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    Programs that offer the services of individuals who are available to make short trips to purchase groceries, pick up prescriptions, withdraw or deposit money in the bank, drop off or retrieve laundry and do other small tasks for older adults, people with disabilities and other individuals who cannot leave their homes or are otherwise unable or prefer not to perform these tasks for themselves.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries Errand Running/Shopping AssistanceAssistance in running errands and shopping.BlairAllegheny Lutheran Social Ministries At HomeAllegheny Lutheran Social Ministries
    Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Faith in Action ProgramProvides volunteer drivers to transport seniors to and from doctor appointments in the community they serve.AlleghenyAllegheny Valley Association of Churches - Faith in Action ProgramAllegheny Valley Association of Churches
    Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Volunteer CaregiversRecruits volunteers and matches them to senior citizens for various services including transportation, shopping, visiting, light housework caregiver relief, and telephone reassurance program.AlleghenyAllegheny Valley Association of Churches - Volunteer CaregiversAllegheny Valley Association of Churches
    Bayada Home Health Care - Adult Assistive Nursing Care - Williamsport OfficeAssistive care specialists include Home Health Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants, Homemakers, and Companions, who can provide occasional services or live-in care, Services may include:
    • Dressing and grooming
    • Bathing and toileting
    • Walking, moving, and transferring (including safe use of wheelchairs, walkers, or lifts)
    • Basic exercise
    • Reminders about medications and appointments
    • Meal preparation, help with eating, and nutritious food selection
    • Light housekeeping, such as vacuuming, dusting, and sweeping
    • Washing and folding laundry
    • Trash removal
    • Shopping for groceries, picking up prescriptions, and other errands
    • Companionship (such as conversation, reading, and on outings
    LycomingBayada Home Health Care - Williamsport OfficeBayada Home Health Care
    Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Community ServicesOffers assessments by licensed optometrists, prescriptions for optical aids, and the opportunity to try out aids ranging from magnifiers, writing guides, special lighting devices, and closed-circuit TVs. Clients are encouraged to borrow aids prior to purchase. Prevention of blindness programs including preschool vision and adult screenings. Transportation This free door-to-door service provides rides to any type of medical appointment or essential service need, such as obtaining a photo ID. Individuals must live in Allegheny County and appointments must be made in advance. Support Services These services include grocery and personal needs shopping with the individual, assisting with reading and filling out forms, picking up prescriptions, minor household repairs, adjusting clocks and reading instructions.AlleghenyCommunity ServicesBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Capital Home Care for SeniorsA partial listing of our in-home care services includes: Personal hygiene assistance, Bathing/dressing assistance, Incontinence care, Mobility assistance, Medication reminders, Meal preparation, Light housekeeping, Laundry and linen changing, Grocery shopping, Companionship and leisure activities, Recreational activities, Transport and escort to appointments, Alzheimer's care, Respite for family members CumberlandUCP Central PA- Linda LaneUnited Cerebral Palsy Central PA
    Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Homemaker and Elder Help ServicesHomemaker and Elder Home Help Services provides “in-home assistance” for individuals who are handicapped and living alone. Assistance may include cleaning, laundry, and grocery shopping. Individuals must meet income guidelines. The Homemaker Program serves eligible individuals aged 18-59 and the Home Help Program serves individuals aged 60 and older. CarbonCarbon County Action Committee For Human ServicesCarbon County Action Committee For Human Services
    Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Social Services - Errand Running/Shopping AssistanceA loss of vision can be a very traumatic experience at any age. Our services assist the consumer as they adapt to changes in vision while providing essential information about our resources.NorthumberlandCentral Susquehanna Sight Services - Social ServicesCentral Susquehanna Sight Services
    ClearinghouseVolunteers from neighborhood churches helpling individuals and families in need. Providing diverse supplemental services including but not limited to: Transportation to medical appointments, Shopping for groceries, Delivering a hot meal. DauphinLove Inc of Greater HersheyLove Inc of Greater Hershey
    ComForcare Home CareComForcare strives to improve the quality of life and level of independence for every client and family receiving our services. ComForcare employs highly trained caregivers who provide a wide range of comprehensive services including: -bathing, grooming, and hygiene -transfers and ambulation -meal preparation -medication adherence -transportation/errands -chore services and light housekeeping -family respite -reducing hospital and rehabilitation re-admissions by partnering with healthcare professionals to ensure discharge instructions are fully executed and educate clients on the self management of their condition.YorkComForcare Home CareShiloh Homecare Corporation
    Companionship and Personal CareAt Christian Companion Senior Care serving Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with assisted living options that will greatly improve their happiness, health, safety, and independence. The home care services that we provide include: Fellowship and companionship Assistance with personal care and grooming Light housekeeping Meal planning and preparation Spiritual encouragement, if requested Provide reliable transportation Assistance with shopping and running errands Senior Connect™, providing Skype, email service, and internet access to community and church offerings Safety and security assistance Mental stimulation through activities and/or hobbies Help making medical and other appointments Our caregivers provide loving support that often is not provided by visiting nurses, therapists, and other care providers. So even if your loved one is already receiving home visits from a medical professional, we can still help!CumberlandChristian Companion Senior CareChristian Companion Senior Care
    Experience, Inc. - Home Support ProgramProvides light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping assistance.WarrenExperience, Inc.Experience, Inc.
