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. 

 

CENTER FOR PRIVATE FORESTS - PENN STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Latest News

 

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.

 

MISSION OF MERCY

Mission of Mercy is a nonprofit organization serving the underinsured and uninsured in our community since 1994 and provides free adult medical and dental services through their mobile clinics.  The mobile dental services are primarily fillings and simple extractions (no wisdom teeth).  They also provide their patients with free or low cost prescription medicines.

They have two locations in PA - Gettysburg and Harrisburg, as well as four in MD - Taneytown, Reisterstown, Frederick and Brunswick.  They provide services at each of these sites 1-2 times a month.  Patients must call the appointment line to make an appointment.

Medical Patients:

Please leave a message at the clinic of your choice and the appointment coordinator will return your call within  24-48 hours.

Gettysburg Appointment Line:                  717-339-6914

Harrisburg appointment line:                     717-315-9813

Taneytown appointment line:                   410-833-5870

Reisterstown appointment line:               410-980-4199

Frederick appointment line:                       301-676-3188

Brunswick appointment line:                     240-529-8772

Dental Patients (for all clinic sites):

Please leave a message at 410-390-1314 and the appointment coordinator will return your call within  24-48 hours

For more information about Mission of Mercy and their services feel free to visit their website at https://www.amissionofmercy.org/maryland-pennsylvania/

 

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.

 

SAFE HOME - HANOVER YWCA (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES)

24/7 Emergency Hotline: (717) 632-0007

 

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.

 

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday Strolling Book Chat

9:00am - 10:00am
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
We’ll meet at the High Street entrance of the Gettysburg Library.  As we walk, we’ll talk about the books that we’re currently reading and our favorite authors.  The walk will generally last  45 minutes to an hour and a half.  Wea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Event
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join fellow readers in a virtual discussion of this year’s Adams County Reads One Book selection, Leave Only Footprints. Upon registration, you will receive a link to the Zoom meeting. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Silver Screen Saturdays

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Third Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Silver Screen Saturdays: Keeping it Reel from Book to Movie SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 2:00PM Enjoy a good book and a movie?  Come to Silver Screen Saturdays; Watch the film and have a spirited discussion about how they interpreted the book...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pumpkin Painting Contest

All Day
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Get into the Halloween spirit by painting a pumpkin! Turn in your pumpkin anytime from October 1st through October 14th, and judging will be held October 15th through October 29th. Ages 11-18. Two different judgings will take place, one for ages 11-1...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

National Parks Crossword Challenges

All Day
New Oxford Area Library
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Thanks to the National Parks Foundation a new crossword challenge will be available weekly to pick up at the library in honor of our 2022 Adams County Reads One Book selection Leave Only Footprints by Conor Knighton. Once completed, or you need a hin...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pumpkin Painting Contest

All Day
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Get into the Halloween spirit by painting a pumpkin! Turn in your pumpkin anytime from October 1st through October 14th, and judging will be held October 15th through October 29th. Ages 11-18. Two different judgings will take place, one for ages 11-1...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime with Miss Dana

10:30am - 11:00am
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Children’s Wing Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Miss Dana will share themed stories each week with children age 3-5.  Sensory play will be included each week for children. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Thaddeus Stevens Virtual Documentary

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Description:
At the beginning of April, an impressive statue honoring statesman Thaddeus Stevens was installed and dedicated in front of the Adams County Courthouse in Gettysburg.  The Thaddeus Stevens Society commissioned a new...