Senior Veteran & Military Resources
Senior Support Services
Foundation for Senior Services
Centralized senior service organization, www.foundationforseniorservices.org/ or call 1-855-836-0807.
State of California Department of Aging
www.aging.ca.gov/ or call 1-800-510-2020
California Medicare Patrol
Empowering seniors to prevent fraud, www.cahealthadvocate.org, or call 1-855-613-7080
LA County Temporary Eviction Moratorium
Social Bridging Project, Friendship Line California
1-888-670-1360. California is expanding Friendship Line California to support lonely and isolated older Californians across the state. Friendship Line California is toll-free and available to provide emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety. The Social Bridging Project will mobilize more than 1,000 callers to proactively reach out to older Californians who are isolating at home to combat social isolation through direct, one-on-one communication with older Californians, many living alone and isolated.
Golden Talk: 888-604-6533
A chat and crisis line for adults who are 60+. The chat line assists seniors facing social isolation through warm conversations and provides referrals to multiple agencies in Los Angeles County. Volunteers also needed, call 1-888-491-0054 for more information.
Veteran and Military Resources
Help and Crisis Lines
1-800-273-8255 (press 1), visit www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/military-crisis-line, text 838255, or chat at www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat to connect with a responder. Call 1-800-799-4889 for support for deaf and hard of hearing. This support is free, confidential, and available 24/7. It serves all veterans, all service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family and friends, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA health care.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
1-800-827-1000 or visit www.va.gov/.
CalVet District Office