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Catholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
Catholic Social Services - Housing & Homeless Services
Provides housing to homeless individuals, primarily women, across 6 facilities:

Mercy Hospice - women in recovery, especially with young children
St. John's Hospice - men
St. Mary's Residence - elderly women
Women of Hope (2 sites, Vine Street and Lombard Street) - women with mental health challenges
Visitation Homes - subsidized housing for women with children
222 North 17th Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Endless Mountain Mission Center - Bradford County
Community Shelter - Endless Mountain Mission Center
Provide temporary housing to homeless men, women and their children in one of their three temporary housing units. Only residents of Bradford County are eligble for services. Those calling for shelter may need to leave a message; a volunteer will return the call ASAP.
51 Mission Center Drive
Troy, PA 16947
Eligibility: Call for information.
ACTION-Housing
ACTION-Housing, Inc. - My Place Youth Program
Provides housing and intensive case management services to young people who have aged out of the foster care system in Allegheny County and are either homeless or at risk homelessness. These young adults stay in the program for up to 24 months in a 1-bedroom apartment in the Pittsburgh area.
611 William Penn Place
Suite 800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: Must attend school or work or both. 18 - 24 years of age.All applicants must be referred from one of the Independent Living Providers or an agency that works with the homeless.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
ACTION-Housing
McKeesport Downtown Housing Winter Shelter
523 Sinclair Street
McKeesport, PA 15132
Hours: Every evening/night, November 18 through March 15
7:00 pm to 7:00 am
Adams Rescue Mission
Adams Rescue Mission - Men's Shelter
A Christ-based program that houses up to 33 men. It is designed for men who genuinely desire to recover from addictive behaviors.

This is a work oriented program requiring each man to work a steady 40-hour work week. Counseling sessions are available at no charge and daily chapel services/recovery classes are attended by all residents, clothing, food, and shelter are provided at no charge.
2515 York Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Eligibility: Males 18 and over with a willingness to change their behavior and are able to work
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Adams Rescue Mission
Adams Rescue Mission - Agape House Family Shelter
THE AGAPE HOUSE
The Agape House is a Christian Shelter that has ten self-contained, furnished apartments. They are both one and two bedroom units with a kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and living room. We have added bunk beds and a sofa bed to accommodate larger families.

The Agape house is more than a shelter for the homeless. We have designed a program that provides opportunities for displaced women and families to become integrated into the community.

We work together with other local agencies to help our clients find employment, housing, childcare, and educational resources.

  • There is a trained staff of counselors to assist the families with their progress.
    • Supervised group meetings and other events are in place to help teach and train individuals.
    • We also have a Life Skills Coach living at the Agape House to assist us with our guests.
  • 2515 York Road
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Families must provide documentation of marriage. Consideration is also given to single mothers with children.
    Hours: Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
    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
    1 Smithfield Street
    Suite 400
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Serves all of Allegheny County
    Hours: 24/7
    Allegheny Valley Association of Churches
    Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Family Promise Emergency Shelter
    A network of churches that provides shelter, meals, and hospitality to homeless families. Families may stay one week in each of twelve network churches. Housing assistance, case management and other services are provided.
    1913 Freeport Road
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
    Eligibility: Families currently experiencing homelessness, including single mothers and single fathers.
    Hours: Shelter operates 24 hours per day / 7 days per week. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
    Allentown Rescue Mission
    Allentown Rescue Mission - Emergency Shelter
    **NOTES**

    Temporary Procedure Change due to the pandemic: Only accepting referrals through Coordinated Entry until further notice. Call 211 for screening. Police Station is not giving out vouchers at this time, clients are being screened by ARM staff.


    66 emergency shelter beds for adult men. Maximum stay of 15 days. All men wishing to enter the shelter are screened for any outstanding warrants with the police. Provides opportunities to enter long-term programs. Free meals, personal care items, clothing, shower facilities, referrals and chapel services.

    355 West Hamilton Street
    Allentown, PA 18101
    Eligibility: Men 18 years and older, police voucher required
    Hours: Administration: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Shelter: 4:00pm to 8:30am
    Allies for Health and Wellbeing
    Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force Housing Program
    Provides case management services and relocation assistance to make permanent, affordable housing a viable option for homeless individuals and families living with HIV / AIDS. Pathways is a 24-month transitional housing for single adults. Choice I & Choice II offer permanent housing for single adults and families throughout Allegheny County. Case managers will provide referrals for primary medical care, nursing care, drug/alcohol and mental health treatment, nutrition counseling and money management education.
    5913 Penn Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Homeless individuals and families currently living with HIV/AIDS. The individual or family head must prove motivation in working on personal goals and issues related to homelessness.
    American Rescue Workers
    Men's Shelter and Work Rehabilitation - American Rescue Workers
    The men's shelter and work rehabilitation program "FRESH START" is a 39 bed program providing shelter for men in need. Men remain in the program for an average of 9-12 months and work 40 hours per week at 643 Elmira Street. This program not only provides shelter and an opportunity for a new start, but through work, also teaches the much needed soft skills that will help men transition to self-sufficiency and be successful members of the community.
    643 Elmira Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Eligibility: Must be 18 years of age. Must not be under the influence of a controlled substance. Must be sober.
    Hours: 24/7/365
    American Rescue Workers
    Transcient Emergency Shelter - American Rescue Workers
    A 16-bed transient shelter for men and a 14-bed women/family. This is a day to day emergency shelter that will help identify goals for permanent housing and assist with those goals. Emergency shelter residents receive lodging, meals, and laundry services. Shelter residents are accepted 24 hours per day, 365 days per year on a first-come, first-served basis, with no application process. Exclusionary criteria is no prior or current convictions or arson and sexual offenses.
    643 Elmira Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: 24/7/365
    American Rescue Workers
    Saving Grace Shelter - American Rescue Workers
    A 24-bed community shelter serving Lycoming County homeless men and women, as well as women with children, who find themselves in a homeless crisis, whether that be from the loss of a job or the loss of a home from a fire, etc. Provides a day to day lodging for men, women, and children while they find more permanent housing accommodations. Shelter opens at 1 pm and closes at 8 am the following morning. Shelter is open on Saturdays and Sundays 24 hours.
    337 Bridge Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Monday - Friday 1 pm - 8 am
    Saturdays & Sundays 24/7
    Armstrong County Community Action Agency
    Armstrong County Community Action Agency Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    Provides emergency shelter to those who are facing an emergency housing situation. Limited funds and time limits do apply. This program is 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines or less.
    705 Butler Road
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, HHS, Bell Family Shelter
  • Emergency shelter and food

    • Case management

    • Information and referral for financial, housing, and employment resources

    • Family support services

    • Children's program

    • 30 day shelter program

  • 852 East Market Street
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Accepts drug-free couples or single parents with children, couples in long-standing relationships, and single women who have been residents of York County for at least 60 days.
    Hours: 24/7
    Bethesda Mission
    Bethesda Mission - Men's Shelter
    As of 01/06/2021 and until further notice, continues to limit number of residents to a maximum of 98.



    A Christian development program which provides food, shelter, clothing, social services, substance abuse program, and limited health care.
    611 Reily Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17102
    Eligibility: Former guests are not eligible for 120 days. Men, must be 18 years or older and not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Must not be on the barred list; seeking life recovery. Must practice social distancing and undergo a drug test. Nurses do COVID-19 screening on all new admissions.
    Hours: Admission Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm; No evening and weekend
    Bethesda Mission
    Bethesda Mission - Women and Children's Shelter
    Long-term recovery program for women and their children, which includes food, clothing, and shelter as well as participation in Bible study, group and individual counseling, parenting and budget classes, adult education, job and housing search.

    818 North 20th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    Eligibility: Women 18 years old and up with or without children. Sons must be under 7 years of age. Women must have their children attend school while living at the shelter.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Bethesda Project
    Bethesda Project - Our Brothers' Place
    Provides emergency shelter service for homeless men providing three meals a day and supportive services.
    1630 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    Eligibility: Adult men (18+)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Bridge to Independence
    Bridge to Independence - Debra House
    Provides housing and supportive services to homeless, single women and women with children. Services include case management, life skills training, parenting and child development education, job placement and retention and health and nutrition training.
    16 Holland Avenue
    Braddock, PA 15204
    Eligibility: Homeless women (18 yrs and older) with or without children. Women in treatment must be 90-days clean verifiable. Must be willing and able to work toward self-sufficiency.
    Bridge to Independence
    Bridge to Independence - PennFree Bridge Housing
    Bridge housing program for homeless women and their children. The woman must be in recovery from drug and alcohol issues that occurred within the past year. The woman needs to remain clean through the duration of the program, which averages 9 months to a year. Case management, D&A support, and rent subsidies are provided.
    16 Holland Avenue
    Braddock, PA 15204
    Eligibility: Women in recovery with or without children working 35 hrs week or more.
    Bridge to Independence
    Bridge to Independence - Families First
    Provides housing and services for homeless, addicted (and dual-diagnosed) women and their children. Services include a residential placement of six months to two years; case management services; chemical dependency counseling; transportation to recovery treatment; child development; parenting skills; basic living skills; discharge planning; and aftercare.
    27-33 Elm Way
    Braddock, PA 15104
    Eligibility: Women age 18 or older; must have custody of 1 or 2 children age 10 or under. Must have 90 days clean and sober. Verifiable; must have dual diagnosis of mental health and drug and alcohol.
    Bridge to Independence
    Bridge to Independence, Inc. Family Focus
    Provides transitional housing and supportive services to homeless two-parent, large families with children. The primary focus is to meet the housing needs of large, intact homeless families, consisting of a mother and father, who are married or who can document a stable relationship. Services include case management, career counseling, employment training, child development, life skills training.
    583-587 Corey Avenue
    Braddock, PA 15204
    Eligibility: For families that include a couple and at least three children. The parent(s) must have 90 days clean and sober.
    Bucks County Housing Group
    Bridge/HOME Transitional Housing
    Bucks County Housing group's Bridge/HOME Transitional Housing Programs provide housing and case management for families who are actively working with Bucks County Children and Youth Social Service Agency.
    626 Jacksonville Road, Suite 140
    Warminster, PA 18974
    Eligibility: Families currently working with Bucks County Children and Youth.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Bucks County Housing Group
    Bucks County Housing Link
    The Bucks County Housing Link is a centralized point of information, assessment, and referral services for all Bucks County residents experiencing a housing-related crisis.
    How does the Bucks County Housing Link work?

    Residents experiencing a housing crisis will call the Bucks County Housing Link at 1-800-810-4434.

    The Housing Link Call Center staff will screen all callers with a brief interview to determine the household’s most appropriate next step referral.

    Callers that are street homeless will be referred directly to Street Outreach and callers that have late or eviction notices or are in a doubled up situation and being asked to leave will be referred to Housing Planning.

