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–––––– Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation ––––––

Bowling Green/Brandywine................................................ (610) 347-5608

Battered Women’s Justice Project..................................... (800) 903-0111

coatesville Treatment center..............................................(610) 466-9250

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County Coatesville........................................................................... (610) 384-2774 Oxford.................................................................................. (610) 932-8557 West Chester.............................................. (610) 431-3546; (610) 431-1430

Coatesville VA Medical Center........................................... (610) 384-7711

National Domestic Violence Hotline.............................. (800) 799-7233 Pennsylvania Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)........................................................................ (800) 563-6399

CYWA............................................................................................ (610) 384-9592 Gaudenzia Coatesville...........................................................(610) 383-9600 West Chester........................................................................... (610) 399-6929 Holcomb Behavioral Healthcare kennett square.......(610) 388-9225 Malvern Institute...................................................................... (610) 647-0330

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence... (800) 932-4632

Narcotics anonymous.......................................................... (215) 629-6757

Pennsylvania Coalition Against RAPE..............................(888) 772-7227

–– Apartments (See Housing Options) ––

–––––– Adult Day Services ––––––

–––––– Area Agency on Aging ––––––

The services may include but are not limited to personal care, help with eating or using the toilet, assistance with taking medication, and social assistance for the aging. Centers offer a protective, supervised setting and generally operate during normal business hours. Active day of exton............................................................... (610) 363-8044 Active day of kennett square...............................................(610) 388-1166 Sarahcare of malvern.......................................................... (610) 251-0801 Tel Hai Retirement Community.............................................. (610) 273-9333

–––––– Advocacy ––––––

Organizations that promote the health, dignity, rights, and quality of life of seniors and the disabled. The American Geriatrics Society.........................................(212) 308-1414 Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services ............................. (866) 631-3892 (888) 870-4473 (TTY) Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350 Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania.....................(800) 692-7443 (877) 375-7139 (TDD) Generations United.................................................................(202) 289-3979 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Office of Consumer Advocate.........................................(800) 684-6560

Provides aging services and information on financial aid and local benefits programs in Chester County. Chester County Department of Aging Services .......... (610) 344-6350

–––––– Assistive Technology/Devices –––––– These technologies and devices can make the lives of seniors and the disabled easier. Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation..........(888) 744-1938 Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT)................................................................... (800) 204-7428

–––––– Care Assessment Services –––––– Looks at a person’s needs and works with them to find the best methods to provide care, support, and specialized services. Chester County Department of Aging Services .......... (610) 344-6350 Home Instead Senior Care West Chester...........................(610) 431-7877 Right at Home In-Home Care & Assistance........................(717) 407-5142 Senior Helpers havertown.................................................... (610) 467-2805

–––––– Caregiver Assistance –––––– Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350

Office of victim advocates................................................(800) 563-6399

–––––– Clothing Resources ––––––

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557

The Bridge Food Pantry and Clothes Closet.................. (610) 869-9500

Pennsylvania Bureau of Consumer Protection............(800) 441-2555

Goodwill......................................................... (610) 384-3206; (610) 558-3722

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557

Quality insights of Pennsylvania.......................................(877) 346-6180

Parkesburg Community Outreach.....................................(610) 568-5835

–––––– Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services ––––––

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

Organizations offering prevention, treatment, and recovery programs.

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Salvation Army.................. (610) 384-2954; (610) 692-0380; (800) 728-7825


Resource Directory –––––– Consumer Protection/Complaints ––––––

Mental Health Association of Pennsylvania.................(866) 578-3659

Consumer Product Safety Commission......................... (800) 638-2772

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill ...........................(484) 947-5643

Department of Health.............................................................(610) 344-6225

Pennsylvania Client Assistance Program........................ (215) 557-7112

Environmental Protection Agency................................. (800) 424-9346

Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association.............................................................................. (800) 887-6422

equifax fraud alert...............................................................(888) 766-0008 experian fraud alert............................................................... (888) 397-3742 Federal Trade Commission.................................................. (202) 326-2222 Medicare/Medicaid Fraud................................................... (800) 447-8477

Battered Woman’s Justice Project.................................... (800) 903-0111 Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County........................(610) 692-1926

Pennsylvania Bureau of Consumer Protection............(800) 441-2555

The Domestic Violence Center of Chester County ..... (610) 431-3546 (610) 384-2774

Pennsylvania Department of Banking............................. (800) 722-2657

La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania.......................................(877) 346-6180 Transunion fraud alert....................................................... (800) 680-7289

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)................................ (800) 799-7233; (800) 787-3224 (TTY)

Welfare Fraud.......................................................................... (800) 932-0582

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence... (800) 932-4632

–––––– Counseling Services ––––––

Pennsylvania Coalition Against RAPE.............................. (610) 692-7273

Aversa Counseling group of Chester county..............(610) 363-7115

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)........... (800) 656-4673

Coatesville Area Senior Center..........................................(610) 383-6900

–––––– Emergency ––––––

The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County.................(610) 692-1926

American Red Cross................................................................. (215) 299-4000

Family Service of Chester County...................................... (610) 696-4900

Chester County Department of Emergency Services.... (610) 344-5000

New Life Youth & Family Services .........................................(610) 429-1432

The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County................... (610) 692-7420

West Chester Counseling.......................................................(610) 431-1860

La Comunidad Hispana.............................................................(610) 444-7550

–––––– Dental Services ––––––

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center............................(610) 932-8557

Chester County Community Dental Center................... (610) 383-3888 Community Volunteers in Medicine...................................(610) 836-5990

–– Developmental Disabilities (See Disability Services) ––

–––––– Disability Services ––––––

Phoenixville Area Community Services.............................. (610) 933-1105 United Way of Chester County............................................ (610) 429-9400 Valley creek Crisis Services..................................................(610) 280-3270

–––––– Employment ––––––

Training and services to help prepare you for the workforce.

