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Bountiful Blessings, Inc. (serving 9 counties across PA)
Bountiful Blessings
Assists with cleaning products, toiletries , personal hygiene items.
Confidential Address
Eligibility: Must have a permanent address with ID as proof. To be eligible for baby items the recipients child must be under 36 months of age and we require a photo copy of the child's birth certificate.
Hours: Times Varry.
United Way of Berks County
United Way of Berks County - Volunteer Center
Connect volunteers to volunteer opportunities - Administers the Volunteer and Community Involvement Holiday Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings
501 Washington Street
Sixth Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Depends on program where people volunteer
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
United Way of Lancaster County
United Way Volunteer Center
Serves as a clearinghouse of information on volunteerism in Lancaster County. Provides the following services: - Administers Get Connected, a web-based volunteer matching application for individuals, nonprofit agencies and corporations - Administers Corporate Volunteer Network - Recruits volunteers for non-profit agencies - Publishes bi-weekly newspaper column advocating volunteerism - Promotes volunteer recognition - Publishes directories listing volunteer opportunities - Provides volunteer management assistance for agencies - Administers the Student Volunteer Program which recruits and refers students to summer opportunities - Recruits volunteers for educational entities, e.g. Service Learning, Book Challenge, H.O.S.T.S., etc. - Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities - Serves as link to national organizations addressing volunteerism - Administers the Holiday Giving Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings
1910 Harrington Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Varies with individual programs
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am through 5:00pm
Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
**NOTES** Click here for Covid-19 volunteer opportunities Matches individuals and groups with volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh Valley. Member agencies may access assistance in recruitment, placement, recognition, and training. Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities. Customized workshops and consulting services are available to facilitate the implementation of a volunteer program or to enhance an existing program. Fees vary based on the nature/duration of the project. Donation Connection-Program that matches member agencies to obtain non-monetary items. See website to view needed items and contacts by agency. Administers Holiday Hope Chests which allows anyone in the community to fill a shoe box with age/gender appropriate items that are then distributed to non-profit agencies in the Lehigh Valley (exclusively) serving children, click here for information Encourage donations for dress down days in companies--proceeds go to Puerto Rican evacuees Recruit and mobilizes volunteers
25 West Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Eligibility: Individuals interested in volunteering; Organizations interested in posting volunteer opportunities
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
York County Food Bank
York County Food Bank, Warehouse and Distribution Center for Local Food Pantries, Senior Centers and Qualified Non-Profits
The York County Food Bank collects, stores, & sends surplus food to approximately 130 food pantries, senior centers and other non-profit organizations for distribution to needy, ill, elderly, those in half-way houses, children, infants, and camp programs in York County. The Food Bank charges approximately 19 cents per pound to cover expenses. Food is not for resale, nor given directly to individuals except for very specific program.
254 West Princess Street
York, PA 17404
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 3pm.
A Way Out
A Way Out - Counseling
Victims of domestic violence or sexual assault can talk with someone who understands what is happening to them. Trained workers help you sort through all the feelings and help you plan your next steps.
PO Box 447
Coudersport, PA 16915
Eligibility: Individuals that were victims of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Hours: 24/7
A Woman's Concern
A Woman's Concern - Pregnancy Services - Millersville Pike
**NOTES** Currently not accepting new clients. Please let them know if there is an emergency need for diapers, wipes, and/or formula, and they will do their best to help in whatever way they can. Provides a variety of free services and programs to meet the needs of their clients and the community. Services include: - Free pregnancy tests - Free ultrasound exams - Pregnancy options education - Pregnancy, parenting, adoption and abortion education - Pregnancy and fetal development information - Support services, including pregnancy and parenting classes - Parenting Education Program - Adoption support and referrals - Abortion pill reversal information and referral - Adoption, abortion and pregnancy education - Emergency material assistance including baby clothing, formula, baby wipes, car seats and diapers - Post abortion support - Sexual health and relationship education - Referrals for housing and medical assistance - STI testing is coming soon Click here for a calendar of class dates and times All servies are free and confidential.
1102 Millersville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Women, men, teens
Hours:
Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday, 9:00am to 7:00pm Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm Friday, 9:00am to 1:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** Groups of senior volunteers collaborating to monitor the water quality in Adams County. Volunteers may conduct monthly chemical testing of samples from area streams. Habitat assessments of aquatic insects occur twice each year.
318 W Middle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Eligibility: Volunteers of all ages welcome
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** ACOFA provides a wide range of services to Adams County residents age 60+. These services are aimed at keeping older people in their own homes and community for as long as possible and/or practical. Services include adult day care, care management, senior centers, home delivered meals, assessment personal care, and volunteer opportunities.
318 W Middle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Eligibility: Adams County Residents age 60 and older
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing with frozen meals. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** A wide range of services designed to work with our valued older adult citizens. Our goal is those 60 years and older thrive in the home environment best suited to their needs. Assessment of need is done through our office and we work with volunteers and subcontractors to deliver appropriate service.
  • Home Delivered Meals A meal is provided to functionally disabled, home-bound or convalescent people age 60+.
    • Personal Care Service Provides personal grooming help - bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and transferring.
    • Respite CareProgram designed to provide relief to the primary caregiver. Eligibility and hours will be determined in the assessment process.
    • Chore Service Minor home repair may be possible when safety and necessary upkeep is required.
    • Lifeline Alert Services Personal response system to help people live independently. 24 hour monitoring.
    • Protective Services Reports of abuse can be made by calling 717-334-9296 or 800-548-3240 24 hours a day.
  • 318 W Middle Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Alpha Omega Center
    Alpha Omega Center - Slippery Rock
    Offers free pregnancy testing and free ultrasound scans. Offers options education, STD education, and birth control education. Offers proof of pregnancy for WIC and the state medical card. The material aid program offers parenting classes and material assistance for children 3 and under and expectant parents. Parents or guardians can attend the classes once a week and earn "Mommy Money" to spend in our store on donated items such as diapers, wipes, baby clothes, baby furniture, etc.
    247 S. Main Street
    Slippery Rock, PA 16057
    Eligibility: Parents/guardians of children 4 and under. Pregnant or may be pregnant, or anyone who has questions related to pregnancy, STDs or birth control.
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm Call for a New Beginnings appointment.
    American Cancer Society
    American Cancer Society - Blair Unit Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals who would like to become involved with local projects, events and services for the American Cancer Society.
    1004 North Juniata Street
    Blair Unit
    Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Hours: 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM (Blair Unit Office)
    American Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Volunteer Opportunities - American Red Cross Pocono Mountains Chapter
    Red Cross volunteers touch lives every day. They are as diverse as the people receiving Red Cross services. It takes all kinds of men and women to make this organization work - different ages, different backgrounds, and different skills. Every Red Cross volunteer undergoes an on-boarding process that includes a background check, orientation, and training. The American Red Cross has volunteer opportunities to match all skill sets and interest areas. When you become a Red Cross volunteer, you make a difference in the lives of others. You can learn more about Red Cross volunteer opportunities by visiting redcross.org/volunteer.
    410 Park Avenue
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Volunteer Services
    A volunteer led organization. Provide orientation and training. Opportunities in disaster relief, services to the Armed Forces, Public Affairs, Speakers Bureau, Receptionists, Blood Services, Fund Development and Information Fairs.
    1804 North 6th Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Eligibility: Based Upon the Various Programs offered
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross Central PA
    As of 03/20/2020 and until further notice, due to COVID-19, American Red Cross offices are closed. Open for Blood drives only (if site is an applicable location). All staff and volunteers are working from home. Message from American Red Cross: Disaster Services: - Disaster Services Our response to emergencies in the community will continue. We are operating by practicing social distancing. All volunteers have been supplied with PPE (personal protective equipment). Casework is being conducted remotely by our team of volunteers. We are working on a plan to be able to respond to emergencies remotely. Service to Armed Forces: - Operating remotely for emergency messaging and casework. VA Hospital volunteer activities suspended, per VA hospital guidance. Blood Services: As blood drives are cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, the American Red Cross strongly urges healthy individuals to give blood to help patients in need. Through March 19, about 3,300 PA drives have been cancelled resulting in 9,300 fewer blood donations in PA - We understand why people may be hesitant to come out for a blood drive, but want to reassure the public that we are taking additional precautions to ensure the safety of our donors and staff: - We are checking the temperature of staff and donors before entering a drive to make sure they are healthy. - We have hand sanitizer for use before entering the drive, as well as throughout the donation process. - We are spacing beds, where possible, to follow social distancing practices between blood donors
    1804 North 6th Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, York Chapter
    The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
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    • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day</>
    • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs</>
    • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator</>
    • Health & safety and disaster education for youth</>
    • Nurse aid testing 2x a week</>
    • Volunteer opportunities</>
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  • 724 South George Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Open to anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Arch Street Center
    Arch Street Center - Social Club
    NOTE Operating on a modified schedule Monday, Wednesday, riday, 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Continuting to provide to-go meals for members 11:45am to 1:00pm. A social/recreational club for adults recovering from mental illness. Provides friendship, recreational options and gentle, unobtrusive professional guidance to adults with serious mental illness. Drop-in-Center. Lunch is provided Activities offered include: - Crafts - Games, pool, table tennis - Field trips - Guest speakers - Entertainment (television, movies, music) An evening meal is provided for a minimal fee.
    629 North Market Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Lancaster County residents age 18 years or older who have received a mental health diagnosis
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 6:30pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12:00pm to 6:00pm includes all holidays
    AseraCare Hospice - Erie
    AseraCare Hospice - Erie
    Provides end of life care to patients and families. Hospice services are for patients who have a prognosis of six months or less, should their disease follow its normal course. Also provides personal care, caregiver support, and volunteer services.
    12664 Route 19 S
    Waterford, PA 16441
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Avon Grove Lion's Club
    Avon Grove Lion's Club - Book Barn
    The Book Barn has about 65,000 used books for adults and children available for sale. All proceeds fund community services. This program also donates books free of charge to teachers, school students in the area, as well as libraries and active military service members overseas. Donations of used books and magazines are welcome.
    600 Baker Station Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
    Hours: The Book Barn is open April through October, from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM every Friday, and from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM every Saturday.
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Inc.
    One-to-one youth mentoring programs: Professionally screened and trained volunteers provide guidance, mentoring, and friendship to children. Programs help children become more confident, make healthy decisions, and achieve their fullest potential in life.
    5989 Centre Avenue
    Suite 1
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: CHILDREN: Boys & girls ages 6-13 can be matched with a mentor. Once matched, the relationships can continue until the child turns 18 years old or graduates from high school. In general, the children served come from single-parent homes and/or face other risk factors.
    VOLUNTEERS: Typically ages 21 and older (there may be opportunities for high school and college-aged volunteers in other programs); must commit at least one year to the program.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berk County - TEEN
    A group mentoring program for teens ages 13 and older who are already a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Designed to teach adult-life skills and help teens prepare for the decisions they will need to make after high school graduation. Meets once a month. It is run by teens.
    303 Windsor Street
    Centre Park
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Littles- must be at least 13 years of age and a member of the COUL or One-To-One programs Bigs- members of the COUL or One-To-One
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Other hours available by appointment
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County
    Club of Unmatched Littles (COUL)
    A group mentoring program which provides immediate mentoring services to youth upon acceptance to the agency, while the Little awaits a One-To-One match.
    303 Windsor Street
    Centre Park
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Youth (Little Brothers/Sisters)- * must be between the ages of 8 to 15 years old to initiate application* Berks County resident * single-parent household (exceptions possible) * willing to complete application process * willing to attend Empowerment Training * have desire to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister and to sustain that mentoring match relationship for at least one year * capable of deriving some benefit from services of the One-To-One mentoring program. Volunteers (Big Bothers/Sisters) * must be at least 19 years of age (or 18 and attending college in Berks County) * resident of Berks County or attending school in Berks County * gainfully employed, self-sufficient or a full time college student * have access to a car, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving history and proof of insurance * willing to complete the BBBS application and training process * willing to make a one-year commitment to the agency and actively participate in one of our mentoring programs * willing to attend any support/training workshops or meetings required by our agency * willing to cooperate in the supervision/monitoring process of a mentoring match relationship
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Other hours available by appointment
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region - Site-based Mentoring Programs
    Children 7-16 years-of-age are matched with caring friends (adults, college students or high school students) for one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provides volunteers with consultation and training on mentoring. Bigs in Blue Program: law enforcement mentoring in the schools during lunch /recess. Call for additional information about these programs.
