The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging contracts with two area information centers to provide information about health and social services for older adults and their family caregivers. To reach the information center that serves your area, dial 2-1-1. Phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Common Questions About Services
Who is eligible for services?
Services are available to persons age 60 and over who live in Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Palo Pinto, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties. The Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or religion. However, it does give priority to older persons who have low incomes, are frail, live in rural areas, and/or have disabilities.
How much do services cost?
The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging does not charge for its services, but encourages voluntary contributions of any amount. All contributions are used to expand services.
How can I get more information about Agency services?
For more information about services funded through the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, call 1-800-272-3921, or view the following publications.
How can I get more information about other agencies' programs?
How can I get information on paying for care in a nursing home or assisted living facility?
How do I choose a residential care facility for a loved one who has dementia?
How do I reach an area agency on aging if I don't live in the counties listed above?
To reach an area agency on aging in the State of Texas, call 1-800-252-9240. To reach an area agency on aging in any state, call 1-800-677-1116.
Is there a resource that tells me about public and private resources and shows me their Internet sites?
Yes, our agency has prepared a resource guide that contains information about local, state and federal programs and services. Copies are available by mail upon request.
What is the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL)?
The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature is a non-partisan, representative body of citizens 60+ years of age, elected by their peers. For more information, click here.
Doni Green, Director of Aging
Phone: 1-800-272-3921 | Fax: 817-695-9274