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Your "One-Stop Shop" for finding information regarding services in Broward County available for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, ages 18 and over, their families, and caregivers.

Who We Are

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a nonprofit organization serving Broward County's senior residents, age 60 or older. There are currently over 412,750 year-round Broward seniors. The ADRC is administered by the Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County, Inc.

What We Do

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Broward County plans, develops, coordinates, and evaluates programs; funds services; and is the prime advocate for residents of Broward County, Florida, 60 years of age or older. We are your one-stop source of information regarding services in Broward County, Florida, for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, ages 18 and over, their families, and caregivers.

Who Is Eligible for Our Services

Participants must be 60 years of age or older. Alzheimer Projects are not age specific but require a medical diagnosis. Waiting lists presently exist for some services.

How We Are Funded

All programs are funded by the following through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County: Titles III-B, III-C, III-D, III-E, V, and VII of the Reauthorized Older Americans Act; Florida's Community Care for the Elderly and Home Care for the Elderly Acts; Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Legislation; Medicaid; and Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly. Matching funds are contributed by Broward County Government and local municipalities.

Recipients of Federally-funded services are given the opportunity to donate, within their means, for the programs. Clients in State-funded Community Care for the Elderly and Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Programs are assessed co-payments based on a sliding scale.

Donations are warmly accepted, and your donation to the Aging and Disability Center does make a difference, helping us to fund the many varied services we provide to Broward County Elders.

Donate using our Paypal Account,

Or, Donate via Mail Using Our Donation Form

The Aging & Disability Resource Center is administered by the Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County, Inc., a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Your donation to the Areawide Council on Aging, Inc. is a charitable, tax deductible contribution.

In accordance with Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, Solicitation of Contributions Act: A COPY OF THE AREAWIDE COUNCIL ON AGING, INCORPORATED'S OFFICIAL REGISTRATION #CH4354 AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL FREE (800-435-7352). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

How We Can Be Contacted

The Aging and Disability Resource Center provides an Information and Referral Program. This Program provides YOU with a "one-stop shop" for finding information regarding services in Broward County available for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and caregivers. It is the official Help Line for Broward County.

Broward's Elder Helpline Information and Referral Operator - 954.745.9779

ADRC Helpline — 954.745.9779

Trained Information and Referral Specialists are ready to listen to your concerns and provide you with information for a variety of senior service providers, including publicly funded and private pay services. Our staff can assist you in English, Spanish, and Creole.

You can reach our ADRC Information and Referral staff by phone, locally, by dialing 954.745.9779 and TTY 954.745.5689, or, nationwide, by dialing 1.800.96-ELDER (1.800.963.5337).

Walk-ins also are welcome. The ADRC's office is located at: 5300 Hiatus Road, Sunrise, FL 33351.

Our Information and Referral Services are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you would like to contact the ADRC, but are unable to do so by phone or prefer to use a written message, then please use our Contact Us form.

Our Location

The administrative offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center are located at 5300 Hiatus Road, Sunrise, FL 33351.

Center addresses and services are listed and described throughout this web site. All program telephone numbers are included in the descriptive sections of this web site, as well as on the Directory page.