Parent Handouts

True North Wellness Services

Through counseling services, emergency crisis support, residential & vocational services, education & prevention, lifestyle management services, including chronic disease management, weight management, pain management they provide expert support & all-around care.

 

625 W. Elm Ave.

Hanover, PA 17331

717-632-4900

 

1195 Roosevelt Ave.

York, PA 17404

717-843-0800

 

5351 C Jaycee Ave, Suite 1

Harrisburg, PA 17112

717-657-2080

 

119 Lincoln Way West

McConnellsburg, PA 17233

717-485-3264

 

33 Frederick St.

Hanover, PA 17331

717-632-4900

 

44 S. Franklin St.

Gettysburg, PA 17325

717-334-9111

 

73 E Forrest Ave.

Suite 340, Box 12

Shrewsbury, PA 17361

717-235-0199

 

 

http://truenorthwellness.org

 

Children’s Aid Society

Services include art, play, child centered therapy, parent support groups, crisis nursery (short-term respite care), 24-hour hot line for caregivers.

Address;

Lehman Caring Ctr

400 W. Market St.

York, PA 17401

717-845-5771

www.cassd.org

Leiter Caring Ctr

539 Lincoln Way East

Chamserburg, PA 17201

717-264-8552

 

Nicarry Ctr

343 Lincoln Way West

New Oxford, PA 17350

717-624-4461

 

Crisis Nursery @ Lehman Center

Janelle Swartz – Program Manager

717-845-5771

 

Family Advocacy

(Crises that cannot be solved in 3 days)

717-845-5771

 

Hotline – 24 hour

800-635-6619

Parent Support Group 717-845-5771 ext. 105  Shari Gordon

 

HUMAN LIFE SERVICES

Human Life Services

742 South George Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-846-2384 or 717-854-7615

Free pregnancy testing, free ultrasound, counseling, prenatal and parenting education, maternity and baby clothing, post abortion recovery counseling.

 http://www.humanlifeservices.org/index.php

PREGNANCY AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Pregnancy and Family Resource Center

1049 North Hartley Street

York, PA  17404

Telephone:  717-854-6285

Website: http://yorkpregnancycenter.com

The Pregnancy and Family Resource Center in York, PA is a full service non-profit organization offering practical help, care support, education, pregnancy testing, and material needs to women, men, teens and familities in crisis…all at no charge to those we serve.  We do pregnancy testing, ongoing confidential and caring support throughout pregnancy, parent education program, education about pregnancy and fetal development, referrals for medical care and legal assistance, information about abortion procedure, risks and alternatives, childbirth information, referrals for education, employment and daily living related skills, maternity and baby clothing, abstinence education, adoption information and referrals, emergency formula and diapers, mentoring relationships.

HEALTHY BABY HELPLINE

Healthy Baby Helpline

Telephone:  1-800-986-BABY (2229)

Prenatal care, intervention about medical providers and health care coverage.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

York Location #1

JCC – Jewish Community Center

2000 Hollywood Drive, York, PA  17402

717-848-3784

York Location #2

140 Roosevelt Avenue

Suite 200

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-848-3784

NAMI York County Area Crisis Line 800-673-2496

NAMI is a non-profit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization founded in Wisconsin in 1979.  NAMI recognizes key concepts of recovery, resiliency, and support.  They have support groups and education courses (10 or 12 weeks) for both families and the sufferer of mental health issues.  they also have outreach programs as well as an annual walk.

www.namiyork.org

PTSD Support Group

2251 Eastern Blvd, Suite 101

York, PA

717-840-2730

 

Family Support Group

1907 Hollywood Drive

York, PA

 

 

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE

3080 N. Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, IL  60657

Telephone:  1-800-786-2929

24 Hr. crisis line for teens thinking of running away.  Can be used if the Nineline Covenant House is not open.

www.1800RUNAWAY.ORG

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Suicide Prevention – (walk-in) No interpreter or language line.

1101 South Edgar Street Suite C

York, PA

Phone: 717-851-5320 or 1-800-673-2496

 

Crisis Center

Telephone:  717-851-5320

School based – PA counseling services; T.W. Ponessa Associates, Pressley Ridge, Holy Spirit

Crisis Intervention 24 Hr Hotline

Telephone:  717-851-5320

Outpatient Mental Health Services for youth at risk of suicide – PA counseling services, Wellspan Behavioral Health

OLIVIA’S HOUSE

830 S. George Street

York, PA  17403

Telephone:  717-699-1133

 

Grief and loss center for children who has experienced recent death, loss or tragedy.  Very family oriented.

 

www.oliviashouse.org

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY

100 W. Market Street

Suite 402

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-846-8496

Provides many services including family support, EMS, investigations, etc.

www.cys@york-county.org

BELL SOCIALIZATION

160 S. George Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-848-5767

Fax:  717-854-2433

BellSocialization.com

Provides an environment of support and empowerment to individuals being discharged from local psychiatric hospitals in and around the York area.  Provides housing, skill building, therapy and peer programs.

PARENT EDUCATION NETWORK (PEN)

Parents of special needs children eligible; information and training; referrals; technical assistance for problem issues of special education planning; resource library of cooks, magazines, videos and brochures. Billingual

Parent Education Network

2107 Industrial Highway

York, PA  17402

Telephone:  717-600-0100 or 1-800-522-5827 or 1-800-441-5028 (spanish)

Fax:  717-600-8101

www.parentednet.org

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

728 S. Beaver Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-845-9681

 

www.plannedparenthood.org

YMCA Of York

YMCA of York

90 N. Newberry Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-843-7884

There is a membership fee – income based sliding scale

www.yorkcoymca.org

National Runaway Safe Line

National Runaway Safe Line

3080 North Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, IL  60657

Telephone:  1-800-RUNAWAY

 

National communication system that assists youth and families of youth who have run away or are considering running away.  Provides intervention information and referrals to shelters, health clinics and blood banks in the area.  Confidential message service between youth and their families before they are ready to communicate directly.  Home free program offers 1-way tickets back home for free.

 

www.1800runaway.org

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Telephone:  1-866-331-9474

 

Provides callers with information on signs of abuse in a relationship and gives them access to resources such as counseling.

 

www.loveisrespect.org

Club Ophelia – Camp Ophelia

Family Child Resources

3995 E. Market Street

York, PA  17402

Telephone:  717-757-1227

 

Help teenage girls learn positive relationship skills.  Exploring friendship issues & improving self-esteem.  Arts & craft & mentoring programs.

 

www.clubophelia.com

YORKSHIRE CENTER LIU

Yorkshire Center LIU

York Learning Center

300 East 7th Avenue

York, PA  17404

Telephone:  717-718-5800

 

Special education classes (birth-21 years). Diagnostic testing (birth – kindergarten).  Audiological testing.  Hearing and vision services.

YORK/ADAMS CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICE SYSTEM PROGRAM (CASSP)

Develop and coordinate a plan of care for children ages newborn to 21 with emotional, mental health, mental retardation or behavioral issues.

CASSP – Western York and Adams County
219 York Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-634-4044
Fax: 717-646-1121
Visit York/Adams CASSP

 

York/Adams Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP)

400 N. Stratton Street

Gettysburg, PA  17325

Telephone:  717-337-9981

Fax:  717-337-0616

Develops and coordinate a plan of care for children & adolescents with emotional, mental health, or behavioral issues.  Facilitates meetings for children involved in multiple service systems.

http://yorkcountypa.gov/health-human-services/humanservicesdivision/progams.cassp

 

York County Human Services Dept.

100 W. Market St. Suite 401

York, PA 71401

Phone: (717) 771-9347

fax: (717) 771-4663

 

CASE MANAGEMENT HANOVER/ADAMS

Case Management Hanover/Adams

261 N. Franklin Street

Hanover, PA  17331

Telephone:  717-632-8040 or 1-800-632-7568

Fax:  717-632-9238

http://yorkcountyPagov/health-human-service/mental-health-mental-retardation-Program/mental-health/case-management.tool

CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION/CENTRAL PA CHAPTER

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation/Central PA Chapter

2408 Park Drive

Suite A

Harrisburg, PA  17110

Telephone:  717-671-4000 or 1-800-671-2262

Fax:  717-671-4007

Email:  Central-pa@cff.org

Organizes events & fundraisers for patients living with cystic fibrosis.  Also has links to patient assistance program locally.

 www.cff.org/chapters/centralpa

 

DEAF-BLIND INITIATIVE

Deaf-Blind Initiative

6340 Flank Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17112

Telephone:  717-541-4960 or 1-800-360-7282

Educational resources & support sources geared toward children birth-21 w/deaf-blindness in PA.

Facebook Page:  PA Partnership for the Deafblind.

http://www.pattan.net/category/Educational Initiatives/Deaf-Blind

 

PA Partnership for the Deaf-blind

133 Hilltop Road

Lilly, PA 15938

Phone: (717) 776-4061

 

PARENT TO PARENT OF PA

Parent to Parent of PA

Main phone: 1-888-727-2706

Program Director (Fiona Patrick): 717-540-4722

The P2P model in PA Matches an experienced mentor parent, called a peer support parent, directly with a parent seeking support from another parent who has experince with a child with special needs. Originated in 1960 in Nebraska as Pilot Parents. Website designed for parents of children with special needs.  Find support groups, contact other parents for peer support.

http://www.parenttoparent.org

PARENT EDUCATION ADVOCACY & LEADERSHIP TRAINING CENTER (PEAL)

Parent Education Advocacy & Leadership Training Center (PEAL)

2325 E. Carson Street, Suite 100A

Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Telephone:  412-281-4404 or 1-866-950-1040

Philadelphia office:

718 Arch St. 6N

Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

(PEAL), which is a parent training and information center, advocating for individuals 0-26 years old with disabilities and special health care needs. Billingual serves are provided. As a parent training and information center (PTI), the PEAL center serves the entrie state of PA.

http://www.pealcenter.org

 

http://www.parentednet.org

CAMP SUPERKIDS, JOHNS HOPKINS BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/community_services/services/camp_superkids.html

Camp Superkids, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

P.O. Box 96

Maryland Line

Maryland 21105

Telephone:  

Heather Dougherty – Camp Administrator: 717-578-0465

Ceal Curry – Program Coordinator at JHBMC: 410-550-0374

One week of camp – $400.00 but also $75 Registration Fee w/Application. (scholarships are available)

 

Annual residential week-long camp for kids with asthma ages 7 1/2-12 in MD, PA & Delaware.  Available activities include swimming, arts & crafts, karate, archery, daily asthma education.

TOYS ‘R’ US TOY GUIDE FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED KIDS

http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryID=3261680

Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

1410 Kenneth Road

York, PA  17404

Telephone:  717-764-1300

 

Allows you to shop for toys for children with disabilities by skill, such as auditory, language, social, creativity, etc. Offers safe play tips & toy buying tips, free shipping to home or store.

ADAMS COUNTY RESCUE MISSION

Adams County Rescue Mission

2515 York Road

Gettysburg, PA  17325

Telephone:  1-717-334-7502

www.adamsrescuemission@yahoo.com

Christian organization that proclaims the passion of Jesus toward the hungry, homeless, abused, addicted. Available resources include church assistance, thrift store, recycling center, family ministries for assistance with clothing, furniture, sheltering, counseling.

SAFE HOME PROGRAM

SAFE HOME PROGRAM

YWCA of Hanover Area

23 W. Chestnut Street

P.O. Box 824

Hanover, PA  17331

Telephone:  1-717-632-0007

Contact person:  Anne Acker – Shelter Director

YWCAhanover.org

HANOVER AREA COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

Hanover Rescue Mission

136 Carlisle Street

Hanover, PA  17331
Telephone: 1-717-633-6353

www.hanoverareacouncilofchurches.org

Hispanic case worker available 24/7

Location: Hanover-but accepts residents of any location

Certification Process: Bring financial/income papers on Monday& Wednesday 9am-10:30am

Contact person: Carol-Director

Provides multiple services such as: daily lunch(365 days) Tuesdays free clothing bank, Meals on wheels for Hanover residents, homeless shelter for anyone in need. Also Community Health ministry provides help with prescription medications, gas cards for work/doctor appointments  as well as bus passes etc. Case workers available to aide in housing issues & sponsors for AA or NA groups

HISPANIC AMERICAN CENTER OF HANOVER

Hispanic American Center of Hanover (YWCA)

23 W. Chestnut Street

Hanover, PA  17331

Telephone:  717-637-2125 x229

www.hispaniccenterhanover.com 

 

Providing resources & educational programs: ESL classes, citizenship classes, educational workshops, childcare, computer lessons, after school program, cultural events.

 

Early Intervention Connect Helpline

Connect Helpline

Telephone:  1-800-692-7288

 

Assists families locating services/resources & provides information regarding development – birth to age 5. Physical, cognitive, communication, social, emotional & adaptive development.

 

www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/early-intervention/8701

YMCA of York and York County

90 North Newberry Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-843-7884

York’s YMCA offers fitness classes, swim lessons, a competitive swim team, and youth sports league. Also offered are youth developemental programs such as (GAPP) Girls Achieving Pure Potential for girls ages 9-14, Youth and Government, young Gentleman and Scholars for boys ages 8-12, and Model United Nations.
York County YMCA

Planned Parenthood

728 South Beaver Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-845-9681

Offers accessible and affordable sexual and reproductive health care to men, women, and teens. Services include Birth Control, HIV testing, Hepatitis&HPV Vaccines, Pregnancy Testing and Services, Emergency Contraception, STD Testing and Treatment, Abortion Services and Referrals, and Patient Education.
Planned Parenthood

Voni Grimes Gym

125 E. College Avenue
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-849-2238

Attention:  David Brown – Athletic Director

October-April – open gym program and Youth Basketball League – February and March.

Crispus Attucks Community Center

431 S. George Street
York, PA 17401
Telephone: 717-848-2770

and

605 S. Duke Street
York, PA 17401
Telephone: 717-848-3610

Crispus Attucks Youth Build Charter School is designed to give youth ages 17-21 years old the opportunity to earn their high school diploma. Other teen/young adult programs include youth employment services, ELECT – Education Leading to Employment and Career Training, E.F.I. – ELECT Fatherhood Initative.
Crispus Attucks Community Center

Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania

1600 Mount Zion Rd.
York, PA 17406

Telephone: 717-800-692-7816

York Area Service Center

1213 Carlisle Road

York, PA  17404

Hours:  Tuesday/Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This program focuses on the Girls Scout Leadership Experience with a focus on girls 5-17 years old. Girl Scout focus areas include: Outdoor Experience, Health and Wellness, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and the Arts. The G.S. Leadership Experience follows the motto: Discover, Connect and Take Action. This motto allows the girls exposure to subjects/topics that interest them individually, connect with girls with similar interests and take action to make the world a better place.
Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania

National Runaway Hotline

Open 24 Hours

Telephone: 1-800-621-4000

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Telephone: 1-866-331-9474

TTY: 1-866-331-8453

BRING ON PLAY

Bring on Play

Telephone: 717-849-2287

Email: bop@yorkcity.org

Goal is to renovate 1 city park per year. Promotes importance of fun, safety, and physically challenging playgrounds. This decreases the risk of pediatric obesity.

Club Ophehia – Camp Ophehia

By Family Child Resources
3995 E. Market Street
York, PA 17402

Telephone: 717-757-1227
Contact: Jane Kieber

Help teenage girls learn positive relationship skills. Exploring friendship issues and improving self-asteem.

Council of Churches

595 West Market Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-854-9504

Contact: Dawn Jones – djones@yccchurches.org

Has a new program called Weed and Seed which is a data base of all activities and programs put together by city churches. Also has Salem Project and information on vacation bible studies. Contact Dawn Jones for more information.

Boy Scouts of America

2139 White Street
York, PA 17404

Telephone: 717-843-0901

Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest values-based youth developmental organizations. BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.

Website address: www.scouting.org

YORKSHIRE CENTER (LIU)

Special education classes (birth to 21 years). Diagnostic testing (birth through kidnergarten). Audiological testing. Hearing and vision services.

