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HAPD Website Member Agency Descriptions
The Alliance on Aging (AOA) is the oldest and largest non-profit senior service agency serving Monterey County since 1970. AOA programs include: Ombudsman, Advocates for residents in long-term facilities, Senior Peer Counseling, Medicare Counseling, Tax Preparation Assistance, Senior Employment Training and Community Outreach and Education.
The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM) is a public agency that provides rental assistance and develops and manages affordable housing throughout Monterey County, California
The Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association, Inc. (CHISPA) is the largest private, nonprofit housing developer in Monterey County, and has built more than 2,300 affordable single and multi-family homes and senior apartments since its incorporation in 1980.
Since its beginning in 1984, the Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) has been one of a network of 29 Independent Living Centers in California and over 400 advocacy centers in the United States serving persons with disabilities. Our philosophy is that we as people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over our lives as people without disabilities.
CCCIL provides the following services: Information and Referral; Individual and Systems Change Advocacy; Benefits Counseling, Housing Assistance; Personal Assistance Services; Peer Support; Independent Living Skills Training, and Assistive Technology to persons with disabilities that live in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties.