communityresources

There are many community services and resources within the City of Harrisburg. The following listings below are organizations and non-profits that provide help, care, and services for those in need. Please also see the calendar of events for local activities. If you would like to be included in this community resources listing or events calendar please complete the submission form located on the events page and your request will be added upon approval or contact Janelle Walker at jlwalker@harrisburgpa.gov.

Crisis

American Humane Association
www.americanhumane.org/children

Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection
Dedicated to elimination of child pornography on the Internet
www.asacp.org

Child Help
National Child Abuse Hotline to report suspected child abuse.
800-422-4453
800-4-A-CHILD
www.childhelp.org

Childline
State child abuse registry.
To report suspected child abuse or request child abuse history clearance form.
800-654-1211

Family Support of Central Pa
A child abuse prevention organization committed to building and supporting strong, safe families through mutual support and education. Parents and grandparents come together in community and specialty groups to learn new parenting skills, transform and improve their attitude and behaviors, and create long-term positive changes in their lives.
3700 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
800-984-9923
717-541-0828
www.familysupportcentralpa.org

Hero Project
If you suspect a child is being sexually abused and would like to talk it over with someone before taking action, call the 24-hour Hero Hotline.
877-874-HERO
www.hero-project.org

Midpenn Legal Services
Offers assistance in filing a protection from abuse (PFA) petition.
213-A N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-232-0581
800-932-0356
www.midpenn.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-7233
TDD: 1-800-787-3224
www.thehotline.org

Office of the Victim Advocate
Represents the interests of crime victims.
800-563-6399
TTD: 877-349-1064
800-322-4472
www.ova.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Private nonprofit organization working to eliminate domestic violence, secure justice for victims and help build new lives free from abuse.
3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110
800-799-SAFE
717-545-6400
www.pcadv.org

Pinnacle Health Children’s Resource Center
Provides care for children suspected of having been abused or neglected. Works with child protection services, social services and other organizations.
717-782-6800
www.pinnaclehealth.org/crc

To Report Child Abuse
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare’s registry:
800-932-0313

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
Violence intervention and prevention services
800-654-1211
www.ywcahbg.org

Alcoholics Anonymous
717-234-5390
www.aaharrisburg.org

Alcoholics and Narcotics Helpline
717-238-5920

Al-Anon/Alateen
For information on where to find a local meeting:
www.pa-al-anon.org
www.al-anon.alateen.org

Baby Love
Provides free intensive case management services designed to help women with addictions. Participants must be Dauphin County residents, pregnant or have a child under 2 years of age. Program is part of Hamilton Health Center.
1-866-530-2229
www.harrisburgbabylove.com

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

Bethesda Mission
Helmsman program helps lives affected by drug and alcohol addiction
611 Reily St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-257-4440
www.bethesdamission.org

Dauphin County Department of Drug & Alcohol Services
1100 S. Cameron St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-635-2254

Daystar Center for Spiritual Recovery
Empowers people overcoming substance abuse through spiritual resources, therapeutic counseling and practical aid.
125 N. 18th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-230-9898
www.daystarrecovery.com

Gaudenzia-Harrisburg
Operates programs in Harrisburg area offering a variety of services such as detox, residential and outpatient programming.
www.gaudenzia.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Has an ongoing agenda to educate youth about the dangers of impaired driving and underage drinking, as well as adult education programs.
610-825-4902
www.madd.org

Narcotics Anonymous
To find a meeting:
www.na.org

Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
2 Kline Plaza
Suite 8
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-783-8200
www.ddap.pa.gov

The Rase Project
Assists individuals affected by substance abuse.
100 N. Cameron St.
Suite 401-E
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-232-8535
www.raseproject.org

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
3650 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Teen Challenge Harrisburg
Faith-based residential program for drug and alcohol abuse problems.
717-303-5829
www.harrisburgtc.org

Allison Hill Community Ministry Food Pantry
Serves residents in 17104 Zip code. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 1 p.m.
Derry Street United Methodist Church
1508 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-233-2030

Antioch Tabernacle Food Pantry, Soup Kitchen
Serves residents in 17103 and 17104 Zip codes. Must have photo ID and current address for verification. Also offers a lunchtime meal program on Thursdays. Food pantry hours, Tuesday, 12 to 1 p.m. and Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also offers a Fresh Express to people (not restrictive to 17103 and 17104 Zip codes) at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Must have photo ID.
1920 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-233-8231
www.antioch-tabernacle.org

Bethesda Mission
Evening meal served every night of the week beginning at 4:30 p.m.
611 Reily St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-257-4440
www.bethesdamission.org

Camp Curtin Memorial – Mitchell Soup Kitchen
Serves meals from 12 to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday
2221 N. Sixth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Cathedral of St. Patrick
Breakfasts on Saturday, 7:15 to 8:15 a.m., and dinners on Sunday from 5 to 6 p.m.
212 State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-232-2169
www.stpatrickcathedral.com

