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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 (8)

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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]

Adams County Shelter for the Homeless

Services: The South Central Community Action Program provides citizens of Adams County a homeless shelter in which case management services and referrals to services beyond those offered by the shelter are also offered.

New Hope Shelter

Services: New Hope Shelter offers emergency shelter for individuals and families

Survivors, Inc.

Services: Survivors Inc. offers both emergency shelter and transitional housing for victims of domestic abuse. Services provided along with shelter are meals, information and referrals, counseling and support, advocacy and accompaniment

Hanover Safe Home

Services: YWCA Hanover provides shelter and social services for victims of domestic violence such as Emergency Shelter, 24 hour hotline, information and referrals, Legal Advocacy, counseling and support groups.

Adams Rescue Mission

Services: Adams Rescue Mission offers temporary shelter for men recovering from addictive behaviors including (but not limited to) drugs and/or alcohol. Other services are provides such as counseling sessions, chapel services/recovery classes, clothing and food.

Agape House

Services: Adams Rescue Mission offers Apage House, temporary shelter for women and children in which case management, employment, housing, childcare, and educational resources are also offered.

The Courage House

Services: The Courage House offers services to victims of domestic, sexual or extreme violence. Services include emergency shelter, Recovery Coaching Management Services, information and referrals, Life Skills Workshops, Advocacy and accompaniment

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (3)

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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

Pennsylvania Interfaith Community Programs

Services: Rents apartments to the elderly, disabled and low-income residents in Adams County. Tenants are responsible to pay approximately 30% of their income for rent and utilities. Administers a home ownership program and builds homes for home-ownership opportunities.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Adams County Housing 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.

Pennsylvania Interfaith Community Programs

Services: Rents apartments to the elderly, disabled and low-income residents in Adams County. Tenants are responsible to pay approximately 30% of their income for rent and utilities. Administers a home ownership program and builds homes for home-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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