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 adolescents standing in a groupBelow is a list of academic resources for students and community resources for our families in Harrisburg and surrounding areas. The community resources are available in Dauphin County and the Harrisburg, PA area. The community and governmental agencies listed below will be able to provide multiple services for families.

Academic Resources

Harrisburg Community Resources

2015 Contact Helpline

The helpline provides a one-stop shop to find information about different resources (i.e., mental health, housing, programming, etc.) available in Harrisburg and surrounding areas.  The helpline includes a referral service.



Community Action Commission

The Community Action Commission (CAC) provides a variety of services, ranging from social services to housing assistance, for families as well as community development.  Social services include services for adults, parents and children, as well as at-risk youth.

1514 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 232-9757
Emergency services Contact helpline: (717) 652-4400 or toll-free: 1-800-932-4616


Hamilton Health Center

Hamilton Health Center provides medical and dental services for individuals and families regardless of their financial situation or healthcare status.

Primary Medical
110  S. 17th  St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104-1522
Phone: (717) 232-9771

Fulton Street – Medical
1821 Fulton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1522
Phone: (717) 230-3909

Kelker Street WIC
500 Kelker Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1530
Phone: (717) 230-3979


Dauphin County Systems of Care Meetings

There are meetings held at least once a month that focus on Community, Cultural Competency, Faith-Based, Parent/Guardian Advisory Board, and Youth Leadership Committee. Each of these meetings consists of individuals and other community organizations to allow for collaboration and integration of services, supports, and resources for families. 

Contact: Helen Spence, 717-574-8810


Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Pennsylvania

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Pennsylvania offers a variety of programs for youth as well as programming to support families and enhance strengths. There are multiple locations in Harrisburg, PA.

(717) 234-3268
1227 Berryhill Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104-1799


Big Brother Big Sister

Big Brother Big Sister of the Capital Region provides mentoring programs and youth development.

(717) 236-0199
1500 N. 2nd Street
Suite H
Harrisburg, PA 17102


Bridging the Gap - Salvation Army

Bridging the Gap – Salvation Army offers life skills programs for youth aged 5 – 18 years. They also offer workshops on several topics including self-esteem, drug and alcohol education, and the employment process.

(717) 233-6755
1122 Green St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102