    Street Outreach and Housing Planning staff will work with callers to determine their housing needs and solutions to help resolve their housing crisis.

    https://www.hcocbc.com/buckscountyhousinglink
    853 Second Street Pike
    Richboro, PA 18954
    Eligibility: Bucks County resident
    Hours: Housing Link Centralized Intake at the Call Center is staffed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 8:30AM-7:30PM. or Tuesday from 8:30AM until 4:30PM. Voicemail is available 24/7 and calls will be returned promptly.
    Bucks County Housing Group
    Supportive Housing Program
    Bucks County Housing Group's Supportive Housing Program (SHP) provides housing and case management for families experiencing homelessness. Families can stay in the program for up to 12 months while working on long and short term goals with a BCHG case manager.
    626 Jacksonville Road Suite 140
    Warminster, PA 18974
    Eligibility: Families with children under the age of 18 who meet income, housing status and residency requirements
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Catholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg
    Catholic Charities - Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families
    Homeless shelter that serves men, women and children.

    Families are able to stay together in their time of crisis.

    Each family is provided 3 meals a day, plus snacks, clean bedding, towels, personal hygiene items and toiletries.
    120 Willow Road
    Suite B
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: Persons deemed homeless according to HUD's homelessness criteria
    Hours: 24/7
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
    Catholic Charities Homeless Shelter - Martha and Mary House
    Homeless shelter for single men, single women, couples and families.
    899 Bedford Street
    Johnstown, PA 15902
    Eligibility: To be considered for EMERGENCY SHELTER, persons must meet the following MINIMUM criteria:
    1. Must be a resident of Cambria County for a minimum of 90 days.
    2. Must be at least 18 years of age (unless accompanied by a parent or guardian).
    3. Must be currently homeless.
    4. Must not have a history of violent or sexual offenses or pending offenses.
    5. Must be physically and mentally stable.
    6. Must not be intoxicated or under the influence of any illegal substance.

    Clients must agree to:
    1. Meet with Homeless Case Manager on a daily basis.
    2. Sign a mutually agreed upon service plan while in emergency shelter.
    3. Actively seek source of income, job, housing, etc. as appropriate.
    Hours: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Catholic Charities - Emergency Shelter - Butler
    Provides temporary accommodations (30-60 day stay) for homeless adults and families. People in need of shelter after normal business hours and on weekends should call the Center for Community Resources.
    120 West New Castle Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Low income, homeless
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. St. Joseph House of Hospitality
    Supportive housing in the form of single room occupancy that includes: a furnished room with regular bed linen services, a full-service dining room offering three meals a day, individual case management, an inventory of free used clothing and shoes, three television lounges; and educational, social, recreational, and spiritual programming and support groups.
    1635 Bedford Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Men age 50 and over who have a limited income, have been homeless or are in danger of becoming homeless, are ambulatory and able to dispense their own medication.
    Hours: Office: Weekdays, 8:00am to 6:00pm
    Catholic Social Services
    Community Shelter
    An emergency shelter for homeless men and women is located at 409-411 Olive Street, Scranton. Separate facilities for both sexes are available. It is open 365 days a year - summer and winter hours vary. The Shelter provides a place to sleep and share companionship. Snacks, shower facilities and laundry services are also available.
    409-411 Olive Street
    Scranton , PA 18502
    Eligibility: homeless men and women
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Divine Providence Community Shelter - Catholic Social Services Hazleton
    **COVID-19 UPDATES** - Shelter is opened. Cannot accept anyone from out of Luzerne County at this time. Persons seeking shelter will be asked questions regarding travel in past months to NY, NJ and screening questions for covid-19 risks/symptons at the door before allowing entry.

    A homeless shelter for both men and women primarily serving southern Luzerne County. Open 24/7/365 days a year and provides a stable and secure place to sleep along with an evening meal, continental breakfast, separate shower and bath facilitates. Case management and supportive services are also provided to assist residents to obtain permanent housing and other services.
    214 West Walnut Street
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    Eligibility: Female and male, age 18 and older, resident of Luzerne County for at least 6 months, 2 forms of ID required.
    Hours: 24/7/365
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Mother Theresa Haven Shelter Program
    Provides emergency shelter and supportive services to homeless adult males within Luzerne County. The program utilizes churches and temples throughout Luzerne County on a weekly rotating schedule to provide overnight shelter to this population. Overnight schedule is 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Transportation for clients to and from the designated shelter site is provided 7 days a week. Supportive services such as intake and assessment, job search and employment, referrals for transitional and permanent housing and counseling are available.
    33 East Northampton Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Eligibility: Men, Must be resident of Luzerne County. Must complete Covid-19 medical screening before entering.
    Hours: Shelter available from 5:00 pm to 7:00 am
    Office hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Saint Anthony's Haven Community Shelter Program Scranton
    COVID-19 UPDATES: Open. Homeless, ONLY LACK CO residents . Must show current ID with Lack Co address for past 30 days. Will screen at door - answer questions re travel in past 30 days and Covid virus sympton screen. Room for 20 men and 6 women. (3/26)

    A Community shelter for homeless men and women is located at 409-411 Olive Street, Scranton. Separate facilities for both sexes are available. It is open 365 days a year - summer and winter hours vary. The Shelter provides a place to sleep and share companionship. Meals, snacks, shower facilities and laundry services are also available.
    Shelter is opened daily 7:30pm until 8am. Must sign in before 11 pm.
    409-411 Olive Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    Hours: Shelter hours are 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Must sign in before 11pm. Will not be admitted after 11 pm.
    Central Juniata Emergency Medical Service
    Central Juniata EMS - Basic Needs Emergency Shelter
    Provides emergency shelter
    47 CJEMS Drive
    Mifflintown, PA 17059
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: 24/7
    Chester County Coordinated Entry - 2-1-1
    Chester County Coordinated Entry Line
    Single point entry for all coordinated housing/shelter needs in Chester County. Completes intake for services and provides referrals for appropriate housing resources.
    Confidential Address
    Hours: Intake 8am-5pm Monday-Friday(Business Hours)
    Christian Churches United
    HELP'S Emergency Services - Shelter
    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.

  • HELP resource counselors work with clients to place them into one of the emergency shelters in our area:
    - Interfaith Family Shelter for families that include teenage and adult males;
    - Shalom House and The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg for women and children;
    - The East Shore YMCA will, when space is available, accept referrals for single men who are able to continue paying the weekly fees after an initial payment provided by HELP.

    When there is no shelter space available locally, staff members will work with clients to attempt to find an alternative to shelter replacement.
  • 413 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Homeless individuals and families
    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
    Christ's Home
    Transitional Living Program
    Offers the following program components for adolescent boys 16 years and older:

    - Supervised living;
    - Life skills assessment and training;
    - Individual and group counseling;
    - Case management;
    - Mentoring
    800 York Road
    Warminster, PA 18974
    City Mission Living Stones
    Emegency Shelter
    Both Men's and Women's Emergency Shelter
    155 North Gallatin Avenue
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: 24 hours
    City Mission Living Stones
    City Mission Living Stones Homeless Shelter for Men
    Operates a homeless shelter for men only. 21 beds.
    226 E. Fayette Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Hours: 24 Hours a Day
    City Mission Living Stones
    Emegency Shelter
    Both Men's and Women's Emergency Shelter
    226 E. Fayette Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: 24 hours
    City Mission Living Stones
    City Mission Living Stones Homeless Shelter for Women and Children
    Provides a shelter for single women and women with children.
    Confidential Address
    Hours: 24 Hours a Day
    City Mission Living Stones
    Emegency Shelter
    Both Men's and Women's Emergency Shelter
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: 24 hours
    City Mission Living Stones
    Emegency Shelter
    Both Men's and Women's Emergency Shelter
    155 N. Gallatin Avenue
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: 24 hours
    City Rescue Mission
    City Rescue Mission - Men's Crossroads Emergency Shelter
    Provides temporary emergency shelter. Provides men with food, shelter, spiritual counsel, casework, and networking.
    319 South Croton Avenue
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: No sex offenders will be permitted in this program
    Hours: Office Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Shelter open 24/7
    City Rescue Mission
    City Rescue Mission - Women's Ministry
    Temporary emergency shelter for women and children. Those in need of shelter or referring agencies should contact the staff prior to client arrival. As the City Rescue Mission is a Christian ministry, all shelter guests are required to participate in daily devotions, bible studies and spiritual counseling.
    1018 Rebecca Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Determined on telephone interview.
    Hours: Open 24/7
    CityTeam Ministries
    CityTeam Ministries - Homeless Shelter
    Homeless Shelter for men, where they can sleep, get a meal, clean clothes, hygiene kits, and a hot shower. They are assisted in finding permanent living arrangements and mentorship.
    634 Sproul Street
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Must be 18 years old or older.
    Must be able to climb steps.
    Must have photo identification.
    Hours: 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m, sign-in is at 7:30 pm.
    CityTeam Ministries
    CityTeam Ministries - Second Chance Program
    6 to 8 month program for men who already have stable work, but no housing. While in the program service providers will assist with finding housing placement.
    634 Sproul Street
    Chester, PA 19013
    Clinton County Housing Coalition
    Merit House Community Men's Shelter - Clinton County Housing Coalition
    COVID-19 UPDATES: - Merit House is closed to public. If you are homeless, call 211 for assessment and access to services.

    Shelter for homeless men - overnight shelter.
    Participants enter on a drop-in basis between the hours of 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm daily. All participants must exit by 8:00 am the following morning.
    Merit House is not a day program, it is an overnight emergency shelter. The maximum stay for any participant is 14 consecutive days. If a participant does not return each evening, they forfeit their bed. Following HUD's Housing First model, when possible, clients are quickly moved into permanent housing then offered individualized case management services that assist them in overcoming barriers to stability and self-sufficiency.

    330 East Main Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17746
    Clinton County Housing Coalition
    The Life Center - Clinton County Housing Coalition
    COVID-19 UPDATES: - Closed to public. If you are homeless, call 211 for assessment and access to services.

    Temporary shelter program that houses single women, couples, and families. Able to accomodate 14 individuals in the house. Program is designed for 30-90 day stays. Provides short-term temporary housing for families and individuals who are homeless or at risk for becoming homeless. An agency referral through Coordinated Entry System is required for services. An individual or family must show the willingness and ability to commit to the self-sufficiency and stability development programs and services offered by the Life Center.
    330 East Main Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17746
    Eligibility: Resident of Clinton County who is homeless or near homeless
    Hours: Referrals Only-8am-4pm
    Community Action
    Community Action - Clarion Office - Homeless Services - Coordinated Entry
    Provides homeless emergency shelter, transitional housing, help with locating and establishing a new residence, and case management.
    30A South Sheridan Road
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Community Action
    Community Action - Clarion Office - Emergency Shelter and Rent Assistance
    Assistance with housing emergencies such as foreclosure, eviction, and essential utility termination (heat, electric, water/sewage), as well as emergency shelter and assistance to locate permanent housing; assistance with budgeting, and addressing other issues affecting the household through referrals to community resources.
    30A South Sheridan Road
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Clarion county.
    Housing Status: Homeless
    . Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Community Action
    Community Action - Main Office - Family Shelter
    Homeless shelter for families.
    105 Grace Way
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for information.
    Community Action
    Homeless Services - Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
    Provides homeless emergency shelter, transitional housing, help with locating and establishing a new residence, and case management.
    Coordinated Entry for General and Domestic Violence.
    105 Grace Way
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Emergency Shelter at Life Center of Eastern Delaware County
    Provides 50 homeless families or individuals in Delaware County with emergency shelter.

