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Senior Program Logo HorizontalIf you, a family member, or someone you know is in need of a helping hand, refer to following resources:

 

 Type of Service
 Details
Resource Directories

Community Resource Directory [PDF]

This is general list of food, clothing, shelter, utility relief, employment, health care, legal, and financial education resources for families and seniors in Claremont and surrounding areas.

 

Adult Living Options [PDF]

A listing of senior apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing, home, health, adult day care, and hospice in the Claremont area.

 

Case Management, Resources & Referrals

A variety of resources and referrals are offered to seniors and families in the Claremont community regarding age-related concerns: 

  • Financial Resources; Money Management
  • Medical Resources; Medicare, Medi-Cal, Social Security
  • Housing Resources; HUD
  • Homelessness; Emergency Shelter Referrals
  • Mental Health Counseling; Tri-City Mental Health
  • Legal Assistance Referrals; Legal Assistance Program
  • Disputes; Dispute Resolution Center
  • Abuse/Neglect; Referrals to APS/CPS or other programs

Joslyn Center
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

L.A. County Food Bank
Groceries

The L.A. County Food Bank distributes FREE food to qualified seniors; food is prepared to meet the specific nutritional needs of senior citizens.

 

Call the Food Bank to Apply:  (323) 234-3030 ext. 168

 

Joslyn Center

Second Monday of each month
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Inland Valley Hope Partners Food Pantry and Family Stabilization Program

Inland Valley Hope Partners Food Pantry and Family Stabilization Program provides food, shelter and supportive services to the Community.

 

Joslyn Center
Tuesday & Thursday
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

 

Community Emergency Fund

Emergency funds are available for Claremont seniors and families experiencing difficulty paying their bills: rent/mortgage, utilities, and/or food.  The money for this fund comes solely from donations and is not federally funded.

 

Applications are accepted Monday - Thursday at the Joslyn Center.

 

Contact the Joslyn Center for more information.

 

Phone Assurance Line (PAL)

Available to seniors who are:

  • Age 60 or older, or a disabled person of any age
  • A Claremont resident

Volunteers make daily telephone calls to eligible seniors who live alone to offer socialization and monitor their well-being.  In addition, these seniors have easy access to the services provided by the Claremont Senior Program, which contributes to a good quality of life.

 

Contact the Joslyn Center for more information.

 

Free Legal Services For Low-Income Seniors

Legal services are available to low-income seniors. Both Bet Tzedek and Neighborhood Legal Services are scheduled at Palomares Senior Center one day a month.

 

To make an appointment, call Palomares Senior Center at 909-620-2324.

 

Meals On Wheels

This is a private, nonprofit, all-volunteer organization and community service, delivering nutritious hot midday meals, Monday through Friday, to people living independently but who are unable to shop/cook for themselves and who have no alternative source of meals.

 

For more information, call 909-621-4018 or visit www.claremontmealsonwheels.org.

 

Postal Alert

There are some older residents and disabled persons in Claremont who have no family or friends who can routinely check on their welfare. This program is designed to identify those who may need that extra contact or help.

 

For more information, call the Claremont Police Department at 909-399-5411.

 

Community Senior Services

Community Senior Services is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect people, information, resources, and communities to enrich the lives of older adults. Programs and services include:

  • Community Connections Transportation Reimbursement Program
  • Enrichment Center Adult Day Program
  • Family Caregiver Support Program
  • Get About Transportation
  • Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
  • REAL Connections Village (909) 621-6300
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Online Resource Directory
  • Senior Help Line (909) 625-4600
  • Connections Newsletter
For a complete listing of agencies and organizations that offer services to local seniors, please visit their website www.communityseniorservices.org