Programs and Services

Human Services Development Fund

The Human Services Development Fund, HSDF, provides funding for programs at the County level that help all Pennsylvanians who may need a little help, from youth to senior citizen. Services are provided for Adult Services, Aging, Children and Youth, Drug and Alcohol, Homeless Assistance, and the Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation programs.

If you or someone you know has problems due to aging, is disabled, or has an addiction problem, please contact our Human Services Department to get more information.

Homeless Assistance Program

The Homeless Assistance Program, HAP, makes available a continuum of services to homeless and near homeless individuals and families. HAP funding is provided to county governments by the Department of Public Welfare.

HAP funds help to assure: 1) homelessness can be avoided through a variety of prevention services assisting clients to maintain affordable housing; 2) people who are homeless can find refuge and care; and 3) homeless and near homeless clients are assisted in moving toward self-sufficiency.

Medical Assistance Transportation Program

Medical Assistance Transportation Program, MATP, consumers residing in Pennsylvania are entitled to transportation services necessary to secure medical care provided under the Medical Assistance, MA, program. The County assures that medical transportation services are provided to eligible County residents.

Medical transportation services are defined as non-emergency transportation of MA recipients to any MA compensable service for the purpose of receiving treatment, medical evaluation or purchasing prescription drugs or medical equipment. Medical transportation does not include transportation that would normally be provided by an ambulance.