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Community-Based Services

Other Community-Based Services

  • Congregate Meals: A free, hot lunch that meets one-third of the Dietary Reference Intake for seniors at various sites throughout Alachua County.
  • Emergency Energy Assistance: Partial payments for a utility bill to prevent disconnection can be provided, or payment to provide heating fuel. Fans, heaters, and blankets may be available during appropriate seasons.
  • Transportation: One free round trip per month via mini-bus or van to elders for medical reasons.
  • Food Pantry: ElderCare maintains a pantry of non-perishable items to assist struggling seniors with basic needs. The pantry accepts donations of canned goods, as well as personal items (paper towels, toilet paper, toothpaste).

ElderCare offers a variety of community-based services.

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