Emergency Help

AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY (Open to Everyone)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
Location: 1804 N. Sixth St., Harrisburg PA
Contact: 866-311-3832

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Strictly for fires and
natural disasters; refer to
other agencies for other
emergencies 
 
Bring I.D. for foodbank

*Call ahead to verify
documentation for other
services

Yes: ONLY
Spanish
Yes: Fire/natural disaster
assessed by Red Cross
associate

 

HELP MINISTRIES OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES (Open to Everyone)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-noon and 1:30pm-4pm; CLOSED Wed afternoons
Location: 413 S. 19th St., Harrisburg PA
Contact: 717-238-2851

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Food referrals, emergency shelter, rent
assistance, home heating fuel, PPL
assistance, travel and prescription
assistance, clothing referrals
 
Photo I.D.No

*Sometimes
Spanish speakers available

Yes: depends on services requested

 

NEW DIGS MINISTRY (Open to Everyone)
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-12pm, 9am-12pm 2nd Saturday of the month
Location: 5 Pleasant View Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA
Contact: 717-620-9735

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Provides furnishings and household goods to those who are
rebuilding their lives
 
Yes: photo I.D.No: must bring your ownYes: referral needed

* (1) client needs to fill out referral liability form from the website; (2) case manager needs to call a phone number and leave a message with: client name, client phone number, referral organization name, and case manager’s name; can pick up
supplies on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday morning