United Way
of Franklin County

Email: office@uwfcpa.org

Phone: 717-262-0015

Location: 182 S. Second St.

                 Chambersburg, PA 17201

Improving quality of lives by mobilizing the caring power of Franklin County.

We envision a community where all families achieve their potential through healthy living, income stability and early learning.

© 2019 by United Way of Franklin County

Program Partners

2019 Program Partners:

Basic Needs

These Program Partners support individuals and families to meet and help move beyond basic needs.

Critical Help for Critical Moments

MidPenn Legal Services

Provides advice and counsel to help very low-income families solve problems and get back on track.

Emergency Financial Assistance

Waynesboro Community & Human Services

Available to clients in the 125% of the federal poverty guideline or less to prevent utility shut offs, first month or late rent payments to prevent homelessness, fuel oil, prescriptions and gas to get to work or to a doctor’s appointment.

PA 2-1-1

Contact Helpline

Provides free, confidential health and human services information referrals 24/7 to those who dial 2-1-1 or search the online database.

Our Program Partners help families throughout our community with funding support from United Way of Franklin County made possible by generous donations from individuals and businesses.

We collaborate with these partners to address community level issues, not only investing in the programs, but also working closely with them to expand the effects of their work and track measurable outcomes.

MidPenn Legal Services

First Start Partnerships

Early Learning

These Program Partners support early learning initiatives in our community to advance the future of our children.

Arts Integrated Preschool

First Start Partnerships for Children & Families

Encourages the social and cognitive development of children through musical activities, showing the children how to express their emotions through creative outlets.

Children's Daycare

Waynesboro Daycare Center

Provides a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment in which children can learn and grow.

Early Childhood Partnership

United Way of Franklin County

Connects local childcare professionals to network and provides professional development. Learn more.

Peachtree Program


Provides a preschool that enables children with a range of functional abilities to participate in activities and experiences in inclusive settings.

Financial Stability

These Program Partners support initiatives to address workforce development needs and help people move into financial

self-sufficiency to support themselves and their families.

Adult Literacy Program

Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12

Provides literacy services and assists themin the pursuit of life goals through the advancement of literacy.

Chambersburg After School Program

Boys & Girls Club Chambersburg/Shippensburg

Provides hands-on activities and experiences to
support academic success, character and leadership development, and healthy lifestyles of youth in our community during the school year.

Chambersburg Summer Program

Boys & Girls Club Chambersburg/Shippensburg

Provides hands-on activities and experiences to
support academic success, character and leadership development, and healthy lifestyles of youth in our community during the summer months.

Daily Living Skills

Occupational Services Inc.

Assists individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment to lead more productive and meaningful lives by maximizing their abilities to achieve their highest potential through vocational and employment services.

Emergency Shelter

Women in Need

Offers a safe place for victims of domestic violence and their children.

Franklin County Homeless Shelter

South Central Community Action Programs

Assists individuals and families who are homeless in getting back on their feet.

Girl Scouts Leadership Experience

Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania

Prepares girls for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure.

Sam's Program

Chambersburg Memorial YMCA

Provides a safe, nurturing and consistent environment where low-income and/or at-risk children have accessibility to structured developmental activities that cultivate a healthy spirit, mind and body.

Shining the Light

Franklin County Legal Services

Provides access to legal representation, advice, and education to low-income individuals with civil legal problems in Franklin and Fulton Counties.

Stepping Forward Works

United Way of Franklin County

Providing job skills training to underserved populations seeking to achieve financial self-sufficiency. Learn more.

Support Circles of Franklin County

South Central Community Action Programs

Helps families who are interested in moving from poverty toward stability, helping identify the barriers families encounter and work to come up with innovative and effective solutions to help create a path out of poverty.

Boys & Girls Club

Occupational Services Inc.

Waynesboro YMCA

Occupational Services Inc.

Healthy Living

These Program Partners support initiatives to help individuals and families in our community develop healthy habits and make lifestyle choices.

4-H Therapeutic Riding Center 

Occupational Services Inc.

Provides recreation and therapy through horsemanship to persons with special needs.

7th Grade Initiative

Waynesboro YMCA

Provides free membership to all 7th grade students in the Waynesboro Area School District.

Community Health Nurse

Waynesboro Community & Human Services

Offers a variety of in home health care services.

Frances Leiter Center

Children's Aid Society

Offers child-centered therapy and individual counseling for children and adolescents ages 2-18, referral services, support groups, and community education.

Home Health Care

SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice

Provides skilled nursing services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, phlebotomy, personal care and medical social services in the privacy of your own home.

Go Girls Go! Waynesboro

Healthy Communities Partnership

Empowers girls to take ownership of their well-being and build self-confidence in this after school program.

Open Doors

Waynesboro YMCA

Offers financial assistance for memberships to the YMCA to over 300 youth and 150 adults, providing them access to programs and recreation for healthy living.

Social Recreation Program

The ARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties

Connects citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities to recreational cultural activities in their community.

Training Sessions

Waynesboro Area Advanced Life Support Unit

Provides first responders with important training to help them serve citizens in times emergency needs.


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