Contact your school nurse if you need financial assistance with eyeglasses for your child.
Contact your school nurse if you need assistance with setting up dental services.
CHIP (Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance)
If your child or teen is uninsured and ineligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance, the Children's Health Insurance Program — or CHIP — may be able to help.
Applying for CHIP online:
Applying for CHIP by mail:
Applying for CHIP by phone:
Call the CHIP helpline at 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) and select prompt No. 2, then select prompt No. 1 for application assistance.
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Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley (NHCLV)
The Mission of Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley is to provide primary and preventative health and wellness services in the Lehigh Valley, regardless of a person’s ability to pay. We strive to do this directly and in partnership with other organizations, with a goal of creating a primary health care home for an underserved community. They provide dental and mental health services. In addition, they provide social services to help people access government programs.
Phone: 610-477-0105 (locations in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton)
PA Department of Health
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Health is to promote healthy behaviors, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality health care for all people in Pennsylvania.
State Health Center- Pennsylvania Department of Health
Local branch of the PA Department of Health that provides immunizations for those who do not have insurance or are underinsured. Appointments are required.
3730 Lehigh Street Suite #206
Whitehall, PA 18052
Prescription Drug Assistance:
Lehigh Conference of Churches (Hablamos español)
457 W. Allen St. Allentown, PA 18102
An association of over 140 local churches that provide social service programs. Pharmaceutical Assistance: Provides once‐a‐ year emergency medical assistance for certain kinds of medications to qualifying low‐income individuals.
Medicine Assistance Tool
Connects qualified low‐income people with discount or free prescription drugs, direct from the medicine manufacturer. Can help you enroll in one or more of over 150 company programs that provide more than 1,200 medicines for free or at a low cost.
Go online at www.medicineassistancetool.org