LINKS REPAIRED!!!!! Sorry for any inconvenience – computer malfunctioned earlier.

 

Local and national links.  Go to main webpage http://www.co.lake.ca.us/ 

as some links may have changed

 

Salvation Army

707 995 1128

Small emergency food pantry, once every 4 months depending emergency.

 

 

Lake County Renter's Assitance

http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Social_Services/Housing_Programs.htm

 

General Assistance

Carol J. Huchingson Director

Dept of Social Services

15975 Anderson Ranch Parkway Lower Lake, CA 95457 (707) 995-4200 (707) 995-

4253 Fax - See more at:

 

http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Social_Services/Housing_Programs.htm#sthash.i37TqIyt.dpuf

If unavailable here is local help

 

Jobs

Call Kathy Ferguson Director 255 North Forbes St Lakeport,CA 95453 Main

 

707.263.2213 Fax 707.262.1843   HotLine  707.263.2212 Hours:Mon-Fri 8am-5 pm -

 

See more at:

 www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Human_Resources/Job_Opportunities.htm#sthash.ePD1QQNq.dpuf

 

Online services

http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Services.htm

 

Online Employment Application

 

http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Human_Resources/Application.htm

 

Legal resources

Self Help Law Center(707) 994-7548

14624 Lakeshore Dr, Clearlake, CA 95422

(707) 994-7548 Additional Contacts

 

Link for CA renters rights is http://www.caltenantlaw.com/

 

 

http://www.seniorresourcedirectory.org/Directory/Index.htm

Adult and disabled

 

Adult services; this is all I could find but online has more:

Mendocino County

For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020

 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at mIASpecialist@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Disability or Condition Specific Supports

Adaptive Aids & Durable Medical Equipment

Note: Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

For companies that provide medical equipment (ranging from canes,

 walkers, wheelchairs, and commodes to hospital beds,

 oxygen, etc.), see yellow pages of your phone book

 under "Medical Equipment and Supplies" or "Hospital Equipment,

 Instruments, and Supplies."  Senior Centers often have some of these smaller items to loan out.

CA Telephone Access Program (CTAP)

 

2033 Howe Ave., #150, Sacramento................................ 800-806-1191

TTY............................................................................. 800-806-4474

Provides free telephone equipment for anyone who is disabled in hearing, seeing, moving, remembering, or speaking.  See www.ddtp.org

 

Disability Services & Legal Center

415 Talmage Rd., Ste. B, Ukiah.................... 800-528-7704 or 463-8875

TTY ................................................................................... 462-4498

Information on assistive technology solutions. See www.disabilityserviceandlegal.org

 

AIDS/HIV & Hepatitis C

 

AIDS/HIV Nightline

Toll-Free CA........................................ 800-628-9240 or 800-273-2437

TTY............................................................................. 415-227-0245

Free after-hours telephone support when other service agencies are closed

. Emotional support, crisis counseling, and basic information

 for anyone with HIV related concerns. See www.sfsuicide.org/our-programs/hiv-nightlines.

 

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)

Public Health, 922 Bevins Ct., Lakeport.......... 800-794-9291 or 263-1090

Public Health, 221-B S. Lenore St., Willits        456-3806

Provides access to funding for HIV-related prescription medications

 for income eligible individuals. Eligibility: ADAP available to those age

 18+ with an HIV or AIDS diagnosis, a prescription by a licensed

 California physician, and adjusted gross income less than $50,000.

See www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/aids/Pages/Default.aspx for ADAP program updates

 

Community Care HIV/AIDS Program (CCHAP) and Drop-In Center

8050 Lake St., #A, Lower Lake.............................................. 995-1606

301 S. State St., Ukiah......................................................... 462-3041

CCHAP provides case management and support services to persons

 in Lake and Mendocino Counties who have been diagnosed

with HIV or AIDS. Lower Lake Drop-in Center provides counseling,

 social activities, informational meetings, support groups,

 and literature to persons living with HIV and AIDS, their family,

 friends, and caregivers. See www.communitycare707.com.

 

Mendocino County AIDS, Viral, Hepatitis Network (MCAVHN)

148 Clara St., PO Box 1350, Ukiah.......................................... 462-1932

Case management, practical assistance, emotional support, drop-in center referral

 and information, food vouchers, transportation, rent and utilities assistance.

 HIV/HCV counseling and testing, syringe exchange, HCV support groups,

 and client socials. For any person affected by, living with, or at risk

 for HIV/HCV in Mendocino County. See www.mcavhn.org.

