Screenings and Seminars

The Norwalk Senior Center offers a variety of seminars and screenings throughout the year, for seniors age 50 and above. Please check back, regularly, to see what we have to offer. For more information, please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at: seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

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Senior Services

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The Norwalk Senior Center offers a variety of social services to assist our older adult population, who are seeking solutions to their current situations. Our goal is to promote, and maintain, healthy independent living.

 

 

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PROGRAM (SSP)*

Supportive services are available to Norwalk residents, age 60 years and older. These services assist clients with daily in-home assistance to help preserve and maintain their quality of life and to remain independent living in their home.

Case Management

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Norwalk residents, age 60 years and older, may be eligible for case management services. This service provides a personal assessment conducted by qualified social services staff to determine the types of comprehensive supportive services a senior at-risk may need. Supportive services are coordinated to address the specific needs for client safety and quality of life.

 

 

 

 

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Homemaking Services 

Homemaking services are available to frail/homebound, at-risk Norwalk residents, age 60 years and older. Homemaking services may provide for temporary assistance with house cleaning, laundry and meal preparation in the client’s residence.

 

 

 

Personal Care Services cleaning the dishes

Personal Care services are available to frail/home-bound, at-risk Norwalk residents 60 years of age and older. Personal Care services provide clients with in-home care vital to the activities of daily living to promote an optimal quality of life and maintain in-home independent living. 

*Some of these services are funded, in part, by the Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging through the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. 

 

Supportive Services In-Home Worker*

If you are interested in becoming a Supportive Services Program In-home worker, please click on the link for a printable application.

 Printable SSP Home Worker Application (PDF)

When you return this application, to the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, please bring a copy of your California Driver’s License or I.D. card and your Social Security Card (original, not a copy) or proof of legal residency in the U.S. Upon completion and submission of this application, you will receive additional instructions.  Thank you. 

 

*These services are free of cost and funded by the Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging Community Services. Please call (562) 929-5580 for more information or to schedule an appointment with social services staff.

 

Information and Referral

Do you have questions regarding food stamps, health insurance, or in home services? The Norwalk Senior Center provides information and referral services.

 

CAL-Fresh Assistance

Do you have questions about Food Stamps? A representative from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank will be here to provide you with program information and application completion. vegetables

  • Second Monday of each month
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
  • Service is free
  • Sponsored by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
  • For more information, please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

 

 

 

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

Do you have questions about Medicare or related Health Insurance issues? Visit our HICAP representative. HICAP provides free community education, counseling andadocacy on Medicare and related health insurance issues for patrons age 50 and older. Appointments are required, please call (562) 929-5580. HICAP

  • First and Third Wednesday of every month
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Service is free
  • Sponsored by the Center for Healthcare Rights
  • For more information, please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

 

 

 

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Do you have questions regarding In-home Supportive Services? Then come to the Norwalk Senior Center and visit our IHSS Representative on the first Friday of every month to find out how you can receive care in your home. The IHSS program helps pay for services provided to Medi-Cal recipients who are 65 years of age or older, or legally blind, or disabledadults and children, so they can remain safely in their home.

  • First Friday of every month
  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Service is free
  • Sponsored by Personal Assistance Service Council of Los Angeles
  • For more information, please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

 

Bereavement Support Group

Being part of a grief group can be an important step in healing and finding comfort after the death of a loved one.The Bereavement Support Group is a group that offers support to participants who have gone through a loss of a spouse, family member or friend and want to share their experience in a safe and supportive environment. The group is led by a trained mental health professional from Telecare Corporation in Norwalk . 

For more information, please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

Every Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Spanish)

Every Friday, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (English)

 Session Topics May Include:Bereavement

  • Handling the holidays

  • What to do with your loved ones possessions

  • Meaningful rituals - How to say goodbye

  • Establishing memorials

  • Handling co-workers and family members dealing with depression

 

 Dial-a-Ride Program dial a ride van

Norwalk’s Transit Department offers a Dial-A-Ride service available to Norwalk resident’s age 60 and older and to physically disabled residents, regardless of age. Applications may be requested by calling 929-5533. Applications are also available at the Norwalk Senior Center and the Social Services Center.

 

Immediate Needs Taxi Coupons

Norwalk residents 50 years of age or older may be eligible to receive free Taxi Coupons each month. Must have a California ID and proof of income to meet requirements. For more information please call (562) 929-5580 or email us at seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

 

Medical Equipment Loan Program

The Norwalk Senior Center has medical equipment for temporary use.

  • Wheelchair

  • Front Wheel Walker

  • Walker with four wheels and a foldable seat

  • walker with no wheels

  • Crutches

If you, or someone you know, needs equipment, please contact the Norwalk Senior Center at (562) 929-5580 or email: seniorcenter@norwalkca.gov

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