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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
- Shoveling Squad - Click here to volunteer
Click here if you know of someone who needs help with snow removal




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
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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 Woman's Concern
A Woman's Concern - Pregnancy Services - Millersville Pike
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 services are free and confidential.
1102 Millersville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Women, men, teens,pregnant or parenting a child under age 1.
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
Abington Township Police Department
Abington Police Department Police Athletic League (PAL)
The Abington Police Athletic League (PAL), a non-profit community organization formed in 2001, seeks to prevent juvenile crime and violence while encouraging personal growth among our young people. PAL centers, staffed by APD and community volunteers, offer structured, personal guidance in a safe, friendly environment. PAL offers a wide range of physical and intellectual activities that address the needs of Abington's youth. Providing positive adult role models is a critical component of our PAL efforts. In Abington, law enforcement officers and community volunteers work with young people to encourage positive development as members of the local community. While Abington PAL is sponsored through the Abington Township Police Department, PAL receives no direct funding. As such, PAL is dependent on volunteer support from community-minded individuals, business leaders, corporations and foundations.
2741 Woodland Road
Roslyn, PA 19001
Hours: Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Adams County Office for Aging
Adams County Office for Aging
Due to covid-19 directives, this office is currently closed to the public for in-person appointments. Most programming is virtual (via ZOOM).

The Meals on Wheels program is in effect.
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.
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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
Due to covid-19 directives, this office is currently closed to the public for in-person appointments. Most programming is virtual (via ZOOM).
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.
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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
Due to covid-19 directives, this office is currently closed to the public for in-person appointments. 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.
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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
    Adult Literacy Program
    Adult Literacy Program
    The Adult Literacy Program (ALP), operates out of the Kennett Library.

    The program provides English as a Second Language (ESL)and adult literacy instruction in day classes, evening classes, and via technology. A unique component is the one-to-one volunteer tutoring. Tutors provide ESL help as well as preparation for testing for American citizenship and General Equivalency Diploma. Please call the ALP office to request a tutor's help, or to become a volunteer tutor.

    216 East State Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: ALP students are at least 18 years of age.
    Hours: 9am-5pm Evenings and weekends availability
    After-the-Bell
    After-the-Bell - After School Program
    After-The-Bell provides a supervised after-school program of recreational, social and academic skill-developing activities for Kennett Middle School students.
    After-The-Bell Kennett Middle School, Ro
    195 Sunny Dell Road
    Landenberg, PA 19350
    Eligibility: All middle school students who reside in the Kennett Consolidated School District, including those in public school, charter schools, and those who are home schooled, may attend.
    Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday,and Thursday from 2:35pm to 5:00pm
    Alice Paul House
    Alice Paul House (Comprehensive Victim Services)
    Alice Paul House provides services to victims/survivors of domestic violence; sexual assault; other serious crimes; and juvenile offenders. Services include: 24-hour crisis hotline, 24-hour on-call advocacy, 24-hour safe emergency shelter, safety planning, legal advocacy, protection from abuse order assistance, sexual violence protection order assistance, protection from intimidation order assistance, medical advocacy, medical compensation assistance program, individual & group trauma focused empowerment counseling, prevention education programs, and education/community awareness programs.
    43 South 9th Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Hours: 24/7
    Allegheny Health Network
    Allegheny Health Network - Canonsburg General Hospital - Volunteer Program
    Offers adults the various types of volunteer experience within the hospital. Two $500 scholarships are awarded to volunteers from local schools
    100 Medical Boulevard
    Canonsburg, PA 15317
    Hours: 24 hour service
    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 4 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 Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Disaster/Emergency Services Volunteer Opportunities
    Rely on volunteers to fulfill their mission. Disaster volunteers are needed to respond to emergencies to help local families 24/7 and to help during national disasters across the country. Volunteers are also needed to provide disaster education programs to the community. No prior skills are required.

    3939 Broadway
    Allentown, PA 18104
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Volunteer Opportunities - American Red Cross North Central Pennsylvania
    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.
    249 Farley Circle
    Lewisburg, PA 17837
    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 - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross - West Central Pennsylvania Chapter - K9 Action Team
    K9 Action Team has specially trained handlers (psychological first aid, incident command, etc) and canines trained and tested for crisis response work. Agencies call upon HOPE AACR teams to provide comfort and support to people affected by disasters. Scientific evidence has shown animals are a positive factor in helping people cope with traumatic events. HOPE AACR teams are educated to be effective and professional while working in stressful, unpredictable environments.

    K9 Action Team is prepared to lend assistance to relief organizations by sending Certified Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Teams where you need them most. Stress Management and Compassion Fatigue are important considerations when deciding how to take care of staff members. K9 Action Team can help provide needed relief for your staff. Interacting with calm, well-mannered dogs is known to help decrease heart rate, lower blood pressure, and allows people to de-stress in a simple, yet effective way.

