Last updated Nov 25, 2022 1 Comment 5

Family Services, Inc - Blair County Family Shelter Services

The shelter is open and staffed 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. There are NO fees to use this service.

Must be 18 or older unless accompanied by parent or guardian
Must be homeless or near homeless
Must not be intoxicated or under the influence at the time of intake
Must be medically stable
Must be able to comply with the program requirement
Must be voluntarily seeking services with an expressed desire for services and willing to comply with program recommendations
Must not be a threat to self, staff or other residents
Must be willing to comply with house requirements and manage own daily living skills
Must be willing to live cooperatively in a communal setting
Mental/emotional state must be sufficiently stable for participation in program
Must undergo a background check and have no crimes of violence or sexual crimes
Must prove Blair County or adjacent county resident for a minimum of 90 days

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Last Updated Ago Added Nov 12, 2020

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If you have stayed in this shelter, how was your stay?

Is this a safe shelter to stay in?

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  1. Yes it is.

    Answer posted on Sep 25, 2023 0

Do they accept pets at this shelter?

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  1. No

    Answer posted on Sep 25, 2023 0

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How long can you stay here?

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  1. 3 months

    Answer posted on Sep 25, 2023 0

1 Comment

  1. Ace
    Sep 25, 2023Reply
    Didn't have a place to stay so I tried it. It wasn't bad. Got meals but the Mgr prepared all the meals. Had a computer to look for a job and a place to rent.

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