Community Resources

ADAMS COUNTY ASSISTANCE (Public welfare office)

225 S. FRANKLIN STREET
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-6241
(800) 638-6816 (Toll Free)
(717) 334-4104 (Fax)
Hours and Contact Information

 

ADAMS COUNTY CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES

525 BOYDS SCHOOL ROAD
(717) 337-0110
http://www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CYS/Pages/default.aspx
The mission of Adams County Children & Youth Services is to ensure that each child and youth in Adams County has a safe and permanent family.

 

ADAMS COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

25 SOUTH 4TH STREET
GETTYSBURG, PA 17325
(717) 337-0060
http://www.adamscountycf.org

 

ADAMS COUNTY COURTS - SELF HELP CENTER

Self Help Center Link

 

ADAMS COUNTY - ELECTIONS and VOTER REGISTRATION

Election and Voter Registration Information

 

ADAMS COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY

40 E. HIGH STREET
GETTYSBURG PA 17326
(717) 334-1518
https://www.adamscha.org/
The mission of this agency is to providing safe, decent, and affordable housing to residents of Adams County. Programs include financial counseling and home ownership preparation. Income guidelines apply.

 

ADAMS COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING

318 W. MIDDLE STREET
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-9296
www.acofa.org

 

ADAMS COUNTY SPCA

11 GOLDENVILLE ROAD
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-8876
http://www.adamscountyspca.org/
Pet adoption and surrender services. You must have an appointment to surrender a pet.

 

ADAMS RESCUE MISSION

2515 YORK ROAD    
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-7502
www.adamsrescuemission.org
Christian organization that provides housing and employment for homeless individuals and families.

 

ADAMS COUNTY VOLUNTEER TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA) COALITION

(717) 334-5809
http://www.uwadams.org/Resources/Volunteer-Income-Tax-Assistance
a partnership between United Way of Adams County, South Central Community Action Program and Manos Unidas Hispanic-American Center, with support from Adams County Office for Aging - Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE), offers FREE federal, state and local tax preparation by IRS-certified VITA/TCE volunteers for seniors, people with disabilities and eligible low and moderate income residents.

 

ARC OF ADAMS COUNTY

17 RICE AVENUE
BIGLERVILLE, PA 17307
(717) 677-8487
http://www.arcadamspa.org/

Advocacy, Education, Support Services, Goal Setting, & Diversity Celebration For All People With Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities & Their Families.

 

ARC OF PENNSYLVANIA

(888) 745-2357 (PA client assistance program)
Agency provides services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The Pennsylvania client assistance program provides advocacy for people with disabilities seeking services in employment and  housing. 

 

COUNTY OF ADAMS

117 BALTIMORE STREET
GETTYSBURG, PA 17325
(717) 334-6781
http://www.adamscounty.us/

 

EAST BERLIN AREA COMMUNITY CENTER

405 NORTH AVENUE
PO BOX 530
EAST BERLIN PA 17316
(717) 259-8848
http://www.ebacc.org

 

FAIRFIELD AREA SENIOR CENTER

FAIRFIELD FIRE HALL
106 STEELMAN STREETFAIRFIELD PA 17320
(717) 642-6170
www.acofa.org

 

FAMILY FIRST HEALTH

1275 YORK ROAD #17
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 337-9400
www.familyfirsthealth.org/locations/gettysburg

 

GETTYSBURG SENIOR CENTER

142 N. STRATTON STREET
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-5012
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Gettysburg-Area-Senior-Center-317252678335919/about/

 

GETTYSBURG SOUP KITCHEN

22 WEST HIGH STREET (PRINCE OF PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH)
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
www.gettysburgsoupkitchen.org
Serves meals between 11:30 and 12:30 daily. Open to all.

 

LGBT Youth in Crisis hotline

(800) 246-7743
https://www.glbthotline.org/

 

LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED (PHILADELPHIA FREE LIBRARY)

(800) 222-1754 (Toll Free)
(215) 683-3217
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/lbph/
Serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision challenge, free through the mail and online.

