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Free Webinar: Oral Health Coverage and Care for Older Adults

This webinar will provide an overview of oral health coverage options for older adults, including Medicare, Medicaid, and VA coverage. Presenters will share practice tips for advocates on how to best connect older adults to oral health coverage and care. The webinar will also provide an overview of other forms of dental coverage and care options, including stand-alone dental plans, clinics, and dental school options.

USCIS Updates Policy Guidance on Self-Selecting a Gender Marker on Forms and Documents

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify that, effective immediately, USCIS will accept the self-identified gender marker for individuals requesting immigration benefits.

Dual Eligibility & Medicare Savings Programs Webinar offered by PA Health Law Project

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is offering an informational webinar entitled Dual Eligibility & Medicare Savings Programs on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 11:00 AM Eastern.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Extended to May 12

The Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) reports that the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has announced that it will extend the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) season by two weeks. LIHEAP will remain open until Friday, May 12, 2023.

IRS 2023 Dirty Dozen List of Tax Scams

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams for 2023 with a reminder for taxpayers, businesses and tax professionals to watch out for these schemes throughout the year, not just during tax season.

PUC Offers Spring Storm Utility Safety Tips

Residents are Reminded to Report Outages, Use Caution During Severe Weather and Give Utility Crews Room to Work

New Statewide Tool Available to Apply for Civil Legal Assistance in Pennsylvania

A new statewide, online tool to request civil legal assistance for low-income individuals and families has been launched and is now available. Individuals can complete this online application to receive legal information and submit an application for legal assistance to the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network program serving their county.

FTC Offers Information About Consumer Scams in 12 Languages

The FTC has information in a dozen languages to help you spot and avoid scams at You’ll find info in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, Hmong, Korean, Russian, Somali, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Ukrainian.

Department Of Human Services Alerts Pennsylvanians About The End Of Emergency Allotment And Other SNAP Changes, Urges Support Of Charitable Food Network

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Val Arkoosh advised Pennsylvanians of upcoming changes to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Due to federal legislation, this February will be the last month Emergency Allotments (created due to the COVID-19 Emergency) are sent; and starting in March, SNAP recipients will only receive one regular SNAP payment. Additionally, SSI Recipients will experience a decrease in their base SNAP benefits due to a cost-of-living increase in SSI benefits, with some households being disenrolled from SNAP due to the SSI increase.

FTC Marks Identity Theft Awareness Week for 2023 on January 30-February 3

The Federal Trade Commission will mark its annual Identity Theft Awareness Week with a series of free events January 30-February 3 focused on how identity theft affects people of every community and ways to reduce your risk.

PUC Offers Winter Storm Utility Safety Tips

Residents Reminded to Report Outages, Use Caution During Severe Weather, and Give Utility Crews Room to Work Safely

Philadelphia Bar Association LegalLine to Offer Free Legal Advice on Employment Issues - Dec. 21

The Philadelphia Bar Association’s monthly LegalLine is holdng a special program focused on employment law in December. On Wednesday, December 21, license lawyers trained in labor and employment law will be available in the evening from 5-7 p.m. to receive calls about work-related complaints including discrimination, harassment, unfair treatment or hostile work environment due to a protected category such as race, age, national origin, sex, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Information on Voting Rights in Pennsylvania

View a list of resource providing information on your Voting Rights in Pennsylvania.

Department Of Human Services Highlights New State Child Care Tax Credit Available To Help Working Families

Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Meg Snead highlighted the Wolf Administration’s $25 million investment in the new state child care tax credit program, which can help ease child care costs for working families.

Acting Human Services Secretary Warns Of Potential Scam, Reminds Of Safe Way To Apply For Assistance

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead advised Pennsylvanians of a potential scam in which individuals, regardless of whether they are recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), receive a text message from a “[number]” contact indicating that there is an issue with one’s EBT card.

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