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Aspers, PA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 24 child care programs in the Aspers, Pennsylvania area.





Diaper Bank

17 Miles Away

130 South Penn Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257

(717) 477-9100

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Services:
Families needing diapers will need a referral from a social service agency staff member. The families can receive assistance up to three months with the same request form and may continue to receive after three months if the request form is submitted again.


Hours:
Tuesday, 4:00pm to 6:00pm


Eligibility:
Must a be a Shippensburg Resident.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesServices are provided at no cost.


What we must decide is perhaps how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are.
-- Edgar Friedenbar

Diaper Depot at Central

23 Miles Away

40 Lincoln Way West
Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 264-4113

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Services:
Every month, each family receives 50 diapers, at no charge, for each of up to 2 children. Other services offered, as items are available: • Fresh fruits and vegetables provided by the Gleaning Project of South Central PA • Clothing for infants and children


Hours:
3rd Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Eligibility:
Families in need with children in diapers.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesServices are provided at no cost.


We have no right to ask when a sorrow comes, 'Why did this happen to me?' unless we ask the same question for every joy that comes our way.
-- Unknown

Lourdeshouse Maternity Home Pantry

25 Miles Away

120 Willow Road, Suite A
Harrisbug, PA 17109

(717) 412-4865


Services:
Lourdeshouse Maternity Home operates a Community Pantry that provides food, clothing and furniture items to expectant parents. Pantry items include diapers, baby toiletries, undershirts, sleepers, blankets, clothing, pacifiers, bottles, formula and baby furntiture when available.


Hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment. Phone 717 901-4926 for more information or to make an appointment. Call at least 1 week in advance to check the availability of items and to reserve pantry items. Visits are limited to a total of 4 visits for food, clothing and furniture (if available). Visits are up to when the child turns 12 month of age


Eligibility:
Expectant (Pregnant) Parents


In Hollywood all the marriages are happy, it's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
-- Shelly Winters

Child Care Center, YMCA of York County

27 Miles Away

90 North Newberry Street
York, PA 17401

(717) 843-7884

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Services:
The Y’s Child Care Center’s primary purpose is to provide a quality early learning experience in an environment where parents will know their children are safe and nurtured. This child-centered program provides opportunities for growth, hands-on exploration and child-led learning. The Y is an NAEYC Accredited, Keystone Star 4 Center, licensed by the Department of Public Welfare which strives to promote best practices. Care begins at six-weeks of age with nurturing staff and a safe environment. At 12-months and walking, children transition to our toddler room where exploration, social skills and language development are key focus points. As skills develop, older toddlers starting at 24-months, begin to work on toilet training. Older toddlers participate in weekly Animal Yoga. Once potty trained, children participate in weekly swimming lessons. In addition, the York Branch YMCA has two preschool classrooms for children ages three to five. Swimming and Animal Yoga are also part of weekly care. Provides assistance with diapers once a month to York City residents who are eligible for food stamps. Call 717-843-7884 ext. 223 or 222. DOES NOT GIVE OUT BABY FORMULA.


Hours:
Monday through Friday, 5:30am to 9:00pmSaturday, 7:00am to 5:00PpmSunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Eligibility:
Children ages 6 weeks and older. Diapers are available once a month to York City residents who are eligible for food stamps.Fees or ChargesFee AmountsVaries by program


It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
-- Seneca

Human Life Services

27 Miles Away

742 South George Street
York, PA 17401

(717) 846-2384

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Services:
Human Life Services offers pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, prenatal and parenting classes and material support in the form of baby supplies and clothing that can be acquired using "Baby Bucks" earned in our classes. Community referrals are also provided for any additional assistance needed. All services are provided free of charge.


