Mental Health Resources for Older Adults

We thank our colleagues at Surrey Services for preparing this comprehensive list of mental health resources for older adults.
ResourceAddress & Phone numberCountyWebsite Comments
Penn Memory Center at the Penn Neuroscience Center. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine3400 Civic Center Boulevard
South Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-7810
PhiladelphiaThis is the most widely used resource by our Surrey nurses and Care Managers for Geriatric Psychiatrists. The Penn Memory Center is a single, unified Penn Medicine source for those age 65 and older seeking evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, information, and research opportunities related to symptoms of progressive memory loss, and accompanying changes in thinking, communication and personality. We offer state-of-the-science diagnosis, treatment and research, focusing on individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and other age-related progressive memory disorders. The PMC is supported in part by the National Institute on Aging
Dr. Dale Panzer Paoli Executive Green, 43 Leopard Road, Suite 104
Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301 Phone: (610) 324-4930
ChesterHas over twenty years of clinical experience treating patients with typical mood disorders and working at the interface between psychiatry and medicine.
Dr. Michael BuxbaumSpringfield Psychological, 491 Allendale Road
Suite 320
King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
(610) 595-4558
Montgomery With over 30 years of psychiatric experience, Dr. Buxbaum offers psychiatric evaluations and medication management to children, adolescents, and adults of all ages.
Colleen Marie Connor MD2820 Audubon Village Dr, Audubon, PA 19403
Phone: (619) 379-0914
Montgomery Is registered with the Alzheimer’s Association as working specifically with individuals who have dementia. This individual was pulled directly from the Alzheimer’s association
Penn Geriatric PsychiatryRalston House, 3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3403
Phone: (215) 662-4508
PhiladelphiaLate life is a time of transitions, with increased vulnerability to losses and illnesses that can lead to problems in memory and other cognitive abilities, emotion, and behavior. Our goals are to identify the nature and causes of these common problems, to use the most advanced treatments to help restore mental health, and to discover strategies to enhance resilience against the distinctive stressors of late life.Under the direction of Dr. Steven Arnold, the Section for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Penn Memory Center together comprise an interdisciplinary center dedicated to aging and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Penn Psychiatric Services601 Gay Street Suite 6, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Phone: (610) 917-2200
Montgomery Wide-range of services include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Peer Support and Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) and we extend our services to children, adolescences and adults. Call us for services if you or a loved one are suffering from mental health issues which may include: ADD, ADHD, addiction, anorexia, autism or pervasive developmental disorder, behavioral disorders, bipolar disorder, bulimia, depression, emotional disturbances, mood disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder.
Daemion Counseling Center95 Howellville Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: (610) 647-1431
Chester: As a small and responsive organization, we are able to see clients within days of their call. We offer intimacy and proficiency of a private practice with the flexibility of a counseling center. Daemion’s services rely on the expertise of our licensed therapists, counselors, and Master level interns, and their ability to help clients learn, change, and grow
Fellowship Health Services1 Mennonite Church Rd, Spring City, PA 19475
Phone: (610) 948-6490
Montgomery Creative Health Services is a place where people THRIVE with CONNECTION to services under one roof. We provide SUPPORT for individuals and families on their journey to WHOLENESS and RECOVERY, making us your destination of choice for behavioral healthcare in Montgomery County since 1957.
Todd Grim 999 West Chester Pike, Suite B-1
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
Phone: (610) 429-4100
ChesterHelps you identify what you want to be different and to develop the strategies necessary to achieve these goals. Many of the people he sees struggle with major life altering events such as divorce and/or addiction. Many others have come from abusive environments, which interfere with their ability to form healthy connections with others. What these people often share is the feeling of being overwhelmed. By systematically reviewing the forces creating the difficulty, peace can be yours.
AAA Neuropsychology, LLC 59 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 101
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
Phone: (484) 270-6291
 
Chesterhttp://aaaneuropsych.com/AAA Neuropsychology specializes in providing high quality neuropsychological assessment and treatment services for youth, adults, and older adults. They have experience with many different medical, neurological, emotional and social issues that can impact well-being. 
