HealthChoices, Pennsylvania's Medical Assistance program, provides you and your family with many health care options.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the School Meals program help you and your family buy food and receive nutritious free or reduced-price school meals.
Home and Community Based Services provide services beyond those covered by Medical Assistance that enable an individual to remain in a community setting. The following services are not available to be applied for on COMPASS, but you can submit a referral to express your interest in the service. Go to Do I Qualify? to submit your referral today.
Call us between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are hearing impaired, call TTY/TTD at 1-800-451-5886. If you have a question during non-business hours or prefer to use email.
Please visit the CHIP website at www.chipcoverspakids.com and click on "FAQ" at the top right corner to find answers to most questions.
Please contact the school your child attends.
If you have other questions or need additional information, please visit the contact page for all up-to-date details.
Community Partners are community-based agencies, organizations, coalitions, hospitals, church groups, sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and other groups that wish to help Pennsylvanians submit applications for health and human services.
Service Providers and Business Partners are public utilities that provide Lifeline and other program benefits to low-income individuals.
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