Resource Directory

Phone numbers, websites, and other resources. 

Visit our FAQ page for detailed information on community services and options available to caregivers! 

AmeriCorps Seniors

Who can serve? AmeriCorps Seniors is open to individuals 55 and older. 

How can I serve? When you join AmeriCorps Seniors, you choose how you want to give back. Help a struggling child to learn to read. Deliver groceries to an elderly neighbor. Support a family impacted by natural disaster. These are just a few of the service opportunities available to you through AmeriCorps Seniors.

Every year, they match over 200,000 AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers with service opportunities offered by partner organizations.

800-942-2677
Annuity.org

Annuity.org has been providing visitors with carefully researched, timely information about annuities and structured settlements for nearly a decade. This free, comprehensive web resource offers professional insight from experienced financial experts on a variety of financial topics to help you make smart decisions about your money.

Be sure to check out their information on Financial Literacy

The 28 area agencies on aging (AAA) in Texas provide services to help people age 60 and older, their family members and caregivers receive the information and assistance they need in locating and accessing community services. Services vary by community but may include:

  • Information, referral, and assistance
  • Benefits counseling and legal assistance
  • Care coordination
  • Caregiver support services
  • In-home support services
  • Legal awareness
  • Nutrition services
  • Ombudsman Program

Services are targeted to those with the greatest economic and social needs. Particular attention is paid to people with low-incomes, older people who belong to minority groups, and older people residing in rural areas. In addition, family members and other caregivers may receive information and services on behalf of the older person for whom they are providing care.

Use the Eldercare Locator to find an AAA near you. 

Benefits Eligibility Checker

Find out if a loved one or you qualifies for public benefits via Benefits Check Up, a service of the National Council on Aging.

800-794-6559
BetterHearing.org
 
Caregiver Action Network (CAN)

CAN is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease. CAN (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

Caring Info

A program of the National Hospice nad Palliative Care Organization. Understanding and discussing topics like advance directivespalliative carecaregiving and hospice care may feel overwhelming on top of dealing with a serious or life-limiting illness. CareingInfo.org's guides and resources are here to help you through the journey you are on and to aid you in understanding the choices you have.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  CMS serves the public as a trusted partner and steward, dedicated to advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes. 

 
Community Resource Finder

Easy access to resources, community programs and services - made available by the Alzheimer's Association and AARP.

Dallas Area Agency on Aging – DAAA

Community Council of Greater Dallas/Dallas Area Agency on Aging provides services for people age 60+ and their family or informal caregivers who live in Dallas county. 

 

800-252-9240
214-871-5065
Dallas Connect To Care – ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center)

Connect to Care is a web-based resource center created to provide access and assistance to older adults and individuals with disabilities needing information on the resources available.

This web-based resource center may also serve as a source for those planning for future long-term care needs. Connect to Care strives to serve as the entry point for professionals, caregivers, and family members who are seeking resources and assistance on behalf of their clients or family members.

Connect to Care is part of a national initiative put in place by the Administration for Community Living and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV.org)

Founded in 1920, DAV is a leading nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families. The organization helps more than a million veterans each year in positive, life-changing ways. 

Diverse Elders Coalition

The Diverse Elders Coalition (DEC) advocates for policies and programs that improve aging in our communities as racially and ethnically diverse people; American Indians and Alaska Natives; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people.

The Diverse Elders Coalition’s training curriculum, “Caring For Those Who Care” is a resource for health, social service providers, and aging professionals to learn about the unique needs of diverse family caregivers. The training curriculum will equip professionals with insights into the lived experiences of the following caregiving communities: African American and Black Caregivers, American Indian and Alaska Native Caregivers, Chinese American and Korean American Caregivers, Southeast Asian American Caregivers, Hispanic and Latino Caregivers, and LGBTQ+ Caregivers. 

Eldercare Locator

Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration For Community Living that connects callers with services for older adults and their families. 

 

800-677-1116
Facing Disability.com

FacingDisability.com was specifically created to connect families who suddenly have to deal with a spinal cord injury to people like them who have already been there.

Family Caregiver Alliance

The mission of the Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care.

For over 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and other types of dementia. Their services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers. 

800-445-8106
The Family Law Hotline, at (800) 777-3247, is a nonprofit organization specializing in family law. 
 
800-777-3247

The mission of the Federal Trade Commission is to protect consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.

Complaints about identity theft may be submitted to https://www.identitytheft.gov/  or to https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/
 

202-326-2222