Perry 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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    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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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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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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    Resume Template

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

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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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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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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  • Housing

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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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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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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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    Working Together for Women

    Run through Drexel Medicine, Working Together for Women is committed to meeting the many, often unique needs of women returning to the community and their families. This project provides pre-relase outreach to identify reentry needs and to provide support in obtaining resource, such as housing, employment, education, and substance abuse treatment. The project also provides family services, team planning for individual treatment needs, and aftercare planning and follow up.

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    4700 Wissahickon Avenue
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
    (215) 967-2130

     Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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  • Physical Health

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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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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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    Sadler Health Center

    Sadler Health Center specializes in providing services to the uninsured, underinsured, Medicare and Medicaid eligible individuals. Sadler provides Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health and Tobacco Cessation as well as Prescriptive Services and the Nurse Family Partnership program. Sadler Health Center is staffed with a team of qualified professionals including Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Dentists and Dental Hygienists. These professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of care to their patients.

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    1104 Montour Road
    Loysville, PA 17047
    (717) 960-4380

    Monday – Friday; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Wednesday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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  • Faith-based

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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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  • Transportation

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    Join Hands Ministry

    Join Hands is a collaborative community outreach program providing direction, intervention and support to persons facing a variety of daily living challenges in Perry County. Services include yet are not limited to: *“Where to turn” referrals *Links to faith based counseling *Connect to community and church affiliation *Limited direct financial assistance *Direct one-on-one mentoring *Life skills *Coordinate Medical transportation *Emergency heat response *Moving assistance *Automobile repair *Free furniture/household items/clothing *Back to school and holiday assistance

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    25 E McClure St, Box 335
    New Bloomfield, PA 17068
    (717) 582-7844

    Monday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday-Sunday: Closed.

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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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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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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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    Sadler Health Center

    Sadler Health Center specializes in providing services to the uninsured, underinsured, Medicare and Medicaid eligible individuals. Sadler provides Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health and Tobacco Cessation as well as Prescriptive Services and the Nurse Family Partnership program. Sadler Health Center is staffed with a team of qualified professionals including Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Dentists and Dental Hygienists. These professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of care to their patients.

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    1104 Montour Road
    Loysville, PA 17047
    (717) 960-4380

    Monday – Friday; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Wednesday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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    Working Together for Women

    Run through Drexel Medicine, Working Together for Women is committed to meeting the many, often unique needs of women returning to the community and their families. This project provides pre-relase outreach to identify reentry needs and to provide support in obtaining resource, such as housing, employment, education, and substance abuse treatment. The project also provides family services, team planning for individual treatment needs, and aftercare planning and follow up.

    Click here for website

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    4700 Wissahickon Avenue
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
    (215) 967-2130

     Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation. 

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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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  • Senior Services

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    Perry County Area Agency on Aging

    Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including: Available services in your area; Mobility assistance programs; Meal Delivery; Housing; Assistance in gaining access to services; Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training; Respite care; and many other supplemental services, on a limited basis.

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  • Voter Registration

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  • Education

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    The Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC)

    The mission of the Perry County Literacy Council (PCLC) is to provide educational programs for Perry County residents and their families that will enable them to better function as productive, responsible citizens. All of our programs are 100% free; we tailor our instruction to the individual’s needs and deliver it via one-to-one tutoring and small classes. At PCLC, we provide all of our services at no cost to the student. The only required payment is one-half of the fee for the GED® or HiSET® exam; the other half is covered by PCLC’s Scholarship Fund. PCLC offers a variety of job training courses and can put you in contact with potential employers and other career resources that will help lead you to new employment opportunities. In addition to education and employment assistance, PCLC offers a variety of social services on-site or through referral.

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