For homebound elders in Northern California.
Offers activities, friendly conversation and an assortment of classes and support groups to homebound elders, and those who find it difficult to go to a community senior center. You can participate from the comfort of your own home through telephone conference calls. No special equipment is needed and the calls are completely free.
Helps identify options and locate resources. Services include advocacy and home safety assessments, assistance with government benefits and applications. Provides lists for senior housing, residential care and skilled nursing facilities.
Provides free digital books and magazines. Special players are supplied and the books are mailed postage paid.
Free service which provides accessible telephones for consumers with hearing, sight loss, or physical disability.
The Dial-a-Ride System is a door-to-door service available to those who cannot use Public Transportation. Application is available here.
Volunteer transportation service open to those 50 years of age and older, who are living independently in the Eureka, Eel River Valley, Arcata or McKinleyville areas. Non-emergency medical or grocery rides only.
Third Friday of every month, 2:30-4:00 pm.
Humboldt Municipal Water –District Office
828 Seventh Street, Eureka,
Please call to confirm (707) 839-0588
Department of Rehabilitation Contact
James Forbes, Counselor – Eureka, CA
firstname.lastname@example.org, (707) -445-6304
A state agency whose mission is to assist people with disabilities obtain or retain employment.
Call (707) 464-6400 to Dial-A-Ride
Wheelchair accessible curb-to-curb service is available throughout the Crescent City area. Please call for a reservation the day before you travel. Advance scheduling improves pickup and drop-off times and will help you to arrive on time.
Dial-A-Ride operates from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Low Vision Support Groups, Peer-led:
Fortuna: 2nd Friday of the Month. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30am
Fortuna Community Services
Questions: Forrest Conley, (707) 725-1166
McKinleyville: Last Monday of the Month, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
McKinleyville Senior Center
Questions: Doug Rose, (707) 839-0588