Senior Resources

Allegheny County Senior Services 

Find access to a variety of resources and services, including information about residential care facilities, veteran’s services, basic care needs like access to food, help with utilities and mental health, drug and alcohol support. 

Area Agency on Aging FAQ 

Use this link to find out about all of the services that the Area Agency on Aging offers to residents of Allegheny County.  


Find information about Medicare benefits and work with a counselor to help understand health care options.  

Pennsylvania Health Law Project Resources for Seniors 

The PA Health Law Project has printable documents regarding Medicare and Medicaid.

 Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank—Senior Boxes 

Access information about receiving food assistance. You can determine eligibility and complete an application from this webpage.  

Allegheny County—Utility Assistance 

Find information about contacting utilities to arrange a reduced payment plan, apply for a Dollar Energy Fund Grant, and find out about energy and water assistance.  

 Heating Assistance: LIHEAP 

Find out how to apply for the LIHEAP program. Patrons can access the application in English or in Spanish.  

 Seniors Helping Seniors 

Learn about in-home care services designed to help seniors remain independent. Seniors Helping Seniors offers light housework, shopping and cooking, pet care, yard work, and more. Families and caregivers can also learn about utilizing these services.  

 Printable Flyers and Brochures from Allegheny County 

Flyers and brochures about Allegheny County resources for seniors.