Social Services Social Service Agencies in Lancaster County

For immediate assistances call the United Way of Lancaster County  2-1-1 or 717-394-0731 or contact them through their website at


Adoptions/Foster Care Services

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services

Budget Counseling

  • Love INC of Lancaster County: 717-735-7540 or
  • Neighborhood Services: 717-392-2175
  • Tabor Community Services: 717-397-5182 or

Clothing Resources



Disaster Services

Education Services

Special Preschool Programs


Financial Assistance

Food Banks

Furniture Resources

Government Agencies


  • Emergency Shelters
    • Crispus Attucks: 717-394-6604
    • Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County: 717-299-1249
    • Water Street Rescue Mission: 717-393-7709 or
  • Section 8
    • Lancaster City Housing Authority: 717-397-2835 or
    • Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authority: 717-394-0793 or
  • Affordable Housing
  • Housing Opportunities and Education

Short Term Housing

Home Repair/Weatherization

Legal Service
Behavioral Health/Disability Services

Intellectual Disability

Pregnancy Services

Transportation Services

Utility Assistance

  • Assistance Office of Lancaster County(LIHEAP): 717-299-7543 or
  • Community Action Program: 717-299-7301 or
  • PPL: 1-800-342-5775 or
  • UGI: 1-800-276-2722 or
  • UTAP(Telephone Assistance): 1-800-771-3312
  • Verizon: 1-800-640-4155 (Lifeline and Link-up programs)

Veteran/Military Services