Without the help of AFDC (now TANF), food stamps and childcare I honestly don't know where I would be today.
Leadership at Mercy Behavioral Health in Pittsburgh is concerned about the very real possibility that fewer people will be able to access their services with proposed budget cuts.
“Many people will lose Medicaid,” (a health plan for elderly, disabled, and…
Indiana County Community Action Program, Inc. (ICCAP) created an upbeat, multi-purpose event to help low-income children begin the new school year as successfully as their more affluent peers.
The “Back to School Bash” grew out of a simple project…
My story of service begins at the YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School. Before attending YouthBuild, the high school I attended did not meet my needs; the caliber of the teachers was below par and there was a lack of supplies for…
Indicators of poverty in Pennsylvania
Percentage of people living in poverty
Percentage of low-income people (200% of poverty or below)