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Care Management

These programs develop plans for coordinated care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability, or other difficulties, are unable to arrange for services on their own behalf. Services include assessment of needs, coordination of needed services, and monitoring/follow-up of services to determine their effectiveness.


Community Care Management Corp.

301 S. State St., Ukiah


Multi-program, private non-profit agency that helps people in Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma counties to live independently at home. See Programs include:


CommunityCare HIV/AIDS Program (CCHAP)

8050 Lake St., #A, Lower Lake


301 S. State St., Ukiah


Care management and support services for 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.


Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)

8050 LakeSt., #B, Lower Lake


205 S. Main St., Fort Bragg


301 S. State St., Ukiah


Spanish language line 468-9340

Care management services to assist persons age 65+ to remain safely at home. Clients must be Medi-Cal eligible without a share of cost, and at risk for institutionalization.


Mendocino County AIDS, Viral, Hepatitis Network (MCAVHN)

148 Clara St., PO Box 1350, Ukiah


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. CUSOC case management for those with co-occurring disorders (mental health/substance abuse). See


Caregiver Respite & Support

Provides supervision and care of clients while the usual caregiver receives a break. Also see health section Disability or Condition Specific Supports: Cognitive & Memory Loss for other programs that may be of help to those caring for someone with Alzheimers or a similar condition.


Redwood Caregiver Resource Center

1140 Sonoma Ave., Ste. 1B, Santa Rosa

800-834-1636 or 542-0282

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 adult onset cognitive impairments (traumatic brain injury, stroke, early onset dementia) through education, research, services, and advocacy. Helpful fact sheets and links at website:


Redwood Coast Medical Services ~ Shamli Volunteer Hospice/Respite Program

PO Box 1100, Gualala

884-4005 or 412-6018

Provides symptom and supplemental management and respite at no cost to families dealing with life threatening or chronic illness. See


Home Health


Home visits by medical professionals (such as registered nurses, physical/occupational/speech therapists), home health aides, and social workers for those unable to leave home to receive these services. Prescribed by a doctor and paid by medical insurance subject to policy limitations.


Adventist Health Clear Lake Home Care Services ~ Lake County

9245 Hwy 53, PO Box 532, Lower Lake




Adventist Health Home Care & Phoenix Hospice

100 San Hedrin Cir., Willits

800-606-9596 or 459-1818



Mendocino Coast Home Health

700 River Dr., Fort Bragg




Sutter Care at Home

889 11thSt., Lakeport

800-675-5595 or 263-7400






In-Home Services


In-Home Supportive Services(IHSS)

Provides services to low income disabled individuals and older adults who need assistance to remain safely in their own homes. Services may include assistance with meal preparation, laundry, shopping, transportation, bathing, dressing, and personal care. Eligibility: Medi-Cal eligible and assessed to have the physical and/or mental functional limitations to be at risk for placement outside of the home.


Lake County

16170 Main St., Unit D, PO Box 9000, Lower Lake

888-221-2204 or 995-4680


Mendocino County

764 S. Franklin St., PO Box 1306, Fort Bragg

877-327-1677 or 962-1000

747 S. State St., PO Box 839, Ukiah

877-327-1799 or 463-7900

472 E. Valley St., Willits

800-771-2453 or 456-3740



Private Pay Caregiver Agencies

California Department of Social Services Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) & Home Care Aide Registry
744 P St. MS 9-14-90 Sacramento

Promotes consumer protection for elderly and disabled individuals who hire private aides to come into their homes and provide assistance with activities of daily living. Provides licensing of Home Care Organizations and maintains the Home Care Aide Registry of aides who have been background checked. For more information and to link to the registry, see


The following Home Care Organizations offer services that may include homemaking chores, personal care, transportation and shopping, protective supervision, social reassurance, and end-of-life care. To learn more about hiring home care providers, see the Family Caregiver Alliance fact sheet at


Andersson Care

32924 Odom Ln., Fort Bragg


Service area: Coastal area from The Sea Ranch to Westport. See


Home With Us, LLC

923 19thSt., Lakeport

202 W. Perkins St., Ste. B, Ukiah

Service area: Lake and Mendocino Counties. See


Pacific Medical Resources (PMR)

1102 S. Main St., Ste. 3A, Fort Bragg

877-964-2001 or 964-2000

160 E. Gobbi St., Ukiah

Offers both caregiving and nursing services. Service area: Lake and Mendocino Counties. See


Lake Caregivers/Mendocino Caregivers

Caregiving services.

Mendocino Nursing Services

Services by Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses including but not limited to physician ordered injections and medications, respiratory and wound care, and pain control management.


Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc.

1372 N. McDowell Blvd., Ste. S, Petaluma
Toll-free: 888-469-5694

390 N. Main St., Lakeport

Lake County 262-1477

Mendocino County 462-3227

(Now also offering door-through-door transportation for wheelchair users -- rates based upon van originating from Petaluma). Service area: Lake and Mendocino Counties. See


United Medical Resources

1367 S. Dora St., Ukiah


Service area: Lake and Mendocino Counties. See



Volunteer Assistance


Anderson Valley Village

PO Box 576, Boonville


A membership organization that serves residents of Anderson Valley age 50+ wishing to age in place. Coordinates volunteer participants to respond to the needs of members, and also maintains a list of providers and services for hire that have been recommended by members and friends of AVV. See


Community Resources Connection (CRC)

PO Box 336, Gualala

800-395-8984 or 884-4562

For residents of the coastal area between Elk and Timber Cove, including Annapolis, caring volunteers attempt to link ambulatory passengers needing transportation to rides. Also provides referrals to other types of support by community services and providers (such as professionals, tradespeople, and volunteers). A program of RCMS (Redwood Coast Medical Services).



Konocti Senior Support, Inc. Friendly Visitors

14310 Memory Ln., PO Box 6668, Clearlake


Home visits by trained volunteers who offer friendship, understanding, and companionship. Eligibility: Lake County resident age 55+ and homebound, isolated, lonely, or needing comfort and support. See