York Learning Center
300 East Seventh Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-757-1531

THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (CIL OPPORTUNITIES)

Help for people with disabilities; information and referral ; peer counseling; independent living skills training; advocacy; referrals for assistance with home modifications for low income disabled residents.

CIL Opportunities
127 W. Market Street, Suite 100
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-849-0991 or 1-800-956-0099
TTY: 717-849-0991
Fax: 717-849-0996
Visit CIL Opportunities

THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM – FIVE SPRINGS

Therapeutic horseback program to ages 3 and over who are physically and mentally challenged.

Five Springs Therapeutic Riding
13763 Collins School Road
Felton, PA 17322
Phone: 717-993-6718

THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM – SHINING STARS

Therapy using horses for anyone with a disability.

Shining Stars Therapeutic Riding Program
3185 York Road
Gettsburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-398-8327

http://www.shingstartstherapeuticriding.org/about-us/therapeutic-horsemanship

UCP of SOUTH CENTRAL PA, INC.

Early Intervention (EI) is provided for children from birth – 3 years old who are at risk for, or have, disabilities or a delay such as, but not limited to, Down Syndrome, speech delay, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, hearing or vision loss, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, autism, developmental delay or neurological impairments. Each child is evaluated. Home-based education; phyisical, speach and occupational therapy for infants and toddlers.

Attendant Care allows adults with disabilities to remain in their homes by providing in-home personal care. CSPPPD provides training and assistance for adults with disabilities who wish to remain active, or live independently, in the community.

Elks Home Services Nurse Program povides counseling and support, in-home services, education, case management and advocacy for families.

UCP of South Central Pennsylvania
York
1910 Kenneth Road   Suite C
York, PA 17408
Phone: 717-767-6300 or 1-877-877-0287

Fax:  717-767-6309

Hanover
788 Cherry Tree Court
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-5552 or 1-800-333-3873

Adams County
New Oxford Center
101 Berlin Road
New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-2140 or 1-800-223-0467
Visit UCP of South Central PA

VNA HOME HEALTH – WELLSPAN

Professional nursing services; physical, occupational, speech therapies; medical social services; home health aids; private duty nurses; home care assistants.

VNA Home Health – Wellspan
540 S. George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-812-4433 or 1-877-862-6006
Visit VNA Home Health – WellSpan

YORK AREA DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION

Provides support and education to families and friends who have a loved one with Down Syndrome. Promotes the growth and development of persons with Down Syndrome toward a full and happy life.

York Area Down Syndrome Association
101 Homestead Rd
York, Pennsylvania 17402
Phone: 717-764-4748 or 717-793-9001
Visit York Area Down Syndrome Association

SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 pediatric hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Mexico providing specialized care for orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate. All services are provided at no charge. Eligibility for care is not based on financial need or relationship to a Shriner. If you know of a child Shriners Hospitals might be able to help, please call our toll-free patient referral line:

Shriners Hospitals for Children

3551 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA  19140

Phone: 1-800-237-5055 or 1-215-430-4000

Fax:  1-215-430-4079
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS YORK COUNTY (SOYC)

Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for persons with intellectual disabilities starting at age eight.

Special Olympics York County
P.O. Box 333
Dover PA 17315
Phone: 717-846-1881 or 1-866-377-7692

Email:  mfo@specialolympicsyorkcounty.org
Visit SOYC

SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF GREATER PA

Support and education for those born with Spina Bifida and their families; new parent outreach, parent to parent contacts, advocacy social groups, equipment loan, monthly newsletter, information and referral services .

Spina Bifida Association of Greater Pennsylvania
215 East State St., Suite D
Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone: 717-786-9280 or 717-786-3411
Visit SBA of Greater PA

PA TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION, INC. (PaTSA)

Chapters and support groups throughout the state; quarterly newsletter; non-legal advocacy; free information; physician/psychologist referral lists.

PA Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 148
McSherrystown, PA 17344
Phone: 717-337-1134
Toll Free: 1-800-990-3300
Fax: 717-337-1960
Visit PaTSAinc.org

 

PENNDOT – PERSONS WITH DISABILITY PARKING PLACARD/REGISTRATION PLATE

Special parking privileges are available for individuals with certain disabilities; application for disability parking placard.

Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation
1101 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: 1-800-932-4600
TDD: 1-800-228-0676
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PENNSYLVANIA CYSTIC FIBROSIS, INC. (PACFI)

Provides assistance to those with Cystic Fibrosis; air conditioners, nebulizers, medications, other CF needs; group meetings; support and information.

PACFI
P.O. Box 29
Mifflinburg, PA 17844
Phone: 1-570-374-2568
Fax: 1-570-374-2612
Visit PA Cystic Fibrosis, Inc.

HOFFMAN HOMES FOR YOUTH

Residential program for children ages 6 to 18 with a mental health diagnosis. The child must have psychiatric recommendation for placement in a residential treatment facility.

Hoffman Homes for Youth
815 Orphanage Road
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: 717-359-7148
Fax: 717-359-2600

Email: info@hoffmanhomes.com
Visit Hoffman Homes for Youth

JESSICA AND FRIENDS COMMUNITY

For those over 6 years of age with developmental disabilities; respite care services; residential care within a faith-based environment.

Jessica and Friends Community
1625 East Market Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-747-9000
Fax: 888-509-2320
Visit Jessica and Friends Community

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF PA (LDAPA)

Provides guidance to families and adults with learning disabilities; assists families in obtaining appropriated education for their child; advocacy information and referrals.

Chapter office in process:

Dawn Talley – phone 570-689-4373
Visit LDAPA

LINCOLN INTERMEDIATE UNIT NO. 12

Services and special education for the learning disabled, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, autistic, hearing/visually impaired, socially/emotionally disturbed/speech and language impaired. Psychological testing and evaluation of special needs children. Hearing problem diagnosis and recommendations. Preschool programs for special needs children.

Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12
65 Billerbeck Street
New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-6453

Fax:  717-624-6500
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MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF GREATER PA

Grants wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.

707 Grant Street, 37th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA  15219-1938

Phone:  412-471-9474

Fax:  412-471-9705

Visit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater PA

MARCH OF DIMES

Prenatal care information, support groups and educational material.

March of Dimes
3544 N. Progress Ave.
Suite 204
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-545-4534
Fax: 717-545-5329
Visit March of Dimes

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION (MDA)

Diagnostic testing, orthopedic equipment, clinics, support groups, patient seminars, social gatherings; summer camp for children ages 6-21; eligible are those registered with MDA with any of 43 neuromuscular diseases.

Muscular Dystrophy Association – Central PA
2080 Linglestown Road – #104
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-540-4316

MDA Clinic Serving Area:
HMC
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Phone:  717-531-7122

Visit MDA

OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (OVR)

Assists persons with disabilities in obtaining employment and independence; diagnostic evaluation; in-patient physical therapy/cleft palate, oral and plastic surgery/artificial limbs;, hearing aides, wheelchairs, assistive devices; independent living services; job counseling, job training.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
2550 Kingston Road, Suite 101
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-771-4407 or 1-800-762-6306
Fax: 717-771-4421
Visit OVR

CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION, CENTRAL PA CHAPTER

55 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone: 717-671-4000

Organizes events&fundraisers for patients living with cystic fibrosis. Also has links to patient assistance programs locally.
Visit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

DIABETES – AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

Emotional support and social groups; educational material; summer camps for children with diabetes.

The Greater Philadelphia Area Pediatric Support Group

Natalie Bellini   natalie.bellini@childrenwithdiabetes.com

 

EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM – YORK/ADAMS

The services are specialized services provided to young children (birth-3 years) who have or are at risk for developmental delay. Services offered: Developmental therapy, PT, OT, ST, feeding services, behavior management, infant massage. Eligibility dependent on evaluation to determine if child is experiencing delay in development in 1 of the following – gross motor, social skills, fine motor, cognitive skills, adaptive/self help skills and language skills.

100 W. Market Street  Suite 301
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-7719618- referal secretary

Fax: 717-771-9826

Must Call York Center before any referral to Hanover.
Early Intervention Program
www.f-cr.com

EASTER SEALS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA – 2 locations

Providing services for people with disabilities and their families. York services: Child Development Center, American Sign Language classes, Speech Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, Autism Resource Center, day camps.

York
Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania
2550 Kingston Road
Suite 219
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-741-3891
Fax: 717-741-5359

Harrisburg
Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania
3029 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-901-3993
Fax: 814-283-2383
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http://centralpa.easterseals.com

FAMILY-CHILD RESOURCES, INC.

Early Intervention (EI) services are specialized services provided to families in York and Adams Counties with young children (ages birth to three years) who have or are at risk for developmental delay. An evaluation to determine if your child is experiencing developmental delay is required to receive EI services. Provide counseling services and parent education classes.

Family-Child Resources, Inc.
3995 East Market Street
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-757-1227
Fax: 717-757-1353

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FORSIGHT VISION

Personal and family counseling; information and referral; rehabilitation services’ vision screenings; eyeglass assistance fund; access technology; support groups.

ForSight Vision
1380 Spahn Avenue
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-848-1690 or 1-800-255-6578
Fax: 717-845-3889

 

BUREAU OF BLINDNESS AND VISUAL SERVICES (BBVS)

To assist Pennsylvanians who are blind or visually impaired gain the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities

Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services
Blindness and Visual Services
Forum Place
555 Walnut Street, 8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717-787-7500 or 1-866-375-8264
TTY: 717-787-1733 or 1-888-575-9420
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CANINE PARTNERS FOR LIFE (CPL)

Places assistance dogs with individuals with mobility impairments/physical disabilities such as muscular dystrophy, MS, cerebral palsy spinal core injuries, seizure disorders. English only. Fee depending on income.

Canine Partners for Life
334 Faggs Manor Road
Cochronville, PA 19330
Phone: 610-869-4902
Fax: 610-869-9785
Email: info@k94life.org
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www.k94life.org

CASE MANAGEMENT – YORK/ADAMS OF CAP4KIDS

Case Management and Assessment of Service Needs

100 West Market Street

3rd Floor

York, PA  17401

(717) 771-9618; 1-800-441-2025 (option 3, then 4)

http://yorkcountypagov/health-human-services/mental-health-mental-retardation-program/mental-health/case-management.tool

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICE SYSTEM PROGRAM (CASSP)

Develop and coordinate a plan of care for children ages newborn to 21 with emotional, mental health, mental retardation or behavioral issues.

York County
York County Human Services Department
100 West Market Street, Suite 401
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9347
Fax: 717-771-4663
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CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY – THE FRANCES LEITER CENTER

Provides child centered outpatient therapy, parent /child relationship therapy, support groups, referrals.

Children’s Aid Society
The Frances Leiter Center
539 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: 717-264-8552
Fax: 717-264-0680
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CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY – THE NICARRY CENTER

Art Play Therapy is provided to children experiencing significant life events including conflict, divorce, school problems, mental illness, a form of abuse, and/or behavioral problems. English only. Medical assistance with possible fee.

Children’s Aid Society
The Nicarry Center
343 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4461
Fax: 717-624-3011
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ADAMS COUNTY CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES

Mission is to ensure that each child in Adams county has a safe and permanent home. Services provided: a) foster care – program designed to provide a substitute family life experience for a child who needs care for a temporary or extended period of time, b) intake/referral – investigating and making assessments of need for intervention,c) placement- to foster homes, emergency shelters, group home and residential facilities, and d) protective – referral services for counseling, support groups, training or evaluation. Child abuse and neglect investigations.

County of Adams
Children and Youth Services
117 Baltimore Street, Room 201B
Gettysburg, PA 17325-2376
Phone: 717-337-0110
Emergency After Hours: 717-334-8101
Fax: 717-337-0616

AMAZING KIDS CLUB – AUTISM

Autism Day Treatment Program ‘The Amazing Kids’ Club’ is a specialized autism treatment program held in the Center for Childhood enhancement. The center uses research based treatment modalities from Applied Behavior Analysis and Relationship therapies. The curricula will focus on the main domains of development: play skills, socialization skill, communication skills, and safety /self-help skills. Treatment plans will be developed by highly trained Clinical Coordinators and will focus on individual and group goals. Family participation is a key to success. The on-site center would be available to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, ages 2 to 18 (21 if still in school). English only. Takes medical assistance.

Center of Childhood Enhancement
33 Frederick Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-4900

119 Roosevlt Ave.

York, PA 17401

717-846-0800

 

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR DEAF CHILDREN (ASDC)

ASDC is a national, independent non-profit organization. Purpose is providing support, encouragement and information to families raising children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Supplies information and support families request to ensure that their decisions and actions are based on up-to-date and accurate knowledge.

American Society for Deaf Children
P.O. Box 3355
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 800-942-2732
717-334-7922
Fax: 717-334-8808
Email: asdc@deafchildren.org

3820 Hartzdale Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011
Phone: 717-703-0073
Fax: 717-909-5599
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ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER

Provide services and offers various programs to help people with arthritis cope with their disease. Special events held throughout the year like arthritis walk and jingle bell run to raise money and awareness. Provide exercise programs, educational programs and support groups for people with arthritis. Evidence based exercise programs; outreach, fundraising events for research. English only.

Arthritis Foundation Center PA Chapter
3544 N. Progress Avenue, Suite 201
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-763-0900
800-776-0746
Fax: 717-763-0903
Email: info.cpa@arthritis.org
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http://www.arthritis.org

AUTISM YORK

Provide support to parents, family and friends of individuals on the autism spectrum. Plan family friendly, autism-friendly fun events like game night, tumbletown playdates, morning at the movies and other fun activities for children with autism and their families.

Autism York

PO Box 7322

York, PA 17404

Phone: 717-801-1272
Email: info@autismyork.org

http://www.autismresources.com/

YMCA

YMCA of York – Main Branch 

90 N. Newberry St.
York, PA 17401

Telephone #: 717-843-7884 

YMCA of York – Men’s Residence

310  W. Philadelphia St.

York, PA 17403

Their programs include accredited child care, preschool, youth after school services, community development, housing and drug and alcohol counseling. There is a low income housing for men who are receiving assistance from Section 8 program.
www.yorkcoymca.org

YORK RESCUE MISSION – MEN’S MINISTRY

There are several programs at the Men’s Ministry: Spiritual Life Recovery Program; Transient Care is an emergency shelter for men which supplies supportive guidance, Chapel, meals and clothing; Temporary Senior Foster Care.

York Union Rescue Mission, INC.
363-369 West Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-7662
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YORK RESCUE MISSION – WOMEN AND CHILDREN

An emergency shelter for women and children who are homeless for various reasons. The shelter provides: food, shelter, clothing, counseling and advice on case management.

York Rescue Mission
17 jefferson Avenue
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-5947
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YORK’S HELPING HANDS OF THE HOMELESS

412 West King Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone #: 717-846-9275

Organization who has a mission to help the homeless in York County. Offers showers, laundry facilities. Up to $50.00 assistance for medication (non-narcotic). Daytime assistance only.
www.yorkhelpinghands.org

YWCA SAFE HOME – HANOVER

Safe Home provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence in Hanover and surrounding areas. Services include: 24 hour hotline and crisis response, options counseling, legal advocacy, transportation, referrals to other services, support group, child therapy, volunteer opportunities, and community education.

