Thursday, July 24, 2008

Resources for Seniors

City of Dallas: Resources for Seniors – Senior Services, 1500 Marilla, Room 2 DN, Dallas 75201, 214-243-2049. Senior Services personnel increase community awareness of services available for older adults and advocate issues that concern persons 60 years and over.
Services available include: Wheelchair ramp assistance (214-670-5227); Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (214-670-7882); Senior Substance Abuse Program (214-670-0199); Crisis Intervention (214-670-4225); Adult Health Services (214-670-0551); Minor Home Repair (214-670-3631), and Water Deposits Waived (214-651-1441).
Other Services: Park Department/Information on recreation center activities for older adults (214-670-4100); Fire Department/Home inspections for fire safety (214-670-4319); City services assistance (3-1-1); Dental Services/Provides contractual dental services for qualified persons 60 years of age and over. Call for an appointment – Bluitt-Flowers (214-266-4200), deHaro-Saldivar (214-266-0552), and East Dallas Health Center (214-266-1000).
Other Helpful Numbers: Adult Protection Services (800-252-5400); Community Council of Greater Dallas (2-1-1); The Senior Source (214-823-5700); La Voz del Anciano (214-741-5700), and Attorney General of Texas (214-969-5310). Please pass this on. Thanks. From: Johnnie Bowers

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