Information and Assistance is a Department of Aging program that is knowledgeable in all Aging programs, and provides information from government and non-government sources, referrals for health, social and supportive services for seniors, caregivers, disabled adults, and all members within the community. Call (209) 468-1104 Monday thru Friday to speak with Information and Assistance Program Staff. Program staff compile information included in the Resource Directory (download as PDF) for San Joaquin County. Staff also provides outreach to educate the community regarding the Department of Aging resources and services. Call (209) 468-1104 to arrange a presentation for your agency, group or organization.

Useful Links

211 San Joaquin County Resources- (Housing, Healthcare, Food, Financial, Children’s services, Older Adults, Crisis Help, Veterans, legal and more) http://www.211sj.org
AARP https://www.aarp.org/
Adult Day Care Facilities https://secure.dss.ca.gov/CareFacilitySearch/
Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/
LeadingAge formerly known as American Association of Homes and Services for the Aged (AAHSA) www.leadingage.org
Assisted Living Waiver Program Participating Facilities https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ltc/Documents/ListofRCFEfacilities.pdf
Assisted living/RCFE https://secure.dss.ca.gov/CareFacilitySearch/
Community Center for the Blind (and Visually Impaired) www.communitycenterfortheblind.org
Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL) www.drail.org
Driving Course (for mature drivers) https://californiasafety.org/course.aspx?id=101
GPS tracking devices (a blog on 10 devices) https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/4-29-15-dementia-and-elderly-gps-tracking-devices/
Housing: rentals for low income seniors, financial assistance, shelters, landlord tenant dispute resolution http://www.211sj.org/icarol-categories/Housing
Medi-Cal https://cahealthadvocates.org/hicap/
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) Medicare Counseling https://www.c4yourself.com/
Medicare www.medicare.gov
Mental Health Services http://www.sjcbhs.org/older_adult.aspx
Nursing Home, A Consumer Guide to Choosing a http://www.nccnhr.org
Other useful resources in the county for Seniors http://www.211sj.org/icarol-categories/Seniors-Older%20Adults
Senior Nursing Facilities http://hfcis.cdph.ca.gov/search.aspx
Senior Nursing Facilities-compare https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html?
Transportation http://www.211sj.org/icarol-categories/Transportation
Veterans Administration-VA Stockton Clinic http://www.va.gov

 

 

Outreach and Education

 

Information and Assistance Staff provide outreach to educate the community regarding the Department of Aging resources and services. Call (209) 468-1104 to arrange a presentation for your agency, group or organization.

 

Resource Directory

 

Referral Form for Services - SJ30A

 

You can use the Service Referral and Follow-up Summary form (SJ30A) to refer yourself or someone else to services in the Department of Aging. Once completed (Sections 1-4) fax to 209-932-2663. Click here for link to SJ30A

http://www.sjchsa.org/Portals/0/assets/pdf/Service-Referral-Follow-Up-Summary.pdf

 

Senior Awareness Day - Website link