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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Scranton, 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 Scranton, PA

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

Abington Counseling

211 N State St, Clarks Summit, PA

(570) 586-1110

Abington Senior Center

1151 Winola Rd, S Abington Twp, PA

(570) 586-8996

Allied Services: Social Services

Scranton, PA

(570) 348-1417

American Diabetes Association

Scranton, PA

(570) 344-0820

American Legion

161 S Main St, Archbald, PA

(570) 876-1615

American Lung Association

2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA

(570) 346-1784

American Lung Association

71 N Franklin St # 507, Wilkes Barre, PA

(570) 823-2212

American Red Cross

545 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA

(570) 344-7281

American Red Cross

208 Meadow Ave # 4, Scranton, PA

(570) 344-8996

American Red Cross

256 N Sherman St, Wilkes Barre, PA

(570) 823-7161

American Red Cross

52 Dundaff St # 4, Carbondale, PA

(570) 282-2520

Arc of Lackawanna County

115 Meadow Ave, Scranton, PA

(570) 346-4010

Association For the Blind

1825 Wyoming Ave, Exeter, PA

(570) 693-3555

Bellevue Center

531 Emmett St, Scranton, PA

(570) 342-5251

Bethesda Day Treatment Center

2400 Stafford Ave # 400, Scranton, PA

(570) 344-5960

Boy Scouts of America

1 Bob Mellow Dr, Moosic, PA

(570) 207-1227

Bread Basket of NE Penna Inc

550 Madison Ave, Scranton, PA

(570) 343-2324

CAD Foundation-Specialties Children

398 S Keyser Ave, Taylor, PA

(570) 562-3993

Catholic Charities

Wyoming Ave & Olive St, Scranton, PA

(570) 342-1296

Catholic Charities

516 Fig St, Scranton, PA

(570) 207-2283

Catholic Social Services Residential

409 Olive St, Scranton, PA

(570) 342-1295

Catholic Social Services: Community Corrections Program

409 Olive St, Scranton, PA

(570) 344-1336

Catholic Social Services: St Anthony's Haven Mens & Womens Shelter

Scranton, PA

(570) 969-0753

Chabad - Jewish Discovery Center

749 Northern Blvd, Clarks Summit, PA

(570) 587-3300

Child Development Council

9 E Market St # F, Wilkes Barre, PA

(570) 829-2446