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ACT In Faith of Greater West Chester
ACT in Faith - Rental Deposit Assistance
Assisting the Community Together
ACT in Faith (AIF) is an interfaith ministry that seeks to provide physical, financial and spiritual support to those in the Greater West Chester Area whose basic human needs are going unmet by facilitating communication, coordinating support, and supplementing resources to broaden the reach of existing social services and programs.
212 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Eligibility: West Chester residents
Hours: Mondays, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesdays, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Thursdays,10:30am to 12:00pm
Action Wellness
Action Wellness - Housing Services
Action Wellness Housing staff offer assistance to clients who are experiencing difficulty finding or maintaining housing. Staff provide a range of services and options to assist clients in securing and maintaining safe, affordable housing. Housing services include counseling, subsidized housing for homeless individuals with HIV Disease, and assistance applying for housing related benefits and entitlements.
1216 Arch Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Eligibility: Provides services to people struggling with HIV Disease and other chronic illnesses, the LGBTQ community, and people who are at risk for contracting HIV Disease.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 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
Bartko Foundation
Bartko Foundation
Assists single minority mothers in developing self-sufficiency and achieving their goals by providing education, transportation, housing, and employment support through foundation sponsor groups. Case management is handled by the sponsoring agency.
PO Box 17160
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Eligibility: The applicant must be a single minority mother with at least one dependent child under the age of eighteen living in her household.
Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
BCAP - Rental Assistance
**NOTES**
Office currently operating on an Appointment Only basis.

The Housing Assistance Program helps families who are homeless or facing homelessness through eviction or other circumstances. After meeting certain eligibility criteria including income guidelines and the ability to maintain the rental agreement on an on-going basis, a rental-related payment is made directly to the landlord by BCAP to pay for a security deposit, first month's rent, or both.
645 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Must fall under 125% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Blueprints
Blueprints - Homeless Assistance Program
Provides direct financial support for the homeless or households experiencing barriers that effect housing. If deemed eligible, this program includes rental assistance.
150 West Beau Street
Suite 106
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: In order to receive assistance, clients must be low-income and be able to prove they can maintain their expenses moving forward.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
Rental Assistance, Case Management, Social Networking
P.O. Box 15212
Harrisburg , PA 17105
Eligibility: Single Homeless Mothers ONLY - please cease referring anyone to us that is not a homeless single mother - do NOT refer anyone in need of rental assistance unless they are HOMELESS, SINGLE, MOTHERS, we only provide rental assistance to families in our program - we do NOT provide rental assistance on a one-time emergency basis.
Hours: Call for information
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Emergency Services (Central Bucks)
Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
1282 Almshouse Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Emergency Services (Lower Bucks)
Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
721 Veterans Highway
Bristol, PA 19007
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Emergency Services (Upper Bucks)
Emergency and preventative assistance helps low-income families achieve and maintain their self-sufficiency. Services include rental and move in assistance and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities. Whenever possible, families and individuals are asked to contribute a co-payment.
136 C Mill Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Emergency Housing Assistance

Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) will provide one month rent/security deposit to individuals who are in danger of eviction or homelessness. Individuals must meet eligibility and affordability guidelines and requirements and may receive assistance only one time.

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

900 South Woodward Street
Lehigh/Northampton County Office
Allentown, PA 18103
Eligibility: Individuals and families in need
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
Catholic Charities - Schuylkill-Carbon

Catholic Charities provides a range of human services to individuals, families and parishes.
Services:
- Adoption
- Pregnancy
- Immigration Services
- Senior Services
- Counseling
- Community Support
- Parish Outreach
- Housing
319 Mahantongo Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; other times by appointment
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg Westmoreland Rent Assistance
**May take up to 5 business days to receive a call back.**

