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Aging Services
Aging Services, Family Caregiver Support Program - Indiana County
A support group for caregivers to learn coping and caregiver skills and gain knowledge about diseases, medications, research and legal issues. Group meets the last Wednesday of the month at 2:00 pm.
1055 Oak Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County DHS - Service Coordination for Older Adults
Provides Service Coordination through the Community HealthChoices Program to enable older adults to continue to live in their homes and communities. Services include adult day services, companion services, counseling, home environment modifications, home delivered meals, respite care, medical supplies and equipment, personal emergency response system, personal care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and transportation.
2100 Wharton Street
Birmingham Towers, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Eligibility: Allegheny County residents over the age of 60. Must be assessed as nursing facility eligible. Must meet PA Department of Human Services Medical Assistance financial guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County DHS - Caregiver Support
The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) provides primary caregivers with a break from caregiving (respite care), reimbursement for out of pocket costs associated with caregiving related services and supplies, education, training, counseling and more. The program supports individuals who want to live at home but need help with daily activities such as meal preparation, bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, and/or personal care. It is designed to ease the burden for caregivers who are overwhelmed with helping their loved one, managing their own family, and possibly work responsibilities as well.
2100 Wharton Street
Birmingham Towers, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Eligibility: *Adults of any age caring for someone who is 60 years of age and older or someone of any age with early onset Alzheimers, or *Grandparents (age 55+) taking care of grandchildren when parents are unavailable, *Family member (age 55+) taking care of a family member (age 18-59) with a disability, The reimbursement portion of CSP has income eligibility requirements; however, all program participants will receive an assessment of their needs, a dedicated care manager to connect them with services, financial and resource counseling, access to caregiver training, support groups, and respite.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Area Agency on Aging - Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
Family Caregiver Support Program - Area Agency on Aging Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
The Caregiver Support Program is a unique service designed for caregivers to provide relief from normal caregiving duties and to reduce stress. The caregiver may choose the type of service needed and be reimbursed through state and federal funding. Examples of services would be personal care, companionship, or day care. If the caregiver needs time for vacation, hospitalization or special emergencies, the benefit may be accumulated over a 6 month period and be used for extended respite. The Caregiver Support Program may also reimburse the caregiver up to $500 each month for the purchase of supplies used in caring for the care receiver. The list of supplies includes incontinency products, nutritional supplements, over the counter medication, and numerous other items. In addition to reimbursement for services and supplies, there is a lifetime benefit of up to $2,000 for home modifications and assistive devices. For example, the caregiver may have a bathroom installed on the first floor, a ramp for wheelchair or handicap access, or a stair glide from the first floor to the second floor for the use of the care receiver. The cost of lift chairs, tub seats, and grab bars may also be reimbursed.
111 N Pennsylvania Boulevard
Suite 100
Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18704
Eligibility: Family Caregivers caring for a family member in the home. Family member must be age 60 years or older.
Hours: Agency Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am to 4 pm.
Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging
Area Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program – Armstrong County
Provides supportive services to Caregivers of older adults, individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or other chronic dementia, as well as grandparents and other relatives aged 55 and older who are raising grand-children or caring for adults with disabilities. Provides resources and assistance to individuals who assume primary responsibility for the provision of care in order to help alleviate the stress associated with caregiving and support the caregiving relationship by focusing on the Caregiver’s well-being. Access to respite services is encouraged, and financial reimbursement for caregiving-related services and supplies is allowed. CSP services include care management, benefits counseling, Caregiver education and training, and caregiver reimbursement.
120 South Grant Avenue
Suite 4
Kittanning, PA 16201
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration - Caregivers
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is a not-for-profit organization which provides information, support and advocacy to people affected by frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) and their caregivers. AFTD's mission is to: - Promote and fund research into finding the cause, therapies and cures for frontotemporal degeneration. - Provide information, education and support to patients and their families. - Educate healthcare professionals on ways to improve their care to patients. - Bring about greater public awareness of the disease by advocacy. - Facilitate the international exchange of ideas. Criteria: - The helpline is available to anyone - Phone support groups are organized for particular types of FTD for the main challenges for caregivers (behavior, language, grief, and other young children) - Respite Grants are limited to full-time family FTD caregivers
2700 Horizon Drive
Suite 120
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Eligibility: Call or visit the web page for additional information.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Beaver County Office on Aging
Beaver County Office on Aging, Caregiver Support Program
The Caregiver Support Program is designed to reduce caregiver stress. The emphasis of this program is to respond directly to the needs of caregivers who are caring for a functionally dependent elderly consumer. Financial reimbursement may be provided for out-of-pocket caregiving expenses, such as personal care services, supplies, assistive devices, or home modifications. Total household income determines the specific percentage of monthly reimbursement.
