Description: Description: Senior Resource Directory of Lake & 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 IASpecialist@hotmail.com.

 

 

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Dental Clinics

 

Anderson Valley Health Center

13500 Airport Rd., PO Box 338, Boonville

895-3477

Dental care for all ages regardless of ability to pay. See www.avhc.org.

 

Clearlake Family Dental Clinic

15230 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake

995-4540

Cleanings, fillings, extractions, stainless steel crowns, dentures, and partials. Part of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lakes Rural Health Clinic System. Private dental insurance and Medi-Cal are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

Consolidated Tribal Health Project

6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley

800-642-CTHP or 485-5115

Preventative dental care with focus on family services. No cost to eligible Indian individuals. Others pay with insurance or sliding scale. See www.cthp.org.

 

Jodi Todd, RDHAP Mobile Dental Hygiene Practice

PO Box 55, Potter Valley

272-4426

Providing 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. Private dental insurance and Medi-Cal are accepted. Contact at joditoddrdhap@gmail.com or see www.mobiledentalhygienist.com.

 

Lake County Tribal Health Consortium

925 Bevins Ct., PO Box 1950, Lakeport

800-750-7181 or 263-8382

Provides dental services for Native Americans and the general public. Patients may access dental services on a sliding scale, private pay basis, Medi-Cal, Medicare, CMSP, or private insurance. See www.lcthc.com.

 

Long Valley Health Center

51 Branscomb Rd., PO Box 870, Laytonville

984-8222

Preventative and restorative dental care for all ages. See www.longvalley.org.

 

Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc.

Dental care for children and adults: exams, gum treatment, fillings, dentures, and emergency care. Medi-Cal, CMSP, Partnership HealthPlan, sliding scale and private payment. Mendocino Community Health Clinic is a local, nonprofit organization with three health centers. See www.mchcinc.org.

 

Hillside Health Center

333 Laws Ave., Ukiah

468-1010

 

Lakeside Health Center

5335 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport

263-7725

Transportation support possible, call to schedule.

 

Little Lake Health Center

45 Hazel St., Willits

456-9600

 

Mendocino Coast Clinics

205 South St., Fort Bragg

964-1251

Dental care for patients of all ages. Various insurances accepted, or sliding scale payments depending on income qualifications. Transportation available in the local Fort Bragg area. See www.mendocinocoastclinics.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

Full dental care serving both adults and children. See www.roundvalleyindianhealthcenter.com/

 

 

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

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, 1120 S. Dora St., Ukiah

472-2710

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, 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 and referral to local and national resources. Cancer information specialists available to answer questions 24/7 365 days 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 ServiceNational 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 (RCRC)

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

1116 Airport Park Blvd., Ukiah

462-2462

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 disability. See www.disabilityrightsca.org/about/OCRA.htm

 

Redwood Coast Regional Center

180 3rdSt., 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 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, 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 ~ Better Breathers Club

424 Pendleton Way, Oakland

800-LUNG-USA

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.

 

~ 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.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/pg82.htm.

 

 

Health Clinics & Public Health

Due to program changes, please confirm whether your provider still accepts CMSP insurance.

 

Anderson Valley Health Center

13500 Airport Rd., PO Box 338, Boonville

895-3477

Comprehensive primary health care for all ages regardless of ability to pay. Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurance, and sliding scale payment options. See www.avhc.org.

 

Cardiopulmonary Care Center

801 11th St., Ste. 3B, Lakeport

263-9502

Testing services for patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, including home sleep study diagnostic test. Satellite cardiopulmonary office of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

Clearlake Family Health Center

15230 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake

995-4500

Pediatrics 995-4530

Primary care medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health program, obstetrics and women's health, general surgery services, podiatry, physical therapy, and nutritional services. Part of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lakes Rural Health Clinic System. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

Consolidated Tribal Health Project

6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley

800-642-CTHP or 485-5115

Outpatient, ambulatory clinic. Family medicine, WIC, prenatal and WellChild services. No cost to eligible Indian individuals. Services available to all others per insurance or sliding scale fee. Medi-Cal, Medicare, and private insurance accepted. See www.cthp.org.

