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Public Benefits
This afternoon, Community Legal Services (CLS) and Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of almost 12,000 low-income Pennsylvanians who will lose their only source of income once the General Assistance...
Welfare
Do you get $205 a Month From Welfare? You Will Probably Lose Your Cash Assistance. Pennsylvania is ending the General Assistance program.  General Assistance is cash welfare for people without minor children.  This program ended in 2012...
Public Benefits
In August of 2012, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania terminated its General Assistance (GA) program, a $205 monthly cash assistance program for people with disabilities or who were otherwise unable to work. More than 60,000 Pennsylvanians...