West District


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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.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographic AreaPhiladelphia
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.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone215-560-6100
Physical Site Address 15070 Parkside Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19131-4747
Main Phone215-560-6100
Hotline Phone800-692-7462
Web Addresswww.dhs.pa.gov
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
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