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

Outreach 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


Services

Outreach Services