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Resources and Services During Shelter in Place

The County has launched a new website specifically to encompass all the activities and information available around the COVID-19 response.

Department of Aging and Adult Services Working Remotely – Services Continue

The Senior Nutrition Program has 38 out of the 40 congregate meals sites serving meals to go. Click here for a map of locations and hours of operation.

SNP is concentrating on serving existing congregate clients, their Meals on Wheels clients, and those who have been previously ineligible for their services but need support due the shelter in place. For more information visit the SNP website or call 408-755-7680.

Adult Protective Services APS 24/7 hotline remains operational to accept reports of suspected or known abuse and neglect to Elders and Dependent Adults. Call the APS Hotline: 408-975-4900 or 1-800-414-2002.

In Home Support Services continues to accept applications and respond to calls. IHSS can be reached at 408-792-1600.

Public Administrator, Guardian and Conservator continues to take referrals and provide services for over 800 court appointed clients who are at risk.

The SCC-CAN Hotline– 408-809-2124 (https://www.wpusa.org/programs/santa-clara-county-can-covid-19-assistance-navigation/) can provide assistance with answering questions regarding rental/utility bills, legal aid, unemployment insurance questions, etc. for those impacted during this time. There are also interpreters available in many languages.

Silicon Valley Strong’s New Website for Volunteer Sign-Ups and Resources

Santa Clara County residents are encouraged to go visit Silicon Valley Strong to locate resources, request resources not yet available, and to find volunteer opportunities throughout Santa Clara County.

Friendship Line Expanded for COVID-19

The Institute of Aging’s 24-hour Friendship Line has expanded to offer support during the COVID-19 shelter at home order.

Call the Friendship Line at 800-971-0016.

AARP Fraud Watch Network: Coronavirus Scams

The Coronavirus and the economic downturn give scammers new twists to steal our money or sensitive personal information. Every day, the AARP Fraud Watch Network receives reports of health testing scams, stimulus check scams, work from home scams, and more.

Stay a step ahead of the crooks by learning how to spot and avoid scams at www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork. Read the latest news and choose from a growing list of tip sheets to protect yourself against scammers’ tactics. Report or research where scams are popping up on our scam-tracking map and sign up for biweekly Watchdog Alerts to stay informed.

Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.

Report scams to local law enforcement. For help from AARP, call 1-877-908-3360 or visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network Website

Low-Cost Auto Insurance for Older Adults (photo)

Seniors have access to affordable auto insurance for their vehicles with the state-sponsored California’s Low-Cost Auto Insurance Program. Click here for more information and to see if you qualify.