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General Agency Information
Name:Health Projects Center Central Coast Area Health Education Center (AHEC )
Alternate Name(s):Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center (CRC)
Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)
Address:1537 Pacific Avenue Ste 300
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-459-6639
Toll Free:800-624-8304
Fax Number:831-459-8138
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:CRC- Services are available for caregivers of individuals with brain impairments such as Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Brain tumors or brain injury, Mild cognitive impairment and other conditions that may cause memory loss or confusion.

ELIGIBILITY: Any member of the public may call for information and referral. Services are for caregivers of persons (over 18 years of age) with brain impairment.

FEES: No charge for information, referral, needs assessment or family consultation. Sliding scale for respite and counseling service.

FUNDING SOURCE: State of California (Department of Mental Health); State of California (Department on Aging); Federal Family Caregiver Support Act (AAA); San Benito United Way; Sliding Scale Fees; Private Donations.
Programs:California Community Transitions Program:
CCT assists adults who want to move into their own home after living in a long-term care facility for over three months. A CCT Coordinator will work with you to find out if there is an affordable place for you to live and what services are available to help you make the transition.
Eligibility: Must be receiving Medi-Cal
Live in a Medi-Cal paid inpatient facility for at least three months before you move home
Want to return to community living
This program is available to persons of any age who qualify. No charge for services if qualified for program.

Monterey Office
Health Projects Center
21 West Alisal Street, Suite 104
Salinas, CA 93901
T: 831-424-4359
F: 831-424-6831
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our services include: Care Planning, Counseling & Support Groups, Education, Workshops & Trainings, Information & Referral, Legal & Financial Consultation.

AHEC- provides education to family practice medical residents and nursing students in geriatrics and chronic care management to meet the rapidly increasing health care needs of people in the Monterey Bay region.

MSSP-offers free social work and nursing services to help you stay independent in your home. May be able to help you coordinate these services: Transportation, Home Delivered Meals, Home Safety Equipment and/or Modification, Respite Care for Caregivers, Communication Devices, Money Management and more.
Volunteer Info:Minimum Age: 21. This non-profit organization helps caregivers cope with sometimes overwhelming responsibilities of being a caregiver. They need volunteers to do some light office work. Call for more information 459-6639
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:See Description Notes

John Beleutz
Executive Director

Subject Headings
 Alzheimer's Disease
Brain Injuries
Caregiver Support Groups
Caregiver Training
Information and Referral
Parkinson's Disease
Private Nonprofits
Respite Care
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified April 26, 2016