In response to COVID-19 & the recommendations of Governor Wolf, many of these in person services have adjusted operating hours. Be sure to call ahead of time to confirm hours or make an appointment.
Help Finding the Right Support
Dial 211 or click here to search for support including housing, food, mental health, veteran assistance, legal services, and more. Go to Neighborly, an online platform for people to engage in community services online.
Our Community Partners
United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania is a great local resource for family needs including subsidized childcare services, rental assistance, SCOLA, and senior services.
Neighborworks offers many housing programs including a home buyer program and aging in place assistance.
Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency for rent, utilities, and vehicle assistance. These assistance programs are for residents of Lackawanna County with at least 21 hours a week of employment living at or below 200% of poverty.
Lackawanna County Resources
Jackson Terrace 148 Meridian Ave, Scranton, PA 18504
Phone 570-348-4428 & 570-348-4429
Open Mon – Fri 10:00AM-1:30PM
Valley View Terrace, BLDG #9 950 Pear St, Scranton, PA 18505
Open Mon – Fri 9:30AM-12:30PM
Salvation Army Food Box
Call 570-344-9878 to apply over the phone and make an appointment to pick up food boxes.
Saint Francis of Assisi Kitchen
500 Penn Avenue
Meals on Wheels
Phone: (570) 346-2421
Continues to deliver to clients and is instituting a 6-Foot rule to ensure volunteers and clients remain a safe social distance.
Scranton School District Lunches
Visit here for an updated schedule.
The Catherine McAuley Center provides shelter and
transitional housing for women and children.
For more information on public and section 8 housing, call the Scranton Housing Authority at (570) 348-4402.
Women’s Resource Center Toll Free: 1-800-257-5765 Lackawanna County: 570-346-4671
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line Text TALK to 741741 for free, anonymous 24/7 crisis support
Substance Use Disorder Help on pa.gov/covid-sud
Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990
Veteran Crisis Line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Domestic Violence Hotline Call: 1-888-799-7233 or Chat online at here.