Pandemic Housing Resource Call

Wednesdays at 3pm, we host a public Zoom call where you can ask questions directly to various providers in Chester County, PA. Below you will find resources and recordings of previous calls.

local resources

211

If you have a housing emergency, please dial 211. 2‑1‑1 SEPA is part of the national 2‑1‑1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services– for everyday needs and in crisis situations.

You can visit their website here: 211sepa.org or you can dial 211.

Chester County Friends Association

Chester County Friends Association believes in a stable home, a healthy child, a resilient family, and a safe community. They use a Housing First model combined with their trauma-informed, 2-generation approach. Friends focuses on keeping families together during times of crisis while connecting them with highly personalized case management, community resources, and skill-building.  They support all families experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness in Chester County structured as they are when we meet them, including single moms and dads, two-parent, multi-generational, grandparent, and LGBTQ+ families. They work with families to empower them as they build on existing strengths and skills and work together to build resiliency, stable housing, and financial independence.

You can visit their website here: friendsassoc.org or you can call 610-431-3598.

Good Samaritan Shelter

Good Samaritan Services gives immediate help to people who are experiencing homelessness and helps those at risk of becoming homeless, by restoring their lives to stability.  They engage the community to support these efforts.

You can visit their website here: goodsamservices.org or call 610-380-1360.

Home of the Sparrow

Home of the Sparrow’s mission is to partner with women facing homelessness to secure housing, achieve long-term stability, and chart new paths for their futures.

You can visit their website here: homeofthesparrow.org or you can call 610-647-4940.

Other Resources

Download these pdf files for info

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Fair Housing Guide for Consumers – This guide was developed to assist you in better understanding your rights under the Fair Housing Act, and to increase your ability to recognize the signs of housing discrimination.

Know Your Rights as a Renter in PA – This manual will help to guide you through a successful renting experience by providing general information and self-help resources regarding state and federal Fair Housing laws and Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Law as it pertains to the rental of private residential property.

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