A programs to assist families in need through our holistic approach to address community needs. A comprehensive listing of financial assistance programs for paying bills, rent, obtaining shelter, food and counseling services are detailed on our website, www.agape-pa.org.
Fixer Upper/Emergency Relief
That aids people who are in desperate need of some minor household repairs, but are unable to perform the work without some help. With volunteer labor, we can help if an elderly widow needs her porch repaired, or an individual becomes wheelchair bound and their home requires some adaptations.
Emergency Relief assists members of the community facing recovery from a local disaster such as a house fire, or undeclared local disasters--flooding or tornadoes, et al.
A program is dedicated to reducing hunger in our community. AGAPE distributes food and provides referrals to other existing food banks and pantries in our area. We also offer supplemental meals during the week to compliment these existing food assistance programs as many existing food bank resources throughout our region are only available on a monthly or weekly basis.
Kid’s Weekend Eats
Columbia County Food Pantry
A set of programs which encompasses serving the needs of the whole family at all aspects of their lives. This includes, but is not limited to, our Cloth Diaper Program, Women in Need (WIN), Small Beginnings, and our pet program Happy Tails.
Cloth Diaper Program
Daniel’s Prayer Team
Hope & Healing
This is a program that provides educational referrals and training assistance to individuals who need specific information at pivotal points in their lives. The “right” training at the right time can help land a job, avoid a family crisis, and build a solid foundation toward a better future.
Members of the communities we serve and programs offered by national stores donate used and new home furnishings that AGAPE distributes, free of charge. These include a variety of items that our clients cannot afford when setting up a household. The goal of this program is to collect and store materials ahead of time so that when hardships arise, we are prepared to aid those of our community in need.
A program activated only in case of widespread disaster throughout Columbia and Montour Counties when a state of emergency by governmental organizations. AGAPE becomes the Columbia County Community Volunteer Agencies Active in Disaster (CCCVOAD), and works in conjunction with Columbia County Emergency Management, FEMA, PEMA, American Red Cross and Salvation Army and other disaster relief organizations. AGAPE also serves as a hub for Mission Central collecting disaster relief kits and their individual materials from churches and the local community.
If you, your family or someone you know is in need, we may be able to assist. Our mission is to help those in need to not fall between the cracks. We offer many programs that could benefit you in your time of need. From food, to clothing, furniture and financial assistance to guidance with other agencies – there is help at AGAPE.
We provide services on a first come, first serve basis. Click here to print out and complete our Benevolence Application before your visit, to save you time.
Please contact us!
AGAPE Love From Above To Our Community
19 East 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815