1020 Eighth Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Berks County Area Agency on Aging
Berks County Area Agency on Aging - Caregiver Support Program
Provides a combination of services and supports to an adult primary caregiver who provides care for a functionally dependent older adult at home. Services include benefits counseling, caregiver training and education. Financial reimbursement may be provided for ongoing care giving expenses, home modifications and assistive devices, based on qualifications.
633 Court Street
Eighth Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Age 60 years and older; Based on household income
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, Emergency on call 24/7
Blair Senior Services, Inc.
Blair Senior Services, Inc. Family Caregiver Subsidies
Subsidies for family caregivers.
1320 Twelfth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Butler County Health and Human Services
Area Agency on Aging - Butler County (Caregiver Support Program)
Assistance for the care receiver and services to support the caregiver, designed to allow the care receiver to continue living at home. The program is designed to reduce caregiver stress and reinforce the care being given to family members. Offers assessment, care management, benefits counseling, care-giving skills training, support and financial assistance with expenses in purchasing supplies, home modifications and assistive devices.
111 Sunnyview Circle
Building 3
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Caregivers of older adults (60 years or better), care recipient must live with caregiver for State Family Caregiver Support Program, Care recipient may live alone for Federal Caregiver Support Program.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Butler County Health and Human Services
Area Agency on Aging , Aging Waiver Program - Butler County
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging through Butler County's Area Agency on Aging provides the Aging Waiver Program to Pennsylvanians over the age of 60 to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services. Services that may be available through the Aging Waiver Program include: Adult Daily Living Services, Community Transition Services, Counseling Services, Environmental Modifications, Financial Management Services, Home Delivered Meals, Home Health Services, Non-Medical Transportation Services, Participant-Directed Goods and Services, Participant-Directed Community Supports, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Emergency Response System, Respite Services, Service Coordination, Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies, TeleCare.
111 Sunnyview Circle
Building 3
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Aging Waiver, you must:Be a resident of Pennsylvania aged 60 or older,Be a U.S. citizen or a qualified non-citizen,Have a Social Security Number,Meet the required level of care for a Skilled Nursing Facility,Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Cambria County Area Agency on Aging
Cambria County Area Agency on Aging
Provides services which include information and referral/assistance, outreach, case/care management, escort, transportation, homemaker/chore, personal care, home repair and rehabilitation, home delivered meals, congregate meals, adult day care, elder abuse prevention, nursing home ombudsman, legal assistance, employment and training, health promotion and disease prevention and senior centers as well as services that support caregivers including respite care, counseling and education programs. AAAs may provide a number of other services in situations where local service provider options are limited.
110 Franklin Street
Central Park Complex, Suite 400
Johnstown, PA 15901
Eligibility: Older adults age 60 and over.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Carbon County Area Agency on Aging
Carbon County Area Agency on Aging

Area Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. They operate under guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Services include: - Senior Centers and other activities - Legal Assistance - Benefit Counseling/Assistance with applications - Volunteer Opportunities - Ombudsman Services - Pre-admission Assessment - Transportation - Provides Caregiver Support Program - Provides daily hands-on care - Protective Services for older adults to investigate reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment and services to reduce risk for incapacitated persons. - Senior Farmer's Market Program distributes free vouchers for residents age 60 or older that meet income guidelines Core services offered after a clinical evaluation: - In-home services - In-home meals - Care/Case management - Consumer reimbursement - Adult Day Care - Personal Emergency Response System - Personal Care services Information and referral service provides information on the availability of services and programs for older adults. Services may be delivered directly, purchased from a community agency, or available through a cooperative agreement.
401 Delaware Avenue
Third Floor
Palmerton, PA 18071
Eligibility: Carbon County residents, age 60 and older
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Challenges Senior Centers - Family Caregiver Support
Provides benefit counseling, reimbursement of respite provided for the primary caregiver, reimbursement for consumable care-giving supplies, adaptive equipment and caregiver education.
