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Service Animals - Canine Companions

People who are disabled due to injury or disease may qualify for an assistance dog. These highly trained dogs are able to assist with many tasks. There are 4 types of assistance dogs:

  • Facility - assists in an education or health care setting
  • Hearing – assists the hearing impaired
  • Service – assists with daily tasks
  • Skilled Companion – assists physically, mentally or developmentally disabled

SHINE - Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders

SHINE volunteers help Seniors with health insurance questions. They provide free information and unbiased counseling. Get Help with questions about: Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicaid, Prescription assistance, Long-term care insurance, and Medicare fraud. Meet with a SHINE volunteer at area counseling sites or by telephone. We can do home visits for those who are housebound.

Please see the website for more information.

Tidewell Hospice

This agency provides hospice care. Hospice provides medical care and emotional, social, and spiritual support for patients and their families for end-of-life care.

Hospice staff provides care in places such as hospitals and nursing homes. They also provide care at home. Most people choose to receive their hospice care at home. The primary goal of hospice care is pain management and to provide patients comfort and dignity in their final days.

Tidewell has Hospice Houses in Manatee County. Patients can stay there and get care 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information and locations.

UF Health Breast Center-The University of Florida Health

The UF Health Breast Center provides compassionate care. And personalized options for patients and their families. The medical team is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast diseases. The team works to streamline care for those diagnosed with breast cancer. As well as for those who are at high rick for breast cancer. Please call or visit the website for locations and more information.

Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic

Out mission is to provide no-cost medical services and prescription medication to the uninsured and working poor of Charlotte County. Appointments are required. Walk-ins will be seen based on availability. Please call to make an appointment or for more information.

The VBA Clinic Pharmacy Hours:
Wednesdays - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The VBA Health Clinic Hours:
Monday through Friday - 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Satellite Pharmacy Hours:
Wednesday and Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.