Many organizations are extending their services and availability
to help provide resources and activities to those who need
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Public Library
Consider signing up for or revisiting the Los Angeles Public
Library to explore their online media and learning
tools. With the
E-Card online registration, one can gain access to movies,
audio books, music, podcasts, and more!
Findhelp.org is an online service that allows you to search a
location to see a variety of resources available in your area. It
is designed to help you find food assistance, help paying bills,
and other free or reduced cost programs.
JFS offers a home-delivered meal program for home-bound seniors
and adults with disabilities. Meals, which are prepared at the
JFS Hirsh Kosher Kitchen, are microwaveable and easy to prepare.
Special services are available for Holocaust survivors. For the
Senior Nutrition Program, contact Erwin Estrada at
This is a federally-funded program you may access by calling the
State Hotline at 877-847-FOOD (3663). SNAP helps
California seniors 60+ buy healthy food at the grocery store. You
can get help from SNAP if you have limited income and resources
or high medical and living expenses.
The program pairs a college-aged volunteer with a senior or
someone who is immunocompromised to take care of their grocery
shopping needs — at no charge. Call 323-628-7071
or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline
(800-272-3900) is available around the clock,
365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and
master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and
information to people living with the disease, caregivers,
families, and the public.
Locally-owned and operated senior home care agency provides at
home care services for a fee. Professional caregivers make it
possible for seniors and the disabled to continue living safely
at home. Compassionate care includes private duty care, companion
care, Alzheimers care, Palliative care, and other senior home
Right at Home’s trained caregivers provide in-home care for a fee
for seniors and disabled adults who need some assistance to
maintain their independence. It is an in-home care company that
operates through independently owned and operated home care
Program offered through LA County Department of Mental Health
(LADMH) that offers specialized services to meet the mental
health needs of older adults (60+). Services can be provided in
home or the community. Call 213-351-7284.
The I Did Something Good Today Foundation Presents GoldenTALK, a
senior chat and crisis line for adults aged 60+. The chat line
helps older people facing social isolation through warm
conversations and providing referrals in case of crisis.
Concerned family members may also request wellness calls to their
beloved older adults. The GoldenTALK chat line phone number is
888-604-6533 (888-60-Golden). This is a
volunteer-based organization also in need of more volunteers who
speak multiple languages. Call (888) 60-GOLDEN – (888)
604-6533 or go to http://www.ididsomethinggoodtoday.org.
Provides in-home and community based mental health services
including psychotherapy, medication prescription/monitoring and
case management for adults aged 18+. Individuals with MediCal,
Medicare/MediCal and low income with no insurance are eligible.
Services are nonsectarian and available in English, Spanish,
Russian, Farsi, and Hebrew. For more information or to make a
referral, please call 818-432-5025.
Peace Over Violence’s Deaf, Disabled & Elder (DDE) Services
Program is committed to extending accessible services for victims
of sexual and domestic violence who are deaf, hard of hearing,
have a disability and/or elder individuals. We have expanded our
Deaf Services program to include victims of crimes such as
robbery, false imprisonment, vehicular assault, caregiver and/or
hospital abuse, aggravated assault and stalking.