2706 Mercer Road
Shenley Square
New Castle, PA 16015
Eligibility: Age 60 and up, resident of Pennsylvania, monthly gross income cannot exceed 300% of the Federal Benefit Rate. Providing on-going care giving supports.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Challenges: Options in Aging, Caregiver Support Program - Lawrence County
As the Area Agency on Aging, Challenges offers support to those providing assistance to individuals who assume primary responsibility for the care of functionally dependent older adults and adults with Alzheimer’s Disease or other chronic dementia.
2706 Mercer Road
Shenley Square
New Castle, PA 16015
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Chester County Department of Aging Services
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Family/Caregiver Programs
The Family Caregiver Support Program assists in reducing stress for primary caregivers with functionally dependent persons age 60 and older, or under 60 years of age with a diagnosis of dementia. Assessment, care management, information counseling, benefits counseling and caregiver training are free of charge. Financial support may be provided for purchase of supplies and services, home modifications, assistive devices and respite care.The Intergenerational Family Caregiver Support Program is a reimbursement program for a grandparent, step-grandparent of a child, or a relative of a child by blood or marriage who is: 60 years of age or older and lives with the child, the child's primary caregiver because the biological or adoptive parents are unable to serve as the primary caregiver, has a legal custody or guardianship or is raising the child informally, and the child is 18 years of age or younger. Family Group Decision-Making allows family members as defined by the consumer the option of becoming involved with the consumer's care needs, and to assist them in developing strong supports that meet their needs. This program is an opportunity to allow our consumers and family members to be empowered to make the decisions and changes necessary to keep our consumers safe and ensure their needs are being met.
601 Westtown Road, Suite 130
Government Services Center
West Chester, PA 19380
Clarion Area Agency on Aging
Clarion Area Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
This program provides care management services, benefits counseling, and financial support for a primary caregiver. Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses such as respite care and supplies and one-time grants for renovation are available. Reimbursement is based on income.
16 Venture Lane
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Call for information.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Community Living And Support Services (CLASS)
Community Living And Support Services (CLASS) - Alliance for Community Respite Care
Provides support and relief through access to respite care for caregivers and children and adults of all ages with special needs. Respite refers to short-term, temporary care. It is typically provided for people with special needs so caregivers, family members, foster parents, or friends can take a break from the daily routine of care giving.
1400 S Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Hours: Weekdays 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
NOTE: as of March 20, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. OUR STAFF IS WORKING REMOTELY. You can still call and leave a message. Calls will be returned during normal business hours. The phone number is 717-240-6110. If you need to speak with someone in the protective services department, please follow the instructions provided on the voicemail. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. ---- Assists eligible caregivers through education about caregiving techniques, information about services available in their communities, and provides limited financial reimbursement for caregiving expenses. Program Eligible and Income Eligible caregivers may receive reimbursement of up to $500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care to adult briefs. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be given to qualified families to modify the home or purchase assistive devices to accommodate the frail relative. Such adaptations might include installing a stair climb, a wheelchair ramp, or modifying a bathroom.
1100 Claremont Road
Carlisle, PA 17015
Eligibility: - Age 18 or older and the primary caregiver of a functionally dependent person, who is age 60 or older - Age 18 or older and the primary caregiver of a relative, who is age 18 to 59 with dementia - Age 55 or older and the primary caregiver of a relative, who is age 18 or younger and lives with you
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
Provides needs assessment, benefits advice & counseling in which caregivers are informed of the benefits available to them. Benefits & Services for Caregivers: - Assessment of caregiver and older relative or friend's needs - Training in caregiving skills - Financial assistance to purchase supplies or services such as respite or home chore services - Funds for home adaptations - Benefits counseling on services available through local, state and federal programs - Referrals to caregiver support or disease specific organizations - Care Management from your local Area Agency on Aging
2 South Second Street
Dauphin County Administration Building,
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Family Caregiver Support Program
Provides needs assessment, benefits advice & counseling in which caregivers are informed of the benefits available to them. Through a cost sharing approach family may recieve monthly reimbursements of up to $200/month through PA FCSP and an additional $300/month from the National FCSP. These monies can help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, over-the-counter medicines, incontinence supplies, day care and home chore services. Modifcations can be made to the home such as installing stair lifts, building ramps or bathroom modification. One time only grants of up to $2000 can be give to families who qualify so that they can make the home more livable for the frail relative. Referrals to caregivers support groups
295 State Dr
Elizabethville, PA 17023
Eligibility: Under Pennsylvania Family Caregiver Support Program: * The Care receiver must be functionally dependent, 60 years old or older and require assistance with one or more activities of daily living. * The caregiver & care receiver must be related and live in the same household * Adult care recievers under the age of 60 with chronic dementia such as Alzheimer's Diease also qualify. Under the National Family Caregiver Support program: * The care receiver must be 60 years of age or older and require assistance with 2 or more activities of daily living. * No requirement for the caregiver and care receiver to be related or live in same household.
