GeorgiaCares (Georgia's State Health Insurance Assistance Program -SHIP)

Assists individuals and families with eligibility questions and problems related to Medicare, including prescription drug coverage under Medicare Part D, managed care, long-term care planning, health insurance and other health care issues.

Georgia Tech Tools for Life

Government program provides information and referral services for assistive technology including a short-term assistive technology device loan.

Georgia Relay

A phone service that makes receiving and making phone calls accessible to people who have hearing and speech disabilities.

Georgia Long-term Care Ombudsman

Ombudsmen investigate complaints made by, or on behalf of, individual residents in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities. They also answer questions about the quality of care or financial, physical, or mental abuse in residential facilities.

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP)

Offers information on a variety of legal issues such as elder law, disability, housing, health etc. Legal representation is available to qualifying individuals.

Georgia Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Provides information about end-of-life care. Its online Find a Provider search allows the user to search for member hospice and palliative care programs for individuals who have
advanced illness or have been considered terminally ill by a physician.

Georgia Health Partnership (GHP)

An online service of the Georgia State Government to help residents of Georgia determine their eligibility and apply for federal, state and local benefit programs including Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, and other services. Includes directories of health care providers.

Georgia Department of Veterans Services

Provides Georgia's aged or disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential and medical care and services. Also helps veterans and their families to present claims for veterans' benefits to the federal government.

Georgia Department of Labor Rehabilitation Services

This state department helps residents of Georgia with disabilities to obtain and retain employment. It provides information and referral services for independent living.

Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc.

Offers an online Find an Agency search tool which allows users to locate providers of in-home care in their area. Database consists of agencies licensed by the state of Georgia.


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