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Chester County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Program (ERAP)
Distributes funds provided by the American Recovery Act to assist eligible renters with rent and utility arrears (payments owed/overdue).
Confidential Address
Eligibility: Renting tenants in Chester County who:
  • Qualify for unemployment or have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship, directly or indirectly, during COVID-19
  • Demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
  • Have a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median of $59,050 for a family of 1 or $84,300 for a family of 4

*Income limits are subject to change per guidance from the federal government.*
Hours: 24/7
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
1337 East Fifth Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Eligibility: - Must be a Lehigh County resident
- Must rent home or apartment
- Demonstrate a financial impact occured during the COVID-19 pandemic
Click here for additional qualification information
Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

DELCO ERA will pay for past due rent, the largest past due utility bill, and up to three months of future eligible housing/utility expenses totaling up to 15 months of assistance. Past due rent can go as far back as April 1, 2020. DELCO ERA does not pay for deposits. Grant funds are paid directly to the landlord/property manager and the utility company. Funds will be distributed on a "first-come, first qualified and approved" basis until program funds are depleted.

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

Priority for processing will be given to households earning less than 50% AMI and/or households with at least one person unemployed who has an active claim with the Office of Unemployment Compensation for at least 90 days prior to the date of their full application.
Hours:
Website and online application is available 24/7

In-person application is by appointment only
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
**The ERAP program is temporarily no longer accepting new applications. Go to the website, Lancasterhelp.rent, for more information.**

Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
28 Penn Square
Suite 200
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: * Must be a Lancaster County resident who is unable to pay due to a loss of income (loss of job or reduction in hours), loss of unemployment or other financial hardship related to Covid-19
* Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
* Assistance is available for households that are low to median income. Click here for Lancaser County Income Limits
Hours: Appointment not required
Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
Helpline: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Indiana County Community Action Program
COMPASS Application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
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:
  • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 AND
  • can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
  • Hours: COMPASS application is available online 24/7.
    Mercer County Housing Authority
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Provides rent and utility funds for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
    700 Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Farrell, PA 16121
    Eligibility: Only current tenants and landlords of properties in Mercer County are eligible to apply for grants. Please note that landlords of evicted tenants are not permitted to apply for payment. Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00am to 4:00pm; Wednesday, Friday: 11:00am to 7:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am to 2:00pm
    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.

    Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    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
  • Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides assistance to households that have experienced economic insecurity and have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental costs and utilities to include past money owed.

    This funding source may be different from other county COVID-19 Emergency Rent Payament Assistance Programs. In some cases both funds may be used. County case managers will be able to offer guidance.
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: ERAP is for renters or homeless households. Tenants can apply for themselves or a landlord can apply on behalf of their current tenant(s). There are income guidelines:
    Click here for Income Information OR
    Click here for application.
    Venango County Department of Human Services
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Assisting individuals who are struggling with rent and utilities due to a COVID-19.
    1 Dale Avenue
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Residents of Venango County. Financially impacted by COVID-19 and currently rent your home. Must meet specific income guidelines and demonstrate that they were affected by COVID-19 after March 13, 2020.
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    AGAPE
    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: Must meet program guidelines and income guidelines. Call for information.
    Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00am to 4:00pm and Thursdays, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Closed Wednesdays
    American Rescue Workers
    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
    Armstrong County Community Action Agency
    Emergency Rent Assistance Program
    Provides Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds available for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss and COVID-19.
    705 Butler Road
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    Eligibility: Experiencing homelessness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Army Emergency Relief
    Army Emergency Relief
    Provides emergency aid, in the form of either a direct grant (a cash gift, not to be repaid) or an interest-free loan, and by giving college scholarships to children of soldiers.

    2530 Crystal Drive
    Suite 13161
    Arlington, VA 22202
    Eligibility: The following individuals are eligible for assistance from Army Emergency Relief:
    • Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
    • Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (National Guard under Title 10 authority and Army Reserve) who are on continuous active duty for more than 30 consecutive days and their eligible family members.
    • Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability or retired upon reaching age 60 (Reserve Components) and their eligible family members.
    • Widows, widowers and orphans of Soldiers who died while on active duty or after retirement as cited above.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Associated Charities
    Emergency Fuel Assistance
    Provides fuel assistance (natural gas, propane, kerosene, fuel oil, wood, pellets, coal) to people in an emergency.
    409 East Central Avenue
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Low income, disabilities.
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Call for more information.
    Benefits Data Trust, Public Benefits Assistance
    PA Benefits Center

    Assists with submitting applications for:
    • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
    • PACE/PACENET (Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly)
    • Senior Food Box Program
    • LIS (Low Income Subsidy)
    • LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
    • PTRR (Property Tax & Rent Rebate)
    • Medicaid Recertification
    • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
    • CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
    • CCIS (Child Care Subsidy)
    • If residing in Philadelphia, referrals offered for additional city-based public benefits.
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: Residents of Pennsylvania.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Bethany Church of the Nazarene
    Helping Hands
    Provide financial assistance for utility needs - first come/first served basis. Funds are extremely limited and not able to assist with large financial requests. It is funded by donations from the church so funds may not always be available.
    1605 Parkway West
    Harrisburg , PA 17112
    Eligibility: Residents
    Hours: Call for information
    Blueprints
    Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Provides rent and utility assistance available for Washington County residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
    150 West Beau Street
    Suite 106
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: If you have experienced job loss or reduced hours since March 13, 2020 due to the pandemic, you may be eligible.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm; Intake: by appointment.

    Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund Agency
    Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Helps cancer patients with the cost of heating fuel.
    PO Box 313
    State College, PA 16804
    Eligibility: Those with cancer who need help with basic necessities.
    Hours: Call with questions or for more information.
    Boyertown Area Multi-Service
    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
    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
    Bucks County Government
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) (BERA)
    Provides a coordinated assistance program to eligible Bucks County tenants impacted by COVID-19.

    Both tenants and their landlords are encouraged to apply – either party can start the application. Landlords are able to apply and invite multiple tenants to participate in the program at one time.

    NOTE: While landlords can apply, an application cannot be completed without tenant participation.



