Program Partners

At least 22,120 people were served across Franklin County last year through our Program Partners.

Our Program Partners, listed below, are helping 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.

–> Moving Beyond Basic Needs

Contact Helpline

PA 2-1-1 provides health and human services information to those who dial 2-1-1 or search the online database.


MidPenn Legal Services

Critical Help for Critical Moments provides advice and counsel to help very low-income families solve problems and get back on track.


Waynesboro Community and Human Services

Emergency Financial Assistance is 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.


–> Early Learning

Building Our Pride In Chambersburg

Pre-K Program partners with Head Start to prepare kids for school.


Franklin County Head Start

Arts Integrated Preschool Program encourages the social and cognitive development of children through musical activities, showing the children how to express their emotions through creative outlets.



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


Waynesboro Daycare Center

The daycare provides a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment in which children can learn and grow.


–> Financial Stability & Workforce Development

Boys & Girls Club of Chambersburg/Shippensburg

Chambersburg After School and Summer Programs provide hands-on activities and experiences to support the academic success, character and leadership development, and healthy lifestyles of youth in our community.


Building Our Pride in Chambersburg

Summer Work Program provides high school students work experiences through the summer.


Chambersburg Memorial YMCA

Sam’s Program 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.


Franklin County Legal Services

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


Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania

Girls Scout Leadership Experience in Franklin County prepares girls for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure.


Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12

Franklin County Literacy Council LIU12 Adult Literacy Program provides literacy services to residents and assists residents in the pursuit of life goals through the advancement of literacy.


Occupational Services Inc.

Daily Living Skills 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 programs and employment services.


South Central Community Action Programs (SCCAP)

Support Circles of Franklin County 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. The Franklin County Shelter for the Homeless assists individuals and families who are homeless in getting back on their feet.


Women in Need

Emergency Shelter offers a safe place for victims of domestic violence and their children.


–> Healthy Living

The ARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties

Social Recreation Program connects citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities to recreational cultural activities in their community.


Children’s Aid Society

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


Healthy Communities Partnership

Go Girls Go! Waynesboro expansion empowers girls to take ownership of their well-being and build self-confidence in this after school program.


Occupational Services Inc.

Franklin County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Center provides recreation and therapy through horsemanship to persons with special needs.


SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice

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


Waynesboro Area Advanced Life Support Unit

Training Sessions provides first responders with important training to help them serve citizens in times emergency needs.


Waynesboro Community and Human Services

Community Health Nurse Program offers a variety of in home health care services.


Waynesboro YMCA

Open Doors 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. The 7th Grade Initiative provides free membership to all 7th grade students in the Waynesboro Area School District.