|Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Financial Stability - Emergency Financial Assistance||Provides financial assistance to families who are in emergency situations. The assistance is in the form of gasoline assistance, clothing, furniture, emergency food vouchers, emergency travel assistance, help with rent and utilities and help with prescriptions. Also provides referrals to other agencies.||Allegheny||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Financial Stability||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches|
|American Cancer Society - Lancaster||Provides public education and patient services to residents of Lancaster County, in addition to raising funds for research, local education and patient services
Patient services include:
- Wig bank: Provides free wigs to patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation; Can meet cosmetologist by appointment
- Road to Recovery program: Offers transportation to treatment sites by volunteer drivers when no other alternative exists. Transportation is provided for radiation and chemotherapy treatments and for cancer-related bloodwork
- Cancer Resource Network: An 800 number (800-ACS-2345) and website (www.cancer.org) offering 24 hour up-to-date information regarding cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and referral sources for other assistance and support.
-Look good, Feel better: Local Cosmetologists teach beauty techniques to women undergoing cancer treatment how to cope with appearance related side effects. Cosmetics and skin care products provided.
-Reach to Recovery: One to one support program for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.||Lancaster||American Cancer Society - Lancaster Unit||American Cancer Society|
|American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
||Venango||American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||American Cancer Society|
|American Cancer Society - Warren Unit||To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
||Warren||American Cancer Society - Warren Unit||American Cancer Society|
|American Rescue Workers - Prescription Assistance||Can help with the cost of prescriptions on a very limited basis.||Lycoming||American Rescue Workers - Social Services Center - Lycoming County||American Rescue Workers |
|Associated Charities - Emergency Medication Prescriptions||Provides medical prescriptions if needed in an emergency.||Crawford||Associated Charities||Associated Charities|
|Breathe Pennsylvania - Medication Assistance||Will provide a one-time grant for respiratory medications. Applicant must have no insurance coverage and requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Does not usually cover antibiotics.||Butler||Breathe Pennsylvania||Breathe Pennsylvania|
|Catholic Charities - Diocese of Allentown - Community Support Program||Case management services assist individuals with goal setting to help individuals and families to establish and sustain self-sufficiency. Referrals are made to the appropriate resources. Can provide housing and utility funds, budgeting and job search counseling and prescription assistance.
Financial support with groceries for Puerto Rican evacuees||Lehigh||Catholic Charities - Diocese of Allentown - Berks County Office||Catholic Charities - Lehigh/Northampton Administrative Office|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg Fayette Prescription Assistance||Provides financial assistance for a one time help with a life sustaining prescription||Fayette||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA Armstrong Prescription Assistance||Provides financial assistance for one time prescription help for medications used to treat a life threatening illness||Armstrong||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA Indiana Prescription Assistance||Provides one time financial assistance for prescription medication to low income residents who have no prescription coverage for a life threatening condition.||Indiana||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg Westmoreland Prescription Help||Provides help for a one time prescription||Westmoreland||Prescription Help||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg PA |
|Christ Among Neighbors||CAN may provide assistance in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)||Cumberland||Christ Among Neighbors||Christ Among Neighbors|
|Christian Assistance Network||Assists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing and medical expenses. Strive to assist those individuals and/or families who are experiencing a “Crisis” in their lives. A Crisis might be financial– due to a loss of employment, medical – due to a recent change in the health status of a family member, or psychological - due to a stressful situation in your daily life.||Mercer||Christian Assistance Network||Christian Assistance Network|
|CLINIC - Prescription Assistance Program||Assistance may be available to help eligible individuals of all ages to receive medications through patient assistance programs provided by pharmaceutical companies.
- Medications are only available for ongoing medical conditions.
- Drugs must be on a pharmaceutical program list of available products.
- Vouchers may be available to purchase eligible medications during the application period.
- Over the counter drugs, quality-of-life drugs, and controlled substance prescriptions are excluded.
- It is the patients responsibility to order their medication refills.||Chester||*Main Site (The CLINIC)||The Clinic|
|Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Prescription Assistance Programs||Pennsylvania Prescription Program (65+)
PACE (Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly) and PACENET are prescription programs for Pennsylvania residents age 65 or older with limited income. You can apply for PACE/ PACENET if you have health insurance or limited prescription benefits through other insurance. You are NOT eligible for these programs if you are eligible for prescription benefits under the Medical Assistance program.
