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OFFICE OF PAYEE REVIEW AND BENEFICIARY ASSISTANCE - OPRABA

DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA #65984677


What is a Representative Payee (Rep. Payee)?
An individual or organization that the Social Security Administration (SSA) appoints to receive and manage the RSDI (Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance), SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance), or SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits of another person, also referred to as a beneficiary. A rep. payee must use the benefits they receive for the use and benefit, and in the best interest of, the beneficiary.

What does OPRABA do?
  • Reviews of Rep. Payees
  • Educational Visits 
  • Initial Onsite Assessment of Fee for Service Organizations
  • Corrective Action Plans 
  • Trainings 
  • Information and Referral to Beneficiaries
How can OPRABA help?
  • If you suspect that a rep. payee is misusing or improperly using a beneficiary’s funds, contact OPRABA.
  • If you have a rep. payee and would like to learn how to be your own payee, contact OPRABA.
  • If you are a  rep. payee and you have questions about your duties, contact OPRABA.
Purpos… [read more]
PLACER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE

PLACER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE #65631376


location_on A
  • 10810 Justice Center Drive
    Roseville, Placer
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-543-8000

Offers support and advocacy to victims of crime.

Program services are provided free of charge, and there is no legal citizenship requirement to receive assistance.
  • The crime should be reported to law enforcement.
  • The victim must cooperate in the investigation and prosecution of any known suspects.
  • The victim must not have contributed to the events which led up to the crime.
  • The Victim Services program provides direct services and reimbursement for victims of crime in Placer County.
Direct services include:
  • Court Escort/Court Support
  • Emergency Assistance Information and Referral for Shelter
  • Food and Clothing
  • Follow-up Counseling
  • Employer Notification/Intervention
Reimbursable services include:
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Medical/Dental
  • Wage/Income Loss
  • Emergency Moving Expenses
PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC LAW LIBRARY DBA SPARKS LAW LIBRARY OF PLACER COUNTY

PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC LAW LIBRARY DBA SPARKS LAW LIBRARY OF PLACER COUNTY #65631379


location_on B
  • 1523 Lincoln Way
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-537-2078

Provides legal reference and research services. Open to the public.

Extensive self-help materials and assistance in preparing legal forms and filings.

Attorney on staff.

Computers available for public use. Fax, scan and copy services.

Notary available (call to check).

Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) holds a Self-Help Clinic in the Law Library Conference Room, every Thursday (9am-12pm and 1pm-3:30pm) that offers free procedural assistance with legal matters in Civil, Landlord/Tenant, Restraining Orders, Small Claims, and Family Law matters. You must have an appointment.

Call LSNC 530-823-7560 (Monday-Thursday) to talk to a receptionist for an appointment. Do not call the Law Library. LSNC answers its telephone Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12pm and 1:15pm-4pm. Do not leave a message, they will not call you back.

The Law Library also has free forms: landlord-tenant, rental, business, real estate, estate planning, powers of attorney, living wills and hundreds of other forms for your … [read more]
PLACER COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR

PLACER COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR #65631392


location_on C
  • 10820 Justice Center Drive
    Roseville, Placer
local_phone
  • Family Support & Law
    916-408-6000

The Family Court handles cases where parties seek court intervention to solve their family issues.

Judges hear and decide cases involving divorce (marriage dissolution), paternity, domestic violence/abuse, child custody, support and visitation.

The court also provides mediation services to help parents resolve child support, child custody and visitation problems.

If you need assistance selecting or filling out the appropriate forms, contact the Court’s Legal Help Center at 916-408-6446.

If you need assistance with child custody and visitation or mediation services, contact the Court’s Family Court Services unit.
SENIORS FIRST INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

SENIORS FIRST #65722514


location_on D
  • 12183 Locksley Lane
    Auburn, Placer

The Seniors First Information and Assistance Program is a resource for senior-focused programs, services and assistance. The program is designed to assist Placer County seniors age 60 and older get the resources and assistance they need to remain healthy and independent. They also welcome calls from family members, caregivers and other interested parties who are assisting seniors in getting the services they need.

If you live outside of Placer County or do not meet their age criteria, they may be able to direct you to the agency or organization that can help you.

