State Assistance and Medical Programs

ProgramContact InfoDescription
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.
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.
Heating Assistance/
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (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.
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.
Social Security Supplemental Income(800) 772-1213Anything related to Social Security benefits and programs.
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.