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  • Aging Services Council of Central Texas
    Their purpose is to ensure that older adults and caregivers have the information and services they need to support themselves and family members as they age. The membership of the Aging Services Council is diverse and broad-based with faith-based, nonprofit, and public service providers represented.
  • Elderly Texas Charities
    A resourceful guide to help you find elderly charities and non profit organizations in Texas A compl
    ete list of participating senior care provider members under "Membership".
  • Meals on Wheels Association of Texas
    The Meals On Wheels Association of Texas (MOWAT) comprises home-delivered and/or congregate meal programs all over Texas. In just a few short years, MOWAT has made remarkable strides in providing education and networking opportunities to members and advocating on behalf of seniors and adults with disabilities in need of nutritional support. 
  • Texas Area Agencies on Aging
    Created by the federal Older Americans Act, AAA's represent a nationwide network of over 600 senior program sites. Services include information and referral, case management, nutrition, employment, in-home services, counseling, legal services, senior employment, home repair, pre-admission screening to nursing homes and day health care with an emphasis on ease of access. For list of Texas services provided by the AAA, click here.
  • Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
    Created to administer long-term services and supports for people who are aging as well as for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. DADS also licenses and regulates providers of these services, and administers the state's Guardianship program. The state office headquarters is located in the John H. Winters Human Services Complex, 701 W. 51st St., Austin, Texas 78751. The main phone number is 512-438-3011.
  • Texas Legal Services Center
    Free legal advice, self-help publications and referrals for Texans over the age of 60 and Texans who receive Medicare t
    o help them maintain independence and remain in their own home as long as possible.
  • Texas Money Management Programs for Older Adults
    A list of non profit organizations that offer daily money management service to help low-income older or disabled people who have difficulty budgeting, paying routine bills, and keeping track of financial matters.
  • Texas Senior Corps
    The leading senior volunteer service partnership for solving community problems, strengthening communities and building the capacity of nonprofit organizations in Texas. Programs include Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Foster Grandparents and senior companions.
  • Air Conditioning Assistance  - The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program - Provides funding to low-income households for the repair, retrofit and replacement of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. The purpose of the grant is to help recipients lower energy costs, meet their energy needs and educate the public about energy efficient products. CEAP is funded via the federal governments Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.  Tel: (877) 399-8939.
  • Midland Community & Senior Services
    A private, non-profit agency that offers a variety of programs designed to meet recognized needs in Midland, especially in the older population. Services include Meals-on-wheels, Homebound Services, Foster Grandparent Program, Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, Midland and Southeast Senor Center.
  • Lubbock Meals on Wheels
    Provides nutritious home-delivered meals to those who are homebound, elderly, or disabled. Includes program, volunteering, and events. Lubbock Meals on Wheels delivers meals inside the Lubbock city limits. Some surrounding communities such as Idalou, TX provide meal deliver through a contractual agreement with Lubbock Meals on Wheels.
  • Panhandle Community Services
    Panhandle Community Services is a non-profit located in the panhandle of Texas. Based out of Amarillo, Texas, Panhandle Community Services provides assistance to families and individuals with a wide variety of programs including transportation, weatherization and utility assistance.
  • Texas Panhandle RSVP
    RSVP is made up of people aged 55 or older who have the time and energy to contribute to the community through volunteer work.
  • Meals For The Elderly - Serving in and around San Angelo
    Dedicated to serving warm, nutritious meals to the homebound elderly in and around San Angelo. Through their supplemental pet food program, elderly clients receive packaged pet food at least twice a month so that their pets can remain a healthy and loving companion.
  • A Time to Share - Since 1999, 'A Time to Share,' has helped serve disabled adults and seniors in Amarillo during the Christmas time. This year over 200 volunteers donated their time to deliver presents to those in the community. Shopping carts as full as the hearts of those who volunteer on this special delivery day. 'A Time to Share' serves seniors and disabled adults through a partnership with 17 local agencies. For most of the recipients today will be their Christmas day. Contact Nancy Haning 806-353-3846 for more information.
