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

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Escape from Fabyan's Farm: A Virtual Codebreaking Experience

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Put your codebreaking skills to work with this virtual "escape room" inspired by Adams County Library System's 2020 One Book selection, The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone. You can complete this activity alone or in teams!  Progr...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Inktober 2020

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Join us for this month-long art challenge of Inktober! Inktober was created by artist Jake Parker as a challenge to improve inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. Anyone can do Inktober, just pick up a pen and start drawing. There is a pr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Weekly Take and Makes

All Day 10/12 - 11/25
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Crafts that you can Take and Make!  Age appropriate craft kits will be available to pick up throughout the week for some ready to go hands-on fun at home.  There will be a new kit available beginning each Monday.  Crafts for...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Halloween Story Walk

10/13/2020 @ 9:00am - 11/04/2020 @ 9:00am
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Check out our spooky story walk in the Carroll Valley Park - Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chapter a Day - Northanger Abbey Virtual Reading

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join Adams County Library System staff every evening at 8pm as they read a chapter of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Each day's chapter appears at 8pm on the Adams County Library System's YouTube Channel and on the Adams County Library System's...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Call for Entries for Fall Photography Contest

11/01/2020 @ 12:00am - 11/15/2020 @ 11:45pm
New Oxford Area Library
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Adams County Library System’s New Oxford Library welcomes you to participate in a Fall Photography Contest. A picture is worth a thousand words. With your photo, tell a silly story! From November 1st to November 15th, we will be accepting entri...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
"Every Story Counts... Find Yours" November is National Novel Writing Month, when aspiring writers gather to work on their dream projects! We're providing a virtual space for local folks to share their trials and tribulations of writing this Novem...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Board Meeting

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Room A/B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
This meeting is via Zoom and is open to the public.  Please contact Sally Caldwell at sallyc@adamslibrary.org to request the link.  Thank you. ...