    55 East Court Street
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Eligibility:
    Bucks County tenants in one of the following housing situations:
    • renting a unit
    • renting a manufactured (mobile) home and/or the parcel of land the manufactured home occupies
    • 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
    • displaced tenant seeking relocation (move-in) assistance for an identified rental unit
    Hours:
    Website and online application available 24/7

    BERA Helpline: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services
    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
    Casa Guadalupe Center
    Utility Assistance
    Administers the Operation Help program which offer year round heating bill payment assistance (oil, electric and gas utilities) and security deposit waivers to PPL customers who qualify (low income and extreme hardship).
    218 North 2nd Street
    Allentown, PA 18101
    Eligibility: Low income PPL customers
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Community Support Program
    Case management services assist individuals with goal setting to help individuals and families to establish and sustain self-sufficiency. Referrals are made to the appropriate resources. Can provide housing and utility funds, budgeting and job search counseling and prescription assistance.
    234 Grace Street
    Reading, PA 19611
    Eligibility: Berks County resident
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides families and individuals financial assistance for rent including: rent, rental arrears, utilities, and home energy costs incurred due, directly, or indirectly, to COVID-19.
    900 South Woodward Street
    Lehigh/Northampton County Office
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Residents of Carbon County in need of help with rent or utilities
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, other times by appointment only
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
    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
    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.
    Confidential Address
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg
    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
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Washington County Services
    Provides programs and services that assist with immediate needs while empowering individuals and families to attain self-sufficiency. Assistance with basic needs, pregnancy and parenting support and Professional mental health counseling.
    331 South Main Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Varies by Service. Please call to discuss.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Closed Friday
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Greene County Services
    Provides programs and services that assist with immediate needs while empowering individuals and families to attain self- sufficiency. Individual, couples and family counseling; pregnancy and parenting support; and help with basic needs assistance.
    72 East High Street
    Waynesburg, PA 15730
    Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Basic Needs Assistance
    Basic needs includes limited financial assistance for utilities including assistance through Dollar Energy and CAP programs.


    212 Ninth Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Center for Community Action
    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 3:30pm
    Center for Community Action
    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
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Pays rental arrears, Utility arrears, and rental assistance moving forward, must be affected directly or indirectly by COVID-19.
    195 Drive-In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    Eligibility: Under 80% AMI
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Center for Community Resources
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides funds for those whose housing is in jeopardy due to income loss due to COVID-19.
    212-214 South Main Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: * U.S. citizen, or qualified noncitizen with an unexpired immigration status;o Renter in Butler County (other counties have programs for their residents);
    * Obligation to pay rent on a residential dwelling or utility and home energy
    obligations;
    * One or more members of the household who qualified for unemployment
    benefits, experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant
    costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to
    COVID-19;
    * One or more members of the household who demonstrate a risk of experiencing
    homelessness or housing instability (meaning they have a past due utility or rent
    notice or eviction notice; unsafe or unhealthy living conditions exist; or there is
    other evidence of such risk, such as past due rental payments); and
    * An annual or monthly income that is no more than 80% of the Area Median
    Income (AMI) for the household size.
    Center for Community Resources
    Utility Assistance
    Provides Information and referral hotline to assist Butler County residents in resolving a home heating and energy crisis. Acts as a single point of contact for the many governmental, private and charitable funds that are available to address energy and related needs. Also provides weatherization and energy conservation information.
    212 South Main Street
    Suite 625
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Resident of: Butler County
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Center in the Park
    Neighborhood Energy Center
    Assists people with energy related needs.

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

    This program, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, through Clearfield County, serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments.
    207 East Cherry Street
    Clearfield , PA 16830
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Central Pennsylvania Community Action
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Providing emergency assistance for renters, landlords, and utility providers negatively affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic and are behind, or will be behind on rent and/or utilities.
    207 East Cherry Street
    Clearfield , PA 16830
    Eligibility: Must fall within income guidelines. Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participant's contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    36 East Main Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Income and residency requirements, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    C.A.R.E.S. Savings Program
    Individuals can enroll to save up to $400.00 in 10 months on a home heating bill.
    Participants will receive a 100% match to purchase heating fuel.
    36 East Main Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Eligibility: Benefits residents of Northumberland, Columbia and Mountour Counties.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participant's contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
    435 East Front Street
    Danville, PA 17821
    Eligibility: Income, and residency requirements, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participant's contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    219 Filbert Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Income and residency guidelines, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participants contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    2 East Arch Street
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    Eligibility: Income and residency requirements, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides rental assistance for families and individuals at risk of eviction or utility shut-offs due to financial impact from the Covid-19 pandemic.
    2 East Arch Street
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    Eligibility: Visit website or call for information on income and eligibility requirements.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participant's contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
    228 Arch Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    Eligibility: Residency and income guidelines, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO)
    Cares Energy Fund
    Helps eligible residents with 100 gallons of heating oil or a ton of coal. Also offers a utility savings program that matches participant's contribution up to $400 over six months. Can also help apply for assistance with heating bills through Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    1960 8th Street Drive
    Watsontown, PA 17777
    Eligibility: Income, and residency requirements, call for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Charitable Deeds and Services
    Financial Assistance
    Financial help to needy households. Financial assistance up to $200 once per 12-month period.
    260 Highpoint Road
    Knox, PA 16232
    Eligibility: Individuals and Families in the Clarion, Venango and Forest areas.
    Hours: To schedule appointments, Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00am to 11:30am
    Call for more information.
    Christ Among Neighbors
    Financial Assistance for Basic Needs
    Assists with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem.
    130 South Penn Street
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    Hours: Monday through Friday
    Christian Assistance Network
    Financial Assistance
    Assists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing, and medical expenses.
    120 East Main Street
    Grove City, PA 16127
    Eligibility: Grove City School District only. This includes Grove City Borough, Liberty Township, Pine Township, Springfield Township, Wolf Creek Township
    Hours: Irregular hours - please call and leave a voicemail for intake.
    Christian Awareness Ministries Ecumenical (C.A.M.E.)
    Food Pantry
    Provides supplemental food pantry. Provides emergency assistance of rent, heat, electric on a case by case basis. Limited to once a year and up to $200.00 for coverage area only. Provides loan of medical equipment, walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, shower chairs.
    110 High Acres Park
    Route 447
    Canadensis, PA 18325
    Eligibility: Must live in service area. Income guidelines apply. Income eligibility is set by State, same guidelines as SNAP. Call for information.
    Hours: Food Distribution: Monday, 8:30am to 12:00pm
    Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8:00am to 10:00am
    Christian Churches United
    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
    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
    Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse
    Cameron / Elk Coordinated Entry (General and Domestic Violence)
    Use this service for Coordinated Entry in Cameron or Elk Counties for General or Domestic Violence Assessment for Homelesness or housing crisis.
    28 Morgan Avenue
    Ridgway, PA 15853
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Office #: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Hotline: 24/7
    City of 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
    City of Wilkes-Barre
    Residents Utility Assistance Program
    Provides financial assistance with public utilities needed to heat the home. Offers a onetime grant to those who quality.