Medicare Part D Prescriptions
Under the APPRISE insurance counseling program, specially trained volunteers provide information regarding the numerous plans covered by Medicare and assistance with enrollment in the plan of your choice typically during Open Enrollment.||Cumberland||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services |
|Destinations Bradford - Pharmacy Assistance Program||Help covering the cost of life sustaining medications, one time annually. Administered for the Methodist Cluster of Churches and through local pharmacy.||McKean||Destinations Bradford||Destinations Bradford|
|Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy - Center for Pharmacy Services||Provides the most appropriate medications at the lowest cost. Offers free delivery and free health and wellness screenings.||Allegheny||Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy||Duquesne University|
|Emergency Financial Assistance & Dollar Energy Fund||The Financial Assistance Program assists clients who have a utility shut off or utility is off, fuel oil, and prescriptions.
WCHS is authorized to complete Dollar Energy applications in Franklin County.
||Franklin||Waynesboro Community & Human Services||Waynesboro Community & Human Services|
|Emergency Housing Services - Susquehanna County Interfaith||Provides clothing, personal needs, and financial assistance, as well as, household items to persons facing emergency situations such as eviction or fleeing domestic violence. Emergency housing needs are served through the use of hotel vouchers.
||Susquehanna||Outreach Services - Susquehanna County Interfaith||Susquehanna County Interfaith - Community Ministry|
|Emergency Services - United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania||Following a general assessment, an intake worker allocate appropriate services such as advocacy, referral, and financial assistance, to help fulfill clients’ immediate needs. Allocation of services also serves a secondary function – to help families achieve self-sufficiency in the long run. Some of the programs included in this grant include:birth certificates, bus tickets, bus passes, rental assistance, energy assistance, gasoline cards, Pennsylvania identification and prescription assistance.||Lackawanna||United Neighborhood Center Community Services||United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania|
|Family First Health - Caring Together||Services include:
- Primary HIV medical care
- Pharmaceutical counseling
- Nutritional services
- Medical case management
- Nurse care management
- HIV outreach & education
- Safe sex supplies
- Dental care
- Behavioral health care
- Therapy groups
- Assistance with prescription drugs
- Referrals for drug/alcohol treatment
- Assistance with applying for disability benefits
- Financial assistance for eligible clients
Provides assistance in obtaining the following:
- Nutritional supplements
- Food/delivery of food
- Affordable handicap accessible housing
- Clothing/household supplies
- Nursing care/IV drug treatment at home
- Help/home with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, bathing and dressing
- Medical supplies, (hospital bed, wheelchair, etc.)
- Hospice care
- Legal assistance
- Clinical drug trials
||York||Family First Health - George Street Center||Family First Health|
|FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card - United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties||Partners with FamilyWize to increase the health and financial stability of families in community. Through their prescription savings card, FamilyWize works to make prescription medications more affordable for all families, so that no one ever has to make the hard choice between the medications they need, and other basics like food or rent.||Lackawanna||United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties||United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties|
|First Hand Foundation||Assists individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. The foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgical expenses), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care. The foundation also works with doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services.
||First Hand Foundation||First Hand Foundation|
|First Presbyterian Church of York, The Caring Ministry||The Caring Ministry is a non-profit OUTREACH OF First Presbyterian Church of York that assists the community with basic needs.
•Food to individuals or families in need on a monthly basis.
•Process applications for the Columbia Gas CAP program & Dollar Energy Fund
•Bus Passes for individuals starting new employment.
•Prescription assistance ($50 every 6 months on select medications)
•Employment searches and resume writing
•General referral to other local services
•Back to School Supplies
•Christmas Hospitality Program (food and gifts)
||York||First Presbyterian Church of York||First Presbyterian Church of York|
|FISH - Emergency Charity Services for Central Bucks||Provides food, motel room, help with prescriptions, rent, utility bills, bus ticket, or other short term emergency needs||Bucks||Doylestown FISH - Emergency Services||Doylestown FISH|
|Grace Connection - Prescription Assistance||Provides monetary assistance for individuals to purchase necessary prescription medications.||Bradford||Grace Connection||Grace Connection|
|Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover||Emergency food assistance: Can provide a grocery store voucher when available.
