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Allegheny County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Allegheny County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Provides emergency financial relief to Allegheny County residents who meet criteria and have lost income or faced hardship due to COVID-19.
Eligibility: Household has at least one person who qualifies for unemployment, has lost income, or suffered financially due to COVID-19, at least one person who is at risk of experiencing homelessness if they don’t get help, a total income below 80% of the Area Median Income for Allegheny County

Applicants are eligible if they have been financially impacted by the pandemic, including provable loss of income or employment, COVID-related increases in expenses such as medical bills or care of a household member, or the inability to get back to work for those laid off prior to March 2020.
Center for Family Services
Center for Family Services - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Providing assistance with rent and utilities for people affected either directly or indirectly by COVID-19.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
213 West Center Street
Meadville, PA 16335
Eligibility: Individuals past due on rent or utilities.
Hours: Must call for screening and appointment.

Locations available for in person: Titusville - every Tuesday, Springboro - 1st Thursday of the month, Linesville - 2nd Thursday, Jamestown - 3rd Thursday, and Cambridge Springs - 4th Thursday.
Chester County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Chester County Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Program (ERAP)
The American Recovery Act has made available additional rental/utility arrears funding for which some residents of Chester County may be eligible.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
Confidential Address
Eligibility: Chester County Residents
Household must be below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) at the time of application. See this chart: https://www.phfa.org/forms/pacares/rental/RRP-County-Income-Limits.pdf to determine financial eligibility.

You must be behind in rent and/or utilities for March 2020 or after
* Also can assist with mobile home lot rent

Only current tenants' arrears are eligible. Funds may not be used for already-evicted renters. Can now assist with rental deposits as well as arrears.
Hours: Resource Navigators are available to complete the intake process 24/7.
Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $37 million is available to residents to assist with past due rent and an outstanding utility bill.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
DELCO ERA will pay for past due rent, the largest past due utility bill, and up to three months of future eligible housing/utility expenses totaling up to 15 months of assistance. Past due rent can go as far back as April 1, 2020. DELCO ERA does not pay for deposits.

* No more than one application per household.
* Grant funds are paid directly to the landlord/property manager and the utility company.
* Funds will be distributed on a "first-come, first qualified and approved" basis until program funds are depleted.


Residents are encouraged to apply early as funds are limited! Application Specialists are available to assist. People with language and/or physical challenges can request assistance with application submission.
Confidential Address
Eligibility: Delaware County residents who can demonstrate that:
1. Household income is no more than 80% of area median income.
* Priority will be given to households at or below 50% AMI.
2. The applicant must provide evidence of disruption and/or loss due to COVID-19 pandemic such as:
* Qualified for unemployment benefits during the pandemic or can attest in writing that they or a member of their household has experienced a reduction of income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to the pandemic; and
* Can demonstrate a risk of housing instability and/or homelessness such as a past due utility or rent notice or eviction notice.

Priority for processing will be given to households earning less than 50% AMI and/or households with at least one person unemployed who has an active claim with the Office of Unemployment Compensation for at least 90 days prior to the date of their full application.
Hours: The website is available 24/7.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
28 Penn Square
Suite 200
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: * Must be a Lancaster County resident who is unable to pay due to a loss of income (loss of job or reduction in hours), loss of unemployment or other financial hardship related to Covid-19
* Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
* Assistance is available for households that are low to median income. Click here for Lancaser County Income Limits
Hours: Appointment not required
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Tuesday, 8:00am to 6:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
Mercer County Housing Authority
Mercer County Housing Authority - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.

ERAP is for the benefit of current tenants and landlords in Mercer County. The focus of the program is to assist with housing stability and to address arrearages for rental and utility payments, a well as possible short-term future rent.

The Federal moratorium on evictions for non-payment of rent has been extended to June 30th. The lead agency managing the program is Mercer County Housing Authority in partnership with the Shenango Valley Urban League and Community Action Partnership of Mercer County.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
700 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Farrell, PA 16121
Eligibility: Only current tenants and landlords of properties in Mercer County are eligible to apply for grants.

Please note that landlords of evicted tenants are not permitted to apply for payment.

Eligibility is is subject to applicable income requirements. View the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services breakdown of income eligibility limits by clicking here.

Tenants must be able to demonstrate that they were unemployed, had hours reduced, or lost income after March 13, 2020. Some applicants will be required to complete Case Management.
Hours:
The ERAP Office is open:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday and Friday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
COMPASS - Emergency Rental Assistance Program - ERAP
Provides assistance to households that have experienced economic insecurity and have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental costs and utilities to include past money owed.

This funding source may be different from other county COVID-19 Emergency Rent Payament Assistance Programs. In some cases both funds may be used. County case managers will be able to offer guidance.
Website Only
Eligibility: ERAP is for renters or homeless households. Tenants can apply for themselves or a landlord can apply on behalf of their current tenant(s). There are income guidelines:
Click here for Income Information OR
Click here for application.
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
UWSWPA Emergency Basic Needs - COVID-19 Fund Application
Provides assistance with emergency basic needs.

Individuals who have been affected by COVID-19, residing in Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland, may be eligible for assistance through the Emergency Basic Needs - COVID-19 Fund Application.
United Way of Southwestern PA
1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Individuals who have been affected by COVID-19, residing in Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, and Westmoreland counties, may be eligible for assistance through the Emergency Basic Needs - COVID-19 Fund Application.
Hours: Online Application available 24/7.
Venango County Department of Human Services
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.
Your Way Home
Your Way Home - Emergency Rent and Utility Coalition (ERUC) - Covid-19 Assistance Programs
Provides centralized screening, assessment, referral for Covid-19 rental and utility payment assistance services in Montgomery County. Service is provided by the 2-1-1 Call Center. The call center will pre-screen individuals 24/7 and complete appropriate assessments during hours of operation. Services through the Your Way Home Program are not guaranteed.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
Eligibility: Those needing assistance with rent and utility payments due to Covid-19.
Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Fridays 7:00am to 6:00pm
AGAPE
Agape - Financial Assistance
Program facilitates local communications between those in need and the organzations that can help them. When resources are unavailable or have been exhausted, financial assistance is provided for heating, rent, utilities, mortgage, car, medical and prescription expenses and other needs.
19 East 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Eligibility: Must meet program guidelines and income guidelines. Assistance provided on case by case basis depending on available funding.
Hours: Office hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Thursdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA (ACE)
ACE of NEPA - UGI GAS Customer Assistance Program (CAP)
The CAP (Customer Assistance Program) offers personalized monthly payment amounts based on gross income, household size, and energy usage at the property. CAP Program arranges a reduced payment plan for UGI-Penn Natural Gas customers who are eligible and have an active UGI-PNG account. Customers must have a verifiable source of income on which the CAP payment is based. Part of the customer agreement with UGI-PNG is that the customer apply for LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program). SLHDA, Inc. is able to assist UGI-PNG customers with the completion of their LIHEAP application and forward the application to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for processing.
123 Wyoming Avenue
3rd Floor, Suite 311
Scranton, PA 18503
Eligibility: UGI-Penn Natural Gas customers who are eligible and have an active UGI-PNG account.
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4 pm
Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA (ACE)
ACE of NEPA - LIHEAP Crisis
Provides LIHEAP crisis service involving: supply shortages
, repair/replacement of non-functioning
primary heating systems
, fuel lines
, broken windows and pipe-thawing.
123 Wyoming Avenue
3rd Floor, Suite 311
Scranton, PA 18503
Eligibility: Eligibility for CRISIS is determined by the Lackawanna Co Assistance Office.
Hours:

Program runs from November through April. Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
American Rescue Workers
American Rescue Workers - Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
Financial assistance for heating fuel payment assistance to those who qualify as low income. Utilities are funded for areas that are specified.
502 Mulberry Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Eligibility: Low income.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm
American Rescue Workers
American Rescue Workers - Utility Assistance
Assist applicants with the payment of a fuel or utility bill.
337 Bridge Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Eligibility: Requests for utility assistance must be accompanied by a shut-off notice. Participants must be cleared by the Clearinghouse.
Hours: Monday and Tuesday 8:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 3:00pm; Wednesday (Food Only) 1:00pm to 4:00pm; Thursday and Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Armstrong County Community Action Agency
Armstrong County Community Action Agency - Emergency Rent Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program has funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
705 Butler Road
Kittanning, PA 16201
Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief
Provides emergency aid, in the form of either a direct grant (a cash gift, not to be repaid) or an interest-free loan, and by giving college scholarships to children of soldiers. Under Army regulations, officers must recommend whether their soldiers deserve aid.

