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Helpful Resources

St. Paul’s works closely with many San Diego organizations and resources when addressing the needs of seniors. We are proud to share their contact information with you. Remember, if St. Paul’s can’t help you, we’ll find you someone who can.

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211 SAN DIEGO

2-1-1 San Diego is a resource and information hub that connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free confidential phone service and searchable online database. 2-1-1 serves the entire population of the County.

Every hour of every day, someone in San Diego County searches for services, from substance abuse treatment to care for a child or aging parent, food, housing or financial assistance. With more than 6,000 health and human service programs, finding help can seem insurmountable. 2-1-1 can help.

Low-Cost Senior Housing

ELDERHELP OF SAN DIEGO
HomeShare program assists persons seeking affordable housing by matching them with home providers.
4069 30TH Street
San Diego CA 92104
Phone: 619-284-9281
Web: www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

LEAGUE HOUSE of LA JOLLA
Affordable housing
7465 Olivetas Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-454-5266

LUTHER TOWERS-HUD Section 8 Housing
1455 2nd Avenue
San Diego CA 92101
Phone: 858-312-8170

SAN DIEGO HOUSING COMMISSION

SAN DIEGO HUD OFFICE
Phone: 619-557-5305
Web: www.hud.gov/states/california/offices

SERVING SENIORS
Helps seniors find affordable housing and access the supportive services they need to remain independent. Operates two housing facilities-City Heights Square and Potiker Family Residence.
525 14th Street, Suite 200,
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-235-6572
Web: servingseniors.org
Email: info@servingseniors.org

VILLA ESCONDIDO
Low income housing
511 E Grand Ave
Phone: 866-329-8293

Adult Protective Services

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Investigates reports of senior and dependent adult abuse.
Phone: 1-800-510-202

Massage

Behavioral Health Services

GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK
Gloria James, Community Services Counselor
Email: Gloria.James@GreenwoodSD.com
Phone: 619-264-3131

HELP BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES
Annette Conway, Psy.D.
Email: drconway@helptherapist.com
Web: www.helptherapist.com
Phone: 858-760-4357

Medical Equipment (DME)

AMS HOME CARE SOLUTIONS
Phone: 858-277-1992

APRIA
Phone: 858-653-6800

BUYMEDICAL.COM
Wholesale Medical Supplies
844-829-2289

HMS-HORIZON MEDICAL SUPPLY
Phone: 619-469-6055
Email: horizonmedsupply@yahoo.com

Caregiver Support

AGING & INDEPENDENCE SERVICES
AIS provides services to older adults, people with disabilities and their family members, to help keep clients safely in their homes, promote healthy and vital living, and publicize positive contributions made by older adults and persons with disabilities. County-wide organization addressing solutions for seniors and people with special needs. Provide information on resources.
Phone: 1-800-510-2020

ELDERHELP OF SAN DIEGO
Our mission at ElderHelp is to provide personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes.
Provides wide variety of services to help seniors remain independent, including help in finding community resources, applying for benefits, filing taxes, in-home help, finding roommates & housing.
Phone: 619-284-9281
Email: info@elderhelpofsandiego.org

SOUTHERN CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER
3675 Ruffin Rd Ste 230
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-268-4432
Web: caregivercenter.org

Medicare / Medi-Cal & Related Support

HICAP
HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Volunteer counselors can help you understand your specific rights and health care options. HICAP also offers free educational presentations to groups of Medicare beneficiaries, their families and/or providers on a variety of Medicare and other health insurance related topics.
Phone: 1-800-434-0222

MEDI-CAL
Apply for Benefits here

MEDICARE
Phone: 1-800-MEDICARE

MEDICARE NURSING HOME COMPARE
Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. States may collect and post additional information that isn’t collected by the federal government.

