Lackawanna County
 
 
Government Agencies

State

Pennsylvania Department of Health Lackawanna County Office
State Office Building
100 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-1973
Phone: (570)963-4567
Fax: (570)963-4109
 
 
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Service Agencies


Dental
Free and Minimal Cost Clinics
 
The Pennsylvania Dental Association maintains a list of all clinics in Pennsylvania.


The DentalCare Center is a partnership between licensed volunteer dentists from the Scranton District Dental Society and Fortis Institute to provide professional dental sevices for those financially unable to afford dental care.  Eligibility is determined by a screening process administered by Jewish Family Services.
615 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA  18510
Phone: (570)344-1186

 
The Dental Center accepts most dental insurance and Medicaid.  They also provide a sliding scale for those without insurance.
959 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Phone:  (570)344-9684

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Medical 
 
Free & Minimal Cost Clinics
 
Primary care services to the uninsured of Lackawanna County
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 941-6112
Thursdays 2 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
 
 
Includes internal, pediatric and prenatal services. Offers sliding scale based on the Federal Poverty Guidelines for those who have no insurance.
959 Wyoming Avenue 
Scranton, PA 18509
(570)344-9684


The Wright Center provide healthcare services for children and adults in Northeastern Pennsylvania using the "Patient-Centered Medical Home" model.  The Wright Center's five patient care locations operate in the community as safety net providers offering medical services to patients regardless of ability to pay. 
 
Health services for adults
1145 Northern Blvd. Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Phone:  (570) 585-1300

Health services for adults and children
5 South Washington Ave.  Jermyn, PA 18433
Phone:  (570) 383-9934

Health Services for adults
640 Madison Ave  Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: (570) 941-0630

Funded by HRSA's Ryan White HIV Grant the Infectious Disease Clinic provides services for patients with infectious diseases in Northeastern Pennsylvania including Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wyoming, Pike, Monroe and Susquehanna counties.  The center provides a full continuum of HIV care. 
 640 Madison Ave.  Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: (570) 961-5670 

Healthcare services for students enrolled at Lackawanna College and The Commonwealth Medical College.
 
 
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Referral & Information
 
Help line for Lackawanna County available 24/7.  Links people in need of help or information to the appropriate agency.  Language Line offers over-the-phone interpreting for 140 languages available Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (570) 961-1234
 

 
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This page is maintained by members of the Health Information Library Network of Northeastern Pennsylvania (HILNNEP). 
 
Last updated: June 23, 2013