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.
COVID-19 Resources
Get information to help with housing, food, bills, and more.
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 Significant Investment in PA 211!
PA 211 is a highly-adaptable, dedicated system that provides a reliable place to turn for help. Individuals in our Pennsylvania communities can be connected to information and resources 24/7/365. From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to present, PA 211 has received over half a million call and text requests...
Support United Way Priorities for FY 2022-2023 Budget!
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 2022-2023 state budget include a focus on PA 211 and early childhood education and care, and a state Earned Income Tax...
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...
Pledge to Protect ALICE® and Vulnerable Pennsylvanians during the COVID-19 Pandemic!
United Way of Pennsylvania is asking you to Pledge to Protect the ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Community and all Vulnerable Populations in Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is showing critical areas of need for our economy, health care...
Stand United for ALICE®
Fight for the hardworking Pennsylvanians who are struggling to afford a household budget! Stand up with United Ways across the Commonwealth to fight for hardworking Pennsylvania households who are earning an income above the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), but are still unable to afford a bare-bones household budget. We know...
Share YOUR Story of Financial Struggles During COVID-19 and Beyond
Do you feel that COVID-19 has caused you financial stress? Many people in our state feel the same way. Take five minutes today, and help us do something about it! We need your personal story of financial struggle to paint a better picture of the issues. During this uncertain time...

         

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Pennsylvania, Meet ALICE:
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

2 out of 5 of PA families struggle to make ends meet.

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