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1. When A person needs a FREE MEAL .....
St. Anthony Center

125 E. Willow St. Wiliamsport HOT MEALS

Noon-1:00 Weekdays

326-2244
 ARW Love Center

 115 Howard St. Jersey Shore

11:30 am to 12:30pm Mon - Fri

 398-1551
Sojourner Truth Ministries

 501 High St. (side entrance, Wmspt)

Hot Meals Light Breakfast & Hot lunch

Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 12:30pm

 323-1797
 Antioch Baptist Church

 514 High St. - Side Entrance - Williamsport

Breakfast 8 - 9:30am

Lunch Noon - 12:30 Weekdays

 323-2425
Senior Center Lunches  Six sites throughout the county for people over 60  323-3096
Christ Episcopal Church Supper First Saturday evening of each month 4-7 p.m.
No $ accepted, no ? asked,  Delivery available (call ahead)
426 Mulberry Street, Williamsport
 322-8160
2. When persons need supplies of additional FOOD....
United Churches Food Pantry 600 Campbell Street Wmspt.  (at The Center)
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. (by appointment)
322-1657
Salvation Army 457 Market Street, Williamsport
9:00 -11:30 a.m. and 1:00-2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
326-9187
American Rescue Workers 643 Elmira St, Wmspt M-Th- 9 a.m.- 4 p.m 323-8401
ARW Love Center 115 Howard St, Jersey Shore,
9-3 Monday through Thursday (Appointment not needed)
398-1551
Sonlight House 130 Carpenter Street, Muncy (Call to place order)
10 a.m. - 12. Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Thursdays every other week
546-3585
WIC Program 612 W. 4th St, Wmspt. Initial appointment needed.
No emergencies (For pregnant, postpartum & breast feeding women, and for children up to age 5.  
322-7656
Antioch Baptist Church Pantry 514 High Street, Williamsport
Weekdays 9:20 - 11:30
323-2425
Fairlawn Community Church 353 Pleasant Hill Road, Cogan Station
1 - 3:30 p.m. the first four Thursdays of each month. (Call first)
494-0414
Footprints Moving.... Montgomery
(Call for emergency appointment)
12-1:30 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month (Limited to Montgomery School District)
547-1170
Meals on Wheels Office of the Aging, 2138 Lincoln St., Wmspt.
Weekdays 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
(Assessments needed - must be homebound and 60+) 
 323-3096
3. When persons need CLOTHING ....
St. Anthony Center Tues. & Thurs.  10a.m. - 1 p.m. 326-2244
American Rescue Workers Thrift Store 141 S. Main Street, J. Shore
9 -5 Monday - Friday, 9-4 Saturday (Items have a minimal cost)
 
398-4311
American Rescue Workers Thrift Store 335 Rose St., Williamsport
9 am - 7 p.m. Monday.-Friday., 9am - 4pm Sat.
(Items have a minimal cost - No Vouchers)
323-7321
American Rescue Workers Thrift Store 643 Elmira St, Williamsport.
Weekdays 9am -5pm , Sat 9 am-4pm (Items have a minimal cost)
323-8401
Sonlight House Wednesday 10a.m. - Noon, Thursdays 6-7:30p.m biweekly 546-3585
From Our Hands to Yours Clothes for Kids and Adults  -  Sojourner Truth Ministry
501 High Street (side entrance, Williamsport
12:30 - 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
323-1797
Salvation Army Store 25 W 4th , Wmspt. Mon. - Thurs. 9:30 - 4:30, Fri 9:30 - 3 and 530 Lyc. Mall Drive, Pennsdale M-F 9:30-6, Sat 9:30 - 5 546-5509
Faxon Kenmar Becht Center Thrift Store 1225 Claytib Ave, Wmspt, Fri 9-4, Sat. 9-12:30 or by appointment, also household items, referrals to pastor accepted 323-7272
Daniel's Closet - Redeemer Lutheran Chuurch 1101 Washington Blvd, Wmspt, Free Clothing for Children and Adults.  9-11 a.m.  4th Saturdays monthly 323-2333
West End Christian Community Center 901 Diamond St. Wmpst (Normal Fee)  Wednesdays 4:30 - 7 p.m.  Saturday 8:30 a.m. - Noon   - Vouchers available 323-6297
 4. When persons need EMERGENCY FUEL ASSISTANCE
Department of Welfare (LIHEAP, Regular and Crisis Programs) 400 Little League Blvd, Wmspt 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays  327-3497
United Churches Fuel Bank Administered by STEP
 
9:00 -5:00 weekdays (Person must have applied for State Funding)
 
327-5485
STEP Office of the Aging For persons over 60 years old 2138 Lincoln Street, Wmspt. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays
 
323-3096
STEP Outreach Office
 

2138 Lincoln Street, Wmspt.

9:00 -5:00 weekdays

327-5485
 5. When persons need FURNITURE ....
Sonlight House 130 Carpenter Street, Muncy (When available)
10-12 Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. Thurs. Open every other week by appointment
 
