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Farifax area on Aging


12011 Government Center Parkway,
Suite 708
, Fairfax, Virginia
22035-1104

Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources

  • Local: 703-324-7948

  • Toll Free: 866-503-0217

  • TTY: 703-449-1186

  • Spanish - Coordinated Services Planning: 703-631-3366

  • Fax:  703-449-8689

 

E-mail
Intake Unit:
Fairfax_aaa@fairfaxcounty.gov

Caregiver Unit:
caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov


Web site:
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa

Statewide Information:
www.seniornavigator.org

Locating Out-of-State Services:
www.eldercare.gov

 

Adult Education

 


AARP 55-Alive Driver Safety Program
Toll-Free 888-227-7669
 www.aarp.org/families/driver_safety

 


Adult & Community Education, FairfaxCountyPublic Schools
 703-227-2200
 www.fcps.edu/aceclasses

 

Registration Centers
Alexandria
 703-660-2056

Centreville
 703-227-2200

Fairfax
 703-503-6400

Falls Church
 703-506-2340

 

American Automobile Association, Safe Driving Program
703-222-4112
 www.aaamidatlantic.com


Elderhostel Toll-Free
 877-426-8056
 www.elderhostel.org

Lifetime Learning Institute of Northern Virginia
703-503-0600
 http://lli.nova.org

Mature Operator Driver Improvement Program
 703-280-0621

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at GeorgeMasonUniversity
 703-503-3384
 www.olli.gmu.edu/links.htm


Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna
703-281-0538
 www.scov.org

Shepherd’s Center of Annandale-Springfield
 703-941-1419


Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax - Burke
703-323-9500

Fairfax County Public Library
703-324-3100
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library

Access Services, Talking Books
 703-324-8380
 www.fairfaxcoutny.gov/library/branches/as

 

Caregiving

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Information
703-324-7948
 e-mail: caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov



Caregiver Corner Online electronic newsletter (to subscribe)
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/email/lists

 

Eldercare Locator
 Toll-Free 800-677-1116
www.eldercare.gov

 

National Family Caregivers Association
Toll Free 800-896-3650
www.nfcacares.org

301-942- 6430

 

Family Caregiver Alliance
 www.caregiver.org


AARP Care and Family Newsletter
 aarpnews@nes.aarp.org

 

SeniorNavigator
 www.seniornavigator.org


Consumer Assistance

 

AARP Tax-Aide Program (January 1 - April 15)
 Toll Free 888-227-7669
 www.aarp.org/money/taxaide

 

Benefits Checkup, National Council on the Aging
202-479-1200
 www.benefitscheckup.org

 

Better Business Bureau
 202-393-8000
 www.bbb.org


Cable Communications and Consumer Protection
Fairfax County
703-222-8435
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dcccp

 

Citizen Assistance
Fairfax CountyGovernmentCenter
703-324-3185
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov

 


City of Fairfax
 703-385-7894
www.fairfaxva.gov


City of Falls Church
 703-248-5005
www.fallschurch.gov

 

Money Management International/Consumer Credit Counseling
Toll Free 800-747-4222
 www.moneymanagement.org


Coordinated Services Planning
Fairfax County
703-222-0880
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dsm/#csp

 

Fairfax County Government Information Line
 703-324-INFO(4636)


Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
703-324-5633
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa


Virginia Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program (VICAP)
703-324-5851
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa


Absenteee Voting/FairfaxCounty Electoral Board
 703-222-0776
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/eb/sbsentee.htm

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
 www.cpsc.gov

 

Counseling and Support

 

Al-Anon
 703-764-0476
 www.alanonva.com (local)
www.va-al-anon.org (state)

 

Alcohol and Drug Services,
703-359-7040
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/csb

 

Alcoholics Anonymous
 703-876-6166
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org


Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter
Toll Free 800-272-3900
 www.alz-nca.org

 

American Cancer Society
 703-938-5550
 www.cancer.org
Toll Free 888-227-6333

 

American Diabetes Association
Toll Free 800-342-2383
 www.diabetes.org


American Heart Association
 703-941-8500
 www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association of Northern Virginia
703-591-4131
 www.lungusa.org


