Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging

Colin Holmes, Director

As the local representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the AAA implements various programs for older adults and the caregivers throughout Lackawanna County.

The AAA reflects a simple philosophy: to act as advocates for the aging and to serve, protect, enable and empower older adults and persons with disabilities through the provision and continuous improvement of home and community based services.

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Act 169 of 1996

2014 Eligibility & Proxy Form

 2014 Senior Center Distribution Schedule

 FBI Background Check Transmittal Form

Mandatory Elderly Abuse Form

 Electronic Fingerprinting

 PACE Application

 PACE En Espanol

Administrative Contacts

Colin Holmes, Director
Phone: 570-963-6740
Fax: 570-963-6401


Area Agency on Aging
200 Adams Avenue, 3rd Floor
Scranton, PA 18503