Support Services

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION550 Water Street, Building L-2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060(831) 464-99821-800-272-3900 24/7 HelplineLocal 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

 

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUPS

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

1-800-272-3900

Caregivers share experiences and receive education and support at afternoon or evening groups. A group for individuals with early stage memory loss is also available.
www.alz.org/norcal

 

CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Senior Network Services

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-1433

Case managers identify social, financial and safety needs of senior citizens who wish to maintain independent living and assist in arranging and monitoring services.
www.seniornetworkservices.org

 

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM Senior Network Services

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-1433

Senior Network Services administers a program that includes caregiver assessment, case management, respite care, and information and assistance about community resources.
www.seniornetworkservices.org

 

HOME HELP FOR SENIORS Senior Network Services

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-0880

Matches seniors with providers who provide home help and home maintenance.
www.seniornetworkservices.org

 

MEALS ON WHEELS Community Bridges

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz  95062

(831) 464-3180 ex. 100

Provides daily meals to homebound adults.

www.communitybridges.org

 

MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM (MSSP)

Health Projects Center

9000 Soquel Avenue, Suite 103, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 459-6639

Program provides case management services by nurses and social workers to help maintain frail elderly in their homes. Must be Medi-Cal eligible, over 65, and live in Santa Cruz County.

www.hpcn.org

 

NAMI OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

542 Ocean Street, Suite F, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 824-0406 Office

1-800-950-6264 Information Help Line

Offers support, education and advocacy for people with mental illness and their family members. Provides support groups, education, and referrals.
www.namiscc.org

 

VOLUNTEER CENTER

Offers the following programs serving seniors:
Helping Hands/Senior Home Repair Program
File-of-Life
Stay Connected

1740 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 427-5070

Social service agencies can refer low income senior homeowners to receive minor home repairs to reduce safety and health risks. Labor is free, materials costs may be covered. No roof repairs or work requiring a permit.
www.scvolunteercenter.org