As a parent or legal guardian, you can apply for CHIP for your child(ren). It’s easy, and we can help! We have a team of specialists who are ready to assist you with
completing your application over the phone. Once submitted, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will contact you regarding eligibility.*
(TTY users, call 711)
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Apply online: At www.COMPASS.state.pa.us, Pennsylvania’s fast and easy way to apply for health and human services benefits.
*Effective April 17, 2023, DHS is responsible for all application and renewal processing, and eligibility determinations. For more information, please refer to the DHS FAQ
about eligibility processing changes.