    1519 North 3rd Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Eligibility: Children facing adversity; Volunteers are individuals and married couples age 20 years and up
    Hours: Call for information
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties
    Community-based mentoring program: Traditional youth mentoring program for children ages 6 to 13 years old, who are primarily from a single parent home. "Bigs" and "Littles" enjoy one-to-one outings and activities in the community. Youth who are enrolled in the program before age 13, may stay in the program until they are 18 years of age. SMART Program: The school-based mentoring program SMART stands for Students and Mentors Achieving Results Together. The high school or college mentors in the program help their Littles do their homework, read stories, play games, eat snacks, and be a positive role-model and friend. The elementary students and mentors are paired one-on-one to get to know each other and to build a positive relationship. For a list of participating schools, contact Donna at 717-843-0051. Special Mentoring Programs: Includes African American mentoring, Hispanic mentoring, Native American mentoring and a mentoring program for children with parents in the military. Amachi Program: A special mentoring program for children with a parent who is incarcerated.
    227 West Market Street
    Suite 102
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Adams and York County youth ages 6 to 13 years old.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Big Impact Group of Schuylkill County, Inc.
    Big Impact Group of Schuylkill County, Inc.
    Provides a mentoring experience to youth - volunteer Big Brothers, Big Sisters, provide friendship, guidance, support, encouragement in social, educational and cultural experiences.
    23 Meadowbrook Drive
    Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
    Eligibility: Children to high school
    Bird Refuge of York County
    Bird Refuge of York County
    Volunteer organization that rehabilitates injured or orphaned injured and orphaned herons, egrets and bitterns and releases them back into the wild. Group operates with permits from the Pa Game Commission and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife. Currently only accepting less common, delicate and state-endangered species of birds.
    1453 First Avenue
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Anyone with an injured or sick less common, delicate or state-endangered species of bird. Check website for eligibility.
    Hours: 7 days per week (by appointment).
    Birdsboro Community Memorial Center
    Summer Learning Program: Camp Adventure 2020 Reading Program
    Run a Summer Reading Program. Volunteer Opportunties: Looking for volunteers and help to assist 100+ registered kids with their reading and educational activities.
    201 East Main Street
    Birdsboro, PA 19508
    Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 6-13
    Hours: 9:00am to 12:00pm (June 15-August 14)
    Blair County Library System
    Blair County Library System Volunteer Opportunities - Altoona Area Public Library
    Volunteering available to those willing to donate their time to perform various duties at the library as assigned by staff.
    1600 Fifth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Hours: 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday through Friday
    Blair County Library System
    Blair County Library System Library Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Tyrone-Snyder Public Library
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in working as a library assistant.
    1000 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Tyrone, PA 16686
    Hours: Hours vary.
    Blue Chip Farms
    Animal Shelter - Blue Chip Farms
    Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge is a 100% volunteer run, no-kill animal refuge. Animals come to Blue Chip Farm in many ways. Blue Chip Farms does not euthanize animals as a solution for population control. We believe there is a more humane way to deal with the growing problems of improper pet care and unwanted animals through public education, spay/neuter, and adoption.
    974 Lockville Rd.
    Dallas, PA 18612
    Hours: Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun: Noon - 5PM or by Appointment
    Boy Scouts of America - Pennsylvania Dutch Council
    Boy Scouts of America - Lancaster

    Offers scouting opportunities for boys, young men and women on five different levels: - Tiger Cubs: A one-year, family-centered program for first grade boys and one or more adult family members. True to its motto: "Search, discover, share," this program stresses fun activities and strengthening family bonds while helping children build confidence and self-esteem. - Cub Scouts: A family-centered program for boys in second through fifth grade. This program capitalizes on a boy's natural interests which fosters self-esteem and teaches cooperation and the meaning of healthy competition through sports, games, crafts, skill building, recognition, camping and fun. - Scouts BSA: A troop and patrol-centered program for boys and girls in sixth grade through senior high school. This program builds self-esteem, resourcefulness, and leadership skills through a blend of outdoor experiences, educational and instructional skills, recognition, value building and fun. - Varsity Scouts: For boys 14-17 years of age. A modification of traditional Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting has five program fields of emphasis: advancement, high adventure, personal development, community service and special events. Organization is built around the team concept - Exploring: A unique and flexible co-ed program for young men and women, 14 through 20 years of age. Its aim is to help youth make intelligent decisions about their future by giving them in-depth exposure to a variety of careers. Participate in exciting, adult-style, social, outdoor and community activities Additional programs include: - Summer day and resident camp experiences providing campcraft and handicraft skills, nature programs and fellowship. - High Adventure Programs are made available to boys, ages 13 and older, to such places as the Florida Keys, Rocky Mountains, and New Mexico - Participation in National and International Jamborees Programs are held in local communities, as well as at the J. Edward Mack and Bashore Scout Reservations.
    630 Janet Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Must meet membership requirements as set by the National Council
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Bridge - Empowering Youth!
    Weekly Empowerment Sessions
    The Bridge Weekly Empowerment Sessions are a unique place of support and offer positive lifestyle enrichment for teens 13 and older. They differ from other programs in that they are not crisis-oriented. The sessions are peer driven with youth leaders facilitating. It is a group for youth, facilitated by youth. Empowerment Sessions are open to all area youth, aged 13 and older, (no geographic restrictions) and supportive adults. The sessions are held Tuesday evenings inside the Lourdes Medical Center. For information about Workshops or Trainings, visit our web site or call for information.
    1499 Vesper Blvd
    Camden, NJ 8103
    Bridge - Empowering Youth!
    Workshops, Trainings, and More
    Our community programs are designed to meet the specific needs of Schools, Churches, Community Agencies, Parent Groups, Businesses, Health Practitioners, and Law Enforcement. Topics include: Team Building, Communication Skills, Conflict Management, Character Education, and Leadership Training, to name a few.
    1499 Vesper Blvd
    Camden, NJ 8103
    Bright Side Baptist Church
    Bright Side Baptist Church - Thanksgiving Meal

    Provides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Reservations are preferred, but not required, by November 22, 2019. Deliveries to sick/homebound may be possible to local residents, must call ahead by November 22, 2019. Volunteer opportunities available
    515 Hershey Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: All are welcome
    Hours: Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Brookline Teen Outreach Center
    Community Service and Civic Outreach
    By partnering with Boyscouts, Eagle Scouts, Girl Scouts, and local non-profits, youth are given opportunities to engage in community service and receive assistance in attaining their personal goals. Local, city, and state government officials as well as other community service professionals help youth to learn the importance of being involved in their community
    520 Brookline Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF)
    Volunteer Opportunities
    BFF invites individuals, corporations, and community groups to volunteer in helping sort and send supplies to developing countries
    1200 Galveston Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older Groups with large numbers of teens must have one adult for every four teens Liability and photo release waiver required No prior drug convictions
    BSST Area Agency On Aging
    Volunteer Program-BSST Area Agency on Aging
    Offers individuals of all ages rewarding opportunities to help in our Senior Community Centers, and to serve as Home-Delivered Meal Drivers, Friendly Visitors, Telephone Reassurance Volunteers, Volunteer Ombudsmen, Foster Grandparents, Prime Time Health Program Leaders and APPRISE counselors.
    35 Spruce Street
    Suite 1
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    BuildaBridge International
    BuildaBridge International - Community Programs
    BuildaBridge Community provides arts-integrated intervention and education to children and families in underserved communities. In collaboration with local schools, community centers, transitional homes, and religious congregations, BuildaBridge Community delivers life skills training, artistic educational experiences, and therapeutic intervention through art-making in music, drama, dance, creative writing, and the visual arts.
    205 West Tulpehocken Street
    Suite 2
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Burn Prevention Foundation
    Burn Prevention Foundation
    Spreads awareness of fire and burn safety and prevention through a wide range of educational programs. Also develops awareness programs for the general public, as well as for specific populations, such as emergency services personnel and professional caregivers.
    236 North 17th Street
    Allentown, PA 18104
    Eligibility: No restrictions
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Butler County Family YMCA
    Butler County Family YMCA
    Provides health and social services to families and emphasizes the development of four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Includes independent living classes for older adults, child care, and a variety of heath and fitness resources.
    339 North Washington Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Men, women and children of all ages, abilities, incomes, races and religions.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5:00am to 10:00pm
    Friday through Saturday, 5:00am to 9:00pm
    Sunday, 11:00am to 6:00pm
    Calvary United Methodist Church
    The Cupboard at Calvary
    As of 03/24/2020 and until further notice, due to COVID-19, service is only available to Current Clients, no new clients - closed to the public. Food Pantry
    4700 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: Must reside in 17109, 17111 or 17112 zip codes - Dauphin County.
    Hours: 2nd and 4th Thursday, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Caring Hospice Services
    Caring Hospice Services
    Hospice Program provides several caring hospice services for terminally ill and seriously ill patients. Services Include: - Pain management - Assistance with personal care - Coping - Psycho-social needs - Complementary therapies - Assistance with activities of daily living - Comfort - Nursing care - Bereavement services - Volunteer help
    400 Commerce Drive
    Suite C
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    CASA of Lancaster County
    CASA of Lancaster County
    Provides court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children to make sure they donâ??t get lost in the legal and social service system or in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. Volunteer Opportunties available. Must be 21 years of age and complete the application on website.
    35 East Orange Street
    Suite 202
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Children of any age who are engaged in the family court system due to an abuse or neglect situation
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Catholic Charities - Parish Outreach/Lay Leadership Program
    The Parish Outreach/Lay Leadership program emphasizes leadership development through a ministry of volunteer services. Volunteer opportunities are available in most program areas. Call for information.
    900 South Woodward Street
    Lehigh/Northampton County Office
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Individuals and families regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, political affiliation, disability, or limited English proficiency
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Center for Animal Health and Welfare
    Center for Animal Health and Welfare
    No-kill shelter provides a safe and healthy environment for animals. Services include adoptions, a foster program, and a low-cost spay/neuter program. Volunteer opportunities are available -- volunteers, age 12-17, must be accompanied by a parent. Donations of animal care items and pet food are accepted anytime.
    1165 Island Park Road
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Accepts stray and lost animals; Individuals must be 18 and older to adopt a pet
    Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday, 12:00pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, 12:00pm to 6:00pm
    Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
    Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
    Organized to solicit surplus food from local industry and effectively distribute these foods through a network of community organizations including food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. Also provides SNAP outreach services, facilitating client eligibility screenings and COMPASS applications. Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a certified affiliate of Feeding America, our nation's largest charitable food distribution organization including more than 200 regional food banks and more than 65,000 local food distribution agencies.
    3908 Corey Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: 501c3 Non-profit Agency: Membership Application Process; Consumers: Referrals are provided for pantry services based upon household zip code. Consumers are provided services at no fee.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.
    Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.
    Trains adults to become tutors of other adults who want to improve basic skills. Day, evening and Saturday sessions are available. Services are provided by appointment only.
    225 Hummel Avenue (REAR)
    Lemoyne , PA 17043
    Eligibility: Adults
    Hours: By appointments
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau
    Centre County Big Brothers Big Sisters- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Oppertunities
    325 West Arron Drive
    State College, PA 16803
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau Burrowes Street Youth Haven- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Oppertunities
    334 South Burrowes Street
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps Volunteer Services
    Volunteer services provides information on the Youthful Offenders Program and community service opportunities.