Canine Partners for Life........................................................ (610) 869-4902

The ARC of Chester County..................................................(610) 696-8090

Coatesville VA Medical Center........................................... (610) 384-7711

Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350

Community Services of Devereux........................................(610) 933-8110

Chester County OIC................................................................ (610) 692-2344

Handi-Crafters, Inc................................................................(610) 384-6990

Community, Youth, Women’s Alliance.............................. (610) 384-9592

Human Services – Downingtown (Boot Road)...............(610) 873-1010 Downingtown (Lancaster Avenue)................................ (610) 873-1005 Oxford..................................................................................... (610) 998-1807 West Chester...........................................................................(610) 429-3033

Handi-Crafters, Inc................................................................(610) 384-6990 La comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

• Developmental/Physical •

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).....(866) 375-8264 (Voice) (888) 575-9420 (TTY)

Disability rights Pennsylvania.............................................(800) 692-7443

• Mental Health/Intellectual • Chester County Department of Mental Health..............(610) 344-6265 Child Guidance Resource Center......................................(610) 383-5635 Creative Health Systems......................................................... (610) 948-6490 Crisis Intervention....................................................................(610) 918-2100

–––––– Domestic Violence ––––––

Life Transforming Ministries................................................(610) 384-5393

Service Access Management (SAM).................................. (877) 236-4600 Ticket to Work Program...................................................... (855) 835-0010 United Disabilities Services.................................................... (888) 837-4235

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Resource Directory –––––– Energy Assistance ––––––

• Assistance •

$1 Energy Fund (Dollar Energy Fund)............................. (800) 683-7036

Chester County Assistance Office..................................... (610) 466-1000

ACT in Faith of Greater West Chester................................ (484) 324-8492

Chester County Veterans Affairs.......................................(610) 344-6375

Evaluation Program (CARES)............................................. (800) 692-7380

Department of human services ..........................................(800) 692-7462

Kennett Area Community Service.......................................(610) 925-3556

La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)......................................................................................... (866) 857-7095

Military Relief Assistance Program...................................(866) 292-7201 Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557

Low-Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)........... (800) 675-0222

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

National Fuel Gas Neighbor for Neighbor Heat Fund...................................................................................(800) 365-3234

–––––– Fitness ––––––

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557 PECO Universal Service Program..................................... (800) 774-7040 Pennsylvania Power Company Reach Hardship Fund..(800) 720-3600 Pennsylvania Power & Light (PPL) OnTrack.................... (800) 342-5775 Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate..............(800) 684-6560 Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105 Public Utility Commission..................................................... (800) 692-7380 UGI Utilities Inc. – Low-Income Self-Help Program (LISHP)....................................................................... (800) 844-9276 UGI Utilities Inc. – Operation Share..................................... (800) 962-1212

–––––– Events ––––––

Keystone State Games ............................................................(570) 760-0352

–––––– Food/Nutrition –––––– • Emergency Food/Food Banks • Act in faith................................................................................. (484) 324-8492 Avon Grove Church of Nazarene..................................... (610) 869-9500 The Bridge Food Pantry......................................................... (610) 869-9500 Chester County Food Bank . ...............................................(610) 873-6000 Church of the Good Samaritan....................................... (610) 644-4040 Coalition Against Hunger ................................................. (215) 430-0556 Coatesville Community food Co-Op............................... (610) 384-1344 Community, Youth, & Women’s Alliance.......................... (610) 384-9591 Food Trust, The..........................................................................(215) 575-0444 Grace Crossing Community Church...............................(610) 933-4352

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Great Valley Food Cupboard............................................ (610) 688-5445 Jewish Relief Agency............................................................... (610) 660-0190 Jubilee Evangelistic Ministries............................................. (610) 380-9601 Kennett Area Community Service.......................................(610) 925-3556 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown......................................... (610) 873-1149

Women’s Expos Premier women’s expos in the Susquehanna Valley featuring demonstrations, shopping, live makeovers, the latest in women’s health, and much more! P.O. Box 8049, Lancaster, PA 17601........................................... (717) 285-1350 www.aGreatWayToSpendMyDay.com

–––––– Eye Care Services –––––– American Council of the Blind......................................... (800) 424-8666 Blindness & Visual Services...................................................(215) 560-5700

New Life Presbyterian Church.............................................. (215) 576-0892 North Coventry Food Pantry.............................................(610) 469-0288 Oxford Church of God........................................................ (610) 932-3377 Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557 Paoli Presbyterian Church...................................................(610) 644-8250 PathStone....................................................................................(610) 925-5600 People’s Pantry at Church Road........................................(610) 648-0707 Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105 Project Outreach Food Pantry.......................................... (610) 948-5111

EyeCare America C/O the American Academy of Ophthalmology................................................................ (800) 222-3937

Salvation Army...............................................(610) 384-2954; (610) 696-8746

Phoenixville Health Care Access Vision Program...... (610) 935-3165

Spring City Food Pantry at First UCC.................................(610) 948-5119

