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 mission of the Allegheny Link is to simplify and streamline access to services and supports in an effort to help individuals and families maintain their independence, dignity and quality of life. The Allegheny Link assists Allegheny County residents with any disability - find needed services over the age of 60 - remain safely in their community who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness - find stable housing who are pregnant, or parents and caregivers of children to six years of age - by referrals to home-visiting programs and professionals in the human services systems.AlleghenyAllegheny 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 Butler County
    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 Butler County

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