Brevard County is home to a wealth of senior services. Below you can find a listing of helpful resources.
The mission of Helping Seniors of Brevard is to improve the quality of life for Brevard’s senior population through the provision of information, education and resources. Our vision is to create an information network to help seniors access a full range of services to assist in meeting their health, household, financial, legal and other needs.
Affordable housing is hard to find and HUD offers information and guidance on public housing.
The Seniors Assistance Program provides short-term supportive services to seniors, age 60 and up. Services include housing improvement, short-term homemaking and personal care, legal advice and assistance, and transportation to congregate meal sites. Home improvements include the installation of grab bars, building access ramps, and other minor home repairs.
Senior TranServe allows the elderly to maintain their independence and quality of life by enabling them to get to medical appointments, shop for groceries, and visit loved ones. You must be 60 years of age, ambulatory and capable of entering and exiting a vehicle by yourself.
Meals on Wheels allows senior adults to remain living on their own even when they are no longer able to prepare hot, nutritional meals.
Space Coast Honor Flight's mission is to take World War II and Korean War Veterans to visit their War Memorials in Washington D.C.
The Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program advocates for residents of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. Volunteer ombudsmen seek to ensure the health, safety, welfare and rights of residents.
The mission of the Department of Children and Families is to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.
(SMMC LTC) offers assistance to eligible seniors who require long term care support. You can apply through The Florida Department of Children and Families Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS). To apply for this program, please visit the MyACCESS website.
With the increase in Florida’s population growth of drivers over 65, it is important to educate them, their caregivers, and medical professionals about the resources available for older drivers. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle’s (FLHSMV) Florida GrandDriver program is an education and outreach initiative that provides information and resources on driving safely and how to plan for safe transitioning from driving.