    K9 Action Team is prepared to lend assistance to First Response Agencies by sending Certified Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Teams where you need them most. Their response teams help to calm people affected by a crisis situation. The calming nature of their dogs help to redirect people while first responders can secure the scene. Their teams have served in many capacities over the past few years. Here's a few examples of how K9 Action Team can assist your agency:
    Types of Incidents:
    • Death Notifications
    • School Incidents
    • Suicides
    • Accidental Deaths
    • Structure Fires
    • Wild Fire Base Camps
    • Line of Duty Deaths
    • Multi-Casualty Incidents
    K9 Action Team is prepared to lend assistance to schools and school districts, hospitals, pastoral services, and other community institutions when their services would be beneficial soon after a traumatic event. Their certified handlers, partnered with their canines, have been specially trained to provide comfort and support to people who have experienced a recent crisis, disaster, or difficult loss. We frequently partner with mental health professionals and counselors in response to a crisis.
    Here are some situations in which K9 Action Team can help:
    Schools:
    • Shootings
    • Fatal accidents of students or staff
    • Aftermath of violent or disruptive events
    • Student, staff, or parent illness related deaths
    • Any traumatic incident that affects student body
    • School counselor responses


    229 Elm Street, Suite B
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    24-hour emergency services.
    American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Washington County Office - Volunteer Opportun
    Recruits and trains volunteers for community service
    430 Johnson Road
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: disaster affected
    Hours: Office hours by appointment; emergency contact is 24/7, same Phone #
    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
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, York Chapter
    Provides relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.



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  • 724 South George Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Open to anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    AMI, Inc.
    AMI Inc, of Washington County - Certified Peer Specialists
    Individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders who are specially trained to assist their Peers to gain control over their lives and empower them to not feel limited by their illness
    907 Jefferson Avenue
    Washington, PA 15301
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Friday, 12:30pm to 8:30pm
    Animal Friends of Westmoreland County
    Animal Friends of Westmoreland County
    Helps abandoned, abused and neglected animals. Educates the public to spay and neuter, to spread awareness on pet adoption and to inspire others to become animal advocates.
    216 Depot Street
    Youngwood, PA 15697
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00pm to 8:00pm
    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 South
    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.
    Beginnings
    Beginnings, Inc Court Appointed Special Advocates
    Train volunteers to provide advocacy in court for abused and/or neglected children that will lead to placement in safe, permanent, nurturing homes.
    111 Market Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    Eligibility: Adults 21 and over able pass necessary screening procedures
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Inc. - Washington and Greene Counties
    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: Boys and girls ages 6-13, from single-parent homes or living in at-risk environments.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    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 and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Inc. - Washington and Greene Counties
    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.
    90 West Chestnut Street
    Suite 614
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 6-13, from single-parent homes or living in at-risk environments.
    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 to 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.

    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 the Independence Region
    BBBS Independence Region - Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
    Research has consistently demonstrated that LGBTQ youth are at higher risks in a number of areas that impede healthy and safe development. Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Independence Region are partnering with local schools to support our LGBTQ youth by recruiting safe, responsible, and compassionate LGBTQ Volunteers to be group mentors to high school Gender and Sexuality Alliances – a safe/brave space for queer and questioning youth. Volunteers attend regular after-school meetings for 12 months and work to help their mentees achieve their goals and realize their full potential.



