This section contains general information on organizations that can provide short-term housing assistance, help obtaining long-term housing, or other matters related to housing. See the Shelters section for related information.
BELL SOCIALIZATION SERVICES
Assists individuals with their efforts to secure and maintain safe and affordable permanent housing in the community. Services include help to obtain housing, assistance with budgeting, and building basic living skills to successfully live independently.
160 S. George St., York
Operates a shelter in Harrisburg for homeless men.
611 Reily St., Harrisburg
BRETHREN HOUSING ASSOCIATION
Mission is to help individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness achieve their potential with stable housing, supportive services and loving relationships.
219 Hummel St., Harrisburg
BRIDGE OF HOPE HARRISBURG AREA
Vision is a Harrisburg area where no family is homeless.
CAPITAL AREA COALITION ON HOMELESSNESS
Comprises more than 70 organizations, agencies, churches and other non-profits, to mobilize resources to help families and friends who are homeless, or are dangerously close to becoming homeless.
10 N. Second St., Suite 405, Harrisburg
COMMUNITY JUSTICE PROJECT
Represents people who have been denied housing due to race, sex, national origin, family size, and other reasons. .
118 Locust St., Harrisburg
CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES
114 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle
Provides transitional housing for single-parent, homeless families.
1910 N. Second St., Harrisburg
FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF THE CAPITAL REGION INC.
Mission is to provide comprehensive housing assistance services that affirmatively address and promote fair housing rights and further other housing opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, presence of children, disability, ancestry, marital status or other arbitrary factors.
2100 N. Sixth St., Harrisburg
FAMILY PROMISE OF HARRISBURG CAPITAL REGION
Mission is to empower families through relationships and skill building to move from homelessness to home.
PO Box 292, Lemoyne
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE GREATER HARRISBURG AREA
900 S. Arlington Ave., #131A, Harrisburg
HARRISBURG CENTER FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE
(Pennsylvania Coalition to End Homelessness)
315 Peffer Street, Harrisburg
HARRISBURG HOUSING AUTHORITY
HELP MINISTRIES OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES UNITED
Housing assistance for households under threat of eviction to resolve situations and stay in their housing, thereby reducing stress and trauma for all involved.
413 S. 19th Street, Harrisburg
HOUSING ALLIANCE OF PENNSYLVANIA
A statewide coalition working to provide leadership and a common voice for policies, practices and resources to ensure that all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes, have access to safe, decent and affordable homes.
610 N. Third St., Harrisburg
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF DAUPHIN
501 Mohn St., Steelton
INTERFAITH SHELTER FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES
Only homeless shelter in the Harrisburg region specifically serving families.
120 Willow Road, Suite C, Harrisburg
LIFEPATH CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
Offers emergency shelter for men and women.
363-373 West Market Street, York
LIGHTHOUSE OUTREACH CENTER
An interdenominational ministry that outreaches to both churched and unchurched women in need of transitional housing.
1839 Market St., Harrisburg
LOURDESHOUSE MATERNITY HOME
Provides specialized, comprehensive maternity care and residential services to women in need in southcentral Pennsylvania.
120 Willow Road, Suite A., Harrisburg
NEW OPTIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Mission is to assist people caught in the flood of homelessness in the Carlisle and Cumberland County area with affordable housing and a broad, interconnected network of community opportunities and support for personal independence.
Provides affordable housing and support services to adults who may be challenged with poverty, mental illness, or intellectual disabilities.
2001 Paxton St., Harrisburg
PENNSYLVANIA HOMELESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(Department of Human Services)
Helps to ensure that homelessness can be avoided, people who are homeless can find refuge and care, and homeless and near homeless clients are assisted in moving toward self-sufficiency.
PENNSYLVANIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY
Works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for senior adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs.
855-827-3466 (Customer Solutions Center)
211 N. Front St., Harrisburg
PRECIOUS HEARTS FOUNDATION
Aids victims of domestic abuse with temporary housing and other services.
Offers programs to aids participants to locate and move into housing, stabilize income and/or employment, and address dysfunctional personal behaviors through recognition and redirection.
SUSQUEHANNA HARBOR SAFE HAVEN
(Christian Churches United)
Offers long-term housing within a supportive community for up 25 formerly homeless men in Dauphin County. The program was designed to help chronically homeless men—those living on the street for a year or more—who are also dealing with mental illness.
1805 N. 12th St., Harrisburg
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION
Offers classes on renting, home purchasing, credit and credit repair, and one-on-one counseling for mortgage and foreclosure assistance.
1514 Derry Street, Harrisburg
UNITED METHODIST HOME FOR CHILDREN INC.
Provides community-based care services to youth and families in need in central and southeastern Pennsylvania. Youth ages 12-20 receive safe housing, emotional and educational support, food, clothing, medical and behavioral healthcare, counseling, and more in a family-like atmosphere.
5120 Simpson Ferry Road
WILLOW WAY and CRESCENT WAY
Transitional housing for women in recovery.
YWCA OF GREATER HARRISBURG
The following housing options are coordinated by the YWCA: 30-day emergency shelter, transitional and bridge housing, single room occupancy, and permanent housing for persons with disabilities.
1101 Market St., Harrisburg