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Programs that provide assistance for adults who are unable to act on their own behalf or manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect or abandonment.

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ACHIEVA - Protective Services for the Elderly - BeaverCaseworkers investigate and interview any person who may have been a victim of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Help is available for people living in the community as well as a licensed facility such as a nursing home or personal care home.BeaverArc of BeaverACHIEVA
Adult Protective Services-Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesAdult Protective Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those Pennsylvania residents age 60 or older who are at imminent risk of physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation, or neglect. Those calling to report elder abuse need not give their name to the Area Agency on Aging.LuzerneArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
Adult Protective Services-BSST Area Agency on AgingAdult Protective Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those Pennsylvania residents age 60 or older who are at imminent risk of physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation, or neglect. Those calling to report elder abuse need not give their name to the Area Agency on Aging.SullivanAAA - Laporte OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
Adult Protective Services-BSST Area Agency on AgingAdult Protective Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those Pennsylvania residents age 60 or older who are at imminent risk of physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation, or neglect. Those calling to report elder abuse need not give their name to the Area Agency on Aging.SusquehannaAAA - Montrose OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
Adult Protective Services-BSST Area Agency On AgingAdult Protective Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those Pennsylvania residents age 60 or older who are at imminent risk of physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation, or neglect. Those calling to report elder abuse need not give their name to the Area Agency on Aging.BradfordAAA - Towanda OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
Adult Protective Services-BSST Area Agency on AgingAdult Protective Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those Pennsylvania residents age 60 or older who are at imminent risk of physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation, or neglect. Those calling to report elder abuse need not give their name to the Area Agency on Aging.TiogaAAA - Wellsboro OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
Adult Protective Services - Luzerne Wyoming Counties MHDS ServicesProvides for the protection of abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned adults residents of this Commonwealth between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Reporting requirements are such that an administrator or employee who has reasonable cause to suspect that a recipient is a victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment will immediately make an oral report to the statewide Protections Services Hotline by calling 1-800-490-8505. Please note that this hotline should be for reporting abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment only. Questions regarding specific abuse allegations or to file a claim, please contact RA-PWAPSQuestions@pa.gov or call 717-736-7116.LuzerneLuzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental ServicesLuzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
After Hours Crisis Intervention-Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties24 Hour Crisis Intervention available by calling 1-800-252-1512.LuzerneArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
Allegheny County DHS - Older Adult Protective ServicesInvestigates reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), abandonment and financial exploitation involving adults age 60 and over. Provides assistance to alleviate the risk of harm. Concerns may be reported anonymously. Abuse reports can be made 24/7 whether the person lives in the community or in a care facility such as a nursing home.AlleghenyArea Agency on AgingAllegheny County Department of Human Services
Area Agency on Aging - Lackawanna County Department of Human ServicesAAA implements various programs for older adults and the caregivers throughout Lackawanna County. The AAA reflects a simple philosophy: to act as advocates for the aging and to serve, protect, enable and empower older adults and persons with disabilities through the provision and continuous improvement of home and community based services. The Waiver Program offers individuals age 60 and older, a choice of community-based services as an alternative to Nursing Home placement. For a list of senior centers, click here .LackawannaLackawanna County Department of Human ServicesLackawanna County Department of Human Services
Area Agency on Aging of Somerset County - Protective ServicesElderly persons, age 60 or older, who are frail, vulnerable or alone and whose situations suggest significant risk to their health or assets can receive intensive casework assistance through Protective Services. Offers frequent home visits and initiate and conducts investigations.SomersetSomerset Area Agency on AgingArea Agency on Aging of Somerset County
Beaver County Office on Aging Older Adult Protective ServicesInvestigates reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), abandonment and financial exploitation. Also provides assistance to alleviate the risk of harm. Concerns may be reported anonymously. Abuse reports can be made 24/7 whether the person lives in the community or a care facility such as a nursing home, etc. Reporters may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution. All reports are investigated, an evaluation of the victim's needs is determined and a care plan developed. Information concerning the victim's case will be maintained as confidential.BeaverOffice on AgingBeaver County Office on Aging
Berks County Area Agency on Aging - Protective Service/Elder AbuseAgency staff are available 24 hours a day to receive reports, investigate and take necessary actions regarding abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment for people age 60 and overBerksBerks County Area Agency on AgingBerks County Area Agency on Aging
Blair Senior Services, Inc. Adult Protective CustodyAdult protective services.BlairBlair Senior Services In Home Support Services/Case ManagementBlair Senior Services, Inc.