2530 Crystal Drive
Suite 13161
Arlington, VA 22202
Eligibility: The following individuals are eligible for assistance from Army Emergency Relief:
  • Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
  • Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (National Guard under Title 10 authority and Army Reserve) who are on continuous active duty for more than 30 consecutive days and their eligible family members.
  • Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability or retired upon reaching age 60 (Reserve Components) and their eligible family members.
  • Widows, widowers and orphans of Soldiers who died while on active duty or after retirement as cited above.
Associated Charities
Associated Charities - Emergency Fuel Assistance
Provides fuel assistance (natural gas, propane, kerosene, fuel oil, wood, pellets, coal) to people in an emergency.
409 East Central Avenue
Titusville, PA 16354
Eligibility: Low income, disabilities.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Call for more information.
Benefits Data Trust
Benefits Data Trust - PA Benefits Center
Provides assistance over the phone for older and disabled Pennsylvanians to apply for:

- PACE/PACENET (Rx assistance)
- LIS/Extra Help (SSA benefit for Medicare Part D)
- SNAP (food stamps)
- LIHEAP (heating assistance)
- Property Tax or Rent Rebate
- Mediaid
- Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
- Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Counselors are available to discuss health insurance options and help understand the new health care law (Affordable Care Act).
1500 Market Street
Suite 2800
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Eligibility: PA residents 60+.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Benefits Data Trust
Benefits Data Trust - BenePhilly
Provides in-person or over the phone assistance to any Philadelphian seeking to apply for a variety of state and federal benefit programs including:

- PACE/PACENET (Rx assistance)
- LIS/Extra Help (SSA benefit for Medicare Part D)
- SNAP (food stamps)
- LIHEAP (heating assistance)
- Property Tax or Rent Rebate
- Medicaid
- Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
- CHIP
- TANF
- Homestead Exemption

BenePhilly can also provide screenings and assistance in seeking Social Security Disability benefits (SSI/SSDI), WIC, Unemployment Insurance, health insurance counseling, and many other services.

2 Logan Square
Suite 550
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Berks Coalition to End Homelessness, Inc.
Berks Coalition to End Homelessness - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
No longer processing new applications after October 4, 2021
Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
622-654 Washington Street
Berks County Service Center, 3rd Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: - Must be a Berks County resident who is unable to pay due to a 20% or more loss of income (loss of job or reduction in hours), loss of unemployment or other financial hardship related to Covid-19.
- Must have a household income at or below 80% of Area Median Income
- At risk of homelessness or housing instability
- Must have a valid email address
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 8:30am to 3:30pm; Closed Monday and Friday
Bethany Church of the Nazarene
Bethany Church of the Nazarene - Helping Hands
Provide financial assistance for utility needs - first come/first served basis. Funds are extremely limited and not able to assist with large financial requests. It is funded by donations from the church so funds may not always be available.
1605 Parkway West
Harrisburg , PA 17112
Eligibility: Residents
Hours: Call for information
Blair County Community Action Agency
Blair County Community Action - Temporary Deliverable Fuels Program
Blair County Community Action has a temporary program for Deliverable Fuels. This program began October 25, 2016 and will run through December 31, 2016. The purpose of this program is to assist Blair County residents who are at risk of being without heat during the beginning of the cold season.

Deliverable fuels will be defined as the following:
1. Oil
2. Gas
3. Propane
4. Wood
5. Pellets
6. Coal
2301 Beale Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
Eligibility: Income Guidelines for the program are set at 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The household must use their main heating source declared on their intake and not their secondary source.
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9AM-4:30PM; Tuesdays 9AM-5:30PM; Thursdays 9AM-5PM; Fridays 9AM-Noon
Bloomsburg Salvation Army Service Center
Bloomsburg Salvation Army Service Center
Provides occasional emergency assistance such as help with rent, utilities, heating fuel, food and clothing on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Will refer to other county agencies/programs as Salvation Army funds are limited.
Requests for food assistance - will first be directed to local food pantries. Will consider food emergencies with food voucher.
Assistance for rent payment - if funds are available - is limited to $200 and requires documentation from landlord who must sign consent form. Does not provide assistance for rent deposit/security.
Assistance for utilities as funding allows. . Note: Will refer to the Bloomsburg Water Company - Suez Water for the Suez Carers customer assistance program.
For clothing emergencies - can provide voucher for the Salvation Army thrift store.
For assistance with heating fuel - must first have used LIHEAP funds.
Intake social worker will discuss other available funding sources to alleviate needs.
345 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Eligibility: Must reside in one of the following zipcode areas: 17814,17815,17820,17927,17839,18631,17846,17858,17859,17878 & 17888, 17821, 17822, 17884, 17920 & 17839
Hours: Monday through Thursday 11:00am to 2:00pm.
Blueprints
Blueprints - Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance
Blueprints has rent and utility assistance available for Washington County residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
150 West Beau Street
Suite 106
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: If you have experienced job loss or reduced hours since March 13, 2020 due to the pandemic, you may be eligible.
Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund Agency
Bob Perks Fund - Main Administrative Office - Heating Fuel Payment Assistance - Centre County
Helps cancer patients with the cost of heating fuel.
PO Box 313
State College, PA 16804
Eligibility: Those with cancer who need help with basic necessities.
Hours: Call with questions or for more information.
Boyertown Area Multi-Service
Boyertown Area Multi-Service - Energy Assistance
Designed to assist with utilities (electric and gas) or fuel bills. Assist with completing of Crisis Fuel applications through LIHEAP.
200 West Spring Street
Boyertown, PA 19512
Eligibility: Individuals needing assistance with utilities or a fuel bill; Based on income
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Breathing Room Foundation
Breathing Room Foundation Family Support Program
The Breathing Room Foundation supports family's needs while in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis. The support given includes; a small financial award that can be used to pay a bill or a gift card for gas, groceries or other necessities and we also offer support for children's programs if there are children under the age of 18 in the home. A nomination needs to be completed by the patient's oncology social worker or a healthcare professional involved with their cancer care.
8310 Brookside Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Eligibility: Patient must be in active treatment and be referred by a social worker or healthcare provider involved with their cancer care. Must also live in service areas, a list can be found
Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday
Bridge of Penn York Valley Churches
The Bridge Penn-York Valley Churches - Emergency Financial Assistance
Vouchers are issued for emergency assistance by voucher writers associated with the member churches of The Bridge to those who qualify. Vouchers are mainly issued for:
Shelter for people facing eviction (need an eviction notice), needing a security deposit to secure housing, or needing overnight shelter.
Utilities for those in danger of having their gas, electric, or water turned off (need a shut-off notice).
Food for transients needing a meal after Food Bank hours.
Transportation for those stranded and unable to get transportation out of the community.
Other emergency situations or other monetary crises may be considered once the proper eligibility has been established.
There is a limit to what a family can receive but each case is decided on an individual basis.
P.O. Box 202
Sayre, PA 18840
Eligibility: Eligibility requirements including those related to residence (within the school districts of Waverly, Sayre, and Athens as well as transients), previous help from The Bridge, and family income guidelines as determined through the completion of an interview and application.
Hours: Monday through Wednesday 9:00am to 12:30pm and Thursday 9:00am to11:30am
Bucks County Government
Bucks County - Emergency Rental Assistance (BERA) Program
The BERA Program provides a coordinated assistance program to eligible Bucks County tenants impacted by COVID-19. Both tenants and their landlords are encouraged to apply – either party can start the application. Landlords are able to apply and invite multiple tenants to participate in the program at one time.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
55 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Eligibility: Tenants will be required to provide documentation of eligibility such as identification and income documentation. Landlords must submit a W-9 and, if there are rental arrears, a ledger/statement documenting what is owed.
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm (subject to change)
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Utility Assistance
Agency can assist low income customers with home heating expenses through several programs including: Operation Help (emergency grants to prevent electric service termination), other emergency assistance grants for emergency fuel deliveries, and/or the State WAP, PPL WRAP, or UGI LIURP weatherization assistance programs that install energy savings measures for the purpose of reducing heat loss and home heating expenses).
267 South Second Street
Lehighton, PA 18235
Eligibility: Residents of Carbon County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm ; closed major holidays
Casa Guadalupe Center
Casa Guadalupe Center - Utility Assistance
Administers the Operation Help program which offer year round heating bill payment assistance (oil, electric and gas utilities) and security deposit waivers to PPL customers who qualify (low income and extreme hardship).
218 North 2nd Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Eligibility: Low income PPL customers
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
Catholic Charities - Diocese of Allentown - Community Support Program
Case management services assist individuals with goal setting to help individuals and families to establish and sustain self-sufficiency. Referrals are made to the appropriate resources. Can provide housing and utility funds, budgeting and job search counseling and prescription assistance.