Springfield PsychologicalPhone: 610-544-2110, Fax: 610-604-9510Delaware, Chester and Montgomery http://www.springpsych.com/Therapists have been offering a full range of mental services to the people including Psychotherapy, Psychiatry/Medication, Assessment & Testing Services.
DELAWARE COUNTY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (DCPS)In Delaware County, Address:
2010 West Chester Pike, Suite 314
Havertown, PA 19083
Phone: 610-892-3800

In Chester County
Address:
780 East Market St, Suite 230 & 225
West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: 610-892-3800
Fax: 484-468-1412

In Philadelphia - Center City
Address:
1500 Walnut Street, Suite 601
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 610-892-3800
Fax: 484-468-1412
http://www.dcpsonline.com/
staff.asp
"All DCPS professional staff are licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to practice psychiatry, psychology, social work or counseling and have an average of eight years of post-graduate experience. All DCPS clinicians receive professional supervision at least twice per month, with new staff participating at least weekly for the first six months of employment.”
Psychology Today Therapists Devon areahttps://therapists.
psychologytoday.com
/rms/prof_results.php?
sid=1507546268.
1325_25912&city=
Devon&state=PA&
spec=2
This is one of the databases that the NAMI Helpline uses.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Psychology AssociatesBryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, 414 Paoli Pike
Malvern, PA, 19355
Phone: 484-596-5430
ChesterWe provide psychological treatment services for improved adjustment and maximum recovery associated with a wide range of neurological, medical and psychological disorders. Staff members have extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of adjustment-related difficulties including anxiety, depression, and stress-related illnesses associated with acute and chronic neurological and medical conditions. With locations throughout the Philadelphia region, our team of professionals includes doctoral-level, licensed psychologists and neuropsychologists who specialize in psychological counseling for individuals and families, neuropsychological evaluation and biofeedback services. We also facilitate numerous support groups for concussion, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation and pain.
Valley Creek Crisis Center Crisis Center Staff, Phone: 610-280-3270 or 610-918-2100
Toll free 1-877-918-2100
Chesterhttp://www.chesco.org
/1640/MH-Emergencies
Valley Creek Crisis Center, located in Exton, PA, offers a crisis program to assist children, adolescents and adults experiencing varying levels of crisis. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are free to the residents of Chester County. All of Valley Creek’s services are consumer-driven, recovery-oriented and culturally competent. This is achieved through the utilization of psychiatric rehabilitation principles, the use of peer specialists throughout the crisis system and a strong emphasis on diversionary efforts to help maintain individuals in the community whenever possible. Valley Creek Crisis Center has culturally diverse staff, including individuals fluent in Spanish.
Brandywine Hospital-Older Adult Behavioral Health201 Reeceville Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
Admissions Office: (610) 383-4980
Chesterhttp://www.brandywine
hospital.com/
brandywine-hospital/
services/brandywine
hospital-older-adult-
behavioral-health-
2755.aspx
Inpatient acute Older Adult-specific behavioral health unit for seniors in Crisis
Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center 1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320
Phone: 610-384-7711
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
Chester
Jefferson Hospital Geriatric Psychiatry Program1020 South 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669)
PhiladelphiaThe Geriatric Psychiatry Program at Jefferson offers inpatient services that are dedicated exclusively to caring for the unique psychiatric and neurological disorders of older adults. Our Program physicians will provide expert diagnosis and individualized state-of-the-art treatment for chronic age-related psychiatric, medical and neurological conditions such as depression, dementia, Parkinson's disease or stroke. Jefferson psychiatrists are highly experienced in treating patients with moderate and severe depression or significant dementia accompanied by anxiety, paranoia or aggression.
American Day Treatment Center In Chester County, Address:
479 Thomas Jones Way
Suite 800
Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
Phone: (484) 565-8200
Intake phone: (888) 227-3898

In Delaware County
Address:
401 Pilgrim Lane
Suite100
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026
Phone: (484) 476-7520
Intake phone: (888) 227-3898
Delaware, Chester Outpatient or Partial Hospitalization Mental Health Facility
Crozer Chester Medical Center (CCMC)1 Medical Center Boulevard, Chester, PA 19013
Phone: (610) 447-2000
Delaware“A medical center offering professional, compassionate medical care for members of the local community. Services include comprehensive in and outpatient mental health and substance abuse services, detox and methadone programs as well as community education services.”
