State Assistance and Medical Programs

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Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP)(800) 274-3258PHLP is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
Care Credit(800) 677-0718CareCredit is a healthcare credit card designed for your health and wellness needs for you, your entire family and your pets. They give you a credit card made for covering healthcare treatments not covered by insurance then help you set up an easy loan repayment plan.
Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRP)
(800) 692-7443DRP provides help to Pennsylvanians with disabilities who are experiencing problems or who have questions related to their disability.
Dollar Energy Fund(412) 431-2800Works with utility companies to design and administer programs to help low-income utility customers. These programs balance the needs of the customer and the utility. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for households experiencing hardships by providing utility assistance and other services that lead to self-sufficiency.
PA Elks Home Service Program(814) 781-7860They been helping to improve the quality of life for thousands of children and adults throughout Pennsylvania. They provide support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability.
Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)(866) 857-7095LIHEAP helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
FamilyWize(800) 222-2818The goal of the FamilyWize partnership is to reduce the cost of medicine for children, families and individuals.
Food Stamps (SNAPS)(609) 259-5088The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are used to buy food and help low-income households in PA obtain more nutritious diets by increasing the food purchasing power at grocery stores.
Foundation for Health Coverage Educationn/aThe Foundation for Health Coverage Education (FHCE) offers four unique ways to help you find health coverage in your area. They simplify public and private health insurance eligibility information in order to help more people to access coverage.
Cigna-HealthSpring(877) 458-5122Health services company committed to helping our nation's Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries live healthier, more active lives through personalized, affordable and easy-to-use health care solutions.
(877) 458-5122
Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)(800) 440-9391A program developed to help families, who have at least one person enrolled in Medical Assistance (MA), pay for private health insurance through an employer.
Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities(800) 274-3258MAWD lets Pennsylvanians with disabilities take a fulfilling job, earn more money and still keep their full medical coverage.
Medical Bureau of Pittsburgh (412) 539-0990Provides no interest loans to qualifying patients.
Medical Equipment Recycling Program(724) 983-8737The program provides refurbished medical equipment to people in UPMC Horizon's service area who lack the insurance coverage or means to buy new medical equipment.
The Primary Health Network(724) 342-3002A network of all types of health services in the area.
Social Security Supplemental Income(800) 772-1213Anything related to Social Security benefits and programs.
Social Security Disability(800) 772-1213The Social Security disability insurance program (sometimes referred to as SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain family members if you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes.
State Cash Assistance(800) 692-7462Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, which is also referred to as Cash Assistance. TANF provides money for dependent children and their parents of other relatives with whom the live, and for pregnant women.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)(800) WIC-WINSWIC provides Federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to the age of five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Zenni Optical(800) 211-2105Zenni Optical provides prescription glasses at an affordable price.
The Good Shepherd Inc.(724) 588-2210The Free Medical Clinic is available to persons in Greenville, and greater Greenville area of Northern Mercer County who have no available medical assistance or insurance and who fall within specific income guidelines.