Phone: 814-723-6330 or 1-800-403-4043
Income cash (TANF) and food assistance (SNAP), medical assistance health coverage, long term living services
LIHEAP home heating and energy assistance
Phone: 814-755-3552 or 1-800-876-0645
Supplemental for low to moderate income women, from pregnancy through infants and children up to age five, as well as parenting fathers, offering nutrition education, breastfeeding support and healthy foods.
Provides a search by county, zip code or gps to find domestic violence programs in your area
Phone: 1-800-992-3039 or 814-226-8481 or 814-226-7020
A Safe Place (in Warren County)
Department overseeing treatment and provider search for drug and alcohol treatment and funding by county or zip code
Forest-Warren Human Services Drug and Alcohol Program 814-726-2100 or 814-726-2800
Child Care Works & Keystone STARS / ELRC2/ Subsidized Childcare
Phone: 814-765-1546 or 1-800-442-5807
The Early Learning Resource Center for Region 2 is based through the Clearfield County League on Social Services
Assistance with childcare, child care providers search, Keystone STARS information, resource and referral information
Pennsylvania’s oversight division creating opportunities and overseeing services to the Commonwealth’s youngest children and their families which falls under the Department of Human Services and the Department of Education. Divisions under OCDEL include: Certification, Early Intervention, Policy & Professional Development, Bureau of Operations and Monitoring, Child Care Works and Keystone STARS. Contains contact information for services in each county.
Children’s Developmental Milestones
Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills and traits seen in infants, toddlers and young children as they grow and develop that are typical among children of a certain age group. Developmental milestones provide a guide to development by months and years.
Find licensed child care facilities as well as other learning programs in your area through COMPASS Provider Search by county, address or school district.
Early Intervention Services CONNECT Helpline
Phone: 1-800-692-7288 for referrals
Screening for children ages birth to five, assessing communication, cognition, motor skills, social-personal and adaptive behavior and providing services for children with a delay of 25% or greater compared to other children.
Phone: 814-726-2100 Ext. 8421 or Ext. 8188
Head Start is a federal and state-funded early childhood education program that offers education, health and social services at no cost at a classroom site and in the home to low income children ages 3, 4 & 5 and their families. Early Head Start is a home visiting program at no cost to families for pregnant women and their children up to the age of 3.
Phone: 814-726-2400 Ext. 3010
For more information about Pennsylvania’s Home Visiting Programs, visit PA Promise’s site
Pre-K Counts provides high quality half and full day pre-kindergarten programs for 3 and 4 year olds in schools, child care centers and preschools to families between 130% and 300% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Provides educational services and support services to the local school districts
A range of job search and training options include job search assistance, unemployment benefits, employment training and workforce preparation for families currently receiving assistance benefits.
Free adult education classes for adults ages 17 or older who are no longer enrolled in high school to assist them in obtaining their GED or brushing up on academic skills to enter post-secondary education or the workforce.
Provides information and links about county government including the court system, county commissioners, emergency management/911, County Children, Youth & Family Services, Voter information and much more.
Works with families to establish and enforce support obligations for children and spouses
Regional office overseeing the county children and youth agencies within the Western Region
The website Keep Kids Safe provides links to apply for PA ChildLine Child Abuse Clearances, PA State Police Criminal Record Checks, the new National Sex Offender Registry clearance (NSOR) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting
Phone: 1-800-986-KIDS (5437)
Children’s Health Insurance Program for uninsured children teens not eligible for medical assistance
Medical Assistance Forest County Assistance Office
Phone: 814-755-3552 or 1-800-876-0645
Phone: 1-814-927-8266 or 1-800-222-1706
Transportation services to medical appointments
Resource to assist Pennsylvanians in selecting health plans and doctors in their area
US Government website that has a marketplace of health insurance plan options. Application is subject to an Open Enrollment period in which purchasers can enroll. Special enrollment options exist for changes such as loss of insurance, change in residence, certain life changes like the birth or adoption of a child or death of a family member.
Pennsylvania Dental Association
Pennsylvania Optometric Association
Family Wize offers a free prescription discount card and drug price comparison tool to help lower the cost of common medications.
An array of mental health and behavioral health providers, including counseling, service coordination, wraparound services and more.
Single point of contact and managed care company overseeing behavioral health services
CASSP Coordinator Age 3+: Forest Warren Human Services
Behavioral Health Providers
Phone: 814-364-2178 or 1-814-776-2145
Provides a tax credit for working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes
Programs that provide a home visitor to help pregnant and parenting families of young children with topics such as prenatal care, breastfeeding, infant and toddler care, child development, health and nutrition, and family support.
Warren-Forest County Head Start Phone: (814) 726-2400
Families wishing to enroll in Head Start or Early Head Start must meet income eligibility guidelines and services are free. Click here to view the current Federal Poverty Guidelines. Click here for more information on how to enroll in either Head Start or Early Head Start.