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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 (3)

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Community Action Partnership of Cambria County

Services: CAPCC provides several housing services in an aim to eliminate poverty and homelessness. The services include Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program, $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program and Weatherization Assistance Program.

Women's Help Center, Inc

Services: Women's Help Center offers domestic violence services, counseling, 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter (for up to 30 days), children's program, legal advocacy, community education/outreach, and prevention education.

The Christian Home Johnstown, Inc.

Services: The Christian Home Johnstown Inc provides group home/emergency shelter and services for at risk adolescent youth, ages 10-21

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (7)

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Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)

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

Lifestyle Support Services

Services: Services for individuals with mental retardation or mental illness, including community residential and home based services, independent living skills instruction, and adult day programs.

Skills of Central PA

Services: Skills of Central PA offers services to individuals with disabilities such as residential options (Community Homes, Community Habilitation Services and Lifesharing), vocational and rehabilitative services, adult day services, life skills training.

Cambria Residential Services

Services: Residential services for individuals with mental health diagnoses or mental retardation. Services include community residential mental retardation services, family living services, community residential mental health services and social rehabilitation mental health services.

Homeless Assistance Program at Cambria Human Services Department

Services: The Homeless Assistance Program at Cambria County Human Services Department assist people who are at risk of becoming homeless or who are homeless.

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 Partnership of Cambria County

Services: CAPCC provides several housing services in an aim to eliminate poverty and homelessness. The services include Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program, $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program and Weatherization Assistance Program.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Johnstown Housing Authority

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

Homeownership Assistance (5)

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Habitat for Humanity of Cambria County

Services: Habitat for Humanity is an organization in which homes are sold with zero-interest mortgages to local low-income families.

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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