Full Service List

Economic Assistance

A variety of programs designed to help low-income individuals and families meet basic needs. May include Medicaid, Special Assistance, Food Assistance, etc.

Emergency Assistance

Emergency financial help to assist individuals in crisis. May include help with rent, food, prescription drugs, utility bills, etc.

Food Stamps

Program that provides monthly financial assistance to low-income households to help them buy food. Food Stamps have been replaced by Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards.

Congregate (group) meals

Meals for seniors provided in a group setting, noontime Monday through Friday.

Food Assistance/Food Stamps

The Food Assistance Program (once known as Food Stamps )provides monthly assistance to help low-income households buy food.

Frozen Meals

Home-delivered frozen meals provided for qualified individuals who are not on a regular meal delivery route or who receive treatment or therapies during usual meal delivery times.

Home Delivered Meals

Meals delivered to individual homes by volunteers.

Home Health Care

In-home care prescribed by a physician for an older adult or adult with disability in need of medical care. Services include skilled nursing care, therapies, medical social services, and health promotion.

Hospice Care

Services provided for patients who are terminally ill and their families. Hospice Care includes medical, nursing and supportive services with an emphasis on pain control, symptom management and emotional support during the last 6 months of life.

In Home Aide

Service which provides assistance with basic home management tasks. Depending on the level of this service, aides may also provide assistance with health and personal care needs, respite, and educational and supportive services for families.

In-Home Aide--funding

Program which provides funding for in-home aide services.

Special Assistance for Adults

Program that provides an income supplement to assist older adults or adults with disabilities in paying for their care in an adult care home.

Special Assistance--In Home

Program that provides an alternative to placement in an adult care home for individuals who could live at home safely with additional supports. Program includes ongoing case management and monthly cash payments.

Home Repair

Program offering home repairs related to health and safety.

Accessible Housing Information

Service which provides information about community housing that is accessible for older adults and adults with disabilities.

Energy Assistance

Financial assistance with heating expenses for low-income individuals and families.

Fan Distribution

Fans made available to seniors and persons with disabilities on a seasonal basis to help alleviate summertime heat.

Home Modifications

Program which assists in adapting a home for accessibility. Modifications can include installation of ramps, grab bars, railings, bathroom equipment, etc.

Home Safety Evaluations

Assessments of individuals' home living environments to identify anything that might be a safety hazard or cause for concern.

Housing Options
Housing Information for People with Disabilities

Service which provides information for people with disabilities on available housing options in the community.

Independent Living Options

Information about independent living options in the community for older adults and adults with disabilities.

Placement Services

Services which help aging adults or adults with disabilities find appropriate living and healthcare arrangements when their health, safety and well-being can no longer be maintained at home.

Subsidized Housing Information

Service which provides information about and linkage to subsidized housing available for older adults and adults with disabilities.

Medicaid Questions

Program which has trained staff to assist those with questions about Medicaid eligibility, programs, and application information. Medicaid is a federal-state health insurance program for certain low-income individuals and families, including children, parents/caretakers, seniors and people with disabilities.

Medicare Questions

Program which has trained staff to provide information about Medicare Parts A&B coverage and claims, durable medical equipment, and Part D Prescription Drug Coverage. Medicare is a federal health insurance program for adults age 65 and over and for some persons under age 65 with disabilities.

Adult Day Health

Community-based day care program that provides health and rehabilitative care along with social and recreational opportunities.

Advance Directives

Notarized, written statements that individuals give about the health/mental health care they would want if the lost the ability to make those decisions for themselves. Advance directives include living wills, health care powers of attorney, and advance instructions for mental health treatment.

Hospice Care

Services provided for patients who are terminally ill and their families. Hospice Care includes medical, nursing and supportive services with an emphasis on pain control, symptom management and emotional support during the last 6 months of life.

Hospice Inpatient Unit

Care provided in a special hospice unit for patients who need short-term in-patient medical care or residential care at end of life.

Hospital to Home Transitions

Assistance with moving from a hosptial stay back to the individual's home. Services may include linking to community services, arranging for home modifications, coordination with physician, etc.

In-Home Aide Services-funding

Program which provides funding for in-home aide services.

Skilled Nursing Visits

Access to trained RN's experienced in providing care outside the hospital or nursing home.

Long-Term Care Planning

Planning for the range of services and supports an individual may need to meet health and personal care needs over a long period of time. Counselors can help individual/families identify and weigh options given their preferences and available resources.

Medical Social Workers

Provide short-term counseling; referral to and coordination with community resources; and assistance with living arrangements, finances, long-range planning, and advance care directives.

Medical Supplies and Equipment

Information about and/or access to various kinds of medical supplies and equipment.

Medication Management

Program which educates patients and providers to ensure patients are taking the appropriate type, dosage and combination of medications.

Short-Term Care Planning

Helps individuals and families obtain information, counseling and services to navigate the medical, personal and social transitions that may accompany aging or the experience of disability.

