Phone: (570) 346-7860
6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday on Scheduled Respite days


Many individuals and their families are confronted with the costly and difficult choice of institutionalizing a loved one in a nursing home or retirement facility but often face financial and emotional constraints.

Telespond Senior Services functions as a cost-effective alternative to these difficult choices as we allow much-needed respite to caregivers so that the elderly population can remain living in the comfort of their homes, surrounded by their loved ones for longer periods of time.

But we need your help.

Now more than ever the senior population needs our support.  Various opportunities for giving include donating needed items, providing in-kind services, volunteering and making a direct financial contribution to our organization.

Here is how your financial contribution makes a direct impact:

$25 One companion visit to the home of an isolated senior
$49 ½ day of on-site adult day care our center
$75 Transportation, a shower and full day of on-site adult day care
$100 One week of companion service for an isolated senior
$320 Provides a homebound senior with 2 hours per day of Personal Care for 7 days
$1300 Provides a Veteran with 20 days of on-site day care, all meals and services

Together we can give our area’s most vulnerable the tools they need to achieve greater independence and age with dignity.

Interested in donating to Telespond? To get started, email using the following subject line: “I would like to donate to help Telespond.” You can also send donations to Telespond’s PayPal account using the link below.

Our day program also welcomes item donations to support activities and programs for older adults. Check out our current wish list on Amazon.

Telespond Senior Services is a 501 (c) (3) organization thus allowing your gifts to be tax-deductible.

Telespond Senior Services is funded in part under a contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners through the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging.

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