The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs. The program issues qualified participants with monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. Visit the CalFresh website for more information.
Equipment For Loan
The Active Adult Center has equipment for loan. Items for loan include canes, walkers, commodes, toilet risers, and shower chairs. Call the Active Adult Center to check on availability of desired equipment. This service is free of charge.
Grey Law is a non-profit organization which provides free legal services to seniors residing in Ventura County. Grey Law comes to the Active Adult Center by appointment and provides information assistance and advice on:
- Government benefits (Social Security, MediCare / MediCal, and SSI)
- Long Term Care issues
- Consumer matters
- Powers of Attorney
- End of life concerns
Grey Law does not handle criminal cases, divorces, immigration cases, personal injury actions, bankruptcy, or probate cases. Appointment Required. Please call (805)658-2266 to make an appointment.
HEAP is a federally funded program that provides assistance to qualified participants to supplement a household´s annual gas/electric cost. Clients must be pre-approved for an appointment and appointments are limited.
A HEAP representative is onsite the second Tuesday of each month. Appointment required. Call the AAC front desk at (805)517-6261 to make an appointment or call HEAP directly at (805)436-4000. HEAP applications can be found at the Community Action of Ventura County website.
Trained HICAP counselors offer free, one-on-one Medicare and health insurance counseling. HICAP counselors can answer your questions and help you understand your Medicare rights and benefits, including how to appeal denials of coverage. They can also help with Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap policies), Medicare Advantage plans, employee and retiree coverage, and long-term care insurance. Legal help and representation at Medicare appeals or administrative hearings.
Call 805-477-7310 for more HICAP information of visit the HICAP website. Appointment required.
Want to see a movie but don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of a theater? The Active Adult Center has both DVD and VHS movies which can be borrowed, for up to two weeks, at no charge. For those who prefer books over movies we also have a wide selection of paperback books which you may borrow for as long as you like.
Senior Concerns will provide advocacy services at the Active Adult Center by appointment. The Senior Advocate can help with a variety of issues including housing, transportation, legal issues, health related issues, in-home care, government benefits, family or caregiver issues, and many more.
The Senior Advocate can also assist with completing forms and applications from numerous services and programs. Appointment required. Call Senior Concerns at (805)497-0189 for an appointment or visit their website for more information.