York County Emergency Resources

United Way’s First Call for Help [2-1-1] 

Dial 2-1-1  (Or call 717.755.1000)

  • Free information and referral service hotline for all services.
  • If you need help, and aren’t sure where to begin, dial 2-1-1. When you describe your situation to the hotline representative, they can direct you to appropriate services.
  • Website: unitedway-york.org

Questions about the resources on this page?
Contact The Counseling Center at Living Word: 717-893-2336‬ or email.

  • Access York & Victim Service

    Phone: 717.846.5400; 800.262.8444
    Website: ywcayork.org
    Provides Victim Assistance for Domestic Violence & Abuse

  • Bell Socialization

    Phone: 717.848.5767
    Website: bellsocialization.com/bell-family-shelter
    Distributes food, meals, foodstuffs to low income families/homeless. Offers Mental Health Services, Emergency Shelter Services & Short Term Transitional Housing.

    • Bell Family Shelter:   717.845.9536 •  852 E Market St, York
  • Community Progress Council Inc.

    Phone: 717.771.5110
    Website: yorkcpc.org

    • Offers Rent Assistance, Emergency Food & Clothing Assistance, Utility Bill Assistance
    • Job Training and Employment Programs
    • Social Services for Families & Children
  • Food Bank of York County

    Phone: 717.846.6435
    Website: yorkfoodbank.org
    Address: 254 W Princess St, York, PA 17401

    • Offers Food Assistance
  • LifePath Christian Ministries

    Formerly York Rescue Mission
    Phone: 717.845.7662
    Website: lifepathyork.org
    Address: 363-367 W Market St York, PA 17405
    Services for the homeless, hungry, & hurting.

    • For Men’s Services: 717.472.8890
    • For Women’s & Children’s Services: 717.845.5947
  • Pressley Ridge

    Phone: 888.777.0820
    Website: pressleyridge.org

    • Multiple Services including In-Home support, School-Based Services, Crisis Services
  • The Salvation Army: York Pennsylvania

    Website: pa.salvationarmy.org/york
    Address: 50 E King St, York

    • Food Pantry, Thrift Store, Clothing Closet
    • Provides Utility Assistance, Emergency Housing
  • York County Children & Youth Services

  • York County Mental Health and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Emergency Hotlines

Child Abuse Reporting

  • Childline:  1-800-932-0313
  • York County Children & Youth Services:  717.846.8496

Suicide Hotlines