Dauphin County Resources available during COVID-19 closures
March 25, 2020- Dauphin County Resources Available During COVID-19 Closure:
Anyone in need of assistance and unsure where to turn for help can call Dauphin County’s main number at 717-780-6300.
- Dauphin County Crisis Intervention, providing 24-hour emergency mental health services referrals during emotional crisis: 717-232-7511
- Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging, services for those age 60 and up: 717-780-6130
- Dauphin County Drug and Alcohol Services, which provides treatment, prevention and intervention services: 717-635-2254
- Dauphin County Children and Youth Services, for child safety, permanency and well-being: 717-780-7200
- Dauphin County Veterans Affairs: 717-780-6357
- Case Management Unit, for mental health, intellectual disabilities and early intervention: 717-232-8761
- Contact HELPLINE, a 24-hour confidential listening and referral service: 211
- Northern Dauphin Human Services’ main number is 717-905-2700. Non-county agencies in located in the center:
- Northern Dauphin Food Pantry, coordinated by the Central PA Food Bank: 717-905-2512
- Naaman Center, providing drug and alcohol services: 717-905-2516
- Case Management Unit: 717-362-1212
- Merakey Behavioral Health Services: 717-905-2600
- Dauphin County parks, including Fort Hunter and Wildwood, will remain open to the public although programs offered through the Parks and Recreation Department are canceled until further notice. Restrooms and buildings are also closed to the public.
- The Recycling Department will continue to pick up recyclables from the county’s drop-off locations. However, the Steelton-based Dauphin County Recycling Center is currently closed to the public.
- For voting information, residents should visit www.DauphinCounty.org/vote to download a mail-in ballot application or go to www.VotesPA.com/ApplyMailBallot to apply online. If you need assistance, call 717-780-6360.
- Residents who drop off a voter registration form, absentee/mail-in ballot or tax bill can deposit items in a locked box near the entrance of the Dauphin County Administration Building on Second Street in Harrisburg. The Dauphin County Courthouse will also have a secure box near the entrance on Market Street where documents can be dropped off.
- For a complete list of county government offices and their contact numbers and online forms, go to DauphinCounty.org and click on “County Government Directory”.