About Hope Within Ministries

Hope Within's Programs

Hope Within Community Health Center

The HWCHC offers free primary healthcare services for medically uninsured low income residents of Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties.

Hope Within Counseling

Hope Within Counseling is offered on a self-pay, income-based sliding scale fee and there are no other eligibility requirements.


Meet the Staff, Board of Directors & Volunteer Medical Providers


Hope Within was co-founded in 2002 by Brian & Donita Sturgis with the dream of providing primary health care to the uninsured low income residents of Lancaster, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties. Through the grace and goodness of God we are excited to share His love by offering excellent and free primary medical care via the hands of more than twenty volunteer medical providers and nurses.

Mission & Vision

Our Mission is to share God's love with people in need through the provision of health care services, sound counsel and related education. Our Vision is to be a local community in which:
  • physical, spiritual and emotional needs are met;
  • real hope is prevalent;
  • love for one another abounds; and
  • healthy, wholesome lifestyles are the norm.

Our Core Values

  • Compassion
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Trust
  • Truth

Medical & Counseling Programs

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