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Resources & Publications

Assistance in General

2·1·1 Bay Area
www.211bayarea.org

Link SF – homeless & low-income
www.link-sf.com

Abuse

Child:
SF Human Services Agency
www.sfhsa.org/178.htm
800-856-5553

SF Child Abuse Prevention Center
www.sfcapc.org
415-668-0494

Elder:
SF Adult Protective Services
www.sfhsa.org/138.htm
415-355-6700

SF Ombudsman (long-term care facilities)
www.sanfranciscoltcombudsman.org
415-751-9788 / 800-231-4024

Institute on Aging – Elder Abuse Prevention
www.ioaging.org/collaborations-elder-protection/elder-abuse-prevention
415-750-4111

Acupuncture

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
www.actcm.edu
415-282-9603

Institute for Health & Healing
www.sutterpacific.org/services/integrative
415-600-3503

San Francisco Community Acupuncture
www.missionsfca.com
415-675-8973

Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine
www.docmisha.com
415-861-1101

Addiction / Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.aasf.org
415-674-1821

Smart Recovery (non-secular)
www.smartrecovery.org
866-951-5357

National Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Addictions
www.nca-ba.org
415-296-9900

BAART – opiate addiction
www.baartprograms.com
415-863-3883

Baker Places – mental health, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS
www.bakerplaces.org
415-864-1515

HealthRIGHT 360 – Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, Walden House & others
www.healthright360.org
415-762-3700

Ohlhoff Recovery Programs
www.ohlhoff.org
877-677-4543

SF Suicide Prevention
www.sfsuicide.org
Drug/Alcohol Info: 415-362-3400
24 Hour Crisis: 415-781-0500

SFDPH Community Behavioral Health Services: Medi-Cal / Healthy San Francisco / Uninsured
www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oservices/mentalHlth/CBHS
415-255-3737

Alcohol / Drug Abuse

– see Addiction

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association – NorCal chapter
www.alz.org/norcal
800-272-3900

Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Referral Center
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
800-438-4380

Anger Management

Community Health Resource Center counseling
415-923-3155

CPMC Health Psychology
2340 Clay St.
415-600-3540

Psychology Today: Find a Therapist
www.psychologytoday.com

Cancer

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
800-227-2345
Support Programs & Services
www.cancer.org/docroot/SHR/SHR_2.asp
Nutrition
www.cancer.org/docroot/MBC/MBC_6.asp
Insurance & Financial assistance
www.cancer.org/docroot/MLT/content/MLT_1x_Medical_Insurance_and_Financial_Assistance_for_the_Cancer_Patient.asp

CancerCare
Support services & groups for anyone affected by cancer
www.cancercare.org
800-813-4673
Financial assistance application
www.cancercarecopay.org

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
800-422-6237

Caregiving

See also Seniors & Resources: Home Care – Agency Providers:

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org
800-445-8106

Kimochi – Japanese-American
www.kimochi-inc.org
415-931-2294

Openhouse – LGBT
www.openhouse-sf.org
415-296-8995

Self-Help for the Elderly
www.selfhelpelderly.org
415-677-7600

Caring Connections – Hospice & Palliative care
www.caringinfo.org
800-658-8898

HospiceNet
www.hospicenet.org

National Alliance for Caregiving
www.caregiving.org

Institute on Aging
www.ioaging.org
3330 Geary Blvd.
415-750-4111

Case Management

2·1·1 Bay Area
www.211bayarea.org

SF Human Services Agency – Department of Aging & Adult Services
List of case management service providers
www.sfhsa.org/385.htm
415-355-3555

Catholic Charities
www.catholiccharitiessf.org/our-programs
415-972-1200

Curry Senior Center
www.curryseniorcenter.org
415-885-2274

Episcopal Community Services
www.ecs-sf.org
415-487-3300

Felton Institute (Family Service Agency SF)
www.felton.org
415-474-7310

Kimochi
www.kimochi-inc.org
415-931-2275

Institute on Aging
www.ioaging.org
415-750-4111

Meals on Wheels
www.mowsf.org
415-920-1111

On Lok Services
www.onlok.org
415-292-8888

SF Senior Centers
www.sfsenior.com
415-775-1866

Self Help for the Elderly
www.selfhelpelderly.org
415-677-7600

Seniors at Home (Part of JFCS) Low income/scholarships
www.seniorsathome.org
844-222-3212

