COVID-19 Senior Resource Center

The Pleasant Hill Senior Center will remain closed to the public until May 31st or as directed by Contra Costa Health Services. Pleasant Hill Rec & Park Senior Center staff are working from home and are available to answer phones and provide support to our senior community from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. To contact staff via email, please click on links below:

Kendra Luke, Senior Services Manager
Holly Frates, Senior Service Coordinator
Cassie Eternal, CC Cafe Nutrition Program and Travel Services Coordinator
Dana Busch, Care Management Coordinator

Below please find a list of available resources; please note we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.  This list is subject to change and will be updated periodically.

NOURISHMENT

CC Cafe
The Senior CC Cafe program at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center will continue to provide meals "to go" for adults over 60 years old on a limited basis until further notice. The dining room at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center will be closed. 

To-Go meals packs (7 frozen meals + milk, bread and fruit) are available for pick up at the Senior Center on Wednesdays from 11:00-11:30 pm. There is a $3 per meal suggested donation. Meals are handed out on Wednesdays (new day) between 11:00-11:30 am (NEW TIME).  Reservations need to be placed by Tuesday at noon. For people picking up meals, please allow a 6 foot distance between you and next person at all times. 

Reservations can be made three different ways:

  1. Calling (925) 771-7641 and leave a message with your name
  2. Emailing ceternal@pleasanthillrec.com
  3. Online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1P_fepqIDO8gxQSpLhcAIZykdXVfLoos3wBH3Fzfx-gw


Summer Senior Meal LogoNEW! Senior Summer Meal Deals 
Don’t want to cook? Treat yourself this summer to a delicious, affordable "meal deal" from top local restaurants, coordinated by our Senior Center staff! Each Friday in June-August 2020, a local restaurant will offer a special "Meal Deal" for seniors (60+ yrs) to enjoy. First "Meal Deal" of the Summer is offered on June 5, 2020 by True Food Kitchen in Walnut Creek. More details to come! Give us a call and leave your name and number at (925) 798-8788. We’ll give you a call with all the lip-smacking details!

Own a Restaurant and want to partner with us? 
Learn how to get involved here
Ready to partner? Email Cassie Eternal, Nutrition Coordinator


Pleasant Hill Restaurants
The following restaurants are open for delivery and pick-up:

Martinez Sunday Farmers’ Market
Starting Sunday, April 12th, offering a special early shopping hour from 9 - 10 a.m., which is reserved for Seniors and those most at risk.

Food Bank of Contra Costa
Distributes food to low-income people at community sites and makes food available for other non-profit organizations serving the ill, needy, and infants.
4010 Nelson Avenue, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 676-7543

Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
Provides community-based food programs and partner services that focus on basic needs.
835 Ferry Street, Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 293-4792

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
Nourishes frail, socially isolated, homebound seniors by delivering meals 5 days each week.
(925) 937-8311

Monument Crisis Center
Provides food, education, and referrals to individuals, families, children, and seniors in need, regardless of legal status.
1990 Market Street, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 825-7751

HOUSEHOLD NEEDS/PHARMACIES

Stores offering home delivery and/or pick-up of groceries, household, and miscellaneous items.

Senior Assistance Hotline 
Shopping, Pharmacy Pick Up, Etc.
(833) 544-2374 or 211 (local)

Nob Hill
*Senior Essential Bags available curbside or in store.
- Home delivery
- Curbside pick-up (at rear of store)
(925) 370-9400

Lucky
- Home delivery
- Temporarily offering senior shopping hours (seniors and immune compromised customers), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6am - 9am; Pharmacy 7am - 9am

Safeway (Virginia Hills)
- Home delivery
- Temporarily offering senior shopping hours (seniors, caregivers, expectant mothers, and immune compromised customers), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6am - 9am
(925) 933-0540

Wal-Mart
- Home delivery
- Temporarily offering senior shopping hours, Tuesdays, 6am - 7am
(925) 313-5716

Bill’s Ace Hardware
- Home delivery
- Curbside pick-up
service@billsacehardware.com
(925) 228-6135

Home Depot
- Home delivery
- In-store pick-up
(925) 335-0223

Rite Aid Pharmacy
- Senior Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-10am
(925) 372-0945

Wal-Mart Pharmacy
- Senior Hours: Tuesdays from 6am-8:30pm
- Curbside pick-up available. Call the pharmacy when you arrive and they wil bring your prescription to you.
(925) 313-9059

Safeway Pharmacy
- Senior Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6am-9am
- Free prescription delivery available
(925) 933-0822

CVS Pharmacy
- Hours: Monday- Friday, 9am-8pm and Saturdays, 10am-5pm
- Free prescription delivery available
(925) 370-8077

Walgreens
- Hours: Tuesdays, 8am-9am and Monday, Wednesday-Sunday, 9am-9pm
- Prescription delivery available through the Walgreen App.
(925) 372-0337

RECREATION

Visit our Virtual Recreation (Rec) Center, your one-stop online recreation resource to inspire you to stay active, keep connected, learn something new, and most of all, to play! Lots of FREE resources and ways to play while we continue to shelter-in-place.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO VIRTUAL REC CENTER 

View SENIOR SOUNDS Newsletter 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Contra Costa County Information and Assistance Senior & Disabled Helpline
(800) 510-2020

Transportation Assistance
Dial 511

General Services and Resources
Dial 211

Contra Costa Legal Services
(925) 609-7900

Fact Sheet on COVID-19 Economic Impant Payments ("Stimulus Checks")
Information provided by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Affordable Home Care Agency of California, Inc.
Access to 24/7 caregivers.
Contact:  Katelynn Mann, President
1150 Burnett Avenue, Suite C, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 933-3732

Home Match-a-Covia Community Service
Award winning program offers activities, education, support groups, and friendly conversation over the phone or online.
Contact:  Gabriela Perez, Director
gperez@covia.org
(925) 956-7385

Health Insurance and Counseling (HICAP)
Phone Appointments Only
(925) 602-4168

AARP Tax Preparation
General Information
(925) 726-3199

Institute on Aging - Friendship Line
The Friendship Line can be a much-needed support service to aging adults at this time to those who need a connection or a listening ear. They provide calls in English, Mandarin, Canonese and Spanish.
Friendship Line number is 800-971-0016.

AARP Smart Driver Online Course
Promo code for 25% discount: DRIVINGSKILLS
Good through: July 31, 2020

GIVING/DONATING

If you are interested in donating to local non-profit organizations providing services to Pleasant Hill seniors and families in need, please consider the following:

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
PO Box 3195, Martinez, CA 94553
(866) 669-6697
mowcc@cchealth.org
From their website: “We bridge the widening gap between an ever increasing number of frail homebound elders in need of Meals on Wheels in our County, and insufficient government funding for these critical services….The average Meals on Wheels participant in Contra Costa County is 80 years old, lives alone or with a co-dependent spouse, and has one or more chronic health conditions that prevents them from preparing or shopping for nutritious daily meals.”

Food Bank of Contra Costa
4010 Nelson Avenue, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 676-7543
From their website: “Mission: Leading the fight to end hunger, in partnership with our community and in service of our neighbors in need.”

Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
835 Ferry Street, Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 293-4792
From their website: “We provide community based food programs and partner services that focus on basic needs.  We nourish lives!”

Monument Crisis Center
1990 Market Street, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 825-7751
From their website: "We are a family resource center that provides food, education, and referrals to individuals, families, children, and seniors in need, no matter your legal status.  We are here to help you!  Together we succeed!"