Food, Clothing and Shelter

American Red Cross – Greater Erie Chapter

4961 Pittsburgh Avenue
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-833-0942
Web: www.erieredcross.org

*Food, shelter, clothing, and counseling to victims of disasters.


Center for Family Services

213 Center Street
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: 814-337-8450

*In-home and center based counseling, parenting classes, housing, counseling, rental and utility assistance, food pantry, and clothing.


Community of Caring

245 East 8th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-456-6661
Web: www.thecommunityofcaring.org
E-mail: caring@velocity.net

*Homeless shelter for seriously mentally ill persons (priority); transitional emergency shelter for other homeless.


Community Shelter Services

655 West 16th Street
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: 814-455-4369
Web: www.communityshelter.org
E-mail: cssoffice@communityshelter.org

*24-hour a day response for crisis shelter; permanent supportive, affordable housing for homeless families.


Emmaus Ministries

218 East 11th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-459-8349
*Kitchen – one free meal a day
Pantry – one bag of groceries a week
Kids Café – one free meal a day


Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul

134 West 7th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-452-3779
Web: www.cathedralofstpaul.org
E-mail: cathpaul@cathedralofstpaul.org

*Food pantry


Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit

501 West 31st Street
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: 814-452-4040
E-mail: chs_episcopal@yahoo.com

*Counseling, food pantry, healing ministry, health screenings.


Erie City Mission

P.O. Box 407
Erie, PA 16512
Phone: 814-452-4421
Web: www.eriecitymission.org
E-mail: contact@eriecitymission.org

*Rescue and recovery center providing needy individuals with rest, comfort, food and shelter.


Erie County Assistance Office

1316 Holland Street
P.O. Box 958
Erie, PA 16512
Phone: 814-461-2000
Web: www.dpw.state.pa.us

*Cash assistance, medical assistance, food stamp benefits, energy assistance program (for heating costs), employment and training services, waiver and nursing home care.


Erie County WIC Program

P.O. Box 2027
Erie, PA 16512
Phone: 814-455-9102

*Nutritious food and formula for pregnant women, infants and children to age 5.


Greater Erie Community Action Committee (GECAC)

18 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-459-4581
Web: www.gecac.org
E-mail: esitter@gecac.org

*Home support, meals on wheels, personal care, transitional housing assistance, rental assistance, neighbor for neighbor heat fund, weatherization, etc.


Joel II Restoration Outreach

2201 Reed Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-455-4464
E-mail: FRL@ma.rr.com

*Food, clothing, and small house hold items.


Kearsarge Area Food Pantry

5440 Washington Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-864-1920

*Distribution of food and household products as they are available to senior citizens, unemployed, and persons whose income is within the guidelines.


Mercy Center for Women

1039 East 27th Street
Erie, PA 16054
Phone: 814-455-4577
Web: www.mcwerie.org
E-mail: ctombaugh@mcwerie.org

*Transitional housing, self-improvement classes, professional clothing for homeless woman at least 20 years of age with or without children who are willing to work at improving their life situation.


Metro Erie Meals on Wheels

201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550
Phone: 814-452-6930
E-mail: mealsonwheels@peoplepc.com

*Meals delivered to those physically or mentally disabled, aged, or home bound.


Northwestern Food Pantry

#1 Robb & Powell Avenue
Albion, PA 16401

*Provides clothing, books and new gifts for Christmas for all children to those unemployed, family income below federal guidelines and senior citizens.


Project Hope Outreach Services

Erie United Methodist Alliance
249 East 8th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-456-5670
Web: www.euma-erie.org

*Assistance to homeless individuals and families to locate and access support services and appropriate housing.


Rainbow Connection Thrift Store

Erie United Methodist Alliance
1516 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
Phone: 814-453-4080
Web: www.euma-erie.org

*Small charge or free to clients with vouchers from churches and agencies for used clothing and shoes, and small household goods and books.


The Refuge

Erie United Methodist Alliance
1027 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504
Phone: 814-454-6088
Web: www.euma-erie.org

*Emergency and basic needs for food and shelter for families with children.


Safe Horizons

Union City, PA 16438
Phone: 814-438-2675

*Free domestic violence services and shelter for abused woman and their children.


Saint Martin Center

1701 Parade Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-452-6113
Web: www.stmartincenter.org

*Emergency assistance – food, financial, prescription, clothing, and household items.


Saint Patrick Haven

147 East 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-454-7219

*Homeless males.


The Salvation Army

1022 Liberty Street
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: 814-454-6497

*Homeless shelter, food bank, emergency clothes and furnishing assistance.


Second Harvest Food Bank of NWPA

1507 Grimm Drive
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-459-3663
Web: www.eriefoodbank.org
E-mail: info@eriefoodbank.org

*Basic food banking, state food purchase program, and Kids Café.


Upper Room

1024 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-459-3983

*Support as available to poor and homeless.


Waterford Food Pantry

Waterford Presbyterian Church – Boyd House
3rd and Walnut Streets
Waterford, PA 16441
Phone: 814-796-2929

*Referrals to WIC and food stamps, food donations, Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas gifts to children, and clothing.

Upper Room
1024 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-459-3983
*Support as available to poor and homeless.