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Apr 04, 2017, 16:56 ET Pennsylvania Invites Artists with a Disability to Submit Their Visions of Pennsylvania

Today Pennsylvania launches its third statewide art contest for artists with a disability, Art: the Universal Language. This year's theme will be...


Jan 11, 2017, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to Help More People to Live in the Community

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas announced that DHS plans to close the Hamburg State Center (Hamburg) for people with...


Dec 22, 2016, 02:28 ET Pennsylvania Awarded Innovative Behavioral Health Grant

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas announced that Pennsylvania was awarded a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic ...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:09 ET Year in Review: Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas Highlights 2016 Accomplishments

Today, Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas highlighted several of the department's 2016 accomplishments: "At the Department of Human...


Nov 21, 2016, 01:05 ET Family Planning Options More Accessible in Pennsylvania

The Wolf Administration today announced changes in family planning services in the commonwealth surrounding long-acting reversible contraception...


Nov 17, 2016, 10:09 ET Pennsylvania Ranks Ninth Nationally for Overall Mental Health

Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas today announced that Pennsylvania ranked ninth in overall mental health in a recent Mental Health...


Nov 10, 2016, 10:19 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Awards Nearly $900,000 in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Grants

Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas today announced that $899,694 in state grants were awarded to six Pennsylvania organizations to...


Oct 31, 2016, 10:36 ET Pennsylvania Launches Early Learning Provider Tool

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas and Department of Education (PDE) Secretary Pedro Rivera announced the launch of a...


Oct 19, 2016, 11:52 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Visits Hamilton Health Center to Discuss Centers of Excellence

Today, Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas visited Hamilton Health Center, a Center of Excellence (COE) location to discuss the...


Oct 13, 2016, 04:41 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Visits Clinical Outcome Group, Inc. to Discuss Centers of Excellence

Today, Department of Human Services Secretary, Ted Dallas, visited Clinical Outcome Group, Inc., a Center of Excellence (COE) location to discuss the ...


Oct 12, 2016, 11:23 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Responds to ChildLine Audit

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas responded to the Auditor General's (AG) audit of ChildLine, the commonwealth's hotline ...


Oct 06, 2016, 11:51 ET Pennsylvania Creates Online Housing Tool for Counties to Help Remove Barriers to Housing Access

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas and Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Executive Director and CEO Brian Hudson ...


Oct 04, 2016, 01:16 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Corrects Child Abuse History Clearance Errors

Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas today announced the Department has corrected several inaccurately issued child abuse clearances and ...


Sep 29, 2016, 12:10 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Responds to Electronic Benefits Transfer Usage Audit

Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas responded to the Auditor General's (AG) audit of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)...


Sep 27, 2016, 02:00 ET Pennsylvania Honors Winners of Statewide Contest for Artists with a Disability

Today the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) celebrated the winners of a statewide art contest, "Art: The Universal Language," during a...


Sep 15, 2016, 11:48 ET Department of Human Services Announces Significant Improvements at Pennsylvania's Child Abuse Hotline

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas today announced several improvements to ChildLine, the department's child abuse hotline,...


Sep 13, 2016, 01:44 ET PA Department of Human Services Promotes Independence, Self-Determination at Disability Conference

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is revitalizing a 25-year-old plan for what the future will look like for Pennsylvanians with disabilities....


Aug 25, 2016, 11:33 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Launches Improved CHIP website

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has launched a new-and-improved website for the Children's Health Insurance Program, better known as CHIP. The ...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:16 ET Pennsylvania DHS Continues Push to Increase Access to High-Quality Services, Announces Telephonic Psychiatric Contracts

The Department of Human Services today announced the statewide selection by the HealthChoices managed care organizations (MCOs) of awards for...


Jul 14, 2016, 10:56 ET Wolf Administration Addressing Addiction Treatment Differently

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that his administration was successful in securing the necessary funding for the Department of Human Services (DHS) ...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:02 ET Low-Income Pennsylvanians to Receive Additional Help with Home Energy Bills

The Department of Human Services today announced that extra financial help will be provided to vulnerable Pennsylvanians who received assistance from ...


Jun 21, 2016, 01:43 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Modernizes Language About Individuals with an Intellectual Disability

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has updated language imbedded in official documents to remove words that are outdated and offensive to people...


Jun 15, 2016, 02:02 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Hosts 24th Annual Permanency Conference

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas today kicked-off the 24th Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference to be held from June 15...


May 25, 2016, 10:10 ET Pennsylvania to Host Art Contest for Artists with a Disability

Pennsylvania will celebrate the creativity of artists with a disability with its second statewide art contest, Art: the Universal Language. Artists...


May 13, 2016, 03:15 ET Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Hosts Mental Health Awareness Fair

Today, DHS, in collaboration with PA's Partners in Mental Health, hosted the 2016 Mental Health Awareness Fair in Harrisburg to raise awareness and...