Elder Care Servies Serving Interlachen, FL

Below is a list of caregivers in Interlachen, FL that provide elder care services.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. *Putnam*

216 S. Sixth Street
Palatka, FL 32177
Legal Assistance. No charge for those who qualify. Helpline: (386)385-0928

Department of Children and Families Abuse Hotline *Florida*

1317 Winewood Boulevard
Building 6
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Abuse Hotline serves as the central reporting center for allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for all children and vulnerable adults in Florida. Serves children and vulnerable adults who are the victims of maltreatment as well as vulnerbale adults in need of services. (Confidential reports)

Department of Elder Affairs Long-Term Ombudsman Council *North Central Florida*

3801 NW 40th Terrace, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32606
Accepts, investigates and resolves complaints made by, or on behalf of, long-term care facility residents. An "Ombudsman" is a citizen representative who advocates on behalf of others to resolve specific issues and concerns. The Ombudsmen are volunteers who are specially trained and certified. The volunteers are granted authority under Section 400.0061(2), Florida Statutes. It is an Ombudsman's job to protect the rights and ensure they receive appropriate treatment and attain the highest quality of life possible. The Ombudsman Council provides resident advocacy assistance for the following types of facilities: nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult family care homes, and skilled nursing units of hospitals.

Elder Options

100 SW 75th Street
Suite 301
Gainesville, FL 32607
Administers programs serving the interest of older persons, caregivers, family members, friends, elected officials and other human services agencies- the Elder Helpline provides information and referral to Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union Counties.

FL Department of Elder Affairs

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Mission: To foster an environment that promotes well-being for Florida's elders and enables them to remain in their homes and communities.

Florida Senior Legal Helpline

1302 North 19th St Suite 400
Tampa, FL 33605
Provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone for seniors to address civil legal questions regarding housing, health care, family law, employment, advance directives, and many other issues. When clients need representation in Court or other extended services, we help them find free legal providers in their area.

Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) Program

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
SHINE gives free information and assistance on Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, long term care, supplemental insurance, and other health insurance benefits