Long-term care ombudsman program: A specially-trained advocate who can explain rights, resources and procedures to help identify, investigate, and resolve complaints of residents in a nursing home, skilled nursing unit, or other type of facility.
Nutrition programs: Congregate meals at community and senior centers — hot meals offered five days a week to older adults (60+). Home-delivered meals — weekly delivered, well balanced meals to the elderly, homebound and/or disabled.
The Harris County Area Agency on Aging is committed to continuing to serve the needs of older adults in Harris County through the COVID-19 crisis.
Our home-delivered and congregate meal programs remain fully-operational; our call center remains fully-staffed to provide information, referrals and assistance; and our benefits counselors remain ready to assist with any questions you may have regarding Medicare and other benefits.
If you need food: If you are 60 or older, live in Harris County and in need of food or other services that we offer, call 832-393-4301. Please note: We are not distributing cleaning supplies.
COVID-19 questions: If you have any questions related to COVID-19, contact the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 or visit our COVID-19 pages.
In-home vaccinations: Free COVID-19 vaccination in your home is available to qualifying older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans. Call 832-393-4301 to see if you qualify.