Referral Services

CCACHS staff make every effort to remain well-informed of the many services that are available to assist low income families in resolving their crisis and become more self-sufficient. In so doing:

  1. All staff are encouraged to and do participate on other organization’s boards and advisory committees offering a voice for low-income family needs.
  2. The agency completes a comprehensive intake survey for all persons seeking assistance through its programs to determine the applicant’s overall needs and direct all necessary referrals.
  3. The agency assists some local phone directories in developing and maintaining their “Guide to Carbon County Human Services” and serves as a local contact for anyone needing more information or help in identifying a problem.

As such, anyone in need of information concerning available community services or guidance on any below resources may contact Sue Jaeger at 610-377-6400 (x227) or sjaeger@ccachs.com.

Area Resource Directory

A list of area resources that may be of help to you. American Cancer Society 800-227-2345 American Red Cross 570-823-7161 Anthracite Region Center for Independent Living 570-455-9800 visit website Better Business Bureau 570-342-9129 Blind & Visual Services 866-227-4163 Blue Chip Ins. 800-543-7199 Bureau Of Vocational Rehab 610-821-6441 CareerLink 570-325-2701 visit website Care Net 610-379-0411 visit website Carbon County Assistance Office phone 610-577-9020 and fax 610-577-9043 Carbon County Child Care Services 570-325-2226 Carbon County Children & Youth 570-325-3644 Carbon County Community Transit 800-990-4287 Carbon County Drug & Alcohol 610-377-5177 Carbon County Elder Abuse 800-441-1315 Carbon County Home Health Care 610-377-7157 Carbon County Home Rehabilitation 570-325-3671 Carbon County Housing Authority 610-377-9375 Carbon County Office On Aging 610-824-7830 visit website Carbon County Chamber Of Commerce 610-377-2191 Childline – Abuse Hotline 800-932-0313 Consumer Credit Counseling 866-699-2227 Consumer Protection 800-441-2555 Domestic Relations 570-325-2179 Domestic Violence 800-424-5600 Mortgage Assistance 800-342-2397 Fair Housing Hotline 800-424-8590 Family Planning Clinic 610-377-7060 Family Promise of Carbon County 610-379-4757 visit website Food Bank – Beaver Meadows 570-956-5980 Food Bank – Lansford 570-645-3426 Food Bank – Lehighton 610-377-4303 Food Bank – Jim Thorpe 570-325-2855 Food Bank – Palmerton 610-826-1190 Food Bank – Nesquehoning 570-669-9212 Food Bank – Summit Hill 570-645-3604 Food Bank – Tresckow 570-454-8209 Food Bank – Weatherly 570-427-4113 Furniture Bank – Lehighton Residents Only 610-377-2972 Hazleton Blind Association 570-455-0421 Head Start 570-645-7578 Lansford Townhouses 570-645-7780 Legal Services 877-953-4250 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) 866-410-2093 visit website Meals On Wheels – Lehighton and Jim Thorpe 610-377-7692 Meals On Wheels 610-826-3141 Mental Health and Development Services 610-377-0773 Mental Health Crisis Hotline 800-338-6467 PA Dept. Of Health 570-325-6106 PACE Prescription Assistance Program 800-225-7223 visit website Peaceful Knights 610-340-4786 Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) 800-822-1174 Public Utility Commission 800-692-7380 ReDCo Group 610-377-8525 Rep. Doyle Heffley 610-377-6363 Social Security Administration (SSA) in Hazleton 866-388-9878 Turn To Us 570-732-4220 Veterans Services 570-325-3986 Victim’s Resource Center 610-379-0151 USDA Rural Development – Home Repair Loans 484-795-7615 WIC (Pennsylvania Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) 610-377-6097
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