  • Seniors Ambassadors Coalition - The Senior Ambassadors Coalition was formed in 1998 by members of the community.  Persons of  many disciplines who work with or for aging adults came together to identify service gaps and work together to meet those needs. Community Resource Coordination Group For Adults; annual Eldercare Conference; Elder Abuse Awareness; Hunger Relief Program; Transportation Program; Vials of Life Program; and an annual Senior Fall Festival. SAC phone number (806) 340-5377.
  • Mike's Place - A Program of Meals-on-Wheels & More, Austin, TX
    Mike's Place is once per week program on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and other types of memory loss and dementia, also serves as a source of support and rest for caregivers. Our time together provides each individual an opportunity to be social and have fun, while being occupied with stimulating and appropriate activities in a warm, safe, and caring environment. At the same time, caregivers may be ensured a bit of free time to relax and have the opportunity to participate in a monthly support group.
  • Low Cost Dental Services in the Capital Area - Serving Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson Counties
    The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division within the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), provides quality services to support the health, safety, and well-being of older individuals in the 10-county Capital Area. This is accomplished through a variety of programs and activities. Partially funded by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, our services are provided without cost to residents throughout the 10-county CAPCOG region. 
  • Age of Central Texas - Serving Austin and Williamson Counties
    AGE of Central Texas is a regional nonprofit organization that provides education and support to people all along the spectrum of growing older, no matter where they are on that journey. Each year, AGE serves over 3,000 older adults and caregivers through its primary interrelated programs: adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending, and peer-based computer classes for seniors. AGE of Central Texas also offers the only licensed adult day care programs in Central Texas, with locations in Austin and Round Rock.
  • The Caring Place - Serving Georgetown, Texas and Northern Williamson County
    The Caring Place, a community based non-profit organization, assist families in crisis with financial help, food, and clothing which provides emergency assistance to families in crisis in the following ways: Financial Assistance: Rent, utilities, medical expenses, temporary shelter, transportation, other. Non-financial Assistance: Food, clothing and household items. Feeding Programs: Fresh Food for Families and Hope. Annual Programs: Coats for Kids, 
    and providing H-E-B cards to qualifying families so that they can choose the foods in accordance with their culture and traditions.
  • Central Texas Advocates for Seniors (CTAS) - Serving Comal, Guadalupe and Hays Counties
    An all-volunteer organization established in 2007 to act as a community advocate for senior citizens in Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays counties and their communities. We were granted 501(c)(3) status in 2009. The organization's membership consists of more than 50 businesses, organizations, and individual members who provide goods and services to senior citizens or support those who do. They serve more than 40,000 families who are dealing with senior care issues in the three counties.
  • Community Services Foundation - Serving Northern and Central Texas
    Serving Northern and Central Texas, Community Services Foundation was established by the North Texas Chapter of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America to provide heating and air conditioning assistance to elderly/disabled, low income homeowners.
  • Family Eldercare - Serving Central Texas
    A non-profit that has been serving Central Texas since 1982. Rates are on a sliding fee scale based on the clients income. Licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to provide Personal Assistant Services. Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible, Family Eldercare provides essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. 
  • Helping the Aging, Needy and Disabled, Inc. - Serving Travis County
    H.A.N.D. provides non-medical assistance to support the elderly, people with disabilities, and those recovering from an illness. H.A.N.D. assists clients with daily tasks in order to remain living independently in their own home. H.A.N.D. is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3)
  • Meals-on-Wheels "MediWheels" Program
    Connecting Seniors with Medical Care - Meals on Wheels and More is expanding its MediWheels program with help from a grant from the St. David's Community Health Foundation. MediWheels staff or volunteers will transport older individuals, living in East Austin, to their medical appointments. MediWheels also offers cab vouchers to clients who use wheelchairs and require a wheelchair lift.
