Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Carbon

Carbon County Assistance Office


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General Information
Description of ServiceOffers 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.
LocationCarbon
Geographical AreaCarbon
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or fill out an application at www.compass.state.pa.us
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.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-577-9020
Physical Site Address 1 101 Lehigh Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lehighton, PA 18235
Main Phone 610-577-9020
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462 Compass Helpline
Other Phone 877-395-8930 Statewide Customer Service Center
Fax 610-577-9043
Service Location Email c-carbon@state.pa.us
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Carbon County Assistance Office
This Service: Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Carbon
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rental Deposit Assistance (BH-3800.7250)
Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)