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  • Impact of Criminal Record on Public Benefits in Pennsylvania

    Chart from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia outlining the effect on the eligibility for public benefits for people with criminal records. Read More

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Most Legal Immigrants Can Get Food Stamps

    Information on the rights of immigrants to receive public benefits from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Nutrition Assistance for Older Americans

    Fact Sheet providing information on federal programs that provide nutrition assistance to older Americans from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). [PDF] Content Detail

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    American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Nutrition Assistance Programs

    This booklet from the Social Security Administration provides information about SNAP/food stamps and other nutritional programs for which you may be eligible such as, the Food Program For Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the Nutrition Services Incentive Program, and other nutrition assistance programs. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Public Assistance

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services about your eligibility for cash assistance; medical assistance; food assistance; and utility assistance. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Public Benefits in PA (Audio-MP3) audio

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 8/9/07. Information on Pennsylvania Public Benefits, including General Assistance, Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) and Food stamps. (20:34) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • SNAP (Food Stamps)

    Fact sheet from the Youth Justice Project on SNAP (Food Stamps), including who is eligible and how to apply. Content Detail

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    Youth Justice Project
  • SNAP (Food Stamps)

    A summary of basic rules of eligibility for food stamps under the SNAP Program from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • SNAP 3-Month Time Limit - What You Need to Know

    Beginning January 1, 2016, the federal SNAP time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) went back into effect in Pennsylvania, although the time limit does not apply to many counties in Pennsylvania. Here is information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia that you need to know about the time limits. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • 10 Steps to Help You Fill Your Grocery Bag Through SNAP: Learn If You or Someone You Know Might Be Eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

    Information from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service on how to determine if you are eligible for for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and how to apply. Content Detail

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    USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Facts

    This fact sheet from the Social Security Administration explains who can get Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits and how to apply for them. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

    An overview of Pennsylvania's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - formerly known as Food Stamps from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - how it works, how you can apply, resource and income limits, household composition requirements, as well as details on eligible and ineligible food items. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Pre-Screening Eligibility Tool

    This online Pre-Screening Tool from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service can be used to determine if you may be eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Content Detail

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    USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • Telephone Assistance Program - Lifeline

    Lifeline is a program that provides reduced telephone costs to customers of qualified telephone services. It is available to recipients of General Assistance (GA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Federal Public Housing Assistance, Medical Assistance, Food Stamps or the National School Free Lunch Program. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Tenant Resource Guide

    This guide was produced by Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and The Legal Clinic for the Disabled to help connect low-income tenants in Philadelphia to community resources. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia