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Endless Mountain Mission Center - Bradford County
Emergency Aid - Endless Mountain Mission Center
COVID-19 UPDATES: Operating as normal for the time being (3/23). Offers aid with utility assistance and rental assistance.
51 Mission Center Drive
Troy, PA 16947
Eligibility: Call for information.
ACLAMO Family Centers
ACLAMO Family Centers - Case Management Services
Helps Spanish-speaking individuals, children and families to resolve emergency and other needs for health, housing, employment, education, and legal aid. Also ensures access to family development resources. ACLAMO co-sponsors Norristown Latino Mental Health Initiative. Currently Hispanic residents of Montgomery County can also apply for rental Assistance with ACLAMO. Hispanic individuals should contact ACLAMO for eligibility and intake requirements.
512 West Marshall Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Act In Faith of Greater West Chester
ACT in Faith - Rent Payment Assistance
Assisting the Community Together ACT in Faith (AIF) is an interfaith ministry that seeks to provide physical, financial and spiritual support to those in the Greater West Chester Area whose basic human needs are going unmet by facilitating communication, coordinating support, and supplementing resources to broaden the reach of existing social services and programs.
212 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Eligibility: Individuals needing rent assistance MUST be (a) a resident of West Chester and must as well as (b) have an eviction notice. Individuals who have already been evicted are not eligible.
Hours: The ACT in Faith Main Office is open at The Church of the Holy Trinity , South High & Union Streets, West Chester. Client Intake and Community Cupboard: Mondays: 10:00 AM 12:00 PM, Wednesdays: 1:00 PM 3:00 PM, and Thursdays: 10:30 AM-Noon. In addition
activiLighthouse Foundation
Lighthouse Foundation - Whole Life Ministries Program
Provides emergency relief with job training and life skills programs.
116 Browns Hill Road
Valencia, PA 16059
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00am to noon
AGAPE
Columbia County Human Services - Rent Payment Assistance
*Covid-19 Updates*: Emergencies can be helped by calling and leaving a message on the machine. Messages will be returned within 24 hours. We will be in the office Tues- Thursday 9am - 4pm but we care closed to clients. When funding is available, rental assistance for a one month's rent in order to stop an evicition or situation that is leading to homelessness.
19 East 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Eligibility: Income guidelines.
Hours: Office hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Thursdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm and closed Wednesdays
Agape Community Services
Agape Community Services - Financial Assistance
Undesignated temporary financial assistance.
804 Dubois Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County DHS - Allegheny Link
The Allegheny Link connects people in need to available resources in an effort to maintain their independence and quality of life. The Allegheny Link assists: - people with disabilities to find needed resources - older adults to remain in the community - people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to reach the goal of stable housing - parents and caregivers of children 0-6 by connecting them to home visiting programs
One Smithfield Street
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Serves all of Allegheny County
Hours: 24/7
American Rescue Workers
Rental Assistance - American Rescue Workers
American Rescue Workers has recently made additional changes to our operations in an effort to continue following the direction of the President, Governor, and the CDC recommendations for the safety of our residents, staff, and those we serve. With that in mind, we have adjusted the hours of service at our Social Services Center. The Social Services Center will continue dispersing FOOD ONLY and scaling back their hours to limit exposure to the public sector. The new hours are as follows: Monday & Tuesday 8AM - 12PM Wednesday 1 - 4 Thursday & Friday 8AM - 12PM Saturday & Sunday - Closed American Rescue Workers will also no longer be accepting furniture at our donation center, located at 643 Elmira Street, Williamsport. Assists clients with rent payments.
337 Bridge Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Eligibility: Participants must be cleared by the Clearinghouse.
Armstrong County Community Action Agency
Armstrong County Community Action Agency Emerging Solutions Grant Program (ESGP)
Provide rental assistance, rental arrearages, evictions Must be at or below 30% area median income (AMI), Homeless, or near homeless.
705 Butler Road
Kittanning, PA 16201
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Armstrong County Community Action Agency
Armstrong County Community Action Agency Housing Assistance Program
Provides help for the homeless or near homeless in the areas of rental assistance, assessment for housing services and utility assistance.
705 Butler Road
Kittanning, PA 16201
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a non-profit, charitable organization independent of, but closely associated with the United States Army. Army Emergency Relief helps US Army soldiers and their dependents, by providing 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. Emergency Aid Help with emergency financial needs for:
  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Vehicle repair
  • Emergency travel
  • Utilities/Deposits
  • Funeral expenses
  • Food
  • Non-receipt of pay
  • Relocation travel
  • Dependant dental
  • Medical expenses
  • Repair/Replacement of HVAC
  • Repair/Replacement of major appliances
  • Replacement vehicle
  • Loss of funds
  • Cranial helmets
  • Essential furniture
  • Car seats
  • Rental vehicle
Loans up to $1000 do not require command recommendation, and there is no limit to the amount of funds Army Emergency Relief may authorize. Officers are responsible for ensuring that their soldiers repay AER loans. Scholarships Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications are accepted from 1 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year. Scholarship award amounts are not guaranteed and vary each year based on the total number of applicants in each program and budget amount allotted to the scholarship programs. Visit website for additional information.
2530 Crystal Drive
Suite 13161, 13th Floor
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.
Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
Bell, HHS, Next Door Program
NOTE: as of March 17, 2020 Walk-in services will suspended to address COVD-19 concerns. There will be a note posted on our location door. Our services will be conducted via phone. Assessments and casemanagement will be conducted via phone. We will make adjustments for those who do not have a phone. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.
  • Limited Rental Assistance . As of January 2020 there are limited funds for rental assistance on a case by case basis. Please, call to make an appointment. Other services available to help prevent homelessness:
    • Connection to Info & Resources
    • Step-by-Step Success Planning
    • Advocacy
    • Case Management to people that are experiencing homelessness, near homelessness, or difficulty with housing.
    • Supportive, engaging, and solution-based.
  • 16 West King Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: York County residents with head of household, 18 years or older who are in need of emergency and/or long-term housing
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Will schedule additional appointments Monday through Friday, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Berks Coalition to End Homelessness, Inc.
    Berks Coalition to End Homelessness- Emergency Funding Application
    **NOTES** A rental/utility assistance program that was developed to combat the increase in homelessness due to the pandemic. Click here to fill out the Emergency Funding Application
    831 Walnut Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Berks County residents
    Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
    BCAP - Rental Assistance
    **NOTES** Office closed until further notice. The Housing Assistance Program helps families who are homeless or facing homelessness through eviction or other circumstances. After meeting certain eligibility criteria including income guidelines and the ability to maintain the rental agreement on an on-going basis, a rental-related payment is made directly to the landlord by BCAP to pay for a security deposit, first month's rent, or both.
    645 Penn Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Must fall under 125% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Blueprints
    Blueprints - Homeless Assistance Program
    Provides direct financial support for the homeless or households experiencing barriers that effect housing. If deemed eligible, this program includes rental assistance.
    150 West Beau Street
    Suite 304
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: In order to receive assistance, clients must be low-income and be able to prove they can maintain their expenses moving forward.
