The Disability, Aging, and Veteran Services office is designated as the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) for Washington County and specializes in resources for:
- older adults
- adults with disabilities
- family members and caregivers
NOTE: There may be specific eligibility requirements for some programs.
Common questions the ADRC can help with:
- How do I plan for long term care for myself, my parents, or a friend?
- How do I access financial assistance programs to help with my rent, utilities, or prescriptions?
- Who can help me with accessibility modifications or repairs to my home such as building a ramp, installing grab bars, or faulty plumbing?
- What kind of affordable housing options are available?
- How do I apply for public benefits such as SNAP (formerly food stamps), Medicaid programs, or Medicare savings programs?
- What kind of employment assistance is available to me as an older adult?
- I am a veteran, how do I apply for disability compensation or a pension or learn about other VA benefits?
- Are there services to help support me with personal care in my home so that I remain independent?
- I am a family caregiver supporting a loved one and am exhausted and overwhelmed, is there anything to help me?
- What kind of transportation is available to help me get to medical appointments, shopping, and recreation?
- Where can I find information about finding senior housing like an assisted living facility or adult foster care home?
- How can I change my Medicare plan or understand my benefits?
To speak with someone about your individual situation, please call your local ADRC at 1-855-673-2372 or check out the Aging and Disability Resource Connection to search for local programs and services.