Adult & Aging Services

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Adult Protective Services (APS)

APS helps elders and dependent adults who need protection to stop abuse or neglect and to live safely. APS investigates allegations of abuse and neglect, including self neglect, of elders and dependent adults and provides information and referral, assessment, and short term case management.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

IHSS is a program for services to low income elderly and disabled individuals and couples who need assistance in order to remain safely in their own homes. Disabled children with extraordinary need may also receive IHSS. IHSS Social Workers make a home visit to determine eligibility and need for IHSS and complete an assessment of the applicant’s ability to complete activities of daily living. View the latest issue of "CARE" Newsletter (January 2011).

General Assistance

GA benefits offers financial assistance and emergency homeless assistance to disabled or unemployed single adults. GA also provides SSI advocacy, employment services, and burial assistance.

Public Guardian/Public Administrator

The Public Guardian / Public Administrator Unit initiates the Court process to invoke and renew conservatorships, handles the affairs of individuals who die without family to administer their estates, and provides case management for conserved persons with mental health disabilities, dementia, or severe frailty.

Public Authority

Serves as the employer of record for collective bargaining for 1,400 IHSS providers in Mendocino County. The Public Authority Registry refers providers seeking work as an In Home Support Service care provider, of whom have been fingerprinted, passed a criminal background check, and attended a program orientation.

Veteran's Services

The Veteran's Services program provides financial benefits, medical care, and counseling to eligible veterans and their dependents.

Continuum of Care for the Homeless

The Mendocino County Continuum of Care for the Homeless (CoC) is coordinated by the Homeless Services Planning Group (HSPG), a collaborative of over thirty-one agencies throughout Mendocino County. The HSPG is convened and facilitated by the Adult and Older Adult System of Care. There are monthly meetings both in Ukiah and in Fort Bragg. The Coastal HSPG meets in partnership with the faith-based group Love in Action. Continuum activities include the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP), Point in Time Census and Survey of the Homeless, overseeing the Local Board jurisdiction of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), and collaboration toward securing and maintaining HUD funded housing projects for the homeless.

Ombudsman

Provides a free and confidential service that maintains and improves the quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities.

Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging carries out a wide range of functions (advocacy, inter-agency linkages, information sharing, etc.) designed to develop or enhance comprehensive and coordinated community based services for all older persons, under the leadership and direction of the California Department of Aging.

Locations & Contact

Please note: Some programs and services may not be available at office locations listed below. Contact us at 707-463-7900 to verify locations and office hours.

Adult Protective Services, General Assistance, In Home Services, and Public Guardian / Public Administrator

Ukiah

Adult & Aging Services
747 S. State St
PO Box 839
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone: (707) 463-7900
Toll Free: (877) 327-1799
Fax: (707) 467-5886

Adult Protective Services
After Hours Emergency: (877) 327-1799


Willits

472 E Valley St (formerly 221 S Lenore Ave)
Willits CA 95490

Phone: (707) 456-3740
Fax: (707) 456-3741


Fort Bragg

764 S Franklin St
PO Box 1306
Ft Bragg CA 95437

Phone: (707) 962-1102
Fax: (707) 962-1140

Adult Protective Services
Toll Free: (877) 327-1799 (24hrs)


Supportive Housing Program

Ukiah
Ukiah Community Center [Map]
888 N. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone: (707) 462-8879
Fax: (707) 462-0654

Willits
Willits Community Services [Map]
229 E. San Francisco St.
Willits, CA 95490

Phone: (707) 459-3333
Fax: (707) 459-0850

Ft. Bragg
Hospitality House [Map]
460 S. Franklin Street
Fort Bragg CA 95437

Phone: (707) 961-0172
Fax: (707) 961-0217

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