Hendricks County Senior Services can help with your questions about Social Security, all aspects of Medicare and medication assistance programs, community resources, affordable housing and other concerns. Staff are trained to direct you to community agencies/programs for assistance.
Tax preparation is available in cooperation with AARP. Trained tax preparers are available to help with basic, non business tax returns. Appointments are offered at sites in within Hendricks County, and at Hendricks County Senior Services.
Financial, Legal, and Insurance
Financial, Legal, and Insurance information is available by appointment. We offer access to free legal services, information on insurance programs as well as assistance with filing medical insurance forms. Pre-retirement, financial and estate planning seminars are also offered.
Housing and Home Healthcare Options
Options for assisted living, subsidized and affordable senior housing, long term care, and rehabilitation facilities are available. Our brochure rack at the senior center is filled with information on healthcare and other businesses who partner with us to provide services to seniors. You are welcome to browse the information center and take whatever information you desire. Staff is available for further questions and information.
Medicare D drug assistance workshops are offered at renewal time every year.
SHIP (State Health Assistance Insurance Program)
SHIP counselors offer official insurance assistance through Hendricks County Senior Services. Call to set a one-on-one appointment.
EAP – Energy Assistance Program
HCSS is working with the United Way of Central Indiana to connect eligible seniors with the EAP program. The energy assistance program provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain utility services during the winter heating season. Eligibility for the program is based on income and family size. Hendricks County residents that are age 60 or older can call the HCSS to schedule an appointment. For anyone under 60 years of age, or residents outside Hendricks County, call 211 to make an appointment, or for more information.
Donations for the above services are encouraged.