 

Cancer

 

American Cancer Society

Lake Cty: 1031 Jefferson St., Napa................................... 255-5911 x 3

Mendocino Cty: 1451 Guerneville Rd., Ste 220, Santa Rosa... 545-6728 x 3

National Toll-Free 24/7/365............................................. 800-ACS-2345

TTY............................................................................. 866-228-4327

Services for cancer patients include transportation, wigs, information

 and referral to local and national resources. Cancer information

 specialists available to answer questions 24/7 365 days at toll-free

 national phone line. Partial transportation reimbursement for travel to/from

 cancer-related appointments. See www.cancer.org.

 

Cancer Resource Center of Mendocino County

45040 Calpella St., PO Box 50, Mendocino............................... 937-3833

590 S. Dora St., Ukiah.......................................................... 467-3828

Toll-Free...................................................................... 800-449-6483

Provides a wide range of information, support, and advocacy to those

 faced with cancer. Lending library, individual assistance in treatment

 choices/planning, various support groups. Eligibility: cancer patients, cancer

 survivors, and those who support them. See www.crcmendocino.org

 

Community Foundation of Mendocino County Foster Fund Grant Program

290 S. State St., Ukiah......................................................... 468-9882

Provides low-income or self-insured Mendocino County residents

mini-grants for diagnostic tests and/or needed medications (i.e. anti-nausea, pain etc.)

 while undergoing cancer treatment.  The fund also provides transportation

 and lodging assistance with a grant through the Cancer Resource Center

 of Mendocino County. See: www.communityfound.org

 

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service

Toll-Free National.......................................................... 800-422-6237

TTY............................................................................. 800-332-8615

Regional Office ............................................................. 510-608-5000

Provides up-to-date cancer information and personalized, confidential

 responses to specific questions about cancer via phone or on-line.

 Online assistance at the LiveHelp link at www.cancer.gov available

 Mon – Fri 6:00am – 8:00pm Pacific Time. See www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis

 

Cognitive & Memory Loss

 

Note: Forgetting to Pay Bills

If forgetting to pay bills is an issue, contact utility, phone service,

 and other providers to sign up for "Third Party Notification"

to let someone else know if payments become overdue.

 

Note: Also see “Adult Day Programs” section for other programs

 that serve those with cognitive impairment while providing respite for their care providers.

 

Alzheimer's Association

2065 El Camino Real, Ste. C, Mountain View

Toll-Free 24/7............................................................... 800-272-3900

TDD............................................................................ 866-403-3073

Helpline 24/7 with support information and referrals, newsletter,

educational materials, and Safe Return Wanderer ID program

. Call the 800 number or visit websites: www.alznorcal.org  (N. CA chapter) or www.alz.org  (National).

 

 

 

CA Telephone Access Program (CTAP)

2033 Howe Ave., #150, Sacramento................................ 800-806-1191

TTY............................................................................. 800-806-4474

Provides free telephone equipment for anyone who is disabled in hearing,

 seeing, moving, remembering, or speaking.  See www.ddtp.org

 

Redwood Caregiver Resource Center (RCRC)

141 Stony Cir., Ste. 200, Santa Rosa....................................... 542-0282

Toll-Free...................................................................... 800-834-1636

Provides services, including possible respite, to assist caregivers of older,

 frail individuals, or to assist older caregivers of people of any age  who have disabilities.

  Also provides counseling and support for family caregivers of adults with brain impairments

 through education, research, services, and advocacy. Helpful factsheets and links at website: www.redwoodcrc.org

 

Developmental Disabilities

 

Area I Developmental Disabilities Board

505 S. State St., PO Box 245, Ukiah....................................... 463-4700

Advocates for legal, civil, and service rights for individuals with developmental disabilities.

 

Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy

1116 Airport Park Blvd., Ukiah............................................... 462-2462

Advocates on behalf of persons with a developmental disability in

Lake and Mendocino Counties; services include consultation, representation,

 training, investigating complaints, and assuring compliance of law by

 facilities and other service providers. May also assist the individual, who feels he/she has

 a developmental disability and should qualify for Regional Center services,

 in his/her attempt to be found eligible for those services.

 Eligibility:  Any person with a developmental disability. See

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/developmentaldisabilities/index.html

 

Redwood Coast Regional Center

180 3rd St., Lakeport................................... 888-909-0470 or 262-0470

270 Chestnut St., Ste. A, Fort Bragg........................................ 964-6387

1116 Airport Park Blvd., Ukiah...................... 800-281-3832 or 462-3832

One of 21 private, non-profit regional centers in California.

 Serves as an entry point through which residents with developmental

disabilities and their families can obtain community supports and services

. Eligibility:  Age 0-3 with developmental disability per Title 17 and at risk;

 or age 3+ with developmental disability or substantial handicaps

 (ex: cerebral palsy, seizure disorder, autism, traumatic brain injury) diagnosed prior to age 18.

