If you have seen a reduction in pay due to the COVID-19 crisis and are struggling to make your rent, mortgage, credit card, or loan payments, contact your lender right away. Explain your situation and ask about hardship programs that may be available. Regulatory agencies have encouraged financial institutions to work with consumers impacted by the coronavirus.  

    Unemployment Benefits

    Information for PA Employees Impacted by COVID-19
    It is recommended you apply online for fastest results and processing

    Public Welfare Benefits

    Health and Human Services Portal COMPASS 1-800-692-7462
    COMPASS is an online tool for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs and manage benefit information including: Food Stamps (SNAP), Free School Lunch, Cash Assistance, Health Insurance

    Utility Assistance
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 1-866-452-6152
    If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility service providers currently offer emergency assistance programs

    Help Applying for Medical Assistance & Accessing Mental Health Resources

    Bucks LIFE Program Serving Bucks County Families 1-888-442-1590

    Help Finding Resources in Your Community
    211 United Way of Pennsylvania 211

    If you need to connect with resources in your community, but don’t know where to look, Pennsylvania 211 is a great place to start. You can dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free