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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Safe Harbor Easton

Services: Safe Harbor Easton is an emergency/ transitional shelter for homeless single men and women for a period up to 60 days in which residents have the opportunity to receive social rehabilitation services, look for a job or a job training, have a medical check-up, and find suitable permanent housing.

Domestic Violence Service Center, Inc.

Services: DVSC provides services for victims of domestic violence such as emergency shelter and transitional housing, information and referrals, counseling, 24 hour hotline, legal/medical advocacy

Sixth Street Shelter

Services: Sixth Street Shelter offers short- and long-term housing options such as shelter (up to 60 days) and transitional housing along with additional programs such as parenting, finances, life skills, GED preparation and case management.

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Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (5)

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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

Domestic Violence Service Center, Inc.

Services: DVSC provides services for victims of domestic violence such as emergency shelter and transitional housing, information and referrals, counseling, 24 hour hotline, legal/medical advocacy

Safe Harbor Easton

Services: Safe Harbor Easton is an emergency/ transitional shelter for homeless single men and women for a period up to 60 days in which residents have the opportunity to receive social rehabilitation services, look for a job or a job training, have a medical check-up, and find suitable permanent housing.

Sixth Street Shelter

Services: Sixth Street Shelter offers short- and long-term housing options such as shelter (up to 60 days) and transitional housing along with additional programs such as parenting, finances, life skills, GED preparation and case management.

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Public Housing Programs (1)

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Carbon County Housing Authority

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.

Mortgage Down Payments/Closing Cost Assistance Programs (1)

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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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