Juvenile Law Center

Housing

Housing (10)

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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.

SPIN (Special People in Northeast, Inc.)

Services: Services for adults with developmental disabilities, including residential living options, day programs, employment supports, and community center.

PATH, Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with intellectual disabilities or mental retardation including vocational services, community integrated employment, adult day programs, and community living arrangements.

Intercommunity Action Inc.

Services: Services for individuals with developmental disabilities, including activity center, and housing and employment services and supports.

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.

Elwyn

Services:

Elwyn provides information and referral services in regards to residential services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. Also provide work opportunities and adult day programs for people with disabilities.

Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity at HUD

Services: Hotline service for individuals to report incidences of housing discrimination.

Appletree Family Center

Services: Appletree Family Center only provides information, referrals and intake for homeless families.

Making Homes Affordable

Services: National nonprofit organization aiming to prevent home foreclosure and reduce monthly payments for eligible individuals and families

Shelters (21)

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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]

Ridge Avenue Shelter

Services: Ridge Avenue Shelter offers emergency shelter for men.

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Services: SBRM is a Christian ministry providing shelter in Center City for men and a transitional home for women in Germantown.

Eliza Shirley House

Services: Eliza Shirley House offers emergency shelter for women and children.

Covenant House Crisis Center

Services: Covenant House is a nonprofit social outreach center to homeless and at-risk youth. Services include emergency shelter for 18-21 year olds in which they are provided education and job readiness programs, GED tutoring, a health clinic affiliated with CHOP, case management, food and clothing. Programs include education and vocational opportunities and services for mothers.

Achievability

Services: Achievability provides transitional housing programs which focuses on promoting the pursuit of higher education as a means to self-sufficiency.

Youth Emergency Services (YES)

Services: Provides a 24-hour emergency shelter for youth. There is a 14 day temporary shelter program for runaway youth who are not referred by DHS, and a 30 day temporary shelter program for youth referred by DHS.

People's Emergency Center

Services: PEC offers housing services to disadvantaged individuals and families such as emergency housing, transitional and permanent housing, along with food, clothing, healthcare.

Office Of Emergency Shelter And Services

Services: Intake for emergency shelter for women, couples, and families during daytime hours.

Red Shield Family Residence

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The salvation Army offers the Red Shield Family Residence which proovides emergency intake shelter site for families, available during after hours (nights, weekends, and holidays). 

House of Passage

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Emergency intake shelter site for single women, available during after hours (nights, weekends, and holidays).

Outreach Coordination Center

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Homeless individuals and those who see a homeless person living on the streets can call the Outreach Coordination Center 24 hours a day for advice and assistance.

Project H.O.M.E

Services: Project H.O.M.E is a nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating homelessness and poverty for persons of special needs such as mental illness or addiction. Services include housing, educational and vocational opportunities and medical care.

Philadelphia Brotherhood Rescue Mission

Services: PBRM provides emergency shelter and hot meals to individuals and families in need

Bethesda Project

Services: Bethesda Project is a nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating homelessness through services such as emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent supported housing and independent living.

Victory Shelter Program Inc

Services: Victory Shelter Programs Inc provide full service emergency shelter in which hot meals and showers are offered, along with case management, information and referral, counseling and spiritual support.

Traveler's Aid Society

Services: Families Forward offers Traveler's Aid Society offers housing services such as family shelter, community housing program, and Student Enrichment Academy in which shelter, food, healthcare, case management, Life Skills Training and other services are provided

Mercy Hospice

Services: Catholic Social Services partnered with the Sisters of Mercy and opened Mercy Hospice, a shelter for single women and mothers with young children who are in recovery. In addition to shelter, residents receive three meals a day, clothing, Life Skills classes, Parenting Education classes, case management, housing opportunities, emotional support.

Outley House

Services: SELF offers the Outley House providing emergency shelter to men along with case management, counseling, referrals to community-base resources, Life Skills workshops

Safe Haven at Women Against Abuse

Services: Women Against Abuse offers the Safe Haven providing emergency shelter and food up to 90 days, case management, counseling, emergency financial assistance, information and referrals, and child services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

Woodstock Family Center

Services: Woodstock Family Center provides emergency shelter for homeless females with children. The facility provides an array of supportive services including case management, a Bright Spaces child care program, and counseling through RHD's Family Shelter Support Team

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (22)

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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

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.

