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    Single men who have no fixed, regular and adequate residence, who are residing temporarily with relatives or friends or who live on the street, in emergency or transitional shelters, in a hotel or motel paid for with a shelter voucher, in seriously substandard housing or in an abandoned building, place of business, car or other vehicle, or other public or private place that is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for people.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adams Rescue Mission - Men's ShelterA Christ-based program that houses up to 33 men. It is designed for men who genuinely desire to recover from addictive behaviors. This is a work oriented program requiring each man to work a steady 40-hour work week. Counseling sessions are available at no charge and daily chapel services/recovery classes are attended by all residents, clothing, food, and shelter are provided at no charge.AdamsAdams Rescue MissionAdams Rescue Mission
    Bethesda Project - Emergency ShelterProvides emergency shelter service for homeless men providing three meals a day and supportive services.PhiladelphiaBethesda Project, Inc. - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaBethesda Project
    CityTeam Ministries - Second Chance Program6 to 8 month program for men who already have stable work, but no housing. While in the program service providers will assist with finding housing placement. DelawareCityTeam Ministries - Delaware; ChesterCityTeam Ministries
    Critical Time Intervention - Case ManagementCritical Time Intervention (CTI)/Case Management it is an evidenced-based practice proven to reduce the number of people returning to institutions once released into the community. Case management for homeless invdividuals with mental illness is provided.MontgomeryResources for Human Development - Montgomery; Norristown (West Main Street)Resources for Human Development
    Gaudenzia - New ImageResidential substance abuse treatment facility for homeless women located in the Stenton Family Manor in the City of Philadelphia. A woman can bring up to two children under the age of 10 into treatment with her or be pregnant with no other dependent children. Accommodate 17 adult women and 34 children. The program is clinically designed as a therapeutic community, an established treatment modality that emphasizes responsible behavior. Besides receiving clinical care relating to chemical dependency, the women also receive parenting skills workshops, and child development intervention services. There is a day care and prevention component for the children. On-site services include individual and group counseling, milieu therapy (in-house work and interaction), family counseling, life skills seminars, drug and alcohol education seminars, GED classes, vocational planning, parenting skills. Other services include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous meetings and 12 step meetings and urinalysis screening. Transitional living housing option based on completion and availability ( in collaboration with the Office of Emergency Shelter and Services).<>If interested women do not presently have custody of their children, reunification must happen within 60 days after admission to the program. Must meet Pennsylvania Client Placement Criteria for long-term residential treatment. Women will be evaluated on an individual basis if on psychotropic medication.PhiladelphiaGaudenzia - New ImageGaudenzia, Inc
    Good Samaritan Shelter - Transitional Housing ProgramGood Samaritan Shelter, Inc. transitional housing program for men is comprised of two sets of adjacent homes. It can accommodate up to 14 men. Residents are allowed to stay for up to 24 months. Longer-term residency allows the men to continue to improve their circumstances and prepare for the move into permanent housing. Transitional Housing Program residents are expected to function more independently than Emergency Shelter residents in order to ‘practice’ the life skills needed to live on their own. Residents are also expected to be responsible with their rent and upkeep of their personal space. While in the program, residents continue to receive case management counseling services and referrals to other agencies. Residents who meet these requirements, have complied with the house rules, demonstrated sobriety throughout their stay, and expressed a desire to continue on to independent living will be welcomed into our transitional housing.ChesterGood Samaritan Services - PhoenixvilleGood Samaritan Services
    Hall Mercer CMH/MRC - Homeless Outreach ServicesProvides a continuum of care for chronically mentally ill and substance abusing homeless populations. Includes shelter outreach, day therapeutic programming for the dually diagnosed, outpatient, and supported independent living. Programming is accessible through the homeless shelter system or through the Alternative Services Unit of the Behavioral Health.PhiladelphiaHall Mercer CMH/MRC - Philadelphia; Washington Square WestHall Mercer CMH/MRC
    Mental Health Partnerships - Connect-By-NightCONNECT-BY-NIGHT (CBN) provides overnight shelter for homeless individuals in churches throughout eastern Delaware County. A CBN van transports homeless people from the terminal to the designated shelter each evening and return the individual to the terminal the next morning.DelawareCONNECT - Upper Darby (Mental Health Partnerships (MSP))Mental Health Partnerships
    Mental Health Partnerships - Connect-To-PermancyCONNECT-TO-PERMANCY provides case management to assist homeless individuals in making a successful transition to independent living. The program is designed to work over a 12 to 24 month period and is tailored to meet the needs of the homeless.DelawareCONNECT - Upper Darby (Mental Health Partnerships (MSP))Mental Health Partnerships
    Merit House Community Men's Shelter - Clinton County Housing CoalitionShelter for homeless men - overnight shelter. Participants enter on a drop-in basis between the hours of 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm daily. All participants must exit by 8:00 am the following morning. Merit House is not a day program, it is an overnight emergency shelter. The maximum stay for any participant is 14 consecutive days. If a participant does not return each evening, they forfeit their bed. Following HUD’s “Housing First” model, when possible, clients are quickly moved into permanent housing then offered individualized case management services that assist them in overcoming barriers to stability and self-sufficiency. ClintonClinton County Housing CoalitionClinton County Housing Coalition
    New Life Presbyterian Church - Feeding the HomelessOnce a month, the Senior High Youth Group from New Life partners with members of Liberti to reach out to the homeless in Philadelphia. The group meets in the center of the city every Friday at 7:00 (although the New Life group only goes once a month) to share the gospel with, pray for, and serve a meal to those who suffer from homelessness, joblessness, drug addiction, and other difficulties. Our hope is that God will bring healing and restoration to the city one person at a time. Please pray for the homeless in Philadelphia and consider joining us as we serve them on Friday evenings.MontgomeryNew Life Presbyterian Church - Montgomery; GlensideNew Life Presbyterian Church
    Peaceful Knights - Emergency ShelterEmergency shelter open from 7:00pm to 9:00am. Helps adult males that are homeless. Assists with necessities such as food, clothing and personal items. Zero tolerance policy for drugs/alcohol. 3 strikes policy Offers peer counseling which encourages wise spending habits, job search skills, and a more structured lifestyle. Requires clients that are out of work to spend time applying for jobs (30 hours/week) and volunteering 10 hours/week. Christian Organization that strives to reflect God in all that they do and say and they require their residents to attend church weekly.CarbonPeaceful KnightsPeaceful Knights
    Reading YMCA - Bridge HouseSupportive housing for chemically dependent and homeless men and women.BerksReading YMCAYMCA of Reading & Berks County
    Reading YMCA - SAFE HouseSupportive housing for chemically dependent and homeless men and women.BerksReading YMCAYMCA of Reading & Berks County
    Reading YMCA - Twin PeaksSupportive housing for chemically dependent and homeless men with mental health concerns.BerksReading YMCAYMCA of Reading & Berks County
    Reading YMCA - Y-PassagesSupportive housing for homeless men.BerksReading YMCAYMCA of Reading & Berks County
    St. John's Hospice - Day ServicesDay Services offers a variety of services to adult males in need. Services available include: - Meal Feeding Program (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Monday through Friday except the 2nd Tuesday of each month) - Medical Nurse (8:30 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday and Friday) - Day Service Case Manager (12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday) - Hall Mercer Mental Health Services (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday and Wednesday)PhiladelphiaSt. John's Hospice - Philadelphia; ChinatownSt. John's Hospice

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