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund Agency
    Bob Perks Fund - Main Administrative Office - Rent Payment Assistance
    We will provide financial assistance for rent payments for eligible cancer patients.
    PO Box 313
    State College, PA 16804
    Eligibility: Those with cancer who need help with basic necessities.
    Hours: Call with any questions or for more information.
    Bridge of Hope - Centre County
    Case Management is provided through an individualized service agreement, guided by the participants developing goals, targeting risk predictors of homelessness including necessary counseling, financial planning assistance, personal mentoring, and case management coordination services in order to fulfill individual goals. Rental assistance from the program is based upon the families' income vs. expenses and decreases over a 12 month period.
    1606 Norma Street
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Currently homeless or at risk of homelessness. Single mother parenting children under age 18. Willing to work toward financial stability through employment. Willing to relate to group of Neighboring Volunteers Illegal drug and alcohol abuse free for 1+ year.
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-3:00
    Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
    Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
    NOT A ONE-TIME EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (i.e., to avoid eviction). Provide long-term financial assistance (rental and emergency) for program participants only. Enrollment in Bridge of Hope program generally spans from 12 months to 2 years. Permanent housing including rental assistance; Case management for housing, job training and education, financial, physical, emotional, social and spiritual health; Match with a mentoring group for social and emotional support; Goal is to become self-sufficient.
    P.O. Box 15212
    Harrisburg , PA 17105
    Eligibility: Homeless or near homeless single women with children; Women should be 20 years of age or older
    Hours: Monthly group meetings, regular meetings with program staff and with mentoring group
    Bridge of Hope National
    Bridge of Hope Chester County - Housing Assistance
    Helps single women with children to find rapid re-housing and offers prevention services to help families secure permanent housing.
    1 North Bacton Hill Road
    Suite 100
    Malvern, PA
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30pm
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Central Bucks)
    Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
    1282 Almshouse Road
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Lower Bucks)
    Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
    721 Veterans Highway
    Bristol, PA 19007
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Upper Bucks)
    Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
    136 C Mill Road
    Quakertown, PA 18951
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Emergency Housing Assistance

    Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) will provide one month rent/security deposit to individuals who are in danger of eviction or homelessness. Individuals must meet eligibility and affordability guidelines and requirements and may receive assistance only one time. Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Services in the form of security/utility deposit, rental arrears, first month or current monthly rental payments are also available to individuals and families experiencing a recent hardship that are either “homeless” or “ at risk of homelessness” and can document future affordability. Individuals and families must meet eligibility and affordability guidelines and requirements.
    267 South Second Street
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Must meet 200% FPIG; have no where to go; and document ability to secure other suitable housing arrangements or acceptance into shelter within a week of entry. Carbon County only.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm; closed major holidays
    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 - Community Support Program - Housing Assistance
    Housing assistance provides one month's rent to prevent eviction or secure new housing. Applicants must be employed and meet income guidelines. One time only.
    900 South Woodward Street
    Lehigh/Northampton County Office
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Individuals and families in need
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Catholic Charities - Schuylkill-Carbon

    Catholic Charities provides a range of human services to individuals, families and parishes. Services: - Adoption - Pregnancy - Immigration Services - Senior Services - Counseling - Community Support - Parish Outreach - Housing
    319 Mahantongo Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; other times by appointment
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA Fayette Rent Assistance
    **May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back.** Screens residents of Fayette for rent assistance and provides assistance if funds are available. May be able to help prior to the receipt of an eviction notice.
    711 East Pittsburgh Street
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
    Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention
    Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention provides rental assistance and eviction assistance to those who qualify.
    120 W. New Castle Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Individuals or Families who are literally homeless or at risk of homelessness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm(Walk-Ins 9:00am to 4:00pm)
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh - Butler County - Rental Assistance
    Provides rental assistance and eviction prevention assistance.
    120 West New Castle Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Must be at 150% FPL or lower and have an income. Must be 18 or over
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm(Walk-Ins 9:00am to 4:00pm)
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Crisis Services - Carbondale - Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Works to alleviate the financial burden of individuals and families facing crisis situations, as well as provide supportive services to achieve self sufficiency. Some services that may be provided include: Emergency assistance to prevent homelessness with rent or mortgage payments Rental deposits Food vouchers Utility payments and utility deposit assistance Prescription assistance Transportation assistance
    34 River Street
    Carbondale, PA 18407
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Crisis Services-Hazleton-Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Works to alleviate the financial burden of individuals and families facing crisis situations, as well as provide supportive services to achieve self sufficiency. Some services that may be provided include: Emergency assistance to prevent homelessness with rent or mortgage payments Rental deposits Food vouchers Utility payments and utility deposit assistance Prescription assistance Transportation assistance
    200 West Chapel Street
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Crisis Services - Milford - Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Works to alleviate the financial burden of individuals and families facing crisis situations, as well as provide supportive services to achieve self sufficiency. Some services that may be provided include: Emergency assistance to prevent homelessness with rent or mortgage payments, rental deposits, food vouchers, one time only utility payments and utility deposit assistance, prescription assistance, and transportation assistance.
    10 Buist Road
    Suite 202
    Milford, PA 18337
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Crisis Services - Scranton - Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Works to alleviate the financial burden of individuals and families facing crisis situations, as well as provide supportive services to achieve self sufficiency. Some services that may be provided include: Emergency assistance to prevent homelessness with rent or mortgage payments Rental deposits Food vouchers Utility payments and utility deposit assistance Prescription assistance Transportation assistance
    516 Fig Street
    Scranton, PA 18505
    Center for Community Action
    Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
    Provides rental assistance for eligible individuals/families when facing eviction and provides rapid re-housing for individuals/families who are literally homeless.
    195 Drive-In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: Homeless Prevention: Under 30% AMI. Proof of identification. Eviction within 14 days of date issued. Utility shutoff notice. Rapid Re-Housing: Proof of identification. Income does not apply. Literally homeless. Individuals pulled from Community Que through HMIS.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Center for Community Action
    Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Rental assistance, case management and financial literacy are available for individuals/families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, such as facing eviction and electric shut-off notices.
    195 Drive-In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: Proof of identification. Pays security deposit, 1st month rent, rental arrears, utility arrears. Income must exceed expenses. Homeless or near homeless. Eviction or utility shut off notice. Domestic Violence individuals do not need income to be eligible.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Center for Community Action
    Housing Rehabilitation
    Provides major repairs to homes in order to bring the home up to HUD housing standards for health and safety. Home owners must have lived in the home at least 2 years.
    195 Drive-In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: Proof of identification. For owner-occupied homes Placement of 5-year lien on the home; removed at end of 5th year. Deed must be in homeowner’s name. Proof of homeowner’s insurance; including flood if necessary. Proof of income for 12 months. Previous 2 years income tax returns. Previous 6 months bank statements. Asset verification. Proof of 2 years paid real estate taxes. One mortgage or lien is allowable.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Center for Community Action
    Center for Community Action - Fulton County Housing Services
    As of 04/13/2020, due to COVID-19, All staff is working remotely. No new HUD vouchers are being issued. However, if the landlord or apartment has already been approved, the process can continue to move forward. Housing is available if persons are willing to relocate out of county at least temporarily. Anyone with questions can either email information at info@ccaofpa.org or call 800-323-9997.
