Community Resources

The following section provides links to community resources for additional support. Please view respective websites for eligibility requirements. Inclusion on this page does not neccessarily imply endorsement from the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

Peninsula Seniors
Peninsula Seniors helps members connect with services for transportation, shopping, cleaning, and more, and is currently offering many activities virtually via Zoom. For more information on Peninsula Seniors services and activities, visit pvseniors.org or call 310-377-3003.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Village
PVP Village works to enhance the quality of life for older adults who choose to maintain independent living in the Palos Verdes Peninsula area. Dedicated members and volunteers provide educational opportunities, organize social events, and coordinate services. Call 310-991-3324 or visit peninsulavillage.net for more information.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Transit Authority
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Transit Authority provides a Dial-a-Ride program. Trips can be taken anywhere on the Peninsula for any trip purpose and to surrounding cities for medical trips only. For more information, call PV Transit at 310-544-7108, email transit@pvtransit.net, or visit palosverdes.com/pvtransit.

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a food program run by the Salvation Army and serves the Peninsula areas. Meals are prepared at the Redondo Beach and San Pedro locations and are picked up and delivered around lunch time by volunteers Monday-Friday. The programs have a fee per meal.
For more information, visit SanPedroMealsOnWheels.org or the Redondo Beach location.

Friendship Line California
Friendship Line California is toll-free and available to provide emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety. Friendship Line can provide a warm voice, a listening ear, and a human connection to those feeling alone throughout California. If you or someone you know needs emotional support, Friendship Line is ready to listen 24/7. Call 1-888-670-1360. For more information, visit ioaging.org/friendship-line-california.

H.E.L.P - Helping the Elderly Live Productively
H.E.L.P. is a nonprofit organization with a mission to offer resources and information to answer questions and give prioritized direction on where to turn for help. When you need extra time to tell your story, their Community Services Staff will spend time discussing your issues and helping you find options for solutions. You may contact them by calling (310) 533-1996, use this contact form, or visit their office at 1404 Cravens Ave Torrance, CA 90501. 

L.A. Found (Project Lifesaver)
LA County has partnered with Project Lifesaver to provide a voluntary system of trackable bracelets for those living with Alzheimer’s, dementia or autism. When an individual wearing a bracelet goes missing, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deploys a specially equipped team to assist with search and rescue. For more information and to apply, visit lafound.lacounty.gov.

Home Share South Bay
The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) has partnered with Silvernest for Home Share South Bay. Home Share South Bay helps compatible homeowners and renters find each other and provides support for their homesharing journey. Visit silvernest.com/SouthBay or email Laurie Jacobs with the South Bay Cities Council of Governments at laurie@southbaycities.org for more information.

Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS)
Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County (NHS) serves as a catalyst for local residents, business and government representatives to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low to moderate income families and revitalize communities into neighborhoods of choice.

NHS strengthens communities by developing and maintaining quality affordable housing, creating and preserving affordable homeownership opportunities, supporting local leaders, providing financial education and increasing the financial independence of families and people in need. For more information, visit nhslacounty.org.

Los Angeles County Resources

Please visit the following links to view resources from Los Angeles County:

Centralized Resource Hub for Older Adults in L.A. County

L.A. County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services

L.A. County Department of Public Social Services: Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

L.A. County Department of Mental Health: Developmental Disabilities Resources

L.A. County Commission on Disabilities

L.A. County Department of Public Health: Senior Resources

2-1-1 L.A., or call 2-1-1

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