Caregiver Services

ADVOCACY, INC.

5274 Scotts Valley Drive, Suite 203, Scotts Valley, CA 95066

(831) 429-1913

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman and the Mental Health Patient's Rights Advocate Programs. Information and guidance on selecting a nursing home, residential care or board and care facility.

www.advocacy-inc.org

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

550 Water Street, Building L-2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 464-9982

1-800-272-3900 24/7 Helpline

Local office of the Northern California and Northern Nevada Alzheimer's Association. Offers resource information and referral, care consultations, support groups, lending library, educational workshops, annual conference, and speakers bureau. www.alz.org/norcal

CENTRAL COAST CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (CCCIL)

1350 41st Avenue, Suite 101, Capitola, CA 95010-3906

(831) 462-8720 Voice

(831) 757-3949 TTY

Serving people with disabilities. Information and referral, advocacy, benefits counseling, housing assistance, peer support, personal assistance services, independent

living skills training. Traumatic brain injury program. Tri- lingual: English, Spanish and American Sign Language. Appointment is required.

www.cccil.org

 

CENTRAL COAST QUALITY OF LIFE

519-B Hartnell Street, Monterey, CA 93940

(831) 333-9091

A free case management program for persons with multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s. Support groups, newsletter, educational events, socials, water aerobics, equipment re-use program, outreach.

www.ccqlp.org

 

CINDY'S CELEBRATIONS, INC. P.O. Box 1637, Capitola, CA 95010 (831) 479-7509

Recreational luncheons at different restaurants throughout the community for elderly clients. www.cindyscelebrations.org

 

DEL MAR CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER Health Projects Center

1537 Pacific Avenue, Suite 300, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 459-6639

Provides services to caregivers of adults with cognitive disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's, stroke, dementia, Parkinson's, head injury), including care planning,

respite care, counseling, legal and financial consultation, information and referral, educational workshops, and trainings.

www.delmarcaregiver.org

 

ELDERDAY ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE CENTER

100 Pioneer Street, Suite C, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 458-3481

A day program for seniors with functional impairments. Provides activities, meals, transportation, medical monitoring, physical and occupational therapy, and information.

email: info@cbridges.org

www.communitybridges.org

 

FAMILY SERVICE AGENCY OF THE CENTRAL COAST

104 Walnut Avenue, Suite 208, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 423-9444

2901 Park Avenue, Suite A-3, Soquel, CA 95073

(831) 346-6767

Counseling for individuals, couples and families. Adjusted fee scale. Medicare and Medi-Cal. Also offers these programs of interest to seniors (see separate entries in this directory):

I-You Venture............................................(831) 459-8917

Senior Outreach Program

Santa Cruz.................................................(831) 459-9351

Watsonville ................................................(831) 728-9009

Suicide Prevention

Crisis line ...................................................(831) 458-5300

Toll-free crisis line .....................................1-877-663-5433

Survivors Healing Center........................(831) 423-7601

WomenCARE ...........................................(831) 457-2273

www.fsa-cc.org

HOME CARE SERVICES

 

SENIOR NETWORK SERVICES

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-1433

114 East 5th Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 728-1751

A community resource agency linking senior citizens with services. Specialists are available to discuss and coordinate resources, provide benefits counseling, case management and advocacy. Home visits may be arranged. Offers the following programs:

Case Management ...................................(831) 462-1433

Family Caregiver Support Program .......(831) 462-1433

Health Insurance Counseling and

Advocacy Program (HICAP) ...................(831) 462-5510

Housing ....................................................(831) 462-6788

Information And

Assistance..................... (831) 462-1433, (831) 728-1751

Money Management ................................(831) 462-1433

Registry Program

— Home Help ...........................................(831) 462-0880

— Respite Care ........................................(831) 462-0880

 

VETERANS SERVICES OFFICE Human Services Department

Mon – Thu 842 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 454-7276

Mon – Thu 18 West Beach Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 763-8868

Advocates for veterans. Helps determine benefits and services. By appointment only. www.santacruzvets.com