    216 North 2nd Street
    Suite D
    Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Call for more information
    Hours: Call for more information
    Center for Community Resources
    Center for Community Resources - SSVF
    Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    212 South Main Street
    Suite 625
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: A participant must be a veteran or a member of a family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household is a veteran. Income must not exceed 50% of area median income.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Center for Family Services
    Center for Family Services - Main Office - Rental Assistance
    Program provides one of the following: First Month's rent , Security Deposit , Limited Arrears. Service is emergency assistance only.
    213 West Center Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Households must be at or below 200% of Poverty Level, Households must have a sufficient income to maintain ongoing expenses, Individuals or families must be homeless or facing eviction to qualify.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Aaronsburg - Housing Assistance
    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.
    337 East Aaron Square
    Aaronsburg, PA 16820
    Eligibility: Serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Funds are limited.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Bellefonte - Housing Assistance
    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.
    109 West Bishop Street
    Bellefonte, PA 16823
    Eligibility: Serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Funds are limited. Please call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    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 - Philipsburg - Housing Assistance
    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.
    14 South Front Street
    Philipsburg, PA 16866
    Eligibility: Serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Funds are limited.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    CHI St. Joseph Children's Health
    Healthy Columbia Crisis Housing Assistance
    Crisis Housing Assistance Fund for Columbia residents who are facing homelessness. Click here for for information
    401 Locust Street
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: Residents of Columbia who have experienced a loss of incomce as a result of the pandemic
    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: Tuesday, 4:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am During the week call the main phone number and leave a message, C.A.N. typically respond to calls within 24 hours
    Christian Assistance Network
    Christian Assistance Network
    Assists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing and medical expenses. Strive to assist those individuals and/or families who are experiencing a “Crisis” in their lives. A Crisis might be financial– due to a loss of employment, medical – due to a recent change in the health status of a family member, or psychological - due to a stressful situation in your daily life.
    120 East Main Street
    Grove City, PA 16127
    Eligibility: Grove City School District only. This includes Grove City Borough, Liberty Township, Pine Township, Springfield Township, Wolf Creek Township
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Christian Churches United
    HELP's Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
    As of 03/17/2020, 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. What Rental Assistance Funds Can Pay For: - Move-in assistance - security deposits and/or first month's rent for those who are homeless - Back rent to stop eviction (payment is made only when the it brings the total amount owed to $0.00) - Court Costs: legal fees incurred in resolving a court eviction What Rental Assistance Funds CANNOT Pay For: - Mortgages, lease to purchase, or escrow payments - Damages or maintenance fees - Current or future rent unless enrolled in the Case Management Programs - Back rent for a residence where you no longer reside - Move-in assistance after you have moved in - Move-in assistance due to eviction for non-payment of rent or being an undesirable tenant - Back rent that cannot be verified due to loss of income or an emergency situation - Section 8 or subsidized housing back rent
    413 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: To be eligible, one must meet the following requirements: - Be homeless or facing eviction - Have a written agreement with the landlord agreeing to stop the eviction - Have sufficient income over the amount of rent to pay for utilities, food, and basic living expenses - Have written verification of all household income at or below 200% of the poverty guideline - Have received all the Title IV-A Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) from the County Assistance Office for which you are entitled - Be a Dauphin County resident
    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
    City of Reading
    City of Reading - Human Relations Commission, Rental and Utility Assistance
    Provides utility assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have shut off notice. Provides rental assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have an eviction 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
    Clinton County Housing Coalition
    Rental Assistance - Clinton County Housing Coalition
    Administers a variety of rental assistance programs including: Emergency Solutions Grant, Homelessness Assistance Program, PHARE Act 13 Funds, and United Way Emergency Shelter Funds. These programs typically all provide security deposit and short-term rental assistance; however, the eligibility requirements and guidelines are unique for each program. Not all applicants will qualify.
    330 East Main Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17746
    Eligibility: Clinton county residents, males, females and families
    Commission on Economic Opportunity
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Tunkhannock
    Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
    819 Hunter Highway
    Wyoming County Human Services Bldg
    Tunkhannock, PA 18657
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    Commission on Economic Opportunity
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Wilkes Barre
    Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
    165 Amber Lane
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
    Commission on Economic Opportunity
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Hazleton
    Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available. Serves Conyngham, Freeland, West Hazleton, Sugarloaf, Drums, and the Hazleton area
    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 or Jefferson Counties. 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 Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Rental Assistance
    Provides a grant to homeless or near homeless households to move them into a new residence or avoid eviction.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: Must be a Delaware County resident. Funds are approved on a case by case basis.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    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 of Mercer County
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program
    Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families’ housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    In addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    75 South Dock Street
    Sharon, PA 16146
    Eligibility: Low-income veterans and their families.
    Community Human Services Corporation
    Community Human Services Corporation - Home Matters Coalition
    One time financial assistance for rent, security deposit or utilities for households who do not fit another program's eligibility guidelines.
    2525 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Income below 300% Federal Poverty Guidelines. Must be one time assistance. Client must be 1 event away from a crisis (for example, facing job issues, intimate partner violence, medical issues, divorce, living paycheck to paycheck).
    Community Human Services Corporation
    Community Human Services Corporation - Housing Assistance Programs
    Assists individuals and families in a housing crisis obtain and remain in housing. Assists individuals and families in the community stabilize their housing and prevent them from becoming homeless.
    2525 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Community Progress Council, Inc.
    CPC and Community Collaboration to Assist in Housing Stability
    Specifically created to address housing/rental issues due to covid-19. Though moratorium on evictions is in place until July 10, 2020, the community would like to boldly meet challenges that a change in employment and other factors play in the ability to pay rent.
    Working with the ACT Initiative can help you:
    •Understand your financial situation
    •Prioritize family needs
    •Teach budgeting and income literacy strategies and
    •Access a one-time financial component to pay rent (there is a cap to this amount)
    The intake and program will be done over the phone and held remotely.
    226 East College Avene
    (per covid-19, site closed to public)
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: A screening process thru CPC. If you do not qualify for this specific program, ask for additional financial case-management resources. They have robust financial literacy and self-sufficiency teams working with the community in addition to the covid program.
    Hours: Call or email at any time. You will receive a response within 24 to 72 hours.
    Community Services of Venango County
    Community Services of Venango County - Center Street, 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
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Housing Foreclosure Intervention/Prevention
     Congreso intervenes at various stages in the foreclosure process, from those who need mortgage assistance after a few back payments to those in the beginning states of foreclosure. The organization’s Housing Department provides counseling and supportive services including advocacy at the conciliation hearings.  Providing high quality housing services to vulnerable populations.