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital1500 Lansdowne Avenue, Darby, PA 19023
Phone: (610) 237-4000
Delaware“Provides a wide array of mental health services including a crisis intervention phone line, case management services, counseling and outpatient mental health care”
Elwyn/Natale Crisis Residential Program111 Elwyn Road, Media, PA 19063
Phone: (610) 891-7331
Delawarehttps://www.elwyn.org/“Crisis Residential Program (CRP) at Natale provides a safe, structured setting where adult patients with urgent/emergency psychiatric needs can receive crisis stabilization. The CRP at Natale provides interim rehabilitative care and support to individuals with mental illness as a diversion to more restrictive inpatient admissions. This comprehensive, voluntary residential treatment program is effective for stabilizing symptoms and providing a basis for on-going aftercare treatment for individuals with severe mental illness.”
Bryn Mawr Hospital130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: 1-888-227-3898
Montgomery In our inpatient psychiatric unit at Bryn Mawr Hospital in the suburbs of Philadelphia, we provide patients with private psychiatric treatment in a secure, comfortable setting. Patients with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders are treated by a multidisciplinary treatment team. Our staff is trained to assess and treat most acute psychiatric illnesses, with the goal of helping the individual return to normal functioning and reclaim his or her life in the community. Patients who are using alcohol or other drugs in addition to having a psychiatric disorder can participate in our dual-diagnosis treatment program.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255 All CountyThe Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Friendship Line800-971-0016All CountyInstitute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. Our trained volunteers specialize in offering a caring ear and having a friendly conversation with depressed older adults.
Warm Line1-866-846-2722ChesterIf lonely, depressed, or anxious contact the consumer-run Warm Line
Main Line Health Senior Care Navigation line 484-580-1234All CountyMain Line Health is here to serve as your dedicated partner, offering access to an array of health care services and community-based resources. We are committed to serving seniors, their families and caregivers by providing free information and friendly assistance that meets your specific needs or preferences.
Mental Health Partnerships 215-751-1800All Countyhttps://www.mentalhealth
partnerships.org/
get-help
Can direct callers to appropriate resources, supports, and answer questions regarding Mental Health concerns.
Philadelphia Area Older Adult Hoarding Task Force Under 60 years of age: 215-751-1800, 60 years of age and above: 215-545-5728Philadelphiahttp://www.philadelphiahoarding.org/Specializing in providing assistance and resources to Older Adults with potential hoarding issues. If you have questions regarding hoarding-related resources in the Philadelphia area, please call one of two information lines based on the age of the person with hoarding behaviors:
SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline 1-888-234-SAGEAll Countyhttp://www.sageusa.org/Can provide phone counseling, advocacy, and connections to local assistance for LGBTQ Seniors
Chester County Department of Mental Health 601 Westtown Road, Suite 340 Government Services Center
West Chester, PA 19380-0990
Phone: (610) 344-6265
ChesterThe Office of Mental Health is an administrative office that contracts with local agencies to provide mental health services and supports. Typically, residents without health insurance may qualify for some county funding. Six local agencies serve as entry points to assess needs and help provide services.
Surrey Services for Seniors610-647-9172All Countyhttp://www.surreyservices.org/Can help with a large variety of resources including programs, meals, mental health resources, transportation and home health services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery County 100 W Main St, Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 1-215-886-0350
Montgomery
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Delaware County 140 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone: (610) 623-0071
Delaware
National Alliance on Mental Illness-Main Line-320 Woodley Rd, Merion Station, PA 19066Delaware, Chester & MontogomeryNAMI PA, Main Line, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, provides information and support to people with mental illness, their families and friends. All of our services are free-of-charge.
PLAN of PA 230 Sugartown Road, Suite 205
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 687-4036
All CountyCare Management/Advocacy
Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter1-800-272-3900All CountyThe Delaware Valley Chapter is one of over 70 Alzheimer's Association chapters serving communities across the United States.
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems126 E. Baltimore Ave, Media, PA 19063
Phone: (484) 444-0412
Delaware
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems Prevention Department467 Creamery Way, Exton, PA 19341
Phone: (610) 363-1488
Chester“Offers a wide variety of substance abuse treatment and assessment services, including programs for the homeless, case management and permanent supportive housing in addition to prevention and intervention services.”
