Housing

BELL SOCIALIZATION SERVICES (Open to York and Adams County residents)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: 160 S. George St. York, PA 17401
Contact: 717-848-5767

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Individualized supportive services (emergency shelter, transitional housing, rental assistance programs) Depends on the program; photo ID in some cases; psych evaluation for mental health departmentNo language line

*Mental health
department has a
Spanish bilingual staff

Yes: referral process for some programs

 

BRETHREN HOUSING ASSOCIATION (Open to single mothers)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30
Location: 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg PA
Contact: 717-233-6016

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Helps homeless and low-income individuals and families achieve their potential; transitional housing for disabled mothersN/A

*call for information

NoNo

 

DELTA COMMUNITY (GAUDENZIA) (Open to single parent families)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
1910 N. Second St., Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 717-232-2970

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Provides transitional housing for single-parent, homeless families; contact CACH (Capital Area
Coalition on Homelessness) and 
Help Ministries; moving away from referral system 
Yes: birth certificate; Social Security
Number card; proof of income; and proof of homelessness
No: Encouraged to bring an
interpreter
Yes: must be on housing
waitlist; screen for age,
disabilities, and homeless
status

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE GREATER HARRISBURG AREA (Open to everyone living within Dauphin County)
Hours: Habitat Office – Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Habitat Restore – Tues-Sat 10am-5pm
Location: Habitat Office – 900 S. Arlington Ave., Harrisburg, PA
Habitat Restore – 800 Paxton Street St, Harrisburg, PA (for donations)
Contact: 717-545-7299

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Home ownership program; geared
t
oward low/middle income families in
Dauphin county (typically are not able to purchase homes); repair programs for
residents of Dauphin county (empower
older home owners) 
 
Yes: bring I.D. when applying to repair and ownership
programs
NoDepends on the assistance;
application process for
ownership and repair
program

 

HARRISBURG HOUSING AUTHORITY (Open to everyone who wants to live in Dauphin County)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Location: 351 Chestnut St., Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 717-232-6781

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Offers public housing; section 8 program
offered
 
Yes: Birth certificate; source of income; last four pay stubs; photo I.D.;
documents from the bank regarding
savings
YesYes

*Call for information

 

HELP MINISTRIES OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES UNITED (Open to residents of Dauphin County)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-12pm; 1-4pm; CLOSED Wed afternoons and weekends
Location: 413 S. 19th St., Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 717-238-2851

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Assist households with delinquent payments and/or helps people who need security
deposits; intake for homeless shelters and
domestic violence
 
N/A

*Call for
information

N/A

*Call for
information

No referral needed

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE DAUPHIN COUNTY (Open to the disabled and adults over 50 years old )
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:15pm
Location: 501 Mohn St., Steelton PA
Contact: 717-939-9301

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Public housing; section aid for low
income
 
Call for
information
Yes: only Spanish lineYes: interview

 

INTERFAITH SHELTER FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES – CATHOLIC CHARITIES (Open to Families)
Location: 120 Willow Rd., Suite C, Harrisburg PA
Contact: 717-652-8740

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Housing assistance YesYesYes: go through health center first

 

PAXTON MINISTRIES (Open to single residents seeking housing)
Hours: Open 24/7
Location: 2001 Paxton St., Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 717-236-5508

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Provides affordable housing and support services to adults who may be challenged with poverty, mental illness, or intellectual disabilities  NoNoSend in application

 

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (Open to Everyone)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Location: 211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 855-827-3466

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Works to provide affordable home
ownership and rental apartment
options for senior adults, low and
moderate-income families,
 and people with special housing needs 
Depends on the locationYes: only Spanish, and an 800 number for
people who are deaf
Yes

*Call for information

 

SHALOM HOUSE (Open to women and children)
Hours: 24/7
Location: Office – 29 S. 15th St. Harrisburg, PA
Contact: 717-232-3482
Note: the shelter is in Harrisburg at an undisclosed location for protection, safety, and confidentiality

Services Documentation Interpretation Screening Process  
Provides a temporary 21-bed shelter for
women and their children who have nowhere else to go.  They are provided with basic needs and a temporary address and phone number
 
Yes: I.D. and social security cardNoNeed a referral