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AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons) is an organization that addresses the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. This site includes links to a section on Universal Design: Home Modifications.


AgrAbility provides direct services and information to farmers and farm family members with a disability or long-term health condition who want to remain in production agriculture.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is the largest national non-profit cross disability member organization in the United States.

Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Pennsylvania’s 52 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) are your source of information for the issues and concerns affecting older people and their caregivers. Specific services at each agency vary throughout the state, but each agency offers a wide array of programs to help older Pennsylvanians and their families get the help and information they need. Visit this website to find your local AAA.

Community Action Agency of PA (CAAP)

The CAAP is a statewide association representing and assisting the 43 Community Action Agencies (CAAP).  CAAP agencies administer and/or provide linkages to programs that assist low-income individuals with housing needs, employment, utility programs and nutrition assistance.

Information and Referral Tool (IRT)

Information and Referral Tool (IRT) is an online tool that was created by the PA Department of Human Services to assist individuals in identifying programs and resources that may help individuals to obtain services and remain in their home and community. These include home and community-based waiver programs, which will sometimes cover part of the cost of an adapted vehicle.

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation provides specific services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain competitive employment. Assistive technology is an eligible service if the need and justification is included in the participant’s plan.

PA Health Law Project

PHLP provides free legal services to lower-income consumers, seniors, and persons with disabilities who are having trouble accessing publicly funded healthcare coverage or services (including home and community-based waiver services).

Pennsylvania Elks Home Service Program

Pennsylvania Elks Home Service Program provides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability.

Pennsylvania LINK to Aging and Disability Resources

Pennsylvania LINK to Aging and Disability Resources, also known as Aging and Disability Resource Centers, assists seniors and adults with disabilities with help connecting to local services / supports.