Lackawanna County
Government Agencies


Pennsylvania Department of Health Lackawanna County Office
Adult services include Tuberculosis Clinics, HIV/AIDS screening/counseling, communicable disease investigation and follow-up.  Children services include immunization and referral.
State Office Building Rm 110
100 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-1973
Phone: (570)963-4567
Fax: (570)963-4109 
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Service Agencies

Free and Minimal Cost Clinics

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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Free & Minimal Cost Clinics
Free primary care services for the uninsured of Lackawanna County
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 941-6112

Includes internal, pediatric and prenatal services.  Offers sliding scale based on the Federal Poverty guideline for those who have no insurance.
959 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509

The Wright Center provides healthcare services for children and adults in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The 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
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) 941-0630  (must be 18 or older) 
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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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Last updated:  April 23, 2015