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Unemployment Benefits - It is recommended you apply online for fastest results and processing

https://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/covid19.aspx

SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps - Online or via phone

https://www.compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/Public/CMPHome

Help Line- 1-800-692-7462

 

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank - 717.564.1700 - 3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109

http://www.centralpafoodbank.org/

 

Utility Assistance-If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility service providers offer emergency assistance programs at this time.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

https://liheappm.acf.hhs.gov/navigator

1-866-452-6152

 

Health Care/Medical Assistance - 1-866-550-4355 (may not be available at this time)

County Assistance Office’s across the state are closed, but the link provides access info to residents. 

https://www.media.pa.gov/pages/DHS_details.aspx?newsid=498

 

2-1-1 United Way-Call: 2-1-1 

http://www.pa211.org/

 

PA Department of Health Website

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Website

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

 

PA Department of Education

https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx

 

If you have seen a reduction in pay due to COVID-19 and are struggling to make your rent, mortgage, credit card, or loan payments, contact your lender right away. Explain your situation and ask about hardship programs that may be available. Regulatory agencies have encouraged financial institutions to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.