    Accessibility provided for disabled/elderly individuals.
    6310 Market Street
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    Eligibility: Call for information. Must be Delaware County resident.
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Emergency Shelter at Family Management Center
    Provides emergency housing to homeless families and individuals in Delaware County.

    Couples can reside in the same unit if they agree to a joint service plan.
    229 Norris Street
    Chester, PA 19013
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County - Emergency Shelter at Wesley House Shelter
    Provides emergency housing service for families and single women.
    Accessibility provided for disabled/elderly individuals.

    Couples can reside in the same unit if they agree to a joint service plan.
    701 Madison Street
    Wesley House Shelter
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Homeless families and single females in Delaware County.
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County - Emergency Shelter
    Provides emergency housing to homeless families and individuals in Delaware County.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: Call for information. Must be Delaware County resident.
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Transitional Housing and Rapid Re-Housing
    Provides transitional housing and rapid re-housing where families can live after experiencing a homeless situation or to avoid homelessness. Residents receive a rental subsidy, ongoing case management, and support services.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: Call for information. Must be a Delaware County resident.
    Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
    Sixth Street - Homeless Shelter
    **NOTES**

    Not accepting CES referrals at this time

    No referrals for admission are accepted over the weekend
    Emergency shelter for homeless families with children under 18. Maximum stay is 60 days.
    219 North Sixth Street
    between Turner and Chew
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Homeless families of any configuration with children (children must be currently present in the household); Must have verifiable income (TANF and child support are acceptable; Can only access shelter once, previous participants are not eligible
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Community CARES (Combined Area Resources For Emergency Shelter)
    Community CARES Coordinated Entry System



    COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM WALK-IN SITE:
    is the Cumberland County's approach to organizing and providing housing services for people experiencing homelessness. Access to the system can be gain through 211 system or through a walk in site.
  • Offering SHOWERS - Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm. There is a sign up sheet out front, and then admitted into the building into lobby to wait for the shower time. Coffee also being served while waiting.

    Please, be aware that as our service stands in the gap to serve our most vulnerable population, our need for donations and volunteers has increased. Consider visiting our website to see how your help may be best used. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • 50 West Penn Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: People who are living in a place that is not intended for human habitation such as a vehicle or a hotel paid for by charitable organizations.
    Hours: Resource Center, Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Community Counseling Center of Mercer County
    Community Counseling Center of Mercer County - Residential Services - Community Residential Rehabili
    Provides 24 hour staff supervision and medication monitoring.
    77 North Main Street
    Greenville, PA 16125
    Eligibility: Varies by service and insurance status.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Closes later than 5 PM in some cases
    Appointments for other times
    Community of Caring
    Community of Caring - Main Shelter - Mary Rose Sanctuary
    Overnight shelter for single women.
    245 East 8th Street
    Erie, PA 16503
    Eligibility: Single Women only
    Hours: Call for information.
    Community Shelter Services
    Community Shelter Services - Emergency Shelter
    Shelter is staffed 24 hours per day/365 days a year. Individuals and families with children are accepted any time; day or night depending upon the availability of space. All daily amenities are available and our staff makes every effort to provide individual clients with specific necessities including clothing, transportation and medicine on an as-needed basis. Staff is able to refer disabled clients for entitlement benefits and assist those who are physically and emotionally capable to seek employment. Group counseling, education and training to promote self-sufficiency.
    652 West 17th Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Call or visit website for more information.
    Hours: 24/7
    Connect By Night
    Connect By Night - Homeless Shelter
    Provides emergency shelter for men and women in Delaware county. Code Blue shelter. Provides van transportation to the shelter, clean linen, a safe place to sleep, staff oversight, snacks and meals depending upon the church as well as access to daytime case management and day servuces such as showers, laundry, and various educational programs.
    7200 Chesnut Street
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    Eligibility: Must be 18 years old and a resident of Delaware County.
    Hours: Monday-Sunday 9PM - 7 AM.
    County Corrections Gospel Mission
    City Gate Mission - Adult Men Shelter
    Shelter services offer males an alternative to living on the street. Shelter beds can only be reserved through the Chester County Re-Entry Program. Shelter beds for other men are provided on a space-available basis. A three-phase residential Bible program is also provided for men.
    127 Brandamore Road
    Honey Brook, PA 19344
    Crawford County Coalition on Housing Needs
    Crawford County Coalition on Housing Needs - Emergency Shelter
    Five renovated apartments for homeless single men, women and families. Families can remain together during their stay at the shelter. All clients are referred from local social service agencies who also provide counseling and other services. Clients may remain up to 30 days while permanent housing is being coordinated.
    1180 Liberty Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County
    The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County
    24 hour hotline, temporary emergency shelter for individuals fleeing abuse, transitional housing apartments with residency for up to two years, Protection From Abuse (PFA) screenings and accompaniment, individual and group counseling and workshops for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, 24-hour medical and legal advocacy and accompaniment. System and individual advocacy, assistance to victims of juvenile offenders, assistance to victims of other serious crimes with emphasis on the elderly. Community education including a speakers bureau for groups, churches, civic organizations and others, prevention education in all nine county schools, training for professionals.
    1218 West State Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Hours: Hotline answers 24 / 7 / 365
    Darlene Morris Emergency Shelter
    Darlene Morris Emergency Shelter - Emergency Shelter
    Provides emergency shelter for families.
    616 North 43rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Dauphin County Crisis Intervention
    Dauphin County Crisis Intervention
    Emergency mental health assessment, hospitalization if needed, short-term support, counseling, problem solving, referral and advocacy, suicide prevention and limited emergency provision of basic material needs

    Serves as the after hours office for other service agencies such as Help Ministries - Monday through Friday, after 4:30pm and 24 hours on the weekends. If someone is Homeless or fleeing Domestic Violence situation, they will need to contact Crisis to complete Housing Intake for shelters.
    100 Chestnut Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Eligibility: All residents of Dauphin County or anyone present in the county at the time of the crisis
    Hours: 24/7
    Dauphin County Crisis Intervention
    Northern Dauphin Human Service Center
    Emergency mental health assessment, hospitalization if needed, short-term support, counseling, problem solving, referral and advocacy, suicide prevention and limited emergency provision of basic material needs

    Serves as the after hours office for other service agencies such as Help Ministries - Monday through Friday, after 4:30pm and 24 hours on the weekends. If someone is Homeless or fleeing Domestic Violence situation, they will need to contact Crisis to complete Housing Intake for shelters.
    295 State Drive
    Elizabethville, PA 17023
    Eligibility: All residents of Dauphin County or anyone present in the county at the time of the crisis
    Hours: 24/7
    Delaware County Office of Children and Youth Services
    Delaware County Office of Children and Youth Serivces - Upper Darby Office
    CYS provides a wide range of services to abused and neglected children from birth to age 18, and their families. CYS also provides services to adolescents who are at severe risk due to their behavior or that of their parent. Services begin with a family assessment. Case management, counseling, and related supportive services are provided to the family when children can be safely maintained in their own home. If placement outside the home is necessary, attempts are made at locating relatives and friends as possible caregivers.During a child's placement, the agency offers rehabilitative services to reunite the family. When long-term or permanent placement is needed, a plan is developed that will best meet the needs of the child.
    20 South 69th Street
    3rd Floor
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    Eligibility: The following school districts are served by the Upper Darby office:Haverford, Marple-Newtown, Radnor, Southeast Delco, Upper Darby, and William Penn.
    Delaware County Office of Children and Youth Services
    Delaware County Office of Children and Youth Serivces - Eddystone Office
    ide range of services to abused and neglected children from birth to age 18, and their families. CYS also provides services to adolescents who are at severe risk due to their behavior or that of their parent. Services begin with a family assessment. Case management, counseling, and related supportive services are provided to the family when children can be safely maintained in their own home. If placement outside the home is necessary, attempts are made at locating relatives and friends as possible caregivers.During a child's placement, the agency offers rehabilitative services to reunite the family. When long-term or permanent placement is needed, a plan is developed that will best meet the needs of the child.
    1510 Chester Pike
    Suite 102s
    Eddystone, PA 19022
    Eligibility: The following school districts are served by the Eddystone office: Chester-Upland, Chichester, Garnet Valley, Interboro, Penn-Delco, Ridley, Rose Tree Media, Springfield, and Wallingford-Swarthmore.
    Destinations Bradford
    Destinations Bradford - Homeless Assistance
    Temporary shelter voucher provided in Bradford as supplies last. To supplement existing emergency shelter programs.
    1 Main Street
    Bradford, PA 16701
    Eligibility: Individuals dealing with homelessness.
    Hours: COVID-19 Temporary Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County
    Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County - Safe House
    DAP provides emergency shelter to adults and their dependent children at imminent risk of physical abuse.
    Services available: Safe, secure emergency shelter, Provisions (food, clothing, personal hygiene products), Relocation Assistance, Case Management and Goal Planning, Safety Planning, Advocacy, Information and Referral Services, Children’s Advocacy/Counseling.
    14 West 2nd Street
    Media, PA 19063
    Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
    Domestic Violence Center of Chester County - Domestic Violence Shelter - Phoenixville
    The Emergency Shelter provides:

    -Safe house for abused persons who are in immediate danger

    -Case management
    Service and safety plan development

    -Clothing
    Individual counseling

    -Support groups

    -Life skills and information workshops

    -Referrals to and advocacy with other providers
    Hours: 24/7
    East End Cooperative Ministry
    East End Cooperative Ministry Shelter
    Emergency sheltering for men and women. Usually have a waiting list and one must call or show up in person to be placed on list to individuals over the age18 and older. Meals and laundry are provided. case management and employment services are available on site

    6140 Station Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Men and women age 18 and older.
    Hours: Open 365 nights a year. Doors open at 6:30 pm every night. The shelter closes at 8:00 a.m. each morning unless working.
    East End Cooperative Ministry
    East End Cooperative Ministry - Orr Compassionate Care Center
    The Orr Center provides non-medical respite care for men and women who are recuperating from an injury or illness and who, due to their current medical condition, are unable to return to their prior living arrangements. The Center provides a homelike setting and three meals a day to a maximum of 8 guests during the first few weeks after their discharge from the hospital. Guests receive case management.
    6140 Station Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Persons needing care after a hospital stay but who are unable to return home safely or don’t have a home.
    Hours: Residential
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley 2-1-1 Coordinated Entry

    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder and Union County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - CSO Community Action (Bloomsburg)

    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Columbia County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    CSO Community Action
    16 Sherwood Drive
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    16 Sherwood Drive
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - CSO Community Action, Northumberland (Shamoki
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Northumberland County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    CSO Community Action
    2 East Street
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    2 East Street
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - Mifflin Juniata Human Services, Northumberla
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Northumberland County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Mifflin County Courthouse, Mifflin Juniata Human Services Department
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    20 North Wayne Street
    Mifflin County Courthouse, Mifflin Junia
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - CSO Community Action, Northumberland (Milton

    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Northumberland County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    CSO Community Action
    219 Filbert Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    219 Filbert Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - CSO Community Action, Northumberland (Sunbur
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Northumberland County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    CSO Community Action
    228 Arch Street,
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    228 Arch Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site-Servants to All
    **NOTES**
    Only available by phone, no walk-ins at this time

    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Schuylkill County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    Servants To All
    4 South Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    4 South Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 1:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - Perry Housing Partnership, Perry
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Perry County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    Perry Housing Partnership
    42 West Main Street
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    42 West Main Street
    New Bloomfield, PA 18101
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - Union-Snyder Community Action Agency (Selins
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Northumberland County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    Union-Snyder Community Action Agency
    713 Bridge Street Suite 10
    Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    713 Bridge Street
    Suite 10
    Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Lehigh Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Sites
    **NOTES**
    Lehigh Conference of Churches and Third Street Alliance Access Site by phone only.

