Housing

Columbia County Housing &  Redevelopment  Authorities

700 Sawmill Rd, Suite 101 Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

www.columbiacountyhousing.com  Tel: (570) 784 -9373  

At CCHRA, we are dedicated to providing safe, decent, affordable housing opportunities to the residents of Columbia County, Pennsylvania. Our goal is to help you find the housing opportunities that fit your needs. Our mission is to provide housing opportunities to low- and moderate-income families, as well as elderly and intellectually disabled persons, while supporting programs that foster economic self-sufficiency for those we serve.

First Time Home Buyers Program: With the First Time Home Buyers Program, the Columbia County Housing Authority focuses its attention and resources on assisting Columbia County residents in their becoming homeowners. To qualify for the First Time Home Buyers Program one must be a first time homebuyer or not have had an ownership interest in a residence during the previous 3 years. 

Columbia County Access Grant Program

702 Sawmill Rd, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Tel: (570) 784 -9373

The goal of the Access Grant Program is to provide low-income residents, with permanent disabilities, physical modifications to their home or apartment, thereby increasing access and preventing institutionalization.

Columbia/Montour Aging Office

702 Sawmill Road, Suite 201 Bloomsburg, Pa 17815

During office hours Tel: (570) 784-9272. After office hours Tel: (570) 784-0828 www.cmaaa15.org

FORMS- Help is available for filing Rent/ Property Tax Rebates, PACE applications and insurance forms. Forms will be completed by appointment only

Pennsylvania. We provide legal assistance so that people can know their rights and free legal representation in non-criminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues.

Register of Wills/Recorder of Deeds Columbia County

35 West street Bloomsburg PA 17815

 www.columbiapa.org/registerrecorder/online.php Tel: (570) 389 -5632

Record Real Estate Documents for public information and Probate decedent Estates. We have deeds, mortgages and miscellaneous real estate documents dating back to 1813 along with wills and probate estates also dating back to 1813. Our public information dating back to 1974 can be accessed online by going to the County Website and clicking on the Register/Recorder Office ā€“ a link is provided for Landex.

The Women Center, Inc.

Provides 24/7 access and support for domestic and sexual violence victims

111 North Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

www.thewomenscenterinc.org/ Tel: (570) 784 -6632

Provide free support services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and incest, the Womenā€™s Center serves the residents of Columbia and Montour counties.


Shelter

Agape 

19 East 7th Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815 P.O. Box 424.

M / T / F between  9am and 4pm. Thursdays between 9am and 5pm. Closed Wednesdays.

www.agapelovefromabove.org Tel: (570) 317-2210

Road Home- is a program which helps displaced people who are in need of housing, short-term shelter or recovery assistance after a disaster. For a variety of reasons good people can find themselves without a secure place to live. House fires, natural disasters, unemployment and estrangement from family members are just a few of the reasons people can suddenly find themselves homeless.

Beyond Violence

1612 Walnut Street Berwick, PA 18603.

www.beyondviolenceberwick.com Tel: (570) 759 -0298

Beyond Violence, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide support and safety to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; eliminate personal and institutional violence; and offer direct services, educational programming, systems advocacy along with adult and child counseling.

Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) 

Columbia County Assistance Office.

27 East Seventh Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

 www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/public/cmphome Tel: (570) 387 -4200.  Hotline Phone: (800) 692-7462

The Department of Human Services offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.

The Gate House

1 Gatehouse Drive Danville, PA 17821.

Tel: (570) 275 -6766

Provides emergency shelter for the homeless and transitional housing. Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self-sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

The Women Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour

111 North Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

24/7 Crisis Hotline: (570) 784-6631 or (800) 544-8293 womenctr1@verizon.net

 Domestic violence and sexual assault.

For administrative needs: (570) 784 -6632 womenctr1@verizon.net