Transportation

SEPTA Key Senior Fare Card

Application and information for SEPTA Key Fare Card for free rides on all transit routes.

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Amtrak Passenger Discount for Seniors

Details on savings on Amtrak rail rides.

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DRPA Senior Discount

Sign-up form for discounted tolls through E-Pass.

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NJ Transit Reduce Fair Program

The latest information on discounts offered through NJ Transit for older adults and people with disabilities.

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PATCO Reduced Fare Program

FREEDOM card application for savings on off-peak hour PATCO tickets.

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PennDOT Mature Driver Improvement Courses

Information on driving courses that can lower insurance rates for those 55 and older.

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PennDOT Photo IDs for Non-Drivers

Instructions and applications available for non-drivers who need a photo ID.

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Mental Health

COMHAR

Mental health services for older adults in Philadelphia and a continuum of residential programs for adults of all ages recovering from mental illness and for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

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Alzheimer’s Association – Delaware Valley Chapter

Help, support and resources for those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

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The Penn Memory Center

Patient care and research component of the Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

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Employment and Volunteering

Philadelphia Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service

A database of volunteer opportunities in the city of Philadelphia.

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NCOA Age Well Planner

Assessments and tools to help with retirement planning.

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U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission

Information about the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 and employment rights for individuals over 40.

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Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Confidential consulting at no cost, and low-cost training in key areas, to help entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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Shared Prosperity Philadelphia – Financial Empowerment Centers

Free one-on-one financial counseling.

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Benefits and Food Assistance

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Formerly known as food stamps, this government-funded program helps low-income residents buy food.

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Benefits.gov

Official benefits website of the U.S. government which Informs citizens of federal benefits they may be eligible for and provides information on how to apply for assistance.

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NOCA Benefits Checkup

Online resource provided by the National Council on Aging that can help determine eligibility for benefits.

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City of Philadelphia Food Distribution Sites

An interactive map of free food sites throughout Philadelphia, where residents can pick up free food for their households.

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LGBT Resources

LGBTEI Senior Resource Guide

Guide for older adults to identify resources that are competent, safe, welcoming, and LGBT culturally sensitive.

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William Way LGBT Community Center

A community center that encourages, supports and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities.

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