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 AFRICAN AMERICAN ELDERS PROGRAM

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Phone: (206) 328-5639

The African American Elders Program serves African-American elders in Central and Southeast Seattle and South King County. The program identifies frail, isolated and hard-to-serve African Americans and assists them in accessing and receiving needed social and health services through ongoing case management, support and referrals. The program identifies African Americans who are:

  • 60 years and older
  • Chronically ill, frail, or disabled
  • Unable to obtain services or perform activities of daily living
  • Low-income or below poverty level
  • At risk of premature instutionalization
  • In need of multiple services in order to remain in their homes
  • Lacking formal and informal support systems
  • Have one ADL deficit 

The program is located in the Randolph Carter Family and Learning Center in Seattle. For a history of the program, visit www.seattle.gov/humanservices/aging.

African American Elders

 

 

PEARLS, The Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives

Pearls is an in home counseling program that teaches depression management techniques to older adults experiencing minor depression. The program serves all ethnic groups throughout Seattle and King County.

Pearls criteria: Feeling down or blue, or lost interest in doing things, 55 years or older, low income, Veteran, or spouse of Veteran, does not have a diagnosis of Schizophrenia, Schizo-Affective disorder, bipolar, Manic Depression, or a current substance abuser.

 

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Catholic Community Services
of Western Washington
Corporate Office:

100 23rd Avenue S

Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 328-5696

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