Central Pa Food Bank
717-564-1700
Find a location near you under partner agencies at
www.centralpafoodbank.org

Channels Food Rescue
Distributes to homeless shelters, soup kitchens and related agencies. Also offers a job-training kitchen school for low income persons.
3305 N. Sixth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-232-1300
www.channelsfoodrescue.com

The Crosspoint Food Pantry
Serves residents in the 17103, 17109 and 17111 zip codes. Open on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 1 to 3 p.m.
6570 Mifflin Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-545-1911
www.xpointumc.org

The Cupboard at Calvary
Serves residents in the 17109, 17111 and 17112 Zip codes. 4:30 to 6 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
Calvary United Methodist Church
4700 Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-545-0021

Downtown Daily Bread
Soup kitchen in downtown Harrisburg serving lunch seven days a week from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
234 South St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-238-4717
www.downtowndailybread.org

Ecumenical Food Pantry
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Wednesday when morning closes at 11:30 a.m.
Messiah Lutheran Church
Sixth and Forster Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-233-6889

Emanuel Church of God in Christ
Operates community food bank from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.
601 N. 16th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-232-0475

Feed My Sheep Food Ministry
Call for assistance in Dauphin Borough and Middle Paxton Twp.
717-877-0964

Grace United Methodist Church
Serves breakfast Sunday at 8 a.m.
216 State St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-238-6739
www.graceinharrisburg.org

Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Third Monday of month, 5 to 7 p.m.
212 N. Progress Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-541-0388
www.greaterzionbaptist.org

Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church
Operates food pantry on second Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. and fourth Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
2217 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-561-2170
www.harrisburgbic.org

Harrisburg Food Ministry
Distributes food from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel AME Church, 1721 N. Fifth St., Harrisburg, and 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg
717-761-2933 ext. 321
www.harrsiburgfoodministry.org

Helping Hands Ministries of Harrisburg, Inc.
Serves meals 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday at St. Michael Lutheran Church
118 State St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-731-1807
www.helpinghandsministries.org

International Service Center
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
21 S. River St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-236-1523
www.isc76.org

Macenonia Missionary Baptist Church
Operates food bank from 4 to 6 p.m. on Fridays.
2339 N. Sixth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-232-8946

Manna Food Pantry
Serves residents in 17103, 17104 and 17109 Zip codes. Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Penbrook
56 Banks St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-602-5835

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Soup Kitchen
Serves lunch Monday through Saturday, 12:30 to 1 p.m.
1459 Zarker Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-236-4506

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
Serves breakfast 7 to 8 a.m.
Monday through Friday
1122 Green St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-233-6755

Bethesda Mission
Operates a shelter in Harrisburg for homeless men.
611 Reily St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-257-4440
www.bethesdamission.org

Brethren Housing Association
Helps homeless and low-income individuals and families achieve their potential.
219 Hummel St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-233-6016
www.bha-pa.org

Christian Churches United
Attempts to find emergency shelter that may range from one day to four weeks.
413 S. 19th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-238-2851
www.ccuhbg.org

Tri County Community Action
Family programming, energy budgeting, first time home ownership and credit counseling, and even community revitalization and development. 
1514 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-232-9757
www.cactricounty.org

Community Justice Project
Assist’s poor and low wage earners.
118 Locust St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
800-322-7572
717-236-9486
www.communityjusticeproject.org

Delta Community (Gaudenzia Inc.)
Provides transitional housing for single-parent, homeless families who are working toward self-sufficiency.
1910 N. Second St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-232-2970

Fair Housing Council of the Capital Region Inc.
Seeks to end discrimination in housing market, both rental and for-sale properties.
2100 N. Sixth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-238-9540
www.pafairhousing.org

Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area
900 S. Arlington Ave.
Suite 131A
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-545-7299
www.harrisburghabitat.org

Harrisburg Center for Peace and Justice (Pennsylvania Coalition to End Homelessness)
315 Peffer Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-233-3072

Harrisburg Housing Authority
717-232-6781
www.harrisburghousing.org

Help Ministries of Christian Churches United
Rental assistance program
413 S. 19th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-238-2851

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
A statewide coalition working to provide leadership and a common voice for policies, practices and resources to ensure that all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes, have access to safe, decent and affordable homes.
610 N. Third St., Harrisburg
717-909-2006
www.housingalliancepa.org

Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families (Catholic Charities)
Offers help and hope to homeless families in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties.
120 Willow Road
Suite C
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-652-8740
www.cchbg.org

Lighthouse Outreach Center
Non-profit, Christian-based organization provides transitional housing for women, mostly coming out of prison.
717-236-0735
www.lighthouseoutreachhbg.org

