Water Street Mission’s Response To COVID-19

How Water Street is Adapting

News from Water Street

Check out updates from Jack Crowley, President of Water Street Mission below, explaining how we have adapted protocols and processes in light of COVID-19. 

Mission 2
“…[Be] strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience.”
Colossians 1:11

Keeping our guests and community safe.

Steps Water Street is Taking to Adapt to Covid-19

  • Increased daily cleaning and disinfecting all throughout campus.
  • Bagged meals for guests in the residential program to improve social distancing and reduce the number of people in the dining hall.
  • Increased number of staff working remotely. Case Mangers, Life Coaches, and other staff continuing to minister to guests via video calls.
  • Ongoing screening and testing of guests with symptoms.
  • Designated space for quarantine in the event guests do test positive for COVID-19.
  • Collaborating with Lanco My Home, Tabor Community Services, CAP, the city and the county to ensure that critical services are available.
  • Maintaining close contact with the CDC and Lancaster General to continue to adapt and respond quickly to any changes.
  • Food Distribution is operating under our usual hours: Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30pm OR Wed. 9:30am-12:00pm. Anyone can come again on Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm for Bread, pastry, and produce. No ID necessary on Fridays only. All food is now prepackaged and guests must stand 6 feet apart while in line.
More Resources

Please see the following links for more updates and preventative measures from the State of Pennsylvania and the CDC.