Jefferson County Resources

  • 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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    Jefferson County Assistance Office

    Residents of Pennsylvania can seek assistance and a range of services for themselves and their families from professionally trained staff members at county assistance offices. Hungtingdon County Assistance Office provides public assistance programs, including: cash assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), help with child care, health care coverage, home heating assistance (LIHEAP), school meals, SelectPlan for Women and long-term living services.

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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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    Cover Letter Template

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

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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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    Resume Template

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

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    The Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational-Technical School (JEFF TECH)

    Jeff Tech offers a range of Adult Education opportunities including Full-time programs, Short Courses, and Online workshops. The mission, is to ensure that our students graduate with industry-recognized credentials, acquire training in emerging career trends, attain placement in a high-demand career, and received the opportunity for the additional education experience. Full-time programs include Automotive Collision Repair and Technology; Building Trades; Class A CDL; Computer Network Engineering and Technology; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Digital Media Arts; Drafting, Design, & Engineering; Health Assisting; HVAC Refrigeration; Machine Shop; and Welding & Metal Fabrication. Jeff Tech offers a comprehensive Practical Nursing Program. GED and ESL classes are also available. In addition, there are online courses and one-time training workshops.

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  • Behavioral Health

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    CenClear - Jefferson County

    CenClear provides mental health, psychiatric, and drug and alcohol recovery services through case management, group and individual therapy, behavioral health clinics, and medication assisted treatment for those battling addiction. Their Jefferson County locations are in Punxsutawney and Brookeville.

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    117 Elk Run Ave
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-6340

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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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

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  • Case Management

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    CenClear - Jefferson County

    CenClear provides mental health, psychiatric, and drug and alcohol recovery services through case management, group and individual therapy, behavioral health clinics, and medication assisted treatment for those battling addiction. Their Jefferson County locations are in Punxsutawney and Brookeville.

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    117 Elk Run Ave
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-6340

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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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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  • Housing

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    Community Action, Inc.

    Community Action, Inc. is a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community. Among their programs are the Crossroads Project; Energy Conservation and Weatherization; Emergency Shelter and Rental Assistance; Food Pantry; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Senior Corps-RSVP Project; and Supportive Services for Veteran Families.

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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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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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  • Food and Clothing

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    Community Action, Inc.

    Community Action, Inc. is a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community. Among their programs are the Crossroads Project; Energy Conservation and Weatherization; Emergency Shelter and Rental Assistance; Food Pantry; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Senior Corps-RSVP Project; and Supportive Services for Veteran Families.

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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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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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  • Transportation

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    Community Action, Inc.

    Community Action, Inc. is a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community. Among their programs are the Crossroads Project; Energy Conservation and Weatherization; Emergency Shelter and Rental Assistance; Food Pantry; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Senior Corps-RSVP Project; and Supportive Services for Veteran Families.

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  • Voter Registration

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

    Click here for website

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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  • Education

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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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    The Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational-Technical School (JEFF TECH)

    Jeff Tech offers a range of Adult Education opportunities including Full-time programs, Short Courses, and Online workshops. The mission, is to ensure that our students graduate with industry-recognized credentials, acquire training in emerging career trends, attain placement in a high-demand career, and received the opportunity for the additional education experience. Full-time programs include Automotive Collision Repair and Technology; Building Trades; Class A CDL; Computer Network Engineering and Technology; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Digital Media Arts; Drafting, Design, & Engineering; Health Assisting; HVAC Refrigeration; Machine Shop; and Welding & Metal Fabrication. Jeff Tech offers a comprehensive Practical Nursing Program. GED and ESL classes are also available. In addition, there are online courses and one-time training workshops.

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  • Faith-based

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    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach

    Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing, life skills, and more to the homeless in our communities. The shelter is available to anyone who needs a place to stay, and there is no limit as long as residents are meeting program guidelines. This ministry is based on John 17, where Jesus prays that we all may become one and Matthew 25:31-46....to help all those who are in need.

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    14530 PA-28
    Brockway, PA 15824
    (814) 265-0243

    Sunday-Saturday; 12:00 am - 11:59 pm.

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  • Physical Health

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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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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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    Northwest Human Services (NHS)

    NHS offers site/clinic-based mental health services; community-based mental health services; case management; counseling; assessment and diagnosis; medication management; crisis intervention; short and long-term mental health residential treatment programs; inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs; eldercare; supported employment assistance; and a variety of behavioral and physical healthcare needs such as, Methadone and SUBOXONE, HIV testing and drug screening, annual TB testing, as well as Hepatitis B & C screening upon request. In addition, NHS runs a number of community-based and residential service programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    25 East Park Avenue
    Dubois, PA 15801
    (814) 371-3763

    Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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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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