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AAA - Safety Phone Project - Pasco/Pinellas

This program increases the safety of at-risk seniors by giving them emergency cell phones. All cell phones will call 911 even if they are not connected to a service plan. This program provides free 9-1-1 cell phones to seniors and accepts donations of used cell phones. Each phone comes with a battery charger. The service is free. They are for use when you need police, fire or medical assistance.

To receive a 9-1-1 phone, please call 1.800.963.5337.
Outside the Pasco/Pinellas area - 727.217.8111

See the website for all details.

AAA - Senior Victim Advocate Program - Pasco

This agency serves elderly victims of crime. It is for those who are not receiving services from any other victim aid program. It helps victims of fraud, robbery, assault, domestic abuse and more. The victim can get a Victim Advocate for help. Services include crisis and supportive counseling, court room orientation and court escort services. Seniors can get transportation related to the case, help with completion of paperwork and help with the victim compensation application. Seniors can get emergency legal advocacy and help with services to provide for a safe environment. It is for anyone age 60 or over. This office serves Pasco and Pinellas counties.

Please see the website for all services.

Important numbers:
Victim Advocate – 1.800.963.5337
Outside Pasco/Pinellas areas: 727.217.8111

AAA - SHINE - Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders

SHINE is a free health insurance counseling program. Trained volunteers offer advice on Medicare, Medicaid, long term insurance, prescription assistance, and HMO's. Volunteers focus on consumer rights and protection. They also educate elders so that they can make informed decisions. There are counseling offices throughout Pasco and Pinellas counties.

SHINE has its own website.

Important numbers:
Senior Helpline – 1.800.963.5337
Outside Pasco/Pinellas area – 727.217.8111

Please see the website for more details.

ACL Region 4 - Connecting People to Services

The group believes that services should be strong enough so individuals can be supported in their own home. Or other community-based settings. The group does not help people directly but has several programs to help connect them with services that do. These programs help older adults and people with disabilities. Helps them find supports and services that are needed to successfully live in their communities. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Programs Available:

Alzheimer's Family Organization - Emergency Placement Program

The AFO offers this service to members to help ease the minds of caregivers. This program helps the caregiver name an alternate caregiver for the memory impaired person in a crisis. They can help you decide if an assisted living facility meets the needs of your loved one. AFO has a resource list of helpful contact information.

Please call the office for guidelines.

CARES - Bill Payer Program

A Bill Payer is a trained volunteer who helps clients with their financial affairs. They can organize and schedule bill payments on time. They can prepare checks for signature. They can help you balance your checkbook. They can set up files and organize paperwork. They can organize your financial records.