 

LITTLESTOWN SENIOR CENTER

10 LOCUST STREET
LITTLESTOWN PA17340
(717) 359-7743
www.acofa.org

 

MANOS UNIDAS HISPANIC-AMERICAN CENTER INC

19 WEST HIGH STREET
GETTYSBURG, PA 17325
(717) 334-1498
http://www.manosadams.org/
Manos Unidas is a community organization that promotes the integration of the growing diverse population in Adams County through programs that facilitate cross-cultural understanding and appreciation.

 

MCSHERRYSTOWN SENIOR CENTER

201 SOUTH THIRD STREET
MCSHERRYSTOWN PA 17344
(717) 632-7998
www.acofa.org

 

MIDPENN LEGAL SERVICES

(800) 326-9177
http://www.midpenn.org/
Midpenn will handle critical civil matters, but no criminal cases.

 

PA211

211 (Telephone number)
https://pa211.communityos.org/cms/
PA211 is a statewide collaborative for health and human service information for Pennsylvanians. This easy-to-remember 2-1-1 phone number will link PA residents with human services throughout Pennsylvania. 

 

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE - CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

http://www.dos.pa.gov/VotingElections/CandidatesCommittees/RunningforOffice/Pages/Petition-Notice.aspx#districtmaps

 

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

(800) 772-1213
https://www.ssa.gov/
Federal agency that provides assistance according to age and approved disability.

 

SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS

153 N. STRATTON STREET
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
(717) 334-7634
www.sccap.org
Helping families move out of poverty. Refers to programs for housing, food, employment and other needs.  Food pantry is open M-W-Th from 9-12 and 1-4.

 

SURVIVORS INC

(717) 334-9777
(800) 787-8106 (Toll Free)
http://enddvsa.org/
Private agency to assist and advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Hotline, individual counselling, advocacy, emergency shelter and housing, and legal advocacy.

 

UPPER ADAMS SENIOR CENTER

2950 TABLE ROCK ROAD
BIGLERVILLE PA 17307
(717) 677-6370
www.acofa.org

 

YWCA OF GETTYSBURG AND ADAMS COUNTY

909 FAIRFIELD ROAD
GETTYSBURG PA 17325
https://www.ywcagettysburg.org/
Fitness and wellness classes and facilities include pool and courts. Aquatic fitness classes and lap swimming schedule available.

Upcoming Events

Babies & Books

September 20, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Littlestown Library
Branch: Littlestown Library
Ages: Children, Adults
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Enjoy early learning through song, dance, stories, and creative play! Ages 1-24 months welcome (must be accompanied by an adult), free at the Littlestown Library. ...

Preschool Storytime

September 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Gettysburg Library
Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Children's Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
These sessions are geared for children ages 4, 5 and 6. Parents may join us or browse in the Library. Join us as we shares books, music, action games, crafts, and more! Preschool Story Time is offered on two different days - select one that suits you...

Sensory Storytime

September 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Registration
Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Story Time Area
Ages: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
The library will be closed, but sensory storytime will be open! This interactive program is designed for children ages 5 and younger who have a difficult time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, have sensory processing challenges, or other s...

Toddler Time

September 20, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Littlestown Library
Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Adults
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Get ready to read in this interactive story time full of song, dance, and creative play! Ages 2-3 years welcome (must be accompanied by an adult), free at the Littlestown Library. ...

Knit and Crochet for Homeschoolers

September 20, 2018
11:30am - 1:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Learn and practice knit and crochet with long-time crafter Mary Lou and fellow local homeschoolers. (Photo by Imani on Unsplash) ...

Sit & Sew

September 20, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Trone Memorial Library
Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Room A/B
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Bring your machine and your current project. Here is your oppportunity to spend a few uninterrupted hours on your hobby! Everyone is welcome to bring a dish or snack to share. ...

MOVIE "Glass Castle" (optional book to movie discussion follows movie showing)

September 20, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Harbaugh-Thomas Community Room
Description:
Watch Glass Castle--open to everyone! Snacks provided.   An optional book to movie discussion will follow the movie at 3:15 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. ...

Essential Oil Classes

September 20, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Trone Memorial Library
Registration
Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Room A/B
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
September 20  Medicine cabinet Make-over October 18  Sleep and Stress November 15  Pain Management ...