Juvenile Law Center

Housing

Housing (5)

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HUD

Services: HUD is a federal program that provides housing support for individuals in need such as rental programs (including Section 8) and home ownership assistance programs.

Pennsylvania Affordable Apartment Locator

Services: PAHousingSearch.com is a website in which affordable housing can be searched and located within in PA.

Northwest Human Services

Services: NHS provides residential living options, case/care management, and therapeutic services for individuals with disabilities.

Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity at HUD

Services: Hotline service for individuals to report incidences of housing discrimination.

Making Homes Affordable

Services: National nonprofit organization aiming to prevent home foreclosure and reduce monthly payments for eligible individuals and families

Shelters (3)

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Runaway And Homeless Youth Program

Services: Runaway and Homeless Youth Program offers 24 hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transportation, individual, family and group counseling, advocacy and referral for youth.

Family Services Inc

Services: Family Services, Inc offers services to anyone who may need shelter and services such as emergency shelter, case management, information and referral,counseling services and more

Emergency Shelter Project, Inc.

Services: Emergency Shelter Project, Inc assists families who are homeless or near homeless by providing emergency shelter.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (2)

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The ARC of Pennsylvania

Services: Offers services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as early intervention, supported employment, job training, transition planning, respite care, supported living and transportation

Lifestyle Support Services

Services: Services for individuals with mental retardation or mental illness, including community residential and home based services, independent living skills instruction, and adult day programs.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Blair County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Services: Public housing program that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing and section 8 vouchers.

Altoona Housing Authority

Services: Public housing program that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing and section 8 vouchers.

Homeownership Assistance (5)

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Blair County Community Action Agency

Services: Provides services related to Self Sufficiency, Housing Counseling, Energy Services, Supportive Housing, and Employment/Training.

USDA Rural Home Ownership Program

Services: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Guaranteed Rural Home Loans are creating homeownership opportunities with no-money-down financing and loans.

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

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Works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for older adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs. 

Direct VA Loans

Services: Supports veterans in utilizing their entitlement to veteran and active duty benefits for VA home loans as well as other government-backed mortgage programs.

Homeowners' Emergency Mortage Assistance Program

Services: HEMAP is a loan program assisting in foreclosure prevention and mortgage assistance.

Youth Homeless Advocacy Groups (2)

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National Runaway Switchboard

Services: Toll-free, nationwide hot-line for runaways and troubled youth. Provides information and referral for shelter, counseling, medical and legal services and transportation back home. The hot-line also provides a personal and confidential message relay service between runaways and their families.

Runaway And Homeless Youth Program

Services: Runaway and Homeless Youth Program offers 24 hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transportation, individual, family and group counseling, advocacy and referral for youth.

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