– Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach hours for February, when representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. Please note: All offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, for Presidents Day.
“Our monthly outreach hours provide area residents with the opportunity to take advantage of several helpful community resources at convenient locations. Please stop by our offices to see how we can help you with state issues,” said Boback.
A representative of the American Legion will be at the Tunkhannock district office, located at 133 West Tioga St
., Suite 4, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. A claims consultant from the American Legion will provide the assistance. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs. Additional meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month.
The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township on Monday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and at the Dallas Shopping Center on Friday, Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some of the services available for veterans and their dependents include individual, group, family and bereavement counseling; medical referrals; assistance in applying for Veterans Affairs benefits; employment counseling; guidance and referrals; and alcohol and drug assessments.
A representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center provides educational programs and no-cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business.
Veterans outreach hours will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Dallas district office, located at 1108 Twin Stacks Drive in Dallas
, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be on hand to address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families. For more information, call Boback’s Dallas office at 570-675-6000.
An outreach specialist from the Center for Independent Living will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon. These hours are offered by appointment only. To make an appointment, call Boback’s Tunkhannock office at 570-836-4777.
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, a member of Boback’s staff will be at the Falls Senior Center, located at 2813 Sullivans Trail, Falls
, to provide assistance with Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms.
On Thursday Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to noon, a member of Boback’s staff will be at the Dallas Senior Center, located at 1158 Twin Stacks Drive, Dallas, to provide assistance with Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms.
A caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Hazleton) will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Monday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Assistance will be available for constituents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs, and constituents are encouraged to bring documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.
Outreach hours will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Please contact the district offices for outreach updates. For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at RepBoback.com
Representative Karen Boback
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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