Financial support with groceries for Puerto Rican evacuees
234 Grace Street
Reading, PA 19611
Eligibility: Berks County resident regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, color, political affiliation, creed, disability of limited English proficiency
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
Catholic Charities - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Provides families and individuals financial assistance for rent including: rent, rental arrears, utilities, and home energy costs incurred due, directly, or indirectly, to COVID-19.
900 South Woodward Street
Lehigh/Northampton County Office
Allentown, PA 18103
Eligibility: Residents of Carbon or Lehigh County in need of help with rent or utilities
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Catholic Charities - Blair County Fuel Bank
Handles requests for DELIVERABLE FUEL only (regular fuel oil; propane; wood; fuel pellets; fuel oil blend; kerosene; coal). Assistance is for a ONE TIME EMERGENCY DELIVERY only. Requests taken from January 1 to March 31 ONLY.
1300 12th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16603
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Holy Spirit Parish - Utility Assistance
Catholic Charities will provide emergency fuel/utility assistance to residents of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, depending on availability of funding. Catholic Charities will prioritize emergency fuel/utility assistance to the following groups
  • Families with young children
  • Elderly
  • Families/Individuals on a fixed income (from governmental sources)
  • Individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
3 East Walnut Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Catholic Charities - Emergency Fuel and Utility Assistance - Bellefonte
Catholic Charities will provide emergency fuel/utility assistance to residents of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, depending on availability of funding. Catholic Charities will prioritize emergency fuel/utility assistance to the following groups
  • Families with young children
  • Elderly
  • Families/Individuals on a fixed income (from governmental sources)
  • Individuals with physical or mental disabilities

  • Exceptions may be granted for special circumstances.
    Utility (water, gas, electricity, etc.) assistance will be available at any time.
    Approved fuel/utility payments are made directly to the vendor, not the client.
    Catholic Charities is NOT able to assist with security deposits on utilities, or payments toward outstanding utility bills from previous addresses.
Virtual Only
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Indiana Home Heating Fuel Assistance
Provides financial assistance to low income residents to pay for fuel oil, kerosene, propane, coal or wood to heat the home
1200 Oakland Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Indiana Cooking Fuel Assistance
** May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back**

Provides cooking fuel
1200 Oakland Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Cooking and Heating Fuel
**May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back.**

Provides cooking fuel.
711 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Eligibility: Income must be within 175% of federal poverty guidelines.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Fayette Heating and Cooking Fuel Assistance
**May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back**

Provides help with cooking fuel
711 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Fayette Home Heating Fuel Assistance
Provides financial assistance for fuel oil, kerosene, coal, wood, or propane to low income residents
140 North Beeson Avenue
Suite 406
Uniontown, PA 15401
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Armstrong Home Heating Fuel Assistance
Provides financial assistance to low income residents for home heating fuel assistance
348 North Water Street
Kittanning, PA 15201
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg - Armstrong Cooking Fuel Assistance
**May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back **

Provides cooking fuel assistance
348 North Water Street
Kittanning, PA 15201
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh Washington County
Provides programs and services that assist with immediate needs while empowering individuals and families to attain self-sufficiency. Assistance with basic needs, pregnancy and parenting support and Professional mental health counseling.
331 South Main Street
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: Varies by Service. Please call to discuss.
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Closed Friday
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh Greene County
Provides programs and services that assist with immediate needs while empowering individuals and families to attain self- sufficiency. Individual, couples and family counseling; pregnancy and parenting support; and help with basic needs assistance.
72 East High Street
Waynesburg, PA 15730
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Catholic Charities of Lawrence County - Basic Needs Assistance
Basic needs includes limited financial assistance for utilities including assistance through Dollar Energy and CAP programs.


119 E. North Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Catholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
Catholic Social Services - Delaware County
Programs and services include:

- Food pantry;
- Pregnancy preparation classes;
- Supportive services for the homeless;
- MA/CHIP application assistance;
- Parenting cafe;
- Coffee club

In addition to the usual range of core services the Family Service Center in Chester has contracts through which services are provided to the community. These contracts are with the Office of Adult Services/Delaware County, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The programs funded focus on persons with AIDS who are in need of housing and programs to provide counseling and case management services to homeless individuals and families.

130 East 7th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Catholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
Catholic Social Services - Utility Service Payment Assistance
When funding is available, provides emergency payment assistance for electricity, heating, and water.
222 North 17th Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ;
Center for Community Action
GPU WARM PLUS - West Penn Power WARM PLUS- Mulitfamily
Energy conservation measures are installed to homes for utility customers experiencing high kilowatt usage.
Energy education services are also provided.
216 North 2nd Street
Suite D
Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233
Eligibility: - 150% of Federal Poverty Guideline
- Must be Penelec or West Penn Power customer
- Electric account must be in the customer's name
- Home must have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt
- Customer must have lived in the residence at least 6 months
- Landlord must give permission for services
- Services can only be received once in 5 years
- Household usage must be 12,000 kwh annually
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm
Center for Community Action
GPU WARM PLUS - West Penn Power WARM PLUS- Mulitfamily
Energy conservation measures are installed to homes for utility customers experiencing high kilowatt usage.
Energy education services are also provided.
195 Drive-In Lane
Everett, PA 15537
Eligibility: 150% of Federal Poverty Guideline.
Must be Penelec or West Penn Power customer.
Electric account must be in the customer’s name.
Home must have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt.
Customer must have lived in the residence at least 6 months.
Landlord must give permission for services.
Services can only be received once in 5 years.
Household usage must be 12,000 kwh annually.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Center for Community Resources
Center for Community Resources - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program has funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
212-214 South Main Street
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Eligibility criteria for this program includes:
-U.S. citizen, or qualified noncitizen with an unexpired immigration status;o Renter in Butler County (other counties have programs for their residents);
- Obligation to pay rent on a residential dwelling or utility and home energy
obligations;
- One or more members of the household who qualified for unemployment
benefits, experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant
costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to
COVID-19;
- One or more members of the household who demonstrate a risk of experiencing
homelessness or housing instability (meaning they have a past due utility or rent
notice or eviction notice; unsafe or unhealthy living conditions exist; or there is
other evidence of such risk, such as past due rental payments); and
- An annual or monthly income that is no more than 80% of the Area Median
Income (AMI) for the household size.
Center for Community Resources
Center for Community Resources - Utility Assistance
Information and referral hotline to assist Butler County residents in resolving a home heating and energy crisis. Acts as a single point of contact for the many governmental, private and charitable funds that are available to address energy and related needs. Also provides weatherization and energy conservation information.
212 South Main Street
Suite 625
Butler, PA 16001
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Center in the Park
Center in the Park - Neighborhood Energy Center
Assists people with energy related needs.

- Budget counseling
- LIHEAP (application assistance)
- Energy counseling (program application assistance)
- Weatherization
- Monthly Conservation Workshop
- UESF (application assistance)
- CAP (application assistance)
- TAP (application assistance)
- CRP (application assistance)
5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Eligibility: Eligibility criteria is based on the specific program an individual is applying to receive. Please call or walk-in for more information.
Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 12:00pm for Walk-Ins
Fridays by appointment
Center in the Park
Center in the Park - Counselor
Provides assistance with member concerns regarding benefits and entitlements such as; SNAP, Social Security, housing issues and repairs, PACE applications and Property Tax/Rent Rebate Programs.
5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Central Pennsylvania Community Action
Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Clearfield Office - Housing Assistance
The HAP program provides assistance for those at risk of becoming homeless through rental, utility and mortgage assistance. The program requires sustainable income to maintain rental/utilities/mortgage.

