Community Resources


Alliance on Aging - Friendly Visitor Program, employment desk, health insurance counseling, help with taxes, home share and other senior information and referral. (831) 646-1458

Alzheimer’s Association - (831) 647-9890 Monterey area, (831) 464-9982 Santa Cruz area

American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance - National long-term care insurance association providing consumer information and access to experts nationwide.

Eldercare Locator - Provides information on a wide range of services for seniors all across the country.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Legal Services for Seniors
 - Legal aid for seniors (831) 372-3989

Lifeline Service - Provides a 24-hour emergency response system and other services (831) 625-4516

Meals on Wheels - (831) 375-4454 Monterey area, (831) 464-3180 Santa Cruz area.

MST Rides Program – Curb-to-curb services for individuals with disabilities who cannot use the regularly scheduled bus services- Monterey (831) 373-1393

National Alliance for Caregiving

Ombudsman for Long-Term Care – Free services that protect the rights of residents in Residential Care Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities. They also provide a list of RCFEs and SNFs in Monterey and Santa Cruz (831) 333-1300 Monterey area, (831) 429-1913 Santa Cruz area