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  • 17,803 complaints received
  • 5,003 Field Investigations
  • $16,348,986 saved
  • October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014


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    COMPASS Maintenance Notification

    Please be advised that COMPASS will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, through 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 due to maintenance.

    (COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs.)

    DPW’s Mission and Vision Statements

    Our vision is to see Pennsylvanians living safe, healthy and independent lives.

    Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania’s individuals and families. We promote opportunities for independence through services and supports while demonstrating accountability for taxpayer resources.

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