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Gov. Wolf: $2 Million Awarded in 2019-20 Senior Community Center Grants

June 24, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf announced that 60 senior community centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants – totaling $2 million in funding appropriated by the General Assembly from the Pennsylvania Lottery.

“Senior community centers play an immense role for older Pennsylvanians by assisting them with aging in place,” said Gov. Tom Wolf. “The grants will empower these centers to make their desired changes to further benefit regular attendees while attracting a new generation of participants.”

The grants will help senior centers fund projects based on their applications, such as updating and modernizing facilities, providing new health and entertainment programs, upgrading technology, and enhancing marketing opportunities.

“These projects will make a positive impact for the senior community centers receiving the grants and the older adults they serve. As we return to some sense of normalcy, older Pennsylvanians may be eager to return to their local senior community center for the activities they enjoyed prior to the stay-at-home orders plus experience some new opportunities that may come once these projects are completed,” said Aging Secretary Robert Torres.

There are more than 500 senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania that provide a variety of offerings, such as nutritious meals, educational opportunities, transportation services, financial and insurance counseling and exercise programs. Proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery help to fund these programs every year.

“We’re very proud that the Pennsylvania Lottery has been able to provide more than $30 billion in funding for property tax and rent rebates, prescription assistance, home-delivered meals and other critical services that seniors depend on,” said Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “We’re also proud to be able to say that we remain the nation’s only lottery to dedicate all proceeds to programs that benefit older adults.”

For more information on senior community centers and other services and programs offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, visit aging.pa.gov.

Below is the list of the Senior Community Center awardees and grant amounts:

Senior Center Name Project Type County Amount
Littlestown Area Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Adams $25,500
LifeSpan Chartiers Senior Resource Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Allegheny $64,346
Elizabeth Seton Center, Brookline Programs & Services Allegheny $32,000
Vintage, Inc. Capital Improvement & Renovations Allegheny $85,000
Riverview Community Action Corporation Capital Improvement & Renovations Allegheny $54,000
Sheraden Healthy Active Living Center Programs & Services Allegheny $45,000
South Side Market House Capital Improvement & Renovations Allegheny $51,000
Hazelwood Healthy Active Living Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Allegheny $65,000
Center at the Mall Capital Improvement & Renovations Beaver $35,858
The Center at Spring Street, a program of Boyertown Area Multi-Service Capital Improvement & Renovations Berks $76,846
Southern Blair Senior Center Technology Blair $11,200
Central Blair Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Blair $21,780
Williamsburg Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Blair $47,722
Canton Active Living Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Bradford $19,402
Middletown Senior Community Center Programs & Services Bucks $30,372
Johnstown Senior Activities Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Cambria $10,000
Weatherly Senior Center Programs & Services Carbon $5,100
Coatesville Area Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Chester $76,270
West Chester Area Senior Centerr Capital Improvement & Renovations Chester $35,000
Senior Adult Activity Center of Phoenixville Area Capital Improvement & Renovations Chester $32,975
Berwick Senior Center Programs & Services Columbia $17,725
Active Aging of Cambridge Springs Technology Crawford $5,000
Active Aging Center of Meadville Programs & Services Crawford $7,260
West Shore Senior Center Programs & Services Cumberland $10,570
Mechanicsburg Place: A Senior Center and More Capital Improvement & Renovations Cumberland $54,861
Carlisle Senior Action Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Cumberland $6,248
The Rutherford House Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Dauphin $34,235
Main Line Senior Services DBA Wayne Senior Center Programs & Services Delaware $23,194
Schoolhouse Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Delaware $30,123
Mountain Citizens Action Group, Inc. Capital Improvement & Renovations Fayette $9,600
Bullskin Township Senior Citizens, Inc. Capital Improvement & Renovations Fayette $36,726
Chambersburg Senior Activity Center Programs & Services Franklin $40,448
Carmichaels Activity Center Nutrition Services Greene $10,014
Luis Munoz Marin Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Lancaster $42,106
Millersville Senior Center Programs & Services Lancaster $46,000
Whitehall Active Community Center Programs & Services Lehigh $10,038
Rose Tucker Active Adult Center Technology Luzerne $14,191
Lewistown Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Mifflin $26,950
Pottstown Area Seniors Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Montgomery $9,050
The Open Link (The Center at The Open Link) Capital Improvement & Renovations Montgomery $58,488
Coal Region Adult Community Center Programs & Services Northumberland $10,500
Marysville/Rye Senior Citizens’ Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Perry $13,943
Millerstown Senior Citizens Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Perry $7,670
Marconi Center-South Philadelphia Capital Improvement & Renovations Philadelphia $41,455
Center in the Park Marketing & Outreach Philadelphia $30,442
Confluence Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Somerset $43,470
Meyersdale Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Somerset $66,300
Central City Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Somerset $25,871
Center for Life-Windber Capital Improvement & Renovations Somerset $25,800
Somerset Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Somerset $60,000
Washington Senior Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Washington $50,220
Hamlin Senior Center Technology Wayne $15,000
Earl J. Simons Center Capital Improvement & Renovations Wayne $143,505
Latrobe Center for Active Adults Capital Improvement & Renovations Westmoreland $38,800
New Kensington Center for Active Adults Capital Improvement & Renovations Westmoreland $33,450
West Newton Senior Center Programs & Services Westmoreland $18,650
Windy Hill Senior Center, Inc. Programs & Services York $22,026
Red Land Senior Center Programs & Services York $8,090
South Central York County Senior Center Nutrition Services York $7,220
Crispus Attucks Active Living Center Programs & Services York $20,390

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