PALawHelp.org: A direct link to online resources including Medicare, family issues for seniors, wills and estates, and more
PA Department of Human Services – Aging and Disabilities: A direct link to information about home and community-based services, LIFE program, as well as other information about assisted living
Pennsylvania Department of Aging: A direct link with information about supportive services and the OPTIONS Program
RetireGuide.com: A direct link to resources for medicare, retirement planning, life insurance, and annuities
Consumer and Bankruptcy
PALawHelp.org: A direct link to information that covers topics such as bankruptcy, debt collection, repossession, credit access, identity theft, utilities, and more.
Advantage Credit Counseling Service: A direct link to free credit counseling and education
Federal Trade Commission: A direct link to information to protect yourself and your family, as well resources for help
Tips and Advice from the FTC: A direct link to resources for consumers, businesses, and military families
Health and Public Benefits
PALawHelp.org: A direct link to legal information about access to public benefits in Pennsylvania
PA Department of Human Services: A direct link to information about family cash assistance, health and medical assistance, heating assistance (LIHEAP), and other topics
COMPASS: A direct link to a fast and easy way to access public benefits
Social Security Administration: A direct link to information about Social Security in Pennsylvania
Benefits.gov: A direct link to Pennsylvania Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Employment and Disability
PALawHelp.org: A direct link to legal information about employee rights, family and medical leave, unemployment compensation and more.
PACareerLink: An organization that offers a variety of resources for employment including resume review, career counseling, job search assistance, and more
PA Department of Labor and Industry: A direct link to Frequently Asked Questions about wage and hours
PA Department of Labor and Industry: A direct link to resources for individuals including unemployment benefits, disability, workers’ comp, workforce development and more.
Housing, Shelter and Utilities
PALawHelp.org: A direct link to legal resources about eviction, mortgage foreclosure, utilities, security deposits and more
PA Department of Human Services: A direct link to information about housing assistance programs including case management, emergency shelter, rental assistance and more.
Fair Housing Law Center: Laurel Legal Services works with this agency to help combat housing discrimination in Western Pennsylvania. Know your legal rights.