–––––– Financial Services –––––– glendale mortgage...................................(610) 853-6500; (888) 456-0988

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St. Agnes Church..................................................................... (610) 692-2900 St. Peter’s Episcopal Church..................................................(610) 933-2195 St. Rocco Center......................................................................(610) 268-3365


Resource Directory Trinity Presbyterian Church of Berwyn............................(610) 644-0932

Franklin Township................................................................... (610) 255-5212

West Chester Area Senior Center....................................... (610) 431-4242

Highland Township.................................................................. (610) 857-1791 Honey Brook Borough......................................................... (610) 273-2020 Honey Brook Township.......................................................... (610) 273-3970

West Chester Food Cupboard Providing fresh and nonperishable healthy food in an easy and friendly way to Pennsylvania residents in need. 431 South Bolmar Street, West Chester, PA 19382................. (610) 344-3175 www.wcfood.org............................................................. wcfood@gmail.com See our ad on page 11.

Kennett Square Borough......................................................(610) 444-6020 Kennett Township..................................................................... (610) 388-1300 London Britain township..................................................... (610) 255-0388 London Grove Township......................................................(610) 345-0100 Londonderry Township..........................................................(610) 869-2138

West Grove united Methodist Church.............................. (610) 869-9334

Lower Oxford Township........................................................ (610) 932-8150

• Food Stamps •

malvern borough...................................................................(610) 644-2602

Chester County Assistance Office . .................................. (610) 466-1000

Modena borough...................................................................(610) 384-6777

La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

New garden township............................................................ (610) 268-2915

Pennsylvania Department of human services................(800) 692-7462

New London township........................................................... (610) 869-8658

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

Newlin Township........................................................................ (610) 486-1141

• Meals on Wheels •

North Coventry township.....................................................(610) 323-1694

Main Line Meals on Wheels................................................... (610) 688-8170

Oxford borough..................................................................... (610) 932-2500

Meals on Wheels of Chester County............................... (610) 430-8500

Parkesburg Borough.............................................................. (610) 857-2616

–––––– Government ––––––

Penn Township........................................................................... (610) 869-9620

• Local •

Pennsbury Township ............................................................... (610) 388-7323

Atglen borough......................................................................(610) 593-6854

Phoenixville borough...........................................................(610) 933-8801

Avondale borough................................................................(610) 268-8501

Pocopson Township................................................................(610) 793-2151

Birmingham Township............................................................ (610) 793-2600

Sadsbury Township.................................................................. (610) 857-9503

Caln township......................................................................... (610) 384-0600

Schuylkill Township................................................................(610) 933-5843

Charlestown Township..........................................................(610) 240-0326

South Coatesville borough................................................. (610) 384-1700

City of coatesville................................................................. (610) 384-0300

South Coventry Township.....................................................(610) 469-0444

Downingtown borough......................................................(610) 269-0344

Spring City Borough.............................................................. (610) 948-3660

East Bradford Township....................................................... (610) 436-5108

Thornbury Township...............................................................(610) 399-8383

East Brandywine Township................................................... (610) 269-8230

Tredyffrin township................................................................ (610) 644-1400

East Caln Township..................................................................(610) 269-1989

Upper oxford township......................................................... (610) 932-9233

East Coventry Township........................................................(610) 495-5443

Upper Uwchlan Township......................................................(610) 458-9400

East Fallowfield township.................................................... (610) 384-7144

uwchlan township.................................................................. (610) 363-9450

East Goshen Township............................................................. (610) 692-7171

Valley Township........................................................................ (610) 384-5751

East Marlborough township..............................................(610) 444-0725

Wallace Township................................................................... (610) 942-2880

East Nantmeal Township........................................................(610) 458-5780

Warwick Township...................................................................(610) 286-5557

East Nottingham township................................................... (610) 932-8494

West Bradford township........................................................ (610) 269-4174

East Pikeland township.......................................................... (610) 933-1770

West brandywine township.................................................. (610) 380-8200

East Vincent Township............................................................(610) 933-4424

West caln township................................................................(610) 384-5643

East Whiteland Township...................................................... (610) 648-0600

West Chester borough............................................................(610) 692-7574

Easttown Township.................................................................(610) 687-3000

West Fallowfield Township................................................... (610) 593-5916

Elk township..............................................................................(610) 255-0634

West Goshen Township........................................................... (610) 696-5266

Elverson Borough..................................................................(610) 286-6420

West grove borough............................................................. (610) 869-2792

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Resource Directory West Marlborough Township..............................................(610) 383-5986

The National Down Syndrome Society............................ (800) 221-4602

West Nantmeal Township....................................................... (610) 286-9722

Pennsylvania Tourette Syndrome Alliance, Inc...........(800) 990-3300

West Nottingham Township.................................................. (610) 932-4072

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

West pikeland township..........................................................(610) 827-7660

Smoking Cessation Programs........................................... (800) 784-8669

West Sadsbury Township..........................................................(610) 857-5969

United Cerebral Palsy............................................................ (800) 872-5827

West Vincent Township........................................................... (610) 458-1601

United Spinal Association.................................................... (800) 404-2898

West Whiteland Township...................................................... (610) 363-9525

–––––– Healthcare ––––––

Westtown Township..................................................................(610) 692-1930

• Financial Assistance •

Willistown Township............................................................... (610) 647-5300

ChesPenn Health Center........................................................(610) 380-4660