Emergency financial assistance is sometimes available for the following:
- Dental Bill Assistance
- Medical Bill Assistance
- Prescription Assistance
- Electric Bill Assistance
- Gas Bill Assistance
- Heating Fuel Assistance
- Water Bill Assistance
||York||Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover||Grace United Methodist Church, Hanover|
|Health Care Access - Prescription Program||Assistance is available to help eligible individuals of all ages participate in pharmaceutical companies PAP's. Emergency help to fill prescription medications also available
-Eligible to individuals who do not have prescription coverage
-Prescription must be needed on a continuing basis
-Drug must be on pharmaceutical company list of available products
-Vouchers available to purchase eligible medications during the application period
-Over the counter drugs, quality of life drugs and controlled substance prescription are excluded
-Individuals must meet drug company financial criteria||Chester||*Main Site (Health Care Access||Health Care Access |
|Health Care for the Homeless||The HCHP provides access to comprehensive health services through clinics at homeless congregate sites for homeless men, women and children. Health teams comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practioners, case managers, and outreach workers staff weekly clinics throughout the Pittsburgh area. Some of the services given by the medical team include needs assessment, case management, health education, gynecology, dermatology, podiatry, dentistry, optometry and referrals for additional services. A prescription voucher program is also available to homeless individuals who have no medical assistance for covering prescription costs. Additional specialty services, outreach services, and substance abuse services are available to homeless individuals each month. Such services include podiatry, OB/GYN, pediatrics, case management, AIDS/HIV testing/counseling, and drug and alcohol abuse services.||Allegheny||Health Care for the Homeless||Primary Care Health Services, Inc.|
|Healthy Community Network||Access to doctor visits, emergency visits, labs, x-rays, and other testing are eligible for discounts. Serves residents in four counties: Adams, Lancaster, Lebanon and York.
HealthyCare Card (HCC) is a program of Healthy Community Network (HCN).
HCN is a collaboration with Health care providers and social service agencies who are committed to working together to improve access to healthcare services for those in our region who are uninsured or under-insured.
A person must enroll in health insurance if eligible for it. (For example: Medicare, Medicaid or commercial insurance through a job. A completed application with proof of income and assets will determine what discounts a person may be eligible to receive.
A person with the HCC and no other prescription coverage will be given a list of pharmacies where prescriptions can be dispensed at a discount. The discount on other care will depend on the provider’s participation with the HCN network. Providers not taking the HCC may or may not discount care. Patients are encouraged to talk with the providers/office staff about the fees they may be charged.||York||Healthy Community Network||WellSpan Health|
|HELP's Emergency Services - Medication||HELP assists with life-sustaining prescriptions for people who have no resources to cover such needs. This service cannot be used on a regular basis. Clients are referred to medical assistance for possible eligibility.
||Dauphin||HELP Ministries||Christian Churches United|
|Honey Brook Youth Center - Steeple to People - Prescription Expense Assistance||Helps individuals pay for their prescription medications.||Chester||STEEPLE TO PEOPLE||Honey Brook Youth Center|
|Kennett Area Community Service - Emergency Assistance Program||Offers financial assistance for rent, utility bills, prescription medications, transportation, and other unexpected emergencies.||Chester||Kennett Area Community Service||Kennett Area Community Service|
|Lancaster County Office of Aging - APPRISE||A volunteer-staffed program to assist Medicare beneficiaries in the following areas:
- Clarifying current health insurance coverage
- Determining if current health insurance coverage is adequate
- Assistance in finding supplemental insurance
- Assisting with applications and providing information on PACE Plus, a program designed to aid income eligible seniors with the cost of prescription drugs
- Assistance with Medicare prescription drug coverage
LOCATIONS AND TIMES
- Lancaster County Office of Aging
150 North Queen Street, Suite 415
Lancaster, PA 17603
Monday-Friday, 9 am-1 pm
||Lancaster||Lancaster County Office of Aging||Lancaster County Office of Aging|
|Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Apprise||Provides insurance information through group meetings, counseling appointments, or resource information on Medicare, supplemental insurance, part D plans, Medicare Savings, low income subsidies and partial income subsidies for drugs(PACE). Volunteer opportunities: counselor training.||Lebanon||Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging||Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging|
|Lebanon County Christian Ministries - Prescription Assistance||Provides prescription assistance to families that have little or no prescription coverage. Program is for prescriptions that treat mental or physical illness. NO pain medications.||Lebanon||Lebanon County Christian Ministries||Lebanon County Christian Ministries|
|Lehigh Conference of Churches - Pathways Housing Services||A resource and referral center that connects individuals to programs within the Conference or refers out to community resources. Also helps qualifying low-income individuals and families with rental assistance, goal setting and budgeting. Provides bus passes for interviews or for first week of employment if job is confirmed. Toiletries/personal grooming items provided as available.