Out Patient Clinics
Substance Abuse Education/Training Programs

Array of programs designed to educate individuals and families about alcohol and drug abuse issues.

Mental Health Services

Array of counseling and psychiatric services for individuals with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues.

Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Array of services which may include crisis and assessment, individual and group therapy, and/or residential care to address substance abuse issues.

Housing/Transitional Housing

Housing options designed for individuals with mental health or substance abuse issues. Includes affordable housing with a variety of supportive services.

Congregate (group) meals

Meals provided for seniors in a group setting, noontime Monday through Friday.

Exercise and Fitness Programs

Programs involving physical activity designed to support health and wellness.

Frozen Meals

Home-delivered frozen meals provided for qualified individuals who are not on a regular meal delivery route or who receive treatment or therapies during usual meal delivery times.

Home-Delivered Meals

Meals delivered to individual homes by volunteers.

Physical Therapy

Use of specially designed exercises or equipment to help individuals maintain, regain or improve their movement and physical functioning.

Wellness Program

Various programs, services, workshops and fitness classes designed to help individuals maintain their well-being.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Ombudsmen investigate complaints about the care of residents in long-term care facilities and serve as residents' advocates. They provide mediation and education in an effort to resolve grievances and increase understanding of long-term care residents' rights.

Audio Information Service

Service designed to disseminate current news and information in an audio format to those who can no longer read standard print.

Services for People who are Blind

Services to help individuals with visual impairments integrate smoothly into their environment and community. May include medical eye care, independent living skills training, assistive technology, employment services, etc.

Services for People who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Variety of services designed to help individuals participate fully in their communities. May include advocacy, informaton and referral, counseling, communication support, assistive technology, etc.

Disability Services

Services for people with disabilities and their families, including services that assist them in finding the services and supports they need.

Services for People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Services for people with I/DD and their families. May include advocacy, information and referral, supported employment, housing, in-home supports, recreation and leisure opportunities, etc.

Independent Living Skills Training

Assists people with disabilities to live independently and become productive, full participants in society.

Individual and Systems Advocacy

Individual advocacy works with or on behalf of individuals with disabilities to help them navigate the service system, communicate their needs and preferences, access the services they are eligible for and/or entitled to, and ensure that they can fully exercise their rights. Systems advocacy works to promote public policies which support services, opportunities and choices for people with disabilities and their families.

Peer Mentoring

Peer-to-peer support for individuals with disabilities to help them develop life skills.

Travel Training

Training for people with disabilities to help them identify and access available transportation options and learn to use those options.

Medical Equipment/Assistive Devices

Items, equipment or product systems used to maintain or improve functional capabiliites of older adults or adults with disabilities.

Rehabilitation Engineering

Use of technology to make people with disabilities as independent as possible by providing assistive devices to compensate for disability.

Advocacy

Working with or on behalf of people with disabilities to help them navigate the service system, communicate their needs and choices, access the services they are eligible for and/or entitled to, and ensure that they can fully exercise their rights as citizens.

Activities

Wellness and health education programs, social and recreational clubs and classes.

Community Inclusion for People with Disabilities

Full participation by an individual with a disability in community activities, organizations, and groups of his/her choosing.

Recreational classes

Include dancing, bingo, art, pottery, knitting, exercise, music, etc.

Senior Centers

Community programs for independent older adults offering social opportunities and activities related to health, fitness, recreation and education.

Caregiver Support Groups

Peer groups provide caregivers with personal and emotional support as well as information about resources.

Grief Counseling/Bereavement Services

Counseling and other supportive services for individuals/families who have lost loved ones. Services can include spiritual support, support groups, and assistance with funeral arrangements.

Chaplain Services

Services provided by a chaplain to help individuals and families during times of illness, crisis, loss or grief.

Counseling

Helps individuals and family caregivers by providing emotional support, information about resources, and assistance with short- and long-term planning.

Dementia Education/Support Groups

Dementia education for faith and community groups and families. Also support groups for family caregivers.

Diabetes Support Group

Education and support for to help individuals with diabetes manage their chronic condition.

Independent Living Skills Training

Assists people with disabilities to live independently and become productive, full participants in society.

Peer Mentoring and Support

Peer to peer support provided for individuals with disabilities to help them develop life skills. May also refer to support groups for various disabilities.

Respite

Care provided to older adults or persons with disabilities in order to give their primary caregivers a break/period of relief.

Speakers & Workshops

Education and training on a variety of topics for individuals, families and caregivers.

Telephone Reassurance

Regularly scheduled phone calls to check on the well-being of older adults and adults with disabilities.

Travel Training for People with Disabilities

Training for people with disabilities to help them identify and access available transportation options and learn to use those options.

Accessible Transportation

Transportation services for adults with disabilities, adults requiring special assistance, and those needing specialized wheelchair transport.

Medical Transportation--non-emergency
Senior Transportation

Transportation for seniors.

Travel Training for People with Disabilities

Training for people with disabilities to help them identify and access available transportation options and learn to use those options.