Office on Aging Senior Surplus Food Distribution - The Nutrition Program offers home-delivered meals to homebound seniors in our community. Hot meals are delivered at lunchtime Monday-Friday, with frozen meals delivered for the weekends. For more details call:
Mary Phillips Senior Center Nutrition Program - Provides meals on site for those ages 60+ and their spouses. Meals are served Monday - Friday at 11:30 am. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance by calling (951) 694-6465 between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. There is a suggested donation of $3 for seniors and $5 for non-seniors. To view the current menu, click the link below.
Door-to-Door transportation to the senior lunches is provided to Temecula residents for only $0.50 per resident. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. For reservations call (951) 694-6464.
Senior Help Center - They will help once a year. Bring a statement of where you were born, social security card, driver's license or Id, current gas or electric bill or both. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Action Partnership of Riverside County
Central Access Team - Mental Health 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Smiles 4 Seniors - Provides emergency assistance and safety net services to struggling low income seniors who would otherwise have nowhere to turn. Assistance includes basic necessities such as food, housing, utility payments, and lifie saving prescriptions and medical equipment.
7880 Mission Grove Parkway, South
Hearing Aid Assistance
Cellular phones are delivered to at-risk seniors 60 years of age or older who live alone, or with a caregiver, and may have difficulty reaching a stationary phone in an emergency. The phones are not connected to a service, but are still capable of connecting the Senior to the 911 emergency response system.
To learn more about the program, call: 1-800-510-2020
California Phones - Every day, specialized California Phones from the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) enable over half a million Californians to stay connected.
There's a California Phone for every need. For example, there are amplified phones that make it easier to hear conversations. Big button phones that are easier to dial. Phones with lights that flash for incoming calls. Convenient portable phones – and more. We also offer phones that are specially designed for individuals with more significant disabilities.
California Phones are available to persons who live in California, have telephone service* and your doctor approves your need. In addition to your doctor, any of the following may certify your need and sign the application form for you:
Licensed Medical Doctor (MD)
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Licensed Physician Assistant
Licensed Hearing Aid Dispenser
Department of Rehabilitation Counselor
Superintendent/Audiologist from the California School for the Deaf Fremont/Riverside
Click HERE to find a Certifying Agent near you.
*Equipment connects to your existing telephone service. Your current telephone service charges still apply, however, the Free Specialized Telephone does not increase your service costs.
California Elder Abuse Reporting Hotline
Adult Protective Services (APS) - Helps elder adults (65 years and older) and dependent adults (18-64 who are disabled), when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. County APS agencies investigate reports of abuse of elders and dependent adults who live in private homes, apartments, hotels or hospitals. 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Long-Term Care Ombudsman 24-hour CRISISline
Mary Phillips Senior Center - A multipurpose facility with classes, a garden for low income seniors, a lunch program with door-to-door transportation for only $1.00, library, computers with Internet access, and craft rooms. Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
41845 Sixth Street Temecula, CA 92590
Free Medical Services
Mobile Health Clinic - Riverside County Regional Medical Center is bringing health care services to your community. These health care services are being offered free as a community service to assist families, especially those who do not have, or who have recently lost, their health insurance. Located at the Mary Phillips Senior Center. Services include:
General Medical Exams
Sick Child Visits
Health Screenings: Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Vision
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. the 3rd Monday of Every Month
Hospice of the Valley
In-Home Support Services
Dial-A-Ride - Provides discounted curb-to-curb transportation for senior residents (age 65+ or the disabled) who reside in either Murrieta or Temecula to destination points within these two city limits. To find out more information or to schedule a pick-up, please call (800) 795-7887
TRIP Program - Independent Living Partnership - Free transportation reimbursement and services to medical appointments and other services for those with mobility issues.
Office on Aging - Assistance with identifying and accessing transportation resources which may include transit passes, volunteer driver program (reimbursement for volunteers who transport individuals where no transit service exists), mobility training and vehicle modifications for improved accessibility. To learn more about transportation options call
Amanda Park Senior Apartments - Murrieta
Grand Isle Senior Apartments - Murrieta
The Fountain Glen - Murrieta
Home Repair Assistance
EDA Home Repair Office on Aging - can cover the cost of repairs (roof, furnace, air-conditioner, plumbing, or a handicap ramp) up to a total of $6,000 with no loan or payback requirement if you meet the requirements such as: must own your own home, meet low income guidelines, are disabled and/or 62 years old or older.
Assisted Housing - Murrieta
Sterling Senior Communities
Adult Day Care Connection
Kay Ceniceros Senior Center - Programs and activities covering a wide range of interests take place at the center on a daily basis. Includes a senior nutrition program, exercise classes, enrichment classes, and monthly meetings and activities.
Click Here to see the FOCUS Activities Publication.
29995 Evans Road
Menifee, CA 92586
Lake Elsinore Senior Activity Center - provides a wide variety of recreational, self-enrichment and education programs for participants 55 and older. The facility includes a state of the art computer lab, billiard room, television lounge, a reading room, dinning hall, patio areas, garden boxes and a service kitchen. The Thelma Ball Memorial Hall located adjacent to the Senior Center is a multi-purpose room and restroom facility.
