Services and Resources

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The Senior Centers partners with several non-profit agencies, volunteers and other organizations to provide a variety of expanding services to meet the needs of the 50 and Better community. 

If you don’t see a particular service, please call the Concord Senior Center to speak to the Care Manager, who may have additional resources.


Services include: AARP, Alzheimer’s Support, Concord Café Costa, Care Manager Services, HICAP, Home Match, Legal Assistance, Scholarships, Memory Screening, Notary, Peer Counseling, Hearing and Vision Support.

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AARP DRIVER SAFETY

During COVID-19, this service will be temporarily suspended.

This course is taught on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday every other month from 9:00a.m. -1:00p.m. Cost for AARP members: $15; cost for non members: $20. Call to register.
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ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
By Senior Helpers & Alzheimer Foundation

Jenny Lind of Senior Helpers will provide extensive training and experience in providing the right level of individual care and support. Her goal is to create a positive environment and activities that focus on what the group is able to do, not what they can no longer do. As the leading industry experts in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, you can trust Senior Helpers to make your loved one’s life much easier and more enjoyable. This meeting is open to those family who have elderly love ones suffering from Alzheimer or another form of dementia. Caring for them can take a tremendous toll on your physical and emotional well-being. This group meets every 4th Wednesday of the month, 2-3:30p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92150261754?pwd=NURnNXg1ZmNOZTB6QXhBeC9Qd1Z2QT09 
Meeting ID: 921 5026 1754 Password: superhero
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Concord Café costa (formerly C.C. CAFÉ) and care management BY MEALS ON WHEELS DIABLO REGION (MOWDR)

Concord Café Costa is for adults 60+ and younger spouses and seniors. Café Costa offers an unbeatable price on a well-balanced lunch. Donations to cover the cost of food are accepted. The suggested donation is $3.00, but is not required.

In-Person Dining will be take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Concord Senior Center.

Check-in: 11a.m.
Lunch is served: 11:30a.m.
Dining Room closes: 12:30p.m.

Reservations are required, and must be made by 11:30a.m. the day before by calling 925-825-1488.

Seniors receive 5 frozen take-out meals on Thursday through the month of August. Restrictions apply. Call (925) 825-1488 for more information.

Care Manager is someone who knows many resources in the county and can help seniors with a variety of issues;
  • information about family issues or conflicts
  • resources for people struggling with physical limitations or feelings of anger, loneliness or sadness
  • provide short or long-term counseling
  • solutions for transportation
  • housing resources
  • help paying your bills or balancing your checking account
  • assistance with house chores, meal preparation, and shopping
  • In danger of losing your house due to eviction or foreclosure
  • Concerns of any kind and are not sure who to talk to 
Call (925) 671-3035 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.
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GO GO concord (formerly Get around taxi) senior transportation services
>BY CONCORD COMMISSION ON AGING

Check back for information!
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HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM (HICAP)


For now, HICAP has a one-on-one counseling session option by calling 925-655-1393 or the number on the schedule for the specific site if one is listed. Note that we do not see clients at our actual HICAP office. To view locations and general information, please visit https://cchicap.org/contact/.

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HOME MATCH BY COVIA

Through civic partnerships with the City of Concord, Home Match connects qualifying roommates with homeowners to create housing opportunities with real benefits. Home Match Contra Costa County is still taking new applications for both home providers and home seekers. Interested individuals can either email Gabriela Perez, gperez@covia.org or call her directly at (925) 451-9890 or call Covia at (925) 956-7385.
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LEGAL ASSISTANCE & ADVAnce healthcare directives

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services is a private, non-profit agency that has been providing free legal services to seniors since 1976. In person meetings are temporarily on hold until further notice.

For legal assistance call at (925) 609-7900 or email legalhelp@ccsls.org.

FREE Legal clinic on Advanced Healthcare Directives (AHCD).  For age 60 and older residing in Contra Costa County. You do not need to leave your home. Your AHCD can be prepared over the phone. Sessions held on 3rd Thursdays by appointment only 9:15-12:15pm. Attorneys and staff will “meet” over the telephone with you one-on-one. The attorney and staff will review the AHCD with you and they will complete a FREE AHCD tailored to your wishes. The completed AHCD will be mailed to you after your appointment. To sign up call, Contra Costa Legal Services as soon as possible at (925) 609-7900 or email legalhelp@ccsls.org to reserve your space. 

MEMORY SCREENING
BY SENIOR HELPERS & ALZHEIMER Foundation

Screenings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11-12p.m. starting August 2021.

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NOTARY SERVICES BY VOLUNTEER

For Adults 50+. Services are provided one signature page free of charge from 10:00a.m. - NOON on Thursday.  By appointment. Fee for each additional signature page above 1.  Call 925-671-3017.
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peer counseling

Available to people 55+ who live in Contra Costa County. Dedicated to providing individual counseling to offer emotional support through life’s problems, and challenges. Senior Peer Counselor are available only by phone until the stay in place is lifted. Call (925) 521-5653.  Available in English and Spanish.  Visit https://cchealth.org/volunteer/senior-counselor.php .
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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

For adults 50+ residing in Concord who wish to participate in the Senior Center Program. Approved applicants receive a maximum of $100 per individual, per year with $5 co-pay. Complete application, activity choice and supporting documents to center staff for review. Applicant will be notified when scholarship has been approved. 50-Plus Adult Scholarships (PDF)
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Hearing LOSS SUPPORT

During COVID-19, this in-person support group will be temporarily suspended.  If you want to attend a group meeting, the Hearing Loss Association of America runs a virtual meeting on Saturday mornings at 10am.  Registration is required.  Visit https://www.hearinglossdv.org/.Old

VISION SUPPORT

The Lions Center for the Visually Impaired runs a local blind and Low Vision Support group.  Its hosted by Vicki McDaniel.   Register with LCVI at at 925-432-3013.  If you are an existing LCVI client you can join by phone 669-900-6833. For the zoom information, please call the 925 number above.

March 2 (Tues) 1:00 PM
March 10 (Wed) 10:00 AM
March 18 (Thurs) 11:00 AM
March 26 (Friday) 10:00 AM



Download the list of Health and Human Services at the Senior Center (PDF).