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AA, AL-Anon and Addiction


AA - Call 1-800-621-1646 for local times and locations.

www.aa.org

 

A History of Alcoholics Anonymous

By Oliver Clark - A visual and auditory history of AA that spans the period of 1932 - 1971.

 

 Al-Anon - 400 9th St. Tues 7 pm & Thurs 12 pm

www.al-anon.org

 

RehabNet.com - National Council on Seniors Drug and Alcohol Rehab

We are a non profit organization with a mission to educate and provide assistance to seniors struggling addiction as well as caregivers and family members with concerns. Our primary objective is to effectively halt the growing silent epidemic of senior addiction.

877-888-0552

www.rehabnet.com

 

Exercise and Mobility


Information to seniors on how they can stay active, fit, and healthy. 

SeniorsMobility.org

 

Emergency Services & Assistance


Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS)

(Emergency vouchers, outreach, sexual assault, domestic violence, advocacy)

1576 W. 12th St.

541-997-2816

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Focus 4 24 hour hotline 541-997-4444

www.florencesos.org

 

Food


Florence Food Share

2190 Spruce St.

541-997-9110

Monday - Friday 9:30 am to 1:00 pm; Monday and Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 pm

www.florencefoodshare.org

 

Methodist Church

333 Kingwood St.

541-997-6025

Free lunch Tuesday & Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

www.florenceunitedmethodist.org

 

Free Adaptive Telephones


Telecommunications Devices Access Program

Oregon Public Utilities Commission

1-800-848-4442

For more information and application: www.puc.state.or.us

 

Free Clothing and Emergency Items


Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS)

1576 W. 12th St.

541-997-2816

www.florencesos.org

 

The Better Living Center

85134 Highway 101 S.

541-997-2137

Limited hours, call prior to visit.

 

Inclement Weather Warming Center


Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw

An emergency cold weather shelter for those in need. When wind chill drops below freezing--we are open. We pick up, we feed, we have clean beds.

3996 Highway 101

www.facebook.com/FECWS

 

Medical and Mental Health Care


Home Health & Hospice

310 9th St.

541-997-3418

www.peacehealth.org/peace-harbor/services/Home-Health-and-Hospice

 

Peace Harbor Hospital

400 9th St.

541-997-8412

www.peacehealth.org/peace-harbor

 

Peace Health Clinics

390 9th St.

541-997-7134

www.peacehealth.org/phmg/florence

 

Peace Health Counseling

1525 W. 12th St.

541-902-6085

 

Peace Health Laboratories

396 9th St.

541-902-6077

www.peacehealth.org/laboratories

 

Newsletters


Good News For Seniors Newsletter

Connecting seniors with information and resources for a positive, healthy future.

Free digital version delivered to your email account. Click Here.

Printed version mailed to your home available via subscription.

www.goodnewsforseniors.com

 

Senior Services


Senior and Disabled Services

541-902-9430

1-800-354-1095

www.sdslane.org

 

Department of Human Services

3180 Highway 101

Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

www.oregon.gov/dhs

 

Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency of the U.S. Administration for Community Living.

1-800-677-1116

www.eldercare.acl.gov

 

Medicare Help

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)

Call for appointment

1-800-722-4134

www.oregon.gov/dcbs/insurance/shiba

 

National Council on Aging

Improving the health and economic security of older adults

www.ncoa.org

 

Senior Guidance

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

www.seniorguidance.org

 

 

State of Oregon


Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Please contact us if you have concerns about the quality

of care or the rights of residents at a long-term care facility.

www.oltco.org

1-800-522-2602

email info@ltco.state.or.us​​

 

Veteran's Services


Veterans Services of Lane County

Provides assistance with:

  • Filing for disability claims
  • Obtaining military records
  • Applying for VA Health Care
  • Applying for VA Education Benefits
  • Applying for Surviving Spouse Benefits

Florence Outreach Services

Every Thursday 8:00 am until finished

Disabled American Veterans Hall

1735 21st St.

541-997-8060

http://www.lanecounty.org