Child Care

Children’s Council of San Francisco
www.childrenscouncil.org
415-276-2900

Clinical Trials

NIH clinical trials locator
www.clinicaltrials.gov

Community Services

2·1·1 Bay Area
www.211bayarea.org

Complementary / Integrative Medicine

Institute for Health & Healing
www.cpmc.org/services/ihh

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
www.nccam.nih.gov
888-644-6226

CPR Training

American Red Cross Bay Area
www.redcrossbayarea.org
888-4-HELP-BAY

American Heart Association
www.heart.org
415-637-7382

Safety Training Seminars
www.cprcpr.com
800-470-9026

Dental Care

SF Dept of Public Health Dental Services
www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oservices/medSvs/dentalSvcs/dentalSvcs.asp

Denti-Cal (Medi-Cal Dental program)
www.denti-cal.ca.gov/WSI/Default.jsp?fname=Default
800-322-6384

University of the Pacific Dental School
www.dental.pacific.edu
415-929-6400

House Calls:
Blende Dental – house calls & seniors
www.drblende.com
415-563-4261

Disability

Short term (1 year max) is through EDD/California SDI
www.edd.ca.gov/disability
800-480-3287

Long Term
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Requires appointment w/ representative for interview and to complete application
www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213

Agencies:
SF Human Services Agency (DAAS / DHS)
Housing, healthcare, disability, financial assistance
www.sfhsa.org/DAAS.htm
415-355-6700

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
Episcopal Community Svcs at Canon Kip Senior Center & 17 outstations
www.ecs-sf.org/programs/adrc.html
415-487-3370

Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco (ILRCSF)
www.ilrcsf.org
415-543-6222

Benefits:
415Disability Benefits 101 – California
Info on calculators, life situations, income support, health coverage, etc
www.disabilitybenefits101.org

Disability.gov
www.disability.gov

Social Security
www.ssa.gov/disability

Disabled Community
www.disabledcommunity.org
415-508-6130

Disability Rights California
www.disabilityrightsca.org
800-776-5746

Donate Body to Science

Contact the Curator’s office at a medical school nearby. The 3 in our region are:
UCSF Willed Body Program
http://anatomy.ucsf.edu/WBP/index.html
415-476-1981
Stanford: 650-723-2404
UC Davis: 916-734-9560

Drug / Alcohol Abuse
– see Addiction
Eating Disorders

APTED: Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders
www.aptedsf.org
415-771-3068

National Eating Disorders Association
www.edap.org
800-931-2237

End of Life / Palliative Care

Compassion & Choices
www.compassionandchoices.org
800-247-7421

Growth House – resources
www.growthhouse.org/

Exercise

Always Active Program – 30th Street Senior Center & others
www.alwaysactive.org
415-550-2265

Yoga on the Labyrinth
www.gracecathedral.org/yoga-at-grace-cathedral

Eye
– see Vision
Financial Assistance

SF Department of Aging & Adult Services/Human Services Agency
HSA administers federal, state & local programs w/ links to other programs
www.sfhsa.org/159.htm

SF County Adult Assistance Program
www.sfhsa.org/171.htm
415-558-1000

SF Human Services Agency
Community Living Fund (fund of last resort to remain in home)
www.sfhsa.org/6662.htm
415-355-6700

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
www.bcef.org
415-932-6020

CPMC Financial Assistance program (patients only)
855-398-1633

Financial Counseling

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco
www.cccssf.org
800-777-7526

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
www.nfcc.org
800-388-2227

Food

Bay Area 2·1·1
www.211bayarea.org

Meals on Wheels (60+)
www.mowsf.org
415-920-1111

Project Open Hand
www.openhand.org
415-447-2300

SFMarin Food Bank
www.sfmfoodbank.org
SF: 415-282-1900

Congregate Meal sites:
www.sfhsa.org/356.htm

Food pantries
www.freeprintshop.org

Self Help for the Elderly – congregate meals & delivery
www.selfhelpelderly.org/our-services/nutrition-services
415-677-7600

Food stamps:
SFHSA: CalFresh San Francisco
www.sfhsa.org/143.htm
415-558-4700

California CalFresh program
www.mybenefitscalwin.org
877-847-3663

Grief Counseling / Bereavement

For those with a spiritual tradition, check to see if there is a local consolation ministry or grief group.

