Rutherford House is a 16-unit permanent supportive housing facility located on the campus of Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency. Residents were homeless prior to moving in to Rutherford House, and at least one member of each household has a disability. Units range in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms to accommodate families of various sizes. Residents have an individualized service plan to help them overcome the barriers that led to housing instability and other life challenges.
Located in downtown Lancaster, Pearl House is a 21-unit permanent supportive housing facility that assists homeless families facing the challenges of addiction. Pearl House results from a partnership between Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency (LFCAA), Fairfield Homes and The Recovery Center. Each unit has two bedrooms. The Recovery Center, located next door to Pearl House, is the primary service provider. Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency Early Child Programs operates an Early Head Start classroom for Pearl House residents and provides other support to families.
Fairfield County Housing Coalition
Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency is a member of the Fairfield County Housing Coalition – a group formed to assist individuals and families who become homeless or who are at risk of homelessness regain housing stability and quality of life.
Housing for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) is a federally funded program that helps meet housing needs of individuals with HIV/AIDS.
To learn more, CLICK HERE or contact LFCAA at (740) 653-4146.
Homeless Crisis Response Program (HCRP)
Through the Homeless Crisis Response Program (HCRP), assistance toward the cost of rent may be available. The program aims to prevent homelessness when possible and, when homelessness does occur, to provide emergency shelter and rapidly move those affected from emergency shelter into permanent housing.
For more information, CLICK HERE or call or visit Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency.