Locating Resources in the Community
NEW! Searching the State-wide Online Database
Search an online database of community resources available throughout Florida for seniors and their caregivers.
The database is designed to improve access to publicly funded, long-term care services, to pubic assistance programs such as Medicaid and Food Stamps, and to other community resources, including private, for-profit businesses.
To search, click the link above, enter the zip code of the area where services are needed, and then choose the category of services for which you want information. It will provide resources in order of the distance from the zip code you provided. If you do not enter the zip code or city, it will provide ALL of the resources in the state of Florida for the category of services you selected in alphabetical order.
Talking with an Information and Assistance Specialist
1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337) in the State of Florida will connect you with the Helpline that serves the area from which you are calling.
Out of area inquiries, call 727-217-8111 to reach the Helpline for Pasco and Pinellas counties.
For individuals with hearing or speech impairment, The Florida Relay can provide assistance calling the Helpline.
Information and Assistance (I&A) programs can help you locate services in the community. Staff at each Helpline in Florida are able to discuss your needs and advise you on the local resources that best fit your needs. Call 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). If you are calling from outside of Pasco or Pinellas County, call 727-217-8111 for help with resources in Pasco or Pinellas Counties of Florida.
For more information
For information on the local Senior Helpline for Pasco and Pinellas including how to become listed in the database for the State of Florida.
For access to the Helplines across the country. This page provides information on the National Eldercare Locator.