24 hour hotline: 717-632-0007

YWCA Hanover Offices
23 West Chestnut Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-637-2125
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CHANGING LIVES SHELTER OF HANOVER

136 Carlisle street
Hanover, PA 17331

Telephone #: 717-633-6353

A year round facility providing for the needs of singles and families in desperate situations, while seeking to provide a successful lifestyle change by addressing the root cause of individual situations.
www.hanoverareacouncilofchurches.org/shelter.html

FAMILY PROMISE

525 Hummel Ave.

Lemoyne, PA 71403

Telephone #: 717-737-1100

Family Promise of the Harrisburg Capital Region is a nonprofit agency who serves families that recently lost their homes. Their mission is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence.
www.familypromisehcr.org

LOURDESHOUSE MATERNITY HOME

Secretariat for Catholic Charities
4800 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111-3710

Biliningual Telephone #: 717-657-4804

Contact Person: Renee Ramp

Take women of age 18 and over into their program from the time they are 2 months pregnant to as long as the baby is 6 months old. They take care of their education, help with their employment, parenting skills, drug and alcohol counseling. Women need to call them to the above mentioned contact number to include their name into the waiting list.
www.cchbg.org/news/lourdeshouse-affirming-life-women-babies/

THE LEHMAN CENTER (CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY)

400 W. Market St.
York, PA 17401-3804

24 hour hotline: 1-800-635-6619

Telephone: 717-845-5771

Offering temporary respite care for children, birth through age six; individual counseling for those children and adolescents who are willing to talk directly and deal with their issues; offer a chance to parents to talk about their stresses, anxieties and complex issues of parenting; 24 hour crisis nursery; art and play therapy to kids.
www.cassd.org/lehman-center/

ACCESS-YORK, INC.

ACCESS-York is a program under YWCA, which, along with the Victim Assistance Center (VAC), is dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence providing prevention and intervention services including emergency and transitional shelter and services, options counseling, 24 hour hotline, children’s program, legal advocacy, welfare advocacy, emergency room outreach, community education, outreach and systems advocacy.

24 hour hotline for domestic violence/abuse:

-York #: 717-846-5400 or 1-800-262-8444

-Hanover #: 717-637-2235

24-hour hotline for sexual violence:

717-854-3131 or 1-800-422-3204

YWCA York

320 East Market St.

York, PA 71403

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ADAMS COUNTY RESCUE MISSION INC.

2515 York Rd.

York, Pa 17405

Telephone #: 717-334-7502

Contact: Heidi Acker (Promotion and Development Director)

Email: adamrescuemission@yahoo.com

Adams Rescue Mission (ARM) is a men’s shelter christ-based program housing up to 32 men who genuinly desire to recover from addictive behavious; orienting them to work and providing counselling sessions, clothing and food. This rescue mission also has a family shlter or “Agape House” that houses up to 10 families. Additional assistance to families and individuals with employement, childcare, educaitonal resources, clothing, furniture, shelter and counseling and a life skills coach.
www.adamsrescuemission.org

BELL FAMILY SHELTER

Bell Family Shelter provides up to 30 days of emergency shelter to York County families who are homeless. The shelter provides assistance in location housing, making referrals to agencies that assist with food, clothing, house hold goods, and financial help. They have social and vocational rehabilitation programs in addition to residential programs. Must call and put name on waiting list. Be persistant and call every morning since it is first come first serve. Open 24 hrs, bilingual services available and 30 day stay max.

852 E. Market Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-845-9536
http://bellsocialization.com

POISON CONTROL

24 hour emergency hotline for family members, caregivers and healthcare works to contact if a poisoning incident occurs

Emergency hotline: 1-800-222-1222

The Poison Control Center
at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th St &Civic Center Blvd
CHOP North Suite 985
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4303
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Police/Fire Department

Telephone Number: 911

If you are having an emergency, call 911, calmly tell the operator where you are and what is your situation. Appropriate help will be provided.

SAFE KIDS COALITION

Referrals to free car seat check-up locations. Community contacts for car seat, fire, and bike safety.

WellSpan Health
Community Health Improvement
P.O. Box 15198
York, PA 17405
Phone: 717-851-3231

605 S. George St., Suite 160

York, PA 17401

 

Contact person: Helen Lehman

717-851-1641

hlehman@wellspan.org
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SAFE KIDS, YORK COUNTY, PA

Wellspan Health

Community Health Improvement

The Loretta Claiborne Building

Suite 160

605 S. George Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone: 1-888-232-SAFE (7233)
1-717-851-3222

Fax:  717-848-6618

The goal of Safe Kids is to enhance childhood injury prevention programs by empowering families and communities to create safe environments in care, on bikes and at home. Resources for families, schools, churches, youth groups include materials on: Safe Kids Buckle Up, Safe Kids Ready to Roll for bike safety, Home Safety in regard to falls, choking, poisoning, and fires to educate on home hazard prevention. This service also does child passenger safety seat check-ups. They also work with medical assistance for car seat purchases.
Safe Kids York County

YORK COUNTY CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES

Purpose: To provide child welfare services designed to keep children in their own homes, prevent neglect, abuse and exploitation, help overcome problems that result in dependency, neglect, and delinquency; and to provide in foster family homes and child caring institutions adequate substitute care for any child in need of such care due to abuse or neglect. Services are available to children 0-18 years of age who reside in York County. This Agency’s mission is to promote and protect the health and welfare of children. The focus is to keep families together through preventive services. When placement does occur, the goal is to reunite the child with the family as effectively and timely as possible.

100 West Market Street
Suite 402
York, PA 17401
1-717-846-8496
1-800-729-9227

Childline: 1-800-932-0313

Fax:  717-771-9884

Email:  cys@york-countypa.gov or cys@york-country.org

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City Bureau of Health Lead Program

435 West Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-849-2336 (Marilou Yingling)

 

Free Blood Lead Screening

ALberts S. Weyer Health Center

435 W. Philadelphia Street

York, PA

Monday 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Tues 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Do lead screening for kids 7 mos. – 7 years old. Investigates lead poisoning and environment. Educates and follows up.

 

www.yorkcity.org/child-lead-poison-prevention

CRIBS FOR KIDS

Cribs for Kids

Suite 250 Riverfront Place
5450 Second Avenue
Pittsburg, PA 15207

Telephone: 1-888-721-CRIB

Cribs for Kids is a national program started in 1998 to provide safe sleep education and donation of Graco Pack’n’Play portable cribs. Education including “Back is Best” and safe sleep practices to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. York County Cribs for Kids program is based in York Hospital Neonatology Department call – 717-81-CRIBS for assistance in obtaining a new crib for your baby.
Cribs for Kids

Nineline Covenant House

Nineline Covenant House

460 West 41 street

New York, NY 10036

Main Telephone: 212-727-4000

Crisis #: 212-613-0300

Call 1-800-999-9999 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. eastern time to speak with someone about bullying, family issues, suicide, abuse, sex, drugs and/or alcohol and not getting your basic needs. This service is free and confidential.

Can also call National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Telephone:  1-800-273-8255
Nineline

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT GETTYSBURG

30 West High St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Telephone: 717-334-3032
Fax: 717-334-3572

Services include: Clothing closet which offers low prices on men’s, women’s children&baby clothing (no longer offering baby equipment). This is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily except weekends.
Also new – “Bountiful Blessings” – 2nd Tuesday of every month from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the 4th Tuesday of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – program offering free personal care to low income persons.
http://www.gettysburgumc.org/contact.html

WEST END LOCAL LINK (W.E.L.L.)

Food pantry with baby care items and formula; children and adult clothing; financial assistance for prescriptions and medical needs.

Food Pantry Hours – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Food Pantry Telephone Number – 717-846-8899

Union Lutheran Church

408 W. Market Street

Rear of Church

York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-852-7345

WOMEN INFANTS CHILDREN (WIC)

Funded by federal government to provide nutrition information and healthy supplemental foods for pregnant women, postpartum and breastfeeding women; infants and children under age five that meet income guidelines.

Community Progress Council, Inc.
WIC Program
226 East College Ave.

York, PA 17403-2344
Phone: 717-846-4600
Fax: 717-854-8658

Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
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YORK COUNTY CRIBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM

This program assists families in York who can not afford a safe place for their baby to sleep. The program provides a Pack N Play Crib to them with documentation from the family, and also provides educational materials regarding ‘safe sleeping’ and tips to protect your baby.

York County Cribs for Kids
Office of Newborn Medicine
York Hospital
1001 S. George Street
York, PA 17405
Phone: 717-812-7427

SAFE HAVEN

If you are not ready to take care of a newborn; you can take your baby, up to 28 days old, to any hospital in Pennsylvania and you will not get in to trouble if your baby is unharmed. Children and Youth agency will find a family for your baby.

Safe Haven Program
Phone: 1-877-767-BABY (2229) (multi-lingual)

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SAFE KIDS YORK COUNTY

Referrals to free car seat check-up locations. Community contacts for car seat, fire, and bike safety. To enhance the capacity of childhood injury prevention programs in York County by empowering families and communities to create safe environments in cars, on bikes, and at home. They also offer Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Checkup Services Safety In and Around Vehicles programs, The Cub Scout Automotive Patch Program, Bike Helmet Safety, Safe Kids Walk this Way Pedestrian Safety Program, Cribs for Kids, Home Inspections, Safe Kids Youth Sports Safety Clinics.

WellSpan Health
Loretta Claiborne Building
605 S. George Street Suite 160
York, PA 17401
Phone: 1-888-232-7233
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SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS

South Central Community Action Programs, Inc. (SCCAP) is a coordinator of multiple charitable human services (including WICC) for the benefit of the community and to assist low-income families/individuals help themselves. Nutrition information, food, and health care referrals to income eligible pregnant women, infants and children under 5 years old.

South Central Community Action Programs, Inc.
153 N. Stratton Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-7634
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TENDER CARE PREGNANCY CONSULTING SERVICES

Free pregnancy test and pregnancy information, as well as, childbirth classes. Maternity and infant clothing. Referrals for adoption, medical care, insurance, food, housing and public assistance. Emergency formula and diapers.

Tender Care

300 St. John Street

Hanover, PA

Phone: 717-633-1200

Tender Care
1844 York Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325-8287
Phone: 717-334-8613
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THE LEHMAN CENTER

Short-term respite care for children from birth to age 6 is open 24 hours a day. Provides a 24 hour hotline for families; Art Therapy, Parent Support Groups, Case Management and Referral services.

24 hour hotline: 1-800-635-6619

The Lehman Center
400 W. Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-5771
Fax: 717-852-7605
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POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION RESOURCE – WELLSPAN

Phone support for postpartum women.

WellSpan Postpartum Depression Resource
Nurse – Wendy McDowell

Email: wmcdowell@wellspan.org
Phone: 717-851-4305
Wellspan.org

PREGNANCY AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Full Service non-profit organization offering practical help counseling, education, pregnancy testing and material needs to women, men, teens and families in crisis at no charge.

24 hour helpline: 1-888-395-4357 or 1-717-854-6285

Pregnancy and Family Resource Center
46 W. Princess Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-854-6285

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LA LECHE LEAGUE OF YORK

Breastfeeding support and information to expectant mothers, nursing mothers, and any interested women. Phone support and provide 2nd wednesday of the month 10am-12pm meetings.

La Leche League of York
3700 Davidsburg Road

Dover, PA

Phone: 717-741-6087

Andrea: 717-814-9221

Email: LLLofyork@gmail.com
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LACTATION CONSULTANTS, YORK HOSPITAL

Nurse support for breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeeding suppies available for purchase.

1001 S. George Street
York, PA 17405
Phone: 717-851-2953

 

http://www.wellspan.org/programs-services/womens-health/services/maternity/breastfeeding-services/

MARCH OF DIMES

Prenatal care information, support groups and educational material.

March of Dimes
3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 204

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: 717-545-4534
Fax: 717-545-5329
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MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES YORK (M.O.M.Y.)

Support group for mothers or guardians of multiples.

York Alliance Church
501 Rathton Road
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-848-1338

MOTHERS OF TWINS AND TRIPLETS CLUB, YORK WHITE ROSE

Support and information for mothers and expecting mothers of multiples. Meet 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm at Mt. Zion United Church of Christ from Sept-May.

Mt. Zion United Church of Christ
1054 Ridgewood Road
York, Pennsylvania
Phone: 717-854-1220 or 717-848-1338

 

www.twinmomsclub.com

ELECT (Education Leading to Employment & Career Training)

Program assists pregnant and parenting students to complete their high school education. Individual and group support services available. Intensive case management.

Crispus Attucks Center for Employment & Training
605 S. Duke Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-848-3610
Fax: 717-843-3914
Crispus Attucks

FAMILY-CHILD RESOURCES, INC.

Parenting Helpline: answer questions and concerns about everyday parenting. Parenting groups, Parental coaching, information and support in the home with infants birth to 1 year old, matched with volunteer of staff person. Custody workshop for parents separating or going through a divorce.

Parenting help-line: 717-600-1166 or 1-866-600-1166

Family-Child Resources, Inc.
3995 E. Market Street
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-757-1227
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GABRIEL PROJECT

Pregnancy information; peer counseling; maternity and infant clothes; formula; post-abortion counseling; birthing partners.

St. Joseph Parish
5055 Grandview Road
Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-637-5236

 

HANOVER COMMUNITY HEALTH & EDUCATION CENTER

Teen pregnancy program for expecting and parenting teens.

Hanover Community Health & Education Center
400 York Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-316-2262

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HUMAN LIFE SERVICES

Free pregnancy test. Assistance with maternity and infant clothes, furniture and other baby needs. Adoption services referrals; parenting support; post abortion support; CARE Program for material and personal needs with pregnancy and parenting.

Human Life Services
742 South George Street
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-846-2384

Pregnancy Resource Center
46 W. Princess St.
York, PA
Phone: 717-854-6285
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IMMUNIZATIONS

435 W. Philadlephia St.
York, PA 17401

717-849-2299

Free childhood vaccination (required for school admission) for all children, infant to 18 y/o, who are residents in y ork city. Selected adult immunization by appointment.
www.yorkcity.org/health

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: HEART OF MARY PREGNANCY AND SUPPORT PROGRAM

Free pregnancy test. Someone to talk to about needs and choices. Pregnancy help; clothing, food, furniture, diapers, formula, referrals, administering the Parenting Resource and Education Program (PREP), an incentives based material assistance program for pregnant parents, sharing adoption information, conducting sessions regarding abstinence and STDs, and all women and men facing an unplanned pregnancy or possible pregnancy, or the biological parent of a child under age of 12 months are eligible for agency services. Any Pennsylvania resident is qualified to become a client of the program. All program components are confidential and provided free of charge, regardless of income.

Pregnancy Resource Center
26 E. College Avenue
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-843-7986 – Hit 1

CLOTHING CLOSET / UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Used men’s, women’s, children’s and baby’s clothing, and baby equipment; free to low-income families and those with a referral letter from an area agency.

United Methodist Church – Gettysburg
30 W. High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-3032

http://www.gettysburgumc.org/clothing.html

 

YORK YMCA

90 N. Newberry St.
York PA 17407

Telephone: 717-843-7884 ext. 246

Graham Aquatic Center
543 N. Newberry St.
York, PA 17407

Telephone: 717-718-1666

YMCA provides a wide range of activities to foster healthy, productive children including after school programs&activities, sports, family nights, day groups&more. Offers financial assistance programs for childhood obesity, exercise program, kids club, youth aquatic classes.
www.yorkcoymca.org

YORK YMCA CHILD CARE CENTER – YORK, PA

90 N. Newberry St.
York, PA 17401

717-843-7884

York YMCA Child Care Center
Starts at years of age.
York County YMCA

YWCA FITNESS CENTER

Eastern Branch

101 Shoe House Rd

York, PA  17406

Telephone: 717-755-7144

Professional, caring staff provide personal fitness evaluations, basic nutrition information, goal planning an other programs. The fitness center is co-ed and includes a weight room, cardio room, sauna and pilates studio.
YWCA of York

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – FIT&FABULOUS @ ANY AGE

Memorial Hospital – Fit&Fabulous @ Any Age

Telephone: 717-849-5492

Wednesdays – 3/27-5/29/2014. 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Cost: $50.00 a person

10 week weight management/healthy living program for women.

www.mhyork.org/community-welness/events-and-classes.aspx

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NICOTINE SUPPORT GROUP

Memorial Hospital Nicotine Support Group

1420 6th Avenue
Suite 3
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-849-5463

Cost: $47.00

Share common experiences for people who are and those who want to be nicotine free.
www.mhyork.org/community-wellness/events-and-classes.aspx

SUSAN P BYRNES HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER

Susan P Byrnes Health Education Center

515 S. George Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-848-3064

Health education center offering a wide variety of classes&educational activites to educate&inspire people of all ages to make healthy choices. The vision of the center is to be the leading source of innovative, high-quality, effective health education.
Byrnes Health Education Center

TENNIS FOR KIDS

Tennis for Kids

2315 Freysville Road
Red Lion, PA 17356

Email: royal953@verizon.net

Contact Person: Gina Ortenzio&Hank Merges

Free!  Our goal is to give every child the opportunity to fill summer months with a quality experience by learning a lifetime sport involving family, friends&fun. Tennis for Kids is about tennis of course, but also about lessons for life. We think&talk about values such as pride, confidence, perseverance, responsibility, positive attitudes, respect, responsibility, and courtesy.

