Where to go for HELP?

Pennsylvania Department of Health:

Easy way to keep informed of breaking news:


Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

Find a Pantry near you:

https://www.centralpafoodbank.org/find-help/find-a-food-pantry/   or call  717.564.1700 (Harrisburg)    570.321.8023 (Williamsport)

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PA Crisis Text line  -   

Struggling and in need of support? Help is available. Connect with a trained and caring Crisis Counselor through Crisis Text Line.    Text "PA" to 741741

CONTACT Helpline! helps run 211, an informational and referral service to connect individuals with resources in the community. This is a nonemergency number. 

Call 211 or text your zip code to #898-211

or go to  contacthelpline.org

Thanks to  the Dauphin County Commissioners,   

Jeff Haste | Mike Pries | George P. Hartwick, III 

 for sharing this information.




Center for Disease Control                  800-232-4636  https://www.cdc.gov/


Pennsylvania Department of Health           877-724-3258  https://www.health.pa.gov/

Dauphin County Government                       717-780-6300 www.dauphincounty.org


Human Services Director’s Office                           717-780-6288 Oversees all Human Service Departments


Northern Dauphin County Human Services          717-905-2700 Connects people to Human Services in Northern Dauphin County


Contact HELPLINE        211  

24 hour confidential listening and referral service

County Assistance Office                      1-800-692-7462

Food assistance, medical assistance, disability assistance, childcare, heat assistance, school meal assistance  


Area Agency on Aging                                      717-780-6130

Services for those ages 60+

Case Management Unit                                       717-232-8761 

Mental health, intellectual disabilities, early intervention


Children & Youth Services                        717-780-7200

Health, safety and welfare of children and families 


Crisis Intervention                                         717-232-7511  

24 hour emergency mental health services referrals during emotional crisis


Drug & Alcohol Services                                  717-635-2254

Treatment, prevention, intervention services

Mental Health|Autism|Developmental Programs  717-780-7050

Support for mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and developmental delays

 Probation Services                                                   717-780-6900

Coronavirus Tax Relief

The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. 


More information about actions being taken by the U.S. government is available at https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus and in Spanish at https://gobierno.usa.gov/coronavirus.

The Treasury Department is supporting American workers and businesses who are impacted by the coronavirus.


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