LISTING OF EACH STATE'S LEGAL SERVICES DEVELOPER AND CONTACT INFORMATION

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Last Updated: June 19, 2014

 

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Alabama

Todd Russell  

Legal Services Developer / General Counsel

Alabama Department of Senior Services

RSA Plaza

770 Washington Avenue, Suite 470

P.O. Box 301851

Montgomery, Alabama  36130-1851

Tel: (334) 353-9394  Fax: (334) 242-5594

Email: todd.russell@adss.alabama.gov

Website: http://www.alabamaageline.gov/

 

Alaska

Lisa Morley  

Program Manager

Division of Senior and Disability Services

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

240 Main Street, Suite 601

P.O. Box 110680

Juneau, Alaska 99811-0680

Tel: (907) 465-4996  Fax: (907) 465-4716

Email: lisa_morley@health.state.ak.us

Website: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dsds/Pages/default.aspx

 

Arizona

Scott Geiger 

Legal Services Developer

Division of Aging & Adult Services

Department of Economic Security

1789 W. Jefferson, Site Code 950A

Phoenix, Arizona  85007

Tel: (602) 542-6597 

Email: sgeiger@azdes.gov

Website: https://www.azdes.gov/daas/

 

Arkansas  (Alternate Contact)

Krista Hughes

Legal Services Developer

Division of Aging & Adult Services

AR Department of Human Services

P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-530

Little Rock, Arkansas  72203-1437

Tel: (501) 682-2441  Fax: (501) 682-8155

Email: Krista.Hughes@dhs.arkansas.gov

Website: http://www.daas.ar.gov/

 

California

Chisorom U. Okwuosa 

Legal Services Developer

CA Department of Aging

1300 National Drive, 2nd Floor

Sacramento, California  95834

Tel: (916) 419-7508  Fax: (916) 928-2267

Email: Chisorom.okwuosa@aging.ca.gov

Website: http://www.aging.ca.gov/

 

Colorado

Mary Catherine Rabbitt 

Colorado Legal Assistance Developer

The Legal Center for People with

Disabilities and Older People

455 Sherman Street, Suite 130

Denver, Colorado  80203-4403

Tel: (303) 722-0300 ext. 221

Fax: (303) 722-0720

Email: mcrabbitt@thelegalcenter.org

Website: http://www.thelegalcenter.org/

 

Connecticut

Mimi Peck-Llewellyn 

Staff Attorney for Elder Rights &

Legal Assistance Development

CT State Department on Aging

25 Sigourney Street, 10th Floor

Hartford, Connecticut  06106

Tel: (860) 424-5244  Fax: (860) 424-5301

Email: marie.peck.llewellyn@ct.gov

Website: http://www.ct.gov/agingservices/

 

Delaware

Denise Weeks-Tappan, Esq.

Planning Supervisor

Division of Services for Aging & Adults

     with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD)

1901 North DuPont Highway

Main Building, 1st Floor Annex

New Castle, Delaware  19720

Tel: (302) 255-9360  Fax: (302) 255-4445

Email: Denise.Weeks-Tappan@state.de.us

Website: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dsaapd/

 

District of Columbia

Jan Allen May   

Executive Director / Legal Services Developer

AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly

601 East Street, Northwest

A Building, Fourth Floor

Washington, DC  20049

Tel: (202) 434-2164  Fax: (202) 434-6464

Email: jmay@aarp.org

Website: http://www.aarp.org/aarp/lce/

 

Florida

Sarah Halsell, Esq.

Legal Services Developer

FL Department of Elder Affairs

4040 Esplanade Way, Suite 335 North

Tallahassee, Florida  32399-7000

Tel: (850) 414-2389  Fax: (850) 414-2377

Email: halsellsk@elderaffairs.org

Website: http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/index.php

 

Georgia

Natalie Thomas  

Legal Services Developer

GA Division of Aging Services

Department of Human Resources

2 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 9.398

Atlanta, Georgia  30303-3142

Tel: (404) 657-5328  Fax: (404) 657-5285

Email: nkthomas@dhr.state.ga.us

Website: http://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/

 

Hawaii

(POSITION VACANT)

Legal Services Developer  

HI Executive Office on Aging (EOA)

Department of Health

250 South Hotel Street, Suite 406

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Tel: (808) 586-7307 Fax: (808) 586-0185

Email: eoa@doh.hawaii.gov

Website: http://hawaii.gov/health/eoa/

 

