Mental Health Services

Mental illnesses can affect people of any age, race, gender, or income. While these medical conditions can disrupt a person’s thinking, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning, more than 2/3 of Americans who have a mental illness live in the community and lead productive lives.

We work to eliminate the stigma of living with mental illness and offer services to empower people to improve their lives.


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Intellectual Disability Services

Bell provides supportive residential and social environments to help people living with intellectual disabilities explore their potential.

With appropriate personalized support plans, adults with limitations in their ability for learning, reasoning, and problem solving can explore their strengths, and build their capacity to live full, active lives.


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Homelessness & Housing Support

Individuals and families who are housing insecure can find supportive services through Bell’s emergency shelter, transitional housing, and rental assistance programs.

Bell offers caring guidance plus connections to a network of community resources to help people empower themselves toward independent living.

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Bell’s Annual Art Show 2024

On May 3, 2024, Bell hosted our annual art show, aligning with Mental Health Awareness Month. It was an honor to exhibit the beautiful and inspiring artwork created by service users in our Mental Health Services, each piece a reflection of their unique journey. We extend our gratitude to the talented artists for sharing their […]

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Thank You for Supporting Bell During Give Local York

York County’s biggest giving day took place on May 2nd and 3rd. At Bell, we are incredibly grateful to everyone who gave a gift during Give Local York. Your compassion and generosity took us past our initial goal of $36,000, raising $45,103. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you. Also, we would like […]

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Ways Your Gift to Bell Goes Further during Give Local York

Time-Specific Challenge and Match Opportunities help your gift to Bell during Give Local York go further and enhance impact! 25 for 25 Challenge #1 We can do this! We’re looking for 25 of you to make your Give Local York gift to Bell between 9am and 10am on Friday, May 3 to unlock $2,500 from […]

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Shining Bright: Bernie Graduates with Honors 

Bell would like to congratulate Bernie, a member of Oasis House and a client in our Supported Housing program, for receiving his associate degree in hospitality management. Bernie expressed, “This degree is more than just a piece of paper. I had several challenges and hurdles I had to overcome, and I ended up graduating with honors.” Bernie came to Bell three […]

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Compassion and Creativity at AIM

Victor Holler, the Program Coordinator at AIM, Bell’s licensed adult training facility, emphasized the importance of understanding one’s motivation: “You have to figure out your why. What inspires or encourages you? For me, I enjoy seeing other people grow and advance.” Observing Victor and Alicia, the Day Program Supervisor, interacting with the individuals, you see […]

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From Resistance to Resilience: Sophia’s Journey to Housing Stability

After being evicted for missing one month’s rent, Ms. Sophia Smalls and her five children entered Bell Family Shelter in December 2021. Sophia was not able to catch up as it got harder and harder to maintain paying her monthly bills. The family remained at Bell Family Shelter for several months before being accepted into […]

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We’d also be happy to hear your ideas and help you find a good fit with Bell’s Mission, Vision & Values.



So much gratitude for all of the civic, faith-based, and corporate partners who empower positive impacts in people lives by supporting Bell. We are especially thankful for those who have contributed recently, including:

Blackbaud Giving Fund
Cat Logistics
Central PA Operation Warm Hearts
Central York High School
Charities Aid Foundation of America
City of York Parks and Recreation
Community Aid, Inc.
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
Independent Charitable Giving Fund
Life Path Christian Ministries
Mount Zion Lutheran Church
Mt. Zion UCC
Price Elementary School, Lancaster
Re-Source York
S & H Express
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church
St. Jacob’s Stone Church Sewing Group
St. James Lutheran Church
St. John’s United Church of Christ
United Way of Greater Milwaukee
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC
Young Women’s Club of York