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Taxonomy Code: NL

Programs that provide financial assistance in the form of cash grants or purchase of services for eligible low-income and indigent individuals and families to ensure that they have a basic income and access to essential medical, nutritional and supportive services.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Cumberland/Perry Tapestry of Health - WICComplete initial evaluation to determine nutritional risk and income eligibility. Provide nutrition education and vouchers redeemable for specific foods at grocery stores. This is not an emergency food program.CumberlandTapestry of HealthTapestry of Health
Gather the WomenGather the Women is an economic advancement and personal growth program for women with limited financial resources. It helps women resolve economic and personal issues/obstacles in their lives.CumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
YWCA Financial Assistance ProgramFinancial Aid provides a full access rec pass which includes fitness center, pool, whirlpool, gym, racquetball, walleyball, and fitness classes. A six-month pass is issued on approval and can be reapplied for next consecutive quarter. Funds are distributed quarterly on a first come basis. The applicant co-pay ranges from 5 to 80%.AdamsYWCA Gettysburg & Adams CountyYWCA Gettysburg & Adams County

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