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Home >> Specialized Senior Resources >> Linkages
 

Linkages Program
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
MDT Member

Picture of a helping hand.

Helping frail elderly
And younger adults with
Disabilities to remain
Safe and independent
In their own homes.

12821 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Tel (818) 769-0560; Fax: (818) 766-3926

The JFS / Linkages Program is located at Valley Storefront Multiservice Center for Seniors and other Multipurpose Senior Centers throughout the City of Los Angeles.

Linkages is for people who need help managing their lives because of an accident, illness or other disability. The goal of the program is to prevent or delay the premature or inappropriate institutionalization of at risk, frail elderly and functionally impaired adults 18 years of age and older.

Linkages is designed to be a "gap filler" by serving individuals who are not eligible for other services. the program provides case management as well as information and assistance regarding appropriate community resources. Up arrow to top of page

Eligibility

Eligible adults are:

bullet18 years and older
bulletLiving in the City of Los Angeles
bulletLiving with health and/or environmental problems placing them "at risk" of premature or unnecessary institutionalization.

Linkages clients may or may not be eligible for Medi-Cal.

The Linkages Program is funded by the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, and is accessible to persons with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Up arrow to top of page

Linkages Services

The program provides essential links that help promote independence and prevent institutionalization. Linkages coordinates, manages and follows up on services such as:

bulletTransportation
bulletAdult day care
bulletHome safety modifications
bulletGovernment benefits programs
bulletSupport/relief programs for families
bulletLegal advocacy/assistance
bulletIn-home attendant care
bulletHousing
bulletMedical referrals
bulletMoney management
bulletNutritional services
bulletFriendly visitors Up arrow to top of page

Linkages also provides:

bulletInformation about community services.
bulletReferral to available resources.
bulletIn-home or hospital assessment by professional social workers.
bulletFinancial assistance for service needs where applicable and available.
bulletRespite assistance for caregivers. Up arrow to top of page

JFS Linkages Serves the City of Los Angeles

The Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles Linkages program serves the City of Los Angeles. To make a referral call (818) 769-0560. Up arrow to top of page

Other Linkages Programs in Los Angeles County

bulletAltamed Health Services Corporation
(323) 724-6600
bulletHuntington Memorial Hospital
(626) 397-3110
bulletSenior Care Action Network Plan, Inc.
(562) 492-9878

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Inside This Page

bullet Purpose of the program
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Eligibility
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Services provided by
   Linkages
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JFS Linkages serves the
  City of Los Angeles
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Other Linkages providers
  in Los Angeles County

Useful Links

bullet California Linkages
   program
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List of Linkages program
  providers in California
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Jewish Family Service
  of Los Angeles Website

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