A Pennsylvania snow emergency is when the governor, or other authority figure, declares that it is unsafe to be on the roads when a substantial amount of snow falls. Some roads and highways are closed to non-emergency traffic, unless the vehicle has tires that are rated for snow or mud.Continue Reading
A snow emergency route will be posted as such. Any vehicle driven on a snow emergency route must exhibit at least two tires with the rating of mud and snow visible on the sidewalls or tire chains on the drive axles.
Townships and cities in Pennsylvania have additional ordinances for snow emergencies. For instance, in the Township of Upper Gwyneed, public streets are to be free of parked vehicles to allow for snow plows and emergency crews.Learn more about Social Services
Whether or not families and individuals qualify for welfare depends on several factors, including income, size of family and emergency situations like homelessness, hospital visits and teenage pregnancy. Welfare requirements vary among states and from case to case. When considered for welfare, individuals and families receive a documented case, which undergoes evaluation by a case worker to determine eligibility for welfare designation.Full Answer >
The Los Angeles Mission provides 180 emergency shelter beds for men. Additionally, the Emmanuel Baptist Rescue Mission provides overnight stay, food, clothes and Bible study for homeless men.Full Answer >
As of 2015, the American Red Cross' "Find Open Shelters" online search function can help you find an emergency shelter quickly. The National Shelter System updates this database every 30 minutes. During an emergency, use the site's "Safe and Well" function to register your location or check on the well-being of a family member.Full Answer >
As of 2015, emergency assistance is available to those who qualify through the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, have an emergency need, and have a good reason for not paying the bill.Full Answer >