Lourdeshouse Maternity Services
Temporary home for pregnant young women without financial support.
120 Willow Road
Suite A
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-412-4865
www.cchbg.org

Paxton Street Home Benevolent Society
A Christian, non-profit community of homes serving adults who may be challenged with social, mental, or emotional needs.
2001 Paxton St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-236-5508
www.paxtonmin.org

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
Provides foreclosure prevention information.
211 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-780-3800
www.phfa.org

Shalom House
Shelter for homeless women and children
717-232-3482
www.shalomhouse.net

Susquehanna Harbor Safe Haven (Christian Churches United)
For single men with a diagnosed mental illness.
1805 N. 12th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-232-5029
www.ccuhbg.org

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

Case Management Unit of Dauphin County
Helps individuals and families navigate challenging times by linking them with the proper resources.
1100 S. Cameron St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-232-8761
866-820-3516
www.cmu.cc

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
800-232-4636
www.cdc.gov

Children’s Health Insurance Program (Chip)
A state-funded health insurance for uninsured children and teens.
800-986-KIDS
www.chipcoverspakids.com

Community Check-Up Center
Provides medical services to uninsured and underinsured individuals of South
38C Hall Manor
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Pediatrics – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Women – 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Tuesday & Friday
717-233-1700
www.communitycheckupcenter.org

Contact Helpline
Information and referral service
800-932-46167
17-652-4400
www.contacthelpline.org

Crisis Intervention Services
24-hour emergency mental health services.
100 Chestnut St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
888-596-4447
717-232-7511

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
800-826-3632
www.dbsalliance.org

Hamilton Health Center
Offers medical and dental care.
110 S. 17th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays
7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every other Saturday
717-230-3909
www.hamiltonhealthcenter.com

Healthcare Marketplaces
As part of Affordable Care Act, people can apply for coverage and compare available plans.
www.healthcare.gov

Holy Spirit Hospital
Crisis Intervention:
717-763-2222
866-350-4357
Teenline:
24 hours, 7 days a week.
717-763-2345
800-722-5385

Hospice of Central Pennsylvania
Offers support for individuals facing any type of incurable illness.
717-732-1000
866-779-7374
www.hospiceofcentralpa.org

Mental Health Association of the Capital Region
200 N. Third St., 10th floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-236-3300

Mission of Mercy
Medical and dental services available, twice monthly on Fridays.
1459 Zarker St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-315-9813
www.amissionofmercy.org/marylandpennsylvania

National Alliance on Mental Illness
A non-profit, self-help support and advocacy organization
2501 North 3rd St.
Harrisburg, PA 17106
www.nami-dauphincounty.org

NHS Human Services
Provides innovative solutions to support the unique needs of individuals by striving to create a caring and responsive environment that promotes the highest standards of integrity and quality.
888-647-0020
www.nhsonline.org

National Institute of Mental Health
Mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through research.
www.nimh.nih.gov

Peace of Mind Project
www.peaceofmindproject.com

Pennsylvania Department of Health
877-724-3258

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Consultant on access to health care for low income consumers, elderly and persons with disabilities.
800-274-3258
www.phlp.org

Pennsylvania Clubhouse Coalition
Mission is to empower individuals with mental illness to live, learn and work within their community with dignity and freedom from stigma.
215-427-5763
www.paclubhouse.org

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Helpline
800-537-8862

Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers Association
Provides information, referrals and support to people who are receiving services or in recovery from a mental illness in PA.
4105 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-564-4930
800-887-6422
www.pmhca.org

Prescription Assistance
www.padrugcard.com

Pressley Ridge
Outpatient treatment programs.
121 Locust St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-238-8118
www.pressleyridge.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources, and Service Administration
Helps people find a nearby federally funded health center providing medical and dental care on a sliding pay scale.
www.hrsa.gov

Visiting Nurse Association of Central Pennsylvania
Provides full range of health care services.
3315 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
800-995-8207
www.vnacentralpa.org

Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-273-8255

Susquehanna Harbor Safe Haven (Christian Churches United)
Provides shelter for single men with a diagnosed mental illness
1805 N. 12th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-232-5029

Children and Youth

BARAK, Inc.
P.O. Box 4795
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone Number: 800-381-4819
http://www.barakarts.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region-PA
1500 N Second St
Suite H
Harrisburg, PA 17102
888-412-BIGS
http://www.capbigs.org

Capital Area Head Start
Provides education and other services to low income children and their families.
3700 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-541-9620
www.keystonehumanservices.org

Center for Champions
251 Verbeke Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-232-9675
http://www.centerforchampions.org/

Tri County Community Action
Various programs ranging from child school readiness and mentoring for at-risk youth
1514 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-232-9757
www.cactricounty.org

