Friday, 18 June 2021 07:58

Monroe County - Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing

Monroe County Filing Proposal for Emergency Solutions Grant Funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has received funding for the ESG program and is making these funds available to units of local governments for eligible homeless activities. The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH) enacted into law on May 20, 2009, authorized the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program

The Monroe County Commissioners desire to submit an application to DCED for ESG Program funds to provide homeless services including Rapid Rehousing, Homelessness Prevention, Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter and Administration or on behalf of other entities (Family Promise of Monroe County, Salvation Army East Stroudsburg, Women’s Resources of Monroe County, and Resources for Human Development – Street2Feet) to provide homeless services. The programs meets the ESG interim rule requirements at §24 CFR 576 are eligible and approved. The proposed grant funded projects.

The Monroe County Grants Manager on behalf of Monroe County is authorized and directed to execute an ESG Program application in the amount of $748,129 from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development and a community match of $748,129 for a total of $1,496,258. If you have any questions or comments prior to the grant submission on June 25th, please contact Jennifer Strauch at 570-517-3129 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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