Senior Housing & Services

Listing of City, County or

Private Senior Service Programs

Rides for Seniors Program 
Brentwood area senior citizens, 60 years plus, now have a transportation system available to shuttle them to doctor, dentist appointments, and to the grocery store. The "Rides for Seniors Program" has started here in Brentwood and provides a service to seniors who can't drive or afford a cab and live out of the loop of Dial-a-Ride. Trained volunteers provide the manpower for this program that has been very successful county wide! For more information about the program or to arrange to join the program, please call Laurie Beck at (925) 284-6161 for a program eligibility assessment.

 

Brown Bag Program

This program is held at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center at 193 Griffith Lane in Brentwood, om the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. This program serves Brentwood and Byron residents only. For program specifics, interested seniors should contact the Contra Costa Food Bank directly at (925) 676-7543.

 

Senior Peer Counseling

The Senior Peer Counseling Program offers both individual counseling and support groups to residents of Contra Costa County who are 55 years of age or older. Services are free of charge, and confidentiality is strictly observed. For more information, call (925) 335-8741.

 

Home Chore Registry/Visitor's Program

Connects people in need with people who care. This program is sponsored by Senior Outreach Services. Call (925) 937-8311 for more information.

 

More resources for the 55 or better

Dial-a-Ride Service

This service is for seniors and for disabled individuals. For more information, contact the Tri Delta Transit at (925) 754-6622.

 

Adult/Senior Information & Referral Counselor

1 (800) 510-2020

 

Monthly Blood Pressure Checks

Every 3rd Wednesday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center classroom. No appointments necessary.

 

Hot lunches at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center

As part of the the CC Cafe Senior Nutrition Program, hot lunches are served 5 days a week for seniors aged 60 and older. Cost is $2 per person. Call Zel to make your reservation and reserve your seat at (925) 634-5040, weekdays between 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Meals are served at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center from 11.45 a.m. to 12.10 p.m.

 

Meals on Wheels

Are you homebound and in need of assistance with daily meals? Call the Meals on Wheels Program of Contra Costa at (925) 625-4545 or visit their website at http://www.mealsonwheelsofcontracosta.org.

 

Free in-home safety assessment 
Want to Age in Place? Make sure your home is safe and get tips on how to do so from Cindy Gustafson, Certified Senior Advisor and owner of Comfort Keepers of the East Bay. Contact her today for your free in-home safety assessment at 925-351-3477 or cgustafson@comfortkeepers.com. Please note that you do not have to be a client of Comfort Keepers to avail of this service.

This page was last updated in 2014 so may be outdated after some time. Please check with the event or class organizer for space availability or any update before you finalize your plans.

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