This program, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, through Clearfield County, serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments.
207 East Cherry Street
Clearfield , PA 16830
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Central Pennsylvania Community Action
Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Clearfield Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Providing emergency assistance for renters, landlords, and utility providers negatively affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic and are behind, or will be behind on rent and/or utilities.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
207 East Cherry Street
Clearfield , PA 16830
Eligibility: Must fall within income guidelines.
Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Heating Assistance - Shamokin
Provides help for paying home-heating costs to eligible households during the winter months only.
2 East Arch Street
Shamokin, PA 17872
Eligibility: Income guidelines apply
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Savings Program - CSO
Individuals can enroll to save up to $400.00 in 10 months on a home heating bill. Participants will receive a 100% match to purchase heating fuel.
Paid directlyto your heating provider.
2 East Arch Street
Shamokin, PA 17872
Eligibility: Benefits resident of Northumberland, Columbia and Montour Counties.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program- Northumberland Co
Provides emergency assistance with rent and utilities to those impacted directly or indirectly by COVID-19.
2 East Arch Street
Shamokin, PA 17872
Eligibility: Resident of Northumberland County. - Median income guidelines.
If anyone in household has: Qualified for unemployment benefits.
Lost income, or experienced other financial hardships due directly or indirectly to Covid-19.
Been at risk of homelessness or have a past due utility payment.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Heating Assistance - Bloomsburg
Provides help for paying home-heating costs to eligible households during the winter months only.
16 Sherwood Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Eligibility: income eligibility
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Savings Program - Bloomsburg
Individuals can enroll to save up to $400.00 in 10 months on a home heating bill.
Participants will receive a 100% match to purchase heating fuel.
16 Sherwood Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Eligibility: Benefits residents of Northumberland, Columbia and Mountour Counties.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Heating Assistance - Milton
Provides help for paying home-heating costs to eligible households during the winter months only.
219 Filbert Street
Milton, PA 17847
Eligibility: Income guidelines
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Savings Program - Milton
Individuals can enroll to save up to $400.00 in 10 months on a home heating bill. Participants will receive a 100% match to purchase heating fuel.
219 Filbert Street
Milton, PA 17847
Eligibility: Benefits residents of Northumberland, Columbia and Montour Counties.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Savings Program - Sunbury
Individuals can enroll to save up to $400.00 in 10 months on a home heating bill. Participants will receive a 100% match to purchase heating fuel.
228 Arch Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Eligibility: Benefits residents of Northumberland, Columbia and Montour Counties.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
CSO - C.A.R.E.S. Heating Assistance - Sunbury
Provides help for paying home-heating costs to eligible households during the winter months only.
228 Arch Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Eligibility: Income guidelines apply
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Charitable Deeds and Services
Charitable Deeds and Services - Financial Assistance
Financial help to needy households. Financial assistance up to $200 once per 12-month period.
260 Highpoint Road
Knox, PA 16232
Eligibility: Individuals and Families in the Clarion, Venango and Forest areas.
Hours: To schedule appointments, Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00am to 11:30am
Call for more information.
Christ Among Neighbors
Christ Among Neighbors
C.A.N. assists in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills.
This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem.

The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)
130 South Penn Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation to support their need before assistance is given.
Hours: During the week call the main phone number and leave a message, C.A.N. typically respond to calls within 24 hours
Christian Awareness Ministries Ecumenical (C.A.M.E.)
Food Pantry - Christian Awareness Ministries Ecumenical (C.A.M.E.)
- Supplemental food pantry.
-Emergency assistance of rent, heat, electric - on a case by case basis. Limited to once a year and up to $200.00 for coverage area only.
-Lone of medical equipment, walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, shower chairs.
110 High Acres Park
Route 447
Canadensis, PA 18325
Eligibility: Must live in coverage area. Barrett Twp, Price Twp and 1/2 of Paradise Twp from Route 940 and 191 to Barrett.- Monroe County
Hours: Food distribution - Sign Up days are Mondays and food is given out same day. - Mondays from 8:30 am to 12:00pm.
Office hours 8 am - 10 am on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Christian Churches United
HELP Ministries - Emergency Services - Fuel
Due to COVID-19, the office is doing all the intakes over the phone and are not accepting any walk-ins. If someone does show up, HELP will take their phone number to call them and send them away. The only exception would be someone without a phone and those residents should expect to have a long wait.

Provides one-time assistance to people needing fuel oil during the winter heating season.
413 South 19th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Eligibility: Clients must have exhausted any and all other energy assistance programs (LIHEAP) before they receive any assistance from HELP.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 11:00am; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Christian Churches United
HELP Ministries - Operation HELP - PPL
Due to COVID-19, the office is doing all the intakes over the phone and are not accepting any walk-ins. If someone does show up, HELP will take their phone number to call them and send them away. The only exception would be someone without a phone and those residents should expect to have a long wait.

Pays energy bills for customers who, as a result of hardships and limited income, have difficulty paying their energy bills. Lower Dauphin's Operation HELP Funds are only used to pay for Electric.
413 South 19th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 11:00am; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
Homeless Assistance Program - Cameron / Elk Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
Use this service for Coordinated Entry in Cameron or Elk Counties for General or Domestic Violence Assessment for Homelesness or housing crisis.
28 Morgan Avenue
Ridgway, PA 15853
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Office #: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Hotline: 24/7
City of Philadelphia
City of Philadelphia - Covid-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP)
Phase 4 opening up in March.
Check this website for updates or check status on an existing application: https://phlrentassist.org/#/status/
City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Eligibility: You must rent an apartment or house in Philadelphia
You must have a valid and current written lease signed by your landlord
You must have lost income because of COVID-19
You do NOT have to have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to be eligible.

Only one application may be submitted per rental unit.
Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm
City of Reading
City of Reading - Human Relations Commission, Rental and Utility Assistance

Provides rental assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have an eviction notice.
Provides utility assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have shut off notice.

Provides one time help for low-income homeowners with their water, sewer, trash and recycling bills. See eligibility.
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Contact office to discuss income restrictions


Water Assistance Hardship Program - Applicants must be a Reading Area Water Customer and must be a homeowners, not tenants; Must meet certain income guidelines; and must be current on their existing bills. May receive one time a year - up to $150.00 in credit on the water, sewer, trash and recycling bills.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
City of Wilkes-Barre
City of WB Economic & Community Development - Residents Utility Assistance Program
Provides financial assistance with public utilities needed to heat thehome. Offers a onetime grant to those who quality.

40 East Market Street
3rd Floor
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Eligibility: If your household income has been negatively affected due to preparing for, preventing and responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic whether you are working or not. Household meeting income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Clarion County Housing Authority
Clarion County Housing Authority - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Assisting those who have been directly or indirectly affected by COVID-19. Providing rent, utilities, home energy cost, security deposits assistance.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
8 West Main Street
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Any Clarion County resident who is renting or homeless. Must meet 2020 household gross income guidelines OR household monthly gross income 30 days prior to date of application.
Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
Clinton County Housing Coalition
Clinton County Housing Coalition
Clinton County Housing Coalition will administer the local Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
Renters who were financially affected by COVID-19 may be eligible to receive financial assistance with rent and utilities.
330 East Main Street
Lock Haven, PA 17746
Eligibility: * Clinton County renter household who has experienced a COVID-19 triggering event such as household/tenant qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19.
* Must meet 80% of area median income.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm.
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - Tunkhannock - LIHEAP Crisis Office
Provides emergency service to eligible persons who face a home heating related emergency.
Emergency situations include:
- Broken heating equipment or leaking lines that must be fixed or replaced.
- Lack of fuel.
- The main heating source or second heating source (a source that is used to operate the main heating source
or used if the main heating source is not working) has been completely shut-off.
- Danger of being without fuel (less than a 15 day
supply) or of having utility service terminated (received a notice that service will be shut off
within the next 60 days).
819 Hunter Highway
Wyoming County Human Services Bldg
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Eligibility: LIHEAP income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
After hours 24 hours LIHEAP Crisis services between October 18, 2021 and May 6, 2022.
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - Tunkhannock - Utility Payment Assistance
CEO is able to provide utility customers with access to assistance to help with bill payment for gas and electric services.
819 Hunter Highway
Wyoming County Human Services Bldg
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - Wilkes Barre - Utility Payment Assistance
Provides utility customers with access to assistance to help with bill payment for gas and electric services.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Individuals in need of assistance with utility bills.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (Closed from 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - LIHEAP Crisis Program
Provides LIHEAP emergency service to eligible persons who face a home heating related emergency.
Emergency situations include:
Broken heating equipment or leaking lines that must be fixed or replaced; Lack of fuel; The main heating source or second heating source (a source that is used to operate the main heating source
or used if the main heating source is not working) has been completely shut-off.; Danger of being without fuel (less than a 15 day supply) or of having utility service terminated
(received a notice that service will be shut off within the next 60 days).
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: State LIHEAP income guidelines apply.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. (Closed for lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
24 hour LIHEAP Crisis service during mandated crisis dates, between October 18, 2021 and May 6, 2022.
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - COVID Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance Program
Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program provides assistance to Luzerne and WyomingCounty households that are unable to pay rent and/or utilities due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Must meet all eligibility criteria.
* Must be a renter, residing in Luzerne or Wyoming County.
* Must qualify for Unemployment or have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19.
* Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or loss of housing stability.
* Must meet the program's gross household area median income guidelines. Call or visit website for income guidelines.
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (Closed for lunch noon to 1pm).
These funds may be used to assist households with rental and utility costs incurred between March 12, 2020 and December 31, 2021.
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - Hazleton - Utility Payment Assistance
CEO Haz is able to provide utility customers with access to assistance to help with bill payment for gas and electric services thru PPL, UGI Fuel Funds and Energy Conservation
PPL programs, such as security deposit waivers.

100 West Broad Street Suite 11
Broad Street Exchange Bldg.
Hazleton, PA 18201
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am- 5:00pm (Closed from 12:00-1:00pm)
Community Action
Community Action - Clarion Office - Emergency Shelter and Rent Assistance
Assistance with housing emergencies such as foreclosure, eviction, and essential utility termination (heat, electric, water/sewage), as well as emergency shelter and assistance to locate permanent housing; assistance with budgeting, and addressing other issues affecting the household through referrals to community resources.
30A South Sheridan Road
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Clarion county.
Housing Status: Homeless
. Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information
Community Action
Community Action - Main Office - Homeless Assistance Program Housing Assistance
HAP provides housing assistance for homeless or near homeless situations for: rent, mortgage, heat, electric, or water/sewage assistance.
105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Eligibility: People who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Hours: Call for more information
Community Action
Community Action - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Providing rent and utilities assistance for renters affected by COVID-19 after March 13, 2020.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Eligibility: Household is below or at 80% of the area median income.
One or more individuals in household can demonstrate risk of homelessness or housing instability
One or more individuals in household qualified for unemployment benefits reduced income, significant costs, other financial hardship due directly/indirectly to COVID-19.
Hours: Call or email for more information.
Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
Community Action Agency of Delaware County - Fuel Assistance
Offers oil assistance for eligible oil-heat customers on a limited basis.
1414 Meeting House
Boothwyn, PA 19061
Eligibility: Must be a Delaware County resident and income eligible.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
CAADC - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
Provides a range of financial and supportive services to very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing. Assistance can include help with rent, mortgage, or utility payments.
1414 Meeting House
Boothwyn, PA 19061
Eligibility: After reviewing your application and all back-up documentation, you will be notified of whether you are eligible to receive assistance. The process may take 2-3 weeks, depending on the type of assistance for which you applied.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Community Action Partnership for Somerset County
Tableland Services Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
Financial assistance in paying utility bills.
535 East Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Community Action Partnership for Somerset County
Tableland Services - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program has funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
535 East Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501
Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Neighbor for Neighbor Heat Fund
Provides assistance to qualifying individuals who require help to prevent disconnection of a utility service or to pay overdue bills for any energy source.
75 South Dock Street
Sharon, PA 16146
Eligibility: Must be 55 years or older, receiving disability or unemployment income, able to demonstrate a certified medical emergency and, a resident of the National Fuel Gas service territory, but not necessarily a National Fuel Gas customer.
Community Progress Council, Inc.
Community Progress Council - Housing Stability Program - ERAP
RENT: Residents may qualify for up to 12 months of rent assistance – to cover past, current and/or future monthly rent payments.
UTILITIES: Assistance payments will be made for arrearages only, but can include electric, natural gas, water, sewer and trash.
226 East College Avene
York, PA 17403
Eligibility: To qualify, you must:
• Be a resident of York County
• You must rent your home or apartment
• Demonstrate a financial impact related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Must qualify for unemployment benefits OR experienced a reduction in income OR incurred significant living expenses related to COVID-19 OR experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19 that threatens the ability to pay the costs of the rental property or its tenant-paid utilities when due.

• Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability, which may unincluded utility shut-off notices or past-due rent notices.
Have a household income of less than 80 percent of average media income (chart below)
Household income limits for this program:
• 1 Person – $46,050
• 2 Person – $52,600
• 3 Person – $59,200
• 4 Person – $65,750
• 5 Person – $71,050
• 6 Person – $76,300
• 7 Person – $81,550
Hours: Application may be filled out online at any time.
Community Services of Venango County
Community Services of Venango County - Center Street, Oil City - Utility Assistance
Utility assistance available for Venango County residents. These funds are contingent on donations and have conditions that must be met.
203 Center Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm
Community Services of Venango County
Community Services of Venango County - Oil City - Child Advocacy Program
Emergency Assistance for families with children ages 18 and under who are in school. Examples of assistance include rent, doctor appointments, dental needs, utilities and transportation.
203 Center Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Income eligible families with children in the home aged 18 and under who are in school. There is a maximum for each need only one time per year and there is a lifetime limit.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program
Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program - Housing Solutions - Community Support Services
Provides case management in addition to utility assistance, employment aid, and short-term transportation assistance.
386 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335
Eligibility: Persons in need in Crawford County. Must meet income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
CrossNet Ministries
CrossNet Ministries - Social Services
For ELANCO families and/or individuals they offer financial assistance (utilities, rent, etc.) on a case by case basis. They offer case management for those in ELANCO with low resources and make referrals when appropriate.

Transportation ministry available for those in ELANCO who need access to medical or educational (school meetings) appointments.

Mobile clothing closet offering free clothing during the scheduled community meals.
123 West Franklin Street
New Holland, PA 17557
Eligibility: Residents of Elanco School District only; Call for information
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment - Rental Assistance Program
Rent and utility assistance for Cumberland County Residence who have been impacted by Covid-19. Qualified applicants may receive up to 12 months of rent and utility assistance. The 12 months includes past due rent and utilities.

Please, note: Utilities are limited to electricity, gas, fuel oil, water and sewer and trash removal. (Telephone, cable and internet are NOT considered to be utilities).
114 North Hanover Street
Suite 104
Carlisle, PA 17013
Eligibility: A renter household in which at least one or more individuals meets the following criteria:
• Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19;
• Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and
• Has a household income at or below 80% of the area median income level.
Family Size and Maximum Income:
1 Person - $47,600/year
2 Person - $54,400/year
3 Person - $61,200/year
4 Person - $68,000/year
5 Person - $37,450/year
6 Person - $78,900/year
7 Person - $84,350/year
8 Person - $89,800/year
Dauphin County - Human Services Office
Dauphin County - Emergency Rental Assistance Program - ERAP
Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Instructions and Information for Dauphin county residents who have been impacted by Covid-19.
NOTE: Walk-In appointments will not be accepted.
2 South Second Street
5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Eligibility: 1. Qualify for unemployment benefits OR experienced a reduction in income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19 that threaten the household’s ability to pay the costs of the rental property when due
2. Demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability, which may include past due rent and utility notices and eviction notices
3. Must be at 80% Area Median Income or below.
Family Size and Maximum Income:
  • 1 Person - $47,600/year
    • 2 Person - $54,400/year
    • 3 Person - $61,200/year
    • 4 Person - $68,000/year
    • 5 Person - $73,450/year
    • 6 Person - $78,900/year
    • 7 Person - $84,350/year
    • 8 Person - $89,800/year
      (more information on this is found on the Dauphin County website)
  • Hours: To learn more about getting an appointment, call 2-1-1, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm
    Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $37 million is available to residents to assist with past due rent and an outstanding utility bill.

    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    DELCO ERA will pay for past due rent, the largest past due utility bill, and up to three months of future eligible housing/utility expenses totaling up to 15 months of assistance. Past due rent can go as far back as April 1, 2020. DELCO ERA does not pay for deposits.

    * No more than one application per household.
    * Grant funds are paid directly to the landlord/property manager and the utility company.
    * Funds will be distributed on a "first-come, first qualified and approved" basis until program funds are depleted.


    Residents are encouraged to apply early as funds are limited! Application Specialists are available to assist. People with language and/or physical challenges can request assistance with application submission.
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: Delaware County residents who can demonstrate that:
    1. Household income is no more than 80% of area median income.
    * Priority will be given to households at or below 50% AMI.
    2. The applicant must provide evidence of disruption and/or loss due to COVID-19 pandemic such as:
    * Qualified for unemployment benefits during the pandemic or can attest in writing that they or a member of their household has experienced a reduction of income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to the pandemic; and
    * Can demonstrate a risk of housing instability and/or homelessness such as a past due utility or rent notice or eviction notice.

