Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
2625 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95134

1. Home Care Service

Our highly skilled Home Care providers offer non-medical caregiving services to help disabled adults and seniors with tasks of daily living, up to 24 hours a day. We create a Custom Care Plan for services: Light Housekeeping; Meal Preparation; Personal Care; Overnight Assistance; Transportation; Respite Care; Medication Reminders; conversation and Companionship. For more information, call Home Care main office at (408) 325-5176.

2. Adult Day Care

Our Adult Day Care Centers in San Jose & Sunnyvale offer activities for socializing with other seniors (gardening, baking, art, music, games); light exercise; memory exercises; and Alzheimer’s & dementia care. This program offers respite to family caregivers so that they may take care of personal activities.

For more information, call:
Day Break San Jose: (408) 270-4900
Day Break Sunnyvale: (408) 530-8734
Chinese Program: (408) 282-1134

3. Caregiver Support Groups and Training

Our professional staff offers support groups each month and quarterly educational workshops at 5 separate locations. We provide training on many caregiving issues and techniques that provide skills for solution-oriented problem-solving with a loved one. Caregiver training and workshop topics can include: home safety, family dynamics and caregiving, hiring professional caregivers, medications and behavior management; nutrition for healthy aging; communicating with the doctor; preventing falls; long-term care and other insurance; legal issues in aging; financial planning; caring for the caregiver; and much more! For more information, call (408) 325-5204.

4. Senior Centers

Come have fun and be healthy! We offer a robust schedule of activities such as: Chair Therapy; Fall Prevention Classes; Wellness Education; Bingo; Social Dance; Senior Peer Advocate Program; Tai Chi; Nurse clinic; ESL & Citizenship; Health Screenings and Monitoring and much more!

For more information, call:
Eastside Neighborhood Center: (408) 251-0215
John XIII Multi-Service Center: (408) 282-8607 

5. Meal Programs

Morning Café: Join us for Coffee, Tea, and a light Breakfast Monday – Friday between 9am & 10am. Join us for Lunch! Our senior nutrition programs serves hot, nutritious meals to seniors (age 60+) five days a week in a social environment at our two senior centers Monday – Friday 10:30 -12:30pm.

For more information, call:
Eastside Neighborhood Center: (408) 251-0215
John XIII Multi-Service Center: (408) 282-8607

6. Handicapables Program

Our Handicapables program brings together adult and older adults with disabilities who share common interests and concerns. The program meets twice a month for socialization, educational programs, and community outings & events. For more information, call (408) 325-5257.

7. Behavioral Health

Golden Gateway delivers community-based mobile outreach to older adults 60+ years with undiagnosed depression and other behavioral health disorders. Services include: In-home Assessment; Case Management; Treatment including medication management and counseling; Education for providers working with seniors with Behavioral Health problems; Support to older adults and training to their family and community caregivers. For more information, call (408) 899-7141.

8. Long Term Care Ombudsman

Ombudsmen are advocates for people living in nursing and residential care homes. We speak up for frail, elderly, chronically ill, isolated, disabled, or otherwise at-risk long term care residents. The program promotes the rights and well-being of residents in long term care facilities in Santa Clara County and provides residents with a means by which their complaints can be heard and resolved. Our services include: Complaint investigation and advocacy; Receipt of and response to elder and dependent adult abuse reports for residents of nursing homes and other elderly adult residential facilities; Witnessing of Advance Health Care Directives for residents of nursing homes; and information for public regarding long term care facilities. For more information, call (408) 944-0567.