References

Other Helpful Agency Contacts

Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) & Aging and Disability Resource Centers

To inquire about senior employment, housing opportunities, long-term care program screening, and health & wellness programs

Visit: http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/arc.php

1-800-963-5337

Department of Children and Families, Financial Access

To inquire about Medicaid, food stamps or temporary cash assistance

Visit: www.myflorida.com/accessflorida

1-866-762-2237

Abuse Hotline

Report cases or concerns of abuse, neglect, or exploitation on children and vulnerable adults

Visit: http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/abuse-hotline

1-800-962-2873

Agency for Health Care Administration Consumer Complaint

Complaints about patient care, health plan, health care facilities, or to receive publications

Visit: https://apps.ahca.myflorida.com/hcfc

1-888-419-3456

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Call to apply for available programs and services accessible to Floridians with developmental disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, Prader-Will syndrome, and spina bifida.

Visit: http://apd.myflorida.com/

Email: APD_info@apd.state.fl.us

1-866-273-2273

Comprehensive Assessment & Review for Long-Term, Care Services (CARES)

To inquire about in-home and community based services, and to request an assessment of a person's medical, social and psychological needs.

Visit: http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/cares.php

1-800-963-5337

Medicaid Fraud Hotline

If you suspect Medicaid Fraud or wish to receive publications on the matter

Visit: https://apps.ahca.myflorida.com/mpi-complaintform/

1-866-966-7226

Social Security Administration

Apply for retirement, disability or Medicare, SSI, or survivor benefits as well as to get extra help with Medicare prescription drug costs

Visit: http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/reach.htm

Email: https://faq.ssa.gov/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic

1-800-772-1213