  • Senior Citizen Services - Serving Greater Tarrant County
    Our Mission is to empower older adults to live with purpose, independence, and dignity by providing social, health, nutritional supports and volunteer opportunities. SCS helps to reduce isolation by providing social activities, education, nutritious meals and wellness programs. By providing these services it is our goal to help seniors maintain their independence and live in their home.
  • Helping Restore Ability - Serving the counties of Arlington, Collins, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise.
    Helping Restore Ability is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1977, continues to honor the original mission to promote independence and enrich the lives of those we serve. By providing services such as assistance with bathing, dressing, cooking, cleaning, feeding, and light housekeeping as well as nursing care and therapies, the primary goal of Helping Restore Ability is to assist the person served in remaining in their own homes (and out of institutions such as hospitals and nursing homes) for as long as possible.
  • Mid-Cities Care Corps - Serving Northeast Tarrant County
     Mid-Cities Care Corps provides transportation to routine medical appointments, as well as helping seniors run errands on the weekend. MCCC provides minor home repair, which can include donating and installing wheelchair ramps, lawn maintenance, and various other projects. They do this all free of charge for seniors 65 or older(60 with a disability) living in Northeast Tarrant County. 
  • Community Dental Care - Serving Dallas and Collin Counties
    Dallas and Collin Counties - Community Dental Care is the largest nonprofit provider of quality, routine and preventative dental care operating twelve area clinics serving senior citizens, low income families, patients with HIV/AIDS and the homeless.
  • Community Senior Services - Serving Southern Dallas County
    A non-profit senior aid service for Southern Dallas County serving Oak Cliff, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster. If you are in need of personal assistance services (not health care) for senior citizens or the physically challenged, we would be honored to serve you. We cannot provide health care, and cannot accept Medicare or Medicaid assignments. As a non-profit church agency, we offer very reasonable rates.
  • Dental Health Arlington (DHA) - Serving S.E. Tarrnt County
    A nonprofit organization, which opened its doors in 1993 to provide access to care for low-income residents of southeast Tarrant County, Texas. Our mission is to provide preventive and pain relieving services to low income residents as well as to educate children about good oral hygiene habits.
  • Senior Adult Services - Serving Addison, Carrollton, Coppell and Farmers Branch 
    A non-profit organization committed to caring for seniors as they face either short or long term changes in abilities caused by illness or age. Supportive services such as home delivered meals, home modifications and transportation help seniors live independently. Caregivers of seniors receive information, education, consultations and support to enhance their ability to meet the needs of aging loved ones.
  • Seniors Pets Assistance Network - Serving Dallas County
    The mission of the Seniors Pet Assistance Network (SPAN) is to serve the needs of Dallas Countylow-income seniors, 67 years and older with basic veterinary care and pet food. We accomplish this by: Providing financial assistance for basic veterinary care which is defined as annual shots, preventive heart worm and flea medication.  Other veterinary services will be considered on a case by case basis and are contingent on available funds. Pet food provided by the Aunt Louise's Pet Food Pantry.
  • The Senior Source - Serving Greater Dallas
    Since 1961, The Senior Source has served greater Dallas as the go-to nonprofit for aging services.  They assist older adults at all income levels from the most active to the very frail. People come to us for help with job searches, nursing home advocacy, money management, volunteer opportunities and counseling on any aging issue. The Senior Source is a United Way service provider.
  • Moorland Family YMCA  - Serving Greater Dallas
    If you're looking to stay fit and healthy long past retirement, come work out with YMCA Active Older Adults! Several Dallas area YMCA branches sponsor special programs for active adults 55 and older. Some branches offer group classes like Low-impact Aerobics, Senior Power Hour, Basic Cardio, and Senior Pilates. Others offer joint conditioning and Sit and Be FitĚ classes. Some branches also offer special swim classes that are easy on the joints and muscles! Several Dallas YMCA branches provide opportunities for seniors to socialize as well. Monthly pot luck luncheons may include dominos, cards, or bingo. Other branches host day trips, line dancing evenings and craft classes
  • Meals on Wheels Ministry - Serving the East Texas counties of Gregg, Henderson, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood
    Meals on Wheels has served the senior citizens of East Texas since 1973. From its humble beginnings in Tyler, serving 14 people per day, this charitable work has grown tremendously and now reaches six counties and 55 communities daily. Just last year, over 750,000+ meals were served by Meals on Wheels.  