Experience Inc.
Experience, Inc. - Family Care Giver Support
Respite care and financial reimbursement for family caregivers.
905 Fourth Avenue
Warren , PA 16365
Eligibility: Pennsylvanians 60 years of age and older
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Franklin County Human Services
FRANKLIN COUNTY AAA
Provides a combination of services and financial assistance to families caring for a functionally dependent older relative living with them. Services include: comprehensive needs assessment, benefits counseling, caregiver training and education. Families are provided with financial assistance with ongoing caregiving expenses, home modifications and assistive devices. A Family Caregiver Support Group is held once a month. Please call the office for details.
600 Norland Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Residents of Franklin County 60 and older as well as their caregivers.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Lackawanna County Department of Human Services
Family Caregiver Support Program - Area Agency on Aging Lackawanna County
The major focus of this program is to reinforce the care given to frail family members at home. If you are income eligible, you may receive reimbursement to help with out-of-pocket expenses, for items ranging from respite care to adult briefs. You may also qualify for a one-time grant for a home modification or assistive device to accommodate your loved one.
123 Wyoming Ave.
4th. Floor
Scranton, PA 18503
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 to 4:30
Lancaster County Office of Aging
Lancaster County Office of Aging
**NOTES** Office building is closed. Still handling call remotely. Leave a message with name, contact inforamtion and reason for call. Responding to emails also. Click here for additional Information Offers a wide range of support services to older Lancaster County residents with the goal of allowing them to maintain their independence and self-sufficiency. Most services available to persons ages 60 and over, except for the 55+ Job Bank, Job Bank Workshop and Senior Community Services Employment Program which begins at age 55 and older. Domiciliary Care, long term Care Assessments and Caregiver Support Program available for persons 18 years and older. Services for 60 years and older: -Older Adult Daily Living Centers provided for persons with functional disabilities. Also provides daytime respite care to caregivers. Nursing services and mid-day meal are provided. Contracts with Landis Homes, Lancaster Generations, Masonic Homes, Moravian Center and Garden Spot Village to provide these services. -Home Delivered Meals - Work in cooperation with Meals on Wheels and other sources for homebound elderly persons -Emergency Fuel Assistance is provided as a last resort after a caseworker has assessed all other options. -Respite Care gives caregiver relief -Information & Referral assists persons to identify their needs, link them to appropriate services, and to share up-to-date information on issues affecting older persons. The Transportation Specialist, is also part of the I & R unit -Lawyer Referral Program for the Elderly: Clients are referred to participating attorneys who will offer advice on a broad range of legal issues. Initial 1/2 hour consultation is $5; Fees need to be discussed with the attorney for consultation over a half hour -Ombudsman Program investigates patient care concerns about nursing homes, personal care homes, and home health agencies -Protective Services: Intensive casework for persons who are abused, exploited, neglected, abandoned or who are unable to carry out activities of daily living due to mental or physical impairment, which is placing them at risk of imminent harm - Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms are available with assistance to complete them also available - Senior Centers offer noon meals and a variety of activities in the following county areas: Columbia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Lititz, Millersville, Quarryville and Reinholds - Flu Shots are usually offered in the Fall at the Senior Centers - Transportation to medical appointments and senior centers using Red Rose Access for those who are eligible - Offers Health and Wellness Programs to promote healthier lifestyles Programs for persons ages 18 and over: - Domiciliary Care offers protected community living arrangements for persons needing personal care and ongoing supervision. - Long Term Care Unit provides assessments to determine the most appropriate level of care for those needing financial aid for nursing, personal care, and domiciliary care homes. Intensive in-home services available for eligible persons who are at a nursing home level