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

Columbia County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Department of Human Services 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 AreaColumbia
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 877-211-1322
Physical Site Address 1 27 East Seventh Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Bloomsburg, PA 17815-0628
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 628
Main Phone 570-387-4200
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Other Phone 877-211-1322
Fax 570-387-4708
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Columbia County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Columbia Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)