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Elder Services Resources List
West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging: 813-740-3888
Gate Keeper Program: Provides information and referral service to elderly clients to appropriate social services. Will make referral regarding non-profit agencies that can assist in the special needs of the elderly. Examples of needs include assessment, case management, homemaker services, personal care, respite care, home repairs and legal services. Provides 911 cell phones to elder domestic violence victims. The Gate Keeper program can not assist in crisis situations and is only available Monday through Friday 0800-1700 hours. After hours call the 211 information program which operates 24 hours a day. For other extenuating circumstances, fill out an Elder Referral Card and forward it to the Crimes Against the Elderly Unit.
Hillsborough County SALT Council: 813-247-0548
Coalition of law enforcement, se4vice providers and seniors. Distributes File of Life Emergency pockets and 911 cell phones for elder domestic violence.
Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA): 813-871-7600
Consumer information and referrals reference to Medicaid services. Also, responsible for nursing home and assisted living licensure complaints.
Alcohol Intervention: Adult Detox Center: 813-238-9505
Handles Marchman Act Situations and intoxicated individuals.
Alzheimer's Diagnostic Facilities:
Memorial Hospital Memory Center 813-873-6430
USF Memory Disorder Clinic 813-974-3100
USF Suncoast Gerontology Center 813-974-4355
Alzheimer's Support and Respite Programs:
Alzheimer's Association 1-800-772-8672
Community Care for the Elderly 813-247-4252
Wanderer's Program - replaced by Safe Return (National A.D. Registry Program) 1-888-572-8566
Crisis Intervention: Mobile Crisis Team: 813-272-2958
Responds to scene for mental health and capacity evaluations. Will assist in executing the Baker Act.