    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Lehigh and Northampton County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Drop-In Centers
    Allentown:
    Lehigh Conference of Churches
    457 West Allen Street, Allentown, PA 18102
    Phone: 610-439-8653
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:30am to 3:00pm; Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm
    Walk in appointments also can be arranged to accommodate individuals who cannot make the designated hours.

    Easton:
    Third Street Alliance
    41 North Third Street, Easton, PA 18042
    Phone: 610-258-6271, ext. 504
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Walk in appointments also can be arranged to accommodate individuals who cannot make the designated hours.
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: See description
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Lehigh Valley Coordinated Entry 2-1-1
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Lehigh and Northampton County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Northern Tier 2-1-1 Coordinated Entry
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming Counties. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Northern Tier Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - YWCA (Williamsport)
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Drop-In Centers
    YWCA Northcentral PA
    815 W 4th St
    Williamsport PA 17701
    Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm




    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: See description
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Pocono 2-1-1 Coordinated Entry
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne. Clients can call 2-1-1 and will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Street 2 Feet Outreach Center
    130 North First Street Suite 102
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness.
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Pocono Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Site - Street 2 Feet Outreach, Monroe (Stroudsburg)
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. Walk-in Access Center is located at:
    Street 2 Feet Outreach Center
    130 North First Street
    Suite 102
    Stroudsburg PA 18360

    Street 2 Feet Outreach Center
    130 North First Street Suite 102
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Coordinated Entry 2-1-1
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Walk-in Access Site - Center for Community Action, Bedford
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Bedford County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    Center for Community Action
    195 Drive In Lane
    Everette, PA 15537
    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Walk-in Access Site - Center for Community Action, Huntingdon
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Huntingdon County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    207 5th Street
    Huntingdon, PA 16652
    207 5th Street
    Huntingdon, PA 16652
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Walk-in Access Site - Blair County Community Action
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Blair County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    2100 6th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    2100 6th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Walk-in Access Site - Franklin County Human Services Access Center
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Franklin County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    Access Site:
    425 Franklin Farm Lane
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    425 Franklin Farm Lane
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Thursday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Walk-in Access Site - Tableland Services, Somerset
    Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Somerset County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program.

    535 East Main Street
    Somerset, PA 15501
    535 East Main Street
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Eligibility: Individuals or families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Emmaus Haven of Venango
    Emmaus Haven of Venango
    Temporary homeless shelter program for men that will encourage them to rebuild their lives, personally, spiritually, in a warm and safe haven. Goals are for each individual is that they are safe, dry, warm, fed, encouraged to be his better self, set on a spiritual path if he desires, and learning.
    580 Colbert Avenue
    Seneca, PA 16346
    Eligibility: Homeless males, 18 and older, living in Venango County, PA
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Episcopal Community Services
    Episcopal Community Services - St. Barnabas Mission for Homeless Families
    Provides shelter, meals and supportive services to homeless families headed by a single mother.
    6006 West Girard Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19151
    Erie City Mission
    Erie City Mission - Main Headquarters - Samaritan Care Shelter Services
    Emergency shelter for men needing a safe, clean place to sleep. Up to a 60 night stay. Hot shower, Breakfast and lunch, Laundry services may also be available.
    1017 French Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Men (18+) experiencing homelessness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Erie United Methodist Alliance
    Erie United Methodist Alliance - The Refuge
    An emergency shelter for homeless families with children that assists families in their progress toward self-sufficiency in personal housing, helps provide basic necessities such as clothing, food, personal supplies, helps to secure necessary paperwork such as Social Security card, Photo ID, birth certificate, provides a case manager who works with family to identify needs and establish goals, provides assessment and links families to community resources such as: job search; employment; assistance to stabilize income/benefits; education - adult & children.
    1027 East 26th Street
    Erie, PA 16504
    Eligibility: Homeless families with children.
    Hours: 24/7
    Families Forward Philadelphia
    Families Forward Philadelphia - Family Shelter
    Offers 75 private rooms for each families in need of emergency shelter.
    111 North 49th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Eligibility: Referrals from Office of Supportive Housing.
    Family and Community Service of Delaware County
    Family and Community Service of Delaware County - Ralph Moses House
    Provides Joint Transitional-Housing and Rapid Rehousing for 10 homeless males with multiple barriers such as mental health and/or substance abuse, low or zero income, and physical disabilities, to name a few. Residential Counselors provide 24-hour assistance to residents during the 90-day Transitional Housing Program; there is opportunity to learn basic life skills, budgeting, healthy eating and exercise, and other topics to improve quality of life and live independently and self-sufficiently.
    2500 W 10th St
    Chester, PA 19013
    Family Promise Harrisburg Capital Region
    Family Promise Harrisburg Capital Region - Case Management for Homeless Families
    Case-management for families (parent[s] with children) dealing with homelessness.

    Families live at host congregations for one week at a time and rotate around to twelve different churches in the area who provide shelter, three free meals a day, and often provide evening activities and fellowship for the guests.

    Each day, families are transported to the Day Center by the FPHCR bus where families can do laundry, shower and get ready for school or work. Parents who are not working stay at the Day Center and work on job and housing searches. Each family meets weekly with a staff member at FPHCR for case-management.
    56 Erford Road
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Hours: Call for information
    Family Promise of Berks County Inc.
    Family Promise of Berks County - Hospitality Network Program
    90-day intensive program offering shelter, meals, case management, financial literacy, job placement assistance and more to homeless families with children.

    They serve families of all composition, keeping them together in safe, private, home-like settings through their network of community partners.
    325 North Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility:
    Must meet the following:

    - Experiencing Homelessness

    - Resident of Berks County for at least 90 days

    - At least one minor child in custody

    - Clean history of violent crimes

    - Successfully pass a child abuse clearance

    - Drug and alcohol free program

    - Actively seek, gain and maintain employment

    - Actively pursue a GED or education as appropriate

    - Comply with program rules and guidelines
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Family Promise of Carbon County
    Family Promise of Carbon County
    **NOTES**
    Not accepting referrals until further notice

    Provides emergency shelter for homeless families with children, clothing, assistance with some material items and referrals to other community services. Average length of stay is 90 days. Must pass random drug test and background checks. 14 spots available.
    167 South Third Street
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Must have full custody of one child, must be drug/alcohol free and agree to a drug screening, must pass a criminal background check. Preferably Carbon county residents but will serve other county residents.
    Hours: Business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm, emergency services 24/7
    Family Promise of Lower Bucks
    Hospitality Network
    Family Promise of Lower Bucks provides comprehensive, 24-hour wraparound services to homeless families with children through two free, core programs. The "Hospitality Network" is a volunteer-enabled program that provides families with shelter, meals and daily needs. "Promise 2 Permanency" extends beyond basic needs support, providing case management, advocacy and connections to community resources to help families regain sustainable housing. FPLB is unique in our community in that its sole focus is on families with children; at least one family member must be under age 18 in order to participate in FPLB programs.
    1700 Woodbourne Road
    Suite B
    Levittown, PA 19057
    Eligibility: Experiencing homelessness, At least one family member under the age of 18.
    Hours: Our program provides ongoing, 24-hour care every day of the year for the families we serve. However for inquiries or referrals, or office hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm.
    Family Promise of Lycoming County
    Rotational Guests Shelter - Family Promise of Lycoming County
    Emergency shelter for families who have become homeless.
    A family is defined as any male or female, singular or coupled, with a child under age 18 years in their household or those who are pregnant. No singles, male or female, without children/pregnancy are accepted.
    Provides food, shelter, and individualized case management services to families that have lost their homes.
    Able to take in up to 4 families (14 beds available).
    Families are provided shelter at local congregations in evening and provided transportation to the day center during day hours. Meals are served at day center and families have access to showers and are able to do laundry.
    Day Center services might include:
    Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Training
    , Universal Precautions,

    Parenting/Co-dependency Training,
    Resume Preparation, and Case Management
    .
    Case managers work one-on-one with each family to determine their individual goals and help them with referrals to other local agencies that can assist. Services are available for 4 to 6 months.
    635 Hepburn Street (Day Center)
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Family Promise of Monroe County
    Family Promise Transitional Housing - Monroe County
    **COVID-19 UPDATES** Host churches and volunteers are unable to house them right now so current families are provided with other arrangements i.e. hotel lodging.
    Family Promise of Monroe County helps homeless and at risk children and their families achieve sustainable independence through safe shelter and services by a collaborative network of community organizations. Helps families facing homelessness throughout Monroe County. As fast as possible moves our families into safety and provide them with hot healthy food. Our Case Manager works with each family to plan their rapid return to independent housing. Helps with the services a family might need, such as: securing housing, employment, job training, and connecting to services.
    Host Congregations. Eight to thirteen host congregations make up the Family Promise Network and provide the overnight accommodations and evening meal to families on a rotating schedule.
    Day Center. Guests spend the daytime hours at the Day Center, the homelike shelter, which also serves as the office space for the Family Promise staff.
    Support Services. Case Management staff work with guests to accomplish goals needed to successfully exit the program, as well as coordinate and refer the best possible services from other community agencies.
    Transportation. The Network provides transportation between the host congregations and the Day Center on a daily basis.

