Welcome to the Adams County Resource Directory!

 

Finding help in the time of need is important to everyone - whether they are facing a crisis or in need of on-going services.

 

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Search filters will be added to the listings shortly, and will allow searches for services based on age, languages, zipcode, and geographical area (by school district). 

 

Resource Directory Listings 


 

American Red Cross Greater Hanover Chapter

529 Carlisle Street
Hanover,PA 17331
Phone:(717) 637-3768
TDD:
Fax:
Email:matthew.leininger@redcross.org
Website:http://www.redcross-scpa.org/general.asp?SN=199&OP=15658&IDCapitulo=4S51074HY9
Type of Organization:Non-Profit
Overview:"Keeping our family, friends and neighbors safe is what we do. By providing vital and life-sustaining services, we strive to provide the community with a sense of security. We also provide classes, such as disaster training and First Aid, CPR and AED classes, that help empower people to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies."

Programs and Services

Donate Blood
Every day, patients in our area need blood products, and only people like you can make a difference in their lives. Blood comes from the heart, so really give from the heart. Save a life in the time it takes to hold out your arm. Thank you! To find upcoming blood drives near you or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) . Walk-ins are welcome. If you prefer to make an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or register online at http://www.redcrossblood.org/nepa.

Who to call:
Service/Program Location:Hanover Red Cross Donor Center - 529 Carlisle Street, Hanover, Pa 17331; Off Site Blood Drive: VFW Post 2506, 19 McKinley Avenue, Hanover, Pa 17331
Where to call:(717) 637-3768
Ages Served:17 and Above or 16 with parental permission
Funded by:Donations
Office hours:Every Monday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Every Wednesday: 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Every Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; or Call for an updated schedule or to make an appointment
Costs:Free
What you can expect:Double Red Cell Donation Requirements (Donors with Type O & Type B negative blood are encouraged to consider double red cell donation.) Males must weigh at least 150 pounds and be at least 5’1” tall. Females must weigh at least 175 pounds and stand at least 5’5” tall. All donors will be required to have at least a 40% iron level. To confirm eligibility, call 1-866-236-3276. Red blood cells expire every 42 days and due to the high demand, the Red Cross continually asks donors to replenish the blood supply (donors can give blood every 56 days).
Who we serve:
Languages Spoken/Available:English
Areas Served:Greater Hanover Area

Health & Safety Training
The American Red Cross offers many health and safety training courses such as: a CPR/AED course which will teach you how to respond when someone stops breathing and lifeguarding courses which will not only provide skills for a future job opportunity, but will also simultaneously teach you how to save lives in a water environment. Caregiving and babysitting courses can also teach you the skills needed for future job opportunities, but they will also provide you the knowledge to care for and comfort those of any age.

Who to call:
Service/Program Location:529 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331
Where to call:(717) 637-3768
Ages Served:Varies
Funded by:Donations
Office hours:Varies
Costs:Varies
What you can expect:Various trainings which lead to certificates and the gain of valuable life skills.
Who we serve:
Languages Spoken/Available:English
Areas Served:Greater Hanover Area

Volunteer Services
Individuals can also train to become an American Red Cross volunteer and take a larger role in maintaining the safety of their community. With many opportunities available, the scale of volunteer work is limitless. Contact us today to find out how you can help!

Who to call:
Service/Program Location:529 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331
Where to call:(717) 637-3768
Ages Served:All Ages
Funded by:Donations
Office hours:Varies
Costs:Free
What you can expect:Various volunteer opportunities suitable for a wide spectrum of people
Who we serve:
Languages Spoken/Available:English
Areas Served:Greater Hanover Area

Disaster Services
The American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley is on duty providing disaster services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It is our mission to help the community prevent and prepare for disasters, and respond to emergencies.

Who to call:
Service/Program Location:529 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331
Where to call:(717) 637-3768
Ages Served:All Ages
Funded by:Donations
Office hours:
Costs:Varies
What you can expect:Education, Response and Training for Disasters.
Who we serve:
Languages Spoken/Available:English
Areas Served:Greater Hanover Area

Youth Volunteer Services
The American Red Cross encourages youth to become involved. Volunteering is an integral part of our organization and fostering volunteering at a young age leads to a lifetime of service.

Who to call:Jamie Zuvich
Service/Program Location:529 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331
Where to call:(717) 257-1822 ext. 220
Ages Served:Youth
Funded by:Donations
Office hours:Varies
Costs:Free
What you can expect:
Who we serve:
Languages Spoken/Available:English
Areas Served:Greater Hanover Area