Early intervention & homelessness prevention

Emergency Shelter Intake & Homelessness Prevention Resources

HELP Ministries
413 S. 19th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: (717) 238-2851

  • HOURS: Monday-Friday: 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm (Except closed Wednesday afternoon)
  • Food, clothing, prescription or travel assistance
  • Rental assistance program
  • Heating assistance

Tri County Community Action PPL OnTrack

PA The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Salvation Army – Harrisburg

  • Emergency Food Assistance
  • Breakfast Program
  • Utility Assistance Programs

Alder Health Services – HIV-Related Housing and Assistance Programs
101 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 221-0490

  • Provides clothing, personal care items, food and has open door portal of entry for referrals to other community services.

DAUPHIN LINK & Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Phone: 1/ 800-328-0058 or 1/800-998-4827 TTY 717/737-3564
E-mail: dauphincolink@uwpcentralpa.com or LINK@dauphinco.org

  • For referrals to Aging and Disability Resources.

Legal Services

Community Justice Project
118 Locust Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 236-9486, ext. 210

  • Policy advocacy for benefits and rights of the homeless.

Midpenn Legal Services
213-A N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2240
Phone: (717) 232-0581

  • Legal aid for low-income individuals and families, the elderly, the disabled, children and survivors of domestic violence.
  • Handling cases involving consumer, education, family, housing, utilities, elderly, employment, income enhancement, and domestic violence issues

YWCA Domestic Violence Legal Center & Visitation Services
114 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 724-0516 Fax: (717) 724-0534

  • Legal aid for victims of domestic violence (including protection from abuse orders and custody issues)
  • Supervised visitation for children
10 North Second Street Suite 405 - PO Box 2157 - Harrisburg, PA - 17105-2157 - 717-255-6587

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