If You Need....
ElderNet answers questions, helps individuals assess needs and finds resources to meet those needs. The staff follow up to see that problems are resolved. [top]
Volunteers give rides for medical appointments, banking, shopping and other trips for those with low-moderate incomes who cannot use public transportation. [top]
Help For The Homebound
Volunteers shop, do odd jobs, help fill out forms and balance checkbooks and serve as Friendly Visitors, enabling homebound adults to continue living independently in their own surroundings. [top]
Emergency Financial Assistance
ElderNet helps persons of all ages who need money for fuel, rent or food and other one-time financial emergencies through federal and locally raised funds. [top]
A special Eldercare Committee of business, religious and educational representatives meets to address the problems faced by older adults in the community. ElderNet is regularly engaged with many area social service, health, and educational organizations in the Lower Merion and Narberth community. [top]
Using emergency funds and housing counseling, ElderNet helps homeless persons of all ages or those in danger of eviction, and provides information on housing options ranging from rental assistance to nursing homes.
Volunteers call homebound people every day, including weekends and holidays, to check on their health and security.
ElderNet studies issues and informs the public about programs and services for the adult community through speaking engagements, information guides and newspaper articles. [top]
How to Qualify for ElderNet Services
* You must be a resident of Lower Merion or Narberth.
* You must need one of the services ElderNet provides.
* For escorted transportation, you must be unable to use public transportation because of health or other reasons.
* For some services, you must have moderate or low income. (In 2013 less than $44,350 for an individual, less than $50,700 for a couple)