Hours:
Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pmTuesday, 10:00am to 2:00pmWednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pmThursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pmFriday, 10:00am to 2:00pm


Eligibility:
Open to anyone facing a pregnancyFees or ChargesFee AmountsNone


Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do." N.B. This quotation is a paraphrase of a much older quote by Aristotle, which see.
-- Shaquille ONeal

Human Services Programs Of Carroll County

31 Miles Away

10 Distillery Drive
Suite G
Westminster, MD 21157

(410) 857-2999

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hhutchins@hspinc.org


Services:
Strives to meet the basic needs of at-risk low-income people in Carroll County. SERVICES: 1) HOMELESS SHELTERS: Operates men's, women's and children's, Safe Haven, domestic violence, and cold weathershelters. Residents may stay in emergency shelter programs up to twelve weeks. A referral from an agency is not necessary. Must have a clean drug screen to enter shelter and participate in treatment programs if applicable.o SAFE HAVEN HOMELESS SHELTER: Provides long-term safe accommodations for homeless men and women, who have a serious, diagnosed mental illness. Some meals provided. Laundry, mail, bathing, case management, toiletries, telephone and referrals to psychiatric services available. Must have a clean drug screen to enter shelter and participate in treatment programs if applicable.2) ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING: See separate listing for Rental Allowance Program, Carroll County .3) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL HELP: Offers assistance with eviction prevention, security deposits for rent or utilities, utility continuation or restoration, purchase or repair of essential appliances, and other emergencies not met by any other resource. The assistance offered must permanently solve the applicant's financial problem. 4) CARROLL COUNTY FAMILY CENTER: Offers a drop-in center which provides support with parenting skills and promotes the development of children 0-3 years of age. Also offers on-site child care for participants, parent education, Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED classes, life skills education, peer and parent support groups, family wellness program, special programs for teens and their parents, and recreational and social activities. Open Mon-Thur, 10AM-4PM, and some evenings for special programs. Parents and parents-to-be of children from birth to forty-seven months of age may attend the program. Also, older children may attend special events and field trips sponsored by the program.5) PROGRAM PRESENTATIONS: Operates a speakers bureau with presentations for civic and service clubs, scouts, church groups, schools, and exhibit and information fairs. 6) CHILD CARE FOOD PROGRAM: Provides reimbursement to all licensed home child care providers for meals and snacks served to children in their care. 7) FAMILY LINKS: Screens clients for different programs and serves as client's referral source and advocate with the agencies providing the programs. 8) ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, effective July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013GROSS INCOME Monthly Annually1 $1,628.95 $19,547.502 $2,206.45 $26,477.503 $2,783.95 $33,407.504 $3,361.45 $40,337.505 $3,938.95 $47,267.506 $4,516.45 $54,197.50FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $577.50; $6,930.00NOTE: If a caller is slightly over the Maximum Monthly Income Standards, lives on a fixed income, and has significant out of pocket medical expenses, they may still qualify for OHEP programs (MEAP & EUSP) by asking for a medical waiver. The case worker would be able to assist them with this. APPLICATION: Need to submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting). o OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption. o EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments. 9) DONATIONS: Accepts household items, furniture, small appliances, office supplies, books, toys, clothing, personal care items, paper and baby item. Not limited to these items.10) TAXPREPARATION2012: CLOSED.Provides free taxpreparationfor people who made less than $49,000 in 2011. Call 410-857-2999 to schedule an appointment. Appointments available 1/23-4/17, Mon & Tues, 10AM-3PM; Wed & Thur, 1-7PM. Must bring the following:-- Valid photo ID for self and spouse.-- A Social Security card for EACH family member.-- W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2011.-- Child care provider - name, address and tax ID number.-- All banking account information (a voided check and/or savings deposit slip).-- A copy of last year's tax return.-- Any document or information about money received from the IRS, including the advanced Child Tax Credit.-- All 1099 forms for other income, if any.-- Any other tax related documents.NOTE: Every adult listed on the tax form must come to sign the return. 11) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011:CLOSED.CHRISTMAS: Matches residents in need with holiday donors (Neighbors in Need Program). Will provide CHRISTMAS food vouchers, clothing and toys. Must call for application, November 1-until Dec 1st. Also accepts donations of new itemssuch as clothing, coats, hats, gloves, toiletries, shoes, books and toys for the holidays.


Eligibility:
Eligible residents in need of services.


