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Armstrong County Community Action of Pennsylvania
Kittanning - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Provides Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds available for those whose housing or utilities are in jeopardy due to income loss and COVID-19.
705 Butler Road
Kittanning, PA 16201
Eligibility: Residents of Armstrong County who are at risk of losing housing or
utility services due to COVID-19.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Pittsburgh Community Services
Administrative Office, Oakland - Dollar Energy Fund Application Assistance
Provides screening for individuals who want to apply for a Dollar Energy Fund grant.
249 North Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Eligibility: Based on the utility company the federal poverty guidelines vary. You
must call to qualify.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Rankin Christian Center
Administrative Headquarters - Heating Payment Assistance
Helps area residents with emergency fuel payments and assistance on a limited basis.
230 3rd Avenue
Rankin, PA 15104
Eligibility: Must have shut off notice.
Income guidelines apply.

Call the office for specific requirements
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Administrative Headquarters - Financial Assistance Programs
Offers referrals to legal services, financial assistance, and personalized support for individuals experiencing sudden economic distress due to life-changing events or situations.
2313 East Carson Street
Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Eligibility: Residents of Allegheny County who have experienced a crisis that caused a need for short-term financial assistance.
Hours: Phone Answered during Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Call to schedule an in-person appointment or request information.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Butler County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
Offers limited financial assistance for utility bills; also provides assistance with applications for Dollar Energy and CAP programs.
120 West New Castle Street
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Individuals and families who reside in the service area and are at risk
of homelessness with income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty
Guideline. Must meet additional criteria, including one or more of the
following: Older adult (age 55 and older) Pregnant Children in the
home
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Greene County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
Offers limited financial assistance for utility bills; also provides assistance with applications for Dollar Energy and CAP programs.
72 East High Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Eligibility: Individuals and families who reside in the service area and are at risk
of homelessness with income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty
Guideline. Must meet additional criteria, including one or more of the
following: Older adult (age 55 and older) Pregnant Children in the
home
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Lawrence County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
Offers limited financial assistance for utility bills; also provides assistance with applications for Dollar Energy and CAP programs.
6 North Mill Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Eligibility: Individuals and families who reside in the service area and are at risk
of homelessness with income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty
Guideline. Must meet additional criteria, including one or more of the
following: Older adult (age 55 and older) Pregnant Children in the
home
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Washington County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
Offers limited financial assistance for utility bills; also provides assistance with applications for Dollar Energy and CAP programs.
331 South Main Street
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: Individuals and families who reside in the service area and are at risk
of homelessness with income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty
Guideline. Must meet additional criteria, including one or more of the
following: Older adult (age 55 and older) Pregnant Children in the
home
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Prince of Peace Center
Crisis Intervention
Provides support for rent payments, utility bills, furniture, food, medical payments, and other needs to single, working men and women in our community.
502 Darr Avenue
Farrell, PA 16121
Eligibility: Individuals in need
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; limited hours on Monday for
walk-in appointments.
Salvation Army - Albert Gallatin Area Service Center
Main Office, Saint Benedict Learning Center - Utility Service Payment Assistance
Assists with payment of utility bills and for heating/cooking fuel for eligible individuals and families. Provides help with Dollar Energy Fund application process.
100 Rear South Washington Street
Masontown, PA 15461
Eligibility: Residency and income requirements apply. Call for information.
Hours: Service is by appointment only.
Salvation Army - New Castle Corps
New Castle Worship and Service Center - Food and Financial Assistance
Provides emergency assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, rent, 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).
240 West Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 2:00pm, Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Salvation Army - Somerset Service Center
Somerset Service Center - Material and Financial Assistance
Provides emergency assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, rent, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs.
334 West Main Street
Suite 100
Somerset, PA 15501
Eligibility: Call for information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
PASW Counties Using COMPASS for Emergency Rental Assistance Program
COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Eligibility: Renter households that have income at or below 80 percent of the area median and in which at least one or more individuals living in the household:
Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 AND can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.

View the eligibility website for details. and Frequently Asked Questions.
Hours: Application available 24/7.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
Administrative Headquarters - Cooking and Heating Fuel Assistance
Provides assistance for the purchase of cooking and heating fuel, paid directly to the vendor.
711 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Eligibility: Residents of the service area whose income is at or below 175% of the
poverty level.
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm Help Line: 24/7
Indiana County Community Action Program
Administrative Headquarters - Fuel Assistance
Provides assistance for fuel for residents of Indiana County.
827 Water Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Eligibility: Low Income residents of Indiana County.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed for lunch, noon to 1:00pm
Indiana County Community Action Program
Administrative Headquarters - COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website:
https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/ERA-Frequently-Asked-Questions_Pub-3-16-21.pdf
827 Water Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Eligibility: Renter households that have income at or below 80 percent of the area median and in which at least one or more individuals living in the household:

1) Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19

AND

2) Can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
Hours: COMPASS application is available online 24/7.
Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Community Supports
Administrative Headquarters - Regional ESG (Emergency Solutions Grant) Programs
Provides temporary financial assistance to single individuals and families that are experiencing a housing crisis.
241 West Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Eligibility: Must meet: proof of housing crisis, area median income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Murrysville Christian Concern
Murrysville Christian Concern - Rent Assistance Program - Utility Assistance
Provides financial assistance for those in the service area who are seeking help with utility bills.
5756 Kennedy Avenue
Export, PA 15632
Eligibility: Residents of Murrysville, Delmont, Export, and Penn Township in need of assistance with utility bills. Visit the website for more information and qualifications.
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Respective Solutions Group
Ebensburg - Utility Service and Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
Provides assistance with utility bills for individuals and families within the service area.
948 Ben Franklin Highway
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Eligibility: Individuals and families who qualify financially and live within the
service area. Call for details.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Salvation Army - Butler Worship and Service Center
Butler - Food and Financial Assistance
Provdies Emergency Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, rent, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs. 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).
313 West Cunningham Street
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Low income
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm; Soup Kitchen: Monday through
Friday, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Tableland Services
Administrative Office - Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
Provides financial assistance with heating fuel bills.
535 East Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Tableland Services
Administrative Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Provides Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
535 East Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501
Eligibility: Somerset County residents whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss
as a result of COVID-19.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Blueprints
Washington - Rent Payment Assistance
Provides rent and rental deposit payment assistance to qualified individuals in Washington County.
150 West Beau Street
Suite 106
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: Eligibility varies by program. Call or email for details.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Center for Community Resources
Administrative Office and Community Education and Outreach - Butler - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Provides funds for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
212 South Main Street
Suite 625
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: A) U.S. citizen, or qualified noncitizen with an unexpired immigration status; renter in Butler County (other counties have programs for their residents)

B) Obligation to pay rent on a residential dwelling or utility and home energy
obligations

C) One or more members of the household who qualified for unemployment
benefits, experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant
costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to
COVID-19

D) One or more members of the household who demonstrate a risk of experiencing
homelessness or housing instability (meaning they have a past due utility or rent
notice or eviction notice; unsafe or unhealthy living conditions exist; or there is
other evidence of such risk, such as past due rental payments); and

E) An annual or monthly income that is no more than 80% of the Area Median
Income (AMI) for the household size.
Center for Community Resources
Administrative Office and Community Education and Outreach - Butler - Utility Assistance
Provides assistance to Butler County residents in resolving a home heating and energy crisis. Acts as a single point of contact for the many governmental, private and charitable funds that are available to address energy and related needs.
212 South Main Street
Suite 625
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Resident of: Butler County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Christian Assistance Network
East Main Presbyterian Church - Financial Assistance
Provides emergency assistance to help individuals and families get over temporary setbacks due to illness, unemployment, or other crisis. Assists with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing, and medical expenses.
120 East Main Street
Grove City, PA 16127
Eligibility: Residents of Grove City Area School District
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
Administrative Headquarters - Neighbor for Neighbor Heat Fund
Provides assistance to qualifying individuals who require help to prevent disconnection of a utility service, to pay overdue bills for any energy source, to purchase any type of heating fuel or to repair/replace heating equipment.
75 South Dock Street
Sharon, PA 16146
Eligibility: Must be 55 years or older * Receiving disability or unemployment income *
Able to demonstrate a certified medical emergency * Resident of the
National Fuel Gas service territory, but not necessarily a National
Fuel Gas customer.
Hours: Irregular - call for details
Connellsville Area Community Ministries
Care & Share - Gas Bill Assistance
Provides gas bill payment assistance to low income residents of Connellsville. Cannot provide fuel assistance.
110 West Crawford Avenue
Connellsville, PA 15425
Eligibility: Resident of Connellsville Area School District
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fayette County Community Action Agency
Fayette County Community Action Agency - Housing Assistance - Dollar Energy Applications
Distributes Dollar Energy applications for utility payment assistance
140 North Beeson Avenue
Second Floor
Uniontown, PA 15401
Eligibility: Some programs are income and/or age based.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Philadelphia - Emergency Fund for Older Philadelphians
Provides grants up to $100 for emergency needs including medicine, food, utility shutoffs and other urgent necessities. Also provides assistance with oil heating emergencies not exceeding 100 gallons.
642 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Eligibility: Philadelphia residents 60+ living at or below 175% of federal poverty
guidelines. Applicant must have first applied to LIHEAP and/or UESF.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Utility Emergency Services Fund
Philadelphia - Oil Assistance Program
Provides direct oil assistance for low-income Philadelphia residents who are unable to afford the cost of an oil delivery. The maximum assistance available for this program is 200 gallons of oil; families are eligible for assistance once every 12 months.
1608 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia; Have not received a fuel oil grant in the last 12 months; Have applied for LIHEAP when available; Be at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Level (to be determined at the time of application)
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm Website and email
24/7.
Utility Emergency Services Fund
Philadelphia - Utility Grants
Provides financial assistance to low income individuals and families who are facing utility terminations or who have had their utilities shut off. All grants must be applied to the utility account and reach a zero balance. If amount owed exceeds maximum grant allowed, the applicant is responsible for the balance.

Families and individuals are eligible to apply for assistance every two years.

