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If you are in need of assistance with rent or utilities or facing eviction, please contact the following agencies:

Sallies
Salvation Army

(610) 373-5208

Utilities Assistance

Assistance to prevent homelessness through rental assistance, mortgage assistance, utility assistance to prevent shut-off

Assistance with rent & utilities to move people experiencing homelessness into private housing

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humanrelations
Human Relations Commission

(610) 655-6141

First month's rent or security deposit assistance for apartments located within the City of Reading

Utility assistance for the City of Reading

Limited financial assistance to eligible city residents facing eviction

Landlord / tenant Disputes

Fair Housing Complaints

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familyPromises
Family Promise

(610) 373-3323

First month's rent or security deposit assistance for apartments located in Berks County, outside the City of Reading

Utility assistance for Berks County, outside the City of Reading

Limited financial assistance to eligible Berks County residents facing eviction

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berksCommunityActionProgram

Mortgage Diversion Program for those who are behind on their mortgage and have received a sheriff's notice

Budget Counseling

Weatherization program for low-income homes

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catholicCharities
Catholic Charities

(610) 376-7144

Assists veterans with low income obtain and maintain permanent housing

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