Homelessness Assistance Programs

If you are homeless and seeking housing solutions in York County, please reach out to 2-1-1.  The York County Planning Commission does not offer any direct homeless housing services instead providing funding to community organizations to provide those services, and 2-1-1 can connect you.

Dial 2-1-1 from any phone!

Emergency Shelters

Below is a list of emergency housing options for homeless individuals and families in York County. Please note that there may be additional housing opportunities in our community. 2-1-1 may also be able to provide additional information.

Click on a Category to see list of shelters.

  1. Families with Children
  2. Women with Children
  3. Single Women
  4. Single Men
  5. Youth
  6. Domestic Violence

Shelters for families with children.

Bell Family Shelter
852 East Market Street, York, PA 17403
(717) 845-9536

Changing Lives Shelter
136 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 633-6353

Additional Resources

Bell Next Door Program

  • Provides case management and housing location assistance
  • Provides housing assessments for longer-term housing options for homeless individuals and families

If you need homeless housing help, please contact this program.

Bell Next Door Program
16 West King Street, York PA 17401
(717) 356-2957