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
ADRC Helpline — 954.745.9779
For more information about the ADRC Helpline, . . .
Broward County Elderly & Veterans Services
The Aging and Disability Resource Center has designated Broward County Elderly & Veterans
Services as Lead Agency for services in Broward County.
For more information about Broward County Elderly & Veterans Services, . . .
Focal Point Senior Centers
Broward's four Focal Point Senior Centers provide a full spectrum of services for elders. Some of these
include: nutrition; arts and crafts; recreation; transportation; education classes; health screening and support; public education;
referral; and counseling.
For more information about Broward's Focal Point Senior Centers, . . .
Satellite Senior Centers
Satellite Senior Centers provide many programs for Broward's senior citizens. Some of these services include: nutrition,
tranportation; education classes, health promotion; recreation; and arts and crafts.
For more information about Satellite Senior Centers, . . .
Senior Day Care Centers
Senior Day Care Centers provide facility-based programs for frail elders who are able to reside at home and travel to other
locales if supervision is available. Services are designed to meet the needs of physically-dependent seniors. Most listed day care centers
also accept private pay consumers. Some funded programs assess co-payments for services. Donations are always welcome.
For more information about Senior Day Care Centers, . . .
Alzheimer's Day Care Centers
Specialized day-care services are available for patients with medically-diagnosed Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Four
Alzheimer's Day Care Programs currently are funded by the ADRC. Co-payments are required and are assessed according to
a sliding scale.
For more information about Alzheimer's Day Care Centers, . . .
Home Touch provides carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other minor repairs necessary to preserve
health and safety to clients 60 or older in owner occupied homes. Priority is given to low-income elderly. Financial and
material donations are accepted. The Home Touch Program is administered by the Minority Builders Coalition, Inc.
For more information about Home Touch, . . .
Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options
Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO) provides support to seniors over the
age of 60 years residing in Broward County who are raising their grandchildren. Services include: counseling; referrals; home visits;
and financial assistance with day-care. Summer camp and support groups are available.
For more information about JAFCO, . . .
Senior Citizen Law Project
The Senior Citizen Law Project offers legal advice and representation to Broward County residents, 60 years of age and
older. Legal assistance is provided for: housing, health related issues; governmental benefits; consumer issues; and naturalization.
Services are targeted to low income and minority persons.
For more information about the Senior Citizen Law Project, . . .
Under the Older Americans Act, nutrition assistance programs are available to reduce hunger for the elderly. These nutrition programs
connect older participants with support services including transportation, home-health aides, and home modification and food assistance
For more information about Nutrition Assistance Programs available in Broward County, . . .
South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFlA)
The South Florida Institute on Aging's mission is to improve economic and social insights and services to empower people as they age. SoFlA delivers
innovative services such as technology training, purposeful volunteering, access to affordable housing, and caregiving. One such service is the Respite for
Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF) program.
For more information about the South Florida Institute on Aging and the RELIEF Program, . . .