Butler County Area Agency on Aging Protective ServicesInvestigates reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), abandonment and financial exploitation. Also provides assistance to alleviate the risk of harm. Concerns may be reported anonymously. Abuse reports can be made 24/7 whether the person lives in the community or a care facility such as a nursing home, etc. Reporters may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution. All reports are investigated, an evaluation of the victim's needs is determined and a care plan developed. Information concerning the victim's case will be maintained as confidential.ButlerButler County Area Agency on AgingButler County Health and Human Services
Carbon County Area Agency on AgingArea Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. They operate under guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Services include: - Senior Centers and other activities - Legal Assistance - Benefit Counseling/Assistance with applications - Volunteer Opportunities - Ombudsman Services - Pre-admission Assessment - Transportation - Provides Caregiver Support Program - Provides daily hands-on care - Protective Services for older adults to investigate reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment and services to reduce risk for incapacitated persons. - Senior Farmer's Market Program distributes free vouchers for residents age 60 or older that meet income guidelines Core services offered after a clinical evaluation: - In-home services - In-home meals - Care/Case management - Consumer reimbursement - Adult Day Care - Personal Emergency Response System - Personal Care services Information and referral service provides information on the availability of services and programs for older adults. Services may be delivered directly, purchased from a community agency, or available through a cooperative agreement. CarbonCarbon County Area Agency on AgingCarbon County Area Agency on Aging
Centre County Human Services - Office of Aging - ServicesArea Agency on Aging that provides home delivered meals, health insurance counseling for Medicare recipients, investigation of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment of older adults, long term care ombudsman services, nursing home transition services, senior centers and casework services. Provides funding for adult day services and legal assistance for qualified recipients and co-sponsers Retired Senior Volunteer Program.CentreCentre County Human Services - Office of AgingCentre County Human Services
Challenges, Options in Aging - Protective ServicesInvestigates reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), abandonment and financial exploitation. Also provides assistance to alleviate the risk of harm. Concerns may be reported anonymously. Abuse reports can be made 24/7 whether the person lives in the community or a care facility such as a nursing home, etc. Reporters may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution. All reports are investigated, an evaluation of the victim's needs is determined and a care plan developed. Information concerning the victim's case will be maintained as confidential.LawrenceChallenges - Options in AgingCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Older Adult Protective ServicesChester County Department of Aging Services CCDAS is mandated to receive and investigate reports of suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment of incapacitated Chester County residents aged 60 and older and to provide activities, resources and supports to detect, prevent, reduce and eliminate these conditions.ChesterChester County Department of Aging Services - Chester; West ChesterChester County Department of Aging Services
Clarion Area Agency on Aging - Protective ServicesProtective services are provided to incapacitated older adults unable to perform or obtain services that are necessary to maintain physical or mental health, for whom there is no responsible caretaker and who are in imminent danger to person or property. Services are available 24 hours a day and after normal working hours 911 should be called.ClarionClarion Area Agency on AgingClarion Area Agency on Aging
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Main Office - Older Adult Protective ServicesPurpose is to protect older adults and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by investigating and providing or arranging services necessary to alleviate or prevent further abuse. ClearfieldClearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeClearfield County Area Agency on Aging
Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Protective Services: Elder Abuse TaskforceProvides protective services for those 60 years old or older who are at risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment with access to services to protect their health, safety and welfare.DauphinDauphin County Area Agency on AgingDauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Elder Abuse-Columbia Montour Aging OfficeThe Older Adult Protective Services unit provides 24-hour on call services for older adults at risk of abuse, neglect, abandonment or exploitation. These services include legal consultation, police protection, counseling, health care treatment, emergency services, financial management and in-home services. The type of service rendered depends upon the immediate needs of the client. The reporter can remain anonymous.ColumbiaCasework ServicesColumbia-Montour Aging Office
Elder Abuse-Columbia Montour Aging OfficeThe Older Adult Protective Services unit provides 24-hour on call services for older adults at risk of abuse, neglect, abandonment or exploitation. These services include legal consultation, police protection, counseling, health care treatment, emergency services, financial management and in-home services. The type of service rendered depends upon the immediate needs of the client. The reporter can remain anonymous.MontourCasework ServicesColumbia-Montour Aging Office
Elder Abuse - Monroe County Area Agency on AgingIf you know someone 60 years of age or older that you believe is at risk of neglect or abuse, call us at 1-800-498-0330 (toll-free). Protective services and reports of elder abuse can be made 24 hours a day.MonroeMonroe County Area Agency on AgingMonroe County Area Agency on Aging
Experience, Inc. - Protective ServicesThe program includes a broad range of legal, medical, and social intervention on behalf of the older adult. The goal of protective services is to reduce or eliminate the risk of abuse.WarrenExperience, Inc.Experience Inc.
