Franklin 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 AreaFranklin
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
Contact's Phone800-921-8839
Physical Site Address 1620 Norland Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipChambersburg, PA 17201-4205
Main Phone800-921-8839
Hotline Phone800-692-7462
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Franklin County Assistance Office
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