    40 East Market Street
    3rd Floor
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
    Eligibility: If your household income has been negatively affected due to preparing for, preventing and responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic whether you are working or not. Household meeting income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Clarion County Adult Services
    Homeless Assistance Program
    Provides assistance with back rent and security deposit/first month rent. Helps with utilities: electric, heat, water, and sewage.
    214 South Seventh Avenue
    Suite B
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Must be homeless, doubled-up or facing eviction. Must be under 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline. Income based on past 30 days income. Rent can't be more than half of household monthly income.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Clarion County Housing Authority
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Providing assistance (rent, utilities, home energy cost, security deposits assistance) to those who have been directly or indirectly affected by COVID-19.
    8 West Main Street
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Any Clarion County resident who is renting or homeless. Must meet 2020 household gross income guidelines OR household monthly gross income 30 days prior to date of application. Guidelines can be found here
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    Clinton County Housing Coalition
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Administers the local Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Renters who were financially affected by COVID-19 may be eligible to receive financial assistance with rent and utilities. Preference given to first time ERAP applicants.
    330 East Main Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17746
    Eligibility: Clinton County renter household who has experienced a COVID-19 triggering event such as household/tenant qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19. Must meet 80% of area median income.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm. Closed for Lunch (12:00pm to 1:00pm)
    Community Action
    Emergency Shelter and Rent Assistance
    Assistance with housing emergencies such as foreclosure, eviction, and essential utility termination (heat, electric, water/sewage), as well as emergency shelter and assistance to locate permanent housing; assistance with budgeting, and addressing other issues affecting the household through referrals to community resources.
    30A South Sheridan Road
    Clarion, PA 16214
    Eligibility: Must be a resident of Clarion county and experiencing homelessness.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Community Action
    Homeless Assistance Program Housing Assistance
    Provides housing assistance for homeless or near homeless situations for: rent, mortgage, heat, electric, or water/sewage assistance.
    105 Grace Way
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: People who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Community Action
    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.
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County - Fuel Assistance
    Offers oil assistance for eligible oil-heat customers on a limited basis.
    1414 Meeting House
    Boothwyn, PA 19061
    Eligibility: Must be a Delaware County resident and income eligible.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC)
    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.
    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
    Community Action Partnership for Somerset County
    Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Provides financial assistance with utility bills.
    535 East Main Street
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Community Action Partnership for Somerset County
    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 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
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
    Neighbor for Neighbor Heat Fund
    Provides assistance to qualifying individuals who require help to prevent disconnection of a utility service, 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
    Community Services of Venango County
    Utility Assistance
    Utility assistance available for Venango County residents. These funds are contingent on donations and have conditions that must be met.
    203 Center Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:00pm
    Community Services of Venango County
    Child Advocacy Program
    Emergency Assistance for families with children ages 18 and under who are in school. Examples of assistance include rent, doctor appointments, dental needs, utilities and transportation.
    203 Center Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Income eligible families with children in the home aged 18 and under who are in school. There is a maximum for each need only one time per year and there is a lifetime limit.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    CONTACT Helpline
    ERAP Hotline
    Serves as the hotline for Dauphin ERAP program. The application process is currently paused at this time: not accepting new applications.
    P.O. 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

    * Must be at 80% Area Median Income or below
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm
    Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program
    Community Support Services
    Provides case management in addition to utility assistance, employment aid, and short-term transportation assistance.
    386 Chestnut Street
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Eligibility: Persons in need in Crawford County. Must meet income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    CrossNet Ministries
    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
    Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
    Rental Assistance Program
    Provides rent and utility assistance for Cumberland County Residence who have been impacted by Covid-19.
    114 North Hanover Street
    Suite 104
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19.
    Hours: Vary
    Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    DELCO ERA will pay for past due rent, the largest past due utility bill, and up to three months of future eligible housing/utility expenses totaling up to 15 months of assistance. Past due rent can go as far back as April 1, 2020. DELCO ERA does not pay for deposits. Grant funds are paid directly to the landlord/property manager and the utility company. Funds will be distributed on a "first-come, first qualified and approved" basis until program funds are depleted.

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

    Priority for processing will be given to households earning less than 50% AMI and/or households with at least one person unemployed who has an active claim with the Office of Unemployment Compensation for at least 90 days prior to the date of their full application.
    Hours:
    Website and online application is available 24/7

    In-person application is by appointment only
    Fayette County Community Action Agency
    Dollar Energy Applications
    Distributes Dollar Energy applications for utility payment assistance
    140 North Beeson Avenue
    Second Floor
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Eligibility: Some programs are income and/or age based.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Final Salute, Inc.
    S.A.F.E Program
    The S.A.F.E program provides emergency financial assistance. Program recipients also receive resources on saving, budgeting and living on a fixed income.

