Juvenile Law Center

Housing

Housing (7)

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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.

Whole Life Services

Services: Services for individuals with disabilities including residential living options, in home supports, and community employment. Services include Community Support Staff, Family Living, In-Home Support, Supported Living, Community Employment, Transportation To Our Programs and more.

Prince Of Peace Center

Services: Prince of Peace Center provides several programs and services to strengthen families, build community, and reduce poverty. Services include Assistance with utility and other bill payments, Homeless advocacy, community and family support and assistance, Distribution of food supplemental to food stamps, twice-weekly community meals, food drive and group food donations, Clothing, Furniture, Appliances Thrift store, PA Workwear Program serving those seeking employment, providing appropriate interview and work attire as well as job interview training.

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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Aware, Inc. of Mercer County

Services: Aware Inc. is a victims services agency with services of 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention, case management with medical and legal advocacy, emergency and transitional housing, and more.

City Rescue Mission

Services: City Rescue Mission is a Christian ministry providing services in housing, food banks, and spiritual services. Shelters for both men and women/children are provided in which food and shelter is offered from 1-90 days with counseling and recovery.

Ark House Transitional Shelter

Services: Ark House provides transitional housing for women with children up to 12 years old.

Joshua's Haven City Mission

Services: Joshua's Haven is a Christian organization that provides services to families and individuals in need. Services include a Men's Shelter, Job Readiness Services, Transitional Housing, Free Lunches, Spiritual Services and a Bread Program.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (3)

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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

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

Joshua's Haven City Mission

Services: Joshua's Haven is a Christian organization that provides services to families and individuals in need. Services include a Men's Shelter, Job Readiness Services, Transitional Housing, Free Lunches, Spiritual Services and a Bread Program.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Mercer County Housing Authority

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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