Telephone Reassurance Program, Offered by ELDERNET Of Lower Merion and Narberth Organization9 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: 610-525-0706
Delaware“ElderNet's dedicated and friendly volunteers call homebound clients each day, including weekends and holidays, to check on their health and security. The volunteers then contact ElderNet to inform the staff that the clients are doing well, or, if necessary, need additional care. ElderNet keeps a log of all telephone reassurance calls and takes additional steps when needed to ensure the safety of our homebound clients.”
CareLink Community Support Services605 E. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-874-1119
Delaware“Individuals over 50 living with mental illnesses face unique challenges in community living. Senior Supported Shared Living addresses the specialized needs of the individual. These services increase the potential for individuals to live active, satisfying lives in homes of their own.”
Horizon House 610-918-4907, ext. 150All Countyhttp://www.hhinc.org/
behavioral-health-
services/peer-
support-services/
Offers Peer Support Services, Groups, and activities for Older Adults with Mental Health needs
Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceAll Countyhttp://www.dbsalliance.org/
site/PageServer?
pagename=
peer_support_group_locator
Offers online support 3 days a week for people with mood disorders. Young adults support group meets online Mondays at 8.00 pm and Wednesdays at 8.45 pm. Regular online support group offered Tuesdays 8.00 pm and Saturdays 12.00 pm and 8.00 pm. Also, all active groups in PA are listed at
IKOR of the Brandywine River and Greater Philadelphia 511 School House Road, Suite 600, Longwood Business Park
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: (610) 444-1454 Service/Intake and Administration
Goes beyond traditional case management by advocating for our clients in every aspect of their life. Our Life Management Assessment provides the foundation for everything we do. Through this assessment, we gain a holistic view of our client’s life and create a Life Management Advocacy Plan tailored to their needs and preferences.
Human Services-Community Mental Health Services, Inc. 520 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 873-3317 FAX
(610) 873-1005 Service/Intake
Blended Case Management
Hearing Loss Association of America the Chester County Chapter484-402-4907for those needing support groups or help dealing with hearing loss
Wellness Recovery Action Plan Group Hopeworx Inc., 1210 Stanbridge St #600,
Norristown, PA 19401.
Phone: 484-681-9432
Support group for individual for Mental Illnesses. This group meets on Wednesdays from 6–7:30 p.m. at this place.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan GroupLansdale at Public Library, 301 Vine Street,
Lansdale, PA 19446.
Phone: 484-681-9432
Support group for individual for Mental Illnesses. This group meets on Wednesdays from 1:30–3 p.m. at this place.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan GroupLudington Library, 5 S Bryn Mawr Ave,
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
Phone: 484-681-9432
Support group for individual for Mental Illnesses. This group meets from noon–1:30 p.m. at this place. WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plans) meetings are for people who have a WRAP or those who would like to develop a WRAP. A Wellness Recovery Action Plan is a method to plan and monitor what you need to do to stay both mentally and physically healthy. These groups are organized by CIC (Creating Increased Connections).
Depression/Bipolar Support GroupCommunity Crossroads Peer Support Center, 825 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-429-1702
ChesterThis support Group meets on Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. at this place.
DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance) Group Riddle Hospital/Rothman Building, on the second floor in Conference Room 2.
1118 W Baltimore Pike,
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 484-442-0086
DelawareThis group meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. at this place.
Depression ForumsAll Countywww.depressionforums.orgThis is Online Support for people with Mental Illnesses offers Website and bulletin board with information, links, live chat and more for people who have a mood disorder.
Depression Understood All Countywww.depression-
understood.org
This is Online Support for people with Mental Illnesses and Offers forums and chatrooms for people with depression.
Second Time Around ParentsContact: Tara Watts, LCSW, Phone: 610.566.7540 Ext. 240 E-Mail: twatts@fcsdc.orgDelawareSTAP is a program for grandparents (and other relative caregivers) raising their grandchildren due to parental drug and alcohol or mental health problems. Services include separate educational and support groups for grandparents and grandchildren, counseling/case management, a stop-in center for grandparents and opportunities for socialization for grandparents and their grandchildren.
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