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PoconoInfo Helpline

Whether it’s information about local food pantries, accessing homeless shelters, public assistance programs, opioid abuse, availability of child care services, or other human service needs, Monroe County residents need only contact PoconoInfo to connect with a comprehensive database of local, state and federal health and human service programs available in our community. Trained call specialists will be on hand to answer questions and refer individuals in need to services that are available.

HELP IS AVAILABLE

To get started, simply call 570-517-3954.

 

Monroe County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Pocono Mountains United Way is one of several agencies working to qualify applicants for the Monroe County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Monroe County renters who are behind on their rent or utilities or are at risk for housing instability are encouraged to consider this program.

Links to the application form as well as more information and qualifications are available at : Monroe County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

 

Landlord-Tenant Eviction Mediation Program

Voluntary, confidential, and free program where a mediator works with both landlords and tenants to identify their needs and help them negotiate a solution. Unlike the court system, landlords and tenants participating in mediation have more options to create a mutual agreement that is acceptable to all parties.