2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc., Tallahassee, FL

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Full Resource Name:

Alzheimer's Project

301 E Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 386-2778

http://www.alzheimersproject.org

Description:

*Support for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's or related dementia through counseling, information and referral, education and training sessions, monthly calendars of events, respite care and support groups
*Provides placement for clients one day per week in one of five church programs as respite for caregivers
*Before acceptance, an appointment for a full assessment of a client is necessary to evaluate his/her fit into the program; if accepted, a spot is guaranteed for one day per week but a reservation is required for an extra day at all Leon County programs; call office on Friday after 12 pm to reserve a second spot for the following week if necessary
*Weekly day respite care at the following places (9am-3pm at each):
*Leon County in Tallahassee: every M at Killearn UM Church; Tu for both Spanish and English speaking clients at Good Shepherd Church; W at Temple Israel; Th at Bethel AME Church; F at St Paul's UM Church
**Gadsden County: every Th at Thomas Memorial Baptist Church in Quincy
*Wakulla: every M at Lake Ellen Baptist Church in Medart
*Gulf County: every 2nd and 4th TU at United Pentecostal Church at Port St Joe
*Project LifeSaver provides free electronic tracking bracelets for wanderers, enabling law enforcement to help families recover loved ones rapidly
*Call for information for support group meetings in Tallahassee and neighboring counties; respite room available during all support group meetings

Primary Services:

  • Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Caregiver Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Respite Care  [Show Definition Details]

Hours:

8am-5pm, Office; Call for registration for clients at respite care sites (Leon County after Noon); and for support group meeting times or check website (services calendar)

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