PECO, Philadelphia Gas Works, and the Philadelphia Water Department match each dollar provided by grant. This grant, in addition to the matching utility bill credit, and any contribution by the individual, must zero out the utility bill.
1608 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia who have not received a UGP grant in the past 24 months;
Shut-off notice or be off service for PECO, PGW or PWD;
Owe an amount that is not in excess of the utility grant;
Income at or below 175% of Federal Poverty Level (determined at the time of application)
During LIHEAP season: Have applied for LIHEAP Cash and Crisis program first, before coming to UESF;
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm Website and email available 24/7
Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
Rental Assistance Program
Provides rent and utility assistance.
114 North Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
Eligibility: County Residents

Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19
Hours: Varies, call for details
CONTACT Helpline
Harrisburg - ERAP Hotline
Serves as the hotline for Dauphin ERAP program. The application process is currently paused at this time: not accepting new applications.
PO Box 90035
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Eligibility: * Qualify for unemployment benefits OR experienced a reduction in income,
incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship
due directly or indirectly to COVID-19 that threaten the household’s
ability to pay the costs of the rental property when due
* Demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing
instability, which may include past due rent and utility notices and
eviction notices
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm
Resources for Human Development
RHD - Crossroads Community Services - Flexible Housing Fund
Provides one-time financial assistance to obtain or maintain housing, providing funds for expenses such as rental security deposit, rent, rental arrears, mortgage payment/arrears, utility deposit/payments, medical supplies not covered by insurance, and basic household furniture items.
37 Dansbury Terrace
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Eligibility: Individuals with a serious and persistent mental illness or substance use
disorder diagnosis.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Luzerne County ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Heating and Utility Assistance Program
Provides a one-time grant of $290 per address to heat related utility vendors on behalf of eligible ratepayers.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Household must be in Luzerne County. Household annual income between 200% and 300% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (see website for income chart). The Household must provide all household income for the prior 30 days to determine their annual income. A Luzerne County renter or homeowner who is responsible for paying for their main or secondary heating source (natural gas, electric, deliverable fuels i.e. fuel oil, kerosene, propane, coal). The ratepayer must reside in the household. Utility cost must have been incurred after March 3, 2021. Renters whose utility service is included as part of their rental cost are not eligible.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (Closed for lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Hazleton Site Office - Rent and Security Deposit Assistance
Provide rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
100 West Broad Street
Lower Level
Hazleton, PA 18201
Eligibility: Income guidelines apply. Call for information.
Hours: Monday through Fridaym 8:30am to 5:00pm; (Closed for Lunch 12:00pm to
1:00pm)
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Hazleton Site Office - Utility Payment Assistance
Provides utility customers with access to assistance to help with bill payment for gas and electric services thru PPL, UGI Fuel Funds and Energy Conservation
, PPL programs, such as security deposit waivers.
100 West Broad Street
Lower Level
Hazleton, PA 18201
Eligibility: PPL, UGI Utilities. Call for information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Closed for Lunch (12:00pm to
1:00pm)
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Wyoming County Human Services Building - Rent and Security Deposit Assistance
Provides rent and security deposit assistance when funding is available.
819 Hunter Highway
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Eligibility: Residents of Wyoming County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00pm
Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Wyoming County Human Services Building - Utility Payment Assistance
Provides utility customers with access to assistance to help with bill payment for gas and electric services thru PPL, UGI Fuel Funds and Energy Conservation , PPL programs, such as security deposit waivers..
819 Hunter Highway
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Eligibility: Wyoming county residents, eligibility vary with utility assistance
program. Call for information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Friend Inc. Community Services
Kutztown - Case Management
Provides emergency financial assistance to those in need of rental assistance, utility assistance or heating assistance.
Also offers some career guidance and computer access to job search.
658D Noble Street
Kutztown, PA 19530
Eligibility: Anyone at or under 150% of poverty
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm (afternoons by appointment only)
City of Reading
Reading - Rental and Utility Assistance
* Provides rental assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have an eviction notice.
* Provides utility assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have shut off notice.
* Provides one time help for low-income homeowners with their water, sewer, trash and recycling bills. May receive one time a year - up to $150.00 in credit on the water, sewer, trash and recycling bills
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Rent and Utility Assistance: Income restrictions apply Water Assistance
Hardship Program: * Applicants must be a Reading Area Water Customer *
Must be a homeowners, not tenants * Must meet certain income
guidelines * Must be current on their existing bills
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Central Bucks County - Doylestown - Housing Services
Provides one-time assistance emergency and preventative assistance. Services include rental assistance and move in assistance; and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities; assistance with automobile insurance and payments; and ride share apps.
33 Union Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Eligibility: Residents of Bucks County with annual household income at or below 200%
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty
Income Guideline
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Central Bucks County - Warminster - Housing Services
Provides one-time assistance emergency and preventative assistance. Services include rental assistance and move in assistance; and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities; assistance with automobile insurance and payments; and ride share apps.
539 Jacksonville Road
Warminster, PA 18974
Eligibility: Residents of Bucks County with annual household income at or below 200%
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty
Income Guideline
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Upper Bucks County - Housing Services
Provides one-time assistance emergency and preventative assistance. Services include rental assistance and move in assistance; and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities; assistance with automobile insurance and payments; and ride share apps.
136 C Mill Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Eligibility: Residents of Bucks County with annual household income at or below 200%
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty
Income Guideline
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Lower Bucks County - Bristol - Housing Services
Provides one-time assistance emergency and preventative assistance. Services include rental assistance and move in assistance; and prevention of shut-offs for electrical, water, sewer, gas and other utilities; assistance with automobile insurance and payments; and ride share apps.
721 Veterans Highway
Bristol, PA 19007
Eligibility: Residents of Bucks County with annual household income at or below 200%
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty
Income Guideline
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Urban League of Philadelphia
Philadelphia - Utility Assistance
Serves as an intake site for UESF (Utility Assistance Grant) which provides financial assistance to low-income individuals and families who are facing utility terminations or who have had their utilities shut off.
1100 Ludlow Street
WeWork 7
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Southwest Community Development Corporation
Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
Serves as an intake site for utility assistance program applicants. Assists with Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Crisis Grants program, and Utility Emergency Service Fund (UESF).
6328 Paschall Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Eligibility: Philadelphia households that meet income requirements
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Center in the Park
Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
Provides information on energy conservation techniques to lower utility bills; education on common home repairs that yield the most savings; utility assistance and weatherization programs available to low- and moderate-income families; home repair programs for housing preservation; and developing a budget to manage household expenses.

