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Housing

Housing (6)

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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.

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 (3)

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Housing Transitions, Inc.

Services: A nonprofit corporation, offering a variety of housing services to Centre County residents in need, including an Emergency Shelter, Permanent Supportive and Transitional Housing, Home Buyers Program/Community Housing Development, Home Buyers Program/Community Housing Development and Foreclosure Prevention

Burrowes Street Youth Haven

Services: The Burrowes Street Youth Haven is a voluntary shelter housing homeless, runaways or at-risk youth for a maximum of 15 days. Services include 24 hour hotline assistance for youth and their families, assistance with immediate crisis needs such as food, shelter and clothing, therapeutic shelter care for youth, drop in care, including counseling, snacks and activities, individual, group and family counseling.

Slyvia Stein Shelter

Services: Centre County Women's Resource Center offers the Slyvia Stein Shelter which provides emergency shelters to victims of abuse along with emergency food, clothing and personal care items, information and referrals, counseling and advocacy, financial and transportation assistance

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (10)

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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

Keystone Human Services North Central

Services: Residential services for individuals with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or mental health needs, including supportive living and community residential rehabilitation.

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.

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

Interfaith Mission

Services: Nonprofit that brings together local communities of faith to address unmet social and economic needs. Programs include Basic Needs Financial Assistance, Budgeting Classes, The Centre County Fuel Bank, Displaced Residents Fund, Financial Care Programs, Rental Assistance Program, Free Furniture & Appliance Recycling Program

Central Pennsylvania Community Action

Services: Provides services and support to families and individuals with low- to- moderate incomes such as Case Management, Residential Living options, Community Habilitation & Social Integration, Employment Training, Life skills Training, In-Home Services, Emergency Services and more.

Stepping Stones

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Stepping Stone provides transitional living to homeless youth for up to 18 months in which there will be opportunities of education, employment and self-sufficiency.

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

Centre County Women's Resource Center Transitional Housing

Services: The CCWRC offers a Transitional Housing program to those who are homeless or at risk for homelessness due to domestic abuse for up to one year. The program provides shelter and meals, case management, counseling and advocacy, safe custody exchange and visitation

Housing Transitions, Inc.

Services: A nonprofit corporation, offering a variety of housing services to Centre County residents in need, including an Emergency Shelter, Permanent Supportive and Transitional Housing, Home Buyers Program/Community Housing Development, Home Buyers Program/Community Housing Development and Foreclosure Prevention

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Centre County Housing Authority

Services: Public housing programs that connect 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 (3)

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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.

Stepping Stones

Services:

Stepping Stone provides transitional living to homeless youth for up to 18 months in which there will be opportunities of education, employment and self-sufficiency.

Burrowes Street Youth Haven

Services: The Burrowes Street Youth Haven is a voluntary shelter housing homeless, runaways or at-risk youth for a maximum of 15 days. Services include 24 hour hotline assistance for youth and their families, assistance with immediate crisis needs such as food, shelter and clothing, therapeutic shelter care for youth, drop in care, including counseling, snacks and activities, individual, group and family counseling.

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