Senior Resources

Senior Resources

The City of Temple City’s Senior Resource Page was developed to bridge resource gaps for seniors in the community in order to create connectivity to referral services and senior oriented programs. Below you will find a variety of resources for the Older Adult population in Temple City. 

TEMPLE CITY/YWCA - SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAM
Enjoy Ethnic meals in person at Live Oak Park Community Center located at 10144 Bogue Street, Temple City, CA 91780. First check-in begins at 8:30 am to 10:00 am. Second check-in is from 10:00 am to 10:45 am - must bring identification for check-in. Must be seated by 10:45 am. Those who are not seated or lost their ticket, will be considered on a Waitlist. Waitlist check-in is from 10:45am to 11:00am. Meals are served at 11 am. A donation of $3.00 per meal is recommended and coffee is $0.25 per cup. 

SENIOR DATABASE
The Senior Database links you to everyday as well as emergency information regarding resources for the senior community.  You can visit the Community Center located at Live Oak Park, 10144 Bogue Street or click the link below to access the form online.  
Senior Database Form (English)
Senior Database Form (Chinese)

TEMPLE CITY DIAL-A-RIDE 
Dial-A-Ride is a low cost point to point transportation services for seniors in the community. Ride reservations can be made from your residence to any location within Temple City, or to specific medical locations in the surrounding communities. We are now allowing same day sign-up by contacting Jennifer Venters at jventers@templecity.us. Senior residents can call in to the reservation line at 626-286-2456 to reserve a ride.
Services times are now changed to earlier in the day as follows:
Monday through Friday: 7:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am – 5:00pm

ACCESS 
Access is the service name of the ADA Complementary Paratransit service for functionally disabled individuals in Los Angeles County. Access transportation service is available for any ADA paratransit eligible individual to any location within ¾ of a mile of any fixed bus operated by the Los Angeles County public fixed route bus operators and within ¾ of a mile around METRO Rail stations during the hours that the systems are operational. The service area is divided into service areas and extends into portions of the surrounding counties of San Bernardino, Orange and Ventura that are served by Los Angeles County Fixed-route bus lines.
Website: Access Services (accessla.org)

LA COUNTY LIBRARY – TEMPLE CITY 
Temple City Library offers a variety of services for the senior community.   
5939 Golden West Ave
Temple City, CA 91780
Phone: 626-.285.2136
Website: https://lacountylibrary.org/location/temple-city-library/
Hours: Tuesday 12 - 8 pm, Wed 12pm - 8pm, Thu - Saturday 10 am - 6pm, Sunday - CLOSED

211 LA
Provides information and referrals for health and human services in Los Angeles County. 211 has a large variety of resources that include but are not limited to; healthcare, housing, employment, education, legal services, transportation, utilities, etc. The 2-1-1 phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with advisors ready to help. For those calling from outside Los Angeles County or cannot directly dial 2-1-1, call 1-800-339-6993. 

REFERRAL SERVICES IN OTHER LANGUAGES 
Chinese Speaking Services (中文服务) - Chinatown Service Center
213-808-1000
Referral telephone numbers for senior services referrals

Online Senior Resources

ELDERCARE LOCATOR
1-800-677-1116.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
On-line chat available at
https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

SENIOR SEARCH RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA
Search by zip code for service providers in your area
https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Search_Results.aspx

ELDER RIGHTS
Elder Abuse Prevention and Reporting
https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Resources/LearnMoreAbout/Elder_Rights.aspx#Abuse

LEGAL SERVICES
323-939-0506
Advance Planning, Adult Conservatorship, Housing Prevention, Public Benefit https://www.bettzedek.org/our-services/justiceforseniors/

MEDICARE COUNSELING (HICAP)
1-800-434-0222
Assistance with finding resources in your area
https://www.aging.ca.gov/Programs_and_Services/Medicare_Counseling/

METRO 62+ (Transportation)
Programs and information for bus riding seniors
https://www.metro.net/riding/fares/seniors/

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION 
Drug and alcohol rehab facilities - Click here
Rehabilitation facilities (income qualified) - Click Here
Addiction resources - Click here
Addiction recovery - Click here
Alcoholics Anonymous resource and information - Click here
Nicotine Addiction Support - Click here

VETERAN WELLNESS
Mental Health/Therapy - Click here

MESOTHELIOMA AWARENESS
Senior Cancer Guide
Epithelioid Mesothelioma 
Stages of Mesothelioma Cancer

DEMENTIA AWARENESS
Dementia and Driving

For additional information please contact Rubi Ramos-Ruiz at
(626) 579-0461 or rruiz@templecity.us