Provides assistance with the following programs and applications:
  • Budget Counseling/Energy Counseling
  • Emergency Oil Assistance
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Low Income Conservation Assistance Program (LICAP)
  • Rain Water Barrels
  • Utility Assistance
  • Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Applications
  • Water Conservation
5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Eligibility: Eligibility criteria is based on the specific program an individual is applying to receive; call for details.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Kennett Area Community Service
Kennett Square - Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing and Utilities
Offers emergency assistance for individuals and families who are in need of help with rent/mortgage to prevent eviction or utilities/heating fuel. Utilities include electricity, oil, gas, coal, firewood, sewer and water. The maximum amount of each assistance payment is one month's utility usage, one minimum delivery of oil/coal/firewood, one month's rent or one mortgage payment.
136 West Cedar Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Eligibility: Chester County residents in service area who do not qualify for county's
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Utilities bill in arrears
or due within five days All other resources used up Applicant lives in
the residence and is the bill payer Assistance guarantees 30 more days
of utilities service or continued stay in the residence.
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Service by
appointment only.
United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA
Community Services Offices - Crisis Financial Intervention
Offers rent payment assistance, utility/energy bill payment assistance, prescription assistance, gasoline cards, State ID, birth certificates, bus tickets, and bus passes.
410 Olive Street
Scranton, PA 18509
Eligibility: Individuals and families who are facing food insecurities, utility
crises, or who need help obtaining other basic needs.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Salvation Army - Sunbury
Salvation Army Sunbury Social Services - Utilities Assistance
Provides payment assistance for electric and gas service that is in jeopardy of being terminated on a case by case basis. The maximum benefit amount is $200 one time per year per household.
40 South 4th Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Eligibility: Sunbury and Northumberland residents only.
Hours: By appointment, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Pike County Human Services
Milford - Pike County Human Development
Provides emergency rental and mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food vouchers and listing of county food pantries, emergency shelter, county housing rehab program, referrals, funding and information source for local human service agencies.
506 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
Eligibility: Contact the office, varies by program.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Salvation Army - Williamsport
Fuel Payment Assistance
Assists households with with emergency fuel needs. Depending on availability of funding, they will help with oil or gas bill payments.
457 Market Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Eligibility: Call for information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm; 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Union-Snyder Community Action Agency
Selinsgrove - Energy Assistance
Provides assistance to households that need help paying a utility bill or are in need of fuel assistance in an emergency situation in order to prevent utility shut off.
In addition, coordinates PPL's and UGI Penn Natural Gas Customer Assistance Programs. PPL Programs include: OnTrack Payment Program, Operation Help (OpHelp), and Security Deposit Waiver Program. UGI programs include: Customer Assistance Program (CAP), and Operation Share (OpShare),.
713 Bridge Street, Suite 10
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Eligibility: Residents of Union and Snyder Counties who meet income and household
qualifications.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm; Tuesday,
9:30am to 4:00pm
The Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg
Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg - Financial Assistance
When funds are available, able to help with UGI, PA American water payments and home heating fuel. Also, when funds are available, clients may receive up to one month of rent assistance, providing they meet eligibility guidelines.
226 Washington Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Eligibility: Residents of Monroe county meeting eligibility requirements. For rent
assistance - must meet federal income (FPIG) guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg
Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg - CAP Program Assistance
Provides assistance for completing applications for the
CAP UGI (Gas) Assistance Program. Program offers qualified low-income customers assistance in managing their gas utility bill. Provides a personalized monthly payment based on income and average bill. Past due debt forgiveness with on time monthly payments is available for those eligible. The difference between the CAP payment and the actual usage bill may also be forgiven.
226 Washington Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Eligibility: Active residential service. Verified household income at or below 150% of
the Federal Poverty Guidelines. All applicants are reviewed to ensure
customer meets PUC requirements.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
ProJeCt of Easton, Inc
Easton - Rent Relief Program
Provides financial assistance on behalf of low to moderate income renters experiencing difficulty making rent payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experienced mediators.
320 Ferry Street
Easton, PA 18042
Eligibility: Assistance may be provided to support lessees who are at least 30 days
past due on their monthly rent payments and can verify job loss or
loss of income related to COVID-19 rendering the lessee unable to pay
rent.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
ProJeCt of Easton, Inc
Easton - ASSIST
Provides information, referral, case support, shelter and other material supports to low income households, enabling those individuals and families to avoid increasing disruption to health, welfare, educational and economic advancement.
Emergency service vouchers include:
* Interfaith Food Pantry
* Home heating fuel for seniors (age 60+)
* Prescription Assistance
* Eye exams and glasses
* Legal identification documents
* Second hand furniture (Easton residents only)
* Rental assistance: One month of rent. Documentation of income, circumstances leading to income lose or increase in expenses and proof of sustainability (Operates on a waiting list)
* Emergency shelter vouchers available if all requirements are met: 1) client(s) must be eligible for a shelter bed 2) all shelter bed(s) are full 3) a verifiable plan is in place for where the client(s) will go when leaving shelter
320 Ferry Street
Easton, PA 18042
Eligibility: Varies according to service
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Boyertown Area Multi-Service
Boyertown - Energy Assistance
Designed to assist with utilities (electric and gas) or fuel bills. Assist with completing of Crisis Fuel applications through LIHEAP.
200 West Spring Street
Boyertown, PA 19512
Eligibility: Individuals needing assistance with utilities or a fuel bill; Based on
income
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
Lehighton - Utility Assistance
Agency can assist low income customers with home heating expenses through several programs including: emergency grants to prevent electric service termination, emergency fuel deliveries, and/or the State WAP or UGI LIURP weatherization assistance programs that install energy savings measures for the purpose of reducing heat loss and home heating expenses).
267 South Second Street
Lehighton, PA 18235
Eligibility: Residents of Carbon County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm; Closed major holidays
Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
Reading - Community Support Program
Case management services assist individuals with goal setting to help individuals and families to establish and sustain self-sufficiency. Referrals are made to the appropriate resources. Can provide housing and utility funds, budgeting and job search counseling.
234 Grace Street
Reading, PA 19611
Eligibility: Residents of: Berks County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
Allentown - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Provides families and individuals financial assistance for rent including: rent, rental arrears, utilities, and home energy costs incurred due, directly, or indirectly, to COVID-19.
402 West Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18102
Eligibility: Residents of Carbon County in need of help with rent or utilities
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, other times by appointment only
Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center
Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center - Emergency Assistance
Emergency assistance for heating, utilities and limited prescriptions. Also provides emergency food vouchers, emergency food boxes and disaster services.
700 South Fourth Street
Suite C
Hamburg, PA 19526
Eligibility: Based on zip code assigned coverage area, funds available, and emergency
need.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center
Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit - Emergency Assistance
Emergency assistance for heating, utilities and limited prescriptions.
658D Noble Street
Kutztown, PA 19530
Eligibility: Based on zip code assigned coverage area, funds available, and emergency
need.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
Salvation Army Extension Unit - Columbia - Columbia Salvation Army Extension Unit
Services include:
Food
Clothing
Limited financial aid for fuel, utilities and transportation (mostly gas money for short, local trips to appointments, etc.)
Aid to families who are victims of a fire
Mobile canteen service (used primarily to serve fire, police and utility personnel at the scene of emergencies)
Residential camp program offered one week each summer for disadvantaged youth from 7 to 12 years
401 Locust Street
Community Action Program
Columbia, PA 17512
Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a
case-by-case basis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
Salvation Army Extension Unit - Marietta - Marietta Salvation Army Extension Unit
Services include:
Food
Clothing
Limited financial aid for fuel, utilities and transportation
Aid to families who are victims of a fire
Mobile canteen service (used primarily to serve fire, police and utility personnel at the scene of emergencies)
Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a
case-by-case basis
Hours: No specific hours, call and leave a message
Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
Salvation Army Extension Unit - Elizabethtown - Elizabethtown Salvation Army Extension Unit
Services include:
Food
Clothing
Limited financial aid for fuel, utilities and transportation (mostly gas money for short, local trips to appointments, etc.)
Aid to families who are victims of a fire
Mobile canteen service (used primarily to serve fire, police and utility personnel at the scene of emergencies)
Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a
case-by-case basis
Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
Salvation Army Extension Unit - Ephrata - Ephrata Salvation Army Extension Unit
Services include:
Food
Clothing
Limited financial aid for fuel, utilities and transportation
Aid to families who are victims of a fire
Mobile canteen service (used primarily to serve fire, police and utility personnel at the scene of emergencies)
Residential camp program offered one week each summer for disadvantaged youth from 7 to 13 years
Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a
case-by-case basis
Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
Salvation Army Extension Unit - Manheim - Manheim Salvation Army Extension Unit
Services include:
Food
Clothing
Limited financial aid for fuel, utilities and transportation
Aid to families who are victims of a fire
Mobile canteen service (used primarily to serve fire, police and utility personnel at the scene of emergencies)
East Fairview Church of the Brethren
1187 Fairview Road
Manheim, PA 17545
Eligibility: Low-income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a
case-by-case basis
Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
Fuel Assistance
Offers oil assistance for eligible oil-heat customers on a limited basis.
1414 Meeting House
Boothwyn, PA 19061
Eligibility: Residents of Delaware County who meet income requirement
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
Provides a range of financial and supportive services to low-income veterans and their families. Assistance can include help with rent, mortgage, or utility payments. After reviewing application and all back-up documentation, applicant will be notified about assistance eligibility. The process may take 2-3 weeks, depending on the type of assistance applied for.
1414 Meeting House
Boothwyn, PA 19061
Eligibility: Low-income veterans and families residing in or transitioning to
permanent housing.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Spring-Ford Project Outreach
Royersford - Heating Oil Assistance Program
Provides up to 125 gallons a year to qualified households.
410 Washington Street
Bard Community Center
Royersford, PA 19468
Eligibility: Residents of Spring-Ford Area School District Must be LIHEAP qualified
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Tri County Community Action
Harrisburg - Energy Assistance
Assists with applying for and to enroll in the OnTrack program through PPL. Provides energy savings education.
1514 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tri County Community Action
Enola - Senior Heating Program
Offers heating assistance in the form of a cash grant paid directly to the heating provider and will only be available to those residents who have exhausted all other potential assistance sources and/or who have been denied based on financial criteria.
123 North Enola Drive
Second Floor
Enola, PA 17025
Eligibility: A) Cumberland County residents aged 60 and older
B) Maximum income of $2,925/mo (single) or $3,325/mo (couple)
C) Not on Community Health Choices Waiver
Note: The eligibility for this program exceeds LIHEAP limits
Hours: Call for information
Salvation Army - Chambersburg
Senior Heating Assistance
Handles the Office of Aging Seniors Heating Assistance for all of Franklin County. Assistance is available for help in paying their heating (electric, kerosene, fuel oil) bill. Individuals can apply for assistance with their heating bill during the time frame of November 1 - April 30 or until funding is depleted.
159 Lincoln Way West
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Must reside in Franklin County and be age 60 and over for services.
Income at or below 150% of the poverty level.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Fulton County Catholic Mission
McConnellsburg - Utility Assistance
Provides utilities assistance.
110 South 3rd Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
New Hope Ministries
Dillsburg Center - Utility Financial Assistance
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
99 West Church Street
Dillsburg, PA 17019
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
New Hope Ministries
Dover Center - Utility Financial Assistance
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
62 North Main Street
Dover, PA 17315
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
New Hope Ministries
New Oxford Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Eye Glasses at New Oxford
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
New Hope Ministries
Littlestown Center - Utility Financial Assistance at Littlestown Center
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
1113 Frederick Pike
Littlestown, PA 17340
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Center Hours: Wednesday and Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Thursday, 9:00am to 12:30pm and 5:00pm to 7:00pm
New Hope Ministries
Mechanicsburg Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
5228 East Trindle Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
New Hope Ministries
Hanover Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
135 Baltimore Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
New Hope Ministries
West Shore / Lemoyne Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
Assists with costs of utilities (gas, propane, oil, water, and sewer). Helps with car/vehicle repairs and transportation assistance such as car insurance payment, gasoline, car registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eyeglass help.
701 Bosler Avenue
Lemoyne, PA 17043
Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Perry Human Services
Housing Assistance Program
Provides grants to maintain individuals in permanent residence, assists with transition to alternate housing, and moves individuals into housing from shelters.
8391 Spring Road
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Eligibility: A) Individuals and/or families meeting income guidelines
B) Resident of Perry County for at least six months
C) Must have some form of income
D) Must be facing eviction or have a threat of eviction
Hours: Hourly Case Manager Available: Monday, 10:00am to 2:00pm; Wednesday,
1:00pm to 4:00pm; Thursday, 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Waynesboro Community and Human Services
Waynesboro - Emergency Financial Assistance
Provides assistance for utility shut off or when utility is off, fuel oil, and prescriptions.
123 Walnut Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Eligibility: Residents of: Franklin county with Household Net Income within 125% of
the Federal Poverty guidelines
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm; Wednesday, 9:00am to noon;
Thursday, 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Waynesboro Community and Human Services
Waynesboro - ESG Homeless Prevention
Provides rent payment assistance through SG-CV funds.
123 Walnut Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Eligibility: Individuals who are Homeless or At-Risk of homelessness at/or below the 50% AMI and have a notice to quit as proof of lateness or court-ordered eviction paperwork.
Hours: Irregular - call for details
Salvation Army - York County
Salvation Army, York, Family Services - Family Services
Offers emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, gas bill, and heating fuel. Provides water service payment assistance, aiming to help 20 people with one month's billing assistance and no higher than $50.00, as funds are available. Screens for the CAP program offered through Columbia Gas.
30 East King Street
First Floor
York, PA 17401
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Interfaith Human Services
State College - Centre County Fuel Bank
Provides free heating products to qualifying residents. The Fuel Bank is not intended to cover all the heating costs of a household nor pay for past due or unpaid heating bills. It exists to help avoid a heating emergency and provides the following:
  • Fuel oil
  • Wood
  • Coal
  • Propane (for heating purposes only)
  • 251 Easterly Parkway
    Suite 200
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Must be a Centre County Resident and LIHEAP eligible
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Bob Perks Fund
    State College - Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Helps cancer patients with the cost of heating fuel.
    Eligibility: Those with cancer who need help with basic necessities.
    Hours: Call with questions or for more information.
    Faith Centre
    Food Bank - Utility Assistance
    Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. Utility assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
    131 South Allegheny Street
    Bellefonte, PA 16823
    Hours: By Appointment
    Centre County Human Services- Office of Adult Services
    State College - Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program (RAP)
    Provides financial assistance for a one-time rent payment, security deposit, and/or mortgage payment to resolve arrearages or move into another unit due to homelessness. Funding is limited and available on a first come first serve basis.
    3500 East College Avenue, Suite 120
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: * Residents of Centre County

