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 (6)

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PathStone, Inc.

Services: PathStone provides emergency shelter services to disadvantaged individuals and families along with food, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance) You can find additional information through www.pathstone.org or by emailing at [email protected]

Women's Resource Center, Inc.

Services: Women's Resource Center offers emergency shelter and social services for survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual violence

Catholic Social Services Of Scranton

Services: The Catholic Social Services of Scranton provides multiple housing programs including shelters, transitional housing and permanent housing

Catherine McAuley Center

Services: Catherine McAuley Center offers residential and supportive services to low-income and homeless women and children. Residential services include emergency/30 day residence, bridge housing, transitional housing, permanent housing and permanent supportive housing

Community Intervention Center

Services: CIC serves as a day shelter for displaced and/or homeless individuals providing telephone contact, mail privileges, daily storage and food

St. Anthony's Haven

Services: The Catholic Social Services Reside offers the St. Anthony Haven in which emergency shelter, along with hot meals and showers, are provided to the homeless and disadvantaged.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (9)

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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

St. Joseph's Center

Services: Services for individuals with mental retardation or developmental delays including residential services, family support services, outpatient therapy, and adult day services.

Keystone Community Resources

Services: Keystone Community Resources provides residential and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities such as Life Sharing and Supported Living.

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

United Neighborhood Center's Supportive Housing

Services: UNC's Supportive Housing is a transitional housing for homeless families in which shelter and other services such as case management, budgeting, transportation, referrals, job search assistance, access to education opportunities and assistance with childcare are provided. UNC also offers intensive family reunification transitional housing program and post foster care support.

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

Gabriel Shelter for Youth

Services: Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton offers Gabriel Shelter for Youth which provide a safe and stable living environment along with supportive services which include: individual, group and family counseling, life skills education, recreation, tutoring, advocacy and referral

Catherine McAuley Center

Services: Catherine McAuley Center offers residential and supportive services to low-income and homeless women and children. Residential services include emergency/30 day residence, bridge housing, transitional housing, permanent housing and permanent supportive housing

Catholic Social Services Of Scranton

Services: The Catholic Social Services of Scranton provides multiple housing programs including shelters, transitional housing and permanent housing

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Carbondale Housing Authority

Services: Public housing program that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing or section 8 vouchers.

Housing Authority of the City of Lackawanna

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.

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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