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About Us

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc. established in 1985 as a private, non-profit corporation, is responsible for the development and management of the overall service delivery system for older adults in Fayette, Greene, and Washington Counties.  Part of a national network of agencies established by the Federal Older Americans Act, the Area Agency on Aging is funded primarily through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.  The Area Agency on Aging is an affiliate of Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services (SPHS), which is a non-profit management services agency. 

Our Principles

The Area Agency on Aging strongly supports the following guiding principles:

  • ensuring quality service
  • increasing consumer choice
  • providing a mechanism for cost containment

Programs and Services

The Area Agency on Aging subcontracts with 34 local agencies to provide a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults.  Wherever feasible, consumers are given the opportunity to choose among a variety of qualified providers. While many services are provided through the development of subcontracts, others are provided directly by the Area Agency on Aging. 

Services for Older AdultsThe Agency provides a full range of programs and services including:

  • advocacy
  • home and community based services
  • employment assistance
  • health promotion
  • information and assistance
  • legal assistance
  • home-delivered meals
  • protective services
  • senior community centers
  • adult day care
  • transportation

Our Mission

The mission of Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is to promote the well-being of older adults through a planned, coordinated, and collaborative program of health and social services.


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305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Tel: 724.489.8080 or 1.888.300.2704