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)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
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.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
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.
Address:247 N 5th StReading, PA 19601Map & Directions
Services: The Housing Assistance Program helps families who are homeless or facing homelessness through eviction or other circumstances. After meeting certain eligibility criteria including income guidelines and the ability to maintain the rental agreement on an on-going basis, a rental-related payment is made directly to the landlord by BCAP to pay for a security deposit, first month’s rent, or both.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Eligibility: Must fall under 125% of the Federal Poverty Income GuidelinesFees or ChargesTypes of Fees.
Address:658D Noble StKutztown, PA 19530Map & Directions
Services: Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Eligibility: Based on zip code assigned coverage area, funds available, and emergency need.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:9212Hamburg, PA 19526Map & Directions
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Address:409 S Reading AveBoyertown, PA 19512Map & Directions
Services: Provides rental assistance
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Eligibility: Low income families facing an evictionFees or ChargesFee AmountsNone
Address:452 Penn StPennsburg, PA 18073Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance for basic utilities, fuel, and housing costs. Also available to assist individuals in accessing the following programs: -Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP);
-PPL Operation Help;
-Public assistance (food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance);
-FEMA Funding (housing and utility costs)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eligibility: Upper Perkiomen Valley residents (Upper Hanover and Marlborough Townships, East Greenville, Green Lane, Pennsburg, and Red Hill). Based on income.
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.