EASS is a non-profit organization supporting neighbors in need throughout the Ephrata and Cocalico regions of Northern Lancaster County. Our assistance programs include the Hand-UP grocery pantry, Ephrata & Cocalico Meals on Wheels, Transportation Services, and Community Support Services.

Our mission is to empower and connect neighbors in order to build a more vibrant community. Together, we can build a stronger community for all.

3,411 Visits to the Hand-UP Grocery Pantry in 2023

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Ephrata Area Social Services is here to help meet the growing social needs of our community. If you are in the Ephrata or Cocalico area and facing challenges, just pick up the phone and call us. Many families throughout the country are struggling to make ends meet. EASS is here to help provide food, transportation, and community support services. We also provide thousands of meals with our Meals on Wheels program.

If you need assistance call us at (717) 733-0345 to set up in-person consultation

6,397 Transportation Needs Met in 2023

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423 Unique Families Supported by Community Support Services in 2023

EASS’s transportation program has allowed me the opportunity to get out of my house and be part of my community again.

Barb, Ephrata PA