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

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

    Documents needed:
    1. Proof of Veteran* status or current U.S. Military Reserve/Guard component service. (*Requires completion of initial service obligation (ISO), unless medically discharged). Copies of the bills that you are having difficulty paying (must be past due). Military I.D. (if Reserve or Guard). Additional documents such as an Employment Letter may also be requested.
    First United Methodist Church - Reynoldsville
    First United Methodist Church of Reynoldsville
    Rental assistance to those with notarized eviction notices. Utility assistance to those with shut-off notices.
    504 Jackson Street
    Reynoldsville, PA 15851
    Eligibility: People in the Reynoldsville zip code only.
    Hours: Pastor’s Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Administrative Assistant’s Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm
    Call for more information.
    Friend Inc. Community Services
    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)
    Fulton County Catholic Mission
    Utility Assistance
    Provides utilities assistance.
    110 South 3rd Street
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Grace Connection
    Emergency Utility/Fuel Assistance
    Provides monetary assistance for individuals to purchase necessary fuel or pay an essential utility bill.
    One Main Street
    Christ Episcopal Church Basement
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Must be a residents of Towanda, Northeast Bradford, or Wyalusing School Districts
    Hours: Mon and Thurs 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Help Hotline
    Hotline
    Provides assistance in form of clothing bank, food banks, and limited financial assistance with utility bills. Assistance may be coordinated with surrounding agencies in regards to utility bills.
    Church of Transfiguration,
    Box B
    Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
    Eligibility: Residents
    Hours: By appointment only - either Tuesday evening or Saturday morning each week, unless considered an emergency
    Indiana County Community Action Program
    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
    Interfaith Human Services
    Utility Assistance
    provides assistance with heating fuel in the winter months to qualifying individuals and families. Attendance at educational classes is required in order to apply. Call or visit the webpage to RSVP to attend a class.
    251 Easterly Parkway
    Suite 200
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
    Memorial Fund
    Provides funds to families caring for an ill or disabled child to cover uninsured yet vital expenses such as electric bills, adaptive equipment, gas, water, transportation, and disease-related therapies and camps. Also medical costs not covered by insurance.
    580 Virginia Drive
    Suite 110
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    Eligibility: Families with children under the age of 18 or over 18 if the child is completely dependent on others for care.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Lackawanna County Department of Human Services
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides rent and utility assistance to renters who suffered disruption and loss of income during or due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    123 Wyoming Avenue
    4th Floor
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility:
  • Renters throughout Lackawanna County.
    • Must meet 80%Area Median Income guidelines.
    • Can demonstrate household experienced financial impacts related to Covid.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lebanon County Christian Ministries
    Utility Assistance
    **NOTES**
    Click here for Coronavirus Information

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

    Electric bill must not be past due.



    During the summer, Manna prepays electric bills for seniors so that they can run fans or air conditioners.
    606 East Main Street
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    Eligibility: Must reside in North Penn School District.


    Boroughs:
    • Hatfield
    • Lansdale
    • Most of North Wales
    Townships:
    • Hatfield
    • Montgomery
    • Towamencin
    • Upper Gwynedd


    Villages: Line Lexington
    Must have lived in the area for at least six months.

    Must have sustainable income going forward.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Mason-Dixon Community Services
    Community Services
    Provides food assistance, energey assistance, referrals, counseling, programs for children/WIC, educational programs, holiday adoptions, Ready2Learn program, and summer day camp.
    5 Pendyrus Street
    Suite 2
    Delta, PA 17314
    Eligibility: Low income county residents
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm

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

    or by appointment.
    McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Provides assistance with past due rent, future rental assistance and utility / home energy costs, as well as Housing Stability Services. For individuals and/or families who have been impacted directly or indirectly by the COVID-19. Landlords are also able to apply on behalf of tenants. The tenants will have to co-sign the application, as well as provide the additional documentation that is require to complete the application process.
    415 West Main Street
    Smethport, PA 16749
    Eligibility: Household income must fall at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) for household size.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Energy Bank
    Assist individuals in planning for heating needs through financial planning education and energy conservation and weatherizing resources to alleviate heating crisis in the future.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown , PA 17044
    Eligibility: - Be a 90 consecutive day resident of Mifflin or Juniata County

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

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

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

    - Have provided all requested information for verification
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Mifflin Juniata Human Services
    Utility Assistance
    Assists with utility payment.
    20 North Wayne Street
    Lewistown , PA 17044
    Eligibility: - Proof of 90 day residency
    - Must have shut off notice
    - Must be at or below 150% poverty level
    - Have to agree to 90 days follow up budgeting/case management services
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Modest Needs
    Emergency Self-Sufficiency Grants
    Provides short-term financial assistance to families and individuals who live slightly above the poverty line (and are therefore ineligible for many below-poverty services) but are only a paycheck or two away from a financial crisis.
    33 Irving Place, FL 5
    New York, NY 10003
    Eligibility:
    Modest Needs applicants must meet the following income and employment guidelines:
  • At least one adult member of the applicant's household must be documentably employed at the time of the application; AND
  • The primary (largest) source of income for each applicant's household must be either income earned from employment, child support payments, Veteran's Benefits, or retirement income (including Social Security retirement benefits)