    123 South Broad Street
    Suite 1050
    Philadelphia, PA 19109
    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 Library Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Altoona Area Public Library
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in working as a library assistant.
    1600 Fifth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Hours: Hours vary.
    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 - Hollidaysburg Area Public Library
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in working as a library assistant.
    1 Furnace Road
    Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Hours: Hours vary.
    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.
    Blair Senior Services, Inc.
    Blair Senior Services, Inc. Advocacy/Ombudsmen
    Volunteer opportunities to work with the Advocacy Program.
    1320 Twelfth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM
    Blessed Virgin Mary Church and Parish, Darby
    Blessed Virgin Mary Church and Parish - Saint Vincent de Paul Society Food Distribution Program
    Provides food for many people each month, every Monday and Thursday between 9:30 and 11:00 AM in the old school building.
    1101 Main Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    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
    Briar Bush Nature Center
    Briar Bush Nature Center - Educators Resources
    Classroom and after school teachers, homeschool educators, day-care providers and more - take advantage of Briar Bush's resources and multiple-visit contracts to enrich and enhance your own lessons and your students' learning!
    1212 Edge Hill Road
    Abington, PA 19001
    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
    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
    Brookville Area Ministerial Association
    Brookville Area Ministerial Association - Brookville Area Food Pantry - Backpack Program
    A weekend backpack program for our elementary students. Those students who are in the program receive a bag of food on Fridays that provides meals and snacks for the weekend.
    142 Allegheny Boulevard
    Brookville, PA 15825
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call or email for more information. The program runs during the academic year.
    Brother's Brother Foundation
    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.
    157 Spruce Street
    Suite 1
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Bucks County Board of Elections
    Election Information
    55 E. Court Street
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Bucks County Board of Elections
    Election Information
    7321 New Falls Road
    Levittown, PA 19055
    Bucks County Board of Elections
    Election Information
    261 California Road
    Quakertown, PA 18951
    Bucks County Health Department
    Bucks County Medical Reserve Corps (BC-MRC)
    Organized and trained community volunteers, like those with the BC-MRC, can supplement the efforts of the full-time emergency response personnel, providing much needed additional aid during an emergency.
    Neshaminy Manor Center, Building K
    1282 Almshouse Road
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Eligibility: ANYONE 18 years of age or older can volunteer and there are no licensures or skills required to become a BC-MRC volunteer
    Basic emergency response knowledge will be provided through trainings offered throughout the year.
    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
    Food Pantry. Pick up of food only during Hours of Operation. No delivery. Always seeking volunteers in stocking and distribution of food to those in need.
    4700 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: Must reside in 17109, 17111 or 17112 zip codes
    Hours: 2nd and 4th Thursday, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging
    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging
    Provides services which include information and referral/assistance, outreach, case/care management, escort, transportation, homemaker/chore, personal care, home repair and rehabilitation, home delivered meals, congregate meals, adult day care, elder abuse prevention, nursing home ombudsman, legal assistance, employment and training, health promotion and disease prevention and senior centers as well as services that support caregivers including respite care, counseling and education programs. AAAs may provide a number of other services in situations where local service provider options are limited.
    110 Franklin Street
    Central Park Complex, Suite 400
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    Eligibility: Older adults age 60 and over.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    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 for Kids
    CASA for Kids
    Trains community members to become Court Appointed Special Advocates who will speak up for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the Courts of Washington County.
    382 West Chestnut Street
    Suite 108B
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Birth to age 21
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    CASA of Greene County
    CASA of Greene County
    Advocates for the best interests of neglected and abused children involved in dependency court proceedings to ensure that they are in safe, permanent homes as soon as possible and that their needs are met while they are in foster care.
    52 South Church Street
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Eligibility: Children in abuse and neglect situations. Ages ranging 0-21.
    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
    Casa San Jose
    Casa San Jose
    Casa San Jose is a community resource center that advocates for and empowers Latinos by promoting integration and self-sufficiency.
    It provides social services to the growing population of Latino immigrants in and out of Allegheny County. Provides aid to Latino families based on their individual needs and youth tutoring and mentoring.
    2116 Broadway Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    Eligibility: Limited English, Spanish-speaking
    Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
    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
    Catholic Harvest Food Pantry
    Catholic Harvest Food Pantry

    NOTE: as of April 1, 2020 Due to COVID-19, this service is currently OPEN and using a ZERO CONTACT PICK UP PROCESS. Please, maintain all social distancing guidelines.

    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.
    - - -
    Emergency food and clothing distribution.
    Other Services
    In addition to Food, we offer:
    •Personal care items such as
    toothpaste, soap, and diapers
    •Take-one-leave-one lending library
    •Birthday kits for children
    •Nutrition classes
    •SNAP Referrals
    •Emergency food for those in
    desperate need
  • Catholic Harvest Food Pantry welcomes donations: Non perishable food. Hygiene Supplies (toothpaste, baby food & diapers). Monetary Donations.
  • 628 East Market Street
    York, PA 17402
    Eligibility: •Income guidelines.
    •Once a month service.
    Hours:
  • Monday through Friday: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
    • First and Third Thursday Mornings 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
    • Fourth Monday and Fourth Friday from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm
    • Additional Times as Needed
  • Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Christmas Gifts for Kids Scranton
    Through the generous donations from the community and in conjunction with the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program, this Christmas program helps provide toys to children in need within the community. Sponsored by Catholic Social Services & Friends of the Poor.


    Registration for this program is required. 2020 Registration will be an on line registration at agency website - https://www.dioceseofscranton.org/ - Monday, November 16th till Friday, November 20th.
    Along with toy, applicant can also note if child needs a clothing item or jacket.
    Distribution will be via a drive thru pick up with pre-packaged bags. (Date and location to be announced.)
    504 Penn Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18505
    Eligibility: Families residing in Lackawanna County- Scranton area - South of Jessup.
    Families residing in Carbondale area - Lackawanna County north of Jessup - should contact the Carbondale office at 570-282-0460.
    Hours: Seasonal - Nov/Dec
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Soup Kitchen - St.Vincent de Paul
    Provides a free, hot, nutritious take-out meal daily. Staff and volunteers strive to be of assistance to others and serve with a spirit of compassion, respect and dignity.
    Lunch is served daily (including holidays) from 11:00 am to 12:30pm.
    39 East Jackson Street
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: 7 days a week lunch served 11 am - 12:30 pm
    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
    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park - Center Services
    Offers an extensive life-long learning curriculum, a vibrant arts and humanities program, a rewarding intergenerational program and a wide array of trip opportunities and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs, including an on-site fitness center. Center programs also offer diverse groups of people opportunities to connect and to better understand each other.
    5818 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8am-4:30pm, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-4:30pm.
    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park - Senior Companion Program
    The Senior Companion Program links volunteer companions with older adults who need assistance in order to remain in their homes. The Senior Companion’s goal is to increase socialization and decrease isolation in older adults by doing mutually enjoyed activities in the home. The Senior Companion Program is administered by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging.
    5818 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Eligibility: Consumers must be eligible for the In Home Support Program; over 60 years of age and temporarily or situationally homebound.
    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
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.
    VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) - Bloomsburg
    Assists with filing basic tax returns at no cost. Also assist with Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) claims. Service is available to those families and individuals having $57,000 or less in total earned income per year.

