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1. ACC Senior Services

Publications: http://www.accsv.org/

Address: 7334 Park City Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958314602

Contact Person: Chau Nguyen
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9163946399x130
Email: volunteer@accsv.org
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 5pm

Descriptions: The organization operates a ninty-nine bed skilled nursing home, a transportation rides program, a respit program for caregivers, and a variety of classes for older adults such as line-dancing, tai-chi, yoga, computer, Chinese brush painting, etc. Volunteers are always needed for our Friday night bingo operations run at Mayhew Hall located on Mayhew and Folsom Blvd. Proceeds from this weekly bingo operation helps to fund our programs. Please go to www.accsv.org to find volunteer applications. Keywords: elderly, recreation

2. Adult and Aging Commission

Publications: http://www.sacramentoadultandaging.org/

Address: 909 12th Street, Suite 200
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Nancy Yavrom
Contact's Position: Program Coordinator
Phone: 9164477063x308
Email: sacaac411@yahoo.com
Hours: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Advises the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to dependent adults and seniors; studies, evaluates and makes recommendations about county services affecting the well-being of dependent adults and seniors; promotes and oversees the development of a comprehensive, coordinated and effective service delivery system reflective of the changing demographic nature of Sacramento County; advocates for human services programs, services and issues; enhances community awareness of the varying needs of dependent adults and the aging population with special emphasis on ethnic and minority populations; and coordinates with county departments, other advisory boards, commissions and committees. For more information, www.communitycouncil.org Keywords: lobbyists, legal, elderly

3. Agency on Aging / Area 4

Publications: agencyonaging4.org

Address: 1401 El Camino Ave 4th Floor
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Pam Miller
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9167108390
Email: Pmiller@agencyonaging4.org
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Agency on Aging \ Area 4 funds and monitors programs for older adults in a seven-county planning and service area with funding under the Older Americans Act. Programs include Meals on Wheels, legal services, transportation, caregiver suppoet and many others. We are one of 33 area agencies in California, designated by the State to develop, coordinate, and fund programs designed to help older persons maintain their health and independence. The programs and services are offered free with a request for a voluntary donation. No participant is turned away who cannot contribute. Keywords: elderly, legal, hunger

4. Albert Einstein Residence Center

Publications: https://www.facebook.com/AlbertEinsteinCenter

Address: 1935 Wright Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Phone: 9169729555
Hours: 24 hours

Descriptions: This agency, which is sponsored by the Jewish community, provides low-income housing for the elderly. Volunteers are needed to provide one on one support to seniors and/or develop health, educational or recreational programs. Group projects can also be set up to work with the elderly. Keywords: religious, housing, counseling, education, health, elderly

5. Alderson Convalescent Hospital

Publications: http://achwoodland.com/

Address: 124 Walnut Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Gwen Devlin
Contact's Position: Activities Director
Phone: 5306629161
Email: gwen.devlin@achwoodland.com
Hours: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Descriptions:

The Alderson Convalescent Hospital, is an elderly rest home. Anderson Convalescent Hospital provides support to those who are limited in their ability to care for themselves.

Volunteers are needed for one-to-one visits with the residents of the hospital. Other activities are possible, such as an educational program and Bingo. Daytime and evening commitments are preferred. Group projects are also available.

Alderson Convalescent Hospital (ACH) needs assistants with our planned events to run group and participate in the daily activities of events.

Facility is open 24 hours a day , activities run from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM daily and on weekends.

Keywords: Elderly, Health, Recreation, Disabled Persons, Education

6. American Cancer Society

Publications: http://www.cancer.org/

Address: 1545 Riverpark Drive, Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Phone: 9165612900
Hours: M-F 9-5

Descriptions: The American Cancer Society is dedicated to conquering cancer and minimizing the burden of those who currently have cancer. The Society employs a three-level approach to meeting these goals: -support cancer research; -conduct education programs for early detection and prevention of cancer; and -provide services and rehabilitation programs to cancer patients and their families, including tangible items as well as counseling through support group functions. There are two support groups in Yolo County. For information on the Sacramento Branch, contact them at 350 Alhambra Boulevard, Sacramento, 95816. Their phone number is 446-7933. Support programs in Sacramento include: -HOPE: resources for the Crisis of Cancer, offering tools to deal with the educational and emotional aspects of cancer; and -I Can Cope, a series of eight classes with lectures, discussions, and study assignments to help participants regain a sense of self-control. Cancer patients, their families, and close friends are eligible to join these groups. Various volunteer opportunities are available including office assistance, health fairs, smoking cessation and breast self-exam teaching, and other educational seminars. A training period is required of volunteers and is provided by the agency. Keywords: Community Development Health, health, counseling, women, youth, education, elderly

