Bilingual Case Management Program
At-risk seniors who are 60 or older or adults with disabilities age 18-59 in need of assistance in organizing and managing their long-term/short-term care can receive help from our bilingual (English/Spanish) case managers.
The goal of the program is to reach isolated or at-risk seniors and people with disabilities, help them maintain their independence in their own homes, and prevent premature institutionalization.
Management Services Include:
- Arranging and monitoring In Home Support Services
- Home delivered meals
- Para-transit services
- Housing assistance
- Assistance with Medi-Cal and Medicare counseling
- Referrals to money management services, legal services or medical appointments
- Advocacy and assistance with solving a variety of problems for homebound individuals
- Be a resident of San Francisco
- Be 60 or older (or age 18 to 59 with a disability)
- Have an income level of 400% of poverty or less
- Not be currently receiving duplicative Case Management services
- Have a need for Case Management and be willing to participate in the program
- Be at risk of premature institutionalization
In order to be considered “at risk”, an individual must meet at least one of the following conditions:
- Impairment in one or more areas of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) or
- Two or more Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL)
- Unable to manage his/her own affairs due to emotional and/or cognitive impairment; or
- Impaired by virtue of a significant event or circumstance that has occurred within the past 12 months
For more information about the Bilingual Case Management Program, call 415-550-2214.