Community Resources


211 SAN DIEGO

Find the resources you need for your journey. We work to cultivate relationships with community providers to ensure the 2-1-1 San Diego Resource Database is robust, accurate, and comprehensive. Our Informatics Team researches and vets applications to ensure they are eligible according to an Inclusion/Exclusion Policy and updates more than 1,200 agency and 6,000 service profiles annually.
Phone: 211

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

APS serves adults 65 and older and dependent adults 18 and older, who are harmed, or threatened with harm, to ensure their right to safety and dignity. APS investigates elder and dependent adult abuse, including cases of neglect and abandonment, as well as physical, sexual and financial abuse.
Phone: 800-339-4661
Contact: 24 hour line

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.
Phone: 800-339-4661

COUNTY OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC CONSERVATOR

The Office of the Public Conservator investigates referrals for LPS conservatorships to arrange placement and mental health treatment for adults who are gravely disabled (unable or unwilling to provide for basic food, shelter, and clothing) as the result of a mental disorder and are incapable of accepting voluntary treatment and family or others are not able and willing to meet these personal needs. LPS Investigators assess and make recommendations to the Court regarding the appropriateness of a Temporary and/or Permanent LPS Conservatorship. Conservatorship Investigators also perform investigations and make recommendations to the Superior Court on a variety of issues that relate to conservatees. Duty workers are available by telephone Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to provide information and referrals to the community.
Phone: 858-694-3500

SAN DIEGO HOUSING COMMISSION

Our Mission: Provide affordable, safe, and quality homes for low- and moderate-income families and individuals in the City of San Diego and to provide opportunities to improve the quality of life for the families that SDHC serves.
Phone: 619-231-9400

SAN DIEGO POLICE HOMELESS OUTREACHs TEAM (HOT)

The HOT team engages with homeless persons on the streets and facilitates placements into many local homeless service providers.
Phone: 619-446-1010

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

THE GEORGE G. GLENNER ALZHEIMER'S FAMILY CENTERS

Our mission is to provide affordable and accessible adult day care and support services to families affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory impairment diseases. We do this by providing innovative adult day care programs, family support, case management, crisis intervention, family and community education, advocacy, information and referrals.
Phone: 619-543-4700

ALZHEIMER'S SAN DIEGO

Alzheimer’s can feel like an impossible disease. But at Alzheimer’s San Diego, we know that people can still live well after a diagnosis. We recognize the dignity of every person living with dementia, and empower them to play an active role in planning their own future care. We see the heartache this disease inflicts on caregivers, and we’re here to give them the support and knowledge they need to become strong care partners – and to find joy in even the darkest moments. And we’re working to make Alzheimer’s a disease of the past, by connecting people to clinical trials and funding research for a cure. Amy has presented workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series, focusing on signs and symptoms of memory loss and what to do next, for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 858-492-4400
Contact: Amy Abrams

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OF SAN DIEGO / IMPERIAL COUNTIES

Since 1982, the Alzheimer's Association San Diego-Imperial Chapter has been providing free educational programs and support services to our neighbors throughout our community who are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and to their care partners. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading nonprofit organization funding dementia research, providing care and support, raising the public's awareness of the disease and rallying our elected officials to advance public policies to better the lived of the families that we serve.
Phone: 800-272-3900

CARE PATROL

CarePatrol was founded in 1993 with a mission to assist seniors and their families as they face the often-complex challenges of finding the right type of care setting FREE OF CHARGE. By listening carefully to the client’s needs,concerns and preferences they can recommend the proper level of care such as Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care or In-Home Care. Julie and Kai have presented workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series, focusing on senior living communities for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 619-378-6895
Contact: Judi Lambert, Julie Derry, Kai Copenhaver