• County •

Chester County Assistance Office..................................... (610) 466-1000

Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350

Chester County Health Department...................................(610) 344-6225

Pennsylvania division of vital records..........................(724) 656-3100

The Clinic.....................................................................................(610) 935-1134

Register of wills.......................................................................(610) 344-6335

COMPASS......................................................................................(800) 692-7462

Veterans affairs.......................................................................(610) 344-6375

La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

• State •

Medicaid department of human services....................... (800) 537-8862

Legislative Reference Bureau............................................... (717) 787-4223

Medicare Extra Help (social security)............................. (800) 772-1213 (800) 325-0778 (TTY)

PENNDOT...................................................................................... (800) 932-4600 (800) 228-0676 (TDD)

National Institute on Aging................................................ (800) 222-2225

Pennsylvania Department of Aging.................................. (717) 783-1550

PACE/PACENET and PACE Plus Medicare Programs...... (800) 225-7223

• Federal •

Pennsylvania Department of Health................................. (877) 724-3258

National passport information center.......................... (877) 487-2778

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

U.S. State Department 24-hour automated appointment system.

Phoenixville Health Care Access Program...................(877) 765-0477

Presidential Comment Line.................(202) 456-1111; (202) 456-6213 (TTY)

Veterans Health Care Benefits............................................ (800) 409-8771

Social Security Administration..... (800) 772-1213; (800) 325-0778 (TTY)

–––––– Hearing Services ––––––

U.S. Administration..................................................................(202) 401-4541

Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services.............................. (866) 631-3892 (888) 870-4473 (TTY)

U.S. Capitol................................................................................. (202) 224-3121

Senate and House of Representatives switchboard. U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service............... (800) 375-5283 (800) 767-1833 (TDD)

–––––– Health Resources –––––– ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s disease)............................(800) 782-4747 American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities................................................... (800) 424-3688 American Cancer Society................................................... (800) 227-2345 American Diabetes Association......................................... (888) 342-2383 American Heart Association Capitol Region Division........................................................................................(800) 242-8721

Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania............................................................................(800) 323-6060 Hearing Loss Association of America............................. (301) 657-2248 National Association of the Deaf......................................(301) 587-1788 (301) 587-1789 (TTY) Pennsylvania Relay..................................................................................... 711

–––––– Home Care Services –––––– Medical and non-medical services to qualified individuals in their home or in another community-based setting. Pennsylvania requires that all home care agencies and registries be licensed. Active Home Care................................................................... (610) 363-8044

The Arc of the United States.................................................(800) 433-5255

Always best care...................................................................... (610) 450-6776

Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350

Amada senior care................................................................ (484) 653-6420

International Rett Syndrome Association.................... (800) 818-7388

Angel Companions.................................................................(610) 644-8780

La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

Anna Care...................................................................................(610) 431-2662

Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania................................... (412) 261-5886

Aveanna Healthcare...............................................................(610) 518-2128

National Alliance on Mental Illness............................... (800) 950-6264

Bayada Home Health care.................................................... (484) 875-0200

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association....... (800) 939-1019

brandywine home health & hospice.................................. (610) 998-1700

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Resource Directory Caring Matters Home Care...................................................(610) 727-3717

Handi-Crafters, Inc................................................................(610) 384-6990

Comforcare home care — Chester county north.... (610) 363-1485

Housing Partnership of Chester County..........................(610) 518-1522

Comforcare home care — Chester county south...... (610) 241-1199

United Disabilities Services.................................................... (888) 837-4235

Compassionate senior companions................................. (610) 420-6943

–––––– Homeless Services ––––––

Day by Day Home Therapy........................................................(610) 761-6602

City Gate Shelter....................................................................... (610) 383-6915

Four Seasons Healthcare..................................................... (610) 572-2034

Community, Youth, and Women’s Alliance....................(800) 935-3181

Griswold home care..............................................................(484) 483-1632

Domestic Violence Center................................................... (610) 431-3546

Hardy helpers........................................................................... (610) 400-3402

Friends Association................................................................ (610) 431-3598

Harmony companion home care......................................(610) 910-6015

Good Samaritan Services....................................................(610) 933-9305

Harmony home care............................................................. (484) 580-9056

His Mission..................................................................................(610) 444-2559

Heron Companions..................................................................(610) 259-9701

Human Services.........................................................................(610) 429-3033

Home Helpers............................................................................. (610) 458-7550

Safe Harbor of Chester county......................................... (610) 692-6550

Home instead senior care.....................................................(610) 431-7877

Salvation Army of West Chester Shelter for Men..........(610) 696-8746

Interim healthcare...................................................................(610) 524-1954

St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter..............................................(610) 933-3097

Kendal Home Care................................................................... (610) 388-1441

W.C. Atkinson Men’s center.................................................. (610) 380-6195

Maxim healthcare services..................................................(610) 363-6044

–––––– Hospice Services ––––––

Nexus Care Resources........................................................... (610) 455-4030 penn Home Health care......................................................... (484) 483-9413

Provides comfort and support to patients and their families when a life-limiting illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments.

penn Medicine at Home.......................................................... (610) 431-5000

Brandywine River Valley Home Health & hospice......... (610) 998-1700

Personal health care........................................................... (610) 200-6383

Coatesville VA Medical Center Hospice and Palliative Care.......................................................................... (610) 384-7711