    Volunteers needed. Free training. If interested, call 570-644-6575.
    16 Sherwood Drive
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment or to find out if you are eligible, call (570) 644-6575 x 171 . Click here for a list of items to bring to your appointment.
    Hours: By Appointment only.
    Office: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.
    VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) - Milton
    Assists with filing basic tax returns at no cost. Also assist with Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) claims. Service is available to those families and individuals having $57,000 or less in total earned income per year.
    219 Filbert Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: People who generally make $57,000 or less.
    Hours: By Appointment only.
    Ofice: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.
    VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) - Sunbury
    Assists with filing basic tax returns at no cost. Also assist with Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) claims. Service is available to those families and individuals having $50,000 or less in total earned income per year.

    Volunteers needed. Free training. If interested, call 570-644-6575.


    Volunteers needed. Free training. If interested, call 570-644-6575
    228 Arch Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    Eligibility: People who generally make $57,000 or less.
    Hours: By Appointment only.
    Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    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
    Chester County Food Bank
    Chester County Food Bank - Food Program
    Provides emergency food, food cupboards, discount food purchase programs, and free or low-cost hot meals.
    650 Pennsylvania Drive
    Exton, PA 19341
    Chester County Food Bank
    Chester County Food Bank - BackPack Program
    The BackPack Program is providing kindergarten children food so they don't have to skip meals over the weekend or face two days without food. On Fridays during the school year, the Food Bank delivers the backpacks to several local elementary schools in the county. Volunteers and teachers distribute the packs to children.
    650 Pennsylvania Drive
    Exton, PA 19341
    Chester County Health Department
    Chester County Health Department - Covid-19 Volunteers
    The Chester County Health Department is actively recruiting dedicated medical professionals and non-medical volunteers to join the MRC team.
    601 Westtown Road
    Suite 290
    West Chester, PA 19380
    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
    Christ Church
    Christ Church Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities
    Opportunities for individuals who would like to help at the Christ ChurchFood Pantry.
    7524 Woodbury Pike
    Roaring Spring, PA 16673
    Hours: The Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 1:00pm until 3:00pm.
    Christian Life Skills
    Academic Tutoring
    Provides academic tutoring for youth from peers and adult mentors. Tutor volunteer opportunities for youth in grades 9-12, college students, or other adults.
    PO Box 8146
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    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 17, 2020.
    10th and Manor Street
    Columbia Fire Hall
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: Senior Citizens ages 55 and older, must be a Columbia resident
    Hours: Friday, December 25, 2020, pick up 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
    Homeless Assistance Program - Cameron / Elk Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
    Use this service for Coordinated Entry in Cameron or Elk Counties for General or Domestic Violence Assessment for Homelesness or housing crisis.
    28 Morgan Avenue
    Ridgway, PA 15853
    Hours: Office # Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
    Hotline 24/7
    City of Philadelphia
    Mural Arts Program - Restorative Justice
    Current inmates, probationers and parolees, and juvenile delinquents are given the opportunity to learn new skills through art-based community services.
    1729 Mount Vernon Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    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
    Clinton County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Clinton County
    The Clinton County SPCA is made up of staff members, board members, and volunteer workers who are committed to caring for the needs of lost, hurt, or unwanted animals and to educating present and future pet owners on the responsibility of owning a pet. The shelter takes in stray or lost animals at no charge and accepts pet animals for a surrender fee. Once the animals are signed over to the shelter the staff takes on the responsibility of finding loving new homes or the owner of those animals that have been lost.
    33 Mill Road
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
    Hours: Office Hours are Mon-Fri, 8 to 5; Meet the Animals: Mon-Fri, 12 to 7 and Sat 12 to 6; Closed Sun
    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
    Colonial Neighborhood Council
    Colonial Neighborhood Council - Emergency Aid
    Colonial Neighborhood Council operates "The Well", a thrift store offering a wide selection of household items and clothing for adults and children. They provide emergency aid and referrals to help individuals and families who are facing short-term emergencies. Experienced Council staff members make referrals to appropriate community service agencies & help individuals in their contact with those agencies. CNC also runs the Meals on Wheels program, with volunteers delivering daily meals to homebound clients.
    107 East Fourth Avenue
    Conshohocken, PA 19428
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    VITA Free Taxes -Commission on Economic Opportunity - Wilkes Barre
    VITA program enables lower-income individuals and families to receive help preparing Federal, State and Local income taxes forms at no cost.
    In 2021 CEO will be operating the VITA Program as a virtual site where clients can drop-off their tax documents and pick-up completed tax returns when done. Only face-to face contact with clients will be the person verifying identity, eligibilty, and making certain all tax documents, forms, and signatures are in the drop-off packet. - only complete packets will be accepted.

