Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Luzerne

Luzerne 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.
LocationLuzerne
Geographical AreaLuzerne
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or visit web site.
Helpful TipsClick here to see an overview of this program.
 
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.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 570-826-2100
Physical Site Address 1 205 South Washington Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-3298
Main Phone 570-826-2100
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Other Phone 866-220-9320
Fax 570-826-2178
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Luzerne County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Luzerne
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)