 

Hidden Valley Medical Services

18990 Coyote Valley Rd., Ste. 10, Hidden Valley Lake

987-8344

OB/GYN 963-5006

Neurology 963-1882

Internal medicine, oncology, urology, OB/GYN and women's services, neurology, medical/surgical specialties, laboratory and X-ray services. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

Kelseyville Family Health Center

5290 State St., Kelseyville

279-8813

Family practice services. Part of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lakes Rural Health Clinic System. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.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 for women's preventative health as well as maternal, child, and adolescent health programs. Administers the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, Medical Marijuana ID Program, as well as Emergency Preparedness and flu shot programs. Eligibility: Varies per program. Medi-Cal and sliding scale payments accepted. 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

Provides primary medical care to all age groups from infants to elders. Walk-in and same day appointments are available. Services for Native Americans and the general public. Patients may access medical/dental services on a sliding scale, private pay basis, Medi-Cal, Medicare, CMSP, or private insurance. See www.lcthc.com.

 

Long Valley Health Center

50 Branscomb Rd., PO Box 870, Laytonville

984-6131

Integrated health care for men, women, and children of all ages. Medical, acupuncture, and other services. Medi-Cal, Medicare, and many private insurance. Sliding scale for low-income. See www.longvalley.org.

 

Manchester-Point Arena Satellite Health Clinic

24 Mamie Laiwa Dr., PO Box 381, Point Arena

882-2877

Medical and behavioral health services for Native American patients and their families.

 

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 Community Health Clinic, Inc.

Comprehensive healthcare services: medical, dental, and counseling services; pediatrics; chronic disease management; womens health and prenatal services; and referrals to specialty care. Medi-Cal, CMSP, Medicare, Partnership HealthPlan, Covered California Plans, private insurance, sliding scale, and private payment. Mendocino Community Health Clinic is a local, nonprofit organization with three health centers. See www.mchcinc.org.

 

Hillside Health Center

333 Laws Ave., Ukiah

468-1010

 

Lakeside Health Center

5335 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport

263-7725

Transportation support possible, call to schedule.

 

Little Lake Health Center

46 Hazel St., Willits

456-9600

 

Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health

120 W. Fir St., Fort Bragg

964-4713

1120 S. Dora St., Ukiah

472-2600

221-B S. Lenore St., Willits

472-2600

Toll-Free from within Mendocino County

800-734-7793

Multi-program agency works to safeguard and promote the health and wellness of the people of Mendocino County. Services include, but may not be limited to, oversight of emergency medical services, 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. Not all programs are available at each location. See www.co.mendocino.ca.us/hhsa/publichealth.htm.

 

Middletown Family Health Center

21337 Bush St., PO Box 1519, Middletown

987-3311

Family practice, OB/GYN, and women's services. Part of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lakes Rural Health Clinic System. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

Burns Valley Mall, 14880 Olympic Dr., Clearlake

995-4888

Variety of services by physical/occupational/speech therapy specialists, including but not limited to: orthopedic/sports rehabilitation; hand rehabilitation; ergonomics/industrial rehabilitation; neurology rehabilitation; lymphedema therapy; wound management; incontinence therapy; fall prevention; wheelchair evaluation/fitting; and custom orthotics and splinting. Part of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lakes Rural Health Clinic System. Eligibility: Under the direction of a physician, Medicare, Medi-Cal, private health insurance, and Worker's Compensation are accepted. See www.sthelenahospital.org.

 

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

 

Redwood Coast Medical Services ~ Point Arena Medical Center

30 Mill St., Point Arena

882-1704

A full array of primary and preventive medical services, including Living Well Program, a geriatric care program serving patients age 60+. See www.rcms- healthcare.org.

 

Redwood Medical Clinic

88 Madrone St., Willits

459-6115

Family medicine clinic affiliated with the Adventist Health care system. Accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, Partnership Health plan (for those assigned to the clinic), and other insurance.

 

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. Medi-Cal and most types of insurance accepted. See www.roundvalleyindianhealthcenter.com/.

 

Sutter Lakeside Community Clinic

5196 Hill Rd. E., Lakeport

263-6885

Comprehensive primary care program for adults and children including family medicine, obstetrician, nurse midwife, and nurses. Medicare, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance accepted; discount for those with no insurance. See www.sutterlakeside.org.

 

Sutter Lakeside Family Medicine Clinic

5176 Hill Rd. E., Lakeport

262-5088

Provides a variety of specialty care including cardiology, podiatry, and orthopedics. Eligibility: Adults and children. Medicare, Medi-Cal, private health insurance, and Worker's Compensation are accepted, as well as low-income families without health insurance. See www.sutterlakeside.org.

 

Ukiah Valley Rural Health Center

Mail to: 260 Hospital Dr., Ste. 207, Ukiah Clinics affiliated with Ukiah Valley Medical Center and the Adventist Health care system. Accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, CMSP, and other insurance. See www.uvmc.org.

 

Ukiah

260 Hospital Dr.

46