    * At-risk for or experiencing eviction, foreclosure, and/ or
    homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Centre County Human Services- Office of Adult Services
    State College - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Applicants may be eligible for up to 18 months of rental and utility assistance (combined). Total months of assistance are inclusive of all ERAP assistance received since the program opened in March 2021. There is no monthly cap on either rental or utility assistance.
    3500 East College Avenue, Suite 120
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Renters in Centre County. See further eligibility details Here.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
    Altoona Office - Blair County Fuel Bank
    Handles requests for DELIVERABLE FUEL only (regular fuel oil; propane; wood; fuel pellets; fuel oil blend; kerosene; coal). Assistance is for a ONE TIME EMERGENCY DELIVERY only. Requests taken from January 1 to March 31 ONLY.
    1300 12th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16603
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
    Bellefonte - Emergency Fuel and Utility Assistance
    Catholic Charities will provide emergency fuel/utility assistance to residents of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, depending on availability of funding. Catholic Charities will prioritize emergency fuel/utility assistance to the following groups
    • Families with young children
    • Elderly
    • Families/Individuals on a fixed income (from governmental sources)
    • Individuals with physical or mental disabilities

    • Exceptions may be granted for special circumstances.
      Utility (water, gas, electricity, etc.) assistance will be available at any time.
      Approved fuel/utility payments are made directly to the vendor, not the client.
      Catholic Charities is NOT able to assist with security deposits on utilities, or payments toward outstanding utility bills from previous addresses.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    The Open Link
    Pennsburg - Financial Assistance
    Provides financial assistance for basic utilities, fuel, and housing costs. Also available to assist individuals in accessing the following programs:

    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP);
    PPL Operation Help; Public assistance (food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance);
    and FEMA Funding (housing and utility costs).
    452 Penn Street
    Pennsburg, PA 18073
    Eligibility: Resident of Upper Perkiomen School District who meet income guidelines
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday, 8:00am
    to 7:00pm
    Northern Dauphin Human Services Center
    Dauphin Human Services Center
    Provides 14 agencies under one roof providing an array of services and supports, including mental health and drug and alcohol counseling, a food pantry, and other agencies that serve families, seniors, and veterans.
    295 State Drive
    Elizabethville, PA 17023
    Eligibility: A) Families, seniors, and veterans
    B) Household income may apply to program eligibility
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; excluding holidays
    Bucks County Government
    Doylestown - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) (BERA)
    Provides a coordinated assistance program to eligible Bucks County tenants impacted by COVID-19. Effective 4/10/2023, eligible tenants can receive 5 total months of financial assistance, including utilities, with up to 2 months of prospective rent assistance. Applicants will have the ability to re-apply to receive 5 total months of financial assistance. Eligible applicants with a court-filed Landlord/Tenant case may be eligible for additional assistance.
    55 East Court Street
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Eligibility: Bucks County tenants in one of the following housing situations:

    A) renting a unit
    B) renting a manufactured (mobile) home and/or the parcel of land the manufactured home occupies
    C) Renting a residence in a “rent-to-own” agreement, under which the renter has the option (or obligation) to purchase the property at the end of the lease term
    D) displaced tenant seeking relocation (move-in) assistance for an identified rental unit
    E) Ukrainian parolees residing with a host family within a Bucks County residence may be eligible to receive relocation assistance through the BERA Program. Ukrainian parolee households will have to meet general program eligibility requirements as well as provide proof that the current host family they are residing with lives within Bucks County.
    Hours: Website and online application available 24/7

    BERA Helpline: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Salvation Army - Bloomsburg
    Bloomsburg Salvation Army Service Center - General Relief Program
    Provides occasional emergency assistance such as help with rent, utilities, heating fuel, food and clothing on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Does not provide assistance for rent deposit/security.
    345 Market Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Must reside in service area.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11:00am to 3:00pm
    Salvation Army Tamaqua
    Tamaqua - Utility Assistance
    Provides emergency assistance with emergency heating/electric/oil/coal/propane
    246 East Broad Street
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    Eligibility: It must have been at least 12 months since you received assistance from
    the Salvation Army.
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Mason-Dixon Community Services
    Delta - Community Services
    Provides food assistance, energy assistance, direct counseling referrals, programs for children/WIC, educational programs, and the Ready2Learn program.
    5 Pendyrus Street
    Suite 2
    Delta, PA 17314
    Eligibility: Low-income households
    Residents of zip codes 17302, 17309, 17314, 17321, and 17352
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm; Monthly First Thursday, 5:00pm to 7:00pm; Or by appointment
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone Corporation - Aspers - Emergency Food and Shelter
    Serves one-time emergency needs such as nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance, and utilities in arrears assistance.
    2150 Carlisle Road
    Aspers, PA 17304
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Houston Center - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Assists Philadelphians in achieving financial stability through enrollment in public benefits, including addressing utility affordability. Conducts screening for local, state, and federal benefits based on household size and income. Assists eligible clients with applying for Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), and Utility Emergency Service Funds (UESF).
    2029 South Eighth Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia.
    Hours: Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm.
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Pennsport Office - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Assists Philadelphians in achieving financial stability through enrollment in public benefits, including addressing utility affordability. Conducts screening for local, state, and federal benefits based on household size and income. Assists eligible clients with applying for Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), and Utility Emergency Service Funds (UESF).
    241 McClellan Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia.
    Hours: Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm.
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Headquarters - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Assists Philadelphians in achieving financial stability through enrollment in public benefits, including addressing utility affordability. Conducts screening for local, state, and federal benefits based on household size and income. Assists eligible clients with applying for Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), and Utility Emergency Service Funds (UESF).
    1529 South 22nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia.
    Hours: Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm.
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Dixon House - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Assists Philadelphians in achieving financial stability through enrollment in public benefits, including addressing utility affordability. Conducts screening for local, state, and federal benefits based on household size and income. Assists eligible clients with applying for Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), and Utility Emergency Service Funds (UESF).
    1920 South 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia.
    Hours: Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm.
    Turn To Us
    Nesquehoning - Autism Support
    Provides financial assistance for medical and therapy expenses, utilities, and food. Also offers a sensory gym, emotional support, social events, and physical activities.
    46 West Catawissa Street
    Nesquehoning, PA 18240
    Eligibility: * Individuals and families impacted by autism spectrum disorder or
    other sensory processing disorder

    * Residents of Carbon County and the Tamaqua area
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Bridge of Penn York Valley Churches
    Emergency Financial Assistance Vouchers
    Provides vouchers for shelter for people facing eviction, needing a security deposit to secure housing, or needing overnight shelter. Provides utility vouchers for those in danger of having their gas, electric, or water turned off (need a shut-off notice). Provides food vouchers for transients needing a meal after food bank hours. Provides transportation for those stranded and unable to get transportation out of the community. Other emergency situations or other monetary crises on a case-by-case basis.
    P.O. Box 202
    Sayre, PA 18840
    Eligibility: Residency and income guidelines, call for information. For shelter, must
    have an eviction notice. For utility assistance, must have a shut-off
    notice.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 9:00am to 12:30pm; Thursday 9:00am to 11:30am
    Solanco Neighborhood Ministries
    Quarryville - Samaritan Assistance Program
    Provides matching funds for emergency needs (gas, oil, coal, electric) when available and provides assistance finding other available resources in the community.
    14 South Church Street
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    Eligibility: Based mostly on income by considers special circumstances
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm; Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Quakertown Community Outreach
    Homeless Prevention Programs
    Provides housing at the Bush House boarding home in the downtown area of Quakertown. Also assists with placement, back rents, housing costs, food, and clothing.
    Eligibility: * Individuals experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity

    * Residents of Quakertown Community School District
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 1:00pm; Tuesday and Thursday,
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Christ Among Neighbors
    Financial Assistance for Basic Needs
    Assists with rent, utility bills, clothing, or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. No funds are given to individuals - instead, all payments are made directly to landlords and other vendors.
    130 South Penn Street
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    Eligibility: Residents of the Shippensburg Area School District
    Hours: Varies - call for details
    CrossNet Ministries
    CrossNet Ministries - Social Services - Social Services
    * Offers financial assistance (utilities, rent, etc.) on a case by case basis for those in ELANCO
    * Offer case management for those in ELANCO with low resources and make referrals when appropriate.
    * Transportation ministry available for those in ELANCO who need access to medical or educational (school meetings) appointments.
    * Mobile clothing closet offering free clothing during the scheduled community meals.
    123 West Franklin Street
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Residents of Elanco School District ONLY, families and/or individuals
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Wayne County Human Services
    Wayne County Housing - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Assists households facing eviction or utility shut offs due to a financial hardship during the pandemic. ERAP is subject to eligibility and funding availability.
    Eligibility: Wayne County Renters only. Must be US Citizen or qualified non-citizens
    with unexpired immigration status, One or more tenants in the
    household has: Unemployment benefits, or experienced a reduction in
    household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other
    financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to the Covid-19. One
    or more individuals in the household can demonstrate a risk of
    experiencing homelessness or housing instability, which may include a
    past-due utility or rent notice or eviction notice unsafe or unhealthy
    living conditions. The household meets 80% of the Wayne County Median
    Income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Wellsboro, Middlebury - General Relief Assistance- Wellsboro, Middlebury
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Wellsboro, Middlebury
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Lawrenceville, Tioga, Millerton - General Relief Assistance- Lawrenceville, Tioga, Millerton
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Lawrenceville, Tioga, Millerton
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Liberty, Morris - General Relief Assistance- Liberty, Morris
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Liberty, Morris
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Blossburg, Covington, Arnot, Morris Run - General Relief Assistance- Blossburg, Covington, Arnot, Morris Run
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Blossburg, Covington, Arnot, Morris Run
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Mansfield, Mainesburg, Roseville - General Relief Assistance- Mansfield, Mainesburg, Roseville
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Mansfield, Mainesburg, Roseville
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Elkland, Knoxville, Osceola, Nelson, Little Marsh - General Relief Assistance-Elkland, Knoxville, Osceola, Nelson, Little Marsh
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Elkland, Knoxville, Osceola, Nelson, Little Marsh
    Hours: Call for details
    Salvation Army - Tioga County
    Cowanesque, Harrison Valley, Sabinsville, Westfield - General Relief Assistance- Cowanesque, Harrison Valley, Sabinsville, Westfield
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with emergency food, rent and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Also makes referrals to other county agencies and programs.
    Eligibility: Residents of: Cowanesque, Harrison Valley, Sabinsville, Westfield
    Hours: Call for details
    Upper Dauphin Human Services
    Lykens - Family Services and Emergency Assistance
    Provides family services and emergency assistance. Offers services that include food bank, clothing, and some utility assistance.
    727 Main Street
    Lykens, PA 17048
    Eligibility: Residents of Northern Dauphin County
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm; Food and Clothing Bank: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am and 1:30pm to 3:30pm
    USA Cares
    Provides financial and advocacy assistance to post 9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families. Assists all branches of service and all ranks and components. Financial assistance is not given directly to service members or their families; instead, payments are made to mortgage lenders, utility companies, and other vendors.
    11760 Commonwealth Drive
    Louisville, KY 40299
    Eligibility: Post-9/11,OIF/OEF service members, veterans and their family members who
    are in financial crisis due to military service or circumstances
    beyond all personal control.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Welfare Information Helpline
    Information Helpline
    Provides Welfare information about public assistance programs including cash, medical assistance, food stamps, and LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program).
    625 Forster Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Eligibility: Specific income guidelines apply
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:45pm
    Salvation Army - Pike County
    Milford - Social Service Center
    Provides emergency assistance such as help with food, rent, heating fuel and utilities on a case by case basis contingent upon available funds. Will connect with other county agencies/programs as funds are limited.
    Eligibility: Assistance for rent payment requires an eviction notice from landlord who
    must sign consent form. Assistance for utilities requires an utility
    company shut-off service termination notice. For assistance with
    heating fuel - must first have used LIHEAP funds.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Nicetown CDC
    Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
    Provides application assistance for utility bill payment assistance programs including LIHEAP and Crisis Utility Bill Grants, UESF Utility Bill and Oil Grants, PGW's Customer Responsibility Program, and PECO's Customer Assistance Program. Also assists with Weatherization Program and energy and budge counseling. Refers clients who may need additional financial assistance to pay utility bills to other agencies and/or community organizations that can assist.
    4300 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia in need of assistance with utility bill payment
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 1:00pm, and 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Grace Connection
    Emergency Utility/Fuel Assistance
    Provides monetary assistance for individuals to purchase necessary fuel or pay an essential utility bill.
    One Main Street
    Christ Episcopal Church Lower Level
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Must be a residents of Towanda, Northeast Bradford, or Wyalusing School
    Districts
    Hours: Monday and Thursday, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
    Salvation Army - Forest City
    Forest City Service Extension Center
    Provides emergency relief assistance such as help with utility shut-offs, monthly food pantry, summer camp for children, Angel Tree program at Christmas, summer lunch box program, Senior food box programs.
    May assist with winter heating fuel purchase in severe cold weather situations.
    636 1/2 Main Street
    Forest City, PA 18421
    Eligibility: Assistance must justify the emergency and is determined on a case by case basis.
    Must reside in service area which goes by zip codes
    18421, 18413, 18430, 18470, 18820, 18842
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am
    Closing Hours Vary Weekly, please call for a specific day closing time or for an appointment.

    Walk-ins are also welcome when we are in the office.
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Veterans Temporary Assistance
    Provides temporary financial aid to Veterans and their beneficiaries who reside in Pennsylvania for the necessities of life (food, shelter, fuel, clothing and medical expenses). If eligible, a Veteran or their beneficiary can qualify for an amount not to exceed $1,600 in a twelve month period.
    1 Garrison Road
    Fort Indiantown Gap
    Annville, PA 17003
    Eligibility: Veteran's eligibility criteria:

    * A person who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and
    residing in Pennsylvania, who:

    * was discharged under Honorable Conditions after period of
    active duty, other than active duty for training,

    * has a service-connected disability as certified by the U.S.
    Department of Veterans Affairs,

    * Veteran must demonstrate a financial need,

    * must show either a loss of income or increase in expenses that
    renders the applicant temporarily unable to provide themselves
    with the necessities of living.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:15am to 4:30pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Military Family Relief Assistance Program
    Provides emergency financial assistance to eligible PA service members and their eligible family members, and must have a direct and immediate financial need as a result of circumstances beyond their control.
    1 Garrison Road
    Fort Indiantown Gap
    Annville, PA 17003
    Eligibility: The Program applies to Pennsylvania residents who:

    * Are serving on 30 or more consecutive days of active duty with the
    Pennsylvania Army or Air National Guard or Reserve Components of
    the Armed Forces (Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Navy Reserve,
    Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve).

    * Are serving on 30 or more consecutive days of active duty with the
    active armed forces (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard).

    * Are serving on 30 or more consecutive days of state active duty
    for emergencies or duty under the Emergency Management Assistance
    Compact in the Pennsylvania Army or Air National Guard.

    * Are members in good standing the Pennsylvania Army or Air National
    Guard or Reserve Component of the Armed Forces for a period of one
    year after completion of a qualifying tour of active duty of 30 or
    more consecutive days when the financial need is directly related
    to the member's active duty period.

    * Are former members of the Armed Forces of the United States, the R
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and Employment Outreach
    The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program provides information on benefits and entitlements, services referrals and proactive outreach programs that are available to the Service and Family member during all phases of the deployment cycle. The Branch also consists of the Employment Outreach section which assists members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and their immediate Family by providing tools necessary to gain meaningful employment.
    1 Garrison Road
    Fort Indiantown Gap
    Annville, PA 17003
    Eligibility: Service members or veterans and their immediate family of the
    Pennsylvania National Guard.
    Moore Township Association for Families in Need
    Provides a one time only assistance focusing on the following needs: energy assistance, housing and medical assistance. People needing help may call or submit a written application to the organization. All requests are evaluated in confidentiality. The organization also attempts to put applicants in contact with additional organizations that can assist them.
    2715 Mountain View Drive
    Covenant United Methodist Church
    Bath, PA 18014
    Eligibility: Residents of Moore Township and surrounding communities
    Hours: Association members meet the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries
    Lebanon - Utility Assistance
    Provides utility assistance (heating oil, natural gas, and/or water/sewer bill) for families or individuals in crisis or emergency. There are special programs for qualified UGI customers.
    250 South 7th Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Lebanon County residents experiencing a crisis or emergency.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Lobby is closed Tuesday,
    Wednesday and Thursday at 1:00pm.
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Energy Bank
    Assists individuals in planning for heating needs through financial planning education and energy conservation and weatherizing resources to alleviate heating crises in the future.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: A) Be a 90 consecutive day resident of Mifflin or Juniata County
    B) Be denied LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits or for those 60 or older have exhausted all LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits for the current heating season
    C) Have received no financial assistance from Energy Bank within last 24 month except those 60 or older may apply annually
    D) Have adequate income to maintain household expenses in the upcoming 30 days
    E) Have paid additional fees and copayment (those 60 and older are waived of copayment)
    F) Have provided all requested information for verification
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Utility Assistance
    Assists with utility payments.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: A) Proof of 90 day residency
    B) Must have shut off notice
    C) Must be at or below 150% poverty level
    D) Have to agree to 90 days follow up budgeting/case management services
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Salvation Army of Mifflin County
    Financial Assistance
    Provides financial assistance for utilities, rent, and other emergencies.
    9 South Dorcas Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Must meet Federal Poverty Guidelines
    Hours: Varies
    Vickie's Angel Foundation
    New Cumberland - Family Support Services
    Provides people undergoing cancer treatment with financial assistance to cover non-medical expenses like rent/mortgage payments, car expenses, food, and utility bills.
    511 Bridge Street
    New Cumberland, PA 17070
    Eligibility: A) Individuals with cancer
    B) Residents of Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Schuylkill, and York Counties
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Samaritan Fellowship
    Carlisle United Methodist Church - Emergency Assistance
    Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, utility bills, medications, auto repair, and fuel. Payment is made directly to vendor.
    333 South Spring Garden Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: A) Low-income households
    B) Residents of Carlisle, Middlesex Township, and South Middleton School District
    Hours: Phone interviews are held Saturday, 7:00am to 11:00am
    United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County
    Carlisle - Heating Assistance
    Provides limited assistance with heating fuel expenses. Families will receive the minimum delivery amount allowed by the provider and may be asked to contribute to payments/deliveries.

