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{Human Services Department} Provide coordinated and holistic services to the human service providers within the County.

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 Human Services
 Berks County Services Center
 633 Court Street, 13th Floor
 Reading, PA 19601
 Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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   Directory listing of human service agencies within Berks County including
   contact information and services provided
 NOTE: The following services are offered by the PA State Department of Public Welfare
  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Food Stamp Benefits
  • Cash Assistance
  • Long Term Care
  • Home & Community Based Services
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
    Office: 625 Cherry Street (Room 215) Reading, PA 19602

    Grants Available to Agencies

  • Human Services Development Fund
  • Homeless Assistance Program
  • Family Center Grant
  • Fatherhood Initiative
  • Temporary Emergency Food Assistance
  • Medical Assistance Temporary Program
    Request For Proposals
    To ensure that you receive notice of any amendments issued to RFPs, please subscribe to eAlerts (check "Human Services" category). In addition, please complete the ITB/RFP Form so you will be directly notified of updates.
    NOTE: The Word document format may be completed electronically, saved & e-mailed as file attachments to
    Due Date
    {PDF Document}  Homeless Assistance RFP (PDF)
    {Word Document Icon}  Homeless Assistance RFP (DOC)
    {PDF Document}  Homeless Assistance Instructions (PDF)
    {Word Document Icon}  Homeless Assistance Instructions (DOC)
    March 24, 2008 @ 4:00 p.m.
    {PDF Document}  Human Service Development RFP (PDF)
    {Word Document Icon}  Human Service Development RFP (DOC)
    {Word Document Icon}  Human Service Development Instructions (DOC)
    March 24, 2008 @ 4:00 p.m.

  • Berks County Human Service Providers (Fiscal Year 2006-2007)
  • U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services - Poverty Guidelines (2006-2007)



    About Department

    The Office of Human Services is to provide comprehensive and coordinated services in the following areas: Adult Services, Aging, Children & Youth, Drug & Alcohol, Homeless Assistance, and Communtiy Mental Health/Mental Retardation Programs.  The office also provides funding for local food assistance.

    Goals & Objectives

    It is the goal of the Department of Human Services to develop an organizatinal structure for the consolidation of the County's human service programs into a coordinated delivery system and to maintain its current level of services and continue to provide for the Human Services Development Fund, Homeless Assistance Program, Family Center Grant, Fatherhood Initiative, Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, and The Medical Assistance Program.



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    County of Berks
    633 Court Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM
    Closed on holidays
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