    216 West Somerset Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    Eligibility: Serving zipcodes: 19121, 19124, 19132, 19133, 19134, 19120, 19140
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Housing HOPWA
    This is a rental subsidy program that helps clients living with HIV/AIDS to maintain decent, stable, sanitary housing. The service provides information and assistance for individuals living with HIV/AIDS to secure housing/rental units.
    216 West Somerset Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    Eligibility: Individuals and/or families dealing with HIV/AIDS
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - LDVP Emergency Housing
    Emergency relocation funding for victims of domestic violence and their families. Provides monetary assistance and rental assistance to victims of Domestic Violence to secure relocation and safety. Depending on the eligibility of the victim, an amount to move is allowed of up to $1,500 per family (can be used for 1st and last month’s rent and/or security deposit as well as for transportation needs to drive to a new location. All clients can access LDVP services once they have completed an intake upon walk-in, appointment, or by calling the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-SAFE-014 (866-723-3014)
    216 West Somerset Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    Eligibility: Victims of Domestic Violence and their underage children. All clients can access LDVP services once they have completed an intake upon walk-in, appointment, or by calling the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-SAFE-014 (866-723-3014)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Connellsville Area Community Ministries
    Connellsville Area Community Ministries Rent Assistance
    Connellsville Area Community Ministries offers rent assistance to residents in need. Can assist with first month's rent.
    110 West Crawford Avenue
    Connellsville, PA 15425
    Eligibility: Must reside in the Connellsville School District.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 2:30pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Cornerstone
    Emergency Solutions Grant
    Provides housing assistance to those who qualify within Beaver County.
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    Cornerstone
    Cornerstone
    Assists Beaver County residents with:
    • Assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of homelessness,
    • Utility Assistance,
    • Displaced residents emergency motel program,
    • Consumer Education,
    • Supportive Housing Program for individuals and families with disabilities who have exhausted all other housing options,
    • Fair Housing
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Call for eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    Cornerstone
    Cornerstone - Supportive Services for Veteran Families
    Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Call for eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    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.
    123 West Franklin Street
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Residents of Elanco School District only; Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Hanover Street Office - Homeless Assistance Program
    Provides rental assistance and case management to qualified Cumberland County residents who are homeless or near homeless. Provide homelessness prevention services that assist clients to maintain affordable housing. Help people experiencing homelessness find refuge and care. Assist people experiencing homelessness or near homelessness in attaining economic self-sufficiency. Last Names A-I: Call Patrice Pickering 717-240-6117 Last Names J-Z: Call Kellie Crawford 717-240-6112 For more details: https://www.ccpa.net/226/Homeless-Assistance-Program#Cas
    20 North Hanover Street
    Suite 300
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: - Cumberland County resident with proof of 30 days of residency - Household must have adequate permanent income and demonstrate the ability to maintain rent and sustain their basic needs - Temp agency employees must be steadily employed for 12 months - Household will be required to a pay a percentage of initial costs - Qualified persons moving into subsidized housing are only eligible for one time assistance with security deposit or first month's rent - DO NOT PAY COURT COSTS, PET FEES, LATE FEES OR UTILITIES
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
    Housing Choice Voucher Program/ Public Family Housing
    Provides section 8 rental assistance and public housing for low income households, including senior citizens. Waiting time for application varies.
    114 North Hanover Street
    Suite 104
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Preference is given to those who live or work (6 months for at least 20 hours a week) in Cumberland and Perry Counties and who meet local preferences. Local preferences include: Disabled, persons 62 or older, single parents with children age 5 or under, families working at least 20 hours a week for 6 months.
    Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
    Permanent Supportive Housing
    Provides rental assistance in the form of subsidized housing and supportive services to individuals and their families who are homeless and disabled.
    114 North Hanover Street
    Suite 104
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Must meet HUD's definition of homelessness (Category 1 – emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation), must be chronically homeless (homeless for 1 year or more continuously OR has had at least four episodes of homelessness in the past 3 years which total 12 monthsyears AND must have a serious mental illness or substance use disorder)
    Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
    Rapid Re-Housing
    Provides rental assistance in the form of subsidized housing and supportive services to individuals and their families who are homeless.
    114 North Hanover Street
    Suite 104
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Must meet HUD's definition of homelessness (Category 1 – emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation), must be on the Coordinated Entry Community Queue
    Dubois Housing Authority
    Dubois Housing Authority - Shelter Plus Care
    Rental assistance program where individuals rent from a private landlord.
    21 East Long Avenue
    DuBois, PA 15801
    Eligibility: Very-low income families, singles, senior citizens, who are homeless, disabled and receiving supportive services.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm; 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Easton Area Neighborhood Centers
    Easton Area Neighborhood Center - Rental Assistance
    Provides limited financial assistance to individuals and families to help them avoid eviction or secure new housing.
    902 Philadelphia Road
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Person must be age 18 or older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Faith Centre
    Faith Centre Emergency Aid - Rent Assistance
    Programs that make rental payments for people who are at risk of eviction without assistance. Rent payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
    131 S Allegheny Street
    Bellefonte, 16823
    Hours: By Appointment
    Family Promise of Berks County Inc.
    Family Promise of Berks County - Rent and Utility Assistance Program
    RUA operates when funds are available by providing temporary financial assistance to eligible County residents with limited income, facing an eviction or utility shut off. Focuses on Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing. Applicants receive financial assistance, case management, budget counseling, mediation, advocacy and coordination of services.
    325 North Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility:
    Applicants must meet eligibility criteria: - Meet residency requirements - Berks County (excluding City of Reading) - Homeless or at risk of homelessness - Meet income guidelines - Possess an eviction notice or utility shut off notice - Meet income guidelines - Provide identification, proof of income for all household members - Demonstrate a reasonable ability to regain self-sufficiency through temporary assistance
    Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9:00am to 4:30pm Friday, 9:00am to 3:30pm
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency Rental Assistance
    Provides financial assistance to pay security deposits or rent. Serves as an assessment center and intake point for western PA continuum of care housing services.
    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
    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.
    2331 Mill Road, Suite 100
    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 - Outreach and Referral
    Assists with the immediate crisis of homelessness. Offers those who are eligible rent and utility assistance, as well as referral resources and guidance to anyone who calls, in order to assure that emergency basic needs are being met.
    1217 Seventh Avenue
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: A person or family who has found themselves in a homeless situation (at risk of becoming homeless or for whom homelessness is about to become a reality). A person or family who has low or no income Utility Assistance Shut off notice is required for assistance.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Franklin County Human Services
    FRANKLIN/FULTON COUNTY MH/IDD/EI
    Individual/families must have a referral sent by a housing specialist to receive these services Eligible households may receive assistance with: -Back rent -Past due utilities -Security deposit -Utility deposit Individuals do not have to have a notice to quit or a shut off notice. Documentation showing that you are late from the landlord or a past due bill for the utility can also be used. Individuals will be provided the directions on what is needed from the program specialist.
