The City of Fremont Human Services Department offers two programs for elders facing issues such as:
Grief and loss
Depression & anxiety
Senior Peer Counseling Program
Senior Peer Counseling assists Tri-City seniors, 55 years or older, facing moderate mental health issues. In this program, trained seniors, who understand the challenges of aging, provide counseling and emotional support both in the home or in our counseling offices. Support is often available in multiple languages. This program is supervised by a licensed professional therapist. Please call the Senior Help Line at 510-574-2041.
Volunteer for the Senior Peer Counseling Program
This program offers a unique opportunity for compassionate seniors, 50 years or older, to be trained as senior peer counselors. All volunteers will go through an intensive54 hour training and receive on-going supervision by a licensed professional therapist. If this opportunity interests you, please call our Senior Help Line at 510-574-2041. Please see attached application and training description below.
The Mobile Mental Health Program provides intensive mental health services to Tri-City homebound elders in their place of residence. The program partners with elders, age 60 and older, in promoting their ability to live healthy, productive lives as active members of the community in spite of challenges from severe mental illness. For more information or to refer someone, please call the Senior Help Line at 510-574-2041.