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Where to Find Help

Why Support United Way


How You've Helped

Thank You

Board of Directors

Contact Us

Volunteer Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions


United Way Member Agencies - Strengthening Lebanon County!


American Red Cross - Lebanon County Chapter
Provides round-the-clock disaster relief services, emergency communications between military personnel, veterans and their families; blood services; safety and health courses; health screening; youth leadership training; and volunteer opportunities and training to those who want to help.
1220 Mifflin Street, Lebanon, PA 17046  717-273-2671


AIDS Community Alliance
Provides all clients with case management, supportive services, and access to other HIV-related services with sensitivity to their individual needs.  Communicates medically accurate information regarding prevention, transmission, and treatment of the disease through educational programs and community outreach in Lebanon County.
121 State Street, Harrisburg, PA  17101  1-800-867-1550


Arc of Dauphin & Lebanon Counties
Offers support and services to children and adults with mental retardation and their families to enable them to locate and use services in their communities.  The Arc's advocate serves as a resource and problem-solver.
1700 S. Lincoln Avenue, Building 27, 1st Floor, VA Medical Center, Lebanon, PA  17042  717-270-5307


Big Brothers / Big Sisters of the Capital Region
Helps youth primarily from single-parent homes.  Youth are matched with qualified, caring mentors who help them develop positive life skills.  Several program options are available for mentors and youth.
746 Cumberland St., Suite F, Lebanon, PA  17042  717-272-4443


Boy Scouts - Pennsylvania Dutch Council
Instills values in young people to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential.  Programs for youth from kindergarten to age 20 emphasize building character, citizenship, and mental and physical well being.
630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA  17601.  1-888-427-2616


Catholic Charities
Provides professional, individual, marital, family and group counseling in a wide spectrum of problem areas such as: mental health issues including depression and anxiety disorders; parenting; physical, sexual and mental abuse; and pregnancy.  Also helps clients obtain other services in the community as needed.  Serves individuals and families of all ages regardless of ability to pay.
1431 Walnut St., Lebanon, PA  17042  717-273-8514.


Compeer of Lebanon County
Coordinates and supports friendly relationsips between people in recovery from mental illness and caring volunteers.  Through one-to-one "matches" and "Compeer Calling" telephone support, people in recovery may decrease social isolation, reduce hospitalizations, and develop a "sense of belonging" in the community.  Compeer reduces the stigma experienced by people recovering from mental illness by helping people to be seen (and to see themselves) in a different light with help of a Compeer volunteer..
1126 Walnut Street, Lebanon, PA  17042  717-272-8317


Cornwall Children's Center
Offers developmentally appropriate programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers; a before/after school program for kindergartners through fifth graders; a summer school program; and inter generational experiences for the children and Cornwall Manor residents.  United Way moneys provide tuition assistance for those in need.
PO Box 340, Boyd Street, Cornwall, PA  17016  717-274-5764


Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley
Provides early intervention services (Developmental Instruction, classroom and home settings; Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy) to children ages 0-5 with disabilities and learning delays; a nursery school program for typical children; job coaching for adults with disabilities; Children and Parent (CAP) program for parent education; and advocacy services through the Elks Home Service nurse program and the Accessible Communities Today (ACT) group. 
PO Box 710, 1126 Walnut St., Lebanon, PA  17042  717-274-3493.


Domestic Violence Intervention
Provides 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter, individual and group counseling, advocacy, children's counseling, accompaniment, legal advocacy, information and referral, transportation and public education.
 Box 42, Lebanon, PA  17042  717-273-7190


Girl Scouts - Penn Laurel Council
Helps girls ages 5-17 achieve their potential, relate to others, develop positive values, and more.  All Girl Scout programs enhance life skills like team building and goal setting.
1031 Cornwall Rd., Lebanon,  PA  17042


Good Samaritan Homemaker Home Health Aide Agency, Inc.
Provides personal care, home care management and caregiver relief to the chronically and terminally ill, allowing patients to remain at home.  Offers care to all individuals regardless of ability to pay.  206 Hathaway Park, Lebanon, PA  17042  717-273-8652


Habitat for Humanity of Lebanon County
Works in partnership with people who are unable to afford adequate housing to build and/or rehabilitate houses without profit or interest expense.  Participating families invest "sweat" equity hours as part of the agreement
604 Cumberland St, Lebanon PA  17042  717-228-1490


Halcyon Activity Center
Offers clients with mental disabilities social rehabilitation services designed to promote community integration, development of living and self management skills, and improvement of social competencies.  In an average month, the center serves 100-110 individuals with mental illness and 50-65 persons with mental retardation.
39 South 8th St., Lebanon, PA  17042


Hispanic Outreach Program
Provides case management to those with language and cultural barriers.  Offers diversity training, programs specifically designed for the Latino community, advocacy, representation on local boards and task forces, and awards annual educational scholarships.
1012 Brock Drive, Lebanon, PA  17046


Hope - Helping Our People in Emergencies
Interviews clients to determine needs and extent of services required.  Provides food, clothing, and prescription assistance on an emergency basis.  Refers clients to other agencies for additional assistance.
818 Water Street, Lebanon, PA  17046


Housing Assistance & Resources Program (HARP)
Provides monetary rental assistance if needed, liaison with landlords and case management to alleviate issues causing housing crises.
39 N. 12th St., Lebanon, PA  17046


