Pennsylvania – Shelters for Single Mothers

 Whether you’re in a bad relationship and you need a domestic violence shelter for your child and yourself; you’re on the verge of becoming homeless; it’s something more light and you want to find an animal shelter, sometimes you do need to find a shelter. Whether you have the time or not, finding these shelters do require time and patience sometimes. I know that can be a frustration but the good news is they are out there and there are a lot of them out there.

Even after constant searches, you can find yourself feeling frustrated and impatient with the lack of results you are receiving. So I’m hoping this list I’m about to provide you with will at least help you with your search and give you some choices or lessen the choices, whichever.

Pennsylvania Women’s Shelters
Location: Pennsylvania
website: http://www.womenshelters.org/sta/pennsylvania
This is a list of women’s shelters that you can look through if you need to. This is a good way to explore some options available and if you want to narrow down the search, you can put in your zip code to make it easier for you. This is a good option for you to get more than one option in more than one location, making it more convenient for you.

Hillside SPCA Animal Shelter
Location: Pottsville, PA
website: http://www.hillsidespca.com/
This is an option for those looking for animal shelter. They offer pet adoptions of dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, horses, and even other types of animals. So you don’t have to worry about variety here if a dog or cat isn’t exactly what you were looking for. If you want to donate, you can do that as well and any other information you would need is also on the website for your convenience.

Sixth Street Shelter
Location: Allentown, PA
website: http://sss.caclv.org/
This option is for those in need of low income apartments or help that revolves around assistance regarding that. According to their website, their goal is to help people become productive members of the community and they do offer services to those who need it, as well as cheap apartments to those who qualify. This is a good option for those who truly require that kind of assistance and it’s definitely worth a mention on the list.

Western PA Humane Society
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
website: http://wpahumane.org/
This is another option for those seeking pets. This humane society offers dogs, cats, and other small animals for you to adopt. So there is a little bit of a choice here and you don’t have to choose between a dog or a cat if that’s not truly what you want. Any information you may need is on the website and the hours of operation are also on the website.

Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters
Location: Pennsylvania
website: http://www.buckscounty.org/livingandworking/Services/homeless-shelters
This is list of homeless shelters in Bucks County. Now this is a good options for residents of that are to do their own research and search for their own shelter near an area close to them. Now while it’s a small list, it can still be useful and helpful to those who may use it. Don’t be afraid to at least take a look at it.

Now this is a small list but there are many shelters of all types out there and don’t be afraid or ashamed to look for them. Don’t feel discouraged if you don’t find something right away, sometimes it takes some time and patience, which if it’s a bad situation, that can be difficult but sometimes that’s what is needed. If you’re in a dangerous situation, don’t hesitate to protect your children and yourself, and call your authorities. Either way, I’m confident you will find what you need if you keep up the search.

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