    Priority for processing will be given to households earning less than 50% AMI and/or households with at least one person unemployed who has an active claim with the Office of Unemployment Compensation for at least 90 days prior to the date of their full application.
    Hours: The website is available 24/7.
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
    401 Locust Street
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: * Must be a Lancaster County resident who is unable to pay due to a loss of income (loss of job or reduction in hours), loss of unemployment or other financial hardship related to Covid-19
    * Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
    * Assistance is available for households that are low to median income. Click here for Lancaser County Income Limits
    Hours: Appointment not required
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Tuesday, 8:00am to 6:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
    Erie County Care Management
    Erie County Care Management - Erie Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Provides rental and utility assistance to tenants impacted by COVID-19. Both tenants and their landlords are encouraged to apply, either party can start the application.
    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    1601 Sassafras Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: One or more individuals within the household has qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to the COVID-19 outbreak; One or more individuals within the household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and the household has a household income at or below 80% of area median income.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Family Services of Montgomery County
    Family Services of Montgomery County - Emergency Rent and Utilities Coalition (ERUC)
    The Emergency Rent and Utilities (ERU) Program is designed to provide housing stability to low- and moderate-income Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, residents at risk of eviction and/or homelessness as a result of COVID-19.

    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    3125 Ridge Pike
    Eagleville, PA 19403
    Eligibility: To be eligible for the ERU Program, a household must meet the following requirements:

    * Household must reside in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at the time of application, AND
    * One or more individuals in the household qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship directly or indirectly due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020, AND
    * Household must be at or below 80% of Area Median Income at the time of application. Visit https://www.phfa.org/forms/pacares/rental/RRP-County-Income-Limits.pdf to determine financial eligibility.
    Hours: Website application available 24/7.
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency - Dollar Energy Applications
    Distributes Dollar Energy applications for utility payment assistance
    140 North Beeson Avenue
    Second Floor
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Some programs are income and/or age based.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Final Salute, Inc.
    Final Salute - S.A.F.E Program
    The S.A.F.E program provides emergency financial assistance. Program recipients also receive resources on saving, budgeting and living on a fixed income.

    S.A.F.E eases financial hardships by providing assistance with past due rent, new lease deposit and utility assistance.

    2800 Eishenhower Avenue
    Suite 220
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Eligibility: The S.A.F.E program is open to women Veterans and members of the U.S. Military Reserve and Guard component forces, regardless of their location.

    Documents needed:
    1. Proof of Veteran* status or current U.S. Military Reserve/Guard component service. (*Requires completion of initial service obligation (ISO), unless medically discharged). Copies of the bills that you are having difficulty paying (must be past due). Military I.D. (if Reserve or Guard). Additional documents such as an Employment Letter may also be requested.
    First United Methodist Church - Reynoldsville
    First United Methodist Church - Reynoldsville
    Rental assistance to those with notarized eviction notices. Utility assistance to those with shut-off notices.
    504 Jackson Street
    Reynoldsville, PA 15851
    Eligibility: People in the Reynoldsville zip code only.
    Hours: Pastor’s Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Administrative Assistant’s Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm
    Call for more information.
    Franklin Center of Beaver County
    Franklin Center of Beaver County - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.

    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    524 Franklin Avenue
    Aliquippa, PA 15001
    Eligibility: Renter households that have income at or below 80 percent of the area median and in which at least one or more individuals living in the household:
  • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 AND
  • can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Website available 24/7.
    Friend Inc. Community Services
    Friend Inc. Community Service - Case Management
    Provides emergency financial assistance to those in need of rental assistance, utility assistance or heating assistance.
    658D Noble Street
    Kutztown, PA 19530
    Eligibility: Anyone at or under 150% of poverty
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm (afternoons by appointment only)
    Fulton County Catholic Mission
    Fulton County Catholic Mission - Utility Assistance
    Provides utilities assistance.
    110 South 3rd Street
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Utility and Housing, application assistance
    Helps individuals find resources for paying rent, mortgage, utilities and other crises.
    35 West Chelten Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Eligibility: Must live in the 19118, 19119, 19126, 19138, 19144 and 19150 zipcodes.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Grace Connection
    Grace Connection - Emergency Utility/Fuel Assistance
    Provides monetary assistance for individuals to purchase necessary fuel or pay an essential utility bill.
    One Main Street
    Christ Episcopal Church Basement
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Must be a residents of Towanda, Northeast Bradford, or Wyalusing School Districts
    Hours: Mon and Thurs 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Help Hotline
    Help Hotline
    Provides assistance in form of clothing bank, food banks and limited financial assistance with utility bills. Assistance may be coordinated with surrounding agencies in regards to utility bills.
    Church of Transfiguration,
    Box B
    Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
    Eligibility: Residents
    Hours: By appointment only - either Tuesday evening or Saturday morning each week, unless considered an emergency
    Holy Trinity Food Pantry
    Community Outreach Financial Assistance
    As part of Holy Trinity's Community Outreach Program eligible participants of the Holy Trinity food pantry can receive
    limited emergency financial assistance to help with a rent, electric bill, gas bill or heating bill payment.
    If not a client of the pantry, we ask for a copy of a shut off notice, eviction notice, etc.
    Provides between $50 - $200 in assistance once within a 6 month period.

    Call 570-828-7411 for information and application for service.
    103 Delaware Crest Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Eligibility: Residents of Pike County. A 'Declaration of Need" will need to be completed.
    Hours: By appointment.
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action - Fuel Assistance
    Provides assistance for fuel for residents of Indiana County.
    827 Water Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Eligibility: Low Income
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00pm
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program has funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
    827 Water Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Interfaith Human Services
    Interfaith Human Services - Utility Assistance
    provides assistance with heating fuel in the winter months to qualifying individuals and families. Attendance at educational classes is required in order to apply. Call or visit the webpage to RSVP to attend a class.
    251 Easterly Parkway
    Suite 200
    State College, PA 16801
    Jewish Family Services of Greater Harrisburg
    Jewish Family Services of Greater Harrisburg - Emergency Financial Assistance Program (EFAP)
    Assists with unexpected or emergency expenses that a person could not afford without a short- term intervention. Tax bills, child support, traffic tickets, overdraft on bank accounts, credit card debt, loans and bankruptcy expenses are all ineligible. Assistance is available one time only.
    3333 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Eligibility: Working individuals and families with limited funds. Must be a monthly bill.
    Hours: Call for information
    Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
    Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
    Provides funds to families caring for an ill or disabled child to cover uninsured yet vital expenses such as electric bills, adaptive equipment, gas, water, transportation, and disease-related therapies and camps. Also medical costs not covered by insurance.
    580 Virginia Dr #110
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    Eligibility: Families with children under the age of 18 or over 18 if the child is completely dependent on others for care.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Lackawanna County Department of Human Services
    COVID Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides rent and utility assistance to qualifying applicatants to prevent housing instability, potential eviction, and financial hardships of tenants and landlords as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    123 Wyoming Avenue
    4th Floor
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility: Renters throughout Lackawanna County.
    Meet 80%Area Median Income guidelines.
    Can demonstrate household experienced financial impacts related to Covid.
    Hours: Deadline to apply is September 15,2021 or when all funds have been depleted, whichever comes first.
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries - Utility Assistance
    **NOTES**
    Click here for Coronavirus Information

    Provides utility assistance (heating oil, natural gas, and/or water/sewer bill) for families or individuals in crisis or emergency. There are special programs for qualified UGI customers.
    250 South 7th Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Lebanon county residents experiencing a crisis or emergency
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    For UGI, Monday through Friday 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Lebanon County Community Action Partnership
    Lebanon County Community Action Partnership - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
    503 Oak Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Landlord on behalf of tenant, or renter household where someone qualifies for unemployment, has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19; Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and has a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Manna on Main Street
    Manna on Main Street - Emergency Aid
    Provides financial assistance to individuals and families in the North Penn School District facing a temporary rent or utility crisis.

    During the summer, Manna prepays electric bills for seniors so that they can run fans or air conditioners. Electric bill must not be past due.
    606 East Main Street
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    Eligibility: Must reside in the North Penn School District.

