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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