Relative Care............................................................................. (610) 269-2935 Relevant Homecare............................................................... (610) 880-0286 Senior Helpers.......................................................................... (484) 206-5384 Senior Independent Living Companions.......................... (610) 310-5497 Seniors helping seniors.........................................................(610) 590-4888

Holisticare Hospice.................................................................(610) 995-0400 Neighborhood hospice..........................................................(610) 696-6511 Shanahan enterprises home care & hospice................... (610) 314-1667 Willow Tree Hospice................................................................(610) 444-8733

Shanahan enterprises home care & hospice................... (610) 314-1667

–––––– Hospitals ––––––

Southeastern home health services...................................(610) 269-9876

brandywine hospital tower health.................................. (610) 383-8000

Stafford Homecare Agency...............................................(610) 688-5001

Coatesville VA Medical Center........................................... (610) 384-7711

Surrey home care services................................................... (610) 647-6404

Jennersville Hospital tower health................................... (610) 869-1000

Synergy homecare..................................................................(484) 341-8720

Main Line Health Paoli Hospital.......................................... (866) 225-5654

Tel Hai Home Care.................................................................... (610) 273-9333

penn medicine Chester County Hospital.......................... (610) 431-5000

There’s no place like home...................................................(610) 644-3700

Phoenixville Hospital tower health................................... (610) 983-1000

Touching hearts at home..................................................... (610) 557-0270

–––––– Hotlines ––––––

Visiting Angels......................................................................... (610) 280-3540 Ware Presbyterian Home Care.............................................(610) 998-2400 Wellsprings Home Care........................................................ (610) 463-0880

–––––– Home Improvements –––––– Funds are offered to income-eligible homeowners, especially low-income people, the elderly, people with disabilities, families with children, and high residentialenergy users in Chester County, to reduce energy costs.

Bridge of hope @ Good Samaritan services................. (610) 380-1360

Epic health services.................................................................(610) 518-2128

Alcoholic’s anonymous...................................................... (215) 629-6757 Alzheimer’s Helpline............................................................... (800) 272-3900 American Cancer Society Information Center.......... (800) 227-2345 American Heart Association...............................................(800) 242-8721 American Liver Foundation................................................(800) 465-4837 American Lung Association............................................... (800) 586-4872

Good Neighbors...................................................................... (610) 444-1860

American Parkinson’s Disease Association.................. (800) 223-2732

Good Works............................................................................. (610) 383-6311

American Stroke Association.............................................(888) 478-7653

Habitat for Humanity of Chester County, Inc................ (610) 384-7993

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America................... (800) 727-8462

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Resource Directory Bureau of Consumer Protection.......................................(800) 441-2555

Good Works............................................................................. (610) 383-6311

CDC National STD and Aids Hotline.................................. (800) 232-4636

Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP)................................................................... (800) 569-4287

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc........... (800) 343-3637 Department of human services.......................................... (800) 537-8862 Diabetes....................................................................................... (800) 342-2383 Domestic Violence Center of Chester County............. (888) 711-6270 Environmental Protection Agency................................. (800) 424-9346 Environmental Protection Agency Emergency..........(800) 438-2474 Hearing Aid Help Line..............................................................(800) 521-5247 Kidney Foundation Helpline.................................................(800) 622-9010 Long-term living helpline.................................................... (866) 286-3636 Medicare....................................................................................(800) 633-4227

Housing Discrimination Hotline........................................ (800) 669-9777 Housing Partnership of Chester County..........................(610) 518-1522 Housing and Urban Development.....................................(800) 440-8647 Human Services.........................................................................(610) 429-3033 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557 Pennsylvania Housing Search........................................... (877) 428-8844 Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105 Surrey Service for Seniors................................................... (610) 647-6404

National Cancer Institute................................................... (800) 422-6237

• Financial Assistance •

National Domestic Violence.............................................. (800) 799-7233

Alliance for Better Housing................................................ (610) 925-1880

National Elder Abuse Hotline............................................. (855) 500-3537

Homeowner & Mortgage Assistance.............................. (800) 342-2397

National Headache Foundation....................................... (888) 643-5552

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557

National Institute on Aging................................................ (800) 222-2225

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

National Parkinson’s foundation................................... (800) 327-4545

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs..................................(800) 827-1000

National sexual assault hotline........................................ (800) 656-4673

• Rental Assistance •

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.................................... (800) 368-5642

Bridge of Hope @ good samaritan services................. (610) 380-1360

Nurse Aid Registry................................................................... (800) 852-0518

Friends Association................................................................ (610) 431-3598

Nursing Home Complaints.................................................. (800) 254-5164

Human services.........................................................................(610) 429-3033

Organ Donation.................................................................... (800) 528-2971

Kennett Area Community Service.......................................(610) 925-3556

PACE............................................................................................. (800) 225-7223

North star of Chester County............................................ (610) 696-5675

PennDOT...................................................................................... (800) 932-4600

Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557

Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers.............................................. (800) 472-8477

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Elder Abuse Hotline............................................................................ (610) 344-6350

Salvation Army West Chester Corps...................................(610) 696-8746

Public Utility Commission Bureau of Consumer Services...................................................................................... (800) 692-7380

–––––– Housing Options ––––––

Recycling hotline................................................................... (800) 346-4242

• Apartment-Style • Independent living in a residential area. Generally does not have programs designed specifically for residents. Properties where only seniors (55+ or 62+) and/ or those who are disabled may reside.

