Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Address

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399

(850) 414-2000

http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us

Description:

State of Florida department is responsible for administering human service programs for the elders and their caregivers including administering the State wide, toll free Elder Help Line & free 'Elder Update' newspaper. It also oversees Office of Public and Professional Guardians, which appoints local public guardian offices as directed by statute to provide guardianship services to persons who do not have adequate income or assets to afford a private guardian and there is no willing family or friend to serve.

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

June 13, 2017

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Mailing

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Contacts

Samuel P. Verghese

Primary Contact

Secretary

information@elderaffairs.org

FL Elder Helpline

Helpline

(800) 963-5337

Office of Public and Professional Guardians

(850) 414-2381

Statewide Senior

Toll Free

(888) 895-7873

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(850) 414-2000

Fax

(850) 414-2004

Helpline

(800) 963-5337

Office of Public and Professional Guardians

(850) 414-2381

Toll Free

(888) 895-7873

Description

Senior Legal Help Line (Statewide) provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone to senior Florida residents, regardless of income, for civil (not criminal) legal problems. Also provides solutions to seniors to help them resolve their legal problems, makes referrals to state and local regulatory agencies and, when it is determined that court representation is necessary, helps seniors find legal providers in their communities.

Hours

9AM - 2PM Monday to Friday

Eligibility

Florida resident & 60+ (Eligible callers are scheduled receive free telephone consultation with an attorney/paralegal) Most callers receive answers to legal questions during the initial telephone contact.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call for information

Languages

English

Service Area

Florida

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    888-895-7873
    Type:
    Toll Free
    Name:
    Toll Free
    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-2450) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    Information regarding elder services and activities available through the Elder Helpline Information and Assistance service within each Florida.

    Eligibility

    Anyone

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Call

    Languages

    English

    Service Area

    Florida

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Florida

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      850-414-2004
      Type:
      Fax
      Name:
      Fax
      Number:
      800-963-5337
      Type:
      Helpline
      Name:
      Helpline
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Senior Legal Help Line (Statewide) provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone to senior Florida residents, regardless of income, for civil (not criminal) legal problems. Also provides solutions to seniors to help them resolve their legal problems, makes referrals to state and local regulatory agencies and, when it is determined that court representation is necessary, helps seniors find legal providers in their communities.

      Hours

      9AM - 2PM Monday to Friday

      Eligibility

      Florida resident & 60+ (Eligible callers are scheduled receive free telephone consultation with an attorney/paralegal) Most callers receive answers to legal questions during the initial telephone contact.

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      Call for information

      Languages

      English

      Service Area

      Florida

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Florida

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        888-895-7873
        Type:
        Toll Free
        Name:
        Toll Free
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        The DOEA oversees Office of Public and Professional Guardians, which appoints local public guardian offices as directed by statute to provide guardianship services to persons who do not have adequate income or assets to afford a private guardian and there is no willing family or friend to serve.

        Hours

        8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

        Intake Procedure

        Call or email for more info

        Offered Outside of Physical Location

        Yes

        Service Area

        Statewide

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Florida

          Contact

          Name:
          Office of Public and Professional Guardians
          Phone:
          850-414-2381
          Email:
          OPPGinfo@elderaffairs.org

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          850-414-2381
          Name:
          Office of Public and Professional Guardians
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-6500.0500-680) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Senior Legal Help Line (Statewide) provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone to senior Florida residents, regardless of income, for civil (not criminal) legal problems. Also provides solutions to seniors to help them resolve their legal problems, makes referrals to state and local regulatory agencies and, when it is determined that court representation is necessary, helps seniors find legal providers in their communities.

          Hours

          9AM - 2PM Monday to Friday

          Eligibility

          Florida resident & 60+ Eligible callers are scheduled for a free telephone consultation with an attorney or paralegal. Most callers will receive answers to their legal questions during the initial telephone appointment. Clients may also qualify for referrals to providers who offer free legal services in the clients� local communities.

          Fees

          None

          Intake Procedure

          Call for information

          Languages

          English

          Service Area

          Florida

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Florida

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            888-895-7873
            Type:
            Toll Free
            Name:
            Toll Free
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1600.3100-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Information regarding elder services and activities available through the Elder Helpline Information and Assistance service within each Florida.

            Eligibility

            Anyone

            Fees

            None

            Intake Procedure

            Call

            Languages

            English

            Service Area

            Florida

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Florida

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              850-414-2004
              Type:
              Fax
              Name:
              Fax
              Number:
              800-963-5337
              Type:
              Helpline
              Name:
              Helpline
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Information regarding elder services and activities available through the Elder Helpline Information and Assistance service within each Florida.

              Eligibility

              Anyone

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              Call

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              Florida

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Florida

                Telephone Numbers

                Number:
                850-414-2004
                Type:
                Fax
                Name:
                Fax
                Number:
                800-963-5337
                Type:
                Helpline
                Name:
                Helpline
                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3200.2500-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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