A RIGHT PLACE FOR SENIORS

A Right Place for Seniors provides placement and referral services to assist families in finding the RIGHT Senior living and care options for their loved one. We specialize in making a personalized match, with placements ranging from Assisted Living Communities, Residential Care Homes, Memory Care, In-Home Care or other Senior Services. This PERSONALIZED senior placement service is offered at NO-COST to the family. Our goal is to make life easy for our seniors and families in their search for the RIGHT place. We frequently visit and check these communities making sure they meet our high standards for quality of care.
Phone: 619-980-2051
Contact: Monica Flynn, Mary Golden

SENIOR CARE REFERRAL SPECIALISTS

At Senior Care Referral Specialists, Inc., our team of consultants offer decades of combined experience working with seniors and their families. We are here to help you personally step by step and use our extensive experience and expertise to simplify the process of searching for the right solution. We provide FREE education and referrals to senior living and care options based on your specific criteria, needs, and budget, so you can make an educated decision. As we are reimbursed by over 1,200 senior living and care providers throughout Southern California, we are able to keep our services free for those we have the honor of serving.
Phone: 760-306-7778
Contact: Donna Jantzen

SENIOR CARE AUTHORITY

We know that navigating senior care options can be overwhelming for you and your family. As your advocate, we can do the homework for you. We’ll help you sort through and understand all your care options, traverse a complex healthcare system, get accurate and up-to-date information, and connect you to vetted local resources. are options based on your specific criteria, needs, and budget, so you can make an educated decision. As we are reimbursed by over 1,200 senior living and care providers throughout Southern California, we are able to keep our services free for those we have the honor of serving.
Phone: 619-930-9098
Contact: Caselle Reinke, Shanell McCann

1ST MERIDIAN CARE SERVICES

At 1st Meridian, we will help with all of your important questions to find the best fit for your needs. For your convenience, our Placement Specialist will come to you to evaluate and discuss your immediate or future needs. We will help you, your family, and caregivers to discuss concerns and preferences up front. We will provide valuable guidance to help you navigate through every step of the process. We are more than just a referral agency - we do not just give names and phone numbers for you to call! We provide personalized attention to assist you in finding safe and secure living arrangements in a manner most comfortable to you. More importantly, our concierge service is offered at NO CHARGE to you and your family.
Phone: 858-529-1886
Contact: Jarvis Mueller

A POSITIVE CHOICE HOMECARE

Our mission is to assist seniors and adult persons with disabilities with obtaining the resources and referrals necessary to live an independent lifestyle within their community with dignity, respect, and integrity.
Phone: 619-303-7159
Contact: Jeannine Nash

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

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES

A Medi-Cal funded program that provides residential care for low-income seniors in need of assisted living.

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES

A link to the list of communities that accept the waiver program.

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

NOVERESUME
Career ideas for seniors.

CAREPATROL OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Julie Derry
Direct: 619-987-3131
Office: 619-378-6897
Fax:619-378-6597
Email: julied@carepatrol.com

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

CAREGIVER TIPS
Helpful tips to Assist a Family Caregiver.

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

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
Established in 1987 as a non-profit 501(c)3, Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) is the leading provider of free caregiver support services for families caring for frail older adults and adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in San Diego County. Serving over 80,000 families annually, SCRC offers a wide variety of support services that include education, care planning, case management, counseling, respite care and support groups. Tax ID 33-0402867
3675 Ruffin Rd Ste 230
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-268-4432
Web: caregivercenter.org

WINDWARD LIFE CARE

An Aging Life Care Manager, previously known as a geriatric care manager, is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. Julie Moore has presented workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series, focusing on the Five Essential Documents and other elder law topics for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 619-450-4300
Contact: Julie Moore

BELLA REFLECTIONS

When seniors can no longer live safely and securely in their homes due to illness or aging, Bella Reflections gives families peace of mind by coordinating your transition. Relocating to a new home, retirement community or assisted living can sometimes be overwhelming. We turn your trepidation into elation. Imagine coming into your new home with furniture in place, clothes neatly hung in the closet, phones, computer and TVs connected; beds made, bathrooms and kitchen complete, pictures and mirrors hung and personal items in place. That’s entirely possible (and expected) with Bella Reflections. Sandi and Michelle have given presentations in the St. Paul's Educational Series related to full-service move management for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 858-442-0103
Contact: Sandi Menderson, Michelle Lillie