    410 South Fraser Street
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps- Volunteer Placement
    volunteer placement referrals in Centre County
    141 West Beaver Avenue
    Suite A
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps- Hotline
    141 West Beaver Avenue
    Suite A
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: 24/7
    Charitable Deeds and Services
    Charitable Deeds and Services - Clothing and Furniture Giveaway
    Serves people seeking clothing, furniture and other items. Also, looking for volunteers to help on distribution days as well as looking for someone to help pick up furniture.
    260 Highpoint Road
    Knox, PA 16232
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Children's Aid Society Southern PA District Church of the Brethren (CASSD)
    CASSD, The Lehman Center
  • 1 to 72-hour short-term respite care for children ages: birth through six years old.
    • Temporary day respite care (pre-scheduled or emergency basis).
    • 24-hour hotline for families in crisis.
    • Prevention of child abuse and neglect as well as to provide a safe and nurturing environment to children and their families through respite, support, education, and counseling services. CASSD: Helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.
  • 402 West Market Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Crisis nursery - temporary voluntary respite for children ages 0 months to 6 years old whose families are under stress or in crisis.
    Hours: 24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Burlington Township
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    2006 Salem Road
    Burlington Township, NJ 8016
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Cobbs Creek
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    225 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - University City
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    39th and Chestnut Streets
    St. Leonard's Court, Suite 110
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - South Philadelphia
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    1900 South Broad Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Market Street
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    3550 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Christmas Services - Lancaster County
    Columbia Christmas Ladies - Christmas Meal
    Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas for senior citizens 55+ (no children). Reservations required by December 18, 2018. Transportation for Columbia Borough residents can be arranged by December 23, 2018. Donations and gifts needed, please call for details.
    10th and Manor Street
    Columbia Fire Hall
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: Senior Citizens ages 55 and older, must be a Columbia resident
    Hours: Tuesday, December 25, 2018, doors open at 10:00am, meal is 12:00pm
    Christmas Services - Lancaster County
    St. Joseph Church - New Year's Meal
    Provides a free New Year's meal, usually the day of New Year's.
    410 St. Joseph Street
    Church Hall
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: None, all are welcome
    Hours: Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
    CAPSEA, Inc. - Housing Plus and Elk County Homeless Assistance Program
    Use this service for Domestic Violence affected individuals who need immediate housing.
    28 Morgan Avenue
    Ridgway, PA 15853
    Hours: 24/7
    City Year Philadelphia
    City Year Philadelphia - AmeriCorps Members Service
    Community Engagement Projects include: - Painting murals - Planting gardens - Creating playspaces - Renovating schools - Refurbishing community centers - Engaging community members, helping share the power of service
    211 North 13th Street
    Suite 100
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Civil Air Patrol
    Civil Air Patrol
    Benevolent Auxiliary of the US Air Force. Click here to find a local squadron Services include: Search and Rescue - Civil Air Patrol volunteers conduct more than 90% of all search and rescue missions assigned by the US Air Force saving an average of 150 lives each year. - Civil Air Patrol participates in Disaster Relief operations along with FEMA, PEMA, Red Cross, Coast Guard, local first responders and more. - Members receive training in wilderness survival, first aid, field transportation and communications. - Civil Air Patrol has the largest civilian single-engine aircraft fleet in the world. Cadet Program (age 12 through 20) - Cadets learn leadership, character development and aviation subjects. - Cadets participate in Search and Rescue training and missions. - Orientation flights are offered to each cadet. - National and international special activities include pilot (powered, glider and balloon) training, leadership schools and exchanges. - Qualifying cadets receive promotions on enlistment in the Air Force. Aerospace Education - STEM training kits for teachers. - State, Regional and National training and competition. - Speakers Bureau.
    110 Millport Road
    Second Floor, Suite V
    Lititz, PA 17543
    Eligibility: Cadets: 12-20 years old and parent permission Adults (senior members): 18 years plus child protection clearances - Senior members will be trained in mission specialties and cadet program management. - Pilots will be qualified to fly Civil Air Patrol aircraft (mostly Cessna 172) - Chaplains must be licensed clergy - Legal officers must be members of the Bar Association - Other professions must meet professional qualifications. - NCO ranks limited to prior service military only
    Hours: Jesse Jones Composite Squadron 304 meets Mondays at 7:00pm at Lancaster Municipal Airport and conducts at lease one week-end per month at various locations
    Clover Creek Church of the Brethren
    John's Way Medical Equipment Ministries- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities Welcomed
    137 Church Hill Lane
    Martinsburg, PA 16662
    Hours: No Regular Hours. Calls Returned Daily Monday Through Friday
    Commission on Economic Opportunity
    Weinberg NE Regional Food Bank - Commission on Economic Opportunity
    *COVID-19 UPDATES" - *Call ahead to make sure the pantry hours have not changed during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many pantries are operating differently to keep people safe!** If you cannot locate a pantry near you - please call CEO's main office for a pantry referral: 570-826-0510 or 800-822-0359. Locate area food pantries https://www.ceopeoplehelpingpeople.org/find_a_food_pantry Volunteers pack food for people in need at the former Walmart building 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to sign up online at https://doodle.com/ poll/iaw6dtxeqz8a7sgm. People can donate online at https://www. ceopeoplehelpingpeople. org/makeadonation or by sending a check to the Commission on Economic Opportunity, 186 Amber Lane, WilkesBarre, PA 18702. __________________ The Regional Food Bank distributes food supplies to charitable organizations feeding the needy throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. These include food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, group homes for the disabled, day care centers, children's camps and senior citizens programs. Donations and Volunteers welcomed. Food Bank is closed month of November as CEO is providing Thanksgiving Food Baskets or home delivered Thanksgiving Dinners - apply at CEO WB.
    185 Research Drive
    Pittston, PA 18640
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m. Volunteers pack food for people in need at the former Walmart building 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays.
    Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County
    Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children including: - Emergency shelter - 24-hour telephone hotline - Crisis-oriented counseling, both on-site and off-site (by request to victims in rural Lancaster County) - Individual and group counseling for victims - A free, limited, on-site health clinic operated by a licensed Nurse Practitioner (available to residents and their dependent children) - Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC), located at 35 East Orange Street Lancaster, which provides legal assistance to victims of domestic violence - Bridge Housing Program, a 10 apartment transitional facility for former shelter residents, providing additional housing for up to 12 months. - Community Education: Presentations and training in the area of domestic violence are provided to agencies, schools, business, church and civic groups. Topics covered include: domestic violence, dating violence, healthy relationships, self esteem and workplace violence - Support groups: For victims who have experienced abuse (physical, emotional, mental) in an intimate relationship. Victims have an opportunity to share their stories and learn from each other in a supportive and confidential environment. - Volunteers: Hold an extensive 40-hour volunteer training program for persons wishing to assist the shelter in its work with victims of domestic violence. Staff and volunteers provides presentations on domestic violence to the general public; elementary, junior and senior high school programs; and offers community training to social services agencies.
    Location confidential
    Lancaster, PA 17608
    Eligibility: Any victim of domestic violence
    Hours: Assistance, hotline and residence: 24/7; Domestic Violence Legal Clinic: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Community Care Center of the Northeast
    Community Care Center of the Northeast - Common Bond Caregivers/Wheels for Independence
    In-home Support Services, Provides transportation and home delivered holiday meals to clients.
    2417 Welsh Road
    Blue Grass Plaza, Suite 202
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30 pm On-Call answering service 7 days a week
    Community CARES (Combined Area Resources For Emergency Shelter)
    Community CARES Coordinated Entry System

    • COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM WALK-IN SITE: is the Cumberland County's approach to organizing and providing housing services for people experiencing homelessness. Access to the system can be gain through 211 system or through a walk in site.
  • Offering SHOWERS - Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm. There is a sign up sheet out front, and then admitted into the building into lobby to wait for the shower time. Coffee also being served while waiting. Please, be aware that as our service stands in the gap to serve our most vulnerable population, our need for donations and volunteers has increased. Consider visiting our website to see how your help may be best used. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
  • 50 West Penn Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: People who are living in a place that is not intended for human habitation such as a vehicle or a hotel paid for by charitable organizations.
    Hours: Resource Center, Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Community Classrooms
    Community Classrooms
    Safe spaces during the work week where elementary students can continue their online education at a host site in their local community with support from adult volunteers when staying at home isn't feasible and going to school isn't an option. Currently accepting volunteers: Teachers, Student Teachers and Community Members.
    46 Kline Village
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Students of Harrisburg, Steelton-Highspire and Sesquenhanna Township School Districts
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 11:00am for most locations. As of 10/08/2020 - Full-day is being offered at The Journey Church.
    Community Learning Center
    Community Learning Center - Education Program
    CLC provides free adult basic literacy, pre-GED, GED, English language classes and citizenship preparation classes in various locations throughout Philadelphia. Additional services include tutoring and Pearson Vue testing.
    2701 North Broad Street
    Entrance on Lehigh Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm Additional evening hour classes available
    Community Mission
    The Community Mission - Housing Assistance Programs
    Housing Assistance Programs - Love Homes - Donated homes that their ministry has used to place the displaced. Special criteria must be met to receive some help with shelter. - The Fuller Center Housing Partnership - Homeownership and rehab program that repairs and renovate existing house stock. Volunteer opportunties: Licensed contractors and experienced builders - electricians, plumbers, carpenters, roofers, mason, etc.
    336 North Front Street
    Minersville, PA 17954
    Hours: Daily by appointment
    Community Outreach Group
    Community Outreach Group - Clothing Distribution Party
    Free Coats, Clothing, Toys, and a hot lunch are shared during the CLOTHING DISTRIBUTION PARTY on the First Saturday in December only. There are no other distribution opportunities except for that which is offered at the Clothing Distribution Party.
    453 West 16th Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Men, Women, and children in need of coats, clothing, toys, and a hot lunch.
    Hours: Saturday, December 5, 2020, 10:00am to 2:00pm Call for more information.
    Community Progress Council, Inc.
    Community Progress Council, Foster Grandparent Program
    Program is a subsidized, National Service Program for low to moderate income adults age 55 and over. Participants are placed in classroom settings throughout the county, where they tutor special and/or exceptional needs children one-on-one for 15 to 20 hours per week.
    226 East College Avene
    (per covid-19, site closed to public)
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 55 years or older and not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Participants must commit to serving 15 to 20 hours a week and submit to required background checks
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Computer Reach
    Computer Reach
    Makes technology available to people most in need through refurbished equipment, computer literacy resources, training, and support
    971 Beech Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    Eligibility: Low-income individuals and families
    Conestoga View Nursing Home
    Conestoga View Nursing Home
    Nursing Care includes: - Short-term rehab stay as well as long-term skilled nursing - Pain Management - Wound Care - Post-operative care - Medication management - Hospice services - IV Therapy - Tracheostomy care Additional Services include: - Alzheimer's Unit - Ventilator Unit - Physicians available on a daily basis and on call 24 hours/day - Dentist, optometrist and podiatrist available weekly - Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and respiratory therapy Volunteers are used extensively in many capacities including crafts and activities, reading mail, clerical work and bus trips.
    900 East King Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Individuals 18 years or older who meet criteria for nursing home level of care, long-term or short-term; Preference is given to Lancaster County residents
    Hours: Office/Intake: Monday through Friday, 8:00am4:30pm
    Coraopolis Community Development Corporation (CCDC)
    Community Garden
    Provides volunteer opportunities for members of the community to develop gardening skills and teach children about assisting those in need. Produce is given to the CCDC Food Pantry for local families in need
    411 Broadway Street
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    Hours: Seasonal
    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship
    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship - Open Doors - Language Instruction
    Open Doors is comprised of both ESL English as a Second Language and SSL Spanish as a Second Language programs. ESL serves the Spanish Community in our local area, teaching them to speak the English language. SSL teaches Spanish as a second language to the English speaking community. The classes are taught by a group of volunteers. We also provide child care for each session. The children are also being taught during their sessions. There are two full sessions each year and a short summer session for sharing.