    Individuals with a known history of financial mismanagement may be mandated to register with Maranatha Carlisle to qualify for assistance for this program.
    145 South Hanover Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: A) Residents of Boiling Springs, Carlisle, Gardners, Middlesex, Mount Holly Springs, New Kingstown, Newville, and Plainfield
    B) Gross household income below 200% poverty level
  • If eligible for LIHEAP, must utilize that resource first
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Salvation Army - Gettysburg Service Unit
    Gettysburg - Emergency Assistance
    Provides one-time limited financial help with late rent, utilities, emergency shelter in hotel/motel, prescription medicine, clothing required for work, and other services that provide a helping hand to allow people to get on firmer footing.
    1570 Fairfield Road
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: A) Households experiencing short-term challenges
    B) Residents of select Adams County zip codes
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Adams County - Emergency Services
    Operates Adams Electric Co-op Project Helping Hands (PHH) program for those seeking electric help and Salvation Army program for those seeking help with various bills including rent (only helps with late rent bills/payments), utilities (not covered by PHH), and prescription expense assistance.
    153 North Stratton Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Franklin County - Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    Provides rental assistance.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: A) Homeless or near homeless individuals who can prove they are able to be self-sufficient - Call for information
    B) Able to show that they can meet their expenses once they receive help
    C) Must have been a resident for the last 6 months in Franklin County
    D) Must be under 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines - Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Franklin County - Rental Payment Assistance COVID-19
    Provides rental payment assistance for those who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: A) Must be at/or below the 50% Area Median Income and have a notice to quit as proof of lateness or court-ordered eviction paperwork
    B) Homeless and At-Risk of homelessness individuals residing 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
    Franklin County - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Assists with rent or utility payments.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: A) Residents who are behind on their rent. Renters who are behind on their utilities (gas, electric, water, sewer, trash, or fuel oil or propane
    B) Impacted by COVID either directly or indirectly
    C) Must be at 80% of Area Median Income or below
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm; Tuesday and Thursday,
    12:00pm to 4:00pm for Walk-Ins. Individuals will also be able to use a
    drop box out front if they only have access to a paper format for the
    application.
    Help Hotline
    Church of Transfiguration - Support Services
    Provides assistance in the form of a clothing bank, food banks, and limited financial assistance with utility bills. Assistance may be coordinated with surrounding agencies.
    13646 Summit Avenue
    Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Blue Ridge Summit
    Hours: Hotline Hours: 24/7; Appointment Hours: Tuesday, 5:00pm to 6:00pm;
    Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Susquehanna - Susquehanna Interfaith
    Provides clothing, personal needs, and financial assistance, as well as, household items. Offers help for individuals and families who are at risk of a utility shutoff. Utility assistance may include help with natural gas, electricity, water, propane, and fuel oil bills, and is offered as funding is available.
    695 Jackson Avenue
    Susquehanna, PA 18847
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Susquehanna County. Persons facing emergency
    situations, such as fleeing from domestic violence, home fire, flood,
    utility or energy assistance, and devastating losses.
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 5:00pm; Thursday , 9:30am to 3:00pm.
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Montrose - Emergency Fuel Program
    Provides help to those who are struggling to handle the cost of home heating bills. Provides a certain amount to help obtain immediate fuel, the remainder is up to the family/individual.
    526 Church Street
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Susquehanna County. To qualify, there cannot be a
    balance with the fuel company and the family must qualify for LIHEAP
    or have some type of crisis.
    Hours: Monday through Friday. 9:30am to 4:00pm
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Montrose - Utility Assistance
    Offers help for individuals and families who are at risk of a utility shutoff. Utility assistance may include help with natural gas, electricity, water, propane, and fuel oil bills, and is offered as funding is available.
    526 Church Street
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Susquehanna County.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm Saturday, 9:30am to 3:00pm
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Forest City - Susquehanna Interfaith
    Provides clothing, personal needs, and financial assistance, as well as, household items. Offers help for individuals and families who are at risk of a utility shutoff. Utility assistance may include help with natural gas, electricity, water, propane, and fuel oil bills, and is offered as funding is available.
    500 Main Street
    Forest City, PA 18421
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Susquehanna County. Persons facing emergency
    situations, such as fleeing from domestic violence, home fire, flood,
    utility or energy assistance, and devastating losses.
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 5:00pm; Thursday , 9:30am to 3:00pm.
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Central Office - Utility Assistance
    Provides electricity assistance that is a First Energy program.
    Features an annual lump sum grant. Also provides heating assistance that is National Fuel program.
    Offers a maximum of $500 per calendar year or $200 maximum for non-National Fuel customers.
    Assistance is for overdue heat bills, to purchase fuel or to repair heating equipment.
    18 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: In order to qualify for a grant, applicants must fall into at least one
    of the following classifications: - 55 years of age or older - A
    resident who is over 150% (but does not exceed 200%) of the federal
    poverty guidelines, - On a disabled or handicapped income - A veteran
    with a verified need - Able to demonstrate a certified medical
    emergency - Experienced a verifiable, recent loss of income -
    Receiving unemployment benefits
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority
    Smethport - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Provides assistance with past due rent, future rental assistance and utility / home energy costs, as well as Housing Stability Services.
    415 West Main Street
    Smethport, PA 16749
    Eligibility: Individuals and/or families who have been impacted directly or indirectly by the COVID-19. Household income must fall at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) for household size. Visit the Eligibility Website for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - CAP
    Provides affordable payments based on household size and income plus your existing balance can be forgiven.
    1100 State Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Must meet 150% of poverty guidelines.
    Hours: Call Center: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - C.A.R.E.S.
    Offers payment assistance and help with referrals to other programs for National Fuel customers with a short-term crisis and/or special needs: medical, unemployed, elderly, disabled, or divorced.
    1100 State Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: National Fuel customers that have an inability to pay and situational
    crisis.
    Hours: Call Center: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - Hardship Funds
    Provides a one time yearly grant for consumers facing service termination.
    1100 State Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: * Must be one of the following: disabled, receiving unemployment
    benefits, veteran, senior over 55, OR between 0% and 200% of
    poverty level to be eligible.

    * Must be without service or have a termination notice.


    A fund of last resort. Special consideration may be given for
    extreme crisis or critical situations. To qualify, must reside in
    NFG service territory but does not need to be customer of NFG.
    Hours: Call Center: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Administrative Headquarters - Veterans Initiative
    Provides case management assistance to with acquiring permanent housing as quickly as possible or to attain stability in their current housing situation. Housing relocation and short to medium term rental and/or utility assistance may also be provided.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Must have either an eviction notice in hand and be income eligible (to be
    determined at intake), OR be homeless using HUD guidelines (NOTE:
    Income eligibility is waived for veterans who are homeless). Must NOT
    possess a mortgage for a house, possess a housing “land contract,” or
    own other forms of shelter that could be used for safe and reasonable
    housing.
    Hours: Hours may vary
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Administrative Headquarters - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides assistance for those negatively affected financially by COVID-19 and struggling with rent/utilities payment.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Renter households must have an income no more than 80 percent of area median income. Visit the Eligibility Website for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Associated Charities
    Titusville - Emergency Fuel Assistance
    Provides fuel assistance (natural gas, propane, kerosene, fuel oil, wood, pellets, coal) to people in an emergency.
    409 East Central Avenue
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Low income individuals and those with disabilities.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Associated Charities
    Titusville - Neighbor to Neighbor Fuel Assistance
    Provides natural gas fuel assistance in partnership with National Fuel Company.
    409 East Central Avenue
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Individuals ages 55 and older
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Potter County Human Services
    Roulette - Backpack Program
    Offers students a weekly supplement to take home for each weekend.
    62 North Street
    Roulette, PA 16746
    Eligibility: Austin Area School District students
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    United Way Of Clarion County
    Clarion - Neighbor For Neighbor
    Provides financial assistance for home primary heating costs from any source (gas, electric, coal, firewood, propane, fuel oil, etc.).
    531 1/2 Main Street
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Households who live in the National Fuel territory, 55 years+, disability
    income, recent loss of income, medical emergency, veteran, working
    poor.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call for full details.
    United Way of the Titusville Region
    Intake & Case Management for Emergency Financial Crisis
    Provides a complete intake for each household to determine what is needed to assist the emergency financial crisis. Referrals will be made and financial assistance may be given depending on need and availability of funds.
    208 West Spring Street
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Full eligibility will be determined on intake.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday
    8:30am to 4:00pm

    Friday
    8:30am to 1:30pm
    United Way of Venango County
    Reno - Neighbor For Neighbor
    Provides financial assistance for home primary heating costs from any source (gas, electric, coal, firewood, propane, fuel oil, etc.).
    1999 Allegheny Boulevard
    Reno, PA 16343
    Eligibility: Households who live in the National Fuel territory, 55 years+, disability
    income, recent loss of income, medical emergency, veteran, working
    poor.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call for full details.
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren - Utility Assistance
    Offers a variety of energy and utility assistance programs that assist residents to lower utility bills, arrange forgiveness for unpaid past bills, and to benefit from other assistance resources. The Neighbor for Neighbor heat fund provides assistance to eligible older adults and people with disabilities in need of heating fuel.
    1209 Pennsylvania Avenue West
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Low income residents who want to lower utility bills. Call or visit
    website for more information and requirements.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call for more information.
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Providing rent and utilities assistance to those affected by COVID-19.
    1209 Pennsylvania Avenue West
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Must meet income guidelines and demonstrate individual was impacted by
    COVID-19 after March 13, 2020.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Center for Family Services
    Meadville - Neighbor for Neighbor Utility Assistance
    Assists with National Fuel payment and alternate heating sources on a case by case basis for eligible households.
    213 West Center Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Individuals meeting any of the following criteria: Aged 55 or older,
    Receiving a disability income, Receiving Unemployment Compensation,
    Recent los of income within 30 days ( must be verified), Experiencing
    a medical emergency (accompanied by verification from a physician), a
    Veteran or employed w/ and income between 151%-200% of poverty income
    guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Philipsburg Office - Housing Assistance Program
    Provides assistance for those at risk of becoming homeless through rental, utility and mortgage assistance. Requires sustainable income to maintain rental/utilities/mortgage.
    14 South Front Street
    Philipsburg, PA 16866
    Eligibility: Qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent
    payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions
    and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Call
    for full eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call nearest office for full details.
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Houtzdale Office - Housing Assistance Program
    Provides assistance for those at risk of becoming homeless through rental, utility and mortgage assistance. Requires sustainable income to maintain rental/utilities/mortgage.
    40 Terrace Drive
    Apartment 3
    Houtzdale, PA 16651
    Eligibility: Qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent
    payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions
    and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Call
    for full eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call nearest office for full details.
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Administrative Headquarters - Housing Assistance Program
    Provides assistance for those at risk of becoming homeless through rental, utility and mortgage assistance. Requires sustainable income to maintain rental/utilities/mortgage.
    207 East Cherry Street
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    Eligibility: Qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent
    payments, utility payments or mortgage payments. Certain restrictions
    and applicants must meet certain qualifications for the program. Call
    for full eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call nearest office for full details.
    Charitable Deeds and Services
    Knox - Financial Assistance
    Offers financial help to needy households. Service is limited to once per 12-month period.
    260 Highpoint Road
    Knox, PA 16232
    Eligibility: Individuals and families in the Clarion, Forest and Venango areas.
    Hours: Irregular - call for details
    Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
    Ridgway - Cameron / Elk Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
    Use this service for Coordinated Entry in Cameron or Elk Counties for General or Domestic Violence Assessment for Homelesness or housing crisis.
    28 Morgan Avenue
    Ridgway, PA 15853
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Office number: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm Hotline: 24/7
    Community Action
    Punxsutawney - Homeless Assistance Program
    Provides housing assistance for homeless or near homeless situations for: rent, mortgage, heat, electric, or water/sewage assistance.
    105 Grace Way
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
    Hours: Hours may vary. Call for more information.
    Community Action
    Punxsutawney - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Providing rent and utility (electric, gas, heating fuel, sewer, trash or water) payment assistance for renters affected by COVID-19.
    105 Grace Way
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Household is below or at 80% of the area median income.
    - One or more individuals in household can demonstrate risk of
    homelessness or housing instability.
    - One or more individuals in household qualified for unemployment
    benefits reduced income, significant costs, other financial hardship
    due directly/indirectly to COVID-19.
    Hours: Call or email for more information and questions about application
    Community Services of Venango County
    Center Street - Oil City - Utility Assistance
    Provides utility assistance for county residents. These funds are contingent on donations and have conditions that must be met.
    203 Center Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Venango County residents
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm
    Community Services of Venango County
    Center Street - Oil City - Child Advocacy Program
    Provides emergency assistance for families with children who are in school. Examples of assistance include rent, doctor appointments, dental needs, utilities and transportation.
    203 Center Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Income eligible families with children in the home aged 18 and under who
    are in school. There is a maximum for each need only one time per year
    and there is a lifetime limit.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program
    Housing Solutions - Community Support Services
    Provides case management in addition to utility assistance, employment aid, and short-term transportation assistance.
    386 Chestnut Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Individuals in need that reside in Crawford County. Must meet income
    guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Centre Safe
    State College - Utility Assistance
    Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them.
    140 West Nittany Avenue
    State College, PA 16801
    Eligibility: Individuals in need of assistance with utility bills.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Bradford County Trehab Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    424 - 428 Main Street
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Montrose - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    36 Public Avenue
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Tioga County Trehab Community Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    115 Heartwood Lane
    Wellsboro, PA 16901
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Sullivan County Trehab - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    210 Center Street
    Dushore, PA 18614
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Wayne County Trehab - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    100 4th Street
    Suite 20
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Wyoming County Trehab Community Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Provides Utility assistance and/or mediation services for eligible clients experiencing difficulty with utility payments. Intensive follow-up and referral services are provided. Available customer assistance programs include:

