Elder Care Servies Serving Lake Butler, FL

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

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

Three Rivers Legal Services *Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Union Counties*

901 N.W. 8th Avenue, Ste. D-5
Gainesville, FL 32601
This agency provides a full-range of civil legal assistance and community legal education from its Gainesville office to the residents of Alachua, Bradford, Baker, Gilchrist, Levy and Union counties. Publicly funded legal aid service is provided. Civil cases only are accepted, and clients must in general meet the income requirement of being at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Senior Citizens in Alachua County may seek a referral from Elder Care of Alachua under a Title III contract for legal assistance. Income limits may not apply in cases of domestic abuse. All services are free except that clients may be required to pay for certain costs of litigation when necessary.