California Partnership for Long Term Care

Advocacy and Non Profit Agencies

Alzheimer’s Association: 1-800-272-3900

Provides information, referrals and support for individuals and families coping with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  

 

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP): 1-888-687-2277 

 A nonprofit organization for people age 50 and older. Provides benefits, products, and services for members.

 

Annual Credit Report: 1-877-322-822

Only way to get free credit report (without gimmicks or fees) – your right under federal consumer protection laws.

 

CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform: 1-800-474-1116

Helps nursing home residents and their families find legal services and provides accurate information on Medi-Cal and long-term careCare given to someone who can no longer perform activities of daily living. issues.

 

CA Association of Area Agencies on Aging: 1-916-443-2800

Provides information for seniors, caregivers, and family members about senior programs and services.

 

CA Association of Food Banks: 1-510-272-4435

Provides information about and coordination among California food banks. 

 

California Registry: 1-800-777-7575

 Provides referrals for Assisted Living Facilities/Residential Care FacilitiesFacilities that provide room and board, assistance with personal care and any necessary supervision. They range in size from small, two to six bed "mom and pop" operations to facilities with over 200 living units. They are licensed by the California Department of Social Services. for the Elderly, Alzheimer’s facilities, and continuing care communities. 

 

Charity Navigator

Research charities to confirm their legitimacy and review expenditures on fundraising, administrative costs, and actual programs/beneficiaries. 

 

Consumer Credit Reporting – “Opt-Out”  1-888-567-8688 or TTY 1-800-821-9631

Remove your name from lists used by creditors and insurers from making offers of credit or insurance.

 

FICO: 1-800-319-4433 

Get a copy of your credit score information for a modest fee. 

 

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority: 1-301-590-6500  For the FINRA Broker Check Hotline: 1-800-289-9999

Licenses & Regulates individuals and companies conducting various securities activities; establishes rules and conducts audits. 

 

Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP):  1-800-434-0222

Provides Medicare advocacy and education in California. It also provides timely information on Medicare and long-term care, and conduct state and national policy advocacy for increased consumer rights. 

 

Legal Services and Forms

Provides a guide for free and low-cost legal aid, forms, assistance, and services in California.

 

Meals-On-Wheels and other California Senior Meals Programs

Find local senior meals programs by entering your zip code.

 

National Center for Victims of Crime: 1-202-467-8700 

Provides attorney referrals for victims of crime. 

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224.

Provides confidential referrals, crisis intervention, advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. 

 

National Foundation for Credit Counseling: 1-800-388-2227 or (In Spanish) 1-844-359-3825

Provides assistance with credit problems and creditors.

 

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: 1-619-298-3396

Provides information on privacy issues and identity theft. 

 

Rebuilding Together: 1-800-473-4229

Provides free home repair for low-income homeowners, especially at-risk seniors.