Seniors

Full list of Allegheny County resources.

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Neighborhood Legal Services

928 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3757

Phone: 412-255-6700
1-866-761-6572

https://www.nlsa.us/

A non-profit, public interest law firm to provide civil legal assistance to poor and vulnerable residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties. Offers a toll-free number to call for free legal assistance.

Community Life

301 Meade St.,
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Phone: 1-866-419-1693 TTY:711

http://www.commlife.org/

Community LIFE is dedicated to helping older adults stay healthy and at home. As regional experts in advanced chronic illness management, Community LIFE is an all-inclusive program tailored to meet the healthcare needs of seniors. Participants in the program have access to individualized, coordinated medical care, therapies, and in-home services. They can enjoy a variety of activities at one of our Health and Wellness Centers and take advantage of our convenient transportation options.

Senior Community Service Employment Program through the AARP

2020 Ardmore Blvd
Suite 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Phone: 412-271-1580

Matches eligible older job seekers with local nonprofits and public agencies so they can increase skills and build self-confidence, while earning a modest income – typically leads to permanent employment; participants may also receive supportive services and skills training through an educational institution.

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Pennsylvania Department of Aging

2100 Wharton St.
2nd Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Programs-Services/Older-Adults.aspx

Here you will find services that protect older adults from abuse and neglect; help them remain as independent as possible; support them as they age and help with needs related to intellectual disability (ID), autism, mental health concerns (MH) and/or drug and alcohol concerns (D&A). Most services are provided through the DHS Area Agency on Aging (AAA).

Allegheny County Senior Resource Guide

https://issuu.com/pghseniornews/docs/2019acsrg

Publication with resources for seniors and caregivers in Allegheny County.

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Allegheny Link

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/About/Contact/Allegheny-Link.aspx

Phone: 866-730-2368

The mission of the Allegheny Link is to simplify and streamline access to services and supports in an effort to help individuals and families maintain their independence, dignity and quality of life.

The Allegheny Link assists Allegheny County residents

  • with any disability – find needed services
  • over the age of 60 – remain safely in their community
  • who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness – find stable housing 
  • who are pregnant, or parents and caregivers of children to six years of age – get referrals to home-visiting programs

Access Transportation Systems

650 Smithfield Street, Suite 440
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 562-5353 or TTY 711

https://myaccessride.com/

ACCESS is a coordinated, shared-ride paratransit service, which has been providing door-to-door, advanced reservation transportation in Allegheny County since 1979.

ACCESS service is open to the general public but primarily serves people with disabilities, clients of human service agencies and people aged 65 and over. The ACCESS program is sponsored by Port Authority of Allegheny County.

Housing and Urban Development: Information for Seniors

https://www.hud.gov/topics/information_for_senior_citizens

Looking for housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend? Do some research first to determine what kind of assistance or living arrangement you need; what your health insurance might cover; and what you can afford. Then check here for financial assistance resources and guides for making the right choice. Talk to a HUD-approved housing counselor if you have questions about your situation.

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/get-help-paying-costs/pace

Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps people meet their health care needs in the community instead of going to a nursing home or other care facility. 

With PACE, you have a team of health care professionals working with you and your family to make sure you get the coordinated care you need. Usually they care for a small number of people, so they really get to know you.

Eastern Area Adult Services

Keystone Commons
607 Braddock Avenue
Turtle Creek, PA 15145
Phone: (412) 829-9250
Email: eaas@eaas.net

https://eaas.net/

Eastern Area Adult Services, Inc. (EAAS) is a private, non-profit organization committed to serving older adults and their families, supporting their capacity to maintain independence and wellness in homes and communities by providing quality information and services that address their changing needs.


Senior Lifestyle Connections


Phone: 724-787-7030

http://www.seniorhelpfree.com/

Our FREE Service Offers Professional Guidance Assisting Families 
to Locate Quality and Affordable Living Situations for Seniors 
Along With Knowledge of Financial Benefits.

Absolutely No Cost or Obligation Ever!

Call Today 724-787-7030


Urban Senior Job Programs

The Warner Center
332 Fifth Avenue, Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone:(412) 227-4802

http://ulpgh.org/programs/economic-self-reliance/urban-senior-job-program/

The Urban Senior Job Program is a Senior Citizen initiative of the National Urban League that is offered locally in Pittsburgh.  Our staff works with applicants to hone skills, maintain work-readiness and find appropriate opportunities.  The program offers introduction to computer workshops for applicants.  The Urban Senior Job Program maintains this pool of qualified workers and ensures that employers can recruit reliable, experienced job seekers.  The Urban Senior Job Program provides applicants with opportunities to learn skills and on the job training via placement at non-profit organizations within Pittsburgh.

Phone: 412-350-5460


To sign up for Meals on Wheels: Please call the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging Senior Line to determine eligibility at 412-350-5460. They will refer you to the proper agency that serves your area.

Retire Guide: What is Medicare

https://www.retireguide.com/medicare/

 A guide that answers the question, “What is Medicare?” and highlights coverage, costs, eligibility and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions.

Retire Guide: Medicare and Caregivers

https://www.retireguide.com/medicare/coverage/caregivers/

 A Medicare guide specific to Caregivers to help them navigate the potentially complicated enrollment process and provide the best care possible to their loved ones.

Phone: 1-888-227-7669

aarpfoundation.org/taxaide

Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 13, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation.

For more information visit: aarpfoundation.org/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669

Advocacy Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers

412-350-5460

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Programs-Services/Older-Adults/Advocacy.aspx

Whether you are able to remain living in your own home, or live in a nursing or personal care home setting, the Area Agency on Aging is there to help you through challenging situations.

All of these services can be discussed by calling the DHS AAA SeniorLine at 412-350-5460 or sending an email to SeniorLine.



1330 Boylston Street, Suite 400
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(800) 478-0520

https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/nursing-home-neglect/

Nursing Home Abuse Center was founded to shine a light on the widespread abuse and neglect that occurs in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Some statistics indicate that 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse. Our mission is to educate seniors and their loved ones on the appropriate actions they can take to help protect yourself or the people you love.