Provides rent assistance to residents who live within the Westmoreland County United Way region. May be able to help prior to the receipt of an eviction notice from the magistrate. If caller has an eviction notice, then the referral should be made to the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
711 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Eligibility: Income within 175% of federal poverty guidelines.
Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
Crisis Services-Hazleton-Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
Works to alleviate the financial burden of individuals and families facing crisis situations, as well as provide supportive services to achieve self sufficiency. Some services that may be provided include:
Emergency assistance to prevent homelessness with rent or mortgage payments
Rental deposits
Food vouchers
Utility payments and utility deposit assistance
Prescription assistance
Transportation assistance
200 West Chapel Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
Center for Community Action
Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
Rental assistance, case management and financial literacy are available for individuals/families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, such as facing eviction and electric shut-off notices.
216 North 2nd Street
Suite D
Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233
Eligibility: - 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline
- Pays security deposit, 1st month rent, rental arrears, utility arrears
- Income must exceed expenses
- Homeless or near homeless
- Eviction or utility shut off notice
- Domestic Violence individuals do not need income to be eligible
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm
Center for Community Action
Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
Rental assistance, case management and financial literacy are available for individuals/families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, such as facing eviction and electric shut-off notices.
195 Drive-In Lane
Everett, PA 15537
Eligibility: Proof of identification.
Pays security deposit, 1st month rent, rental arrears, utility arrears.
Income must exceed expenses.
Homeless or near homeless.
Eviction or utility shut off notice.
Domestic Violence individuals do not need income to be eligible.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Christian Churches United
HELP's Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
As of 03/17/2020, due to COVID-19, the office is doing all the intakes over the phone and are not accepting any walk-ins. If someone does show up, HELP will take their phone number to call them and send them away. The only exception would be someone without a phone and those residents should expect to have a long wait.
  • What Rental Assistance Funds CAN Pay For:

    - Move-in assistance
    - security deposits and/or first month's rent for those who are homeless

    - Back rent to stop eviction (payment is made only when the it brings the total amount owed to $0.00)

    - Court Costs: legal fees incurred in resolving a court eviction



    • What Rental Assistance Funds CANNOT Pay For:

      - Mortgages, lease to purchase, or escrow payments

      - Damages or maintenance fees

      - Current or future rent unless enrolled in the Case Management Programs

      - Back rent for a residence where you no longer reside

      - Move-in assistance after you have moved in

      - Move-in assistance due to eviction for non-payment of rent or being an undesirable tenant

      - Back rent that cannot be verified due to loss of income or an emergency situation

      - Section 8 or subsidized housing back rent
  • 413 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility:
    - Be homeless or facing eviction

    - Have a written agreement with the landlord agreeing to stop the eviction

    - Have sufficient income over the amount of rent to pay for utilities, food, and basic living expenses

    - Have written verification of all household income at or below 200% of the poverty guideline

    - Have received all the Title IV-A Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) from the County Assistance Office for which you are entitled

    - Be a Dauphin County resident
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 11:00am and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Christian Life Church
    Social Services
    OUT OF FUNDING UNTIL 2021

    Open to those who are in need of assistance with rent or to stop an eviction from occurring.

    Individual/families must have a referral sent by a housing specialist for these services.
    1400 Warm Spring Road
    Chambersburg, Pe 17202
    Eligibility: Open to those who are in need of assistance with their rent or utility deposits. Individuals will need to complete an application for services and must be used as a last resort of payment.
    Hours: Thursdays, 9 am - 12 noon, closed 5th Thursdays.
    Clarion County Housing Authority
    Clarion County Housing Authority - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Assisting those who have been directly or indirectly affected by COVID-19. Providing rent, utilities, home energy cost, security deposits assistance.
    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    8 West Main Street
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Any Clarion County resident who is renting or homeless. Must meet 2020 household gross income guidelines OR household monthly gross income 30 days prior to date of application.
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Tunkhannock
    Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
    819 Hunter Highway
    Wyoming County Human Services Bldg
    Tunkhannock, PA 18657
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Wilkes Barre
    Provides rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
    165 Amber Lane
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Hazleton
    Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.

    Serves Conyngham, Freeland, West Hazleton, Sugarloaf, Drums, and the Hazleton area
    100 West Broad Street Suite 11
    Broad Street Exchange Bldg.
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    Eligibility: Income guidelines apply.
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am- 5:00pm (Closed from 12:00-1:00pm)
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Rental Assistance
    Provides a grant to homeless or near homeless households to move them into a new residence or avoid eviction.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: Must be a Delaware County resident. Funds are approved on a case by case basis.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
    Provides a range of financial and supportive services to very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing. Assistance can include help with rent, mortgage, or utility payments.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: After reviewing your application and all back-up documentation, you will be notified of whether you are eligible to receive assistance. The process may take 2-3 weeks, depending on the type of assistance for which you applied.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program
    Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing.

    Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families, housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Fiduciary and payee services/Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    In addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    75 South Dock Street
    Sharon, PA 16146
    Eligibility: Low-income veterans and their families.
    Hours: Mon- Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
    Community Human Services Corporation
    Community Human Services Corporation - Home Matters Coalition
    One time financial assistance for rent, security deposit or utilities for households who do not fit another program's eligibility guidelines.
    2525 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Income below 300% Federal Poverty Guidelines. Must be one time assistance. Client must be 1 event away from a crisis (for example, facing job issues, intimate partner violence, medical issues, divorce, living paycheck to paycheck).
    Cornerstone of Beaver County
    Emergency Solutions Grant
    Provides housing assistance to those who qualify within Beaver County.
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    Cornerstone of Beaver County
    Cornerstone
    Assists Beaver County residents with:
    • Assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of homelessness,
    • Utility Assistance,
    • Displaced residents emergency motel program,
    • Consumer Education,
    • Supportive Housing Program for individuals and families with disabilities who have exhausted all other housing options,
    • Fair Housing
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Call for eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    Cornerstone of Beaver County
    Cornerstone - Supportive Services for Veteran Families
    Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing.

    May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    600 6th Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Call for eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00amm to 5:00pm
    Eastern PA Trans Equity Project
    Eastern PA Trans Equity Project - Rapid Response Crisis Grants
    Provides rapid monetary assistance to transgender people and the parents of trans kids. Includes rent assistance, transportation (bus passes), transgender affirming medication, food assistance
    1807 Majestic Drive
    Orefield, PA 18069
    Eligibility: Transgender individuals and the parents of transgender kids
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Easton Area Neighborhood Centers
    Easton Area Neighborhood Center - Rental Assistance
    Provides limited financial assistance to individuals and families to help them avoid eviction or secure new housing.

    902 Philadelphia Road
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Person must be age 18 or older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency Rental Assistance
    Provides financial assistance to pay security deposits or rent. Serves as an assessment center and intake point for western PA continuum of care housing services.
    140 North Beeson Avenue
    Second Floor
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Some programs are income and/or age based.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Final Salute
    Final Salute - S.A.F.E Program
    The S.A.F.E program provides emergency financial assistance. Program recipients also receive resources on saving, budgeting and living on a fixed income.

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

    2331 Mill Road, Suite 100
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Eligibility: The S.A.F.E program is open to women Veterans and members of the U.S. Military Reserve and Guard component forces, regardless of their location.

    Documents needed:
    1. Proof of Veteran* status or current U.S. Military Reserve/Guard component service. (*Requires completion of initial service obligation (ISO), unless medically discharged). Copies of the bills that you are having difficulty paying (must be past due). Military I.D. (if Reserve or Guard). Additional documents such as an Employment Letter may also be requested.
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Emergency Food Cupboard
    Thursdays from 10-12, distributes packages of perishable and non-perishable items on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible residents of Northwest Philadelphia. Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets available during holiday period.
    35 West Chelten Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Eligibility: GACM targets NW Phila, zip codes 19118,19119, 19126, 19138, 19144, 19150. Information shared freely with everyone. Services require documentation of id, residency,income, household composition.
    Hours: Social Service Mon- Wed 9am-2pm

    Food Cupboard Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Housing and Rental Assistance
    Emergency Rental Assistance Rental Payments: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf for rent costs.
    First Month's Rent: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf for the first month's rent.
    Security Deposits: GECAC will make payments to legitimate landlords on your behalf when security payment is required.
    SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH PHONE (COVID-19).
    18 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Someone who is homeless or near homeless must meet one of the following criteria:
    1. Residing in a group shelter, domestic violence shelter, hotel or motel paid for by public funds, mental health, drug or alcohol facility, prison, or hospital, with no place to reside.
    2. Someone who is living at home but is unable to stay due to domestic violence.
    3. Verification that their children are being placed in foster care because of lack of adequate housing, or need for the reunification of a family if children are placed in foster care.
    4. Living in a condemned building.
    Has a court-ordered eviction notice due to loss of income
    5. The inspector from the Bureau of Housing, City of Erie must certify substandard conditions of the building
    6. Referral from outside agencies where temporary housing is established due to domestic abuse
    7. Red Cross referral due to fire or flood
    8. Living in the streets, cars or doorways (verified by Homeless Case Management)
    Hours: SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH PHONE (COVID-19).
    Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Greene County Human Services
    Greene County Human Services - Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing ( HPRP )
    Will provide financial assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization services to eligible individuals and families.
    19 South Washington Street
    Fort Jackson Building, 3rd Floor
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Eligibility: Veterans, people exiting the criminal justice system, and youth aged 16-21 who are aging out of the foster care / residential placement system.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Human Services, Inc. - Chester
    Human Services - Emergency Rental Assistance
    Rental deposit assistance for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Rent payment assistance is available for those families at imminent risk of homelessness.
    330 West Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Eligibility: Must have an eviction notice for back rental assistance or eviction within 6 months on the street in a shelter or motel paid for by another agency once time rental security deposit. Has to attend budgeting classes and can only receive either of these once every two years.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action Program Rental Assistance / Coordinated Entry
    Provides financial assistance for security deposits and/or rent. Serves as an assessment center and intake point for western PA continuum of care housing services.
    827 Water Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Eligibility: Low Income 200% poverty guidelines.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00pm
    Kennett Area Community Service
    Kennett Area Community Service - Emergency Assistance Program
    Serves people living in the Avon Grove School District, Unionville Chadds Ford School District, and Kennett Consolidated School District. Some services are available to our neighbors in Oxford School District if the household is facing eviction or is currently experiencing homelessness.



