Toll-Free Numbers
of Interest to Older Adults and Their Caregivers

 

Red Phone

 

Agency
Phone #
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Helpline
800-252-6465
Alliance for the Mentally Ill
800-451-9682
Alzheimer's Association (Eastern NC) NC
800-228-8738
Alzheimer's Association National Headquarters
800-272-3900
Alzheimer's Center NC
(Brian Alzheimer's Disease & Research Center - Duke University)
866-444-2372
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral
800-438-4380
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (Duke Family Support) NC
800-672-4213
American Association of Kidney Patients
800-749-2257
AARP
800-424-2277
American Cancer Society
800-227-2345
American Council for the Blind
800-424-8666
American Diabetes Association of North Carolina
800-682-9692
American Foundation for the Blind
800-232-5463
American Heart Association of North Carolina (mid-Atlantic) NC
800-284-6601
American Lung Association of North Carolina NC
800-892-5650
American Osteopathic Association
800-621-1773
American Parkinson Disease Association
800-223-2732
American Running & Fitness Association (Exercise Across America)
800-776-2732
Arthritis Foundation - Carolina Chapter NC
800-883-8806
Arthritis Hotline
888-385-2782
Ask a Nurse
800-535-1111
Ask Your Pharmacist (NCAssociation of Pharmacists) NC
800-852-7343
Association for Home and Hospice Care of NC NC
800-999-2357
Asthma Hotline
800-222-5864
Banking (complaints and information)
800-383-9003
Better Hearing Institute Hearing Helpline
800-327-9355
Breast Cancer Information (Crisis Hotline)
800-221-2141
Cancer Information Service
800-422-6237
Captioned Media Program, National Association of the Deaf
800-237-6213
CARELINE (I&R)
800-662-7030
Carolina Organ Procurement Agency NC
800-252-2672
CDC Immunization Hotline
800-232-7468
CDC National AIDS Prevention Information
800-458-5231
CDC National STD Hotline
800-227-8922
Center for Food Safety
888-safefood
Children of Aging Parents
800-227-7294
Consumer Information Center
888-878-3256
Cooperative Extension Service Teletip
800-662-7301
Dial A Hearing Screening Test
800-222-3277
Disability Hotline of North Carolina (NC Justice Center) NC
800-638-6810
Dosing Partners (meds reminder in bottle cap)
800-916-3535
Duke Alzheimer's Family Support NC
800-672-4213
Easter Seal Society of North Carolina NC
800-662-7119
Eldercare Locator (I&R)
800-677-1116
Energy Assistance Hotline
800-662-7131
Epilepsy Information Service
800-642-0500
Family Caregivers Alliance
800-445-8106
Federal Fraud Reporting
800-424-5454
Food and Drug Administration (MED Watch)
800-332-1088
Fraud Hotline (Office of Inspector General)
800-447-8477
Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care NC
888-411-7571
Governor's Office of Citizen Affairs NC
800-662-7952
Grief Recovery Hotline
800-445-4808
Hearing Aid Helpline (x333)
800-521-5247
Hearing Helpline (Better Hearing Institute)
800-327-9355
Home Health Complaint Hotline
800-624-3004
Hospice for the Carolinas NC
800-662-8859
InfoLinc (Triangle United Way I&R) NC
800-831-1754
Insurance Consumer Service (NC Department of Insurance) NC
800-662-7777
Kidney Information (American Kidney Foundation)
800-638-8299
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
888-388-2460
Lawyer's Referral Service of North Carolina NC
800-662-7660
Mature Market Resource Center
800-828-8225
Medical Review of NC (Complaints - Medicare recipients) NC
800-722-0468
Medicare Choice +
800-633-4227
Medicare Durable Medical Equipment (Medicare coverage)
800-213-5452
Medicare Fraud and Abuse Hotline
800-368-5779
Medicare Home Health Hotline
800-624-3004
Medicare Part B (CIGNA)
800-672-3071
Medicare Telephone Hotline (HCFA)
800-638-6833
MedPrompt (beeper reminder to take meds)
800-321-7455
National AIDS Hotline
800-342-2437
National Cancer Institute
800-422-6237
National Center for Sight (Prevent Blindness America)
800-221-3004
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Dependence
800-729-6686
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare (outreach)
800-966-1935
National Council on Aging
800-424-9046
National Eye Care Project Helpline (eye exams on limited income)
800-222-3937
National Fraud Information Center
800-876-7060
National Health Information Center
800-336-4797
National Hospice Organization
800-658-8898
National Institute on Aging
800-222-2225
National Insurance Consumer Helpline
800-942-4242
National Kidney Foundation of NC
800-356-5363
National Lung Line Service
800-222-5864
National Mental Health Association
800-969-6642
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
800-834-0678
National Osteoporosis Foundation
800-223-9994
National Parkinson's Foundation
800-327-4545
National Senior Service Corps Hotline for National & Community Service
800-424-8867
National Stroke Association
800-787-6537
National Women's Health Information Center
800-994-9662
North Carolina Crisis Line NC
800-672-2903
North Carolina Association for Home and Hospice Care NC
800-999-2357
North Carolina Department of Insurance (Careline) NC
800-662-7030
North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation NC
Long-Term Care Complaint Hotline
800-624-3004
North Carolina Division of Services for the Blind NC
800-422-1871
NC Governor's Advisory Council for Persons w/ Disabilities NC
800-821-6922
North Carolina Governor's Office for Citizens Affairs NC
800-662-7952
North Carolina Lawyer Referral Service NC
800-662-7660
North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped NC
888-388-2460
North Carolina Podiatry Medical Society (referrals) NC
800-685-2224
North Carolina Senior Citizens Association NC
800-323-6525
North Carolina Tourism & Transportation NC
800-847-4862
Office of the Inspector General Fraud Hotline
800-447-8477
Prevent Blindness North Carolina NC
800-543-7839
Recording for the Blind
800-221-4792
Relay NC (telephone service for deaf) NC
800-735-8262
RESPOND (Psychiatric Assessment Service)
800-422-1840
Senior Flash Information Hotline (legislative updates)
800-998-0180
Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program NC
800-443-9354
Simon Foundation for Incontinence
800-237-4666
Social Security Administration
800-772-1213
The Living Bank (organ donors)
800-528-2971
TRICARE (military healthcare)
877-363-6337
Veterans Affairs (Regional Office)
800-827-1000

 

 

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