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.
Who is eligible for services?
To qualify for caregiver services, an individual must provide unpaid care to a dependent family member or friend. Either the caregiver or care receiver must live in Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Palo Pinto, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties.
In addition, the care receiver must be:
at least 60 years of age;
have Alzheimer's or a related dementia;
a grandchild who is under the age of 18 and in primary custody of a grandparent who's at least 55 years of age; and/or
an adult who is under the age of 60 and has severe disabilities.
North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging 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?
North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging does not charge for its services, but encourages voluntary contributions of any amount. All donations are used to expand services.
How can I get more information about North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging services?
For more information about services funded through the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, call 800-272-3921, or view the following publications.
LifeRoads - Education on living with low vision. Call 214-353-0934 for more information.
Doni Green, Director of Aging
Phone: 1-800-272-3921 | Fax: 817-695-9274 Email