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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Elder Options offers a number of services to seniors. They can answer questions about insurance or Medicare. There are services for those being released from the hospital and need help at home. Caregivers can take a 12-hour caregiver course. Please see the website for more information.
Catholic Charities St. Augustine is a faith-based group who work to help care for those in need. This is done by meeting basic human needs. They offer many services to help those in the area. These are offered no matter your religion, gender, race, or origin. Please call or visit the website to learn more.
Programs & Services Available:
The group serves the elderly. Call to learn more.
- Case management
- Emergency alert response
- Home delivered meals
- Personal care
- Specialized medical equipment
The Suwannee River Economic Council has several programs for elders. One program is called Elder Farmers’ Market Nutrition. It gets funding from the Department of Elder Affairs. The program gives fresh fruits and vegetables. It also educates elders on the nutritional benefits from eating fresh produce. Please call or visit the website for more information.
The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly program is known as EHEAP for short. It is offered by the Suwannee River Economic Council. The program helps the elderly with their utility bills. It also helps by supplying blankets, heaters, and fans. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Florida Telecommunications Relay Service provides phones for those who qualify.
Phones are for those who are:
- Hard of Hearing
- Speech Challenged
Please call or visit website for more information.
SREC offers case management, caregiver allowance and special funding. It is for seniors over 60 who need 24-hour care. Please call or visit the website for more information.
This group works to support individuals in their own homes. It also help others who are in community-based settings. It does this by funding many services and organizations. Please call 800.677.1116 or visit the website to learn more.
The Putnam Christian Service Center is known as PCSC for short. The center helps residents from all areas of Putnam County who are in a crisis situation. The help given is meant to help the client to avoid or overcome a crisis. Those who get help must be able to show that they can maintain their bills without further help. Please call or visit the website for more information.