Arthritis Foundation
202-537-6800
www.arthritis.org

 

Catholic Charities, St. Martin’s Elderly Services and Senior Ctr.
 703-751-2766
www.ccda.net


Center for Multicultural Human Services
703-533-3302
www.cmhs.org

 

Community Mental Health Centers
 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/csb/mhs/mhsmain.htm


Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Intake Line - General Information/Services
703-481-4230

 

Mt. VernonCenter

703-360-6910

 

Northwest Center

 703-481-4100

 

Woodburn Center

703-573-0523

 

Emergencies (24 hours)

703-573-5679 English

703-481-4121 Spanish

 

Grief Program, Springfield Site

 703-866-2119

 

Fairfax County Victim Assistance Network, 24-Hour Helpline

 703-360-7273

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dsm/dviolencebook.htm

 

Haven of Northern Virginia

703-941-7000

www.havenofnova.org

 

Jewish Council for the Aging, Senior Helpline

703-425-0999

www.jcagw.org

 

Jewish Social Service Agency

 703-204-9100

www.jssa.org

 

Life With Cancer, InovaFairfaxHospital

703-776-2841

www.inova.org/inovapublic.srt/cancer/index.jsp

 

Northern Virginia Family Services

703-385-3267

www.nvfs.org

 

Parkinson’s Disease

 

American Parkinson’s Disease Association Information Toll Free

800-223-2732

 www.apdaparkinson.org

 

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area

 703-287--8729

www.parkinsonfoundation.org

 

Stroke Clubs, Fairfax County Health Department

 703-246-7120

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd/speechstroke.htm

 

Widowed Persons Service of Northern Virginia

 703-281-9595

 

Women’s Center

703-281-2657

 www.thewomenscenter.org

 

 

Day Care and Respite Care Services

 

Alzheimer’s FamilyDayCenter

 703-204-4664

 www.alzheimersfdc.org

 

In-Home Bathing and Respite Program

 703-324-7948

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs

 

ElderLink/Fairfax County Department of Family Services

 

Day Health Care for Older Adults, FairfaxCounty Health Dept.

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd/adhc

 

Annandale Center

703-750-3316

 

Braddock GlenCenter

703-978-0502

 

Herndon HarborCenter

703-435-8729

 

Lewinsville Center

 703-734-1718

 

Lincolnia Center

703-914-0226

 

Mt. VernonCenter

 703-704-6050

 

Leewood AdultDayCareCenter

 703-256-9770

www.gracehealthcare.com

 

Disability Services

 

Access Services, FairfaxCounty Library

 703-324-8380

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/as/services.htm

703-324-8365 TTY

 

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

  202-707-5100

 www.loc.gov/nls

 

Americans With Disabilities Act, Paratransit/Metro Access

301-562-5361

 www.wmata.com/metroaccess/access_form.cfm

 

Brain Injury Services

703-451-8881

www.braininjurysvcs.org

 

Northern Virginia Brain Injury Association

 703-569-1855

www.NVBIA.org

 

Building Plan Review, Fairfax County Department of Public

703-222-0114

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/epr

 

Works and Environmental ServicesIndependenceCenter of Northern Virginia, Inc.

703-525-3268

www.ecnv.org

 

Fairfax Area Disability Services Board

703-324-5421

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dsb

 

Fairfax Area Disability Services Electronic Newsletter (to subscribe)

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/email/lists

 

Handicapped Parking Tags, Department of Motor Vehicles

Toll Free 866-368-5463

 www.dmv.virginia.gov

 

Handicapped Parking Violations, FairfaxCountyPolice Dept.

