Mission: Strengthening lives and supporting our community by providing immediate assistance, education and long-term services consistent with our catholic values.
Programs: To provide early learning services to the community while enabling low-income and single parent families the opportunity to earn a reasonable wage. Care is provided for children between the ages of six weeks and thirteen years. The state-of-the art facility also offers preschool curriculum, as well as before and after school care for children.
housing counseling services is provided to those who wish to improve their current conditions through home ownership opportunities. The program is certified by the u. S. Department of housing and urban development (hud) and the staff is trained by the pennsylvania housing finance agency (phfa). The comprehensive program provides pre and post purchase counseling. Hemap (homeowner's emergency mortgage assistance program) application assistance, fair housing, and predatory lending information.
financial assistance is available to clients for rent, mortgage and utilities, life-sustaining prescriptions, and transportation in the form of gasoline vouchers. Assistance can also be provided for completing penelec's customer assistance program application. The st. Martin center caseworkers can also guide clients with creating and maintaining a budget and providing referrals to other programs within st. Martin center such as housing counseling, or to another local agency.
food pantry and clothing to clients