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Light the Way for Mental Health

Every May during Mental Health Awareness Month, the York County Human Services’ Light the Way for Mental Health campaign sheds light on mental health with one simple gesture: asking each of us to place one green light in a visible location in our home, place of business, school, or church to GREEN and keep it […]

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Be Patient with the Process

Let me tell you about Bernie. First of all, a greeting from him is like being wrapped in a big purple hug regardless of whether you’re even physically embracing.  He’s almost always decked out in Ravens gear and his warm smile and sense of humor will brighten the cloudiest of days. (That’s him in the purple […]

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Shelter Supported In Memory of Mother

  Tom and Rita Potter made a gift of support to Bell Family Shelter in memory of his mother, Annamarie Potter, on the anniversary of her birth, April 7. Their Adopt-a-Day donation covers one day’s operating costs, assuring a safe place to sleep, nutritious meals, and  compassionate staff to help York County families experiencing homelessness […]

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Pillow Fight Day Inspires Month-Long Pillow Drive

Every year in cities around the world, people gather in parking lots, piazzas, and parks to plunk one another with pillows in celebration of  International Pillow Fight Day.  That special day this year is  Saturday, April 6 and we invite you to join in the celebration by donating a new pillow to Bell this month! […]

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Bell’s ACT Team Welcomes New Program Coordinator

Anne K. Elliott has been hired as the Program Coordinator/Team Lead for Bell’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program in the agency’s mental health department. In her new role at Bell, Elliott will be supervising and overseeing the daily functions of the ACT program, which provides rehabilitative support and psycho-social services to help people living with […]

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A Room for Robert & Lucas

Robert arrived at Bell Family Shelter with his son, Lucas, and one bag of belongings between them.  They were kicked out of the apartment Robert was sharing with his girlfriend, just after he paid the month’s rent. Although working full-time, Robert lives paycheck to paycheck and can’t get a new place until he can save […]

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Local Family Foundation Supports Family Shelter

A big Bell family hug to the descendants of Russell and Eleanor Horn for lifting up York County families experiencing homelessness. Their ongoing contributions to Bell Family Shelter through the Russell and Eleanor Horn Foundation have helped hundreds of people over the years. This year’s contributions for FIVE Adopt-a-Days bring one-on-one support from caring staff . […]

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