Counseling & Groups:
Hospice by the Bay
Individual & family counseling, support groups
www.hospicebythebay.org
415-526-5699

Institute on Aging
Traumatic loss, grief group series, drop-in grief, & individual
www.ioaging.org/services/all-inclusive-health-care/psychological-services/center-for-elderly-suicide-prevention/grief-services
www.ioaging.org/aging/grief_counseling_sf.html
415-750-4111

Jewish Family & Children’s Services
Individual & group
www.jfcs.org/find-help/seniors/grief-and-bereavement
www.jfcs.org
415-449-1200

Pathways
Individual & group
www.pathwayshealth.org/grief-support
888-755-7855

Sutter Care at Home
www.suttercareathome.org/griefsupport
415-749-4255

HAND (Neonatal death pre-birth through 1st year)
www.handsupport.org
415-282-7330

Resources:
UCSF list of resources
www.ucsfhealth.org/education/bereavement_services_and_information/bereavement_resources_and_services

Hospice Net
www.hospicenet.org/index.html

Health Care: Uninsured
– see Uninsured
Health Information Resources

CPMC Healthwise Knowledgebase
www.cpmc.org/learning

MedlinePlus: Health topics, medications, organizations
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthtopics.html
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/organizations/orgbytopic_a.html

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com

Merck Source w/ Merck Manual
www.mercksource.com

US Department of Health & Human Services
www.healthfinder.gov

Women’s Health, Dept of Health & Human Services
www.womenshealth.gov

UpToDate: Evidence-based, peer-reviewed information source
www.uptodate.com/contents/table-of-contents/patient-education

Health Information – Other Languages

National Network of Libraries of Medicine
http://nnlm.gov/outreach/consumer/multi.html

SPIRAL (Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages)
http://spiral.tufts.edu

Health Insurance

General info:
Covered California: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act
www.coveredca.com
800-300-1506

HICAP: Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program
Medicare & other insurance counseling
www.hicap.org
415-677-7520

California Office of the Patient Advocate
www.opa.ca.gov
888-466-2219

Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274

Insurance plans / quotes:
Einsurance
www.einsurance.com
855-372-7400

Go Health Insurance
www.gohealthinsurance.com
888-322-7557

Insurance options for laid-off workers:
Cobra information: US Department of Labor
www.dol.gov
866-487-2365

Legal assistance:
Bay Area Legal Aid – help w/ access to health care for low-income clients
www.baylegal.org/client-services/health-care-access
855-693-7285

Patient Advocacy:
California Office of the Patient Advocate
www.opa.ca.gov
888-466-2219

Public programs:
San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP)
City sponsored health insurance plan providing medical care to lower-income residents
3 programs: Medi-Cal, Healthy Kids, & Healthy Workers
www.sfhp.org
415-547-7800

Healthy San Francisco:
Not an insurance plan – a health access program for uninsured SF residents for basic & ongoing care primarily through SF Dept of Health clinics, including SF General & SF Community Clinic Consortium clinics
www.healthysanfrancisco.org
415-615-4500

CPMC Patient Financial Assistance Program (Charity Care)
www.cpmc.org/services/pfs.html
855-398-1633 or email cpmcpfsbill@sutterhealth.org

Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Association of America
www.hearingloss.org

Hip Replacement

CPMC Total Hip Replacement PreOp Patient Education Class
2nd & 4th Mondays 9 – 11 a.m.
Registration: 415-600-1855

Home Care Providers

(see Seniors & Resources & hardcopy pamphlets for more)