Fayette County Area Agency on Aging Protective ServicesProvides resources and support to prevent, detect, reduce or eliminate self neglect, neglect by a caregiver, physical, sexual or psychological abuse or financial exploitationFayetteSouthwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging - Fayette CountySouthwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Protective ServicesProgram that provides investigation and intervention services to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.BedfordHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging - Bedford OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Protective ServicesProgram that provides investigation and intervention services to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.FultonHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Fulton OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Protective ServicesProgram that provides investigation and intervention services to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.HuntingdonHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Huntingdon OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
JFCS Guardianship ServicesComprehensive guardianship services for individuals who have been determined by the Court to be incapacitated and no longer able to make their own life decisions. Serves clients through a private guardianship program as well as through a contract with the Allegheny County Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Offices. Duties include but are not limited to: monitoring home and medical care and coordinating medical care with physicians, case managers and other medical professionals. Guardianship of Estate duties include: managing all financial responsibilities, paying monthly bills, working with social security to ensure benefits and working with financial advisors to assist the clients with money management. Additionally, The Guardianship Unit can serve as Power of Attorney for individuals that have chosen Jewish Family & Children's Services to serve as their POA.AlleghenyJFCS Guardianship ServicesJewish Family and Community Services
Lancaster County Office of AgingOffers a wide range of support services to older Lancaster County residents with the goal of allowing them to maintain their independence and self-sufficiency. Most services available to persons ages 60 and over, except for the 55+ Job Bank, Job Bank Workshop and Senior Community Services Employment Program which begins at age 55 and older. Domiciliary Care, long term Care Assessments and Caregiver Support Program available for persons 18 years and older. Services for 60 years and older: -Older Adult Daily Living Centers provided for persons with functional disabilities. Also provides daytime respite care to caregivers. Nursing services and mid-day meal are provided. Contracts with Landis Homes, Lancaster Generations, Masonic Homes, Moravian Center and Garden Spot Village to provide these services. -Home Delivered Meals - Work in cooperation with Meals on Wheels and other sources for homebound elderly persons -Emergency Fuel Assistance is provided as a last resort after a caseworker has assessed all other options. -Respite Care gives caregiver relief -Information & Referral assists persons to identify their needs, link them to appropriate services, and to share up-to-date information on issues affecting older persons. The Transportation Specialist, is also part of the I & R unit -Lawyer Referral Program for the Elderly: Clients are referred to participating attorneys who will offer advice on a broad range of legal issues. Initial 1/2 hour consultation is $5; Fees need to be discussed with the attorney for consultation over a half hour -Ombudsman Program investigates patient care concerns about nursing homes, personal care homes, and home health agencies -Protective Services: Intensive casework for persons who are abused, exploited, neglected, abandoned or who are unable to carry out activities of daily living due to mental or physical impairment, which is placing them at risk of imminent harm - Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms are available with assistance to complete them also available - Senior Centers offer noon meals and a variety of activities in the following county areas: Columbia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Lititz, Millersville, Quarryville and Reinholds - Flu Shots are usually offered in the Fall at the Senior Centers - Transportation to medical appointments and senior centers using Red Rose Access for those who are eligible - offers Health and Wellness Programs to promote healthier lifestyles Programs for persons ages 18 and over: - Domiciliary Care offers protected community living arrangements for persons needing personal care and ongoing supervision. - Long Term Care Unit provides assessments to determine the most appropriate level of care for those needing financial aid for nursing, personal care, and domiciliary care homes. Intensive in-home services available for eligible persons who are at a nursing home level of care and have sufficient informal support. - Caregiver Support Program - Casework services and financial assistance with caregiving expenses for persons caring for individuals who are over 60 and are functionally dependent (requiring constant supervision) or