Consumer Affairs – Elder Care Planning

Mesothelioma

MESOTHELIOMA ADVOCACY + ASBESTOS AWARENESS CENTER

MESOTHELIOMA FREE RESOURCES

MESOTHELIOMA HELP NOW
Free Mesothelioma Help Guide

MESOTHELIOMA VETERANS CENTER
192 Nandina Terrace
Winter Springs, FL 32807
1-877-404-9992

Free services and resources for patients and family members.
1.888.385.2024

County Office of the Public Conservator

COUNTY OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC CONSERVATOR
Beth Olin, Program Manager
Phone: 619-767-5046
Email: Beth.olin@sdcounty.ca.gov

Moving Companies

APEX MOVERS
Brian Dalton
Phone: 619-985-6473

COLEMAN MOVING SYSTEMS
Phone: 619-272-4438
Email: colemanmoving@att.net

CV PICKUP AND DELIVERY SERVICE
Moving, Delivery, Furniture Assembly, Art Installation, Junk Removal
Phone: 858-382-0354
Email: info@cvpickup.com

DISCOUNT MOVERS
Phone: 858-490-0155

GOLD COAST MOVING
Phone: 858-869-5913
Email: goldcoastmoving@yahoo.com

FURNITURE ASSEMBLY & MOVING
Will pick up, deliver, and assemble furniture
Phone: 619-674-2365

LOCAL MOTION MOVING
John Carr
Phone: 619-435-8124

Dentists

DENTIST HOUSE CALL SERVICE
Philip R. Lepor, DDS
6161 El Cajon Blvd. #B-465
San Diego, CA 92115
Phone: 619-286-8994

DR. DISRAELI
3645 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Located a few blocks from the north west corner of Balboa Park, and about three blocks South of Mercy Hospital.
Phone: 619-291-2980
Fax: 619-291-2984
Email: biggrin1@pacbell.net

HILLCREST DENTAL CENTRE
1060 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
Between Vermont St. & Washington St. in Hillcrest
Phone: 619- 543-0112

Notaries

MARTHA GOMEZ
Phone: 619-233-6654
She charges $49.50 which includes up to two notarizations and $10 per notarization after the first two.

NOTARY SERVICES
24/7 Mobile Notary Public of San Diego County
Phone: 619-717-6033
Email: info@notarysd.com

POSTAL ANNEX OF BANKER’S HILL
415 Laurel Street
San Diego CA 92101
Phone: 619-232-1832
FAX: 619-231-0222
Email: postalannex3012@yahoo.com

VIRGINIA KEELER
Phone/office: 619-291-1552
Phone/cell: 619-742-1552
She charges $10 and no travel fee

Food / Meals

MEALS ON WHEELS, GREATER SAN DIEGO

Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. is committed to reducing the isolation experienced by so many elderly. Meals are delivered to seniors’ homes by volunteers. Frequently the volunteer may be the only person the senior sees all day, providing human contact and a safety net, particularly for those seniors living alone.

NORTH COUNTY FOOD BANK
680 Rancheros Drive Suite 100
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: 1-858-527-1419 Local
Phone: 1-866-350-FOOD (3663) Toll Free

SAN DIEGO FOOD BANK
9850 Distribution Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121-2320
Phone: 1-858-527-1419 Local
Phone: 1-866-350-FOOD (3663) Toll Free

Realtors

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOME SERVICES
Carole Waldchen
Phone: 619-299-8020 ext. 129
Email: cwaldchen@sbcglobal.net

JENNIFER BRIMHALL
Phone: 619-823-7704
FAX: 619-270-9951
Email: jenniferbrimhall@cox.net

PACIFIC SOTHEBY’S
Valerie Upham
Phone: 619-269-2266
Email: Valerie.upham@sothebysrealty.com

REALTY MARKETING SOLUTIONS
Kate Parberry & Amy Wilson
Phone: 858-883-4222
kate@realtymarketingsolutions.net

TOMEA, INC.
Marina Casanova
Phone: 1-858-945-6682
Email: marina@talk2marina.com

Furniture (Where-To-Donate)

1-800-GOT JUNK
Charges small fee—will pick up furniture and everything else

FATHER JOE’S VILLAGE
3350 “E” Street
San Diego, CA 92102
Phone: 1-888-328-4375 or 619-446-2799

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
939 16TH Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-232-2083

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
Phone: 619-563-5232
Accepts most “gently used” furniture.
Proceeds benefit more than 50 programs and services of Jewish Family Service
Free pick up in San Diego County

SALVATION ARMY
Phone: 1-800-728-7825

SHOP HANAHOU
6064 Corte del Cedro
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone: 1-800-545-4775

Reassurance Calls

OUR BRIGHT LINK
Phone: 855 422 2990
Email: support@ourbrightlink.com

Furniture (Where-to-Find)

