Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex
Venango County DHS - Main Complex - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Assisting individuals who are struggling with rent and utilities due to a COVID-19.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
1 Dale Avenue
Franklin, PA 16323
Eligibility: Residents of Venango County. Financially impacted by COVID-19 and currently rent your home. Must meet specific income guidelines and demonstrate that they were affected by COVID-19 after March 13, 2020.
Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 432-9111 Emergency/After Hours
  • (814) 432-9100 Intake
  • (814) 432-9767 Main
Intake Requirements: For all documentation requirements, visit web site.
Intake Procedure: Online applications are available through COMPASS
Paper applications are available by contacting 814-432-9767 or by stopping into the office.
A printable version of the application is also available HERE
Service Contact: Kit Woods or Terri Mucio, 814-432-9767
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Internet Service Payment Assistance
  • Internet Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Rent Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Sewer Service Payment Assistance
  • Sewer Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Trash/Recycling Service Payment Assistance
  • Trash/Recycling Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
Other Services Offered At This Location:
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Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex
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