Address:605 Lincoln HwyCoatesville, PA 19320Map & Directions
Services: SSVF provides comprehensive Supportive Services to very low income Veterans and their families who are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of losing their homes. Resources include case management, housing counseling, legal support, credit repair and financial planning services, and time-limited, temporary financial assistance. Eligible veterans may receive time-limited financial assistance for rent, utilities, and security deposits. SSVF offers short-term case management that links Veterans with resources within the Veterans Administration and the community with the ultimate goal of stabilizing veterans in housing. Veterans Service Officer (access to VA benefits and entitlements)
Access to emergency food and clothing and other local services
Transportation to and from the Coatesville VA Medical Center
Internet employment application assistance
Training courses such at ServSafe and basic computer skills
Personal/life skill courses such as budgeting (offered by Clarifi)
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Eligibility: Veterans who have a discharge that is other than dishonorable, and have at least one day of active duty service time.
Address:1516 Olive StCoatesville, PA 19320Map & Directions
Services: Helps single women with children to find rapid re-housing and offers prevention services to help families secure permanent housing.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Address:401 Market StOxford, PA 19363Map & Directions
Services: For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.
Address:35 N 3rd StOxford, PA 19363Map & Directions
Services: Provides rent payment assistance.
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:421 McFarlan Rd # EKennett Square, PA 19348Map & Directions
Services: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance).
Address:212 S High StWest Chester, PA 19382Map & Directions
Services: Assisting the Community TogetherACT in FaithAiF is an interfaith ministry that seeks to provide physical, financial and spiritual support to those in the Greater West Chester Area whose basic human needs are going unmet by facilitating communication, coordinating support, and supplementing resources to broaden the reach of existing social services and programs.
Hours: The ACT in Faith Main Office is open at The Church of the Holy Trinity , South High & Union Streets, West Chester. Client Intake and Community Cupboard: Mondays: 10:00 AM 12:00 PM, Wednesdays: 1:00 PM 3:00 PM, and Thursdays: 10:30 AM-Noon. In addition
Address:105 E King StLancaster, PA 17602Map & Directions
Services: Help homeless or at-risk veteran families quickly regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. Services include:
- Case management (assessment, housing stabilization plan/referrals)
- Assistance in obtaining VA benefits and other public benefits/community resources and services as available
- Temporary financial assistance may be provided as last resort based on assessed individual need
Hours: Call for information
Eligibility: - Must be a veteran or veteran family (HOH or spouse of HOH must be a veteran; excluding those who have a dishonorable discharge - Very low-income: Gross household income must not exceed 50% of the median income guidelines - Must be homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless (must have a formal eviction notice)Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:131 S Queen StLancaster, PA 17603Map & Directions
Services: There will be no funds available for rent assistance or utility assistance during August 2018
Limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations (i.e. rent, utilities, prescriptions); Must meet specific guidelines including income. 10 trip bus pass for newly employed. Must have proof of hire. All day bus pass for medical appointments.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Eligibility: Call for information; Must meet specific guidelines including incomeFees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:832 Manor StLancaster, PA 17603Map & Directions
Services: Helps 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. A one-time payment up to $400 to prevent eviction or $100-$300 to obtain temporary or permanent shelter. There is no monthly rental assistance or subsidy available. Need must be the result of an emergency such as eviction, living in hazardous conditions, homeless or near homeless. If more funds are owed than CAO can offer are required to prevent or resolve the emergency, the applicant must have another way to pay the remainder due. The individual or family must have sufficient income to afford future rent. Items are verified with landlord/employer, etc.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFreeWait ListProcessed within 7 days, payment is normally mailed to the landlord
Address:1579 Blue Ball RdElkton, MD 21921Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance and operates a food pantry to Cecil County residents. SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for persons in the ministry's area for eviction prevention and utility turn-offs. Client must provide proof on need, household income, id and social security cards for all members in the household. Checks will be made out to landlord and utility company on client's behalf. 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides baggedgroceries to county residents only in need.Must call first to see if food is available.
Eligibility: See notes.