NEXT PHASE MOVE ASSISTANCE

Move management, downsizing, packing, unpacking, & estate clearing. We’ll work with you to plan a stress-free transition based on your time frame, your needs and your priorities.
Phone: 619-993-4107
Contact: Margaret Zamora

SENIOR MOVE MASTERS

Senior Move Masters™ specializes in helping seniors and their families when moving to a new residence, nursing home, or retirement community. Our compassionate and professionally trained staff understands the stress involved in making such a move, and excels at providing the personalized service needed to reduce “move anxiety.”
Phone: 800-545-4775
Contact: Linda Diller

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

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

GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK

A link to the list of communities that accept the waiver program.
Phone: 619-450-1479
Phone: 619-264-3131
Contact: Gloria James

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.
Phone: 619-260-6110

SAN DIEGO FOOD BANK, 9850 DISTRIBUTION AVE, SAN DIEGO
The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter comprise the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County. Last year, the Food Bank distributed 28 million pounds of food, and the Food Bank serves, on average, 350,000 people per month in San Diego County.
9850 Distribution Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121-2320
Phone: 858-527-1419 Local
Phone: 1-866-350-FOOD (3663) Toll Free

NORTH COUNTY FOOD BANK, 680 RANCHEROS DR, SUITE 100, SAN MARCOS
Through our North County Food Bank chapter and by partnering with nearly 500 nonprofit partners with feeding programs, the Food Bank provides nutritious food to individuals and families in need in communities throughout San Diego County.
680 Rancheros Drive Suite 100
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: 858-527-1419 Local
Phone: 1-866-350-FOOD (3663) Toll Free

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

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

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

ALWAYS BEST CARE

Always Best Care San Diego combines national strength and standards with local accessibility and personal service. Your local Always Best Care team has been helping families throughout San Diego and surrounding communities from Escondido to Chula Vista since 2007, providing both non-medical in-home care and FREE assisted living referral services*. We have strong relationships with area hospitals, social workers, senior communities and senior resources across San Diego County. We're here to serve you, and we can help.
Phone: 858-299-6900
Contact: Ethan Kim

HEALTHY LIVING AT HOME

Our healthcare professionals have the ability to provide care and services above and beyond a patient's expectation. They have a commitment that comes from the heart, based on a responsibility to their patients and their loved ones. They deliver services to the geriatric patient based on the patient's individual needs not the professional's expectations.
Phone: 855-804-8560

INTERIM HOME HEALTHCARE

As your loved ones age, more challenges can arise, such as mobility issues or recovering from an illness. Many seniors prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home, but how can they receive the care they need at home? At Interim HealthCare of San Diego, we provide both medical and non-medical in home care for seniors in San Diego, CA. We bring quality care into the home so your loved one can remain comfortable in a familiar setting.
Phone: 858-576-9501

MISSION HOME HEALTH

Who We Are and What We Stand For: Compassion: We currently take care of 13,000 patients and continue to deliver exemplary care through the dedicated efforts of every Mission team member. Accountability: As a trusted community partner, physician groups and other providers turn to us to help provide the best possible outcomes, manage care and reduce costs. Respect: We adhere to the highest standard of professionalism and respect each individual we encounter, treating every individual as part of the Mission family. Excellence: We are recognized as a community leader for the care we provide and serve as an expert in the industry. Our industry-leading analytics deliver clinical care excellence and better serve our patients, ennsuring the appropriate level of care at the right time.
Phone: 888-871-0766

REBUILDING TOGETHER

As a volunteer based, grassroots non-profit home renovation organization, we perform home repairs for low-income families, seniors and disabled homeowners in order for them to live in a safe and healthy living environment.
Phone: 619-231-7873

SAN DIEGO GRAB BARS

Our teammates are Aging-in-Place Experts with a focus on grab bars and handrails. We can give you recommendations on placement of bars that will benefit you the most. On our van we bring a variety of grab bars for you to see and feel. If you like what we have on board, we can begin installing as soon as we have completed your home assessment. We want to quickly inspect the area where you want the bars installed and ask you a couple questions so we can take your needs into consideration.
Phone: 619-840-7844
Contact: David Beddoes

SAN DIEGO NETWORK OF CARE

Website listing of organizations who provide home repair/home modification.

