Community Resources and Contacts

Caring Place

3 Walnut Street, Suite 200, Lemoyne PA 17043

Catholic Charities

336 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg PA 17201

  • Phone: 263-3765 -- 263-3226 (Fax)
  • Website:
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (evenings by appointment)
  • Eligibility: No requirements.
  • Services: Counseling for individuals, families, and couples. Men’s domestic violence group, pregnancy support services.
  • Fees: Sliding scale based on income.

Christian Services Counseling Center

309 Allen Road, Carlisle PA 17013

  • Phone: 249-7410
  • Website: http://www.christianservicescounseling.org/
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm -- Extended hours Monday and Thursday 8:30am – 8:30pm
  • Eligibility: None
  • Services: Christ centered counseling and support groups. Grief groups for parents who lost children. Support for men and women who are abused or abuse others. Sexual Abuse support group, and support for those leaving dysfunctional families.
  • Fees: Sliding scale base on income (some scholarships available)

Contact Helpline

PO Box 90035, Harrisburg PA 17109-0035

  • Phone: 652-4400 (Harrisburg) -- 249-6226 (Carlisle) -- 652-4987 (Business Office) -- 800-932-4616 (Dauphin/Perry/Franklin/Cumberland Counties)
  • Website: http://www.contacthelpline.org/
  • Hours: 7 Days a Week, 24 Hours a Day
  • Eligibility: Residents of Dauphin, Perry, Franklin, and Cumberland
  • Services: Telephone listening and crisis intervention, information and referral.
  • Fees: None

E.S.C.A.P.E.

Parent-Child Center of Franklin County

390 Floral Ave, Chambersburg PA 17201

  • Phone: 263-7707 -- 267-0787 (Fax)
  • Website:
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00pm
  • Eligibility: Franklin County Residents
  • Services: Provides Active Parenting Classes
  • Fees: None

Francis Leiter Center

539 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg PA 17201

  • Phone: 264-8552
  • Website:
  • Hours: Monday and Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm -- Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm -- Saturday and Sunday – call for availability
  • Eligibility: No requirements.
  • Services: Children and Family Counseling
  • Fees: Sliding scale based on income

Holy Spirit Hospital

501 North 21st Street, Camp Hill PA 17011

  • Phone: 763-2222 -- 243-6005 (Carlisle Regional Medical Office) -- 866-350-HELP -- 800-722-5385 (Teen Line/School Based Intervention)
  • Website: http://www.hsh.org/
  • Hours: Monday – Sunday 24 Hour Crisis
  • Eligibility: Any person requesting service
  • Services: Psychiatric evaluations, individual, family, group, and marital counseling, hypnosis programs for smoking and weight loss, free 24 hour Teen Line, free 24 hour crisis intervention.
  • Fees: Most insurances accepted. (no insurance, based on sliding scale according to income)

House of Grace

307 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg PA 17201

  • Phone: 709-0085
  • Website:
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm (call for appointment) (Walk-Ins Allowed)
  • Eligibility: Women, 18 years of age and older
  • Services: A Christ-Centered Life Skills/Learning Ministry, current life skills, cooking, nutrition, parenting skills, prayer groups, bible studies, only women allowed for services.
  • Fees: None

Mental Health/Mental Retardation (Cumberland and Perry County)

16 West High Street, Suite 301, Human Services Bldg, Carlisle PA 17013-2963

  • Phone: 240-6320 -- 888-697-0371 ext 6320 (Cumberland County) -- 866-240-6320 (Perry County)
  • Website: http://ccpa.net/index.aspx?nid=118
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Eligibility: Resident of Cumberland or Perry County
  • Services: Case management, workshops, crisis intervention, social rehabilitation, transportation, diagnostic evaluation and related services. Additional mental health services – 4 residential programs, partial hospitalization, hospitalization, specialized vocational rehabilitation.
  • Fees: Sliding scale based on income

Mental Health/Mental Retardation (Franklin County)

