Telephone & Internet Directory for Tampa Bay area

Elder Abuse Hotline
800-962-2873

Elder Helpline
www.agingcarefl.org
800-96-ELDER
800-963-5337

Nationwide 211
Dial 2-1-1 from any phone for Crisis, referral and community service

Agency for Health Care Administration
http://ahca.myflorida.com
Pinellas/Pasco/Hillsborough 727-552-1133
Polk 813-871-7600
Sarasota/Ft. Myers Office 239-338-2366

Alzheimer’s Association
www.alz.org/FLGulfCoast/
Nationwide 800-272-3900
West Coast of Florida 727-578-2558
Manatee/Sarasota 941-365-8883

Alzheimer’s Family Organization
www.alzheimersfamily.org
Pasco county - 727-848-8888

USF Health BYRD Alzheimer's Institute
www.alz.health.usf.edu
813-396-0606

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
www.aarp.com
888-OUR-AARP

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Manatee 941-745-1214
Pinellas 727-546-9822
Sarasota 941-365-2858
Hillsborough/Polk 813-254-3630
Venice 941-497-4309

American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org
State Office 727-570-8809

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org
Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas 727-347-6133
Polk, Manatee, Sarasota 941-377-5864

American Parkinson Disease Association
www.apdaparkinson.org
West Coast of Florida 727-328-6246
National 800-223-2732

Area Agency on Aging
Statewide 800-96-ELDER
Citrus/Hernando (Mid-Florida) - www.agingresources.org
Hillsborough/Manatee (West Central Florida) - www.seniorconnectioncenter.org
Pasco/Pinellas www.agingcarefl.org
Sarasota (Southwest Florida) www.aaaswfl.com

SHINE – Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders
800-963-5337
www.FloridaShine.org

Arthritis Foundation
www.arthritis.org
Hillsborough 800-850-9455
Manatee/Sarasota 800-741-4008

BLIND SERVICES
Lighthouse of Pinellas
www.lighthouseofpinellas.org
727-544-4433

Lighthouse of Tampa
www.tampalighthouse.org
813-251-2407

Cancer Answers
www.canceranswers.org
800-456-7121

Catholic Charities
www.catholiccharitiesdov.org
Hillsborough 813-631-4393
Manatee/Sarasota 941-379-9111
Pasco 352-521-1218
Pinellas 727-893-1313

Family Center on Deafness
www.fcdpinellas.org
727-501-2323

Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA)
www.agingcarefl.org
800-963-5337
813-276-2726

Elder Justice Center Affairs (EJC) - Hillsborough County
www.fljud13.org/CourtPrograms/ElderJusticeCenter.aspx
813-276-2726

Eldercare Locator Service
www.eldercare.gov
800-677-1116

Florida Bar-Elderly Referral Panel
www.floridabar.org
800-342-8011

Florida Department of Elder Affairs
www.elderaffairs.state.fl.us
850-414-2000

Florida Dept. of Financial Services
www.myfloridacfo.com
800-693-5236

Florida Health Finder
www.floridahealthfinder.gov
800-342-2762

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services
www.gcjfs.org
800-888-5066
Pinellas 727-450-7291
Hillsborough 813-987-6700

HOSPICE

HERNANDO COUNTY

HPH Hospice

www.chaptershealth.org
866-204-8611

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Lifepath  Hospice

www.chaptershealth.org
866-204-8611

Season's Hospice
www.seasons.org
813-607-2630

PASCO COUNTY

HPH Hospice

www.chaptershealth.org
866-204-8611

PINELLAS COUNTY

Season's Hospice

www.seasons.org
727-270-9800

Suncoast Hospice
www.suncoasthospice.org
727-467-7423

Long Term Care Ombudsman Council:
Pasco 727-376-2788
Pinellas 727-588-6912
Hillsborough/Manatee 813-558-5591
Sarasota 239-338-1493

Meals on Wheels
www.mowtampa.org
Hillsborough 813-238-8410
Pasco 727-834-3340
Pinellas 727-573-7773
Polk 863-299-1616
Sarasota 941-366-6693
Manatee 941-747-4655

MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION *SEE DEPT. OF ELDER AFFAIRS

Medicare Hotline
www.medicare.gov
800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227)

Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Hotline
866-FLSMMPP

MENTAL ILLNESS

NAMI (National Assoc. for Mental Illness)
www.nami.org
Hillsborough 813-273-8104
Manatee 941-778-2095
Pasco 727-992-9653
Pinellas 727-209-0890
Polk 863-616-9642
Sarasota 941-957-3626

Suncoast Center for Community Mental Health
727-327-7656

Neighborly Care Network
www.neighborly.org
Pinellas 727-573-9444

Senior Living Guide
www.seniorlivingonline.com
888-604-8433

Senior Friendship Centers-Sarasota
www.friendshipcenters.org
941-955-2122

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov
800-772-1213

Veteran’s Affairs
www.va.gov
800-827-1000

Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs
www.floridavets.org