Idaho

Cathy Hart

Acting Legal Services Developer  

Long Term Care Ombudsman  

Idaho Commission on Aging

341 West Washington

Boise, Idaho  83702

Tel: (208) 334-3833 ext. 235  Fax: (208) 334-3033

Email: cathy.hart@aging.idaho.gov

Website: http://www.idahoaging.gov/

 

Illinois

(POSITION VACANT) 

IL Department on Aging

One Natural Resources Way, Suite 100

Springfield, Illinois  62702-1271

Tel:  (217) 785-3356  Fax: (217) 785-4477

Email: aging.ilsenior@illinois.gov

Website: http://www.state.il.us/aging/

 

Indiana  (Alternate Contact)

Karen Gilliland

Acting Legal Services Developer /

Deputy Director, Division of Aging

IN Family & Social Services Administration

402 West Washington Street

P.O. Box 7083, MS-21, Room W454

Indianapolis, Indiana  46207-7083

Phone: (317) 234-5544, Fax: (317) 232-7867

Email: Karen.Gilliland@fssa.in.gov

Website: http://www.in.gov/fssa/

 

Iowa

Paige Thorson

Legal Services Developer

IA Department on Aging

Jesse M. Parker Building

510 East 12th Street, Suite 2

Des Moines, Iowa  50319

Tel: (515) 725-2051  Fax: (515) 725-3300

Email: Paige.Thorson@iowa.gov

Website: http://www.state.ia.us/government/dea/

 

Kansas

Tamara Tiemann

Nutrition and Community Services Manager

Commission on Aging

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building

503 S. Kansas Avenue

Topeka, Kansas  66603-3404

Tel: (785) 296-4986  Fax: (785) 296-0256

Email: Tamara.Tiemann@aging.ks.gov

Website: http://www.kdads.ks.gov/

 

Kentucky

(POSITION VACANT)

KY Department of Aging & Independent Living

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

275 East Main Street, 3-E-E

Frankfort, Kentucky  40601

Tel: (502) 564-6930;  Fax: (502) 564-4595

Website: http://chfs.ky.gov/dail/

 

Louisiana

Jane Arieux Thomas 

Legal Services Developer

LA Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs

13312 Perkins Road

Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70810

Tel: (225) 767-6225  Fax: (225) 767-6292

Email: janeathomas@msn.com

Website: http://goea.louisiana.gov/

 

Maine

Lynne Caswell, Esq.     

Legal Services Consultant

Maine Office of Elder Services

Health & Human Services

32 Blossom Lane, 2nd Floor

Augusta, Maine  04333

Tel: (207) 287-9213  or: (800) 262-2233

Fax: (207) 287-9229

Email: lynne.caswell@maine.gov

Website: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/aging/

 

Maryland

Phoenix Woody 

Legal Services and Guardianship Manager

Maryland Department of Aging

State Office Building, Suite 1007

301 West Preston Street

Baltimore, Maryland  21201

Tel: (410) 767-4665

Fax: (410) 333-5071

Email: phoenix.woody@maryland.gov

Website: http://www.aging.maryland.gov/

 

Massachusetts

Ted Zimmerman

Legal Services Developer

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

One Ashburton Place, Fifth Floor

Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Tel: (617) 727-7750 x 7403  Fax: (617) 727-9368

Email: ted.zimmerman@state.ma.us

Website: http://www.mass.gov/elders/

 

Michigan  (Alternate Contact)

Wendi Middleton

Acting Legal Services Developer

Director, Program & Partnership Development Division

MI Office of Services to the Aging

300 East Michigan Avenue, 3rd Floor

Lansing, Michigan 48933

Tel: (517) 373-4071  Fax: (517) 373-4092

Email: middletonw@michigan.gov

Website: http://www.michigan.gov/miseniors

 

Minnesota

Krista Boston, Manager 

Consumer Choices Team

Minnesota Board on Aging

P.O. Box 64976

St. Paul, Minnesota  55164-0976

Tel: (651) 431-2605  Fax: (651) 431-7453

Email: krista.boston@state.mn.us

Website: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/aging/

 

Mississippi

(POSITION VACANT)  

MS Department of Human Services

MS Division of Aging & Adult Services

750 North State Street

Jackson, Mississippi 39205

Tel (601) 359-4929  Fax: (601) 359-4477

Website: http://www.mdhs.state.ms.us/aas.html

 

Missouri

Hema Srikanta

Aging Program Specialist II/Legal Services Developer

DHSS/Division of Senior & Disability Services

Bureau of Program Integrity

912 Wildwood

Jefferson City, Missouri  65102

Tel: (573) 526-8547  Fax: (573) 526-5047

Email: hema.srikanta@health.mo.gov

Website: http://www.health.mo.gov/

 