425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg PA 17201

  • Phone: 264-2184 -- 264 2555 (Emergency Services after 4:30pm)
  • Website: http://www.co.franklin.pa.us/Pages/FrankFulMHMRAdmin.aspx
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Eligibility: Primary diagnosis of mental retardation or mental health problems.
  • Services: Minimally supervised community living arrangement program, out-patient counseling, centralized case management, social and rehabilitative services, semi-independent community residential arrangements, vocational rehabilitation, partial hospitalization, adult daycare for the mentally retarded, early intervention program and behavior shaping, crisis intervention, family based and in-home counseling.
  • Fees:

Newville Patch Program

2 Chestnut Street, Newville Community Center, Newville PA 17241

  • Phone: 776-4876
  • Website:
  • Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm (Flexible)
  • Eligibility: Residents of Big Spring School District
  • Services: Children, Adolescent, Adult and Family Counseling. Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Rape Crisis Counseling, Domestic Violence Counseling Services, Community Outreach Program and emergency food. Social service information and referral.
  • Fees: None

PA Family Support Alliance

2001 North Front Street, Bldg 1, Suite 210, Harrisburg PA 17102

  • Phone: 800-448-4906 or 238-0937 -- 238-4315 (Fax)
  • Website: http://www.pa-fsa.org/
  • Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm
  • Eligibility: Parents or Expecting Parents
  • Services: Support group for parents to improve parenting techniques.
  • Fees: None

Pennsylvania Counseling Services

1 Greystone Road, Carlisle PA 17013

  • Phone: 245-9255 -- 245-9198 (Fax)
  • Website: http://www.pacounseling.com/
  • Hours: Flexible
  • Eligibility: None
  • Services: Provides counseling to children and their families, Drug/Alcohol Clinic, medical assistance, OMH Clinic (family based and wrap around)
  • Fees: General Fee (Some therapist lower fee based on insurance)

Stevens Center/Northwestern Human Services

33 State Avenue, Carlisle PA 17013

  • Phone: 243-6033
  • Website: http://www.nhsonline.org/
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00am – 7:00pm -- Thursday 8:00am – 8:00pm -- Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Eligibility: Resident of Cumberland or Perry County
  • Services: Family, individual, and group therapy; drug and alcohol evaluations and counseling; psychological/psychiatric evaluations, partial programs, residential program, case management services.
  • Fees: Based on income or insurance

Women In Need

PO Box 25, Chambersburg PA 17201

Satellite Office in McConnellsburg

  • Phone: 800-621-6660 or 264-4444 (24 Hour Hotline) 264-3056 Office Phone
  • Website: http://www.winservices.org/
  • Hours: 24 Hours
  • Eligibility: Individuals of Franklin or Fulton County.
  • Services: 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, supportive services, advocacy/accompaniment, legal services for domestic violence situations, information and referral for victims of assault and domestic violence and protection from abuse orders (PFA). Support groups for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and individual counseling and community education.
  • Fees:

YWCA

301 G. Street, Carlisle PA 17013

  • Phone: 243-3818
  • Website: http://www.ywcacarlisle.org/
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Email: info@ywcacarlisle.org
  • Eligibility: Varies base on services
  • Services: Support groups for women in violent relationships, breast cancer recovery support group, separation/divorce, parents helping parents, MS support group, sexual abuse and Rape Crisis of Cumberland County.
  • Fees:

YWCA Rape Crisis Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Program

  • Phone: 800-654-1211 or 238-7273
  • Website:
  • Hours: 24 Hours
  • Eligibility: Sexual assault survivors of Dauphin and Perry Counties and Domestic Violence survivors of Dauphin County.
  • Services: Emergency food, and/or temporary shelter to people experiencing physical or emotional abuse. Court and police advocacy and accompaniment. Child, group and individual counseling, visitation center to provide supports for shared custody situations, employment counseling and training, bilingual counseling.
  • Fees: None