If you, a family member or someone you know is in need of support or services for an older adult, resources are available:
The Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging (PCA) coordinates a broad range of services that help older Philadelphians live as independently as possible.
Contact PCA’s Help Line: 215-765-9040
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.
If you suspect an older adult is being mistreated or neglected, you can make a confidential report to Older Adults Protective Services (OAPS) at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has toolkits and resources for coping with mental health, suicide prevention, and substance abuse in a variety of settings.