Department of Children and Families provides Adult Protective Services. They help adults who may be at risk of being harmed or neglected. DCF also helps adults who are unable to take care of themselves. Clients may be elderly or have a disability. Please call 1.800.962.2873 or visit website for more information.
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This agency provides assistance to older Florida residents. A.R.C.s can help the elderly find services such as:
- Long term care
- Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders - SHINE Program
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
Call for more information or check website: Advantage Aging Solutions or contact the Elder Helpline at 800.963.5337 directly.
The Alzheimer’s Project provides comfort, support, and assistance to those with memory disorders and their caregivers. Located in the Big Bend area of Northwest Florida. Services are free to participants.
- Respite Services
- Support Groups
- Educational Courses for Caregivers
The agency provides services to seniors and caregivers. Please call for more info.
Programs and services include:
- Aging Resource Center Elder Helpline (1.800.963.5337)
- Elder Abuse Awareness/Prevention
- Senior Health and Wellness
- Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)
The NIA offers information and resources on aging. They help others learn to be caregivers. This is for a friend or family member with a serious health condition. Please call or visit website for more information.
Toll Free: 1.800.222.2225
The Apalachee Center helps people recover from emotional, mental and substance abuse issues. Call or visit the website to see how they can help.
24/7 Crisis Line: 1.800.342.0774
TDD Line: 850.523.3266
- Inpatient Services
- Outpatient Services
- Residential Services
- Telehealth Services
Apalachee Center – Franklin County
159 12th St
Apalachicola, Florida 32320
Elder Day Stay is an adult day care center for seniors that need daytime supervision. Services are designed for families that choose to not send their elders to a nursing home but need to work during the day. Please see their website for more information.
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and caregivers find state and local resources. It is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.
Please call or visit the website to learn more.
Home Health Care Agencies provides referrals. A care advisor may be available to speak with you about your options. Please call or visit website for more information.
The FDOT runs the Safe Mobility for Life Program. One service they offer is called Find a Ride Florida. It offers seniors access to local medical and non-medical transportation options. This is to help make sure they can remain independent within their communities. Find a ride does not offer any services. The program just helps people find transportation providers in their area. Please call or visit the website for more information.