Juvenile Law Center


Housing (7)

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Monroe County Administrative Center

Services: Monroe County Administrative Center is an information/referral agency providing information and referrals to homeless individuals regarding shelters and housing programs


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.

Consumer Credit Counseling

Services: Educates and assists the general public on the intelligent use of consumer credit; provides professional budget and housing counseling to families and individuals; arranges debt-management programs for financially distressed consumers to liquidate their debts. Refer to CCC's website for additional information: http://www.cccsnepa.org

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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Salvation Army

Services: The Salvation Army provides services for disadvantaged families and individuals. Services include temporary shelter for emergency and disaster situations, food and clothes assistance, etc.

Family Promise of Monroe County

Services: Family Promise offers services for homeless individuals and families, providing shelter and meals in congregational facilities and supportive services in collaboration with local social service agencies.

Women's Resources Of Monroe County

Services: Women's Resources provides services for victims of domestic violence including counseling, emergency shelter, 24 hour hotline, and legal advocacy

Catholic Social Services Of Scranton

Services: The Catholic Social Services of Scranton provides multiple housing programs including shelters, transitional housing and permanent housing

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (4)

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Pocono Area Transitional Housing

Services: PATH provides transitional housing program for families facing housing crisis or homelessness

Human Resources Center

Services: Services for individuals with physical disabilities and mental illness including community residential facilities, life sharing homes, supported independent living, vocational services, and day treatment programs. Residential programs include Community Homes and Transitional Living

Oxford House for Men

Services: Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided

Catholic Social Services Of Scranton

Services: The Catholic Social Services of Scranton provides multiple housing programs including shelters, transitional housing and permanent housing

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Housing Authority of the County of Monroe

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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