    The Emergency Assistance Program program offers the following services for those currently living in our service area:
    •financial assistance for rent, utility bills, and other basic living expenses
    •housing assistance to those who are experiencing homelessness
    •connecting those in need with a partner agency that will best assist them
    •laundry and shower facilities -- DUE TO COVID-19 THE SHOWER AND LAUNDRY SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.

    Our Emergency Loan Program is offered to individuals that need a stopgap solution.
    •provides a short-term 0% interest loan
    •up to $500
    •for auto repairs, rent assistance, tuition and other needs
    •must be paid back within six months
    •helps to build credit
    •To qualify, proof of income and other documentation is required
    136 West Cedar Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: Income limits depending on the household's situation and program funding. Some programs go up to 200% of the Federal Poverty, others are higher.
    Hours: Due to COVID-19 all Emergency Assistance services are available by appointment only.





    Normal operating hours pre-COVID-19:


    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm



    Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Rent Assistance
    Rental assistance is provided in the form of financial assistance to household in an immediate housing crisis. Financial assistance up to $1500 for a household, and $1000 for an individual may be available.This assistance can pay for the families first month’s rent, a security deposit and/or back rent due to a property owner in order to secure safe housing for the family affected. Actual payments are dependent upon many factors, including, but not limited to: funds available, circumstance leading to the crisis, past assistance received by the household, amount needed to solve the emergency, etc.
    241 West Grant Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: Proof of housing crisis (typically a notarized eviction, letter from a shelter, letter from another social service agency). Income not exceeding 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - CoC Programs
    Some homeless households are eligible for permanent housing assistance through LCCAP. These households must meet additional eligibility guidelines. Clients are able to select housing of their choice, taking into consideration their support systems, employment, and transportation needs. Case managers travel to participants homes bi-monthly to conduct inspections of the property, teach life skills, provide financial literacy/budgeting counseling, and track progress toward goals.
    241 West Grant Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lighthouse Foundation
    Lighthouse Foundation - Whole Life Ministries Program
    Provides emergency relief for bills before termination or eviction
    116 Browns Hill Road
    Suite 400
    Valencia, PA 16059
    Eligibility: Must complete an online literacy class and application. Can not already be receiving housing assistance.
    Maranatha Ministry, Inc.
    CANDLEHEART MINISTRIES
    Applicants who need rent assistance must first contact a housing specialist and a referral be sent via the CES process before we can consider an application..

    CandleHeart via their ESG-CV funds, can provide rental payment assistance for those who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.
    1059 Lincoln Way East
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: • Individuals must be at/or below the 50% AMI and have a notice to quit as proof of lateness or court ordered eviction paperwork.
    • Homeless and At-Risk of homelessness individuals, who reside in the Tuscarora Area School District, Fannett-Metal Area School District or Shippensburg Area School District (Franklin County Only residents)
    Hours: Individuals will be contacted directly by this agency once a referral is received.
    New Bethany Ministries
    New Bethany Ministries - Housing Assistance
    Provides:
    - Rental Assistance households with arrears
    - Security Deposit for homeless household
    - Housing Search Assistance
    - Tenent rights information and counseling
    - Experienced mediators
    313 West 4th Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Eligibility: Currently housed with rent arrears or homeless households for rental deposit or housing locator help
    Hours: By appointment only
    Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    North Hills Community Outreach - Siemer
    One time financial assistance for rent, security deposit or utilities for households who do not fit another program's eligibility guidelines.
    1975 Ferguson Road
    Allison Park, PA 15101
    Eligibility: Income below
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    May provide financial assistance in the form of first month, past due and damage deposit rental assistance to individuals or families.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Meet certain eligibility requirements.
    Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Office of Homeless Services
    Office of Supportive Housing - Emergency Assistance and Response Unit (EARU)
    Provides limited financial assistance for families and individuals displaced or made homeless, and residents with court ordered evictions. Services include cash assistance with rent and mortgages and security deposits. Also provides post-disaster housing assistance with referral from Red Cross.