Clearinghouse Program: Provides rental assistance and other housing-related needs to mentally ill homeless, transitioning youth/adults (age 18-23), residents of a community rehabilitation residence and individuals being release from incarceration.
Homeless Supportive Services: provides intensive case management and referrals to other support services for single, adult, chronically homeless individuals. Assist street homeless men and women to connect to community resources as they strive to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
Pharmaceutical Assistance Program: Provides uninsured Lehigh County residents with once-a-year emergency pharmaceutical assistance of up to $50. Must meet income guidelines. Assistance for medications for asthma, epileptic seizures, diabetes, high blood pressure and antibiotics only.
Social Security Representative payee Program: Provides financial monitoring and fund administration to individuals receiving social security who are unable to manage their own finances.
||Lehigh||Lehigh Conference of Churches - Linden Street||Lehigh Conference of Churches|
|Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Financial Assistance||Provides financial assistance to patients receiving treatment for blood cancers. A co-pay program that covers some costs associated with drugs and treatment. Provides assistance for the patient who experiences hardships with health insurance premiums and drug co-pays for certain blood cancer diagnoses.
May provide stipends for transportation to medical appointments.||Allegheny||Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Western PA and West Virginia||Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Western PA and West Virginia|
|Medication Assistance Program||Assistance with cost of medications including assistance with deductibles and copayments for medications.||Cumberland||Todd Baird Lindsey Foundation||Todd Baird Lindsey Foundation |
|NeedyMeds||NeedyMeds is a web based comprehensive, up-to-date source for program and service information which helps people facing problems with paying for medications and health care. NeedyMeds also assist those in need with applying to programs and provides health-related education using innovative methods.
- Prescription Drug Discount Cards (including over the counter drugs and pet prescriptions)
- Medicaid Sites
- Free/Low Cost Medical Clinic Sites
- State Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Sites
- Medicare Information
- MRI/CAT Scan Discount Information
- Disease Support Resource Information
- Diagnosis Based Resources Information
- Federal Poverty Guidelines Information
- Patient Assistance Program (PAP) Information
- Brand Name And Generic Prescription Drug Information
- Scholarship Information on Medical And Diagnosis Based Camps||120 Western Ave, Gloucester MA (NeedyMeds)||NeedyMeds |
|NIA Information Center||Offers publications and videos on health promotion, disease prevention, safety, nutrition, the body, medical care, and medications, diseases and disorders, and planning for later years. Publishes the NIA Resource Directory for Older People.
||31 Center Dr, Bethesda MD (NIA Information Center)||National Institute on Aging |
|Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center - Basic Needs Assistance - Prescription Expense Assistance||Provides prescription expense assistance.||Chester||OXFORD AREA NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES CENTER||Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center|
|Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Prescription medication free or nearly free for qualifying patients without adequate prescription drug coverage. Further, this service will refer patients to free/reduced cost clinics, prescription discount programs, government programs, discount medical supplies, and other resources for patients and families struggling to meet health care costs. This program is funded by over 1300 health and pharmaceutical organizations.||1100 15th St, Washington DC (Partnership for Prescription Assistance)||PHRMA- Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America|
|Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Through a toll free number and user-friendly Web site, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 275 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.||Allegheny||Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Partnership for Prescription Assistance|
|Partnership for Prescription Assistance||The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other heath care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. The PPA helps uninsured and financially struggling patients who lack prescription coverage get access to prescription assistance programs that offer medicines for free or nearly free.
||Partnership for Prescription Assistance||Partnership for Prescription Assistance|
|Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Pennsylvania Prescription Assistance Program||Coordinates and administers services and resources to help older adults and individuals with disabilities to make decisions and choices about their own care and enable them to be active in their communities. PACE, PACENET and PACE Plus Medicare are Pennsylvania's prescription assistance programs for older adults, offering low-cost prescription medication to qualified residents age 65 and older.
