Cuyahoga Veteran’s Service Commission: The Veterans Service Commission provides direct and indirect financial assistance and other benefits to veterans and their dependents who have met with an unexpected hardship resulting from illness, injury, or loss of employment, and meet eligibility requirements. This Commission also assists in initiating claims for benefits, obtaining documents to substantiate proof for these benefits, provides free graves and funerals for honorably discharged indigent veterans, and procures grave markers for veterans.
First Call For Help: Need help? Don’t know where to turn?
United Way’s 211/First Call For Help is a free and confidential information service ready to direct you to the health and human services you need in Cuyahoga County.
HEAP: The Home Energy Assistance Program offers a one-time credit on winter heating bills for income eligible households. Print an application and view qualifications here.
Homestead Exemption: The Homestead offers a discount on property taxes. The homestead exemption is available to income eligible homeowners 65 and older or totally and permanently disabled. For details, see the link below.
Homestead Exemption from Cleveland Department of Water: The City of Cleveland Water Department offers a discount on the water portion of you bill to income eligible individuals age 65 and older or totally and permanently disabled.
HUD: Housing & Urban Development. HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To search for HUD qualified apartment please click on the link below.
Long Term Care Consumer Guide: This Consumer Guide provided by the Ohio Department of Aging offers a search option to find and compare nursing homes, residential care (assisted living) facilities, and supportive living facilities. You will also find information about services in your home and community that may meet your needs.
Medicare: Review current Medicare plan options, coverage details, file claims and appeals, and more.
Medical Alert Systems Reviews: This guide from ConsumerAffairs.com features thousands of verified consumer reviews along with expert reviews and a breakdown of features each medical alert company offers.
RxAssist: Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need.
Senior Transportation Connection: Senior Transportation Connection of Cuyahoga County is committed to providing comprehensive, efficient, and affordable transportation for senior adults in Cuyahoga County. STC serves North Olmsted residents aged 60 and older.
Walk-in Tub Provider Reviews: This guide from Consumer Affairs lists their top rated walk-in tub companies in the Cleveland area. Learn more about the various walk-in tub companies and types of tubs available.
WRAAA: The Western Reserve Area Agency (WRAAA) is responsible for planning, coordinating and administering state and federal funded programs and services for older adults. Obtain useful information and download or order an Older Adults Resource Guide here.