Ombudsman Volunteers - Collin County, TX
Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas
The Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas has a need for individual volunteers, couples or teams of two to advocate for residents in assisted living facilities in Collin and Denton Counties. Volunteers are asked to make a one year commitment, are assigned to one or more assisted living communities and asked to visit residents at least twice a month. Free comprehensive training is provided. As volunteer Ombudsmen, you will serve as advocates for residents, connecting them to their broader communities, affirming their rights, and assisting them in resolving concerns. For more information, please contact Laura Wolfe by email at Volunteers@nctcog.org or by phone at (817) 704-2541 for more information.
About Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas
616 Six Flags Drive, Suite 400, PO Box 5888, Arlington, TX 76005, US
to provide a comprehensive and coordinated network of health and human services for older North Central Texans and their family caregivers
The Agency plans and coordinates services for persons ages 60 and older and their family caregivers who live in the 14 counties surrounding Dallas and Tarrant. Direct services include: information and referral, case management, benefits counseling, legal assistance, ombudsman, money organizer, homemaker, and caregiver education and training.