Adult Protective Services (24 Hour Hotline) Receives reports of elder abuse and neglect. Fresno County – call 600-3383, 255-3383 or 1-800-418-1426. Madera County – call 675-7839. American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) www.aarp.org For membership and program assistance, call 1-800-566-0242. Bureau of Automotive Repair, Dept. of Consumer Affairs Handles complaints regarding vehicle repair problems or smog check problems. Call 1-800-952-5210. California Dept. of Insurance Consumer information and complaints regarding insurance problems. Call 1-800-927-4357. Department of Motor Vehicles For California State driver and auto licensing information and processing. Clovis – 1-800-777-0133 2103 Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93611 Madera – 1-800-777-0133 1206 Maple St., Madera, CA 93637 Domestic Violence Hotlines An emergency referral and resource for domestic violence victims and their families. Call 1-800-799 7233. (TTY) 1-800-787-3224 Elder Care Locator A source for information about senior services outside Fresno and Madera Counties. Call 1-800-677-1116.
This section provides helpful information for seniors and their families in the Ponderosa territory. Ponderosa thanks the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging for the information provided in this section. The following listings represent but a sampling of the many services available. Please contact The Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging for assistance in locating services to meet your needs. Senior Agencies The Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging www.fmaaa.org Plans, coordinates and advocates multipurpose senior services and programs and is charged with implementing the Older Americans Act for Fresno and Madera County residents. The agency helps meet the needs of people 60 years and older and offers an array of referrals for seniors, their families or caregivers. Call 1-800-510-2020. Senior Information & Assistance Program (A department of the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging) This “first contact” program provides referral to the appropriate agency. Save time and stress in searching for assistance or information – call a Senior Information & Assistance Program Specialist at 1-800-510-2020, 559-214-0299, or aging.ca.gov . Alzheimer’s Disease Center of Central California Assists with the correct diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of senile dementias and provides resource, referral, treatment management plans and educational services. They also offer counseling, caregiver support groups and education for patients and families. Call 1-800-272-3900, www.alz.org/cacentral
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