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UUH Outreach Program

Since 1999, our private nonprofit organization has provided free, confidential support to older adults living in Northwest Philadelphia. Our caring, seasoned professionals will come to your home to discuss your challenges and help you understand your choices.

UUH Outreach serves those who are 60 years and older and living in:

  • Germantown
  • West Oak Lane
  • Mt. Airy
  • Cedarbrook
  • Wadsworth
  • Chestnut Hill
  • part of East Falls
  • Zip codes served are: 19118, 19119, 19138, 19144, 19150; west of Broad Street in 19126 and 19141; and 19129 in East Falls.

If you are out of our service area and need assistance, please contact us by phone for a free consultation.

Services Include:

Navigation of the health care and social service system

Where to turn and how to get there

  • Share strategies to help you stay well and prevent illness
  • Review your medication
  • Provide nutritional information
  • Connect you with medical professionals
  • Provide a supportive professional to accompany you on occasional medical appointments
  • Identify transportation options
  • Help you plan for changes that come with aging

Financial guidance

How to make the most of your resources

  • Assist you with the application process for SNAP (food stamps), LIHEAP (heating assistance), Property Tax and Rent Rebates, and other benefits
  • Troubleshoot benefit applications and renewals
  • Connect you with financial professionals
  • Provide information on small financial assistance grants
  • Review bills
  • Explain mail


You don’t have to do this alone

  • Staff social workers, nurse, and occupational therapist are here to help
  • Let us assist you with identifying in-home and health care services
  • We can provide practical guidance before or after a medical procedure or hospital stay
  • Receive check-in calls from our case aides

Community Connections

Assistance we offer with the help of volunteers,professionals, local organizations, and universities

  • Annual wellness and educational workshops
  • Neighborhood health screenings
  • Senior Companion Program, in partnership with Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA)
  • Student interns from local colleges and universities, including Thomas Jefferson, Drexel, Temple, and Bryn Mawr
  • In-home pet therapy program
  • Access to Meals on Wheels (home-delivered meals) and other food sources
  • Holiday food deliveries