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IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

  • 211 Information: 211
  • Adult Protective Services: 858-495-5660
  • Aging and Independence Services: 800-510-2020
  • Better Business Bureau: 858-496-2131
  • City of El Cajon: 619-441-1776
  • Consumer Fraud: 619-531-3507
  • Cool Zone Information: 800-510-2020, press “6”
  • ECAN (East County Action Network): 619-401-3994
  • El Cajon Library: 619-588-3718
  • Elder Law: 858-565-1392, ext. 200
  • Fletcher Hills Library: 619-466-1132
  • Foothills Adult School: 619-588-3500
  • Internal Revenue Service: 800-829-1040
  • Meals on Wheels (East County): 619-447-8782
  • MTS Transportation (ADARide): 877-232-7433
  • Renter’s Rights: 858-571-1166
  • Salvation Army/El Cajon Nutrition Center: 619-440-4683 
  • Social Security Administration: 800-772-1213
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    OTHER RESOURCES

    SERVICES

    AARP Chapter 4800 (American Association of Retired Persons)
    Come join AARP Chapter 4800 serving El Cajon and La Mesa at 9:15 a.m. on the second Friday of each month to learn about valuable AARP benefits and other issues pertinent to seniors. Contact Hoagy Carmichael at 619-444-8679 for more information.

    Elder Law provides legal services for seniors (60+ years) in areas such as wills, landlord/tenant issued, and Medicare and MediCal issues on the 2nd Wednesday of each month between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Renette Park Community Center. Services are free; donations are welcome. Appointments are required. Call 858-565-1392, ext. 200 to schedule and appointment or for more information.

    ECAN (East County Action Network)
    ECAN is a community based network that takes action and advocates for older adults and adults with disabilities living the in East County area. ECAN general meetings are open to the public and occur the 3rd Thursday of each month at County of San Diego - El Cajon Branch Library, 195 E. Douglas Ave.  No meetings in the months of March, August and December. Contact 619-401-3994 for more information.