, and training resources. Some services are available online.
Address: 100 North Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17101
MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL
A no-cost residential school for children from kindergarten through 12th grade from low income families of limited resources and social needs. The School provides a high quality education, access to excellent athletic, recreational, and arts facilities, room and board, clothing, medical and dental care, and assistance with continuing education after graduation.
Address: PO Box 830, Hershey PA 17033-0830
Since 1914, Bethesda Mission has been a missionary arm of the local church, reaching out to men, women and children of all races, nationalities and creeds, providing the poor and homeless with shelter, food, clothing, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and discipling them in the Christian life.
Address: 611 Reilly Street, Harrisburg, PA
Address: 1438 Herr, St., Harrisburg, PA 17101 (Former Shamrock Station)
CAPITAL AREA COALITION ON HOMELESSNESS (CACH)
CACH is a is a voluntary collaborative effort to address homelessness in the City of Harrisburg and the County of Dauphin involving faith-based organizations, local and state governments, foundations and non-profit organizations.
Phone: 717-255-3000 (Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority)
Address: P.O. Box 2157, Harrisburg, PA 17105
THE DELTA COMMUNITY (The Delta Community is now part of Gaudenzia, Inc.)
Provides educational and housing program for homeless, single-parent families working toward self-sufficiency. DELTA provides up to 24 months housing support (for homeless persons) in the form of rent subsidies and life skills coaching aimed toward teaching better parenting and home management skills, achieving GED or other educational goals and other employment.
Address: 2930 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Mental Health and Counseling
DAUPHIN COUNTY CRISIS INTERVENTION
Emergency 24 hour crisis counseling.
Phone: 717-232-7511 Toll free: 1-888-596-4447
Address: 100 Chestnut St., Harrisburg, PA 17101
Website: www.dauphincounty.org (click on “Human Services” then “Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities” then “Crisis Intervention Services”
Gaudenzia helps people affected by chemical dependency, mental illness and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life -- allowing them to live as productive and accountable individuals. This is accomplished through comprehensive treatment and prevention methods guided by a philosophy of mutual concern and responsibility.
For volunteer opportunities contact Jim Ingolio:
For client services contact Erin Pressel:
KEYSTONE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
Provides a wide variety of mental health services for adults and children.
Address: 3609 Derry St., 2nd Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Website: www.keystonehumanservices.org (click on “Services” then on “Mental Health Services”)
Family, Marriage, and Children & Youth
COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION (CAC)
The CAC is a private, non-profit, anti-poverty agency. Its mission is to create and maximize resources for individuals and families to achieve self sufficiency throughout Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties.
Address: 1514 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
DAUPHIN COUNTY DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Address: 25 S. Front St., 8th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Website: www.dauphincounty.org click on “Court Departments”, then “Offices and Departments” then “Domestic Relations”
DAUPHIN COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH
Dauphin County Social Services for Children and Youth is a public agency dedicated to the health, safety and general welfare of children and families. Children and Youth works collaboratively with families and community resources to develop and implement plans that promote well-being and safety.
Address: 1001 N. 6th St., Harrisburg, PA 17102
Website: www.dauphincounty.org (click on “Human Services” then “Children & Youth Services”)
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF GREATER HARRISBURG
The Jewish Family Service of Greater Harrisburg, (JFS), is a full service, non-profit social service agency offering services to any resident in central Pennsylvania, without regard to age, race, religion or creed, sexual orientation or disability. JFS focuses on empowering clients to remain or become active and productive members of the community. Many of JFS’ services are offered in-home to provide access to the homebound.
Address: 3333N. Front St. Harrisburg, PA 17110
UPPER DAUPHIN HUMAN SERVICES CENTER
The purpose of the UDHSC is to appropriately identify resources and programs available in order to provide family services and emergency assistance needed that best addresses the clients’ particular needs.
Address: 20 Clearfield Street, P.O. Box 157, Elizabethville, PA 17023
AARP SENIOR EMPLOYMENT CENTER
AARP provides job and career information and services to individuals who are seeking to remain in or re-enter the workforce. AARP also sponsors the Senior Community Service Employment Program, which provides job training and placement for unemployment persons 55 years of age and older.
Address: Building 3, Suite 100, 2101 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
DAUPHIN COUNTY AREA ON AGING
The Dauphin County AAA provides a variety of services to persons 60 years of age and older. Services include Adult Day Care, Information and Referral, Assisted Living Facilities, Elder Abuse Prevention, Elder Law Legal Services, Food Vouchers, Medicare Counseling, Personal Care, Protective Services, Senior Centers and many other services.
