Residents of Sullivan and Susquehanna counties who need assistance from state government are encouraged to take advantage of special satellite office hours in October, said Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna).
“The fall tends to be an extremely busy time of year, and residents may not have the ability to travel to our full-time offices in Sayre or Towanda,” Pickett said. “That’s why we set aside special office hours in Lawton and Laporte every month. We are able to offer the same services as our district office, namely PennDOT paperwork, referrals to state agencies and applications for state services and programs.”
For the month of September, staff will be available at the Sullivan County Commissioners’ Office in the courthouse on the first and third Wednesdays, Oct. 4 and Oct. 18, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
In Susquehanna County, staff will be stationed at Heft’s Buy and Sell in Lawton on the fourth Wednesdays of the month, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon.
At the Sayre district office, Dan Falls from the American Legion can help veterans navigate the complexities of government programs and services designed specifically for them. Specifically, he can help veterans and their family members with compensation, pension, death benefits, education and health care, as well as any issues pertaining to benefits.
For September, Falls will take appointments at the Sayre district office for Thursday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services, and appointments can be made by calling Pickett’s Sayre office at (570) 888-9011.
Pickett’s full-time offices are located at 321 Main St., Towanda, phone (570) 265-3124, and 106 W. Packer Ave., Sayre, phone (570) 888-9011. More information is available 24 hours a day on Pickett’s website at www.RepPickett.com or on her Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/RepPickett. Residents can also sign up via her website to receive a weekly email about local and state activities.