Department of Public Welfare - Montgomery County Assistance Office


Updated Mon, 01/07/2013 - 15:16
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Address - Primary
1931 New Hope Street
Norristown
PA
19401
Phone Number(s): 
610-270-3500
Fax Number: 
610-270-1980
Fax Number: 
610-270-1678

Administers several programs to assist eligible residents of Montgomery County in need. Applications can be mailed or issued to walk-ins on a first come, first served basis, or by applying on-line using the COMPASS web site at www.state.pa.us, Click on the Living in PA link and go to PA Social Service Programs. Walk-in clients will be seen the same day by an Intake Interviewer. Request or pick up an application from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Programs available include:                                                  

  • Cash Assistance
  • Food Stamps      
  • Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)         610-272-1752

Helps residents pay for heating sources for their homes during winter months only (approximately October through March/April).

  • Medical Assistance

Upon enrollment, recipients will choose one of the following three health insurance companies:

  • AmeriChoice
  • Health Partners, Inc.
  • Keystone-Mercy Health Plan      

                                                     

  • Employment and Training                                                                   610-270-1916   

Participation with job search assistance or education and training upgrades may be mandatory or voluntary. Support services will be made available.

Administers several programs to assist eligible residents of Montgomery County in need. Applications can be mailed or issued to walk-ins on a first come, first served basis, or by applying on-line using the COMPASS web site at www.state.pa.us, Click on the Living in PA link and go to PA Social Service Programs. Walk-in clients will be seen the same day by an Intake Interviewer. Request or pick up an application from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Programs available include:                                                  

            n Cash Assistance

            n Food Stamps

            n Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)         610-272-1752

Helps residents pay for heating sources for their homes during winter months only (approximately October through March/April).

            n Medical Assistance

Upon enrollment, recipients will choose one of the following three health insurance companies:

AmeriChoice

Health Partners, Inc.

Keystone-Mercy Health Plan                                                                   

            n Employment and Training                                                                   610-270-1916   

Participation with job search assistance or education and training upgrades may be mandatory or voluntary. Support services will be made available.

Contact Info

Interagency Council of Norristown
PO Box 697
Norristown, PA 19404

Phone: 610-270-2902
icn@ICNconnections.org

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