If you’re a resident of York County and don’t know where to turn, the agencies here are a great start. One of them will be able to point you in the direction of the help you need: it’s just a phone call away.
YORK COUNTY ACCESS YORK
York County’s provider of comprehensive services to victims of violence in our community, with expertise in working with those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Sexual violence hotlines
BELL SOCIALIZATION SERVICES
Bell Family Shelter opened in 1986 and remains York County’s only 30-day emergency shelter serving homeless families. The shelter houses as many as 40 people per night (about half of whom are under the age of 12) and provides basic needs for food, clothing and shelter.
160 S. George. St., York
CATHOLIC HARVEST FOOD PANTRY
Operates food pantry in York County. Hours are 6 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. first and third Thursday of month, and 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. fourth Monday and fourth Friday of month.
628 E. Market St., York
CENTRO HISPANO JOSE E. HERNANDEZ
Assists Hispanic community in York.
225 E. Princess St., York
CHILDREN’S HOME OF YORK
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
LIFEPATH CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
City soup kitchen and homeless shelter.
Meals are offered at the following times: breakfast, 7 to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday; lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and dinner, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.
363-373 West Market Street, York
MIDPENN LEGAL SERVICES
Provides high quality free civil legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in 18 counties in Central Pennsylvania.
29 N. Queen St., York
NEW HOPE MINISTRIES
Reaches out to “at risk” children and youth in communities with the goal of providing structured, constructive programs and positive adult role models. Serves youth in Dillsburg, Dover, Hanover, Mechanicsburg and West Shore area.
99 W. Church St., Dillsburg
OUR DAILY BREAD SOUP KITCHEN
331 S. George Street, York
One of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education.
728 Beaver St., York
RED LAND SENIOR CENTER
YORK COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING
100 W. Market Street, York
CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
100 W. Market St., Suite 402, York
CRIME STOPPERS York
DOMESTIC ABUSE HOTLINE
HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
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