    Penelec, PPL, Dollar Energy, Claverack Rural Electric, Sullivan Rural Electric, and UGI.
    5 Crackerjack Lane
    Mehoopany, PA 18629
    Eligibility: Individuals with income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level; other
    eligibility requirements may apply.
    Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Senator Lisa Boscola
    Easton - State Senator
    State Senator serving the 18th senatorial district
    Services provided by his staff include:
    - Legislative updates
    - Assistance with resolution of complaints pertaining to state service.
    - Obtain copies of House/Senate Bills and Laws
    - Can expedite obtaining Birth/Death Certificates
    - Notary services
    - Distribution of applications for those wishing to become a notary public
    - Information about and referral to appropriate services

    PA MEDI (Medicare/Medicaid Assistance) Wednesday by appointment.
    1701 Washington Boulevard
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Residents of the 18th senatorial district
    Hours: Varies
    Center for Community Action
    Administrative Office, Everett - GPU WARM PLUS - Mulitfamily
    Energy conservation measures are installed to homes for utility customers experiencing high kilowatt usage.
    Energy education services are also provided.
    195 Drive-In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: 150% of Federal Poverty Guideline. Must be Penelec or West Penn Power
    customer. Electric account must be in the customer’s name. Home must
    have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt. Customer must have lived in
    the residence at least 6 months. Landlord must give permission for
    services. Services can only be received once in 5 years. Household
    usage must be 12,000 kwh annually.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Center for Community Action
    Fulton Office - GPU WARM PLUS - Mulitfamily
    Energy conservation measures are installed to homes for utility customers experiencing high kilowatt usage.
    Energy education services are also provided.
    216 North 2nd Street
    Suite D
    Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: 150% of Federal Poverty Guideline. Must be Penelec or West Penn Power
    customer. Electric account must be in the customer’s name. Home must
    have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt. Customer must have lived in
    the residence at least 6 months. Landlord must give permission for
    services. Services can only be received once in 5 years. Household
    usage must be 12,000 kwh annually.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Salvation Army of Levittown
    Community Center - Utility Assistance
    Offers utility payment assistance. Helps those in the most need who may not be eligible elsewhere.
    215 Appletree Drive
    Levittown, PA 19055
    Eligibility: Residents of Bucks County
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    American Rescue Workers
    Williamsport Social Service Center - Utility Assistance
    Provides assistance with the payment of a fuel or utility bill on an emergency, case by case basis.
    337 Bridge Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Eligibility: Requests for utility assistance must be accompanied by a shut-off notice.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 3:00pm;
    Wednesday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Schuylkill Community Action
    Pottsville - Utility Assistance
    Designed to assist low-income individuals pay for needed utility services, pending the availability of program funding.

    Administers the following programs:
    Ontrack: program is designed to lower a customer's monthly payment while PPL forgives a portion of the back debt upon compliance with the program. Proof of income required. Must be a PPL customer, and must not exceed 150% of the poverty guidelines.

    Operation Help: One time grant for individuals with special hardships in paying their electric bills. Funds are provided by PPL which requires the family be a PPL customer and have an income under the 200% of the poverty guideline.

    Electric deposit waiver program: For those under 200% of the poverty guidelines.

    UGI CAP and Operation Share: Help with past due gas utility bills. CAP offers a lower bill based on income and usage for households at or below 150% of federal poverty guidelines. Operation Share is a grant for those at or below 200% federal poverty guidelines who are having difficulty paying their gas bill.
    225 North Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Varies with utility program
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Tioga Bradford Housing & Redevelopment
    Tioga Bradford Housing & Redevelopment Authority - Emergency Rental/Utility Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Program provides rental and utility assistance to residents who have experienced job loss or a reduction in annual income due to COVID-19 pandemic.
    112 Dorsett Heights
    Mansfield, PA 16933
    Eligibility: Tioga County renters or landlords. Must document a reduction in annual
    income related to COVID-19 since March 12, 2020 or qualify for
    unemployment benefits or incurred significant financial hardship due
    to Covid-19. Must meet area median income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Milton
    Utility Assistance
    Accepts applications for assistance with utility payments in crisis situations; in cases where shut-off or termination of services is pending.
    30 Center Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Population at risk of: utility shut off who reside in Northumberland
    (Warrior Run School District, Milton School District), Union
    (Lewisburg School District)
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Salvation Army - Lock Haven
    Utility Payment Assistance
    Assists eligible clients with paying utility bills. Service is available as funding permits. Only able to help with one month's utility bills.
    119 East Church Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
    Eligibility: Determined on case by case basis.
    Hours: Monday through Fridays, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Salvation Army - Berwick
    Utility Assistance
    Assist qualifying households with utility bill payment in emergency situations on a case by case basis. Limited funding to help with emergency heating fuel assistance.
    320 West Second Street
    Berwick, PA 18603
    Eligibility: Must reside in service area. Must be able to provide documents to verify
    need.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Reading - Utility and Housing Assistance
    Services include:
    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/current utility bill (water or electric).
    ESG: Funding for individuals and families facing an eviction, shut-off notice (water or electric), living in a shelter or other place not meant for human habitation.
    301 South Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Reading - SHARE
    Provides emergency assistance for any heating source, fuel, water, medication, clothing, hygiene supplies, transportation, information and referral, and other expenses as funding allows. Cannot provide assistance for funeral related costs or narcotic prescriptions.
    301 South Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army West Chester Corps
    West Chester Corps - Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing and Utilities
    Offers emergency assistance for individuals and families who are in need of help with rent/mortgage to prevent eviction or with paying utilities/heating fuel bill (includes electricity, oil, gas, coal, firewood, sewer, and water).
    101 East Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Eligibility: Chester County residents in service area who do not qualify for county's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

    Utilities bill in arrears or due within five days.
    All other resources used up.
    Applicant lives in the residence and is utilities bill payer.
    Assistance must guarantee 30 more days of utilities service.

