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 (4)

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Water Street Ministries Shelter

Services: Water Street Ministries offer several types of shelters: Women's Shelter (For women or women with children (boys up to age 12) up to 30 days), Family Shelter* (For married couples with two or more children, single fathers with children of any age or single moms with boys over age 12 up to 30 days), Men's Shelter (For men who are fully ambulatory and medically able to care for themselves up to 10 days) and Community Emergency Shelter (CES) (For nightly shelter with breakfast and dinner)

Tabor Community Service

Services: Tabor Community Services offers both an emergency shelter and a transitional living center along with case management, counseling, information and referrals

Community Homeless Outreach Center

Services: CHOC offers a community day center where homeless adults can rest, shower, launder clothing, make phone calls, receive mail and connect to other agencies.

Clare House

Services: Clare House offers temporary shelter for women and children along with food, case management, Life Skills programs and support

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

Community Services Group

Services: Services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses including residential services, employment services, adult day programs, outpatient treatment, peer support, and psychiatric rehabilitation. Residential services include Community Residential Rehabilitation, Enhanced Personal Care Home, Supported Housing and Long Term Structured Residence

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

Milagro House

Services: Milagro House offers a transitional living program in which women with children are able to live in a secure environment while going back to school or finding employment.

Harb-Adult Transitional Housing

Services: Harb-Adult offers transitional housing to homeless individuals, couples, and parents with children along with meals, case management, counseling and advocacy, information and referral.

Nehemiah Home Program

Services: The Faith Friendship Ministries offers the Nehemiah House in which housing, meals, case management, information and referral are provided to individuals with mental health issues

Tabor Community Service

Services: Tabor Community Services offers both an emergency shelter and a transitional living center along with case management, counseling, information and referrals

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Lancaster City Housing Authority

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

Lancaster County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities

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

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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 (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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