Salvation Army Tamaqua
Salvation Army Tamaqua - Utility Assistance
**NOTES**
Closed until March 29, 2020
All classes, events and programs are temporarily suspended until further notice.

Provides emergency assistance with emergency heating/electric/oil/coal/propane
105 West Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Eligibility: It must have been at least 12 months since you received assistance from the Salvation Army.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 668-0410 Main
Intake Requirements: 1. Current State Issued Id2. Written verification of all household income
a. Print out from the Food Stamp, Child Support, Copy of pay stubs for yourself and others in the house.
b. Print out for you social security, SSI, and/or Veterans Income.
c. Any other income such as direct deposit, retirement, unemployment, alimony
d. certified written statement from family or friends that help or have helped pay your bills.
2. All bills paid on a monthly basis with receipts showing what you paid.
3. Financial Crisis Documentation - Each case will be determined upon your emergency.
4. If you are seeking assistance for a utility bill, you must have the most recent 2 months bills. No assistance with disconnect fees or deposits. The bill must be due or past due.
5. Any other items requested by the Caseworker when scheduled appointment.
Intake Procedure: Contact the receptionist for information regarding specific program procedures. Prior appointment is necessary before coming to the office.
Service Contact: Melissa Latham, 570-668-0410, Melissa.Latham@use.salvationarmy.org
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Utility Bill Payment Plans
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Salvation Army Tamaqua
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