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For information on services for Seniors and disabled younger adults in Broward County, call 954.745.9779. Operators are available Mondays through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADRC Helpline — 954.745.9779

The Aging & 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 Senior 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.


Contact Us Form

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.


Community Resource Directory — Online Database

The ADRC provides public access to the Florida statewide database of Community Resources available in each county. This database can be searched by Zip Code or City as well as by Keyword or Agency or Program Name.


Comunity Resource Directory—Print Edition

The new 2016-17 Directory of Community Resources is now available!

The document is the most comprehensive and up-to-date Senior Data Source in Broward County. It contains over 355 pages of updated information regarding programs and services for elder residents of Broward. It is a valuable educational tool for case managers, attorneys, libraries, physicians, senior projects, elected/appointed officials, caregivers, and all others seeking data pertinent to aging.

The Directory is available for $25 (twenty-five dollars) a copy if picked up at the administrative Offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center, located at 5300 Hiatus Road, (three blocks south of Commercial Boulevard), in Sunrise.

The item, may be secured, by mail, for $30 (thirty dollars) a copy, by sending a check, payable to Areawide Council on Aging, sending it to:

Directory

c/o ADRC

5300 Hiatus Road

Sunrise, FL 33351

For further information, call the ADRC at 954-745-9567.


Broward County Support Groups

There are many helpful Support Groups (Bereavement, Caregiver Training and Support, LGBT, Alzheimer's and more) available in Broward County where you can find encouragement, comfort, and advice as well as build relationships with people having experiences and concerns similar to yours.


Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP)

EHEAP is a program which provides assistance for home-energy emergencies to qualified, low-income households with at least one person 60 years of age or older.