    1430 Cherry Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Eligibility: Please call the EARU Information Line at 215-686-7177 to determine eligibility. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Pathstone
    Pathstone - Emergency Assistance
    Serves the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

    Services may include:

    - Emergency shelter;
    - Nutritional assistance;
    - First month rental assistance
    - Rent in arrears assistance;
    - Mortgage assistance;
    - Utilities in arrears assistance
    421 McFarlan Road
    Longwood Corporate Center South, Suite E
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Aspers
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.

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

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

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

    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    421 McFarlan Road
    Suite E
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Scranton
    Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services.
    Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
    135 Franklin Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Berks
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    625 Cherry Street
    3rd Floor
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Carbon
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    101 Lehigh Drive
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines.

    The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lancaster
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.



    Helps a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

    A one-time payment up to $400 to prevent eviction or $100-$300 to obtain temporary or permanent shelter. There is no monthly rental assistance or subsidy available.

    Need must be the result of an emergency such as eviction, living in hazardous conditions, homeless or near homeless. If more funds are owed than CAO can offer are required to prevent or resolve the emergency, the applicant must have another way to pay the remainder due. The individual or family must have sufficient income to afford future rent. Items are verified with landlord/employer, etc.
    832 Manor Street
    Lancaster, PA 17604
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past yearThe amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lebanon
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    625 South Eighth Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines.

    The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lehigh
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    555 Union Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18109
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year.The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Northampton
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    201 Larry Holmes Drive
    Easton, PA 18044
    Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year.

    The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Schuylkill
    **NOTES**
    ESA applications require the applicate to be subject to an eviction or foreclosure requirement. Because of the moratorium they are not imminent and will not meet the requirements for rental assistance at this time. They are still able to assist homeless or near homeless families who need financial assistance to obtain permanent housing or to obtain a temporary shelter.

    Offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
    2640 Woodglen Road
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Fayette County Assistance Office Rental Assistance Program
    Helps income eligible clients to pay rent to prevent an eviction, or security deposit to secure an apartment to end homelessness
    41 West Church Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors (PAWW)
    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors
    Provides emergency financial assistance to veterans to help pay for housing, utilities, transportation, medical and other expenses. Pays directly to landlords, vendors and creditors.
    1117 Country Club Road
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Eligibility: Veterans and their families
    Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
    Pittsburgh Mercy
    Bethlehem Haven - United for Women
    United for Women service that offers monetary and basic assistance to women who are homeless, or at immediate risk of homelessness, for the first time in their lives. Priority is given to women over 50 years old. Also, working families with young children.
    1410 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Homeless women or working families that needs to have a sustainable income.
    Saint Vincent de Paul Ministry of Corpus Christi Church
    Saint Vincent de Paul Ministry of Corpus Christi Church
    Applicants who need rent assistance must first contact the 2-1-1 Hotline and be referred to us (by encrypted email) before we can consider their application..



    DURING COVID-19, THE PROCESS FOR APPLYING IS AS FOLLOWS:
    Individual/families must have a referral sent by a housing specialist to receive these services via an Navigate System process to svdp17201@gmail.com with a copy of the notes for them to know the situation. Individuals should then be advised that there is no face to face at this time and individuals must call (717) 504-9702 to apply for assistance via the phone. This option is only available during the time frame of Monday - Friday; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

    Open to those who are in need of assistance with rent or to stop an eviction from occurring.

    DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY MOTEL ASSISTANCE
    279 North Second Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Open to those who are in need of assistance with for the following items:
    Rent Payment
    Rental Deposit

    Individuals will need to complete an application for services and must be used as a last resort of payment.

