Rental Assistance

The Salvation Army, Chambersburg

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General Information
Description of ServiceOnly referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered

Salvation Army will assist individuals who are homeless and At-Risk of homelessness, with the rental fee of a home or apartment, provided that they meet all eligibility requirements.
Geographical AreaFranklin County - Must reside in the following zip codes: Chambersburg (17201, 17202), St Thomas (17252), Scotland (17254) and Fayetteville (17222).
TerritoryFranklin County
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
Intake ProcedureIndividual/families must have a referral sent by a housing specialist to receive these services. Once a referral is received, a call, within (3) business working days, will be placed directly to the individual to follow-up the current information and determine if the individual meets the eligibility for services.

At that point, an intake appointment is scheduled with the individual.
Helpful TipsIndividuals should also first apply for Emergency Shelter Funds through the County Assistance Office, before seeking the assistance for rent when it comes to eviction.
For assistance with borough utilities, you must visit the Borough Office at 100 South Second Street and obtain a "UTILITIES VOUCHER" from the customer service desk prior to your interview for services.
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsThose who have received an eviction notice from their home or a shut off notice for their electric service.
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenEnglish
Income NotesIncome at or below 150% of the poverty level.
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilityIncome at or below 150% of the poverty level. Individuals must have proof of income, photo identification, proof of eviction or shut off notice to their residence. Residence must be an apartment or home, where a lease has been signed.

Can not be used for the weekly rental fee of hotel/motel.

Must reside in the following zip codes: Chambersburg (17201, 17202), St Thomas (17252), Scotland (17254) and Fayetteville (17222).
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesServices are provided at no cost.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 159 Lincoln Way West
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201
Fax 717-264-9474
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: The Salvation Army, Chambersburg
Affiliated Program: The Salvation Army, Chambersburg
This Service: Rental Assistance
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Homelessness Prevention Programs (BH-0500.3140)
Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)