Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Mental & physical health

Get services for an older adult

Philadelphia offers a number of services to help older adults live healthy, comfortable lives, including:

  • Employment.
  • Help at home.
  • Housing and home repair.
  • Meals.
  • Prescriptions.
  • Protective Services.
  • Transportation.
  • Care management.
  • Financial assistance.
  • Legal assistance.
  • Insurance counseling.

Rather than navigating these programs on your own, we can help you enroll and make sure you’re taking full advantage of the resources available to you.


Older adults and their caretakers can get these services by contacting the Mayor’s Commission on Aging at (215) 686-8450. A trained professional will evaluate your needs and help enroll you in any services that you are eligible for.