Description: Description: Senior Resource Directory of Lake & Mendocino County

 

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Hospitals

 

Adventist Health Clear Lake

15630 18th Ave., PO Box 6710, Clearlake

994-6486

See www.AdventistHealthClearLake.org.

 

Adventist Health Howard Memorial

One Marcella Dr., Willits

459-6801

See www.AdventistHealthHowardMemorial.org.

 

Adventist Health St. Helena

10 Woodland Rd., St. Helena

963-3611

Physician Referral

800-540-3611

See www.AdventistHealthStHelena.org.

 

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

275 Hospital Dr., Ukiah

462-3111

See www.AdventistHealthUkiahValley.org.

 

Mendocino Coast District Hospital

700 River Dr., Fort Bragg

961-1234

See www.mcdh.org.

 

San Francisco VA Medical Center (Fort Miley) (see Veterans section)

 

Sutter Lakeside Hospital

5176 Hill Rd. E., Lakeport

262-5000

ER 262-5050

See www.sutterlakeside.org.

 

 

 

Health Clinics & Public Health

Non-profit primary care settings that offer family practice and/or internal medicine health services and accept Medicare, Medi-Cal/Partnership HealthPlan, and Covered California insurance plans, amongst others. Most of these providers also offer services for a variety of specialty medicine areas (at their or affiliate office locations) and accept sliding scale and private pay arrangements. For individuals with Partnership HealthPlan insurance required to be treated at a facility to which they are assigned, call Partnership member services to request permission if seeking to be treated elsewhere. For those on CMSP, due to program changes please confirm whether your provider still accepts CMSP insurance.

 

Adventist Health Clear Lake Medical Offices

Transportation is available through shuttle program. See www.AdventistHealthClearLake.org.

 

·    Clearlake
15230 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake
995-4500
Pediatrics 995-4530
Primary and specialty care medicine, behavioral health, and dental programs. Specialty care areas include obstetrics and women’s health, pediatrics, general surgery services, podiatry, physical therapy, nutritional and lab services.

 

·    Hidden Valley
18990 Coyote Valley Rd., Ste. 10, Hidden Valley Lake
987-8344
OB/GYN 963-5006
Neurology 963-1882
Internal medicine, psychiatric services for adults, and specialty medicine care including cardiology, OB/GYN, oncology, otolaryngology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, urology, and lab services..

 

·    Kelseyville
5290 State St., Kelseyville
279-8813
Family practice and obstetric services.

 

·    Middletown
21337 Bush St., PO Box 1519, Middletown
987-3311
Family practice and obstetric services.

 

Anderson Valley Health Center

13500 Airport Rd., PO Box 338, Boonville

895-3477

Comprehensive primary health care, dental, and behavioral health services. See www.avhc.org.

 

Consolidated Tribal Health Project

6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley

800-642-CTHP or 485-5115
467-5649
central scheduler

Primary, dental, and behavioral health services and support programs for American Indian/American Native patients. Includes medical care for injuries and illness, annual wellness checkups, immunizations and exams, sports and camp physicals, men's and women's health care, pediatric care, chronic disease management, HIV/AIDS/STD testing, and case management. Transportation services available for eligible patients. See www.cthp.org.

 

Lake County Public Health

922 Bevins Ct., Lakeport

800-794-9291 or 263-1090

Multi-program agency works to safeguard and promote the health and wellness of the people of Lake County. Services emphasize prevention and education and include programs to lessen communicable and infectious diseases. Includes programs such as Child Health & Disability Prevention Program (CHDP), California Children’s Services (CCS), Office of Vital Statistics (birth and death), Communicable Disease investigation & surveillance, Emergency Preparedness, assistance with accessing Medi-Cal health care services, Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Program (MCAH), Immunization assistance and clinics, Flu clinics, SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education), Tobacco Control Program, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP),  and Medical Marijuana ID Program. See http://health.co.lake.ca.us/site10.aspx.

 

Lake County Tribal Health Consortium

925 Bevins Ct., PO Box 1950, Lakeport

800-750-7181 or 263-8382
Also satellite clinics (by appointment only):

Clearlake - 14678 Lakeshore Blvd.

Middletown - 22223 Hwy 29.

Provides primary and specialty medicine services, dental, and behavioral health/human services for Native Americans and the general public. Speciality medicine services include pediatrics and obstetrics, chiropractic, acupuncture, podiatry and pain management. Outreach and transportation supports for Native Americans only. See www.lcthc.com.

