Resources that help orange county age well

Guides, Resources, Documents & more to help you understand available resources and how to get access to programs & services, fast.

Community Resources:

care givers

Caregiver Resource Center OC is a trusted partner for Orange County families coping with physical, emotional, and financial responsibilities of caregiving. Since 1988, the Caregiver Resource Center OC has assisted thousands of families and professionals who care for an adult over the age of sixty with chronic illness and/or a disabling condition or an adult who has brain impairing conditions such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, head injury, and Huntington’s Disease. A Program of St. Jude Medical Center.


Mercy House: (714) 836-7188
Helping Hands: (818) 279-6580
City Net: (714) 451-6198
Family Assistance Ministries (FAM): (949) 492-8477
South County Outreach (SCO): (949) 380-8144
United Way: (949) 660-7600

Veteran Resources

Volunteers of America: (714) 426-9834
Veterans Service Office: (714) 480-6555

How to Qualify for Social Security
Disability Benefits with Alzheimer’s:

Health, Wellness & Wellbeing


Many people don’t get help for mental health and substance abuse issues due to stigma. You can help change that. Organizations and individuals across Orange County are pledging to be Stigma Free. The more that join us, the closer we can come to creating a Stigma Free OC.

We’ve taken the pledge, join us.


Seniors Mobility is an expansive website that educates seniors on all options through comprehensive guides.

In addition to their library of mobility resources, they have also published nearly two dozen guides on various types of mobility exercises for seniors.

Explore resources by clicking the links below.

South County Food Banks:

Crossline Church
23331 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills
Wednesday – Friday and Sunday 10am-12pm
St. Timothy
 29102 Crown Valley, Laguna Niguel
Monday and Wednesday 9-11am,
pre-bagged drive-thru
Saddleback Church San Clemente
1311 Calle Batido, San Clemente
Wednesday 10am-12pm
3rd Wednesday of the month 6-7:30pm
4th Saturday of the month 9-11am
Drive-Thru pickup.
Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano
29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano
Tuesday-Thursday 7am-12pm, drive-thru
Saddleback Church Lake Forest
1 Purpose Dr, Lake Forest
Saturday 9-11am. Drive-Thru pickup.
Norman P. Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
Friday 8-9AM
Drive-Thru and Walk-In. 60+ adults only.
Family Assistance Ministries
1030 Calle Negocio, San Clemente
Monday-Friday 10am-3pm,
Walk-up Thursday 10am-12pm, drive-thru
For More Assistance:

For more assistance, please visit or call 211

You may qualify for CalFresh food assistance
For help applying, call 211 to set up an appointment.

To apply on your own, visit :

Council on Aging OC
“Promoting adult empowerment, abuse prevention, and advocacy for the rights and dignity of those experiencing health and aging challenges.”
Orange County
Housing and Community Services
“Helping the elderly to remain independent and at home through the provision of quality home and community based services.”


Social Security Online


A comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

Orange County
United Way
“Live united.”

Dept of health and human serv
US Dept. of Health & Human Services
Accelerating Nonprofit Success



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Laguna Niguel
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