between the ages of 18-59 with chronic dementia. Also offers assistance for grandparents who are the primary caregivers for grandchildren under the age of 18. The Office of Aging can provide the following lists via mail, email or on the website: - Beauticians who provide services in the client's home - Cleaning services - Non-medical companion services - Pharmacies who deliver - Lancaster County nursing homes - Lancaster County personal care homes - Grocers who will deliver - Respite care facilities - Senior Center list - Low income housing - Benefits for low income older adults - Continuing care retirement communities - Personal emergency response company list - Home health agencies - Caregiver resources: support groups, websites, hotlines - Low-cost medical and dental services Newsletter: Prime Time; Contact: Information and Referral Supervisor to be added to the mailing list Volunteer Opportunities include: - Providing socialization for older persons through regular visits and phone calls - Assist a senior with a household task on an ongoing basis - Volunteer as part of a group for a one-time project - Assist agency staff with a variety of tasks including filing, data entry and mailings - Become a volunteer in a specialized program such as APPRISE, Volunteer Ombudsman or Senior GamesLancasterLancaster County Office of AgingLancaster County Office of Aging
Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Protective Services/Ombudsman ServicesProvides protective services for persons in Lebanon County who are 60 and older or referral for persons under age 60 to the under 60 protective service agency. Ombudsman services available for residents of nursing and personal care homes.LebanonLebanon County Area Agency on AgingLebanon County Area Agency on Aging
Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult ServicesCommitted to supporting and empowering the well being of adults of all ages, residing in Lehigh County. Information and assistance is provided to enable individuals to remain active, healthy, productive and independent in their community. Senior Services include: - Apprise - Adult day care - Aging waiver program - Assessment - Care Management - Caregiver Support Program - Cedarview Apartments - Health and Wellness - Homemaker/home support (18-59 years of age) - Home modification - Housing case management/housing assistance - Information and assistance - Neighborhood senior centers - Nursing Home Transition - PA LINK to Aging and Disability Resources (www.lehighnorthamptonlink.org) - Ombudsman program - Personal care - Protective services - Transportation Click here to find information on subsidized housing, home health care, personal care homes, nursing homes, retirement communities, etc.LehighLehigh County Office of Aging and Adult ServicesLehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services
Mercer County Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - Protective ServicesTwenty-four hour, on-call staff members provide emergency service in situations of actual or threatened abuse and are trained to detect, reduce and eliminate abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment of the elderly.MercerCommunity Care ManagementMercer County Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
National Adult Protective Services AssociationAssociation for agencies and personnel involved in adult protective services. Provides a professional forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult abuse. Also provides national and state information on where to report abuse of older or vulnerable adults. National Adult Protective Services AssociationNational Adult Protective Services Association
Northampton County Area Agency On AgingArea Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. They operate under guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Services include: - Advocacy - Support and representation, administratively and legislatively, for the needs of older adults as a group or individually. - APPRISE - assistance with health insurance benefit concerns, appeals, benefit applications. - Employment Services - subsidized employment for training purposes. Available to low income persons age 55 and older. - Information and Referral - answers to questions on the availability of services and programs for older adults. - Legal Services - provided in non-fee generating cases via a contract with North Penn Legal Services, Inc. - Nursing Home Transition - Information about availability of long term care in a variety of settings - in the home, or in assisted living, and planning/coordination in making a move to an alternate setting including arranging for necessary services, for current residents of nursing homes. - Ombudsman - receives, investigates and assists in resolving complaints about quality of long term care. Provides information on long term care issues. - Protective Services - activities, resources and supports to prevent or intervene in abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment cases. - Specialized Transportation - limited availability of rides to medical appointments and social service agencies. - Care Management - casework services for assessment and care planning, and authorization of the following: - Adult Day Care - caregiving in an organized setting for less than a 24 hour day. Excellent for caregiver