Grantee Listing: Programs Serving the Elderly 2009-2012

Organization: Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia


Current Grantees (April 2009 - March 2012)

Increasing access to public benefits and community-based services:

Aid for Friends
Philadelphia, PA
$162,000 over three years
For continued operating support to provide home-cooked meals to low-income, homebound elderly people in the five-county Philadelphia area.

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly
Philadelphia, PA
$189,000 over three years
For continued support of the CARIE Line, a free telephone service providing information and consultation to vulnerable elderly people.

Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Chester, PA
$97,000 over three years
For support of in-home rehabilitation and case management to assist blind and visually impaired older adults to maintain their independence.

Community Legal Services
Philadelphia, PA
$150,000 over three years
To provide legal assistance to low-income elderly to help them secure financial and health benefits as well as home-based services.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley
Philadelphia, PA
$120,000 over three years
For support of financial education and counseling for seniors.

Contact Greater Philadelphia
Richboro, PA
$50,000 over three years
For continued support of the Reassurance CONTACT program providing daily contact, referrals and crisis intervention assistance to frail, isolated elderly people.

ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth
Bryn Mawr, PA
$45,000 over three years
For continued operating support to provide education, referral and a range of in-home services to elderly people.

Family Service Association of Bucks County
Langhorne, PA
$140,000 over three years
To strengthen case management services for elderly public housing residents in Bucks County.

Golden Slipper Center for Seniors
Philadelphia, PA
$130,000 over three years
For continued support to assist needy elderly, with a focus on those who are Russian immigrants.

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
$145,000 over three years
To ensure the provision of needed support services to elderly residents of Northeast Philadelphia.

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Norristown, PA
$120,000 over three years
To provide legal services to low- and moderate-income elderly in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center
Oxford, PA
$24,000 over three years
For continued support of the Adopt A Friend program, which uses volunteers to assist isolated elderly residents of southern Chester County.

Philadelphia Senior Center
Philadelphia, PA
$120,000 over three years
For continued operating support to provide services to elderly Philadelphia residents.

Assisting with housing problems related to homeownership legal issues and minor home repair and maintenance needs:

Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
$120,000 over three years
For repairs to the homes of frail, low-income seniors.

SeniorLAW Center
Philadelphia, PA
$150,000 over three years
For support of the Homeowners Assistance Program to provide low-income elderly in Philadelphia with housing-related legal assistance.

Reducing or preventing depression and social isolation:

Center in the Park
Philadelphia, PA
$120,000 over three years
For operating support to provide comprehensive services to older adults, primarily in Philadelphia’s northwestern region.

Central Montgomery Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center
Norristown, PA
$137,000 over three years
For continued support of the Senior Outreach Service program to provide in-home mental-health assessments and treatment to elderly people and support to their caregivers.

Co-Mhar
Philadelphia, PA
$168,000 over three years
For continued support to provide mental health services to elderly people, with an emphasis on the Latino population.

Family Services of Montgomery County
Eagleville, PA
$120,000 over three years
For continued support of Project Hearth to provide in-home mental health counseling and support services to frail elderly people of Montgomery County.

Intercommunity Action
Philadelphia, PA
$150,000 over three years
To offer peer-led therapeutic support groups to elderly who are at risk of or experiencing depression.

Lincoln Center for Family and Youth
Audubon, PA
$165,000 over three years
For continued support of counseling to reduce the incidence of depression among low-income elderly people in Montgomery County.

Mid-County Senior Services
Newtown Square, PA
$135,000 over three years
For continued operating support to assist older adults through its home support services, senior centers and adult day care programs.

Senior Community Services
Folsom, PA
$155,000 over three years
For continued support of Senior Center at Home, a recreational therapy program that maintains and improves the mental health of low-income homebound elderly residents of Delaware County.

Supportive Older Women’s Network
Philadelphia, PA
$115,000 over three years
For continued operating support to maintain and establish support groups to reduce the incidence of depression among low-income elderly women.

Offering personal care and other supportive services to help elderly individuals with their daily tasks:

American Cancer Society
Philadelphia, PA
$165,000 over three years
For continued support to provide homemaker and home health aide services to low-income elderly cancer patients.

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
$242,000 over three years
For continued support to provide in-home services to frail elderly in Philadelphia.

Surrey Services for Seniors
Berwyn, PA
$120,000 over three years
For subsidized home care services for medically frail, low-income seniors.

VNA Community Services
Abington, PA
$128,000 over three years
For continued support of the In-Home Care program to provide homemaker services to low-income elderly people.

Supporting informal caregivers through such services as respite and adult day care:

Adult Care of Chester County
Exton, PA
$100,000 over three years
For continued operating support to provide adult day-care services for elderly people living with chronic illnesses as well as respite and educational programs for their caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Delaware Valley Chapter
Philadelphia, PA
$140,000 over three years
To provide counseling, education and support services for low-income elderly caregivers of persons with dementia in Philadelphia.

Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life
North Wales, PA
$252,000 over three years
For continued support of Counseling for Caregivers, to provide assistance to families caring for frail, elderly relatives.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
$175,000 over three years
For continued support of the Time Out program to place college students as providers of respite care.

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