How do I apply?
Applying for the program is simple and you have a variety of options:
Option 1. Apply via the web! www.compass.state.pa.us COMPASS is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Access to Social Services. The secure, online application process is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Option 2. Apply over the phone! Call 1-800-GO-BASIC and our counselors will start the application process for you over the phone.
Option 3. Apply through the mail! Call 1-800-GO-BASIC to receive a “paper” application that can be returned in an enclosed postage-paid envelope.