Elderly and Handicap Issues

Tenny Fuller  Elderly and Handicap Issues and Needs SENIOR SERVICES RESOURCE GUIDE   As a service to our community, the Marion County Council on Aging has compiled a comprehensive resource guide, listing many local services and resources pertaining to older adults here in Marion County. Every effort has been made to insure the accuracy of all information. The Marion County Council on Aging is not responsible for any errors. All the agencies, services, and information listed are for informational purposes only, and are subject to change at any time. There are no implied recommendations or endorsement for any listed agency from the Council on Aging. Contact the Council on Aging at 740-387-0401 to get a printed copy of this 2008 Senior Services Resource Guide.   TRANSPORTATION: Marion County Job & Family Services: 740-387-8560 Non-emergency transportation for those who are Medicaid income eligible. OnSite ATS: 740-244-2009 Ambulette: Private Insurance, Medicaid, private pay, and Council on Aging . Stofcheck Ambulance Services: 740-383-2787 Ambulance and Ambulette:   Private insurance, Medicaid, private pay, Medicare. Marion Senior Center: 740-387-5444 Age 60 and older for needs-based appointments, Monday – Friday, on a donation basis. Marion Area Transit: 740-382-9850 Public transportation within the City of Marion, Monday – Friday.  Rates vary by service; reduced rates by application. Marion County Veterans Servicer: 740-387-0100 Transportation to the Columbus VA Outpatient, Veterans only. back to top   MEALS & FOOD PANTRY ASSISTANCE: Ohio Heartland Community Action Center 740-383-2154 Congregate and Home-Delivered meals, Monday – Friday, Age 60+, Donation basis. Mobil Meals of Marion County 740-382-1818 Meals delivered to home-bound persons of all ages.  Cost is based on meal plan selected. Salvation Army 740-382-2156 Soup kitchen: Monday and Thursday at 6PM, all ages welcome. Marion Senior Center 740-387-6100 Monthly distribution of non-perishable groceries, must be income eligible. Marion County Job & Family Services 740-387-8560 Food Stamps for those income eligible. Marion County Veterans Service Commission 740-387-0100 Assistance with food and hygiene items – Veterans and qualified dependents only. Food Pantries St. Paul’s Episcopal: 740-387-6220 Good Shepherd Food Pantry: 740-223-0102 Salvation Army: 740-382-2156 Leapin’ Outreach Center: 740-382-5409 Kirkpatrick Church of Christ: 419-845-2580 Gethsemane Lutheran Church: 740-375-4599 Life Link Community Church: 740-387-6822 St. Vincent DePaul Society: 740-386-6422     back to top   HOUSING AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Independent Living/Senior Housing: Age, income guidelines, and costs are different for each housing unit. Call for further information. Harding Centre 297 W. Center St. 740-375-4602 Chadwick Place 1401 Wellness Dr. 740-725-9303 Kingston Residence of Marion 464 James Way 740-389-2311 Brownstone Terrace * 150 Sara Ave. 740-389-5543 Marion Towers 400 Delaware Ave. 740-387-9050 Seton Square 255 Richland Rd. 740-389-4746 Primrose of Marion 1550 Wellness Dr....