respite. - Emergency Energy Assistance - bill payment or provision of fuel to avoid utility shut off or lack of fuel in crisis situations. - Caregiver Support Program - educational services and financial assistance to family care providers. - Home Delivered Meals - hot/cold meals delivered to maintain necessary nutrition. - Home Health Care - skilled nursing, therapy and aide services. - Nursing Home Respite Services - respite for overnight absences of caregivers. - Personal Care - in-home help with bathing and other personal hygiene, laundry, shopping and meal preparation. - Pre-Admission Assessment - level of care determination for those considering admission to a long term care facility. - Waiver Services - Medicaid-funded in-home services of the types listed above, and more, to maintain nursing-home eligible older adults in their homes. - Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program - provides food vouchers for residents 60 years old who meet income guidelines Information and referral service provides information on the availability of services and programs for older adults. Services may be delivered directly, purchased from a community agency, or available through a cooperative agreement. Emergency oil delivery may be available to County residents, 60 or older, who have submitted a LIHEAP application and have 1/8 of a tank of oil or less. Call 610-559-3270 for information. Satellite Office: 87 Bangor Junction Road, Bangor, PA 18013 800-446-0094 or 610-588-7200 Click here for Housing Resources for Older Adults Click here for Senior ServicesNorthamptonNorthampton County Area Agency On AgingNorthampton County Area Agency On Aging
Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Administrative OfficeCoordinates and administers services and resources to help older adults and individuals with disabilities to make decisions and choices about their own care and enable them to be active in their communities. Most services are delivered through the county area agencies on aging. DauphinPennsylvania Department of AgingPennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Elder Abuse HotlineElder abuse and crimes targeting older people are a real issue that come in many forms, including neglect, physical, financial, and sexual abuse. Learn how to stay safe and report suspected abusers. If you have concerns about the quality of care an older person is receiving from a facility or a caregiver, please call your local Area Agency on Aging for guidance.DauphinPennsylvania Department of AgingPennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Abuse of Adults with Disabilities Reporting HelplineA program for implementing the Adult Protective Services (APS) Law, which provides protective services to adults between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental disabilities. The APS law mandates that specific employees and administrators who work with persons with disabilities must report incidents of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment to the adult protective services hotline. Anyone who suspects that an adult is the victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment should call the statewide protective services hotline.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Human ServicesPennsylvania Department of Human Services
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Adult Protective ServicesProvides protective services to adults between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental disability.DauphinAdult Protective ServicesPennsylvania Department of Human Services
Perry County Area Agency on Aging - Adult Protective ServicesInvestigation of physical, mental or sexual abuse, neglect by self or caregiver; financial exploitation or; abandonment of a person 60 years old or older.PerryPerry County Area Agency on AgingPerry County Office of Aging
Perry County Area Agency on Aging - OmbudsmanInvestigates complaints from nursing homes and residents that they are being denied their rights.PerryPerry County Area Agency on AgingPerry County Office of Aging
Perry County Area Agency on Aging - Protective ServicesProvides protection for older adults who lack the capacity to protect themselves and are at risk of abuse, exploitation or abandonment. Service also provides for detection, reduction, correction or elimination of abuse to older adults.PerryPerry County Area Agency on AgingPerry County Office of Aging
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Older Adult Protective ServicesOlder Adult Protective Services investigates reports of abuse of persons age 60 and older. Abusive situations may involve the physical assault, neglect, abandonment or financial exploitation of an older adult may be reported to Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Protective Services Department 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 215-765-9040. Reports may be made by the victim or by a concerned relative, friend or neighbor.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Corporation for the Aging - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Corporation for Aging