7. American Cancer Society- Discovery Shop 1

Publications: https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/more-ways-to-give/discovery-shops-national/california-discovery-shops/sacramento.html

Address: 2708 Marconi Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95821

Phone: 9164840227
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm, Weekends: 10am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Sells new and gently used Merchandise including clothing, household goods and small furniture. Keywords: health, women, youth, elderly

8. Citizens Who Care

Publications: http://www.citizenswhocare.us/

Address: 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95618

Contact Person: Ellie Slaven
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5306688780
Email: eslaven@citizenswhocare.us
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-3pm (call first)

Descriptions: Citizens Who Care serves the elderly and their caregivers in Davis and Woodland with a variety of programs. Volunteers can participate in the following programs:

In-Home Program: A volunteer is matched with a client whose caregiver is in need of a break and/or visit with an isolated senior in their home. Volunteers are asked to visit weekly for two hours. Volunteers for this program must be able to commit to at least six months of service.

Saturday Club Program: This is a social program that is held at the Davis Senior Center two Saturdays of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers can commit to long-term volunteering, or can choose to volunteer on a limited basis; even once is allowed. Volunteers must be scheduled. Volunteers are assigned to assist clients throughout the program. Staff includes a program director, and a health aide for clients in need of hands on assistance.

Qualifications: friendly and outgoing, interested in older adults, dependable, ability to work independently.

Keywords: Elderly, adult, respite, seniors

9. Community Care Car/Woodland Senior Center

Publications: http://www.communitycarecar.org/home.html

Address: 2001 East St
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Phone: 5306627800 (Comm Care Car)
Hours: M-F 9-3:30

Descriptions: Provides transportation for seniors to and from medical, dental and legal appointments, beauty or barber shops, visits to spouse or relative in a hospital or nursing home, shopping, banking, Social Security, Senior Center, Concilio, Employment and Social Services Department, library and post office. For volunteer opportunities, call: (530) 661-5890 for Woodland Senior Center Keywords: elderly

10. Congress of California Seniors

Publications: https://seniors.org/

Address: 1230 N Street, Suite 201
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9164424474
Email: info@seniors.org
Hours: M-F 8-4pm

Descriptions: The Congress of California Seniors focuses its primary attention on legislative and consumer issues that impact older adults. The CCS education and advocacy program has proved to be an effective tool in influencing public policy decisions made by the state legislature and other state officials. CCS analyzes and rates all state legislators on their voting record related to key senior issues and publishes the Seniors Legislative Report Card.

In addition, the CCS Education and Research Fund, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provides educational programs and consumer information for seniors to constituent groups and to the greater senior community throughout the state. Through the efforts of both organizations, the Congress of California Seniors has become a major progressive voice for seniors, their families and their communities.

For more information, www.seniors.org

Keywords: elderly, housing, religious

11. Courtyard Healthcare Center

Publications: http://www.covenantcare.com/Locations/Courtyard-Healthcare-Center/Facility-Home

Address: 1850 East Eighth Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Rita Hernandez
Contact's Position: Activities Director
Phone: 5307561800 x31
Hours: M-F 9-4, Sat 9-2

Descriptions: Courtyard Healthcare Center is a skilled nursing facility providing care to 120 elderly, adult handicapped, and retarded citizens. They have an active rehabilitation program and residential living. The Adopt-A-Grandparent program is one in which volunteers adopt a grandparent whom they get to know by visiting regularly. Volunteers are also needed to help with hobbies such as music and art and to participate in field trips. It is helpful if volunteers are studying in the area of human services or related fields and able to work independently when needed. On the job training and one-on-one instruction is provided. Keywords: Adult Health, elderly

12. Davis Senior Center

Publications: https://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/parks-and-community-services/senior-services

Address: 646 'A' Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Phone: 5307575696
Email: seniorservices@cityofdavis.org
Hours: M-F 9am-4pm

Descriptions: The Davis Senior Center provides quality recreational, social and supportive services for mature adults and their family members. Walk through our doors to find an inviting place where adults of all ages can explore and enjoy activities and experiences which will enrich your life and those around you.

