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Taxonomy Code: BH-1800.8500

Programs that provide a temporary place to stay (usually three days to two weeks), generally in dormitory-style facilities with very little privacy, for people who have no permanent housing. Also included are programs that provide motel vouchers for people who are homeless.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Catholic Charities Homeless Shelter - Cambria County Homeless ShelterHomeless shelter for single men, single women, couples and familities.CambriaCatholic Charities, Inc. of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown / Johnstown OfficeCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Catholic Charities Interfaith Shelter for Homeless FamiliesThe Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families, operated by Catholic Charities is the only family shelter that serves men, women and children in the Capital region. Families are able to stay together in their time of crisis. Each family is provided 3 meals a day, plus snacks, clean bedding, towels, personal hygiene items and toiletries. The primary goal of the shelter continues to be assisting families in finding permanent housing. Referrals are made 24 hours a day by either Help Ministries of Christian Churches United 717-238-2851 or Dauphin County Crisis Intervention 717 232-7511 DauphinInterfaith Shelter- Catholic CharitiesCatholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg
Community Action - Family ShelterHomeless shelter for families.JeffersonCommunity ActionCommunity Action
Homeless ServicesFor up to 29 women with children living on site, provides clinical case management, housing placement, activities and services for youth, and referrals to additional treatment and care programs. Residents also receive medical and dental care.PhiladelphiaJane Addams PlaceLutheran Settlement House
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
Merit House Emergency Shelter (Men)Participants (men) may enter Merit House at between the hours of 6:30pm and 8:00pm daily. All participants must exit by 8:00am 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.ClintonLife Center of Clinton CountyClinton County Housing Coalition
Salvation Army - Chester Corps Community Center-Emergency ShelterEmergency overnight shelter for single men and women. Open 7 nights a week.DelawareSalvation Army - Chester City Corps Community Center - Delaware; Chester CitySalvation Army, Chester
Salvation Army - Eliza Shirley House - ShelterThe Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House provides emergency shelter services for homeless single women and families 365 days of the year. The shelter provides decent safe and sanitary housing, and healthy nutritious meals, in an orderly environment. The shelter also serves as an Intake Reception Site on week nights (after 4:00 p.m.), weekends, and holidays. The City of Philadelphia's Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) assists all women and families during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. In-house Services: - Medical Services - Empowering Women's Group: Group discussion addressing stress, anger, shame, low self-esteem, guilt & other presenting issues. - Arts & Crafts: Volunteers come on a weekly basis and provide arts and crafts classes for children and adults. Shelter staff provide a variety of creative projects for the children on a weekly basis. Activity Group provides educational activities - Spiritual Growth: Bible Study/Spiritual Guidance Salvation Army Officer. Area churches provide services to the women and children at the shelter throughout the month. Daily Devotions - Recreational Programs - Referral ProgramsPhiladelphiaSalvation Army of Greater Philadelphia - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia Divisional HeadquartersSalvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
Salvation Army - Emergency ShelterAn OESS (Office of Emergency Shelter and Services) funded emergency shelter.PhiladelphiaSalvation Army of Greater Philadelphia - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia Divisional HeadquartersSalvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
Salvation Army - FAITH (Families and Individuals in Transitional Housing)Serves homeless women with no children as well as families.PhiladelphiaSalvation Army of Greater Philadelphia - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia Divisional HeadquartersSalvation Army, Greater Philadelphia
Shelter ServicesProvides shelter for homeless men, women, and families located in Mifflin, Juniata, and Huntingdon counties.MifflinShelter Services, Inc.Shelter Services, Inc.
The Gate House - Columbia/MontourThe Gate House is able to provide a home to four families and eight individuals. In addition to providing shelter, the Gate House works to empower homeless residents to gain their independence as quickly as possible. Gate House staff also assist the residents in navigating the employment and educational services available to them through local services such as PA Career Link, Central Susquehanna Opportunities, and the Department of Human Services.MontourThe Gate HouseThe Gate House
Warren-Forest Counties EOC - The Faith InnProvides a shelter which consists of 3 efficiency apartments, 4 one bedroom apartments, and 2 two bedroom apartments available to homeless individuals or families living in Forest or Warren County.WarrenWarren-Forest Counties EOC - Housing AssistanceWarren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council
Young People Who Care - Marian HouseHomeless shelterClearfieldYoung People Who Care - Marian HouseYoung People Who Care

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