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2-1-1 Sacramento
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ARC of California, Sacramento CA (main office)
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916-552-6619

Alta Regional Center
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916-978-6400

Autism Speaks
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888-288-4762

Autism Speaks Transition to Adult Kit
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Disability Rights of California
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916-504-5800

Disabled Sports USA
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Disabled Sports USA Achieve Tahoe Chapter
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530-581-416

Disabled Sports USA Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program
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510-849-4663

Family Voices
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505-872-4774

Federation for Children With Special Needs
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(617) 236-7210

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
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A program available to seniors and disabled persons in the State of California run through the Department of Social Services that helps pay for services provided to you so that you can stay safely in your own home.

M&L Special Needs Planning
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Mental Health America of Northern California
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916-366-4600

National Alliance on Mental Illness (National)
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National Alliance on Mental Illness Placer County (NAMI)
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Helpline: 916-554-0554

Crisis Hotline: 800-654-3937
National Alliance on Mental Illness Sacramento County
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(916) 364-1642

National Collaborative on Workforce Disability
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877-871-0744

National Youth Leadership Network
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Parent to Parent USA
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(484) 272-7368

Pride Industries
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916-788-2100

Ride to Walk
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916-434-0693

Sacramento 4 Kids Special Needs Resources
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Includes links to therapy centers, medical centers and even activities.

Sacramento Autistic Spectrum & Special Needs Alliance
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(916) 877-5220

Sacramento County Resources for Special Needs Families
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The Council for Exceptional Children
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The M.O.R.G.A.N Project (Making Opportunities Reality Granting Assitance Nationwide)
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(321) 506-2707

UC Davis Mind Institute
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UCP of Sacramento and Northern California
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916-565-7700

Walk-Up Law Offices
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Lots of good links on this website, but this is a SF personal injury law firm website

WarmLine Family Resources Center
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916-455-9500

CalABLE Legislation and Status (California's ABLE Program)
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Statewide ABLE accounts
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Indicates which states have current running programs

Benefits.gov
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AARP, Inc.
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1-888-687-2277

Aging Life Care Association
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(520) 881-8008

Alzheimers Association
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Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Assisted Living Waiver Program
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Available in Sacramento County (and some other counties) and is run by the Department of Health Care Services to assist people who are eligible for Medi-Cal with care needs equivalent to those receiving care in nursing facilities and are instead willing and safely able to reside in assisted living facilities or public subsidized housing.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
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415-974-5171

800-474-1116 (toll-free for consumers)
California Department of Aging - Consumer's Guide to Long-Term Care (PDF)
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California Department of Aging - Taking Care of Tomorrow
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Center for Medicare Advocacy
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El Dorado County Resources for Seniors
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Elder Abuse Prevention Placer County PROTECT
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A program established by the Placer County District Attorneys Office with a team of trained staff dedicated to supporting elder victims and prosecuting criminals who take advantage of elderly citizens of Placer County.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
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A program available to seniors and disabled persons in the State of California run through the Department of Social Services that helps pay for services provided to you so that you can stay safely in your own home.

License Verification
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For the State of California, is where licenses for all types of health facilities (including nursing homes) can be checked.

McGeorge School of Law Elder & Health Law Clinic
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Medicare - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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1-800-633-4227 (Information, Provider Fraud, Billing and Claims, Approved Nursing Homes)

1-877-772-3379 Medicare Drug Integrity Contractor (Part D Fraud, Waste or Abuse Hotline)
Seniors First of Placer County
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530-889-9500

Social Security Administration - Office of Public Inquiries
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1-800-772-1213 (Earnings, benefits, referrals to local offices)

1-800-269-0271 Office of the Inspector General (Fraud, waste and abuse hotline)
US Department of Health and Human Services
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Has a website to give basic information to consumers regarding long term care. It is a federal website and not specific to California.

Charity Navigator
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201-818-1288

Guidestar
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1-866-710-7663

Sacramento Region Community Foundation
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916-971-7723

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
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Medicare Plans & Protecting your Personal Information
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Published by Medicare

Seniors and the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians
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Published by the State Bar of California