Keywords: Elderly, seniors

13. Dignity Health: Yolo Adult Day Health Center

Publications: https://www.dignityhealth.org/sacramento/services/yolo-adult-day-health-services/yolo-adult-day-health-center

Address: 20 N Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Beth Conn-Ossenfort
Contact's Position: Assistant Social Worker
Phone: 5306668828
Email: Beth.Conn-Ossenfort@DignityHealth.org
Hours: M-F 8am-5:30pm

Descriptions: Program offers a variety of clinical and recreational opportunities for students interested in working with a diverse population (frail elders, dementia, traumatic brain impairment, developmental disabilities, and psychiatric patients). Areas of opportunity includes nursing, social work, and recreational/physical/occupational/speech therapy. Complementary therapies welcomed such music, art, yoga, aroma, garden and more. Keywords: mental health, recreation, elderly

14. Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District

Publications: https://www.fecrpd.com/

Address: 2201 Cottage Way
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Mike Grace
Contact's Position: General Manager
Phone: 9169273802
Email: mgrace@fecrpd.com
Hours: M-F 8-5:30pm

Descriptions: Formed in 1956 as a Recreation and Parkway District, the Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District was established to provide land and recreation opportunities for the growing suburb of Sacramento County. The name was officially changed to Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District in 1958. The district was established and still operates under authority of the Public Resources Code, Section 5780.

Currently the district comprises 80 acres of developed parkland and two undeveloped acres. Facilities and services provided by the district include:

Swimming Pool at Cottage Park

Two Community Centers

Two Lighted and One Non-Lighted Ball Field

Two Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts

Playgrounds

Picnic Facilities

Park Ranger Program

Keywords: recreation, youth, elderly

15. Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary

Publications: www.happytails.org

Address: 6001 Folsom Blvd
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95819

Contact's Position: Volunteer Outreach
Phone: 9165561155
Email: purrball@happytails.org
Hours: Wed-Sun, 12-6pm

Descriptions: Happy Tails cats are rescued from the city streets, dumpsters, and from abusive homes. Some are found discarded at feral colonies maintained by Happy Tails. Others are saved from local animal control agencies and the Sacramento SPCA. Happy Tails cats also come from the sick and the elderly who are no longer able to care for their companion. These animals only ask for a chance to have a loving home.

Happy Tails has cared for many types of animals cats, dogs, rabbits, turtles, etc. although cats make up the great majority of our adoptions. We are not strictly a cats-only organization, but we find it easier to maintain foster homes for cats and kittens as compared to other animals that require more care and more one-on-one attention. We do rescue dogs as foster homes and space become available.

Keywords: animals

16. Love Volunteers

Publications: http://www.lovevolunteers.org/

City: Auckland State: New Zealand Zip:

Contact Person: Nicole
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 6498880575
Email: help@lovevolunteers.org
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Descriptions: Love Volunteers provides fun, rewarding, safe and affordable volunteering opportunities in developing countries around the world. We offer not for profit programs fees and flexible volunteer placements from one week to six months. Whether you have a passion for teaching, construction, medical work, helping children or the elderly, helping people living with HIV/AIDS, animal welfare or conservation we have a volunteer abroad program that will suit you - and probably one in each continent.

Love Volunteers is owned by CCUSA, but is run out of New Zealand. Please contact the email listed above or click on the webiste link if you have any questions.

Keywords: international

17. Meals on Wheels Yolo County

Publications: https://www.mowyolo.org/

Address: 40 N. East St., Suite C
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Tim Eng
Contact's Position: Deputy Director
Phone: 5306627035
Email: volunteer@mowyolo.org
Hours: M-F 8AM-4:30PM

Descriptions: Meals on Wheels Yolo County serves and delivers meals to homebound seniors within four cities: Woodland, Winters, Davis, and West Sacramento. We cook our meals at our main kitchen in Woodland, and have staff drive the prepared food out to the meal sites in each city, where staff and kitchen volunteers help to portion and pack the food into hot trays and cold bags, when they are then delivered by volunteers to seniors in the community.

We have two opportunities - volunteer drivers and kitchen aide/servers. Drivers deliver a freshly-made hot meal to elderly homebound any day from Monday through Friday. The regular hours needed for driving volunteers are from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Kitchen aide/servers assist at our meal sites to help pack delivery meals and to serve meals at the senior center. The hours needed for kitchen volunteers range at our different sites between 9:00am-12:30pm. We ask volunteers to try to commit to helping regularly - daily, once a week, twice a month, or a substitute as needed. All volunteers must be 18 or older. Driving volunteers complete a basic orientation and training, and typically drive their own vehicle to make deliveries. We also provide for a background check and make copies of car insurance and drivers licenses. We do not currently have volunteer opportunities on evenings or weekends.