    VITA Volunteers needed - For volunteer information call, VITA Coordinator/Administrator (570)826-0510 x272
    165 Amber Lane
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Eligibility: Individuals and families with annual income fo $57,000 or less.
    Hours: Appointments for drop-off will be scheduled starting the first week of February 2021.
    Agency Hours to schedule an appointment: Weekdays 8:30 am - 5 pm.
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    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.
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    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
    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 in the Lancaster School District
    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 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
    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 Valley Christian Community Services (CVCCS)
    CVCCS - Clothing Bank
    **NOTES**
    Click here for updates on services due to the pandemic



    Provides the following items (when available):

    - clothing for men, women, children and infants

    - shoes and coats

    - socks and new underwear

    - baby blankets and layettes

    - Bibles (English/Spanish)



    Intake Procedure:
    Referral by Social Service agency, school social worker or counselor physician or church. Call and leave message with the following information:

    - Name and work telephone of referring agency

    - Name and address of person being referred

    - Gender and date of birth of those being referred

    - Name of person calling

    Calls will be returned and appointments set up by time and date. Families may access the clothing bank quarterly, in emergency call for information. Call prior to repeat visit to make appointment.
    2420 Gehman Lane
    Building 1000
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Referral by Social Service agency, school nurse, counselor, physician, or clergy required. Call and leave message with the following information: Name and work telephone of referring agency, name of person being referred, gender and date of birth
    Hours: By appointment only
    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
    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
    Council For The Arts
    Council for the Arts
    The Largest Ice Festival In Pennsylvania! A huge variety of events are scheduled throughout the four-day festival giving you a chance to explore the best of Chambersburg and experience our vibrant Downtown culture for yourself. Be sure to visit your favorite art galleries, restaurants and boutique stores while enjoying all that Icefest has to offer.

    IceFest is an important fundraiser for three local organizations: Council for the Arts, Downtown Business Council and Downtown Chambersburg Inc. , that help shape the Chambersburg culture by develop our community's economy, supporting small local businesses, providing social and cultural opportunities, and creating memorable Downtown experiences.

    Thanks to the support of local businesses and community members, these three organizations are able to continue planning and coordinating this significant event for the Chambersburg area.

    The IceFest committee, a group of local volunteers, plan and coordinate the four-day festival. A huge thank you to all of those who make these events happen! If you are interested in joining the committee, contact chambersburgicefest@gmail.com.
    103 North Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Open to the public.
    Hours: Visit the website (www.icefestpa.com) to see the schedule of the events or volunteer needs.
    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
    Cray Youth and Family Services
    Cray Youth Mentoring
    Youth seeking a mentor
    44 South Beaver Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Ages 6-16
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Cray Youth and Family Services
    Cray Youth and Family Services - 1-to-1 Mentoring and Compeer Youth
    Adults or high school students seeking to volunteer as a mentor
    44 South Beaver Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Ages 6-16
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Cumberland County Adult Reentry Program CCARP
    Cumberland County Adult Reentry Program (CCARP)
    To provide human and social services relating to an individuals’ basic needs and addressing the barriers to succeeding upon reentering the community following their release from jail.
    4 East Liberty Avenue
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Cumberland County PA resident who is connected with the CCARP program
    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.
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    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.
    Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging
    Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging - Foster Grandparent
    The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) provides volunteer opportunities for individuals age 55 and older. These individuals mentor and tutor disadvantaged or disabled youth in a classroom setting, such as daycare centers, Head Start centers, and schools. Volunteers help young people achieve personal independence and self-confidence so that they can learn to overcome their problems and become productive members of society. They help address critical community needs.
    206 Eddystone Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Eddystone, PA 19022
    Eligibility: Age 55 years or older.
    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
    Disability Rights Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
    Provides advocacy and support to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities.
    1315 Walnut Street
    Suite 500, The Philadelphia Building
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Eligibility: Persons with disabilities
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
    Disability Rights Pennsylvania - Harrisburg
    Provides advocacy and support to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities.
    301 Chestnut Street
    Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Eligibility: Persons with disabilities
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    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
    EOS Therapeutic Riding Center
    Therapeutic Riding EOS Therapeutic Riding Center
    Equestrian Therapeutic riding sessions tailored to meet the needs and abilities of the rider.
    Indoor riding arena and outside wooded trail - fully handicapped accessible.
    Volunteer needed to serve in many capacities.
    288 Dahl Road
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Riders must be approved by their physician for participation.
    Hours: Spring Season: March 31st through June 25th.
    Fall Season: July 28th through October 29th.
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday noon to 8:30pm.
    Horse breaks 3:30pm to 4:00pm, Dinner Breaks 6:00pm to 6:30pm.
    No Riding June 30th through July 23rd.
    No Riding Bloomsburg Fair Week in September.
    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, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    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
    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 of Beaver County
    Fair Housing of Beaver County
    Providing education and advocacy about Fair Housing, ensuring that the protected classes are not unfairly discriminated against when it comes to renting or buying a home as well as in financial lending practices. Housing: Fair Housing, Education, Referral, Advocacy.
    1217 7th Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh
    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.
    Family Promise of Lycoming County
    Volunteer Opportunities - Family Promise of Lycoming County
    Volunteer opportunities available for community members to assist with meal preparation, drivers (using company vehicles), overnight supervision (sleeping), food pantry stocking, clothing closet supervision, moving new families into homes, and secretarial and office assistance.
    635 Hepburn Street (Day Center)
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Favors Forward Foundation
    Favors Forward Foundation Services
    306 Terra Road
    Cogan Station, PA 17728
    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    Leads the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. Initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders and manages the National Flood Insurance Program.
    -Get disaster information
    -Plan ahead
    -Apply for assistance
    -Recover and Rebuild
    615 Chestnut Street
    One Independence Mall, Sixth Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 6:30pm
    Flenniken Public Library
    Flenniken Public Library
    Public Library provides computer access, books, DVDs, movies, tutoring, summer reading, language learning software, car repair manuals and more.
    102 East George Street
    Carmichaels, PA 15320
    Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm
    Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am to 8:00pm
    Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
    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 Government
    Franklin County Area Agency on Aging
    A variety of opportunities are available to persons willing to give 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 be members in the agency's Advisory Council.
    600 Norland Avenue
    Suite 11
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Anyone interested in volunteering their time and services.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Friends of the Poor
    Food Pantry - Jackson Terrace - Friends of the Poor
    Jackson Terrace Food Pantry at 148 Meridian Avenue, Southside Scranton is open
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (Closed Wednesdays) from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Volunteer help is needed from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help answer the office phone and registration of families.
    Call 570-348-4429 to volunteer.
    148 Meridian Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18509
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Friday,, 9am - 3:30pm
    The pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Friends of the Poor
    Family to Family Thanksgiving Food Basket Program Scranton
    Family to Family Food Basket Program provides an annual
    Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