    Meals on Wheels is a 501 (c) (3) charity.
  • Christian Senior Services - Serving San Antonio
    A501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving senior residents of Bexar County for over 30 years.
     Founded in 1977 as a joint venture between St. Johns and Grace Lutheran Church, the agency began delivering a total of eight meals daily to homebound seniors and established an adult day care center for five of their senior clients. Programs include: Meals on Wheels of San Antonio, Grace Place Alzheimer‚Äôs Activity Center and Senior Companion Program.
  • Bulverde Spring Branch Activity Center and  Meals on Wheels
    The mission of the Bulverde Spring Branch Activity Center is to enhance the lives of seniors through programs involving education, exercise, social activities, health and communities service in an environment that provides opportunities for seniors to remain active and self-sufficient. The Bulverde Spring Branch Activity Center delivers Meals on Wheels Monday through Friday to various parts of Comal County. Frozen meals can also be delivered for the weekend or holidays.  Our home delivered meal program provides hot and nutritious meals for anyone who is home-bound and qualifies for our program.


  • Bay Area Meals on Wheels - Serving the Clear Lake area of Houston, Texas. We deliver meals to the homebound Monday through Friday from Christus St. John Hospital Nassau bay, Texas. Since 1982 we have been delivering hot meals and sack lunches to our clients. At present we are delivering an average of 62 clients 5 days a week. We are an all volunteer organization from the board of directors and coordinators to our daily drivers, and substitutes. Covers parts of Galveston County that are within the Clear Creek ISD such as Bacliff, Kemah, and League City.
  • Vaughn Gage Healthy Aging Center - Serving the Cy-Fair Area. 
    Vaughn Gage Healthy Aging Center is an Adult Day Center that is dedicated to providing a holistic approach of care for the senior population in our community. At Vaughn Gage our mission is to provide exceptional care, services, and experiences for our participants and their caregivers. Our health care specialists include a Holistic RN, CNAs, and Activity Director with experience, skills, and compassion to assist our participants and caregivers in providing physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual support. We are the only Adult Day Center in the Cy-Fair area.
  • American Red Cross Transporation Services - Serving Harris and Fort Bend Counties
    All Red Cross Transportation Services are door-to-door service, and when necessary, hand-to-hand service. The Red Cross Community Services program provides non-emergency medical transportation and is possible because of the investment by the United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast and donations from individuals, foundations and corporations. Because the program operates through the generosity of local donors, capacity is limited. It is best to reserve a ride at least 2 weeks in advance, and you may reserve up to 30 days in advance. 
  • InterFaith Ministries AniMeals on Wheels - Serving the Houston Metro-plex
    The AniMeals on Wheels program was founded so that home-bound seniors on Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houstons Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston program would not feel compelled to share their limited food and resources with their four-legged friends. IFM collects donated pet food that volunteers deliver each month to seniors. 
  • Sheltering Arms Senior Services - Serving the Houston Metro-plex
    Sheltering Arms Senior Services is a nonprofit organization committed to the health and well-being of older adults and their family caregivers. Annually they serve more than 68,000 seniors and their caregivers through In Home Care, Geriatric Care Management & Consultation, Lifeline Medical Alert, Case Management, Adult Day Care, Housing and Energy Management, and Telephone Reassurance.
  • RIDES  - Specialized Transportation Services for Harris County
    RIDES is a great option for people for whom public transportation is either unavailable or inaccessible helping eligible residents make doctor appointments, do grocery shopping or otherwise just get around and remain independent.  RIDES is a curb-to-curb subsidized program that allows eligible customers and participating agencies to purchase transportation services at a significant discount. The customer/agency pays 50% of the total trip cost.


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