Keywords: hunger, elderly

18. Mercy General Hospital

Publications: http://www.mercygeneral.org/

Address: 4001 J Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95819

Phone: 9164534559
Email: mghvolunteerservices@dignityhealth.org
Hours: M-F 8-5

Descriptions: Mercy General Hospital is a full-service hospital operated by the Sisters of Mercy. It is part of a larger system called Catholic Health Care West. Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento provides the following services in addition to basic health care: ** Weight Management Classes ** Diabetes Screening for the elderly ** Senior Citizen Services, including health screening and medication rate reductions ** Cardiac Rehabilitation ** Acute Rehabilitation Services ** Acute Stroke Intervention Program ** Lifeline ** Pregnancy: parenting classes ** Hospice Program ** Arthritis Treatment Programs/Classes ** Fitness for Life (cardio/pulmonary program) Volunteers are especially needed in the emergency room and nursing areas, and for fundraising. Keywords: Health Cmty Dev, elderly

19. Rebuilding Together Sacramento

Publications: http://www.rebuildingtogethersacramento.org/

Address: P.O. Box 255584
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958255584

Phone: 9164551880
Email: cgrip@rebuildingtogethersacramento.org
Hours: M-F 7:30am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Home repair or renovation for low-income elderly, disabled people or families with children. Homes must be structurally sound and need minor to moderate repairs and beautification work. Work is done on project day, the last Saturday of April, by volunteers who are supervised and trained by skilled tradespeople. Businesses, foundations, community-based organizations and individuals donate cash, in-kind contributions (paint, lumber, fixtures, etc.), and skilled and unskilled volunteer workers. Organizations are asked to "adopt a home" by sponsoring a project and providing volunteer labor. Keywords: disabled persons, elderly, housing

20. Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

Publications: http://www.sspca.org/

Address: 6201 Florin-Perkins Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Marnie Musser
Contact's Position: Volunteer Program Manager
Phone: 9165042847
Email: mmusser@sspca.org
Hours: Sun, Tues, Fri, Sat 11am-4pm; Wed, Thurs 1-6pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: also knows as Human Society and as animal shelter. Relocated unwanted pets into new homes and runs a full service animal shelter. Low-cost spay and neuter clinic and humane education for schools and community groups. Lost and found service. Investigates animal cruelty complaints; 24-hours animal rescue service. "Love on Loan" pet therapy visits to senior citizen rest homes. Mobile Adoption Service shows pets from shelter at pet stores for adoption. Keywords: animals, elderly

21. Senior Citizens Services Inc

Publications: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Senior-Citizens-Services-Inc/117709858255464

Address: 5711 Florin Perkins Rd
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Richard Goodwin
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9163817794
Hours: M-F 9-noon

Descriptions: Emergency food distribution. All-volunteer senior organization gathers surplus and outdated food from farmers and grocers to distribute to needy and seniors. People who are destitute or need emergency food may receive one-time-only help. Human Corps has contacted this agency and all volunteer opportunities are restricted to senior only. Keyword: Hunger, elderly

22. Senior Computer School

Publications: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org757084.jsp

Address: 4540 American River Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95864

Hours: M-F 9:30-noon

Descriptions: Computer instruction for seniors age 50 and older. Classes include introduction to computers, word processing, databases, genealogy, spreadsheets, Quicken home budget software, and the internet. Keywords: elderly

23. Senior Nutrition Services

Address: 874 F St
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95605

Contact Person: Christine McCracken
Contact's Position: Program Supervisor
Phone: 9164449533
Hours: M-F 7:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: Home-delivered meals five days a week to clients who are unable to prepare nutritious meals for themselves and have no other means of having meals prepared for them. Dining Centers offer congregate noon meals for seniors five days a week, Monday through Friday, at 19 locations throughout Sacramento. Most sites also offer supportive services such as leisure activities, legal aid and health outreach on a scheduled basis. Keywords: hunger, elderly, legal, health, recreation, outreach

24. Sexual and Elder Abuse Bureau

Publications: https://www.sacsheriff.com/Pages/Organization/CID/SexAssault.aspx

Address: 4510 Orange Grove Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Bryan Gliddon
Contact's Position: Bureau Commander
Phone: 9168745070
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Investigates reports of rape, unlawful intercourse, oral copulation and sodomy against people ages 14+; physical and emotional abuse of dependent adults ages 18+ and the elderly ages 65+. Keywords: legal

25. Stanford Settlement

Publications: http://www.stanfordsettlement.org/

Address: 450 West El Camino Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958332299

Phone: 9169271303
Hours: M-F 8:30-5pm

Descriptions: Stanford Settlement is a recognized focal point in the north area community for social services. The contributions of Stanford Settlement to the health and well being of the residents and the neighborhood are tremendous. Programs and services have expanded and developed through the years to meet the changing needs of the community.