Montana

John McCrea

Legal Services Developer

Senior & Long Term Care Division

MT Department of Health & Human Services

P.O. Box 4210

111 North Saunders, Room 210

Helena, Montana  59604-4210

Tel: (406) 444-7783  Fax: (406) 444-7743

Email: jmccrea@mt.gov

Website: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/sltc/index.shtml

 

Nebraska   

Madhavi Bhadbhade

Legal Services Developer & SMP Project Director

NE Department of Health & Human Services

Division of Medicaid & Long Term Care

State Unit on Aging 

301 Centennial Mall South

Lincoln, Nebraska  68508

Tel: (402) 471-2309  Fax: (402) 471-4619

Email: madhavi.bhadbhade@nebraska.gov

Website: http://dhhs.ne.gov/medicaid/Pages/medicaid_index.aspx

 

Nevada

Sally Crawford Ramm 

Elder Rights Attorney

State of Nevada

Aging and Disability Services Division

445 Apple Street, # 104

Reno, Nevada  89502

Tel: (775) 688-2964 ext. 253  Fax: (775) 688-2969

Email: sramm@adsd.nv.gov

Website: http://aging.state.nv.us/

 

New Hampshire

Mary McGuire  

Legal Coordinator

Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services

NH Department of Health and Human Services

129 Pleasant Street, Brown Building

Concord, New Hampshire  03301

Tel: (603) 271-9094  Fax: (603) 271-4643

Email: Mary.Mcguire@dhhs.state.nh.us

Website: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/

 

New Jersey  (Alternate Contact)

Helen C. Dodick

Acting Public Guardian

Department of Health and Senior Services

Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults

P.O. Box 812

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0812

Tel: (609) 341-5555  Fax: (609) 943-3464

Email: helen.dodick@doh.state.nj.us

Website: http://www.state.nj.us/health/senior_services.shtml

 

New Mexico

Peggy Jeffers

Assistant General Counsel

NM Aging and Long Term Services Dept.

P.O. Box 27118

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-7118

Tel: (505) 476-4924  Fax: (505) 827-7649

Email: peggy.jeffers@state.nm.us

Website: http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/

 

New York

Laura Beck

Legal Services Developer

NY State Office for the Aging

Two Empire State Plaza

Albany, New York  12223-1251

Tel: (518) 408-1103  Fax: (518) 474-0608

Email: laura.beck@ofa.state.ny.us

Website: http://www.aging.ny.gov/

 

North Carolina

Lynne Berry 

Legal Services Developer

NC Division of Aging & Adult Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing Address:

2101 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, North Carolina  27699-2101

(Address for UPS or Fed Ex - 693 Palmer Drive, zip 27603 Ex)

Tel: (919) 855-3427  Fax: (919) 715-0364

Email: Lynne.Berry@dhhs.nc.gov

Website: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/aging/

 

North Dakota

Michelle Gayette 

Legal Services Developer / Elder Rights Administrator

Division of Aging Services

Department of Human Services

1237 West Divide Ave., Suite 6

Bismarck, North Dakota 58501

Tel: (701) 328-4613  Fax: (701) 328-8744

Email: mgayette@nd.gov

Website: http://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/adultsaging/

 

Ohio

Karla Warren

Legal Services Developer

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Ohio Department of Aging

50 West Broad Street, 9th Floor

Columbus, Ohio  43215-3363

Tel: (614) 466-1242 or (800) 282-1206 Fax: (614) 466-5741

Email: kwarren@age.state.oh.us

Website: http://aging.ohio.gov/home/

 

Oklahoma

Shirley Cox

Legal Services Developer

Aging Services Division

OK Department of Human Services

2401 NW 23rd Street, Suite 40

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73107-2422

Tel: (405) 522-3069  Fax: (405) 521-2086

Email: Shirley.cox@OKDHS.org

Website: http://www.okdhs.org/programsandservices/aging/

 

Oregon

Fred Steele
OAA Legal Services Developer
State Unit on Aging
Oregon Department of Human Services
Seniors & People with Disabilities
676 Church Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

Tel: (503) 945-6325 Fax: (503) 373-7823

Email: fred.b.steele@state.or.us

Website: http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/spwpd/index.shtml

 

Pennsylvania(Alternate Contact)

Cindy Haines

State Counsel

Pennsylvania Department on Aging

555 Walnut Street – 5th Floor

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

Tel: (717) 783-0509  Fax: (717) 772-3382

Email: cihaines@pa.gov

Website: http://www.aging.state.pa.us/

 

