Provides comprehensive bio-physical case management and information to individuals diagnosed with AIDS/HIV and their families, as well as assessments, advocacy, access to community resources and follow-up services
Assists functionally impaired adults, generally age 60 and over, with community-based care that allows them to remain in their homes.
Richie Scifo (405) 651-1091
Supportive services for vulnerable adults over age 18 regarding abuse, neglect, exploitation or fraud in private residential settings and long-term care facilities, and helps connect vulnerable adults to the services they need to stay safely in their homes and community whenever possible.
Abuse and Neglect Hotline
1-800-522-3511 *for emergency response call 911 immediately
Provides services that allow Medicaid-eligible persons who meet nursing facility level of care to remain at home, or in the residential setting of their choosing, while receiving necessary care.
CareLine: (918) 933-4900 or (800) 435-4711
Provides COVID-19 vaccine assistance for eligible individuals, including the homebound and their family caregivers. Assistance can include but is not limited to:
- Scheduling an appointment
- Identifying transportation to a vaccine site
- Figuring out when vaccine or booster is due
- Deciphering misinformation
- In-home vaccine for those homebound due to a medical condition
- Providing access assistance to eligible individuals including vaccines for those homebound due to a medical condition, assistance scheduling a vaccine, and identifying transportation to a vaccine site.
Family caregivers are encouraged to use this resource for themselves and their loved ones.
or visit https://forms.office.com/g/sKKmXt1Wsm.
Offers consultation, technical assistance, information and referral, and training pursuant to Oklahoma law and the Older Americans Act, on legal issues related to vulnerable adults, older Oklahomans and those who advocate for them.
Barbara Gwinn (405) 208-2048
Investigates complaints on behalf of long-term care residents with the goal of improving quality of life and quality of care. The Ombudsman program serves residents in Oklahoma’s long-term care facilities including nursing homes, assisted living and similar adult care homes.
Ombudsman Intake Line (405) 521-2281
Assists individuals that meet the program’s income and resource eligibility requirements by lowering their Medicare prescription drug costs, deductibles, and premiums and provides information on preventive health services.
Info Line (405) 521-2281
Offers free services to Oklahomans 60 years or older to help maintain their dignity and independence. The Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) network reviews the person’s needs and offers
services to meet those needs. The services are offered to assist older Oklahomans to avoid being placed in a nursing facility and to live independently in their own homes.
Allows family caregivers across the lifespan temporary relief of their responsibilities to help reduce caregiver burnout and premature institutionalization of their loved ones.
Provides training to low-income, unemployed older adults age 55+ through a community-service and work-based program authorized by the Older Americans Act.
Larry Bartels 405-626-5269
Assists people of all ages with their living activities at home for those who qualify financially and medically under Medicaid services.
CareLine (918) 933-4900 or (800) 435-4711
Phone: (405) 521-2281
Fax: (405) 521-2086
Community Living, Aging and Protective Services
Oklahoma Human Services
P. O. Box 53159
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
Aging and Disability Info-line: 1-800-211-2116
This toll-free statewide telephone number links individuals with special needs across the lifespan and their family caregivers to information and assistance at the local level. Calls are routed to the appropriate Area Agencies on Aging or Sooner SUCCESS specialists based on the prompts chosen.
Or contact a local specialist directly:
- Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) help older adults and family caregivers access services; and
- Sooner SUCCESS assists families that have a child with special needs access services.
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