    426 West Gay Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Hours: ESL Schedule: Mondays, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM, and Thursdays, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM.SSL Schedule: Mondays, 7:30 PM 8:30 PM.
    Corporation for National and Community Service
    Corporation for National and Community Service - Philadelphia Office
    Oversees America's service and volunteering programs including AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps NCCC, Senior Corps, and other domestic volunteering programs.
    601 Walnut Street
    Suite 876E
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Eligibility: Citizenship for Americorps Vista
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    County of Berks
    Veteran Treatment Court and Veteran Mentor Program
    Veterans Treatment Court is designated as a Problem-Solving Court- designated to serve only U.S. military veterans, National Guardsmen, and Reservists. Targeted population served is primarily combat veterans, who may or may not suffer with post-traumatic stress and/or TBI (traumatic-brain injury) and/or addiction problems. Primary goals: helping participating veterans access therapeutic care, VA benefits and services, comply with legal requirements of VTC, and lead productive, law-abiding lives. Team approach to assisting participants in a person-centered manner. Volunteer mentors vital component to VTC programming. Mentors are trained volunteer U.S. service veterans who provide support, guidance, insight and hope to fellow veterans who have become involved with the criminal justice system. Mentors lend an ear, act as a sounding board, and provide guidance from a perspective only a veteran can do. Mentors link their mentees to a plethora of community and veteran resources, as needed. Mentors serve as a liaison and advocate for veterans involved with the local court system. Mentors attempt to help fellow military veterans get their lives back on track, receive needed therapeutic services, access VA benefits and services, and comply with all legal requirements of the Veterans Treatment Court.
    633 Court Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: To become a mentor, must be a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserves, with a DD214 showing an honorable discharge. Open to any age, sex, race, ethnicity, etc.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Courts and Criminal Justice, York County Government
    Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, CASA, York County
    Recruits, screens, trains and supervises volunteer advocates who are then appointed by the Juvenile Judge to advocate for the best interests of abused and/or neglected children. The program strives to help move children more quickly through the court system to safe, permanent placements. SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:
  • Advocates for abused and/or neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings
    • Independently investigates facts of the case for the court
    • Makes recommendations to the court based on case facts and information gathered
    • Monitors court orders to ensure services are provided to and utilized by the child and family
    • Attends all meetings and court proceedings
  • 45 North George Street, 4th floor
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Program: Juveniles who are dependent as a result of abuse and/or neglect Volunteer: opportunities open to anyone over the age of 21. Willing to commit to 12-24 months of volunteering
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
    NOTE: as of July 24, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS ONLY. Calls will be returned during normal business hours. The phone number is 717-240-6110. If you need to speak with someone in the protective services department, please follow the instructions provided on the voicemail. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. ---- APPRISE Medicare Counseling and Ombudsman volunteer opportunities. Read more about it: https://www.ccpa.net/3539/Volunteer-Programs.
    1100 Claremont Road
    Carlisle, PA 17015
    Eligibility: Anyone 18 years and older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County CASA Program
    CASA Volunteer Program
    To act as an advocate in accordance with PA Juvenile Act (title 42 Act PA C.S. sec. 6301 et.seq.), for children who come to the attention of the court primarily as a result of abuse and/or neglect
    1 Courthouse Square
    Suite 301
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Must be at least 21 years old. Must be able to successfully complete screening requirements
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter
    Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter
    The mission of the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter is to protect, shelter and adopt homeless animals in the northern Franklin and parts of southern Cumberland county service area. CVAS provides shelter to stray and otherwise homeless pets and minimizes their stress, protecting them from the elements and providing a place of safety and comfort. We provide safe and speedy return of lost pets to their owners, place adoptable pets with responsible owners, aid in the prevention of cruelty and neglect to animals through educational efforts and legal citations as necessary.
    5051 Letterkenny Road West
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Open to the general public.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Saturday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance
    Community Awareness Activities & Volunteer Opportunities
    Organize events and activities to promote public awareness of breast cancer - Auctions, Bowl-A-Thons, Fundraising Dinners, Fashion Shows, Walk/Runs
    334 Leedy Way East
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: Open to the general public.
    Hours: 24 Hours/7 Days a Week
    Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
    Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Volunteer Opportunities
    Provides the following meaningful volunteer opportunities for people of all ages to serve others and their community: - APPRISE State Health Insurance Program - Home Delivered Meals - Senior Center Programs - Transportation Services - Ombudsman
    2 South Second Street
    Dauphin County Administration Building,
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Day One of Greater Altoona
    Day One of Greater Altoona Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunities for adults and youth.
    1212 13th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30 AM until 5:30 PM; Closed Fridays. Evening appointments are available.
    Domestic Violence Intervention of Lebanon County, Inc
    Domestic Violence Intervention of Lebanon County, Inc
    Provides safety, bed/bath, cooking facilities, food, counseling (residential and non-residential), group counseling, children's counseling, legal advocacy (works with those victims seeking a Protection From Abuse order), links to supportive services, information/referral, crisis intervention, and public education.
    Location confidential
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Any victim of domestic violence
    Hours: Hotline and residence: 24/7
    Dreams Go On, Inc.
    Dreams Go On, Inc. Volunteer Opportunities
    Dreams Go On, Inc. is always interested in new volunteers to assist with the programs. Groups, organizations and individuals age 16 and over may volunteer during any of the 6-week sessions. Anyone interested in being part of an incredible team whose goal is to assist our amazing riders is welcome! We also appreciate having volunteers who work around the barn and/or office.
    1403 Turkey Valley Road
    Lake View Stables
    Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Hours: 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM, Monday through Saturday
    Elizabethtown Child Care Center
    Elizabethtown Child Care Center
    Program Notes: - Sliding scale based on income available, call for details - Sibling Discount - Before/After School Program - Certified Kindergarten: Wrap Around Kindergarten Program - Summer School-Age Child Care - School age program grade levels, 1st-5th grade Offers the following activities: arts and crafts, table games, learning centers, music/literature activities, field trips, snacks/hot lunch, rest periods, outside play
    777 South Mount Joy Street
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Program: Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 6:00 pm; Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm
    Elizabethtown First Church of God
    Elizabethtown First Church of God - Thanksgiving Meal
    Provides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the eve of Thanksgiving. No reservations needed.
    144 Market Street
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    Eligibility: All are welcome
    Hours: Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 6:00pm
    Ephrata Area Social Services
    Ephrata Area Social Services - Holiday Exchange Program
    Coordinates the exchange of gifts in the Ephrata and Cocalico region. Churches, businesses, organizations, and individuals donate gifts to families who have signed up for the program.
    227 North State Street
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Families with children ages 16 and under that are in need of some additional assistance at the holidays; Anyone interested in adopting a family please contact Ephrata Area Social Services.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Erie Family Center
    Erie Family Center
    Programming provided by the Erie Family Center: Parents as Teachers (PAT), Incredible Years (IY) in home or community, Fostering Families, Fatherhood Support Initiatives, Motherhood Support Initiative, Access and Visitation, 1-2-3 Magic, and Strengthening Families Program (SFP), Family Resource Closet and Diaper Depot (Diaper Distribution). Bilingual staff are available for Spanish-speaking families and parent-education courses are conducted in the Spanish language.
    606 Raspberry Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Expecting parents, mothers and/or fathers with children ages birth to 5 years for home visitation, mothers and/ or fathers under the age of 18.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Evangelical Community Hospital
    Evangelical Community Hospital - Hospice - Hospice Care Volunteer Opportunities
    1 Hospital Drive
    Lewisburg, PA 17857
    Hours: Open 24 hours, seven days a week
    Everlasting Life Ministries
    Everlasting Life Ministries - Christmas Meal
    Provides a free Christmas meal, usually a few days before Christmas. Donations of turkeys, baked goods, canned goods and fresh fruit are needed. Accepted during office hours.
    224 North Sixth Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: All are welcome
    Hours: Meal: Saturday, December 19, 2020, 12:00pm Office: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Everlasting Life Ministries
    Everlasting Life Ministries - Thanksgiving Meal

    Provides a free Thanksgiving meal, the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Donations of turkeys, baked goods, canned goods and fresh fruit are needed. Accepted during office hours. Volunteer servers are needed (arrive by 11:00am for the 12 noon seating. Call ahead to volunteer
    224 North Sixth Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: All are welcome
    Hours: Saturday, November 21, 2020, 12:00pm
    Factory Ministries
    Factory Market
    **NOTES** Looking for volunteers to help pack food boxes, deliver groceries and make call. Call Shira at 717-742-5103. Provides emergency food on a one-time basis; additional food may be given with intake/assessment appointments and/or with vouchers (factory bucks). (Participants may earn vouchers by attending approved workshops/events.)
    3293 Lincoln Highway East
    Paradise, PA 17562
    Eligibility: Those at, below or around 200% of the poverty level
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    All times by appointment only
    Fair Housing Law Center
    Fair Housing Law Center
    Provides legal assistance if someone has been the victim of discrimination in housing.
    10 West Cherry Avenue
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: There are no income restrictions for legal representation in housing discrimination cases.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc.
    Fair Housing Testing Volunteers
    The Department of Housing and Development requires objective reviews of housing or housing-related services for quality, content, and quantity of information and services. Volunteers are compensated as testers and trained under the methodologies approved by The Department of Housing and Development.
    2840 Liberty Avenue
    Suite 205
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Adults age 18 and older
    Families First
    Families First - Volunteer Opportunities
    Families First provides service, programs, resources, and an environment in which family members in the Pen Argyl Area School District are assisted towards a better quality of life. Volunteer opportunities are available.
    1620 Teels Road
    Housed in Wind Gap Middle School
    Pen Argyl, PA 18072
    Eligibility: Individuals and families residing within the Pen Argyl School District
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm; Evenings by appointment.
    Favors Forward Foundation
    Favors Forward Foundation Services
    306 Terra Road
    Cogan Station, PA 17728
    Food Connect
    Food Connect App
    A free app designed to make it fast, simple, and safe for you to donate your surplus food in real time to a local shelter. Donations are tax deductible.
    Eligibility: Restaurants, food retailers and caterers only
    For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation
    For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation
    For Pete's Sake enables cancer patients and their loved ones the opportunity to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite vacations. Eligible patients, nominated by their oncology team along with their caregivers, receive a one-week expense-paid excursion to select vacation locations along the East Coast and in the Caribbean. For Pete Sakes owns two respite homes near Orlando, Florida and relies on donated vacation homes and resorts to supplement additional stays.
    620 West Germantown Pike
    Suite 250
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    Eligibility: Adult cancer patients, age 24 - 55 and residing in PA,NJ,DE,MD, and NY are eligible to be nominated by their oncology team. We provide the respite vacation for the patient, immediate caregiver and children under 18.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Forgiven Ministries
    Forgiven Ministries - Community Service Work Program
    Work project utilizing ex-offenders, parolees, Clients, and volunteers within our community. Participants gain numerous benefits from participating in community service.
    444 West 8th Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Call or visit website for more information.
    Hours: Call or visit website for more information.
    Franklin County Human Services
    FRANKLIN COUNTY AAA
    A variety of opportunities are available to persons willing to give of their time. Volunteers are needed to deliver meals, make visits to individuals in the community and at facilities (Ombudsman volunteer), assist seniors with insurance questions (trained APPRISE volunteer) assist at senior activity centers and instruct arts and craft classes.
    600 Norland Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Anyone interested in volunteering their time and services.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Pennsylvania
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Provides opportunities to volunteer in positions including: Board Members, Database Coordinators, Funeral Home Liaison, Fundraising, Legislative Affairs, Marketing & PR, Newsletter & Publications, Program Manager, Speakers Bureau, Volunteer Recruiter, and Webmaster
    PO. Box 8974
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    Eligibility: Call or send email.
