Information and Referral is a service for older individuals that:
Provides current information on opportunities and services available within the community, including information relating to assistive technology assesses the problems and capacities of individuals links individuals to opportunities and services that are available to the maximum extent practical, ensures individuals receive the services needed, and are aware of the opportunities available, by establishing adequate follow up procedures.
Implementation of this program which is designed to foster the development of a comprehensive, coordinated system of services to promote the independence and continued well being of the areas older adults. Through this service SCAAA serves as a mechanism to achieve healthy, independent and self sufficient lives.
A Southern Crescent AAA Gateway Team Member will respond to your requests by identifying need, determining eligibility, identify providers able to meet your needs and make referrals with a goal of making your call to us the only one you need to make.
The Southern Crescent database of resources and services continues to expand. The Resource Specialist's primary focus of daily activities goes toward maintaining and enhancing the resource database. There are currently more than 1,800 resources available in the ten county area.