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.

 

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Weekly Take and Makes

All Day 7/6 - 8/8
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LEGO Masters Challenge

7/6 @ 9:00am - 7/9 @ 11:45pm
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Super Volunteer Jake from the Trone Memorial Library presents his weekly LEGO Masters Challenges. Every Monday we will premiere a new video challenge on Facebook. You will have till Thursday at midnight to post your creation! Be sure to tag...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children, Adults
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Adams County Library System's Youth Services staff as they take story time online! In these Digital Story Times, our staff will share short stories, songs, craft and activity ideas, that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual STEAM Mobile on Zoom!

10:00am - 11:00am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Workshop
Description:
Join Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA's Virtual STEAM Mobile program! Learn about endangered animals and what you can do to help! You will need paper, pencil, coloring implements, and access to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) website....
This event is in the "Children" group.

Explore Music and Rhythm

11:00am - 11:30am
Trone Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
This is a fun time for children ages 0 - 5.  Ms. Randi will get them on their feet and moving to a fast pace and exciting music!  A new video will be available every Monday. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Knit & Crochet

12:30pm - 2:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Knit and/or crochet with others. Share projects, patterns, and socialize. This group regularly meets on Mondays at New Oxford Library and will be meeting virtually for the duration of the COVID-19 ACLS closure. Please register using a valid e...
This event is in the "Children" group.

KPets

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:
Practice reading with Danny the therapy dog! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DIY (Do-it-Yourself) Story Time

All Day
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Parents and caregivers are a child’s first and best teachers. In order to enhance our story time offerings and encourage at-home story time experiences,Theresa Buchheit from the Gettysburg Library puts together some ideas and activities to accompany ...