Clackamas County has many programs and services that help older adults and adults with disabilities live independent, healthy and well-connected lives. If you need help getting around, assistance with managing your medical needs and insurance, learning about volunteer opportunities, assistance with in-home care or family caregiver services, Clackamas County Social Services can connect you to the resources you need.
For more information, please call or email the Clackamas County Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 503-650-5622 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit the Clackamas County Community Resource Guide online.
For a printed version of the guide please call the number above.
Adult and Community Centers are located throughout the county providing adults 60 and over with a place to socialize, take classes, have lunch and access services. The centers also provide transportation services.
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Programs and Services
Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
The AAA is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering services to older adults. The AAA Advisory Council advises the AAA on programming and advocates for seniors. If you are interested in becoming an advocate for older adult issues, contact the AAA.
Clackamas Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
If you need help getting around, assistance with managing your medical needs and insurance, learning about volunteer opportunities, or a connection to in-home care or family caregiver services, the ADRC can connect you to the help you need.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Adult Protective Services investigates abuse allegations and provides protection from harm, neglect, abuse, and exploitation for persons aged 65 years and older, as well as persons with disabilities.
For more information call the confidential hotline at 971-673-6655 or 1-855-503-SAFE(7233)
Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
The Family Caregiver Support Program helps nonpaid family caregivers who are seeking relief from the demands of caregiving by providing emotional support, grants, educational classes, and information and access to other programs.
Phone: 503-650-5605 or email email@example.com
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Legal Aid provides legal services to low-income older adults and adults with disabilities in the county.
Phone: 503-655-2518 or 1-800-228-6958
Clackamas County offers a range of programs to help older adults and adults with disabilities get to work, activities, medical appointments, or other transportation needs.
(Or contact your local senior center or public transportation provider.)
Medicaid Long-Term Care services are provided through the State of Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS). Medicaid offers long-term care services, including case management, in-home care, medical benefits and food stamps for eligible county residents.
Phone: 1-800-699-9075 or www.one.oregon.gov
Find your local DHS office.
Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP)
The Retired Seniors Volunteer Program helps older adults stay active and engaged in their communities by connecting them to volunteer opportunities. Volunteers can choose the volunteer opportunity that best suits their needs, schedule, and interests.
Senior Citizens Council
The Senior Citizens Council provides, representative payee services, guardianship and conservatorship, and diversion and care monitoring programs for older adults and adults with disabilities.
Senior Community Service Employment Program
The Senior Community Service Employment Program assists low income, unemployed individuals over the age of 55 with skill training and job search assistance. An enrollee is placed in a nonprofit or governmental worksite for up to 20 hours per week of skill training and paid a stipend equal to the state minimum wage.
Senior Companion Program (SCP)
The Senior Companion Program helps older adults and adults with disabilities stay independent by providing companionship and support. Support is provided by older adults who have low incomes and who are no longer in the workforce and are able to provide assistance to seniors in need.
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)
The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance program helps older adults and adults with disabilities understand their health insurance benefits. Volunteers and staff work one-on-one to increase new and existing Medicare beneficiaries' knowledge about benefits and billing issues; and provide assistance with the Medicare open enrollment process.