Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services

COMPASS – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services – is a service that enables parents and guardians to apply for social services (including free and reduced lunches). The COMPASS web site ( makes it possible for anyone with internet access to complete applications for the various social services listed below. Personal information is protected through an encryption process and private user identification/password. The encryption process protects the information during electronic transmission, and the user ID/password ensures confidentiality when the application is received. COMPASS offers screening for the various services listed below:

  • Cash Assistance
  • Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • Food Stamp Benefits Healthcare Coverage including adultBasic, CHIP & Medicaid, Free & Reduced Meals
  • Home & Community Based Services
  • Long Term Care
  • COMPASS represents the best in social services technology.