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Catholic Charities - Emergency Financial Assistance - Bellefonte
Catholic Charities - Emergency Financial Assistance program follows accepted case management principles in meeting the needs of their clients:
  • They conduct a comprehensive social and financial assessment of the clients living situations by means of a face-to-face interview
  • When agency guidelines have have been met, they address client needs through the provision of grants for basic living expenses
  • They advocate for clients with utility companies, landlords, and other individuals, businesses, and agencies
  • They provide budget counseling to enhance clients financial stability and independence
  • They offer information and referral services when appropriate to local, state, and federal agencies

Income and eligibility guidelines are flexible, and they are often able to provide limited financial assistance to clients who might otherwise have received minimal or possibly no interventions from other agencies.
Virtual Only
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 232-5731 Main
  • (814) 353-0515 Fax
  • (814) 353-0502 Main
  • (814) 353-0515 Fax
Service Contact: Paula Raynar, Caseworker
  • Advocacy
  • Personal Financial Counseling
  • Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance
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