United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Community Health Department is offering free assistance to individuals interested in signing up for health insurance during the current open enrollment period, which runs from November 1 – January 31. This enrollment period is for 2016 coverage, and as a reminder, penalties for having no insurance will increase to $325 per person next year.
UNC’s Certified Application Counselors are available to help individuals determine what options they qualify for and guide them through the process of applying. Assistance will be provided at UNC’s Community Services Building (410 Olive Street, Scranton) on November 9, December 7, and January 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m, however pre-registration is required. Please contact Elizabeth Connelly at 570-346-0749 or firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to secure an appointment. Other times and locations are also available, please use the same contact above for more information.