Adams County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ProgramThe Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is charged with numerous program areas. DPW oversees all Children, Youth & Families, Mental Health & Mental Retardation, Substance Abuse Services, Income Maintenance, Medical Assistance and Social Program issues in the Commonwealth.
Geographic AreaAdams
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or visit web site.
Funded ByPennsylvania Commonwealth.
Client Information
EligibilityMeet income and resource requirements, be a resident of PA, and be a citizen or a type of qualified lawful resident. Amount of help depends on household size and other income.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1225 South Franklin Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipGettysburg, PA 17325
Mailing Address 1P.O. Box 4446
Mailing City, State, Zip, PA 17325
Main Phone800-638-6816
Hotline Phone800-692-7462
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Adams County Assistance Office
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