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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 (5)

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PPC Violence Free Network and Shelter

Services: PPC offers services for victims of domestic violence such as Emergency shelter (offered only in Venango), counseling services, 24 hour hotline, legal advocacy.

Crossroads Program- Domestic Violence Program at Community Action, Inc.

Services: Emergency domestic violence shelter, 24 hour hotline, legal advocacy, parent education classes, options counseling, case management

Safe (Stop Abuse For Everyone, Inc.)

Services: Services for victims of domestic violence such as emergency shelter, 24 hour hotline, counseling advocacy and accompaniment, community education, empowerment groups, bridge housing.

Holmes House at Community Action, Inc.

Services: Holmes House is a program providing housing services to men in need. In Jefferson County, there is a emergency shelter (up to 30 days) and transitional housing (up to 2 years) and only transitional housing (up to 2 years) in Clarion County.

Community Action Inc.

Services: Services at Community Action include homeless services such as emergency shelter and transitional services, case management, Housing Programs and Weatherization and Energy Education

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (5)

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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

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

Oxford House for Women

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

Holmes House at Community Action, Inc.

Services: Holmes House is a program providing housing services to men in need. In Jefferson County, there is a emergency shelter (up to 30 days) and transitional housing (up to 2 years) and only transitional housing (up to 2 years) in Clarion County.

Community Action Inc.

Services: Services at Community Action include homeless services such as emergency shelter and transitional services, case management, Housing Programs and Weatherization and Energy Education

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Clarion-Forest County Housing Authority

Services: Public housing programs that connect income-eligible individuals and families with public housing or Section 3 or Section 8 vouchers. Family Self-Sufficiency Programs available to families that qualify.

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 (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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