Lehigh County CCIS
Subsidy Client Fax: 610-432-0100
Provider Fax: 610-820-6830
For help finding a childcare provider, call 610-437-6000, ext 506
Toll-free: 1-800-528-7222

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please direct all email inquiries to:

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CCIS Staff Directory

CCIS TANF Specialist Case by alphabets Case load ID Extension
Joely Reyna A-L 602 2344
Dalilah Vidal M-Z 604 2381
CCIS Provider Counselors Provider load Provider load ID Extension
Damaris Nieves Family/Groups 110 2389
Abby Araujo Relatives/LVCC 111 2388
Anisha Velez Centers 112 2371


CCIS Specialists Case by alphabets Case load ID Extension
Kristine Cruz A, B 509 2376
Pat DeGinto (temporary) C, I 507 2351
Mercedes Pereira Burgos D, Q, V, X, Z 605 2372
Rachel Chlebowski F, G, Y 606 2314
Maria Solivan H, J, T 511 2374
Paula Kesack K, L, U, W 503 2378
Diana Vargas (temporary) M 508 2386
Ashley Wagner N, O, P 607 2369
Tiffany Scott R 608 2370
Janet Ortiz S 505 2384
CCIS Cross Program Specialist Extension
Pat DeGinto 2379
Kristin Kachmar 2385
Diana Vargas  2363
CCIS Customer Service Specialist Extension
Virna Cantizano 506 and 2130
Managers Extension
Rhonda Johnson – CCIS Director 2361
Carol Heffner – CCIS Asst. Director 2301
Lora Love – CCIS Manager 2362
Maria Torres – CCIS Manager 2377

The CCIS of Lehigh County is located on the campus of Community Services for Children:

1520 Hanover Ave.
Allentown, PA 18109

Please click “get directions” at the bottom of the page.

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Additional Help

Reporting Fraud
You Can Help Prevent Welfare Benefits Fraud

Did you know that last year, the Office of Inspector General saved taxpayers millions of dollars by investigating reports of possible welfare fraud?

If you know someone who receives:

  • Cash assistance
  • Food stamps (SNAP)
  • Heating/energy assistance


  • Is not reporting income
  • Is not reporting ownership of resources or property
  • Is not reporting who lives in the household
  • Is allowing another person to use his or her EBT/ACCESS card or
  • Is taking advantage of the system in any way,

Contact OIG:
101 S. Second St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Lehigh County Assistance Office (Department of Public Welfare, Se Habla Español)
555 Union Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18109
Fax: 610‐821‐6705

Services: Medical assistance, food stamps, cash grants; employment and training resources. If you received Energy Assistance last year, you will automatically be sent an application.

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Allentown Housing Authority
610‐439‐8678 (office)
1339 Allen St.
Allentown, PA 18102

Apply for public housing or Section 8 Housing, based on income. Please visit

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CareerLink Lehigh Valley (Se Habla Español)
Lehigh and Northampton Counties

EDSI, an operator of, and partner in, PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley, operates training programs for eligible youth, adults, dislocated workers and other targeted populations. Due to the high demand for individuals with technical skills, PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley is a one-stop resource for your training needs. Services include:

  • Assessment of skills, abilities and needs
  • Workshops: resume, career exploration, credit and budgeting, computer, job and labor market information and more
  • Career training funds available to those who qualify
  • Assistance to individuals with disabilities
  • Career Resource Centers that are fully equipped for job searching

Visit us online at or stop by our CareerLink Resource Centers at either convenient location:

Lehigh County
555 Union Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18109
Fax: 610‐434‐4122
TTY: 610‐821‐6760

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Northampton County
4500 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078

Tuesday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Check the website for summer schedule.

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Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc. (Se Habla Español)
444 E. Susquehanna St. – Administrative Office
Allentown, PA 18103
610‐437‐3369 (24 hour hotline)

Temporary shelter for female victims of domestic abuse and their children (men referred elsewhere).
Also runs Starting Point, transitional apartments for domestic abuse victims and their children.

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