Community Resource Listings


These links were gathered to provide easy access to resources and information to seniors in our community. Second Baptist Church, Inc./SET for LIFE is a private nonprofit organization. We do not endorse or support any specific company or organization. We are not affiliated with any government or political agency. Our services are FREE of charge without regard to race, color, creed, religious or non-religious affiliation.

Emergency Services

Monrovia/Duarte Emergency Services
List of emergency services in the Monrovia/ Duarte area and includes telephone numbers.


Dept. of Social Services/Food Stamps
You must apply for Food Stamps at your local Department of Public Social Services. Help Line (626) 791-6730.
Meals on Wheels
Meals-On-Wheels deliver meals to seniors..
The Treasure Box
National program with locations around the country. Buy weeks food for $30.

Government (General)

2010 Census
Information about the upcoming census count. Also has job listings
Administration on Aging
Information on Again from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
California Department of Aging
Information on home and community based services throughout California.
FirstGov for Seniors
Government information and services of interest to seniors.
Veterans Services
State Veterans Department. Benefits by a grateful State of California to its deserving veterans and their dependents.


Geriatrics, Gerontology, & Geriatric Health
A list of directories covering geriatrics and senior health information.
Benefits Checkup
Identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. Hosted by the national council on Aging.
Medi-Cal (California's Health Insurance for Low Income Elderly)
This California Registry site explains California's Medicaid health insurance program coverage and eligibility requirements.
Partners in Care Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to creating meaningful change in healthcare policy and in the delivery of health services.
UCLA Center on Aging
Information on senior health and living better longer.


Connect LA Housing
provided listing of low income housing around Southern California
California Nursing Home Search Web Site
Comprehensive guide to more than 1,400 nursing homes.
Monrovia Senior Housing Opportunities
List of housing opportunities for seniors in Monrovia
Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)
Part of a statewide system to delay or prevent nursing home placement for frail elders. No cost to eligible clients. Call 626-397-3110.
Nursing Home Companion
Provides information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
Nursing Home Guide
searchable website to help search for a nursing home in , a project of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Renters and Homeowners Assistance Program
Allows a once-a-year payment from the State to qualified individuals.


Advance Directives / Living Wills
Information about Advance Directives (Durable Power of Attorney) and Living Wills.
Elder Abuse
Information provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney to help senior citizens recognize and protect themselves form elder abuse.

Other Resources

AgeLine Database
Find detailed summaries of books, articles, and videos on hundreds of topics related to life after 50. Hosted by AARP
Center for aging resources
Offers a variety of services for older adults, including in-home and outpatient mental health services; elder abuse, etc.
LA4 Seniors
Guide to senior centers and resources for elders in Los Angeles County.
National Council on Aging
Founded in 1950, dedicated to improving the health and independence of older persons.
Senior Net
Online community and computer instruction for adults 50 and older.
Senior Resource Directory
Local resources for older adults and caregivers.
Senior Care Network
Connects you to professional resources to help with a range of issues.

Senior Centers

Arcadia Senior Center
Duarte Senior Center (626) 357-3513 1610 Huntington Dr., Duarte, CA 91010
Pasadena Senior Center
Santa Anita Family Services


Access Service
Access Services is responsible for the administration of Access Paratransit, program for Los Angeles County.

Volunteer Opportunities

Senior Corps
Information on the national service program for seniors.
Volunteer Centers of California
Helps to strengthen volunteerism throughout California.

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