BrightStar Lifecare
www.brightstarcare.com
415-332-3300

Home Care Assistance
www.homecareassistance.com/San-Francisco
415-268-1415

Home Instead Senior Care
www.homeinstead.com
415-441-6490

Irish Help at Home
www.irishhelpathome.com
415-759-0520

Reliable Caregivers
www.reliablecaregivers.net
415-436-0100

Seniors at Home
www.seniorsathome.org
415-449-3777

Sutter Care at Home
www.suttercareathome.org
415-600-0444 or 800-698-1273

Homeless Resources

Human Services Agency of SF
www.sfhsa.org/76.htm
3-1-1

Project Homeless Connect
www.projecthomelessconnect.com
855-588-7968

SF Homeless Outreach Team
www.sf311.org
Bay Area 3·1·1

SF Mobile Crisis Team
415-970-4000

SF Navigation Center
www.ecs-sf.org/programs/navcenter.html
415-487-3300

San Francisco Homeless Resource
www.sfhomeless.net

Hospice
Facilities:
CPMC Coming Home Hospice
www.cpmc.org/services/chh/index.html#Contact%20us
415-861-1110
Hospice by the Bay
www.hospicebythebay.org
415-626-5900
Sutter VNA & Hospice
www.suttercareathome.org/hospice
866-652-9178
Resources:
Hospice Net
www.hospicenet.org
Hospice Foundation of America
www.hospicefoundation.org/
800-331-1620
Hotel / Accommodations for Patience & Family

CPMC patients: Hotel Kabuki w/ shuttle service
415-614-5423, identify as CPMC patient & request “special patient room rate”
www.cpmc.org/visiting/guide/lodging1.html

Joe’s House
Lodging facilities near cancer centers that offer discounts. Available to all pts & families regardless of Dx.
www.joeshouse.org

Google “CPMC patient lodging” and select option: Hotels near California Pacific Medical Center SF

Cancer: Call the American Cancer Society at 888-227-6333

Family Link
Visitors / caregivers (no patients) for those with AIDS, also cancer, life-threatening disease, awaiting organ donation transplant
www.thefamilylink.com
415-703-9050

Air BnB
www.airbnb.com

House Cleaning

Cleanerific (JFCS)
www.cleanerific.org
415-820-7230

Self Help for the Elderly
www.selfhelpelderly.org/services/house_cleaning
415-677-7600

Housing

Bay Area 2·1·1 – Get help in San Francisco
www.211bayarea.org
211

St. Anthony’s Foundation Social Work Center
www.stanthonysf.org
415-592-2855

San Francisco Housing Authority
www.sfha.org
415-715-5200

Self-Help for the Elderly: monthly listing of Bay Area affordable & low-income housing wait list opportunities
www.selfhelpelderly.org/services/social_services/index.php#housing
415-611-7600

Home Match San Francisco
www.homematchsf.org
415-351-1000

One Degree
www.1deg.org

Swords to Ploughshares – Veterans
www.swords-to-plowshares.org
415-252-4788

Tenderloin Housing Clinic – single homeless adults
www.thclinic.org
415-885-3286

OpenHouse – LGBT seniors
www.openhouse-sf.org
415-296-8995

Eviction Defense Collaborative
www.evictiondefense.org
Drop-in clinic: 1338 Mission 4th Floor

Immunization

– see Vaccination/Immunization

Job Loss / Search
– see Unemployment
Knee Replacement & Rehabilitation

CPMC PreOp Patient Education Class – Total Knee Replacement
1st & 3rd Mondays 9 – 11 a.m.
Registration: 415-600-1855

Overview:
www.cpmc.org/health/healthinfo/index.cfm?section=healthinfo&page=article&sgml_id=aa14776
Outpatient rehab:
www.cpmc.org/services/outpatientrehab/programs/documents/muscu.html

Legal Forms

Advance Health Care Directive:
California AHCD form
www.calhospital.org/public/advance-health-care-directive

