County Human Services

Human Services Department


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Text 898211 on phone 9 3 2019
Phone: 2-1-1 or visit their website


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 Welcome to the Human Services Department

Effective 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the York County Offices will be closed to the public through Friday, April 3, 2020 and modified operations for essential services and programs has been implemented in all County Departments.

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Need services due to Covid-19 or looking for social services during this pandemic? Please view the resources under Covid-19 Food ResourcesCovid-19 Drug & Alcohol Resources, Covid-19 Mental Health Resources, and Covid-19 Testing & Treatment Services

3.18.2020 PA Department of Human Services Covid Response

Please also check the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) website and PA Department of Health website. Another great website with lots of valuable local York County information during this pandemic is the PreparedYork website.

Where to reach Pennsylvania government services while practicing social distancing:

🧑‍💻 File for unemployment compensation:
👤 Talk mental health: text PA to 741-741
👨‍⚕️ Apply for Medicaid:
🍎 Apply for SNAP:
������ Apply for WIC: Call 1-800-942-9467
🏡 Get help with home heating:
📬 Sign up to vote by mail ballot:
📑 Get answers to tax questions:
🚙 Access driver services:
🧑‍💼 Connect with professional license services:
🏫 Learn about school closures:
⚠️ Receive health/safety text alerts:

The Human Services department oversees the county's seven human services departments. Besides this department, that also includes: Area Agency on Aging, Children Youth & Families, Drug & Alcohol, HealthChoices Management Unit, Mental Health-Individual Developmental Disabilities, and Youth Development Center.

The Human Services Executive Director has primary oversight over all of these departments, organizes planning and program development, and is responsible for several grants.

The Human Services department also funds and works with many community agencies and governmental entities in York County to provide a framework of social services to the community.

Services funded by the Human Services department, and implemented by community provider agencies include food pantry assistance, rental assistance, homeless services, case management services, domestic violence services, transportation, and information and referral services.

Other Important Listings for Your Information...

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services offers many services to the people of Pennsylvania, and provides many of the funding sources utilized in the Human Services Division. For a listing of the services they provide, please visit their website.
  • The York County Human Services Draft Plan 2019-2020 is now available at this link, right below the top header section here.
  • Please feel free to view our other website for even more information at


Our Office is located at: 100 West Market Street, York, PA 17401.

Phone: 717-771-9347. Email:

Other website: