Childcare Works – for Families

Compass Website

Compass is an online portal to allow families to apply for several Pennsylvania benefits. Families can apply for subsidized childcare, Medical Assistance, Cash Assistance, SNAP, LIHEAP and CHIP.

Compass Application


County Assistance Office

The County Assistance Office is available to help provide financial assistance to families in the hopes of helping them become financially independent. Several options are available depending on your family’s need. You can apply online on the Compass website or complete a paper application and mail directly to one of the county agencies.

Download Application – English

Download Application – Spanish

If you have low income, you may be eligible in the state of Pennsylvania for temporary cash assistance – Cash Assistance