Boback Announces Outreach Hours for November
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach hours for November. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month.

“With colder temperatures and unpredictable weather on the way, October was the last month for my satellite hours for the season,” said Boback. “However, we still have various opportunities for assistance for veterans or federal issues.”

Joe May, from the Veterans Mobile Unit, will be at the Tunkhannock district office, located at located at 133 West Tioga St., Suite 4, in Tunkhannock, on Monday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Services are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call the Tunkhannock office at (570) 836-4777.

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 of the American Legion will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 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.

Patrick Rogan, a caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Hazleton), will be at the Dallas district office, located at 1108 Twin Stacks Drive in Dallas, on Friday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon.

He will be available to help 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.

An outreach specialist from the Center for Independent Living will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon.

There will be no Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) hours held this month.
“I hope many local residents can take advantage of our outreach hours. This is a good opportunity to get help with difficult issues at convenient locations,” said Boback.

For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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