COVID-19 Information

IMPORTANT LOCAL RESOURCES:

Penn State Extension’s “One Stop Shop” for “science-based information and resources”

For INFORMATION:
Butler County has established a Public Inquiry phone line available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. Call and get accurate information: 724-431-0982.

Senator Bob Casey has a website with plain English explanations of recent federal actions and links to federal agencies with accurate information:
https://www.casey.senate.gov/coronavirus

Call 211 for finding the services you may need help connecting with at this time or any time including housing, food, treatments or support of any kind.

COVID-19 Tracking in Pennsylvania:  https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Cases.aspx

Flattening the Curve : https://youtu.be/flOafsngRRc: Why flatten the curve video

For PLAIN OLD SUPPORT OR TO REPORT ABUSE:
Call the Butler County WARMLINE if you need someone to talk to 1-855-284-2494 for any reason.

The Center for Community Resources is available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week at (855)-284-2494.  You can also chat with them at their website: https://ccrinfo.org/

Call 211 for finding the services you may need help connecting with at this time or any time including housing, food, treatments or support of any kind.

For the 24 Hour Crisis  Line: Call 1-800-292-3866  or Text 63288

Please remember to report abuse: http://www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/  or call the Child-line 1-800-932-0313; County Children and Youth Services is still operating and will investigate as usual. Children may need our advocacy more than ever right now.

For FOOD NEEDS:
Senior Meal deliveries to individuals over the age of 60: call the Area Agency on Aging 724-282-3008

https://www.thelighthousepa.org/ or call (724) 586-5554

https://www.foodpantries.org/li/cabot-food-bank or call (724) 352-2074
There is also a list of Food Pantries with operating times on the township’s bulletin board right by the office door.

Email or call Shauna at the township for information about pet pantries:  724-865-2412 or FranklinTwpBCO@zoominternet.net

For UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS:
Unemployment Compensation Claims: www.uc.pa.gov

  • Online: An online application can be filed using our secure website 7 days a week, 24 hours
  • Telephone: An application can be filed on the statewide unemployment compensation toll-free number at 1-888-313-7284.
  • Mail: A paper application can be mailed to a UC service center.  https://www.uc.pa.gov/Documents/UC_Forms/UC-42(I).pdf