703-691-2131

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/parking_restrictions.htm

 

Mental Retardation Services,

703-324-4400

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/csb/mrs/mrsmain.htm

 

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Metropolitan Washington Ear

301-681-6636

 www.washear.org

 

Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons

703-352-99055

www.NVRC.org

 

Prevention of Blindness Society of the Metropolitan Area

202-234-1010

www.youreyes.org/legal/index.htm

 

National RehabilitationInformationCenter (NARIC)

Toll Free 800-346-2742

www.naric.com

 

Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS)

703-993-3670

 www.vats.org

 

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

 703-359-1100

 www.vdbvi.org

 

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Toll Free 800-552-7917

www.vddhh.org

 

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

 703-359-1124

 www.vadrs.org

 

Virginia RelayCenter

 711 Voice and TTY

 

Discrimination Issues

 

Fairfax County Human Rights Commission

 703-324-2953

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hrc

(complaints about discrimination in the community)

 

Fairfax County Offi ce of Equity Programs

703-324-2207

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/oep

(complaints about discrimination by county departments)

 

Employment / Training Services

 

Adult and Community Education, FairfaxCountyPublic Schools

 703-503-6400

www.fcps.edu/aceclasses

 

Education for Independence, Adult and Community Education

703-660-2065

www.fcps.edu/aceclasses

 

Fairfax County Public SchoolsEmployment Resource Centers (SkillSource Centers)

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs

 

Fairfax County Department of Family Services

Alexandria

703-704-6286

Fairfax

703-324-7280

Falls Church

703-533-5400

Reston

703-787-4974

 

Fairfax CountyJobApplicationCenter

703-222-5872

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/jobs

 

 

National Council on the Aging (NCOA)

 202-479-6978

www.ncoa.org/content.cfm?sectionid=345

 

The KoreanCommunityServiceCenter

 703-354-6345, ext. 105

www.kcscgw.org

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging, Employment Counseling

 703-324-7948

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa

 

 

Information and Referral

 

Senior Employment Resources (SER)

 703-750-1936

www.seniorjobs.org

 

UCM WorkForceDevelopmentCenter

703-360-9088

www.ucmagency.org/emp-wdp.html

 

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

703-359-1124

 www.vadrs.org

 

Virginia WorkforceCenter at the Virginia Employment Commission

703-803-0000

www.vec.virginia.gov/vecportal/search_results.cfm

 

Financial Assistance

 

Energy Assistance Programs, Fairfax County Department of Family Services

 703-324-7604

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/overview.htm

 

Human Services Coordinated Services Planning

 703-222-0880

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dsm/csp/cspdefault.htm

 

Fan Care Program, Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

703-324-7694

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa

 

Food Stamps, Fairfax County Department of Familiy Services

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs

 

Fairfax Office

703-324-7500

703-324-7905 (recording)

 

Falls Church Office

703-533-5300

 

Reston Office

703-787-4900

 

South CountyOffice

703-704-6353

 

Home Repair Program for the Elderly

703-246-5154

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rha

 

Fairfax County Department of Housing & Community Development Medicaid, Fairfax County Department of Family Services

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs

 

Fairfax Office

703-324-7500

 

Falls Church Office

 703-533-5300

 

Reston Office

703-481-4025

 

South CountyOffice

 703-704-6353

 

Long-Term Care

703-324-7504

 

Medicare Toll Free

 800-MEDICARE      800-633-4227

www.medicare.gov/

 

Toll Free

Social Security Administration Toll Free

 800-772-1213

www.ssa.gov/

 

 

Tax Relief, Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration

 703-222-8234

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dta

 

Virginia Employment Commission, Unemployment Insurance

703-803-0000

www.vec.virginia.gov/vecportal/unins/insur.cfm

 

 

Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Grandchildren/Kinship Care

 

Virginia Department for the Aging

Toll Free 800-552-3402

 www.vda.virginia.gov

 

 

Fairfax County Department of Family Services

703-324-7948

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/factsheets/kinship_care_guide.htm

 

Area Agency on Aging (Resource Guide for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children) Generations United

 202-289-3979

 www.gu.org

 

Grandparent InformationCenter

202-434-2296

www.aarp.org/families/grandparents

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

 

Health Related Services

 

American Red Cross of the National Capital Area

 www.redcrossnca.org/ServicesCenter/

 

Fairfax - Falls Church Office

703-584-8700

 

South Fairfax - FortBelvoir Office

703-805-2057

 

