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  FY 2018 Vendor Enrollment - Area Agency on Aging

      The Deep East Texas COG – Area Agency on Aging is now accepting applications for vendors and contractors to provide nutrition and support services for older persons residing in the 12-county Deep East Texas Region.  The required documents are listed below.  For more information, please contact Holly Anderson – handerson(AT) – 409-381-5258.

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Area Agency On Aging



To become the visible advocate and leader in providing for a comprehensive and coordinated continuum of services and opportunitites so that older people can live dignified, independent, and productive lives.  

   Service Area             The Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas serves 12 counties - Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler.  The region is 9,798 square miles of mostly rural communities.    site map                 


Departments and Services


        Care Coordination   

The needs of people 60 years of age and older are assessed and linked to a variety of short-term non- medical services.

  Caregiver Support


The needs of caregivers are assessed and referred to available support services. 



Nourishing meals are served on site at our Local Facilities  and/or delivered to home-bound seniors.

   Benefits Counseling


Certified benefits counselors help seniors 60 years of age and older and Medicare beneficiaries of any age understand the benefits available to them.



A trained case manager provides advocacy for residents of long-term care facilities and includes volunteers to protect and promote awareness of residents’ rights. 

   Information, Referral, and Assistance


Information and Assistance are provided to callers and will link them to the appropriate services and agencies available.

   Evidence Based Programs


Evidence based programs provide older adults with the tools to maintain their health, reduce their risk  of developing chronic diseases, and  manage their health to live as independently as possible.


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 Holly Anderson, Director

 210 Premier Drive

 Jasper, Texas 75951

 Ph: (409) 384-5704, ext. 5258

 Ph: 1-800-256-6848

 TDD: (409) 384-5975

 Fax: (409) 384-6177  


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         8:00am - 5:00pm


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