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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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Salisbury Crisis Residence

Services: Crisis Residence is a community based home that provides an alternative to inpatient (hospital-based) psychiatric care. Individuals generally reside at the Crisis Residence for five days or less. Longer stays may be approved based on individual needs.

Valley Youth House

Services: Valley Youth House offers runaway and homeless youth shelter in which food, shower and shelter are provided along with information and referral, counseling and more

Turning Point Of The Lehigh Valley

Services: Turning Point of Lehigh Valley provides emergency services to victims of domestic violence such as Safe House/Shelter, Individual and group counseling for adult and child survivors, Legal/Medical Advocacy

Sixth Street Shelter

Services: Sixth Street Shelter offers short- and long-term housing options such as shelter (up to 60 days) and transitional housing along with additional programs such as parenting, finances, life skills, GED preparation and case management.

Victory House of Lehigh Valley

Services: Victory House of Lehigh Valley provides 24-hour emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive services such as counseling, life skills education, medical care and employment assistance to homeless men

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (11)

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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

LifePath, Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with developmental disabilities including residential programs, day programs and outpatient psychiatric services. Residential services include Community homes (for residents from Berks, Bucks, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton counties), Lifesharing, Supported Living and In Home Support

Step By Step, Inc.

Services: Step by Step, Inc provides intensive case management and supportive living services for mentally ill and developmentally disabled individuals. Residential living options include Lifesharing, Community Homes, Supportive Living and more.

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

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

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

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 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

Treatment Trends Inc

Services: Treatment Trends Inc offers both Keenan House and Half Home which are transitional living programs for recovering addicts in which shelter, food, information and referral, medical and supportive services, counseling and workshops are provided

KidsPeace Residential Program

Services: KidsPeace’s residential campuses provide essential food, clothing, and education along with intensive therapy, life-skills training, work training, and therapeutic recreation.

Sixth Street Shelter

Services: Sixth Street Shelter offers short- and long-term housing options such as shelter (up to 60 days) and transitional housing along with additional programs such as parenting, finances, life skills, GED preparation and case management.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Lehigh County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities

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

Allentown 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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Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.

Services: Provides information and services related to Financial Education, Food Assistance, Housing Assistance, Job Preparation & Placement, Neighborhood Revitalization, and Utility Assistance

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 (2)

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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.

Valley Youth House

Services: Valley Youth House offers runaway and homeless youth shelter in which food, shower and shelter are provided along with information and referral, counseling and more

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