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FRANKLIN PARK MUNICIPAL BUILDING IS NOW A REGISTRATION CENTER FOR THE ACCESS 65+ PROGRAM AND THE PORT AUTHORITY SENIOR CITIZEN FREE PASS PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens (age 65 and over) can register at the municipal building for the ACCESS 65+ Program and the Port Authority Senior Citizen Transit Free Pass Program. 

ACCESS 65+ PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens age 65 or over can apply for the ACCESS 65+ Program at the municipal building.  When applying, eligible seniors must appear in person at the municipal building, complete and sign the required form and present one of the following as proof of age: 

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Photo Driverís License
  • PennDOT Non-Driverís License
  • Passport
  • PACE Card
  • Verification Statement from Social Security Administration
  • Military Discharge Papers
  • Immigration/Naturalization Papers
  • Resident Alien Card
  • Veteranís Universal Access ID Card

 The municipal staff will sign the application form to verify the information is true and correct and will then forward the application directly to ACCESS.  Applicants will then receive an ID card, along with a ticket order form and ACCESS brochures.  Tickets must be purchased directly from ACCESS through the mailTickets cannot be purchased at the municipal building

PORT AUTHORITY SENIOR CITIZEN TRANSIT FREE PASS PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens age 65 or over can apply for a Port Authority senior citizen transit free pass at the municipal building.  This pass entitles seniors to ride free of charge on all Port Authority transportation.  When applying, eligible seniors must appear in person at the municipal building, complete and sign the required form and present one of the following as proof of age:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Photo Driverís License
  • Armed Forces Discharge/Separation Papers
  • Veteranís Universal Access ID card
  • PACE ID card
  • Passport/Naturalization Papers
  • Resident Alien card
  • Pennsylvania ID card
  • A statement of age from the U.S. Social Security Administration

The municipal staff will sign the application form to verify the information is true and correct and will then forward the application directly to the Port Authority.  The Port Authority will then process your application and mail your free pass directly to you. 

If you have any questions about the application process for either program mentioned above, please contact the municipal building by calling 412-364-4115. 


Over The Blueberry Hill Gang: Our senior program held the second Thursday of every month from 11:00am to 1:00pm has been very successful and well attended. Many seniors are enjoying the monthly programs, socializing, meeting new friends and enjoying a variety of delicious foods. All seniors are welcome to attend! Contact Rochelle with any questions 412-364-4115 Ext. 347 or rbarry@franklinparkborough.us.

Scheduled programs are as follows:
March 13 - Dr. Brie Kemp/Healthy Living
April 10 - Steve Haberman/Magician
May 8 - IMS Jazz Band
June 12 - TBA
July 10 - Line Dancing Show
August 14 - Dean Martin Tribute
September 11 - Rob Dunbar/History Presentation
October 9 - TBA

 


Clover Hill Golf Course: Opening April 13, 1990, Clover Hill Golf Course has provided recreation to golfers of all skill levels and offers seniors a discounted price to play golf. For any questions or comments please call Clover Hill Bill 412-364-2447 or email: cloverhillgolf@comcast.net
 


Senior Citizen Links:
The Pittsburgh Senior News
AARP
North Hills Community Outreach

 

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