Most services are delivered through the county area agencies on aging.
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Aging||Pennsylvania Department of Aging|
|Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program - HIV/AIDS||The Department of Human Services provides pharmaceutical assistance and specific lab services to low to moderate income individuals living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS who are not eligible for pharmacy services under the Department of Public Welfare's Medical Assistance (MA) Program. Information is available at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=1314737&mode=2.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program - Mental Health||Provides service to individuals with schizophrenia who do not respond to first-line drug therapies and who are not eligible for pharmaceutical coverage under the MA Program.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse||Pharmaceutical manufacturers sponsor programs that provide certain prescription medications free of charge or for a nominal fee to people who meet specific income qualifications and who do not otherwise have access to necessary long-term medications. Not all manufacturers participate in the patient assistance programs. Only those drugs selected by participating manufacturers are included in this program.
Each participating manufacturer has set their own eligibility guidelines, including income limits.
In addition, the PA PAP Clearinghouse also aids individuals in applying for prescription benefits funded through settlements brought forward by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office.
Information regarding alternative sources of medications that may be available at reduced cost is also provided when appropriate.
||Dauphin||## Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse||Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse |
|Phoenixville Healthcare Access Foundation - Prescription Expense Assistance||The Phoenixville HealthCare Access Foundation provides the funding for the Health Care Access Programs.The Health Care Access Programs help eligible residents of the greater Phoenixville Area access dental and vision care, as well as obtaining prescription Medications.We refer clients to local dentists and eye doctors for the care they need. We assist clients in obtaining prescription medications from the drug company's "Patient Assistance Programs."The program reimburses a network of dental and vision providers at a discounted fee for service. Clients are responsible for a pre-determined copay, based upon ability to pay. There is no fee for our services.Applications for the programs can be obtained by calling for an appointment or requesting one to be mailed. There is no fee to apply and acceptance into the program can be immediate.||Chester||PHOENIXVILLE COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION||Phoenixville Community Health Foundation|
|ProJeCt of Easton - ASSIST||Currently out of funding until further notice
Provides information, referral, case support, shelter and other material supports to low income households, enabling those individuals and families to avoid increasing disruption to health, welfare, educational and economic advancement.
Emergency service vouchers include:
- Interfaith Food Pantry
- Home heating fuel for seniors (age 60+)
- Prescription Assistance
- Eye exams and glasses
- Legal identification documents
- Second hand furniture (Easton residents only)
- Rental assistance: One month of rent. Documentation of income, circumstances leading to income lose or increase in expenses and proof of sustainability (Operates on a waiting list)
- Emergency shelter vouchers available if all requirements are met: 1) client(s) must be eligible for a shelter bed 2) all shelter bed(s) are full 3) a verifiable plan is in place for where the client(s) will go when leaving shelter
- Program registration such as Cover the Piggies
- Information and referral
||Northampton||ProJeCt of Easton||ProJeCt of Easton|
|Response Link||Response Link is a personal Emergency Response Service. The service includes a base system, a Call-Button (pendant) that can be worn like a wristwatch or like a necklace and a monthly monitoring service. Can routinely activate service with 24 hours. Month to month agreement with various services- fall detector service, Fall and Injury prevention for seniors, wellness assurance, medication assistance, medication reminder and emergency devices for those with disabilities.||24 W 4th St, Williamsport PA (Response Link)||Response Link|
|Rx Outreach.com||It is a patient assistance program that provides more than 50 prescription medicines (generic) to help treat ongoing health problems like diabetes,high blood pressure & depression at reduced cost to people who have incomes below 250% of the federal poverty level.||PO Box 66536, Saint Louis MO (Rx Outreach.com)||Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services |
|Saint Matthews Assistance Ministry - Basic Needs Help||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - by appointment only (clients must call on Tuesdays only from 8:30am-9:30am for an appointment for Friday mornings); typical amount paid $25-$50. Bills can not exceed $200.00 and the bill cannot be a shut off notice. The following are the ONLY items we help with:
•Medical bill assistance (physician verified)
•Prescription assistance (must receive fax from doctor's office verifying prescription)
•Electric bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Gas bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Water bill assistance
Local phone bill payment/connection (up to $20)
•Bus passes/gas vouchers - employment or medical purposes
A recipient can only receive assistance from us one time in 90 days and the need can not exceed $200. We provide $50 in assistance (1/4 of bill/invoice).