    Hours: Board meets every other month, usually on a Sunday afternoon. Other activities vary.
    Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania - Lehigh Valley
    Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania - Lehigh Valley
    A volunteer-based, non-profit organization with over 14,000 adult volunteers and 40,000 girls. Programs vary by area, but may include after school activities, leadership development programs, athletic activities, wellness/health programs, outdoor recreational programs and summer camps (in June-August). Scholarships and financial aid are available for those who qualify.
    2633 Moravian Avenue
    Lehigh Valley Service Center
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Girls (5-17 years) and women and men (18 years old and over)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; Shop hours differ seasonally
    Golden Rule Love INC.
    Volunteer Opportunties - LOVE in the name of Christ
    Dedicated to reaching out to those in need in Union, Snyder and Upper Northumberland Counties. Volunteers are needed for a variety of service needs including transportation to appointments, running errands, home repairs and and maintenance, and companionship. Volunteers are required to complete an application (available online or call to make arrangements to pick up a paper form ) and to obtain ACT 80 clearances. In the case of transportation volunteers, a valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance are required.
    102 Lower Market Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Volunteers must obtain ACT 80 clearnances
    Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 11:30am
    Golden Rule Love INC.
    Transportation Ministry - LOVE in the name of Christ
    Provides free transportation to local appointments via volunteer availability. This service generally requires a 3-4 day advance request. Does not provide financial assistance to help resolve the need. ALL services are totally dependent on volunteer availability. Services are available to residents of Union, Snyder and Upper Northumberland Counties.
    102 Lower Market Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Open to the public; specific eligibility guidelines do not apply. Requests are granted on a case to case basis and are always based on the availablility of volunteers.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 11:30am
    Grace United Methodist Church Millersburg
    Senior Fellowship Group
    The purpose of the group is to love, nurture and help Senior Citizens and invite them to participate in Christian fellowship. Some of the group help to prepare the church newsletter for mailing and help in other church related activities when asked.
    982 Medical Road
    Millersburg, PA 17061
    Eligibility: 55 years or older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Foster Grandparent Program
    Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and tutors to children with exceptional needs. Provides a way for volunteers to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. All one needs to join is the ability to give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. If individuals are 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion, then they have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent. GECAC will provide a stipend or other benefits that enable individuals to participate as Foster Grandparents without cost to themselves .
    18 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: 1. Be age 55+ 2. Live in Erie County 3. Can serve between 15 to 40 hours a week 4. The family income is within 200% of federal poverty guidelines 5. Complete a background check
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center
    Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center- Equestrian Therapy
    Equine assisted activities and learning program includes horseback riding, ground/unmounted lessons, clinics. Training for all volunteer positions: sidewalking, horse leading, grooming, barn care, etc. Riding Programs include: - Equine assisted activities program; six 6 week sessions from February to December - Summer fun days for youth 14 and younger and Summer fun evenings for adults - Annual horse show - School programs - Riding lessons include private, semi-private and group
    1063 Hartman Station Road
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Children and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities
    Hours: See Program Notes
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Central Westmoreland for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    212 Outlet Way
    Warehouse Outlet Center
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County- ReStore (thrift store)
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    47 Bridge Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County- Volunteer
    Volunteers are needed to work at our various job sites RIGHT NOW! Seeking groups of individuals to volunteer to work on a regular basis (once a quarter) - or one time only! Each donation is important and greatly appreciated - please join the family of volunteers! Download our Information packet.
    47 Bridge Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Washington County Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    1001 East Maiden Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Allegheny Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    225 Freeport Street
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Wednesday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Thursday through Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh - ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities available for individuals and groups.
    1913 Monongahela Avenue
    Swissvale, PA 15218
    Hours: Tuesday through Friday 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds simple, decent homes to sell to families in need. We use volunteer labor and charitable gifts to ensure our homes are affordable to low income families in Wyoming Valley. Families who purchase Habitat homes invest at least 300 hours of sweat equity volunteer labor. Ideally, they work on their own homes by building walls, painting, installing windows or other work related to their skill levels. Many community members also volunteer their time. Some are skilled professionals, many are not. By keeping labor costs down, Habitat is able to keep selling costs low.
    303 Market Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    Eligibility: Need for adequate housing that cannot be obtained through conventional means. Ability to pay a mortgage, taxes, and insurance, in addition to basic living expenses and regular home-maintenance expenses. Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity does not give away houses. We sell houses to partners through no-interest mortgages. Willingness and ability of the applicant (and co-applicant, if applicable) to partner with WVHFH and invest volunteer work hours equal to 200 hours for the applicant and an additional 100 hours for the co-applicant or household member of 18 years or older. If you have lived in Wyoming Valley for at least one year, and meet our income guidelines, we look forward to the opportunity to review your application.
    Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    ReStore is a recycling center for building materials. Since 2003, WVHFH ReStore has been selling donated new, used and discontinued building supplies to the general public. Proceeds from our sales support the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Donations, whenever possible, are used in the construction of Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity homes. By reselling used and surplus materials, ReStore helps our environment by saving landfill space. ReStore also offers the community a variety of meaningful and rewarding volunteer work.
    421 West Main Street
    Nanticoke, PA 18634
    Eligibility: Store is open to the general public
    Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Healthy York County Coalition
    Healthy York - The Coalition for a Healthier York County
    HEALTHY YORK has a number of current initiatives:
  • Current Coalition Focus Areas: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health, Making York County more walkable, Healthy Living, Depression Awareness Campaign, Advance Care Planning, and the Alliance for Personal Care Home Advancement
    • Community effort is guided by: - A definition of health that considers root-cause of problems - Anaylysis of the Community Health Needs Assessment - Including our entire, diverse community in creating strategies and solving problems
    • Depression Awareness Website: www.Feeling-Blue.com Offers information and resources for people suffering from mild or episodic depression. Click Here to be Directed to the Feeling-Blue Website Link
    • Community Health Needs Assessment: The 2018 Assessment, is a public document available to individuals and organizations seeking to improve local health services and programs. Click Here to be Directed to the Assessment's Online Link
    • March 2020 - Information on the Coronavirus: Guidance on the following concerns from the World Health Organization. Click Here to be Directed to the WHO's Online Link •When and how to wear masks •Myth-busters •Advice for health workers •Getting workplace ready •Protect Yourself and others from getting sick •How to cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak. •Practice food safety •Shopping/Working in wet markets •Stay healthy while travelling
  • 605 South George Street
    Suite 160
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Open to anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Hiland Presbyterian Church
    Hiland Church Backpack Initiative
    Helps West View Elementary families in need of weekend food for their children by providing child-friendly, single-serving snacks and easily prepared meals. Volunteers welcome for packing meals and delivery for at-risk youth. Food donations accepted
    845 Perry Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15229
    Eligibility: West View Elementary Families
    Hours: Food Delivery on Fridays Food Packing Every Other Week at 7:30PM
    Hillside SPCA, Inc.
    Hillside SPCA, Inc.
    Hillside SPCA, Inc. provides temporary shelter and care for stray and unwanted animals, adoption and placement service, information on animal care and handling, and investigation and prosecution of cruelty and neglect complaints.
    PO Box 233
    51 SPCA Road
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Varies for each program
    Hours: Dogs: Mon-Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Cats: Mon -Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Historic Rock Ford
    Historic Rock Ford
    Historic House Museum
    881 Rockford Road
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Tours: Tuesday through Sunday (tours by reservation due to Covid-19 restrictions at 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm; contact the office for any updates) (seasonal April through November 22, 2020)
    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm (year round)
    Special Events and Group Tours by reservation only
    Holy Apostle Episcopal Church
    Holy Apostle Episcopal Church - Thanksgiving Meal
    Provides a free Thanksgiving Meal the day of Thanksgiving at the church. Eat in, take out, or delivery for shut-ins within the surrounding area are offered. Deadline to register for 2019 will be Sunday, November 21st. Phone 570-429-2272 or 570-429-7107 - Meals that day will be delivered beginning at 11:00am. - Meals picked up that day will be at 12:00pm. - Eat in meals will be at 1:00pm.
    307 East Hancock Street
    Saint Clair, PA 17970
    Hours: Thursday, November 28, 2019, 12:00pm
    Honey Brook Presbyterian Church
    Honey Brook Presbyterian Church - Soup Kitchen
    Soup Kitchen provides a free dinner to anyone in need within our community. From September to May a hot meal will be served and during the summer, a bagged meal will be served. Volunteer opportunities are also available
    4331 Horseshoe Pike
    Honey Brook, PA 19344
    Hope Christian Center
    Hope Christian Center - Nuture
    A program for teen parents and young adults. Offers moral and spiritual support while providing an outlet for the frustrations that are faced as young single parents. Sessions are held with experienced mothers and professionals from different walks of life with expertise in raising and nurturing children.
    434 Franklin Avenue
    Aliquippa, PA 15001
    Hopes and Dreams Foundation
    The Buddy Walk
    The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down syndrome Society in 1995 to bring together a wide range of concerned individuals to reach out to friends, family and co-workers to promote awareness and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome and to raise money for research and education programs. The Buddy Walk is a trademarked program of the National Down Syndrome Society. The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk in which anyone can participate without special training. The walk has grown from 17 in 1995 to over 190 in 2004. More than 180,000 people from coast to coast and abroad participated this past year.
    517 Cedarbrook Road
    Southampton, PA 18966
    Hospice & Community Care (founded as Hospice of Lancaster County)
    Hospice & Community Care
    Provides care and support for individuals of any age and their families coping with serious illness, end of life or loss. Services are provided by a team of professionals, including doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, bereavement counselors, complementary therapists and volunteers, with a focus on improving quality of life and patient dignity, while also providing family support. Hospice, supportive and palliative care is available for adults, teens and children with any serious illness. - Clinical staff on-call around the clock and 24-hour admissions - Physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients, caregivers and families - Care is provided at home, in a senior living facility, in a hospital and at Hospice & Community Care's Bob Fryer & Family Inpatient Center in Mount Joy. - Bereavement support is available through the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss for adults, teens and children, regardless of whether hospice care was provided for a loved one.
    685 Good Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17604
    Eligibility: Terminally ill, as diagnosed by a physician
    Hours: Services available 24 hours/day
    House of Hope
    House of Hope
    Transitional program that provides long-term support and a home for women in need of guidance, safety, and structure as they work to overcome various obstacles and gain new hope and purpose. Services offered include Anger Management, Personal & Social Skills development, Personal finanicial management, Health and nutrition classes, Mentoring, etc. Accepts donations and volunteers.
    237 S. Main St.
    Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
    Eligibility: Voluntary particpation by women who are single and age 18 or older who are seeking change.
    Hours: Call or visit website for more information.
    Independent Senior Citizen Resource Centers in York County
    Dillsburg Senior Activity Center, Inc.
    Senior Center Services:
  • Recreation, socialization, and education
    • -Info & referrals available for aging issues -Partnering with Area Agency on Aging -Volunteer opportunities -Weekday noon meals or home-delivered meals to home-bound unable to prepare their own -Occasional evening and weekend activities -Transportation can be provided through Rabbit Transit -Occasional community service project opportunities available for interested seniors. (Selected services may be rendered for residents in Cumberland county. Please, call center for more information)
  • 1 North Second Street
    P.O. Box 51
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility: Seniors age 60 and older residing in York and/or Cumberland county.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Inner-City Neighborhood Art House
    Neighborhood Art House
    Provides after school and summer programs in visual, performing and literary arts and in environmental action to at risk children in Erie in a safe, nourishing and caring environment. To enable children to experience beauty, grow in positive self-expression and self-discipline, and develop into full and productive human beings.
    201 East 10th Street
    Erie, PA 16503
    Eligibility: Economically disadvantaged children ages 7-18
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm; After school program, 3:00pm to 5:15pm; summer program, 10:00am to 3:30pm
    Intercommunity Action
    Intercommunity Action - Touching Lives Over 55!