    DOES NOT PROVIDE MOTEL ASSISTANCE/VOCUHERS
    Hours: DURING COVID-19, THE PROCESS FOR APPLYING IS AS FOLLOWS:

    Individual/families must have a referral sent by a housing specialist to receive these services via an Navigate System process to svdp17201@gmail.com with a copy of the notes for them to know the situation. Individuals should then be advised that there is no face to face at this time and individuals must call (717) 504-9702 to apply for assistance via the phone. This option is only available during the time frame of Monday - Friday; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
    Salvation Army - Lancaster
    Salvation Army Lancaster - Emergency Financial Assistance
    **NOTES**
    Phone calls only. Hours changed Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (closed 12-1pm).

    Limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations (i.e. rent, utilities, prescriptions); Must meet specific guidelines including income.

    10 trip bus pass for newly employed. Must have proof of hire. All day bus pass for medical appointments.
    131 South Queen Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Call for information; Must meet specific guidelines including income
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Salvation Army Reading - Utility and Housing Assistance
    Works with utility companies to ensure that their customers have options when it comes to making their utility payments during times of crisis.



    - CAP (UGI): Provides lower monthly payments and forgiveness of back balances for individuals at/below 150% of FPIG.



    - Operation Share (UGI): Provides a one-time grant for families that fall at/below 250% of FPIG and are typically over income for the CAP program.



    - EFSP: Federal funding providing emergency heating assistance to individuals with the cost of one month's usage of fuel oil or propane or one month's usage of a past due utility bill.



    - ESG: Funding for individuals and families facing an eviction, shut-off notice, living in a shelter or other place not meant for human habitation.
    301 South Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Eligibility varies. Contact the office for details.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Schuylkill Community Action Program
    Schuylkill Community Action - Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Rapid Re-Housing
    Extremely low-income clients, who are experiencing homelessness, may be eligible to receive financial assistance in the form of rental assistance and assistance paying the security deposit. Clients will receive case management services, as they work towards housing stability.
    225 North Center Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Eligible clients must meet the HUD definition of literally homeless and income cannot exceed 30% Area Median Income (AMI).
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Servants to All
    Servants to All - My Father's House
    Distributes life-sustaining supplies and life-changing services to displaced individuals and families of Schuylkill County.

    Emergency food, clothing and hygiene supplies and services are given to those in need. Supplies are made available by donation and are limited.
    4 South Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 1:00pm
    Service Access and Management - Headquarters
    Mental Health Housing Programs
    Only referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered

    Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides rental assistance to adults who:
    * Have a documented serious mental illness or dual diagnosis (SMI and Substance Use)
    * Receive sufficient income to maintain housing after receiving assistance

    New residence - Security deposit for people who have no permanent residence, have a documented serious mental illness and receive sufficient income to maintain housing after receiving assistance.

    Eviction - Assistance with a one-time back rent payment if no more than one month rent is owed.
    1640 Orchard Drive
    Suite 3
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Diagnosed with serious mental illness and can provide documentation. Must have income that proves that the individual can sustain the desired living situation for at least 90 days. Is currently homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
    Hours: NO WALKINS AT THS TIME

    Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Service Access and Management - Headquarters
    Berks County MH/DD - HealthChoices Housing Plan
    A program of tenant-based rental assistance coordinated with either Blended Case Management or Housing Support Services, for fixed funding intervals based on Priority Categories of Need.
    19 North Sixth Avenue
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old, must be able to be named on a lease as a responsible party, must have CCBH (Medical Assistance) Insurance, must have a diagnosis of a serious, persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse, must have some source of verifiable income within the household.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Service Access and Management - Headquarters
    Service Access and Management - Housing Department - Contingency Funding
    Contingency funds are financial supports used to assist with rents, security deposits, household items and some unique needs, such as arrears and utilities. Funds are capped at $1,000.00. Potential clients need to make a prior appointment before coming to the office.
    590 Terry Reily Way
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in Service Access and Management, Inc. or enrolled in the PATH Program and must have a diagnosed mental health illness and be enrolled in Medical Assistance.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    SCCAP, Franklin County
    Applicants who need rent assistance must first contact a housing specialist and a referral be sent via the CES process before we can consider an application..

