The organizations and programs in this section provide information related to general and more specific medical matters. Some offer help navigating medical assistance programs, others a place to start when you have no idea where else to turn. Related categories include AIDS, Breast Cancer, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Poison, Prostate Cancer, Alcohol Problems, and Drug Problems.
ADVANCEMENT IN RECOVERY PROGRAM
(Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute)
Offers a comprehensive medication assisted treatment program for individuals struggling with opioid use disorder. Clinic hours are 5:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
2501 N. Third St., Harrisburg
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HOPE LODGE OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
A free home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers.
125 Lucy Ave., Hummelstown
A free, faith-based healthcare clinic providing preventative care and counseling to underserved and uninsured adults in Harrisburg community.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m.; and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
248 Seneca St., rear, Harrisburg
(St. Paul’s Episcopal Church)
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP)
Provides health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.
COMMUNITY CHECK UP-CENTER
Provides comprehensive healthcare to women and children in South Harrisburg as well as the Tri-County area. No one is ever denied services due to lack of insurance or an inability to pay.
Pediatrics, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Women, 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Tuesdays and Fridays
38C Hall Manor, Harrisburg
An online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs.
GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT MISSION OF MEDICAL OUTREACH
Nurse-run clinic based at Christ Lutheran Church, 124 S. 13th St., Harrisburg. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
HAMILTON HEALTH CENTER
Offers medical and dental care at 110 S. 17th St., Harrisburg. (main campus)
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays
7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays
8 a.m. to 12 p.m., second and fourth Saturday of the month.
Has satellite offices at Downey School, 1313 Monroe St., Harrisburg Foose School, 1301 Sycamore St., Harrisburg; Jackson-Lick Tower, 1301 N. Sixth St., Harrisburg; Union Deposit Family Practice, 891 S. Arlington Ave., Harrisburg (717-232-0500); and Hamilton Health Center of Perry County, 46 Red Hill Court, Newport (717-204-7865).
As part of Affordable Care Act, people can apply for coverage and compare available plans.
HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICE ADMINISTRATION.
Mission is to improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce, and innovative programs.
HOPE WITHIN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Offers free primary healthcare services for medically uninsured low-income residents of Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin counties.
HOSPICE OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
Provides the highest quality of emotional, physical and spiritual support with compassion and respect.
1320 Linglestown Road., Harrisburg (main office)
LEBANON FREE CLINIC
(Lebanon Rescue Mission)
Call to confirm times and eligibility.
135 S. Ninth St., Lebanon
(Penn State College of Medicine)
A student-run, non-profit, free clinic dedicated to serving the medical, psychological, and health needs of the underserved in Harrisburg area. Call for schedule and to make an appointment.
611 Reily St., Harrisburg
Provides health coverage to low-income people and is one of the largest payers for health care in the United States.
MISSION OF MERCY
Medical services available, 1st and 3rd Thursdays of month, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Harrisburg clinic is at Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church, 2217 Derry St., Harrisburg.
717-315-9813 (clinic days only)
PACE AND PACENET
State prescription assistance program for older adults.
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH LAW PROJECT
Consultant on access to health care for low income consumers, elderly and persons with disabilities.
One of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education.
Harrisburg Medical Center
1514 North Second St., Harrisburg
Lancaster Medical Center
31 S. Lime St., Lancaster
York Medical Center
728 Beaver St., York
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
Keeps children and families together by providing temporary housing, at no charge, to out-of-town families of seriously ill children who are being treated at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.
745 W. Governor Road, Hershey
SADLER HEALTH CENTER CORP.
Provides accessible primary care, behavioral health and dental services to insured, uninsured and underinsured individuals at two locations: Carlisle and Perry County.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday
8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday
100 N. Hanover St., Carlisle;
Also, offers dental only services at 1104 Montour Road, Loysville, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. other weekdays.
UPMC PINNACLEHEALTH CHILDREN AND TEEN CENTER
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
2645 N. Third St., second floor, Harrisburg