Ages 7-16

Multiple locations @ various Elementary/Middle/High schools
Tennis for Kids

TOBACCO CESSATION EDUCATION

Memorial Hospital

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

York, PA

Telephone: 1-717-849-5463 or 717-849-5462

The goal of the nicotine support group is to share stories and create a caring atmosphere.  1st and 3rd Tuesday.   Tobacco cessation is a free six-week quit class, one on one outpatient counseling and support group.

Dates: 8/8, 15, 22, 29; 9/5, 12; of 2013

Hours 6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
www.mhyork.org/community

WELLSPAN CLINICAL WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

2339 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

717-851-6207

Contact Person: Sandy Kauffman – Program Coordinator

Pediatrician and dietician work with kids and parents on diet, exercise and behavior.
www.wellspan.org/body.cfm?id=441

WELLSPAN SMOKING CESSATION SUPPORT GROUP

147 Gettys St.
Gettysburg, PA
Telephone: 717-338-3259

Meeting third Tuesday of each month 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Gettysburg Hosp. Community Room.
www.wellspan.org

YORK COUNTY DEPT. OF PARKS&RECREATION

York County Dept. of Parks&Recreation

400 Mundis Race Road
York, PA 17406

Telephone: 717-840-7440

9 County parks located throughout York County offering many opportunities for healthy outdoor activites.
York County Parks

CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAM

435 W. Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401

Telephone:  717-849-2343 – for screening

Free blood lead screening. Case management of lead poisoned children. Lead hazard risk assessment education.

Hours:  Monday  8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

www.yorkcity.org/child-lead-poison-prevention

CITY OF YORK RECREATION&PARKS BUREAU

City of York Recreation&Parks Bureau

900 Vander Avenue
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-846-0395

25 city parks located throughout the city of York offering opportunities for physical activity, picnics, and community events.
York City

COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT – WELLSPAN HEALTH

Community Health Improvement – WellSpan Health
1101 South Edgar Street
Suite F
York, PA 17403
717-851-3222

The Community Health Improvement department of WellSpan Health has implemented the Growing Healthy initiative, a coordinated approach to preventing childhood overweight in four areas – communities, early childhood centers, the healthcare community, and school. Health education and promotion programming is available in all four areas. In addition, Community Health Improvement assists individuals and families with obtaining public health insurance and discount health service programs, including CHIP, Medical Assistance, and Healthy York Network.
www.wellspan.org

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

Child and Aging Health Protection Division
US EPA
Office of the Administrator
Office of Children’s Health Protection
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Room 2512
Washington DC 20004

202-564-2188

Efforts in children’s environmental health include:

– Providing info. and tolls to public
– Supporting community actions
– Strengthing ability of health professionals to address children’s environmental health
– Engaging youth – working with states to protect children
http://yosemite-epa.gov

FAMILY FIRST DENTAL SERVICE

116 S. George St.                                 Hannah Penn Center
York, PA 17401                                    415 E. Boundary Avenue

York, PA  17403

Telephone:  717-845-8617                       Telephone: 717-843-5174

Family First Health offers 4 dental clinics in the city of York and in Adams county.  They offer general checkup and exams, cleanings, x-rays, extractions, restorations, root-canals and medical-dental integration.
www.myfamilyfirsthealth.org/mdservices.html

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403

717-843-0918 ext. 115

 

A child care program for ages 18 mo – 6 years includes before and after school care for children in Kindergarten.  Also has full-day education in the summer.  A youth lounge exists for grades 1+ with board games, video games, air hockey air football from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Youth sports include yoga, hip hop, lacrosse, ballet, cheerleading, taw kwan do, flag football, track and field, tennis, basketball, soccer classes.
www.yorkjcc.org

MARTIN LIBRARY: SUNDAY FAMILY PROGRAM

Martin Library: Sunday Family Program

159 E. Market Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-846-5300 x269

Join Wellspan and Martin Library in our family computing center for a story, craft, computer activities and information on how to keep your family healthy. Held one Sunday a month.
www.yorklibraries.org/martin

PROMOTING EDUCATION, ACTION, CHANGE, EMPOWERMENT (PEACE)

Provides parenting classes to various age groups. Youth programs, Circle of Friends, for teenagers and pre-teens; support for pregnant teenagers. Nurse, family partnership. Services for child victims of sexual abuse. Cooperative parenting and divorce.

PEACE
353 Buford Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 1-866-829-1154 ext. 115

SAFE KIDS COALITION OF YORK COUNTY

Referrals to free car seat check-up locations. Community contacts for car seat, fire, and bike safety.

WellSpan Health
The Loretta Claiborne Building
Suite 160
605 S. George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 888-232-7233
Visit Safe Kids Worldwide

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM

By Family-Child Resourses
3995 E. Market St.
York, PA 17092
717-757-1227

Prevent teen substance abuse. Strengthen parental skills and build family strength and communication.
www.f-cr.com/strengthen_families.htm

THE LEHMAN CENTER

Short-term respite care for children from birth to age 6 is open 24 hours a day. Provides a 24 hour hotline for families; Art Therapy, Parent Support Groups, Case Management and Referral services.

24 hour hotline: 1-800-635-6619

The Lehman Center
400 W. Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-5771
Fax: 717-852-7605
Visit The Lehman Center

YWCA OF GETTYSBURG & ADAMS COUNTY

Child enrichment programs; health promotion and sports; youth alcohol and drug prevention; single parent support group; free child care; swim lessons; summer camp; financial assistance available.

YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County
909 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-9171
fax: 717-334-8797
Visit YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County

MOTHERS OF TWINS AND TRIPLETS, HANOVER

Support and information for mothers, and expecting mothers, of multiples.

St. Paul Lutheran Church
1214 Broadway
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-637-1983

MOTHERS OF TWINS AND TRIPLETS, YORK WHITE ROSE

Support and information for mothers and expecting mothers of multiples.

Mt. Zion United Church of Christ
1054 Ridgewood Road
York, PA                                                                                                                               Telephone:  717-755-6617
Email: twinsmomsclub@yahoo.com
www.twinmomsclub.com

MOTHERS’ CENTER OF HANOVER

Meet other moms and share time with them through groups and events. Playgroups for children under 6 years of age; children events and monthly newsletter.

South Hanover YMCA
1013 Baltimore Street
Hanover, PA 17331
1-877-939-6667

Email:  hanovermotherscenter@yahoo.com
Visit Mothers’ Center of Hanover

NURSE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP

116 S. George St.
York, PA 17401

717-843-6330

Home visit program for 1st time moms with demonstrated financial need or on WIC or MA.

Stays with family until child turns 2. Assistance with pregnancy, childcare, health needs, mentoring mom&baby.
www.myfamilyfirsthealth.org/nursefamily.html

ELECT

613 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

717-848-8857
Fax: 717-843-3914

Program is for pregnant and parenting teens usually incorporated into school curriculum where once weekly program participants speak to target group&teach life skills (parenting, hygene, SIDS, pregnancy prevention, self-esteem, etc.) also provide contact info. for services (WIC, child care consultants, stress edu., etc.) Also has incentive programs for getting free diapers, wipes and milk. Teens introduced to program usually stay in program until graduating from high school or self termination. Each year in September, coordinators reach out to schools regarding program.

Currently involved with following schools:
York City
Manitou
Youth Build Charter School
William Penn
Spring Grove
Northeastern

ELECT (Education Leading to Employment & Career Training)

Pregnancy Resources and Program assists pregnant and parenting students up to age 22 to complete their high school education. Individual and group support services available. Intensive case management.

Crispus Attucks Center for Employment & Training
605 S. Duke Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-848-3610
Fax: 717-843-3914
Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Spanish Available.
Visit ELECT – Crispus Attucks

FAMILY-CHILD RESOURCES, INC.

Parenting Helpline: answer questions and concerns about everyday parenting. Parenting groups, Parental coaching, information and support in the home with infants birth to 1 year old, matched with volunteer of staff person. Custody workshop for parents separating or going through a divorce. Early Intervention Information.

Family-Child Resources, Inc.

3995 E. Market Street
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-757-1227
Fax: 717-757-1353
Visit Family-Child Resources, Inc.

HUMAN LIFE SERVICES

742 S. George St.
York, PA 17409
Telephone: 717-846-2384

Offer parenting classes. Offer clothing&furnishings for mother&baby. Referrals for medical, legal, social services&adoptive assistance.

MOMS CLUB OF YORK

Support group for at-home mothers and their children. Activities vary monthly; playgroup, trips and park days.
Additonal Fees: $25.00 Annual Membership Dues

Moms Club of York
EAST
Eastminster Presbyterian Chuyrch
311 Haines Road
York, PA 17402
Website:  www.meetup.com/MoYoMommies

WEST
Zion Methodist Church
1030 Carlisle Avenue
York, PA 17404
Website: www.orgsites.com/pa/momsclubyorkwest

MOMS OF YORK COUNTY

Moms of York County

Contact Person: Jennifer S.
Additional Fees: $10.00 Annual Membership

Members only organization for moms with children ages infant through 5. 10-20 activities a month. Message board for mothers. Membership required to enter site content.
www.meetup.com/MoYoMommies
www.meetup.com/MoYoMommies

CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)

Telephone Number: 1-800-986-KIDS (5437)

CHIP is Pennsylvania’s program to provide health insurance to all uninsured children&teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in medical assistance. An application can be completed on line, by phone, or by mail.
www.chipcoverspakids.com

Healthy York Network (HYN)

116 S. George Street
Suite 101
York, PA 17401

Family First Health
1275 York Road
Suite 17
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Telephone: (York) 1-717-812-2990 or 1-800-429-2430
Telephone: (Adams) 1-717-334-0206

Email: HYN@Wellspan.org

Healthy York Network is a group of partners working to improve access to healthcare for those who are uninsured&underinsured in the York/Adams area. There is no fee to belong to HYN and people in the program will receive discounts from doctors in the program. Applications can be obtained on-line or at above address. Proof of income and copies of household bills are needed to apply.
www.HEALTHYYORKNETWORK.ORG

Medicaid Sites

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
MN012-5286
P.O. Box 41
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0041
Telephone: 1-952-992-4459
Website: www.uhccf.org

Unison

Member Services Telephone: 1-800-414-9025

Website:  www.unisonhealthplan.com

Gateway
Member Elegibility Telephone: 1-800-642-3515
Member Service Telephone: 1-800-392-1147
Website: www.gatewayhealthplan.com

AmeriHealth Mercy
MADN Telephone: 1-877-693-8271
Member Service Telephone: 1-888-991-7200
Website: www.amerihealthmercy.com

UPMC For You
Prospective Member Telephone: 1-888-424-2972
Member Services Telephone: 1-800-286-4242 & 1-866-353-4345
Website: www.upmchealthplan.com/members/foryou

AETNA
Telephone: 1-800-435-8742

Member Services Telephone:  1-866-638-1232
Website: www.aetna.com

List of telephone numbers and websites for medicaid providers in our area. Please contact them for more information.

ACCESS – DEPT. OF PUBLIC WELFARE

130 North Duke Street
#2
York, PA 17401-1113

Telephone: 1-717-771-1100 or 1-800-692-7462

Department of Public Welfare has many programs and resources to help individuals and families live healthier lives. The Access card can be issued to those eligible for medical assistance. The card is a way for medical providers to verify eligibility for medical services.
www.dpw.state.pa.us

YORK LITERACY OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL REHAB SERVICES

2550 Kingston Road
Suite 101
York, PA 17402
Telephone: 717-771-4407 or 1-800-762-6306

Vocational evaluation, counseling, training for persons with disabilities.

http://www.dli.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/vocational_rehabilitation/10356

Martin Library

159 East Market Street
York, PA
717-846-5300

Many programs. Click on locations to find programs at your local library

Library Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday&Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

www.yorklibraries.org/martin-library

Reach Out And Read

Reach out and Read is a national non-profit organization that promotes early literacy by giving new books to children in exam rooms across the country. The organization also emphasizes to parents the importance of reading aloud to children to promote children’s developmental skills and success in school.  Thomas Hart Family Practice and the York Hospital community Health Center participate.

Reach Out and Read
56 Roland Street
Suite 100D
Boston, MA 02129
Telephone: 617-455-0600

 

www.reachoutandread.org

Click on resource center on the top right corner for useful links for parents.

York County Libraries – Story times around the County

Libraries throughout York County offer story times for all ages, some even starting at birth. Your child can listen, learn, make crafts and maybe even read to a fuzzy pal. Most story times do require pre-registration, but there is no charge for the story time.  Story time is at 10:00 a.m. on Monday’s throughout the summer starting June 2014.

Martin Library
159 East Market Street
York, PA 17401
717-846-5300
www.yorklibraries.org/programs/storytime/index.htm

York County Libraries – Summer Reading Club

Registration starts May 31 at the York Fairgrounds. Summer reading club begins in June through August at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays.

York County Libraries – Summer Reading Club
159 East Market Street
York, PA 17401
717-846-5300

www.yorklibraries.org
www.yorklibraries.org

Click on What’s happening in the right upper corner for specific dates.

 

York County Literacy Council

The York County Literacy Council provides literacy services to adults of York County. Programs include English as a second language, adult reading programs to help improve reading, writing, spelling, book clubs, computer aided classes, and tutoring. Some programs require registration.

York Country Literacy Council
800 East King Street
York, PA 17403
717-845-8719
Email: info@yorkliteracy.org

 

www.yorkliteracy.org

Adams County Library System

140 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0163

Gettyburg Library

Mon-Thur 9-8:30pm

Fri & Sat 9-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Libraries: Gettysburg Library, Bookmobile, New Oxford Area Library, East Berlin Community Library, Harbaugh-Thoman Library, Fairfield Library, Littlestown Library.  Summer Reading for Children & Teens.  One book for every young child – stresses that reading is simply not enough.
Adams Library

Gurthie Memorial Library

2 Library Place
Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-5183

Mon-Thur: 10-8pm

Fri & Sat: 10-5pm

www.yorklibraries.org/guthrie

Dover Area Community Library

3700 Davisburg Rd.
Dover, PA 17315
Telephone:  717-292-6814

Mon: 12-8pm

Tues & Wed: 10-8pm

Thur: 10-5pm

Fri & Sat: 10-1pm

Closed on Sunday

Email: dolib@yorklibraries.org

 

www.yorklibraries.org/dover

Kaltreider-Benfer Library

147 South Charles Street
Red Lion, PA 17356
Telephone: 717-244-2032

Library Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10-2pm

Public computers available.
Weekly children’s program – Starting June 2014 click on What’s Happening to access event times and dates. www.yorklibraries.org/kaltreider-benfer

LIU 12

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 provides educational services to York, Franklin and Adams Counties. Services include the following: special education, technology services, instrucitonal services, non-public school services, migrant and english as 2nd language services, etc.