    Boroughs: Hatfield, Lansdale, Most of North Wales
    Townships: Hatfield, Montgomery, Towamencin, Upper Gwynedd
    Villages: Line Lexington

    . Must have lived in the area for at least six months.
    Must have sustainable income going forward.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Manna on Main Street
    Manna on Main Street - Emergency Rent and Utility Coalition (ERUC)
    Each household can receive up to $1,500 per month in assistance for rental arrears and/or utility arrears dating back to March 1, 2020, with a maximum of 6 months' worth of arrears being awarded, not to exceed $9,000 per household.
    Arrears ONLY - cannot be used for deposits or future expenses.

    Additional information is available at mannaonmain.org/need-help/getting-help
    606 East Main Street
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    Eligibility: - Household must reside in Montgomery County at the time of application.
    - Household must be at or below 80% of Area Median Income at the time of application. See this chart (Montgomery County) to determine if meet this criteria: https://www.phfa.org/forms/pacares/rental/RRP-County-Income-Limits.pdf
    - Household must have rent arrears and/or an eviction notice and/or utility arrears and/or a utility shut-off notice at the time application in order to receive assistance.
    - Household must be able to self-report a COVID hardship and have no alternative means to pay the rent and/or utility arrears for which the household is applying.
    Hours: Website available 24/7.
    Mason-Dixon Community Services
    Mason-Dixon Community Services
  • Food assistance
    • Energy assistance
    • Referrals
    • Counseling
    • Programs for children/WIC
    • Educational
    • Holiday adoptions
    • Ready2learn
    • Summer Day Camp
  • 5 Pendyrus Street
    Suite 2
    Delta, PA 17314
    Eligibility: Low income residents living In Delta Borough, Peach Bottom Township, Fawn Grove Borough, Fawn Township, Lower Chanceford Township
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm

    First Thursday of the month, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Or, by appointment.
    McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority
    McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides assistance with past due rent, future rental assistance and utility / home energy costs, as well as Housing Stability Services. For individuals and/or families who have been impacted directly or indirectly by the COVID-19. Landlords are also able to apply on behalf of tenants. The tenants will have to co-sign the application, as well as provide the additional documentation that is require to complete the application process.
    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    415 West Main Street
    Smethport, PA 16749
    Eligibility: Household income must fall at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) for household size.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services - Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank
    Provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household that may not be extended as credit and excludes payment of arrears and penalty, maintenance, security deposits, or installment fees.



    Provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household annually to qualifying individuals ages 60 or older with no implementation of copayment based on gross household income.

    Assist individuals in planning for heating needs through financial planning education and energy conservation and weatherizing resources to alleviate heating crisis in the future. The program closes annually on March 31st or at the exhaustion of funding availability.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown , PA 17044
    Eligibility: - Be a 90 consecutive day resident of Mifflin or Juniata County

    - Be denied LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits or for those 60 or older have exhausted all LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits for the current heating season

    - Have received no financial assistance from Energy Bank within last 24 month except those 60 or older may apply annually

    - Have adequate income to maintain household expenses in the upcoming 30 days
    - Have paid additional fees and copayment (those 60 and older are waived of copayment)

    - Have provided all requested information for verification
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services - Utility Assistance
    Assists with utility payment.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown , PA 17044
    Eligibility: - Proof of 90 day residency
    - Must have shut off notice
    - Must be at or below 150% poverty level
    - Have to agree to 90 days follow up budgeting/case management services
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Modest Needs
    Modest Needs - Emergency Self-Sufficiency Grants
    Provides short-term financial assistance to families and individuals who live slightly above the poverty line (and are therefore ineligible for many below-poverty services) but are only a paycheck or two away from a financial crisis.
    Modest Needs Foundation
    33 Irving Place, FL 5
    New York, NY 10003
    Eligibility:

    Modest Needs applicants must meet the following income and employment guidelines:

  • At least one adult member of the applicant's household must be documentably employed at the time of the application; AND
  • The primary (largest) source of income for each applicant's household must be either income earned from employment, child support payments, Veteran's Benefits, or retirement income (including Social Security retirement benefits)

    Modest Needs regularly makes grants to households receiving types of income other than those listed above (Social Security Disability Income, for example). However, in light of Modest Needs' mission, applicants whose households do NOT meet the income and employment guidelines listed above will NOT qualify to apply for a grant from Modest Needs.
  • Hours: Website available 24/7.
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    CADCOM - ERUC - Emergency Rent and Utilities Coalition
    Each household can receive up to $1,500 per month in assistance for rental arrears and/or utility arrears dating back to March 1, 2020, with a maximum of 6 months' worth of arrears being awarded, not to exceed $9,000 per household.
    Arrears ONLY - cannot be used for deposits or future expenses.
    113 East Main Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility:
  • Household must reside in Montgomery County at the time of application
  • Household must be at or below 100% of Area Median Income at the time of application. See this chart (Montgomery County): https://www.phfa.org/forms/pacares/rental/RRP-County-Income-Limits.pdf to determine financial eligibility
  • Household must have rent arrears and/or an eviction notice and/or utility arrears and/or a utility shut-off notice at the time application in order to receive assistance
  • Household must be able to self-report a COVID hardship and have no alternative means to pay the rent and/or utility arrears for which the household is applying
  • Hours: Website available 24/7.
    Montour County Human Services
    Montor County Human Services
    Will assist in filing for emergency rental and utility funds through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
    Montour County renter households who were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for financial assistance with rental costs and utilities to include arrearages.
    435 East Front Street
    Danville, PA 17821
    Eligibility: * Renter households in Montour County who were financially impacted by COVID-19.
    * Must qualify for Unemployment or have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19.
    * Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or loss of housing stability.
    * Must meet the program's gross household area median income guidelines. Call or visit webite for income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm.
    ERAP program to run until December 31, 2021 or until funds are exhausted.
    Neighbors in Christ Newville
    Neighbors in Christ
    - Emergency provision of or referrals for food, medicine, clothing, fuel or rental assistance
    - Aid for car insurance if it means a person has no other transportation to work
    PO Box 71
    Newville, PA 17241
    Eligibility: Anyone with emergency needs living in the Big Springs School District.
    Hours: Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am
    Neighbors in Christ Newville
    Neighbors in Christ - Project Helping Hand (Adams Electric)
    Customer donations help less fortunate co-op members who are unable to pay their electric bills
    PO Box 71
    Newville, PA 17241
    Eligibility: Adams Electric Co-op members living in the Big Springs School District
    Hours: Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am
    New Bethany Ministries
    New Bethany Ministries - Housing Assistance
    Provides:
    * Rental Assistance households with arrears
    * Security Deposit for homeless household
    * Housing Search Assistance
    * Tenent rights information and counseling
    * Experienced mediators
    313 West 4th Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Eligibility: Currently housed with rent arrears or homeless households for rental deposit or housing locator help
    Hours: By appointment only
    Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Hanover, Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation and Referrals for Eye Glasses
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 135 Baltimore Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in Hanover: Hanover, McSherrystown, Glenville, Littlestown School District or Littlestown address.

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG). For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday/Thursday Evening and Saturday Morning for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Mechanicsburg, Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation and Referrals for Eye Glasses
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 5228 East Trindle Road
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in: Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Enola, Silver Springs Township, Shiremanstown, New Kingston, Summerdale

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:

      1 person household making under $24,980

      2 person household making under $33,820

      3 person household making under $42,660

      4 person household making under $51,500

      5 person household making under $60,340

      6 person household making under $69,180

      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday/Thursday Evening and Saturday Morning for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, New Oxford, Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation and Referrals for Eye Glasses
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 120 North Peter Street
    New Oxford, PA 17350
    Eligibility:
  • Must have a New Oxford address: New Oxford, East Berlin, Abbottstown, Conewago Valley School District.