 

Long Valley Health Center

50 Branscomb Rd., PO Box 870, Laytonville

984-6131
Integrated primary health care, chiropractic, acupuncture, dental, and behavioral health services. See www.longvalley.org.

 

MCHC Health Centers

Comprehensive healthcare services including medical, dental, and counseling services; pediatrics; chronic disease management; womens health and prenatal services; and referrals to specialty care. Urgent care offered at the Ukiah and Willits centers on Saturday. Transportation supports may be possible for some appointments. The Mendocino Community Health Clinic network is a local, nonprofit organization with three health centers. See www.mchcinc.org.

 

·    Hillside Health Center

    333 Laws Ave., Ukiah

    468-1010

 

·    Lakeview Health Center

    5335 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport

    263-7725

 

·    Little Lake Health Center

    46 Hazel St., Willits

    456-9600

 

Mendocino Coast Clinics

205 South St., Fort Bragg

964-1251

Medical health services for all ages. Medi- Cal, Medicare, or most private insurance accepted, otherwise sliding scale payments. Transportation available in the local Fort Bragg area. See www.mendocinocoastclinics.org.

 

Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health

800-734-7793 Toll-Free from within Mendocino County

120 W. Fir St., Fort Bragg

964-4713 (info line only)

1120 S. Dora St., Ukiah

472-2600 or

221-B S. Lenore St., Willits

456-3800 (info line only)

Multi-program, multi-site agency works to safeguard and promote the health and wellness of the people of Mendocino County. Services include, but may not be limited to, flu shots, immunizations, TB clinics, Sharps disposal, tobacco control services, car seat program, WIC, CA Children's Services, Vital Records, field nursing, prevention and planning programs/services, Environmental Health, and Animal Care. Not all programs are available at each location. See www.mendocinocounty.org/government/health-and-human-services-agency/public-health.

 

North Coast Family Health Center

721 River Dr., Fort Bragg

961-4631

Primary, immediate (minor medical needs), and specialty medical services. Specialty services include women’s health, pain management, nephrology, general and orthopedic surgery, podiatry, and ophthalmology. Part of Mendocino Coast District Hospital. See www.mcdh.org.

 

Redwood Coast Medical Services
See www.rcms-healthcare.org.

 

·    Gualala Medical Center
46900 Ocean Dr., PO Box 1100, Gualala
884-4005
A full array of primary and preventive medical services including family practice and urgent care. Specialty consultations available for cardiology, ophthalmology, and orthopedics. On-site X-rays and lab.

 

·    Point Arena Medical Center
30 Mill St., Point Arena
882-1704
A full array of primary and preventive medical services.

 

Redwood Medical Clinic

88 Madrone St., Willits

459-6115

Family medicine clinic. See www.AdventistHealthHowardMemorial.org.

 

Round Valley Indian Health Center 

Corner of Hwy 162 & Biggar Ln., PO Box 247, Covelo

983-6181

Full primary medical care services for all ages. Also chiropractic and physical therapy services. See www.roundvalleyindianhealthcenter.com/.

 

Sutter Lakeside Community Clinic

5196 Hill Rd. E., Lakeport

263-6885

Comprehensive primary care including obstetric and gynecological medicine services. See www.sutterlakeside.org.

 

Sutter Lakeside Family Medicine Clinic

5176 Hill Rd. E., Lakeport

262-5088

Primary and specialty care including cardiology and podiatry. See www.sutterlakeside.org.

 

Ukiah Valley Rural Health Center  ~ Primary Care Offices

Mail to: 260 Hospital Dr., Ukiah
Part of the network of comprehensive primary, specialty, and behavioral health centers affiliated with Adventist Health Ukiah Valley. Specialty areas include internal medicine, orthopedics and physical medicine, cancer and oncology, pain management, urology, women's health, allergy, pediatrics and family care. Rapid Care in Ukiah provides care for urgent, but not life-threatening, situations. See www.AdventistHealthUkiahValley.org.