FATHER JOE’S VILLAGE (USED)
3350 E Street
San Diego, CA 92102
Phone: 619-446-2183

IKEA
2149 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 1-888-888-4532

JEROMES
1190 W Morena Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: 1-866-633-4094

METRO DÉCOR
Small scale furniture
1210 W. Morena Boulevard San Diego CA 92110
Phone: 619-275-4300

SAN DIEGO MATTRESS MAN
Has specialty low profile box springs to decrease height of bed
8081 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 9211
Phone: 858-569-0890

Respite

ARBORS AT RANCHO PENASQUITOS
30 day minimum stay. AL and MCP.
Phone: 858-201-6458

BAYVIEW ASSISTED LIVING – POINT LOMA
No minimum. Does 1/ 2 day, full day or overnight. This is a 16 bed board and care.
Phone: 619-225-5616
Donna Janzen

CAREPATROL
Mary McRae
Phone: 1-858-247-1405
Email: marym@carepatrol.com
Or
Kirsten Copenhaver
Phone: 1-619-330-7883
Email: kirstenc@carepatrol.com

CARE PLACEMENT
Phone: 619-660-8814
Email: allen@careplacement.com
Web: www.careplacement.com

COLLWOOD TERRACE – SDSU AREA
No minimum stay needed. Willing to do MCI, but mostly MCP.
Phone: 619-287-2920

ELDERANSWERS
Phone: 619-538-9155
Email: lise@elder-answers.com

ELMCROFT OF POINT LOMA
No minimum stay needed. Only MCP.
Phone: 619-224-7300

EMERITUS AT CLAIREMONT
30 day minimum stay. Only AL.
Phone: 858-292-8044

KEEPSAKE CHOICES
Phone: 619-548-0837
Lise Marquis

LANTERN CREST – SANTEE
No minimum stay needed. Only AL.
Phone: 619-312-4408

PARADISE VILLAGE – NATIONAL CITY
30 day minimum stay. Only AL.
Phone: 619-475-5040

PLAZA VILLAGE – NATIONAL CITY
1 week minimum.
Phone: 619-399-3240

SENIOR CARE REFERRAL SPECIALISTS
Phone: 760-306-7778
Email: donna@srcareinfo.com
Web: www.srcareinfo.com
Allen Taff

SILVERADO ESCONDIDO
No minimum stay needed. MCP.
Phone: 760-670-4769

ST. PAUL’S PLAZA
1420 East Palomar Street,
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Phone: 619-591-0600

ST. PAUL’S VILLA
2340 Fourth Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-232-2996

SUNGARDEN TERRACE – LEMON GROVE
3 day minimum. AL and MCP
Phone: 619-464-2273

SUNRISE AT BONITA – CHULA VISTA
30 day minimum stay. AL and MCP.
Phone: 619-470-2220

VILLA BONITA – CHULA VISTA
30 day minimum stay. Al and MCP. Pricing varies depending on care.
Phone: 619-632-4087

TIME TO MOVE CARE PLACEMENT
Sydney Kennedy
Phone: 858-242-4715
Email: Sydney@timetomovecareplacement.com

Hoarding Help/Information

SAN DIEGO HOARDING CLEANUP
9187 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard #6,
San Diego, CA, United States
Phone: (858) 215-5347
Email: Info@SanDiegoHoarding.com

Restaurants (Bankers Hill)

BANKERS HILL
Trendy restaurant, open for happy hour, dinner only
2706 5th Ave. (at Juniper)
Phone: 619-231-0222

BARRIO STAR
Mexican restaurant
2706 5th Avenue (at Nutmeg)
Phone: 619-501-7827

CUCINA URBANA
Trendy restaurant
505 Laurel St. at 5th
Phone: 619-239-2222

HOB NOB HILL
Traditional restaurant, has been here for 50 years
2271 First Ave. at Juniper
Phone: 619-239-8176

THE MARKET PLACE
Take out deli & market
2601 Fifth Ave. at Maple St.
Phone: 619-239-8361

PIZZACATO
Pizza and salads, casual dining & take-out
2420 Fifth Ave. (between Laurel & Kalmia)
Phone: 619-232-9000

