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We are now accepting prospective vendor applications for Fiscal Year 2017.

 

Please contact Jennifer Gardiner at   817-258-8067 or Jennifer.Gardiner@unitedwaytarrant.org to obtain the FY17 Vendor Application or see the downloadable versions below.  All prospective vendors must complete the application and all required forms and return two signed original unbound copies to our office no later than July 21, 2016.  Our mailing address is PO Box 4448, Fort Worth, TX  76164-0448.

Pending approval, vendors must attend a mandatory vendor orientation scheduled for Thursday, August 25th at the United Way of Tarrant County offices. The purpose of the orientation is to update all vendors about new or changing policies and to facilitate communication between Area Agency on Aging staff and vendor staff.  We request that intake, case management and finance staff involved with our portion of your program attend this meeting, if at all possible, as we will go over all requirements and documentation in detail.

Approved applicants will be notified by Monday, August 15, 2016, and will be scheduled to attend the vendor orientation meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

We look forward to a continued productive working relationship with your organization in the coming year.

The Area Agency on Aging is now requesting proposals for Fiscal Year 2017 to provide the following services

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Proposals due: 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 26, 2016 

Grant Period: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Please contact Alexandra Cisneros at 817-258-8111 or Alexandra.cisneros@unitedwaytarrant.org for more details.

 

Benefits Counseling

Get free one-on-one advice about Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, QMB/SLMB, disputes over hospital bills, Food Stamps and more by calling a state-certified benefits counselor at 817-258-8125.

Long-Term Care Ombudsmen

If you have a problem with a nursing home, skilled nursing unit or other types of residential facility that you can’t resolve yourself, you can call a local ombudsman – a specially-trained advocate who can explain rights, resources and procedures and help identify, investigate and resolve complaints of nursing facility residents. Call 817-258-8102.

Nutrition Programs

United Way and the Area Agency on Aging support these nutrition programs. Learn more by calling 1-888-730-2372.

  • Congregate Meals at Senior Centers
    Senior Citizen Services of Greater Tarrant County serves hot meals to people age 60 and older five days a week at 28 senior centers. These centers also offer free health assessments, nutrition education, physical fitness, legal clinics and more.
  • Home Delivered Meals
    Meals On Wheels Inc. of Tarrant County prepares and delivers thousands of well-balanced meals to homebound disabled and elderly people every day.

Caregiver Services

Do you care for an ill, frail or disabled friend or family member? We can help answer questions about:

  • Respite care (short-term care that lets caregivers take a break)
  • How to cope with the physical and emotional demands of caregiving
  • Long-term care planning
  • Medicare and Medicaid eligibility
  • Caregiver workshops
  • Other community resources

Call 1-888-730-2372 for free, detailed information and support from the Aging and Disability Resource Center, a collaboration between United Way’s Area Agency on Aging and other established community service groups.

ONLINE REQUEST FOR SERVICES

To request services by AAA, please fill out our online form