    Faith in ActionVolunteers for area congregations and the community provide informal supportive services for the elderly, frail, and disabled. Services include visiting, respite care, errands, grocery shopping, transportation, minor home repairs, light house or yard work and some meal preparation.AdamsAdams County Office for AgingAdams County Office for Aging
    First Choice In Home Care Errand Running/Shopping AssistanceOffers the services of individuals who are available to make short trips to purchase groceries, pick up prescriptions, withdraw or deposit money in the bank, and other small tasks.BedfordFirst Choice In Home CareFirst Choice In Home Care
    Griswold Home Care of Warren & McKean CountiesProvides non-medical home care. Services may include personal care, bathing, dressing, light housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and preparation, assistance with medications, companionship, transportation to doctors offices, hospitals, beauty/barber shops, and grocery shopping.WarrenGriswold Home Care of Warren & McKean CountiesGriswold Home Care of Warren & McKean Counties
    HIGHMARK Blue Cross Blue Shield PALSPALS, People Able to Lend Support, is a volunteer service credit program providing non-medical help to our members with Highmark Blue Shield medical coverage and Medicare. Carefully screened and trained PALS volunteers lend a hand with everyday activities, such as grocery shopping and simple household chores, even friendly phone calls and home visits. Volunteers give extra support to people, possibly even helping them to continue living independently in their own homes.AlleghenyHIGHMARK Blue Cross Blue ShieldHIGHMARK Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Home Instead Senior CareEnables older adults to continue to live independently. Services include personal care services, homemaker assistance including meal preparation and laundry, transportation to medical appointments or shopping and companionship.Home Instead Senior CareHome Instead Senior Care
    Home Instead Senior Care - Adams/Franklin CountyWe provide non-medical in home care to seniors in their home, or in any setting (skilled nursing, personal care, hospital, etc.). We provide transitional care, companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, escort to errands, personal care, respite care, medication reminders and transportation. We are available 24/7, offering as little as 1 hour of services up to 24/7/365.AdamsHome Instead Senior CareHome Instead Senior Care
    Home Instead Senior Care - ButlerEnables older adults to continue to live independently. Services include personal care services, homemaker assistance including meal preparation and laundry, transportation to medical appointments or shopping and companionship.BeaverHome Instead Senior CareHome Instead Senior Care
    Home Instead Senior Care - LehighEnables older adults to continue to live independently. Services include personal care services, homemaker assistance including meal preparation and laundry, transportation to medical appointments or shopping and companionship.LehighHome Instead Senior CareHome Instead Senior Care
    Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette Faith In ActionProviding volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, friendly visiting, handyman services, yard work and snow shoveling.FayetteFaith In ActionInterfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette
    Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette In-Home ServicesProvides services to the elderly such as check writing, grocery shopping, friendly visiting, telephone reassurance, chores, medical and social transportation. Will take pets to the veterinarian.FayetteIn-Home ServicesInterfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette
    Laurel Area Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc. - Faith in ActionAssists the elderly in maintaining their independence by providing companionship, assistance, transportation, errands and other quality of life services through a network of volunteers, two hours per week. WestmorelandFaith In ActionLaurel Area Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc. Faith in Action
    Liberty at Home - In-Home Personal Care & Private Duty SupportProvides a wide range of individualized services designed to help older adults remain living in their own home. There is no minimum visit requirement and schedules planned together may be changed to meet individual needs. Services Include: - Certified Home Assistants available to provide personal needs such as bathing, dressing and meal preparation - Transportation Services for medical appointments, shopping and social engagements - Personal Household Management including bill paying, record keeping and insurance benefits management - Home Maintenance and Repair for routine or occasional needs including snow removal and lawn care.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - Liberty at HomeLiberty Lutheran
    LIFE Armstrong CountyProvides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day; adult day services; personal care; home care; housekeeping and laundry; rehabilitation therapies; transportation to the LIFE center and medical appointments; medications and medication management; meals; medical equipment; and dentistry, optometry, and audiology.ArmstrongLIFE Armstrong CountyLutheran SeniorLife
