Community Assistance in Lancaster PA

"Neighbors Helping Neighbors"

The mission of Ephrata Area Social Services is: to channel resources into a network of support for Neighbors in need of Human Resources.

News and Events

Filmed in 2013
Ephrata Area Social Services has provided services since the October of 1971.

Free Community Meals

Meals Served Every Thursday
At One Of These Locations:


- Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
- Bethany United Church of Christ
- First United Methodist Church

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EASS FOOD BANK

Food donations are needed to keep up with demand

Donations of food can be made Mon. thru Fri, 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 N. State St.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels

On November 16, be extraordinary! Please donate to EASS during this 24 hour Day of Giving

Visit https://www.extragive.org/organizations/ephrata-area-social-services


Meals on Wheels

What We Do

EASS is a non-profit organization supporting neighbors in need throughout the Ephrata and Cocalico regions of Northern Lancaster County. We run many different programs that feed and clothe thousands of people in our community. We also provide transportation services. EASS has a strong desire to make a difference within our community.


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Who We’ve Helped

EASS strives to be the gap for families falling outside of the guidelines used by public funded agencies. With the continued generosity of the community we will stay the course.




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How You Can Help

There are different ways to support Ephrata Area Social Services, aside from donating. The following volunteer opportunities are currently needed: Drivers, packers and cooks for Denver and Ephrata Meals on Wheels.




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Our Partners

We cannot reach new goals on our own. In January 2018 EASS became a part of the Northern Lancaster Hub, a partnership of nonprofits committed to streamlining services. Learn More