Opportunity House
Opportunity House - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) - Berks
Provides intensive case management along with possible financial assistance to re-house homeless veteran families or prevent homelessness. Possible financial assistance may be provided for rent, auto repairs, moving expenses, utilities or specified emergency needs for those with open cases.
430 North Second Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Veterans alone or Veterans and identified family members living in the same households who are homeless or are imminently facing homelessness. Family income must meet income guidelines. Veteran must have served in the active military, naval, or air service, regardless of length of service, and who was discharged or released there from, excluding any one who received a dishonorable discharge or was discharged or dismissed by reason of a General court-martial.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 374-4696 Administration
  • (610) 374-4696 ext 238 SSVF
  • (610) 504-8032 Berks
Email Address: sabraham@opphouse.org
Intake Requirements: DD214, birth certificate, photo ID, proof of household income, SS cards for all family members, utility bills, eviction notice- will work with qualifying families to obtain any documentation they might not have
Intake Procedure: Call for appointment
Fee Amounts: None
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Services:
  • Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance * Veterans
  • Homelessness Prevention Programs * Veterans
  • Rapid Re-Housing Programs * Veterans
  • Rent Payment Assistance * Veterans
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Opportunity House
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