    Family Promise of Monroe County’s Pets with a Promise allows families to keep their pets while working towards independence in the program. The funds allow Family Promise to offer direct services to families with pets including boarding, vaccinations, veterinary care, pet supplies, and transportation related to boarding or fostering. The goal of Pets with a Promise is to ensure families experiencing homelessness do not have to choose between receiving services and keeping their pets.
    905 Main Street
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Eligibility: Families that have one or more children or are currently pregnant.
    Individuals must reside as a family and consider themselves a family unit.
    No history of domestic violence for at least 2 months
    No drug or alcohol abuse for at least 6 months
    Family members 16 years and over must pass a criminal background check
    If family had section 8 housing and lost it, the family is ineligible.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm.
    Family Services Incorporated
    Blair County Family Services
    Emergency Shelter
    2022 Broad Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday
    Family Services Incorporated
    Family Services Inc. Family Shelter
    Shelter for the homeless or near homeless.
    2700 Eighth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Eligibility: 1. Must be 18 or older unless accompanied by parent or guardian
    2. Must be homeless or near homeless
    3. Must not be intoxicated or under the influence at the time of intake
    4. Must be medically stable
    5. Must be able to comply with the program requirements
    6. Must not be a threat to self, staff or other residents
    7. Must be willing to comply with house requirements and manage own daily living skills
    8. Must be willing to live cooperatively in a communal setting
    9. Mental/emotional state must be sufficiently stable for participation in program.
    10. Must undergo a background check prior to admission. Those with crimes of violence or crimes of a sexual nature will not be admitted.
    Must prove Blair County or adjacent county resident for a minimum of 90 days
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    Hours: Open 24/7
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency Transitional Housing - Coordinated Entry
    Provides transitional housing for homeless families.
    General Assessment Agency for Coordinated Entry (Homelessness / Housing Crisis if Fayette County)
    140 North Beeson Avenue
    Second Floor
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency Homeless Motel Vouchers
    Provides motel vouchers for temporary homeless situations.
    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
    First Step Recovery Homes
    First Step Recovery Homes, Inc - Bridge Housing
    Bridge housing for up to 12 months for men recovering from substance abuse or homeless recovering addicts. Provides case management, basic life skills, job referrals and education training. Medical, dental and mental health services are provided. Capacity is for five men.
    330 Penny Street
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Eligibility: Adult men (18 or older) homeless with D&A history
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm, 24-hour residential services
    First Step Recovery Homes
    First Step Recovery Homes - Transitional Housing
    The program serves homeless, adult, men with chronic substance abuse and/or dual diagnosis who are in need of a structured, supervised, supportive living arrangement. Project participants receive subsidized food and lodging, individualized case management, individualized service plans, mental health guidance and treatment, relapse prevention counseling, twelve-step fellowship meetings, recovery study groups, nutritional and health counseling, structured life skills training, anger management counseling, budgeting and money management training, as well as career and educational counseling. Length of stay is up to 18 months.
    330 Penny Street
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Eligibility: Adult men (18 or older) homeless with drug and alcohol history
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm, 24-hour residential services
    Fulton County Catholic Mission
    Fulton County Catholic Mission - Shelter
    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)

    Shelter: lodging for transients
    110 South 3rd Street
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Gatehouse - Transitional Housing and Care Center
    Emergency Shelter - Gatehouse Transitional Housing and Care Center
    Emergency housing is available for men, women and children. Offers support services to assist homeless residents in gaining independence as quickly as possible. Residents actively work with Gate House staff to identify and work toward goals including obtaining employment, securing affordable housing, furthering education and gaining important life skills.
    21 Gatehouse Drive
    Danville, PA 17821
    Eligibility: Single adults and families with children, residents of Columbia or Montour counties
    Hours: Office hours are Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Gaudenzia, Inc
    Gaudenzia - Pittsburgh, Dolores Howze
    Provides housing and supportive services to homeless women with chronic substance abuse issues and their children. Services include- case management, substance abuse treatment, primary health care, mental health treatment, child development, and life skills training.
    Eligibility: Homeless women with children and substance abuse issues; Women must be willing to attend treatment
    Hours: .
    Gettysburg C.A.R.E.S.
    Gettysburg C.A.R.E.S.
    AS of DECEMBER 12/22/20 the shelter currently full. However do have people call to check. Due to covid they are at a reduced number of beds. (this will be updated on a weekly basis)

    Community Shelter Resource Center Operating During the Months of October through April .

    Clients participate in application process and when qualify, are assigned to a shelter site within the community at 8:00pm.

    The Resource center increases opportunities for those experiencing homelessness to:
  • Have a safe environment during the day, out of the elements
    • Have a daily routine and responsibilities
    • Ongoing support to stay in contact with housing, legal, and employment resources
    • Learn how to be accountable in a community setting
    • Acquire self-worth and dignity
    • Improve life skills through educational opportunities
  • 117 York Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility:
  • Men, women and families with children. Families may stay together if they are legally married. There are occasions where families may need to share space with other families.
    • Shelter clients must be able to physically navigate stairs within the center and walk around town to access additional services.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
    • Slots for 30 individuals are available.
  • Hours: Resource Center Hours: 8:00am to 8:00pm, Closed for lunch 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Good Samaritan Center
    Good Samaritan House
    Men's shelter.
    11 North Front Street
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of Southwestern PA - HARBOR Project
    Transitional living in scattered sites for homeless single adults leaving jail who want to reintegrate via employment.
    118 52nd Street
    Robert S. Foltz Building
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Eligibility: Homeless single adults currently in Allegheny County Jail, or those who have been recently released and are homeless
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Healthy Start House
    Transitional housing for up to 12 months for homeless families and pregnant women
    118 52nd Street
    Robert S. Foltz Building
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Eligibility: Homeless families with children or women who are pregnant.
    Hours: 24-hour residential service
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of Southwestern PA - Heart House
    HEART House Housing, Education and Rehabilitative Training: Transitional housing, vocational training, support services, placement/resettlement assistance, and follow-up for families who are homeless. Provides work experience for which clients receive a stipend.
    2619 Sarah Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    Eligibility: Homeless adults with full custody of child/children; 3 months clean if diagnosed with drug or alcohol abuse.
    Hours: Vocational services: 8:00am-4:00pm, weekdays; residential services: 24-hours
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Northside Common Ministries Pleasant Valley Shelter
    Emergency shelter for men, including meal, shower, laundry, clothes, counseling, and supportive services. Provides resource center and supportive services through outside agencies during the day. First-time clients must be at the shelter between 8 and 8:30 a.m. to apply for the night.
    1601 Brighton Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Eligibility: Men over age 18. Must be drug and alcohol-free and have no outstanding criminal warrants, no Megans Law offenders.
    Hours: 24 hr/day, 7 days/week
    Hanover Area Council of Churches
    Hanover Area Council Of Churches - Changing Lives Shelter
    Year-round homeless shelter. The shelter has 12 bedrooms with two beds and room for two more, plus two larger bedrooms for families.
    138 Carlisle Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility: Families experiencing homelessness
    Hours: 24/7
    Haven House Shelter
    Haven House Shelter - Coordinated Entry
    Short-term homeless shelter. Staffed and secured 24 hours a day.
    Coordinated Entry General Assessment Agency for Clearfield County
    202 West DuBois Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    Eligibility: Men, women and children. Clearfield, Jefferson and Elk County residents only. Those charged with crimes of violence, sexual or physical abuse, or are charged with drugs or are active addicts are not accepted.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Haven Ministry
    Shelter - Haven Ministry
    Provides shelter, nurturing, and advocacy for homeless individuals and families in the Central Susquehanna Valley Area. Open 8 am till 7:00 pm; 7 days per week. Strives to provide information and skills to accomplish self sufficiency. Shelter residents are expected to live in harmony with each other. They are also expected to participate in the activities provided and complete daily chores as they would when living independently.
    1043 South Front Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    Eligibility: Individuals and families with children; residents of the Central Susquehanna Valley Area for at least 6 months without a criminal background.
    Hours: Open 8am until 7:00 pm, 7 days per week
    Haven Women
    HAVEN Women
    Provides short-term, transitional housing for homeless and housing insecure female Veterans.

    Our program is not just shelter and "three hots," we provide a full mind/body/spirit enrichment course to enable our residents to make positive choices and break the cycle of homelessness.
    4108 Baltimore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Eligibility: Female Veterans. The program is designed for 3 to 9 month stays with case review every thirty days. All those seeking entrance into the program must be verifiable Veterans with honorable discharge status, and be referred by the VA, VMC or other partner VSO.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Home Nursing Agency
    Home Nursing Agency Housing Services
    Home Nursing Agency offer several housing services to individuals without the need for a mental health diagnosis, including an emergency shelter and a homeless shelter.

    Also, Home Nursing Agency offers housing options in Blair County for individuals with a mental health diagnosis. Varying levels of service are available to support residents of the housing programs, depending on each person’s needs.

    Other housing services include:

    Lexington House (Clubhouse)
    •This Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program provides meaningful work opportunities for mental health clients.
    •Lexington House members and staff participate fully in the operation of the Clubhouse.
    •Work units in the areas of clerical, nutrition and maintenance provide a work‐ordered day to each member.
    •Transitional Employment Placements (TEPs) provide paid community work experience for members.
    •Members are welcomed regardless of a lack of interest in paid community work experience.
    •The Lexington House is certified by the International Center for Clubhouse Development.

    Housing Assistance and Rental Project (HARP)
    •This program provides case management services in the area of housing for persons suffering from mental illness who are homeless.
    •Services include assessment of needs, service/goal planning, referrals to County of Blair Rehabilitation Authorities (COBRAH), assistance in locating housing, rental subsidies and follow-up services after housing is secured.
    •The main objective is to secure permanent and stable housing for consumers and assist consumers in maintaining that housing.

    Projects in the Assistance of Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
    •This program provides case management services in the area of housing for persons suffering from mental illness who are homeless or at risk to become homeless.
    •Outreach services can be provided to persons for a brief period of time if they do not qualify for PATH services to refer them to appropriate housing providers.
    •Services include assessment of needs, service/goal planning, referrals to local housing providers and follow-up visits after housing is located.
    •The main objective of PATH services is to secure permanent and stable housing for consumers and assist consumers in maintaining that housing.
    500 East Chestnut Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 8:00AM until 4:00PM, Monday through Friday
    Hope Rescue Mission
    Hope Rescue Mission - Homeless Shelter
    Provides shelter for homeless men.
    645 North Sixth Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Adult males, 18 years and older
    Must not be a registered sex offender or on Do Not Admit List.
    Must not have been a resident within the last year.
    Hours: 24/7
    Horizon House
    Horizon House - Homeless Services - Swarthmore
    Assist homeless individuals with diagnoses of mental illness and/or substance abuse to attain recovery. Works with individuals to help them obtain treatment and rehabilitation services to address their behavioral health issues, to move into stable housing and to become self-sufficient either through employment or establishing eligibility for benefits.
    1601 Parklane Road
    Upper Level
    Swarthmore, PA 19081
    Horizon House
    Homeless Services
    Horizon House’s homeless service programs are designed to assist homeless individuals (or families) with diagnoses of mental illness and/or substance abuse to attain recovery. Recovery can include gaining a sense of meaning to life, a positive self-image, being able to form meaningful relationships and recognition of the gifts and lessons learned through the recovery struggle. People who use Horizon House’s homeless services are encouraged to work on goals that enable them to return to productive lives in the community. Staff forms a partnership with the individuals to help them to obtain treatment and rehabilitation services to address their behavioral health issues, to move into stable housing and to become self-sufficient either through employment or establishing eligibility for benefits. Horizon House homeless services programs are located in Philadelphia and Delaware counties.
    120 South 30th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Hosanna House
    Hosanna House, Inc. New Foundations
    Supportive Housing Program for single-parent families, headed by a woman with a permanent disability diagnosis. Provides safe, clean and affordable housing and case management services to homeless families and their children.
    807 Wallace Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    Eligibility: Must be a single head of household family, headed by a woman with a permanent disability diagnosis. Disability can be physical, mental or dug/alcohol related. Must have primary custody of child(ren) under the age of 18. Clean and sober for 6 months.
    Hours: Office: Weekdays, 8:30am to 5pm
    Program hours vary
    Housing and Redevelopment Authority County of Butler
    Housing Authority of Butler County - Deshon Place
    Transitional housing facility for homeless adults ages 18-62.
    325 New Castle Road
    VA Medical Complex
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Residents must meet the federal guidelines for being homeless and referred by a local supportive services provider.
    Housing Authority of the County of Beaver
    Housing Authority of the County of Beaver - Help House
    Provides transitional housing to homeless individuals and/or families.
    300 State Street
    Vanport, PA 15009
    Eligibility: Must be willing to work with shelter staff to make and follow through on goals related to obtaining and maintaining permanent housing.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Housing Transitions
    Centre House Emergency Shelter
    Centre House emergency shelter program is designed to provide a safe, secure place to live while guiding residents from a housing crisis to more stable and independent living. We provide shelter and food to clients who are experiencing homelessness or are in crisis.
    217 East Nittany Avenue
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Open to anyone experiencing homelessness. Individuals and families should call 2-1-1 to be registered on the By Name List then call the shelter directly.
    Hours: Centre house is staffed 24/7.
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action Program Pathway Homeless Shelter
    Provides emergency shelter for men, women and families. Homeless Case-management services offered; refers to other emergency housing services as appropriate.
    827 Water St
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00pm
    Joshua's Haven City Mission
    Joshua's Haven City Mission - Men's Shelter
    Offers temporary/emergency shelter for 14 homeless men on site. Men are accepted on a first come first serve basis. After clearances and screening each man receives a warm meal, shower, a place to sleep in a safe, clean environment, supportive services.
    1230 Stambaugh Avenue
    Sharon, PA 16146
    Eligibility: Men who are homeless or needing shelter
    Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 1:00pm to 8:00am
    Just for Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach
    Just for Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach - Shelter
    A faith-based ministry that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless individuals. Cannot provide medical care. Will accept anyone into shelter who can care for themselves. Three outreach centers in Jefferson County. Must participate in structured program. Transportation provided on a case to case basis.
    14530 Route 28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    Eligibility: Homeless.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Laurel House
    Laurel House - Transitional Housing
    Providing transitional housing for up to two years for survivors of domestic violence. Residents receive weekly case management, group counseling, life skills training, emergency financial assistance, and children's services.
    Confidential
    Norristown, PA 19404
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Supportive Rental Subsidy
    As part of collaboration with Lawrence County MH/DS, LCCAP provides subsidized housing options to a limited number of seriously mentally ill individuals. This program is meant to be a bridge to a permanent subsidy through the Housing Authority or Section 8 Voucher. Clients are able to select housing of their choice, taking into consideration their support systems, employment, and transportation needs. Case managers travel to participant’s homes bi-monthly to conduct inspections of the property, teach life skills, provide financial literacy/budgeting counseling, and track progress toward goals. Case managers from LCCAP collaborate and coordinate with participant’s mental health service providers to foster each participant’s stability.
    241 West Grant Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries - Fresh Start Resource Center
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    Day program that provides services for homeless individuals and families, case-management, computer access, phone, laundry and shower facilities.

