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 and Books

July 17, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Children's Room
Description:
These sessions are geared for parent and child from birth to 2 years of age. Introduce your baby to literature and the library as we share favorite books, songs, nursery rhymes and more. This is a great time for social interaction for both baby ...

Baby Storytime

July 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Storytime for babies 0-2 years old ...

Fun-In-It Storytelling

July 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Trone Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Fun-In-It Storytelling presents Christina Katerina and the Box.  Beth Rebert will share this story about friendship, kindness, creativity and forgiveness. ...

Preschool Story Time

July 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Adults
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Miss Jess for this energetic story time for preschoolers! We'll have fun and encourage early literacy through stories, songs, movement, and more! Each week's story time concludes with time for creative free play with our age-appropriate building...

Preschool Storytime

July 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Story Time Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Description:
Join us for stories, songs, activities and a craft. ...

Toddler Time

July 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
These sessions are geared for 2 and 3 year old children and an adult. Join us as we share books, rhymes, music, movement activities, finger plays, crafts and more! Toddler Time is offered on two different days - select the one that suits you bes...

Read to a KPETS therapy dog

July 17, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Story Time Area
Age Group: Children
Description:
Read to a lovable KPETS therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make a new friend. Please call 677-6257 to register for a 15 minute time slot. ...

Reach for the Stars Kids Yoga (SQ)

July 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Littlestown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
*Summer Quest Event!* Join us for yoga with a space theme! Registration is required. Little Dipper (ages 4-8) @ 2:00pm Big Dipper (ages 9-12) @ 3:00pm ...