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Philadelphia Senior Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Address: 509 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19147  
United States
Fax: 215-546-3983
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 200
Number of People Being Served: 10000
EIN: 23-1619019
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Mission Statement


The mission of the Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) is to assist people in meeting their basic needs and enhancing their quality of life. PSC assists older adults in optimizing their functional ability and provides them with opportunities for active involvement, helping to prevent isolation and dependence. PSC also seeks to improve conditions for those older adults who are impoverished. PSC provides leadership in advocating on issues affecting the lives of older adults, with special focus on representing their diverse needs and interests.

Description


Founded in 1949, Philadelphia Senior Center has been serving the region's older adults for over half a century. The Center is the largest in Pennsylvania and the third oldest in the country. Over 8,000 senior citizens are served annually: those who come into the Center and those who are homebound. PSC is accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers. For over 50 years, Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) has created opportunities for mature adults to live healthy, active lives. Our experience enables us to enrich and support the lives of thousands older people each year. PSC offers over 50 different classes and programs weekly; a nutritious lunch; and counseling services ranging from healthcare to housing. Philadelphia Senior Center and its branches provide a place for people age 55 and older to come and enjoy life-long learning with their peers or learn about assistance and entitlements for older adults. We are also a resource for those seeking support for older relatives, friends and neighbors.

Founded in 1949, Philadelphia Senior Center has been serving the region's older adults for over half a century. The Center is the largest in Pennsylvania and the third oldest in the country. Over 8,000 senior citizens are served annually: those who come into the Center and those who are homebound. PSC is accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers. For over 50 years, Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) has created opportunities for mature adults to live healthy, active lives. Our experience enables us to enrich and support the lives of thousands older people each year. PSC offers over 50 different classes and programs weekly; a nutritious lunch; and counseling services ranging from healthcare to housing. Philadelphia Senior Center and its branches provide a place for people age 55 and older to come and enjoy life-long learning with their peers or learn about assistance and entitlements for older adults. We are also a resource for those seeking support for older relatives, friends and neighbors.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) is to assist people in meeting their basic needs and enhancing their quality of life. PSC assists older adults in optimizing their functional ability and provides them with opportunities for active involvement, helping to prevent isolation and dependence. PSC also seeks to improve conditions for those older adults who are impoverished. PSC provides leadership in advocating on issues affecting the lives of older adults, with special focus on representing their diverse needs and interests.

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Program Type:


Seniors Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes