PA 211: Get Help Today
Need help with basic needs? Search our online resources, text your zip code to 898-211, or dial 211.
PA Needs a State EITC
Working families in PA deserve financial stability and better health and education outcomes.
Who is ALICE®?
ALICE goes to work every day, but still struggles to make ends meet. Even before the pandemic, ALICE families were vulnerable.
United Ways Read 2023
Local United Ways across PA have special reading programs and events to help you instill a love of reading in your little one.
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Support United Way of PA’s Efforts to Build Financially Resilient Families and Thriving Communities!
United Ways fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our communities. In order to provide the needs many are facing, our priorities for the Pennsylvania state budget focus on building financially resilient families and thriving communities. United Way recognizes the challenges facing many individuals and...
Support An Increase in Commonwealth Funding for PA 211!
PA 211 is a highly-adaptable, dedicated system that provides a reliable place to turn for help. With multiple points of contact - phone, text, and webchat - and an online searchable database, individuals in our Pennsylvania communities can be connected to information and resources 24/7/365. With each passing year, contact...
Support Working Pennsylvanians with a State Earned Income Tax Credit!
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in America. EITC puts money back into working Pennsylvanians' pockets, promotes work, and encourages economic growth! Since 1975, the federal government has been incentivizing work through the Earned Income Tax Credit. By design, the credits are...
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211 is a free and confidential service that will help you connect to the local resources you need. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pennsylvania, Meet ALICE:
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed
2 out of 5 of PA families struggle to make ends meet.