Allegheny County DHS - Senior Companion Program

Area Agency on Aging


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceSenior Companions are volunteers, ages 55 and over, who provide friendly visits once or twice a week to older adults with various health issues as well as older people who are lonely and could benefit from a friendly visitor. This program offers many benefits:
• Increased socialization
• Decreased loneliness
• Increased functioning at home
• Respite for family caregivers
• A friend to count on
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedureApply online using this link:
http://form.jotform.co/form/33234648500853

or call
 
Client Information
Age GroupSenior Citizens
GenderEither
EligibilityAllegheny County residents must be 55+ to provide services and 60+ to receive services
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 2100 Wharton Street
Physical Site Address 2 Second Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Main Phone 412-350-4234
Hotline Phone 800-344-4319
Emergency/After Hours Phone 412-350-4234
Other Phone 412-350-5460 - Senior Line
Fax 412-350-4036
Web Address www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Programs-Services/Older-Adults/In-home-Support.aspx
 
Additional Information
Update User ID241848
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Area Agency on Aging
This Service: Allegheny County DHS - Senior Companion Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Friendly Outreach Programs (PH-1400.1900)
Senior Corps Volunteer Programs (ND-9200.8000)