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Medical & Support


New Law Change Increases Insurance Coverage for Veterans

Some Veterans covered under the Veterans Group Life Insurance program (VGLI) now have the opportunity to increase their coverage to the current maximum coverage under the Service members’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program. The additional coverage can be issued regardless of the Veteran’s health. Click here.


If you want to find out if you qualify for Pennsylvania health and human services, apply for new benefits, finish your application or check your status, you're in the right place. By using COMPASS you can apply at any time during the day or night from home, a library or any location with Internet access. COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs.

To learn more about COMPASS, please click HERE.


Find Benefits Program...

Get all the benefits you deserve. Find and enroll in federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs

Apply For Medicare Rx Extra Help

If you are one of millions of people with Medicare who have limited income and resources, apply now for Extra Help through Medicare’s Prescription Drug Coverage. You can also find out if you qualify for other valuable benefits programs.

Need Help Paying for Food?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program) helps low-income individuals and families buy the food they need for good health. Visit the SNAP Application Forms Service to find the program in your state, get an application and apply today!

Get Elder Care Assistance

Caring for aging parents, elders, and loved ones is challenging. provides the expert advice, practical information, easy-to-use tools, and person-to-person support you need to make the journey easier.

For more information, click on the Benefits CheckUp Logo Above

Addiction Treatments

Different types of treatments are available to meet specific needs. To get referrals to treatment programs, call 1.800.662.HELP (confidential hotline) or visit:  

TSA Launches New Toll Free Number for Air Travelers with Disabilities

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has launched a new helpline number for air travelers with disabilities and medical conditions. You can call TSA Cares toll free at 1.855.787.2227 before you travel for answers to questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. TSA recommends that passengers call about 72 hours before traveling so that when needed, TSA Cares can coordinate checkpoint support with a TSA Customer Service Manager at the airport. Click here for info.

Visit for Information

Visit Disability.govfor information about these and many other subjects: Finding employment, Help finding and paying for housing, Laws that protect your rights as a person with a disability, Disability benefits, Scholarships and other financial aid, Federal government grants . Looking for organizations, programs or services near you? Visit’sInformation by Statesection. Visit Disability Blogto read and comment on a wide variety of subjects of interestto the disability community, includingbenefits, healthcare, housing and the special "Career Connections Series."

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