    LIFE Beaver CountyProvides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day; adult day services; personal care; home care; housekeeping and laundry; rehabilitation therapies; transportation to the LIFE center and medical appointments; medications and medication management; meals; medical equipment; and dentistry, optometry, and audiology.BeaverLIFE Beaver CountyLutheran SeniorLife
    LIFE Butler CountyLIFE, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, nursing home alternative, home health care, nursing care, medication management, aging, seniors, older adults, personal care, errands, homemaker, housekeeping, chores, medical appointments transportationButlerLIFE Butler CountyLutheran SeniorLife
    LIFE Lawrence CountyProvides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day; adult day services; personal care; home care; housekeeping and laundry; rehabilitation therapies; transportation to the LIFE center and medical appointments; medications and medication management; meals; medical equipment; and dentistry, optometry, and audiology.LawrenceLIFE Lawrence CountyLutheran SeniorLife
    NAMS - Landmark Home Health CareProvides in-home supports (personal care, light housekeeping, private duty, shopping, and respite) to help stabilize patients following a health challenge to enable them to regain and maintain their independence. Landmark Senior Connections (LSC) helps seniors and their families find the right supportive living arrangement when an individual is no longer able to stay in their own home safely due to cognitive of physical decline. Staff will visit with a family in their home to go over their options for supportive living.AlleghenyNorthern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny CountyNorthern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County
    National Volunteer Caregiving NetworkMaintains an online directory of Faith in Action and volunteer caregiving programs nationwide. Support interfaith volunteer caregiving programs and works to create new programs.National Volunteer Caregiving NetworkNational Volunteer Caregiving Network
    North Hills Community Outreach In Service of SeniorsHelps older adults remain safe and independent in their homes and in our communities. This is done by providing non-medical, practical volunteer caregiving such as: Friendly visiting, grocery shopping and errands, transportation and escorting to medical appointments, telephone reassurance, home safety checks.AlleghenyNorth Hills Community Outreach In Service of SeniorsNorth Hills Community Outreach
    Open Your Heart to a Senior - Volunteer OpportunitiesThank you for your interest in volunteering to serve seniors! This program links volunteers with seniors who need help to stay in their home. Volunteers help with driving, visiting, grocery shopping and errands, delivering Meals on Wheels, making telephone reassurance calls, and helping with home safety checks. This is a United Way initiative in partnership with sixteen other agencies to ensure that all older residents in Southwestern PA receive volunteer help.AlleghenyOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    PALS Program (People Able to Lend Support)Help with grocery shopping, simple household chores, light meal preparation, errands, or friendly visiting. Also, transportation to doctors, church, errands, house cleaning, yard work, pet care, respite, and reading and writing.AlleghenyPALS Program (People Able to Lend Support)PALS Program (People Able to Lend Support)
    Respite Care/Non-Medical Home CareRespite care services provide home care assistance to give you time to leave the home for a few hours or even a few days, knowing the one you care for is in good hands. This creates time to: take care of the errands you never seem to have time to do. catch up on your shopping. attend a support group meeting. visit doctor or dentist for routine care. give yourself a much-needed rest. Comfort Keepers respite services can be scheduled for as little as a few hours a week. Additionally, around-the-clock home care assistance can be arranged so you can take a longer break to attend a wedding out of town, take a child to college, or go on a much-needed vacation. Comfort Keepers also provides in-home care that makes a difference in the lives of seniors. Services offered include personal care, such as bathing, grooming, incontinence care and Companionship Services such as Meal Preparation, Light Housekeeping, Medication Reminders and Laundry.FranklinComfort Keepers, Fayetteville PAComfort Keepers, Fayetteville PA
    Seniors Helping Seniors - Central PAProvides a variety of services designed to help seniors remain independent while living in their own home or other living arrangement. Non-medical home services include: - Cooking - Light housekeeping - Companionship - Personal grooming and dressing - Shopping - Doctor visits - Transportation - Yard work - Mobility assistance - House maintenance and small repairs - Overnight stays (24-hour care) - Long-distance check-ins - Respite care - Alzheimer/Dementia care BerksSeniors Helping Seniors - Central PASeniors Helping Seniors
