BOLO and Newport Assembly of God understand that life can become challenging and overwhelming. If you need support or are looking for fellowship, we can connect you with resources to receive support or to join a life group.

Newport Assembly of God

Contact the Newport Assembly of God church office for more information at 717-567-3333 Monday through Friday 8am-4pm.

  • Life Groups  – A casual atmosphere for people to connect and study books of the Bible or Topical studies by various authors.
  • Common Bond – A support group for mothers grieving the loss of a child.
  • Moving Forward – Time of fellowship for widows.
  • Victory’s Journey – A women’s small group ministry that reaches deep into the heart to release the pain and bring hope and healing.
  • Genesis – Support group for men struggling with pornography and/or other sexually habitual and addictive behaviors.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous – peer-led mutual aid fellowship dedicated to abstinence-based recovery from alcoholism
  • Referrals for drug and alcohol counseling, legal services, housing needs and study programs to obtain a GED.
  • Job Fairs with EDSI to connect the unemployed and underemployed with local employers.
  • Mentoring services including marriage, parenting, budgeting, food preparation and additional life skills.


Local & State Resources

Department of Human Services – All

DHS Perry County Assistance Office
(717) 582-2127 | Local Website 

717-582-5038 | Website
Heating Assistance/Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Perry Human Services
717-582-8703 | Website
A non-profit community-based organization offering individuals a full range of personal and confidential assistance programs including drug and alcohol services, adult social services, and educational programs.

Perry County Literacy Council
717-567-READ(7323) | Website
Social services, healthcare, cash assistance, and adult education so that every motivated individual is empowered to attain self-sufficiency. 

Join Hands Ministry
717-582-7844 | Website
A collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County.


National Resources 

211 – A national hotline for individuals needing support. 211 connects you to expert, caring help in your local area. Dial 211 | Website

SNAP – SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of families in need so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.  Text “food” to 74544 | Website

findhelp – An online social care network that helps you locate programs by zip code for financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help.  Website