    425 Franklin Farm Lane
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: Franklin or Fulton County Resident who fits the following criteria: -Mental Health Diagnosis-Households must provide documentation that at least one family member (adult or child) residing in the household has a mental health diagnosis. -Sufficient Income to Maintain Housing-Households must provide income verification.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    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)
    Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children
    Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children - Homeless Prevention Program - Rent Pay
    We work with families with children who are at risk of being evicted or are unstably housed. Families are assisted with maintaining their own permanent housing through intensive case management; the lease is in the client's name. We provide supportive services and rental assistance for 6-18 months.
    113 West Chestnut Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Hours: Administrative Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PMEmergency support is provided as needed.
    Fulton County Catholic Mission
    Fulton County Catholic Mission - Rent Assistance
    As of 04/13/2020, due to COVID-19, currently taking phone calls and having “porch meetings”, but not meeting with anyone inside. Housing issues should be referred to Center for Community Action (Anyone with questions can either email information at info@ccaofpa.org or call 800-323-9997). Rental and Utilities assistance. Food, gasoline, lodging for transients, fire victims, bimonthly clothing too, Christmas gift program, school supplies, angel food ministries
    110 South 3rd Street
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Fulton County Industrial Development Association
    Fulton County Industrial Development Association - Rental Assistance
    Provides rental assistance, counseling, and referrals
    101 Lincoln Way
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Futures Community Support Services, Inc.
    Rental Assistance-Futures Community Support Services, Inc
    This component provides payments for rent, rental costs for trailers and trailer lots, and security deposits to prevent and/or end homelessness or near homelessness by maintaining individuals and families in their own residences. Emphasis is placed on the prevention of homelessness for families with children.
    23 Main Street
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Hours: Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover
    Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover
    Emergency food assistance: Can provide a grocery store voucher when available. Emergency financial assistance is sometimes available for the following: - Dental Bill Assistance - Medical Bill Assistance - Prescription Assistance - Electric Bill Assistance - Gas Bill Assistance - Heating Fuel Assistance - Water Bill Assistance
    55 Albright Drive
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility: Hanover residents in need.
    Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Housing and Rental Assistance
    Emergency Rental Assistance Rental Payments: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf for rent costs. First Month's Rent: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf for the first month's rent. Security Deposits: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf when security payment is required. SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH PHONE (COVID-19).
    18 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Someone who is homeless or near homeless must meet one of the following criteria: 1. Residing in a group shelter, domestic violence shelter, hotel or motel paid for by public funds, mental health, drug or alcohol facility, prison, or hospital, with no place to reside. 2. Someone who is living at home but is unable to stay due to domestic violence. 3. Verification that their children are being placed in foster care because of lack of adequate housing, or need for the reunification of a family if children are placed in foster care. 4. Living in a condemned building. Has a court-ordered eviction notice due to loss of income 5. The inspector from the Bureau of Housing, City of Erie must certify substandard conditions of the building 6. Referral from outside agencies where temporary housing is established due to domestic abuse 7. Red Cross referral due to fire or flood 8. Living in the streets, cars or doorways (verified by Homeless Case Management)
    Hours: SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH PHONE (COVID-19). Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Greene County Human Services
    Greene County Human Services - Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing ( HPRP )
    Will provide financial assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization services to eligible individuals and families.
    19 South Washington Street
    Fort Jackson Building, 3rd Floor
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Eligibility: Veterans, people exiting the criminal justice system, and youth aged 16-21 who are aging out of the foster care / residential placement system.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Hispanic American Organization
    Hispanic American Organization - Housing Assistance
    Housing Case Management Services helps low income families find affordable housing with housing referrals and counseling on budgeting and tenancy readiness. Limited funds available for rental assistance on a case by case basis.
    462 Walnut Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Residents of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Home of the Sparrow
    Home of the Sparrow - Eviction Prevention
    Despite working full-time, homelessness can be as close as one late rent payment. For the "working poor," even a car repair can be a crisis because living paycheck to paycheck means there is no money set aside for emergencies. As a result, rent money is used for the repair to keep her job. When eviction is imminent, HOS Program Coordinators collaborate with over 50 nonprofit agencies and the County offices to coordinate the financial and support resources to get overdue rent paid. They also assist the client with budgeting to avoid a future emergency. HOS can pay up to $500 to prevent an eviction (usually partner with other agencies)
    969 East Swedesford Road
    Exton, PA 19341
    Eligibility: Single woman/single mother with children under the age of 18, working full-time, copy of lease (address must be in Chester County), copy of eviction notice.
    Hours: Monday though Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Housing Authority of the County of Chester
    Housing Locator Program
    The Housing Locator will help residents to find affordable housing in Chester County and to identify affordable housing opprtunities in the county. Currently due to COVID-19 there are additional funding households may be eligible for - Contact HACC to determine eligibility and apply.
    30 W Barnard St
    Suite 2
    West Chester, PA 19382
    Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin
    Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
    Provision of rental assistance payments for eligible families leasing from participating landlords.
    501 Mohn Street
    Steelton, PA 17113
    Eligibility: 1) Must qualify as a family - A FAMILY may be defined as a single person or a group of persons; may or may not have children; a group of persons consisting of two or more elderly persons or disabled persons living together; or one or more elderly or disabled persons living with a live-in aide. The Housing Authority determines whether any other group of persons qualifies as a “family.” 2) Must be within the appropriate Income Limits
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Housing Development Corporation of NEPA
    Housing Development Corportation - Rental Housing Assistance
    In conjunction with the Commission on Economic Opportunity, a HUD-certified counseling agency, provides counseling to renters who are under the threat of eviction or in need of adequate and affordable housing.
    163 Amber Lane
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Human Services - Chester
    Human Services - Emergency Rental Assistance
    Rental deposit assistance for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Rent payment assistance is available for those families at imminent risk of homelessness.
    330 West Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Eligibility: Must have an eviction notice for back rental assistance or eviction within 6 months on the street in a shelter or motel paid for by another agency once time rental security deposit. Has to attend budgeting classes and can only receive either of these once every two years.
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action Program Rental Assistance
    Provides financial assistance for security deposits and/or rent. Serves as an assessment center and intake point for western PA continuum of care housing services.
    827 Water Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Eligibility: Low Income 200% poverty guidelines.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00pm
    Interfaith Human Services
    Interfaith Human Services - Emergency Financial Assistance Programs
    Provides financial assistance to prevent eviction, electricity service termination, etc. or to help with small home repairs or provide small short-term loans for similar needs. Money management counseling is also available.
    251 Easterly Parkway, Suite 200
    State College, PA 16801
    Intersection, The
    Intersection
    Provides a hot meal to people who do not have a permanent residence nor adequate kitchen facilities. The food pantry serves income-eligible McKeesport residents. Has a small supply of donated clothing. Emergency housing support, as in assistance with rent and utilities and bus tickets for people to get to medical appointments, court appearances.
    115 Seventh Avenue
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Hours: Lunch: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am to noon
    Food Pantry: Wednesday, 8:30am to 10:30am
    It's About the Warrior Foundation
    It's About the Warrior Foundation
    It's About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) assists and empowers post 9/11 veterans and their families with financial, educational, recreational or therapeutic needs.
