SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

More than 1,000 seniors are off the streets because of the Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Seniors.

Gary & Mary West Senior Wellness Center

1525 4th Avenue

San Diego, CA 92101

 

Walk In Hours

Tuesdays

8:30  – 11:00 a.m.

(On a first come, first served basis; based on staff availability)

 

Clinical Staff Office Hours

Monday – Friday

8:00  – 11:45 a.m.

(Closed from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

1:00  – 3:00 p.m.

 

Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Seniors Assessments

Thursdays

8:30  – 11:00 a.m.

(On a first come, first served basis; based on staff availability)

Case Management

Our dedicated team helps seniors address a variety of challenges: obtaining social security benefits, arranging transportation, scheduling health appointments, making contact with local agencies to resolve problems, and much more.

Most importantly, we serve as a reliable support network to seniors who need us.

Chinese Outreach & Case Management

A full-time Mandarin-speaking Support Services Case Manager assists Asian American seniors with accessing our services and navigating challenges.

Health Benefits Advocacy

Three full-time Consumer Center bilingual advocates work Monday – Friday, with offices in the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center. These advocates provide seniors with free legal assistance regarding Medicare, Medi-Cal, and other health care access issues. Call 619-235-6572, ext. 352, for an appointment, or email julieb@cchea.org.

Support Groups

For more info about our Supportive Services Programs, please contact Kenia Ortiz at 619-487-0719.

“The Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Seniors helped me find a safe place to call home. At Potiker, I feel safe and eat meals in the dining room every day. The last place I lived in didn’t even have fire alarms. I like living here, it’s been good for me.”

~Ralph