​Pennsylvania Benefits Center

Bdt Location

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST

​​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 Pennsylvanians.

Key partnerships that help the PA Benefits Center effectively serve seniors include:

  • 211 of SEPA
  • Central PA Food Bank
  • Community Legal Services (CLS)
  • Consumer Health Coalition (CHC)
  • Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
  • National Council on Aging (NCOA)
  • PA Department of Aging
  • PA Department of Human Services, City of Philadelphia
  • Pan Asian Senior Services, Inc. (PASSi)
  • Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
  • Philadelphia Health Partnership
  • Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO)
  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation
  • The Opportunity Fund
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
  • Walmart Foundation

Population Served

Assistance is available to individuals of all ages.

Benefits Supported

  • Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE/NET)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicare Extra Help (LIS)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Unemployment Insurance (UI)
  • Medicaid (MA)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
  • Qualified Health Plan (QHP)
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC)
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability (SSDI)
  • Childcare Subsidy (CCIS)
  • Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PT/RR)
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