Protective ServicesProvides protective services for those 60 years old or older who are at risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment with access to services to protect their health, safety and welfare.DauphinNorthern Dauphin Human Services Center Agency on AgingDauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Protective Services - Wayne County Area Agency on AgingAvailable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to receive reports concerning older adults in need of protective services. A Service Coordinator will investigate reports received and take immediate steps to reduce any risks to the older adult. For more information, please call our Intake Department at 570-253-4262. Elder Abuse Hotline (24 hrs. a day) Local 1-800-648-9620 Statewide 1-800-490-8505 WayneWayne County Area Agency on AgingWayne County Area Agency on Aging
Schuylkill County Office of Senior ServicesOffers a wide range of support services to Schuylkill County residents 60 years of age or older with the goal of allowing them to maintain their independence and self-sufficiency. Aging services include: information and referral, care management, caregiver support, pre-admission assessment, placement services, protective services, outreach, senior center services at five sites, transportation, home delivered meals, adult day care, legal services, ombudsmen, employment, home care services, health insurance information and assistance, volunteer services.SchuylkillSchuylkill County Office of Senior ServicesSchuylkill County Office of Senior Services
Schuylkill County Office of Senior Services - Protective ServicesInvestigation of elder abuse complaints. Intervention by intensive caseworkers to older adults who are at imminent risk due to neglect, abuse or exploitation.SchuylkillSchuylkill County Office of Senior ServicesSchuylkill County Office of Senior Services
Senior Protective Services/Pike County Area Agency on AgingThis service assists individuals who are at RISK because of abuse of any kind. Emotional, mental or physical neglect, even financial exploitation. This program requires the agency to address and/or investigate all cases of abuse. Reporting of abuse is mandatory for employees and administrators in care settings and is voluntary and anonymous for the general public, and the law protects all reporters from retaliation and civil or criminal liability.PikePike County Area Agency on AgingPike County Area Agency on Aging
Sunshine LineKeeps record of persons' illnesses, allergies, relatives, preferred doctors and hospitals etc. so that the information can be called up quickly in case of an emergency.DauphinSUNSHINE LINESUNSHINE LINE
Union-Snyder Agency on Aging - Protective ServicesProtects older adults who are at risk of harm because of any type of abuse by insure that the basic health and safety of all older adults are met in the least restrictive setting possible, and that no older adult should remain at imminent risk to person or property. Responsible for investigating any referral regarding safety concerns for an older person within 72 hours. If the older adult is being abused, the agency offers services to stop the abuse and prevent it from occurring again. If you suspect mistreatment of an older person, report it to the Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc. at (570) 524-2100 or (570) 374-5558.UnionUnion-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.
Ursuline Support Services - Protective ServicesIdentifies older adults who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation. These abuses can take the form of self-neglect, caregiver neglect, abandonment, or physical, emotional, and financial distress. Our staff investigates all allegations of abuse, and through working with various resources, develops a plan to correct the situation. Ursuline Senior Services shares this responsibility in Allegheny County with Eastern Area Adult Services and Lutheran Services Society.AlleghenyUrsuline Support ServicesUrsuline Support Services
Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Protective Services for SeniorsProvides resources and support to prevent, detect, reduce or eliminate self neglect, neglect by a caregiver, physical, sexual or psychological abuse or financial exploitation and abandonment. Calls after normal office hours will be directed to call an emergency number for assistance.WestmorelandWestmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Protective Services ProgramWestmoreland County Area Agency on Aging
YCAAA, Adult Protective Services, Reporting Abuse of an Older Adult• Statewide Elder Abuse HOTLINE: 1-800-490-8505 • The goal of the Protective Services Department is to insure that the basic health and safety of all older adults are met in the least restrictive setting possible, and that no older adult should remain at imminent risk to person or property. Elder abuse may involve one or more of the following: •Abuse •Neglect •Exploitation •Abandonment Abuse may occur when a caregiver fails to meet the needs of the older person or when older people fail to take care of themselves. Protective Services are provided under one or more of the following conditions: •60 years of age or older; •Incapacitated person; •Unable to obtain or perform services necessary to maintain physical or mental health; •No responsible caretaker •Imminent risk of his/her person or property YorkYork County Area Agency on Aging (YCAAA)York County Human Services Department, York County Government, YCHSD

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