Bexar Area Agency on Aging

Alamo Area Council of Governments

  • Director of Aging and Veteran Services
    Jo Ann Tobias-Molina
    2700 NE Loop 410, Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78217

Counties Served: Bexar


AACOG's Bexar Area Agency on Aging (BAAA) serves the City of San Antonio and Bexar County. For services in the rural counties outside of Bexar County, visit the Alamo Area Agency on Aging.

The Bexar Area Agency on Aging is dedicated to building a community that supports older residents and allows them to age in place with dignity, security, and enhanced quality of life. The range of services provided includes:


  • Benefits Counseling - Provides assistance to seniors 60 years of age and older and Medicare beneficiaries of any age concerning their public benefits and entitlements
  • Care Coordination - Assesses the needs of people 60 years of age and older and then coordinates local resources to support an individual's highest level of functioning
  • Caregiver Support - Assesses needs of caregivers and then coordinates available support services
  • Information, Referral, and Assistance - Provides information and assistance to callers to identify and link with the appropriate service agencies
  • Nutrition - Serves nourishing meals on site and/or delivered to home-bound seniors
  • Ombudsman - Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities
  • Senior Centers - Local neighborhood facilities providing organization and provision of support services and recreational and group activities for the older person
  • Transportation - Offers door-to-door trips to nutrition sites, local medical services, and social service agency appointments

Alamo Service Connection

BAAA operates the Alamo Service Connection (ASC). The ASC has an extensive database with information about Medicare, Social Security, legal aid, housing assistance, home repairs, residential support services, assistance with household expenses, and access to transportation services.

Defined as a political subdivision of the State of Texas, the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) was established in 1967 under Chapter 391 of the Local Government Code as a voluntary association of local governments and organizations that serves its members through planning, information, and coordination activities. AACOG serves the Alamo Area/State Planning Region 18, which covers 13 counties and 12,582 square miles. Comprising the area planning region are Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, McMullen, and Wilson counties.

AACOG's Mission

The mission of the Alamo Area Council of Governments is to enhance the quality of life of all residents of the Alamo Region in partnership with elected and appointed officials, funders, community partners and beneficiaries.

AACOG's Core Values

  • Performance with Integrity
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Service before Self
  • Culture of Appreciation
  • Together We Succeed

Governing Boards

Citizen participation is encouraged at all AACOG meetings, which include the meetings of the Area Council, the Board of Directors, and standing and advisory committees. The Area Council, made up of representatives of AACOG's member governments, meets twice yearly to set general policy, review and approve the annual budget, and to elect officers. The Board of Directors, the governing body of AACOG, meets once a month, usually on the fourth Wednesday; however, meetings are convened as needed. Standing and advisory committees meet on a monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly, or annual basis. All meetings are open to the public and accessible to people with disabilities.


AACOG provides general technical assistance to member governments in their planning functions, preparation of applications, and the administration of area-wide programs. In addition, program specific technical assistance for regional planning in the areas of aging serviceseconomic development9-1-1 systemshomeland securitycriminal justiceresource recoveryair qualitytransportation, and weatherization is also offered. We also administer the Alamo Local Authority for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Bexar County. In addition, AACOGsponsors special projects in response to local government needs or requests. Support for these activities is provided through local dues, state appropriations, state and federal grants that are matched by local monies, and other public and private funds.

Board of Directors Meeting Date:
Fourth Wednesday of the month.
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