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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 (9)

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PathStone, Inc.

Services: PathStone provides emergency shelter services to disadvantaged individuals and families along with food, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance) You can find additional information through www.pathstone.org or by emailing at [email protected]

Salvation Army

Services: Salvation Army provides several emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families.

Hospitality House Services For Women, Inc

Services: Transitional housing and temporary emergency shelter for women and children in crisis situation.

Safe Journey

Services: Safe Journey is an organization aimed at securing women and children's safety from any form of violence. Services include a 24-Hour Hotline, Individual Counseling, Emergency Shelter, Safety Planning, Protection from Abuse (PFA) Assistance, Court Accompaniment & Transportation, Information & Referral, Possible Financial Assistance, Parenting After Domestic Violence Classes and more.

Community Shelter Services, Inc

Services: The Community Shelter Services is an agency that offers services to disadvantage families to help sustain self-sufficiency. The services include a 24 hour crisis shelter, permanent supportive affordable housing and housing assistance.

Samaritan Care Shelter at Erie City Mission

Services: The Samaritan Care Shelter is a shelter that provides men a place to stay for up to 45 nights.

Upper Room of Erie

Services: The Upper Room of Erie provides several housing services to the homeless of Erie County including Shelter, Transitional Living and Food service.

Community of Caring

Services: Community of Caring provides food, clothing and shelter to those in need in Erie County

St. Patrick's Haven

Services: St. Patrick's Haven provides emergency shelter, along with hot meals and showers, case management, information and referral, counseling and spiritual support to homeless men

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

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.

The Refuge at EUMA

Services: The Refuge at the Erie United Methodist Alliance is a program in which a homeless family with children will live in temporary housing for 30-45 days where they will have a case manager, receive clothing and food, be linked to other spheres in which will gain them self-sufficiency.

Hope House at EUMA

Services: The Hope House at Erie United Methodist Alliance offers families additional time and support as they work towards self-sufficiency. Each family will be given an apartment and supervisor who will help with identifying problems, solutions and linking families to community resources regarding job search, budgeting, education and skill building.

City Mission's New Life Program

Services: The Erie Mission's New Life Program is a residential recovery program for men, lasting from 6 months to 2 years. The program includes Spiritual Life Development & Bible Study, Addictions recovery through 12 Step AA/NA/GA, Medical and Vocational Screening, Educational courses, Internships and Counseling.

Community Shelter Services, Inc

Services: The Community Shelter Services is an agency that offers services to disadvantage families to help sustain self-sufficiency. The services include a 24 hour crisis shelter, permanent supportive affordable housing and housing assistance.

Hospitality House Services For Women, Inc

Services: Transitional housing and temporary emergency shelter for women and children in crisis situation.

Public Housing Programs (3)

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Housing Authority of the City of Erie

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

Housing and Neighborhood Development Services

Services: HANDS provides affordable housing for families and persons with disabilities where Section 8 vouchers are accepted along with ownership opportunities.

Corry Housing & Redevelopment Authority

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

Homeownership Assistance (5)

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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

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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.

Housing and Neighborhood Development Services

Services: HANDS provides affordable housing for families and persons with disabilities where Section 8 vouchers are accepted along with ownership opportunities.

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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