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- PCA Managed
PCA Caregiver Support Program (CSP)
CSP helps unpaid caregivers who provide primary care for a physically or mentally impaired person age 60+; caregivers (age 55+) of individuals ages 19-59 with a disability or dementia; & relatives age 60+ who are raising children age 18 or younger.
- PCA Managed
PCA Senior Housing Assistance Repair (SHARP) Program
SHARP which stands for Senior Housing Assistance and Repair Program is a minor home repair program for Philadelphia homeowners age 60 or older. Depending on financial resources SHARP services may be free of charge or may be provided on a cost-sharing basis.
- PCA Managed
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA)
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is a private non-profit organization serving as Philadelphia’s Area Agency on Aging since 1973. PCA contracts with more than 100 organizations delivering services to help older Philadelphians live as well and independently as possible.
- PCA Funded
Center in the Park
Multi-service senior center in Northwest Philadelphia. Offers programs for older adults including ombudsman services; social recreational health and fitness arts and humanities and life-long learning activities. Also serves as a provider of the PCA In-Home Support Program (IHSP).
- PCA Funded
North City Congress
Multi-service community organization for older adults in North and North Central Philadelphia. Offers a senior center and many other programs and services. Also serves as a provider of the PCA In-Home Support Program (IHSP).
Adaptive Modifications Program (AMP)
Provides free adaptive modification improvements for physically disabled homeowners in Philadelphia.
Angie’s List is a word-of-mouth referral network for consumers. Individuals contribute their reviews of local service companies based on their real-life experiences. Others use these reviews when choosing service providers.
Basic Systems Repair Program (BSRP)/Heater Hotline
Provides free repairs to the electrical plumbing and heating systems of owner-occupied homes in Philadelphia. Heater Hotline provides free emergency heater repairs for eligible households.
Building Materials Exchange
Provides new and salvaged materials at low cost to low and middle income homeowners.
Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) services include telephone consultation and problem resolution, and the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program.
Chester County Department of Aging Services
Chester County AAA administers and provides a broad range of services for residents ages 60 and over.
Community Design Collaborative
The Community Design Collaborative is a community design center that provides pro bono predevelopment design services to nonprofit organizations offers unique volunteer opportunities for design professionals and raises awareness about the importance of design in community revitalization.
Crisis Grant Program (DHS and PCAO)
Assists low-income households who are in a “crisis” situation with their winter heating source. Eligibility restrictions apply. Accepts applications from November to April each year.
Emergency Heater Repair Hotline (operated by ECA)
Year-round program aids low-income homeowners whose heaters are in need of immediate minor repairs (up to $2000). If the repair costs >$2000 the homeowner will be referred to PHDC Basic System Repair Program. Income guideline is 150% of poverty level.
Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA)
ECA is a non-profit organization that provides energy counseling and education energy conservation and heater repair and replacement. Includes the Emergency Heater Repair Hotline (year-round program) for low-income homeowners.
HomeNet Solutions Inc.
A free contractor referral service for all home improvement and repair services.
JEVS Human Services – Supports for Independence
JEVS Human Services – Supports for Independence 2
Home is where we feel safe comfortable and secure. However as we age it may not be as simple as it used to be.
Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity (CEO)
Central office administers and supports services to low-income residents such as information and referral services advocacy community organization assistance community technical assistance employment assistance and more.
PECO – An Exelon Company
PECO is a utility company that provides electric and gas service in the City of Philadelphia and its surrounding counties. PECO offers programs to help low-income customers.
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)
Provides financing opportunities to older adults and persons with disabilities in PA so they can buy the assistive technology devices and services they need. Offers low-interest loans to help people afford devices such as adapted vehicles hearing aids home modifications scooters and wheelchairs flashing doorbells computers with special assistive software seat lift chairs and closed-circuit TVs.
Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)
A state-affiliated agency that works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for older adults low- and moderate-income families and individuals with special housing needs. Website serves as a comprehensive resource for information about public subsidized and affordable housing communities in PA.
Philadelphia Department of Public Health Office of Injury Prevention
The Injury Prevention Program staff work with individuals and families to help prevent injuries in the home with special attention given to falls fires and heat/cold injuries.
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC)
Provides free home repairs/improvements for low-income Philadelphians.
Philadelphia Neighborhood Housing Services Inc. (PNHS)
A nonprofit community development corporation and certified Community Development Financial Institution serving targeted neighborhoods and populations in the City of Philadelphia. Provides housing counseling and other services.
Rebuilding Together Philadelphia
The mission of Rebuilding Together Philadelphia (RTP) is to prevent homelessness by partnering with the community to rehabilitate the homes of elderly disabled and low-income homeowners so that they may continue to live in warmth safety and independence.
Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC)
Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) is a key information resource for seniors.
Stair Ride Company
Provides affordable stairway lifts for private homes. Options to buy stairway elevators or lifts or rent stair lifts.
Water Revenue Bureau (Philadelphia Water Department) – Center City
The Water Revenue Bureau (WRB) of the Philadelphia Department of Revenue handles billing and collection for water and sewer service provided by the Philadelphia Water Department.