Experiencing a Homeless Crisis?
If you are in need of temporary shelter, call 2-1-1 and talk with a trained representative about your situation. During the conversation, you will be assessed and referrals may be made on your behalf to local homeless shelters. Referrals will be made based on current availability.
Eviction Prevention Assistance in Northampton County
Financial assistance for rent relief is available for qualified renters and landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19. Renters and landlords can apply for relief through the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. For information about eligibility and to start the application process visit: https://www.phfa.org/pacares/rent.aspx
This website provides links to three (3) REQUIRED application forms, as well as links to the program guidelines and other important information:
If you are a resident of Northampton County, you should contact the following agencies to review your application and complete the submission for financial assistance.
- Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township & Hellertown/Saucon: New Bethany Ministries, 610-691-5602 x213
- Easton: Easton Area Neighborhood Center, Ross Marcus, 610.253.4253; ProJeCt of Easton, Michael Banas, 610-258-1100 ext. 13
- Suburban and Rural Towns & Townships of Northampton County: Third Street Alliance for Women & Children, Ziana Keith, 610-438-1763
Due to COVID-19 please call to schedule appointments. Drop-in visits can not be accommodated.