Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that still has a department calling itself ”Public Welfare." Legislation to rename the Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services has been introduced in both the House and Senate.
Your advocacy is paying off - let's keep the momentum going on this important legislation. What you can do now: 1. Sign the petition to rename DPW 2. Read PAR Mail 2013-084 for information on the House and Senate Bills and contacts to make in support of the bills.