HOUSING

Emergency

Salvation Army – Emergency shelter for single individuals & families up to 30 days.
Tel: 570-421-3050
Website: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

Family Promise of Monroe County – Provides shelter & other services to homeless families through network of local congregations.
Tel: 570-420-8589

Pocono Area Transitional Housing – Transitional housing for homeless families
with children.
Tel: 570-476-1828
Website: http://www.pathhouse.org

The Shepherd’s Maternity House – Shelter for 1st time unwed pregnant women 18+
Tel: 570-476-1428
Website: http://www.cssdioceseofscranton.org

New Perspectives – Crisis hotline, crisis residence, mobile crisis intervention.
Tel: 570-992-0879
Crisis intervention: 800-849-1868
Website: http://www.newperspectives-RHD.org

Women’s Resources of Monroe County – For victims of domestic violence.
Tel: 570-424-2093
24 Hour Hotline: 570-421-4200
Website: http://www.wrmonroe.org

Monroe County Assistance Office – PA Dept. of Public Welfare
Tel: 570-424-3030


Rent Assistance

Monroe County Housing Authority – Public housing or house choice voucher program
Tel: 570-421-7770
TDD phone: 570-421-6968
Website: http://www.monroecountyhousing.org/

Salvation Army – Emergency assistance
Tel: 570-421-3050
Website: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

Housing Assistance

Pennsylvania Affordable Apartment Locater
Website: http://www.pahousingsearch.com/

Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP)-loan program
Tel: 570-420-8980
Hotline: 800-342-2397
Website: http://www.phfa.org

Monroe County Housing Authority – Public housing or house choice voucher program
Tel: 570-421-7770
TDD phone: 570-421-6968
Website: http://www.monroecountyhousing.org/

Monroe County Redevelopment Authority – Non-cosmetic housing rehabilitation
Tel: 570-421-4300

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity – Provides ownership of adequate housing to eligible families
Tel: 570-476-9846
Website: http://www.habitatmc.org

Crossroads Community Services – For adults with serious persistent mental illness
Tel: 570-476-9228
Toll free: 888-316-8115
Referred through CMP MH/MR: 570-421-2901

Fitzmaurice Community Services- For mentally disabled individuals
Tel: 570-424-6223
Toll free: 800-289-8980
Website: http://www.fitzmaurice.org


Monroe County Children &Youth Services – Offers emergency shelter and other services
Tel: 570-420-3590
PA Child Abuse hotline: 800-932-0313

last updated February 10, 2014