Sojourner House at Women Against Abuse

Services: Women Against Abuse offers Sojourner House providing transitional housing and supportive services to domestic violence victims and their children for up to 18 months. Supportive services provided include Case management, Group counseling, On-site child care, After-school & summer school programs and Economic management education

Horizon House Rehabilitation Services, Inc.

Services: Horizon House provides supported employment/vocational services and housing programs for individuals with MH history or history of substance abuse.

Achieving Independence Center

Services: Program for youth in foster care transitioning into independent living. Services include job preparation and training, GED Preparation and Post-Secondary enrollment assistance, housing assistance, prevention services and Life Skills training.

Dignity Housing

Services: Dignity Housing offers transitional housing for women and their children recovering from substance abuse and domestic violence and/or with a workforce development focus. Shelter, food, case management, counseling, information and referral are provided.

Valley Youth House: Supportive Housing Program

Services: The Supportive Housing Program (SHP) provides scattered-site, individual apartments for homeless youth who have transitioned out of the foster care system.

LIFT-Philadelphia

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LIFT-Philadelphia provides individuals and families with personalized, one-on-one services, support, and information, including: locating employment opportunities; creating & and refining resumes and cover letters; evaluating affordable housing options; locating GED & job training courses; free income tax return services & EITC; applying for Public Benefits; and FAFSA help.

Station House

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Station House offers transitional housing to men in which case management, food, information and referral, educational and vocational training is also provided

Valley Youth House: PRIDE Program

Services: The Pride program assists LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning) homeless youth ages 18-21 receive the support they need to achieve stable housing.

Valley Youth House: Room & Board

Services: The Room & Board program assists youth who have a recent or imminent DHS discharge to receive support to prevent their homelessness. At the end of the program, participants are able to maintain permanent stable housing by continuing their apartment lease.

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 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

Project SUCCESS

Services: Trevor's Campaign for the Homelessness offers Project SUCCESS which house homeless women and their children develop personally, improve health, overcome addiction, raise educational levels, increase ability to find employment and move to independent living.

St. John's Hospice

Services: St. John's Hospice offers a residential program for men in which shelter, food, case management, weekly individual and group meetings, substance abuse and mental health treatment, and referral to education, employment, and other needed resources and services are provided

St. Barnabas Mission at Episcopal Community Services

Services: ECS St. Barnabas Mission serves homeless women and their children, providing not only shelter but case management and related services to address the root causes of homelessness

Ready, Willing and Able

Services: The Doe Fund offers Ready, Willing and Able which provides housing, paid transitional employment and occupational training to program participants and members graduate from the program when they obtain mainstream, full-time employment, secure independent housing, and remain drug and alcohol-free.

People's Emergency Center

Services: PEC offers housing services to disadvantaged individuals and families such as emergency housing, transitional and permanent housing, along with food, clothing, healthcare.

Achievability

Services: Achievability provides transitional housing programs which focuses on promoting the pursuit of higher education as a means to self-sufficiency.

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Services: SBRM is a Christian ministry providing shelter in Center City for men and a transitional home for women in Germantown.

Project H.O.M.E

Services: Project H.O.M.E is a nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating homelessness and poverty for persons of special needs such as mental illness or addiction. Services include housing, educational and vocational opportunities and medical care.

Bethesda Project

Services: Bethesda Project is a nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating homelessness through services such as emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent supported housing and independent living.

Public Housing Programs (1)

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Philadelphia Housing Authority

Services: 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 (3)

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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.

Youth Emergency Services (YES)

Services: Provides a 24-hour emergency shelter for youth. There is a 14 day temporary shelter program for runaway youth who are not referred by DHS, and a 30 day temporary shelter program for youth referred by DHS.

Covenant House Crisis Center

Services: Covenant House is a nonprofit social outreach center to homeless and at-risk youth. Services include emergency shelter for 18-21 year olds in which they are provided education and job readiness programs, GED tutoring, a health clinic affiliated with CHOP, case management, food and clothing. Programs include education and vocational opportunities and services for mothers.

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