Office of Emergency Shelter and Services

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Office of Emergency Shelter and Services

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1315 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA - 19107

  • (215) 686-7175

About Office of Emergency Shelter and Services

Last-Modified: 2021-01-18 21:28:35

Office of Emergency Shelter and Services - The City of Philadelphia provides emergency and temporary housing to persons experiencing homelessness.

Homeless Services administers contracts with various human service organizations to provide short-term emergency housing accommodations, based on an assessment of need, to resolve an immediate housing crisis for persons and families.

Case management assistance is also provided to assist households with obtaining appropriate long-term housing. Emergency housing services include:  

  • Temporary shelter    
  • Ongoing case management services    
  • Assistance with obtaining transitional and/or permanent housing    
  • Supportive housing for special populations   
  • An optional savings program which allows households to save a part of their income for future housing expenses.

Philadelphia Homeless Outreach Hotline 215-232-1984

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Do they offer emergency cash to pay rent?

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What documents are required to apply for cash payment help?

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I'm being told that an eviction notice, letter to vacate, an ID card.
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Do you know if a person collecting unemployment can qualify to get rent assistance at this location?

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What are the requirements and do you help with down payments

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6 Reviews of Office of Emergency Shelter and Services

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May 23, 2020

Need help paying rent do u help with that

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Jun 20, 2020

I’m in need of housing listings for my family that’s low income based and doesn’t matter what my credit is or will help me work on it while residing in property. This is an emergency situation

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Nov 16, 2020

I need to find something ASAP.. I have my mom that I’m taking care of, and the place we are leaving in, the person is going to put us out, I always have a 17 old still in school, so I will need somewhere around Close to his school.

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Nov 18, 2020

Need help with emergency housing

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Jan 27, 2021

Hola: necesito me ayuden a conseguir apartamento llevo tiempo buscando y no consigo busco por sección 8 espero su pronta respuesta vivo con una sobrina pero quiero vivir sola tengo 70 años.

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Feb 1, 2021

I'm looking for rent assisting with my rent I owe three months

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1315 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA - 19107

Office Hours of operation

  • Day Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed