Human ServicesHAP, ESG, CoC, CoC South Central, EFSP, and Forum of Churches

Adams, Bedford, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata counties.

If you are facing housing cost challenges, need rental assistance, are experiencing homelessness, or you are currently homeless, we have resources to help you. We offer rental assistance, rapid rehousing, security deposit assistance, rental arrears, utility arrears, homelessness prevention, homelessness assistance, and utility assistance.

If you need help feeding your family, we can help with that, too.

Programs in this Category

Program NameProgram CountiesIncome GuidelinesRegulationsPrimary Contact
Medical Assistance Transportation (MATP) and Persons with Disabilities (PWD)BedfordNoneMust have an ACCESS card
Have no other means of transportation
Trips are for medical purposes only
1-800-323-9997
Forum of ChurchesHuntingdon150% of FPGProof of identification
Up to $300 a year for rent, utility or heating fuel.
Eviction or utility shut off notice
1-800-323-9997
Representative PayeeBedfordNoneMust be referred by Social Security Administration.1-800-323-9997
Human Services Block Grant - Jail Based GED, Financial Literacy, Case ManagementBedford;Huntingdon125% FPGProof of identification
Ages 18 to 59

Bedford Jail Based GED – Incarcerated without a high school degree.
Financial Literacy – Lacking financial skills
Case Management – Enrollment in a homeless program
1-800-323-9997
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)Bedford;Fulton;HuntingdonHomeless Prevention:
Under 30% AMI

Rapid Re-Housing:
Income doesn’t apply
Proof of identification
Homeless Prevention:
Eviction within 14 days of date issued
Utility shutoff notice
Rapid Re-Housing:
Literally homeless
Individuals pulled from Community Que through HMIS
1-800-323-9997
Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)Bedford;Fulton;Huntingdon100% of FPG (except domestic violence individuals)Please call your local CCA office to determine your county regulations.1-800-323-9997
Continuum of Care (COC)Adams;Bedford;Franklin;Fulton;HuntingdonUpon Entry:
Income doesn’t apply

At re-cert:
Under 30% AMI
Proof of identification
Housing First Model
Literally homeless
Individuals pulled from Community Que through HMIS
1-800-323-9997
State Food Purchase Program & Emergency Food Assistance (SFPP & TEFAP)Bedford;Huntingdon150% FPG, Self-declaredProof of identification and residency
Receiving UC, SNAP, cash assistance, or ACCESS
1-800-323-9997
Emergency Food and Shelter (EFSP)Huntingdon150% FPGProof of identification
Payment of 1 month rent or utilities with eviction or utility shut off notice
100 gallons of heating fuel if completely empty
1-800-323-9997
HiSET Tutoring and TestingBedford;Fulton;Huntingdon125% FPGProof of identification
Ages 18 to 59
Preregistration for test
1-800-323-9997
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