Mercer County Assistance Office
Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Mercer
The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
2236 Highland Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource and non-financial guidelines.

Homeless or facing eviction

Size of Family or Budget Group
7/1/18-6/30/19
Annual Income
1 $9,712
2 $13,168
3 $16,624
4 $20,080
5 $26,536
6 $26,992
7 $30,448
8 $33,904
For each additional member $3,456
Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 747-8405 Main
  • (800) 692-7462 Hotline
  • (724) 983-5706 Fax
Intake Requirements: If you are not receiving any benefits now, must fill out an Application for Benefits. Proof of your emergency and the amount needed to stop the emergency
Proof that an ESA will solve your housing crisis
Intake Procedure: Walk in, call or visit web site.

Fee Amounts: Free.
Geographical Area: Hermitage
Services:
  • Rent Payment Assistance
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Mercer County Assistance Office
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