Puerto Rico

Rossana López León 

Executive Director

Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs

P.O. Box 191179

San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-1179

Tel: (787) 721-6121 / (787) 721-6121 Fax: (787) 721-2919

Email: Rlopez@ogave.gobierno.pr

Website: http://www.agingcare.com/

 

Rhode Island

Rhonda Schwartz

Chief Program Development

RI Department of Human Services

Division of Elderly Affairs

74 West Road, 2nd Floor

Cranston, Rhode Island  02920

Tel: (401) 462-0561  Fax: (401) 462-0503

Email: rschwartz@dea.ri.us

Website: http://www.dea.ri.gov/

 

South Carolina

Cat Angus

Legal Services Developer

Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging

1301 Gervais Street, Suite 200

Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Tel: (803) 734-9983 or 9894 Fax: (803) 734-9887

Email: cangus@aging.sc.gov

Website: http://www.aging.sc.gov/

 

South Dakota

Cassie Lindquist

Legal Services Developer

SD Department of Social Services

700 Governor's Drive

Pierre, South Dakota  57501-2291

Tel: (605) 773-5379  Fax: (605) 773-4085

Email: Cassie.Lindquist@state.sd.us

Website: http://dss.sd.gov/legal/index.asp

 

Tennessee

Janet Lamb

Staff Attorney / Legal Services Developer

TN Commission on Aging & Disability

Andrew Jackson Building

502 Deaderick Street, 9th Floor

Nashville, Tennessee  37243-0860

Tel: (615) 741-2056 x 148 Fax: (615) 741-3309

Email: janet.lamb@state.tn.us

Website: http://www.state.tn.us/comaging/

 

Texas

Patsy Fernandez

Legal Services Developer

TX Department of Aging and Disability Services

John H. Winters Human Services Complex

701 West 51st Street, Mail Code W 352

Austin, Texas  78751

Tel: (512) 438-4205  Fax: (512) 438-4374

Email: patsy.fernandez@dads.state.tx.us

Website: http://www.dads.state.tx.us/

 

Utah

(POSITION VACANT)  

Legal Services Developer

UT Division of Aging and Adult Services

195 N. 1950 W.

Salt Lake City, Utah  84116

Tel: (801) 538-4263  Fax: (801) 538-4395

Email: debooth@utah.gov

Website: http://www.hsdaas.utah.gov/

 

Vermont

Stuart Schurr 

Legal Services Developer / Assistant Attorney General

VT Dept. of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Commissioner's Office

103 South Main Street

Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1601

Tel: (802) 871-3283  Fax: (802) 241-2325

Email: stuart.schurr@state.vt.us

Website: http://dail.vermont.gov/

 

Virginia

David Hominik 

Legal Services Developer

VA Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

1610 Forest Avenue, Suite 100

Richmond, Virginia  23229-5009

Tel: (804) 662-7049  Fax: (804) 662-9354

Email: David.Hominik@dars.virginia.gov

Website: http://www.vda.virginia.gov/

 

Washington

(POSITION VACANT)

Legal Services Developer

Aging & Disability Services Administration

State Unit on Aging, DHHS

640 Woodland Sq., Loop Lacey

P.O. Box 45600

Olympia, Washington  98504-5600

Tel: (360) 725-2560 or (800) 422-3263

Fax: (360) 438-8633

Email: michael.wong@dshs.wa.gov

Website: http://www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov/

 

West Virginia

Ray Woods, Manager

Older Americans Act Program Titles V & VII /

Acting Legal Services Developer

WV Bureau of Senior Services

State Capitol

1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East

Charleston, West Virginia  25305

Tel: (304) 558-3317  Fax: (304) 558-0004

Email: Ray.B.WoodsJr@wv.gov

Website: http://www.wvseniorservices.gov/

 

Wisconsin

(POSITION VACANT)

Acting Legal Services Developer

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

WI Department of Health Services

Bureau of Aging & Disability Resources

One West Wilson Street, Rm. 450

Madison, Wisconsin  53707-7851

Tel: (608) 266-2536   Fax: (608) 267-3203

Email: DHSDLTCAging@wisconsin.gov

Website: http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/

 

Wyoming

Ray Macchia

Executive Director / Legal Services Developer

Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc.

211 West 19th Street, #300

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

Tel: (307) 635-1497  Fax: (307) 432-0808

Email: rmacchia@lawyoming.org

Website: http://www.lawyoming.org/

 

 

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