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General Agency Information
Name:Seniors Council
Alternate Name(s):Area Agency on Aging
Address:234 Santa Cruz Ave.
Aptos, CA  95003
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-688-0400
Fax Number:831-688-1225
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Description:The Seniors Council is a community-based non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization operating several different programs that provide services in Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties.

ELIGIBILITY: Varies by program. The Area Agency on Aging serves individuals over the age of 60. Project SCOUT serves seniors and low-income families & individuals. The Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion Programs serve low-income seniors over the age of 55. The Seniors Council In-Kind Program is only open to non-profit agencies themselves.
Mission:It is the mission of the Seniors Council to enable older persons to function with independence and dignity in their homes and in the community to their fullest capacity.
Programs:The Area Agency on Aging provides planning and advocacy for seniors and contracts with other local non-profit organizations to provide a variety of services including home-delivered meals; congregate dining centers; information and assistance; case management, legal assistance; transportation; ombudsman for individuals living in facilities; adult day care; senior peer counseling; assistance to the visually impaired; caregiver support; Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, etc. for anyone over the age of 60 in Santa Cruz & San Benito Counties.

In-Kind Donation:
The Seniors Council In-Kind Donation Program receives donations of store returns, unsold inventory and floor models from retail outlets and distributes them to non-profits including human/social service agencies, churches, and schools that serve low-income and needy populations in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara, and San Benito Counties.
Contact Tom Reefe, Program Director, Seniors Council In-Kind Donation Program & 831.465.1778

See related agencies below for more information on these programs:
Project Scout
Foster Grandparent/Senior Companion Program
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Designated Parking
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Aptos
Funding Source:City Government
County Government
Federal Government
State Government

Clay Kempf
Executive Director
831-688-0400 ext. 115

Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Foster Grandparent/Senior Companion Program
Project SCOUT
Subject Headings
Older Adults
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
Senior Advocacy Groups
This record last modified September 20, 2015

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