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COMPASS: Emergency Assistance Program to Help Low-Income Families Amidst COVID-19

**COMPASS HELPLINE: 1-800-692-7462

Call us between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are hearing impaired, call TTY/TTD at 1-800-451-5886.**

Emergency Assistance Program to Help Low-Income Families Amidst COVID-19

This program provides support to low-income families who qualify:

• Families with a child under the age of 18 OR a woman who is currently pregnant.
• Families must have at least one person in the household who was
employed as of March 11, 2020 and experienced an hour or wage reduction of at least 50 percent for two weeks or more or lost employment entirely due to the public health crisis.
• Families must meet income limits of 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and have no more than $1,000 in a savings or checking account.

The emergency assistance application is available online
at: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/COMPASS.Web/AFS/EmergencyCashAssistance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information, visit: https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/DHS_details.aspx?newsid=529&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=1af026f9-50c9-4b87-a789-093f267fb032