If you live in the state of Pennsylvania and want to apply for the specific health and human service programs such as Medical Assistance, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Cash Assistance, Food Stamps and Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP), you can visit the Pennsylvania COMPASS website www.Compass.state.pa.us to learn the programs’ benefits, check your eligibility and submit your application online anytime and anywhere.
How to apply for your benefits:
Before you apply, you need to click on the “Do I Qualify?” link on the COMPASS website to see if you’re eligible to apply.
If you think you’re eligible, click on the “Apply for Any Benefits” button. Then read the terms and click on the “Continue” button to enter the COMPASS Application System. On the system, you just follow the one-by-one steps to learn the benefits you would like to apply and create your username and password. After you log your account, you need to provide the required information and materials to fill out the application form corresponding your benefit.
Please note: You must turn off Pop-up blocker of your browser to let the COMPASS work well. To avoid errors, please do not use the “Forward”, “Back”, “Refresh”, “Favorites”, or “Bookmark” buttons on your browser.
If you’re already a user of COMPASS, you can login your account to renew your benefits, check your application status, manage your profile, and more. Quick links for you:
Need more help for using COMPASS, call the HELPLINE at 1-800-692-7462 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday.