Juvenile Law Center

Housing

Housing (7)

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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.

Community Interactions

Services: CI provides mental health support programs, residential programs for individuals with intellectual and mental disabilities

Elwyn

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Elwyn provides information and referral services in regards to residential services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. Also provide work opportunities and adult day programs for people 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 (2)

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Community Action Agency of Delaware Co., Inc.

Services: CAADC provides housing services such as Emergency Shelters at three locations, Transitional Housing, Homeless Prevention, Home Ownership and Energy conservation services.

The Domestic Abuse Project

Services: DAP provides emergency shelter to adults and children at imminent risk along with supportive services and relocation assistance. DAP's transitional housing program offers longer term HUD-subsidized housing and intensive case management which support individuals and families as they strive to become self-sufficient and live free from abuse.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (7)

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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

LifePath, Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with developmental disabilities including residential programs, day programs and outpatient psychiatric services. Residential services include Community homes (for residents from Berks, Bucks, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton counties), Lifesharing, Supported Living and In Home Support

Step By Step, Inc.

Services: Step by Step, Inc provides intensive case management and supportive living services for mentally ill and developmentally disabled individuals. Residential living options include Lifesharing, Community Homes, Supportive Living and more.

Delaware County Weatherization Bureau

Services: Provides home energy audit, primary heating system inspection and system service (as needed), attic insulation, home air leakage testing, weather stripping & caulking, and primary windows repair/replacement (as needed).

Northwestern Human Services

Services: NHS is a community-based, nonprofit, human services provider offering social services to individuals with mental, developmental and intellectual disabilities, individuals dealing with addiction, seniors and juveniles. Residential services for individuals with mental, developmental and intellectual disabilities include Community Homes, Life Sharing, Transitional Housing, Supported Living

Community Action Agency of Delaware Co., Inc.

Services: CAADC provides housing services such as Emergency Shelters at three locations, Transitional Housing, Homeless Prevention, Home Ownership and Energy conservation services.

The Domestic Abuse Project

Services: DAP provides emergency shelter to adults and children at imminent risk along with supportive services and relocation assistance. DAP's transitional housing program offers longer term HUD-subsidized housing and intensive case management which support individuals and families as they strive to become self-sufficient and live free from abuse.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Delaware County Housing Authority

Services: Provides public housing, housing choice voucher programs, supportive housing programs, shelter plus care, voucher homeownership programs, and family self-sufficiency programs.

Chester Housing Authority

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

Homeownership Assistance (8)

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Media Fellowship House

Services: Provides assistance to qualified low and moderate-income families interested in purchasing their first home. The program provides financial assistance toward the down payment and with the closing costs associated with home purchase.

Chester Community Improvement Project

Services: Offers numerous services to first time low to moderate-income homebuyers. Guides people through the home-buying process.

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.

Delaware County Weatherization Bureau

Services: Provides home energy audit, primary heating system inspection and system service (as needed), attic insulation, home air leakage testing, weather stripping & caulking, and primary windows repair/replacement (as needed).

Community Action Agency of Delaware Co., Inc.

Services: CAADC provides housing services such as Emergency Shelters at three locations, Transitional Housing, Homeless Prevention, Home Ownership and Energy conservation services.

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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