PATH Housing Program

Franklin/Fulton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention


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General Information
Description of ServiceProjects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides rental assistance to adults who:
* Have a documented serious mental illness or dual diagnosis (SMI and Substance Use)
* Receive sufficient income to maintain housing after receiving assistance

New residence - Security deposit for people who have no permanent residence, have a documented serious mental illness and receive sufficient income to maintain housing after receiving assistance.

Eviction - Assistance with a one-time back rent payment if no more than one month rent is owed.
Urgent Services ProvidedEmergency supplies for individuals experiencing homelessness with no identified shelter, to include: tents, sleeping bags, flashlights, first aid supplies, camping utensils, hygiene items, backpacks, non-perishable food items, etc. ​
LocationFranklin
Geographical AreaFranklin, Fulton
Facility/ADA Accesswheelchair accessible
Intake ProcedureContact housing program specialist to make an appointment (referred), walk-ins are taken if program specialist is available at that time.
Intake RequirementsNeeds proof of income for the household, documentation of serious mental illness, amounts of monthly bills, and eviction notice (if applicable).
Helpful TipsContacts:

Jennifer Wenzel, Housing Specialist: jrwenzel@franklincountypa.gov

Tracy Radtke, Housing Specialist:
teradetke@franklincountypa.gov
 
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Age GroupAll Ages
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, ​ Interpreters provided based on availability​.
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityDiagnosed with serious mental illness and can provide documentation. Must have income that proves that the individual can sustain the desired living situation for at least 90 days. Is currently homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesIndividuals should contact the agency to learn of what fees or insurance are accepted.
Wait ListDepends on the program.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Jennifer Wenzel
Contact's Position Program Housing Specilist
Contact's Phone 717-264-5387
Contact's Email jrwenzel@franklincountypa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 425 Franklin Farm Lane
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17202
Main Phone 717-264-5387
Fax 717-263-0469
Service Location Email mhidei@franklincountypa.gov
Web Address www.franklincountypa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Franklin County Human Services
Affiliated Program: Franklin/Fulton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention
This Service: PATH Housing Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: At Risk for Homelessness (YV-0400)
Homeless People (YV-3000)
Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing (BH-8400.3000)
Rental Deposit Assistance (BH-3800.7250)
Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)