    Seniors Helping Seniors - Lebanon and Lower DauphinProvides a variety of services designed to help seniors remain independent while living in their own home or other living arrangement. Non-medical home services include: - Cooking - Light housekeeping - Companionship - Personal grooming and dressing - Shopping - Doctor visits - Transportation - Yard work - Mobility assistance - House maintenance and small repairs - Overnight stays (24-hour care) - Long-distance check-ins - Respite care - Alzheimer/Dementia care LebanonSeniors Helping Seniors - Lebanon and Lower DauphinSeniors Helping Seniors
    Sight Center of NWPA - Specialized Support ServicesOffers a variety of Specialized Support Services including a door through door transportation, mail reading, bill paying, grocery shopping and support group opportunities.ErieSight Center of NWPASight Center of NWPA
    Social ServicesTCAB offers a variety of services to help consumers remain independent and improve the quality of their lives. These services include: shopping, mail reading, bill paying, assistance with paperwork and completing applications, transportation and escort services to doctor visits and appointments, Life skills education in Carlisle, Harrisburg, New Bloomfield and Shippensburg, Information and referral services, recreational servicesDauphinVision Resources of Central PennsylvaniaVision Resources of Central Pennsylvania
    Specialized Services, NuVisions CenterThrough the Specialized Service program, we offer transportation to medical appointments and essential community resources. This is a door-to-door service insuring the visually impaired person reaches their destination and returns home safely. If necessary, the driver will escort the client to their appointment and help them read and complete any necessary forms. In addition, we provide transportation to our low vision and diabetic support groups that are held once a month. Our support services encompass a variety of activities from organizing shopping lists and household items to reading mail and assisting the client to pay bills. We may refer clients to other agencies that can provide them with additional needed services. We help our clients adjust to vision loss by helping them with everyday tasks; such as, putting a white plate on a dark colored place mat or organizing their canned goods if they cannot read the labels. Our monthly meetings are open to the public and inform the participants of ways to understand, compensate for and adjust to their vision loss and help them maintain their independence. MifflinNuVisions CenterNuVisions Center
    United Way of Westmoreland County - Alle-Kiski Open Your Heart to a SeniorProviding volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, and friendly visiting. WestmorelandOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    United Way of Westmoreland County - Greater Greensburg Open Your Heart to a SeniorProviding volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, and friendly visiting.WestmorelandOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    United Way of Westmoreland County - Jacobs Creek Area Open Your Heart to a SeniorProviding volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, and friendly visiting.WestmorelandOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    United Way of Westmoreland County - Western Westmoreland County Open Your Heart to a Senior (Harrison City)Providing volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, and friendly visiting.WestmorelandOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    United Way of Westmoreland County - Western Westmoreland County Open Your Heart to a Senior (Murrysville)Providing volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, and friendly visiting.WestmorelandOpen Your Heart to a SeniorUnited Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Ursuline Support Services - Cart to Heart Shopping ProgramMatches homebound individuals who are unable to shop for themselves with volunteer shoppers who deliver groceries and also provide a friendly visit.AlleghenyUrsuline Support ServicesUrsuline Support Services
    Washington County Faith in ActionProvides supportive services and outreach to meet the needs of the elderly and adults with disabilities. Services include transportation to medical appointments, errands and shopping assistance, supportive visiting and telephone reassurance, light housekeeping and meal preparation, minor household maintenance, caregiver relief, and reading or helping to pay bills.WashingtonWashington County Faith in ActionTransitional Paths for Independent Living
    Wesley Family Services - In Service of SeniorsProvides in-home, non-medical services for older adults to help maintain independence and well-being. Services are provided free of charge by volunteers and include transportation to medical appointments, help with grocery shopping and errands, friendly visiting, help reading mail, and home safety inspections.AlleghenyAging ServicesWesley Family Services
    Western Berks Shepherding Ministries - TransportationProvides transportation to appointments, grocery store, bank and pharmacy. Clients must be ambulatory (no wheelchairs) and self sufficient. Our services are provided through use of volunteers.BerksWestern Berks Shepherding Ministries, Inc.Western Berks Shepherding Ministries, Inc.
    YMCA of Sewickley Valley - Faith in ActionCoordinates volunteer transportation assistance for older adults to medical appointments.AlleghenyYMCA of Sewickley ValleyYMCA of Sewickley Valley

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