City of Winona
Advocacy - Winona Senior Advocacy Programs
Winona Friendship Center - Senior Center
251 Main St, Winona, MN, 55987
Distance: 997 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Offers information, referral and assistance to all individuals in Winona County age 60 and over who live independently in the community.
- Assistance with community resources
- Benefits assistance
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Title III
- Adults with disabilities
- Older adults with disabilities
People who are age 60 and older
Call for information (accept self-referrals and referrals from friends, family, or other agencies); people who need language interpretation need to make an appointment and let agency know what language is needed.
There is no fee for this service, but donations are accepted.
7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
|Toll Free - Winona Senior Advocacy||(866) 904-1918|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
FT-1020Certificates/Forms Assistance Definition
Programs that help people obtain, complete and/or file official forms, certificates, documents, applications or other paperwork that is required to apply for benefits or services, initiate or respond to legal action or to officially handle or document the occurrence of a transaction; that help people acquire copies of official documents on file elsewhere; or that review legal documentation an individual has received to help explain its meaning.
FT-4500Landlord/Tenant Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance, information and support for tenants and/or landlords who are involved in rental housing disputes; or which administer state laws or local ordinances which govern rent control and other aspects of tenant/landlord relations.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.