TRIAD

TRIAD is a partnership of public and private organizations brought together to address the issues and concerns of senior citizens. Nationally, TRIAD is a partnership formed by an agreement between the National Sheriff’s Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). In Brevard and Seminole Counties, the State Attorney's Office is a major partner in TRIAD with the Brevard and Seminole County Sheriff’s Offices and many other community organizations and business partners; tasked with identifying and developing programs to address the needs and concerns of senior citizens in Brevard and Seminole Counties. Issues such as personal safety, health concerns, transportation needs and others have become important topics as our senior population nearly doubles over the next 30 years.

Community Projects Include:

  • Senior Fest

  • Project Lifesaver

  • Independent Living Program

  • Senior Santa Program

  • Elementary School Children create Valentines for Seniors

What TRIAD Does for Seniors

Education: It sponsors seminars and workshops on crime prevention, health care, and other important concerns of senior citizens.

Outreach: Through programs designed to help our homebound seniors, it helps to reduce fear and increase peace of mind.

Forges Links: It provides a forum to discuss the concerns of seniors, identify problems, and develop and implement community-wide solutions.

What Can Result from TRIAD

Seniors benefit from regular contact with service providers and gain knowledge of available services.

Law enforcement gains a better understanding of seniors' fears and concerns, enabling law enforcement to develop programs to meet those needs.

Service organizations benefit from improved distribution of services, cooperation with other providers, and a better understanding of the challenges facing law enforcement.    

Brevard County Triad

In Brevard County, TRIAD is a partnership between many different organizations tasked with identifying and developing programs to address the needs and concerns of senior citizens. Issues such as personal safety, health concerns, transportation needs, and other issues will become important topics as our senior population of 108,000 nearly doubles over the next ten years.

TRIAD on the community level is implemented by a S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together), which may include seniors, law enforcement, service organizations, civic clubs, clergy, media, health care professionals, and business community members. The S.A.L.T. Council determines the needs of the community’s senior population.

Are You Interested in Participating, Or Would You Like
More Information?


If you are interested in participating with TRIAD, or would like more information about the organization, contact "2-1-1", or go to our web site www.BrevardTriad.org. Visit our calendar of events for the date and location of one of the Brevard County S.A.L.T. Council meetings in your area of the county.

Seminole County Triad

In Seminole County, TRIAD is a partnership between many different organizations tasked with identifying and developing programs to address the needs and concerns of senior citizens. Issues such as personal safety, health concerns, transportation needs, and other issues will become important topics as our senior population increases over the next ten years.

TRIAD Senior Service Help Program
The TRIAD Senior Service Help Program is a pilot project aimed at enhancing the safety of seniors through the use and access of mobile cellular telephones. These phones are provided as a means of communication for calling the emergency number 911 when a senior is confronted with any emergency situation.

Criteria for use of the temporary cell phones under this program has been established. To determine if you are eligible for a cell phone under this program, contact Barbara Fore, Elder Services Officer, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 665-6976; or Joseph Mohr, State Attorney’s Office, at (407) 665-6204.

Are You Interested In Participating, Or Would You Like More Information?
For more information on participating in your local TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council, contact Barbara Fore, Elder Services Officer, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 665-6976; or Joseph Mohr, State Attorney’s Office, at (407) 665-6204.

TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council meetings are held in varying locations throughout Seminole County on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact Barbara Fore, Elder Services Officer, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 665-6976; or Joseph Mohr, State Attorney’s Office, at (407) 665-6204, for details on upcoming meetings.

Senior Help Line
call  629-1289

The Senior Help Line is operated Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and is a "resource bank" to put seniors in touch with appropriate resources available to assist them.

Other Sites of Interest

National Association of Triads

 

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