When You Need Help- Where to go for Financial Assistance
Posted On January 12, 2021
There is help available from the State of Pennsylvania and local non-profit agencies for families struggling to pay the rent and care for their families. If you have experienced a loss or reduction of income, don’t hesitate to reach out to these three Crawford County Resources:
Center for Family Services
The Center for Family Services exists to assist, support, and strengthen individuals and families throughout our communities. The Center supports Crawford County residents by operating the food pantry and thrift store and providing Emergency Assistance, Utility Assistance, Rent/Homeowner Assistance, and other services.
Visit their website for more information at: Center for Family Services. You can also visit their office or call at the following address:
Center for Family Services 213 W. Center Street Meadville, PA 16335 (814) 337-8450
The Salvation Army’s mission is to meet human needs wherever, whenever, and however, they can. They also operate a thrift store and food pantry and provide emergency assistance for people in need. In fact, many services are available in the Meadville area.
You can find out more of what the Meadville office is doing at their Facebook page. You can also visit their office or call at the following address.
Salvation Army 1087 Park Avenue Meadville, PA 16335 (814) 724-3738
Department of Human Services
he Human Services Development Fund (HSDF) provides counties with a flexible source of funding to be used within the human services programs for which the counties are responsible: Adult Services, Aging, Children and Youth, Drug and Alcohol, Homeless Assistance, and the Community Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities programs.
Residents of Crawford County PA can reach out to — Ms. Diane Hendricks (Dee), Administrative Assistant Crawford Country Human Services Department 18282 Technology Drive, Suite 101 Meadville, PA 16335 (814) 373-3613 Fax: (814) 333-2377 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org