    • Offers financial assistance to pay third party mortgages, rent, and other needs including:
      • Utility bills
      • Housing assistance (rent, mortgage)
      • Housing repairs
      • Funeral expenses
      • Legal fees
      • Educational fees
      • Recreational fees
      • Medical fees
    • Provides gift cards from a variety of retail outlets for the veteran and their families in a time of need.
    • Offers post-secondary educational scholarship opportunities for both the veteran and their dependents.
    • Assists veterans with job placement throughout the Tri-State Area.
    133 Woodcrest Road
    Butler, PA 16002
    Eligibility: Post 911 veterans transitioning back to civilian life.
    Jubilee Association, Inc.
    Jubilee Association - Social Services
    Jubilee Soup Kitchen offers a hot meal daily. Day Shelter for the Homeless. Social Service: provide services around homeless issues; A shower, personal grooming supplies, and a temporary mailing address for the homeless. Financial Assistance: provide services around rent and utility, budgeting, employment, dollar energy fund, and travelers aid. John Heinz Child Development Center provides affordable, educational childcare to empower children (ages 1 to 5 years old) for success in school.
    2005 Wyandotte Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: 20 years of age and up; based on the size of the family or poverty level. All of Allegheny County.
    Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Kennett Area Community Service
    Kennett Area Community Service - Emergency Assistance Program
    We serve our neighbors living in the Avon Grove, Unionville and Kennett Consolidated School District. Some services are available to our neighbors in Oxford School District. To schedule an appointment to meet with our case management team, please call 610.925.3556. All calls are confidential, and each request is considered on a case-by-case basis. Proof of income and other documentation is required to qualify. Our Emergency Assistance Program is housed within the Resource Center located at 138 West Cedar Street in Kennett Square. The program offers the following services for those currently living in our service area: •financial assistance for rent, utility bills, and other basic living expenses •housing assistance to those who are experiencing homelessness •connecting those in need with a partner agency that will best assist them •laundry and shower facilities are available within our Resource Center Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm Our Emergency Loan Program is offered to individuals that need a stopgap solution. •provides a short-term 0% interest loan •up to $500 •for auto repairs, rent assistance, tuition and other needs •must be paid back within six months •helps to build credit •To qualify, proof of income and other documentation is required
    136 West Cedar Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: Income must be 180% less than the federal poverty line. Must be living in the Avon Grove, Unionville and Kennett Consolidated School District. Some services are available to our neighbors in Oxford School District
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Rent Assistance
    Rental assistance is provided in the form of financial assistance to household in an immediate housing crisis. Financial assistance up to $1500 for a household, and $1000 for an individual may be available.This assistance can pay for the families first month’s rent, a security deposit and/or back rent due to a property owner in order to secure safe housing for the family affected. Actual payments are dependent upon many factors, including, but not limited to: funds available, circumstance leading to the crisis, past assistance received by the household, amount needed to solve the emergency, etc.
    701 N. Mercer Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Proof of housing crisis (typically a notarized eviction, letter from a shelter, letter from another social service agency). Income not exceeding 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - CoC Programs
    Some homeless households are eligible for permanent housing assistance through LCCAP. These households must meet additional eligibility guidelines. Clients are able to select housing of their choice, taking into consideration their support systems, employment, and transportation needs. Case managers travel to participants homes bi-monthly to conduct inspections of the property, teach life skills, provide financial literacy/budgeting counseling, and track progress toward goals.
    701 N. Mercer Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lebanon County Community Action Partnership
    Lebanon County Community Action Partnership
    **NOTES** Closed to the public, but business is being conducted via phone or e-mail. Offers rental assistance, shelter assistance, information and referral, bridge housing, transitional housing, medical assistance transportation, volunteer income tax assistance, and financial assistance with transportation and child care for eligible participants.
    503 Oak Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Lebanon County residents
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lehigh Conference of Churches
    Lehigh Conference of Churches - Pathways Housing Services
    **NOTES** No walk-ins until further notice. Call for appointment. A resource and referral center that connects individuals to programs within the Conference or refers out to community resources. Also helps qualifying low-income individuals and families with rental assistance, goal setting and budgeting. Provides bus passes for interviews or for first week of employment if job is confirmed. Toiletries/personal grooming items provided as available. Clearinghouse Program: Provides rental assistance and other housing-related needs to mentally ill homeless, transitioning youth/adults (age 18-23), residents of a community rehabilitation residence and individuals being release from incarceration. Homeless Supportive Services: Provides intensive case management and referrals to other support services for single, adult, chronically homeless individuals. Assist street homeless men and women to connect to community resources as they strive to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Pharmaceutical Assistance Program: Provides uninsured Lehigh County residents with once-a-year emergency pharmaceutical assistance of up to $50. Must meet income guidelines. Assistance for medications for asthma, epileptic seizures, diabetes, high blood pressure and antibiotics only. Social Security Representative payee Program: Provides financial monitoring and fund administration to individuals receiving social security who are unable to manage their own finances. "
    457 West Allen Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Lehigh county residents in need of emergency assistance. Must be over 18 and have income sufficient to stay current with rent after receiving assistance.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 2:30pm Other times by appointment with assigned Case Manager.
    Love Inc of Greater Hershey
    Homes of Hope Transitional Housing Program
    Temporary (6-12 month) transitional housing program for single families with at least 1 child. Program accommodates 1 family at a time. Program includes case management and addresses financial, employment, physical, mental health, and spiritual needs.
    245 East Derry Road
    Hershey, PA 171033
    Eligibility: Sustainable source of income (exclude county assistance or social security), able to physically live and function independently, homeless or facing eviction
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 2:00pm (Office Hours); Programs and volunteers may operate outside of those hours
    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, utility, or medical/prescription 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 Main Street
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    Eligibility: Must reside in the North Penn School District. Boroughs: Hatfield, Lansdale, 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 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Rental Assistance
    Rental Assistance
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown , PA 17044
    Eligibility: - Proof of 90 day residency - Must have an eviction 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
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Emergency Assistance
    Limited funding for rental assistance (contact CADCOM for eligibility guidelines).Other assistance:Helps clients pay their PECO energy bills and Dollar Energy. Helping Hands for water bills. MED-ED still Open for non PECO customers This service is not available for individuals who are eligible for liheap (winter months) and require heater repairs or replacement. Those individuals should call Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) instead.
    113 East Main Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: For PECO assistance: does NOT help individuals who are eligible for LIHEAP and require heater repairs or replacement. Eligibility requirements: - Service has been terminated, or client has received notice of termination - Client's name MUST be on the bill or service notification - Total household income is less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines - Client has not received assistance from this fund in the last 2 years For Dollar Energy / PA Water - The amount owed is more than $100 - Client's name must be on the bill and must currently live in the home
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Mount Laurel Church of God
    Financial Assistance Program
    Limited financial assistance based on completion of a screening application and review by a Mission Commission Volunteers as available. The Church will pay up to $500 in a calendar year for rental assistance, first month's rent, heating bills, electric bills or water bills or car payments, car insurance payments, etc.
