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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Reading, PA

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The Pennsylvania Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a partnership between Pennsylvania and the Federal Government that provides health coverage to uninsured children whose families earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but too little to af...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Pennsylvania Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income people pay their heating bills through energy assistance grants. People need not have an unpaid bill to receive energy assistance. People can receive this money with...
Medicaid provides payment for health care services on behalf of eligible low-income persons and individuals with limited income and high medical expenses. Payments are made directly to the health care providers for services, medications, and medical ...
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati...
The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides Federal reimbursement for milk served to children in schools and childcare institutions that do not participate in Federal meal programs. Any school or non-profit childcare institution, including summer camps a...
The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education, and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determine...
In 1968, the United States Congress established the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for Children. The purpose of the program is to provide meals for children from low-income families during the summer months when many school cafeterias are closed....
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are used to buy food and help low income households obtain more nutritious diets by increasing the food purchasing power for all eligible participants. The recipient receives a plastic card, t...
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides money for dependent children and their parents or other relatives with whom they live, and for pregnant women. The Federal government and Pennsylvania fund TANF payments....
The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs provide unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and meet certain other eligibility requirements. Pennsylvania currently administers the f...
The mission of the Pennsylvania Weatherization Assistance Program is to reduce energy consumption and cost in low-income households throughout Pennsylvania. It is designed to insulate the homes of low-income persons, particularly the elderly, persons...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Reading, PA

Reading, PA welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

2nd Street Learning Center

430 N 2nd St, Reading, PA

(610) 374-4696

ABC Childcare

1863 Bethany Rd, Womelsdorf, PA

(610) 589-4501

Abilities In Motion CIL

416 Blair Ave, Reading, PA

(610) 376-0010

American Heart Association

25 Stevens Ave # A-10, Reading, PA

(610) 678-8871

American Red Cross

800 E High St, Pottstown, PA

(610) 323-5920

Association-Retarded Citizens

1829 New Holland Rd # 9, Reading, PA

(610) 603-0227

Berks Advocates Against Violence

351 N 5th St, Reading, PA

(610) 376-6381

Berks Community Action Program

247 N 5th St, Reading, PA

(610) 375-7866

Berks County Association-The Blind

2020 Hampden Blvd, Reading, PA

(610) 375-8407

Berks County Yap

621 Franklin St, West Reading, PA

(610) 373-8310

Berks Women In Crisis

645 Penn St # 201, Reading, PA

(610) 373-1206

Big Brothers Big Sisters

303 Windsor St, Reading, PA

(610) 373-5544

Birdsboro Center

201 E Main St, Birdsboro, PA

(610) 582-1603

Birthright of Pottstown

327 King St, Pottstown, PA

(610) 327-2626

Boyertown Area Multi-Services

200 W Spring St, Boyertown, PA

(610) 367-6957

Breast Cancer Support Services

529 Reading Ave # C, Reading, PA

(610) 478-1447

Bridge of Hope Berks County

300 Church St, Reading, PA

(610) 568-1250

Central Pennsylvania Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund

1055 Spring St, Reading, PA

(800) 422-8330

Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living

120 W 5th St, Boyertown, PA

(610) 473-8066

Children's Home of Reading

1010 Centre Ave, Reading, PA

(610) 478-8266

Cluster Outreach Center

137 Walnut St, Pottstown, PA

(610) 970-5995

Co-County Wellness Services

429 Walnut St, Reading, PA

(610) 375-6523

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare: Applications

625 Cherry St, Reading, PA

(610) 736-4207

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare: LIHEAP-Energy Assistance

Reading, PA

(610) 736-4228

Community Action Program

584 Springville Rd, New Holland, PA

(717) 354-8692