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  • Dependable Access for Victimization Expenses (DAVE) Online Claim Filing System

    This Victims Compensation Assistance Program helps victims of crime in Pennsylvania with expenses related to a crime. You may use this site to file a claim for compensation. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • COMPASS - Apply for Public Benefits and Services from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania residents can apply for a variety of programs offered by the PA Department of Human Services, including public assistance, food stamps, health care coverage, energy assistance and other social service programs at this site Content Detail

    By:
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Application for Social Services (COMPASS)
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    Spanish / Español
  • Application for cash assistance, SNAP and Medical Assistance Benefits

    You can apply for cash assistance, SNAP and Medical Assistance benefits online with Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. Paper forms can also be printed from the website. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Domestic Violence and Welfare Support Requirements

    Information from the Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association, hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association website, about the requirement that families who receive cash assistance from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or General Assistance (GA) programs apply for child or spousal support unless excused for good cause. [PDF] Read More

    By:
    Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Local Support and Domestic Relations Office Procedures

    This webpage provides links to information on support collection and Domestic Relations Office procedures in various counties in Pennsylvania. Read More

    By:
    PALawHELP.org
  • Closed School Discharge

    Information from Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education about Closed School Discharges of your federal student loan. If your school closes while you’re enrolled or soon after you withdraw, you may be eligible for discharge of your federal student loan. Read More

    By:
    Federal Student Aid
  • Deceptive Home Improvement Contractors Complaints

    Information for home owners with HUD insured loans on avoiding deceptive home improvement contractors. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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    Spanish / Español
  • Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act

    Informational booklet on the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act that creates safeguards for consumers who hire contractors for home remodeling projects. [PDF] Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
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    Spanish / Español
  • Report a Mail Crime

    If you have witnessed or fallen victim to a mail-related crime, take action by filing a report of the incident. Find the right form, appropriate for your situation, to file in order to report the criminal conduct. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Postal Inspection Services
  • Work at Home Schemes

    Consumer Advisory from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General about the pitfalls of many offers of big money from working at home. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Financial Support Resources from PASafeLaw.org

    If you are considering divorce but are in need of financial support, you may be entitled to spousal support, alimony pendente lite, and/or alimony. These resource explain these options and how to pursue them. Content Detail

    By:
    PASafeLaw
  • FTC Consumer Complaint Form

    Form used to submit a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection about a particular company or organization. Complaints help the FTC investigate fraud and can lead to law enforcement action. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • QDROs - The Division of Retirement Benefits Through Qualified Domestic Relations Orders

    Information from the United States Department of Labor on whether and how to divide a participant's interest in a retirement plan in separation, divorce, and other domestic relations proceedings. This booklet was prepared by the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the U.S. Department of Labor to provide general guidance about qualified domestic relations orders to employers, retirement plan administrators, participants, beneficiaries, employee benefit professionals, and domestic relations specialists. Read More

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
  • File a Complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center

    Complaints filed via this website are processed and may be referred to federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation. Content Detail

    By:
    Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
  • Victim Service Programs

    If you are a victim of crime or have been affected by a crime, you may receive help from an advocate from a Victim Service Program. The following link provides information on local programs that offer help. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services