Incorporated in 1974, the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens is a non-profit organization designated as the Area Agency on Aging for Region V, which includes Pinal and Gila counties.
Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens, Inc. is designated by the State of Arizona as an Area Agency on Aging serving Pinal and Gila counties. As an Area Agency on Aging, PGCSC is part of a national network of more than 650 organizations established under the Older Americans Act.
As an Area Agency on Aging, PGCSC responds to community needs through a comprehensive planning process. PGCSC provides services and programs directly or through contracts with local service providers to assist older adults and adults with disabilities to remain in their home as long as possible. To assure an effective and efficient service delivery system, PGCSC monitors its contractors and the service provided and provides technical assistance and support as needed.
As a part of its planning process, PGCSC must take into consideration a variety of community needs and work diligently to assure an adequate funding base to meet the needs of a rapidly growing elderly population. To that end, PGCSC works cooperatively with the community and provider agencies under the direction of its Board of Directors, Advisory Council and the President/CEO.