Useful Links

Area Agency on Aging (North Florida)

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Funded by the Department of Elder Affairs to support  seniors, families and general public. Elder Care Services is a designated Area Agency on Agency

(850) 488-0055 

www.aaanf.org

Adult Day Care

Elder Care Services, Adult Day Stay

(850) 222-4208 

www.eldercarebigbend.org

Alzheimer’s Assistance

Alzheimer’s Association Helpline

(850) 222-2356

Alzheimer’s Project of Tallahassee

(850) 386-2778 

www.alzheimersproject.org

TMH Memory Disorder Clinic

(850) 431-5001

www.tmh.org/neuroscience

Crisis Hotline/Information

2-1-1 Big Bend

(850) 224-6333 or 2-1-1

www.211bigbend.org

Catholic Charities

(850) 222-2180

www.ccnwfl.org

ECHO Ministries

(850) 224-3246

www.echotlh.org

Disability Assistance

Ability First

(850) 575-9621

www.ability1st.info

Disaster Assistance

Capital Area Chapter, Red Cross

(850) 878-6080

www.tallyredcross.org

Salvation Army

(850) 222-0304

www.salvationarmyflorida.org/tallahassee

Elder Helpline

1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337)

The Elder Helpline is a statewide network that provides information, referral and assistance to seniors, caregivers, professionals, and the general public.

The number supports callers from Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla, & Washington Counties or call 1-866-467-4624 (Toll-Free throughout the State of Florida).

Food Assistance

Emergency Food Pantry and Famers Market Coupons for Seniors

(850) 921-5554

www.eldercarebigbend.org

Second Harvest of the Big Bend

(850) 562-3033

www.fightinghunger.org

Legal Assistance

Legal Services of North Florida

(850) 385-0029

www.lsnf.org

Health Services

American Cancer Society

(850) 297-0588

www.cancer.org

Big Bend Cares (HIV Care and Services)

(850) 656-2437

www.bigbendcares.org

Neighborhood Health Services

(850) 224-2469

www.nhsclinic.org

We Care Network

(850) 942-5215

www.capmed.org/we-care

Homelessness/Shelter

Kearney Center

(850) 224-9055

www.tallahasseeleonshelter.com

Hospice

Big Bend Hospice

(850) 878-5310

www.bigbendhospice.org

Covenant Hospice

(850) 575-4998

www.covenanthospice.org

Hospitals

Capital Regional Medical Center

(850) 325-5000

www.capitalregionalmedicalcenter.com

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital

(850) 431-1155

www.tmh.org

Housing Assistance

Leon County Housing Services

(850) 606-1900

www.leoncountyfl.gov

City of Tallahassee Housing Services

(850) 891-6500 

www.talgov.com

Public Assistance / State Agencies

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

(850) 414-2000

elderaffairs.state.fl.us

Public Assistance Programs

(850) 487-2826

www.myflorida.com/accessflorida

FL Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services

(800) 435-7352

www.800helpfla.com

Florida Abuse Hotline

(800) 962-2873

www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse

Senior Recreation

Tallahassee Senior Center

(850) 891-4000

www.talgov.com/seniors

Transportation

Dial-a-Ride

(850) 891-5199

www.talgov.com

Star Metro

(850) 891-5200

www.talgov.com/starmetro

FL Commission/Transportation Disadvantaged

(850) 414-4100

www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd

ECS STARS

(850) 921-5554

www.eldercarebigbend.org

Utility Assistance

Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP)

1-800-963-5337