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 (2)

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Schuylkill Women in Crisis

Services: Schuylkill Women in Crisis provides emergency shelter, information and referral, legal advocacy to individuals and families who have been victims of domestic violence

Sckyulkill Community Action

Services: Schuylkill Community Action provides emergency shelter to anyone who is experiencing homelessness.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (6)

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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

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

Recovery At Our House, Inc

Services: Recovery At Our House, Inc provides transitional housing for individuals recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. Residents must go through 12 Step process and follow all house rules. Locations in Pottstown, Morrisville, Phoenixville, Croydon and Bristol

ReDCo Transitional Living Program

Services: ReDCo offers a transitional living program for youth between the ages of 16-21 including vocational, educational, mental health, drug and alcohol, and life skills management.

Bridge Housing Program

Services: Schuylkill Community Action offers the Bridge Housing Program in which victims of domestic violence, persons with low income, and individuals recovering from drug and alcohol addiction can stay from 3-12 months and are provided meals, showers, case management, educational and vocational support, life skills and parenting support, counseling and 12 step programs.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Housing Authority of the City of Pottsville

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

Schuylkill 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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