Gettysburg C.A.R.E.S.
Gettysburg C.A.R.E.S.
Community Shelter Resource Center Operating During the Months of October through April .

Clients participate in application process and when qualify, are assigned to a shelter site within the community at 8:00pm.

The Resource center increases opportunities for those experiencing homelessness to:
  • Have a safe environment during the day, out of the elements
    • Have a daily routine and responsibilities
    • Ongoing support to stay in contact with housing, legal, and employment resources
    • Learn how to be accountable in a community setting
    • Acquire self-worth and dignity
    • Improve life skills through educational opportunities
  • 117 York Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Men, women and families with children. Families may stay together if they are legally married. There are occasions where families may need to share space with other families.
    • Shelter clients must be able to physically navigate stairs within the center and walk around town to access additional services.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
    • Slots for 30 individuals are available.
  • Hours: Resource Center Hours: 8:00am to 8:00pm, Closed for lunch 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Phone/FAX Numbers
    • (717) 334-4195 Main
    Email Address:
    Intake Procedure:
  • Perspective clients go to the Resource Center and are required to participate in an intake application process, orientation, agree to the shelter rules and pass a criminal background check.
    • The background check is to ensure the safety of children within the shelter system - no one with a violent crime or sexual offense history is eligible.
    • A warrant check at the police station (High Street, Gettysburg) is also required.
    • At 8:00pm clients are assigned to shelter sites within the Gettysburg community.
  • Fee Amounts: None
    Geographical Area: Adams
    Facility/ADA access: There is limited ADA access in the facility(ies)
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    • Public Showers/Baths
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