    Volunteers who are 55+ are recruited and trained to lead support groups in sites throughout the community such as senior community centers and senior apartment buildings.
    403 Rector Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Jewish Family and Community Services
    JFCS Refugee and Immigrant Services
    Provides help to foreign-born individuals and families coming through the federal government’s resettlement program find housing and employment and help connect them to local services and benefits. JFCS staff secures housing and provides furniture, food and clothing. Provides long term assistance, including but not limited to airport pick-up, referrals to human services benefits, set-up of medical appointments, paperwork, ESL class referrals, peer group guidance and transportation issues. Helps clients find work, navigate American workforce expectations and gain skills. We work with you to evaluate your job skills, interests and past work experience in order to identify areas of opportunity that might be a good match for you. Our employment counselors have built relationships with local employers that hire newcomers. We’ll provide translators if necessary, transportation to interviews, resume assistance and more. Some refugees may be connected to the JFCS Career Development Center for further training. We provide a number of pre- and post-employment support services to help ensure your success in the workplace.
    5743 Bartlett Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    Eligibility: Qualified refugees and asylees of any nationality.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Jewish Family Service of NEPA
    Kosher Food Pantry - Jewish Family Services Scranton
    The Mae S. Gelb Kosher food pantry. Provides assistance with food and other necessary household items to families and individuals during times of significant financial stress. Volunteers are a vital part of the Food Pantry and assist with shopping, sorting and distributing food packages, Office hours, Monday - Friday 9am - 5p
    615 Jefferson Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18510
    Hours: Office hours, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
    Jewish Family Service of NEPA
    Kosher Meals on Wheels - Scranton
    This program, in cooperation with Meals on Wheels Office of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, delivers kosher meals to those in need. Kosher Meals on Wheels are available to those people in our community who adhere to Kosher dietary requirements. Kosher Meals on Wheels provides adequate, well-balanced, home delivered meals to homebound people who are unable to shop for and unable to prepare meals for themselves. The meals are prepared at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania under Kosher dietary guidelines. Meals may be meat or dairy and are based on a four-week menu cycle. Recipients may request 1 or 2 daily meals. Kosher Meals on Wheels is able to accommodate most special diets, such as diabetic, low salt, low fat, chopped, etc. The meals are fully cooked but are cold when delivered each day. The recipient can re-heat the meal in the oven or toaster oven after the lid is removed. The meal can also be transferred from the foil container to a microwave-safe plate for microwave heating. Volunteers who deliver the meals are interviewed and screened by Jewish Family Service. These volunteers not only bring a nutritious meal to your home, but also provide a friendly greeting and an important safety check for each individual who receives a meal.
    615 Jefferson Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18510
    Eligibility: Kosher Meals on Wheels are available to those people in our community who adhere to Kosher dietary requirements. The program serves those who are temporarily or permanently disabled and who require outside support in order to function independently at home.
    Hours: Meals are delivered every day, Monday through Friday, usually between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m
    Jewish Family Services of York
    Staying Connected, Jewish Family Services of York
    Staying connected is an interfaith volunteer program that supports seniors striving to live independently. Services include:
  • Escorted transportation for medical appointments and other essential trips
    • Grocery shopping, banking
    • Advocacy and referrals to community agencies
    • Unbiased medical counseling in conjunction with the County's APPRISE program.
  • 2000 Hollywood Drive
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: 60 or older and residing in York City, York Suburban, Dallastown area or central York School Districts. Those needing transportation must be able to walk with a cane or walker (or unaided)
    Hours: Flexible Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    Join Hands Ministry
    Join Hands Ministry
    - "Where to turn" referrals - Limited direct financial assistance - Financial planning - Emergency heat response - Automobile repair - Furniture/household items/appliances/clothing/toiletries, etc - Back to school and holiday assistance - Guidance / Direct one-on-one mentoring - Links to faith based counseling and Connect to community and church affiliation - Life skill support - Coordinate Medical transportation - Volunteer opportunities
    51 South Church Street
    New Bloomfield , PA 17068
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday: 9:00am to 6:00pm ; Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00; Friday through Sunday, Closed. Office will be closed on 09/07, 10/12 and 11/30.
    Jordan United Church of Christ
    Jordan United Church of Christ - Thanksgiving Meal
    Provides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Takeout will be available. No home delivery. Contact church for information on volunteering.
    1837 Church Road
    Allentown, PA 18104
    Eligibility: None, all are welcome
    Hours: Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter - Walk to Cure Dia
    Walk to Cure Diabetes work on creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). This year's walk will take place on October 28th 2018 at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Additional events throughout the year for individuals and families of children with diabetes.
    555 Croton Road
    Suite 111
    King Of Prussia, PA 19406
    Kennett Area Senior Center
    Kennett Area Senior Center - Neighbors in Action - Home Maintenance
    The Kennett Area Senior Center understands the many challenges that our elderly population faces. There are seniors in our community who wish to stay in their homes as long as possible, but are unable to keep their homes clean and safe. Some seniors may not have a support network that can help them. The Neighbors in Action is a program run by volunteers to provide home support services to low income seniors in Chester County. The Chester County Department of Aging Services and the Kennett Area Senior Center joined forces to provide needed services like home maintenance, home repairs and transportation
    427 South Walnut Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Keystone Mission
    Food Pantry - Scranton - Keystone Mission
    NOTE: Due to the Governor's mitigation orders, starting July 16th, Keystone Mission ID cards will be MANDATORY for all who attend our Food Distribution. No walk-in registrations will be taken during food distribution. If you do not hold a Keystone Mission ID card, you may come to either the Scranton or Wilkes-Barre location each Wednesday or the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to register. Registration times will be between the hours of 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at either Scranton or Wilkes-Barre. Photo ID or Proof of Residency is required to register. Masks are also required. Questions? You can contact Matt by phone or e-mail. (570) 871–4795 or Connect@KeystoneMission.org. Regular Food Distribution program will resume Friday, July 3rd from 1 pm - 4pm ID & Proof of Residency required. Face masks required. **COVID-19 UPDATES:** Will provide emergency bags of food for families, individuals or seniors who are in need or have been direcly impacted by COVID-19 crisis. Keystone Mission, 8 West Olive Street, Scranton Emergency food bags are available Mon Wed Fri, 1pm - 4pm. Can call or stop by for the food. No ID or paperwork is needed. Please remember to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing. _________________________________________ Food distribution takes place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The food distribution program is able to provide a shopping style environment. Selection does vary based on donations received.
    8 West Olive Street
    Scranton, PA 18508
    Hours: Food Distribution Hours: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    Keystone Mission
    Food Pantry - Wilkes-Barre - Keystone Mission
    NOTE: Due to the Governor's mitigation orders, starting July 16th, Keystone Mission ID cards will be MANDATORY for all who attend our Food Distribution. No walk-in registrations will be taken during food distribution. If you do not hold a Keystone Mission ID card, you may come to either the Scranton or Wilkes-Barre location each Wednesday or the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to register. Registration times will be between the hours of 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at either Scranton or Wilkes-Barre. Photo ID or Proof of Residency is required to register. Masks are also required. Questions? You can contact Matt by phone or e-mail. (570) 871–4795 or Connect@KeystoneMission.org. Regular Food Distribution program will resume Friday, July 3rd from 1 pm - 4pm ID & Proof of Residency required. Face masks required. Keystone Mission is located at 290 Parkview Circle, Wilkes-Barre ______________________________________________________ Food distribution takes place on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month from 12 pm - 2 pm. Food distribution program is able to provide a shopping style environment for our guests. Selection does vary based on donations received. Also provides a scheduled monthly Produce Market providing fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy products.
    290 Parkview Circle
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Hours: Food distribution 2nd & 4th Fridays, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    Kiwanis International
    Kiwanis Club of the Stroudsburgs
    Addresses the needs of the local community and youth of Monroe County through volunteer endeavors as well as fundraising. Noon luncheon meeting held weekly at the Sycamore Grille on 92 Main Street in Delaware Water Gap. Board Meeting held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at Compton's Pancake House on Park Avenue in Stroudsburg.
    Kiwanis International
    Kiwanis Club of the Poconos - Daybreak!
    Offers members an opportunity to become personally acquainted with people of good standing in many vocations, with varied backgrounds and experience. Provides opportunity to expand ones own business and personal horizons. Meetings start at 7:30 a.m. and are held every Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant in Stroudsburg. Meeting program topics vary, but most are designed to expose members to new ideas, local, state, or ational issues and fresh perspectives on our communities.
    KPETS-Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services
    KPETS
    Regional resource connection for Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) and Human/Animal Interactions (HAI). - Provides informational presentations to facilities and the community to further introduce them to KPETS and the benefits of AAI and HAIs. - Recruits, trains, educates and registers volunteers wanting to share their pet with those who may benefit from the human/animal bond. - Provide opportunities for facilities, agencies and individuals requesting pet therapy visits to connect with KPETS volunteers.
    2120 Oregon Pike
    2nd Fl
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Open to seniors, people - young and old - with special needs, at risk or troubled youth, students, or anyone who may benefit from the human/animal bond. Pet owners interested in sharing their pet through KPETS and visiting others who may benefit from the human/animal bond are required to complete the registration process. This includes an orientation session, group evaluation and two visit evaluation and a $35 registration fee and an annual fee for insurance coverage. Background clearances are also required.
    Hours: Call for information
    Lampeter United Methodist Church
    Lampeter United Methodist Church - Thanksgiving Meal
    Provides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Reservations required by November 25, 2019. Home-delivered meals possible for local residents; call Nancy by November 25, 2019. Volunteer opportunities available
    1101 Lampeter Road
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: All are welcome
    Hours: Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Lancaster County Project For The Needy
    Lancaster County Project for the Needy - Christmas Food Basket
    Formed in 1986, this all volunteer group raises money and collects food to distribute to needy families. The food is given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Groceries given to each individual or family are equivalent to two grocery bags and include items such as a 10-12 pound turkey, eggs, milk, bread, potatoes, frozen vegetables and fruit. Monetary donations are welcome and are used to defray the costs of purchasing the groceries. The cost to feed one family is generally about $15.00. Donations should be sent to the Project and should be marked: Lancaster County Project for the Needy 5813 Wild Lilac Drive East Petersburg, PA 17520 Volunteers wishing to help package and distribute the food should come to the Clipper Stadium at 5:00am
    650 North Prince Street
    Distribution held in Clipper Stadium
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Food distribution: Saturday, December 21, 2019 starting around 8:00am
    Leadership York
    Leadership York, Community Leadership Programs
    Board Development-Training for non-profit agency executive directors and their governing board of directors. Executive Connections-A community education course for CEOs, vice presidents, and managers who are new to the area or new to their leadership role and looking to expand their connection to the community. The program connects participants with York County's key leaders, services, and culture. We offer discounted rates for spouses/partners. Runs March through May (five sessions). Future Leaders of York- High school sophomores and juniors learn to become lifelong, responsible, active participants in their hometown community. Runs September through May. Leadership for Diverse Schools- Designed for educators and staff. Educators learn to interact more effectively with diverse populations of students, parents, and colleagues. Leadership Training Program-A nine-month, experiential course on York County history and community issues. Participants fine-tune their leadership skills, enhance their knowledge, and receive guidance in choosing and applying for a board, elected, or appointed position. Provides access to additional opportunities for partnerships and new business relationships. Runs September through May. Mentorship York- Consider this program when you are at a critical point in your career and recognize the value of working with an established leader. A program that matches emerging leaders one-on-one with other, seasoned community leaders.
    238 North George Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Non-profit agency Executive Directors and their governing Board of Directors
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging
    Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Lebanon County Senior Community Centers/Volunteer Coordination
    **NOTES** All 5 Senior Centers are closed. Agency is closed to the public but still operating. Senior community centers provide activities, bus trips, meals to promote health and socialization for seniors of Lebanon County. Coordinate volunteer opportunities to assist with meals on wheels delivery, at the senior centers, lead exercise groups, assist with completing property tax and rent rebate forms. Prime Time Health provides programs to encourage seniors to live healthy lifestyles. Senior centers are located in Annville, Lebanon, Myerstown, Northern Lebanon, and Palmyra
    710 Maple Street
    Second Floor
    Lebanon, PA 17046
    Eligibility: Individuals age 60 and older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm
    may vary by activity
    Lebanon Valley Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Free Clinic
    Lebanon Valley Volunteers In Medicine (VIM) Free Medical Clinic
    **NOTES** Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm currently looking for volunteers: Physicians, CRNP, LPN, RN's and clerical volunteers. Provides free primary medical care by appointment for uninsured or under-insured adults.
    711 South 8th Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Lebanon county residents who are uninsured and under-insured adults (18 years old and older (who are 200% below the federal poverty guidelines.
    Hours: By appointment Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Lehigh County Humane Society
    Lehigh County Humane Society
    Shelter provides a safe and healthy environment for animals. Services include adoptions, a foster program, animal vaccination clinics and a low-cost spay/neuter program. Also provides 24 hour rescue and emergency assistance to homeless animals in distress. Trained investigator checks out all reports of cruelty or abuse and prosecutes when warranted. Volunteer opportunities are available -- volunteers, age 12-17, must be accompanied by a parent. Donations of animal care items and pet food are accepted anytime.
    640 Dixon Street
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Accepts stray and lost animals. Individuals must be 18 and older to adopt a pet
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, Closed
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Adamstown Area Library - Library Services
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 50 Additional services at this location: - Passport processing (appointment required) - Teen Program - Proctor exams (appointment required)
    3000 North Reading Road
    (Route 272)
    Adamstown, PA 19501
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30am to 8:00pm; Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 9:30am to 4:30pm (Saturday summer hours 9:30am to 1:30pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Columbia Public Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 30 Additional Services at this location: - Books in Arabic and Spanish - Computer classes - Summer Reading Program - Book Nook: ongoing book sale - GED classes (Registration required, call 295-5523) - ESL classes (Registration required, call 295-5523)
    24 South 6th Street
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (Summer: Saturday, 9:00am to 12:00pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Eastern Lancaster County Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services Additional services at this location: - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Spanish Language Newspaper - Fax and copy services - Meeting room rentals for 100 - Passport photo services
    11 Chestnut Drive
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing; policy for computer use (Internet)
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday: 10:00am to 1:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Elizabethtown Public Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults. - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer reading programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access Location services: - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at low cost for 50/100/150 - Passport Center (Appointments required) - Used book store - Coffee shop - Wireless internet - Volunteer opportunities
    10 South Market Street
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, Closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (Summer, 9:00am to 1:00 pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Ephrata Public Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services Additional services at this location: - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at no cost for 20/100 - Friends of the Library Gift Shop - Passport services
    550 South Reading Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, Closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Lancaster Public Library - Mountville Branch
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, adult and child dvds, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access - Meeting space for 50
    120 College Avenue
    Mountville, PA 17554
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Lititz Public Library, Inc
    Programs and services include: - Children's programs such as preschool story times, films, baby lapsit programs, toddler time, sign language story time, dog day story time, chess club, book clubs, a variety of special children's programs and summer learning programs - Community information - Computer tutor - Electronic magnifier available to people with vision problems - Free music concerts sponsored by Susquehanna Bank, daytime and evening programs are offered - Genealogy room with resources - Homebound delivery service - Internet access and technology programs - Opportunities for life-long learning includes books, audio and video cassettes, CDs, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books and large print materials for adults - Special programs for youth and adults on history, health, gardening, travel, computers, nutrition, cooking, decorating, outdoor concerts, nature, family movies, crafts, book clubs, discussion groups, writing workshops and author visits - Tax forms - Wireless internet access - Meeting space for 15-100
    651 Kissel Hill Road
    Lititz, PA 17543
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Manheim Community Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at no cost for 60 - Live homework line via internet - Power Library, a state provided database with magazine articles, etc
    15 East High Street
    Manheim, PA 17545
    Eligibility: Open to the public; Library card needed for borrowing materials; Volunteers must be able to climb stairs while carrying 5lbs and have good people skills
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; (Summer: Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Manheim Township Public Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio, DVDs and electronic databases, downloadable ebooks and audio books, magazines, local newspaper and large print materials for adults and children - Family programs, children's storytimes, summer learning programs - Internet Access: Public access computers - Wireless internet access - Meeting space for 200 Additional services at this location programs: - Adult book discussion groups - Art and other special exhibits - Houses both classical and contemporary print and electronic media collections - Informal socialization and formal learning-oriented programs such as book/film/music/genealogy/travel clubs, job search assistance, language classes, research paper/homework help/tutoring, research skills development, test preparation, computer classes - Outside book-drop for after hours returns
    595 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 10:00am to 8:00pm
    Thursday, Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Milanof-Schock Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio, CD's, DVD's and video cassettes, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times, films, crafts and cooking workshops, summer reading programs - Special programs for youth, adults and seniors - Internet access Additional services at this location: - Meeting and conference rooms for 55 which are available to the public - Reference question service - Workshops on computers, marketing and hobbies - Copying machine - Library book and craft store - Book gift plan - Official Mount Joy Borough Extra Service refuse tag sales site Designated as a Passport Acceptance Agency. Authorized to provide passport applications and related forms, explain service options, and record and verify applicant identification. May also administer oaths and witness signatures. By appointment only.
    1184 Anderson Ferry Road
    Mount Joy, PA 17552
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Sunday, closed
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Moores Memorial Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 8-10 Additional services at this location: - Local history collection - Moores Book Group - Weekly storytime for preschool children on Wednesday morning at 10:30am during the school year - Lego Club, Knitting Club, Crocheting Club, Wooden Blocks Collection for kids
    9 West Slokom Avenue
    Christiana, PA 17509
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing and internet use
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday, 1:00pm to 7:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Pequea Valley Public Library
    Services at this location include: - 18 public computers - Weekly pre-school storytime - Free Wi-Fi Access - Weekly Toddlertime - A "Quick Pick-Up" Window - 24-7 Pick Up Box - Book Discussion Group - Monthly programs of interest to adults - Expanded Children's programs - Coffee bar and comfortable seating - A separate Children's Room and designated areas for young readers and teens. - Used book store open every Tuesday and Saturday - Summer reading programs
    31 Center Street
    Intercourse, PA 17534
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm
    Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Quarryville Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers, and large print materials for adults - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet Access Location services: - Art exhibits - Bookstore - Friends of the Library group - Garden Group - Meeting rooms which are available to the public for 35 at tables and 100 theatre style - Passport services
    357 Buck Road
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday: Closed; Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Salisbury Township Branch Library
    The first library in Lancaster County to have a supporting partnership with a private organization (Houston Run Community Center) and the first library in the county to be designed as an integral part of a cafe System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County are available including: - Online computers - Free Wi-Fi - Reference services - Children's programming - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books and large print books - VHS and DVD's for children and adults - Summer reading programs
    835 Houston Run Drive
    Suite 220
    Gap, PA 17527
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing and internet use
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm, self check only available after 3:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Shuts Environmental Library
    Located adjacent to the Lancaster County Environmental Center along Eshelman Mill Road in Central Park. Collections include over 4500 volumes of field guides, curriculum materials, videos, cassettes and periodicals. Numerous books on wildlife, natural history and Native Americans are also available.
    3 Nature's Way
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Strasburg-Heisler Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, large print materials for adults and children's games and puzzles - Children's programs such as preschool story times, toddler time and Babygarten - Summer reading programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access Additional services at this location: - Book clubs - Computer orientation - Copy machine, printer, fax - Free WiFi - Meeting room, call to determine capacity - Public access computers
    143 Precision Avenue
    Strasburg, PA 17579
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am to 7:00pm; Wednesday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm; Sunday, closed
    Lifeline of Berks County
    Lifeline of Berks County
    Educating women about their pregnancy options and providing life-affirming and family support services to residents of Berks County facing an unexpected pregnancy. Offers: - Free pregnancy test with ultrasound confirmation for qualified clients - Free STI testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia - Help with decision making - Community referrals for medical care, housing, drug and alcohol counseling, and professional counseling - Emergency diaper, formula, and baby clothes - Adoption information - Verification for maternal health insurance - Reproductive health education - Maternity clothes - Breast feeding help - Child development from conception to birth - Pregnancy and parenting classes for moms and dads
    612 Reading Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
    Eligibility: Pregnant or possibly pregnant female or biological parent of a child 12 months old or younger.
    Hours: Monday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00am to 4;00pm
    Wednesday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Lions Club of Pennsylvania
    Lions Clubs of Pennsylvania
    Referral to local Lions Clubs which serve to meet community needs through: purchasing glasses for the blind needy, providing hearing aids, securing leader dogs, giving assistance to the needy and physically handicapped. In addition, Lions make a strong commitment to young people through youth outreach programs. Lions also work to improve the environment, build homes for the disabled, support diabetes education, conduct hearing programs and through their foundation, provide disaster relief around the world.
    949 East Park Drive
    Harrisburg , PA 17111
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lisa's Lady Bugs
    Lisa's Lady Bugs
    Patient care fund for Cancer Patients and their families. Provides an avenue for people to donate and assist to family members during a difficult and emotional time.
    PO Box 692
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Limited to Jefferson County and Punxsutawney Area School District. Must have cancer or dealing with effects of Cancer.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
    Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lancaster Office
    NOTE Closed to the public until further notice. Provides free, one-to-one, small group and large group instruction in reading, writing, math or English as a Second Language to adults who wish to improve basic skills. Tutoring sessions may be held at any public location such as a library, church, community center, or recreation hall. Offers GED Prep classes in Elizabethtown and Columbia. Scholarships are available to pay for each of the tests. Contact Jane Myers at 717-297-5523. English for Speakers of Other Languages new student orientation every Thursday at 11:00am and 3:00pm.
    407 Lafayette Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Persons age 17 years or older
    Hours: Office: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 7:30pm; Friday, 9:00am-noon
    Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
    Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lebanon Office
    NOTE Starting March 16, classes and groups and tutor sesstion are cancelled. At this time they plan to reopen March 30th. Provides free, one-to-one and small group instruction in reading, writing, math or English as a Second Language to adults who wish to improve basic skills. Tutoring sessions may be held at any public location such as a library, church, community center, or recreation hall.
    243 Schneider Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17046
    Eligibility: Persons age 17 years or older with basic education needs
    Hours: Office hours Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Friday from 9:00am to noon. Class times vary, please call for more information
    Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation
    Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation
    **NOTES** 2020 Summer Music Series has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Promotes cultural and civic uses of Long's Park. Sponsors the Summer Entertainment Series and the Labor Day Long's Park Art Festival. Provides central management of the Amphitheater. Month/Year of next election: October Month of officer change: November
    313 W Liberty St
    Suite 235
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Concerts at amphitheater every Sunday, 7:30pm (June-August)
    Art Festival, Labor Day weekend
    Love In the Name of Christ Lancaster County
    Love INC
    A ministry that connects churches with the needs of the community. Some examples of the volunteer services provided are personal care, friendly visits, transportation, homemaking assistance, home maintenance, budget guidance, respite care, and tutoring/mentoring. Financial aid not available. Administers the Homes of Hope Transitional Housing Program in Lancaster County.
    1925 Wheatland Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Open to the public
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Love Inc of Greater Hershey
    Clearinghouse
    Volunteers from neighborhood churches helpling individuals and families in need. Providing diverse supplemental services including but not limited to: Transportation to medical appointments, Shopping for groceries, Delivering a hot meal.
