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Resource Guide

Resources that help orange county older adults Age Well. See opportunities and aid available to OC residents 60+.

Caregiver Resource Center

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.

Mental Health – Stigma Free

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.

Senior Mobility Resources

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.

Heatwave Resources

In the event California is facing an excessive heat wave with parts of the state reaching record breaking temperatures.
Too much heat is not safe for anyone. But did you know that Older adults, children under four, people with existing medical conditions, and those without access to air conditioning are the most at risk to extreme heat and heat-related illnesses. To prepare for this heat wave, I am sharing with you a list of trusted resources to keep you and your loved ones safe, healthy, and cool during this time. Help spread the word and share these resources with your family, friends, and communities.

Housing Assistance

Mercy House:

Helping Hands

Family Assistance Ministries (FAM):

South County Outreach (SCO):

United Way:

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:

Resource Links found in PDF:

COVID-19 Resources

General Covid-19 Updates: For the latest California COVID-19 updates please see the link below.

South County Food Banks

Crossline Church

23331 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills
Wednesday - Friday + Sunday s

Saddleback Church

1 Purpose Dr, Lake Forest
Saturday 9-11 AM
Drive-Thru pickup

St. Timothy

29102 Crown Valley, Laguna Niguel
Monday and Wednesday 9-11am
Pe-Bagged Drive-Thru

Saddleback Church
Lake Forest

1 Purpose Dr, Lake Forest
Saturday 9-11 AM
Drive-Thru pickup

Saddleback Church
Rancho Capistrano

29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistranot
Tuesday-Thursday 7am-12pm

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

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:

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 :

Public & Nonprofit

60+ Resources

Click on the section to visit the website in focus.
Council on Aging

"Promoting adult empowerment, abuse prevention, and advocacy for the rights and dignity of those experiencing health and aging challenges."

OC Gov Services

Orange County Housing and Community Services

Office on Aging

"Helping the elderly to remain independent and at home through the provision of quality home and community based services."

Social Securty

Access social security portal for information


Orange County Housing and Community Services

Adult Protective Services

"Helping the elderly to remain independent and at home through the provision of quality home and community based services."

Social Securty

Access social security portal for information

Administration on Aging

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

United Way OC

Orange County United Way "Live united."

Health & Human Services

Department of Health & Human Services

One OC

Accelerating Nonprofit Success

City Website Directory:

City of Aliso Viejo

City of Lake Forest

City of Dana Point

City of Irvine

City of Laguna Beach

City of Laguna Niguel

City of Lake Forest

City of Laguna Woods

City of Mission Viejo

City of Rancho Santa Margarita

City of San Clemente

City of San Juan Capistrano

Explore the ‘Definitions’ page to learn about phrases & words you might run into when taking care of an elderly loved one. A page to help you navigate through the world of senior care.
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