The Medication Safety Program, (MSP)  is available to older adults in the Tri-Valley.  The program is offered by Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley, (SSPTV)  and provides education about the importance of medication compliance to ensure and enhance the quality of life and safety of older adults.

Benefits of the program include a free, confidential, individualized medication review, education about importance of medication compliances, a comprehensive review and medication interaction report, assistive devices, including a pill box and personal medication record and safe disposal guidelines and encouragement for drug disposal that helps to reduce harm from accidental exposure or unintentional misuse.

Information: (925) 931-5379

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley:

Where: 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton, CA (serving Tri-Valley cities)


The Ministry of Care at St. Raymond Church provides support for members of the community who are grieving a  loss through death or divorce.  All support facilitators have been trained by Sandy Heinisch, a grief minister and counselor with the Oakland Diocese, and a member of the National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved.  Meetings held in the Kids Club room, to the left of the church.  Classes run year round.

St. Raymond has a very supportive Spanish speaking community.  Many of our facilitators are Spanish speaking.

When:        Saturday mornings at 11:00AM

Where:       St. Raymond Church,  11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin

Contact:     Matt & Denise Troiano at [email protected]

or call St. Raymond's Church at (925) 828-2460


Tri-Valley One-Stop Career Center is hosting two workshops to provide education on better managing bills and money. First Tuesday of the month, 10:00 - 11:00 AM, “When the Money Stops and the Bills Don’t.” Register online at or call (925) 560-9431.

When: 1st Tuesdays Of Each Month

Where: 6300 Village Parkway, Suite 100, Dublin.


The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Department  in partnership with the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) has opened a  new pharmaceutical disposal site at the Pleasanton Police Department,  4833 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton.  The pharmaceutical collection bin is located in the Police Department lobby and is accessible to the public 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

All pharmaceutical prescription medications as well as over-the-counter medications may be place in the bin.  Please follow these simple guidelines when using the pharmaceutical disposal site:

While at home, pour unwanted pills ( NO SHARPS,  NO AEROSOLS) into a plastic bag and seal the bag.

Bring bag down to the police department and drop them in the collection bin. (Keep the original bottles and containers with you in your vehicle.)

When you return home, remove or black-out the labels containing personal identifying information and recycle those containers that are appropriate to recycle.

When dealing with liquid medications, keep all liquids in their original bottle.  After removing or blacking-out personal identifying information, place bottles directly into the bin.



The Tri-Valley Haven provides a mobile food pantry to seniors in Pleasanton.  Recipients must be pre-registered to receive a bag of groceries.  Proof of residency must also be provided. The bag consists of canned and bagged staples.

When: Deliveries are made on the 1st Wednesday of the month

Where: Kottinger Place/Kottinger Gardens from 9:30 to 10:00 am

Ridgeview Commons from 10:15-10:45 am

Contact:  925-449-1664 for more information


Pleasanton Paratransit Services, (PPS) provides door-to-door, shared-ride-services for eligible Pleasanton and Sunol residents.  It is a City of Pleasanton program, managed by the Department of Community Services.  The goal of PPS is to provide timely, safe, personalized and convenient transportation that meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

A PPS application must be completed for riders to be eligible to use the service..

Pleasanton Paratransit Services is pleased to announce a NEW service to Kaiser- San Ramon starting 2015  (Tuesday and Thursday).

Downtown Route Shuttle on first Monday of each month, the Downtown Route Shuttle will be going to the following destinations: San Francisco Premium Outlets, Target in East Dublin, Hacienda Crossings, Persimmon Place. 

2016:  March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd 

For an application call:  (925) 931- 5376 - (9AM-3PM)

Website for online application:


The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Senior Center offers  computer, smart phone, and tablet tutoring.  Smart Phone tutoring will be offered Tuesday and Friday afternoons.  Tutors offer one-on-one appointments for 30 minutes,  3:30 - 4:00 PM  and 4:00 -4:30 PM .  Free of Charge.  Learn how to use your smartphone or tablet.  Get step-by-step help with setting up and using your device.

To schedule an appointment call: (925) 931-5365

Where: Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton


The Pocket Guides were developed by the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton and updated by the city of Dublin as a handy resource to connect residents to Human Services, not only in the Tri-Valley, but in Alameda County as well. This Pocket Guide is given to Police Officers who may encounter residents during the course of their activities; school counselors,service providers and available at public counters in the three cities.

Human Services Pocket Guide




Meet new friends and be served by friendly volunteers at the Dublin Senior Center where meals are provided by Open Heart Kitchen. Reservations are encouraged but are not required except for special luncheons.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 per meal or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00.  Take out is available.  See menu at:

When: Monday - Friday, 11:30 - 12:30; after 12:15, the Lunch is boxed as a "take out"

Where: Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd.

Contact: Call Dublin Senior Center for more information @ 556-4511 or call Clare Gomes of Open Heart Kitchen at (925) 580-6793


Spectrum Community Services Inc., administers federally-funded programs to help low-income household pay their energy bills (HEAP, Home Energy Assistance Program) and provide energy-savings measures (Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program) to people who meet the eligibility requirements.  See website for application packet and/or application pick up locations in Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore.

HEAP :  (510) 881-0300 ext 216, 214 or 225 - Eligibility based on household's total monthly income, which can not exceed HEAP income guidelines.  Funds are for household with low income and high energy costs, prioritizing households with elderly, disabled persons and/or children under six years old.

Weatherization: (510) 881-0300 ext. 272 - As federally funded program, Spectrum can give energy savings measure to people who meet eligibility requirements.  Priorities are placed on households with seniors (60+), disabled, and children under 6.

Website:  for more information and current gross income guidelines

Spectrum Community Services Inc. HEAP & Weatherization, P.O.Box 4317, Hayward, CA   94540