Interfaith Human Services
Emergency Vehicle Repair
Intent of this program is to bridge an unusual financial crisis that disrupts employment due to lack of transportation. IHS supports vehicle repair costs from an automotive garage and/or itemized cost of parts for the do-it-yourselfer. If approved, IHS payments will be made to the repair garage or the parts shop.
251 Easterly Parkway
Suite 200
State College, PA 16801
Eligibility: Centre County Residency, proof of income or seeking employment at or below 200% of federal poverty level, proof that car is indispensable for transportation to work, PA Vehicle registration, review financial viability of continued vehicle operation
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 234-7731 Main
  • (814) 234-7411 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Review viable alternative transportation solutions with a staff member, submit quote from a garage or a quote from an auto part business for vehicle parts needed for the repair, submit a justification of vehicle impact.
Intake Requirements: Call for more information and/or application
Geographical Area: Centre County
Helpful Tips: IHS supports the costs of a one-time:
  • Driver's license
  • PA Vehicle Registration
  • Single insurance premium payment
  • Vehicle inspection

  • Call for further details
    • Automobile Emissions Control
    • Automobile Insurance Payment Assistance
    • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
    • Driver Licenses
    • Motor Vehicle Registration
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