AARP

(888) 687-2277

www.local.aarp.org/ca/

Membership organization that serves the interests of people aged 50 and older.

 

Alcohol and Other Drug Services Access and Referral Line

(800) 846-1652

(925) 335-3310

www./cchealth.org/aod/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

800-272-3900

https://www.alz.org/

The Alzheimer’s Association has both local resources by zip code including support groups, as well educational material.

 

American Cancer Society- Patient Services

(800) 227-2345   24 Hour

(925) 934-7640    All of Contra Costa County

www.cancer.org/

 

American Diabetes Association:

Alameda-Contra Costa Co. Chapter

(510) 654-4499 Public education and materials

www.diabetes.org/

 

American Heart Association

(510) 903-4050

www.heart.org

 

American Kidney Fund

(866) 300-2900

www.kidneyfund.org

Helps eligible patients with necessities related to health care.

 

Arthritis Foundation

(888) 391-9389

www.arthritis.org/northern-california/about-us/contact-us.php

Offers the latest information on types of arthritis, medications and treatments.

 

California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)

(510) 663-4086

www.californiaalliance.org

Statewide nonprofit organization that educates and informs its membership, the public, and elected officials about issues that affect the well-being of California’s older adult.

 

Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California

(800) 632-3532

www.epilepsynorcal.org

Information on epilepsy; support groups.

 

National Association for Continence (NAFC)

(800) 252-3337 or (800) BLADDER

http://www.nafc.org/home

Provides quality continence care through education.

 

National Cancer Institute

(800) 422-6237

(800) 4CANCER

www.cancer.gov

Information and referral for cancer related questions.

 

National Stroke Association 

(800) 787-6537 ∙ (800) Strokes

www.stroke.org