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COVID-19 Resources

Updated November 4, 2022

COVID-19 Information

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Weekly information about COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.

Interim Guideline for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV

Expert advice for those living with HIV and their caretakers regarding COVID-19 precautions and when to seek medical attention.

Lycoming County COVID-19

Provides information, maps, and resources about the COVID-19 response in Lycoming County.

COVID.gov

Resource for finding tests, masks at local retailers, and facilities that administer vaccines and boosters.

 

Mental Health Resources

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Provides free and confidential support for people in distress as well as provides prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones via phone or chat.

Crisis Text Line

Connect with a counselor for any crisis. Support is free and available 24/7.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Highly trained advocates are available to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

 

Recovery Resources

In the Rooms

Offers people a place to meet and socialize about their recovery journeys when they are not in face-to-face meetings.

Online Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous

Offers online AA meetings, ranging from video or telephone conferences to email or chat groups.

National Harm Reduction Coalition

A nationwide advocate and ally for people who use drugs. Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies that includes safer use, managed use, abstinence, meeting people who use drugs “where they’re at,” and addressing conditions of use along with the use itself.

Start Your Recovery

Offers people a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.

 

Housing Resources

PA Housing Finance Agency

May be able to assist homeowners and renters who are experiencing financial hardship.

PA Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

May be able to assist eligible individuals with rental and utility payments.

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Eligible Pennsylvanians may file for a property tax or rent rebate.

Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund

Assistance for eligible individuals who own a home.

PPL Electric Utilities Assistance Programs

Programs and payment agreements to help everyone in need, regardless of income.

 

Transportation Resources

River Valley Transit

Provides affordable public transportation to the Greater Williamsport Area and Lycoming County.

Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA)

Provides reliable, accessible, and affordable public transportation services in Centre County.

Ride Area Transportation Authority (ATA)

Public transportation routes for Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, McKean, and Potter Counties.

 

Food Resources

Salvation Army – Williamsport

The food pantry is available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

State College Food Bank

Provides grocery distribution to eligible residents in the State College area.

Union-Snyder Community Action Agency

Listing of food pantries in Union and Snyder Counties.

Central Pennsylvania Community Action, Inc. 

Listing of food pantries in Centre and Clearfield Counties.

Elk and Cameron County Food Banks

Listing of local distribution areas and food pantry schedules.

 

Other Resources

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Provides affordable high-speed Internet at home to eligible individuals.

Emergency Broadband Benefit from Xfinity

Provides temporary monthly credit toward internet service and leased internet equipment to eligible individuals.

Gilead’s Advancing Access Program

A program to help individuals afford their medication.

Technology for Our Whole Lives (Tech OWL)

Provides free tablets and tech support to eligible individuals.

Neighborly

Find free or reduced-cost services in your community.