As of March 1, 2024, Pike County Hands of Hope has ceased operations and is no longer
providing services or referrals.

If seeking assistance with emergency shelter or other emergency housing-related needs, please
contact the Coordinated Entry System by calling 2-1-1 for assessment and referral. The 2-1-1
number is active 24/7.

After contacting 2-1-1, please contact Family Promise of the Poconos for emergency shelter
assistance. Family Promise can be reached at 570-534-7671. Please see their website at, or visit Facebook for more information about services, volunteer work, or donations.

Since starting services in 2012, Hands of Hope has responded to thousands of calls for
assistance and has provided emergency shelter to hundreds of men, women, and children. We
are thankful to the staff of local agencies who worked with us to meet these urgent needs. We
are most grateful to the generous local organizations and individuals who supported us (and the
people we serve) with generous financial donations and volunteer hours.

Donations: While we continue to accept financial donations, any Hands of Hope funds remaining after closure expenses will be transferred to Family Promise of the Poconos, per PA not-for-profit laws and regulations. Please consider donating directly to Family Promise of the

Jim Pierce