    1295 Piketown Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Eligibility: Anyone in West Hanover (Zip: 17112), Lower Paxton (Zip: 17109) Townships
    Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
    National Veterans Services Fund
    National Veterans Services Fund
    Provides emergency financial assistance to Vietnam and Persian Gulf War veterans and their families, with a focus on families with disabled children. Assistance includes payment of medical equipment, utility bills, rent, car repairs, and other needed one-time gifts. All situations are considered on a case-by-case basis.
    PO Box 2465
    Darien, CT 06820
    New Bethany Ministries
    Diane Elliott Center for Community Partnerships
    Open Center to the community where Case Management services are available (if needed) for assistance in housing (Homeless Prevention, rental assistance, employment and life skills.)
    333 West 4th Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Eligibility: Any individual in need of services; Center is open to the community to utilized room for group/meetings (Must schedule)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
    See description for meal details
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Hanover, Financial Assistance for Rent and/or Mortgage
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year
  • 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 Rent and/or Mortgage
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year
  • 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 Rent and/or Mortgage
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year
  • 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 Rent and/or Mortgage
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year
  • 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)
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year.
  • 62 North Main Street
    Dover, PA 17315
    Eligibility:
  • Geographic Areas Served - see notes below in listing
    • 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)
  • Financial Assistance for rent and mortgages for qualifying community members. Eviction and/or foreclosure notice not necessary to seek help.
    • Amount varies case by case.
    • Assistance once per year.
  • 99 West Church Street
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility:
  • Geographic Areas Served - see notes below in listing
    • 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 (NHM), Covid-19 Response

    NOTE: as of April 14, 2020 Due to covid-19 outbreak, an EMERGENCY HOUSING FUND has been established. Please, click here for more information on the program. OR cut and paste web site in your browser: https://nhm-pa.org/news/emergency-housing-assistance/
    99 West Church Street
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility: FINANCIAL Eligibility: Caller/Client must be able to finance a 15% of what they owe for rent to qualify for this funding. •GEOGRAPHIC Eligibility:Please, see service map: click here for map OR cut and paste web site in your browser: https://nhm-pa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2020-Service-Area-Map.pdf See the GEOGRAPHIC Area Field
    Hours: Administrative Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Newburg First Church of God
    Assistance
    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 Star of Chester County
    North Star of Chester County - Ongoing Rental Payment Assistance
    North Star of Chester County provides ongoing rental assistance to qualified single working parents with dependent children in Chester County enrolled in our program. To be eligible, participants must be working full-time, have no other adults in the household, and must not currently be living in Federally subsidized housing. We do NOT provide: security deposits, funds to avoid eviction, one-time assistance.
    330 West Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19382
    North Star of Chester County
    North Star of Chester County - Rental Assistance and Case Management Program for Single Working Pare
    North Star of Chester County provides ongoing rental assistance to qualified single working parents with dependent children in Chester County enrolled in our program. To be eligible, participants must be working full-time, have no other adults in the household, and must not currently be living in Federally subsidized housing. North Star of Chester County provides single working parents with ongoing rental assistance, case management, and additional supportive services as part of our 3-year self-sufficiency program. To qualify, participants must be working full time (35 hours or more per week) and be living with their dependent children in Chester County. We do NOT provide: security deposits, funds to avoid eviction, one-time assistance. Our program is for struggling parents who want to become self-sufficient and are willing to work hard.
    330 West Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19382
    Eligibility: Single parents living with their dependent children in Chester County, PA and working full time. No other adults in the household, not living in Section 8 or public housing. 3-year program of rental assistance and case management requires participation in monthly budget meetings, maintain full time employment, and paying their share of the rent on time monthly.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PMSaturday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PMAdditional hours by appointment.
    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 4th 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 - Homeless Assistance Program
    Assists eligible individuals or families who are in imminent danger of eviction or are currently homeless in Cameron County in the form of first month, past due rental assistance
    135 West 4th Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: At risk of homelessness or Homeless individuals in Cameron County.
    Hours: Call for information.
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    May provide financial assistance in the form of first month, past due and damage deposit rental assistance to individuals or families.
    135 West 4th Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Meet certain eligibility requirements. Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Office of Homeless Services
    Office of Supportive Housing - Emergency Assistance and Response Unit (EARU)
    Provides limited financial assistance for families and individuals displaced or made homeless, and residents with court ordered evictions. Services include cash assistance with rent and mortgages and security deposits. Also provides post-disaster housing assistance with referral from Red Cross.
    1430 Cherry Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Open Hearth
    The Goal Achievement Program (GAP) is Open Hearth's homelessness prevention program that provides short-term, decreasing level rent payment assistance to those who are at risk of becoming homeless due to an unforeseen, short-term financial crisis. More importantly, our budgeting assistance, goal planning and financial counseling offers participants the tools to prepare for an unexpected financial hardship and to prevent risk of future housing insecurity.
    101 North Main Street
    Suite A-1
    Spring City, PA 19475
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Phoenixville or Spring City, or the surrounding area Must have lease agreement Must have a source of income
    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
    PA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Columbia/Montour Counties - CSO Inc. Community Action Programs PA CareerLink
    *COVID UPDATE* Office is closed except for phone contacts, until further notice. Home heating assistance, Electronic Income Tax Preparation, Food stamp access, rent assistance, free pre-paid cell phones, health Trans Access Discount prescription card, engergy conservation kits
    415 Central Road
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Hours: Contact Facility for Hours
    Parkesburg Churches Community Outreach
    Parkesburg Churches Community Outreach - Rent Payment Assistance
    PCCO assists with housing and utility needs. Volunteers from PCCO work with clients in identifying county and state programs that are available to them.
    Box 711
    Parkesburg, PA 19365
    Pathstone
    Pathstone - Emergency Assistance
    Serves the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services may include: - Emergency shelter; - Nutritional assistance; - First month rental assistance - Rent in arrears assistance; - Mortgage assistance; - Utilities in arrears assistance
    421 McFarlan Road
    Longwood Corporate Center South, Suite E
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Aspers
    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 - Emergency Food and Shelter - Berks
    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
    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 medical expenses for uninsured or underinsured clients. All such assistance is provided only after families are qualified in terms of financial need.