    Provides a year round Emergency Shelter for families which operates at local churches.
    250 South 7th Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Families and individuals experiencing homelessness, specific requirements apply. No one with open warrants or charges related to arson, sexual crimes, violent crimes, or Megan's law will be housed in shelter.
    Hours: Intakes: Monday, 8:00am to 12:00pm; Tuesday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm (Closed lunch, 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
    Lebanon Rescue Mission
    Lebanon Rescue Mission - Agape Family Shelter
    Residential life recovery program for women and mothers with children. Parenting class, employment preparation, household budgeting, bible study, and savings program.
    139 South Ninth Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Any woman or mother with children who completed pre-screen and not currently using drugs or alcohol
    Hours: Administrative Office: Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 6:00pm
    Lebanon Rescue Mission
    Lebanon Rescue Mission - Men's Campus
    Provides biblically-based short-term and long-term residential recovery programs for men. Short term stay, up to two weeks, includes shelter, breakfast, dinner daily, evening programs. Long term program, up to twelve months, includes shelter, meals, education, clothing, health care, counseling, and employment prep.
    1223 Bittner Boulevard
    Lebanon, PA 17046
    Eligibility: Adult males that complete phone pre-screen and are not actively using illegal drugs or alcohol
    Hours: Administrative Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Intake: Monday through Friday, 3:30pm through 6:30pm
    LifePath Christian Ministries
    LifePath Christian Ministries (LPCM)
  • Emergency shelter for men in a condition of homelessness.
    • Longer term shelter and support for those working on life change


  • 367 West Market St
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Men, ages 18 yrs and older
    No Sexually Violent Predators (SVP) accepted
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
    LifePath Christian Ministries
    LifePath Christian Ministries (LPCM)
  • Emergency shelter for women and children in a condition of homelessness.
    • Longer term shelter and support for those working on life change
  • 17 Jefferson Avenue
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Women age 18 yrs and older and/or
    Single women and mothers with children (boys 12 and younger may accompany their parent)
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Light of Life Rescue Mission
    Light of Life Rescue Mission Men's Emergency Shelter
    In addition to safe sleeping quarters, Light of Life's Shelter Ministry for homeless men provides emergency overnight care that includes breakfast and dinner, a shower, clean clothing and personal care articles.
    234 Voeghtly Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Eligibility: Men. Must agree to shelter rules
    Light of Life Rescue Mission
    Light of Life Rescue Mission - Bridge Housing
    Provides housing and supportive services for homeless men and drug and alcohol recovery program services for men and women.

    234 Voeghtly Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Eligibility: Adult males and females over 18 years of age who are homeless, low income, ambulatory, and motivated towards change. Must be free of chronic medical and psychiatric issues, which would not permit the client's movement toward a higher level of self-sufficiency.
    Lighthouse Foundation
    Lighthouse Foundation - Safe Harbor Shelter
    Safe Harbor is an emergency homeless shelter for individuals or families. Provides emergency shelter for up to 60 days to individuals and families who find themselves suddenly homeless. Once someone is accepted into the Safe Harbor facility, the needs of that individual are assessed and the process begins to help him/her to receive income through employment, Supplemental Security Income, or public assistance.
    120 West New Castle Street
    Butler, PA 16002
    Eligibility: Homeless individuals or families
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Lighthouse Foundation
    Lighthouse Foundation - Transitional Housing
    The Lighthouse Foundation owns and maintains four separate and unique locations of transitional housing units. The program requirements for all transitional housing residents is consistent throughout their 18-24 month stay. Residents are required to:

    - Find and maintain employment and/or be enrolled in a higher education institution or skills training program.

    - Pass a drug test and refrain from the use of illegal drugs (residents are periodically drug tested).

    - Refrain from the use of alcohol at all Lighthouse residences.

    - Attend any court mandated appearances, community service requirements, or parenting classes.

    - Obey all curfew and guest requirements.

    - Pay a monthly program fee after the second month of participation in the program.

    The Lighthouse volunteers and staff members provide transportation to and from work and school for all residents who are unable to provide their own transportation.
    819 East Brady Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Individuals - 16 to 30 years of age.

    No age limits on families
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Lutheran Settlement House
    Lutheran Settlement House - Jane Addams Place Emergency Homeless Shelter
    Jane Addams Place intake is done through the Office of Supportive Housing at 1430 Cherry Street.

    1007 West Lehigh Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    Lutheran Settlement House
    Homeless Services
    For up to 29 women and men with children living on site, provides clinical case management, housing placement, activities and services for youth, and referrals to additional treatment and care programs. Residents also receive medical and dental care.
    1340 Frankford Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    Mary House
    Mary House
    Provides a community living environment, related education and support services to women who are homeless or in need of transitional housing.
    7 Gilmore Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Women age 30-70; exceptions dependent on evaluation.
    Hours: 24/7
    Mental Health Partnerships
    Mental Health Partnerships - Connect-By-Night
    CONNECT-BY-NIGHT (CBN) provides overnight shelter for homeless individuals in churches throughout eastern Delaware County. A CBN van transports homeless people from the terminal to the designated shelter each evening and return the individual to the terminal the next morning.
    7200 Chestnut Street
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    Mental Health Partnerships
    Mental Health Partnerships - Homeward Bound
    Serves people who have been turned away from shelters and traditional mental health residential programs due to inability to adapt to a more structured environment.
    1305 East Oak Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19126
    Hours: 24/7
    Missionary Sisters of Charity in Norristown
    Missionary Sisters of Charity - Single Women's Shelter - Montgomery; Norristown
    Shelter for single adult women, open year-round. Works on a first-come, first-served basis. Women must be mobile, as there are many steps. Offers shelter for 30 days only.
    630 DeKalb Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Hours: 4:00 pm, Daily
    Next Step Center
    Next Step Center, Inc. Emergency Shelter Services
    Emergency shelter (up to 30 days) to eligible, low-income families and individuals from Somerset County who, due to situational crisis, are at risk of becoming homeless.



    Referral services, information and assistance that will enable guests to relocate to safe, affordable permanent housing within 30 days.

    406 Stoystown Road
    PO Box 850
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Somerset County for the past six months. Individuals and families MUST be referred by the Somerset County Salvation Army (814-445-9232), Somerset County Children and Youth, Tableland Services (814-445-9628) or Somerset Community Hospital (would have to be a patient).
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8am to 10pm
    Office of Adult and Family Services, Delaware County
    Office of Adult and Family Services - Homeless Services
    Homeless Continuum of Care Programs services includes: Outreach, Homeless Prevention, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Permanent Housing, Housing Support Programs, and Community-wide coordination via the Homeless Services Coalition.
    20 South 69th Street
    3rd Floor
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    Office of Homeless Services
    Office of Supportive Housing - House of Passage - After Hours Reception for Single Women
    Provides emergency housing after 4pm to single women.
    111 North 49th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Eligibility: Single women facing an emergency housing crisis after hours (evenings/weekends/holidays).
    Hours: Everyday after 4:00 pm, including holidays.
    Office of Homeless Services
    Office of Supportive Housing - Roosevelt Darby Center - Intake/Assessment for Single Men
    Provides centralized intake services for homeless men. Individuals are placed in appropriate emergency housing, boarding homes, or alternative housing. Other services provided as needed.
    802 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Open Door
    Open Door
    Provides supportive housing and related services to improve the health of homeless people living with HIV. Provides representative payee services to individuals who experience housing instability but may not need the additional supports of the housing program.
    PO Box 99243
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    Opportunity House
    Opportunity House - Shelter
    Homeless shelter for Berks County residents who are homeless. Provides shelter and programs to help guide individuals and families to self-sufficiency. Minimum age requirement without adult guardian: 18 years old. This is the central intake for homeless women and children.

    430 North Second Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Homeless families and individual adults (children must be accompanied by legal guardian). Must be a Berks County resident
    Hours: 24/7
    Peaceful Knights
    Peaceful Knights - Emergency Shelter
    Emergency shelter open from 7:00pm to 9:00am.
    Helps adult males that are homeless.
    Men can come in to get a meal, a shower, watch TV and get a good night's sleep. 7 day limit. Must have ID. Must sign in between 7:00pm-8:00pm. Serves men who are from Carbon County or in Carbon County only.

