Juvenile Law Center


Housing (5)

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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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Crossroads Program- Domestic Violence Program at Community Action, Inc.

Services: Emergency domestic violence shelter, 24 hour hotline, legal advocacy, parent education classes, options counseling, case management

Haven House Shelter

Services: Haven House Shelter provides shelter to homeless individuals in Clearfield County along with information and referral, meals and showers, counseling and advocacy

Hope For Victims Of Violence, Inc

Services: Hope for Victims of Violence provides services for victims of domestic, sexual or extreme violence such as emergency shelter, medical and legal advocacy, information and referral, counseling and support.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (8)

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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.

Lakeshore Community Services, Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with mental illness including life skills training, in-home supports, community residential living, supported living, semi-independent living and case management.

Dickinson Center, Inc

Services: Provides behavioral health services including outpatient therapy, partial hospitalization programs, employment support services, case management services, and peer support. Also provide services for individuals with mental retardation including community living, supported employment, transitional work services, adult day services, and in-home supports.

Skills of Central PA

Services: Skills of Central PA offers services to individuals with disabilities such as residential options (Community Homes, Community Habilitation Services and Lifesharing), vocational and rehabilitative services, adult day services, life skills training.

United Community Independence Program

Services: UCIP provides services for individuals with disabilities: day services, residential living options, employment training, life skills training, in home services

Central Pennsylvania Community Action

Services: Provides services and support to families and individuals with low- to- moderate incomes such as Case Management, Residential Living options, Community Habilitation & Social Integration, Employment Training, Life skills Training, In-Home Services, Emergency Services and more.

Projects for Assistance in Transition (PATH)

Services: PATH provides services to assists adolescents/young adults diagnosed with mental illness that are homeless, making referrals for housing and support services.

Marian House

Services: Young People Who Care offer the Marian House which is a temporary shelter for women and their children in which meals, clothing, and shelter, Advocacy and assistance in obtaining needed services, counseling, Educational workshops and weekly support groups are provided.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Dubois Housing Authority

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

Clearfield County Housing Authority

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

Homeownership Assistance (4)

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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


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 (1)

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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.

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