65 Billerbeck Street
New Oxford, PA 17350
Telephone: 717-624-4616

www.liu12.org

ATTORNEY CONNECTION – LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE

Attorney Connection will refer you to an attorney experienced in the field of law that meets your legal needs. At the time of the referral you will pay a $50 fee by credit card that guarantees you a 30 minute consultation with the attorney. Following the consultation if you decide to hire the attorney for further representation additional attorney fees apply. Some lawyers do speak other languages, but it would be necessary for someone to corrdinate referral through the attorney connection. Referrals can be done over the phone or completed electronectaly by sending an email&providing necessary information outlinedo n the webpage.

York County Bar Association
137 E Market Street
York, PA  17401
Phone: 717-854-8755
Fax: 717-843-8766

Visit York County Bar Association

MIDPENN LEGAL SERVICE

MidPenn Legal Services is a private non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to providing equal access to justice and high quality legal services for low income persons,survivors of domestic violence, custody, housing, and access to medical care in central Pennsylvania, including York and Adams County. Domestic violence victims are elegible for service without regard to their income. Must meet certain income criteria to qualify for services, unless you are a victim of domesti violence.

MidPenn Legal Service
29 North Queen Street
York, PA 17403-2058
Phone: 717-848-3605
Fax: 717-854-5431

128 Breckenridge Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-7624
Fax: 717-334-0863
Visit MidPenn Legal Services

Public Defender Office

York County Judicial Center
3rd Floor
45 North George Street
York, PA 17401
717-771-9217
Fax: 717-771-4759

Public services offered to represent people with criminal offenses who meet certain income criteria. For juveniles there is an automatic referral process through juvenile probation and there are no income restrictions. For adults they must apply in person at the office. Hours for referral are: Monday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.&1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.&1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.. Court documents and income verification is needed for application. Interpretors are available though the court house.
www.york-county.org/departments/pubdef/pub-def.htm

HEALTHY YORK NETWORK

Healthy York Network

116 S. George St.
Suite 101
York, PA 17401
Telephone: 717-812-2990

 

Adams County

39 N. Fifth Street

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Telephone:  717-339-2439

Email:  HYN@wellspan.org

A community based program designed to provide medical care to people who are uninsured or underinsured. This program facilitates access to a primary care physician as well as some specialty services.
healthyyorknetwork.org

KEYSTONE FARMWORKER PROGRAM

Keystone Farmworker Programs

1820 Fifth Avenue

Chambersburg, PA

Providers:  Keystone Family Medicine – Telephone:  717-709-7999

                Keystone Behavioral Health – Telephone:  717-709-7930

755 Norland Avenue

Chambersburg, PA

Providers:  Keystone Dental Care – Telephone:  717-709-7940

A program that funds free clinics to provide medical care to low income people or for homeless individuals. Located at various sites throughout Adams County. Some require a small fee or donation. Also offer mental health&substance abuse services.
keystonehealth.org/farmprog.htm

LEGAL ORIENTATION PROGRAM – PENNSYLVANIA IMMIGRATION RESOURCE CENTER

Legal Orientation Program – Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center

York County Annex Building

112 Pleasant Acres Road

Suite I

P.O. Box 20339

York, PA  17402

Telephone: 717-600-8099
Contact: Angela Eather – ext. 202

Funded by the Department of Justice/Executive Office of Immigration Review, this program educates detainees on immigration law and facilitates access to legal resources. The Legal Orientation Program provides group legal orientations, individual legal consultations, self-help workshops, and pro-bono referrals for people who are detained&at risk of removal from the United States.
www.pirclaw.org/index.php

SPANISH AMERICAN CENTER

Promote self sufficiency and independence. Promote hispanic participation in public and private enterprise. Provides services in: English as second language and G.E.D. instruction.

200 East Princes Street
York, PA 17403
717-771-4723
Spanish American Center

CATHOLIC CHARITIES – IMMIGRATION&REFUGEE SERVICES

Catholic Charities – Immigration&Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services helping refugees in their process of resettlement in USA. Our clients are referred to us by our main office in Washington, DC. We are not taking referrals from anyone else. We are helping them with housing, furniture, job search, case management. But, once again, this program is designed ONLY for refugees that USCCB Washington send to us.

We can help Asylum granted individuals if they come to us within 31 day s after they get asylum status. They should bring a proof of this status which is letter received by USCIS and/or I-94 document. We have in the house employment services and ESL services – they are helping refugees and asylees that are in the USA for no more than 5 years. But these clients should be in this area. They do not have classes or job activities in York or Adams Counties.

4800 Union Deposit Rd.

Harrisburg, PA 17111-3710

Telephone: 717-657-4804

www.cchbg.org

Early Intervention Services

Early Intervention is provided for children from birth – 3 years old who are at risk for having disabilities or a delay. Each child is evaluated home-based education, physical, speech and occupational therapy for infants and toddlers.

York County Human Services Center

100 W. Market St. Suite 301

York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-771-9618

Family First Health

Provides medical/dental services for the underserved including illegal immigrants and uninsured patients.

116 South George Street
York, PA 17401
717-845-8617

Family First Health

LIHEAP HOUSING

LIHEAP HOUSING

PA low income Home Energy Assistance Program

York County Assistance Office
130 North Duke Street
York, PA 17405

Telephone: 717-771-1100 or 1-800-991-0929

Hearing inpaired should call (800) 451-5886

Helps low income people pay their heating bills.

Accepts applications around November 1st of each year.
https://yorkcountypa.gov/health-human-services/agency-on-aging/resources/financial-benefits/low-income-home-energy-liheap.html

YMCA RESIDENCE

Housing Opportunities for men, women or families at the York YMCA. SRO units furnished and with a phone in room. Six emergency rooms and Section 8 rooms available. Drug and Alcohol Counseling and Case Managment available. SMB and Historic Fairmount Apartments; low-income, Section 8 accepted. Must be able to provide: Picture ID, Social Security Number, Income Information, Bank Account Information, and Verification of Homelessness. Monthly fee is $300 with security deposit of $75. There is a different fee if partnered with the Houseing Authority.

York YMCA
Men’s Residence
310 W. Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-854-7291 ext 4702
Visit YMCA Men’s Residence

YORK AREA HOUSING GROUP

York Area Housing Group is a non-profit housing development corporation that has rehabbed/constructed affordable housing units throughout York County. Delphia Management Corp manages approximately 400 of these rental units for low-income families, elderly, handicapped, and disabled persons.

York Area Development Corporation
118 N George Street, #200
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-846-5139

IDD Phone (hearing disabled)

Telephone:  1-800-654-5984

Fax:  1-717-854-9494

http://yorkareahg.org/index.html

YORK COUNTY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

All housing programs are for low-income households.
Home Improvement Program: This program provides financing for the rehabilitation of owner occupied dwellings which require certain improvements to order to correct substandard conditions.
Home Modification Program: A grant program which access home modifications for people with disabilities. This program is administered by the Center of Independent Living Opportunities, Inc.
First time Homebuyers Program: This program provides a forgivable loan for down payment and closing costs to eligible County residents to purchase their first home.
Weatherization Program: this grant program is designed to reduce heating and cooling costs by improving the energy efficiency to their homes.

York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9870
Visit York County Planning Commission

YORK PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY

York Public Housing Authority

37 S. Broad St.
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-845-2601
TDD Phone: 717-846-9157

A federal program that provides rental housing assistance for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and people with disabilities. With this program, residents pay less than 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent&utilities. Eligibility criteria include income eligibility, housekeeping, rental history, criminal history&Financial responsiblity.
www.yorkhousingauthority.com

YORK RESCUE MISSION – MEN’S MINISTRIES

York Rescue Mission – Men’s Ministries

367 W. Market St.
York, PA 17403
Telephone: 717-845-7662

Christian non-profit organization that provides services for men who are homeless or want to resolve their problems with alcohol or drugs. The Transient Care Programs serves as an emergency shelter for men, providing chapel, shelter, meals&clothing. The Spiritual Life Recovery Program is a 16 week work orientated program for men&drug or alcohol addiction, providing conseling, recovery sessions, bible study&chapel.
www.yorkrescuemission.org

YORK RESCUE MISSION – WOMEN’S MINISTRY

York Rescue Mission – Women’s Ministry

17 Jefferson Avenue
York, PA 17404

Telephone: 717-845-5947

Religious based non-profit organization for women&children that provides emergency shelter, food, clothing&counseling. There are also 30 day&bridging (1-6 months) programs for families who need assistance. These programs provide transitional housing, bible study&facilitate involvement with a church or mentor. Require 75% of income put into personal savings.
yorkrescuemission.org/index.php?pID=10

BELL BRIDGE HOUSING

Bell Bridge Housing

160 South George Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-848-5767 or 717-845-9536 or 717-771-9347

Provides transitional housing for homeless individuals who have a source of income&have not been convited of a violent crime or require a drug/alcohol treatment program. This program provides housing, budget counseling,&educational workshop for up to one year. Require $300.00 Inventory/Security deposit + program fee of 30% of monthly income.

http://bellsocialization.com/bell-bridge-housing/

BELL FAMILY SHELTER

Bell Family Shelter

852 E. Market St.
York, PA

Telephone: 717-845-9536

Provides emergency shelter for families for up to 30 days. Also provides food and clothing and can house up to 40 people per night. During this time, support staff help their residents find permanent housing. Accepts families, couples and single woman who have been York County residents for at least 60 days.

bellsocializtion.com/services/housing-supports

CITY OF YORK – BUREAU OF HOUSING SERVICES

Low interest loan program to City residents who own their home and want to make home improvements. Assistance to first time homebuyers with their down payment and closing cost when buying a property in the City of York.

Department of Community Development
Bureau of Housing Services
City of York
1 Marketway West, 3rd Floor
York, Pennsylvania 17401
Phone: 717-849-2292
Fax: 717-849-2329
Visit City of York – Bureau of Housing Services

COMMUNITY PROGRESS COUNCIL

The rental assistance program is an emergcy housing program to prevent homelessness. Funds provide money to put toward rent. Householder with children may be elegible for up to $1,000 in a 24 month period. Provides opportunities, resources to move to self-sufficiency.

226 East College Avenue
York, PA 17403

Telephone #: 717-846-4600

Fax #:  717-854-8658

Community Progress Council

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS – PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION

Telephone: 1-800-692-7380

400 North Street

Keystone Building

Harrisburg, PA  17120

Home electricity assistance and home water assistance.
www.puc.state.pa.us/general/consumer-ed/energy-asst-progs.aspx

Y HOUSING RESOURCES

Rental assistance, delinquent mortgage counseling, homeowners emergency mortgage assistance program, loss mitigation, family savings account program, tenant/landlord rights and responsibilities workshop, mediation disputes counseling, down payment and closing cost assistance programs, first time homebuyer evaluation and reverse mortgage counseling.

Y Housing Resources
35 S. Duke Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-855-2752
Visit Housing Alliance of York

ACCESS YORK

Access York

P.O. Box 743
York, PA 17405

Telephone: 717-846-5400 or 1-800-262-8444

Sponsored by the YWCA, this program provides food&shelter for victims of domestic violence for up to 30 days. Other services include crisis intervention and ongoing counseling. Men, women&children are eligible.
ywcayork.org/victim-services

OUR DAILY BREAD

Provide free meals:

Services Mon-Fri: Breakfast 8:30-9am & Lunch 11am-12pm

Our Daily Bread
331 S. George Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone Number: 717-848-1674

PENN STATE COOPERATIVE EXTENSION (NUTRITION LINKS PROGRAM)

Penn State Cooperative Extension (Nutrition Links Program)

Services: free nutrition education programs & people eligible for public assistance.

extension.psu.edu/york

112 Pleasant Acres Road
York, PA 17402

Telephone: 717-840-7408

Contact People: Lenelle Roberts or Terri Rentzel

This Pennsylvania State Cooperative Extension program delivers research-based information and education to resource stressed households with children residing. We deliver our program in community group settings to help Pennsylvanians make better nutrition and health decisions. The results are strong, nurturing families; healthy, thriving children; and positive youth development. Nutrition Education Program classes are offered in a wide variety of community settings, including food pantries, WIC clinics, senior citizen centers, day care centers, shelters, migrant centers, summer camps, low income housing, and more.
PENN STATE COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

WEST END LOCAL LINK (W.E.L.L.)

Food pantry with baby care items, diapers, and formula; financial assistance once per year per family up to $75 for prescriptions and medical needs.

W.E.L.L.
Union Lutheran Church (basement) rear through fence & down steps

408 West Market Street

York, PA  17401
Phone: 717-852-7345

WOMEN INFANTS CHILDREN (WIC)

Nutrition information and supplemental foods for pregnant or breastfeeding women, infants and children under age five.

Must meet income guidelines.

Community Progress Council, Inc.
WIC Program
130 West Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-843-7942
Fax: 717-843-9560
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CATHOLIC HARVEST FOOD PANTRY

628 East Market Street
York, PA 17403-1605
717-846-8571

 717-846-8899 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for assistance with food)

Email Address: catholicharvestfoodpantry@verizon.net

Food distribution to families.

Can help with access/registration for food services.

Provides clothing&household items to registered families.

Hours:  Monday – Friday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

1st & 3rd Thursday  9:00 am to 12:00 pm

4th Monday and 4th Friday  3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Website:  http://www.catholicharvest.org

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FOOD BANK

Telephone Number: 717-564-1700

centralpafoodbank.org

Food distribution (government program)

Has list of agencies/pantries to get food. Long List.

2 ways to search:

Click “get help now” at top of page

Click on “partner agencies”, and enter zip code

Enter zip code (box at top of page)&click “search” (only gives agencies in that zip code).
Central PA Food Bank

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM

Pennsylvania CACFP, NSLP, SFSP, CSFP
State Director
Food and Nutrition
Department of Education
Bureau of Budget and Fiscal Management
333 Market Street
4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

Telephone # 717-772-3529

Make food more affordable to low income families. 2.9 million children a day receive snacks as part of their daily care. Reimburse child & adult care centers for meals served & enroll participants. May also reimburse family members caring for participants in their homes.
www.pears.ed.state.pa.us

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM

333 Market Street
4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

Administered by York Food Bank
Telephone # 717-846-6435

Help low income pregnant/BF mothers, infants, children up to 6 (and people above 60 years old) by supplementing diet with continuous USDA commodity food. Women, infants, and children currently receiving CSFP benefits who were certified to receive such assistance on or before February 6, 2014 are also eligible to continue to receive assistance under the program rules in effect on that date.
www.fns.usda.gov/csfp/commodity-supplemental-food-prgram-csfp

FOOD PANTRY CLEARINGHOUSE

Food Pantries located at various sites throughout the county.

30 East King Street, York, PA  17401

717-846-8899

Hotline to connect clients with local food pantries.

Only open 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

NSLP NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM PLUS SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF YORK

333 Market Street
4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

Telephone # 717-849-1218 – ARA Director at High School

Nutritionally balanced low cost (or fee) food to public&non-profit private schools each school day.
www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/lunch

CRISPUS ATTUCKS CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING

605 South Duke St.
York, PA 17401

Telephone Number: 717-848-3610

Fax Number: 717-843-3914

Job search for unemployed minorities, marginally employable. Career counseling and goal setting. Interview techniques, resumes, applications review. Training program referrals; education and training; GED preparation; parenting skills. ELECT program for pregnant and parenting teens. Abstinence based initiative that uses simulators to educate youth about premature teen pregnancy/patenting; E.F.I., a program for teen fathers that educates a child developement, child safety, nutrition, GED preparation, and career exploration.
www.crispusattucks.org

JOB CORPS

http://www.jobcorp.com

 

For those 16 to 24 years of age; job counseling, skills testing, job training; GED, driver’s education and peer counseling.

Job Corps Admissions Office
2001 N. Front Street, Suite 335
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone: 717-233-7305
Fax: 717-233-8615

OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

2550 Kingston Road
Suite 101
York, PA 17402

Telephone Number: 717-771-4407 or 1-800-762-6306

Eligible for people with disabilities that are interested with obtaining or keeping employment. Available services are: diagnastic services, vocational evaluation, counseling, restoration services, training and job placement.
www.dli.state.pa.us

PA CAREERLINK ADAMS COUNTY

We help job seekers get on line, register on the CareerLink website, they type in their resumes and then we try to help them find jobs or possibly go for training if they are eligible. Our goal is to match jobseeker with the right employer.

