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You can help stop elder abuse.

Silence isn’t golden.

If you suspect elder abuse call:

1-800-490-8505

Resources for Older Adults

The following contacts are provided as an additional resource for those seeking help from organizations who advocate for the protection and rights of older adults.

 24-Hour Elder Abuse Hotline

1-800-490-8505

AARP
www.aarp.org
State Office 1-717-238-2277
Legal Information 1-800-262-LAWS
Area Agency on Aging
Bucks County Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
www.buckscounty.org/aaa.htm
215-348-0510
PA Department of Aging
www.aging.state.pa.us
1-717-783-1549
Counseling / Advocacy
Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)
www.carie.org
CARIE primarily serves Philadelphia residents, call for more information about their programs and services 
215-545-5728
1-800-356-3606
Family Services Association
www.fsabc.org
215-538-1616
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)
www.novabucks.org
215-343-6543
24-hour hotline: 1-800-675-6900
Consumer Information
Better Business Bureau
www.mybbb.org
215-985-9313
Bucks County Consumer Protection
www.buckscounty.org
215-348-6060
Bucks County Register of Wills
www.buckscounty.org/government
215-348-6265
Financial / Food / Medical Assistance
Food Stamps
www.dpw.state.pa.us
Lower Bucks 215-781-3300
Warminster 215-443-3200
Central / Upper 800-362-1291
Home Delivered Meals
www.mealcall.org
215-348-0510
Medicare Hotline
www.medicare.gov
1-800-633-4227
Senior Center Meals
Contact the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging for participating locations
Social Security / SSI
www.socialsecurity.gov
1-800-772-1213
Health
Alzheimer’s Information
www.alzpa.org
800-367-5115
Bucks County Dept. of Health
www.buckscounty.org
215-345-3318
National Hospice Organization
www.nhpco.org
800-658-8898
In-Home Health Care Information
Contact the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging for providers
Housing / Homeless
American Red Cross
www.redcross-philly.org
215-949-1727
Bucks County Assistance Office
www.state.pa.us
Low income home and energy assistance program, Medicaid
215-781-3300
1-800-362-1291
Bucks County Housing Authority / Subsidized Housing
www.buckshousing.org
215-757-0206
Homeless Hotline (24-hours)
1-800-810-4434
Long Term Care Ombudsman
www.buckscounty.org/government
215-348-0510
YWCA – Senior Shared Housing
www.ywcabucks.org
215-953-7793
Legal Assistance
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
www.buckscounty.org/government
215-348-6344
Legal Aid
(Counseling on Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Guardianship)
www.lasp.org
215-781-1111
Senior Law Center
www.seniorlawcenter.org
215-988-1244
Supportive Groups / Phone Reassurance
Alzheimer’s Support
1-800-272-3900
Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)
www.caps4caregivers.org
215-945-6900
1-800-227-7294
Information on Other Groups
215-348-0510
Reassurance CONTACT
www.contactgreaterphiladelphia.org
A free daily phone call to an elderly or homebound individual who lives alone
215-355-6611
Transportation
Bucks County Transport (BCT)
www.bctransport.org
1-888-795-0740
Veterans Information
Bucks County Veterans Affairs
www.buckscounty.org/government/departments
215-345-3307
215-949-5800
Volunteer Opportunities
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
www.buckscounty.org

Central / Upper Bucks
215-340-1210
Lower Bucks
215-949-5800

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