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Housing

Housing (6)

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Homeless Assistance Program at Northern Tier Community Action Corp.

Services: Provides financial assistance to consumers in Cameron, Elk, McKean & Potter counties in the form of first month, past due or damage deposit rental assistance to families in imminent danger of eviction or are currently homeless. This program is designed to aid families in crisis situations who are in immediate need of housing. Income guidelines do apply.

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 (2)

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Citizens Against Psychological, Sexual and Emotional Abuse

Services: CAPSEA provides services to all victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Services include Emergency shelter, permanent housing, counseling and support groups, 24 hour hotline, legal advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Programs include Domestic Violence Program, Sexual Assault Program, Children's Program, Prevention Education Programs, Cameron County Homeless Assistance Program.

Salvation Army

Services: Salvation Army provides several emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (5)

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Lakeshore Community Services, Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with mental illness including life skills training, in-home supports, community residential living, supported living, semi-independent living and case management.

Dickinson Center, Inc

Services: Provides behavioral health services including outpatient therapy, partial hospitalization programs, employment support services, case management services, and peer support. Also provide services for individuals with mental retardation including community living, supported employment, transitional work services, adult day services, and in-home supports.

Northern Tier Community Action Corporations

Services: NTCAC is an organization aimed at serving underprivileged families and individuals through antipoverty services such as: Case Management, Emergency Food, Housing, Child Care Information Services, Financial Management Assistance, Nutrition programs, Energy Assistance and Conservation, Weatherization, Food Banks, and Homeless Prevention programs.

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

Projects for Assistance in Transition (PATH)

Services: PATH provides services to assists adolescents/young adults diagnosed with mental illness that are homeless, making referrals for housing and support services.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Elk-Cameron County Housing Authority

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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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.

Northern Tier Community Action Corporations

Services: NTCAC is an organization aimed at serving underprivileged families and individuals through antipoverty services such as: Case Management, Emergency Food, Housing, Child Care Information Services, Financial Management Assistance, Nutrition programs, Energy Assistance and Conservation, Weatherization, Food Banks, and Homeless Prevention programs.

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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