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Warren County Assistance Office

Address:
210 North St A
Warren, PA 16365

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(800) 403-4043

Website:
http://www.dhs.pa.gov

Services:
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.


St Bonaventure Parish

Address:
95 E Main St
Allegany, NY 14706

Map & Directions

(36 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 373-1330

Website:
http://stbonas.weconnect.com/

Services:
Outreach helps with rent/evictions, utilities, medical or emergency travel, prescriptions. Does not help with security deposits, first month rent or mortgage payments.

Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-1:00pm.

Eligibility:
Open to all.Service Area: Cattaraugus County

Documents To Bring:
Call or referral.


St. Vincent de Paul Society

Address:
441 N Union St
Olean, NY 14760

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 373-0815

Website:
http://www.stjosephhv.org/

Services:
Helps elderly and low income individuals with food and clothing. Also helps victims of fire or people in any other emergency situation. Provides assistance with utilities, rent, stranded motorists and people in transit with lodging. Accepts volunteers from city court to perform community service.

Hours:
Store: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-3:45pm; Saturday, 10:00am-12:45pm.Financial Aid: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-12:00noon.

Eligibility:
Open to all.

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk-in. Must bring photo I.D, proof of income, number of household, and proof of need.


Cattaraugus County Social Services

Address:
1 Leo Moss Dr #600
Olean, NY 14760

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 373-8065

Website:
http://www.cattco.org

Services:
Assists families and individuals who are in need of cash assistance to meet their needs. Eligibility is determined by several factors including income, resources, and willingness to comply with Agency regulations and requirements. Also will assist individuals with "once only" emergency needs if eligible (i.e. Prevent an eviction; prevent a utility shut-off; emergency car repair/car insurance to prevent the loss of employment; etc).

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Eligibility:
Determined by income, resources, household size, and exemptions.Service Area: Cattaraugus County

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in, call, appointment. Required documentation: Social Security card, birth certificate, proof of income, proof of residence, eviction notice, utility shut-off notice.


Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

-- Syrus

Council On Addiction Prevention

Address:
201 S Union St
Olean, NY 14760

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 373-4303

Website:
http://www.councilonaddiction.org

Services:
Provides homeless prevention services for anyone at risk of homelessness or with a utility shut off notice.

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00am-7:00pm; Wednesday & Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Eligibility:
This is a homeless prevention program with income eligibility requirements.Area served: Cattaraugus County

Documents To Bring:
Call to set up an appointment.


Cattaraugus Development Corporation

Address:
132 N Union St # 110
Olean, NY 14760

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 372-2550

Services:
All services it takes to run a Section 8 rental assistance program.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm.

Eligibility:
Income and family composition.Service Area: Cattaraugus County

Documents To Bring:
Fill out an application and be placed on a waiting list.


Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

-- Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

Erie County Assistance Office

Address:
1316 Holland St
Erie, PA 16512

Map & Directions

(48 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(800) 635-1014

Website:
http://www.dhs.pa.gov

Services:
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.


Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals

Address:
15 Genesee St
Buffalo, NY 14203

Map & Directions

(50 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 250-2400

Website:
http://www.buffalourbanleague.org

Services:
Provides counseling and education for those looking to become first time home buyers. Also provides financial capability, mortgage foreclosure, and fair housing counseling and education. Programs are a source of information about ownership, predatory lending, mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling, fair housing, budgeting, handling debt, and credit repair.Periodically, when government funds are available (Federal Emergency Management Agency-FEMA), we provide qualified recipients with financial assistance with either their first month's rent or one month's past due rent, up to $700.00 and rental assistance counseling. In addition, when these funds are available, mortgage payment assistance is available just for principal and interest, not escrow (taxes and insurance).

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Eligibility:
Open to all.Service Area: Erie and Niagara Counties

Documents To Bring:
Call.


Life is never more fun than when you're the underdog competing against the giants.

-- H Ross Perot

Western New York Independent Living

Address:
3108 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214

Map & Directions

(50 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 836-0822

Website:
http://wnyil.org/Mental-Health-PEER-Connection-Division

Services:
MHPC Peers have had their own struggles in obtaining safe, affordable housing. Our Peers, because of their experience, can show others with mental health issues the ropes to navigating the housing market, specific-targeted housing, filling out applications and negotiating with landlords in order to achieve safe affordable housing. Financial assistance for rental assistance, utility assistance, and more may be available depending on funding.

Hours:
Flexible to accommodate the individual

Eligibility:
Current clients/consumers of Mental Health Peer Connection services may participate in this program.Service Area: Erie County

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment or walk in to complete the intake process


Rein Jason T

Address:
206 S Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201

Map & Directions

(50 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(716) 847-2441

Website:
http://evergreenhs.org/Services/HousingAssistance

Services:
Housing Retention: a Medicaid funded housing program that works to develop skills that will increase housing stability by providing: crisis intervention, mental health referrals, life skill counseling, conflict resolution, landlord mediation and long term financial support.Housing Placement: A housing specialist is available to assist individuals who are HIV positive with locating safe, secure housing and to provide help to identify funding sources. Emergency Financial Assistance: Funds are available to HIV positive individuals to assist with securing safe housing and prevent eviction or utility termination. Funds for first month's rent, security deposit, past due rent and utility disconnect prevention are limited to one time per eligible individual within a 12 month period.Rental Subsidy: Evergreen Health receives grants that allow us to provide rental assistance on a monthly basis, similar to that offered through Section VIII.Also maintains Evergreen Lofts which are located in the Pratt-Willard neighborhood, at 392 Genesee Street in Buffalo. The historic building has been completely renovated, and has 56 beautiful units.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Eligibility:
Individuals who are HIV positiveEvergreen Lofts: income has to be below 60% of the area median income.Housing Placement: Serves Erie and Niagara counties.Service Area for all other programs: Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Genesee, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties

Documents To Bring:
Free or low cost


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