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Manatee County

On this page, one will find resources in Manatee County for emergency management, food delivery services, public libraries, recreation/leisure, safety/ well being, support groups, transportation, veteran services and voter services.

Emergency Management

Manatee County Emergency Management

  • Address: Manatee County Administrative Building 1112 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Phone Number: 941-748-4501
  • Website

Food Delivery Services

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

Reveille Meals

Grocery Getterz, Inc.

Public Libraries

Rocky Bluff Branch Library

South Manatee Branch Library

Central Library

Recreation/ Leisure

Daybreak Adult Day Center

The Center of Anna Maria Island

Safety/ Well Being

Secure Aging – Financial and Care Management for Seniors

Manatee County Falls Prevention Coalition

Senior Crossroads of Florida, Inc.

Manatee County Sheriff Office – Operations/District 1

Support Groups

Manatee County Senior Services

  • Address: Manatee County Administrative Building 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Phone Number: 941-748-4501
  • Website



  • Main Phone Number: 941-484-4501
  • MCAT: 941-749-7116
  • Handy Bus: 941-748-2317
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9 am – 2 pm
  • Space is on a first-come, first-served basis. Handy Bus service is available Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 2:30 pm, excluding major county holidays. Reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance or a minimum of two business days in advance of your desired appointment day. If the time requested is not available, MCAT will offer alternative days and/or times available.

Bruce’s Taxi

Senior Transportation

  • Phone Number: 888-295-2376
  • Must register and make a $50 deposit to which rides are deducted. Client has to replenish the account. No application fee at this time.
  • Ride cost: $4.00 booking fee, and $2.15/mile.
  • Must be booked at least 24 hours prior to schedule driver.

Veteran Services

Manatee County

Voting Services

Manatee County Elections Board