546-3585
St. Anthony Center 125 E Willow St., Wmspt. (Limited) 326-2244
American Rescue Workers Store 643 Elmira St, Wmspt.
Monday-Friday 9-4
323-8401
Salvation Army 530 Lyc. Mall Drive, Pennsdale
M-F 9:30-6, Sat 9:30 - 5 (vouchers)
546-5509
6. When persons need UTILITIES ASSISTANCE ....
STEP Outreach (Limited) 2138 Lincoln St. 9 - 5 weekdays (Cap for Gas) 327-5485
PG Energy program (Must be on a payment plan) 1-800-820-8620
PP&L-CARE (electric) (Must be on a payment plan) 8-5 weekdays 1-800-342-5775
Salvation Army 457 Market Street (By appointment only) 326-9187
Consumer Credit Counseling Svs.of NE PA

201 Basin St. Suite 6, Wmspt. Mediation-advocacy-budgeting

M, T, W & F., 8:-4:30, Th. 11-7, Sat. by appointment

323-6627

1-800-323-6627

American Rescue Workers 643 Elmira St, Wmspt
Friday. - 9-4 by appointment
323-8401 ext. 12
ARW Love Center 115 Howard St, Jersey Shore, 9-3 Weekdays 398-1551
Shepherd of the Street 669 Center St, Wmspt. 9-12, 1-3 Weekdays 322-6538
7. When persons need Medical help ....
St. Anthony Free Clinic 125 E Willow St., Wmspt 7-8:30 p.m. Mon.,
and 11-1 Wed.; Physicals (appointment needed)on the 1st Thursdays 11:30 - 1
326-2566
Susquehanna Health System-Community Health Ctr 471 Hepburn St.
Mon-Fri - 8-11:30, 1-4:30, most Sat, 10-2, appointments required
567-5400
SHS Community Dental Clinic 469 Hepburn Street, Hepburn Plaza,
7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Accepts medical assistance) Appointments required
567-5430
Healthy Kids Help-Line Medical info and help for uninsured children 1-800-986-KIDS
Healthy Baby Help-Line for infants and pre-natal 1-800-986-2229
Adult Health Insurance information/referral or basic insurance 1-800-462-2742
Lead Information Line   1-800-440-5323
Bi County Office of the Aging 2138 Linciln St. In home servive and referral for elderly 323-3096
Hepatitis Testing and Care Susquehanna Health System,
Call for information
321-1000
Pennsylvania Department of Health 1000 Commerce Park Street 327-3400
Hearing Aids Lions Club International Hearing Pgm. Art Girio 326-1793
 8. When persons need PRESCRIPTIONS ....
American Rescue Workers 643 Elmira St, 9-4 M-F (Limited) 323-8401
Salvation Army 457 Market Street, (Limited) Appointments necessary 326-9187
Shepherd of the Street 669 Center St, Wmspt. 9-12, 1-3 Weekdays
 
322-6538
Williamsport Hospital Social Services Dept $20/year on SHS Prescriptions if available 321-2151
9. When persons face HIV/AIDS ....
AIDS Resource 500 W 3rd St, Wmspt. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Weekdays
(Support services for those infected and affected with HIV or AIDS)
322-8448
10. When persons need TRANSPORTATION ....
American Rescue Workers 643 Elmira St, Wmspt.
Emergencies only (By appointment)
323-8401
STEP Transportation (Step Van) 1-800-322-2468 323-7575
Shepherd of the Streets 669 Center St., Wmspt, 9-12, 1-3 Weekdays 322-6538
Bi County Office of the Aging 2138 Lincoln St Wmspt.
Free bus pass for seniors 60-64
323-3096
American Cancer Society Roads to Recovery Program 1-800-ACS-2345
11. When persons have serious DRUG & ALCOHOL PROBLEMS ....
 West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission Case Management Unit, 213 W. 4th St., Wmspt 7:30 - 4 M-F (call anytime)  323-8543
 Psychological Services  (Outpatient therapy only)
Bloomsburg 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Weekdays
 389-1249
 Alcoholics Anonymous - District 48  PO Box 303, Williamsport 17701  327-2860
 AlAnon and AlaTeen    1-800-344-2666
 Narcotics Anonymous  PO Box 1161, Williamsport 17701  327-2678
 Alcohol and Drug 24 Hour Referral Line    1-800-821-4357
 12. When persons need RENT ....  (all services extremely limited)
American Rescue Workers Fridays 9-4 (families a priority)
By Appointment
323-8401
STEP Outreach 2138 Lincoln Street, 9-5 weekdays
(Must have eviction notice)
327-5485
Dept. Of Welfare Emergency Housing Funds 8-5 Weekdays
400 Little League Boulevard, Wmspt.
327-3300
ARW Love Center 115 Howard St, JS,
9-3 weekdays (families a priority) By appointment
398-1551
13. When persons need JOBS or EMPLOYMENT SKILLS AND SERVICES ....
Career Link Lycoming and Vetrans Services 145 W 3rd St. Wmspt.
M, T Th, F. 8:30-4:30, W 8:30 - 7
601-5465
Counseling/Career Disability Svs at Penn College 1 College Ave.,Wmspt. 8-4:30 Weekday 327-4765
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (for eligible persons with disabilities)
208 West Third St. - Suite 102 8 am. - 4:30 p.m. Weekdays
327-3600
Experience Works 903 Diamond St. Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30 321-5811
14. When persons have a specific NEED ....
Linkage Lycoming 2138 Lincoln St. ( Information & Referral/Clearinghouse/Telephone Reassurance 323-8555 or Cathy Stopper - 601-9510
Crisis Hotline 24 hour National Crisis Service 1-800-784-2433
Special Kids Network & Parent to Parent Information and Referral Help for Kids with disability/health conditions State office, Harrisburg 1-800-986-4550
Step Inc.  2138 Lincoln St., PO Box 3568, Day Care/Head Start, Weatherization Training Programs 326-0587
Step Inc. 2138 Lincoln St., Funded Child Care 601-9703
Center for Independent Living 24 East Third Street,   Serves disable, M - F 8-4:30 327-9070
North Penn Legal Svs 329 Market St. Wmspt.  8:30 - 4:30  Weekdays  Civil cases only Eligibility based on income and household sizes. 323-8741
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline/Shelter 815 W. 4th St. Wmspt.  For Victims of crimes-in crisis- With transient services for Woman adn Children 323-8167 or 1-800-326-8483
Expectations Women's Center (Formerly -
Pregnancy Care Center)
854 W. 3rd Street (Counseling Care & Supplies)  M & F - 10am-5pm, T & Th - 10am - 2pm, 6-8pm 321-8240 or 24 hr. hotline 1-800-395-HELP
West End Christian Community Center Vouchers for diapers and formula 901 Diamond Street, Williamsport - call for appointment 323-6297
Campbell St. Family, Youth and Community Assoc. 600 Cambell St., Wmsprt Recreational, financial, educational programs for children-youth-adults-seniors 322-5515
N.W.PA Optical Clinic 909 Diamond Street, Wmspt Mon-Th 9-2 appointments preferred.  New Prescription classes to low/moderate income persons.  $36 starting price 601-3399
North Central Sight Services 2121 Reach road, Williamsport, Weekdays 9-4 Serves those with vision loss 323-9401

