Helpful Resources for Clients:

If you need help but don’t know what to do, PA 211 is a great place to start. From help with a utilities bill, to housing assistance and more, you can dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free. Or visit: PA 211 Lancaster.

Homelessness (Off The Streets Lancaster):

Help with Electric (PPL Electric Utilities):

  • Apply online: PPL Electric or call 800-342-5775.
    • TIP: Apply right away if you receive a shut off notice.

Heating Assistance/Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP):

Help with Energy (UGI Utilities):

  • Call 800-276-2722 or visit: UGI.

Addiction (Potters House):

  • Call 717-656-3222 (men’s ministry), 717-844-1720 (women’s ministry) or visit: Potters House.

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:

Home Repairs (Servants, Inc): 

Dept. of Aging and Disability Resource Center:

Opioid Recovery:


SNAP benefits (food stamps) and medical assistance:

  • Apply online: Compass HHS.
    • TIP: Applying online is faster than applying with a paper application. 

WIC benefits:

Free Online Financial workshops: