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Local Resources & Lawyer Referrals

Monroe

Assistance for Seniors

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
800-490-8505
https://www.aging.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx


Children and Family Resources

Custody (or Forms Including Custody)
http://www.monroepacourts.us/CustodyConciliator/Pages/default.aspx

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services – Child Welfare Services
https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Children/Pages/Child-Welfare-Services.aspx

Report Child Abuse in PA: 800-932-0313

Domestic Relations - Monroe County
570-517-3845
http://www.monroepacourts.us/DomesticRelations/Pages/default.aspx


Consumer Resources

Consumer Credit Counseling of NE PA
866-699-2227

PA Bureau of Consumer Protection
800-441-2555
https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/protect-yourself/consumer-advisories/

PA Public Utility Commission
800-692-7380


Court Resources

Court of Common Pleas
President Judge Honorable Margherita Patti Worthington
610 Monroe St. Stroudsburg, PA  18360
Phone - Court Administration: 570-420-3400
Phone - President Judge: 570-517-3364
http://www.monroepacourts.us/Pages/default.aspx

Family Court
570-517-3822


Domestic Violence Resources

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV)
https://www.pcadv.org/

Women’s Resources - Monroe County
866-421-4200

PFA (Protection From Abuse)
570-517-3370 (Prothonotary)
http://www.monroepacourts.us/CourtAdministration/Pages/PFA.aspx


Education and School Resources

Education Law Center
http://www.elc-pa.org/


Employment Resources

Pennsylvania CareerLink
https://www.pacareerlink.pa.gov/jponline/

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
https://www.dli.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Pennsylvania Unemployment Benefits
https://www.uc.pa.gov/unemployment-benefits/Pages/default.aspx

Wage Claims:
PA Bureau of Labor Law Compliance
800-932-0665
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt


Housing, Landlord/Tenant Resources

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) – Assistance with Independent Living
https://patf.us/

If you believe your rights under the Fair Housing Act or the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act have been violated, you should file a complaint with either the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) as soon as possible.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/online-complaint

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC)
https://www.phrc.pa.gov/File-A-Complaint/ComplaintForms/Pages/default.aspx


Mortgage Foreclosure Resources

PA Housing Finance Agency
https://www.phfa.org/

Making Home Affordable
https://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/


Private Lawyer Referrals

PA Lawyer Referral Service
800-692-7375
http://www.pabar.org/public/membership/LawyerReferralServiceblurb.asp

LRS - Monroe County
570-424-7288
http://www.monroebar.org


Public Benefits Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/SNAP.aspx


Public Defenders (Criminal Cases)

Pennsylvania Public Defenders
https://palegalaid.net/pennsylvania-public-defenders

Public Defender - Monroe County
570-517-3042


Social Security Benefits Resources

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Information
https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Information
https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/ssi/


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