Older Adult Resources

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 Line215-765-9040
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Elder Abuse
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

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Here you will find numerous resources related to aging and well-being at a local, state, and national level.  The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501(c)(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the more than 250 Title VI Native American aging programs.

Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
Call: 1-800-677-1116

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.