    Modest Needs regularly makes grants to households receiving types of income other than those listed above (Social Security Disability Income, for example). However, in light of Modest Needs' mission, applicants whose households do NOT meet the income and employment guidelines listed above will NOT qualify to apply for a grant from Modest Needs.
  • Hours: Website available 24/7.
    Monroe County Government
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Helps renters dealing with financial challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. For eligible households, program offers rental and utility assistance to avoid eviction or loss of utility service.
    One Quaker Plaza
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Eligibility: Income guidelines. Call or view website for information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Montour County Human Services
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Can assist in filing for emergency rental and utility funds through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
    435 East Front Street
    Danville, PA 17821
    Eligibility: Renter households in Montour County who were financially impacted by COVID-19.
    Must qualify for Unemployment or have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19.
    Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or loss of housing stability.
    Must meet the program's gross household area median income guidelines. Call or visit webite for income guidelines.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Neighbors in Christ Newville
    Administrative Office
    Provides and offer referrals for food, medicine, clothing, fuel, and/or rental assistance. Assists with car insurance payment if it means a person has no other transportation to work.
    PO Box 71
    Newville, PA 17241
    Eligibility: Residents in needs with some for o identification, pay slips, and bills that need to be paid
    Hours: Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am
    Neighbors in Christ Newville
    Project Helping Hand (Adams Electric)
    Customer donations help less fortunate co-op members who are unable to pay their electric bills
    PO Box 71
    Newville, PA 17241
    Eligibility: Adams Electric Co-op members living in the Big Springs School District
    Hours: Saturday, 9:00am to 10:00am
    New Bethany Ministries
    Housing Assistance
    Provides financial assistance on behalf of low to moderate income renters experiencing difficulty making rent payments (homeless prevention). Provides financial assistance for unhoused persons seeking a rental (hotel assistance, first/last months rent/deposit). Housing locator services if unhoused.
    313 West 4th Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Eligibility: Currently housed with rent arrears (30+ days) or homeless households for rental deposit or housing locator help
    For ERAP: Residents of Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; by appointment only
    New Hope Ministries
    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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    99 West Church Street
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    135 Baltimore Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    Financial Assistance for Utilities, 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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    5228 East Trindle Road
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    Financial Assistance for Utilities, 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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    Financial Assistance for UtilitiesEye 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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    701 Bosler Avenue
    Lemoyne, PA 17043
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    62 North Main Street
    Dover, PA 17315
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Hope Ministries
    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, care registration, and driver's license fees. Sends referrals to VBA Vision Plan for eye glass help.
    1113 Frederick Pike
    Littlestown, PA 17340
    Eligibility: Meets income guidelines
    Hours: Center Hours: Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Thursday, 9:00am to 12:30pm and 5:00 to 7:00pm; Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    New Kensington Community Development Corporation
    Energy Crisis
    Helps clients apply for LIHEAP and crisis programs, emergency energy assistance, and budget billing programs for PECO, PGW, and the Water Department. Also provides heating fuel and weatherization assistance, and gives recommendations on other ways to reduce energy costs.
    2771 Ruth Street
    Suite 1
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Utility Assistance
    Provides direct assistance with utility bills for individuals and families.

    Also acts as a screening agency and offers assistance with the applications for Dollar Energy Fund, Columbia Gas' CAP Program, and LIHEAP.
    1975 Ferguson Road
    Allison Park, PA 15101
    Eligibility: Limited to residents of northern Allegheny County outside the City of Pittsburgh whose household income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Siemer Grants for Utility and Housing Payment Assistance
    Provides one-time assistance for housing and utility payments for families with school-age children.
    1975 Ferguson Road
    Allison Park, PA 15101
    Eligibility: Serves families with school-age children (K-12) with household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Must live in or be seeking assistance to move to the service area.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Utility Assistance
    Provides direct assistance with utility bills for individuals and families.

    Also acts as a screening agency and offers assistance with the applications for Dollar Energy Fund, Columbia Gas' CAP Program, and LIHEAP.
    416 Lincoln Avenue
    Second Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15209
    Eligibility: Limited to residents of northern Allegheny County outside the City of Pittsburgh whose household income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Siemer Grants for Utility and Housing Payment Assistance
    Provides one-time assistance for housing and utility payments for families with school-age children.
    416 Lincoln Avenue
    Second Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15209
    Eligibility: Serves families with school-age children (K-12) with household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Must live in or be seeking assistance to move to the service area.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Utility Assistance
    Provides direct assistance with utility bills for individuals and families.

    Also acts as a screening agency and offers assistance with the applications for Dollar Energy Fund, Columbia Gas' CAP Program, and LIHEAP.
    939 California Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
    Eligibility: Limited to residents of northern Allegheny County outside the City of Pittsburgh whose household income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    North Hills Community Outreach
    Siemer Grants for Utility and Housing Payment Assistance
    Provides one-time assistance for housing and utility payments for families with school-age children.
    939 California Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
    Eligibility: Serves families with school-age children (K-12) with household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Must live in or be seeking assistance to move to the service area.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Veterans Initiative
    Provides case management assistance to with acquiring permanent housing as quickly as possible or to attain stability in their current housing situation. Housing relocation and short to medium term rental and/or utility assistance may also be provided.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Eligible Veterans in Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter County who are homeless or at risk for homelessness.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Assistance for those negatively affected financially by COVID-19 and struggling with rent/utilities payment.
    135 West Fourth Street
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Eligibility: Have to meet certain application criteria.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    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
    PathStone Corporation
    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.
    121 South Second Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    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.
    1001 State Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    Emergency Food and Shelter
    Provides nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance, and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance).
    421 McFarlan Road
    Suite E
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    PathStone Corporation
    Emergency Food and Shelter
    Provides for one-time emergency needs such as nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, rent assistance, mortgage assistance, and utilities assistance.
    135 Franklin Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Patrician Society
    Housing Utilities Medical Aid for Neighbors
    The H.U.M.A.N.Program (Housing Utilities Medical Aid for Neighbors) provides third-party payments for partial rental or mortgage assistance, heating oil or electric bills, and miscellaneous expenses for uninsured or underinsured clients. All such assistance is provided only after families are qualified in terms of financial need.
    703 Green Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Each client family is assessed for eligibility for services on a case-by-case basis, keeping in mind family income and assets, number of persons in the household, current financial standing, and extraordinary or unusual family circumstances.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    225 South Franklin Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    33 Westminster Drive
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    2432 North 7th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    620 Norland Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    539 Fulton Drive
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    7591 Lake Raystown Shopping Center
    Huntingdon, PA 16652
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    100 Meadow Lane
    Mifflintown, PA 17059
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    1125 Riverside Drive
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    100 Centre Drive
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Service - South Central Counties
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prorgam
    Helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.

    The program usually runs from November to March or April - weather dependant. For 2022, the deadline is June 17.
    130 North Duke Street
    York, PA 17405
    Eligibility: Homeowners and renters, also don't need a past-due balance to apply. If not qualify for LIHEAP grant, may qualify for programs that assists with payment agreement, budget billing and shut off protection for customers with a temporary hardship, such as an injury or illness.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP
    The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
    2580 Park Center Boulevard
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    LIHEAP Recovery Crisis
    Offers a crisis benefit and a supplemental payment for households that previously received a crisis payment made directly to utility companies or fuel providers to help offset costs for home utilities.

