As an award-winning home care agency, Hillendale Home Care is committed to providing the members of our community with local and national resource information to help our clients and their family members navigate the home care journey.  The following is a list of local and national resources that are helpful when searching for senior resources in our area and nationwide.

Local Resources

Cancer Support Community 

(925) 933-0107

3276 McNutt Ave. #3276

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Support groups, classes for adults, stress, and pain management, and exercise programs.


Contra Costa Senior Legal Services

(925) 609-7900

2702 Clayton Road, #202, Concord, CA 94519

Free civil legal services for people aged 60 or older in matters regarding housing, elder abuse, consumer and individual rights, and public benefits.



(925) 956-7396

Programs include Well Connected. Well Connected is a program through free telephone conference calls.


Family Caregiver Alliance

(800) 445-8106

A community-based non-profit organization that addresses the needs of families and friends who are providing long-term care for loved ones at home.


Hearing Loss Association of America

Diablo Valley Chapter

(925) 264-1199

Monthly meetings that focus on an extensive range of topics aimed at improving communication between individuals with hearing loss and their families.


Jewish Family & Community Services of the East Bay

(925) 927-2000


Case management, counseling, caregiver training, and respite care. Serves people of all races and religions.


LightHouse of the East Bay

(510) 845-8700

Non-profit offers blind and low vision skills training, psychological services, deaf-blind program, and employment immersion program.


Meals on Wheels

(510) 412-0166   West County

(925) 937-8607   Central and East County

(925) 625-4545   Far East County

Clients must be 60 years of age or older, home-bound and unable to purchase or prepare regular nutritious meals for themselves and have no one else available to do so.


Mobility Matters

(925) 284-6161

Free rides for seniors provided by screened and trained volunteers using their own cars. Must be aged 60 or older, homebound, and ambulatory to qualify.


Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County, Inc.

(925) 685-2070

Ombudsmen receive, investigate, and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long-term care facilities.


Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo

(925) 939-4210

(800) 473-4636

Offers education for patients, caregivers, and the public.


California Department of Veterans Affairs

(510) 286-0627

Provides veterans disability claim representation.


Martinez Veterans Outpatient Clinic and Center for Rehabilitation

(800) 382-8387

(925) 372-2000

Offers a full range of medical, surgical, mental health, and diagnostic outpatient services as. Also, offers a wide range of geriatric and extended care to veterans who require inpatient care.

National Resources


(888) 687-2277

Membership organization that serves the interests of people aged 50 and older.


Alcohol and Other Drug Services Access and Referral Line

(800) 846-1652

(925) 335-3310



Alzheimer’s Association


The Alzheimer’s Association has both local resources by zip code including support groups, as well educational material.


American Cancer Society- Patient Services

(800) 227-2345   24 Hour

(925) 934-7640    All of Contra Costa County


American Diabetes Association:

Alameda-Contra Costa Co. Chapter

(510) 654-4499 Public education and materials


American Heart Association

(510) 903-4050


American Kidney Fund

(866) 300-2900

Helps eligible patients with necessities related to health care.


Arthritis Foundation

(888) 391-9389

Offers the latest information on types of arthritis, medications and treatments.


California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)

(510) 663-4086

Statewide nonprofit organization that educates and informs its membership, the public, and elected officials about issues that affect the well-being of California’s older adult.


Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California

(800) 632-3532

Information on epilepsy; support groups.


National Association for Continence (NAFC)

(800) 252-3337 or (800) BLADDER

Provides quality continence care through education.


National Cancer Institute

(800) 422-6237

(800) 4CANCER

Information and referral for cancer related questions.


National Stroke Association 

(800) 787-6537 ∙ (800) Strokes