Outreach Services

Services

Definition and Purpose
Outreach workers are knowledgeable about many resources and programs available to seniors.  Appointments for in-office consultations are offered, as well as in-home visits for those unable to come to the office.


Eligibility
Many programs are available to all persons age 60 an older, while some do have income and/or asset limitations and other guidelines for eligibility.


Scheduling
Please call the office at 419-586-1644 to schedule a consultation.  A Mercer County Council on Aging outreach worker will meet with client(s) either in-office, or in-home to complete an individual assessment to help determine eligibility for each service.

A sample of the programs available include:

  • Meals on site and at remote locations
  • Delivered Meals
  • Social Security - Low income subsidy & supplemental security income
  • Golden Buckeye
  • Weatherization
  • Health Insurance claim form assistance
  • Medicare drug card assistance
  • PASSPORT
  • Care Coordination
  • Lifeline
  • Elderly legal services
  • Living Wills & Durable Power of Attorney
  • Voter Registration
  • Financial assistance for health related needs & utilities
  • Loan program for wheelchairs, walkers, canes, toilet seats and bath chairs


Outreach Services

Services are provided in all urban and rural areas of Mercer County.