Housing & Food Programs 

 

 

  • Delaware County Housing Authority

    • www.dcha1.org

    • 610-876-2521

    • Provides public housing, housing choice vouchers programs, supportive housing programs, shelter plus care, voucher homeownership programs, and family self-sufficiency programs.                                         

  • Chester Housing Authority

    •  www.chesterha.org 

    • 610-876-5561

    • Public housing problem that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing or section 8 vouchers.

 

  • Safe and Healthy Homes Program

    • Free home visit and free Healthy Homes supplies for families receiving Medicaid, WIC or LIHEAP.

    • Provides free supplies/services re. pests, asthma triggers, safety issues, and clutter.

    • Contact Janine Lee 610-521-8770 or jlee@caadc.org

 

 

 

  • Lead Hazard Control Program

    • Qualification program for property owners to reduce/eliminate lead-based paint hazards in their homes.

    • Contact Ms. Deepa Mankikar 215-731-2474 or healthyhomes@nncc.us

 

  • Delaware County Emergency Preparedness Guide

    • Delaware County Local Emergency Planning Committee

    • www.delcocitizencorps.com

    • 610-565-8700

    • Provides extensive emergency information and resources for Delaware County.

 

  • Pathways to Housing

    • www.pathwaystohousingpa.org  

    • 215-390-1500

    • Provides home assessment tools for providers, caregivers, and homeowners. Also provides resources for housing, service registration, and assessments.

 

  • Horizon House

    • www.hhinc.org

    • Delaware County: 610-328-0213

    • Philadelphia County: 215-386-3838

    • Provides permanent, transitional and emergency housing along with a variety of residential and treatment services for homeless individuals and those affected by mental health diagnoses.

 

  • HUD- Department of Housing and Urban Development

    • www.hud.gov

    • Government site for resources on affordable housing, housing discrimination, homelessness and disaster guides. 

      • Fair Housing / Fair Opportunity

        • Hotline service for individuals to report incidences of housing discrimination.

        • 215-861-7637 Philadelphia

        • 412-644-5449 Pittsburgh

        • 1-800-799-2085 Toll-free

 

  • Coordinated Entry Program -HUD

    • Provides assessment and referral services and resources through the Community Action Agency, Salvation Army and Horizon house for homeless and at-risk individuals.

    • Community Action Agency: 610-874-8451

    • Salvation Army: 610-874-0423

    • Horizon House: 267-507-3875

 

  • Community Action Agency

    • www.caadc.org

    • 610-833-4442-Office

    • 610-521-8770-Weatherization program

    • Provides housing services such as emergency shelters at three locations, transitional housing, homeless prevention, home ownership, and energy conservation services. Free home weatherization program.

 

  • Home at Last

    • www.crozerkeystone.org

    • 610-497-7360

    • A three-phase behavioral health program for homeless individuals in transition.

 

  • Housing Equality Center

    • www.equalhousing.org

    • 267-419-8918

    • Provides education, advocacy and enforcement of fair housing laws. Provides victims of housing discrimination with legal help and conduct investigations into non-compliance and discrimination.

 

  • Self-determination Housing Project of PA

    • www.sdhp.org

    • Provides a multitude of resources regarding housing.

 

  • DIFAN-Delaware County Interfaith Food assistance Network

    • www.fcsdc.org

    • A network of food pantries across Delaware County, each family receives enough food for five days each month. See website for locations and contact info.  

 

  • Family & Community Services of Delaware County

    • www.fcsdc.org

    • 610-566-7540 Media

    • 610-859-3806 Chester

    • Provides outpatient adult counseling, substance abuse counseling, HIV medical case management, emergency food distribution, second time around parents, strengthening families program, permanent supportive housing, HIV/AIDS prevention & education, and the Ralph Moses House (HIV homeless men's group home).

 

  • Elwyn

    • www.elwyn.org

    • 610-891-2000

    • Provides information and referral services in regards to residential services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties in PA. Also provides work opportunities and adult day programs.

 

  • Making Homes Affordable

    • www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

    • 888-995-4673 -Helpline

    • A national nonprofit organization aiming to prevent home foreclosure and reduce monthly payments for eligible individuals and families.

 

  • DAP: Domestic Abuse Project

    • www.dapdc.org

    • 610-565-4590 24/7 HOTLINE

    • 610-565-6272 Delco office #

    • Provides emergency shelter to adults and children at imminent risk along with supportive services and relocation assistance. DAP's transitional housing program offers longer-term HUD-subsidized housing and intensive case management. Services also include counseling, safe houses, legal services, medical advocacy and community outreach.

 

  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

 

  • LifePath. Inc

    • www.lifepath.org

    • 610-264-5724 Lehigh Valley Office

    • 215-257-0471 Buxmont Office

    • 610-566-5029 Drexel Hill Office

    • Services for individuals with developmental disabilities including residential programs, day programs, and outpatient psychiatric services. Residential services include community homes, life-sharing, supported living and in-home support. 

 

  • Step by Step, Inc

    • https://stepbystepusa.com/

    • 610-352-7837 SE Region including Montgomery, Philadelphia and Delaware County

    • Provides intensive case management and supportive living services for mentally ill and developmentally disabled individuals. Residential living options include life-sharing, community homes and more.

 

  • Merakey Fresh Start Program

    • www.merakey.org/services-fresh-start.html

    • Provides transitional and recovery housing to men and women. Both funded and self-pay options based on eligibility. 

    • Recovery Housing (funded) Men: 215-426-1420 or 215-739-0369 / Women 215-634-8160

    • Recovery Housing For Spanish Speaking Men: 215-426-0993

    • Self- Pay Transitional Housing For Men: 215-535-0985 Women: 215-634-8160                                                     

 

  • Regional Housing Coordinator Program

    • 610-873-9595

    • www.sdhp.org

    • Purpose of the program is to create a bridge between the Medicaid home and community-based waiver programs and the PA housing sectors. The program facilitates access to housing options for people with disabilities and older adults. 

All organization requests such as adding a resource, changing existing resource information, or adding an event to the calender please email Delco Resources at resourcesdelco@gmail.com

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