Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Cash Assistance
For Adults

Cash Assistance

If you do not earn enough money to support yourself or your family, or if you cannot work because of a disability, you may be eligible to receive cash assistance. How to Apply: You can apply…

Burial and Cremation Services Payment
For Adults

Burial and Cremation Services Payment

The Department of Public Welfare will provide payment for burial and cremation services on behalf of eligible individuals. Who is eligible for this service? Individuals who received Supplemental Security Income or SSI.Individuals receiving cash benefits…

Autism Services
For Adults

Autism Services

Welcome to the Bureau of Autism Services our goal is to provide ongoing communication about the Department of Public Welfare's work in helping people with an autism spectrum disorder, while working with families and individuals to…

Assistive Technology
For Children

Assistive Technology

Below are website links to products and equipment that may aid in the assistance of children and adults with disabilities and functional limitations. To maintain current understanding on assistive technology developments, this section is linked…

For Adults
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For Adults

The Department of Public Welfare offers a wide variety of supports and services to maintain or improve the quality of life for older Pennsylvanians and other adults in need of assistance. Whether assistance is needed…

Apply for Benefits
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Apply for Benefits

For your convenience, there are now three different ways to apply for or renew your benefits.  You may choose to do so online, with a paper application, or in person.  Online - using the COMPASS website In Person - Visit your local County…