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 (1)

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Women's Help Center, Inc

Services: Women's Help Center offers domestic violence services, counseling, 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter (for up to 30 days), children's program, legal advocacy, community education/outreach, and prevention education.

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (3)

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Community Action Partnership for Somerset County

Services: Community Action offers several programs and partnerships aimed to help disadvantaged youth and individuals. Services include Housing Assistance, Utility Assistance, Employment Assistance, Food Pantries, Life Skills, Supportive Housing Program, Weatherization Program, Transportation

Skills of Central PA

Services: Skills of Central PA offers services to individuals with disabilities such as residential options (Community Homes, Community Habilitation Services and Lifesharing), vocational and rehabilitative services, adult day services, life skills training.

Next Step Center

Services: The Next Step Center provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for those in need.

Public Housing Programs (2)

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Village at Somerset

Services: Village at Somerset is a Section 8 Housing that gives affordable housing to those who meet low income eligibility.

Housing Authority of Somerset County

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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