    Coatesville helps 1x only period as their funds are limited.
    West Chester 1x per calendar year.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; closed 12:30pm to 1:00pm for
    lunch
    Christian Churches United
    HELP Ministries - Emergency Services Fuel
    Provides one-time assistance to people needing fuel oil during the winter heating season.
    413 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Clients must have exhausted any and all other energy assistance programs
    (LIHEAP) before they receive any assistance from HELP.
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday,
    8:30am to 11:00am; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Christian Churches United
    HELP Ministries - Operation HELP
    Pays energy bills for customers who, as a result of hardships and limited income, have difficulty paying their energy bills. Lower Dauphin's Operation HELP Funds are only used to pay for Electric.
    413 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday,
    8:30am to 11:00am; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Bethany Church of the Nazarene
    Harrisburg - Helping Hands
    Provide financial assistance for utility needs - first come/first served basis. Funds are extremely limited and not able to assist with large financial requests. It is funded by donations from the church so funds may not always be available.
    1605 Parkway West
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Eligibility: Residents of Cumberland and Dauphin
    Hours: Irregular - call for details
    Salvation Army Port Jervis Corps Community Center
    Port Jervis - Emergency Financial Assistance
    Provide emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities and seasonal programs.
    99 Ball Street
    Port Jervis, NY 12771
    Eligibility: Offers help to Pike County PA residents on a case by case basis and
    available funding.
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm
    AGAPE Love From Above To Our Community
    Bloomsburg - Financial Assistance
    Provides financial assistancer for heating, rent, utilities, mortgage, car, medical and prescription expenses and other needs on case by case basis depending on available funding.
    851 Railroad Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Residents of Columbia and Montour counties. Must meet program guidelines
    and income guidelines. Call for information.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm;
    Wednesday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Sullivan County Government
    Government Offices - Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    A federally funded assistance program, that provides a one (1) month mortgage or a one (1) month metered utility payment or vendor minimum delivery amount of a non-metered utility (wood, oil or propane if the primary heat source). This service may also allow for hotel/motel vouchers in order to provide shelter to homeless individuals. Sullivan County households can be assisted once a year through this program while funds are available and on a first come first serve basis.
    245 Muncy Street
    Laporte, PA 18626
    Eligibility: Residents of Sullivan County
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Armstrong County Community Action of Pennsylvania
    Kittanning - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Pittsburgh Community Services
    Administrative Office, Oakland - Dollar Energy Fund Application Assistance
    Rankin Christian Center
    Administrative Headquarters - Heating Payment Assistance
    YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    Administrative Headquarters - Financial Assistance Programs
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Butler County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Greene County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Lawrence County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Washington County Outreach - Basic Needs Assistance - Utility Bills
    Prince of Peace Center
    Crisis Intervention
    Salvation Army - Albert Gallatin Area Service Center
    Main Office, Saint Benedict Learning Center - Utility Service Payment Assistance
    Salvation Army - New Castle Corps
    New Castle Worship and Service Center - Food and Financial Assistance
    Salvation Army - Somerset Service Center
    Somerset Service Center - Material and Financial Assistance
    PASW Counties Using COMPASS for Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
    Administrative Headquarters - Cooking and Heating Fuel Assistance
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Administrative Headquarters - Fuel Assistance
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    Administrative Headquarters - COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Community Supports
    Administrative Headquarters - Regional ESG (Emergency Solutions Grant) Programs
    Murrysville Christian Concern
    Murrysville Christian Concern - Rent Assistance Program - Utility Assistance
    Respective Solutions Group
    Ebensburg - Utility Service and Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Salvation Army - Butler Worship and Service Center
    Butler - Food and Financial Assistance
    Tableland Services
    Administrative Office - Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Tableland Services
    Administrative Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Blueprints
    Washington - Rent Payment Assistance
    Center for Community Resources
    Administrative Office and Community Education and Outreach - Butler - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Center for Community Resources
    Administrative Office and Community Education and Outreach - Butler - Utility Assistance
    Christian Assistance Network
    East Main Presbyterian Church - Financial Assistance
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
    Administrative Headquarters - Neighbor for Neighbor Heat Fund
    Connellsville Area Community Ministries
    Care & Share - Gas Bill Assistance
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Fayette County Community Action Agency - Housing Assistance - Dollar Energy Applications
    Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
    Philadelphia - Emergency Fund for Older Philadelphians
    Utility Emergency Services Fund
    Philadelphia - Oil Assistance Program
    Utility Emergency Services Fund
    Philadelphia - Utility Grants
    Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
    Rental Assistance Program
    CONTACT Helpline
    Harrisburg - ERAP Hotline
    Resources for Human Development
    RHD - Crossroads Community Services - Flexible Housing Fund
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Luzerne County ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Heating and Utility Assistance Program
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Hazleton Site Office - Rent and Security Deposit Assistance
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Hazleton Site Office - Utility Payment Assistance
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Wyoming County Human Services Building - Rent and Security Deposit Assistance
    Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
    Wyoming County Human Services Building - Utility Payment Assistance
    Friend Inc. Community Services
    Kutztown - Case Management
    City of Reading
    Reading - Rental and Utility Assistance
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Central Bucks County - Doylestown - Housing Services
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Central Bucks County - Warminster - Housing Services
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Upper Bucks County - Housing Services
    Bucks County Opportunity Council
    Lower Bucks County - Bristol - Housing Services
    Urban League of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia - Utility Assistance
    Southwest Community Development Corporation
    Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
    Center in the Park
    Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
    Kennett Area Community Service
    Kennett Square - Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing and Utilities
    United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA
    Community Services Offices - Crisis Financial Intervention
    Salvation Army - Sunbury
    Salvation Army Sunbury Social Services - Utilities Assistance
    Pike County Human Services
    Milford - Pike County Human Development
    Salvation Army - Williamsport
    Fuel Payment Assistance
    Union-Snyder Community Action Agency
    Selinsgrove - Energy Assistance
    The Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg
    Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg - Financial Assistance
    The Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg
    Salvation Army - East Stroudsburg - CAP Program Assistance
    ProJeCt of Easton, Inc
    Easton - Rent Relief Program
    ProJeCt of Easton, Inc
    Easton - ASSIST
    Boyertown Area Multi-Service
    Boyertown - Energy Assistance
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
    Lehighton - Utility Assistance
    Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
    Reading - Community Support Program
    Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
    Allentown - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center
    Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center - Emergency Assistance
    Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center
    Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit - Emergency Assistance
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    Salvation Army Extension Unit - Columbia - Columbia Salvation Army Extension Unit
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    Salvation Army Extension Unit - Manheim - Manheim Salvation Army Extension Unit
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
    Fuel Assistance
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
    Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
    Spring-Ford Project Outreach
    Royersford - Heating Oil Assistance Program
    Tri County Community Action
    Harrisburg - Energy Assistance
    Tri County Community Action
    Enola - Senior Heating Program
    Salvation Army - Chambersburg
    Senior Heating Assistance
    Fulton County Catholic Mission
    McConnellsburg - Utility Assistance
    New Hope Ministries
    Dillsburg Center - Utility Financial Assistance
    New Hope Ministries
    Dover Center - Utility Financial Assistance
    New Hope Ministries
    Littlestown Center - Utility Financial Assistance at Littlestown Center
    New Hope Ministries
    Mechanicsburg Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
    New Hope Ministries
    Hanover Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
    New Hope Ministries
    West Shore / Lemoyne Center - Financial Assistance for Utilities, Transportation, and Eye Glasses
    Perry Human Services
    Housing Assistance Program
    Waynesboro Community and Human Services
    Waynesboro - Emergency Financial Assistance
    Waynesboro Community and Human Services
    Waynesboro - ESG Homeless Prevention
    Salvation Army - York County
    Salvation Army, York, Family Services - Family Services
    Interfaith Human Services
    State College - Centre County Fuel Bank
    Faith Centre
    Food Bank - Utility Assistance
    Centre County Human Services- Office of Adult Services
    State College - Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program (RAP)
    Centre County Human Services- Office of Adult Services
    State College - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
    Altoona Office - Blair County Fuel Bank
    The Open Link
    Pennsburg - Financial Assistance
    Northern Dauphin Human Services Center
    Dauphin Human Services Center
    Bucks County Government
    Doylestown - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) (BERA)
    Salvation Army - Bloomsburg
    Bloomsburg Salvation Army Service Center - General Relief Program
    Salvation Army Tamaqua
    Tamaqua - Utility Assistance
    Mason-Dixon Community Services
    Delta - Community Services
    PathStone Corporation
    PathStone Corporation - Aspers - Emergency Food and Shelter
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Houston Center - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Pennsport Office - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Headquarters - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance
    Dixon House - Benefits Access and Neighborhood Energy Center
    Turn To Us
    Nesquehoning - Autism Support
    Bridge of Penn York Valley Churches
    Emergency Financial Assistance Vouchers
    Solanco Neighborhood Ministries
    Quarryville - Samaritan Assistance Program
    Christ Among Neighbors
    Financial Assistance for Basic Needs
    CrossNet Ministries
    CrossNet Ministries - Social Services - Social Services
    Upper Dauphin Human Services
    Lykens - Family Services and Emergency Assistance
    Welfare Information Helpline
    Information Helpline
    Nicetown CDC
    Philadelphia - Neighborhood Energy Center
    Grace Connection
    Emergency Utility/Fuel Assistance
    Salvation Army - Forest City
    Forest City Service Extension Center
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Veterans Temporary Assistance
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Military Family Relief Assistance Program
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and Employment Outreach
    Moore Township Association for Families in Need
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries
    Lebanon - Utility Assistance
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Energy Bank
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Utility Assistance
    Salvation Army of Mifflin County
    Financial Assistance
    Vickie's Angel Foundation
    New Cumberland - Family Support Services
    Samaritan Fellowship
    Carlisle United Methodist Church - Emergency Assistance
    United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County
    Carlisle - Heating Assistance
    Salvation Army - Gettysburg Service Unit
    Gettysburg - Emergency Assistance
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Adams County - Emergency Services
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Franklin County - Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Franklin County - Rental Payment Assistance COVID-19
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Franklin County - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Help Hotline
    Church of Transfiguration - Support Services
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Susquehanna - Susquehanna Interfaith
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Montrose - Emergency Fuel Program
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Montrose - Utility Assistance
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    Forest City - Susquehanna Interfaith
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Central Office - Utility Assistance
    McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority
    Smethport - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - CAP
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - C.A.R.E.S.
    National Fuel Gas
    Erie - Hardship Funds
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Administrative Headquarters - Veterans Initiative
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Administrative Headquarters - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Associated Charities
    Titusville - Emergency Fuel Assistance
    Associated Charities
    Titusville - Neighbor to Neighbor Fuel Assistance
    Potter County Human Services
    Roulette - Backpack Program
    United Way Of Clarion County
    Clarion - Neighbor For Neighbor
    United Way of the Titusville Region
    Intake & Case Management for Emergency Financial Crisis
    United Way of Venango County
    Reno - Neighbor For Neighbor
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren - Utility Assistance
    Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
    Warren - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Center for Family Services
    Meadville - Neighbor for Neighbor Utility Assistance
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Philipsburg Office - Housing Assistance Program
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Houtzdale Office - Housing Assistance Program
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Administrative Headquarters - Housing Assistance Program
    Charitable Deeds and Services
    Knox - Financial Assistance
    Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
    Ridgway - Cameron / Elk Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
    Community Action
    Punxsutawney - Homeless Assistance Program
    Community Action
    Punxsutawney - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Community Services of Venango County
    Center Street - Oil City - Utility Assistance
    Community Services of Venango County
    Center Street - Oil City - Child Advocacy Program
    Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program
    Housing Solutions - Community Support Services
    Centre Safe
    State College - Utility Assistance
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Bradford County Trehab Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Montrose - Utility Mediation Program
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Tioga County Trehab Community Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Sullivan County Trehab - Utility Mediation Program
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Wayne County Trehab - Utility Mediation Program
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Wyoming County Trehab Community Services - Utility Mediation Program
    Senator Lisa Boscola
    Easton - State Senator
    Center for Community Action
    Administrative Office, Everett - GPU WARM PLUS - Mulitfamily
    Center for Community Action
    Fulton Office - GPU WARM PLUS - Mulitfamily
    Salvation Army of Levittown
    Community Center - Utility Assistance
    American Rescue Workers
    Williamsport Social Service Center - Utility Assistance
    Schuylkill Community Action
    Pottsville - Utility Assistance
    Tioga Bradford Housing & Redevelopment
    Tioga Bradford Housing & Redevelopment Authority - Emergency Rental/Utility Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Salvation Army - Milton
    Utility Assistance
    Salvation Army - Lock Haven
    Utility Payment Assistance
    Salvation Army - Berwick
    Utility Assistance
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Reading - Utility and Housing Assistance
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Reading - SHARE
    Salvation Army West Chester Corps
    West Chester Corps - Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing and Utilities
    Christian Churches United
    HELP Ministries - Emergency Services Fuel
    Christian Churches United
    HELP Ministries - Operation HELP
    Bethany Church of the Nazarene
    Harrisburg - Helping Hands
    AGAPE Love From Above To Our Community
    Bloomsburg - Financial Assistance
    Sullivan County Government
    Government Offices - Emergency Food and Shelter Program
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