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
-- J F Clarke

St. Martin's Ministries

31 Miles Away

14376 Benedictine Lane
Westminster, MD

(410) 634-1140

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operationsdirector@stmartinsministries.org


Services:
Provides food pantry, financial assistance for security deposit, utility cut-off and eviction prevention to low income families in Caroline County and other mid-shore counties. Also operates a thrift store that is open to the public.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a 4-day supply of emergency food. Disposable diapers and baby formula occasionally are available. Must provide proof of income, social security cards for all family member, photo id and show monthly expenses. Pantry is open Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30-11:30AM and Wed 6-7:30PM. Approved applicants may also receive a clothing voucher to be used towards items in the Thrift Shop. 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: Registration for Thanksgiving food baskets begins Nov1.Call for an appointment to fill out an application for assistance during normal business hours. Distribution will be 11/23-11/24. Christmas Basketapplication will begin12/1 and distribution will be 12/22-12/23.Approved applicants willalso receive a $15 clothing voucher to be used towards items in the Thrift Shop. 3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers used clothing, furniture and small household goods. Open to the public on Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30-11:30AM and Wed 6-7:30PM.4) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance once every 18 months for first month's rent, security deposit or to prevent eviction or utility turn-off. Must provide proof of need and income. In-person interviews are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Call to be screened and for appointment times. 5) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Provides schools supplies for families that come for food assistance during the month of August. Supplies are limited for children in Pre-K thru Third grade.6) MARYLAND RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Offers a 12-month rent subsidy program to low income families who are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless or are in need of emergency housing. Eligibility Income Guidelines:1 person $18,750 2 person $21,4503 person $24,100 4 person $26,8005 person $28,950 6 person $31,1007 person $33,200 8 person $35,350DONATIONS: Accepts monetary, clothing, small household items, toys and books in good condition.


Hours:
Pantry & Thrift Store hours: Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30AM-11:30AM & Wed 6-7:30PM.


Eligibility:
See notes.


Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we've learned and create something.
-- Liz Carpenter

Shepherd's Staff

31 Miles Away

30 Carroll Street
Westminster, MD 21157

(410) 857-5944

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shepstaff@comcast.net


Services:
Provides support services to residents of Carroll county. SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with rent, mortgage, utility bills, oil, burial assistance, prescriptions, job-related transportation, and medical/optical (eyeglasses) bills. There is no maximum on financial assistance. It is all case-by-case. Considers all emergency situations. Must go to Human Service Programs of Carroll County first. Provides assistance Mon, Tue, Fri, 10AM-2PM and Thur, 3-7PM.2) THE SHEPHERD'S TABLE: Provides a meal Fri, 12-1PM.3) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food on an emergency basis and also has infant formula. as available. In Summer, may have produce. Call to see what's available. If food is not available, will refer individuals to Food Sunday in the Human Services building.,


Eligibility:
Varies, call for more information.


Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.
-- Garrison Keillor

Faithworks Ministry

32 Miles Away

327 Newport Road
Duncannon, PA 17020

(717) 834-3431

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Services:
Food, diapers, furniture, etc. distributed to those in need.


Hours:
Third Friday of Month 6:30pm-8:00pm


My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within.
-- Pilgrims

Hearts for Hunger

34 Miles Away

10384 Winterstown Road
Red Lion, PA 17356

(717) 244-6323

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Services:
Hearts for Hunger is a food pantry that serves the Red Lion, PA and surrounding areas which includes Glen Rock, Stewartstown, Shrewsbury, Felton, Fawn Grove, Winterstown, New Freedom, Windsor, Dallastown and communities in between. Our Mission Statement Hearts for Hunger is a Christian based group providing the Red Lion and surrounding areas hope and help thru the blessing of food and necessities. Our goal is to model the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing for those in need


Hours:
Fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 12:00pm


Eligibility:
State income eligibility. Documents to be provided upon requesting services. Residents living in: Dallastown, Felton, Fawn Grove, Glen Rock, New Freedom, Red Lion, Shrewsbury, Stewartstown, Winterstown, Windsor and surrounding areas, Fourth Saturday of each month


Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?.
-- Frank Scully



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