    Christian Organization that strives to reflect God in all that they do and say.
    215 North 1st Street
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Sober homeless men who are residents of Carbon county
    Hours: Open 7 days/week, 7:00pm to 9:00am; Must be signed in to the shelter by 8:00pm
    Pittsburgh Mercy
    Bethlehem Haven - Emergency Shelter
    Provides homeless women with a safe, clean environment and an opportunity to work with caring staff to assess their needs, develop a plan of services, and establish goals for reclaiming their lives.
    1323 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Women requiring shelter.
    Hours: Residents are allowed to be in the building between the hours of 6:00pm and 9:00am
    Pittsburgh Mercy
    Bethlehem Haven - Emergency Shelter
    Provides homeless women with a safe, clean environment and an opportunity to work with caring staff to assess their needs, develop a plan of services, and establish goals for reclaiming their lives.
    1410 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Women requiring shelter.
    Hours: Residents are allowed to be in the building between the hours of 6:00pm and 9:00am
    Pittsburgh Mercy
    Bethlehem Haven - Emergency Shelter
    Provides homeless women with a safe, clean environment and an opportunity to work with caring staff to assess their needs, develop a plan of services, and establish goals for reclaiming their lives.
    905 Watson St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Women requiring shelter.
    Hours: Residents are allowed to be in the building between the hours of 6:00pm and 9:00am
    Potter County Human Services
    Potter County Human Services - Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)
    Assisting families who may need food, shelter, housing, or utilities. Grant monies available at specific times.
    62 North Street
    Roulette, PA 16746
    Eligibility: Potter County residents. Dependent on circumstance, 150% of poverty.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Potter's House Mission
    Potter's House Mission - Transitional Housing
    Offers transitional housing and supportive services to individuals and families. Facilitates movement to permanent housing eventually within 18 months.
    524-26 South 52nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Project HOME
    Project HOME - Women of Change Safe Haven Residence - Philadelphia; Logan Square
    A safe haven residence for women, providing 25 semi-private dormitory style beds. The building is handicapped accessible. Residents are offered service coordination, personal recovery services, healthcare, education, social enterprise and employment opportunities. Residents are encouraged to participate in recovery-oriented activities that lead to personal growth, well-being and self-sufficiency with a focus to move to permanent housing.
    2042 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Eligibility: Documented Current Chronic Homelessness
    Currently living on street
    Documented serious mental illness
    Inappropriate for city shelters
    Female 18 years of age or older
    Hours: Please Call
    Resources For Human Development
    Transitional Housing - Crossroads Supportive Housing - Resources for Human Development
    A two year program for transitional aged youth, ages 18-24 years old, who are disabled due to a serious and persistent mental illness and is at imminent risk of becoming homeless or is literally homeless with the focus on skill building, independence, financial stability and transitioning into permanent housing. Intensive case management provides recovery-oriented services to people with serious mental illness.
    37 DansburyTerrace
    Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    Safe Harbor Easton
    Safe Harbor Easton - Homeless Shelter
    **NOTES**
    Not accepting any new referrals

    Evening and weekend referrals not available.
    No walk-ins accepted.

    Emergency and short term transitional shelter for homeless single men and women. Registered sex offenders will not be accepted. 60 day maximum stay. Case management provided. Must be willing to participate in the ARISE program. Will assist new residents with obtaining ID and birth certificate.

    ARISE program: 6 week program for residents who are not working during the day go through. Includes:
    - Budget counseling
    - Life Skills
    - Re-entry
    - Core skills
    - AA
    - Breathing classes
    - Nutrition/cooking classes
    536 Bushkill Drive
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Homeless single adults, no couples or family members that are related to each other; No children and no pregnant women; Residency not required but preference is given to those in Northampton
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Safe Harbour, Inc
    Safe Harbour - Short term Emergency Shelter Program
    Provides short-term emergency housing to single females & single parent females with children. Must be processed through Carlisle Police Department, NCIC check 1st before entry.
    102 West High Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Anyone, except for those with violent crime convictions (call for details) or listed on Megan's Law List
    Hours: 24/7
    Safe Harbour, Inc
    Long Term Temporary Emergency Housing
    NOTE: as of March 24, 2020 This agency/service is still available; however, due to covid-19 directives, we may have adjusted how we carry out our services. Out of caution for the health and safety for our staff, volunteers and the community, please, call first to receive any instructions on our intake process. Thank you.
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    Housing combined with supportive services for homeless single individuals, couples and families.
    102 West High Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Anyone, except for those with violent crime convictions (call for details) or listed on Megan's Law List
    Hours: 24/7
    Salvation Army - Bradford Worship and Service Center
    Salvation Army - Bradford Worship and Service Center
    Emergency Direct Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs. Referrals made for assistance not offered at facility. May also offer seasonal assistance, such as Back-to-School and Project Bundle-Up where funds are available. Call for holiday programs (toys and food).
    111 Jackson Avenue
    Bradford, PA 16701
    Hours: Sunday, Worship Services, 9:45am to 12:30pm
    Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
    Project Bundle Up (New Winter Outerwear): Sign-up until Dec 31 or when Funds are exhausted
    Salvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services
    Salvation Army - Beall and Linny Fowler Homeless Shelter
    **NOTES**

    Accepting CES referrals at this time.



    No direct referrals to the emergency shelter

    Evening and weekend referrals not available

    Emergency shelter for single women and women with children. 45 day maximum stay. First come, first serve as rooms become available.



    Residents are provided with meals, case management and life skills classes.
    344 North 7th Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Single women and women with children (will accept boys up to age 17 who are enrolled in school or who will enroll in school); May not appear on the Megan's Law registry; Once a individual stayed in the shelter they may not return to shelter for an entire year
    Hours: 24/7
    Salvation Army - Sharon Worship and Service Center
    Salvation Army - Sharon Service Center
    Emergency Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, rent, and similar miscellaneous living needs. Referrals made for assistance not offered at facility. May also offer seasonal assistance, such as Back-to-School and Project Bundle-Up where funds are available. Call for holiday programs (toys and food).
    660 Fisher Hill Street
    Sharon, PA 16146
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Family Store: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Salvation Army- East Stroudsburg
    Community Shelter - Salvation Army of East Stroudsburg
    Operates an community shelter for single men and single women, 18 years and older. Can provide emergency placement for up to 30-45 days. Also have 3 family units that can provide 3 families emergency placement for up to 90 days. Shelter will accept people until 10 pm if openings are available. Resident will receive case management for ensuring their transition from homelessness into permanent housing. Residents are required to complete a Housing Stabilization Plan and participate in the following services, 1) Life skill Classes, 2) Residential Meetings and 3) Case management meetings.
    226 Washington Street
    East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    Eligibility: Homeless single male 18 years and older.
    Homeless single female 18 years and older.
    Children from birth and up with a homeless parent.
    Hours: 24 Hour Shelter
    Salvation Army, Chester
    Salvation Army, Chester - Warming Shelter
    The Warming Center provides a safe and warm place for individuals and families without a place to sleep.
    151 West 15th Street
    Chester, PA 19013
    Salvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
    Salvation Army - FAITH (Families and Individuals in Transitional Housing)
    Serves homeless women with no children as well as families.
    701 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Salvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
    Salvation Army - Eliza Shirley House - Shelter
    The Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House provides emergency shelter services for homeless single women and families 365 days of the year. The shelter provides decent safe and sanitary housing, and healthy nutritious meals, in an orderly environment. The shelter also serves as an Intake Reception Site on week nights (after 4:00 p.m.), weekends, and holidays. The City of Philadelphia's Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) assists all women and families during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

    In-house Services:
    - Medical Services
    - Empowering Women's Group: Group discussion addressing stress, anger, shame, low self-esteem, guilt & other presenting issues.
    - Arts & Crafts: Volunteers come on a weekly basis and provide arts and crafts classes for children and adults. Shelter staff provide a variety of creative projects for the children on a weekly basis. Activity Group provides educational activities
    - Spiritual Growth: Bible Study/Spiritual Guidance Salvation Army Officer. Area churches provide services to the women and children at the shelter throughout the month. Daily Devotions
    - Recreational Programs
    - Referral Programs
    701 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Salvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
    Salvation Army - Emergency Shelter
    An OESS (Office of Emergency Shelter and Services) funded emergency shelter.
    701 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Self
    Self - Homeless Shelter
    Offers emergency shelters at five sites. Clients are placed according to gender and needs, including case management.
    1211 Chestnut Street
    Suite 205
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Servants to All
    Servants to All - My Father's House Homeless Shelter
    Provides overnight services to men and women. Also provided are housing, material goods, and supportive services to homeless men and women striving to obtain sustainable independence.


    The Day Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm to complete intakes and case management. Services are temporarily limited due to COVID and by appointment only.
    4 South Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: 18 year of age

    No sexual predator history

    No open warrants
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 1:00pm for intakes


    Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm for case management
    Shalom House
    Shalom House - Emergency Shelter-Women and Children
    Intake for this service is through Christian Churches United - HELP Ministies. Please call: (717) 238-2851.
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    21-bed emergency sheltering for homeless women and women with children (male children only up to age 18) with hot meals, assistance with clothing, case management that provides help finding housing, employment and networking for other needed services; assistance with transportation & building a support system with clients.
    9 South 15th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Women and women with children (males up to 18 years). Must have a referral from CCU/Help Ministries; Dauphin County Commission on Drugs and Alcohol; or Dauphin County Case Management. Must have a 2 week supply of prescribed medications, be stable, clean and sober. Must participate in case management and must meet goal plan requirements.
    Hours: 24/7
    Shelter Services, Inc.
    Shelter Services
    Provides shelter for homeless men, women, and families. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, shelter services are currently limited to men, woman and families located in Mifflin and Juniata counties.
    13 Depot Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Homeless
    Hours: 24/7
    Shepherd's Heart Fellowship
    Shepherd's Heart Veterans Home
    Transitional housing for homeless male veterans. The program aims to service male veterans who are homeless and may have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse problems, mental illness, dual diagnosis, and those who are disabled.
    13 Pride Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Eligibility Criteria:
    • Must be a veteran of any branch of the Armed Services of United States,
    • MUST be eligible for VA services,
    • Applicants will be required to submit to a pre-placement drug screen. They should also have a recovery plan in place that includes weekly attendance at drug / alcohol outpatient support group,
    • Applicants must lack fixed and regular permanent housing,
    • Applicants should be medically and mentally stable enough to live safely in an unsupervised community living setting,
    • Applicants are required to undergo a background check. Any applicant who is a registered sex offender, arsonist, or has an outstanding warrant for his/her arrest will not be accepted into this program,
    • Applicant should be willing to follow program goals and requirements, and be willing to work cooperatively with staff and other residents,
    • Applicants must be willing to actively search for employment within the first 30 days of residency, or if on a disability be willing to engage in constructive daily activities. All residents must be willing to transition to an independent living situation,
    • Any applicant who is on probation must be willing to sign an information release that allows staff to share information with his/her assigned probation officer,
    • Applicants must attend a screening interview conducted by the VA Pittsburgh, HCHV staff prior to being accepted into the program.
    Sisters Place
    Sisters Place - Transitional Housing
    Provides permanent and transitional housing and supportive services to homeless single-parent families including case management, parental support, and referrals to other services. Single parents and their children live in rent-assisted housing. Length of participation depends on eligibility guidelines and type of programming.
    111 Brownsville Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    Eligibility: Homeless or near homeless single parents. Parents in the Transitional Program must be working or attending school/training and working towards self-sufficiency. Parents in the Permanent Housing programs must be in treatment for their disability, but are encouraged to work or go to school. Applicants must have custody of at least one child or be seven months pregnant.
    Hours: Weekdays 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Council of Pittsburgh
    St. Vincent de Paul Society, Pittsburgh - Path to New Life
    A voluntary program for homeless men with recent criminal backgrounds and an HUD defined disability. Provides scattered housing service.
    501 North Negley Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Verification of income, if any, including employment, welfare and Social Security, or any other regular source of income.

