Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)-Bradford-PA Dept. of Human Services

Bradford County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe 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.
Geographical AreaBradford
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or visit web site.
Helpful TipsVisit website to see an overview of this program from the Department of Public Welfare at:
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityMust meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 800-542-3938
Physical Site Address 1 1 Elizabeth Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 4
Physical Site City, State, Zip Towanda, PA 18848-0398
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 398
Main Phone 570-265-9186
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Other Phone 800-542-3938
Fax 570-265-3061
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Bradford County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA)-Bradford-PA Dept. of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)