Telephone Reassurance Providers and Funding Sources
State Of California
The following is a list of automated and volunteer based programs that we found in the state of California. Also, we have listed California private organizations or state agencies that provide grants and funding for community programs.
DSC provides a Telephone Reassurance phone system that automatically calls elderly households checking to ensure they are OK. DSC also provides individual calling services for home alone children. To obtain information about this program and age limits of children for your state, visit the California latchkey kids age restrictions.
There are many communities that provide telephone reassurance programs (both volunteer based or automatic calling programs).
Contact DSC to learn more about our automated phone systems. DSC welcomes the opportunity to discuss our telephone reassurance program and services. Also, if you are a California based community and/or organization that provides a Telephone Reassurance program and would like to be listed here (its free!), please contact us.
If your community does not already have a Telephone Reassurance program, DSC offers individuals the ability to subscribe to our call reassurance program. You can register online for free and DSC offers a limited trial period for only $5. There is no obligation to pay until you activate your account.
To register online, click on the image or button to the right.
Our online enrollment is easy to use and manage, and it provides the senior with flexible calling schedules, custom messages and greetings, as well as multiple emergency contacts in the event of no response by the subscriber.
California Automated Phone Reassurance Providers
The following organizations provide Telecare programs for the elderly within their California communities. These programs are both automated or volunteer based community services.
- Cotati Police Department - Cotati, California
- City of Davis Senior Center - Davis, California
- Del Norte Senior Center - Crescent City, California
- ElderHelp Volunteers - San Diego, California
- City of Encinitas Project C.A.R.E - Encinitas, California
- City Of Fortuna - City Of Fortuna Police Department, Fortuna California
- Kern County Sheriff's Office - Kern Valley, California
- Kings County Sheriff's Office - Hanford, California
- Healdsburg Fire Department - Healdsburg, California
- Lemoore Police Department - City Of Lemoore, California
- North Bay Golden Age Club - North Bay, California
- Novato Police Department - City Of Novato, California
- Pico Rivera Police Department - Pico Rivera, California
- Pleasanton Police Department - Pleasanton, California
- Porterville Police Department - Porterville, California
- San Rafael Police Department - San Rafael, California
- Stockton Police Department - Stockton, California
State Of California "Potential" Funding Resources
The following private and public groups are potential providers of funding for phone reassurance programs in California communities.
To obtain current information about specific California agencies and foundations that provide funding for telephone reassurance programs, please contact the respective grant provider listed below..
Note: DSC obtained the following names of foundations from public records. There is no assurance that these foundations provide funding for your specific telephone reassurance program or community notification system.
This information is provided to help you research funding for your project using community grants.
* Corporation for National and Community Service
Community Foundation Sonoma County
The Lincy Foundation
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
The Wells Fargo Foundation
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
The California Wellness Foundation
H.N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation
Richard & Rhoda Goldman Fund
The Homeland Foundation
The San Diego Foundation
Tenet Healthcare Foundation
Miriam and Peter Haas Fund
The Ahmanson Foundation
Walter and Elsie Haas Fund
The Milken Family Foundation
Dan Murphy Foundation
Righteous Persons Foundation
The East Bay Community Foundation
The David and Lucille Packard Foundation
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation
The California Endowment
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
The Christensen Fund
Silicon Valley Bernard Osher Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation
D & DF Foundation
Peninsula Community Foundation
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
California Community Foundation
Marin Community Foundation
Wayne & Gladys Valley Foundation
W.M. Keck Foundation
Contact DSC to learn more about our CARE (Call Reassurance) telephone reassurance program and RUOK® replacement system.
"Are You OK?"® and RUOK® are registered names of Bruce L Johnson (Individual). For a comparison with our CARE system, please visit our RUOK® vs CARE web page.