||York||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Salvation Army Bethlehem - Prescription Assistance||Prescription assistance can be provided in emergency situations for life sustaining medication. Speak with Social Service Director for more information. Must meet income guidelines.
||Northampton||Salvation Army Bethlehem||Salvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Downingtown/ Exton/ Malvern||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY: DOWNINGTOWN/EXTON/ MALVERN||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Glenmoore/ Honeybrook||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY: GLENMOORE/HONEYBROOK||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Greater West Chester||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY: GREATER WEST CHESTER||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Kennett Square/ Oxford/ West Grove||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY: KENNETT SQUARE/OXFORD/ WEST GROVE||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Phoenixville/ Spring City||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY: PHOENIXVILLE/SPRING CITY||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Prescription Expense Assistance||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Philadelphia||SALVATION ARMY: DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance - Wagontown||For assistance, contact Christine Cunningham at 484-955-4100.||Chester||SALVATION ARMY SERVICE EXTENSION||Salvation Army, Philadelphia|
|Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center - Emergency Assistance||Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.||Berks||Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center||Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center|
|Salvation Army, Hanover Service Unit||As of July 15, 2019, this physical location is temporarily closed. Those in need may call Cindy Yearsely at 610-383-0868 to find out how the Salvation Army may still be able to assist those in the Hanover and surrounding areas.
Limited financial assistance is available for prescriptions, gasoline, utility shut offs and sometimes rent.||York||Salvation Army, Hanover Service Unit||Salvation Army, Hanover Service Unit|
|Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit - Emergency Assistance||Emergency assistance for heating, utilities, rent and limited prescriptions.||Berks||Salvation Army Kutztown Service Unit||Salvation Army - Hamburg Service Center|
|Salvation Army Lancaster - Emergency Financial Assistance||No funding available for utilities except water.
Limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations (i.e. rent, utilities, prescriptions); Must meet specific guidelines including income.
10 trip bus pass for newly employed. Must have proof of hire. All day bus pass for medical appointments.
||Lancaster||Salvation Army Lancaster||Salvation Army - Lancaster|
|Salvation Army Reading - SHARE||Provides emergency assistance for any heating source, fuel, water, medication, clothing, transportation, information and referral, and other expenses as funding allows.||Berks||Salvation Army - Reading||Salvation Army - Reading|
|Salvation Army, York, Family Services, Emergency Financial Assistance||Offers emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, gas bills and heating fuel.
Rent referrals will only be taken from the Next Door Program - Bell Socialization (717)356-2957.
Water Assistance - will help 20 people with one month's billing assistance no higher than $50.00 and as funds are available.
Also screen for the CAP program offered through Columbia Gas.
Please be aware that our ability to serve you depends on the availability of funding.||York||Salvation Army, York, Family Services||Salvation Army - York County|
|SCCAP Emergency Services||Residents of Adams County struggling with household expenses are able to seek assistance through the SCCAP Emergency Services Program. There are two ways help is available:
#1. Adams Electric Co-op (PHH) Project Helping Hands (PHH) assists Adams Electric Co-op customers who demonstrate a genuine need for assistance. SCCAP can help up to $250.00, but you must pay at least 25% of your due bill to be eligible. This credit is available only one time a year.
#2. A Salvation Army program helps with assistance with various bills including:
• rent (only helps with late rent bills/payments)
• utilities (not covered by PHH)
• prescription expense assistance
NOTE: With this tool the MAXIMUM amount of financial assistance available is a total combination of $200 per year. The year time-frame is calculated from the date you received financial assistance.||Adams||South Central Community Action Programs, Adams County||South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP|
|Shepherd of the Streets Ministry||Ministry provides assistance with medical issues; help with prescriptions, medical supplies/equipment, dental and visual(glasses) assistance , transportation to appointments out of town, bus passes for reaching medical treatment in town, hygiene items, and clinical pastoral counseling.
- General Items -
Combs, Shampoo, Large bars soap, Toothbrush, Tube toothpaste, Band-aids and bandage supplies, disposable razors, tissues, Wash cloths, bath towels, Hand lotion, gel shaving cream, women's hygiene products and adult diapers.