PA CareerLink Adams County
150 V-Twin Drive
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-1173

Fax: 717-334-3869

TTY: 717-334-0521

Email: adams@pasec.org
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PA CAREERLINK YORK COUNTY

Partnership of employment and training agencies.

PA CareerLink York County
841 Vogelsong Road
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-767-7600

Fax: 717-767-7625

TTY: 717-767-7604

Email: york@pasec.org
Visit PA CareerLink York County

UNITED WAY – Drop in Center for the Unemployed

Information and referral services targeted to dislocated/unemployed persons. Sponsored by York-Adams Central Labor Council in cooperation with United Way of York County.

800 East King Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-843-6688(# to leave a message)
717-843-0957 – General number
Fax: 717-843-4082

Visit United Way

YORK HOME SCHOOL ASSOCIATION, INC.

Christian support group for those parents who home school their children. Various meetings, activities, and newsletters.

York Home School Association, Inc.
211 Pauline Drive

Box 407

York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-854-0228
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YORK LEARNING CENTER

300 E. Seventh Ave.
York, PA 17404

Telephone: 717-718-5800

Public school facility of York and Adams County. Serves students with special needs (autistic, mental retardation, etc.) Part of LIU.

Special education classes (birth to 21 years). Diagnostic testing (birth through kindergarten). Audiological testing. Hearing and vision services.
http://www.IU12.org/Pages/Lincoln_12/our_schools_ _ _ Locations/The.York_Learning_Center

YORK SPANISH AMERICAN CENTER (YSAC)

Case management; life skills training; English as a second language; computer training; GED instruction and vocational rehabilitation.

York Spanish American Center
225 East Princess Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-846-9434
Fax: 717-843-5722
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YOUTHBUILD CHARTER SCHOOL / CRISPUS ATTUCKS

YouthBuild programs help low-income young people ages 16-24 work toward their GED or high school diploma, learn job skills and serve their communities by building affordable housing, and transform their own lives and roles in society.

605 S. Duke Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-848-3610 ext. 264

Fax:  717-843-3914

LINCOLN INTERMEDIATE UNIT NO. 12

Services and special education for the learning disabled, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, autistic, hearing/visually impaired, socially/emotionally disturbed/speech and language impaired. Psychological testing and evalation of special needs children. Hearing problem diagnosis and recommendations. Preschool programs for special needs children.

Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12
65 Billerback Street
P.O. Box 70
New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4616

Fax:  717-624-6519

http://www.iu12.org/

LOGOS ACADEMY

Christ-centered, intercultural, classical school located in downtown York, PA. Academic curriculum is creative, yet follows biblical truths. The school serves the educational needs of an intercultural, urban community by promoting spiritual, educational, intellectional, social,&emotional transformation of students to create leaders of the community. Financial aid is available.

250 West King Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone:  717-848-9835

Ginny Smeltzer: 717-848-9835 x108 to schedule a tour

www.logosyork.org

 

MANITO, INC.

Program for court adjudicated adolescents from 11 to 18 years of age; Day Treatment; Alternative Education; Counseling, drug and alcohol assessment, life skills, social skills. Provides individualized education programs in skill development, GED preparation and traditional academics. Additional fees for some programs. Also, insurance may cover some programs as well.  Grades 6-12

Manito Madison Avenue Center
220 S. Queen Street
York, PA 17404

Telephone:  717-845-7652

 

PARADISE SCHOOL

Residential Treatment for ages 12-17 who are referred through juvenile probation of the Office of Children and Youth. The treatment program includes case management, structured activities, therapeutic recreation, behavior management, psychiatric evaluations and medication management. For those with extreme difficulty in their social functioning. Partial hospitalization and residential treatment. Part of Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg.

Paradise School for Boys
6156 W. Canal Road
Abbottstown, PA 17301
Phone: 717-259-9537
Fax: 717-259-9262
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RED LAND COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM, INC.

GED preparation, computer instruction, budget counseling and OVR services also done on-site.

Red Land Community Action Program, Inc.
308 Market Street
Lewisberry, PA 17339
Phone: 717-938-4621

YORK -ADAMS ACADEMY

Alternative schooling, for those 17 years and older, wanting to receive their high school diploma. Application and entrance exam.

300 E. 7th Avenue
Suite 500
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-718-5836

YORK COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL

Adult Reading Program helps English-speaking adults improve their reading, writing, spelling and other basic skills. English as a Second Language (ESL) – classroom instruction with beginner to advanced levels to learn English.

York
800 East King Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-845-8719

Fax:  717-699-5620

Hanover
2 Library Place
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-5183 x 321

Visit York County Literacy Council

EVEN START PROGRAM

Even Start is an education program for low-income families that is designed to improve the academic achievement of young children and their parents. Family literacy programs for parents and children from birth through age 7. Provide case manager to families.

220 S. Duke Street
York, PA  17401

Phone: 717-849-1415
Contact Person: Kimberly Shelley
email address: shellkim@ycs.k12.pa.us

equity.psu.edu/tsyork/services/even-start

GED PREPERATION

Sites has free GED practice questions and study tips.

Additional Website: http://www.studyguidezone.com/gedtest.htm

HEADSTART OF YORK COUNTY

Child development program for children age 3-5 years old. Services include range of education&early childhood development services combined with medical, dental, mental health, nutrition,&parent involvement. 18 locations throughout York County.

Headstart of York County
226 E. College Avenue
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-846-4600 ext. 266

Fax:  717-848-3054
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JEFFERSON RESOURCE CENTER

Computer lab open to public housing&section 8 residents of York Housing Authority. Computer classes&reading activities open to public.

Jefferson Resource Center
501 N. Pershing Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-854-9860

JOB CORPS

For those 16 to 24 years of age; job counseling, skills testing, job training; GED, driver’s education and peer counseling.

Job Corps Admissions Office
2001 N. Front Street, Suite 335
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone: 717-233-7305
Fax: 717-233-8615

L.I.U. MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM

Provides services to children of migrant families; summer school, after school programs, in home education services.

65 Billerbeck Street

P.O. Box 70

New Oxford, PA  17350

717-624-4616

www.IU12.org

Under services “click LIU Migrant Services”

 

L.I.U., ADULT LEARNING CENTER

Offer to those 18 years and older. Adult Basic Education (0-8 grade level); General Educational Development (GED, 9-12 grades); English as a second language (ESL).

65 Billerbeck Street

New Oxford, PA  17350

717-624-4616

www.IU12.org

Under “Services Tab” click “Adult Education Programs”

 

 

Youth Employment Program

1685 Baltimore Pike

Suite F

Gettysburg, PA  17325

Meghan Ogley, Youth Coordinator

Email:  meogley@iu12.org

CRISPUS ATTUCKS CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT&TRAINING

Job search for unemployed minorities, marginally employable. Career counseling and goal setting. Interview techniques, resumes, applications review. Training program referrals; education and training; GED preparation; parenting skills.

ELECT program for pregnant and parenting teens. Abstinence based initiative that uses simulators to educate youth about premature teen pregnancy/patenting; E.F.I., a program for teen fathers that educates a child developement, child safety, nutrition, GED preparation, and career exploration.

Program assists pregnant and parenting students to complete their high school education. Individual and group support services available. Intensive case management.

Services provided to following schools: William Penn, Hannah Penn, Edgar Fahs, Smith, West York, Southwestern, Spring Grove, Manito&CA Youth Build Charter School.

Contact Person: Michael D. Jefferosn, Director
Visit Cripus Attucks – Employment and Training

620 S. George Street

York, PA  17401

Telephone number:  717-848-3610

LINCOLN INTERMEDIATE UNIT NO. 12

Services and special education for the learning disabled, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, autistic, hearing/visually impaired, socially/emotionally disturbed/speech and language impaired. Psychological testing and evalation of special needs children. Hearing problem diagnosis and recommendations. Preschool programs for special needs children ages 3 and up.

Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12
65 Billerbeck Street
P.O. Box 70
New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4616

Fax:  717-624-6519
Visit Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12

UCP of SOUTH CENTRAL PA, INC.

Early Intervention (EI) is provided for children from birth – 3 years old who are at risk for, or have, disabilities or a delay such as, but not limited to, Down Syndrome, speech delay, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, hearing or vision loss, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, autism, developmental delay or neurological impairments. Each child is evaluated. Home-based education; physical, speech and occupational therapy for infants and toddlers.

Attendant Care allows adults with disabilities to remain in their homes by providing in-home personal care. CSPPPD provides training and assistance for adults with disabilities who wish to remain active, or live independently, in the community.

UCP of South Central Pennsylvania
York
100 Leader Heights Road

Suite A

York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-767-6300 or 1-877-877-0287

Fax:  717-767-6309

Hanover
788 Cherry Tree Court
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-5552 or 1-800-333-3873                                                                                         Fax:  717-632-2315

 

Chambersburg

Childrens progams

550 Cleveland ave. Suite 209

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: 717-261-0931 or 800-294-5142

Fax: 717-267-0242

 

YORKSHIRE ACADEMY (LIU)

Special education classes (birth to 21 years). Diagnostic testing (birth through kidnergarten). Audiological testing. Hearing and vision services.

York Learning Center
300 East Seventh Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-718-5800

YORK/ADAMS MENTAL HEALTH – INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Serves individuals with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays.

261 N. Franklin St
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-8040 or 1-800-632-7568
Fax: 717-632-9238

 

York County Human Services Center

100 W. Market Street

York, PA  17401

Phone:  717-771-9618 or 1-800-441-2025                                                                                        

Fax:  717-771-9826

This program services all of Adams County and York services Hanover, Spring Grove, & Southwest School Districts.

Bilingingual Services available for Early Intervention.

http://yorkcountypa.gov/health-human-services/mental-health-mental-retardation-program.html

EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM – YORK/ADAMS

Early interventions services from birth to 3 years of age. Assessment of needs and screening. Service advocacy and in-home services.

York County Government Center
100 West Market Street, Suite 301
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9893

Fax: 717-771-9967

Early Intervention Referral Secretary:  717-771-9618

Hanover Office
261 North Franklin Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-8040

Fax: 717-632-9238

EASTER SEALS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA – 2 locations

Providing services for people with disabilities and their families. York services: Child Development Center, American Sign Language classes, Speech Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation. Chambersburg services: Audiology, Speech Therapy.  Waynesboro Services:  OT, PT, Speech Therapy, Interpreting, Residential and Day Camps.

York
Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania
2550 Kingston Rd.,
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-741-3891
Fax: 717-741-5359

Harrisburg

3029 N. Front Street

Harrisburg, PA  17110

717-901-3993

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FAMILY-CHILD RESOURCES, INC.

Early Intervention (EI) services are specialized services provided to families in York and Adams Counties with young children (ages birth to three years) who have or are at risk for developmental delay. An evaluation to determine if your child is experiencing developmental delay is required to receive EI services.  Offers:  Developmental Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Feeding Services, Behavior Management, and Infant Massage.

Family-Child Resources, Inc.
3995 East Market Street
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-757-1227
Fax: 717-757-1353
Offers counseling for 5 yrs. to Adult.
Kids groups&Adult groups
Open Monday – Friday

 

VICTIM ASSISTANCE CENTER (VAC)

Provides a 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention, information and referrals, advocacy and ongoing counseling and support to victims of sexual violence, violent crimes and to familes who have lost a loved one to a homicide or suicide. Individual and group counseling available for children, adolescents and adults.

24 hour hotline: 1-800-422-3204

Victim Assistance Center
320 E. Market Street

York, PA  17403
Phone: 717-854-3131
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PENNSYLVANIA VICTIMS RIGHTS COMPLIANCE PROJECT

Educates victim’s on their legal rights in PA as victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse.

Coalition of PA Crime Organization
84 E. Merrit Street
Plains, PA
717-571-5299
www.pavictimsrights.org

PROTECTION FROM ABUSE OFFICE (PFA)

May file an emergency protection order through the District Justice if Judicial Center is closed. Call 911 and ask to be connected to the District Justice on duty. Hearing within 10 business days.

Court interpreter can be arranged for other languages. Spanish interpreter on site.

Protection From Abuse Office
York County Judicial Center
45 North George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9662
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SAFE HOME PROGRAM

Provides a 24 hour hotline serving York and Adams County, temporary or emergency shelter, legal advocacy, child therapy and adult support groups, options counseling and crisis response, accompaniment and/or transportation to appointments/hearings, including civil and criminal hearings.

24 hour hotline: 717-632-0007

Safe Home Program
YWCA of Hanover
23 W. Chestnut Street
P.O. Box 824
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-637-2125
Contact Person: ANne Acker – Shelter Director
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STILL WATERS, ACCESS-YORK, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline. Still Waters, The Jane Rice Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, located in Hanover. The Emergency Shelter Programs provide 24-hour accessible, safe, confidential emergency shelter at no cost to victims of domestic violence and their children. Those who live within the shelters receive safety planning, options and supportive counseling and life skills advocacy. Linkages are made to community resources to assist victims in becoming independent and living their lives free of abuse. Our Emergency Shelters provide food, clothing and personal care needs, as well as the every day needs of residential living.

24 hour hotline: 717-637-2235

StillWaters
P.O. Box 1323
Hanover, PA 17331
Contact Person: Valerie Krug – Director
Visit Still Waters, ACCESS-York, Inc.

SURVIVORS, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline for Adams County, emergency shelter, supportive counseling, support groups for adults and children, legal advocacy, and transitional housing. Available for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt.

24 hour hotline: 717-334-9777 or 1-800-787-8106

Survivors, Inc.
Post Office Box 3572
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-0589
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24 HOUR NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

Will directly connect the victim to a local Domestic Violence Program.

Telephone number: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

ACCESS – YORK – YWCA

Access York – YWCA

P.O. Box 743
York, PA 17405

Telephone: 1-800-262-8444(toll-free)
1-717-846-5400 (local)

http://www.ywcayork.org/site/c.7oIIJOPrGgIUF/b.8384921/k.A670/Victim_Services.htm

Access – York Program seeks to eliminate domestic violence, offer support, education and a safe environment for victims of domestic violence. Support groups offered, outreach advocate that goes out into the community. Transitional Housing program – housing available 9-12 months (11 units). Legal advocate available to help w/protection claims. 24 hour hotline available. Prevention programs offered in schools.
YWCA York

ACCESS-YORK, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter, option and supportive counseling, support groups, a children’s program, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, drug and alcohol support services, a volunteer program, violence prevention programs, outreach, and transitional housing.

24 hour hotline: 717-846-5400 or 1-800-262-8444

Language Services Available: Lang.Line – 3rd shift counsellor.

ACCESS-York, Inc.
P.O. Box 30
York, PA 17405
Contact Person: Roxanne King, Shelter Director
Jeff Grove- Case Manager

Still Water Shelter in Hanover
Transitional Housing
717-637-2235

Hanover Safe Home
717-632-0007
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NON-VIOLENCE INTERVENTION SERVICE (NOVIS)

Is an intervention group in Adams County, which provides a 26-week educational program for men who are violent, controlling and/or abusive, teaching alternatives to coercive, dominating and violent behavior in intimate relationships.

Novis, Inc.
P.O. Box 4681
123 Buford Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-339-0222 or 1-800-736-1477

YWCA of York/Victim Assistance Center

320 East Market Street

York, PA 71403

Phone: 717-848-3535

Hotline: 717-854-3131/ (800) 422-3204

Fax: 717-843-7511

 

 

Head Start of York County

226 East College Ave.
York, PA 17403

717-846-4600

A comprehensive child development program for pre-school children and their families. A variety of services are provided including medical, dental, mental health, and nutrition.
Head Start of York County

The Lehman Center

400 West Market Street
York, PA 17401

717-845-5771

The Lehman Center provides a place for children to go for temporary safety and shelter. The center includes a 24 hour crisis nursery, outpatient art therapy conseling, case management services, and parent support groups.
The Lehman Center

Child Care Consultants, Inc.

