How to use COMPASS

Here's how to use COMPASS to apply for benefits in Pennsylvania.

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Keep your community healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here to find resources to help you with food, shelter, and other needs during this difficult time.

Your roots are here. So are ours.

By choosing Keystone First Community HealthChoices, Participants get support from a health care team that understands their needs.

We live and work in the community. We are committed to providing access to quality health care services to our Participants. In addition, Keystone First Community HealthChoices connects with the communities we serve. Through participation in community outreach events, health fairs, and neighborhood functions, we make a real difference in our Participants’ lives. We lend support to, and work with, Participants and community groups to foster Participant independence by addressing issues that affect health care, including housing, transportation, community transition services, employment skills, and health education.

Together we support healthy living for all.

COVID-19 resources


Find resources such as food pantries, shelter, and health care based on ZIP code.

Call 211 or visit

Find resources such as food pantries, shelter, and health care based on ZIP code.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) - Food Pantries

Find a food pantry. Some locations' hours may be impacted by COVID-19. Call or email pantries to find updated information on when services are available. If you have questions, email RA‑ 

Support and Referral Hotline

A resource for those struggling with anxiety. The phone number will connect Pennsylvanians with local resources. This is available 24/7 throughout the crisis.

1-855-284-2494 (TTY 1-724-631-5600)

Pennsylvania Health Access Network Benefits Helpline

Get information on how to get health insurance by calling:


Pennsylvania Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Learn more about WIC benefits in Pennsylvania.

Emergency Rental Assistance (PA)

Rental assistance for households that:

  • Have experienced financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Are at risk of homelessness or housing instability due to this hardship

County Contact List (PA)

Applications can be taken either by county contact or by COMPASS.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Get up-to-date information about COVID-19 and precautions.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Get up-to-date information about COVID-19.

Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH)

Get information on COVID-19 and other health information specific to Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS)

Learn about applying for benefits, and get statewide COVID-19 information.


Sign up for or locate benefit information in Pennsylvania