    Thanksgiving 2020 Drive-Thru Food Baskets will be distributed on
    Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    from 10 am until 5:30 pm at the
    Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way, Scranton, PA 18508
    No pre-registration.
    All vehicles will be registered upon arrival. Those who do not drive may send a proxy in their place.
    The baskets are given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.


    Scranton Cultural Center
    420 N. Washington Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Each year on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 10 am until 5:30 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.
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Emergency Food Cupboard
    Thursdays from 10-12, distributes packages of perishable and non-perishable items on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible residents of Northwest Philadelphia. Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets available during holiday period.
    35 West Chelten Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Eligibility: GACM targets NW Phila, zip codes 19118,19119, 19126, 19138, 19144, 19150. Information shared freely with everyone. Services require documentation of id, residency,income, household composition.
    Hours: Social Service Mon- Wed 9am-2pm

    Food Cupboard Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    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
    Glade Run Lutheran Services
    Glade Run Lutheran Services Community Based Services
    Provides enhanced behavioral health treatment services to children and individuals up to age 18 who have a mental health diagnosis and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Services can be provided in the child’s home, community and school. Family supportive services and counseling.
    220 South Main Street
    Holly Pointe Plaza, Suite B
    Butler, PA 16001
    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
    Good Works
    Good Works - Adult Work Camp
    The Adult Work Camp is modeled on the youth program. Held in August, participating churches provide Work Crew Leaders and volunteers for a week-long home repair project. Good Works provides the tools, building materials, dumpsters, trucks to transport the materials, and expert Technical Staff to advise on the repairs.

    For Whom
    Adults, 18 years or older.

    Work Crew Leaders
    Each church will provide Work Crew Leaders for each of their crews. The WCL's job is to coordinate the repair work and bring the volunteers and homeowner's families together during the workday.

    Work Crew Size
    6-10 people

    Work Schedule
    Each work crew works at a home for the entire week (Monday-Friday), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All participants travel back to their individual homes at the end of the workday.

    Transportation
    Each work crew must have a vehicle to transport them and the tools needed to the worksite each day.

    Tools
    Good works provides all tools and equipment, although individuals can bring their own if they desire.

    Good Works Support
    We provide tools, building materials, dumpsters, trucks to transport the materials, and an expert technical staff for advice on the repairs.
    544 East Lincoln Hwy
    Coatesville, PA 19320
    Good Works
    Good Works - Youth Work Camp
    The Good Works work camp is designed to provide youth with a meaningful service experience. In addition to accomplishing much needed repairs on homes, they also interact daily with the homeowners and their neighbors and friends. It is a double-edged ministry - we minister to our homeowners with our work and fellowship and they minister right back to us with their sincerity and gratitude. Projects are chosen to provide sufficient work so that all participants will be meaningfully involved.

