OUTREACH, Senior Outreach Program in San Jose CaPosted: February 11, 2011
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Senior Outreach Program staff assists lower income seniors with obtaining services and benefits (e.g., Medicare, SSI, HEAP, ULTS, Renters/Homeowners Assistance, IHSS, etc.) from public and private entities. Individualized assistance includes benefits assessments, translations, assistance obtaining and completing application forms and assembling eligibility documents, and providing advice and support during the application process. Senior Outreach Program services are provided in client homes and in location where seniors naturally congregate – nutrition programs, senior centers, senior housing projects, etc.
Senior Outreach Program staff also provides traditional case management services for those individuals who have been denied services by other local, case management programs.