TANF 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

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash Benefits: low to no income households with a pregnant individual or adults caring for their children under age 18 years old should apply.

Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): LIHEAP is available to provide assistance with heating bills during LIHEAP season. Income limit is 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline (FPIG)