Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Mercer

Mercer 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.
LocationMercer
Geographical AreaHermitage
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or visit web site.
Intake RequirementsIf you are not receiving any benefits now, must fill out an Application for Benefits. Proof of your emergency and the amount needed to stop the emergency
Proof that an ESA will solve your housing crisis
Helpful TipsClick here to see an overview of this program.
 
Client Information
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityMust meet all income, resource and non-financial guidelines.

Homeless or facing eviction

Size of Family or Budget Group
7/1/18-6/30/19
Annual Income
1 $9,712
2 $13,168
3 $16,624
4 $20,080
5 $26,536
6 $26,992
7 $30,448
8 $33,904
For each additional member $3,456
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 2236 Highland Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hermitage, PA 16148-2896
Main Phone 800-747-8405
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Fax 724-983-5706
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Mercer County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Mercer
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)