Statewide Reentry 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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  • 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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    KEYSPOT: List of Philadelphia's Free Internet Access Points

    The attached resource provides a list of internet access points throughout Philadelphia. Formed to tackle the problem of inadequate access to the Internet throughout Philadelphia, KEYSPOT represents a citywide coalition of community-based groups committed to bringing Internet access, training and technology to all Philadelphia communities. The KEYSPOT Network is managed by the Mayor's Commission on Literacy.

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    Philadelphia FIGHT's 2016 Employment Resource Guide

    Published by Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice, this resource guide was created specifically for those who have been or will be released to the Philadelphia area. This resource provides information on searching for a job, interviews and applications, job training programs, ban the box laws, staffing agencies, case management and reentry services, and more. Although this resource was designed specifically with Philadelphia in mind, much of it's information and advice is widely applicable across counties.

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    Resume Template

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

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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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  • Education

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    KEYSPOT: List of Philadelphia's Free Internet Access Points

    The attached resource provides a list of internet access points throughout Philadelphia. Formed to tackle the problem of inadequate access to the Internet throughout Philadelphia, KEYSPOT represents a citywide coalition of community-based groups committed to bringing Internet access, training and technology to all Philadelphia communities. The KEYSPOT Network is managed by the Mayor's Commission on Literacy.

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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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  • 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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    Philadelphia FIGHT's 2016 Employment Resource Guide

    Published by Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice, this resource guide was created specifically for those who have been or will be released to the Philadelphia area. This resource provides information on searching for a job, interviews and applications, job training programs, ban the box laws, staffing agencies, case management and reentry services, and more. Although this resource was designed specifically with Philadelphia in mind, much of it's information and advice is widely applicable across counties.

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