Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Clinton 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.
Urgent Services Providedemergency shelter, emergency housing, financial aid
LocationClinton
Geographical AreaClinton
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or visit web site.
Intake RequirementsApplication must be completed.
Helpful TipsVisit website to see an overview of this program from the Department of Public Welfare at:
www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/cashassistance/emergencyshelterallowanceesa/index.htm
 
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityMust meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The ESA payment amount, up to $400, depends on your needs, situation, and emergency.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 800-820-4159
Physical Site Address 1 300 Bellefonte Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 101
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lock Haven, PA 17745-1929
Mailing Address 1 300 Bellefonte Avenue
Mailing Address 2 Suite 101
Mailing City, State, Zip Lock Haven, Pa 17745
Mail Attention To Clinton County Assistance Office
Main Phone 570-748-2971
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Other Phone 800-820-4159
Fax 570-893-2973
Web Address http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/cashassistance/emergencyshelterallowanceesa/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Clinton County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: At Risk/Homeless Housing Related Assistance Programs (BH-0500)
Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)