Lebanon County Library System
Public libraries at Annville, Lebanon, Myerstown, Palmyra, Richland, and Fredericksburg offer free access to books, videos, cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, magazines, newspapers,and the internet.
125 N. 7th St., Lebanon, PA  17046


Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
Helps adults improve reading, writing, math, and English as a second language skills. Offers Literacy Volunteers of America's basic literacy tutor training.  Matches trained volunteer tutors with clients.
243 Schneider Dr., Lebanon, PA  17046


LUTHERCARE - Child Care Programs
Provides full-time quality child care services from six weeks to 12 years of age.  Service available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  United Way funds provide scholarships to help working families afford quality child care.
130 Walton St., Lebanon, PA  17042  717-274-2831


Mental Health Association in Lebanon County
Educates and advocates for issues of mental health for all the different population groups in the community.  Works for the prevention of mental and emotional illness and for the adequate care and treatment for those suffering from these illnesses.
136 N. 9th St., Lebanon, PA  17046


MidPenn Legal Services
Provides free legal counsel and representation to low-income families.  Caseloads include domestic violence, welfare, elderly, homelessness, social security, and other poverty related issues.  Increases access to the justice system for poor families, helps foster independence, and addresses both the symptoms and root causes of poverty.  Last year, MidPenn's Lebanon office handled 800 cases.
120 North 8th Street, Lebanon, PA  17046  717-274-2834


Phoenix House (Palmyra)
Provides a safe place to promote, develop and oversee relationship building with disconnected teens in order to enable them to become productive members of society by encouraging their social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth.  Offers opportunities for tutoring, mentor matches, job skills programs, and small group lifeskill programs.
111-A East Main St., Palmyra, PA  17078


PROBE - Potential Re-entry Opportunities in Business & Education
Offers free intensive career counseling with confidential assessments of basic skills and personal needs. Career Readiness Classes focus on self-esteem, assertiveness training, transferable skills, appropriate career choices, and interview skills; placement and support services throughout training or work.  Primarily serves single parents, homemakers, and single pregnant teens needing to enter or re-enter the workforce.
240 S. 8th St., Lebanon, PA  17042


QUEST, Inc. - Quality Employment Services & Training, Inc.
Provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities ages 17 and older.  Offers vocational evaluation; training; personal and work adjustment; community-integrated work sites; specialized training in food services, janitorial services, and warehouse operations; community employment services; and long-term industrial training at the facility.
704 Metro Drive, Lebanon, PA  17042


Salvation Army - Lebanon Corps.
Crisis Intervention - emergency food, clothing, utility, fuel, rent, mortgage, shelter, water/sewer, prescriptions, transportatin assistance, and holiday food baskets (Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).
Crisis Prevention - programs and services to encourage and support individuals and families to live healthy lives.  Exmaples include:  Second Harvest Food Distribution, a mentoring program, after school programs, summary day camp and more
1031 Guilford St., Lebanon, PA  17046  717-273-2655


Salvation Army - Service Extension Units
Provides short-term emergency help to families and individuals including clothing, shelter, fuel and utilities, medical and transient assistance.  Also offers camperships for youth.


Senior Centers of Lebanon Valley
Activities and services for senior citizens 55 and older.  Enables older adults to continue living independently as valuable contributors to the community.
710 Maple St., Lebanon, PA  17046


Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center (SARCC)
Support, counseling, accompaniment and advocacy to victims of sexual assault and their family members.  Provides education and prevention programs to county residents.  Last year, the center provided 805 clients with 10,336 hours of counseling and 154 school/community programs to 2,645 adults/children.  It received 2,000 calls on its 24-hour hotline.
PO Box 836, 301 S. 10th St., Lebanon, PA  17042


A membership and community service organization that seeks to develop the total person - spirit, mind and body - through character development programs that build strong kids, strong families, strong communities.  Provides over 200 programs for all ages along with 3 outstanding facilities; the A.L. Hanford Center, Lebanon; the YMCA at the V.A. Medical Center; and the YMCA Allwein Community Center, Annville.
201 N. 7th St., Lebanon, PA  17046  717-273-2691


YMCA Child Care Services
Provides state licensed day care and school-age child care at 16 locations throughout Lebanon County.  Serves 650 children, ages six weeks through grade 5, daily.  United Way monies provide tuition assistance scholarships for those in need.
201 N. 7th St., Lebanon, PA  17046

Non-Funded Agencies

Betty Finney House Corp.
Provides rent subsidies for low income people living with the HIV disease.
Suite 8, 40 West Orange St., Lancaster, PA  17603  717-396-8689

Phoenix Services, Inc.
Provides community homes, supportive living, family living, an adult day training facility, and respite care to persons with mental retardation.
221 W. Penn Ave., Cleona, PA  17042

ULC - Blood Bank
A blood assurance organization providing blood and blood components for its members.
710 Maple St., Lebanon, PA  17046

Special Affiliation

American Cancer Society - Lebanon County Unit
Although not a member agency, ACS has entered into a three-year contract to receive United Way funding.  Provides patient services, cancer research, and educational programs.
701 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA  17042


Where to Find Help
Why Support United Way
How You've Helped
Thank You
Board of Directors
Contact Us
Volunteer Opportunities
Frequently Asked Questions