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Resource Referrals to Senior Resources

To Report ELDER ABUSE:

In a private home:
Local Adult Protective Services
(800) 510-2020 (for referral)

In a Licensed Facility:
Local Ombudsman
(800) 231-4024 (for referral)

At either type of location:
State Attorney General’s elder abuse hotline
(888) 436-3600

For Referrals to local SENIOR SERVICES:

California Department of Aging Hotline
(800) 510-2020

National Eldercare Locator Service
(800) 677-1116

For LEGAL ASSISTANCE:

John F. Kennedy University, Elder Law Clinic
(925) 969-3341

Senior Legal Hotline
(800) 222-1753 (916-551-2140 in Sacramento)

State Bar-certified lawyer referral services
(866) 422-2529 (local referrals)

For Help dealing with DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233 (local referrals)

California’s “Safe at Home” Program
(877) 322-5227

To investigate before you INVEST:

California Department of Corporations
Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF)
(866) ASK-CORP (275-2677)

To File a complaint on a LIVING TRUST “MILL”:

Local district attorney’s office
California Department of Insurance
(800) 927-HELP (4357)

To check CONTRACTOR’S LICENSES:

Contractor’s State License Board
(800) 321-2752

For information on HEALTH CARE OPTIONS:

(800) 434-0222 (local HICAP advisor)
(800) 633-4227 (Medicare)

For information on RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES:

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
(800) 474-1116 (nursing homes, assisted living)

California Registry
(800) 777-7575 (various living arrangements)

To file complaints or ask questions about HMOs:

Managed Health Care (HMO) Help Center
(888) 466-2219

For help in continuing to LIVE INDEPENDENTLY:

State Independent Living Council
(866) 866-7452 (local referrals)

For VETERAN’S ASSISTANCE:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
(800) 827-1000

For assistance with SOCIAL SECURITY:

Social Security Administration
(800) 772-1213 (benefits status, referrals)

For inquiries on CONSUMER ISSUE AND SCAMS:

California Department of Consumer Affairs
(800) 952-5210 (info, complaints, license checks)

(916) 574-7870 (Cemetery and Funeral Protection)

California Attorney General’s Office
(800) 952-5225 (public inquiry line)

To check out AN ATTORNEY:

The State Bar of California
(800) 843-9053 (complaints, license checks)

To stop MARKETING CALLS, MAIL AND E-MAIL:

(888) 382-1222 (“do not call” registry)

www.dmaconsumers.org (phone, mail, e-mail)

(888) 567-8688 (stop pre-approved credit offers)

To order FREE CREDIT REPORTS (annually):

(877) 322-8228 / www.annualcreditreport.com

To learn about LIFETIME PASSES to NATIONAL PARKS:

(888) GOPARKS (467-2757)

Source: State Bar of California