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HealthCare / Medical Assistance
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HealthCare / 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…

Early Intervention Services
For Children

Early Intervention Services

While all children grow and develop in unique ways, some children experience delays in their development. Children with developmental delays and disabilities benefit from The Pennsylvania Early Intervention program, a state supported network of parents, service practitioners,…

Child Support Contact Information
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Child Support Contact Information

For information about the child support process in Pennsylvania, please contact the Bureau of State Child Support Enforcement at 1-800-932-0211 or visit the Pennsylvania Child Support Program website for further information. Pennsylvania State Collection and Disbursement Unit(the…

Child Care and Early Learning
For Children

Child Care and Early Learning

Increasing evidence has emerged to show that children's learning opportunities in the years before kindergarten have an important effect on their performance in school and ultimately their ability to contribute to society as adults. Through…

For Children
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For Children

Supporting children in Pennsylvania is one of the Department of Public Welfare’s primary goals, and a wide array of services and benefit programs are available for children. DPW oversees children’s welfare programs, adoption and foster…

Substance Abuse Services
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Substance Abuse Services

There are a wide variety of substance and alcohol abuse services available to children and adults in Pennsylvania. Community substance abuse programs are administered through county program offices called Single County Authorities (SCAs.) The county…

State Centers
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State Centers

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare - through the Office of Developmental Programs - operates five Intermediate Care Facilities, called state centers, for people with intellectual disabilities. State Centers Mission Statement and Guiding Priciples Mission Statement - To create…

Rape Crisis and Prevention
For Adults

Rape Crisis and Prevention

If you are a victim/survivor or the significant other of a victim/survivor, contact your local sexual violence center for free and confidential crisis counseling and intervention. Available 24 hours a day. In addition to crisis…