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Area Agency on Aging

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Southern Area Agency on Aging
204 Cleveland Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
Phone Main: 
(276) 632-6442
Phone Fax: 
(276) 632-6252
Phone Toll-Free: 
(800) 468-4571


Who We Are

Southern Area Agency on Aging (SAAA) provides services that promote independence and well-being for older adults.  SAAA is also an information center for older and disabled individuals and their caregiving family members.

Services include: Information and Assistance; transportation to senior lunch sites, medical appointments and grocery shopping; social, recreational and health promotion activities at senior centers; home repairs and modifications for safety and accessibility; home-delivered meals; meals served at community sites; emergency financial assistance for basic needs; personal care (help with bathing, dressing, grooming and ambulation); light housekeeping, laundry and grocery shopping; help with heavy household tasks; respite for caregivers; caregiver training, Alzheimer's Support Groups; Long-Term Care Ombudsman (advocate for people who live in Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities and others who receive long-term care); Insurance Counseling (help with Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicaid and Long-Term Care Insurance); and Senior Employment Services.

(SAAA) charges fees to people who can afford to pay for the following services: personal care, housekeeping, respite, chore and care coordination and home repairs. Moderate fees are charged on a sliding scale basis, according to income. People whose income is near or below poverty level are not charged.

Fees are not charged for most other services. People who receive a service for which no fee is charged are encouraged to contribute toward the cost of the service.

The building has an accessible entrance with a ramp.

Who We Serve

Languages Spoken:
Service Area(s):
 Danville City,
 Franklin County,
 Henry County,
 Martinsville City,
 Patrick County,
 Pittsylvania County


Fee Structure: 
No Fee

When and How

Available 24/7: 
Age Requirements:
Family : 
Other Eligibility Criteria: 
Age 60 and older. Employment program; age 55 and over.
Intake Process: 
Please call for information or visit the website.
Response Time: 
24 hours
Self Refer: 
Intake Contact: 
Care Coordination Dept.


Report Problems: 
Report Problems Other: 
Calling the Office


Where Service is Provided: 
On Site

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