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Covid-19 County Resources

County Resources

 

County Assistance Office 

2432 North 7th st.

Harrisburg, PA

717-787-2324

With the closure of the County Assistance Office, please click here to access information online.

Health Care/Medical Assistance

Call 1-866-550-4355 or click here if you need assistance.

Utility Assistance

If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility service providers offer emergency assistance programs at this time. Call 1-866-452-6152 or click here to learn more.

PA Unemployment

If you are employed in Pennsylvania and are unable to work because of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), you may be eligible for Unemployment or Workers' Compensation benefits. Please click here for more information. 

2-1-1 United Way-Call: 2-1-1

To learn more information please click here or Dial-211

Drug and Alcohol Resources

In The Rooms (Recovery) -Online AA/NA meetings, along with other service meetings. Click here to learn more.

The Get Help Now Hotline: Call 1-800-662-HELP 

24/7, 365 treatment and information service for individuals and families looking for help with a drug or alcohol problem 

Housing Assistance/Resources

HELP Ministries, sometimes referred to as "The HELP Office," is a social service hub in Dauphin County, providing a comprehensive approach to homelessness and poverty alleviation through crisis resolution, emergency aid, and housing assistance.

The Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness “CACH” utilizes its resources to help our region's families and friends who are homeless or are dangerously close to becoming homeless. For the Homeless Services Reference Manual, click here.

Medical and Dental Care

Immigration and Refugee Resource

Catholic Charities works with state and federal governments to resettle refugees, helping them adjust to new lives and newfound freedom. They teach individuals with limited English to become economically and socially self-sufficient in their new homeland. Services are offered at no cost to the client. Each applicant’s situation is evaluated individually.

Grief and Loss

The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents, and Their Families, is a safe place where grieving children and families can come together and be with others who understand what they’re going through.

 

If you have seen a reduction in pay due to COVID-19 and are struggling to make your rent, mortgage, credit card, or loan payments, contact your lender right away. Explain your situation and ask about hardship programs that may be available. Regulatory agencies have encouraged financial institutions to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.