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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Veterans

There are many benefits for Veterans that go unclaimed every year because eligible seniors dont apply for them. Helpful information for Veterans and surviving spouses of Veterans is available at www.va.gov/opa/newtova.asp, or by contacting our area Veterans Services Offices.

 

North Bay Veterans Resource Center

200 Montgomery Dr., Ste. C, Santa Rosa

578-8387
One of several service centers in Northern California offering community based supports for Veterans and their families. Programs focus on the complex realities of Veterans' issues including workforce development, homelessness, and linking to VA medical and benefits. Transitional supportive housing site in Sonoma County for at-risk homeless Veterans. See www.vetsresource.org.

 

San Francisco VA Medical Center (Fort Miley)

4150 Clement St., San Francisco

877-487-2838 or 415-221-4810

Clinical care and referral center; hospital; clinical programs including acute medical, neurological, surgical, psychiatric; geriatric and extended care services including clinic, consultations, respite, nursing home care unit; palliative and hospice care. Transportation assistance available. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.

 


San Francisco VA Medical Center Transport System

415-221-4810 ext. 6450

Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic, 630 Kings Ct., Ukiah

468-7700

For patients with scheduled medical appointments at the Santa Rosa VA Clinic or the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Wheelchair-accessible buses, operated by medical center employees, operate Mon Fri with three daily departures from the Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic. Passengers MUST be able to board and disembark the shuttle vehicle with limited assistance.

 

All patients may use this shuttle if they have a medical appointment on the day of travel. Seat availability is on a first come basis; no advance reservation required. Friends and family cannot be included, although special arrangements may be made for a care provider, space allowing. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.

 

VA Outpatient Clinics

Outpatient primary care and mental health services for Veterans. Part of the San Francisco VA Medical Center System. Eligibility: Honorably discharged Veterans who meet additional eligibility criteria. Call clinic to make appointment. No walk-ins. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.

 

Clearlake VA Outpatient Clinic

15145 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake

995-7200

 

Santa Rosa VA Outpatient Clinic

3841 Brickway Blvd., Santa Rosa

569-2300

 

Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic

630 Kings Ct., Ukiah

468-7700

 

Veterans Service Offices Information and assistance in applying for VA programs and benefits. Acts as liaison with VA health services, Vet Centers, VA Regional Offices, and Veterans Service Organizations. Eligibility: Veterans and families of deceased Veterans.

 

Lake County

285 N. Main St., (mail to 255 N. Forbes St.), Lakeport

263-2384
Veterans service rep is also available at Clearlake VA Outpatient Clinic on Mon and Wed.
See
www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/V eteransServices.htm.

 

Mendocino County

360 N. Harrison St., Fort Bragg

964-5823

405 Observatory, Ukiah

800-765-9975 or 463-4226

189 N. Main St., Willits

456-3792

Willits office is open by appointment only. Call Ukiah office to schedule. See www.co.mendocino.ca.us/hhsa/adult/veterans.htm

 

Veterans Volunteer Transport Network

Fixed-route transportation for ambulatory, eligible Veterans with scheduled medical appointments at VA Outpatient Clinics and the SF VA Medical Center. Operated by the Disabled American Veterans, reservations are required.

 

From Lake County and Fort Bragg call

415-379-5612 or 877-487-2838 ext. 6, then 1

 

From Ukiah call

405 Observatory, PO Box 839, Ukiah

800-765-9975 or 463-4226

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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