Phone: 717-780-6130 Toll free: 800-328-0058 x 6130
Address: Administrative Office 2 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA 17101
Website: www.dauphincounty.org (Click on “Human Services” then on “Area Agency on Aging”)
RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OF THE CAPITAL REGION, INC. (RSVP)
RSVP of the Capital Region, Inc. is a volunteer based organization that has been recruiting, training and placing volunteers in not-for-profit agencies, schools, government offices, hospitals and senior residences. Volunteers of any age are accepted; however, RSVP focuses on persons 55 years of age and older.
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Phone: 717- 234-5390
Address: 1251 S 19th St, Harrisburg, PA 17104
www.columbusrecoverycenter.com - Alcohol addiction resource guide
DAUPHIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF DRUG & ALCOHOL SERVICES
The mission of Drug and Alcohol Services is to serve those affected with substance abuse problems by providing high quality prevention, intervention and treatment services in Dauphin County.
Address: 1100 South Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17104-2531
Website: www.dauphincounty.org click on “Human Services” then “Drug & Alcohol Services”
PA ADULT & TEEN CHALLENGE
Teen Challenge is a faith-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility, which believes in a total cure for the whole man. Teen Challenge has centers for both adults and juveniles, male and female. Presently, Teen Challenge has 202 centers in the United States and Puerto Rico, and almost 800 worldwide.
Address: 33 Teen Challenge Road, P.O. Box 98, Rehrersburg, PA 19550
LOURDESHOUSE MATERNITY HOME - CATHOLIC CHARITIES
The Lourdeshouse Maternity Home offers shelter and services to pregnant women who are striving to make healthy decisions for themselves and their infants. Through collaborative counseling and case work services, women are assisted through their pregnancy and also supported in becoming self-sufficient in meeting the needs of their family.
Address: 1611 Boas St., Harrisburg, PA 17103
Website: www.cchbg.org (click on “Get Help” then on “Maternity & Pregnancy Services”)
Real Alternatives exists to provide life-affirming alternatives to abortion services throughout the nation. These compassionate support services empower women to protect their reproductive health, avoid crisis pregnancies, choose childbirth rather than abortion, receive adoption education and improve parenting skills.
Phone: 717-541-1112 Toll free: 1-888-543-3243
Address: 7810 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112
AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross provides a variety of services including blood donations, health and safety training, disaster assistance, and a number of community and youth services.
Address: 1804 North 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Middletown Area Office:
Address: 60 West Emmaus St. Middletown, PA 17057
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA, Inc. exists to respond to the human service needs of people throughout the 15 counties of the Diocese of Harrisburg located in Central Pennsylvania. Catholic Charities provides many services, including: Adoption and Foster Care, Counseling Services, Immigration & Refugee Services, Homes for Healing, Youth Services and the Heart of Mary Pregnancy Support Services.
Address: 4800 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110-3710
Compiles and produces an annual directory of human services in the tri-county area. Services include information and referral and helpline counseling.
Address: P.O. Box 90035, Harrisburg, PA 17109-0035
DAUPHIN COUNTY ASSISTANCE OFFICE
Provides a variety of services and assistance to lower income persons including, Medical Expense Assistance, Temporary Financial Assistance, Burial Services, Health Care, Food Stamps, Health Screening and other Services, and Heating Fuel Assistance.
Phone: 717-787-2324 Toll free: 1-800-788-5616 (1-800-692-7462 State DPW office)
Address: 2432 North 7th St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
DAUPHIN COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES
NORTHERN DAUPHIN HUMAN SERVICES CENTER
The center was designed to bring compassionate, competent care to the residents of Northern Dauphin County, in a clean, confidential, conveniently located setting. Services are provided without regard to gender, race, religion, disability, national origin or ability to pay.
Phone: 717-905-2700 Toll free: 1-877-893-3344
Address: 295 State Drive, Elizabethville, PA 17023
Website: www.dauphincounty.org (click on “Human Services” then “Northern Dauphin Human Services Center”)
PENNSYLVANIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (PHFA)
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for older adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs. Through its carefully managed mortgage programs and investments in multifamily housing developments, PHFA also promotes economic development across the state.
Phone: 717-780-3800 or Toll free: 1-800-822-1174
Address: 211 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pa 17101
The Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region provides social and spiritual services to the local community. The Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region offers 11 different programs ranging from after school activities for kids to a senior citizens group.
Address: 1122 Green Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania is a faith-based, human service non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting and empowering the vulnerable and underserved. As part of one of the nation's largest human services organizations serving more than two million people every year, VOA sees the potential in everyone and helps them accomplish more than they ever thought possible.
YWCA OF GREATER HARRISBURG
The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA sponsors a wide variety of programs including housing, violence intervention, legal services, children and youth programs as well as various employment programs.
Address: 1101 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17103