Resources & Information
Division of Aging and Adult Services
Call 703.746.5999 to speak with a Certified Information & Referral Specialist 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.
Resources in the City and State
- 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
- 2-1-1 – Dial 211 toll free to find services in Virginia or visit www.virginia211.org to search online.
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.
- 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.
Senior Citizen’s Handbook
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