The CAP Child Care Center provides affordable, high-quality care in the heart of Lancaster City to children of all backgrounds.
Child Care Information Services (CCIS) provides information on and access to safe and affordable child care services.
Circles supports motivated, low-income individuals and families as they work to achieve financial stability and achieve goals such as home ownership, higher education, skills training and higher paying employment.
Domestic Violence Services (DVS) provides empowerment, education, and advocacy to victims, survivors, families and communities to end abusive relationships.
The Family Center offers a variety of programs that teach effective parenting skills, provide early intervention and connect families with other community resources.
The Food Distribution Center acquires and distributes food and fresh produce to local food pantries and feeding programs that serve people struggling with hunger.
Head Start is a comprehensive school readiness program for children ages 3 to 5 from income-eligible families.
The Outreach program provides emergency assistance and service planning to individuals and families who are facing financial hardships.
CAP’s Senior Centers connect older adults to support services, socialization and recreation in Lancaster City and Columbia.
Providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods, and referrals to health and social programs during the critical stages of fetal and early childhood development.
Proporcionamos educación nutricional, apoyo a la lactancia materna, alimentos saludables, y referidos a programas sociales y de salud durante las etapas críticas del desarrollo fetal e infantil.
Getting food to vulnerable people isn't anything new in Lancaster County. What Hunger-Free Lancaster County brings to the table is the power of collaboration. Key players, such as Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Community Action Program, and Lancaster General Health, are on board, committing to a shared vision, measurements, strategies and ambitious deadline.... read more
Lancaster City Head Start Centers have openings for children who turned age 4 before September 1, 2014. Eligible families must: meet the income guidelines or receive TANF/SSI, have foster children or must be experiencing homelessness. Families are required to provide transportation to either our Francine Bunch Center located at 601 S. Queen Street, Lancaster or our Carol B. Winters Center located at 57 Laurel Street, Lancaster.
Please call Bobbie Frick at 717-299-7301, ext. 3012 for more information.
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We champion the achievement of long-term self sufficiency for individuals and families through services and advocacy targeting the elimination of poverty.
601 South Queen Street
P.O. Box 599
Lancaster, PA 17608-0599
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