Social Security Information............................................... (800) 772-1213

Freedom Valley Disability Enablement Center................(610) 353-6640

Stroke & Neurological Information...............................(800) 352-9424

Housing Authority of the County of Chester...............(610) 436-9200

Tobacco Quitline.................................................................... (800) 784-8669

Housing Development Corporation................................. (717) 291-1911

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs..................................(800) 827-1000

Rose Tree Place.......................................................................... (610) 616-5162

U.S. Products Safety Commission...................................... (800) 638-2772 Veterans Outreach Center................................................... (585) 295-7817

• Life Sharing/Family Living Residences • Supportive living that allows individuals with intellectual disabilities to live with independence and dignity with the assistance of a caring and experienced staff.

Welfare Fraud.......................................................................... (800) 932-0582

Camphill School..................................................................... (610) 469-9236

–––––– Housing ––––––

Camphill Soltane..................................................................... (610) 469-0933

Radon Hotline..........................................................................(800) 237-2366

USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline...............................................(800) 535-4555

• Assistance • Alliance for Better Housing................................................ (610) 925-1880 Community, Youth, and Women’s Alliance.................... (610) 384-9591

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Camphill Village Kimberton Hills...................................... (610) 935-0300 Devereux Pa Adult Services Personal Care Home Hillcrest Cottage....................................................................(610) 296-6800 Elwyn............................................................................................ (610) 891-2000


Resource Directory –––––– Human Services –––––– • Pennsylvania Waiver Programs • Waivers offer an array of services and benefits such as choice of qualified providers, due process, and health and safety assurances. Act 150.......................................................................................... (717) 787-8091 Home- and community-based program for people with physical disabilities. To be eligible you must be able to choose and supervise your care worker(s), manage your own finances, and manage your own legal matters. Adult Autism Waiver................................................................ (866) 539-7689 Provides long-term services and support to the specific needs of adults age 21 or older with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Aging Waiver (Transitioned to Community HealthChoices)........................................................................ (888) 753-8827 A long-term living program that provides older Pennsylvanians the help they need to live independently in their homes or community. AIDS Waiver................................................................................ (800) 922-9384 For individuals 21 years of age or older who have symptomatic HIV disease.

Person/Family Directed Support Waiver...........................(800) 692-7462 Designed to help persons with developmental disabilities live more independently in their homes and communities and provides a variety of services that promote community living, including self-directed service models and traditional, agency-based service models.

–– Independent Living Communities (See Retirement Living Options) ––

–––––– Information and Referral –––––– Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Oxford Neighborhood Services Center......................... (610) 932-8557 Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105 Phoenixville Healthcare Access........................................ (610) 935-3165

–––––– Insurance –––––– APPRISE Counseling................................................................ (610) 344-6000

Commcare Waiver................................................................. (877) 550-4227 For individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Pennsylvania Health Law Project..................................... (800) 274-3258

Community Living Waiver......................................................(717) 787-1870 Provides community participation support, education support services, assistive technology, benefits counseling, home accessibility adaptations, and more for individuals with autism and ID of all ages, and individuals with DD ages 0-8.

–– Intellectual Disabilities (See Disability Services) ––

Consolidated Waiver for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities...................................................................................(800) 692-7462 For individuals with an intellectual disability. Designed to help them live more independently by providing a variety of services that promote community living. Independence Waiver (Transitioned to Community HealthChoices).........................................................................(800) 692-7462 For adults with severe disability. May help them live or remain in the community and live as independently as possible. LIFE (Living independence For the Elderly) Program................................................................................... (844) 824-3655 A federal program that helps adults 55 and over meet their healthcare needs in the community. Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Program....................... (800) 833-5196 The NHT was developed to assist and empower consumers who want to move from a nursing facility back to a home of their choice in the community. NHT provides the opportunity for individuals and their families or caregivers to be fully informed of all long-term service and support options. OBRA Waiver.............................................................................. (877) 550-4227 Covers services available for Pennsylvania residents age 18–59 with severe developmental physical disability, helping them to remain as independent as possible. Options Program.................................................................... (717) 299-7979 An array of community-based long-term care provided by the Area Agency on Aging to help consumers function at optimal level while remaining in the most appropriate setting.

Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker............ (877) 550-4227 A contracted statewide entity that facilitates and streamlines the eligibility/enrollment process for applicants seeking services.

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP).............. (800) 220-7898

–––––– Legal Services –––––– Chester County Bar Association....................................... (610) 692-1889 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania – Chester County Division........................................................ (610) 436-4510 Mid Penn Legal Services........................................................ (800) 732-0025

O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. OWM can help navigate the unique issues impacting seniors and their loved ones: Medicare/Medicaid, guardianship, nursing home care, living wills, estate planning, veterans’ benefits, and tax issues. Rebecca A. Hobbs, CELA 41 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464.........................(610) 323-2800 www.owmlaw.com

O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. OWM can help navigate the unique issues impacting seniors and their loved ones: Medicare/Medicaid, guardianship, nursing home care, living wills, estate planning, veterans’ benefits, and tax issues. Rebecca A. Hobbs, CELA 347 Bridge Street, Suite 200, Phoenixville, PA 19460......(610) 917-9347 www.owmlaw.com Pennsylvania Bar Associates Referral Service..............(800) 692-7375 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network.......................................(800) 322-7572

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Resource Directory –––––– Libraries ––––––

Chester County Detectives...................................................(610) 344-6866

