12814331_590944611071186_7402113595661664644_nHOPE provides help to residents of Lancaster County and Fort Lawn who are coping with short-term financial emergencies.


Client Assistance

Monday – Friday

8:30am -11:30am

If you are coming to HOPE for assistance please bring with you:

  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Card for the person applying for assistance
  • Food Stamp Support Form from DSS
  • Landlord statement (if requesting rental assistance)
  • Most recent bill (must be in your name)  
  • Documentation for the short-term emergency that has occurred that has caused your crisis. 

 Food Pantry

Monday – Friday

8:30am -11:30am

If you are coming to HOPE to receive food from our pantry please bring with you:  

  • Picture ID
  • Food Stamp Support Form from DSS

Civil Rights Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited basis will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).