Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Jefferson County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ProgramThe Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is charged with numerous program areas. DPW oversees all Children, Youth & Families, Mental Health & Mental Retardation, Substance Abuse Services, Income Maintenance, Medical Assistance and Social Program issues in the Commonwealth.
Geographic AreaJefferson
Funded ByPennsylvania Commonwealth.
Client Information
EligibilityMeet income and resource requirements, be a resident of PA, and be a citizen or a type of qualified lawful resident. Amount of help depends on household size and other income.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone800-242-8214
Physical Site Address 1100 Prushnok Drive
Physical Site City, State, ZipPunxsutawney, PA 15767-0720
Mailing Address 1P.O. Box 720
Main Phone800-242-8214
Hotline Phone800-692-7462
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Jefferson County Assistance Office
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