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Public social insurance programs that replace income lost because of a physical or mental impairment severe enough to prevent a previously employed person from working. Monthly cash benefits are paid to the eligible individual with a disability and his or her eligible dependents throughout the period of disability.

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Berks County Veterans AffairsAdminister a comprehensive array of benefit programs and provide assistance services pertaining to claims to the veteransBerksBerks County Veterans AffairsBerks County Veterans Affairs
Carbon County Veterans AffairsAssists veterans and their family members with information regarding federal, state and local benefits. Services include assistance in filing for and accessing the following federal benefits: compensation for service connected disability; pension for veterans unable to work; vocational rehabilitation and counseling; payment for education and job training; home loan guaranty; life insurance; "wheelchair homes"; and burial benefits. The benefits for family members of deceased veterans include dependency and indemnity compensation and death pension.CarbonCarbon County Veterans AffairsCarbon County Veterans Affairs
Federal Benefit - Disability CompensationWe assist veterans who are applying for disability compensation for service-connected injuries or illnesses. We can also help you reopen an existing claim when your injury or illness worsens. It should be noted: The payment of military retirement pay, disability severance pay and separation incentive payments known as SSB (Special Separation Benefits) and VSI (Voluntary Separation Incentives) AFFECTS the amount of VA compensation paid to disabled veterans.FranklinFranklin County Veteran AffairsFranklin County Human Services
Federal Benefit - PensionThe VA offers two broad categories of Pension benefit programs: • Veterans Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans. • Survivors Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service. Veterans and survivors who are eligible for Pension benefits and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts. To learn more about what Veterans and their families should know when applying for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pension Benefits visit: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage Additionally, individuals cannot receive both a VA disability and VA pension. The VA will award whichever is greater. FranklinFranklin County Veteran AffairsFranklin County Human Services
Lancaster County Department of Veterans AffairsProvides benefits counseling, processes all applications for benefits and assistance programs (e.g., monetary, disability, burial, memorials, monuments, etc.), and assists in obtaining military records. Provides daily van service to transport local veterans to the Lebanon VA hospital. Van leaves the Veterans Office (Chestnut Street side) at 8 am and returns at 12:30 pm. Must call to reserve space.LancasterLancaster County Department of Veterans AffairsCounty of Lancaster
Lebanon County Veterans Affairs - Other Veteran Information and Services08/2018: In light of recent events, the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (PDMVA) might be able to offer a onetime benefit payment (up to a max of $1,600). All honorably discharged veterans should contact their county Veterans Affairs office for qualifications and processing. --------------------- Assists veterans in navigating the system to access the following services: dependency and indemnity compensation, health care enrollment, education benefit, vocational and rehabilitation training, home loan guarantees, life insurance, burial benefits, tax exemptions, emergency assistance, blind and paralyzed pension, specialized veteran’s license plates, markers and headstones.LebanonLebanon County Veterans AffairsLebanon County Veterans Affairs
Lehigh County Veterans AffairsAssist veterans and their family members with information regarding federal, state and local benefits. Services include assistance in filing for and accessing the following federal benefits: compensation for service connected disability; pension for veterans unable to work; vocational rehabilitation and counseling; payment for education and job training; home loan guaranty; life insurance; "wheelchair homes"; and burial benefits. The benefits for family members of deceased veterans include dependency and indemnity compensation and death pension.LehighLehigh County Veterans AffairsLehigh County Veterans Affairs
Northampton County Department of Veterans AffairsAssists veterans and their family members with information regarding federal, state and local benefits. Services include assistance in filing for and accessing the following federal benefits: compensation for service connected disability; pension for veterans unable to work; vocational rehabilitation and counseling; payment for education and job training; home loan guaranty; life insurance; "wheelchair homes"; and burial benefits. The benefits for family members of deceased veterans include dependency and indemnity compensation and death pension.NorthamptonNorthampton County Department of Veterans AffairsNorthampton County Department of Veterans Affairs
Schuylkill County Veterans AffairsAssist veterans and their family members with information regarding federal, state and local benefits. Provides information and assistance in filing for and acquiring the following federal benefits: compensation for service connected disability; pension for veterans unable to work; vocational rehabilitation and counseling; payment for education and job training; home loan guaranty; life insurance; "wheelchair homes"; and burial benefits. The benefits for family members of deceased veterans include dependency and indemnity compensation and death pension.SchuylkillSchuylkill County Veterans AffairsSchuylkill County Veterans Affairs
Social Security Administration - AllentownA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.LehighUnited States Social Security Administration - AllentownUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - BerksA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers Medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.BerksSocial Security Administration - BerksUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - BethlehemA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.NorthamptonUnited States Social Security Administration - BethlehemUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - CarbonA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.CarbonUnited States Social Security Administration - CarbonUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - EastonA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.NorthamptonUnited States Social Security Administration - EastonUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration- FranklinA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers Medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.FranklinSocial Security Administration- Franklin ProgramUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - LancasterProvides the following services: - Processes and makes determination on all types of applications for Social Security retirement, survivors disability, and Medicare benefits - Processes claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits - Informs employers, employees, and self-employed persons of their rights and responsibilities under the Social Security program - Assists beneficiaries with necessary reporting of events which might affect continuing eligibility - Accepts applications for original and duplicate social security numbers - Explains the right to the appeal process to dissatisfied clients - Investigates possible collusion, impersonation, misrepresentation, or fraud in connection with claims under the Social Security Act - Maintains an informational resource file and makes appropriate referrals - Accepts initial applications for Black Lung Benefits - Burial Benefits: $255 if the person who