Aging with Dignity – 5 Wishes document
www.agingwithdignity.org
850-681-2010

Links to other forms & resources
www.cpmc.org/services/ethics/advdir.html

POLST & DNR:
www.emsa.ca.gov/DNR_and_POLST_Forms

Power of Attorney:
There are varied circumstances with differing requirements for which a power of attorney may be designated, and it is therefore recommended one create a special or limited POA (Power of Attorney) rather than a general POA. A good source of information is:
www.nolo.com

No recommendations are made for this free general form:
www.free-legal-document.com/free-power-of-attorney-form.html

Legal Services

Bay Area 2·1·1
www.211.bayarea.org

Bay Area Legal Aid – free legal hotline to qualified low-income residents
www.baylegal.org
800-551-5554

Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center
www.las-elc.org
415-864-8208

Legal Assistance to the Elderly
www.laesf.org
415-538-3333

Resources:
Bar Association SF – Lawyer referral & Information Service – low cost
www.sfbar.org/lawyerreferrals
415-989-1616

Law Help California
www.lawhelpcalifornia.org

Meals – Congregate & Delivery

SF Human Services Agency – Meals for Seniors
www.sfhsa.org/136.htm
415-355-6700

Congregate & Senior Meal program locator
www.MealCall.org

Meals on Wheels – 60+ w/ chronic disability
www.mowsf.org
415-920-1111

Meals that Heal (Salvation Army)
www.sanfrancisco.salvationarmy.org
415-440-4325

Kimochi
www.kimochi-inc.org
415-931-2287

Project Open Hand
www.openhand.org
415-447-2300

Self-Help for the Elderly – homebound seniors
www.selfhelpelderly.org
415-677-7600

Mediation / Conflict Resolution

Community Boards – low cost mediation & facilitation
www.communityboards.org
415-920-3820

Medical Equipment

ReCARES – nonprofit recyclers who collect & distribute for free
www.homecares.org
415-487-5405 – SF
415-388-8198 – Marin
510-251-2273 – Oakland

Medical Housecalls

UCSF Housecalls Program: 65+ and homebound in SF
www.ucsfhealth.org/programs/housecalls_program_for_seniors
415-514-3577

Medical Marijuana/Canabis
Medical Records: CPMC

3700 California St. – California Campus

Medical Supply Stores

Abel Medical
www.ableforlife.com
448 Clement St.
415-831-2228

A to Z Royal Medical Supply
www.atozroyalmedicalsupply.com
2411 Clement St.
415-831-2330

ITC Medical Supplies
www.itcmedical.com
4373 Geary Blvd. & 1375 Divisadero St.
415-387-7100

Round Medical
www.roundmedical.com
1712 Divisadero St.
415-440-0444

Royal Medical Supply
www.royalmedsupply.com
1712 Divisadero St.
415-440-0444

Medi-Cal (Medicaid)

California’s Medicaid program for low income individuals and families:
www.dhcs.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx
SF Medi-Cal Health Connection – provides all assistance needed
1440 Harrison St.
415-558-4700

Medicare

Medicare.gov – comprehensive information on plans, benefits, finding care facilities, etc.
www.medicare.gov
Publications available:
http://www.medicare.gov/Publications/Search/SearchCriteria.asp?version=default&browser=IE%7C6%7CWin2000&Language=English&pagelist=Home&comingFrom=13

HICAP – Medicare & other insurance counseling
www.cahealthadvocates.org/HICAP
415-677-7520 / 800-434-0222

Medications

Medication Assistance:
Needy Meds – PAPs, coupons, listings by med/disease, state & federal programs, application forms
www.needymeds.org
800-503-6897

Rx Assist:
www.rxassist.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
www.pparx.org
888-477-2669

55 & older:
www.benefitscheckup.org

Medicare or eligible:
www.medicare.gov
Medicare Part D:

American Cancer Society – Info on prescription drug assistance programs
www.cancer.org/docroot/MIT/content/MIT_3_2x_Prescription_Drug_Assistance_Programs.asp

Assistance for those with insurance (disease specific):
www.healthwellfoundation.org
800-675-8416

Medication Info:
MedlinePlus – drug, herb & supplement info
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

