Valley Caregiver Resource Center Provides information and assistance for immediate and long-term care options and support for decision making and family counseling. Call 1-800-541-8614 or 224-9154. Veterans Service Office Veterans Administrative office provides assistance with filing claims for benefits.
Senior Companion Program Seniors 60 years and older assist the homebound elderly in living independently. Low-income volunteers receive a small stipend and transportation allowance. Volunteers must go through specialized training. Call 498-6377. Volunteer Center of Fresno County Interviews, refers and places volunteers in 250 community agencies. Call 237-3101. Social Security and Medicare Eligibility Information National number for information, 1-800-772-1213. (TTY: 1-800-325-0778) Available to seniors 50 years and older and low-income residents of Fresno and Madera Counties. For days and times of tax clinics, call the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging, 559-214-0299 or 1-800-510-2020. Transportation Transit and dial-a-ride programs are available for many of the surrounding communities in both Fresno and Madera County rural areas. Please note that some of these programs require a fee. Fresno County Rural Transit Agency 1-855-612-5184 or www.ruraltransit.org. Auberry Transit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-325-7433 Escort Services & Senior Bus . . . . 1-800-325-7433 (Eastern Madera County) . . . . . . . . . . . . 263-8080 Dial – A – Ride – Madera (DAR) . . . . . . . . . 661-7433 Madera Area Express (MAX) . . . . . . . . . . . 661-7433 Madera County Connection (MCC) . . . . . . 263-8081 Tax Assistance AARP Tax Aide Program
Madera County Residents – call 675-7766. Fresno County Residents – call 600-5436.
Please note that Ponderosa Telephone offers this information as a public service and does not recommend or provide referral to any given agency or organization listed. All information is current at the time of publication.
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