420 E. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Mary Phillips Senior Center - Features a Craft Room, 2 Meeting Rooms (Can Accommodate 25-60 People), 4 Pool Tables, Computers With Internet Access, Library, Lunch Programs
41845 6th Street
Temecula, CA 92590
5 Town Square
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 304-PARK ( 7275)
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday
Personal Care/Homemaker Services
Office on Aging - Nursing, therapies, and personal care services are provided by nurses, licensed allied health professionals, and home health aides. Homemaker services may include housekeeping, cooking and grocery shopping. Care may be provided daily or intermittently. For more information regarding how to receive Personal Care/ Homemaker Services call: 1-800-510-2020
YANA Project - You Are Not Alone - Murrieta Police Department volunteers will make phone calls Monday - Friday before 10:00 a.m. If no contact is made after 3 attempts, an emergency contact person will be contacted to check on the participant. This is a FREE service to seniors and handicapped adults living alone. To request and application form, call (951) 837-4333
Murrieta Senior Center - First and third Thursday of each month with Anita Milner and the fourth Thursday of the month with Jeff Nickerson & Amy Fisher. To attend you MUST make an appointment.
5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562
Senior Legal Helpline - Free legal help by phone for Californians over 60
Protecting Your Credit Cards
Department of Consumer Affairs
File a complaint
Dept. of Public Social Services
Medical Power of Attorney
Murrieta Senior Center - A Medical Power of Attorney is available to meet the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 am.
5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562
Murrieta Senior Center - Notary services are available at the senior center on the second Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. To meet you MUST make an appointment. The cost is $9 per document.
5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562
Income Tax Preparation
Murrieta Senior Center - Second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.
5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562
American Cancer Society
VA Loma Linda Healthcare
Parkinsons Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm
5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562
Picking Up the Pieces (Bereavement Support Group) - Meets on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - Meets the First Monday of each month at 10:00 am.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Meets on Fridays from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 2nd Friday of each month at 9:00 am
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:00 am
41845 6th Street Temecula, CA 92590
Catholic Charities Late-Life Depression Program - Individual counseling at no-cost for individuals 60 and over who are experiencing early stages of depression. There is Help and Hope. This program is not income or faith based.
Western and Mid-County Riverside (951) 801-5282
Desert Region Riverside County (951) 760-449-7877
The Valley Resource Center - Senior Information Technology Table (S.I.T.T.) offers a FREE technology assistance program for local senior citizens to learn the use of computers and cellphones. This is a great opportunity for members of the senior community to connect with loved ones as well as access a wide array of resources. We provide assistance with navigating your cellphone, social media, working with apps, website navigation, and more. Our goal is to empower older adults by connecting them to community resources to help them live connected and fulfilling lives.
Senior Information Technology Tables (S.I.T.T.'s) are held at the Murrieta Senior Center the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am-11:00 am. No appointment needed. The Valley Resource Center is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization. For more information, please call 951-384-0110.
Tech Time with Staff - Do you have a smart phone, Ipad, or tablet? Come down to the KC Senior Center and the staff will help you get started. This is not a tech repair, but a step by step on how to use your electronic devices. Mondays 10:00am- 2:00 pm.
Kay Ceniceros Senior Center
29995 Evans Road, Menifee, Ca 92586
Call for an appointment (951) 672-9673
Teens Teaching Tech - The Temecula Leo Club provides one-on-one tutoring on how to send and receive text messages or pictures, download apps, email, access the Internet or solve technical problems the first Tuesday of the month January - May 2019 from 3-5 pm.
Call for an appointment (951) 331-8861
Pauba Library - Community Room A
30600 Pauba Rd Temecula
Therapeutic Arts & Crafts
Heal Vets - carries hundreds of various craft kits that fall within four primary categories — woodworking, leather, painting and scale modeling. The kits are absolutely free, including all shipping costs. HEAL VETS Kits range in difficulty from level 1 to level 4 (1 being the most simple). Each kit comes with a thank-you postcard, allowing the veteran to write a personal note of thanks directly to the donor. Postage has already been paid by HEAL VETS, so once card(s) are completed they may be picked up by your postal carrier or dropped into any USPS mailbox.
Any U.S. Veteran or member of the military who has received any medical or nursing care within the last six (6) months at any medical or nursing home care facility is eligible. For more information, veterans may contact our office by phone at (888) 567-8387 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choice Magazine Listening (CML) - FREE audio magazines for adults with impaired vision of other disability (low vision, macular degeneration, blindness, MS, diabetes, cerebral palsy, ALS, dyslexia, and Parkinson's. Four times a year listeners receive 12 hours of magazine writing from over 100 publications (National Geographic, Time, Rolling Stone, Discover, Esquire, Southern Living, etc) with a talking book player provided free of charge. Enjoy for several weeks then return in the provided postage-free mailer.