PDR – prescription, OTC, herbals & supplement info
www.pdr.net

Medication Disposal:
SF Environment
www.sfenvironment.org
415-355-3700

Mental Health

Access Program:
San Francisco: Medi-Cal / SF Health Plan / Healthy San Francisco / Low income
SF-DPH Community Behavioral Health Services
www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oservices/mentalHlth/CBHS
415-255-3737

Marin County: Medi-Cal, uninsured
www.marinhhs.org/behavioral-health-recovery-services
888-818-1115

San Mateo County: Medi-Cal, SM Health Plan
www.smchealth.org/mentalhealth
800-686-0101

Clinics – Sliding Scale & Low Fee:
CPMC Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
415-600-3247
www.cpmc.org/services/mental-hlth.html

CIIS Counseling Centers
www.ciis.edu/academics/graduate-programs/integral-counseling-psychology/counseling-centers
415-575-6100

Haight Ashbury Psychological Services
www.hapsclinic.org
415-221-4211

Marina Counseling Center
www.marinacounseling.com
415-563-2137

RAMS: Richmond Area Multi-Services – Asian, PI & Russian focus
http://www.ramsinc.org
415-668-5955

Westside Community Services
www.westside-health.org
415-355-0311

Women’s Community Clinic
www.womenscommunityclinic.org
415-379-7800

Counseling
CPMC Health Psychology – psychology issues connected w/ medical illness
415-600-3540
$125 (& non-published sliding scale)

Psychology Today – Find a Therapist
Refine search to type, insurance, etc.
www.therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms

Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates
www.pcpasf.com
Katherine Chemodurow MD
415-409-0944

Hoarding:
MHASF
www.mentalhealthsf.org
415-421-2926

Individual & Family support:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.namisf.org
415-905-6264

Seniors:
Felton Institute (formerly Family Service Agency SF)
www.felton.org/social services
415-474-7310

Institute on Aging
www.ioaging.org
415-750-4111

Ombudsman

SF Human Services Agency – Ombudsman Program
www.sfhsa.org/401.htm
415-751-9788

National Long-term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
www.ltcombudsman.org

Organ & Tissue Donation

Donor Network West
www.donornetworkwest.org
888-553-6667

Outpatient Services – CPMC

List of outpatient clinics offered through CPMC
www.cpmc.org/services/outpatient/

Pediatric / Adolescent Health

SFDPH – services, disability, etc.
www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oprograms/MCH

Physician – Finding

CPMC Physician Referral
www.cpmc.org
888-637-2762

Brown & Toland Physician referral
www.brownandtoland.com
800-225-5637

San Francisco Medical Society – member listings only
www.sfms.org

Pool / Aquatic Programs (Public)

CPMC Community Aquatics Program
www.cpmc.org/services/outpatientrehab/programs/documents/aquatic.html
415-600-1511

The Janet Pomeroy Center
www.janetpomeroy.org
415-665-4241

Seniors / Resources

Abuse:
Adult Protective Services
www.sfhsa.org/138.htm
415-557-5230 / 800-814-0009

Activities:
Self Help for the Elderly
www.selfhelpelderly.org
415-677-7600

SF Senior Center
www.sfsenior.com
Aquatic Park: 415-775-1866
Downtown: 415-771-7950

SFHSA Senior Centers & Clubs
www.sfhsa.org/131.htm

Advocacy:
Senior & Disability Action
www.sdaction.org
415-546-1333

Benefits:
National Council on Aging tool to find benefits available:
www.benefitscheckup.org

AARP tool:
www.benefitscheckup.org/aarpkeybenefits

Caregiving – see above

Geriatric Care Management:
Institute on Aging
www.ioaging.org
415-750-4111

Aging Life Care Association
www.aginglifecare.org
520-881-8008

Alternatives for Seniors
www.alternativesforseniors.com/senior-services/geriatric-care-managers
888-932-7747

Home Help / Nursing Home Agency Locators:
Medicare Find & Compare
www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare

Cal.QualityCare.org
www.calqualitycare.org

California Association for Health Services at Home
www.cahsah.org/index.php?p=agency_vendor_locator
916-641-5795

