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Social Work Services

Mercy LIFE social workers are available to improve each seniors quality of life by providing counseling, assistance with reading and understanding mail, and advocating on behalf of the senior to ensure they are receiving the support services they deserve. Support services can include housekeeping, meals, hospice (if necessary) and companion services. Our social workers can also assist with locating other beneficial community-based social services that are needed.

Social Services provided by Mercy LIFE

  • Recreational and social day program
  • Transportation
  • Counseling
  • Caregiver education
  • Finance management
  • Home-delivered meals

On-Call Physicians

Mercy LIFE providers are on-call 24 hours a day/7 days a week and are available to speak with seniors in the event of a medical emergency. Call 215.339.4747.

Enrolling in Mercy LIFE

  • You must be 55 or older.
  • Need the level of care that requires nursing facility type services.
  • Live in Delaware County or one of the following Philadelphia County zip codes: 19106, 19107, 19122, 19123, 19125, 19133, 19134, 19137, 19140, 19145, 19146, 19147, or 19148.
  • Need medical care and supportive services and are able to live in the community safely with the services provided through Mercy LIFE.
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