Basic Needs Financial Assistance
Basic Needs Financial Assistance provides help in the face of a financial crisis due to an unexpected or unavoidable circumstance.
The program provides modest contributions to eligible households for:
- Security deposits
- Utility bills between April and November
- New prescriptions
- Gas for out-of-county medical appointments
If IHS is unable to provide assistance, referrals to other organizations or faith communities will always be made.
Questions? Call Interfaith Human Services at (814) 234-7731.
The funds for this service are, in large part, contributed by generous donors during the annual Wishing Well Campaign, which runs from the day after Thanksgiving until late December.