Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Somerset County

Somerset 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.
LocationSomerset
Geographical AreaSomerset
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.

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 Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 164 Stayrook Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Somerset, PA 15501
Main Phone 800-248-1607
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Fax 814-445-4352
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Somerset County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Somerset County
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)