Resources

Adult Protective Services   1-800-252-5400   www.dfps.state.tx.us 

  

AMERICAN RED CROSS   1-800-785-7851   www.redcross.org


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1-800-232-4636   www.cdc.gov   


Center for Medicare and Medicaid   1-800-MEDICARE   (1-800-633-4227)   www.cms.gov

   

FEMA   1-800-621-3362   www.fema.gov   


Legal Hotline for Older Texas   1-800-622-2520   www.tlsc.org/legal-hotline-for-texans.html   


Medicare Hotline   1-800-633-4227   www.medicare.gov   


Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (RGV)   1-202-282-8000   www.ready.gov   


Poison Control Center   1-800-222-1222   www.poison.org   


South Central Pension Project (Pension Information Counseling and Assistance)   1-800-443-2528   www.southcentralpension.org   


Texas Attorney General – Consumer Protection Hotline   1-800-621-0508    www.texasattorneygeneral.gov   


Texas Abuse/Neglect Hotline (APS)   1-800-252-5400   www.txabusehotline.org   


Texas Area Agencies on Aging:  

Lower Rio Grande Valley Area Agency on Aging (Serving the Counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy)   1-800-365-6131 or (956) 682-3481, ext. 412   ww.lrgvdc.org/aging.html    

South Texas Area Agency on Aging   (Serving Starr County)   1-800-292-5426  or (956) 722-3995   www.stdc.cog.tx.us/page9a.html   


Texas Department of Aging and Disability (Complaints)   1-800-458-9598 or e-mail to RSComplaints@hhsc.state.tx.us


Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (General Information)   1-800-252-9240   www.hhs.texas.gov/dads   


Texas DADS Regional Office (Region 11) Regional Director – Paul T. Ebrom   (965) 316-8341   


Texas Medicaid Client Hotline   1-800-335-8957   www.tmhp.com   


Transportation Registry for Emergency Evacuation: Dial 2-1-1   www.211.org


Starr County Memorial Hospital   (956) 487-5561   www.starrcountyhospital.com   


Hidalgo County Emergency Management   (956) 318-2615   www.hidalgocounty.us/85/Emergency-Management   


Cameron County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security

CALL CENTER: (956) 546-HELP (4357)   


Willacy County Emergency Services   (956) 689-5456