Community Resources

Delaware County Community Action Agency

Our mission is to assist residents to move toward economic self-sufficiency and to strengthen the community through innovative approaches to programs including: housing, workforce development, energy conservation, social services and community and economic development.

896 Main Street
Darby, PA 19023
(610) 583-9133

Delaware County Services for the Aging

Our mission is to plan, develop, coordinate and administer a comprehensive and coordinated service system for older county residents. To provide well-being and to maintain independence and dignity in a home environment for as long as possible.

206 Eddystone Avenue
Crum Lynne, PA 19022
(610) 490-1300

Delaware County Housing Authority

Delaware County Housing Authority and its component unit own and operate 1,000 plus units of affordable rental housing,and administers 3,000 plus Housing Choice Vouchers  primarily under auspices of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Delaware County Housing Authority programs operate as follows:

Public Housing Program
Low Income Housing Tax Credit/ACC/Project Based Units
Other units owned and managed
Section 8 New Construction Units
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Formerly the Section 8 Program)
Public Housing Program
Low Income Housing Tax Credit/ACC/Project Based Units
Other units owned and managed
Section 8 New Construction Units
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Formerly the Section 8 Program)

Delaware County Housing Authority
1855 Constitution Avenue
Woodlyn, PA 19094
(610) 876-2521 / TDD: (610) 876-3341

Friendship Circle Senior Center

Senior Community Services' Mission: To provide independent and meaningful living for older adults through direct services and programs in the home and community.

SCS is a community based organization with over 39 years of experience, four national accredited senior centers, and an abundance of programs directly serving the aging population in the service area of Delaware County. SCS' goal is to continually develop and improve upon a comprehensive, coordinated and accessible system of services responsive to the needs of the aging population within the community. Last year, SCS' programming touched more than 16,000 lives in Delaware County.

Friendship Circle Senior Center
1515 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023
Phone: 610-237-6222
E-mail: CHelmandollar@scs-delco.org

Pennsylvania Department of the Aging 

The PA Department of Aging is the only state agency in Pennsylvania whose single duty is serving people 60 years of age or older and their families. Through our statewide network of 52 Area Agencies on Aging, we provide as many as 50 benefits and services to older Pennsylvanians.

555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1919
(717) 783-1550

SENIOR  & EMERGENCY  PREPAREDNESS
Delaware County Emergency Services

Event-Specific Emergency Preparedness
Make an Emergency Supply Kit
Make a Family Communication Plan
Join the Delaware County Citizens Corps!

About PEMA

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) helps communities and citizens mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other human made disasters.

PEMA supports county emergency management agencies by coordinating and engaging the whole community including:

  • Federal and state partners
  • Volunteer organizations involved in disasters
  • Private sector business community
  • Citizens

Additional PEMA Information

Learn about the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council.