    245 East Derry Road
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Eligibility: People who live or worship in Hershey, Hummelstown and the Dauphin county portion of Elizabethtown area ( zip codes: 17033, 17036 & 17022)
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    LUMINA
    LUMINA
    Programs include: - Free Kids Night children K thru 6th Mondays weekly Sept thru May. Crafts, Christian character, peace training, games, food - Free Day Camp - children K thru 6th one week in July. Art, food, songs, Bible stories, games, field trip. - Professional Clothing Bank - free gently used clothing suitable for interviews, work. Please bring photo ID. -Pearl Street UM Church Children's School Uniform Clothing Bank, call 717-299-3850. Lancaster City schools only. - Free Adult Cooking/Nutrition Education (SuperCupboard) in partnership with Penn State Extension. - Bright Chefs- Free Cooking/Nutrition Education Program for children and youth.
    20 East Clay Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Call for information, varies per program
    Hours: Clothing Bank open Tuesdays, 11:00am to 1:00pm and Thursdays, 1:00pm to 3pm, Second Saturdays, 10:00am to 12:00pm. Kids Night 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Mondays September through May. Other services by appointment.
    Lutheran SeniorLife
    Lutheran SeniorLife VNA Western Pennsylvania
    VNA provides home health services, hospice care, palliative care, telehealth visits, personal care assistance, private duty, VNA Community Resource Center, and independence devices such as personal emergency response systems and medication dispensers.
    154 Hindman Road
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: VNA sees patients of all ages. Most services are covered by personal health insurance. Have your insurance card available to check for coverage.
    Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Lycoming County United Way
    Lycoming County United Way - Donation and Volunteer Opportunities
    Provides opportunities for donating to Lycoming County United Way or volunteering with the United Way or one of its community partners. United Way does not provide direct services or funding to individuals. Rather, it provides funding to other agencies that run direct-service programs.
    1 West Third Street
    Ste 208
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30 PM
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish Foundation, Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia
    Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
    2951 Whiteford Road
    Suite 304
    York, PA 17402
    Eligibility: Age requirement (ages 2 ½ up through age 17) and child's doctor must qualify child for services.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish Foundation, Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley - Lancaster Office
    How Wishes are Granted: 1.) Wish Referral : The child's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) should make a referral by phoning (717) 295-6684 2.) A child's medical eligibility is determined with the help of their treating physician. The child's treating physician makes the final determination of whether the child is medically eligible and able to participate in the wish. 3.) A volunteer wish team is assigned to coordinate the wish-granting process. Usually, wishes are limited only by a child's imagination. Once a chapter approves the child's wish, the wish team sets out to make it come true. Volunteer opportunities available
    1054 New Holland Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Any child over 2 and a half or under age 18 with a life-threatening condition may be eligible for a wish. The child cannot have received a prior wish from a wish-granting organization.
    Mansfield Area United Fund Tioga County
    Mansfiled Area United Fund Tioga County
    The Mansfield Area United Fund raises funds to support area organizations. All funds raised are distributed to organizations that assist the residents of the Mansfield community in Tioga County. Holds an Annual Fund Raising Campaign and fund raising events to raise funds. Does not provide direct services nor funds to individuals.
    P. O. Box 454
    Mansfield, PA 16933
    Meals On Wheels Erie
    Meals On Wheels Erie - Grocery Shopping and Delivery Program
    Take grocery orders, assign a volunteer to shop and deliver orders to consumers' homes. Consumers pay for their own groceries and a small Service Fee upon delivery.
    4408 Peach Street
    Suite 102
    Erie, PA 16509
    Eligibility: Seniors over 60 and Under 60 Persons With Disabilities.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Christiana/Gap
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Provides freshly prepared meals at a reasonable cost to anyone in their specified geographic area who cannot reasonably provide meals for themselves.
    23 Green Street
    Latta Memorial Presbyterian Church
    Christiana, PA 17509
    Eligibility: Must be unable to provide and prepare nutritious meals
    Hours: Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 3:00pm
    Delivery hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 11:30am includes weekday holidays
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Elizabethtown/Mount Joy/Marietta
    Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Provides one hot and one cold meal daily.
    70 S Poplar Street
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    Eligibility: Persons who are temporarily or permanently ill or handicapped; elderly living alone; those convalescing from an illness
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Ephrata Area
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Each client receives both a hot and a cold meal each day they are scheduled to receive meals. Special diets available ordered by physician.
    203 East Main Street
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Persons temporarily/permanently ill or handicapped; elderly living alone; or convalescing from an illness; Must be unable to provide and prepare nutritious food
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 11:30am
    Meal delivery: Monday through Friday, 11:00am to 12:00pm; No holidays
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Lititz
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information A voluntary organization. Provides one hot and one cold meal daily. Volunteers prepare meals and deliver meals. Diabetic meals available by request.
    300 West Orange Street
    Lititz Church of the Brethren
    Lititz, PA 17543
    Eligibility: Persons who are temporarily or permanently ill or handicapped, the elderly living alone or those who are convalescing
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 11:00pm (except weekday holidays)
    Delivery hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30am to 12:00pm (no holidays)
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Manheim
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Each client receives both a hot and a cold meal each day they are scheduled to receive meals. Regular diet only. Volunteer Opportunities: Visitation, delivery, administrative, kitchen, delivery only, drivers, cooks, shoppers, planners
    140 North Penn Street
    Salem United Methodist Church
    Manheim, PA 17545
    Eligibility: Persons temporarily/permanently ill or handicapped; elderly living alone; or convalescing from an illness.
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm, no holidays
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Millersville
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Each client receives both a hot and a cold meal each day they are scheduled to receive meals. Regular, diabetic, cardiac and renal diets available Volunteer Opportunities: visitation, delivery, administrative, kitchen, delivery only, drivers, cooks, shoppers, planners, board members, drivers, packers
    121 North George Street
    Millersville, PA 17551
    Eligibility: persons who are temporarily or permanently ill or handicapped; the elderly living alone or convalescing from and illness. Must be unable to cook or shop for themselves.
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 12:00pm
    Delivery hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30am to 11:45am includes weekday holidays
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - New Holland
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Each client receives both a hot and a cold meal each day they are scheduled to receive meals. Regular, gluten free, vegetarian and therapeutic diets available. Can sign individuals up for food stamps by phone. Volunteer Opportunities: Visitation, Delivery, Administrative, Kitchen
    221 East Main Street
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Must be unable to provide and prepare nutritious food.
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 1:00pm Meal Delivery: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Solanco
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Provides one hot and one cold meal daily. Regular and diabetic diets available. Does not deliver on major holidays.
    253 Eden Road
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    Eligibility: Persons who are temporarily or permanently ill or handicapped; elderly living alone; or those convalescing from illness
    Hours: Meal Delivery: Monday through Friday, after 10:30am, no holidays
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Lancaster
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Provides freshly prepared meals at a reasonable cost to anyone in their specified geographic area who cannot reasonably provide meals for themselves.
    1085 B Manheim Pike
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Must be unable to provide and prepare nutritious food
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 1:00pm Delivery hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30am to 12:30pm or 9:30am to 11:30pm (depending on the location)
    Meals on Wheels, Inc - Lancaster County
    Meals On Wheels - Paradise
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Meals on Wheels is a voluntary non-profit organization. Provides one hot and one cold meal daily, Monday through Friday. Does not deliver on holidays or days when Pequea Valley Schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather. Diabetic diet available.
    1085 B Manheim Pike
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Persons who are temporarily/permanently ill, handicapped, the elderly living alone or those who are convalescing from an illness
    Hours: Mornings
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    MHA - Gifts of Joy
    Holiday gift project in which volunteers donate gifts to individuals in local hospital mental health units, as well as those without support systems living in the community. Gift wishes are gathered and distributed to individuals and organizations wishing to provide a holiday gift to someone who likely would not otherwise receive one.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Anyone, or any organization, wanting to donate holiday gifts. Gift recipients are by referral only.
    Hours: Call for information
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    Compeer Lancaster
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Matches volunteers in one-to-one relationships with adults who are recovering from mental illness. Their friendship provides structured opportunities for socialization which decreases loneliness and increases well being and confidence in the clients. Some opportunities include meeting for coffee, visiting local museums, going out to eat and taking walks together. Volunteers commit to four hour a month for one year. Other volunteer opportunities include making a 15 minute phone call each week to an individual waiting for one-to-one friend. Free training and ongoing support is provided. Within the same program, CompeerCORPS Vet2Vet matches military veterans with a veteran volunteer. Volunteer opportunities available. See Caring Connections to volunteer or refer someone to exchange phone calls to combat social isolation.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Adults who are recovering from mental illness; Must have a referral from a mental health provider. Volunteers can be anyone interested in providing a friendship - contact mha@mhalancaster.org or call to learn more about Compeer and to volunteer or refer someone for the Caring Connections program.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    MHA - Mental Health Advocacy, Education and Support
    **NOTES** Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm at 717-397-7461. Most services and program are free of charge. Click here for Coronavirus Information Provides information and support concerning mental and emotional illnesses, primarily at no cost. This includes guidance to mental health services, education, family and individual advocacy; as well as referrals to local psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, and therapists. Offers advocacy and PEER support for individuals with a mental illness- including this support for family members. No diagnosis required- we can help you obtain one. Presentations and education offered for schools, clubs, employers, businesses and community groups on anything related to mental health. Makes referrals for anger management and community support groups. Free Mental Health Support Groups. Leads the Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition. Ask about the financial assistance programs currently available through MHA and its' partners, as well as programs for working/non-working residents who don't have access to employer assistance plans.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Any individuals or families who are residents of Lancaster County who need help with mental health or illness. No diagnosis required. Any business, school and organization can contact MHA for anything mental health related.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Mental Health Association of NWPA
    Mental Health Association of NWPA - Erie Main Facility - Program/Volunteer Coordination
    Volunteer opportunities for mental health consumers and other interested adults. The number of hours is flexible and the candidate's interests, talents and preferences are considered in assigning duties.
    1101 Peach Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Mercy Center for Women
    Mercy Center for Women - Volunteer Opportunities
    Generous individuals can choose to help in the following capacities: Receptionist, Prepare bulk mailings, Organize a group fund-raiser , Childcare , College intern or occupational therapist , Provide building and grounds maintenance , Serve on the Board of Directors, Educational speaker , Student doing work study or service learning.
    1039 East 27th Street
    Erie, PA 16504
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation
    Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation - Volunteer Recruitment/Placement
    Recruits and places volunteers for various services within the organization
    249 West Third Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Mission Central
    Mission Central - Donation and Volunteer Opportunities
    Receive household goods for distribution. Receive used computer equipment for distribution locally, nationally and globally.
    5 Pleasant View Drive
    Mechanicsburg , PA 17050
    Eligibility: Must be referred by an agency to receive
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 1:30pm
    Mix at Arbor Place
    Mix at Arbor Place - Youth Center
    Offers: - Faith-based youth development/leadership programs - Mentoring - Counseling - Academic enrichment - Police Athletic/Activities League - We Rock the Mic, spoken word poetry - Youth operated Remix Recording Sound Studio - Summer Camps
    520 North Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Youth ages 7 to 17 years
    Hours: Program activities vary, call for specific hours
    Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 9:00pm
    Saturday, 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Sunday, closed
    National & Communities Service Hotline
    National & Communities Services Hotline
    Volunteer Opportunities
    250 East Street SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    National Volunteer Caregiving Network
    National Volunteer Caregiving Network
    Maintains an online directory of Faith in Action and volunteer caregiving programs nationwide. Support interfaith volunteer caregiving programs and works to create new programs.
    1765 Goodyear Avenue
    Suite 2014
    Ventura, CA 93003
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    New Digs Ministry, Inc.
    New Digs Ministry, Inc. - Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities
    5 Pleasant View Drive
    Mechanicsburg , PA 17055
    Hours: Call for information
    New Life Community Church
    LifeCycle
    Providing bicycle transportation to those in need. Our Earn-a-Bicycle Program requires an approved application and two hours of community service in order to qualify for this resource.
    64 East North Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am to 2:00pm
    New Life Presbyterian Church
    New Life Thrift Shop