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Adams County Assistance Office

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Description of Program The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is charged with numerous program areas. DPW oversees all Children, Youth & Families, Mental Health & Mental Retardation, Substance Abuse Services, Income Maintenance, Medical Assistance and Social Program issues in the Commonwealth.
Location Adams
Geographic Area Adams
Intake Procedure Walk in, call or visit web site.
Funded By Pennsylvania Commonwealth.
Client Information
Eligibility Meet income and resource requirements, be a resident of PA, and be a citizen or a type of qualified lawful resident. Amount of help depends on household size and other income.
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees Free.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 225 South Franklin Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Gettysburg, PA 17325
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 4446
Mailing City, State, Zip , PA 17325
Main Phone 800-638-6816
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Fax 717-334-4104
Web Address
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Adams County Assistance Office
Affiliated Services: Adams County Assistance Office Vehicle Purchase Assistance
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Food Stamps / SNAP - Adams
General Assistance (GA) - Adams
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Adams
Medical Assistance / Medicaid - Adams
Telephone Assistance Programs - Adams
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Assistance - Adams