Adult Services

Centre County Office of Adult Services

Serving the Community

Centre County Government's Office of Adult Services oversees and administers programs that serve low-income and/or disabled adults and their families to meet basic needs, work towards self-sufficiency, and offer protection for those at their highest vulnerability. Our office is available to provide direct services and referrals to other community resources.

Programs offered by the department are either administered internally or with collaboration from the following partner organizations: Angels on Call, Arcadia, Builders Association of Central PA, Caregivers America, Central PA Community Action, Centre Helps, Centre Safe, Centre Volunteers in Medicine, Helpmates, Housing Transitions, and Service Access & Management, Inc.

Program funds are received through the PA Department of Human Services, Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), Department of Agriculture, and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). 

Please locate the menu on the left-hand column to explore available services based on your need(s).

Questions & Concerns

We welcome any questions or concerns you may have about the services that we provide. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. If we are unable to answer the phone, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a basic needs emergency, please contact the Community Help Line, operated by Centre Helps, at 1-800-494-2500. Centre Helps operates a 24-hour information & referral and short-term counseling hotline that connects residents with community resources and provides emotional support. Callers who do not have long distance service may also contact the helpline to be connected to Centre County human service and government agencies toll-free.

You can also explore our Centre County Office of Adult Services Brochure (PDF)