Monroe County Assistance Office - Department of Public Welfare

 
General Information
Description of ProgramMonroe County Assistance Office falls under the Income Maintenance Department of PA Public Welfare. Some of the programs and services offered are:
1. Medical Assistance Access Card (also known as Medicaid)
2. LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
3. PA CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program)
4. Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD)
5. Medicare Prescription Coverage
6. SNAP Food Stamps
7. Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)
8. Nursing Home Care Payment
9. Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (help in paying for HIV drug program and psychotropic drugs)
10. Healthy Beginnings Medical Program (children & pregnant women)
11. Healthy Horizons (elderly and disabled individuals)
12. COMPASS (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania online application for Social Services benefits)
13. General Assistance
14. State Blind Pension
15. TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)
16. Emergency Shelter Assistance
17. Foster Care Payment
ObjectivesThe mission of the Department of Public Welfare is to: Promote, improve and sustain the quality of family life; Break the cycle of dependency; Promote respect for employees; Protect and serve Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens; and Manage our resources effectively.
LocationStroudsburg
Geographic AreaPA
TerritoryMonroe County
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureAccept Walk-In applications during normal work hours (7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) or can apply on-line at COMPASS website: www.compass.state.pa.us
Funded ByDepartment of Public Welfare
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsAll individuals.
Languages SpokenEnglish and Spanish speaking staff; also uses Language Line
 
Availability
Hours of OperationNormal hours of operation: (7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), website 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone570-424-3030
Physical Site Address 11972 West Main St.
Physical Site Address 2Suite 101
Physical Site City, State, ZipStroudsburg, PA 18360
Main Phone570-424-3030 or 1-877-905-1495 (toll free)
Web Addresswww.compass.state.pa.us
 
Director Information
Director's Phone570-424-3030
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
PA Department of Public Welfare (DPW)
This Program: Monroe County Assistance Office - Department of Public Welfare
Affiliated Services: Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Program
Cash Assistance/TANF - PA Department of Public Welfare
COMPASS - PA Department of Public Welfare
Disability Advocacy - PA Department of Public Welfare
Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis Treatment (EPSDT) - PA Department of Public Welfare
Medicaid
Medical Assistance Estate Recovery Program - PA Department of Public Welfare
Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities- PA Department of Public Welfare
Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) - PA Department of Public Welfare
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Food Stamps