29 N. Duke Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-854-2273   childcareconsultants.org

 

Childcare Consultants, Inc. administers four programs: 1) Assistance in locating quality childcare facilities to families in York and subsidized fee-assistance for low-income families that meet income and work requirement set by the state; 2) Keystone stars quality and improvement initiative in 8 counties (Adams, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York); 3) Child and Adult care food service sponsor to reimburse providers part of the cost of serving healthy meals in all but Chester of the counties; and 4) Home-based training and mentoring programs to childcare providers in York County.

MH/MR Respite Program

MH/MR Respite Program

2107 Industrial Highway
York, PA 17402

Telephone: 717-600-0100

Email: pen@parentednet.org

Family Child Resources

3395 East Market Street
York, PA 17402

Telephone: 717-757-1227
Fax: 717-757-1353

Family-Child Resources has a long history of strengthening&supporting families and children. We provide high-quality services and products for families and schools, as well as for employers who wish to support their employees in balancing their work and personal lives. Services include co-parenting services, counseling, drug&alcohol prevention services, early intervention, employee assistance programs, juvenile justice programs, kids’ groups, parent education, in-home parenting of infants, and training/consultation for schools, businesses, government&private organizations, and child care providers.

No charge except for Kids First ($60), Cooperative Parenting&Divorce Course ($300), and Counseling (many insurances accepted).
Family Child Resources

The Lehman Center

400 West Market St.
York, PA 17401-3804

717-845-5771
1-800-635-6619

Contact Person: Martha Martin (Center Director @ York, PA

Place for children in crisis to go for temporary safety and shelter. Also offers education and support to parents whose families were in crisis.

Four Programs: 1. 24 hour crisis nursery for children birth to 6 years; 2. Outpatient art therapy counseling; 3. Case Management Services; and 4. Parent support groups.

Accepts Medical Assistance and many services are free.
www.cassd.org

York County Children’s Advocacy Center

28 South Queen St.
York, PA 17403-2032

717-718-4253

Mission of program: To reduce the trauma of child abuse investigations; foster professional collaberation and provide education and advocacy regarding the prevention of child abuse within the community.

Services provided: Forensic interviews, medical evaluation, non-offending caregiver classes and victim support.

Contact person: Deborah Harrison, Executive Director
nlehr@yorkCAC.org
www.yorkcac.org

York County Office of Children, Youth&Families

100 West Market St.
# 402
York, PA 17401-1332

717-846-8496
1-800-729-9227 – After hours

Email: cys@york.county.org

Contact Person: Terry Clark

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mission: Dedicated to safety and stability of children and their families by providing services and support to strengthen the family through partnerships within the community. Services are free of charge.

Services:  Investigate referrals of suspected child abuse; Emergency response to child abuse and neglect; In-home family support services; Support for adults aging out of the system; Permanent placement; Truency team; and Facilitate voluntary family decision meeting.
yccys.org

YWCA YORK

320 E. Market Street
York, PA  17403

Mission: To eliminate domestic violence in York County.

– Provides emergency services and safe shelter to victims of domestic violence.
-24 hour domestic violence hotline

Email:  nlinebaugh@ywcayork.org

 

www.ywca.org

CHILDLINE AND ABUSE REGISTRY

Phone number: 800-932-0313 (Reporting Child Abuse)

Statewide Department for accepting calls public and professional sources 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. They receive reports of suspected child abuse and provide information, counseling, and referral services.

SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES

Provide social services and support for residents of Southern York County which educate and empower members of the local communities to achieve a greater level of independence. Case management, food distribution senior programming, youth committees, counseling, government, utilities and private programs available. Biliningual Services not available. Human Services program accepts Medical Assistance.

It is an affiliate of Penn-Mar Human Services.

Southern Community Services
44 S. Main Street
Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Phone: 717-227-0048

Penn-Mar North
10709 Susquehanna Trail
Glen Rock, PA 17327
Telephone: 717-235-8068
Fax: 717-235-9878
Visit Penn-Mar

SPECIAL OLYMPICS YORK COUNTY (SOYC)

Special Olympics is a year-round sports training and competition program offered free to any individual 8 years or older who has some form of mental retardation or cognitive delay. York County has 13 sports at different venues all over York County. All volunteer services.

Special Olympics York County
P.O. Box 333
Dover, PA 17315
Phone: 717-846-1881
1-866-377-7692
Fax: 717-846-1870

Information: info@specialolympicsyorkcounty.org
Visit SOYC

WELLSPAN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT

At WellSpan Health, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and mental health professionals combine efforts to provide the most appropriate level of behavioral health care for people of all ages: children, adolescents and adults. Together, these individuals work in conjunction with area physicians, schools, businesses, governmental agencies, and social service organizations to address all aspects of mental health and addiction disorders. Offers treatment for a variety of mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, phobia, PTSD, schizophrenia, substance abuse and mood disorders.

To make sure that individuals can access assessment, diagnosis and treatment and referral to the most appropriate level of care, WellSpan Behavioral Health offers a variety of outpatient services at locations throughout south central Pennsylvania. Services include individual therapy, family and group counseling and medication management by a psychiatrist. Biliningual Services not available. For adults they accept medical assistance on Tuesdays.

Most of their offices have been consolidated to provide better care and access.

WellSpan Behavioral Health (Gettysburg)
40V Twin Drive
Suite 202
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-339-2710
Fax: 717-339-2711

WellSpan Behavioral Health (Shrewsbury/New Freedom)
WellSpan Health Center
781 Far Hills Drive
New Freedom, PA 17349
Phone: 717-812-2560
Fax: 717-812-2569

WellSpan Behavioral Health (York)
Meadowlands Center
3550 Concord Road
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-851-6340

WellSpan Behavioral Health (York)
Delphic Medical Center
1600 South George Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-812-4200

WellSpan Behavioral Health (York)
at Edgar Square
1101 South Edgar Street, Suite A
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-851-1500

 

YORK/ADAMS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUPS – NAMI

NAMI: York #1 – Evening – Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at Luther Memorial Evangelical Luthern Church – 1907 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 7:30-9:30 PM. For more information, call 717-848-3784.

NAMI: York #2 – Daytime – Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 140 Roosevelt Avenue, 2nd floor conference room – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more information, call 717-848-3784.

NAMI: New Freedom – Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 175 E. Main Street, New Freedom, PA – 7:30 – 9:00 PM. For more information, call Pat at 717-227-0211 or 717-848-3784.

NAMI: Hanover – Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at St. Mark’s Church, 123 N. Charles Street, Hanover, PA – 7:00 – 9:00 PM. For more information, call Doris Bangeat 717-632-6435.

Mental Health America – Meets the 1st Monday of each month at Luther Memorial Evangelical Luthern CHurch – 1907 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 7:30 – 9:00 PM. For more information, call 717-843-6973.

Depression and Anxiety – Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at Mental Health America – 204 York Street, Suite F, Gettysburg, PA – 6:45 – 8:00 PM. For more information, call 717-339-0511.

Family and Friends – Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Mental Health America – 204 York Street,Suite F, Gettysburg, PA – 6:45 – 8:00 PM. For more information, call 717-339-0511.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) -Meets the 4th Monday of each month at Luther Memorial Evangelical Luthern Church – 1907 Hollywood Drive, York, PA – 7:30-9:00 PM. For more information, call 717-843-6973. Mental Health America.

Spanish Depression and Anxiety Group #1 – Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Spanish American Center at Manos Unidas in Gettysburg – 6:00 -7:30 PM. For more information, call 717-339-0511.

Spanish Depression and Anxiety Group #2 – Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Wellness Center in Hanover – 6:00 – 7:30 PM. For more information, call 717-339-0511.

YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAMS, INC.

Offers an extensive selection of programs and services to a wide range of clients. Included among Youth Advocates’ various programs are community based advocacy, family-support programming, mental retardation, waiver programs, behavioral health, and autism services. Youth advocacy programs has the ability to tailor any of its programs to meet the needs of the agency and /or population is serves. Biliningual Services available. Child should have access card. Children behavioral therapy. No Medical Assistance.

It is a national program operating 16 states and Washington, DC.

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.
907 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-843-9555
Fax: 717-845-8921

57 North 5th Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-337-0121
Fax: 717-337-0673

NAMI – PARENT ADVISORY FORUM

NAMI – Parent Advisory Forum

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Dallastown Area High School (Enter back door #2) – 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This group is for parents, grandparents, or foster parents of a special needs child. Dinner and childcare are provided. For more information call Tracy Holmes at (717) 843-6973 ext. 118.

OLIVIA’S HOUSE

830 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

717-699-1133

Olivia’s House: A Grief and Loss Center for Children

Olivia’s House is an organization of caregiving professionals and volunteers committed to supporting grieving children. It’s purpose is to facilitate healing through grief and loss education. This is accomplished by providing no-cost services such as: Educational and social support program for grieving pre-school, elementary, middle and high school aged and young adults and their caregivers; Individual and family grief counseling referrals to qualified professionals; Grief education programs to schools, caregiving professionals, and other helping organizations; A public lending library containing resources on children’s grief.

Contact Person: Clinical Director of Programming – program@oliviashouse.org

Facebook Olivias house for webinars.

PENNSYLVANIA COMPREHENSIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (PCBH)

Founded in 2002. In 2003, developed the (Wrap around) or (Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services) for children, adolescents, and their families. Provides outpatient mental health services to adults, adolescents and children. Services include outpatient therapy for individuals, families, and groups, medication management, BHR services and advocate services.

Pennsylvania Comprehensive Behavioral Health
2351 Freedom Way, Suite 200, York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-600-0900
Fax: 717-600-0910
Visit PCBH

20B East Roseville Rd., Lancaster, PA  17601

Phone:  717-560-2372

PENNSYLVANIA COUNSELING SERVICES- YORK pSYCHIATRIC

Provides mental health and addiction services from both a psychological and spiritual perspective. Programs are offered to adults, adolescents and children. Services include, critical incident management services job care EAP, outpatient psychiatry services, renaissance prevention program, criminal justice services, student services, family based mental health services, bilingual services, medical assistance and CHRS (warp around services). Offers community-based counseling programs.

Pennsylvania Counseling Services
128 N. George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-848-6116

26 Mt. Zion Road
York, PA, 17402
Phone: 717-840-0984
Children’s Services: 717-854-6800

334 York Street (No bilingual services)
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-337-0026

York Children’s Services

225 E. Springettsbury Avenue

York, PA  17403

717-854-6800

PRESSLEY RIDGE – 3 Locations

141 East Market Street, York, PA  17401   Phone:  717-845-6624   Fax:  717-845-6626

50 Utley Street, Suite 200, Camp Hill, PA  17011  Phone:  717-774-3673

630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA  17601   Phone:  717-397-5241

 

Provides outpatient & mental health services, educational opportunities, in-home intensive services, family-based and foster family support.

School based outpatient program.
www.pressleyridge.com

DRUG AND ALCOHOL COMMISSION

Our mission is to serve, with respect, individuals in our community with substance abuse problems in order to enhance their quality of life and provide an opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

York/Adams Drug and Alcohol Commission

100 west market street suite B04

York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9222

http://yorkcountypa.gov/health-human-services/drug-alcohol-services.html

DUAL DIAGNOSIS OUTPATIENT COUNSELING

Therapy for children and or family; psychiatric evaluations; and medication management.

Dual Diagnosis Outpatient Counseling
651 Albright Avenue
York, PA 17401

717-843-0064
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EDUCATION – INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

Provides informational and educational materials for families; advocacy and guidance in negotiating the mental health system. Educational presentations for classrooms K-12, teacher’s in-services and PTA/PTO’s.
Mental Health America of York & Adams Counties
36 S. Queen Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-843-6973

http://www.mhay.org/

304 York Street, Suite F
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-339-0511

Email: mentalhealth@mhay.org

HOFFMAN HOMES FOR YOUTH

Residential program for children ages 6 to 18 with a mental health diagnosis. The child must have psychiatric recommendation for placement in a residential treatment facility.

Hoffman Homes for Youth
815 Orphanage Road

Littlestown, PA  17340

 

Phone: 717-359-7148
Fax: 717-359-2600
Visit Hoffman Homes for Youth

LUTHERAN COUNSELING SERVICES (LCS)

LCS is an outpatient, professional counseling program. The Staff serve a broad spectrum of clients inculding children, couples and families. A range of presenting issues are addressed which focus typically on depression, anxiety, conduct problems and adjustment to life stressors. All counseling staff possesses a Masters Degree and most are state licensed. We are open to all faiths or no faith in our mission.

Lutheran Counseling Services
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
129 Charles Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-633-1227

St. James Lutheran Church
109 York Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-357-1328

 

Chambersburg Address:

43 west washington street

Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 263-9093

Cental website: www.spiritrustlutheran.org/#all

http://spiritrustlutheran.org/home/index.php/community-outreach-services/lutheran-counseling-services

central scheduling: 866-998-2382

Visit LCS

MENTAL HEALTH -MENTAL RETARDATION

Case management services for residents with diagnoses of mental retardation or serious to persistent mental illness.

York/Adams Mental Health-Mental Retardation
11 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-8040 or 1-800-632-7568

Central Website: www.cfygettysburg.com/resource-directory/item/york

Early Intervention Services/Mental Health 

100 West Market Street

3rd Floor, Suite 301

York, PA  17404

Phone:  771-9618

Find MHMR under wellspan.org link
www.wellspan.org

MENTAL HEALTH DROP-IN CENTER / YORK’S HELPING HANDS

A minority based culturally compliant consumer driven adult and youth mental health drop-in center. The center provides referrals, case management, peer to peer support, counseling, support groups, social activities, children’s station, laundry facilities, computer training center, mail box center and access to mobile medical van.

York’s Helping Hands
412 West King Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-846-9275
Questions: Yorkshelpinghand@comcast.net

Veterans Thrift Store
Telephone: 717-846-6035
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BELL SOCIALIZATION SERVICES

Provides quality mental health, mental retardation and shelter services in York and Adams counties. It is our mission to provide an environment of support and empowerment where people can improve their quality of living.

Bell Socialization Services
160 S. George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-848-5767
Fax: 717-854-2433
Visit Bell Socialization Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING SERVICES

Outpatient mental health services; licensed as an outpatient psychiatric clinic. There are 4 outpatient counseling locations.

Capital region sounseling office

939 E. Park Drive suite 101

Harrisburg, PA

Phone: 717-233-7978

 

Lancaster office

925 North Duke Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Phone: 717-299-3659 or 717-392-2113

 

Paradise School Counseling office

6156 Canal Road

Abbotestown, PA 17301

Phone: 717-259-9537

 

Catholic Charities Counseling Services
253 E. Market Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717-845-2696

Contact person: Kate Downes

Email: kdownes@cchbg.org
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CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY AT THE LEHMAN CENTER

Art Therapy/Counseling for children and adolescents ages 3 to 18. Parent support group for educational and support of at-risk parents. Crisis respite nursery to provide short term (day and overnight) care for children, birth through 6 years, who are at-risk for neglect/abuse or children whose families are in a crisis and needs assistance with child care. Case management links at-risk families to community resources and provides monthly home visits to clients.

The Lehman Center
400 W. Market Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-5771
Fax: 717-852-7605
24 hour hotline – 1-800-635-6619
Visit Children’s Aid Society at The Lehman Center

T.W. Ponessa

Outpatient mental health, drug and alcohol clinic. We provide service for children, adolescents and adults. We also have psychiatry.

