The Florida Department of Children and Families provides social services for Floridians in need of help and determines eligibility for Medicaid, Healthy Kids and other social and economic assistance programs. ACCESS Florida is the public assistance system that provides Food Stamps, Medicaid, and.
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs is the primary state agency administering human services programs to benefit Florida’s elders. This website provides information on our programs and services, and current initiatives.
Florida law requires the reporting of known or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, or self-neglect of vulnerable adults (elderly or disabled). the Florida Abuse Hotline receives reports 24 hours a day. call 1-800-962-2873 or 1-800-96-ABUSE. report online at https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us.
With a network of over 105 partner agencies and managing 190 plus contracts and grants, Human Services helps Pinellas County residents obtain access to medical care, emergency financial assistance, help connect to county judicial resources, optimize benefits for Veterans and Dependents, investigate consumer complaints, and help those who are.
You and your family may want to consider the services that are being received now, and determine if you would be able to go without those services for an extended period of time after relocating to Florida. If you feel you are Medicaid eligible, please contact the Florida Department of Children and Families at 1 .