Atglen Public Library..............................................................(610) 593-6848

Chester County District Attorney......................................(610) 344-6801

Avon Grove Library................................................................ (610) 869-2004

Chester County Prison...........................................................(610) 793-1510 Chester County Sheriff......................................................... (610) 344-6850 Downingtown Borough Police......................................... (610) 269-0263

Chester County Library System We provide informational, educational, and cultural services to support lifelong learning. Also available: mail-order delivery (MOD) of library materials to homebound Chester County residents. 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA 19341........................... (610) 344-5600 www.chescolibraries.org........................... (610) 344-4220 – MOD Outreach http://bit.ly/adultoutreach (MOD) Chester Springs Library...........................................................(610) 827-9212 Coatesville Area Public Library...........................................(610) 384-4115 Downingtown Library............................................................ (610) 269-2741 Easttown Library and Information Center.................... (610) 644-0138 Henrietta Hankin Library........................................................(610) 321-1700 Honey Brook Community Library......................................(610) 273-3303 kennett Library..........................................................................(610) 444-2702 Malvern Public Library.......................................................... (610) 644-7259 Oxford Library......................................................................... (610) 932-9625 Paoli Library.............................................................................. (610) 296-7996 Parkesburg Free Library..........................................................(610) 857-5165 Phoenixville Public Library................................................... (610) 933-3013 Spring City Library .................................................................. (610) 948-4130 Tredyffrin Public Library.......................................................(610) 688-7092 West Chester Public Library................................................... (610) 696-1721

–––––– Medical Equipment & Supplies –––––– United Disabilities Services (UDS)......................................... (888) 837-4235

–––––– Medicare ––––––

East Brandywine Township Police......................................(610) 269-4300 East Coventry Township Police...........................................(610) 495-0119 East Fallowfield Township Police...................................... (610) 384-9163 East Marlborough Township Police.................................(610) 444-5075 East Pikeland Township Police............................................(610) 935-0606 East Vincent Township Police...............................................(610) 933-0115 East Whiteland Township Police..........................................(610) 647-2100 Easttown Township Police................................................... (610) 341-9780 Honey Brook Borough Police............................................ (610) 273-9262 Kennett Square Borough Police........................................(610) 444-0501 Kennett Township Police.......................................................(610) 388-1300 Lincoln University Police.....................................................(484) 365-7212 Malvern Borough Police..................................................... (610) 647-0261 New Garden Township Police.............................................. (610) 268-2907 North Coventry Township Police......................................(610) 323-8360 Oxford Borough Police.......................................................(610) 998-0032 Parkesburg Borough Police............................................... (610) 857-3535 Pennsylvania State Police – Avondale..............................(610) 268-2022 Pennsylvania State Police – Embreeville.......................... (484) 340-3241 Phoenixville Borough Police.............................................(610) 933-8801 Sadsbury Township Police..................................................... (610) 857-9536 Schuylkill Township Police...................................................(610) 933-5820 South Coatesville Borough Police/ Modena Borough Police................................................. (610) 384-3500

• Counseling •

Spring City Borough Police................................................(610) 948-3456

The APPRISE Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program............................................................. (610) 344-5004

Tredyffrin Township Police...................................................(610) 644-3221

–– Mental Health (See Disability Services) ––

Uwchlan Township Police.................................................... (610) 363-6947

–– Personal Care Homes/Units (See Retirement Living Options) ––

Valley Township Police.......................................................... (610) 384-8133

–––––– Police Departments –––––– In the event of an emergency, dial 911. Atglen Borough/Christiana Police.................................. (610) 593-2234 Birmingham Township Police..............................................(610) 793-3333 Caln Township Police............................................................ (610) 383-1821 Cheyney University Police..................................................... (610) 399-2330 Coatesville City Police..........................................................(610) 384-2300 Coatesville VA Medical Center Police............................ (610) 383-0222

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Upper Uwchlan Township Police........................................(610) 458-5862

West Brandywine Township Police.....................................(610) 380-8201 West Caln Township Police....................................................(610) 384-3115 West Chester Borough Police............................................. (610) 696-2700 West Chester University Police............................................ (610) 436-3311 West Fallowfield Township Police..................................... (610) 593-2442 West Goshen Township Police............................................. (610) 696-7400 West Grove Borough Police............................................... (610) 869-2024 West Nottingham Township Police.....................................(610) 467-0312


Resource Directory West Pikeland Township Police........................................... (610) 827-5007 West Sadsbury Township Police........................................... (610) 857-5688 West Vincent Township Police.............................................(610) 458-3205

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Willistown Township Police................................................. (610) 251-0222

Harrison House Chester County Family owned and operated, we have provided personal care at an affordable price for 50 years! Enjoy newly renovated common spaces! 300 Strode Avenue, East Fallowfield, PA 19320.....................(610) 486-5437 www.harrisonseniorliving.com.................... info@harrisonseniorliving.com

–––––– Prescriptions ––––––

–––––– Senior Centers ––––––

West Whiteland Township Police....................................... (610) 363-0200 Westtown–East Goshen Regional Police....................... (610) 692-9600

• Assistance • Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350 Community Volunteers in Medicine...................................(610) 836-5990 Kennett Area Community Service.......................................(610) 925-3556 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550

Great places to meet for social interaction and cultural and recreational activities. They are places to make new friends and maintain relationships with old friends. Coatesville Area Senior Center..........................................(610) 383-6900 Downingtown Area Senior Center................................... (610) 269-3939 Great Valley Senior Center...................................................(610) 889-2121 Kennett Area Senior Center................................................. (610) 444-4819