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

AALLCARE HOME CARE
AALL CARE, providers dedicated, compassionate home care, and home health care in Carlsbad, CA and the surrounding area, meets the unique needs of each individual at home. Please feel free to contact us at our San Diego home care office to learn more about our in home care and how we can help you and your family.
Phone: (619) 297-9601

LIGHTBRIDGE

For years, LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care has been honored to provide hospice and palliative care for patients throughout San Diego County. We have an interdisciplinary team of dedicated healthcare professionals, including Medical Directors, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists, Spiritual Care Counselors and Hospice Aides. We are here to assist you with all of your individualized needs and to support the loved ones around you. Whether you need assistance with bathing, advice on medication management, or you need a loyal companion to simply hold your hand, we are here for you, day or night.
Phone: 858-458-2992

BRIDGE HOSPICE

The Bridge Hospice team is trained to manage all symptoms especially related to end-stage illnesses, including pain, wound, and respiratory management, while attending to the patient’s nutritional and safety concerns. With an interdisciplinary team approach. Bridge Hospice’s team cares for the patient as if they were part of our family with total respect for all physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.
Phone: 858-277-5200

BRIDGE HOSPICE

Bristol Hospice - San Diego, LLC, is graciously committed to our mission that all patients and families entrusted to our care will be treated with the highest level of compassion, respect, and quality of care. Innovative Sweet Dreams Program and Bright Moments Program offered.
Phone: 619-323-9380
Contact: Gabi Brown

HOSPICE OF THE SOUTH COAST

Hospice of the South Coast provides a special way of caring for people with a life limiting illness and for their loved ones. Our goal is to maximize quality of life, so you can enjoy time with those who mean the most to you. At Hospice of the South Coast, the needs of our patients and their families come first. We work closely with doctors and nurses in the community to support the care of seriously ill patients and to relieve suffering.
Phone: 858-230-8935

SHARP HOSPICE

When it comes to Sharp HospiceCare, it's our people that make the difference. Home-health aides deliver an unparalleled level of care, and a hospice care team of physicians, nurses, social workers and volunteers are available 24 hours a day. But beyond catering to physical needs, we offer hospice and palliative care services that help ease this difficult time. Reflexology. Music therapy. Spiritual guidance. And to help families cope, bereavement counselors are dedicated to supporting emotional needs and our Memory Bear Program can help to bring comfort after a loss.
Phone: 800-827-4277

SILVERADO HOSPICE

The team at Silverado Hospice San Diego is dedicated to providing dignified, compassionate end-of-life care, whether by helping patients and families directly or through our work helping spread awareness in the community and beyond. Our belief is that how a person leaves the earth is as important as how they spent their life upon it, so we provide personalized medical, social and spiritual care to let patients experience life to the fullest and allow their families a chance to create cherished memories.
Phone: 858-565-1005

SONATA HOSPICE

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, you enter a time in your life that is more challenging than any you have faced before, and choosing hospice is a decision that comes from a place of strength, courage and acceptance. At Sonata Hospice, we understand. Sonata Hospice provides professional medical care and support to people with life limiting illnesses. Our goal is to provide excellent care so that our patients remain comfortable wherever they call home and stay as independent as possible.
Phone: 858-277-2161

SAN DIEGO HOUSING COMMISSION

Eligibility for housing programs depends upon your income, where you live, and any adjustments in income limits as required by HUD. If you live in the City of San Diego, you may be eligible to participate in programs administered by the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC). See page 4. If you live in unincorporated areas of San Diego County, or in the cities of Coronado, Del Mar, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, Poway, San Marcos or Solana Beach, you may be eligible to participate in the County's housing programs. See page 8. Please note there is a long waiting period to obtain a Section 8 voucher.
Phone: 619-578-7305 Eng
Phone: 619-578-7306 Spn
Phone: 619-578-7307 Vtn