    SCCAP via their ESG-CV funds, can provide rental payment assistance for those who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: • Individuals must be at/or below the 50% AMI and have a notice to quit as proof of lateness or court ordered eviction paperwork.
    • Homeless and At-Risk of homelessness individuals, who reside in the Chambersburg Area School District
    Hours: Individuals will be contacted directly by this agency once a referral is received.
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    SCCAP. Franklin County
    Only referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered

    The Homeless Assistance Program (HAP) is funded through state dollars in order to assist individuals and
    families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness achieve a goal of self-sufficiency and prevent future
    homelessness. Specific eligibility guidelines and documentation apply. The Homeless Assistance Program
    may help on a limited basis with rent or security deposit. Each applicant/individual or family must
    complete and sign a goal plan which describes how that family can resolve the problem areas which led to
    homelessness or near-homelessness.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: The HAP program is for homeless or near homeless individuals who can prove they are able to be self-sufficient if they receive assistance for their current situation. Homeless is defined as:

    - living in a group shelter, domestic violence shelter, prison, mental health, drug or alcohol facility, motel/hotel paid for by public or charitable funds.
    - are living in a condemned building
    - are residing in a dangerous structure that presents life threatening conditions (ex: no working plumbing)

    In order to receive assistance from HAP, an individual must be under 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. The individual or family must also be able to show that they can meet their expenses once they receive help. Additionally individuals, must have been a resident for the the last 6 months in Franklin County.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Program, It's About Change
    The Program, It's About Change - Dauphin Office
    Provides family reunification, housing assistance, mentoring and workforce development services for individuals returning home from incarceration
    1515 Derry Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Individuals who are returning home to the community from incarceration - Adults
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Friday: by appointment
    Titusville YWCA
    Titusville YWCA - St. James House - Rental Assistance
    Helps income-eligible individuals in Eastern Crawford County (16354, 16404, 16434, 16360) with their first month's rent and deposits on apartments. NO funds for utilities
    212 North Franklin Street
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Helps income-eligible individuals in Eastern Crawford County (16354, 16404, 16434, 16360) with their first month's rent and deposits on apartments. NO funds for utilities
    Hours: Call for more information.
    TREHAB
    Rental Housing - Mehoopany - TREHAB
    Elderly/senior rental housing available in Laceyville at Old Doctor's House Apartments and Schoolhill Apartments.
    5 Crackerjack Lane
    Mehoopany, PA 18629
    Hours: Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 5:00pm
    TREHAB
    Housing Services - Montrose - TREHAB
    Housing services include housing-related counseling, landlord-tenant mediation, housing relocation assistance, rental assistance, utility assistance, emergency shelter, and homelessness prevention. Services provided through Emergency Food & Shelter Program, Homeless Assistance Program
    36 Public Avenue
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility: Varies with program.
    Hours: varies with program
    Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
    Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh - Housing Stabilization Program (HSP)
    Provides one time assistance to renters and homeowners in the City of of Pittsburgh.

    412 Blvd of the Allies
    Suite 901
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Please refer to https://www.ura.org/pages/housing-opportunity-fund-programs for eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Utility Emergency Services Fund
    Utility Emergency Services Fund - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) (Philadelphia)
    Helps low-income veterans and their families find affordable housing. Financial assistance can include help with back rent, mortgage or utility payments for families struggling to remain in their homes.

    Using a housing-first case management model, UESF provides services including housing acquisition and landlord negotiation, VA benefit assistance, mainstream benefits, legal assistance referrals, self-sufficiency education, and temporary financial assistance when needed.
    1608 Walnut Street
    Suite 600
    Phialdelphia, PA 19103
    Eligibility: You must have served 24 continuous months, or the full period for which you were called to active duty.Be a member of a family in which the head of the household, or spouse of the head of the household is a Veteran.Cannot have been dishonorably discharged.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    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 of Western PA - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
    Participants must be a Veteran or a member of a family in which the head of the household, or the spouse of the head of the household, is a veteran; household income can't exceed 50% of annual median income; participants must meet one of the following categories: residing in permanent housing, homeless and scheduled to become a resident of permanent housing in 90 days, or exited permanent housing within 90 days to seek other housing; possible assistance with rental, utility, child care, transportation, car repairs, etc.
    2934 Smallman Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    Eligibility: Veterans and military families
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Veterans Multi-Service Center
    Veterans Multi-Service Center - SSVF-Central PA
    SSVF provides comprehensive Supportive Services to very low income Veterans and their families who are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of losing their homes.

    Resources include case management, housing counseling, legal support, credit repair and financial planning services, and time-limited, temporary financial assistance.