Community Health Care Network (CHCN), Fairfax County Health Department

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd/pcs/hdchcn.htm

 

 

Bailey’s HealthCenter

703-237-3446

 

North CountyHealthCenter

 703-689-2180

 

South CountyHealthCenter

703-704-5333

 

Dental Services

 

Dental Hygience Clinic, NorthernVirginia Community College

703-323-3349

www.nv.cc.va.us

 

 

Donated Dental Services, Virginia Dental Association

804-264-9010

http://198.65.229.210/public/vdhf/vdhf_dds.html

 

Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, Inc. (to access this service, call one of the four agencies listed below)

 www.nvds.org

 

Fairfax County Coordinated Services Planning

703-222-0880

 

Hispanic Committee of Virginia

703-671-5666

 

Northern Virginia Family Service

703-385-3267

 

United Community Ministries

703-768-7106

 

Northern Virginia Dental Society, for dental referrals

703-642-5297

 

EYE CARE

 

EyeCare America, Seniors Program

Toll Free 800-222-3937

www.eyecareamerica.org/eyecare/public/seniors.cfm

 

 

Medical Society of Northern Virginia

703-934-8818

www.msnva.org

 

Health Department of FairfaxCounty

703-246-2411

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd

 

 

Birth and Death Certificates

703-246-7122

Falls Church District Office

703-534-8343

Herndon/Reston District Office

703-481-4242

Joseph WillardHealthCenterFairfax

703-246-7100

South County District Office

703-704-5203

Springfield District Office

703-569-1031

 

Medicare

Toll Free 800-MEDICARE

 800-633-4227

www.medicare.gov/

Toll Free

 

Home-Care Services

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

703-324-7948

 

Home Care Information/Companion Registry

 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa/inhomecare.htm

Finding Your Way Through the Home Care Maze

Friendship Senior

Telephone Reassurance

Volunteer Home Services for Seniors

703-324-5438

 

In-Home Bathing and Respite Program, ElderLink,

703-324-7948

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs

 

Fairfax County Department of Family Services In-Home Care Services,

703-222-0880

 

Fairfax County Department of Family Services

The Guide to Retirement Living, Sourcebook

www.GuidetoRetirementLiving.com

 

CareRing, calling service of CrisisLink

703-516-6764

www.crisislink.org/services/carering.html

 

For information on private home care options and general housing options,

703-324-7948

 

 

Housing and Home Repair

 

City of Falls Church Department of Housing & Human Services

703-248-5005

www.fallschurchva.gov/services/hhs

 

Fairfax County

703-246-5154

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/living/housing

 

Department of Housing & Community Development

Home Repair for the Elderly

703-385-1311

 

Senior and Specialized Housing

 703-914-0551

 

Housing Waiting List Information Line

 703-449-9050

 

The Guide to Retirement Living, Sourcebook

www.GuidetoRetirementLiving.com

 

Northern Virginia Family Service

703-385-3267

www.nvfs.org/dev_housing.htm

 

Rebuilding Together Program

 703-528-5606

www.rebuildingtogether.org/mainpages

 

State Division of Consumer Affairs (Tenant-Landlord Issues),

Toll Free 800-552-9963,

www.vdacs.virginia.gov/consumers/cgi-bin/agency_info.cgi

 

Virginia Weatherization Program,

540-662-8960,

www.dhcd.virgini.gov/HousingPreservationRehabilitation/Weatherization_FAQs.htm

 

 

Legal Assistance

 

Fairfax Bar Lawyer Referral and Information Service

703-246-3780

www.fairfaxbar.org/

 

Center for Elder Rights,

Virginia Department for the Aging

Toll Free 800-552-3402

www.vda.virginia.gov

 

Legal Services of Northern Virginia

703-246-4500

www.lsnv.org

 

Potomac Legal Aid

703-532-2525

www.potomaclegalaid.org

 

Virginia State Bar Association

804-775-0500

www.vsb.org

 

Loan Closets

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter

202-296-5363

www.msandyou.org

 

loan closet for persons with MS diagnosis

Washington Area Wheelchair Society

301-495-0277

 

Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS) and Assistive

Toll Free 800-552-5019

www.vats.org

Technology Loan Fund Authority

 

Long-Term Care Information

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging Long-Term Care Insurance Counseling, VICAP

703-324-5851

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/vicap

 

Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman

703-324-5861

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ombudsman

 

 

Nutrition

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

 703-324-7948

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa

 

Meals on Wheels  Nutritional SupplementProgramSeniorCenter, Congregate Meal Sites

 703-324-5544

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec/Senior_Ctr

 

Recreation and Socialization

 

Community and Recreation Services, FairfaxCounty

703-324-4386

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec

 

Fairfax CountyPark Authority

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks

 

Information on Parks and Classes

703-324-8700

 

Registration for Adult and Family Recreation

 703-222-4664

 

Parks and Recreation Department, City of Fairfax

 703-385-7858

www.fairfaxva.gov

 

Recreation and Parks Department, City of Falls Church

703-248-5077

www.fallschurchva.gov

 

St. Martin’s Elderly Services and Senior Center, Catholic Charities

703-751-2766

www.ccds.net

 

Social Services

 

Fairfax Department of Family Services

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/overview.htm

 

Aging Information Specialists

 703-324-7948

 

Adult Case Management

 703-222-0880

 

Medicaid Pre-Admission Screenings

703-222-0880

 

Fairfax Office

703-324-7948

 

Falls Church Office

703-533-5300

 

Reston Office

703-481-4025

 

for Adult Services, Home Care & Medicaid

703-787-4900

 

for Food Stamps and Benefits:

 

South CountyOffice

703-704-6353

 

Adult Protective Services (APS)

 703-324-7450

 

ElderLink, Options for Caregiving

 703-324-5374

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa/elderlink

 

Center for Multicultural Human Services

703-533-3302

www.cmhsweb.org

 

Hispanic Committee of Virginia

703-671-5666

www.hcva.org

 

Jewish Social Services Agency, Case Management Program

703-204-9100

www.jssa.org

 

Korean CommunityServiceCenter

703-354-6345

www.kcscgw.org

 

Northern Virginia Family Service

703-385-3267

www.nvfs.org

 

 

Transportation

 

Fairfax County Department of Transportation

703-324-1172

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot

 

Seniors-on-the-Go!Taxi Access

FASTRAN

703-222-9764

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec

 

Fairfax Connector

703-339-7200

 www.fairfaxconnector.com

 

RIBS, Reston Internal Bus System

703-339-7200

see Fairfax Connector Web site

 

City of Fairfax, Transportation

 703-385-7859

www.fairfaxva.gov

 

 

City of Falls Church, Transportation

www.ci.falls-church.va.us/visitors/transportation.html

 

Farewheels

703-248-5005

 

Connect-a-Ride, Jewish Council for the Aging

703-323-6494

 www.jcagw.org

 

Americans With Disabilities Act Paratransit/MetroAccess

301-562-5360

www.wmata.com/metroaccess

 

Volunteer Transportation, Community-Based Organizations

703-222-0880

 

Metrobus/Metrorail

202-637-7000

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/metrorail

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

703-324-5406

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa/vol_opps_fcn.htm

 

 

Volunteer programs include:

·        Friendship, Senior

·        Meals on Wheels

·        Pets on Wheels

·        Telephone Reassurance;

·        Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP)

·        Volunteer Home Services for Seniors

·        Cluster Care.

 

 

Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

 703-324-5435

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa/ombudsman

 

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)

703-549-1607

www.seniorcorps.org/about/programs/rsvp.asp

 

Volunteer Fairfax

703-246-3460

www.seniorcorps.org/about/programs/rsvp.asp

 

 

 

Any of the services in this publication can be reached using the Virginia Relay System TTY 711.

 

To report phone number or Web site changes to this list, please call:  703-324-5401,

or e-mail:

Fairfax_aaa@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodationswill be provided upon request. To request this information in an alternate format, please call 703-324-5870; TTY 703-222-9452.

A publication of Fairfax County, Virginia.

June 2007

 


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