• About Samaritan Fellowship

    Since 1958, the Samaritan Fellowship, a nonprofit ministry, has strived to carry out the Lord’s admonition to help our neighbor. Our purpose is to help those who have exhausted every available means for providing adequate shelter, utilities, medical care, fuel, vehicle repair, short-term shelter, food, clothing, and other emergency services. We serve families living in the Carlisle Area School District, South Middleton School District, and Middlesex Township.

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Client Assistance in-person ONLY beginning June 12, 2021

Beginning Saturday June 12, 2021, Samaritan Fellowship will resume holding in-person interviews at the new Carlisle United Methodist Church (CUMC) facility located at 333 Spring Garden Street (just past the Giant store on Spring Garden).  Clients should arrive between 7:45 AM – 10 AM on Saturday morning for their interview that day.

Clients should follow the signs along the entrance road which will direct them to the “Community Groups” section of the facility located to the right of the main entrance to the CUMC Worship Center.  At this time we will require all clients to wear masks upon entry into the church and during the interview.  We also ask that only the client seeking assistance comes to the interview.  Any accompanying family or friends will have to wait outside the facility as there is no way to accommodate extra persons at this time.  Thank you!

We will no longer conduct interviews by telephone as a regular part of our assistance process.

Please contact us at: samaritanfellowship@hotmail.com    or    (717) 243-7338

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August 6th interviews

On Saturday, August 6th, 17 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car payment, 1 for car repair, 4 for electric, 1 for day care, 1 for food, 1 for mortgage, 9 for rent, 1 for storage, 2 for telephone, 2 for utility gas, and 4 for water. $4,213.25 was expended to assist clients.

July 30th interviews

On Saturday, July 30th, 17 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car repair, 3 for electricity, 2 for food, 5 for gasoline, 2 for medicine, 1 for mortgage, 5 for rent, 1 for shelter, 1 for storage, 2 for utility gas, and 1 for water. $3,056.25 was expended to assist clients.

July 23rd interviews

On Saturday, July 23rd, 14 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car insurance, 1 for car repair, 3 for electric, 2 for gasoline, 1 for lot rent, 1 for medicine, 6 for rent, 2 for shelter, 1 for telephone, and 1 for water. $2,775.87 was expended to assist clients.

July 16th interviews

On Saturday, July 16th, 16 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car insurance, 1 for car repair, 1 for clothing, 2 for electric, 1 for gasoline, 1 for health insurance, 6 for rent, 5 for shelter, 2 for utility gas, and 2 for water. $2,627.08 was expended to assist clients.

July 9th interviews

On Saturday, July 9th, 16 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car repair, 1 for child care, 2 for electric, 1 for food, 1 for gasoline, 1 for mortgage, 4 for rent, and 7 for shelter. $3,216 was expended to assist clients.

July 2nd interviews

On Saturday, July 2nd, 19 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car insurance, 3 for car payment, 1 for car repair, 1 for child care, 2 for electric, 3 for food, 2 for gasoline, 1 for lot rent, 1 for polygraph test, 6 for rent, 1 for storage, and 1 for water. $3,545.72 was expended to assist clients.

June 25th interviews

On Saturday, June 25th, 20 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for cable, 1 for car insurance, 1 for car repair, 2 for electric, 1 for gasoline, 10 for rent, and 6 for shelter. $1,790.00 was expended to assist clients.

June 18th interviews

On Saturday, June 18th, 21 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 4 for car repair, 1 for C-PAC machine, 4 for electric, 1 for gasoline, 8 for rent, 2 for security deposit, 2 for shelter, 1 for utility gas, and 2 for water. $2,012.90 was expended to assist clients.

June 11th interviews

On Saturday, June 11th, 30 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 2 for car insurance, 3 for car payment, 2 for electricity, 1 for gasoline, 1 for lot rent, 18 for rent, 6 for shelter, 1 for telephone, 2 for utility gas, and 1 for water. $6,327.36 was expended to assist clients.

June 4th interviews

On Saturday, June 4th, 21 clients were interviewed by Samaritan Board members at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. The needs presented were 1 for car payment, 3 for electric, 2 for food, 3 for gasoline, 9 for rent, and 5 for shelter. $6,715.78 was expended to assist clients.