This program is for public housing residents only; residents must be referred to Familylinks by the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.
Older Adult (60 and older)
At the Vintage Center for Active Adults, we are guided by our mission statement: To Improve and Influence the Experience of Aging in our Community. Because, whether you are a baby boomer or approaching 90 years of age, the goals remain the same.
Participants for this service must be referred by their home county. Contact your county’s Department of Human Services for information on supports coordination services available to you. If Familylinks Supports Coordination is available in your county, you’ll then be able to choose us as your provider.
Our Recovery Support Center provides outpatient services that help those struggling with dependency to become strong and substance-free. We treat the client’s addiction alongside any co-occurring mental disorders, through outpatient or intensive outpatient therapy (anywhere from one to five days a week).
Who is eligible?
Men, women and adolescents who are addicted to alcohol or other drugs, including heroin.
If you live with a mental health condition, you’re not alone. One in five Americans will experience some mental health issue in their life. And there’s no age limit: Children, adults and older adults can all find their lives changed by this common problem.
While mental health issues can rob you of your hope, it’s important to know that with treatment, life can be bearable again.
Note: Options Care Management serves participants referred by Allegheny County’s Area Agency on Aging. To enroll, you must first contact the county’s Seniorline. Familylinks does not accept direct referrals to join the Options program.
If you’re an older adult dealing with mental health issues, you might also have trouble getting to a therapist or counselor, because your physical or mental health limits your mobility. That’s where Mobile Mental Health Treatment (MMHT) helps.
Our Family Treatment Center provides long-term (up to six months) residential treatment for women age 18 or older who are committed to working on their recovery from addiction. We help women develop recovery skills, improve their well-being, preserve or repair family relationships, and enhance their parenting skills, if applicable.
Caring for an older loved one is rewarding, but it can also be stressful. Taking care of an older adult can be like a second full-time job, leaving the caregiver with little time to attend to their own responsibilities, and bills that keep piling up. Fortunately, there’s a place to turn: The Caregivers First Initiative is a free service that helps caregivers manage stress and learn strategies to cope and care for themselves.