Next Step Center, Inc. Emergency Shelter

Next Step Center Emergency Shelter

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceEmergency shelter (up to 30 days) to eligible, low-income families and individuals from Somerset County who, due to situational crisis, are at risk of becoming homeless.

Referral services, information and assistance that will enable guests to relocate to safe, affordable permanent housing within 30 days.
Geographical AreaSomerset
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building and restrooms.
Intake RequirementsMust be Somerset County Resident for the last 6 months and provide written proof to Next Step showing their residency in Somerset County, DV's must be beyond immediate crisis and have a current PFA, if individual is addicted to drugs or alcohol must be an active participant in an approved rehab program, 18 yrs or older must be willing to enter into a legal binding Guest/Shelter Agreement, Must be capable of independent living or in families at least one parent must be capable of independent living, former guest of Next Step will be considered on a case by case bases, must have no record of sexual or violent offenses or pending offenses, must not be on parole, if on probation will be reviewed with probation officer.
Documents RequiredProof of residency at least 2 of the following, utility bills, rent receipts, Drivers license, etc.
Client Information
EligibilityMust be a resident of Somerset County for the past six months. Individuals and families MUST be referred by the Somerset County Salvation Army (814-445-9232), Somerset County Children and Youth, Tableland Services (814-445-9628) or Somerset Community Hospital (would have to be a patient).
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesHousing fee
Fee Amounts$25 week if applicable, will be determined by Exec. Director on a case by case bases.
Insurance AcceptedNone
Hours of Operation Various hours, Monday through Friday
Contact Information
Contact's Name Ms. Lisa Wengerd
Contact's Position Executive Director
Physical Site Address 1 406 Stoystown Road
Physical Site Address 2 PO Box 850
Physical Site City, State, Zip Somerset, PA 15501
Main Phone 814-444-8588
Fax 814-444-1022
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Next Step Center, Inc.
Affiliated Program: Next Step Center Emergency Shelter
This Service: Next Step Center, Inc. Emergency Shelter
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Family Crisis Shelters (BH-1800.1500-200)