Address: 50 W. Penn Street, Carlisle 17013
About: Provides temporary night-time emergency shelter at local churches on a rotating basis for adults and families as well as supportive services at the resource center (day center). The resource center provides showers, laundry, lockers, and basic needs.
Domestic Violence Services
Address: Carlisle 17013
Phone: 717-258-4249; 800-852-2102; 911
About: 24 hour emergency crisis or shelter services – Offers emergency shelter, counseling & legal services to victims of domestic violence.
Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region
Address: Lemoyne 17043
About: Network of congregations providing overnight shelter and supporting families – day center staff assist with case management, budgeting, parenting, and life skills. 2-3 month shelter for families (with children or pregnant). Must call to apply.
Safe Harbour (The James Wilson Emergency Shelter)
Address: 102 W. High St. Carlisle 17013
About: Provides a short term emergency shelter for single females and families. Must be processed through the Carlisle Police Department, NCIC check (background check) before entry and long term temporary housing for individuals and families according to their income, who need more long term care than emergency shelter provides. Additionally, single-room occupancy for permanent housing may be available for low-income individuals based on need or through programs in partnership with the Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cumberland County Aging & Community Services: Homeless Assistance Program
Address: 20 North Hanover Street, 3 rd Floor, Carlisle 17013
Phone: Last names starting with A-I: Patrice Pickering – 717-240-6117 // Last names starting with J-Z call: Kellie Crawford – 717-240-6112
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm – Appointment needed/Walk-ins welcomed
About: Patrice – assists clients needing a one-time rental assistance and/or security deposit help into permanent housing and/or homelessness prevention services with Notices to Quit and Court Evictions. We offer case management services, basic budgeting, life skills, and resources towards economic self-sufficiency while in the program. PPL Operation Help for all PPL electric customers living West of Mechanicsburg.
Kellie – assists clients needing a one-time rental assistance and/or security deposit into permanent housing and/or homelessness prevention services with Notices to Quit and Court Evictions. We offer case management services, basic budgeting, life skills, and resources towards economic self-sufficiency while in the program.
LifeLine Telephone Assistance
Visit the Lifeline Companies Near Me page and enter your ZIP code OR city and state to see what service providers are in your area.
For information on housing programs in the area, visit: https://cchra.com/
If you are experiencing homelessness,
you can call 2-1-1 (or 1-855-567-5341, toll-free) for information, screening and referral.
You can also contact Connect to Home by: texting your zip code to 898-211 OR visiting the Connect to Home Access Site, located at Community CARES at 50 West Penn Street Carlisle, PA 17013.