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Warren Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council

1209 Pennsylvania Ave W
Warren, PA 16365
(814) 726-2400


Class of Housing: transitional, supportive, and permanent housing

General Information:

1. The Faith Inn

Made possible through the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, the Faith Inn is a shelter located in Warren, PA which consists of 3 efficiency apartments, 4 one bedroom apartments, and 2 two bedroom apartments, available to homeless individuals or families living in Warren or Forest County.

    Who is eligible? Homeless individuals and/or families. Household income must be within 0-30% of the area median income.
    What we do: We staff and manage the Faith Inn where we are able to provide temporary housing up to 30 days. Participants work with Housing Specialists during that time and receive coordinated services designed to help move clients from temporary to permanent housing.

 

2. Transitional Housing

The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council provides transitional, supportive, and permanent housing options to individuals and families in our community that are currently homeless or facing homelessness.

Our trained caseworkers work with several partners, coordinating and partnering with various human resource agencies and community resources, to help those in need.

For additional information regarding our housing assistance programs, contact Brandy Ambrose by calling 814-726-2400, ext. 3355 or by emailing ambrose@wfcaa.org.


Website: http://www.wfcaa.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Warren Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council:

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.
How To Volunteer at Warren Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council:

Be a volunteer. Call Warren Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council at (814) 726-2400 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:

ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.



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