Lancaster County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ProgramThe Department of Human Services(DHS) mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania's individuals and families. Promotes opportunities for independence through services and supports while demonstrating accountability for taxpayer resources. Programs administered at the Lancaster County Assistance Office include Medical Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Cash Assistance and other supportive services.
Geographic AreaLancaster
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone717-299-7411
Physical Site Address 1832 Manor Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17604
Main Phone717-299-7411
Hotline Phone800-692-7462 Compass Helpline
Other Phone877-395-8930 Statewide Customer Services Center
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Lancaster County Assistance Office
Affiliated Services: Burial and Cremation Services Payment - Lancaster
Diversion Cash Assistance
Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Lancaster
Food Stamps / SNAP - Lancaster
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Lancaster
Medical Assistance / Medicaid - Lancaster
Telephone Assistance Programs - Lancaster
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Assistance - Lancaster