The Office of Press and Communications is committed to working with members of the news media and being an open and transparent source on agency matters. The office coordinates the preparation of news releases, speeches, and printed/digital materials. 


What's new at DHS?

Read the latest DHS press releases via the Pennsylvania Pressroom.


I have questions. How do I contact DHS?

Members of the media can call us at 717-425-7606, or send an email. Please provide your name, the name of your organization, your deadline, and some brief information about your story.  


Important data

NEW: Review the latest program enrollment numbers via an interactive, county-by-county map.


Speaker request form

The Office of Press and Communications coordinates speaking engagements for Department of Human Services staff. If you would like a representative of the department to participate in an event, please download and complete the speaker request form



Download Secretary Teresa Miller's high-resolution portrait. Please send an email to request another photograph.





The press and communications team creates infographics to help get the word out about human services in Pennsylvania.


Success stories

Read profiles of Pennsylvanians who have been positively impacted by supports and services.


The Impact

View or subscribe to "The Impact," an e-newsletter that is distributed by the press team.