    A letter verifying that you are homeless, from a homeless program or other supportive services agency.

    Verification of HUD defined disability. The disability must be of indefinite duration, affecting your ability to maintain employment, but with the ability to live in housing offering supportive services.
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Adams County Homeless Services
    Emergency family shelter and Rapid Rehousing Coordinator. This program only takes families with children. We provide emergency shelter while a family works to find safe affordable housing and case management. Typical stay is 14 to 30 days.

    We also provide Rapid Rehousing Assistance to Homeless Families.
    153 North Stratton Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Those who are homeless, near homeless and/or living is a unsafe structure. Target population: Families with Children.
    Hours: 24 hours a day. Intakes are done 4:00pm to 12:00am
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    SCCAP, Franklin County
    NOW ACCEPTING SMALL FAMILY REFERRALS, 4 OR LESS. Only referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered.

    Provide temporary emergency shelter to small homeless families and individuals. Also provide short-term case management and referral services in order to aid participants in stabilizing their lives. Typical stay is 14 – 30 days.
    We coordinate Rapid Rehousing services for homeless individuals and families.
    223 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Those who are homeless, near homeless and/or living is a unsafe structure.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services
    Welcome Home Shelter SPHS Connect Emergency Shelter for Women and Families
    Welcome Home is a 30-60 day emergency homeless shelter for single women and families with children. Guests of the program receive case management services, weekly life skills classes, advocacy, and on-site mental health counseling.
    218 South Maple Avenue
    Suite 200
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Eligibility: Homeless single women and families
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services
    SPHS Connect - Shelter and Permanent Supportive Housing - Coordinated Entry
    Emergency shelter, homelessness prevention, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and educational support. Permanent supportive housing and shelter plus care programs include intensive case management. Agency serves as assessment office for intake into western PA continuum of care housing services.
    240 North College Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Homeless individuals and families. For permanent supportive housing or shelter + care, individuals must be homeless and have a long term disability.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    St James Haven
    St James Haven
    Overnight shelter that can accommodate 14 men each night. Provides a comfortable bed, clean, dry shelter, and a meal.
    779 North Main Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Homeless men.
    Hours: Daily, 6:00pm to 8:00am
    Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
    Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission - Emergency Services
    Provides meals every day to individuals who arrive by the following times:

    Breakfast - 7 am
    Lunch - noon
    Snack - 2:15 pm (most days)
    Dinner - 5:30 pm



    Also offers emergency shelter to men 18+ who arrive before 8:00 pm and have ID. Places available for up to 30 days.
    302 North 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19105
    Eligibility: Emergency shelter: men only, with ID.
    Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The Hope Center at Hagerstown Rescue Mission
    Emergency Shelter Services
    The Hope Center at Hagerstown Rescue Mission provides up to 30 consecutive nights of overnight shelter to transient men who are homeless and would otherwise be living on the streets or in the woods. Some of the requirements for men staying in the Transient Program are:

    They must be sober
    They must shower each evening before given a bed
    They must attend the evening chapel service
    Each guest is given a personal care package containing enough personal hygiene products to last thirty days. A change of clothing is also made available if needed. A hot meal is provided following the evening chapel service.

    Overnight guests may also stay for breakfast the following morning. However, due to limited storage space transients may not leave their personal possessions on the property.
    125 North Prospect Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    Eligibility: Available for men, ages 18 and older only.
    Hours: 24 Hours/7 Days Week
    Third Street Alliance for Women and Children
    Third Street Alliance for Women and Children - Shelter Services
    **NOTES**
    Intake Procedure: Due to the COVID-19, Third Street Alliance will not accept referrals or walk-ins.

    Evening and weekend referrals not available. No walk-ins accepted.
    No direct referrals to the emergency shelter. Referrals must come from Housing Specialists.
    Emergency shelter and transitional housing program provides shelter for homeless women and children. Women wishing to enter must make an intake appointment and will then be placed on the waiting list. Families initially accepted into shelter for 30 days, but can stay for up to 12 months if necessary. Residents may be provided with childcare.
    41 North Third Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Homeless women with or without children; Must be a Northampton County resident for at least 6 months and have a proper identification; Can house Lehigh County residents but preference is given to residents from Northampton; No income required upon admission but clients must be gainfully employed within 30 days of residency
    Hours: 24 Hours
    Tioga County Department of Human Services
    Tioga County Department of Human Services - Bridge Housing
    The 14-apartment Bridge Housing program is located at the St. James Complex in Mansfield. The goal of this program is to assist the homeless and victims of domestic violence to find and retain permanent housing. This is accomplished by providing temporary housing and supportive services, such as case management, housing counseling, training and life skills education to those living in Bridge Housing. The maximum stay is one year.
    261-A St. James Street
    Mansfield, PA 16933
    Hours: Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Tioga County Homeless Initiative
    Tioga County Homeless Initiative - Shelter
    Shelter is offered to qualifying individuals and families.
    New guest intake will take place between 9:00am and 5:00pm. An evening meal will be served (6:00pm) and lights will be out later that evening (10:00pm). Breakfast will be served (6:00am), the facility cleaned up, and all guests will depart from the shelter (7:00am) for the day. School aged children will be transported to the school in which they are enrolled in and adults and non-school aged children will be transported to a local community for the day.
    2580 Charleston Road
    Mansfield, PA 16933
    Hours: Intake from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
    Titusville YWCA
    Titusville YWCA - St. James House - Homeless Shelter
    Homeless shelter for women and children, case management. Donations welcomed.
    212 North Franklin Street
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Women in need of shelter.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Union Mission
    Union Mission Men's Shelter - Coordinated Entry
    Provides shelter for men also provides homeless emergency shelter, transitional housing, help with locating and establishing a new residence, and case management.
    211 conducts Pre-Screening and Assessment for clients in Westmoreland County --- see links below.
    2217 East Harrison Avenue
    Latrobe, PA 15650
    Eligibility: No sexual criminal history or serious aggressive criminal history.
    Hours: 24/7
    Upper Room
    Upper Room of Erie
    Provides a safe and welcoming place for Erie's poor and homeless year around. Regular Sunday meals are provided by cooperating churches and schools. The Catholic Diocese of Erie provides a weekday breakfast. Hosts clothing and blanket dsitributions. Special parties and picnic events put on as well. Also accepts donations.
    1024 Peach Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Sunday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Venango County Department of Human Services
    Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex - Housing Department
    Provides information or assistance for housing needs, transitional housing, shelters, landlords, security deposit assistance, help with eviction notices, and a caseworker.
    1 Dale Avenue
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Venango County Department of Human Services
    Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex - Emergency Shelter Program
    Temporary or emergency short-term shelter for the Homeless. Must be open with Venango County Human Services.

    VTECH - Limited stay emergency lodging is provided through Sugar Valley Lodge. Single adult male or female. Must work on finding permanent housing.

    Homeless Family Shelter for Families - Can assist up to three families at one time. Will work with service coordinator in finding permanent housing.
    1 Dale Avenue
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania
    Veterans Leadership Program - Victory Housing Program
    Serves homeless disabled veterans. Provides life skills training, individualized goal setting, job preparation and/or employment.
    2934 Smallman Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    Eligibility: Veteran status, Have court appointed custody of dependent children, Have a VA determined disability, Certificate of homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania
    Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA - Beaver, Greene, Washington Counties
    Provides transitional assistance to military members who are reintegrating back into civilian life. Provides essential housing, employment, and other vital supportive services to eligible Veterans, service members, and their families to improve self-sufficiency, sustainability, and quality of life.
    Eligibility: Veterans and military families
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard
    Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard
    Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard provides housing and supportive services to homeless military Veterans through a partnership with the Veterans Administration. Offers homeless Veterans an array of facilities and services that build residential stability and self-determination and increase a Veteran's earning potential and success in long-term competitive employment.

    Services to help veterans to transition from homeless to home include:
    • Meals,
    • Clothing,
    • Groceries,
    • Transportation for program participants,
    • Case management,
    • Referrals,
    • Recovery support,
    • Mental health support,
    • Employment assistance,
    • Financial and Education support.
    945 Washington Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: Veterans who are homeless (or experiencing a housing crisis) and have served in a branch of the United States Military at some point in their lives. There is no time in service requirement; only that the Veteran did not receive a dishonorable discharge.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Victim Outreach Intervention Center
    Victim Outreach Intervention Center ( VOICe )
    Provides free, confidential services to individuals and families who are survivors of crime. Services include emergency domestic violence shelter, crisis services, transitional and supportive housing, medical and legal advocacy, civil legal representation, counseling for adults and children, and prevention education.
    111 South Cliff Street
    Suite 1-A
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Survivor of crime or significant other of a survivor of crime (includes, parents, minor children, spouses, and other family members)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Hotline answered 24/7
    Victory House of Lehigh Valley
    Victory House of Lehigh Valley - Homeless Shelter
    **NOTES**
    Only accepting Veteran referrals for TH/GPD at this time.

    Evening and weekend referrals not available. No walk-ins accepted.
    Shelter and transitional housing program for homeless adult men, 18-65 years old. Individuals are initially accepted for 45 days, but that can be extended if the program is right for them. Case managers assist residents in obtaining services and establishing a plan for self sufficiency.

    Referral needed:
    - For a referral from Lehigh County Drug and Alcohol Division contact Lehigh Valley Intake at 610-923-0394.
    - For a referral from Northampton County Drug and Alcohol Division contact 610-829-4725. All men referred from the County Drug and Alcohol Divisions must be currently active in substance abuse treatment.
    - United States Veterans can contact the Department of Veterans Affairs in Allentown at 610-776-4364 for an assessment and referral.
    - Call 211 for screening into shelter system, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm, evening and weekend referrals not available. No walk-ins accepted.

    Referrals are accepted for admission on Monday through Friday.

    314 Fillmore Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Eligibility: Homeless adult men, age 18-65 years, homeless veterans
    Hours: 24/7
    Volunteers of America
    Ruth's Place Women's Shelter - Volunteers of America
    **COVID-19 UPDATES** - Limited to 10 clients. Not accepting new clients at this time (3/25).
    NOTE: Ruth's Place can only accept new clients on a day that the Mckinney Clinic (570-825-0881) is opened as they now require a full medical screening due to Covid-19 issues. Also they must be "on the street homeless" to meet admission criteria at this time.

    Provides safe, temporary and short-term community shelter for women experiencing homelessness in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties; coordinates and collaborates with other service providers and volunteers to assure the provision of services that address their basic physical, financial, health and spiritual needs; and assists sheltered guests to form and follow a permanent housing plan to quickly achieve stable, long-term housing. Crisis services are available 24/7/365.
    425 North Pennsylvania Avenue
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Eligibility: Homeless Women
    Hours: Shelter accepts referrals 24/7 as long there is room
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Coordinated Entry