dies has worked enough quarters to qualify for social security benefits in his/her name and there is a surviving spouse or a child who is eligible to receive benefits from deceased person's social security Services available from Social Security Online include: - Replacement copy of benefits statement - Copy of earnings record - How to file a claim for retirement or disability benefits - Apply for, replace or change your name on your Social Security card LancasterSocial Security Administration - LancasterUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - LebanonProvides the following services: - Processes and makes determination on all types of applications for Social Security retirement, survivors disability, and Medicare benefits - Processes claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits - Informs employers, employees, and self-employed persons of their rights and responsibilities under the Social Security program - Assists beneficiaries with necessary reporting of events which might affect continuing eligibility - Accepts applications for original and duplicate social security numbers - Explains the right to the appeal process to dissatisfied clients - Investigates possible collusion, impersonation, misrepresentation, or fraud in connection with claims under the Social Security Act - Maintains an informational resource file and makes appropriate referrals - Accepts initial applications for Black Lung Benefits - Burial Benefits: $255 if the person who dies has worked enough quarters to qualify for social security benefits in his/her name and there is a surviving spouse or a child who is eligible to receive benefits from deceased person's social security Services available from Social Security Online include: - Replacement copy of benefits statement - Copy of earnings record - How to file a claim for retirement or disability benefits - Apply for, replace or change your name on your Social Security card LebanonSocial Security Administration - LebanonUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - SchuylkillProvides the following services: - Processes and makes determination on all types of applications for Social Security retirement, survivors disability, and Medicare benefits - Processes claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits - Informs employers, employees, and self-employed persons of their rights and responsibilities under the Social Security program - Assists beneficiaries with necessary reporting of events which might affect continuing eligibility - Accepts applications for original and duplicate social security numbers - Explains the right to the appeal process to dissatisfied clients - Investigates possible collusion, impersonation, misrepresentation, or fraud in connection with claims under the Social Security Act - Maintains an informational resource file and makes appropriate referrals - Accepts initial applications for Black Lung Benefits - Burial Benefits: $255 if the person who dies has worked enough quarters to qualify for social security benefits in his/her name and there is a surviving spouse or a child who is eligible to receive benefits from deceased person's social security Services available from Social Security Online include: - Replacement copy of benefits statement - Copy of earnings record - How to file a claim for retirement or disability benefits - Apply for, replace or change your name on your Social Security card SchuylkillSocial Security Administration - SchuylkillUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - SelinsgroveA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.SnyderUnited States Social Security Administration - SelinsgroveUnited States Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration - YorkRetirement benefits Medicare- health insurance to those over 65 years or disabled SSI- assistance to those over 65, blind, or disabled Disability benefits Survivor benefits Black lung benefits - birth certificate, social security card, physical exam required To report suspected fraud call (800) 269-0271.YorkSocial Security Administration - YorkUnited States Social Security Administration
United States Social Security Administration - Williamsport OfficeA national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers medicare and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled. Local offices accept applications, determine eligibility, hear appeals and are available to assist individuals trying to access benefits.LycomingUnited States Social Security Administration - Williamsport OfficeUnited States Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Ambridge Branch - BeaverIssues or replaces-Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); and application assistance for Supplemental Security Income SSI-benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements, and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers, and films available.BeaverUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Belle Vernon Branch - FayetteIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.FayetteUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Butler BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.ButlerUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration Downtown Pittsburgh BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.AlleghenyUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - East Liberty BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); and application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements, and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets and speakers available.AlleghenyUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Greensburg Branch - Westmoreland CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.WestmorelandUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Hermitage Branch Mercer CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); and application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements, and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers, and films available.MercerUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Indiana Branch - Indiana CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.IndianaUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Kittanning Branch - Armstrong CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); and application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements, and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers, and films available.ArmstrongUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - McKeesport BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.AlleghenyUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Monroeville BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.AlleghenyUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Mt. Lebanon BranchIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.AlleghenyUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - New Castle - Lawrence CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.LawrenceUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - New Kensington Branch Westmoreland CountyIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); and application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements, and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers, and films available.WestmorelandUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration - Uniontown Branch - FayetteIssuance or replacement-of Social Security numbers; application assistance for all Social Security benefits (Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Medicare); application assistance for Supplemental Security Income - SSI - benefits for the aged and disabled. Assistance in obtaining benefits, appealing adverse decisions, explaining requirements and processing post-eligibility actions (work reports, change of address, remarriage reports, etc.). Pamphlets, speakers and films available.FayetteUS Social Security Administration Southwestern PAUS Social Security Administration

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