Department of Human Services (DHS)

Our vision is that all Pennsylvanians live safe, healthy, and independent lives, free of discrimination and inequity.


Our mission is to assist Pennsylvanians in leading safe, healthy, and productive lives through equitable, trauma-informed, and outcome-focused services while being an accountable steward of commonwealth resources.

DHS Offices

Our offices offer essential services and benefits catering to the diverse needs of Pennsylvanians and are dedicated to helping individuals and families thrive.

Keystones of Health 1115

DHS seeks to use PA's Medicaid program to offer targeted supports and services to help people live healthier lives.

Information for Providers

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SUN Bucks: Pennsylvania’s Summer EBT program

Most children are automatically eligible for SUN Bucks and do not need to apply. To determine if your child is eligible and whether you need to apply, use the Eligibility Navigator or learn more about Sun Bucks.