STARBUCK’S
2440 Fifth Ave. (between Laurel & Kalmia)
Phone: 619-702-2113

Home Health Providers

AALL CARE IN HOME SERVICES
7801 Mission Center Court, Ste. 106
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 1-619- 297-9601
Web: aallcare.com

A BETTER SOLUTION
Diana
Phone: 877-585-9011
Web: www.absihc.com

ACCENT CARE
Andrea Mapes
Phone: 619-543-1660
Email: amapes@accentcare.com

THE ACCREDITED FAMILY OF HOME CARE SERVICES
Carol Braun, Home Care Specialist
Email: cbraun@accreditednursing.com
Web: accreditednursing.com
Phone: 619-265-1234

ALWAYS BEST CARE
Private caregivers, home health
Phone: 619-757-1114

ASSERTIVE CARE AT HOME SERVICES
Kendrea Wiggins, LVN
Email: Kwiggins@assertivehomecare.com
Web: assertivehomecare.com
Phone: 619-566-6890

Robert Sifuentes
Phone: 619-997-2944

COMFORT KEEPERS
4420 Rainier Ave
Phone: 619-795-6035

ELDERHELP
4300 El Cajon Blvd
Phone: 619-284-9281

HERITAGE SENIOR CARE, INC
Cindy Wilson, Director of Community Services
Email: cindy@heritageseniorcare.com
Web: heritageseniorcare.com
Phone: 1-800-562-2734

KEEPSAKE COMPANIONS
Phone: 619-648-0837
www.keepsakecompanions.com
6780 Miramar Road, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92121
$20/hour for 4 hour minimum, 7 to 24 hours is $10/hour

LAURA ANN’S HELPING HANDS
Phone: 619-255-7039

SYNERGY HOME CARE
Rosa Griffin
Rosagriffinhomecare.com
Web: www.synergyhomecare.com
Phone: 619-542-0337

UNLIMITED CARE
2307 Fenton Pkwy, Ste. 107-252
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 1-858-280-4500
Web: unlimitedcaresd.com

Senior Discounts

DEALHACK SENIOR DISCOUNTS LIST
More than 180 discounts listed by categories. You can also save or print the list to use as a handy reference.

Home Improvements

SAN DIEGO GRAB BARS
David Beddoes
Phone: 619-840-7844
Email: dave@SanDiegoGrabBars.com

SMAART HOUSE THE HOME AUTOMATION EXPERTS
Bijou Lulla, CEO
Phone: 888-902-9434
Email:Bijou@smaart.house

Senior-Friendly Telephone Services

CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM
State mandated program, provides specialized phones for hearing-impaired seniors.
Phone: 800-806-1191

CAPTEL
Captioned telephones
Phone: 1-800-233-9130

Homeless Resources/ Behavioral Health Services

FATHER JOE’S VILLAGES
Homeless Shelter
Phone: 619-446-2100

PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (PERT)

SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPT. HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM HOT
Phone: 619-850-0655

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
Affordable and tranisitional housing
Phone: 619-687-1074

Seniors Helping Seniors

HOME CARE FOR SENIORS BY SENIORS
They match seniors that need assistance with senior caregivers that want to help. Senior caregivers offer companionship, pet care, meal prep, personal care, errands, transportation, and more.
Phone: 1-800-481-2488

Hospice

Robert Sifuentes
Phone: 619-997-2944

ELITE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
Troy Stempck, Community Liaison
Email: tstempek@elitehcs.org
Phone: 619-741-5814

LIGHTBRIDGE HOSPICE & PALLATIVE CARE
Greg Hahn, Area Manager
Email: greg@LightBrightHospice.com
Phone: 858-458-2992

SONATA HOSPICE
Kathryn Alexander, Community Liaison
Email: Kathryn.alexander@sonatahospice.com
Phone: 619-214-4167

Skilled Nursing Communities (some offering medical beds)

GOLDEN HILL SUBACUTE and REHAB CENTER
1201 34th St
Phone: 619-232-2946

LAKESIDE SPECIAL CARE CENTER
Secured SNF for dementia
11962 Woodside Ave
Lakeside, CA 92040
Phone: 619-561-1222

LIFEHOUSE SAN DIEGO HEALTHCARE CENTER
2828 Meadow Lark Dr.
San Diego CA 92123
Phone: 858-277-6460

