Resources

Serving Seniors in Contra Costa

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa’s program, helping provide meals to homebound seniors, is designed to be as simple as possible for everyone. Below we have put together various resources to help our community.

Resources for seniors

peppers being slicedFood/Nutrition

 

Old man talking with cellphone on wheelchairSeniors: Abuse Reporting & Emergency Services

  • Adult Protective Services (APS)
    • Anyone can make a confidential report if they know or suspect abuse of elders aged 65 and older and dependent adults. The abuse may be emotional, physical, financial, sexual, neglect by others, self-neglect, isolation, or abandonment.
    • (877) 839-4347 24-hour hotline
    • (925) 602-4179
    • 500 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    • Website: www.ehsd.org/elderly-disabled/adult-protective-services
  • Alzheimer’s Association
    • Support groups, assessment of needs, counseling, information and referral to community programs, and education for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders
    • (925) 284-7942
    • (800) 272-3900 24-hour hotline
    • 3675 Mt.Diablo Blvd,Ste.250,Lafayette,CA 94549
    • Website: www.alz.org/norcal
  • Nursing Home Abuse Justice
    • Resources for seniors and their loved ones to support individuals who may be experiencing nursing home abuse
    • Website: https://www.nursinghomeabuse.org/
    • (855)563-1532

 

Seniors: Adult Day Care

  • Adult Day Services Network of Contra Costa
    • A centralized referral point for adult day services.
    • (925) 682-1000
    • 490 Golf Club Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    • Website: www.adultdaycc.org

 

an elderly woman receiving a helping handPublic Assistance

    • Bay Area Legal Aid
      • Free civil legal advice, counsel, and representa- tion to low-income individuals in areas related to housing, public benefits, family law, and consumer protection. Helps individuals and families secure and maintain safety-net bene- fits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), CalFresh (Food Stamps), CalWorks, Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), and other public benefits programs.
      • Legal Advice Line: (510) 250-5270
      • Legal Advice Line: (925) 219-3325
      • Toll Fee Line: (800) 551-5554
      • Administration: (510) 233-9954
      • Website: www.baylegal.org
    • BenefitsCheckUp — National Council on Aging
      • A non-profit, online service that help find benefit programs that could help pay for medications, health care, food, and more.
      • Website: www.benefitscheckup.org
    • CalFresh (Food Stamps)
      • The CalFresh program, formerly known as Food Stamps and federally known as the Sup- plemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), issues monthly electronic benefits (similar to a bank debit card) that can be used to buy most foods such as bread, cereal, fruits, vegetables, meat and fish at many markets and grocery stores. Apply on-line, by phone, or in-person at one of the offices
      • Website: www.mybenefitscalwin.org
      • Central County: (925) 602-9379
      • East County: (925) 706-4980 & (925) 513-3720
      • West County: (510) 412-3000 & (510) 262-7700
  • Medicare 
    • Federal health insurance program for people aged 65 or older and people with disabilities who contributed to Social Security. For problems with Medicare (such as billing or claims) or for a copy of “Medicare and You,” call HICAP at (925) 602-4163.
    • (800) 633-4227
    • Website: www.medicare.gov

 

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