The Pacifica Senior Services Information and Referral Coordinator is available Monday & Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 10:00am-2:00pm at 650-738-7353.
Information and referral services include Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), taxes and legal aid assistance, senior peer counseling, podiatry care, social/educational activities and intergenerational activities/programs. Volunteers, JUHSD Adult Education and area professionals provide educational opportunities. The information & referrals coordinator is available Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
San Mateo County has the TIES line to connect people to needed services. TIES serves as the main entry point for adult services, including Adult Protective Services. Social workers answer questions about the wide variety of services available through the county and in the community (800-675-8437 or TTY 800-994-6166).
Services at the Pacifica Community Center and those coordinated with other agencies:
Medial Equipment Loan Closet- walkers, shower chairs, canes & misc. equipment is available for loan at the senior center as available
Health and Education Resources Room at the Pacifica Community Center, 540 Crespi Dr. Discount haircuts for seniors on 1st & 3rd Monday (make appointments with the information & referral coordinator - cost is $10)
Aging & Adult Services/TIES - for older adults needing assistance and to report elder abuse (800-675-8437)
Brown Bag/Second Harvest - food bank for low-income seniors age 60+/disabled adults age 55+ (650-610-0800)
California Registry - provides senior housing information, counseling & referrals (800-777-7575)
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - energy bill help (800-499-1348)
Help at Home - booklet available at the senior center to help find county organizations & services to supplement senior needs
Legal Aid - appointments available once a month at senior center (650-558-0915 - ask for seniors' secretary)
Podiatry - Dr. Joan Small comes to the senior center every Thursday (make appointments with the information & referral coordinator - cost is $28)
Resource Center - assists with various needs locally (650-738-7470)
Tax Assistance - make appointment with the information & referral coordinator
California Telephone Access Program - free equipment program to assist the hearing, speaking, seeing, remembering or mobility impaired (800-806-1191)