Department of Agriculture

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is responsible for protecting both the agricultural industries of the state and the consumers that enjoy their products through ensuring safe practices. The reason it is so important for the PDA to protect and promote agriculture in Pennsylvania is not just because the industry produces necessities for countless residents, but it also provides a wide variety of jobs in the following areas:

  • Food processing
  • Transportation
  • Farm equipment
  • Marketing

To get in touch with the Department of Agriculture, you can send your question, concern or comment to the following mailing address:

2301 North Cameron Street Harrisburg , PA 17110 USA

On the other hand, if you need a response quickly, call their direct line at 717-787-4737.

Department of Corrections

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections exists to reduce criminal behavior by giving personalized treatment to each offender within the state and educating them for a smooth transition back into society. Above all else, the PA Department of Corrections dedicates itself to maintaining and improving public safety.

To speak to a representative from the Department of Corrections in Pennsylvania, residents can call 717-728-2573 or send a fax to 717-728-4178. Otherwise, correspondences are also accepted by mail to:

1920 Technology Parkway Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 Cumberland  County

Department of Education

The Pennsylvania Department of Education oversees a number of different offices to make sure that the children of their state are educated and on their way to becoming law-abiding citizens and positive influences on their communities. The aforementioned offices contained within the PDE are as follows:

  • Office of Elementary/Secondary School Education
  • Office of Commonwealth Libraries
  • Office of Administration
  • Office of Postsecondary/Higher Education
  • Office of Child Development & Early Learning

If you have any questions for the Department of Education, there are a few methods that a resident can use to get in contact with them. First of all, you can call the PDE directly at the following phone number: 717-783-6788. Questions, comments and concerns are also accepted by fax to this number: 717-787-7222. And if you would prefer to send your message through the mail, be sure to address the envelope to:

Executive Offices 333 Market St Harrisburg, PA 17126 Dauphin County

Department of Human Services

The Pennsylvania DHS is responsible for seven program offices, all of which provide benefits and support to the state’s most vulnerable residents. The most important programs that the DHS oversees include:

  • Cash Assistance
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Home and Community Based Services
  • Long Term Care
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Medical Assistance
  • Supplemental Food Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • School Meals

Residents of Pennsylvania can get in touch with the Department of Human Services in a variety of ways, including by mail, by phone and by fax. To speak to a representative on the phone, simply call 1-800-692-7462 and you will be connected with a representative. By fax, you can contact the PDHS at this number: 717-772-2062. And finally, the mailing address of the Department of Human Services is as follows:

Health and Welfare Building 625 Forster Street Harrisburg, PA 17120 Dauphin County

Department of Transportation

In charge of issuing driving licenses, state identification cards, vehicle registrations, car titles and more, the Department of Transportation in Pennsylvania is a very important agency of the state. Additionally, this department is responsible for the transfer, renewal and replacement of these documents.

If you have any questions about how to obtain any of the aforementioned documents, you can contact the Pennsylvania DOT in two main ways. You can call the agency at 717-787-2838, or you can send your correspondence to the central office at:

Central Office 400 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120 Dauphin County

Residents of PA also have the option to contact a local driver and vehicle services office. Click here for more information.

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