Philadelphia Corporation for Aging


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General Information
Description of AgencyPhiladelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is a private, non-profit organization serving as Philadelphia county’s Area Agency on Aging since 1973. One of the region’s largest non-profit organizations, PCA's mission is to improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians or people with disabilities and to assist them in achieving their maximum level of health, independence and productivity. Special consideration is given to those with the greatest social, economic, and health needs.

PCA carries out this mission through five major functions: planning; advocacy; program development; service coordination and delivery; and the accountable administration of public and private funds to contract with more than 100 community organizations to deliver social and health care services to more than 100,000 consumers each year.

These services include:
- Advocacy
- Care at Home Services
- Employment Assistance
- Health Promotion
- Home Repair
- Information and Referral
- Legal Assistance
- Home-delivered Meals
- Protective Services
- Senior Community Centers
- Transportation

Founded on the principle that older persons have the right to plan and manage their own lives, PCA seeks ongoing input from consumers. We acknowledge the dignity of all older people and respect their racial, religious, sexual and cultural differences.
LocationPhiladelphia
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Cambodian, Hindi, Korean, Vietnamese
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameLinda Riley
Contact's PositionDirector of Communications
Contact's Phone215-765-9066
Contact's Emailcommunications@pcaphl.org
Physical Site Address 1642 N. Broad Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19130
Main Phone215-765-9040
TDD Phonehttp://www.pcacares.org/pca_ss_Information_Referral.aspx
Fax215-765-9066
Emailcommunications@pcaphl.org
Web Addresswww.pcacares.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameHolly Lange
Director's PositionPresident and CEO
Director's Phone215-765-9066
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Affiliated Programs: Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia
Affiliated Services: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Domiciliary Care
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Emergency Fund for Older Philadelphians
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Heatline
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Home Delivered Meals
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Older Adult Protective Services
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Senior Helpline
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP)
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Senior Services - CENTRAL INTAKE