Guide to District of Columbia State Agencies
and Community Resources for Aging


District of Columbia Attorney General's Office
Office on Aging
Phone: (202) 724-5622
Fax: (202) 724-4979
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 900S
Washington, DC 20001
Develops and institutes health, education, employment, and social services for District residents age 60 and older.
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District of Columbia Center for Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
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District of Columbia Office on Aging
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District of Columbia Department of Human Services
64 New York Avenue,
NE, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 671-4200
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District of Columbia Department of Insurance
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District of Columbia DRM Regional Resources Directory
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District of Columbia Long Term Care Resources
Miscellaneous resources

District of Columbia Nursing Home Search
Nursing home comparison by Medicare

District of Columbia Senior Citizen Transportation
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District of Columbia Senior Care
District of Columbia seniors care directory for retirement homes across North America, from, providing a comprehensive and user friendly guide to seniors care retirement homes and centers.
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District of Columbia Senior Directory
Many miscellaneous phone numbers for senior resources.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Telephone: (512)480-9797
Fax: (512)480-9799
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Family Eldercare, Inc.
Consultation and Referral
Telephone: (512)450-0844
Fax: (512)459-6436
[email protected]
A non-profit, United Way Agency serving older adults and persons with disabilities.
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Groups for the Elderly
Provides older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom. The non-profit SeniorNet teaches seniors (age 50 plus) to use computers and the Internet at over 140 Learning Centers nationwide.
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Social Security Administration

Toll Free: 1/800-772-1213
TDD: 1/800-325-0778
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Links to Federal Agencies for the Aging