DOEA Programs and Services Handbook
Services and programs for elders vary in relation to consumer needs, demographics, funding availability and legislative directives. The links below will direct you to the DOEA’s full 2018 Programs and Services Handbook.
The 2020 Programs and Services Manual has been issued. While some sections may be updated or revised in the near future, the current version of the document can be located on the Department of Elder Affairs website.
2018 Update: Summary of Major Changes
Chapter 8- Emergency Management and Preparedness
Appendix A- Service Descriptions and Standards
Appendix E- Background Screening Clearinghouse Instructions
Adult Protective Services Manual
The DOEA, Florida’s Area Agencies on Aging, and the Florida Department of Children and Families produce a manual for Adult Protective Services (APS) referrals. Download the APS Referrals Operations Manual documents here.
AAASWFL Form 990
As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida completes a Form 990 annually to comply with the Internal Revenue Service. The Form 990 is completed by tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations.
The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) for Planning and Service Area 8 solicited sealed proposals for services to be provided under the Older Americans Act (OAA) within Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Sarasota Counties beginning on May 6, 2019.
Notice of Intent to Award
In accordance with this RFP process, you may view the notice of intent to award at this link.