Medical Assistance Resources

Department of Human Services
Erie County Assistance Office
1316 Holland Street
P.O. Box 958
Erie, PA 16512

Phone: 814-461-2000
Toll Free: 1-800-635-1014
Fax: 814-461-2282

Web: www.dhs.pa.gov
Apply for Benefits: www.dhs.pa.gov/applyforbenefits/index.htm

Eligibility: Common single adult limit is 133% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines (FPIG) for their household size (plus a 5% income disregard). If over income for children or adults, referrals automatically go to CHIPP (for children) or FFM (for adults between 18 and 64 years old). There are more categories and help for special situations for persons of all ages. If in doubt, apply.