Resources for Seniors in Need

Local nonprofits and other social service organizations offer help for families dealing with age-related issues. (Click here for a printer-friendly version)

2-1-1 Texas 
Dial 211 | www.211texas.org

  • Free, anonymous social service hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, state-wide.
  • Search available resources in your community for food, housing, crisis counseling, substance abuse treatment.

Adult Protective Services
1-800-272-3900 | www.dfps.state.tx.us/

  • Elder abuse prevention resources.
  • Report abuse, neglect or exploitation.

AGE of Central Texas
512-451-4611 | www.ageofcentraltx.org

  • Caregiver Resource Center Ė offering information, material, and consultation.
  • Caregiver U. Ė educational classes for caregivers offered in Georgetown.
  • Early memory loss program.
  • Adult Day Health Centers in Travis and Williamson counties.

Aging and Disability Resource Center       
1-888-622-9111 or 512-916-6062 | www.aaacap.org

  • Help with understanding options and connecting with needed services and support. 

Alzheimerís Texas       
512-241-0420 | www.txalz.org

  • 24/7 helpline.
  • Education and training.
  • Care consultations.
  • Support groups.

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services      
512-869-2650 | www.bbtrails.org

  • Community and mental health resources for Central Texas residents.

Capital Area Agency on Aging
512-916-6062 | http://www.capcog.org/divisions/area-agency-on-aging

  • Plans, develops and provides a coordinated system of services designed to promote independence for persons 60 years of age and older. 
  • Services include benefits counseling, caregiver support, care coordination, health and wellness, information, referral and assistance and medication screening.

The Caring Place       
512-943-0700 | www.caringplacetx.org

  • Emergency financial assistance.
  • Temporary shelter and transportation.
  • Meal assistance programs.

Elder Care Locator    
800-677-1116 | www.eldercare.gov

  • Nationwide online service. 
  • Connects elders and their caregivers with trustworthy local support services.
  • Public service of Administration on Aging.

Faith in Action Georgetown     
512-868-9544 | www.faithinactiongt.org

  • Free transportation for medical, dental, and personal care appointments, and grocery shopping (cannot transport wheelchairs). 
  • Handyman services.
  • Care calling/home visits.
  • Medical equipment closet.
  • Community education. (A Matter of Balance fall prevention)

Family Eldercare          
512-450-0844 | www.familyeldercare.org

  • In-home care.
  • Caregiver support.
  • In-home counseling.
  • Service coordination.
  • Money management.

Lone Star Circle of Care       
1-877-800-5722 | www.lscctx.org

  • Medical services located in Georgetown.
  • Dedicated senior care clinics.
  • Accepts all patients regardless of insurance status or income.
  • Low cost, high quality dental clinic in Georgetown.  Call direct at 512-864-1445.

Meals on Wheels / Opportunities for Williamson & Burnet Counties       
512-763-1400 | www.opportunitiesforwbc.org

  • Hot, home delivered meals five days a week.
  • Congregate meals program at senior centers.
  • Utility assistance.

Silver Shields
512-930-2747 | email  Linda.Lipscomb@georgetown.org

  • Georgetown Police Department community service program.
  • Senior safety and community information classes.
  • Home safety checks.
  • Personal safety and wellness calls (RUOK).
  • Specialized referral services.

Sun City Helping Hands
Loans medical equipment and baby items (based on availability) to Sun City residents on a temporary basis. Call the following:

  • Maria Wagner, 512-864-0641.
  • Janet Liem, 512-868-8658.
  • Shirley Worth, 512-943-4110.

Support Groups

  • See the Support Groups page in each month of Sun Rays magazine.

Texas Health and Human Services
1-855-937-2372 | https://hhs.texas.gov/services/aging

  • Access to services facilitating independent living.
  • Help understanding state and federal benefits and legal rights.
  • Services for caregivers.
  • Assistance in qualifying for assisted-living facility care, daytime programs or nursing home services.
  • Guidance for long-term care services.