T.W. Ponessa
239 W. Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-845-2425

 

www.twponessa.com

CORNERSTONE COUNSELING AND EDUCATION SERVICES

300 Frederick Street suite 3

Hanover, PA 17331

717-632-6555

Contact Person: Scott Kemper

http://www.ccespa.com/

The organization includes substance abuse treatment services on an outpatient basis to adolescents. The organization has contracts with local school districts including Southwestern, Littlestown, Delone Catholic, and Bermudian Springs to do individual evaluations, in-classroom education on substance abuse, group counseling and individual counseling. * Mission is to the leader in providing care, comprehensive services in the treatment, prevention & intervention issues related to substance abuse within the communities of Adam country & greater Hanover area.

CRISIS INTERVENTION

York Hospital Emergency Department
1001 S. George St.
York, PA 17405

717-851-5320

Crisis workers not bilingual – use translators of York Hospital.

Evaluation of patients of all ages to determine need for inpatient psychiatric admission. If inpatient hospitilization is needed for a patient, crisis intervention will do the necessary referral to the inatient psychiatric unit that will accept the patient. Crisis also makes referrals to partial hospitilization programs. Service available through York Hospital Emergency Department. No counseling is done through this service: only evaluation and referral. Provides information and referral for drug and alcohol rehab.

TRUE NORTH WELLNESS (ADAMS-HANOVER COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.)

A broad range of outpatient services are offered including evaluation, individual, group, family therapy and behavior management. Strengths are recognized and skills developed to address problem areas.

True North Wellness

1195 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-843-0800

73 E. Forrest Avenue
Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Phone: 717-235-0199

Mason-Dison Community Services/Food-bank –> based on income criteria.

5 Pendyrus Street, Suite 2
Delta, PA 17314
Phone: 717-456-5559
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ADAMS-HANOVER COUNSELING SERVICES, INC./TRUE NORTH WELLNESS

A broad range of outpatient services are offered including evaluation, individual, group, family therapy and behavior management. Strengths are recognized and skills developed to address problem areas.

Adams-Hanover Counseling Services, Inc./True North Wellness

Hanover
625 W. Elm Avenue
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-4900
Crisis Phone Number – 717-851-5320

Gettsburg

44 S. Franklin Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-9111

Shrewsbury

73 E. Forrest Ave.
Suite 312
Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Phone: 717-235-0199

York

1195 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-843-0866
Visit Adams-Hanover Counseling Services, Inc.

www.truenorthwellness.org

 

AMAZING KIDS CLUB – AUTISM/TRUE NORTH WELLNESS

Autism Day Treatment Program ‘The Amazing Kids’ Club’ is a specialized autism treatment program held in the Center for Childhood enhancement. Then center uses research based treatment modalities from Applied Behavior Analysis and Relationship therapies. The curricula will focus on the main domains of development: play skills, socialization skill, communication skills, and safety /self-help skills. Treatment plans will be developed by highly trained Clinical Coordinators and will focus on individual and group goals. Family participation is a key to success. The on-site center would be available to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, ages 2 to 18 (21 if still in school).

Center of Childhood Enhancement
33 Frederick Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-632-4900 X1502

3290 Capehorn Road

Red Lion, PA 17356

Phone: 717-698-3515

http://truenorthwellness.org/behavioral-health-services/autism/amazing-kids-club/

AUTISM YORK

Autism York

Rebecca’s Place

1805 Loucks Rd.

Suite 800
York, PA 17408

Telephone Number: 717-801-1272

Mission to provide support to individuals on the autism spectrum, parents, families, and friends. Offers opportunities for affected children and families.

Monthly Meetings:
1) Autism Support (3rd Monday)
2) South York (New for 2012)
3) Asperger nights (1st Thursday)
4) Adult ASD Group (4th Monday)
Autism York

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH REHAB SERVICES (BHRS)

Mobile therapy and behavior specialist; TSS; stepping stones, after school program for children with autism diagnoses

Behavioral Health Rehab Services
651 Albright Avenue
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-846-4490

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH REHABILITATION SERVICES (BHRS)

BHRS services are a child-focused, intensive, short-term, and home-based therapeutic family intervention. The goal of this program is to treat children and adolescents with intensive therapeutic needs in the child’s natural setting. Wide array of services & benefit programs for York/Adams County children, including Behavioral Therapists, PT/OT speech, after-school programs, before-school programs and more.  Trained professionals provide the prescribed services need to the child and family.

NHS human services of York & Adams Country

York Office

651 Albright Avenue

York, PA  17401

Phone:  717-846-4490 x 221

BHRS director Denis Cadero x 225

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH REHABILITATION SERVICES (BHRS) & OUTPATIENT SERVICES

T.W. Ponessa and Associates Counseling Services provide confidential and comprehensive assessment, intervention and treatment for individuals in all phases of life, pre-school through senior years, experiencing a variety of mental health disorders.

T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services

York County
2845 Eastern Boulevard
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-840-6444
Visit T.W. Ponessa & Assoc. Counseling Services

 York City

239  West Philadelphia street

York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-845-2425

 

Lancaster office

410 N. Prince Street

Lancaster, PA 17603

Phone: 717-560-7917

York County Heritage Trust Summer Camps

250 East Market Street
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-848-1587

Archaeology Week

Each summer the York County Heritage Trust partners with the York County Department of Parks and Recreation to offer two sessions of Archaeology Week. Students ages 10-13 are exposed to the basics of archaeology, first hand as they participate in actual excavations at real archaeological sites. Campers also learn about how artifacts are preserved and interpreted in a museum setting with visits to York County Heritage Trust sites and museums.

Current Summer Camp Listings: https://yorkheritage.org

 

York Library Summer Reading Program

159 East Market Street
York, PA 17401

(717) 846-5300

Up to age 18

Acquire a library card at your local library. Register on the website to log hours or submit book reviews. Periodic events occurring at your library can be found on the schedule on the website.
York Libraries

YWCA School-age Learning Centers

Dallastown Schools
Serving: Dallastown Elementary, York Township Elementary, and Shawnee Hope, Telephone – 717-845-2631 ext. 161.

Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fees: Registration is $50.00; Before OR after school program is $85.00 a week; before AND after school program is $110 week.

Northeastern Schools
Serving: Conewago Elementary (on-site for K-3rd grade), Orendorf Elementary, Shallow Brook Elementary, and Spring Forge Elementary Schools.

Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fees: Registration is $50.00; Before OR after school program is $85.00 a week; before AND after school program is $110 week.

York City Schools

Serving: Davis Elementary, Devers Elementary, Goode Elementary, Jackson Elementary, Furgusen Elementary and McKinley Elementary Schools

Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fees: Registration is $50.00; before AND after school program is $110 week.

YWCA York supports families in three different school districts in York County by providing before-and/or after-school care as well as full-day care for school-age students (Kindergarten through 6th grade, except where noted) when school is out of session. At our school-age sites, staff members work cooperatively with the schools to meet families’ needs. We strive to create an environment where students can get what they need before and after school — fun and active outdoor play; creative arts; engaging, child-directed projects; support in homework; opportunities to practice emerging pro-social and leadership skills; and a safe place to build friendships and solid relationships with adults. Breakfast and snack are also provided.
York YWCA

Other Camps

The American Camp Association has accredited the following area camps:

Echo Trail (Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania) in Chanceford Township
Telephone: 800-692-7816

10177 Scout Camp Rd.

Felton, PA 17322

Furnace Hills (Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania)in Denver, Lancaster County
Telephone: 800-692-7816

1610 Girl Scout Rd.

Felton, PA 17322

Gretna Glen Camp in Lebanon County
Telephone: 717-273-6525

87 Old Mine Rd.

Lebanon, PA 17042

Camp Kirchenwald (Luthern Camping Corp. of Central PA)
1 Cut Off Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Telephone: 717-964-3121
www.lutherancamping.org/kirchenwald

Kirchenwald is located on 340 acres of undeveloped timberland, adjacent to 4000 acres of state game lands in Colebrook, PA. The camp averages over 900 campers a summer, focusing on adventure trip camps and growth through callenge. Campers travel to the Adirondack Mountains, the beaches of Assateague Island, Maryland or enjoy the climbing tower, climbing wall, ropes course, lake, and sports activities at the camp. In addition to summer camp Kirchenwald offers programs in the spring, winter, and fall.

Camp Nawakwa (Luthern Camping Corp. of Central PA) in Biglerville, Adams County
Telephone: 717-677-8211

1033 Nawakwa Rd.

Biglerville, PA 17307

Camp Swatara in Bethel, Berks County (Church of the Brethren)
Telephone: 717-933-8510

2905 Camp Swatara Rd.

Bethel, PA 19507

YMCA Camp Shand in Cornwall, Lancaster County
Telephone: 717-272-8001

265 Harrisburg Ave.

Lancaster, Pa 17603

For all ACA-accredited camps in Pennsylvania visit, find.acacamps.org

RISING S.T.A.R.S. (Striving To Achieve Remarkable Success) – Crispus Attucks Association

Provides after-school and summer educational, recreational programs for youths 5 to 18 years old. Activities include self esteem and study skills workshops, life skills classes, cooking classes, arts&crafts, and many more exciting events. Spanish classes are also available.

Crispus Attucks Offices
605 South Duke Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-848-3610
Fax: 717-843-3914
Visit Rising S.T.A.R.S.

Tennis for Kids

1985 High Rock Lane
York, PA 17406

Telephone: 717-757-1667

Our goal is to give every child the opportunity to fill summer hours by with a quality experience by learning a lifetime sport involving family, friends and fun.

TFK, founded 20 years ago and still going strong, is available, free to children ages 8-16. we operate at 21 locations in York and Adams Counties. Our season runs from June to July. See our registration form for details.

At least two adults supervise each site. We strive to maintain a ratio of one instructor for every 10 children at the site. Our site supervisors and instructors, numbering over 200, are paid. However, TFK officers and board members do not receive compensation in any form.
http://www.tennisforkidsyork.com/

YMCA Afterschool Programs

York YMCA, 90 N. Newberry St., York
Telephone: 843-7884
East York YMCA, 4075 E. Market St., York
Telephone: 755-7144
Southern, 100 Constitution Ave., Shrewsbury
Telephone: 235-0446
Bob Hoffman, 1705 Palomino Ave., Dover
Telephone: 292-5622

Memberships

Adult $47.00, under 18 $19.50, household of 2 adults and children $74.50. Income-based sliding fee scale available.

The YMCA is so much more thana pool, a fitness center, or a gymnasium. It’s a movement, a bold and concerted effort to build strong kids, strong families, and a stronger York through a spectrum of endeavors and services. From youth development programs… to family focused activities… all the way to urban renewal initiatives that enhance our city while creating affordable housing opportunities. No, this is not your father’s YMCA. It’s your family’s… your community’s… and, more than ever before, yours.
York County YMCA

YMCA Summer Camps

Various Cities as follows:

Camp Fitch – Lake Erie, PA
Telephone: 877-863-4824 or 814-922-3219
Co-Ed Summer Resident Camp

Camp Speers-Elijabar – Dingmans Ferry, PA
Telephone: 570-828-2329
Co-Ed Summer Resident Camp

Camp Kon-O-Kwee – Fombell, PA
Telephone: 724-758-6238 or 877-962-2565
Co-ed Summer Resident Camp

Deer Valley Family Camp – Fort Hill, PA

Telephone: 814-662-4031 or 800-962-2386
Family Summer Resident Camp

Camp Thompson – Gardners, PA
Telephone: 717-486-5480
Co-Ed Summer Resident Camp

Camp Shand – Cornwall, PA

Telephone: 717-272-8001
Co-Ed Resident Camp

Camp T Frank Soles – Rockwood, PA
Telephone: 800-677-1811 or 814-352-7217
Co-Ed Summer Resident Camp

Camp Conrad Weiser – Wernersville, PA
Telephone: 610-670-2267
Co-ed Summer Resident Camp

Camp Kresege – White Haven, PA
Telephone: 570-443-2267
Co-Ed Summer Resident Camp

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
YMCA

York 21st Century Community Learning Center

Contact Person:Diaz E Woodard – 717-747-6844

Free Program.  Includes hip-hop dance, jewelry making, drill team, boxing, REACH participation, backetball courses & daily homework assistance.

Summer:  Hours Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                                                             During School:  Hours Monday – Thursay 3:30-6:30 p.m.

 

Boys and Girls Club of America

Boys&Girls Clubs of America’s national programs have taken members fromthe Clubhouse to the White House; from the games room to the corporate boardroom; fromt he high school orchestra to Carnegie Hall.

Boys&Girls Clubs of America has a lineup of tested and proven nationally recognized programs that address today’s most pressing youth issues, teaching young people the skills they need to succeed in life.

National programs are available in the areas of education, the environment, health, the arts, careers, alcohol/drug and pregnancy prevention, gang prevention, leadership development and athletics.

Columbia Clubhouse

248 W. Locust St.

Columbia, PA 17512

Telephone: 717-684-3637
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Lancaster

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Jack Walker Clubhouse

229 W. Lemon St.        717-292-3474
Lancaster, PA 17603
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Lancaster

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Hill Clubhouse

116 S. Water St.

Lancaster, PA 17608
Telphone: 717-299-3771
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Lancaster

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Angino Clubhouse

Harrisburg, PA 17104
Telephone: 717-234-3268
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Central Pennsylvania
John N. Hall Foundation Club House
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Telephone: 717-232-1700
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Central Pennsylvania

Boys&Girls Club of Lancaster, Inc.
Lancaster, PA 17602
Telephone: 717-295-3474
A unit of: Boys&Girls Club of Lancaster

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Others can be found via www.bgga.org/clubs
Boys&Girls Club of America

Camp Penwood; The ARC of York County

Camp Penwood; The ARC of York County

497 Hill Street
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-846-6589

6 weeks camp/5 days/week. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Intended for children with intellectual/physical/mental disabilities. Children are exposed to arts, crafts, music, sports. Transportation may be provided with additional fee.
www.thearcofyorkcounty.org

Dream Wrights Youth&Family Theatre

Dream Wrights Youth&Family Theatre

100 Carlisle Avenue
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-848-8623

Cost: $105 for 1/2 day
$195 for full day

7 weeks, 5 days/week. Offer 1/2 day&full day camps. Camp is intended for normal functioning children interested in theater and the arts of acting, drama, music and dance. Dates and times differ depending on age of child and specific camp activity.
www.dreamwrights.org/summer-camps-workshops

Girl Scouts

Girls Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania

350 Hale Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Telephone: 800-692-7816 or 717-233-1656

Email:  general@gshpa.org

In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Through a myriad of enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trip, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges, and environmental stewardships, girls grow courageous and strong. Girl Scouting helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actions and provide the foundation for sound decision-making; and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.

Girl Scouts

Jewish Community Center

2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-843-0918

Our mission, as a human service agency, is to strengthen and preserve Jewish culture, promote mutual understanding and the acceptance of diversity, and enhance the well being of our members and the communities we serve through cultural, educational, physical, recreational, and social opportunities. We work cooperatively with other civic organizations to improve our community, and welcome everyone regardless of their circumstances or ability to pay.
Jewish Community Center

Mend-A-Heart Camp

Camp Cann-Edi-On
York Haven, PA

Telephone: 717-266-1661

Camp Mend-A-Heart is a one day bereavement camp for children ages 6-18 years old who have experienced a significant loss in their life. The camp is held at Penn Grove retreat in York County.  Cost is $15.00, assistance is available.

Camp Chimaqua:  Overnight camp for grieving children ages 6-12.  Held in June at Camp Donegal in York County.                                                                                                                       Cost is $25.00, assistance is available.

Pathways Center for Grief and Loss

4075 Old Harrisburg Pike                                                                                                   Mount Joy, PA  17552                                                                                                 Telephone:  717-391-2413

 

Boy Scouts of America

Council Number: 544
Council Name: New Birth of Freedom Council

2139 White Street
York, PA 17404

Telephone: 717-843-0901

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and, through nearly a century of experience, understands that helping youth puts us on a path toward a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Scouting, with programs for young men and women, helps meet these six essential needs of the young people growing up in our society: Mentoring, Lifelong Learning, Faith Traditions, Serving Others, Healthy Living, Building Character.
Boy Scouts of America