Wayne 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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  • 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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    Human Resources Center, Inc.

    This resource offers residential services and vocational training to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

    Human Resources Center, Inc. (HRC) has a main office in Honesdale, PA with satellite offices in Hawley and Effort. HRC offers residential and vocational services to intellectually disabled individuals. The residential services include: a supervised group home, foster care placements for adults, home support for families of intellectually disabled individuals, and companionship for intellectually disabled individuals in nursing homes. The vocational services include: packing, sealing, assembly and machine work, shipping, and document shredding.

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    294 Bethel School Rd
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-3782

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    Resume Template

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

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    Wayne County Employment and Training Center

    The Wayne County Employment and Training Center provides employment, unemployment compensation, job search, training, and other work-related resources for all job seekers in Wayne County. These services include, but are not limited to: personal computers with internet access and resume writing software, Job/Gateway/CareerLink registration, job listings and referrals, job search workshops, resume preparation, and on-the-job training. The Center also partners with Pennsylvania's CareerLink System and works with employers to promote job openings, support skills building, and refer qualified job applicants.

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  • Behavioral Health

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    Devereux Pocono

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides intellectual and developmental disability services (treatment in residential settings, community-based living, outpatient services like medication management and family counseling, special education day schools, employment and transition services) and mental health assessments and treatment (for anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, ADHD, psychotic disorders and disruptive behavior disorders) for adults in Wayne and Chester County. Their principle Pennsylvania location is in Delaware County.

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    1547 Mill Creek Rd
    Newfoundland, PA 18445
    (570) 839-6140

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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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    Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers

    Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers is a multi-speciality group that includes primary and speciality care centers, women's health services and programs, behavioral health services, and dental health centers throughout northeast Pennsylvania.They offer primary care in Honesdale, Hamlin, Lake Como, Waymart, Lords Valley, Tafton, Vandling, and Carbondale; pediatric care in Honesdale and Carbondale; dental care for children and adults at the Together for Health Dental Center in Honesdale and the Pike Dental Center in Lords Valley; mental health and counseling services at the Board Health Center in Honesdale; and women's health care in Honesdale, Hamlin, Lords Valley, Waymart, and Vandling.

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    601 Park St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-8100

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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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    Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

    The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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    323 10th St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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    Wayne County Food Pantry Program

    To register at the food pantry site, applicants must bring proof of physical address, such as a current utility bill. No PO Boxes. In addition, applicant should know the names, dates of birth, last four digits of Social Security numbers, and income for all household members.

    The Wayne County Food Pantry Program provides monthly food bags and information on meal and menu planning, nutrition, food storage, food preparation, and budgeting at Honesdale, Lakeville, Lakewood, Damascus, and Newfoundland pantry sites. The donation days for each site vary. The monthly bags typically include food items like canned fruit, meat, vegetables, etc. In order to register for at a food pantry site, applicants must bring proof of physical address, such as a current utility bill (no PO Boxes). In addition, applicant should know the names, dates of birth, last four digits of Social Security numbers, and income for all household members.

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    925 Court St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Human Resources Center, Inc.

    This resource offers residential services and vocational training to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

    Human Resources Center, Inc. (HRC) has a main office in Honesdale, PA with satellite offices in Hawley and Effort. HRC offers residential and vocational services to intellectually disabled individuals. The residential services include: a supervised group home, foster care placements for adults, home support for families of intellectually disabled individuals, and companionship for intellectually disabled individuals in nursing homes. The vocational services include: packing, sealing, assembly and machine work, shipping, and document shredding.

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    294 Bethel School Rd
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-3782

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    Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

    The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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    323 10th St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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  • Physical Health

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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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    Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

    The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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    323 10th St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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    Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers

    Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers is a multi-speciality group that includes primary and speciality care centers, women's health services and programs, behavioral health services, and dental health centers throughout northeast Pennsylvania.They offer primary care in Honesdale, Hamlin, Lake Como, Waymart, Lords Valley, Tafton, Vandling, and Carbondale; pediatric care in Honesdale and Carbondale; dental care for children and adults at the Together for Health Dental Center in Honesdale and the Pike Dental Center in Lords Valley; mental health and counseling services at the Board Health Center in Honesdale; and women's health care in Honesdale, Hamlin, Lords Valley, Waymart, and Vandling.

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    601 Park St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-8100

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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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  • Housing

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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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    Wayne County Housing Authority

    Please note that a criminal record may affect your eligibility for certain housing programs.

    The Wayne County Housing Authority provides rental subsidies for low-income residents through their Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Members of the Program pay 30 percent of their monthly rent to their landlords, while the Housing Authority subsidizes the rest.

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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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    Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

    The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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    323 10th St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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  • Senior Services

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    Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

    The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging helps individuals who are 60+ remain active in their communities by providing case management, transportation, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, public benefit counseling, assistance with public benefit applications, access to senior centers and recreational activities in Honesdale, Hawley, and Hamlin, and in-home services.

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    323 10th St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-4262

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  • Voter Registration

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    Wayne County Bureau of Elections

    The Wayne County Bureau of Elections has voter registration requirements, voter registration applications, and important election dates and application deadlines. The Bureau of Elections Office is located on the third floor of the Court House Annex in the Wayne County Courthouse.

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    925 Court St
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-5970

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  • Education

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    Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program (WPALP)

    The Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program (WPALP) provides adults with free one-on-one tutoring (to assist individuals with preparing for the GED or improving their English, writing, reading, or math skills). Tutors are available to meet with students twice per week at a convenient time and location.

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    1406 N. Main St.
    Honesdale, PA 18431
    (570) 253-3221 info@wpalp.org

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