Luzerne County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ProgramOffers assistance and other services to people and families in need. Applications and renewals can be submitted at your local county assistance office or online using COMPASS. Caseworkers are available at the county assistance office to help you and answer your questions. Available benefits and services include:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Cash Assistance
Health Care Coverage (Medical Assistance)
Home Heating Assistance (LIHEAP)
Family Planning Services
Help with Child Care
School Meals
Long-Term Living Services
Geographic AreaLuzerne
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 1205 South Washington Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipWilkes-Barre, PA 18711-3298
Main Phone570-826-2100
Other Phone866-220-9320
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Luzerne County Assistance Office
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Burial and Cremation Services Payment-Hazleton-Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Hazleton
Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) - Luzerne
Food Stamps / SNAP - Hazelton
Food Stamps / SNAP - Luzerne
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Hazelton
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Luzerne
Medical Assistance / Medicaid - Hazleton
Medical Assistance / Medicaid - Luzerne
Telephone Assistance Programs - Hazleton
Telephone Assistance Programs - Luzerne
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Assistance - Hazleton
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Assistance - Luzerne