    Details
    Dates & Location
    The Summer Youth Work Camp is held every year in Coatesville, PA.
    The 2011 camp has openings available for the week of July 31- August 6.

    For Whom
    Students entering 9th through 12th grades.

    Cost
    $260 per person

    Registration
    A deposit of $50 per person is requested with the completed registration form. Any registrations received after 2/25/11 will be awarded on a space available basis. The deposit is nonrefundable.

    Final Payment
    After receiving your registration form, a packet will be sent with more detailed information. Your final balance is due on or before May 7, 2011.

    Adult Supervision
    Each youth group should provide at least one male and one female leader who stay overnight. If the group is three or more work crews, it is helpful for the youth group leader to be free to visit all groups and help where needed. The youth pastor/leader is required to stay overnight to oversee his/her group.

    Work Crew Size
    6 - 10 people, including at least two adults

    Work Crew Leaders
    Each church will provide Work Crew Leaders for each of their crews. The WCL's job is to coordinate the repair work and bring the youth and homeowner's families together during the workday.

    Opportunities for church members to assist the youth during work camp
    If there are adults in the church with skills in general home repair who would like to help but cannot commit for the entire week, please invite them to join the youth during the day. The additional technical assistance is always welcome!

    Work Schedule
    Each work crew works at a home for the entire week (Monday-Friday), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Transportation
    Each work crew must have a vehicle to transport them and the tools needed to the worksite each day.

    Tools
    Some tools/equipment should be provided by each youth group for each of their work crews. A list will be sent to all Youth Leaders prior to the Work Camp.

    Good Works Support
    We provide building materials, dumpsters, trucks to transport the materials, and an expert technical staff for advice on the repairs. This staff is comprised of local carpenters and professional contractors who love the Lord. Each project may have a full-time advisor or share one with another crew, depending on the scope of the repairs to be done.

    Accommodations
    Groups sleep and eat at a local church. Breakfast and dinner are prepared by the Good Works cook. Groups are asked to help with meals by setting the table, cleaning up, and washing dishes. Bag lunches are prepared by the youth and taken to the worksite. At the end of each workday, the youth are given an opportunity to shower at the Brandywine YMCA.

    Evening Programs
    These programs are planned, organized, and supervised by the Good Works Staff. The discussions and activities have proven to be an important part of the total Work Camp experience.

    For more information, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Cathy Gilbert, or call 610-383-9247.
    544 East Lincoln Hwy
    Coatesville, PA 19320
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Community NOW
    About Goodwill SWPA
    (www.goodwillswpa.org; facebook.com/goodwillswpa; twitter.com/gwswpa)
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a diversified human service agency that is supported, in part, by its network of retail stores and other nonprofit businesses. It serves all of southwestern Pennsylvania and manages several affiliate units and special-purpose entities, including Goodwill of Fayette County; Goodwill of North Central West Virginia; Goodwill Commercial Services, Inc.; and Goodwill Housing. Goodwill SWPA operates 31 retail stores and several other businesses to help fund programs and to provide job training and related services to help clients overcome various barriers to employment.
    118 52nd Street
    Robert S. Foltz Building
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Grace Covenant Community Church
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting clothing and household goods.
    99 Cafe Lane
    Middleburg , PA 17842
    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
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    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
    Greene County Human Services
    Greene County Human Services - Housing Program
    Greene County Human Services Department offers a full continuum of housing services. The Philosophy of the County is to keep people housed whenever possible and if they become homeless, to assist them to move to permanent housing. Our programs serve the following:
    Persons at risk of homelessness
    Homeless
    Persons with Behavioral Health (Mental Health and Drug Alcohol) Issues
    Low Income families and individuals
    Families involved with Children and Youth
    Persons with Special Needs and/ or Disabilities
    Seniors Youth in transition
    Person involved in the Criminal Justice System
    Veterans
    The Greene County Housing Program continuum of services includes the following services that are described in more detail below:OutreachIntake and Coordinated Assessment PATH Services (help with housing for those with Behavioral Health needs)Homeless Prevention (evictions)
    Rapid Rehousing (first month's rent)Emergency Shelter
    Shelters Transitional HousingPermanent Housing Support Services
    To access any of these housing services, contact:
    Housing Outreach Specialist
    Fort Jackson Building (3rd Floor)
    19 South Washington Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Phone: 724-852-5276/ Fax: 724-852-5368
    Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
    19 South Washington Street
    Fort Jackson Building, 3rd Floor
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Hours: Weekdays, 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
    Guidance Center
    Guidance Center - DuBois Office - Big Brothers Big Sisters
    One to one mentoring between an adult volunteer matched with a youth. Case Workers support Big Brothers Big Sisters matches through regular contact to provide training, support, and facilitate group activities for matches and youth on the waiting list.
    994 Beaver Drive
    DuBois, PA 15801
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Guidance Center
    Guidance Center - Smethport Office - Big Brothers Big Sisters
    One to one mentoring between an adult volunteer matched with a youth. Case Workers support Big Brothers Big Sisters matches through regular contact to provide training, support, and facilitate group activities for matches and youth on the waiting list.
    415 West Main Street
    Suite 3
    Smethport, PA 16749
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Guidance Center
    Guidance Center - St. Marys Office - Big Brothers Big Sisters
    One to one mentoring between an adult volunteer matched with a youth. Case Workers support Big Brothers Big Sisters matches through regular contact to provide training, support, and facilitate group activities for matches and youth on the waiting list.
    1307 Bucktail Road
    Saint Marys, PA 15857
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    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
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh - Veteran Housing Initiative
    Provides an opportunity for veterans to serve locally with other veterans to assist those in need of quality housing. This program invites Veterans and their families to apply for necessary home repairs or modifications including interior and exterior accessibility modifications.
    6435 Frankstown Avenue
    Suite 100
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Veterans and military families that own and occupy their home. To qualify, families must earn below 80% of Allegheny County’s gross median income.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    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
    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 Animal Assisted Crisis Response
    Hope Animal Assisted Crisis Response
    HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) is a national all-volunteer, non-profit, crisis response organization with specially trained handlers (psychological first aid, incident command, etc) and canines trained and tested for crisis response work. Agencies call upon HOPE AACR teams to provide comfort and support to people affected by disasters. Scientific evidence has shown animals are a positive factor in helping people cope with traumatic events. HOPE AACR teams are educated to be effective and professional while working in stressful, unpredictable environments.

    HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response is prepared to lend assistance to relief organizations by sending Certified Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Teams where you need them most. Stress Management and Compassion Fatigue are important considerations when deciding how to take care of staff members. HOPE AACR Teams can help provide needed relief for your staff. Interacting with calm, well-mannered dogs is known to help decrease heart rate, lower blood pressure, and allows people to de-stress in a simple, yet effective way.

    HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response is prepared to lend assistance to First Response Agencies by sending Certified Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Teams where you need them most. Their response teams help to calm people affected by a crisis situation. The calming nature of their dogs help to redirect people while first responders can secure the scene. Their teams have served in many capacities over the past few years. Here’s a few examples of how HOPE AACR can assist your agency:
    Types of Incidents:
    • Death Notifications
    • School Incidents
    • Suicides
    • Accidental Deaths
    • Structure Fires
    • Wild Fire Base Camps
    • Line of Duty Deaths
    • Multi-Casualty Incidents
    HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response is prepared to lend assistance to schools and school districts, hospitals, pastoral services, and other community institutions when their services would be beneficial soon after a traumatic event. Their certified handlers, partnered with their canines, have been specially trained to provide comfort and support to people who have experienced a recent crisis, disaster, or difficult loss. We frequently partner with mental health professionals and counselors in response to a crisis.
    Here are some situations in which HOPE AACR can help:
    Schools:
    • Shootings
    • Fatal accidents of students or staff
    • Aftermath of violent or disruptive events
    • Student, staff, or parent illness related deaths
    • Any traumatic incident that affects student body
    • School counselor responses


    1292 High Street, #182
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Hope Christian Center
    Hope Christian Center - Nurture
    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
    Hope Partnership for Education
    Hope Partnership for Education - High School Support Program
    Our High School Support Program focuses on successfully transitioning students into quality high schools which meet their potential. It offers assistance in choosing and being accepted into high school, academic and social support for students throughout their high school years and aid in choosing, applying for and meeting the requirements for college acceptance or successful entrance into the world of work.
    2601 North 11th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    Eligibility: Graduate Support Students must be a graduate of Hope's Middle School.
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm
    Hopes and Dreams Foundation
    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 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 local participants 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
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: See website for details of the annual event.
    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 South Main Street
    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.
    Hunters Sharing The Harvest
    Hunters Sharing the Harvest
    Venison donation program distributed to needy people through food banks
    6780 Hickory Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Eligibility: Persons wishing to donate venison to needy persons through food banks
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    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
    Indiana County Office of Planning and Development
    Indiana County Office of Planning and Development - Fair Housing
    Assists in the filing of housing discrimination complaints.

    Gives referrals to the Fair Housing Law Center to investigate, file and provide legal representation for victims of housing discrimination.
    801 Water Street
    Indiana, PA 157011705
    Eligibility: Open to all
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    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
    Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette
    Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette In-Home Services
    Provides services to the elderly such as check writing, grocery shopping, friendly visiting, telephone reassurance, chores, medical and social transportation. Will take pets to the veterinarian.
    137 North Beeson Avenue
    Suite 106
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Limited to age 60+ frail elderly only. No income guidelines. No wheelchair transportation. No financial resources for clients.
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Jefferson DeFrees Family Center
    Jefferson DeFrees Family Center - CASA of Warren & Forest Counties
    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers are trained citizens who speak for abused and neglected children in the foster care system.
    207 Second Avenue
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Call for information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    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
    Jewish Relief Agency
    Jewish Relief Agency - Food Distribution