 

·    Ukiah Rural Health Center
260 Hospital Dr.
463-8000
1050 N. State St.
463-7495

 

·    Mendocino Family Health Center
115 Hospital Dr., Ukiah
463-1900

 

·    Fort Bragg Rural Health Center
850 Sequoia Circle, Fort Bragg
964-0259

 

·    Lakeport Rural Health Center
487 S. Main St.
263-4360

 

VA Outpatient Clinics (see Veterans section)

 

Dental Clinics

Dental care settings that accept Medi-Cal/Partnership HealthPlan as well as other dental insurances plans and private pay arrangements depending on provider. For individuals with Partnership HealthPlan insurance required to be treated at a facility to which they are assigned, call Partnership member services to request permission if seeking to be treated elsewhere. For those on CMSP, due to program changes please confirm whether your provider still accepts CMSP insurance.

 

Adventist Health Dental Office

15230 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake

995-4540

Transportation services available through shuttle program. See www.AdventistHealthClearLake.org.

 

Anderson Valley Health Center

13500 Airport Rd., PO Box 338, Boonville

895-3477
See www.avhc.org.

 

Consolidated Tribal Health Project

6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley

800-642-CTHP or 467-5601

Services for American Indian/American Native patients. Transportation services available for eligible patients. See www.cthp.org.

 

Jodi Todd, RDHAP Mobile Dental Hygiene Practice

169 Mason St., Ste. 400 (mail to: 1340 Despina Dr.), Ukiah
272-4426

In-office and mobile dental hygiene services. Mobile services are provided at private homes, skilled nursing facilities, independent care facilities, assisted living facilities, group homes, retirement communities, hospitals and clinics, adult and special needs day care. See www.mobiledentalhygienist.com.

 

Lake County Tribal Health Consortium

925 Bevins Ct., PO Box 1950, Lakeport

800-750-7181 or 263-8382

Services for Native Americans and the general public. Transportation supports available to Native American patients only. See www.lcthc.com.

 

Long Valley Health Center

51 Branscomb Rd., PO Box 870, Laytonville

984-8222

See www.longvalley.org.

 

MCHC Health Centers

Transportation supports may be possible for some appointments. The Mendocino Community Health Clinic network is a local, nonprofit organization with three health centers. See www.mchcinc.org.

·    Hillside Health Center

    333 Laws Ave., Ukiah

    468-1010

 

·    Lakeview Health Center

    5335 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport

    263-7725

 

·    Little Lake Health Center

    45 Hazel St., Willits

    456-9600

 

Mendocino Coast Clinics

205 South St., Fort Bragg

964-1251

Transportation assistance may be available in the local Fort Bragg area. See www.mccinc.org.

 

Redwood Coast Medical Services ~ Point Arena Dental Center

175 Main St., Point Arena

882-2189

See www.rcms-healthcare.org.

 

Round Valley Indian Health Center

Corner of Hwy 162 & Biggar Ln., PO Box 247, Covelo

983-6181

See www.roundvalleyindianhealthcenter.com/

 

 

Tribal Health Outreach & Support

 

Consolidated Tribal Health Project ~ Community Outreach Services

6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley

800-642-CTHP or 467-5644

Wellness programs and patient support through individual and group education, home and hospital visits for eligible patients. Contact Patient Resource Advocate at 467-5641 or 467-5604 regarding required documentation. Transportation services available for eligible patients. See www.cthp.org.

 

Guidiville Indian Rancheria

419 H Talmage Rd., Ukiah or PO Box 339, Talmage

463-3693

Provides tribal members with transportation to doctor appointments plus counseling for drug and alcohol prevention.

 

Hopland Tribal Health

3000 Shanel Rd., Hopland

472-2100

Advocates and schedules appointments with medical, dental, and behavioral health providers. Provides transportation in accordance with transportation policies. Operates an Indian Child Welfare Program including family advocacy, visitation services, and placement services. Serves youth and families within the boundaries of the Hopland Reservation. See www.hoplandtribe.com.

 

Lake County Tribal Health Consortium Outreach Services

925 Bevins Ct., PO Box 1950, Lakeport

800-750-7181 or 263-8382

Public Health Nurse and Community Health Representatives provide home visits, hospital follow-up and patient education, smoke detectors, transportation to medical and dental appointments. Program also sponsors diabetes education, screening and health checks, nutrition counseling, cooking classes, and walking groups. Eligibility: Native American patients. See www.lcthc.com.