    LIHEAP Recovery Crisis benefits may be available if a household:

    Has their main or secondary energy source completely shut-off;
    Is notified that their utility service will be shut off in the next 60 days;
    Has broken energy equipment or leaking lines that must be fixed or replace; or,
    Is in danger of being without fuel in 15 days or less.
    Owes funds to a utility provider that would constitute a service termination if not for the Public Utility Commission’s moratorium on terminations.
    7th and Foster Street #333
    Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran 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
    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 Reserve Components and the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard for a period of two years after medical discharge for medical disability incurred in line of duty while serving on a qualify tour of active duty of 30 or more consecutive days when the financial need is directly related to the member's active duty or medical disability.
    • Are eligible relatives of qualified eligible service members in limited circumstances.
    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors (PAWW)
    Wounded Warriors (PAWW)
    Provides emergency financial assistance to veterans to help pay for housing, utilities, transportation, medical, and other expenses. Pays directly to landlords, vendors, and creditors.
    1117 Country Club Road
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Eligibility: Veterans and their families
    Hours: Call for information
    Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
    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
    Pike County Human Services
    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
    Pike County Human Services
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    Pike County Renters could be eligible for up to 12 months of rental or utility assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Due to funding availability, will be preferencing households which are facing immediate threat of eviction or utility shut off and first time applicants.
    506 Broad Street
    Milford, PA 18337
    Eligibility:
  • Pike County Renters.
    • Applicants must meet County area median income guidelines.
    • Applicants must have experienced a reduction of income due to COVID-19 from March 13, 2020, and be able to provide documentation of loss of income OR must have qualified for unemployment benefits OR incurred significant financial hardship due to COVID-19.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
    Pittsburgh Community Services
    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
    Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities
    Casework/ Supportive Services
    Provides information and referral and supportive services through casework staff. Financial assistance for oil when funds available.
    57 North Franklin Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Eligibility: Pottstown residents
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    PPL Electric Utilities Corp
    Operation HELP
    Operation HELP provides emergency financial aid to pay heating bills for families with financial hardships. PPL Electric Utilities was one of the first utilities to establish a fuel fund for customers in need. The program provides funds to pay for any type of home heating bill electric, natural gas, oil or coal. Funding comes from PPL, its customers, employees and retirees. A network of 16 community groups and social service agencies across eastern and central PA administers the program, interviews applicants and distributes funds.
    827 Hausman Road
    Allentown, PA 18104
    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. Thrift store provides appliances, furniture, clothing, and items to assist those in need.
    502 Darr Avenue
    Farrell, PA 16121
    Eligibility: Need-primarily those living within the Shenango Valley & we do not wish to create/sustain dependence upon us by making repetitive stipends to someone failing to make life choices to better life choices to better life within budget, et al

    We also have funding for a single working mother with children if one should qualify.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Emergency Services offers a walk in day on Wednesdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:00pm; Other days are by appointments
    ProJeCt of 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
    Public Health Management Corporation
    Covid-19 Emergency Financial Assistance for People Living with HIV
    Assists people living with HIV/AIDS in an emergency that has resulted from a generally unexpected occurrence or set of circumstances that demand immediate attention. The fund helps with imminent homelessness, access to medications, and other resources.
    Centre Square East
    1500 Market Street, Suite 1500
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Eligibility: People living with HIV/AIDS in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.

    Financial eligibility for each funding source varies.
    Hours:
    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Website available 24/7
    Rankin Christian Center
    Food Pantry / Fuel Assistance
    Food Pantry registered clients receive a three-day supply of food once a month. (This program is in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.) Bread, pastries, and produce are distributed Monday - Friday through a partnership with Giant Eagle, Edgewood Town Center.