    121 East Chestnut Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: The Patrician Society requires all prospective recipients to register annually. 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. After review, the Patrician Society will allocate available aid resources as equitably and effectively as possible in order to best serve the most clients. Our hours for receiving food and other items are Monday – Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
    Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Adams
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    225 South Franklin Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Allegheny
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    301 5th Avenue
    Suite 470
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Armstrong
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1280 North Water Street
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Beaver
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    171 Virginia Avenue
    Rochester, PA 15074
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Bedford
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    150 North Street
    Bedford, PA 15522
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Berks
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    625 Cherry Street
    3rd Floor
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Blair
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1100 Green Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Boulevard District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    4109 Frankford Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)-Bradford-PA Dept. of Human Services
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1 Elizabeth Street
    Suite 4
    Towanda , PA 18848
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Bucks
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1214 New Rodgers Road
    Bristol, PA 19007
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Butler
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    108 Woody Drive
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Cambria
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    625 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Carbon
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    101 Lehigh Drive
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Centre
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2580 Park Center Boulevard
    State Collge, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Chelten District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    301 East Chelten Avenue
    3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Chester
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    100 James Buchanan Drive
    Thorndale, PA 19372
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    300 Bellefonte Avenue
    Suite 101
    Lock Haven , PA 17745
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The ESA payment amount, up to $400, depends on your needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Columbia Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    27 East Seventh Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Cumberland
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    33 Westminster Drive
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Darby District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    845 Main Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Dauphin
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2432 North 7th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Delancey District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5740 Market Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Elmwood
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5740 Market Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Delaware
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    701 Crosby Street
    Suite A
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Crosby District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    701 Crosby Street
    Suite A
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Fayette
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    41 West Church Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Fayette County Assistance Office Rental Assistance Program
    Helps income eligible clients to pay rent to prevent an eviction, or security deposit to secure an apartment to end homelessness
    41 West Church Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Federal
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1334 Bainbridge Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Franklin
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: Stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house. Find a long-term place to live. Find a short-term place to stay.
    620 Norland Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: The purpose of an ESA is to stop your housing crisis -- rather than slow down the process. For this reason, the County Assistance Office, CAO, will require: Proof of your emergency and the amount needed to stop the emergency Proof that an ESA will solve your housing crisis To be eligible for an ESA, you also must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The ESA payment amount, up to $400, depends on your needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Fulton
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    539 Fulton Drive
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Glendale
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5201 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Greene
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    100 Greene Plaza
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Huntingdon
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    7591 Lake Raystown Shopping Center
    Huntingdon, PA 16652
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays 7:30am - 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Indiana County Assistance Office Emergency Shelter Allowance
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2750 West Pike Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Juniata
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    100 Meadow Lane
    Mifflintown, PA 17059
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lackawanna
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    200 Scranton State Office Building
    100 Lackawanna Avenue
    Scranton , PA 18503
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lancaster
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.
    Helps a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay. A one-time payment up to $400 to prevent eviction or $100-$300 to obtain temporary or permanent shelter. There is no monthly rental assistance or subsidy available. Need must be the result of an emergency such as eviction, living in hazardous conditions, homeless or near homeless. If more funds are owed than CAO can offer are required to prevent or resolve the emergency, the applicant must have another way to pay the remainder due. The individual or family must have sufficient income to afford future rent. Items are verified with landlord/employer, etc.
    832 Manor Street
    Lancaster, PA 17604
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past yearThe amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lawrence
    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    108 Cascade Galleria
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lebanon
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    625 South Eighth Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lehigh
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    555 Union Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18109
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year.The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Liberty
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    219 East Lehigh Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Southeast
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    220 Sixth Street
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency. Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Greater Pittsburgh East
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5947 Penn Avenue
    4th Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Size of Family or Budget Group7/1/18-6/30/19Annual Income1$9,7122$13,1683$16,6244$20,0805$26,5366$26,9927$30,4488$33,904For each additional member$3,456
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Long Term and Independence Services District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5070 Parkside Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - West District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    5070 Parkside Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Luzerne
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    205 South Washington Street
    Wilkes-Barre , PA 18711
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Hazleton
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    205 South Washington Street
    Wilkes-Barre , PA 18711
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lycoming
    *COVID UPDATE* Offices are closed to the public. Public will be able to phone the office during normal business hours. Public can drop off needed paperwork in drop box available in the font of the building. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    400 Little League Boulevard
    Williamsport, PA 17703
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Mercer
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2236 Highland Road
    Hermitage, PA 16148
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource and non-financial guidelines. Homeless or facing eviction Size of Family or Budget Group 7/1/18-6/30/19 Annual Income 1 $9,712 2 $13,168 3 $16,624 4 $20,080 5 $26,536 6 $26,992 7 $30,448 8 $33,904 For each additional member $3,456
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Mifflin
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1125 Riverside Drive
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Monroe
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1972 West Main Street
    Suite 101
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Montgomery
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1931 New Hope Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Montour
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    497 Church Street
    Danville , PA 17821
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Northampton
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    201 Larry Holmes Drive
    Easton, PA 18044
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Northumberland
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    320 Chestnut Street
    Sunbury , PA 17801
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Cameron County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter All
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    411 Chestnut Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Clarion County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter All
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    71 Lincoln Drive
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Clearfield County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1025 Leonard Street
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Crawford County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Al
    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1084 Water Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Elk County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allowan
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    145 Race Street
    Ridgeway, PA 15853
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Erie County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allowa
    To help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1316 Holland Street
    Erie, PA 16512
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Forest County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allo
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    171 Elm Street
    Tionesta, PA 16353
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Jefferson County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter A
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    100 Prushnok Drive
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - McKean County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allo
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    68 Chestnut Street
    Suite B
    Bradford, PA 16701
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Potter County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allo
    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    269 Route 6 West
    Room 1
    Coudersport, PA 16915
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Venango County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter All
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    530 13th Street
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Meet income and resource requirements, be a resident of PA, and be a citizen or a type of qualified lawful resident. Amount of help depends on household size and other income.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Warren County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allo
    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    210 North Drive
    Suite A
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Perry
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    100 Centre Drive
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Philadelphia
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    801 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Pike
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    10 Buist Road
    Milford Professional Park, Suite 201
    Milford , PA 18337
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Pottstown District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    24 Robinson Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Ridge/Tioga District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1350 West Sedgley Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Schuylkill
    **NOTES** ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter. Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2640 Woodglen Road
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Snyder County
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    83 Maple Lane
    Selinsgrove , PA 17870
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Snyder District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    990 Buttonwood Street
    5th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Somerset County
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    164 Stayrook Street
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Somerset District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2701 North Broad Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Sullivan
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    918 Main Street
    Suite 2
    Laporte , PA 18626
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Susquehanna
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    111 Spruce Street
    Montrose , PA 18801
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Three Rivers
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    332 Fifth Avenue
    Warner Center, 2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Southern
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay. Click here to see income guidelines.
    332 Fifth Avenue
    Warner Center, 2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Tioga County Assistance Office - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    11809 Route 6
    Wellsboro , PA 16901
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Union
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    1610 Industrial Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Lewisburg , PA 17837
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Unity District
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    4111 Frankford Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Washington County Assistance Office - Donora District - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)
    This office serves Washington County residents. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    595 Galiffa Drive
    Donora, PA 15033
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Washington County Assistance Office - Washington - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)
    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    167 North Main Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Wayne
    The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    15 Innovation Drive
    Second Floor
    Lake Ariel , PA 18431
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Westmoreland County Assistance Office - Alle-Kiski District - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)
    This office serves Westmoreland County residents. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    909 Industrial Boulevard
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Allegheny County Assistance Office - Alle-Kiski District - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)
    This office serves Allegheny County residents. The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    909 Industrial Boulevard
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Westmoreland County Assistance Office - Donora District - Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)