Events and Services in the Philadelphia Region

Recent Events
Upcoming Events Open to the Public
Other Community Services

Recent Events

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Upcoming Events Open to the Public

Are you planning to receive your Social Security retirement benefits?
Do you have questions about eligibility, when to collect, and the application process?    
If so, this free session is for you! Come get answers to all your questions!

Social Security Administration employees will discuss your full retirement age, how your benefit is figured, creating a my Social Security account, when to take benefits, rules for collecting benefits while working, family benefits, and enrolling in Medicare. 

You can choose from any of the 90-minute sessions, offered at 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm.  This free seminar is open to the public, but registration is required as space is limited. To register, send an email to or call 866-398-3469, extension 29305.

Other Community Services

Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE)

The Ticket to Work Program provides choices for people with disabilities receiving Social Security who want help returning to work. You can learn about the Ticket to Work Program or other Work Incentives at a FREE Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE), held at a local organization in your community, or online. You can register for a local or online WISE by going to The Work Site on the Social Security Online website. postcard


Health Insurance Marketplace

There is a new way for individuals, families, and small businesses to get health insurance. Whether you are uninsured or just want to explore new options, the Health Insurance Marketplace will give you more choice and control over your health insurance options. The Marketplace is designed to help you find health insurance that fits your budget, with less hassle.


Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Below are links to websites that provide information on the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) available in each state in the Philadelphia Region. To find out about how your children may be eligible for this free or low cost health insurance alternative, please click on your location.
Delaware Healthy Children Program (DHCP) 800-372-2022
Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) 800-456-8900
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) 800-986-KIDS
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan (FAMIS) 866-87FAMIS
Healthy Families Insurance Program 1-877-KIDS NOW or 1-877-543-7669
West VA Children's Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP) 877-982-2447


State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs)
Below are links to websites that provide information on the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) available in each state in the Philadelphia Region.
To find out more information, please click on your location. [Disclaimer]

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