There are programs for children afterschool and in the summer; teen programs; senior programs; emergency assistance and participation in the neighborhood and larger community.

Keywords: elderly, youth, tutor/mentor

26. Trinity House

Publications: http://www.seniorhousingnet.com/seniorliving-detail/trinity-house_2701-capitol-ave_sacramento_ca_95816-530939

Address: 2701 Capitol Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Patrick Jaggard
Contact's Position: Administrator
Phone: 9164464806
Hours: M-F 8-4pm

Descriptions: Residential care for the elderly in studios and one-bedroom apartments; skilled nursing care, meals and recreation, regular trips and daily in-house activity program. Keywords: elderly

27. Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento

Publications: https://www.wcicinc.org/

Address: 3555 Third Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95817

Phone: 9164518870
Hours: M-F 8:30-5pm

Descriptions: For 81 years, the Womens Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento, Inc.(WCIC), has provided programs, services and activities geared toward meeting the needs of Sacramentos low-income communities.

Their purpose is:

To provide a community center in which group programs are geared toward the development of responsible citizens. Emphasis is directed toward underprivileged group participation.

To foster and promote programs and services to increase the economic, cultural, educational and social levels of community members regardless of race, age, religion or gender.

To expand opportunities available to low-income community members to obtain adequate low cost housing with special emphasis on the elderly, disabled and low-income women and children.

Keywords: youth, hunger, elderly

28. Yolo Adult Day Health Center

Publications: https://www.dignityhealth.org/sacramento/services/yolo-adult-day-health-services/yolo-adult-day-health-center

Address: 20 North Cottonwood
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Phone: 5306668828
Hours: M-F 8-4

Descriptions: Woodland Memorial Hospitals Yolo Adult Day Health Center offers a diverse range of services for individuals and families facing the challenges of serious health problems such as dementia, chronic medical diagnoses, mental illness or brain injury.

Our diverse programs to promote the well-being, dignity and self-esteem of an individual. Our goal is to maximize independence, improve management of chronic symptoms, prevent hospitalization and/or premature nursing home placement and provide support and relief to caregivers.

The professionally trained staff has a rich understanding of the issues related to community based chronic care management, caregiving, family dynamics, desire for independence, care coordination, home safety, community resources, memory loss and long term care planning.

Keywords: Health, frail adults, Alzheimer's disease, dementia respite, elderly

29. Yolo Hospice Care Center

Publications: http://yolohospice.org/

Address: 1909 Galileo Ct.
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95618

Contact Person: Carlye Wilder
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5307585566
Email: generalinfo@yolohospice.org

Descriptions: Yolo Hospice is a non-profit, community-based organization. It was run by volunteers until becoming Medicare and Medi-Cal certified in 1995. Since then, Yolo Hospice has developed a highly trained interdisciplinary team including a physician, a nurse practitioner, an all-RN nursing staff, Masters-trained Social Workers, Spiritual Care Counselors, Certified Nursing Assistants, Bereavement Specialist and a large base of volunteers specially trained in end of life care. All these experts work together to develop an individualized care plan for each patient, focusing on the whole person and their familys needs. Keyword: Elderly

30. YWCA

Publications: http://ywcaccc.org/

Address: 1122 - 17th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Sarbjit Kaur
Contact's Position: Program Director
Phone: 9162648066
Email: info@ywcaccc.org
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Sacramento provides a wide range of recreational and athletic activities/facilities for women and men, with an emphasis on the personal, professional, and physical development of women. They offer support groups, education, information, dance and fitness classes, clubs, etc. Other programs include: 1. YWCA Women's Residence for low-income women and senior citizens. 2. Women, Infant, Children's Nutrition Education and Supplemental feeding program (WIC) for low-income women and their families. 3. Teenage Pregnancy prevention, information, parenting, and referral program (TAPP). 4. Single parent displaced homemakers program (SOLO) for people trying to reenter the job market. 5. ENCORE, an exercise and support group for women recovering from breast cancer surgery. 6. Teen Father Program (TFP), with information, referrals, job searches, parenting and counseling for young fathers. Keywords: women, religious, education, mentor/tutor, counseling, elderly, youth