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Helpful Links

Financial and Legal Services

Attorney General Consumer Protection
800-551-4636

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
800-244-1183

Crime Victims Compensation
800-762-3716

Department of Veterans Affairs
800-562-2308

Funeral Assistance for the Indigent
360-417-2368

Northwest Justice Project
888-387-7111

Pierce Co. Community Services
800-562-0336 ext 6936
Impartial & Free Reverse Mortgage Counseling

Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer
253-789-2169

Social Security & Supplemental Security Income
800-772-1213

Washington Telephone Assistance Program
888-700-8880


Professional Resource Links

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare and Medicaid enrollment info; prescription drug plan info.

Elder Justice
A national advocacy voice supporting elder justice in America.

Kaiser Network
Daily reports and webcasts on health, medicine, world and national health issues.

Medicare
Information on Medicare programs; provider information; prescription drug plans; Medicare eligibility.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Locate an attorney in your area; programs; educational opportunities.

National Center on Elder Abuse
FAQ’s, prevalence/incidence rates; laws; NCEA events; publications.

National Geriatric Care Manager
Info on finding a GCM; GCM resources.

NW Justice
Dedicated to providing legal services for people with low incomes.

Social Security Administration
SSA news; benefits info; Medicare Part D info; disability info; info for healthcare professionals; info for local/state/federal government officials

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Legislative agenda; health insurance reform; insurance scams.


Pierce County Assistance, Information & Referral Sources

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
888-687-2277

Aging & Disability Services
253-476-7200 or 800-442-5129

Aging & Long Term Care
253-798-4400 or 800-642-5769

DSHS Pierce County Community Services
253-671-7900

DSHS Puyallup Community Services
253-864-3600 or 800-323-3561

Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Reporting
800-447-8477

Pierce Co. Long Term Care Ombudsman
800-462-5769

Pierce County Aging & Disability Resource Center
253-798-4600 or 800-562-0332

Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities
(253) 564-0707
Empowering individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, with respect for all perspectives

United Way Helpline
253-572-4357 or 800-572-4357

Washington State Long Term Care Ombudsman
800-562-6028


King County Assistance, Information & Referral Sources

Aging & Disability Services
206-684-0660

American Association of Retired Persons
888-687-2277

Community & Human Services
206-205-1324

DSHS Auburn Community Services
253-804-1159 or 877-586-5502

DSHS King East Community Services
206-341-7404 or 800-662-6715

DSHS King North Community Services
206-341-7424

DSHS King South Community Service
206-341-7428 or 800-422-7912

Health Care Authority - Prescription Drug Program
206-521-2027
regina.chacon@hca.wa.gov

King County Links by Zip
Who To Call in Case of a NON-Emergency

King County Long Term Care Ombudsman
253-798-3789 or 800-642-5769

Medicaid/Medicare Fraud Reporting
800-447-8477

Senior Information & Assistance
206-448-3110 or 800-972-9990

Senior Information and Assistance
206-448-3130 or 888-435-3377

United Way of King County
206-461-3700


Family Resource Links

AARP
AARP site with info on member services; senior issues: elections, health care, family/home/legal, money, work, travel.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Provides health plans, drug coverage information, low cost health insurance and provider service information.

For Elders
Online assistance for seniors, family member and caregivers in King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties; assistance in making good choices about care; volunteer opportunities.

Going Home Guide
A Guide for When I leave the hospital.

Medicare
Information on Medicare; prescription drug plans and enrollment info; Medicare billing practices; Medicare plan choices; preventative services; nursing home compare; provider information.

National Geriatric Care Manager
Information on finding a GCM; care manager resources.

National site for Adult Day Services Association
Information on Adult Day services in your community; services available, programs and resources.

NW Justice
Site is dedicated to providing legal services for people with low incomes.

Pierce County Aging and Long Term Care
Info on mental health services, family caregiver support services, drug/alcohol treatment; family resources coordination.

Senior Services
A global information resource site dedicated to helping seniors find organizations, products and services that improve their quality of life.

Washington Law
Self-help legal information site on family law, housing, government benefits, health, aging and elder law.

Web Of Care
Online health and medical information.