15. When persons are HOMELESS ....
American Rescue Worker's Men's Shelter 643 Elmira Street, Wmspt 323-8401
YWCA (single women only) 815 W 4th St., Wmspt. 322-4637
Liberty House (women and children) 815 W 4th St. Wmspt 322-4637
Family Promise (for Families) 804 Sherman Street, Williamsport 567-7103
Saving Grace Homeless Shelter 324 Campbell Street Williamsport
Target Opening  - 1/11
560-0833
 16. When persons are MENTALLY or EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED & or SUICIDAL ....
Lycoming/Clinton MH/MR and Children and Youth (24 hr.) 200 East St Wmspt. 326-7895
Catholic Social Services Lycoming 1201 Grampian Blvd, Suite 2G 9-5 Weekdays, evenings by appointment (Counseling/ Pregnancy & Adoption Svs) 322-4220
Diakon Family Life Services (formerly Tressler) 435 W 4th St
(by appointment) Monday - Thursday 8-8, Friday - 8-4. Family, Individual, Marital & Suicide Counseling
322-7873
ARW PLove Center II 115 Howard St. Jersey Shore (Counseling) 398-1551
17. When persons need PASTORAL CARE ....
Shepherd of the Streets Ministry

669 Center Street, Wmspt. Weekdays, 9 a.m. - Noon and 1-3p.m. (Both counseling and referral)

322-3538
Sojourner Truth Ministries 501 High Street, Wmspt. 9-3 Weekdays 323-1797
18. When VETERANS need assistaince ....
The Vet Center (Counseling, therapy & referrals) 805 Penn Street
Weekdays 8-4:30 (Employment Services see 13-A)
327-5281
V A Medical Clinic Wenner Bld, 1705 Warren Ave Suite 304,
Weekdays. 8-4:30
322-4791
Lycoming Cty Veterans Affairs 48 W 3rd St, Suite 104,
Don Cohick
327-2365
American Legion Post #1 10 E 3rd St. 323-9409
19. When persons have OTHER NEEDS ....
Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalation A comprehensive online listing of human resource providers in Lycoming County: www.lchic.org 323-0390
  • Need a free hot meal...
  • Need supplies of additional food...
  • Are homeless... 
  • Need jobs or employment skills and services... 
  • Need clothing...
  • Need emergency fuel assistance... 
  • Need furniture... 
  • Need utility assistance... 
  • Need medical help...
  • Need help with prescriptions... 
  • Face HIV/AIDS... 
  • Need transportation... 
  • Need rental assistance... 
  • Have serious drug and alcohol problems.... 
  • Are mentally or emotionally disturbed or suicidal... 
  • Need pastoral care...  
  • Are a veteran needing assistance... 
  • Are a flood survivor needing assistance... 
  • Have a specific need not listed above...  
  • Are looking for a complete resource of human resource providers in Lycoming County