- Baby Items -
Child’s toothbrush, Diapers in all sizes, Baby shampoo, Baby lotion, baby soap, baby powder.
||Lycoming||Shepherd of the Streets||United Churches of Lycoming County|
|Social Work||Social Work - assistance with Life Threatening Medications (1 time), Emergency food, Clothing (Fire Victims, Homeless, Job Interviews, School Appropriate Dress Code) and Funeral expenses.||Franklin||The Salvation Army, Chambersburg||The Salvation Army, Chambersburg|
|Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) Mental Health||The Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) is a program for low and moderate income individuals and families that helps pay for specific drug therapies used for the treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS or a diagnosis of schizophrenia (DSM code for mental health). The HIV/AIDS side of the SPBP is usually called: AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in other states. Please see the SPBP HIV/AIDS Drugs Fact Sheet for specific details, for program info visit: (http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ServicesPrograms/MedicalAssistance/AIDSWaiverProgram/AIDSClozarilProgram/).
The Special Pharmacy Benefits Program for Mental Health (SPBP MH) provides payment for the above listed atypical antipsychotic medications, in any form as prescribed, for eligible participants with behavioral health needs.
Abilify Clozaril, Clozapine, Geodon, Invega, Risperdal, Risperidone, Seroquel and Zyprexa||Dauphin||*Main Site (PA Department of Human Services)||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Harrisburgh|
|St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover||•Emergency food vouchers ($5.00 to $20.00)
•Gasoline vouchers for verifiable medical appointments and employment||York||St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover||St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover|
|Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - RX Support Program||Whether to pay rent, buy food, or have prescriptions filled is a choice no one should have to make. Yet the high cost of prescription medication forces many residents of Montgomery County to go without the prescriptions they need.
The VNA-Community Services Rx Support Program Staff are able to obtain many high cost medications through the pharmaceutical companies patient assistance programs. Eligible patients meet with VNA staff in order to determine their health and medication needs. Staff then assist in the comprehensive completion of the pharmaceutical applications in collaboration with the patient's physician. Rx Support Staff are responsible for patient appeals, refills and yearly re-enrollments.||Montgomery||Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Montgomery; Abington||Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services|
|Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - RX Support Program - Norristown||Whether to pay rent, buy food, or have prescriptions filled is a choice no one should have to make. Yet the high cost of prescription medication forces many residents of Montgomery County to go without the prescriptions they need.
The VNA-Community Services Rx Support Program Staff are able to obtain many high cost medications through the pharmaceutical companies patient assistance programs. Eligible patients meet with VNA staff in order to determine their health and medication needs. Staff then assist in the comprehensive completion of the pharmaceutical applications in collaboration with the patient's physician. Rx Support Staff are responsible for patient appeals, refills and yearly re-enrollments.||Montgomery||Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Norristown Office||Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services|
|WellSpan Adams Cancer Center||cancer patients recieve clinical treatment and support services
community members with questions about cancer recieve information
cancer patients who meet financial eligibility criteria may be able to recieve same assistance while in active treatment
free mammograms for financially qualified women||Adams||Wellspan Health- Gettysburg Hospital Radiation Oncology||WellSpan Health|
|WellSpan York Cancer Center||The mission of York Cancer Center is to provide excellent clinical care and comprehensive support services to cancer patients.
Radiation therapy, medical oncology, surgical services, and outpatient infusion services, as well as oncology social workers, oncology dietitians, nurse educators, nurse navigators and a financial counselor are available at this facility. Also provides mammograms.
Outpatient program for cancer patients - provides cancer information, education, and support by registered nurses, social workers, dietitians, and financial counselor.
Bereavement information available
Cancer patient help fund
||York||WellSpan Apple Hill Medical Center||WellSpan Health|
|W.E.L.L. - West End Local Link||We offer food pick up 1x per month .
We also offer an opportunity to pick out clothing every Tuesday at 11:30am after our clients have been served. No appointment is needed if the client only is in need of clothing; just arrive before the gate closes at 11:30am.
We offer prescription assistance 1x per year in the amount of $1 - $75 as long as the person does not have Medicare Part D, or the script is not a narcotic or controlled substance.
*Does not help with utility bills*
||York||W.E.L.L. - West End Local Link||W.E.L.L. - West End Local Link|