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2019 Schuylkill County Resource Guide

Permanent Housing

Schuylkill County Housing Authority (245 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven)   570-385-3400
Pottsville Housing Authority   (410 Laurel Blvd., Pottsville) 570-628-2702


Temporary / Emergency Housing  
The following organizations may be able to assist people in a housing crisis:

Veterans -
call Veterans Homeless Hotline
877-424-3838
Victims of Domestic & Sexual Abuse - call Schuylkill Women in Crisis
( 800-282-0634) or 570-622-6220
Households with Children - call Children & Youth
( 800-722-8341) or 570-628-1050
Individuals with a Disclosed Mental Health Diagnosis - call Service Access & Management, Inc. 570-621-2700
Council of Churches of Schuylkill Haven (Schuylkill Haven area only) 570-500-9898
All others should call:
Servants to All “My Father’s House (4 S. Centre, Pottsville) 570-900-1161
Catholic Charities (13 Westwood Rd., Pottsville)
570-628-0466
Salvation Army Pottsville (400 Sanderson St., Pottsville)

570-622-5252

Salvation Army Tamaqua (105 W. Broad St., Tamaqua)
570-668-0410

Information & Referral

Schuylkill United Way 2-1-1 (General Human Service Referrals) 2-1-1
Alcoholics Anonymous 570-628-4550
American Red Cross (1402 Laurel Blvd., Pottsville)
570-622-9550
Children & Youth Services of Schuylkill County ( 324 North Centre St., Pottsville) 570-628-1050
Community Mission (Pastor Bob Alonge 336 N. Front St. Minersville) 570-617-4620
Department of Human Services (2640 Woodglen Rd., Pottsville) 570-621-3000
Internet Access, Pottsville Library, (215 West Market Street, Pottsville) 570-622-8880
MidPenn Legal Services (315 N. Centre St., Suite 201, Pottsville) 570-628-3931
MidPenn Legal Services (Northern Schuylkill, 225 N. Main St., Shenandoah) 570-232-3962
Narcotics Anonymous 800-397-3680
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255
Office of Drug & Alcohol (108 South Claude A. Lord Blvd., 2nd Floor, Pottsville) 570-621-2890
Servants to All (4 South Centre St., Pottsville)  (Alternate number 570-728-2917) 570-900-1161
Sexual Assault & Resource Counseling Center (17 Westwood Centre, Pottsville) 570-628-2965
Schuylkill Community Action (225 N. Centre St., Pottsville) 570-622-1995
Schuylkill County Crisis Hotline 877-993-4357
Schuylkill Women in Crisis Hotline ( 800-282-0634)

570-622-6220

Senior Services (110 E. Laurel Blvd., Pottsville) 570-622-3103
Service Access & Management, Inc.  (590 Terry Reiley Way, Pottsville) 570-621-2700
Social Security Administration (2221 W. Market St., Pottsville) 866-269-0880
Veterans - Supportive Services for Veterans & their Families 570-604-6948
Veteran’s Outreach Social Worker ( 717-272-6621 ext. 4732) 570-933-1140
Veterans Affairs - Schuylkill County 570-628-1400
Veterans Suicide/Crisis Hotline 800-273-8255

Meals  
The following organizations provide regular hot meals at the
times noted:

St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen
(Mon to Thurs 6:00 pm, Sat & Sun – noon)
504 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA  Pottsville

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen    
(Every Fri – noon)
400 Sanderson St., Pottsville, PA

St. Matthew’s the Evangelist
(2nd & 4th Wed – 11:00 am – 1:30 pm)
Church & Spencer Sts., Minersville, PA

Tamaqua Trinity Church
(1st Sat. of the month – 4:30 to 6:00 pm)
22 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, PA

God’s Chuckwagon

God’s Chuckwagon- Mahanoy City
(Mobile Soup Kitchen)
CLOSED 12/21 to 3/1 (Hours may change)
(Every Thursday – 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm)
400 E. Market St., Mahanoy City

CityGod’s Chuckwagon- Girardville
(Mobile Soup Kitchen)
CLOSED 12/21 to 3/1 (Hours may change)
(Every Friday – 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm)
B Street, Girardville (near playground)  

God’s Chuckwagon- Ashland
(Mobile Soup Kitchen)
CLOSED 12/21 to 3/1 (Hours may change)
ASHLAND WILL CLOSE IN 2016
(Every Friday – 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
919 Center St., Ashland

God’s Chuckwagon- Shenandoah
CLOSED 12/21 to 3/1 (Hours may change)
(Every Thursday  – 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
116 North Main Street, Shenandoah

Emergency Groceries
The following organizations may be able to help with a
one-time emergency food distribution.

Salvation Army Pottsville
400 Sanderson St., Pottsville, PA
570-622-5252

Servants to All

4 S. Centre St., Pottsville, PA
570-900-1161

Salvation Army Tamaqua
105 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA
570-668-0410

Pine Grove Council of Churches
(Pine Grove area only)
Rev. Barry Spatz - 570-345-8216

Council of Churches of Schuylkill Haven Food Pantry
(Schuylkill Haven area only)
570-500-9898

St. Matthew’s Parish
(Minersville Area Only)
570-544-2739

Schuylkill Community Action
225 N. Centre St., Pottsville, PA
570-622-1995

Orwigsburg Area Food Pantry

(Orwigsburg Area Only)
St. John’s UCC
570-366-2255  

Mahanoy City - St. Vincent DePaul Society
(Mahanoy City area only)
570-516-0751

Clothing

God’s Helping Hands Outlet- 570-386-5893
provides FREE clothing (Wednesdays 10:00AM to 2:00PM)
Grace Bible Church,
12 Molino Road, Orwigsburg (near intersection of Route
61 and Route 895 East)

Servants to All “My Father’s House”- 570-900-1161
(Alternate number 570-728-2917)
4 South Centre St., Pottsville

Faith Church- 570-366-5131
(Last Sunday of the month 12pm-1pm)  
1168 Centre Turnpike, Orwigsburg, PA 17961