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

Individual's & families in crisis, includes resource navigation, service coordination, and one-on-one support from a Housing Specialist
Phone: 858-637-3210

FATHER JOE'S VILLAGES (ST. VINCNT DE PAUL SOCIETY)

Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness, one life at a time. Established in 1950 to serve San Diegans experiencing homelessness and poverty, Father Joe's Villages has grown to include a comprehensive campus and scattered-site programs that house over 2,000 nightly. It all began with a small chapel in downtown San Diego.
Phone: 619-446-2100

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

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 ASSOCIATION PROGRAMS

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

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

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

AMRINE LAW

Yvonne's need to make a difference in the lives of others is what brought her to San Diego and to study law in 2006. Yvonne is regularly asked to speak about topics relating to Estate Planning, Special Needs Trusts, and Long Term Care. As the trustee for her mother since 2001, she's gained invaluable empathy for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease and finding resources for proper care and support. Yvonne has presented several workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 760-642-7072
Contact: Yvonne Amrine

LEGAL AID SOCIETY

Legal help with housing, debt collection, repossession, sales contracts, housing discrimination, family law, immigration, federal tax problems, CalWorks/CalFresh, general reliefconservatorships, restraining orders, SSI.
Phone: 800-735-2929

HICAP/ELDER LAW & ADVOCACY

Elder Law & Advocacy offers free assistance with legal, Medicare, caregiver, long-term care and many other issues. The organization seeks to help those in greatest need, including those who are isolated, homebound or institutionalized; or unable to travel due to illness or frailty.
Phone: 858-565-8772

CALIFORNIA ESTATE AND ELDER LAW

Scott has concentrated his law practice on solving the legal problems affecting the California senior population. These problems include Medi-Cal benefit law, estate planning and asset protection and retention. Mr. Stewart has presented workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series, focusing on the Five Essential Documents and other elder law topics for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 619-282-1194
Contact: Richard Scott Stewart, Esq.

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

CARING PLACES FOR SENIORS

Since 2008, Caring Places for Seniors has been providing Free Placement and Referral Services for Seniors in need of Senior Living Options such as Independent Living, Assisted Living, Board and Care Homes, Dementia Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Affordable Senior Living Homes. Rachelle Wolfe holds a Master's degree in Health Care Management and is certified with the State of CA Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, RCFE Cert # 6034007740).
Phone: 858-337-0420
Contact: Rachelle Wolfe

CARE PLACEMENT

Care Placement has been serving seniors in San Diego and Orange County, CA since 2000. We offer Placement assistance for Seniors (60+) into Residential Care Home (Board & Care), Assisted Living or Memory Care. For those who are not needing placement, we assist in the search for In Home Care Services through reputable agencies. We partner with VA Accredited agencies who assist in the filing process for the Veteran's Aid & Attendance Benefits. All Team Members of Care Placement are Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Licensed, and are well read in the laws and regulations for all care options. We thrive on family feedback on care options, to ensure we only refer quality options to those we serve. Contact us for more information.
Phone: 619-660-8814
Contact: Alan Taff, Michael Ortman

HELPING HANDS SENIOR FOUNDATION

We offer a free care planning service to seniors of any income, insurance and/ or health condition. Our caring staff can help you learn about great healthcare resources, housing with assistance for low income/ disabled seniors and many other great programs to help you improve your quality of life.
Phone: 949-615-4340
Contact: Vicki Hines, Coordinator

SENIOR HOUSING NETWORK

Website listing 40 low income affordable communities; filter by Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care

