This list provides a starting point for additional assistance with, and information regarding, services available to women in the local area. Related categories include Children’s Services, Medical, and Pregnancy.
AGAPE FAMILY SHELTER
(Lebanon Rescue Mission)
Shelter for homeless women and their children.
139 S. Ninth Street, Lebanon
(Healthy Baby Helpline)
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Provides information to those who are pregnant or think they may be pregnant.
Provides free services designed to meet the physical, emotional, and social needs of individuals who are struggling with addictions. Program is part of Hamilton Health Center.
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES
If you are pregnant and don’t know what to do, Bethany can provide free, confidential support to help you determine your path forward.
2101 N. Front St., Building 1, Suite 201, Harrisburg
BRETHREN HOUSING ASSOCIATION
BRIDGE OF HOPE HARRISBURG AREA
CARLISLE AREA FAMILY LIFE CENTER
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
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION OF LEBANON COUNTY
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES OF CUMBERLAND & PERRY COUNTIES
Provides a safe, secure, nurturing environment for women recovering from addiction. .
120 Willow Road, Suite B, Harrisburg
FAMILY HEALTH COUNCIL OF CENTRAL PA
Works with hospitals, federally funded community health centers, free-standing clinics, direct-service agencies, WIC centers, HIV/AIDS service organizations, and other community-based organizations to provide services to thousands, who might otherwise go without needed care.
GREATER HARRISBURG HEALTHY START
(Program of Hamilton Health Center)
Mission is to improve the health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum women, their babies, families and the community by providing comprehensive supportive services in the communities where they live.
110 S. 17th St., Harrisburg
HEART OF MARY PREGNANCY SUPPORT SERVICES
Provides free life-affirming solutions to any woman or man facing an unexpected or unplanned pregnancy throughout the pregnancy until the child turns one.
26 E. College Ave., York
LIGHTHOUSE OUTREACH CENTER
LIFELINE PREGNANCY CARE CENTER
Goal is to help women and families from the time they find out they are pregnant until their children are about age six.
Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
403 Union St., Millersburg
LIFEPATH CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
LOURDESHOUSE MATERNITY HOME
Provides specialized, comprehensive maternity care and residential services to women in need in South Central Pennsylvania.
120 Willow Road, Suite A., Harrisburg
MORNINGSTAR PREGNANCY SERVICES
Pregnancy-related services and information including free pregnancy tests.
3837 Walnut St., Harrisburg
503 Bridge St., #10, New Cumberland
35 S. Union St., Middletown
PENNSYLVANIA BREAST CANCER COALITION
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN
Responsible for advising the Governor on policies and legislation that impact women.
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 Street, Harrisburg
Lancaster Medical Center
31 S. Lime St., Lancaster
York Medical Center
728 Beaver St., York
“It’s About Change”
Serves and supports individuals involved with the criminal justice system, primarily women and children, to prevent recidivism and promote productive lives.
1515 Derry St., Harrisburg
RAPE CRISIS SERVICES – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE YWCA OF GREATER HARRISBURG
Information at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Me Too Movement
SILENCE OF MARY HOME
UPMC PINNACLEHEALTH WOMEN’S HEALTH
Offers comprehensive care from experts in women’s health.
A federally funded program that provides nutrition services, breastfeeding support, health care and social service referrals, and healthy foods.
Services available at Hamilton Health Center
WILLOW WAY and CRESCENT WAY
Transitional housing for women in recovery.
WOMEN’S CARE CENTER OF YORK
Provides free, confidential counseling, support and education to women facing unplanned pregnancies.
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
40 S. Richland Ave., York
YWCA OF GREATER HARRISBURG
The following housing options are coordinated by the YWCA: 30-day Emergency Shelter, Transitional and Bridge Housing, Single Room Occupancy, and Permanent Housing for Persons with Disabilities.
1101 Market St., Harrisburg