of care and have sufficient informal support. - Caregiver Support Program - Casework services and financial assistance with caregiving expenses for persons caring for individuals who are over 60 and are functionally dependent (requiring constant supervision) or between the ages of 18-59 with chronic dementia. Also offers assistance for grandparents who are the primary caregivers for grandchildren under the age of 18. The Office of Aging can provide the following lists via mail, email or on the website: - Beauticians who provide services in the client's home - Cleaning services - Non-medical companion services - Pharmacies who deliver - Lancaster County nursing homes - Lancaster County personal care homes - Grocers who will deliver - Respite care facilities - Senior Center list - Low income housing - Benefits for low income older adults - Continuing care retirement communities - Personal emergency response company list - Home health agencies - Caregiver resources: support groups, websites, hotlines - Low-cost medical and dental services Newsletter: Prime Time; Contact: Information and Referral Supervisor to be added to the mailing list Volunteer Opportunities include: - Providing socialization for older persons through regular visits and phone calls - Assist a senior with a household task on an ongoing basis - Volunteer as part of a group for a one-time project - Assist agency staff with a variety of tasks including filing, data entry and mailings - Become a volunteer in a specialized program such as APPRISE, Volunteer Ombudsman or Senior Games
150 North Queen Street
Suite 415
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Varies with program
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Program hours vary; Protective services: 24-hours/day
Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging
Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Information and Referral
**NOTES** Agency is operating, but building is closed to the public. All 5 senior Centers are closed. Provide information on meals on wheels, in-home services, adult daycare, senior housing, transportation, insurance counseling, PACE, tax/rent rebates, prime time health, senior centers, volunteer opportunities, protective services, nursing home transition, level of care assessments, referral to aging waiver, or any other issues of concern to senior citizens.
710 Maple Street
Second Floor
Lebanon, PA 17046
Eligibility: Most programs are provided to persons age 60 or older, persons needing protective services, persons needing level of care assessments, or persons in need of insurance information that are on Disability or Medicare.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Protective services on call 24 hours
Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services
Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services
Committed to supporting and empowering the well being of adults of all ages, residing in Lehigh County. Information and assistance is provided to enable individuals to remain active, healthy, productive and independent in their community. Senior Services include: - Apprise - Adult day care - Aging waiver program - Assessment - Care Management - Caregiver Support Program - Cedarview Apartments - Health and Wellness - Homemaker/home support (18-59 years of age) - Home modification - Housing case management/housing assistance - Information and assistance - Neighborhood senior centers - Nursing Home Transition - PA LINK to Aging and Disability Resources (www.lehighnorthamptonlink.org) - Ombudsman program - Personal care - Protective services - Transportation Click here to find information on subsidized housing, home health care, personal care homes, nursing homes, retirement communities, etc.
17 South Seventh Street
Lehigh County Government Center
Allentown, PA 18101
Eligibility: Adults over 60
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Emergency service 24/7
Mercer County Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Support Program - Mercer County
Assists families in assessing their needs when taking care of older relatives who are 60 years of age or older. Services include some financial support, benefits advice and counseling where caregivers are advised of benefits that are available to them.
133 North Pitt Street
Mercer, PA 16137
Eligibility: Primary hands-on caregiver to person who is 60 years or older who is a resident of Mercer County and meets specific Physical/Health measurements.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Mifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging
Needs Assesment and Benefits Counseling
Assessment of needs for caregivers as well as assistance finding and utilizing benefits.
