Juvenile Law Center

Housing

Housing (6)

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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.

Consumer Credit Counseling

Services: Educates and assists the general public on the intelligent use of consumer credit; provides professional budget and housing counseling to families and individuals; arranges debt-management programs for financially distressed consumers to liquidate their debts. Refer to CCC's website for additional information: http://www.cccsnepa.org

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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Runaway And Homeless Youth Program

Services: Runaway and Homeless Youth Program offers 24 hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transportation, individual, family and group counseling, advocacy and referral for youth.

Catholic Social Services Of Scranton

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

Domestic Violence Service Center, Inc.

Services: DVSC provides services for victims of domestic violence such as emergency shelter and transitional housing, information and referrals, counseling, 24 hour hotline, legal/medical advocacy

Ruth's Place

Services: Ruth's Place provides emergency shelter for homeless women of Luzerne County along with services of case management, counseling, information and referrals

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (15)

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Commission on Economic of Luzerne Co.

Services: CEO of Luzerne County promotes projects related to the Weinberg Food Bank, Meeting Basic Needs, Increasing Self-Sufficiency, Energy and Environmental Initiatives, Children and Youth Development, and the Health and Independence of the Elderly and Disabled. The residential services include Homelessness Assistance, Transitional Housing and Housing-related Services along with Homeownership Programs.

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

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.

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.

Garrahan Street Residence

Services: Volunteers of America offers the Garraham Street Residence, 2-bedroom apartments as a permanent housing option for young adults who may be at-risk of homelessness.

The Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center

Services: The Salvation Army provides the Adult Rehabilitation Center in which offers shelter and rehabilitation services for individuals recovering from drug or alcohol addictions for 6 months.

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

Manna House Apartments

Services: Volunteers of America offers Manna House Apartments, transitional housing for homeless young adults, ages 18-25 years old. The program provides housing as well as support services so that residents can build skills, obtain employment and transition to permanent housing within two years.

Clem Mar House Inc For Women

Services: Clem Mar House Inc For Women offers several treatment programs for women suffering with addiction/substance abuse and women with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Life Change Residential Program

Services: Wyoming Valley Rescue Mission offers the Life Change Residential Program for men willing to submit to a Christian discipleship program where educational, vocational and spiritual support and community service opportunities are given.

Clem Mar House Inc For Men

Services: Clem Mar House Inc For Men offers several treatment programs for women suffering with addiction/substance abuse and women with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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

Domestic Violence Service Center, Inc.

Services: DVSC provides services for victims of domestic violence such as emergency shelter and transitional housing, information and referrals, counseling, 24 hour hotline, legal/medical advocacy

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 (6)

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Luzerne County 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 Hazleton

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

Housing Authority of the City of Nanticoke

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

Housing Authority of the City of Pittston

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

Scranton Housing Authority

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

Wilkes-Barre 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.

Commission on Economic of Luzerne Co.

Services: CEO of Luzerne County promotes projects related to the Weinberg Food Bank, Meeting Basic Needs, Increasing Self-Sufficiency, Energy and Environmental Initiatives, Children and Youth Development, and the Health and Independence of the Elderly and Disabled. The residential services include Homelessness Assistance, Transitional Housing and Housing-related Services along with Homeownership Programs.

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.

Runaway And Homeless Youth Program

Services: Runaway and Homeless Youth Program offers 24 hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transportation, individual, family and group counseling, advocacy and referral for youth.

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