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Community Resources For Seniors

2-1-1 United Way Community Resource online or call 2-1-1

ElderSource FAQs 

Older Floridians Handbook

AARP Driver Safety Program

Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities

Emergency Assistance (2015) listing of local emergency assistance programs for food, utilities, rent, mortgage, clothing, burial, bus pass, dental, prescriptions and shelter. Click here

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services: Easter Seals

Division of Blind Services

Department of Elder Affairs:  State Office, Florida

Department of Veteran Affairs

End-of-Life Planning - Five Wishes document 

Elder Abuse

Emergency Management

Food Stamp Office (SNAP)


Housing Lists for Low Income, Mid Income and 55+ in Volusia County

Income Tax Assistance

  • AARP Tax Aid 888-227-7669
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 888-829-1040
  • United Way of Volusia/Flagler 386-253-0564 
  • Free tax assistance available through VITA

Insurance Counseling

SHINE: Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.

Legal Assistance

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Medicare & Medicaid

Mental Health

National Institutes of Health 

National Institutes on Aging

Go4Life Program

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

Office of the Attorney General Florida Discount Drug Card

Social Security Administration

Support Groups listing on News-Journal Online


  • VoTran: VoTran Gold Program
    • Daytona Beach 386-756-7496
    • DeLand 386-943-7050
    •  New Smyrna Beach 386-424-6810


  • Duke Energy
  • Florida Power & Light
    • FPL 62Plus is a program for customers who rely on fixed-income payments, regardless of age. The program gives you one full month to make the payment after the bill is issued. 
  • Energy Assistance (EHEAP)
    • Daytona Beach 386-254-4675
    • DeLand 386-736-5956
    • New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3309
    • Orange City 386-775-5204

United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties