Community Support Services

Supported Housing and Outreach Program

“ I have never dealt with an agency who was as efficient and as caring, and you helped me more than anyone. I could not have asked for a better social worker than Sarah. The whole experience was a huge blessing. And I thank you.”
-J.C. Age 56 – 2008 SHOP Graduate

“Despite my mental and physical disabilities, Lancaster Lodge took the time and the patience to guide me through everything I needed to do to become self-sufficient. I’m going on 5 years now [since getting out of homelessness] and my life couldn’t be better. I could not have made it without them.”
– SHOP Graduate

SHOP was developed to fill a gap in services identified by the Lanc. Interagency Council for the Homeless in the 1998 Continuum of Care Plan to address the growing number of homeless individuals with a chronic mental illness. SHOP is the only agency in Lanc. Co. that provides intensive housing/support services targeting the homeless with a serious mental illness. SHOP operates under the Housing First model as defined by the Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and “Heading Home” The Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness in Lanc. Co., 2008. Read More

If you would like more information on the Supported Housing and Outreach Program, contact Community Support Director, Mandy Grosh at (717) 368-5225.

Supported Housing Program

The Supported Housing Program (SHP) is designed as a responsive and flexible alternative to traditional residential programs. The Supported Housing Program is designed to afford mental health consumers the opportunity to receive a myriad of individualized support services in the housing option of their choice. The Supported Housing Program provides an array of housing support services that are individualized to meet the needs of each program participant. Read More

If you are interested in learning more about the Supported Housing Program, contact Community Support Director, Mandy Grosh at (717) 368-5225.

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