ELDERHELP OF SAN DIEGO

ElderHelp provides personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity. Resident Service Coordination (available through partnerships with development and management companies) offers support and activities to residents of low-income senior buildings. ElderHelp does not own or operate any senior housing facilities. HomeShare: The safety of our clients and communities are paramount to us during this time and always. As a result, this program is on hold until we can further assess a safe way to continue with it. We are no longer accepting applications for the program at this point in time.
Phone: 619-284-9281

SERVING SENIORS

Serving Seniors is a nonprofit organization in San Diego, California, serving low-income older adults aged 60 and above. We help poor and homeless seniors thrive using an innovative model of whole-person, wraparound support including meals, housing, health and social services, and lifelong learning. Working at 15 sites across the county and in the homes of hundreds of homebound seniors, we provide 640,000 meals and coordinated services to 5,000 older adults each year, most of them living on less than $1,000 per month. Serving Seniors is the largest provider of meals to seniors in the county, and one of the only organizations in the nation providing such a broad base of services to vulnerable, at-risk older adults.
Phone: 619-235-6572

LEAGUE HOUSE OF LA JOLLA

The Social Service League of La Jolla has been dedicated to providing affordable housing to seniors in San Diego for the past 70 Years. Founded in 1929, the Social Service League of La Jolla grew out of the needs of the Great Depression and was officially incorporated in 1947. From its inception the League has provided affordable housing for those who have lived and worked in the San Diego area and who cannot otherwise afford decent housing after retirement. The League provides subsidized rent and utilies for all residents who meet income qualifications.
Phone: 858-454-5266

LUTHER TOWERS

Luther Tower is a 200-unit 14 story residential apartment building that was previously developed through a HUD Section 202 loan and provides housing to qualified low income seniors 62 years and older. Luther Tower is now section 42 Tax Credit housing for seniors, 55 years and older.
Phone: 619-234-1272

Helping Hands Senior Foundation
Free care planning service to seniors of any income, insurance and/ or health condition.
Web: https://www.helpinghandsla.org/

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

THE LIGHT FOR SENIORS

If you or a loved-one are in a situation requiring care either in a facility or at home or are having difficulty paying for medical expenses and you have questions regarding care and the related costs, please call for a FREE, one-hour consultation to find out what programs might be available to help you financially meet your care needs.
Phone: 858-751-0752
Contact: Carol Costa-Smith

ELDER CARE RESOURCES SAN DIEGO

Elder Care Resources San Diego is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.
Phone: 619-985-7297
Contact: Karen Van Dyke, CSA

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.

MEDICARE MINI-COURSE
Free 6-Day Medicare Mini-Course offered on BoomerBenefits.com website.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness
Compilation of COVID-19 information and resource guide, available at https://www.nami.org/covid-19-guide.

The American Psychological Association
A webpage devoted to this topic and recently wrote about finding local mental health resources.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
24-hour hotline, 1-800-662-4357. And the national suicide prevention hotline for those in acute distress is 1-800-273-8255.

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

MESOTHELIOMAGUIDE
Free services and resources for patients and family members
Web: www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/
1.888.385.2024

RESOURCES, EDUCATION, AND SUPPORT IN SAN DIEGO.
Mesothelioma California
Mesothelioma San Diego

LA JOLLA NURSES

For over 40 years, La Jolla Nurses Homecare has made it possible for seniors to get the nursing and daily living care they need right in their own homes with the home health care San Diego area residents trust. Many seniors that we serve can either shorten or avoid stays in medical facilities when they depend on our caring staff to assist them at home.
Phone: 833-395-5755

FIRSTAT NURSING SERVICES

Firstat Nursing Services has provided San Diego a higher standard of home health, home nursing and home care for elderly, disabled and injured people since 1997. Our home care services Include personal care, companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication administration or reminders, shopping, errands and more.
Phone: 619-220-7600

JOHN CARRS LOCAL MOTION

Family owned & operated moving company, founded in Coronado and currently located in Imperial Beach. We will move you anywhere! Pack, Move, and Unpack options available. We will do as much or as little as you need. We specialize in all aspects of moving such as: heavy appliances, priceless art & paintings, moving the elderly, cross-country moves. We offer temporary and long term storage options.
Phone: 619-435-8124
Contact: John and Dylan Carr

