Address:590 Terry Reiley WayPottsville, PA 17901Map & Directions
Services: Contingency funds are financial supports used to assist with rents, security deposits, household items and some unique needs, such as arrears and utilities. Funds are capped at $1,000.00. Potential clients need to make a prior appointment before coming to the office.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in Service Access and Management, Inc. or enrolled in the PATH Program and must have a diagnosed mental health illness and be enrolled in Medical Assistance.
Address:225 N Centre StPottsville, PA 17901Map & Directions
Services: Extremely low-income clients, who are experiencing homelessness, may be eligible to receive financial assistance in the form of rental assistance and assistance paying the security deposit. Clients will receive case management services, as they work towards housing stability.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Eligibility: Eligible clients must meet the HUD definition of literally homeless and income cannot exceed 30% Area Median Income (AMI).Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:13 Wood RdPottsville, PA 17901Map & Directions
Services: Catholic Charities provides a range of human services to individuals, families and parishes.
- Immigration Services
- Senior Services
- Community Support
- Parish Outreach
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; other times by appointment
Address:2640 Woodglen RdPottsville, PA 17901Map & Directions
Services: 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 through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
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 FeesPossible payment
Address:9212Hamburg, PA 19526Map & Directions
Services: Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Eligibility: Based on zip code assigned coverage area, funds available, and emergency need.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:658D Noble StKutztown, PA 19530Map & Directions
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Address:121 S 2nd StReading, PA 19602Map & Directions
Services: Serve the one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include: Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance)
Eligibility: Migrant and seasonal farmworkers and other rural disadvantaged people; One-time assistance with proof of need such as eviction or shut off notice
Address:325 N 5th St #1Reading, PA 19601Map & Directions
Services: Operates when funds are available by providing rental and utility assistance to individuals who meet all eligibility requirements. Must provide documentation and demonstrate a reasonable ability to regain self-sufficiency through temporary assistance. Also serves as a resource for families and teens in the Network and U-turn programs looking to secure permanent housing. Program also provides stabilization services:
- Training programs
- Referrals to service partners
- Monitoring and coordination of services
- Habitability inspection
- Lead-based paint assessment of housing units
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eligibility: Must meet the following:
- Reside in Berks County (excluding City of Reading)
- Homeless or at risk of homelessness - Meet income guidelines
- Possess an eviction notice
- Possess a utility shut off noticeFees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:815 Washington StReading, PA 19601Map & Directions
Services: Provides utility assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have shut off notice. Provides rental assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have an eviction notice. Provides one time help for low-income homeowners with their water, sewer, trash and recycling bills.
Eligibility: Contact office to discuss income restrictions One time help- applicants must be homeowners, not tenants; they must meet certain income guidelines; and they must be current on their existing bills may receive one time a year - up to $150.00 in credit on the water, sewer, trash and recycling bills
Address:19 N 6th St # 300Reading, PA 19601Map & Directions
Services: A program of tenant-based rental assistance coordinated with either Blended Case Management or Housing Support Services, for fixed funding intervals based on Priority Categories of Need.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old, must be able to be named on a lease as a responsible party, must have CCBH (Medical Assistance) Insurance, must have a diagnosis of a serious, persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse, must have some source of verifiable income within the household.