Community Action Agency Of Delaware County Media

201 W Front St
Media, PA 19063

(610)891-5101 Go To Website
Class of Housing: homeless prevention, emergency housing

General Information:
Homeless Prevention To prevent the loss of existing housing or quickly re-house an already homeless household, qualified Delaware County residents can receive financial assistance to avoid eviction or move them into a new residence. To apply for financial assistance, please come in for an assessment at our office located at 1414 Meetinghouse Road in Boothwyn, PA.  Assessments are conducted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no appointments required). Please bring the following documentation to the assessment: 1. PA State ID for all household members 18 years of age or older 2. Social Security Cards for all household members 3. Proof of all household income 4. Proof of eviction if applicable 5. Copy of lease For more information, please call 610-874-8451. Emergency Housing CAADC is the primary provider of emergency housing to homeless families and individuals in Delaware County.  Shelter is provided at the following sites: Life Center of Eastern Delaware County is a 50-bed facility for single adults and is located at 63rd and Market Street in Upper Darby.  The Life Center provides shelter to over 160 Delaware County residents per year. Case management, support services, and life coaching are provided to residents with a focus on permanent housing solutions and which promote economic self-sufficiency. Fee medical screenings are provided to residents on a weekly basis through ChesPenn Health Services. Services available to residents and open to the public: Community Shower program: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings: Thursday, Saturday, and Sundays Evening Meal Program: With over 40 churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples donating food and their time, Life Center is able to provide over 200 meals every evening to residents and community members in need of a hot meal.     Evening meal program (open to the public):  Daily from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Website: http://www.caadc.org/

How To Volunteer at Community Action Agency Of Delaware County Media:
Be a volunteer. Call Community Action Agency Of Delaware County Media at (610)891-5101 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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