MISSION HILLS HEALTHCARE
4033 6th Ave
Phone: 619-297-4086

REO VISTA HEALTHCARE CENTER
Dementia care SNF
6061 Branbury St
San Diego, CA 92139
Phone: 619-475-2211

VICTORIA POST ACUTE CARE
654 S Anza St
El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: 619-440-5005

Incontinence Care

BUYMEDICAL.COM
Wholesale Medical Supplies
844-829-2289
Support@buymedical.com

Substance Abuse

THE RECOVERY VILLAGE
With a team of caring medical staff, The Recovery Village helps adults of all ages overcome substance use disorders in a safe environment. Depending on the severity of the addiction, treatment may start with medical detox before moving on to inpatient or outpatient programming. Each treatment plan at The Recovery Village also includes mental health counseling, holistic therapies like yoga, and beautiful amenities at each location nationwide. At The Recovery Village, you can find the strength you need to leave substance abuse behind for good at any age.
Phone: 352-771-2700

Industry Education & Memory Support

AGING & INDEPENDENCE SERVICES
AIS provides services to older adults, people with disabilities and their family members, to help keep clients safely in their homes, promote healthy and vital living, and publicize positive contributions made by older adults and persons with disabilities. County-wide organization addressing solutions for seniors and people with special needs. Provide information on resources.
Phone: 1-800-510-2020

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease.
Phone: 1-800-272-3900

ALZHEIMER’S SAN DIEGO
6632 Convoy Street,
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858-492-4400
Email: info@alzsd.org

ELDERHELP OF SAN DIEGO
Our mission at ElderHelp is to provide personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes.
Provides wide variety of services to help seniors remain independent, including help in finding community resources, applying for benefits, filing taxes, in-home help, finding roommates & housing.
Phone: 619-284-9281
Email: info@elderhelpofsandiego.org

GLENNER CENTER
The George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, Inc ®
Corporate Office: 3702 Fourth Avenue, San Diego , CA 92103
Phone: (619) 543-4700
E-mail: information@glenner.org

LEADINGAGE CALIFORNIA
Founded in 1961, LeadingAge California is the state’s leading advocate for quality, not-for-profit senior living and care. The association’s advocacy, educational programs and public relations help its members best serve the needs of more than 100,000 of the state’s older adults. LeadingAge California represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of senior living and care – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled-nursing, and home and community- based care; as well as our business partners and residents.

SERVING SENIORS
525 14th Street, Suite 200,
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1-619-235-6572

SOUTHERN CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER
Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides free support services for family caregivers caring for adults with chronic and/or disabling conditions. SCRC has been providing services to caregivers in San Diego County since 1987. SCRC continues to be the leading provider of caregiver support services in San Diego and Imperial counties, serving 30,000 clients annually.
3675 Ruffin Road, Suite 230
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-268-4432
Email: scrc@caregivercenter.org

Transitional Housing

FATHER JOE’S VILLAGES
Homeless Shelter
Phone: 619-446-2100

PATH

SAN DIEGO RESCUE MISSION
Phone: 619-687-3720

Legal Aid

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO
Legal help with housing, debt collection, repossession, sales contracts, housing discrimination, family law, immigration, federal tax problems, CalWorks/CalFresh/general relief, conservatorships, restraining orders, SSI.
Phone TTY: 1-800-735-2929

VA Benefits

VA BENEFITS

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to Service-members, Veterans, and their families. VBA has been undergoing a major transformation that is people-centric, results-oriented, and a forward-looking integration of solutions that will ensure total lifelong engagement with Service members, Veterans, and their families.

Long-term Care Insurance

WADDELL & REED
Financial Advisors
Miles L. Leming
Email: mlfleming@wradvisors.com

St. Paul’s Senior Services provides the above contact information as a community service. We in no way endorse or recommend exclusively the use of these organizations.

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Chaplain Services

St. Paul’s Senior Services is committed to meeting not just the physical and social needs of our residents and participants, but also their spiritual needs as well. To fulfill this commitment, St. Paul’s has chaplaincy services to provide community support in a variety of ways. Our Chaplain has informal chats, meets for requested scheduled visits, presides over chapel services and serves as liaison to a resident’s minister, priest, or rabbi.