Here are some important resources that you might consider contacting directly to resolve some issues or concerns more quickly:
Public & Private Resources for Seniors
Adult Protective Services – APS County Contact Information
American Association of Retired Persons – AARP Caregiving Resource Center
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform – Nursing Home Guide
California Department of Business Oversight – Provide consumers like you, with tools essential to make smart financial decisions, as well as practical information to operate safely in the financial marketplace. Educational publications and other materials are designed to educate you about various financial products and services, as well as alert you to current and emerging financial scams.
California Seniors’ Resource Center – Ensures the state’s seniors receive the consumer-protection services and information they need.
California Hospice and Palliative Care Association – Advocates for those facing life-threatening illnesses. Provides technical resources to members, advocate on and monitor legislative and regulatory activities, provide continuing education to providers on end-of-life issues and collaborate with other organizations that share an interest in end-of-life care. Serves nearly 200 hospice providers and their staff in California and Nevada. (888) 252-1010
California Primary Care Association – Find a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) closest to you to help you lower your health care costs. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless. (916) 440-8170
California Senior Gateway – A one-stop website intended to provide seniors, their families, and caregivers with the information they need to connect to helpful services and resources, to find answers, and solve problems. Find information on such topics as:
- Avoiding and Reporting Abuse & Neglect
- Preventing Fraud, Financial Abuse & Common Scams
- Health Care Information
- Your Rights
- Other Resources
Department of Social Services – Home Page
CA Department of Insurance – Senior Information Center
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
CA Department of Social Services – In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program
Eldercare Locator – Find necessary and convenient services that serve the elderly in their community. You can also reach them at (800) 677-1116
Elder Financial Protection Network
National Center on Elder Abuse – Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging
Professional Fiduciaries Bureau – Consumer Information about Fiduciaries
Legal Services of Northern California – For client assistance, call (916) 551-2140
Los Angeles County Bar Association – Domestic Violence Legal Services Project
Los Angeles County Bar Association – Veterans Legal Services Project
State BAR of California
Seniors & the Law – A Guide for Maturing Californians
Public & Private Resources
for Persons with Special Needs
Department of Developmental Services
State of California
Special Needs Resource Group
Resources for children with special needs
Special Needs Resource Project
Resources for parents of children with special needs or disabilities
Lifehouse – Community living, supported living,
senior programs, independent living skills, intermediate care facilities
Office of Developmental Primary Care
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
State Council on Developmental Disabilities – an independent state agency which ensures that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and support they need.
The John Gogian Family Foundation – dedicated to supporting community-based organizations that serve the needs of the developmentally disabled, the elderly, and abused or neglected youth within Los Angeles County.
The Willie Ross Foundation – exists to enhance the quality of life for non-verbal deaf, and developmentally disabled adults achieved with behavioral programs, recreational opportunities and community service programs.
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