Are you or someone you know in need of help? Evicted, loss of job, escaping a dangerous spouse… If so, we hope that the agencies and services list below will be helpful resources.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship with the stated purpose of enabling its members to “stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.” AA is nonprofessional, self-supporting, and apolitical. Its only membership requirement is a desire to stop drinking.
Meeting every Friday at Christ Lutheran Church, from 7:00—8:30 pm in the Library.
“Take a Blessing when you need one, leave a Blessing when you can” Blessing boxes are small pantries stocked with free food, paper products and personal care items for people in need. They serve to provide interim help for families when local food banks are closed. The pantry is located in the front of the church for easy access by pedestrians or cars stopping by to either take a blessing or to donate a blessing to the box. The outdoor pantry will be stocked partially from the Outreach Food Bank donations or direct donations from the community. Items desired include individually wrapped paper products like toilet paper or paper towels, non-perishable food items, personal care items (fragrance soaps & shampoos must be in plastic bottles), diapers, cereal, and pasta. Please no chocolate or sweets that might attract uninvited guests.
PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley (career assistance, finding a job, looking for a better job, improving job skills, improving resume, applying for jobs on-line) 610-437-5627
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS (NA)
Narcotics Anonymous describes itself as a “nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem”. Narcotics Anonymous uses a traditional 12-step model that has been expanded and developed for people with varied substance abuse issues and is the second-largest 12-step organization
Meeting every Monday at Christ Lutheran Church, from 7:00—8:30 pm in the Library.
New Bethany Ministries
Located in heart of Southside Bethlehem—their mission is to provide care, services and facilities to the homeless, the hungry, the mentally ill and the poor with a level of quality that exceeds that of secular agencies. For more information, they can be contacted at:
Turning Point of Lehigh Valley
Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is a safe place where victims of abuse and their children can find refuge—their mission is to work toward the elimination of domestic violence; increase community awareness of the problem; and empower victims of domestic violence by providing shelter and support services.
HAM Crisis Fund
Hellertown Area Ministerium HAM, has a Crisis Fund which exists due to donations recieved from the various churches of HAM. Please call a HAM Church for more Info.
Christ Lutheran Church of Hellertown
Rev. Philip Spohn
69 S. Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055
New Jerusalem Lutheran Church
3233 Apple Church Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Contact Person: please contact church office until further notice
Emergency Contact: Mon – Fri; 8am – 3pm contact church office 610-838-0731 (Pat) one time food will be given and application can be made.
Area Served: All of Saucon Valley School Dist. Area, and any member of a supporting church.
Food Distribution Day’s: 3rd and 4th Saturdays of each month.