Provide coordinated and holistic services to the human service providers within the County.

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 Human Services
 Berks County Services Center
 633 Court Street, 13th Floor
 Reading, PA 19601
 Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Berks County Human Services Directory*

   Directory listing of human service agencies within Berks County including
   contact information and services provided
*Human Service Needs Assessment 2007 Results*  

 NOTE: The following services are offered by the PA State Department of Public Welfare
  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Food Stamp Benefits
  • Cash Assistance
  • Long Term Care
  • Home & Community Based Services
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
    Office: 625 Cherry Street (Room 215) Reading, PA 19602



    Provider Forms

    About Department

    The Office of Human Services is to provide comprehensive and coordinated services in the following areas: Adult Services, Aging, Children & Youth, Drug & Alcohol, Homeless Assistance, and Communtiy Mental Health/Mental Retardation Programs.  The office also provides funding for local food assistance.

    Goals & Objectives

    It is the goal of the Department of Human Services to develop an organizatinal structure for the consolidation of the County's human service programs into a coordinated delivery system and to maintain its current level of services and continue to provide for the Human Services Development Fund, Homeless Assistance Program, Family Center Grant, Fatherhood Initiative, Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, and The Medical Assistance Program.


    Community Resources Network - Guide to Services