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 Insurance   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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