Community Outreach

Our Community Outreach Committee has put together an extensive list of local resources that provide assistance for a variety of needs. Please check it out! You never know when you or someone you know may benefit from one of these services.


THRIVE Ministries


Thrive empowers victims of Domestic Violence to find healing, strength, and freedom on their journey from victim to victor. By sharing life with them and loving them, we enable survivors to find their true identity and overcome the lies of their abuser, helping them to realize that they can do more than just survive; they can Thrive!


To learn more about Thrive, visit us at or on Facebook at




LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer through programs that reduce the risk of health and safety problems that arise from unsafe heating and cooling practices.  Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as a program that “helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. LIHEAP provide federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with:


Home energy bills

Energy crises

Weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs


Pennsylvania information number 1-866-857-7095

Maryland information number 1-800-332-6347


Hanover Area Council of Churches


Sponsors programs such as:


Changing Lives Shelter

The Changing Lives Homeless Shelter opened in June 2007. It is a year-round facility providing for the needs of singles & families in desperate situations. We provide life skills, case management and other assistance in developing a successful productive transition into an independent lifestyle.  717.633.1992


Clothing Bank

The clothing bank will be open on Thursday’s 9-12 and the first Saturday of the month from 9-12.


Meals on wheels

Hot noonday meals are prepared by our Provide-A-Lunch kitchens and delivered by volunteers to home bound clients daily Monday through Friday on four different routes.




Safe Home

24 hour hotline and crisis response for victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking (717) 632-0007

Emergency safe housing and referrals to local shelters

Legal advocacy, including assistance with filing protection orders


New Hope Ministries


Sponsors programs such as:


Food pantry 

Stability & Workforce Development Programs

Rent/mortgage to prevent homelessness

Utilities to keep families safe and warm

Transportation needs

Medical needs and referral services to alternate assistance providers


Roots For Boots


The goal of Roots for Boots is to meet the current needs and future challenges of military families, predominantly in rural areas.  This grassroots organization attempts to simplify the process of locating services and funds available to our servicemen and women by providing a single source for information and/or assistance regarding their specific needs and interests.


Phone: 717-316-0155 | Mailing Address: PO Box 213, New Oxford, PA 17350 | Email:


For The Love Of A Veteran


Our mission is to help those who selflessly protect us every day. We are here to give aid and raise funds for military families in need and homeless veterans. We also aim to raise awareness and help in the fight against PTSD also known as PTS





Mailing Address   

?PO BOX 1238



Olivia's House


Olivia's House is an organization of caregiving professionals and volunteers committed to supporting grieving children. Its purpose is to facilitate healing through grief and loss education.

Hanover Location

101 Baltimore Street, Hanover, PA 17331

717-698-3586 (P)


Medical Supply Closet


St. David’s UCC serves the community by providing medical equipment to anyone who needs them. We have crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, bedside commodes, hospital beds, and many other pieces of equipment.


If you are interested in borrowing medical equipment, you may contact our church office at 717-637-2299. The equipment can be picked up during the church office hours, which are Monday -Thursday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 142 Hobart Rd.  Hanover, PA 17331


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