Housing Assistance In The Pennsylvania Region

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UESF

Filed Under

Contact
1608 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 972-5170

Description
Helps low-income veterans and their families find affordable housing. Financial assistance can include help with back rent, mortgage or utility payments for families struggling to remain in their homes. Using a housing-first case management model, UESF provides services including housing acquisition and landlord negotiation, VA benefit assistance, mainstream benefits, legal assistance referrals, self-sufficiency education, and temporary financial assistance when needed.

Hours
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Eligibility
You must have served 24 continuous months, or the full period for which you were called to active duty.Be a member of a family in which the head of the household, or spouse of the head of the household is a Veteran.Cannot have been dishonorably discharged.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Veterans Multi-Service Center

Filed Under

Contact
213 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923-2600

Description
The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) is a new VA program which provides assistance to very low-income Veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing. SSVF affiliates provide a range of financial assistance and supportive services designed to promote housing stability. Financial assistance can include help with back rent, mortgage or utility payments for families struggling to remain in their homes. For veterans and their families who have lost their housing, SSVF will provide financial aid with rental and utility security deposits and initial rental payments. Support services can range from assistance with transportation; child care; linkage to medical care, behavioral healthcare and recovery services for veterans experiencing PTSD and other effects of combat; and other services to help the veterans and their family re-establish financial stability and self-sufficiency.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Department of Human Services South District Office

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Contact
1163 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 560-4400

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Somerset District

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Contact
2
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 560-5400

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County


Congreso de Latinos Unidos

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Contact
216 W Somerset St
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 763-8870

Description
 Congreso intervenes at various stages in the foreclosure process, from those who need mortgage assistance after a few back payments to those in the beginning states of foreclosure. The organization’s Housing Department provides counseling and supportive services including advocacy at the conciliation hearings.  Providing high quality housing services to vulnerable populations.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Public Assistance Department

Filed Under

Contact
1350 W Sedgley Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 560-4900

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County Assistance Office: Liberty District

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Contact
219 E Lehigh Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 560-4000

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County Assistance Office Delancey District

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Contact
2
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 560-3700

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County


Philadelphia County Assistance Office

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Contact
5070 Parkside Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 560-6100

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Boulevard District

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Contact
4109 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 560-6500

Description
The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm

Eligibility
Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.

Area Served
Philadelphia County