Warren County Social Services

Find Warren County Pennsylvania departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.

Warren Social Service Department 27 Hospital Drive Warren PA 16365 814-726-2100

About Warren County Social Services

Social Services are Pennsylvania State, Warren County and local government agencies responsible for providing a wide range of health and human services and programs in Warren County, PA. The range and types of programs may vary significantly from one jurisdiction to the next, but Social Services in Warren County tends to emphasize safety net programs, the provision of basic necessities, and the protection of children, elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults.

You may contact Social Services for questions about:
  • Warren County Social Services programs
  • Government benefits and welfare
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Food stamps and EBT cards
  • Warren County Medicare and Medicaid
Warren County SNAP Program & TANF Benefits

Warren County Social Services Departments administer assistance programs, including those that are funded by Federal resources. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance (Warren County food stamps and EBT cards), while Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides general assistance for eligible low-income households in Warren County. The Pennsylvania State and Warren County governments operate additional benefits programs that are geared toward helping low income households pay for basic necessities. Warren County Social Services Departments employ caseworkers to conduct intake, determine eligibility, approve benefits, and ensure compliance with these and other programs.

Medicare and Medicaid in Warren County, PA

Departments of Social Services may also administer Federal government health programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, as well as Pennsylvania health programs that provide coverage to low-income uninsured or underinsured groups that are not eligible for Federal health coverage. Health programs for otherwise uninsured children and women are common in Warren County.

Health and Human Services

In Warren County and at the local level, the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) often works with Warren County community human service providers to ensure the needs of individuals and families are met. Warren County referral services may cover preventive health care, housing, substance abuse and addiction services, home energy assistance programs, mental health services, and supportive services for people with disabilities. Local providers of basic necessities such as food pantries, temporary and homeless shelters, and child care are usually accessible through Warren County Social Services Departments.

Warren County Human Services

Warren County State Social Services Offices typically administer social and human service programs by contract with Warren County, local government, or community providers. In Pennsylvania the Social Services Department may also be responsible for coordinating and regulating the foster care system and adoptions processes. They may also investigate and support Warren County law enforcement in cases of child welfare or abuses and neglect of the elderly, as well as assisting child support enforcement.