YMCA of York County, York Branch
YMCA of York County - Men's Residence
Provides 120 Single Room Occupancy units for rent. Each room is fully furnished with a single bed, chest of drawers, a desk, chair and telephone with local access and voice mail. Each floor has a fully renovated bathroom, laundry room, kitchenette and lounge area with cable TV and VCR. Vending facilities are also available on each of the 4 floors. The lower levels of the building contain not only residence rooms, but also an office area, visitor's lounge, game room, and a full service kitchen. All community areas are handicap accessible along with a designated number of rooms.

A Case Manager and Drug and Alcohol Counselor are available on-site to assist any resident requesting support.

Emergency, community shelter-type rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and require a referral from LifePath Ministries.

Please, note, these rooms are rarely available, especially in the winter time.
310 West Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401
Eligibility: Adult men
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 854-7291 Main
  • (717) 812-9674 Fax
Intake Requirements:
  • Picture I.D., Social Security Number, Income information (to be verified independently by the YMCA), Asset (bank account) information (to be verified independently by the Y), Verification of homelessness.
    • The community shelter/emergency rooms must receive a referral from LifePath.
  • Intake Procedure: Call for more information or pick-up an application
    Fee Amounts: Vary - see Service Description
    Geographical Area: York
    Helpful Tips: The YMCA also partners with the Housing Authority to provide 48 rooms dedicated to individuals receiving assistance from the Section 8 program.
    Unless partnered with the Housing Authority (in which case the rent amount would vary by person based on their criteria), a resident pays $300 per month for rent with a security deposit of $75. For men requiring immediate shelter, the YMCA has six emergency rooms available for residence up to 30 days.
    Facility/ADA access: Wheelchair Accessible, Accessible for Disabled Ramps, Accessible Main Entrance
    Service Contact: Danyse Keiser, Director of Housing, 717-854-7291 Ext. 4703, dkeiser@yorkcoymca.org
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    YMCA of York County, York Branch
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