Friends of the Poor

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PA 211 North East PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides for basic needs with food, clothing, emergency assistance, house hold items and furniture. In fact, we are the only agency in the county to give away furniture. But in adition to these essential programs we also like to host events that bring hope and brighten up the holidays. We serve a wide range of people from our senior holiday dinners, to our children's after school programs and field trips.
ObjectivesTo ease the burden of living in poverty and enhance the quality of life for all who live in low to moderate income communities.
Urgent Services ProvidedProvides basic needs with food, clothing, emergency assistance, house hold items and furniture
Geographic AreaScranton
Intake ProcedureVaries with service, call for information.
Intake RequirementsVaries with service.
Funded ByDonations
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameSister Ann Walsh, IHM
Contact's PositionDirector
Contact's Phone570-348-4428
Physical Site Address 1Jackson Terrace
Physical Site Address 2148 Meridian Avenu
Physical Site City, State, ZipScranton, PA 18509
Mailing Address 12300 Adams Ave
Mailing City, State, ZipScranton, PA 18509
Main Phone570-348-4428
Other Phone570-348-4429
Director Information
Director's NameSistert Ann Walsh IHM
Director's PositionDirector
Additional Information
Update typeE-mail
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Friends of the Poor
This Program: Friends of the Poor
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