Monroe County Assistance Office – PA Department of Human Services

Monroe County Assistance Office falls under the Income Maintenance PA Department of Human Services. Some of the programs and services offered are: 1. Medical Assistance Access Card (also known as Medicaid) 2. LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) 3. PA CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) 4. Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD) 5. Medicare Prescription Coverage 6. SNAP Food Stamps 7. Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) 8. Nursing Home Care Payment 9. Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (help in paying for HIV drug program and psychotropic drugs) 10. Healthy Beginnings Medical Program (children & pregnant women) 11. Healthy Horizons (elderly and disabled individuals) 12. COMPASS (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania online application for Social Services benefits) 13. General Assistance 14. State Blind Pension 15. TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) 16. Emergency Shelter Assistance 17. Foster Care Payment

1972 West Main St. Suite 101, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Hours of Operation
Normal hours of operation: 8am - 5pm, website 24 hrs, 7 days a week.

570-424-3030, or 1-877-905-1495 (toll free)

Emergency Phone