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Cocalico Place
120 Franklin Street
Ephrata, PA 17522

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tel  717-738-4240
fax 717-733-7702

Cocalico Place

Cocalico Place is only a few blocks from downtown Ephrata, where residents can find a variety of shops, restaurants, medical facilities, a post office, and a pharmacy.

This community has 60 units for seniors 62 years of age or older. RHF co-sponsors this project with Bethany United Church of Christ.

Our residents can enjoy the beautifully landscaped flowers and shrubbery, which surround our community while sitting in the lovely gazebo in our courtyard.

The community has a Service Coordinator on staff that assists residents in getting low- or no-cost services that help them maintain an independent lifestyle.

Our residents enjoy frequent parties, potluck suppers, bingo, and a variety of other activities which are held in the community room.

Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments Include:

  • Safety rails in the bathroom
  • Emergency Call System
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Full Kitchen
  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Carpeting
  • Window Treatments

Building Amenities Include:

  • On-site Laundry Room
  • Community room
  • Individual Indoor Mail Boxes
  • Elevators
  • Controlled Entry Access System
  • Garbage & Recycling Center
  • Open Air Seating Areas
  • Outdoor Gazebo
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Convenient to Public Transportation


We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you would like more information, please call Cocalico Place at 717-738-4240. We look forward to hearing from you!

What is Cocalico Place?

Cocalico Place is a subsidized housing community for seniors 62 years or older.

What do I need to do to get into Cocalico Place?

Simply complete an application and mail it to the address on the back.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes, please call for an approximate waiting time.

Is there a Security Deposit?

The Security Deposit is the same as one month’s rent with a minimum of $50. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.

How much will my rent be?

Rent is based on approximately 30% of annual income. A good estimate of your rent would be to take 30% of your gross annual income and divide it by 12 months. This will give you an estimate of what your monthly rent could be.

What does my rent include?

Heat, hot water, sewer, and trash removal are all included in the rent.

How many apartments are there?

Cocalico Place has 60 apartments.

How big are the apartments?

Cocalico Place offers spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments. The square footage of the studio apartments are approximately 389 square feet and one-bedroom apartments are approximately 562 square feet.

Do the apartments have washers and dryers?

No, Cocalico Place has a laundry center conveniently located on the 2nd floor. There are three coin-operated washers and two coin-operated dryers as well as folding areas and a sink for the convenience of our residents.

Is there an elevator?

Yes, there is one elevator that is easily accessible by all residents on all floors.

Is parking available?

Yes, Cocalico Place offers its residents the use of two parking lots, one in the front of the building and one in the back

Visit Us:

Cocalico Place
120 Franklin Street
Ephrata, PA 17522

Contact Us:

tel  717-738-4240
fax 717-733-7702

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