Resources and Information

Info & Referral for Seniors.

Page updated on Oct 13, 2021 at 1:17 PM
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Resources for finding information about services and programs available in Alexandria as well as nationwide.

  • COVID-19 Resources:
    Emergency Shelter/SNAP EBT Card/Applying for Medicaid
     
    Eviction and Tenant Rights 
    Resources for tenants and property owners needing assistance to pay rent

    Food 
    Groceries to Go

    Grocery Shopping/Medicine Pick Up
    Testing and Health Providers for Uninsured
    Legal and Helplines 
    Virtual Programs and Events

  • Silver Service Card  
    The Silver Service card, which aims to connect seniors with local businesses, offers discounts to Alexandria seniors 60 and older when presented at participating locations.To pick up your Silver Service Card, visit Senior Services of Alexandria, 206 North Washington Street, Suite 301, 703.836.4414. You can also visit At Home in Alexandria, 3139 Mount Vernon Ave., 703.231.0824. View a list of participating businesses and their discounts. 
  • Division of Aging and Adult Services - Call 703.746.5999 to speak with an information specialist and intake worker or you may view our Directory of Resources for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities - a comprehensive directory of services for seniors in the Alexandria area.
  • 2-1-1 – Dial 211 toll free to find services in Virginia or visit www.virginia211.org to search online. 
  • Contact Us - information and referral to services in the City of Alexandria and a means of communicating with City officials and staff.  You can also call 311 or 703.746.4311.
  • Customer Call Center- information on social services and public benefits assistance; mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services; and support initiative for women. Call 703.746.5700
  • Federal Administration on Aging’s ElderCare Locator - a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services. Call 800.677.1116.  
  • Senior Navigator - a national model for online aging and disability resources. Call 1.866.393.0957
  • Virginia Easy Access -helps find services and support for seniors, adults with disabilities, their caregivers and the providers that support them.
  • The Virginia State Bar Association has a new edition of the Senior Citizen’s Handbook. The Senior Citizens Handbook is a resource for seniors, their families, and their caregivers to provide an overview of and contact information for opportunities and choices facing senior citizens today, with a summary of how specific laws affect Virginia's elder citizens and practical advice on issues such as Medicaid, Alzheimer’s Disease, landlord-tenant relations, and much more. There is also an extensive list of community-service organizations that detail the various services available to senior citizens. You can find the handbook at: http://www.vsb.org/site/publications/senior-citizens-handbook  
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