Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Mental Health Services
For Adults

Mental Health Services

Mental Health services are administered through county Mental Health/Mental Retardation (MH/MR) program offices. The county MH/MR offices serve as a referral source. Most actual mental health services are delivered by local provider agencies under contract…

Intellectual Disabilities Services
For Adults

Intellectual Disabilities Services

The intellectual and developmental disability service system is evolving from one focused on providing service in large institutions – often far from a person’s home and community -- to one based on a flexible and dynamic system of supports…

Hearings and Appeals Process
For Adults

Hearings and Appeals Process

Standing Practice Order - Formal Appeals - Provides information and instruction regarding the pre-hearing procedures for matters that have been docketed as Formal Appeals before the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals. This document also contains a list…

Health Care / Medical Assistance
For Adults

Health Care / Medical Assistance

Medical Assistance, also known as Medicaid, and sometimes referred to as MA, pays for health care services for eligible  individuals   How to Apply for Medical Assistance There are a couple of different ways to apply for Medical Assistance, please choose the option…

Estate Recovery Program
For Adults

Estate Recovery Program

The estate recovery program enables the commonwealth to recover from the estate of individuals who were 55 years of age or older at the time nursing facility services or home and community-based services were received.…

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…