Title III of the Older Americans Act

Overview

The Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA) provides funding for services (under Title III) for adults age 60 and older. The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging is responsible for the administration of these services in the following counties: Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union.

Title III services include meal programs, supportive services (examples below), evidence-based programs, and caregiver supports and services.

Supportive Services include:

•Information and Referral
•Case Management
•In-home Care
•Home Repairs
•Transportation
•Adult Day Care
•Chore Services

COAAA awards Older Americans Act Title III funds to community organizations. Many of these organizations have other funding that allows them to provide services in addition to those listed. Waiting lists can occur for OAA services. When contacting these organizations, be sure to describe your situation so they can better meet your needs through the range of assistance available.

     • Title III Providers

Requirements

There are no financial criteria to meet to receive OAA Title III services. A voluntary donation is suggested but not required. The suggested donation is based on the self-reported income of the person receiving services. Donations are used to extend the funding available for services.

How do I apply?

To apply for Title III services please call COAAA or submit a request form.

 

Ready to get help? Call COAAA at (800) 589-7277.