Home Care – Agency Providers:
Eldercare Services – offices also in East and North Bay
www.eldercareanswers.com
866-760-1808

Home Care Assistance
www.homecareassistance.com
415-268-1415

Home Instead Senior Care
www.homeinstead.com
415-441-6490

Irish Help at Home
www.irishhelpathome.com
415-759-0520

Living Well at Home
www.livingwellah.com
800-805-7104

National Private Duty Association
www.privatedutyhomecare.org

Self Help for the Elderly
www.selfhelpelderly.org
415-677-7600

Seniors at Home (Part of JFCS – low income)
www.seniorsathome.org/
415-449-3777

Sutter Care at Home
www.suttercareathome.org
800-698-1273

Home care – low income:
SF In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority (IHSS)
www.sfihsspa.org
415-243-4477

Institute on Aging: Support at Home
www.ioaging.org/services/all-inclusive-health-care/support-at-home
415-750-4111

Resources:
CA Department of Aging
www.aging.ca.gov
800-510-2020

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org
415-434-3388

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly – for isolated & “family-less” people in SF
www.littlebrotherssf.org
415-771-7957

Openhouse – LGBT seniors
www.openhouse-sf.org
415-296-8995

SF Human Services Agency
www.sfhsa.org/DAAS.htm
415-355-6700

US Dept. of Health & Human Services
www.eldercare.gov
800-677-1116

Resource Catalogs – housing & services:
Senior Alternatives
www.alternativesforseniors.com

New Lifestyles
www.newlifestyles.com

Resource Centers:
Institute on Aging
www.ioaging.org
415-751-4111

Kimochi
www.kimochi-inc.org
415-931-2294

Skilled Nursing

SkilledNursingFacilities.org
www.skillednursingfacilities.org/directory/ca
866-333-6002

Smoking Cessation
Groups:
California Smoker’s Helpline
www.californiasmokershelpline.org
800-662-8887 (1-800-No-Butts)
UCSF Center for Tobacco Control
www.tobacco.ucsf.edu/resources/stop-smoking
415-885-7895Online Programs:
Freedom from Smoking
www.ffsonline.org
Smokefree.gov
www.smokefree.gov
Smoke Stoppers
www.smokestoppers.com
Resources:
Other resources for why to quit, preparing, quitting & staying quit
www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_10_13X_Guide_for_Quitting_Smoking.asp
www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking
www.lungusa.org
www.quitsmoking.about.com
www.whyquit.org
Social Security

Social Security Administration
www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213

SF Region
www.ssa.gov/sf

STD / STI Testing

Planned Parenthood
www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/california/san-francisco/94110/san-francisco-health-center-3997-90200
415-821-1282

SFDPH City Clinic – drop in
www.sfcityclinic.org
415-487-5500 356 7th Street

SFHIV
www.sfhiv.org
415-437-6200

UCSF-AHP – free HIV, rectal chlamydia, oral/rectal gonorrhea testing
www.ucsf-ahp.org
415-476-3902

Stress Management

www.rd.com/health/37-stress-management-tips

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Training (Meditation)
CPMC Health & Healing
www.cpmc.org/services/ihh/classes
415-600-3503

Kaiser Permanente
415-833-3450

UCSF’s Osher Center
415-353-7718

Substance Abuse
– see Addiction
Suicide Prevention

SF Suicide Prevention
www.sfsuicide.org
415-781-0500

Institute on Aging – Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention
www.ioaging.org/services/cesp_suicide_prevention_help.html
415-750-4111

Support Groups
www.Inspire.com and browse Communities
Taxi Vouchers
– See Transportation: SF Paratransit
TB Testing

SFDPH Adult Immunization & Travel Clinic
www.sfcdcp.org/aitc
415-554-2625 101 Grove St. #102 Drop-in

SFDPH District Health Center sites:
Call ahead
www.sfcdcp.org/tbtestingsites

Transitional Care (Hospital to Home)

SFSC Transitional Care Network
www.sfsenior.com/services-2/transitional-care-network
415-923-4491