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

THERAPY SPECIALISTS

We are proud to be a leading provider of rehabilitation services in California. And we’re equally proud of how we got here—through transformative outcomes, uncompromising ethics, and a work culture built on heart. It’s what Therapy Specialists is all about: Care That Delivers.
Phone: 619-501-9755

SHPP - SENIOR HOME PURCHASE PROGRAM

Senior Home Purchase Program (SHPP) offers you a stress-free, hands-on approach to selling your home tailored to your transition needs. Our team listens with empathy, acts with integrity and SHPP’s Simple Process will simplify your life. Van Cupples has presented workshops in the St. Paul's Educational Series, focusing on newer services for seniors overwhelmed with the prospect of preparing for and selling their home, for which SPSS is extremely grateful.
Phone: 877-937-7477
Contact: Van Cupples

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY

I'd love to help you with your real estate needs. With 29 years of full time real estate sales experience, I've helped hundreds of clients go through the downsizing experience and can make this a seamless process for you while getting you top dollar for your home. Call me anytime!
Phone: 619-990-8081
Contact: Kathy Jackson

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOME SERVICES
Carole Waldchen
Phone: 858-361-0396  Cell
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

SENIOR HOME PURCHASE PROGRAM
Brian Driscoll
Phone: 858-859-0107
Email: bdriscoll@westviewshpp.com
westviewSHPP.com

AGING123 - SENIOR PLACEMENT
We take an individualized approach to placement and the resources needed, hence our working motto of 'one size fits one'. Our goal is to find you or a loved one appropriate placement or resource options only after assessing the level of care needs (physical, social and emotional), any budgetary concerns and your geographic preferences. It's only after we get to know our clients and their needs, desires and goals that we can select the options that are uniquely right for them.
Phone: 619-378-6895
25 W. Washington Street, Ste 2324 San Diego, CA 92103
Email: julie@aging123.com
Email: kie@aging123.com
Email: judi@aging123.com

ST. PAUL'S PACE

St. Paul’s Senior Services was the first non-profit organization to bring PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) to San Diego County back in 2008. Since then, St. Paul’s PACE has expanded to four clinics and has helped more than 2,000 low-income San Diego seniors access medical care, social services, nutrition, transportation, and home care so they can remain living safely in their homes.
Phone: 619-677-3800

ELDERHELP

Today, ElderHelp is an integral part of the spectrum of government, health care, and community based providers focused on providing long-term solutions for seniors struggling to navigate complex challenges. We’re one of the only agencies solely focused on providing quality services and programs to help seniors age successfully in their own homes.
Phone: 619-284-9281

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

AGE-FRIENDLY CHULA VISTA INITIATIVE

Chula Vista has dedicated a telephone line, 619-409-1932, to provide seniors information on events and how to find resources. This phone line will provide weekly updates on current events as well as a phone tree of resources, such as where to find food distribution or a COVID vaccine. The line is automated and will direct callers to specific lines for various resources. You can subscribe to this service by calling the number. For more information visit chulavistaca.gov/agefriendly

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

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

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

PATH

SAN DIEGO RESCUE MISSION
Phone: 619-687-3720

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.

PATH

VA Services for Older Adult

VETERAN ENTITLEMENT-AID AND ATTENDANCE PROGRAM

VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors. If you need help with daily activities, or you’re housebound, find out if you qualify.
Phone: 619-677-3800

LITTORNO LAW GROUP

Many veterans and their spouses don't realize they may have access to Aid and Attendance Benefits to help pay for assisted living and other necessary services as they age. The key to getting these benefits is knowing how to qualify and what steps to take. Angela helps explain these benefits, how to access them, and how to get help FREE of charge. Angela has presented her workshop for St. Paul's Educational Series and we are extremely grateful.
Phone: 800-689-4211
Contact: Angela McGlasson

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.