Dauphin 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 AreaDauphin
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.
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone800-788-5616
Physical Site Address 12432 North 7th Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipHarrisburg, PA 17110
Mailing Address 1P.O. Box 5959
Mailing City, State, ZipHarrisburg, PA 17110
Main Phone800-788-5616
Hotline PhoneLIHEAP: 800-692-7462
Web Addresswww.dhs.pa.gov
Director Information
Director's Phone800-788-5616
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Dauphin County Assistance Office
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