    Fuel assistance helps area residents with emergency fuel payments.
    230 3rd Avenue
    Rankin, PA 15104
    Eligibility: Proof of residence and income
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Resources for Human Development
    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
    Respective Solutions Group
    Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
    Assistance to help those in need defray the costs of their heating fuel bill.
    948 Ben Franklin Highway
    Ebensburg, PA 15931
    Eligibility: Low income
    Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Saint Vincent de Paul Society of Philadelphia
    Rent and Utility Assistance
    Provides assistance with basic needs.
    661 West Germantown Pike
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    Eligibility: Call for information. Eligibility varies.
    Hours: Service hours vary by parish. Call for information.
    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.
    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
    Salvation Army - Scranton
    UGI Operation Share Gas Utility Assistance Program
    Operation Share Energy Fund provides energy assistance grants to qualified UGI customers who experience difficulty paying their gas/heating bills or UGI gas utility already shut off.
    500 South Washington Street
    Scranton, PA 18505
    Eligibility: Must be a UGI Gas Utility customer who reside in Scranton, Dickson City, Dunmore, Moosic, Old Forge, Taylor and Throop.. Not eligible if on the CAP program. Must have difficulty paying UGI bill, have a 10 day shut off notice or UGI gas utility already shut off.
    200% Federal Poverty Income Guidelines apply. Call for information.
    Hours: By appointment, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Albert Gallatin Service 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 - Bloomsburg
    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 2:00pm
    Salvation Army - Butler Worship and Service Center
    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
    Salvation Army - Chambersburg
    Heating Assistance (Limited Funds)
    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 December 1 - April 30 or until funding is depleted.
    159 Lincoln Way West
    Chambersburg, Pe 17201
    Eligibility: Must reside in Franklin County and be age 60 and over for services. Income at or below 150% of the poverty level. Individuals must have proof of income, photo identification, proof of heating assistance bill which requires payment.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Salvation Army - Forest City
    Emergency Relief Assistance
    Provides emergency relief assistance such as help with rent and utilities. May assist with 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.
    Hours: Hours are by appointment only. Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Salvation Army - Franklin Service Center
    Franklin Service Center
    Provides food assistance, clothing and furniture vouchers (to Salvation Army thrift store in Meadville) based on requirements. Utility Assistance, Mobile feeding, summer camp, and emergency off-site lodging (max 3 days) as funds are available.
    112 Circle Street
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Office hours: By appointment only
    ; Mobile feeding: Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 12:30pm
    Salvation Army - Gettysburg Service Unit
    Gettysburg Service Unit
    One-time help with rent, utilities, prescription medicine, clothing required for work, some auto repairs and state inspections, services that provide a helping hand to allow people to get on firmer footing.
    1570 Fairfield Road
    Gettysburg Times Building
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Those experiencing short-term problems/challenges. This service is not designed to serve those experiencing chronic or on-going issues.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm
    Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center
    Emergency Assistance
    Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent 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
    Emergency Assistance
    Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent 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 - Honesdale
    Fuel/Heating Assistance
    Provides financial help with cost of heating oil, propane, wood, coal in cold weather season. Service is contigent upon the availability of funding and determined on case by case basis.
    231 Sunrise Avenue
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    Eligibility: Must first apply through your County Assistance Office for the LIHEAP Program first and have used that assistance. Residency requirement, serves all of Wayne County and only zip code 18428 Hawley in Pike County.
    Hours: Program open from November through April. By appointment, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Lancaster
    Emergency Financial Assistance
    * Provides limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations
    * 10 trip bus pass for newly employed
    131 South Queen Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Financial Assistance: Must meet specific guidelines including income
    Bus Pass: Must be newly employed and provide proof of hire
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Closed on all federal holidays
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    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
    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)
    PO Box 96
    Wagontown, PA 19376
    Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a case-by-case basis
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    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
    PO Box 96
    Wagontown, PA 19376
    Eligibility: Low income families and those in emergency situations, determined on a case-by-case basis
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    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
    Salvation Army - Lancaster Extension Units
    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)
    PO Box 627
    Maytown, PA 17550
    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 - Lock Haven
    Utility Payment Assistance
    Assists eligible clients with paying utility bills. Service is available as funding permits.
    119 East Church Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
    Eligibility: Only able to help with one month's utility bills.
    Hours: Monday through Fridays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
    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: Risk of utility shut off.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Salvation Army - New Castle Worship and Service Center
    Ellwood City Service Center
    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.
    Eligibility: Low income
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Salvation Army - Oil City Worship and Service Center
    Extreme Crisis Funds
    Emergency Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as rent, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs.
    217 Sycamore Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Consumer(s) must be experiencing extreme emergency, such as a fire, eviction, etc.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Salvation Army - Pike County
    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
    Salvation Army - Punxsutawney Worship and Service Center
    Punxsutawney Worship and Service Center
    Emergency services, emergency food bag, clothing, applications for utility assistance, after school, children's school supplies, food bag
    229 West Mahoning Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday
    , 9:00am to 12:00pm
    , 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Closed for federal holidays, all closings posted
    Salvation Army - 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: Contact the office for information regarding specific eligibility requirements
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Renovo
    General Relief Assistance
    Provides emergency assistance for household facing a crisis situation. Assistance could include rent or utility payment in order to prevent eviction or shut off of utility service.
    137 Third Street
    Renovo, PA 17760
    Eligibility: Income and residency eligibility requirements. Must live in Western Clinton County. Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Salvation Army - Sayre - Bradford County
    Emergency Assistance
    Assistance for families facing utility termination, being evicted from their homes or in need of emergency food. Provides emergency assistance with utilitiy bills, rent, food on a case by case basis.
    314 South Elmer Street
    Sayre, PA 18840
    Eligibility: Must be resident of Sayre, Athens, or Waverly
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Salvation Army - 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
    Salvation Army - Sunbury
    Fuel Heating Assistance
    Assistance is available with payment for heating oil or propane from November 1 - March 31. In order to receive help for heat you must apply through your County Assistance Office for the LIHEAP Program first and have used that assistance. This service is not a guarenteed service and is provided on an individual basis.
    40 South 4th Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    Eligibility: Sunbury and Northumberland residents only. Income eligiblity may apply and documentation of income and residency are required.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army - Titusville Worship and Service Center
    Titusville Worship and Service Center
    Emergency Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, 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).
    213 East Bloss Street
    Church of Nazerene
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: By appointment only.
    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
    Salvation Army - York County
    Family Services
    Offers emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, gas bill, and heating fuel.

    Rent referrals will only be taken from the Next Door Program - Bell Socialization. Their phone number is (717) 356-2957.

    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.



    Please be aware that our ability to serve you depends on the availability of funding.
    30 East King Street, First Floor
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: NOTE: as of March 24, 2020 This agency/service is still available; however, due to covid-19 directives, we are closed to the public. Out of caution for the health and safety for our staff, volunteers and the community, please, call first to receive any instructions on our intake process. Thank you.

    Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm(noon) and 1:00pm to 3:30pm
    Salvation Army of Mifflin County
    Financial Assistance
    Provides financial assistance for utilities, rent, and other emergencies.
    9 South Dorcas Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Call for information
    Salvation Army Pottsville Corps
    Utility Assistance
    Provides partial electric bill assistance to residents who live in St. Clair(17970) or Schuylkill Haven(17972).

    Provides fuel oil assistance to those who did not qualify for the LIHEAP program. Clients need to provide documentation from the welfare office, paperwork for household income and expenses, and copies of the last two oil bills.
    400 Sanderson Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Eligibility varies. Contact receptionist for specifics.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Salvation Army Service Extension
    Emergency Assistance - Mortgage/Rent/Utilities
    Provides financial assistance to individuals and families facing eviction or termination of utilities.
    701 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Eligibility: All social services are based on need and residency in the service extension area. See list of zip codes below.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; closed 12:30pm to 1:00pm for lunch
    Salvation Army Tamaqua
    Utility Assistance
    Provides emergency assistance with emergency heating/electric/oil/coal/propane
    46 Mauch Chunk 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
    Salvation Army, West Chester
    Salvation Army, West Chester - Utility Assistance
    Provides assistance with current electric, heating oil, water, and gas bills. This service is available to a household once every 12 months.