    Eligible veterans may receive time-limited financial assistance for rent, utilities, and security deposits. SSVF offers short-term case management that links Veterans with resources within the Veterans Administration and the community with the ultimate goal of stabilizing veterans in housing.
    1453 Lincoln Way East
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: Veterans who have been honorably discharged
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Provide emergency rental assistance with either the first month's rent or a security deposit OR the funds to remain in current living situation. Serves as an assessment center for intake into the Western PA continuum of care for housing services.
    1209 Pennsylvania Avenue West
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Open to Warren County residents, at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, who are homeless or near homeless. Near homeless refers to those behind on rent and are facing homelessness.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Waynesboro Community & Human Services
    WCHS
    Applicants who need rent assistance must first contact a housing specialist and a referral be sent via the CES process before we can consider an application..

    Waynesboro Community and Human Services via their ESG-CV funds, can provide rental payment assistance for those who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.
    123 Walnut Street
    Waynesboro, Pe 17268
    Eligibility: • Individuals must be at/or below the 50% AMI and have a notice to quit as proof of lateness or court ordered eviction paperwork.
    • Homeless and At-Risk of homelessness individuals, who reside in the Waynesboro Area School District or Greencastle Area School District.
    Hours: Individuals will be contacted directly by this agency once a referral is received.
    Westmoreland County Housing Authority
    Westmoreland County Housing Authority - Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Helps families and individuals who are homeless or facing eviction. Provides financial assistance with rent arrearages (back rent), first month's rent or security deposits.
    167 South Greengate Road
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Eligibility: Those receiving public assistance should first check with their Department of Welfare caseworker; Section 8 program participants are not eligible. Must have an eviction notice.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
    ACT In Faith of Greater West Chester
    ACT in Faith - Rental Deposit Assistance
    Action Wellness
    Action Wellness - Housing Services
    Allegheny County Department of Human Services
    Allegheny County DHS - Allegheny Link
    Bartko Foundation
    Bartko Foundation
    Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
    BCAP - Rental Assistance
    Blueprints
    Blueprints - Homeless Assistance Program
    Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
    Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Central Bucks)
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Lower Bucks)
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Emergency Services (Upper Bucks)
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Emergency Housing Assistance
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Catholic Charities - Community Support Program - Housing Assistance
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Catholic Charities - Schuylkill-Carbon
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg Westmoreland Rent Assistance
    Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Crisis Services-Hazleton-Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Center for Community Action
    Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Center for Community Action
    Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Christian Churches United
    HELP's Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
    Clarion County Housing Authority
    Clarion County Housing Authority - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Tunkhannock
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Wilkes Barre
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Rent and Security Deposit Assistance - Commission on Economic Opportunity - Hazleton
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC)
    CAADC - Rental Assistance
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program
    Community Human Services Corporation
    Community Human Services Corporation - Home Matters Coalition
    Cornerstone of Beaver County
    Emergency Solutions Grant
    Eastern PA Trans Equity Project
    Eastern PA Trans Equity Project - Rapid Response Crisis Grants
    Easton Area Neighborhood Centers
    Easton Area Neighborhood Center - Rental Assistance
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency Rental Assistance
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry
    Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Emergency Food Cupboard
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Housing and Rental Assistance
    Greene County Human Services
    Greene County Human Services - Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing ( HPRP )
    Human Services, Inc. - Chester
    Human Services - Emergency Rental Assistance
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Indiana County Community Action Program Rental Assistance / Coordinated Entry
    Kennett Area Community Service
    Kennett Area Community Service - Emergency Assistance Program
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Rent Assistance
    Lighthouse Foundation
    Lighthouse Foundation - Whole Life Ministries Program
    Maranatha Ministry, Inc.
    CANDLEHEART MINISTRIES
    New Bethany Ministries
    New Bethany Ministries - Housing Assistance
    North Hills Community Outreach
    North Hills Community Outreach - Siemer
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    Office of Homeless Services
    Office of Supportive Housing - Emergency Assistance and Response Unit (EARU)
    Pathstone
    Pathstone - Emergency Assistance
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Aspers
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Berks
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Erie
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Kennett Square
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone - Emergency Food and Shelter - Scranton
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Berks
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Carbon
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lancaster
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lebanon
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lehigh
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Northampton
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Schuylkill
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Fayette County Assistance Office Rental Assistance Program
    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors (PAWW)
    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors
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