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm and Tuesday Evening for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, West Shore/Lemoyne, Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation and Referrals for Eye Gl
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 701 Bosler Avenue
    Lemoyne, PA 17043
    Eligibility:
  • Must live in: New Cumberland, Camp Hill, Wormleysburg, Lemoyne, Enola

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and 1st and 3rd Saturday 10:00am to 12:00pm by appointment for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    New Hope Ministries - Utility Financial Assistance - Dover
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 62 North Main Street
    Dover, PA 17315
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in: Northern School District, Dillsburg, Wellsville, Franklintown, York Springs


    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:

      1 person household making under $24,980

      2 person household making under $33,820

      3 person household making under $42,660

      4 person household making under $51,500

      5 person household making under $60,340

      6 person household making under $69,180

      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    New Hope Ministries - Utility Financial Assistance - Littlestown Center
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 1113 Frederick Pike
    Littlestown, PA 17340
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in the geographic area listed below
    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:

      1 person household making under $24,980

      2 person household making under $33,820

      3 person household making under $42,660

      4 person household making under $51,500

      5 person household making under $60,340

      6 person household making under $69,180

      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Center Hours: Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm, Thursday 9:00am to 12:30pm & 5:00 to 7:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    New Hope Ministries - Utility Financial Assistance - Dover
    New Hope Ministries, NHM, helps eligible community members with financial assistance towards the costs of their utilities.
  • Electricity
    • Heating Fuel - gas, propane & oil
    • Water bill
    • Sewer bill

      On a limited basis NMH may be able to help with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance.
    • car repairs
    • car insurance
    • gasoline
    • car registration
    • driver's licence fees

      Referrals made to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
  • 99 West Church Street
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in: Northern School District, Dillsburg, Wellsville, Franklintown, York Springs


    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:

      1 person household making under $24,980

      2 person household making under $33,820

      3 person household making under $42,660

      4 person household making under $51,500

      5 person household making under $60,340

      6 person household making under $69,180

      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Kensington Community Development Corporation
    New Kensington Community Development Corporation - Energy Crisis
    NKCDC helps clients apply for LIHEAP and crisis programs, emergency energy assistance, and budget billing programs for PECO, PGW and the Water Department. We can also provide heating fuel and weatherization assistance, and give recommendations on other ways to reduce energy costs.
    2771 Ruth Street
    Suite 1
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    Eligibility: Open to all residents of Philadelphia
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Newburg First Church of God
    Newburg First Church of God
    Newburg First Church of God provides rental or utility assistance those ONLY IN THE ZIP CODE 17240.
    260 Newburg Road
    Newburg, PA 17240
    Eligibility: 17240 residents only
    Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
    North Hills Community Outreach
    North Hills Community Outreach - Siemer
    One time financial assistance for rent, security deposit or utilities for households who do not fit another program's eligibility guidelines.
    1975 Ferguson Road
    Allison Park, PA 15101
    Eligibility: Income below
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Veterans Initiative
    Provides case management assistance to with acquiring permanent housing as quickly as possible or to attain stability in their current housing situation. Housing relocation and short to medium term rental and/or utility assistance may also be provided.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Eligible Veterans in Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter County who are homeless or at risk for homelessness.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Assistance for those negatively affected financially by COVID-19 and struggling with rent/utilities payment.
    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Have to meet certain application criteria.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center
    Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center - Basic Needs Assistance
    Information and referral services, emergency food pantry, emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, and prescriptions, food pantry
    35 North Third Street
    Oxford, PA 19363
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    PASW Counties Using COMPASS for Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.

    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    Eligibility: Renter households that have income at or below 80 percent of the area median and in which at least one or more individuals living in the household:
  • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 AND
  • can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
  • PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Aspers - Emergency Food and Shelter
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    2150 Carlisle Road
    Aspers, PA 17304
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Berks - Emergency Food and Shelter
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    121 South Second Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Erie
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    1001 State Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Kennett Square
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    421 McFarlan Road
    Suite E
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Scranton
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.
    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    135 Franklin Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Patrician Society
    Patrician Society - The H.U.M.A.N.Program (Housing Utilities Medical Aid for Neighbors)
    The H.U.M.A.N.Program (Housing Utilities Medical Aid for Neighbors) provides third-party payments for partial rental or mortgage assistance, heating oil or electric bills, and miscellaneous expenses for uninsured or underinsured clients. All such assistance is provided only after families are qualified in terms of financial need.
    703 Green Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Each client family is assessed for eligibility for services on a case-by-case basis keeping in mind family income and assets, number of persons in the household, current financial standing, and extraordinary or unusual family circumstances.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    225 South Franklin Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    33 Westminster Drive
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    2432 North 7th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    620 Norland Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    539 Fulton Drive
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    7591 Lake Raystown Shopping Center
    Huntingdon, PA 16652
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    100 Meadow Lane
    Mifflintown, PA 17059
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    1125 Riverside Drive
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    100 Centre Drive
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    PA Department of Human Service - LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills.

    LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant.
    130 North Duke Street
    York, PA 17405
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Bedford
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    150 North Street
    Bedford, PA 15522
    Eligibility: Click here to see eligibility information for this program.">Click here to see eligibility information for this program.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Including fuel/utility grants and weatherization referrals) - Blair
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1100 Green Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Eligibility: Click here to see eligibility information for this program.">Click here to see eligibility information for this program.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Blair
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1100 Green Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Bradford
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1 Elizabeth Street
    Suite 4
    Towanda , PA 18848
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Centre
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    2580 Park Center Boulevard
    State Collge, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Click here to see eligibility information for this program.">Click here to see eligibility information for this program.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Berks

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    625 Cherry Street
    3rd Floor
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Based on income and resources
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Carbon

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    101 Lehigh Drive
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Based on income and resources
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Lancaster

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    832 Manor Street
    Lancaster, PA 17604
    Eligibility: Low income families in need of heating assistance; Based on income
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Lebanon

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    625 South Eighth Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Based on income and resources
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Lehigh

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    555 Union Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18109
    Eligibility: Low income people requiring help with heating assistance
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Northampton

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    201 Larry Holmes Drive
    Easton, PA 18044
    Eligibility: Low income individuals and families requiring heating assistance
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Schuylkill

    Accepting applications October 18, 2021 through TBD
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).
    2640 Woodglen Road
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Based on income and resources
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Armstrong
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1280 North Water Street
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Beaver
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    171 Virginia Avenue
    Rochester, PA 15074
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Butler
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    108 Woody Drive
    Butler, PA 16001
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Cambria
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    110 Franklin Street
    Suite 400
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Fayette
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    41 West Church Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Greater Pittsburgh East
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    5947 Penn Avenue
    4th Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Greene
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    100 Greene Plaza
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Indiana County Assistance Office LIHEAP / CRISIS Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    2750 West Pike Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Lawrence
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    108 Cascade Galleria
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Mercer
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    2236 Highland Road
    Hermitage, PA 16148
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Somerset County
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    164 Stayrook Street
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Southeast
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    220 Sixth Street
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Liberty District
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    332 Fifth Avenue
    Warner Center, 2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Three Rivers
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    332 Fifth Avenue
    Warner Center, 2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Southern
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    332 Fifth Avenue
    Warner Center, 2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Washington County Assistance Office - Valley District - LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    This office serves Washington County residents. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    595 Galiffa Drive
    Donora, PA 15033
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Washington County Assistance Office - Washington - LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    167 North Main Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Westmoreland County Assistance Office - Alle-Kiski District - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    This office serves Westmoreland County residents. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    909 Industrial Boulevard
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Westmoreland County Assistance Office - Donora District - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    This office serves Westmoreland County residents. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    595 Galiffa Drive
    Donora, PA 15033
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Westmoreland
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    587 Sells Lane
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP Recovery Crisis
    Offers a crisis benefit and a supplemental payment for households that previously received a crisis payment made directly to utility companies or fuel providers to help offset costs for home utilities.

    LIHEAP Recovery Crisis benefits may be available if a household:

    Has their main or secondary energy source completely shut-off;
    Is notified that their utility service will be shut off in the next 60 days;
    Has broken energy equipment or leaking lines that must be fixed or replace; or,
    Is in danger of being without fuel in 15 days or less.
    Owes funds to a utility provider that would constitute a service termination if not for the Public Utility Commission’s moratorium on terminations.
    7th and Foster Street #333
    Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Bucks County
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Bucks
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1214 Veterans Highway
    Bristol, PA 19007
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Chester
    Chester County Department of Human Services - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help)
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    100 James Buchanan Drive
    Thorndale, PA 19372
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Delaware County
    Delaware County Department of Human Services - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Delaware
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    845 Main Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Delaware County
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Darby
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    845 Main Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Delaware County
    Delaware County Department of Human Services - LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Delaware
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    701 Crosby Street
    Suite A
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Delaware County
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Crosby
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    701 Crosby Street
    Suite A
    Chester, PA 19013
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Montgomery County
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Pottstown
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1931 New Hope Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Montgomery County
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Montgomery County
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    1931 New Hope Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Visit https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx and scroll down to view the Eligibility and Income Requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Montgomery County
    LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Pottstown