Piatt County Services for Seniors
Piatt County Services for Seniors is an outreach program of the Piatt County Nursing Home.
Since 1984, Piatt County Services for Seniors (PCSS) has been linking older adults (60+) to the many agencies, services and programs in this area.
Piatt County Services for Seniors is partially funded by East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging. The remaining funding is provided by units of Local Government, various Service Clubs and Business, and Voluntary Participants contributions.
PCSS guides and directs seniors toward resources that meet their individual needs. The senior, their family caregiver or healthcare provider may contact the program office directly for assistance.Piatt County Resource Directory for Seniors, Disabled Persons, and Their Families
Assistance with the following programs is provided:
- Medicare Drug Coverage
- Medicare/Medicare HMO
- Supplemental Insurance
- Homemaker Services
- Care Link (lifeline)
- Handicapped Parking Card
- Medical Equipment
- Adult/Senior Protective Services
- Low rent housing
- Consumer Complaint
- Peace Meal-Congregate Sites
- Home Delivered Meals
- Link Card (formerly Food Stamps)
- License Plate Discount
- Social Security
- Energy Assistance
- Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid)
- Homestead Exemption/Senior Tax Freeze
PCSS staff may provide information and/or services in the senior’s home or in the program office. Appointments are recommended.
Piatt County Services for Seniors is an outreach program of the Piatt County Nursing Home. For more information, call 217-762-7575 Ext 1.
All clients have the right to expect all information given by them to be confidential and not to be disclosed except as information required by agencies or persons from whom you as a client are requesting services.
Piatt County Services for Seniors does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the U.S. Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have the right to file a complaint with the Illinois Department of Aging. For information, call 1-800-252-8966 (voice and TDD).