Centre House Emergency Shelter - State College, -S

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217 East Nittany Avenue
State College, -S 1680
: (814) 237-5508
: http://housingtransitions.org

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Description: Emergency Shelter 24/7 for men, women and children with their parent or guardian
Call (814) 237-5508 day or night

Centre House provides shelter and food to clients who are experiencing homelessness or in crisis, but also guidance to reach a more stable housing future. Residents must be over the age of 18 unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, or legally emancipated. The Centre House shelter is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and is staffed 24 hours a day. There is no charge to stay at Centre House.

While staying at the shelter:
    Residents have access to a full kitchen and cooked meals; any allergies or other dietary needs can be accommodated
    Residents are provided with all necessary toiletries, including towels, bedding, and personal items upon request.
    Residents have 24/7 access to Housing Case Managers who help identify needs and meet goals through clear plans and concrete steps.
    Residents are responsible for daily housekeeping chores to help keep the shelter running efficiently.
    Residents have their own mailbox during their stay at Centre House.
    Residents may clean clothing in the in house washer and dryer.
    All adult clients complete an interview process prior to determination of eligibility. Individuals convicted of or charged with a violent crime, a crime of a sexual nature, or a crime involving the sale or distribution of drugs are not deemed eligible for residential services.
    The shelter focuses on accommodating Centre County residents.
    The shelter does not provide financial assistance. However, the Case Manager assists residents with calls to other agencies, churches, etc. to put together a package for first month rent and/or security deposit, medication, or other substantial needs.

While staying at the shelter:
    Residents have access to a full kitchen and cooked meals; any allergies or other dietary needs can be accommodated
    Residents are provided with all necessary toiletries, including towels, bedding, and personal items upon request.
    Residents have 24/7 access to Housing Case Managers who help identify needs and meet goals through clear plans and concrete steps.
    Residents are responsible for daily housekeeping chores to help keep the shelter running efficiently.
    Residents have their own mailbox during their stay at Centre House.
    Residents may clean clothing in the in house washer and dryer.
    All adult clients complete an interview process prior to determination of eligibility. Individuals convicted of or charged with a violent crime, a crime of a sexual nature, or a crime involving the sale or distribution of drugs are not deemed eligible for residential services.
    The shelter focuses on accommodating Centre County residents.
    The shelter does not provide financial assistance. However, the Case Manager assists residents with calls to other agencies, churches, etc. to put together a package for first month rent and/or security deposit, medication, or other substantial needs.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Centre House Emergency Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.


Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Centre House Emergency Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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