Upper Bucks Activity Center

2183 Milford Square Pike

P.O. Box 46

Quakertown, PA 18951

215-536-3066

Fax 215-536-7881

Open Monday -Friday 9:00AM to 3:00 PM

Social Security


Social Security Administration


Social Security- Allentown 610-433-3237

Social Security- Bethlehem  610-691-2451

 

Government Agencies

 

State Government Links

     •     Commonwealth of Pennsylvania pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/pa_gov/2966

     •     PA Senatorial District 10 (all of our membership area in Bucks County)- Charles T. McIlhinney, Jr. (R) www.senatormcilhinney.com/

     •     PA House District 143 (Bedminster)- Marguerite Quinn (R) www.repquinn.net/

     •     PA House Dist 144 (Dublin, Hilltown, Silverdale, and Telford)- Katharine M. Watson (R) www.kathywatson144.com/

     •     PA House Dist 145 (East Rockhill, Perkasie, Sellersville, and West Rockhill)- Craig T. Staats (R) www.repstaats.net/

       Bob Mensch , PA Senator  215-541-2388

Medical & Health Info

 

     •     Medicare

     •     Health and Wellness info and links including local hospitals and a Human Services Directory of Bucks County provided by United Way.

     •     APPRISE- State Health Insurance Counseling Program

       Mesothelioma Center Help finding a doctor, treatment center and support groups

      Mesothelioma Guide


Thrift Shops & Food Banks

 

Thrift Shops

     •     Care and Share Shoppes- Souderton  215-723-0315

     •     Salvation Army Thrift Store- Quakertown  215-536-1750

     •     Full Circle Thrift Shop- New Britain  215-340-0120

     •     Nova Thrift Shop- Fountainville  215-249-8000

Food Banks

     •     Quakertown Food Pantry- Quakertown  215-536-0240

     •     Pennridge FISH- Perkasie  215-257-7616

     •     Dublin Food Pantry- Dublin  215-249-1133


Other Resources

 

Other Resources (not just for seniors! There's some good stuff here; take a look!):

     •     Bucks County Transport 215-536-2522, 1-888-795-0740

       RSVP-215-340-1210

     •     Area Senior Centers: Bucks County Senior Centers, Montgomery County Senior Centers

     •     Bucks County Consumer Protection

     •     Consumer Protection for Seniors

     •     PA travel conditions from PA's official travel information service or see Traffic Reports and Road Conditions from Bucks County Alive

     •     Online Newspapers- read about news around the country, around the world, or just in your hometown.

     •     Local newspapers, radio, and TV.  If we located a website, the link is provided.  Many stations allow you to listen online (stream) for free, and offer lots of other information about their station.  If you have questions or concerns, we have included the telephone number where available:

     •     RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)  215-340-1210

     ◦     Bucks County Courier Times- Levittown  215-949-4151

     ◦     Bucks County Tribune- Feasterville  215-675-6600

     ◦     Bucks-Mont Courier- Harleysville 215-721-9100

     ◦     The Intelligencer - Doylestown  215-345-3000

     ◦     The Morning Call- Allentown  215-820-6646

     ◦     New Hope Gazette- New Hope  215-968-2244

     ◦     Penny Power- Coopersburg  610-282-4808

     ◦     Perkasie News-Herald- Perkasie 215-257-6839

     ◦     Souderton Independent- Souderton  215-723-4801

     ◦     Upper Perk Shopper's Guide- Red Hill  215-679-4133

     ◦     KYW- AM -1060 (news radio)

     ◦     WFIL- 560 AM -Philadelphia (Philadelphia's Christian Radio)

     ◦     WFLN- 95.7 FM -Philadelphia (Classical Music)

     ◦     WNPV- 1440 AM -Lansdale

     ◦     Word FM- 88.9 FM -Sellersville (Positive and Uplifting)

     ◦     WXPN- 88.5 FM -Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania)

     ◦     WFMZ-TV Allentown - Channel 69

     ◦     WPSG- Philly 57 -The CW (Talk Radio)

     ◦     WHYY- Philadelphia (PBS)

     ◦     WPHL- PHL17- WB (Home of the Phillies)

     ◦     Don't find your favorite radio station on our list? Not from this area and want to listen to a station from "back home"? Not a problem! Go to Radio Locator and search by state, city, ZIP code or call letters to find links to 13,000 station websites and 7,100 live Internet audio streams.

     •     Bucks County Alive (includes local businesses, restaurants, events, and activities for all, as well as local, state, and federal resources for seniors)

     •     A Woman's Place- assistance and support services for victims of domestic abuse and violence and their children- 800-220-8116 (Hotline)

     •     Bucks County Board of Assessment

     •     Bucks County Tax Collectors

     •     Bucks County Opportunity Council

     •     United Way of Bucks County

     •     VITA Education Services

     •     Retirement Communities

     •         Rockhill Mennonite Community - 215-257-2751

     •         Bucks County Retirement Communities (to search outside Bucks County)

     •     Coupons and discount Programs for Seniors

     ◦     Printable coupons from Bucks County Alive

     ◦     Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) offers a bridge fare of $2.50 (50% off) for Senior drivers 65+

     ◦     PENNDOT offers a discounted ($10) vehicle registration fee for Seniors 65+

     ◦     On NJ Transit, Seniors 62+ can save 1/2 or more on NJTransit buses, trains and light rail vehicles

     ◦     Amtrak has several discounts for Seniors (62+) including: 15% discount on the lowest available fare on most trains, 50% off midweek on the Capitol Corridor, and 50% off on the Downeaster

     ◦     On SEPTA Seniors, age 65 years or older, ride free at all times on bus, trackless trolley, subway, and trolley service -- you will need to show your PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card or Medicare card.

     ◦     The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has a number of discounts for Seniors

Property Tax and Rent Rebates-1-888-222-9190


Agencies on Aging & Disabilities

 

Bucks County Area Agency on Aging (call to inquire about Meals on Wheels)  215-348-0510

Bucks County Senior Citizen Resource Directory- from the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging- "a partial listing of major resources for the elderly and their families"

AARP

Administration on Aging

PA Dept. of Aging- offers brochures online including:

     •     Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians

     •     Consumer Protection and Information

     •     Are you Being Threatened or Abused in Your Own Home?

     •     Understanding Advance Directives for Health Care