Emergency Shelter Clearinghouses

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    Programs that coordinate requests for emergency shelter by screening homeless individuals who apply using criteria established by the shelters, maintaining lists of individuals who have been aided, and checking new applicants against the lists before referring them to a resource that can meet their needs. Emergency shelter clearinghouses help to avoid duplication of service and maximize the availability of shelter resources while relieving the agencies of the task of handling requests directly. Also included are programs that refer people needing shelter to an appropriate resource, but which are not the sole source for this information.

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    Allegheny County DHS - Allegheny LinkThe Allegheny Link connects people in need to available resources in an effort to maintain their independence and quality of life. The Allegheny Link assists: - people with disabilities to find needed resources - older adults to remain in the community - people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to reach the goal of stable housing - parents and caregivers of children 0-6 by connecting them to home visiting programsAlleghenyAllegheny County Department of Human ServicesAllegheny County Department of Human Services
    Center for Community Resources - Emergency Supports and Crisis InterventionProvides intervention, assessment, counseling, screening, and referral services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year. These services are available to anyone who calls, walks in, or requests the Crisis team to come to their home, school, or meet them in the community. We also follow up with people to offer support after a crisis. ButlerEmergency SupportsCenter for Community Resources
    Center for Community Resources - Homeless Case ManagementProvides permanent supportive housing assistance for chronically homeless, disabled adults with a mental health disorder and/or struggles with substance abuse. Housing is provided at various apartment locations. Services include emergency shelter, permanent supported housing, case management, life skills training, outreach, advocacy, and peer support.ButlerEmergency SupportsCenter for Community Resources
    Central Valley Coordinated Entry 2-1-1Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder and Union County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. CumberlandCentral Valley RHAB 3Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Lehigh Valley Coordinated Entry 2-1-1Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Lehigh and Northampton County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. LehighLehigh Valley RHAB 2Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Northern Tier Coordinated EntryStandardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. Northern Tier RHAB 4Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    Pocono Coordinated Entry 2-1-1Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Wayne. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. Pocono RHAB 5Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
    South Central Coordinated Entry 2-1-1Standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services in Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset County. Clients will complete an assessment with an intake caseworker and will then be referred to the appropriate program. Access Site: Blair County Community Action 2100 6th Avenue Altoona, PA 16602 HOurs: 9am - 4 pm, Monday - FridayBlairSouth Central RHAB 1Eastern Pennsylvania Continuum of Care

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