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Community Resources

The following services and resources are also available in the Sacramento community to help older adults stay independent and in their homes.

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Assorted Agencies, Guides, Programs

2-1-1
2-1-1 Sacramento provides referrals to more than 1,600 community services in the Sacramento area, including: senior services, employment and training, housing information, financial assistance, children’s services, food programs, health care services, and more. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can provide assistance in many languages.
2-1-1 or (916) 498-1000. Visit 2-1-1 Sacramento's online database of senior resources.

Area 4 Agency on Aging
A wide variety of community resources for Northern California area seniors.
916-786-1876
CA Department of Aging
1-800-510-2020
Sacramento Bee Senior Resource Guide

Home Safety and Repair Rebuilding Together
Safe At Home and Home Energy programs.
(916) 455-1880

Weatherization Program
Community Resource Project
(916) 567-5220

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Caregivers

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
(services and lists of support groups)
916-728-9333

Sacramento County, Health and Human Services
In-Home Supportive Services
(916) 874-9471

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elder abuse Resources

Sacramento County, Health and Human Services (916) 874-9377
Report physical, verbal, financial elder abuse and neglect.
Adult Protective Services

Department of Health and Human Service: Administration on Aging (AOA)
Elder Rights Protection: https://www.hhs.gov/aging/elder-justice/index.html

Area 4 Agency on Aging: LTC Ombudsman/Elder Abuse Prevention Program
http://agencyonaging4.org/long-term-care-ombudsman/

AARP: “How to Beat the Grandparent Scam”
http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2016/how-to-beat-grandparent-scam.html

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EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES FOR SENIORS

Sacramento Employment & Training Agency
(SETA) - This joint effort of the City and County of Sacramento specializes in connecting people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education and nutrition to children and assistance to refugees.

Area 4 Agency on Aging: Mature Edge Job Readiness Program (listed on the Direct Services page)
Phone: (916) 486-1876 or (800) 211-4545 / MatureEdge@a4aa.com
http://agencyonaging4.org/services/other_services/

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Health and Safety

Californians For Patient Care
Search for free or low cost medical and dental services in your area.

Sacramento Street Sheet

Sacramento County Health & Human Services (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
Mental Health Services
http://www.dhhs.saccounty.net/BHS/Pages/Mental-Health-Services.aspx

National Alliance on Mental Illness (Sacramento)
(916) 364-1642

Mental Health Crisis Intervention
(888) 881-4881

Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento
Public Guardian/Public Conservator
(916) 875-4467

Emergency Repair Program/Accessibility Modifications
The ERP-A is a program designed to provide grants for emergency/health and safety repairs and accessibility modifications to owners of single family homes or mobile homes in the City and County of Sacramento.
www.shra.org/Housing/HomeRepair/GrantPrograms.aspx

Tips for Seniors: Coping with Hot Weather
http://dailycaring.com/10-tips-to-keep-seniors-cool-in-hot-weather/

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LEGAL RESOURCES

Senior Legal Hotline (916) 551-2140
Legal Services of Northern California (free legal advice for people in Sacramento age 60+).
https://lsnc.net/slh

Legal Services of Northern California (916) 551-2150
Legal help for low-income individuals and families, under age 60.
www.lsnc.net

Pacific McGeorge Community Legal Services- Elder and Health Law Clinic
(916) 340-6080

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Meal Programs and Food Closets

ACC Meals on Wheels (916) 444-9533
Congregate meals and home delivery for homebound seniors.
Mowsac.org

CalFresh
This program, formerly known as Food Stamps and federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets, food stores and some farmers’ markets. For additional information on CalFresh, please call (916) 874-3100 or visit http://www.cdss.ca.gov/calfresh
Food closets/hot meal services
(916) 498-1000
http://www.211sacramento.org/211/online-database/categories/food/emergency-food-food-pantries/

Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
Grocery distributions, clothing closet, parent education, GED/ESL/computer tutoring and more.
(916) 456-1980
sacramentofoodbank.org

River City Food Bank CalFresh Outreach Program
Staff can pre-screen for eligibility and provide assistance with CalFresh application.
(916) 233-4075
www.rivercityfoodbank.org

Grocery Delivery Services
Grocery Delivery Services (PDF)

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Transportation

Sacramento Adult and Aging Commission "Finding the Right Transportation Option for You" Brochure http://www.sacramentoadultandaging.org/uploads/1/4/4/4/14447786/driving_brochure_mar_2014.pdf

Paratransit
Door-to-door, shared ride service for persons 75 and older or persons unable to use buses and light rail.
(916) 557-4685
www.paratransit.org/

Sacramento Regional Transit
Fixed route bus and Light Rail system in Sacramento County.
(916) 321-BUSS (2877)
www.sacrt.com/

AARP Driver’s Safety Program
Refresh your driving skills. Find a class near you.
(877) 846-3299
www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchDspLocations.action

Northern CA Senior Driver Ombudsman
(916) 657-6464
Senior Driver California Department of Motor Vehicles

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UTILITY DISCOUNTS

2-1-1 Sacramento - Utility Discount Programs

California Lifeline
Qualified individuals may receive discounted basic home phone service.
1-866-272-0349
www.californialifeline.com/en

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