Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Episcopal Senior Communities provides housing and services with respect and dignity to seniors, supports independence and self worth, and encourages continued intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual growth. Read more
Episcopal Senior Communities provides housing and services with respect and dignity to seniors, supports independence and self worth, and encourages continued intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual growth.
ESC's housing communities help subsidize volunteer outreach programs throughout Northern California that provide life changing services to seniors. These nonprofit outreach programs include:
SENIOR PRODUCE MARKETS: Providing fresh fruit and vegetables on a weekly basis in 17 different markets at senior centers, affordable housing communities and churches across northern California.
SENIOR RESOURCES: Providing supportive services in seven counties to the most frail elderly. Services range from information referrals and safety net funding (for rent, food and prescription medications) to healthy meals, transportation, and health & wellness support.
SENIOR CENTER WITHOUT WALLS: Addressing the physical and emotional isolation of frail, homebound seniors by providing more than 70 weekly activities, classes and support groups through free telephone conference calls.
ElderWISE: Providing trained volunteers to provide a compassionate presence in the life of those who are often hardest to reach - at-risk, isolated seniors in their own homes.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMMUNITIES: Episcopal Senior Communities stands out in its commitment and funding to provide activities, health and wellness programs, and nutritional programs to serve the whole individual in its four affordable housing communities.