Northumberland County Resources

  • Physical Health

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    A Community Clinic

    Individuals must reside in Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, or Union Counties and must be under 65 years old. Individuals are required to apply for medical assistance and bring proof of a denial letter, proof of household income, and a photo identification card.

    A Community Clinic provides primary care, chronic care, referrals, and prescription services for individuals without health insurance. Please call to schedule an appointment.

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    Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging

    The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging provides support to older adults in Northumberland County. The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging helps to connect older adults with senior centers, health insurance counseling, transportation, in-home care services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, and more.

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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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    VNA Health System

    This resource is for individuals who have been classified as "homebound" by a doctor.

    The VNA Health System provides home hospice care, recuperative care services following surgery or illness (wound care, diabetes care and management, medication management, IV therapy, medical social services, and more), private duty care for those who need home care assistance, adult day care, assistance transitioning from the hospital to the home, and flu clinics.This resource has offices in Harrisburg, Lewisburg, Lewistown, Lock Haven, Shamokin, and State College.

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    21 W. Independence St
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    (570) 648-8989 info@vnahs.com

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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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    1-(800) 692-7462

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    Emergency Shelter Allowance - Northumberland County

    The Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) helps homeless or near homeless families and individuals to: stop home eviction or foreclosure; find a long-term place to live; and find a short-term place to live. There are several ESA programs around the state, so please call ahead or check online to find the one nearest you.

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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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    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. (CSO) provides initial assessments to determine skills and interests, and develop a plan of to meet individual goals. After the assessments, participants receive access to job search resources where they can write, print, copy, and post resumes on the PA CareerLink job bank; workshops like Resume and Cover Letter Preparation, Interviewing Skills, Computer Skills and Software Training; assistance with finding a suitable career; Occupational Skills Training; and On-the-Job training. CSO operates in Northumberland, Montour, and Columbia counties, so please call ahead or check online to find the locations nearest to you.

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    2 East Arch St, #313
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    (570) 644-6575

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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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  • Education

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    Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) provides educational courses and career training in Bloomsburg, Shamokin, Sunbury, and Lewisburg. CSIU administers the the GED and HiSET, then assists with post-secondary education and/or employment. The HiSET is an alternative exam for adults to receive the Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma. CSIU also hosts the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center, the CNA Registered Apprenticeship Program (The Pathway Forward), and the Guest Teacher and Education Major Program.

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    90 Lawton Ln
    Milton, PA 17847
    (570) 524-7104 csiu@csiu.org

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    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. (CSO) provides initial assessments to determine skills and interests, and develop a plan of to meet individual goals. After the assessments, participants receive access to job search resources where they can write, print, copy, and post resumes on the PA CareerLink job bank; workshops like Resume and Cover Letter Preparation, Interviewing Skills, Computer Skills and Software Training; assistance with finding a suitable career; Occupational Skills Training; and On-the-Job training. CSO operates in Northumberland, Montour, and Columbia counties, so please call ahead or check online to find the locations nearest to you.

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    2 East Arch St, #313
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    (570) 644-6575

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

    Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. (CSO) provides initial assessments to determine skills and interests, and develop a plan of to meet individual goals. After the assessments, participants receive access to job search resources where they can write, print, copy, and post resumes on the PA CareerLink job bank; workshops like Resume and Cover Letter Preparation, Interviewing Skills, Computer Skills and Software Training; assistance with finding a suitable career; Occupational Skills Training; and On-the-Job training. CSO operates in Northumberland, Montour, and Columbia counties, so please call ahead or check online to find the locations nearest to you.

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    2 East Arch St, #313
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    (570) 644-6575

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  • Housing

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    Emergency Shelter Allowance - Northumberland County

    The Emergency Shelter Allowance (ESA) helps homeless or near homeless families and individuals to: stop home eviction or foreclosure; find a long-term place to live; and find a short-term place to live. There are several ESA programs around the state, so please call ahead or check online to find the one nearest you.

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    Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging

    The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging provides support to older adults in Northumberland County. The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging helps to connect older adults with senior centers, health insurance counseling, transportation, in-home care services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, and more.

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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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    The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army offers a variety of services to those in need. Popular services include the emergency shelter which is open 24/7 and aims to provide a safe place for those facing homelessness. Other significant services include the food program, Salvation Army Thrift Store (offering clothing at discount prices), and the Salvation Army ministry (which offers spiritual guidance and church services for community members).

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    30 Center Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    (570)742-4231

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  • Food and Clothing

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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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    Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging

    The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging provides support to older adults in Northumberland County. The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging helps to connect older adults with senior centers, health insurance counseling, transportation, in-home care services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, and more.

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    The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army offers a variety of services to those in need. Popular services include the emergency shelter which is open 24/7 and aims to provide a safe place for those facing homelessness. Other significant services include the food program, Salvation Army Thrift Store (offering clothing at discount prices), and the Salvation Army ministry (which offers spiritual guidance and church services for community members).

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    30 Center Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    (570)742-4231

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  • Behavioral Health

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    Merakey

    Merakey 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. Merakey operates throughout Pennsylvania, so please look online or call to find out which office is nearest to you.

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    620 E. Germantown Pike
    Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania 19444
    (888) 647-0020 contact@merakey.org

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    Northumberland County Behavioral Health and Intellectual Development Services

    The Northumberland County Behavioral Health and Intellectual Development Program provides case management services for individuals diagnosed with mental health challenges, and those with drug and alcohol concerns.

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    217 N. Center S
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 495-2040

    Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm; Tuesday-Friday: 9:00am-4:30pm

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  • Senior Services

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    Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging

    The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging provides support to older adults in Northumberland County. The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging helps to connect older adults with senior centers, health insurance counseling, transportation, in-home care services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, and more.

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    VNA Health System

    This resource is for individuals who have been classified as "homebound" by a doctor.

    The VNA Health System provides home hospice care, recuperative care services following surgery or illness (wound care, diabetes care and management, medication management, IV therapy, medical social services, and more), private duty care for those who need home care assistance, adult day care, assistance transitioning from the hospital to the home, and flu clinics.This resource has offices in Harrisburg, Lewisburg, Lewistown, Lock Haven, Shamokin, and State College.

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    21 W. Independence St
    Shamokin, PA 17872
    (570) 648-8989 info@vnahs.com

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  • Transportation

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    Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging

    The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging provides support to older adults in Northumberland County. The Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging helps to connect older adults with senior centers, health insurance counseling, transportation, in-home care services, home-delivered meals, personal care services, and more.

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  • Case Management

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    Northumberland County Behavioral Health and Intellectual Development Services

    The Northumberland County Behavioral Health and Intellectual Development Program provides case management services for individuals diagnosed with mental health challenges, and those with drug and alcohol concerns.

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    217 N. Center S
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 495-2040

    Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm; Tuesday-Friday: 9:00am-4:30pm

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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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  • Voter Registration

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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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  • Faith-based

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    The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army offers a variety of services to those in need. Popular services include the emergency shelter which is open 24/7 and aims to provide a safe place for those facing homelessness. Other significant services include the food program, Salvation Army Thrift Store (offering clothing at discount prices), and the Salvation Army ministry (which offers spiritual guidance and church services for community members).

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    30 Center Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    (570)742-4231

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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