Challenges, Options in Aging - Lawrence County

Challenges - Options in Aging

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceCatholic Charities county offices provide seniors and their families with information about community resources. For Lawrence County seniors, a full spectrum of services is available through our Challenges: Options in Aging program.

Challenges: Options In Aging is Lawrence County's Area Agency on Aging.

Challenges: Options in Aging program is operated by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, serving residents of Lawrence County since 1974. Challenges seeks to enhance independence and maintain the highest quality of life possible for older adults through its programs and services—community centers, in-home services, and supportive services.

Challenges' centers offer a wide variety of educational, recreational and health-related activities to help support the independence of older adults who live in Lawrence County. While many of the activities are free, others require membership.

There are two Challenges locations:

New Castle Center
Shenley Square
2706 Mercer Road
New Castle, PA 16105

Ellwood City Center
1405 Woodside Avenue
Ellwood City, PA 16117
Geographical AreaLawrence County
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in.
Client Information
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilityIndividuals age 60 or older residing in Lawrence County.
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 2706 Mercer Road
Physical Site Address 2 Shenley Square
Physical Site City, State, Zip New Castle, PA 16015-1422
Main Phone 724-658-3729
Hotline Phone Report Senior Abuse: 724-658-3729
Emergency/After Hours Phone 724-658-3729
Fax 724-658-7532
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Update User ID261913
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Affiliated Program: Challenges - Options in Aging
This Service: Challenges, Options in Aging - Lawrence County
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Aging and Disability Resource Centers (LH-0350)
Aging in Place Membership Organizations/Networks (PH-0360)
Area Agencies on Aging (TD-1100.6500-050)
Caregiver Issues (YZ-1350)
Elderly/Disabled Home Rental Listings (BH-3900.3050-180)
Housing Search Assistance (BH-3900.3100)
Long Term Care Options Counseling (LH-4600)
Older Adult/Aging Issues (YZ-6100)
Senior Housing Information and Referral (BH-8500.8000)