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To access any of these housing services, contact:
Housing Outreach Specialist
Fort Jackson Building (3rd Floor)
19 South Washington Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5276/ Fax: 724-852-5368
The purpose of the Rapid Re-Housing Program is to assist individuals and families who are already homeless to obtain permanent housing that is affordable and stable. This includes individuals who qualify under the definition of homeless as issued in the HUD regulations and description of eligible participants outlined in the guidelines. Individuals and families will be selected for the program through the Coordinated Entry Prioritization list for the Western COC.
Greene County Human Services has specific Rapid Re-Housing -- Provides rapid rehousing financial assistance, housing relocation and stabilization services that include life skills and case management.
Whitehill Place – Is a renovated six unit building that offers Transitional Housing. The program is administer through SPHS Connect, Inc.: Transitional Housing provides supportive housing (single unit) for up to eighteen months for homeless individuals. Residents are afforded their own apartment and pay 30% of their income towards rent and utilities. The program offers case management and support services to assist in obtaining income and eligible benefits while finding permanent housing. Guest must meet regulations set forth by HUD and will be selected for the program through the Coordinated Entry Prioritization list for the Western COC.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)
Provides housing (single and family units) scattered site apartments leased by private landlords for individuals and families. This program is for homeless persons with disabilities. Guest are required to pay 30% of their gross income towards rent and utilities.Case management assists with linking to employment, resources and supportive services. Residents obtaining this service must meet all eligibility requirements set forth by HUD and will be selected through the Coordinated Entry Prioritization list for the Western COC.
To be placed on theCoordinated Entry Prioritization list for the Western COC list, please visit http://www.pennsylvaniacoc.org.
|1. Avalon Court: 170 East Greene Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370||A||OA||F||PWD|
|2. Grandview Apartments: Grandview Drive, Waynesburg, PA 15370||F||PWD|
|3. Liberty Avenue: behind McCracken’s Pharmacy, Waynesburg, PA 15370||A||F|
|4. Thompson Gardens: 5th & Walnut Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370||A||OA||PWD|
|5. Southside: Elm, Rich Hill & Walnut Alley, Waynesburg, PA 15370||A||F|
|6. Wayne Village: West High Street, Waynesburg, PA 1537-||A||F||PWD|
|7. Woodland Avenue Apartments: Woodland Avenue, Waynesburg, PA 15370||F||PWD|
|8. Woodside Manor: 522 P South & Renehart, Carmichaels, PA 15320||OA||F||PWD|
|*A=Adults | OA= Older Adults | F=Families | PWD=People with a Disability|
Greene County Human Services has aquired funds through PHARE to provide rental assistance to Greene County Veterans who meet income eligibility requirements (less than 30%of AMI). This may include individuals and families with one or more of the following:
Homeless or at risk of homelessness
Youth in transition
Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Persons with Behavioral Health Issues
(Mental Health and Drug Alcohol)
Persons with Physical Disabilities
Families involved with Children and Youth Services
Veterans will have access to the program in the Greene County housing continuum which includes:
Intake and Assessment
Homeless Prevention and Diversion
If veterans do not qualify for these programs, then on a case by case basis the Veteran and their families’ circumstance will be reviewed and would be assisted through PHARE dollars.
These services could include:
Up to 6 months rental assistance based on need, with veterans paying 30% of their income
First month’s rent, utilities assistance and or household essentials
Case management services
All Veterans receiving PHARE Rental Assistance dollars will be wrapped with County funded supportive services that fit their individual needs, with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.
Greene County Human Services will work closely ensure participants in the program are receiving all eligible veterans services/benefits including Supportive Services For Veterans and Family (SSVF). Multidisciplinary Team meetings will be held on a regular basis to ensure that all services wrapped around the Veteran can be on the same page and work more efficiently. Participants will be assisted in completing applications for subsidized housing if eligible.
Other services that they receive may include:
other services such as mental health, drug and alcohol
Life skills training