See www.redwoodcoastrc.org

 

Hearing & Vision Loss

 

American Council of the Blind..................................... 800-424-8666

Nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually

 impaired people. Information, referral, advocacy, governmental monitoring and involvement,

 and legal assistance on matters related to blindness. Provides scholarships for blind students. See www.acb.org

 

ATT Accessibility Resource Center............................... 800-772-3140

TTY............................................................................. 800-651-5111

Spanish Voice & TTY ..................................................... 800-400-6868

Provides services and equipment for eligible subscribers with vision, hearing, voice, and mobility impairment.

 

Braille and Talking Book Library

900 N St., PO Box 942837, Sacramento.. 800-952-5666 or 916-654-0640

Library for blind individuals and those unable to read due

 to other disabilities. Braille books, recorded books, machines to

 play recorded books, and other materials go back and forth,

 free of charge, through the mail. Eligibility:  Specified forms

 of visual or other disability, certified by doctor or other authorized agent.

 Call for application or download from website.

See www.library.ca.gov/services/btbl.html

 

CA Telephone Access Program (CTAP)

2033 Howe Ave., #150, Sacramento................................ 800-806-1191

TTY............................................................................. 800-806-4474

Provides free telephone equipment for anyone who is disabled in hearing,

 seeing, moving, remembering, or speaking.  Eligibility: All California

 residents with phone service and doctor's or other authorized

 agent's signature. Call for application or download from website.

See www.ddtp.org

 

California Council of The Blind

1510 J St., Ste. 125, Sacramento.................................... 916-441-2100

Toll-Free & After Hours Newsline...................................... 800-221-6359

Redwood Empire Chapter at Earle Baum Center........................ 636-0082

Provides information and referral, technical assistance, membership

 and advocacy, leadership development, publications, emergency funds

, accessible technology loans. Eligibility:  Any visually impaired person.

 Call for details. See www.ccbnet.org

 

Council of Citizens with Low Vision International

American Council of the Blind, Washington DC

Membership organization provides information in various format

s (large print, cassette, Braille); quarterly Vision Access magazine;

 conventions with topics related to vision impairment. See www.cclvi.org

 

Department of Rehabilitation

55 1st St., Ste. 215, Box B, Lakeport...................................... 263-3797

625 Kings Ct., Ste. A, Ukiah................................................... 463-4791

Provides services, training, and advocacy resulting in employment,

 independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.

 Special programs include "Personal Goal" and "Homemaker" services

 for blind and low-vision individuals. Eligibility:  Permanent physical or mental disability.

Call to apply or visit website. See www.dor.ca.gov

 

Ear of the Lion Hearing Foundation of California/Nevada, Inc.

850 San Jose Ave., Ste. 115, Clovis.................................. 800-327-8077

Provides reconditioned used hearing aids to low-income individuals.

 Also collects used hearing aids. Eligibility:  Low-income eligibility of $24,000

or less for family of two unless special circumstances; physician referral

 and audiogram hearing test in prior six months; $150 "Lifetime Loan" fee

 for each hearing aid approved to be dispensed. Call, or e-mail office at hearfoundation@aol.com for application.

 

Earle Baum Center of The Blind

4539 Occidental Rd., Santa Rosa............................................ 523-3222

Provides training to individuals with sight loss.

 Orientation and mobility adjusting to vision loss, daily living skills,

 and adaptive technology. Certified Dept. of Rehabilitation vendor.

 Fosters social and recreational activities. Facilitates support groups

 and provides in-home training in Mendocino and Lake counties. See www.earlebaum.org

 

International Hearing Society ~ Hearing Aid Helpline

16880 Middlebelt Rd., Ste. 4, Livonia................................ 800-521-5247

Professional association representing Hearing Instrument Specialists

provides information and referral for those with hearing loss and hearing aides. See www.ihsinfo.org

 

TTY/TDD (Text Telephone aka Telecommunications Services for the Deaf)

All callers..................................................................................... 711

Relay operators that allow telephone communication by or to someone using a Text Telephone due to hearing or speech impairment.

 

Lung Disease

 

American Lung Association ~ Better Breathers Club

424 Pendleton Way, Oakland ..................... 800-LUNG-USA or 527-5864

Education about chronic lung disease, tips and techniques to better manage lung disease.

 Call for locations. See www.lung.org For free Freedom From Smoking Online smoking

cessation program, select “Stop Smoking” blue tab at the top of the web page.

http://www.lung.org/associations/states/california/

 

Other Supports

 

Easter Seals

501B N. Main St., Lakeport................................. 263-3949 or 263-3983

Toll-Free...................................................................... 877-263-3994

Provides services to Lake County children and adults with disabilities

and other special needs and support to their families.  Children’s programs

 include early intervention, child care counseling, educational services, and community integration.

  See www.noca.easterseals.com

 

 

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