Medicare Extra Help (Social security)............................. (800) 772-1213

Oxford Senior Center............................................................ (610) 932-5244

(800) 325-0778 (TTY)

Phoenixville Area Senior Center.........................................(610) 935-1515

Oxford Area Neighborhood Services............................. (610) 932-8557

Wayne Senior Center...............................................................(610) 688-6246

PACE/PACENET and PACE Plus Medicare Programs...... (800) 225-7223

West Chester Senior Center.................................................. (610) 431-4242

Partnership for Prescription Assistance.........................(888) 477-2669

–––––– Senior Services ––––––

Phoenixville Area Community Services............................(610) 933-1105 Phoenixville Health Care Access Program...................(877) 765-0477 Salvation Army.........................................................................(610) 384-2954 (610) 696-8746 Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program – HIV/AIDS....................................................................................... (800) 922-9384 Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) – Mental Health...........................................................................(800) 433-4459

–––––– Real Estate Services –––––– Coldwell banker preferred...................................... (610) 212-1739 (Cell) (610) 363-6006 (office)

–––––– Retirement Living Options –––––– • Independent Living Communities •

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Harrison House Chester County Family owned and operated, we have provided independent living at an affordable price for 50 years! Enjoy newly renovated common spaces! 300 Strode Avenue, East Fallowfield, PA 19320.....................(610) 486-5437 www.harrisonseniorliving.com.................... info@harrisonseniorliving.com

• Personal Care Homes/Units • These homes/units provide shelter, meals, supervision, and assistance with personal care tasks, typically for older people or people with physical, behavioral health, or cognitive disabilities who are unable to care for themselves but do not need nursing home or medical care. Inspected and licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

West Chester Food Cupboard Providing fresh and nonperishable healthy food in an easy and friendly way to Pennsylvania residents in need. 431 South Bolmar Street, West Chester, PA 19382................. (610) 344-3175 www.wcfood.org............................................................. wcfood@gmail.com See our ad on this page.

–––––– Service Organizations –––––– A club of professional or businesspeople organized for their coordination of and participation in public service. Rotary Club of West Chester................................................ (610) 429-4015 West Chester Lions Club..........................................................(610) 594-7021

Finding it hard to afford to put food on the table? We are open to welcome you to the West Chester Food Cupboard! • Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings from 8:30 – 11:30 • Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 – 6:00 We provide healthy food items at no cost, including meats, fish, dairy, and fresh produce in addition to a wide variety of non-perishables, personal care and household items.

431 South Bolmar Street • West Chester, PA 19382

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Resource Directory –––––– Support Groups –––––– A group of people whose members exchange give and receive both emotional and practical support, share ideas, and provide each other with information. Alcoholics Anonymous............................(215) 923-7900; (877) 934-2522 Alzheimer’s Disease................................... (800) 272-3900 for locations Cancer Support....................................................................... (800) 227-2345 Caregiver.................................................................................... (800) 677-1116

When You Play, They Win.

Central Pennsylvania ataxia support group................ (610) 996-5814 Children of Aging Parents.................................................. (215) 765-9040 Depression...................................................................................(610) 327-7644 Diabetes....................................................................................... (610) 383-8358 Domestic Violence.................................................................. (888) 711-6270 Grief – Jennersville Regional Hospital............................. (610) 998-1700 Life-Threatening Illness...........................................................(610) 327-7555

–––––– Tax Assistance –––––– AARP Tax-Aide............................................................................. (888) 227-7669 IRS Internal Revenue Service................................................ (800) 829-1040 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance......................................(610) 380-9099

–––––– Transportation Services –––––– Support from a governmental unit or the general public. May be free, reduced fare, or donations depending on entity. Aging Shared Ride for Seniors...........................................(877) 873-8415 Chester County Department of Aging Services........... (610) 344-6350 La Comunidad Hispana.......................................................... (610) 444-7550 Medical Assistance Transportation Program.............(877) 873-8415 Persons with Disabilities Transportation Program.....(877) 873-8415 Transportation Management Association of Chester County........................................................................ (610) 993-0911

–– Utilities (See Energy Assistance) ––

–––––– Veterans Services –––––– Chester County Veterans Affairs.......................................(610) 344-6375

Older PennsylvaniansBenefit BenefitFrom: From: Older Pennsylvanian’s Prescription Drug Programs Free Transit & Reduced-Fare Shared Rides Hot Meals Programs • Property Tax & Rent Rebates Long-Term Living Services

Coatesville VA Medical Center........................................... (610) 384-7711 Military relief assistance program...................................(866) 292-7201 Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs...................................................................... (800) 547-2838 Veterans Outreach Center.................................................. (866) 906-8387 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs..................................(800) 827-1000

–– Vision (See Eye Care Services) ––

–––––– Weatherization Programs –––––– Funds are offered to income-eligible homeowners, especially low-income people, the elderly, people with disabilities, families with children, and high residentialenergy users in Chester County, to reduce energy costs.

To learn more visit palottery.com.

Housing Partnership of Chester County..........................(610) 518-1522 UGI’s Weatherization Program.......................................... (800) 844-9276 WarmWise: Audits & Rebates.................................................. (866) 956-0308

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Must Be 18 Years or Older to Play. Please Play Responsibly. Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-GAMBLER