Transportation Providers

Public providers:
SF Paratransit
Applicant must be unable to independently use public transit some or all of the time due to disability or health-related condition. Application required.
www.sfparatransit.com
415-351-7000

SF Shop Around
www.sfparatransit.com/general-info/shop–a–round.htm
415-351-7052

Taxi – Virtually all taxi companies have ramp access for wheelchairs
CHRC has no access to taxi vouchers

Cancer treatment:
American Cancer Society: Road to Recovery – volunteer driver match
800-227-2345

RadOnc: vouchers for pts in RadOnc

JFCS Seniors-At-Home
JFCS Rides Transportation Service (volunteer drivers)
http://www.seniorsathome.org/jfcs-rides
415-449-3777

Little Brothers/Friends of the Elderly
Medical escort
www.littlebrotherssf.org
415-771-7957

Medical Transport providers:
Allied Medical Transport Co
415-931-1400

I-Care Medical Transport
www.i-caremt.com
650-878-2000

King Ambulance
www.kingamerican.com
415-931-1400

ProTransport-1
www.protransport-1.com
800-650-4003

SilverRide
Transportation w/ accompaniment available
www.silverride.com
415-861-7433

Travel Clinic

CPMC
www.sutterpacific.org/services/travelclinic.html
415-600-2356

SF Department of Public Health
www.sfcdcp.org/aitc
415-554-2500

Unemployment Resources

Bay Area 2·1·1
www.211.bayarea.org

Unemployment insurance:
www.edd.ca.gov
800-300-5616

Career Link Centers
www.sfhsa.org/290.htm
415-557-5636

GraceWorks
Job search & career transition @ Grace Cathedral
www.gracecathedral.org/cathedral-life/communities/graceworks
415-749-6300

Jewish Vocational Services
www.jvs.org
415-391-3600

Uninsured – Health Care

Free Clinic Directory
www.freeclinicdirectory.org/california_care.html

SF Community Clinic Consortium
www.sfccc.org
415-355-2222

Urgent / Acute Care

Golden Gate Urgent Care – 6 locations
www.goldengateurgentcare.com

San Francisco Urgent Care – locator
www.urgentcarelocations.com/ca/san-francisco/san-francisco-urgent-care

UCSF Ambulatory Care Center
www.ucsfhealth.org/clinics/screening_and_acute_care
415-353-2602 400 Parnassus Ave. 1st Floor
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 8pm; Saturdays & most holidays: 8am – 4pm

After Hours Care at Pacific Family Practice
M – F: 5 – 9 Sat: 10 am – 4 pm By appt or walk-in
www.pacificfamilyafterhourscare.com/main
1 Shrader St. #578
415-876-5762

Vaccination / Immunization

CPMC Travel Clinic
www.sutterpacific.org/services/travelclinic.html
415-600-2356

SFDPH – Adult Immunization & Travel Clinic
www.sfcdcp.org/aitc
415-554-2625 101 Grove St. #102 Drop-in

Safeway, Walgreens & other pharmacies,
Immunizations:
Flu, shingles, pneumonia, HPV, tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis, Hep A & B, chickenpox, measles/mumps/rubella
Vaccinations:
Encephalitis, polio, rabies, typhoid & yellow fever

Vision
Eye Exam (free):
California Vision Foundation (part of Vision USA) – qualified low-income/uninsured
www.californiavision.org
916-441-3990
Eye Care America – qualified seniors
www.eyecareamerica.org
877-887-6327
800-391-3937
Resources:
Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired
www.lighthouse-sf.org
415-431-1481
National Association for Visually Handicapped
www.navh.org
212-889-3141
Vitamin / Mineral / Supplement Fact Sheets
Volunteer Programs

SF Bay Area Volunteer Information Center
www.volunteerinfo.org

The Volunteer Center SF
www.thevolunteercenter.net
415-982-8999

HandsOn Bay Area
www.handsonbayarea.org
415-541-9616

Volunteer Match
www.volunteermatch.org

One Brick
www.onebrick.org

Weight Loss

Community Health Resource Center
www.chrcsf.org
415-923-3155

Weight Information Network (WIN)
www.win.niddk.nih.gov

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