Bedford County Resources

  • Food and Clothing

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    Bedford County Christian Church

    The Bedford County Christian Church has a food bank which provides groceries to community members every second Monday. The church also serves dinner every six weeks. If you would like to apply to receive groceries or attend a dinner, please call in advance.

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    10229 Lincoln Highway
    Everett, PA 15537
    (814) 623-1716 bedfordchurch@gmail.com

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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    Feeding Pennsylvania

    Feeding Pennsylvania is a partnership among Feeding America food banks across the state. In order to find food banks in your area, please visit the website and use the food bank locator.

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    (717) 724-3194

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

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  • Faith-based

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    Bedford County Christian Church

    The Bedford County Christian Church has a food bank which provides groceries to community members every second Monday. The church also serves dinner every six weeks. If you would like to apply to receive groceries or attend a dinner, please call in advance.

    Click here for website

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    10229 Lincoln Highway
    Everett, PA 15537
    (814) 623-1716 bedfordchurch@gmail.com

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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  • Voter Registration

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  • Government Assistance/Public Benefits

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    COMPASS

    COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for health and human services programs. The application includes Health Care benefits such as Medical Assistance, CHIP, and Medicaid for Former Foster Care Youth. The application also includes Home and Community Based Services Referrals such as Early Intervention Services, Intellectual Disability Services, and Autism Services. Additionally, COMPASS includes Home and Community Based Living Services, Cash Assistance, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), SNAP (food stamps), and other benefits.

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    (800) 451-5886

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Hyndman Area Health Center

    Hyndman Area Health Center provides medical, dental, and laboratory services. Hyndman Area Health Center also offers sliding scale discounts for medical services, discounts on prescription medications, and assists individuals with accessing health care through the marketplace. Hyndman Area Health Center accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health insurance plans.

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    144 Fifth Ave.
    Hyndman, PA 15545
    (814) 842-3206 administration@hyndmanhealth.org

    Medical: Monday and Wednesday; 8:00am-7:00pm. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. Dental: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

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    PA Law Project

    The PA Health Law Project works to ensure everyone has access to health care. Outside of advocating for the right to health care, the Law Project provides free legal services to any low-income resident of Pennsylvania having difficulty accessing publicly funded health care, whose health care has been terminated or reduced, or who have been denied Medicare (or similar health care programming). Additionally, the Law Project helps eligible residents apply for Medicare, responds to issues of denial of service (i.e. for prescriptions), and anyone struggling with their health care costs. The only requirement is income related, otherwise, the program is nondiscriminatory - there is a helpline which can be utilized for base information by anyone, regardless of income. If you're in need of assistance, or have a question take advantage of the helpline by dialing: 1-800-274-3258

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  • Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

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    CareerLink

    PA CareerLink is a free, one-stop shop with highly trained staff ready to assist you with your job search, whether you're looking for your first job or to advance your career. Their services include: resume workshops, career counseling, job search assistance, interview skills training, skills assessment, job fairs, computer training, free access to a computer lab, and career exploration. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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    Center for Community Action (CCA)

    The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

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    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    (800) 323-9997

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    Cover Letter Template

    The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a cover letter to gain employment.

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    Resume Template

    The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a resume to gain employment.

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  • Housing

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    Center for Community Action (CCA)

    The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

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    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    (800) 323-9997

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

    Click here for website

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS): Homeless Assistance Program

    Pennsylvania DHS's Homeless Assistance Program is a government program which assists individuals who are currently homeless or at risk of eviction. Services include case management, rental assistance, emergency shelter services, and more. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Center for Community Action (CCA)

    The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

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    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    (800) 323-9997

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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  • Education

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    Center for Community Action (CCA)

    The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

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    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    (800) 323-9997

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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  • Transportation

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    Center for Community Action (CCA)

    The Center for Community Action (CCA) provides a variety of services and programs to low-income community residents. CCA provides assistance with accessing Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) services and employment (referrals must be made from the Department of Public Welfare). CCA also offers services for individuals at risk of homelessness or low-income homeowners and provides rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization services, and other forms of housing assistance. CCA offers financial literacy workshops, GED classes, and adult education classes. Please note that CCA has offices in multiple counties.

    Click here for website

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    195 Drive In Lane
    Everett, PA 15537
    (800) 323-9997

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

    Click here for website

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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  • Physical Health

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

    Click here for website

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Hyndman Area Health Center

    Hyndman Area Health Center provides medical, dental, and laboratory services. Hyndman Area Health Center also offers sliding scale discounts for medical services, discounts on prescription medications, and assists individuals with accessing health care through the marketplace. Hyndman Area Health Center accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health insurance plans.

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    144 Fifth Ave.
    Hyndman, PA 15545
    (814) 842-3206 administration@hyndmanhealth.org

    Medical: Monday and Wednesday; 8:00am-7:00pm. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. Dental: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

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    PA Law Project

    The PA Health Law Project works to ensure everyone has access to health care. Outside of advocating for the right to health care, the Law Project provides free legal services to any low-income resident of Pennsylvania having difficulty accessing publicly funded health care, whose health care has been terminated or reduced, or who have been denied Medicare (or similar health care programming). Additionally, the Law Project helps eligible residents apply for Medicare, responds to issues of denial of service (i.e. for prescriptions), and anyone struggling with their health care costs. The only requirement is income related, otherwise, the program is nondiscriminatory - there is a helpline which can be utilized for base information by anyone, regardless of income. If you're in need of assistance, or have a question take advantage of the helpline by dialing: 1-800-274-3258

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  • Senior Services

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    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging

    Participants are required to be over the age of 60.

    The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging provides services for older adults residing in Huntingdon, Bedford, and Fulton counties. The AAA provides assistance with accessing health insurance, rent and property tax rebates, meals, transportation (Shared Ride Program transportation and reduced fares), in-home services, home support, senior centers, and more. Please note that the AAA has offices in all three counties.

    Click here for website

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    240 S. Wood St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8148

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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  • Behavioral Health

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    Northwestern Human Services

    NHS offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports, including: residential and housing options, site and clinic-based services, and community-based services. NHS operates throughout Pennsylvania, so please look online or call to find out which office is nearest to you.

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    Peerstar LLC

    Peerstar offers mental health recovery, certified peer support services, and forensic peer support services throughout Pennsylvania. Peerstar's in-jail program includes re-entry planning and evidence-based Citizenship Group classes to assist individuals in returning to the community and breaking the cycle of re-incarceration. Services are also available post-incarceration. Please look online or call ahead to find out which office location is most convenient.

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    2900 Plank Road, Suite 8
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601
    (888) 733-7781

     Please call ahead or look online to find out about hours of operation. 

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    Recovery Concepts - Addiction Counseling Services Inc.

    Recovery Concepts (Addiction Counseling Services, Inc.) offers a range of substance use services (including outpatient programs, individual counseling, group counseling, DUI services, substance use education, and more). Recovery Concepts accepts both private and public health insurance for treatment services. Please call to find out additional information about insurance coverage.

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    223 East Pitt St.
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-7370

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  • Identification Documents

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    PennDOT Locations Info Center

    If you are looking to obtain a state-issued photo ID, you can use the attached PDF to find the nearest PennDOT location, its hours of operation, and what materials are required in order to obtain photo ID. Please refer to the attached document for more information on how to search PennDOT’s website.

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  • Case Management

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS): Homeless Assistance Program

    Pennsylvania DHS's Homeless Assistance Program is a government program which assists individuals who are currently homeless or at risk of eviction. Services include case management, rental assistance, emergency shelter services, and more. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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