Holy Spirit Teenline
The Teenline program can help a central Pennsylvania teen facing serious issues at school or home, and help parents trying to cope with a troubled son or daughter.
717-763-2345
800-722-5385

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
116 Pine Street
Suite 430
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-236-5680
http://www.papartnerships.org/

Runaway Hotline
800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Teen Challenge Harrisburg
Faith-based residential program for drug and alcohol abuse problems.
717-303-5829
www.harrisburgtc.org

Youth Advocate Programs Inc
2007 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-232-7580
http://www.yapinc.org

Youth America Hotline
877-968-8454

YWCA Of Greater Harrisburg
1101 Market St.
Harrisburg 17103
717-234-7931
www.ywcahbg.org

Aa to Zz Child Care and Learning Center
5120 Lancaster St
Harrisburg. PA 17111
717-920-2221
http://www.aatozz.com/

All About Kids Early Learning Center
5750 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-558-8001
http://allaboutkidschildcarecenter.com/

Charlton Preschool
5920 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-545-8564
http://www.charltonpreschool.com/

The Circle School
210 Oakleigh Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-564-6700
http://circleschool.org/

Follow Me Christian Child Care Center
6003 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-540-0707
http://www.followmechristian.org/

Garden of Learning Child Development Center
4200 Crums Mill Rd Rear
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-775-1107
http://www.childdaycareharrisburg.com/

The Goddard School
4397 Sturbridge Dr
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-526-0404
http://www.goddardschool.com/

The Golden Rule Christian Academy, LLC
2656 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-525-8938
http://goldenruleca.com/

Hansel & Gretel Early Learning
4820 Londonderry Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-657-8684
http://www.hanselandgretelelc.com/

KinderCare
3701 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-652-3421

4075 Londonderry Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-657-2494

6006 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-652-4348
http://www.kindercare.com/

Little Lambs Preschool
5630 Devonshire Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-545-8485
http://lambpreschool.com/

Little Learners’ Child Development Center Inc
2323 Linglestown Rd #301
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-671-4825
http://www.llcdc.com/

New City School
251 Verbeke Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-968-1893
http://newcityschoolharrisburg.org/

Northwood Nursery School
1801 Colonial Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-657-0715
http://www.lifeinfaith.org/

St Mark’s Nursery School
4200 Londonderry Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-671-4855
http://www.stmarksharrisburg.org/Nursery

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School
215 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA  17101
717-238-8590
www.sseschool.org

Sylvan Heights Science Charter School
915 S 13th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
717-232-9220
http://shscs.org/

Tender Hearts Christian Preschool
403 S Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-564-4091
http://www.firstalliancehbg.com/

U-GRO Learning Centres
3501 Canby St
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-564-9100

1 HACC Dr
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-780-2581

3880 Tecport Dr
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-561-1234
https://www.u-gro.com/

Central Dauphin School District
600 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-545-4703
http://www.cdschools.org/

Harrisburg City School District
2101 North Front St
Bldg 2
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-703-4000
http://www.hbgsd.k12.pa.us/

Steelton-Highspire School District
250 Reynders St
Steelton, PA 17113
717-704-3800
http://www.shsd.k12.pa.us/Page/1592

Susquehanna Township School District
3550 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-657-5100
http://www.hannasd.org/

Dauphin County Technical School
6001 Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-652-3170
https://www.dcts.org/

Jackson Lick Pool

Penn National Pool & Playground (Hall Manor)

*Pool Hours 12-6pm daily Tuesday through Sunday. City pools are closed on Mondays.*

Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens

AARP
www.aarp.org

Area Agencies on Aging
717-780-6130

B’nai B’rith Apartments Center
130 S. Third St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-233-6934

Elder Care
Helps people find access to home and community-based services such as transportation, meals, home care and caregiver support.
800-677-1116
www.eldercare.gov

Heinz-Menaker Senior Center
1824 N. Fourth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-238-7860

Holy Spirit Hospital
Geriatric services for emotional and psychological problems associated with aging.
717-763-2219

Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
Senior Adult Club
3301 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-236-9555

Lick Towers Senior Center
1301 N. Sixth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-233-0388

Meals on Wheels of Dauphin County
717-780-6130

Medicare
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, www.cms.gov, provides information for the Medicare and Medicaid consumer
www.medicare.gov

Pace and Pacenet
State prescription program for lower income seniors.
800-225-7223

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
www.aging.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Securities Commission
Call with reports related to investment scams.
800-722-2657

Pennsylvania Senior Law Helpline
The Pennsylvania SeniorLAW Helpline is a free and confidential telephone service, staffed by attorneys, providing legal information, advice and referrals to senior citizens (60 years and older) throughout the state.
Helpline hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
877-727-7529
www.seniorlawcenter.org

Social Security Administration
555 Walnut St.
Suite 810
Harrisburg, PA 17101
888-327-1176

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