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Silence Isn't Golden - Help Stop Elder Abuse

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: 717-238-2277
Legal Information: 800-262-LAWS

Area Agency on Aging
Bucks County Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
www.buckscounty.org/Aging
267-880-5700

PA Department of Aging
www.aging.pa.gov
717-783-1549

Counseling/Advocacy
Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)
CARIE primarily serves Philadelphia residents, call for more information about their programs and services.
215-545-5728
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/ConsumerProtection
215-348-6060

Bucks County Register of Wills
www.buckscounty.org/RegisterofWills
215-348-6265

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
www.consumerfinance.gov/older-americans/
855-411-2372

Financial/Food/Medical Assistance
Food Stamps
www.dhs.pa.gov
215-781-3300
800-362-1291

Home Delivered Meals and Senior Center Meals
Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Services
www.buckscounty.org/government/HumanServices/AAA/NutritionalServices
267-880-5700

Medicare Hotline
www.medicare.gov
800-633-4227

Social Security/SSI
www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213

Health
Alzheimer's Information
www.alzpa.org
800-367-5115

Bucks County Department of Health
www.buckscounty.org/health
215-345-3318

National Hospice Organization
www.nhpco.org
800-658-8898

In-Home Health Care Information
Area Agency on Aging In-Home Services
www.buckscounty.org/government/HumanServices/AAA/InHome
267-880-5700

Housing/Homeless
Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter
www.fsabc.org/program/homeless-services/

Housing Continuum of Care of Bucks County
www.hcocbc.com/

Housing Link (24-Hour Homeless Hotline)
800-810-4434

Bucks County Housing Authority/Subsidized Housing
www.buckshousing.org
215-757-0206

American Red Cross
www.redcross-philly.org
215-949-1727

Code Blue Shelter Information (December through March)
Advocates for Homeless and Those in Need (AHTN) - Lower Bucks
www.ahtn.org
215-550-3868

Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless
www.co2ssh.org
866-390-0291

Upper Bucks Code Blue Shelter
267-450-5191

Legal Assistance
SeniorLAW Center
www.seniorlawcenter.org
215-988-1244
SeniorLAW Legal Assistance Helpline: 877-727-7529 (Monday through Thursday, 10 am to 12 pm) 

Legal Aid
(Counseling on Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Guardianship)
www.lasp.org
215-781-1111

Bucks County District Attorney's Office
www.buckscounty.org/DistrictAttorney
215-348-6344

Support/Reassurance
Alzheimer's Support
www.alz.org
800-272-3900 (24/7 hotline)

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)
www.caps4caregivers.org
215-945-6900
800-227-7294

Reassurance CONTACT
www.pcacares.org
A free daily phone call to an elderly or homebound individual who lives alone
215-355-6611

Bucks County Area Agency on Aging
www.buckscounty.org/aging
267-880-5700

Transportation
Bucks County Trans
port (BCT)
https://bctransport.org
888-795-0740

Veterans Information
Bucks County Military and Veterans Affairs
www.buckscounty.org/VeteransAffairs
215-345-3885
215-345-3307
267-580-3560

Volunteer Opportunities
Positively Aging Volunteer Program
www.buckscounty.org/government/HumanServices/AAA/PositivelyAging
267-880-5700