​Pennsylvania Benefits Center

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1-855-486-9331

​​The PA Benefits Center works to help low-income individuals across the Commonwealth access the benefits and services for which they are eligible.

Through diverse funding and cross-sector partnerships, BDT is able to provide support for a wide variety of benefits designed to provide financial stability for seniors and families. In 2015, BDT provided assistance to over 53,000 eligible Pennsylvanians. Major initiatives that fall under the auspices of the PA Benefits Center are: The PACE Application Center and the Medicaid Initiative.

Key Partnerships

Connelly Foundation
Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation
PA Department of Aging
PA Department of Human Services, City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Health Partnership
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation
The Pew Charitable Trusts
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
The Opportunity Fund

Pennsylvania

Population Served

Pennsylvanians of all ages

Benefits Supported

  • Low-income Heating & Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare Extra Help (LIS)
  • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
  • Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE/PACENET)
  • Property Tax and Rent Rebate (PTRR)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps

Philadelphia

Population Served

Pennsylvanians of all ages

Benefits Supported

  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Low-income Heating & Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare Extra Help (LIS)
  • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
  • Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE/PACENET)
  • Property Tax and Rent Rebate (PTRR)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • and other city benefit programs

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