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Overnight Shelter
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Community CARES Emergency Shelter provides emergency shelter to homeless men and women and daily case manager services. Case management services are an integral component to helping homeless men and women achieve permanent and stabilized housing and sustainable independence.

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Provides a day canter where those living unsheltered can shower, do laundry, cook meals, make phone calls, receive mail & messages, store personal items and work regularly with Case Management.  Open daily form 9am-12pm and 3pm-5PM.
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Community CARES is a Coordinated Entry Access Site for Cumberland County.  Provides onsite vulnerability assessment to those experiencing homelessness to ensure fair an equitable access to existing community housing and emergency services. 
If you live in the Eastern PA Connect To Home service area and are experiencing homelessness call 211 or  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 by visiting a Connect To Home Access Site in your community where available. 


If you would prefer to receive Coordinated Entry services face-to-face in person, please visit 50 W Penn Street Carlisle. Access Site  hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  or call 717-249=1009 ext 2231.


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Outreach coordinators work to build trusting relationships that enable individuals who are experiencing homelessness to accept placement in appropriate settings where they can begin to stabilize their lives.

They attempt to establish rapport that gradually leads to acceptance and an agreement to accept help.

Outreach can be reached at 717-448-8850 or 717-462-0257 by anyone observing a potential person in need, wanting assistance yourself or other local agencies.

Our Outreach team conduct street outreach weekly. We are always looking for new locations and partnerships in the community.

We also have a day center located at 50 W Penn St Carlisle offerings showers, laundry and food preparation available daily from 9am-12pm and 3p-5p. Extended times times available arranged through outreach coordinator.



Family Emergency Shelter program for families with minor children. Families are provided food, clothing, personal care items, access to laundry machines, transportation, and funding for replacement identification documents and prescription co-payments. Phones and computer workstations are also available.


Servants to All is a short-term housing program designed to assisted homeless individuals while working to obtain permanent housing.  Housing may be extended beyond thirty days if the client is activity working on their goals established with their case manager and is compliant with program guidelines.  Our goal is to keep children and their families in the county where they attend school with little disruption in their daily lives, while our case management staff work with them to attain permanent residence.

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