    101 East Market Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Eligibility: All social services are based on need and residency in the greater West Chester Community. See list of zip codes below.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; closed 12:30pm to 1:00pm for lunch
    Samaritan Fellowship
    Samaritan Fellowship
    Provides

    emergency financial assistance through payment to vendor for rent, utility assistance, auto repair, fuel, and medications.
    45 South West Street
    Carlisle United Methodist Church
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Low income residents on a case by case basis, Must reside in Carlisle, South Middleton School Districts, Middlesex Township.
    Samaritan asks for documentation for income verification and original bills. Please, have the following application filled out (or be prepared to fill it out onsite): https://samaritanfellowship.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/application-rev-1-2017.pdf (cut and paste into your browser)
    Hours: Phone Interviews are held Saturdays, 7:00am to 11:00am
    SEAMAAC
    Health & Social Services
    *in person services currently suspended*

    The Health & Social Services team provides holistic support services for immigrants and refugees. Our offices are based in South Philadelphia. Although we specialize in serving Asian immigrants and refugees, all are welcome. We work with elders, adults, and families on employment support, digital literacy, Digital Navigator helpline, naturalization assistance, public benefits, health insurance, intimate partner violence, ESL, family literacy, health access, information and referral, case management, advocacy, community programs, and collaboration with other health care and social service providers. Our civic engagement initiatives provide nonpartisan voter registration, voter education, get out the vote, and voter protection supports.
    SEAMAAC
    1711 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    Eligibility: Primary populations served are immigrants and refugees. All services are provided free of charge.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Shalom House
    SHARP (Shalom House Aftercare Rental Assistance Program)
    Provides post shelter permanent housing with extended case management program. Rental subsidy provided. Assists with utility bills.
    9 South 15th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: • Single female exiting emergency shelter or treatment program
    • Income must meet disability guidelines
    • Must live alone, have a disability, remain clean, sober, follow program guidelines
    • Requires completion of program goal plan, commitment to self-help, attendance at life skills and other meetings where appropriate, and demonstrated progress achieving goal plan objectives.
    Hours: Call for information
    Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Council of Greensburg
    Utility Payment Assistance
    Through our two utility assistance programs, the Fuel Fund and the Utility Fund, individuals experiencing crisis and unable to pay their electric, gas, or water bill can receive help with their regular monthly payment. Some conferences also offer support applying to LIHEAP, CRISIS, or the Dollar Energy Fund.
    551 Hyde Park Road
    Leechburg, PA 15656
    Eligibility: Services are available to residents through individual Conferences throughout the Diocese of Greensburg.
    Hours: The website is available 24/7; individual Conference office hours vary.
    Solanco Neighborhood Ministries
    Solanco Neighborhood Ministries
    Non-profit organization serving Southern Lancaster County. Includes a food bank, some funds for emergency needs (gas, oil, coal, electric) and assistance finding other available resources.
    355 Buck Road
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    Eligibility: Based mostly on income by considers special circumstances
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Emergency Services
    Offers Emergency Services programs: Adams Electric Co-op (PHH) Project Helping Hands (PHH) 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: Residents, based on income guidelines and other factors.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
    Assists with rent or utilities payments.
    533 South Main Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: 1. Residents who are behind on their rent. Renters who are behind on their utilities (gas, electric, water, sewer, trash, or fuel oil or propane)
    2. Impacted by COVID either directly or indirectly
    3. Must be at 80% Area Median Income or below
    4. Application and required documentation (last 30 days of income for everyone over 18, photo ID of applicant, and past due notice for rent and/or utilities); Landlord packet (landlord info form, W9 and letter stating how much is currently owed); Copy of your Lease
    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.
    Southern York County Pantry
    Food Pantry
    Provides emergency food. All food is delivered to the person's home.

    Also provides assistance with heating fuel.
    315 North Constitution Ave.
    New Freedom, PA 17349
    Eligibility: Serving the communities of: Shrewsbury, New Freedom, Stewartstown, Loganville, Seven Valleys, Railroad, Glen Rock, Glenville, Jacobus, New Park, and Spring Grove
    Hours: 24 hour answering service. Does deliver food 7 days a week but appointments are required for food service.
    Southwest Community Development Corporation
    Utility Assistance
    Offers utility assistance, foreclosure prevention, first-time home buyer education, community organizing, economic development, employment resource computer lab.
    6328 Paschall Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    Eligibility: Income eligibility.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Spring-Ford Project Outreach
    Heating Oil Assistance Program
    Provides up to 125 gallons a year to qualified households. Must be LIHeap qualified
    410 Washington Street
    Royersford, PA 19468
    Eligibility: Must be a current resident of Spring City or Royersford.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    STEP, Inc.
    Emergency Rental/Utility Assistance Program (ERAP)
    The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to eligible households to pay rent, rental arrears, utilities,utility arrears, and other related housing expenses incurred due, directly or indirectly, to COVID-19.
    2138 Lincoln Street
    Williamsport, PA 177015549
    Eligibility:
  • Renter household in Lycoming County.
    • One or more individuals has qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced income reduction directly or indirectly due to COVID-19 outbreak.
    • One or more household members can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
    • The household is at or below 80% of the area median income.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
    Sullivan County Government
    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: Sullivan County residents.Program open while funds are available and on a first come first serve basis.
    Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Susquehanna County Housing & Redevelopment Authority
    Emergency Rental/Utility Assistance
    Grant program that helps renters who suffered disruption and/or loss of income due to or during the COVID-19 pandemic by assisting with past due rent and utilities.
    33 Public Avenue
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility:
  • Renters in Susquehanna County with income at or below 80% of county median income.
    • Must have qualified for unemployment benefits or incurred significant financial hardship due to COVID-19.
    • Call for specific eligibility information.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    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 4:00pm
    Susquehanna County Interfaith
    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
    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 3:00pm; Thursday , 9:30am to 12:00pm.
    The Open Link
    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);
    -FEMA Funding (housing and utility costs)
    452 Penn Street
    Pennsburg, PA 18073
    Eligibility: Upper Perkiomen School District residents (East Greenville, Green Lane, Hereford, Palm, Pennsburg, Red Hill, Upper Hanover, Marlborough); Montgomery County, PA
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Third Street Alliance for Women and Children
    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.
    41 North Third 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: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Tioga Bradford Housing & Redevelopment
    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
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Housing Services
    Housing services include housing-related counseling, landlord-tenant mediation, housing relocation assistance, rental assistance, utility assistance, emergency shelter, and homelessness prevention.
    36 Public Avenue
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Trehab Community Action Agency
    Utility Mediation Program