1 Buena Vista Circle
Lewistown, PA 17044
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Mifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging
Financial Assistance
Financial assistance to reimburse for services, supplies, modifications or assistive devices
1 Buena Vista Circle
Lewistown, PA 17044
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Family Caregivers Support Program
Family Caregiver Support Program reinforces the care given to frail family members at home by reimbursing some costs of modifications. The major benefit is that it allows caregivers to choose from available services to provide the desired quality of care keeping their loved ones at home. Family Caregiver Support Program takes a cost-sharing approach. Income-eligible families may receive from $200-500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, adult day care or in-home services. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be give to qualified families to modify the home, purchase assistive devices or consumable supplies to accommodate the frail relative. Approved adaptations might include installing a stair glide, a wheelchair ramp or modifying a bathroom. The package of benefits include: - An assessment to determine what best meets the needs of the caregiver and client - Care manager assistance with choices and options for the family - Counseling - Education - Financial information
1430 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19404
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Family Caregivers Support Program - North Penn
Family Caregiver Support Program reinforces the care given to frail family members at home by reimbursing some costs of modifications. The major benefit is that it allows caregivers to choose from available services to provide the desired quality of care keeping their loved ones at home. Family Caregiver Support Program takes a cost-sharing approach. Income-eligible families may receive from $200-500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, adult day care or in-home services. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be give to qualified families to modify the home, purchase assistive devices or consumable supplies to accommodate the frail relative. Approved adaptations might include installing a stair glide, a wheelchair ramp or modifying a bathroom. The package of benefits include: - An assessment to determine what best meets the needs of the caregiver and client - Care manager assistance with choices and options for the family - Counseling - Education - Financial information
421 W Main St
Lansdale, PA 19446
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Family Caregivers Support Program - Pottstown
Family Caregiver Support Program reinforces the care given to frail family members at home by reimbursing some costs of modifications. The major benefit is that it allows caregivers to choose from available services to provide the desired quality of care keeping their loved ones at home. Family Caregiver Support Program takes a cost-sharing approach. Income-eligible families may receive from $200-500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, adult day care or in-home services. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be give to qualified families to modify the home, purchase assistive devices or consumable supplies to accommodate the frail relative. Approved adaptations might include installing a stair glide, a wheelchair ramp or modifying a bathroom. The package of benefits include: - An assessment to determine what best meets the needs of the caregiver and client - Care manager assistance with choices and options for the family - Counseling - Education - Financial information
260 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Family Caregivers Support Program - Willow Grove
Family Caregiver Support Program reinforces the care given to frail family members at home by reimbursing some costs of modifications. The major benefit is that it allows caregivers to choose from available services to provide the desired quality of care keeping their loved ones at home. Family Caregiver Support Program takes a cost-sharing approach. Income-eligible families may receive from $200-500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, adult day care or in-home services. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be give to qualified families to modify the home, purchase assistive devices or consumable supplies to accommodate the frail relative. Approved adaptations might include installing a stair glide, a wheelchair ramp or modifying a bathroom. The package of benefits include: - An assessment to determine what best meets the needs of the caregiver and client - Care manager assistance with choices and options for the family - Counseling - Education - Financial information
102 York Rd
Suite 303
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Northampton County Area Agency On Aging
Northampton County Area Agency On Aging
Area Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. They operate under guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Services include: - Advocacy - Support and representation, administratively and legislatively, for the needs of older adults as a group or individually. - APPRISE - assistance with health insurance benefit concerns, appeals, benefit applications. - Employment Services - subsidized employment for training purposes. Available to low income persons age 55 and older. - Information and Referral - answers to questions on the availability of services and programs for older adults. - Legal Services - provided in non-fee generating cases via a contract with North Penn Legal Services, Inc. - Nursing Home Transition - Information about availability of long term care in a variety of settings - in the home, or in assisted living, and planning/coordination in making a move to an alternate setting including arranging for necessary services, for current residents of nursing homes. - Ombudsman - receives, investigates and assists in resolving complaints about quality of long term care. Provides information on long term care issues. - Protective Services - activities, resources and supports to prevent or intervene in abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment cases. - Specialized Transportation - limited availability of rides to medical appointments and social service agencies. - Care Management - casework services for assessment and care planning, and authorization of the following: - Adult Day Care - caregiving in an organized setting for less than a 24 hour day. Excellent for caregiver respite. - Emergency Energy Assistance - bill payment or provision of fuel to avoid utility shut off or lack of fuel in crisis situations. - Caregiver Support Program - educational services and financial assistance to family care providers. - Home Delivered Meals - hot/cold meals delivered to maintain necessary nutrition. - Home Health Care - skilled nursing, therapy and aide services. - Nursing Home Respite Services - respite for overnight absences of caregivers. - Personal Care - in-home help with bathing and other personal hygiene, laundry, shopping and meal preparation. - Pre-Admission Assessment - level of care determination for those considering admission to a long term care facility. - Waiver Services - Medicaid-funded in-home services of the types listed above, and more, to maintain nursing-home eligible older adults in their homes. - Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program - provides food vouchers for residents 60 years old who meet income guidelines Information and referral service provides information on the availability of services and programs for older adults. Services may be delivered directly, purchased from a community agency, or available through a cooperative agreement. Emergency oil delivery may be available to County residents, 60 or older, who have submitted a LIHEAP application and have 1/8 of a tank of oil or less. Call 610-559-3270 for information. Satellite Office: 87 Bangor Junction Road, Bangor, PA 18013 800-446-0094 or 610-588-7200 Click here for Housing Resources for Older Adults Click here for Senior Services
2801 Emrick Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Eligibility: County residents age 60 years and older
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging
Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging - Caregiver Support Program
This program provides financial reimbursement for disposable medical supplies, services, home modifications, and adaptive devices as well as other supportive services to caregivers of aging relatives and grandparents raising grandchildren. All referrals must meet financial criteria.
