Elder Care & Senior Assistance
KERRKIND, the Kerr County Inter-agency Directory, is a listing of important support, emergency, resource, and hand up agencies, non-profits and organizations serving the Kerr County and surrounding areas communities.
Emergency & Crisis
Other Emergency Services
Children & Youth
Christian Missionary Work
Counseling & Guidance
Drug Prevention (Substance Use/Prevention)
Education & Training
Eldercare & Senior Assistance
Food Assistance & Gardening
Health & Medical Assistance
Legal Assistance & Investigation Service
Mental & Behavioral Health
Referral & Coordination of Services & Government Liaison
Utilities & Other Financial Assistance
AACOG (ASSISTANCE FOR AGING, CAREGIVERS, AND OLDER RELATIVE CAREGIVERS)
To provide temporary assistance and services for seniors and the disabled.
Eligibility: Persons 60 and older with a disability can use services for rent, utility assistance, homemaker services, respite, health & wellness, & emergency response, etc. Basis for services depends on time to be utilized. This is temporary assistance but can be longer depending on the funds and case-by-case needs.
2700 NE Loop 410, Ste. 101, San Antonio, TX 78217
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CONTACT: Janina Lopez, AACOG Outreach Specialist
AACOG/ASC/ADRC (ASSISTANCE FOR AGING, DISABLED & VETERANS)
To provide information, referral and assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, veterans/spouses and families by exploring options for handling problems related to aging and disability and recommend resources and strategies for problem resolution. The Alamo Service Connection has an extensive vetted database to refer callers to government agencies, nonprofits, and other service providers.
Eligibility: Persons aged 60, people with disabilities, veterans/spouses and families.
ADDRESS: 2700 NE Loop 410, Ste. 101, San Antonio, TX 78217
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CONTACT: Miguel Segura
To proactively support healthy aging by providing information, services, activities, and rewarding volunteer opportunities that enhance the quality of life. No monies or transportation are provided.
Eligibility: No age restriction to participate in Dietert Center’s programs or services. Individuals must be 18 or older to go on any Center-sponsored trips. To eat by donation in the dining room or receive Meals On Wheels, individuals must be 60 or older, complete required paperwork and meet certain criteria.
451 Guadalupe Street, Kerrville, TX 78028
Meals on Wheels 830-896-8117
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Weekends & evenings according to Club Ed class schedules
CONTACT: Brenda Thompson, Executive
OTHER SERVICES: Medical equipment lending program, handyman program, call reassurance, dementia care advocates, Take Five Club (Contact: Nick Villanueva) Emergency Response System-personal alerting (Contact: Rick Phipps) Club Ed (Contact: Waverly Jones)
DOYLE SCHOOL COMMUNITY CENTER
To provide free transportation services, counseling for mental health, health care navigation to connect citizens with health care solutions, and nutrition-centered events to support in distribution of weekly Food Pantry. Doyle also offers citizenship classes and ESL classes. Clients must live in the Doyle Community District to receive the services listed above. Free Transportation Services (by appointment) provides access to doctor appointments, groceries and other necessities. Counseling (by appointment) provides support for mental health wellness. Health Care Navigation connects citizens with health care solutions. Nutrition-Centered Events include food distribution via the weekly Food Pantry.
ADDRESS: 110 W. Barnett Street, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: M-F 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, some classes offered after hours, Saturdays and weekend times vary depending on need
BK Gamble – Executive Director 830-257-4446 or email@example.com
Kate Allen – Program Director 830-257-4446 or firstname.lastname@example.org
KERR KONNECT TRANSPORTATION
To enable those with limited transportation to access needed medical and other life enhancing services in order to remain active, healthy, and connected to the community. We provide door-to-door transport by volunteer drivers to grocery and other community services within a ten-mile radius of the Kerr County Courthouse. We are unable to accommodate wheelchairs at this time.
Eligibility: Client must be ambulatory and over 18 years of age. Client must be a member ($20) to be able to schedule rides. Vouchers may be available in some cases. Client may schedule up to three rides per week—$2 one way and $4 round trip.
610 D Methodist Encampment Road (Light on the Hill @ Mt. Wesley)
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
CONTACT: Office Volunteers
SAN ANTONIO LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED
To provide virtual and in-home services to people with vision loss. These services include independent Living Skills Training, counseling, Orientation and Mobility Training, and pre-diabetes and diabetic education. These services not only restore confidence & self-worth but enhance the quality of life & allow participants to reach their maximum potential. The monthly Low Vision Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Dietert Center from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Service area includes Bexar and surrounding counties. Hablamos Español.
Eligibility: Persons over 23 & up with visual impairment; Services are ongoing as needed.
San Antonio, Texas 78210
HOURS: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:15 pm
PHONE: 210-381-8332 (cell) or 210-533-5195 Ext. #2811
CONTACT: Shirlee Crandall, Independent Living Skills Trainer
FACEBOOK: San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind (main page)
San Antonio Lighthouse Adults and Seniors Programs (group)
YOU TUBE: San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind
SENIOR PATH SPECIALISTS
To provide information, options, and placement services for elder care. Clients should call for assistance.
Eligibility: Elderly or disabled
Hill Country and San Antonio
CONTACT: Arlie Lammers