Car Mechanics

Vehicle Assistance Program

How can it help?

The Vehicle Assistance Program will provide a car repair grant up to $500.00 for necessary car repairs to residents of Lackawanna County living at or below 200% of poverty who need the car to get to work.

Fixing the Car

WHAT DO I NEED TO QUALIFY FOR THE PROGRAM?

  • Eligible applicants must reside within the Lackawanna County

  • Provide proof of household income

    • two recent pay stubs

  • Verification that the applicant works a minimum of 21 hours/per week, or a formal offer letter from a future employer documenting the expected hourly wage

  • Estimate from a certified mechanic

  • Photo ID

  • Applications will be accepted beginning November 2, 2020

  • Up to $500 per vehicle will be provided by SLHDA directly to the servicing garage

  • One applicant per household, per year

  • The deadline to apply is October 31, 2021, or until funding is depleted.

  • An applicant’s household income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as noted above.

For assistance with applications call 570-575-2938

123 Wyoming Ave, Scranton, PA 18503

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