Who can apply?

You may be eligible to receive assistance with rent and utilities if you have been directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19. 

If you or anyone in your household has:

  • Qualified for unemployment benefits

  • Lost income, or experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19

  • Been at risk of homelessness or have a past due utility payment

With support from Northumberland County Commissioners

Information for landlords

The landlord packet consists of the landlord information form, the landlord's statement of rent, and the W-9 form. All can be downloaded below along with the application.

Apply below or call the office at

570-644-6575 ext. 171

Montour County residents, please call


Emergency Rental Assistance Program


Do I qualify?

Eligibility has changed in both Northumberland and Montour Counties, if your income is below the 80% of the Median Income listed below, you may be able to get help with rent or utilities.
Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

Need assistance? Give us a call and we'll be happy to help you!

Shamokin: (570) 644-6575

Sunbury: (570) 644-6575 ext. 171

Bloomsburg: (570) 644-6575 ext. 171

Milton: (570) 644-6575 ext. 171

Two East Arch Street, #313

Shamokin, PA 17872

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