 

Round Valley Indian Health Center Community Outreach Corner of Hwy 162 & Biggar Ln., PO Box 247, Covelo

983-6404

Home visits to elders; senior center blood pressure checks; tele-health/tele-medicine (diabetics and ophthalmology); diabetic support groups, check-ups and wound care. Some transportation provided. See www.roundvalleyindianhealthcenter.com/.

 

Scotts Valley ~ Band of Pomo Indians Health & Social Service Dept.

1005 Parallel Dr., Lakeport

263-4220

Wellness and referral assistance. Alcohol and substance abuse prevention and counseling. Child care assistance and referrals, nutrition/weight management, AIDS/STD prevention, social health services advocate, health planning, youth activities, and resource library. Provides forum for coping with addiction issues.

 

Sherwood Valley Rancheria

190 Sherwood Hill Dr., Willits

459-9690 ext. 111

Community Health Representative and Patient Chauffeur support rural clients in getting to their medical appointments. Must be Sherwood Valley Rancheria Tribal member.

 

 

 

Disability or Condition Specific Supports

 

~ Adaptive Aids & Durable Medical Equipment ~

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

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

463-8875

Information on assistive technology solutions. See www.mydslc.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, 1120 S. Dora St., Ukiah

472-2710

Helps insure people living with HIV and AIDS, who are uninsured or under-insured, have access to medication on the ADAP Formulary. Must be HIV or AIDS infected, a resident of California, 18 years or older, have a modified adjusted gross income that does not exceed 500% Federal Poverty Level based on family size and household income, and are not fully covered by or eligible for Full Scope Medi-Cal or any other third-party payer. See program updates at www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DOA/Pages/OAadap.aspx#.

 

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, Mendocino, and Sonoma 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. CUSOC case management for those with co-occurring disorders (mental health/substance abuse.) See www.mcavhn.org.

 

 

~ Cancer ~

 

American Cancer Society

National 24/7/365 800-ACS-2345

TTY 866-228-4327

 

Lake County

860 Napa Valley Corporate Way, Ste. E, Napa

255-5911 x 3

 

Mendocino County

1451 Guerneville Rd., Ste 220, Santa Rosa

545-6728

Services for cancer patients include transportation, wigs information, clinical trial matching service, lodging, breast cancer support, online support, emotional support, referral to local and national resources. Information specialists available to answer questions 24/7/365 at toll-free national phone line. See www.cancer.org.

 

Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County

45040 Calpella St., PO Box 50, Mendocino

937-3833

590 S. Dora St., Ukiah

467-3828

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.

 

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service 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 ~

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.

 

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

24/7 800-272-3900

TDD 866-403-3073

24/7 toll-free helpline, support groups, family care consultations, MedicAlert + Safe Return registry and I.D. bracelet for persons with memory loss. See: www.alznorcal.org (N. CA chapter) or www.alz.org  (National).

 

CA Telephone Access Program (CTAP)

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

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: www.redwoodcrc.org.

 

~ Developmental/Intellectual 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/intellectual disabilities.

 

Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy

427 F St., Ste. 232, Eureka

268-1388

Advocates on behalf of persons with a developmental/intellectual 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/intellectual disability. See www.disabilityrightsca.org/about/OCRA.htm

 

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/intellectual 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

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 or via BARD (Braille & Audio Reading Download). 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)

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 formats (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 www.earofthelion.org 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, MI

800-521-5247

Professional association representing

Hearing Instrument Specialists provides information and referral for those with hearing loss and hearing aids. See www.ihsinfo.org.

 

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

711 all callers 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

333 Hegenberger Rd., Ste. 450, Oakland

800-LUNG-USA

Provides education about chronic lung disease, tips and techniques to better manage lung disease. Visit website to learn more about Better Breathers Club support groups and the Freedom From Smoking online smoking cessation program. See www.lung.org.

 

 

~ Other Supports ~

 

Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program

744 P St., MS 8-16-94, Sacramento

916-657-2628

TTY 916- 653-7651

Provides a monthly payment of $50 to eligible persons who use a guide, signal, or service dog to help them with needs related to their physical disabilities. The allowance is to help pay the costs of food, grooming, and health care for the dogs. Eligibility: must live in California; be blind, deaf, hard of hearing, or disabled; use the services of a trained guide, signal, or service dog; and receive benefits from one or more of these programs: SSI, IHSS, CAPI, SSDI (meeting federal poverty guideline limits). See www.cdss.ca.gov/Assistance-Dogs.

 

 

 

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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