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PoconoInfo Helpline

Whether it’s information about local food pantries, accessing homeless shelters, public assistance programs, opioid abuse, availability of child care services, or other human service needs, Monroe County residents need only contact PoconoInfo to connect with a comprehensive database of local, state and federal health and human service programs available in our community. Trained call specialists will be on hand to answer questions and refer individuals in need to services that are available.

To get started, simply call 570-517-3954 or visit


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

Pocono Mountains United Way recently launched a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program provides FREE tax preparation for low-to-moderate income families in Monroe County (households earning $54,000 or less per year). Click here to schedule your VITA appointment or for more information about using this service.

Pocono Mountains United Way is also currently looking for volunteers to assist in the program. Training is provided and scheduling is flexible! For more information on volunteering for the VITA program, click here.


Summer Meal Program

If you are looking for information on Summer Meal Programs in Monroe County for 2020, the dates and locations should be published by late spring 2020. You can also access this information by contacting PoconoInfo (570-517-3954) and talking through which locations might be best suited for your children.