Liberty House Shelter - YWCA Northcentral PA

YWCA - Northcentral Pennsylvania

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General Information
Description of ServiceA permenant supportive housing program for women and women with children who are homeless in Lycoming County. The maximum length of stay at Liberty House is 24 months. Clients/residents of Liberty House attend counseling and life skills education workshops. The staff work with participants on money management, parenting, job hunting, and nutrition, with the goal of self-sufficiency. All parents are required to attend parenting classes.
Geographical AreaBradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming County, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union
Facility/ADA AccessThe public entrance is located in the back of the building. From the parking lot, please proceed up the back ramp.
Intake ProcedureCall the YWCA.
Helpful TipsThe service fee is based on family size and income. A portion of the remaining income is to be kept in a savings program that will be maintained by the resident. Clients/residents of Liberty House are required to attend counseling and life skills education workshops. All parents will be required to attend parenting classes.
Client Information
EligibilityApplicants are required to show photo ID. The YWCA is a drug-free and alcohol-free site. Residents must be able to function independently in a shared living environment and must be at least 18 years of age. YWCA staff will provide support in attaining life changing goals. Individuals applying to the bridge housing program must be residents of Lycoming County. An interview with a member of the Liberty House staff must take place. Once these requirements are met, acceptance into the program may be granted based on compliance with Liberty House's rules and regulations. Admittance is also dependent on the availability of space.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsService fee is based on family size and income based on HUD guidelines.
Hours of Operation Office hours: Weekdays, 7:00am to 5:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Tara Day-Ulrich
Contact's Position Liberty House Manager
Contact's Phone 570-322-4637
Physical Site Address 1 815 West Fourth Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
Main Phone 570-322-4637
Fax 570-322-3029
Web Address
Additional Information
Type of UpdateMail
Update Response ReceivedYes
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: YWCA
Affiliated Program: YWCA - Northcentral Pennsylvania
This Service: Liberty House Shelter - YWCA Northcentral PA
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing (BH-8400.3000)
Homeless Women (YV-3000.7500)
Transitional Housing/Shelter (BH-8600)