Seniors First is equipped to provide information and resources on a variety of topics including:
  • Adult Daycare
  • Advocacy for Seniors
  • Assistance Devices
  • Care Options
  • Counseling
  • Fall Prevention
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health Insurance-counseling
  • In-Home Care
  • Legal Issues
  • Medicare Counseling (HICAP)
  • Out-of-Home Care
  • Recreation
  • Senior Resource Guides
  • Subsidized Housing
  • Support Groups
  • Transportation
  • Utility Discounts
  • Veterans Services
  • V…
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SERVICE DOG TRAINING

MIRACLE FLIGHTS FOR KIDS #28314371


location_on E
  • 5740 S. Eastern Avenue
    Las Vegas, Clark

Provides flight assistance via commercial airlines for a child and his/her parents/legal guardians, or an adult patient, to retrieve and attend service dog training as required by the service dog organization.
SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

SIERRA SERVICES FOR THE BLIND #47982382


location_on F
  • 546 Searls Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

Provides services to people who are blind or visually impaired including peer and professional counseling, escorted transportation to medical and agency functions, educational classes, and skills training.

Offers clients social opportunities to meet other people who have visual impairments, help in obtaining needed resources and equipment, assistance with blindness related legal or insurance issues, instruction on how to download digital books from the National Library Service.

It is our purpose and mission to provide:
  • A comprehensive health program of peer and other counseling support
  • Provide educational support, social development and other community based programs to foster physical and mental health
  • Develop a personalized program designed to develop independence and forestall institutionalization for the blind and visually impaired of all ages.
We are able to do this by providing transportation, providing a library of visual aids and through peer groups and counseling. Sierra Service… [read more]
TRAUMA-INFORMED CRISIS CENTER

A COMMUNITY FOR PEACE #65630831


location_on G
  • 6060 Sunrise Vista Drive
    Citrus Heights, Sacramento
local_phone
  • 24-Hour Crisis Line
    916-728-7210

A Community for Peace is a trauma informed social justice crisis center serving children and adult survivors of domestic violence, family violence, sexual assault and trafficking.

ACFP services:
  • 24/7 crisis services
  • Emergency shelter
  • Crisis line support
  • Legal services
  • Parenting, domestic violence (dv) education support groups
  • Crisis intervention counseling
  • Short term peer counseling
  • Safe house referrals
  • Support groups
  • Assistance in obtaining emergency food, clothing, and transportation
  • Court accompaniment and advocacy
  • Hospital accompaniment and advocacy
  • Information and referral
  • Community education and outreach

Outreach domestic violence (dv) services are located in Del Paso, Meadowview, Valley Hi, Rancho Cordova, downtown At Sacramento Cares, as well as all surrounding cities, and Placer, El Dorado, and Nevada counties.

All services are unlimited and free with both day and evening sessions. ACFP provides information and referrals to other services in… [read more]
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (HVRP) - VOA-NCNN

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN NEVADA #42878114


location_on H
  • 10618 Schirra Avenue
    Mather, Sacramento

Volunteers of America - Northern California & Northern Nevada’s (VOA-NCNN) Veterans Services program provides supportive services to extremely low or very low-income veterans who are facing homelessness.

Through the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP), we offer a very comprehensive program for veterans; including housing assistance, counseling, employment training, temporary financial assistance, case management and other supportive services (e.g. access to food, household items, and furniture).

The case management services are designed to improve veteran families’ housing stability and may include assistance in securing housing, daily living needs, health care, transportation, fiduciary and payee services, legal aid, child care, financial literacy, etc.

Additionally, we connect veterans to the various resources available through Veterans Affairs and other government programs.

The employment services program offers employment readiness, workshops, job counseling, resu… [read more]
VETERANS SERVICES - VOA-NCNN

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN NEVADA #65899640


location_on I
  • 10636 Schirra Ave
    Mather, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-661-5149

If you are, or know, a homeless veteran, please call 916-661-5149.

Recognizing the specific needs of those who served our country, Volunteers of America (VOA) provides specialized programs for homeless and at-risk veterans and their families in Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sacramento, Nevada, and Yuba/Sutter counties.

Services for veterans include rapid re-housing, case management and homeless prevention. A large focus is heavily placed on increasing veteran’s employment potential through job readiness and retention training.

There are two buildings about 100 yards apart - Building 1 is for assisting veterans with Housing that number is 916.228.3153. The second building is for assisting veterans with Employment that number is 916.661.5149

Program Goals
Volunteers of America- Northern California & Northern Nevada’s (VOA-NCNN) Veterans Services program provides supportive services to extremely low or very low-income veterans who are facing homelessness. We offer a very comprehensive program … [read more]