Services & Resources

Assistance for Caregivers

Adult Protective Services (Elderly Abuse) – (800)-252-5400

Health & Human Services Office (Food Stamps & Medicaid) – (817)-625-2161

Aging and Disability Resource Center 1-888-730-2372

Counseling

Catholic Charities, Fort Worth – (817)-921-5381

The WARM Place (Grief Support Center for Children) – (817)-870-2570

Financial Assistance

Money Management Program – Guardianship Services, Inc. – (817)-921-0499

Money Management Education Program – Guardianship Services, Inc. – (817)-921-0499

Texas Medicaid – (800)-252-8263

Medicare – (800)-633-4227

Veteran’s Assistance – (800)-827-1000

Financial Exploitation Prevention Center of Tarrant County – (817)-720-6556

Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney Elder Fraud Financial Unit (817)-884-1400

Food Service:

Meals on Wheels, Inc. (Tarrant County) – (817)-277-3705

Senior Citizen Services of Tarrant County – (817)-413-4949

General Information:

Area Agency on Aging in Tarrant County – (817)-258-8124

Tarrant County Probate Clerk’s Office- (817)-884-1254

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) – (866) -554-5377

Health Issues:

Alzheimer’s Association (Main Office) – (817)-336-4949

American Cancer Society – (817)-737-9990

American Diabetes Association – (800)-342-2383

Long Term Care:

Health & Human Services Commission – (817)-927-2834

Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services, Consumer Rights & Services – (800)-458-9858

Texas Long Term Ombudsman (Hotline for complaints or to check on facility) – (800)-252-2412

Texas Dept. of State Health Services (issue with nursing home or home health provider)- (800)-458-9859

Mental Illness:

MHMR Tarrant County (817) – 335-3022

NAMI Tarrant County (National Alliance on Mental Illness – (817)-332-6677

Tarrant County Medical-Legal Partnership – 817-569-5609

Social Services:

Department of Health Services, Mental Health & Substance Abuse – (800)-252-8154

Department of State Health Services, Licensing and Complains – (512)-834-6650

Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS) – (800)-458-9858

Telephone Assurance:

(Programs designed to provide homebound persons with a telephone call on a regular basis from trained volunteers).

Bethlehem Community Center – (817)-332-7911

Mid-Cities Care Corps – (817)-282-0531

Polytechnic Community Center – (817)-531-2803

Transportation:

(For medial purposes, to health & social service agencies, weekdays. Call at least two days ahead. Most transportation programs are very busy, so call as far in advance as possible. Donations accepted).

Care Corps (Mid-Cities) – (817)-282-0531

Handitran (Arlington) – (817)-459-5390

The T – (817)-332-4444

Veterans Benefits:

VA Benefits – (800)-827-1000

Headstones and Markers Memorial Programs Service – (800)-697-6947

Insurance Center – (800)-669-8477

Volunteer Programs:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (AARP Tax Aid) – (888)-227-7669

Tarrant County Medical-Legal Partnership – 817-569-5609

 

 

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