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Allegheny 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 Allegheny
Geographic Area Allegheny
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
Contact's Phone 412-565-2146
Physical Site Address 1 301 5th Avenue, Suite 470
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Main Phone 412-565-2146
Hotline Phone 800-692-7462
Web Address
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Program: Allegheny County Assistance Office
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Food Stamps / SNAP - Allegheny
Medical Assistance / Medicaid - Allegheny
Telephone Assistance Programs - Allegheny
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Assistance - Allegheny