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 Harbour Shelter and Transitional Housing

Services: Safe Harbour provides emergency shelter for couples and families for up to 90 days- Entry into the program is on a first come-first served basis. Safe Harbour also offers transitional housing for up to 12 months.

Bethesda Mission

Services: Bethesda Mission offers two separate emergency shelters for men and women and children along with programs for those residents with substance abuse issues.

The Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families

Services: The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg offers The Interfaith Shelter for Families offer families emergency shelter for up to 90 days.

Carlisle C.A.R.E.S. Shelter

Services: Carlisle C.A.R.E.S offers both an emergency overnight shelter for adults and a homeless shelter for families which includes shelter and meals, case management, information and referrals, counseling and advocacy.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (4)

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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

The Stuart and Genesis Houses

Services: The Stuart House provides a two-year extended transitional housing program for women and children which includes life-skill classes, case management services, counseling, three meals a day, and a mandatory debt elimination and savings program. The Genesis House program provides short and long-term housing for single men (age 18+).

Evergreen House

Services: The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg offer Evergreen House which is a transitional living program for women in recovery from addiction. The program includes housing and meals, information and referrals, counseling and 12 Step Program.

Safe Harbour Shelter and Transitional Housing

Services: Safe Harbour provides emergency shelter for couples and families for up to 90 days- Entry into the program is on a first come-first served basis. Safe Harbour also offers transitional housing for up to 12 months.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Cumberland County

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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Community Action Commission

Services: Provides information and services in relation to social services, housing, and community development.

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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