322 North Second Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
The package of benefits begins with an assessment to determine what benefits best meet the needs of the caregiver and the older person receiving care. Benefits could also include counseling, education and financial information. Family Caregiver takes a cost-sharing approach; income-eligible families may receive up to $200 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care to adult briefs. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be given to qualified families to modify the home or purchase assistive devices to accommodate the frail relative. Such adaptations might include installing a stair climb or modifying a bathroom.
555 Walnut Street
Fifth Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Eligibility: Eligibility for Family Caregiver is determined on a sliding scale and is based on income.
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support Line
Toll-free support line for those who provide care for veterans living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. The support line provides information on VA caregiver support resources and "warm" referral to caregiver support coordinators located in all VA medical centers. The support line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.
Eligibility: You may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to11pm and Saturday 10:30am to 6pm.
Schuylkill County Area Agency on Aging
Schuylkill County Area Agency on Aging
Provides support and services to enable older adults to continue to live in their homes and communities. Services may include Care Management, Assessment, Protective Services, Information and Assistance, Apprise (Insurance Counseling), Health and Wellness Programs, adult day services, in home meals, personal emergency response system, personal care, transportation, and caregiver support. The agency also has 5 Senior Centers throughout the County in which participants can enjoy a Congregate Meal and Programming.
110 East Laurel Boulevard
Pottsville, PA 17901
Eligibility: Schuylkill County residents over the age of 60
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Aging Waiver Program - Fayette
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging through the Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging provides the Aging Waiver Program to Pennsylvanians over the age of 60 to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services.
137 North Beeson Avenue
Suite 107
Uniontown, PA 15401
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Aging Waiver, you must: Be a resident of Pennsylvania aged 60 or older, Be a U.S. citizen or a qualified non-citizen, Have a Social Security Number, Meet the required level of care for a Skilled Nursing Facility, Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Fayette County Area Agency on Aging Family Caregiver Support Program
Provides financial assistance to an unpaid caregiver who provides hands-on care for a person 60 years of age and over
137 North Beeson Avenue
Suite 107
Uniontown, PA 15401
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Community HealthChoices Waiver Program
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging through the Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging provides the Aging Waiver Program to Pennsylvanians over the age of 60 to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services. Services that may be available through the Aging Waiver Program include: Adult Daily Living Services, Community Transition Services, Counseling Services, Environmental Modifications, Financial Management Services, Home Delivered Meals, Home Health Services, Non-Medical Transportation Services, Participant-Directed Goods and Services, Participant-Directed Community Supports, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Emergency Response System, Respite Services, Service Coordination, Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies, TeleCare.
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Community HealthChoices Waiver, you must: Be a resident of Pennsylvania aged 60 or older, Be a U.S. citizen or a qualified non-citizen, Have a Social Security Number, Meet the required level of care for a Skilled Nursing Facility, Meet the financial
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging - Community HealthChoices Waiver Program
Provides the Aging Waiver Program to Pennsylvanians over the age of 60 to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services. Services that may be available through the Aging Waiver Program include: Adult Daily Living Services, Community Transition Services, Counseling Services, Environmental Modifications, Financial Management Services, Home Delivered Meals, Home Health Services, Non-Medical Transportation Services, Participant-Directed Goods and Services, Participant-Directed Community Supports, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Emergency Response System, Respite Services, Service Coordination, Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies, TeleCare
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Community HealthChoices Waiver, you must: Be a resident of Pennsylvania aged 60 or older, Be a U.S. citizen or a qualified non-citizen, Have a Social Security Number, Meet the required level of care for a Skilled Nursing Facility, Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Family Caregiver Support Program - Greene
Provides assistance to an unpaid caregiver who provides hands-on care for a person 60 years of age and older. The caregiver and care recipient may reside in the same household or in different homes, but the care recipient must reside in Fayette, Greene, or Washington County. Based on the financial situation of the family household, the caregiver is eligible to receive financial assistance for the following services: Respite Care Services (within and outside the home); Domestic Services; Counseling Services; Purchase of caregiver supplies not covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or other third party payors; Adapting the home to ease the burden and stress of caregiving.
