Allegheny County Assistance Office SNAP Office is situated at 301 5th Avenue Pittsburgh, PA – 15222. This is a local County Assistance office where you can apply for SNAP food stamps, obtain help with child care, health coverage assistance, find help for LIHEAP, school meal assistance, etc. You can also visit the online assistance for the State of Pennsylvania called COMPASS.
In Pennsylvania, the following people may apply for SNAP
The head of the household;
The spouse of the head of household;
Any other responsible household member; or
A designated authorized representative, who can be a friend, relative, neighbor, or anyone else the applicant trusts to go food shopping and use their SNAP benefits.
SNAP benefits are placed in an electronic account that only the recipient can use.