Local Resources for Seniors in the Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Areas of California

Community Resources for the Santa Cruz, California Area

The Alzheimer’s Association

– Northern California and Nevada The Alzheimer’s Association is the nation’s largest provider of care, research, and support of families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

alz.org/norcal/

24-hour Help: 1-800-272-3900

Santa Cruz County: (831) 464-9982

Monterey County: (831) 647-9890

 

Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center/Health Project Center:

Serving Santa Cruz and Monterey County The Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center facilitates several programs in the support of family caregiver such as respite services, support groups, community education, and referral services.

delmarcaregiver.org/

Santa Cruz County: (831) 459-6639

Monterey County: (831) 424-4359

 

Senior Network Services: Santa Cruz County

Senior Network Services specializes in providing senior citizens and persons with disabilities with information, guidance and assistance in coordinating support services. www.seniornetworkservices.org/

 (831) 462-1433

 

Alliance on Aging: Monterey County

The Alliance on Aging provides information, referral, and support with legal, advocacy, and senior employment and training services.

www.allianceonaging.org/

(831) 646-1458

 

Adult Protective Services: Santa Cruz County

Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities.

(831) 454-4101

 

Adult Protective Services: Monterey County

Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities

www.mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us/aging/

(800) 960-001

 

Meals on Wheels: Santa Cruz County

Meals on Wheels provides hot meals to senior’s homes as well meal sites throughout the county.

www.communitybridges.org/mealsonwheels/

(831) 464-1558

 

Meals on Wheels: Monterey County

Meals on Wheels provide hot meals to senior’s homes as well meal sites throughout the county.

www.mowmp.org/

(831) 375-4454

 

Veterans Services: Santa Cruz County

The Veteran Service Office assists veterans, military retirees, and their families in obtaining benefits and services accrued through military service.

www.santacruzvets.com/

(831) 458-7110

 

Veteran Services: Monterey County

The Veteran Service Office assists veterans, military retirees, and their families in obtaining benefits and services accrued through military service.

www.co.monterey.ca.us/va/minutes.htm

(831) 647-7616

 

Metro ParaCruz: Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz METRO ParaCruz is a shared-ride service, providing door-to-door public transportation for people who have a temporary or permanent physical, cognitive, or psychiatric disability.

www.scmtd.com/en/metro-paracruz/general-info

(831) 425-4664

 

MST Rides: Monterey County

The MST RIDES ADA program offers curbside-to-curbside transportation service to eligible passengers as a ride-share program.

www.mst.org/rides/

(831) 393-1393

 

Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

www.hospicesantacruz.org/

(831) 430-3000

 

Heartland Hospice: Santa Cruz County

Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible

www.heartlandhospice.com/

(831) 373-8442

 

Heartland Hospice: Monterey County

Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible

www.heartlandhospice.com/

(831) 373-8442

 

Visiting Nurses Association (VNA): Santa Cruz County

VNA is a full scope home health agency, providing a full range of home health services

http://www.santacruzvna.org/

 (831) 479-6620

 

Visiting Nurses Association (VNA): Monterey County

VNA is a full scope home health agency, providing a full range of home health services, including hospice and adult day programs throughout the county.

www.ccvna.com/

(831) 372-6668

 

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