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Support Program - Fayette, Greene and Was
The Family Caregiver Support Program is designed to provide assistance to an unpaid caregiver who provides hands-on care for a person 60 years of age and older. The caregiver and care recipient may reside in the same household or in different homes, but the care recipient must reside in Fayette, Greene, or Washington County. Based on the financial situation of the family household, the caregiver is eligible to receive financial assistance for the following services: Respite Care Services (within and outside the home); Domestic Services; Counseling Services; Purchase of caregiver supplies not covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or other third party payors; Adapting the home to ease the burden and stress of caregiving.
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
STEP, Inc.
STEP, Inc. - Family Caregiver Support Clinton County Office of Aging
Designed to respond to the needs of families and friends caring for their loved ones at home. Its purpose is to reinforce (not replace the care being provided to the older person (who requires continuous care) at home. Depending on the annual household income, up to $250 a month for out-of-pocket expenses for purchased services and supplies (medications and medical supplies) directly related to the care of their relative or friend, is available. A lifetime amount of up to $2,000 may be available toward the purchase of assistive devices or home modifications. Reimbursement amounts are determined by actual expenses and household income.
124 East Walnut Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Eligibility: Income eligibility guidelines are established above the poverty level to enable more middle-income families to participate. In some situations, seniors raising grandchildren may be eligible for reimbursement of approved expenses.
STEP, Inc.
STEP, Inc. - Family Caregiver Support Lycoming County Office of Aging
Designed to respond to the needs of families and friends caring for their loved ones at home. Its purpose is to reinforce (not replace the care being provided to the older person (who requires continuous care) at home. Depending on the annual household income, up to $250 a month for out-of-pocket expenses for purchased services and supplies (medications and medical supplies) directly related to the care of their relative or friend, is available. A lifetime amount of up to $2,000 may be available toward the purchase of assistive devices or home modifications. Reimbursement amounts are determined by actual expenses and household income.
2138 Lincoln Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Eligibility: Income eligibility guidelines are established above the poverty level to enable more middle-income families to participate.The state program requires the caregiver, who must be a family member, to reside in the same household as the older adult. The federal program does not require caregiver and care receiver to live in the same household, and they do not need to be related.
Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.
Union-Snyder Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
*COVID-19 UPDATES* - Phone only. Limited Face to Face Contact. Meals are available for those who need them during this crisis. Eligibility is however based on need. All Senior Centers are currently Closed until further notice. The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) provides grants to states and territories to fund various supports that help family and informal caregivers care for older adults in their homes for as long as possible. NFCSP grantees provide five types of services: information to caregivers about available services, assistance to caregivers in gaining access to the services, individual counseling, organization of support groups, and caregiver training, respite care and supplemental services, on a limited basis.
116 North Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Hours: Weekdays from 8:30am to 4:00pm
Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging
Area Agency on Aging - Aging Waiver Program - Westmoreland County
Utilizes Medicaid funds to provide case management and home care services for eligible individuals as a means of avoiding premature institutionalization
200 South Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Eligibility: Age 60 and older. Medical and financial requirements
Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm
Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging
Area Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program - Westmoreland County
Provides financial assistance to an unpaid caregiver who provides hands-on care for a person 60 years of age and over.
200 South Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm
York County Human Services Department, York County Government, YCHSD
YCAAA, Caregiver Support Program
Provides financial relief to caregivers who care for an older, functionally dependent adult or other adult relative with chronic dementia. Provides reimbursement for purchase of services and supplies, reducing the burden, both financially and time-wise, on caregiver. Reimbursement depends on the care needs of the older adult and the household income where the older adult resides. Reimbursable services include, but are not limited to:
  • Respite care
    • Personal care
    • Day care
    • Incontinence supplies
    • Nutritional supplements
    • Lifeline units
    • Statewide Elder Abuse HOTLINE: 1-800-490-8505
  • 100 West Market Street
    1st Floor
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility:
  • Caregivers over age 18 who reside with or provide regular care for a disabled adult over the age of 60 or an adult of any age with chronic dementia.
    • Families who meet the financial guidelines of the program based on household income.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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