Volunteers (male and female) are needed to have fun with the guys at the Lily House group home in Livermore.  Hang out, watch movies/sports, play basketball/games, etc. with men 24-54. (Volunteers must undergo a Live Scan background check.)

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 PM/Weekdays, 4-6 PM

Where: 4355 Colgate Way, Livermore

Contact: Cassandra Curry at 925-493-7968 for more info


Lunch is provided by Open Heart Kitchen.  Suggested donation for the lunch is $3.00 for adults 60+ or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00.  (Under age 60, cost is $5.00)  Reservations are strongly encouraged to be made 24 hours in advance but are not required.  Take out is available.  See menu at:  www.larpd.org/seniors/documents/spectrum_menu.pdf

When: Monday-Friday, doors open at 11:00 am -1:00 pm

Where: Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Livermore

Contact: Livermore Rec Center @ 373-5764 or Clare Gomes of Open Heart Kitchen at (925) 580-6793



Volunteers are needed to stock and distribute groceries to clients in need.  There are also opportunities to pray with the recipients.  In additon, there is a need for donations of non-perishable food items, dry goods, toiletries, school supplies and infant care items.

When: Wednesday 10:00 am-3:00 pm/Thursday 4:00 pm-6:30 pm/Friday 10:00 am-3:00 pm/Saturday 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Where: The Well Community Outreach Center, 2333 Nissen Dr., Livermore

Contact: Stephanie Williams, director or (925) 292-7815

City Serve Coordinator: Carolyn Wetmore or (925) 487-0036


Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley, SSPTV and Hearts in Harmony are sponsoring a community chorus that focuses on providing a social and comfortable environment for seniors to share in the gift of music through singing.  Although the focus is on seniors with dementia and their caregivers, no senior will be turned away.  All Seniors are welcome.    No experience required. Saturday Rehearsals from 1:30 - 3:30 PM beginning on February 11, 2017. Registration fee applies.

The Hearts in Harmony Chorus will present a performance at the Pleasanton Senior Center on Saturday, June 10th, 2017.

Registration: January 17- 20th  2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM at SSPTV office, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

and Saturday, January 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Heritage Estates, 900 East Stanley Blvd, Livermore

Registration Fee is $40 per person and includes all materials, fun and instruction (check or cash only)

Rehearsals Where: Pleasanton Senior Center, in the SSPTV office, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

Information: Visit website, www.heartsinharmonychorus.org

or email Director, Glen Riggs


Since 1980 families and physicians in the San Ramon and Tri-Valley area have turned to this organization for quality, compassionate care at the end of life.  Volunteers are needed for office duties, home care, grief support, Voices of Hope choir, and special events throughout the year.

Licensed cosmetologists, patient visitors , musicians and singers (who will bring music to the patients bedside) are currently needed.

Where: 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 100, Dublin

Visit our website at: www.hopehospice.com

Contact: Jill Biggs, Coordinator of Volunteers or  (925) 829-8770

CityServe Coordinator:Sherry White or (925) 833-1810


Hope Hospice Inc.  offers a variety of free  grief  support groups throughout the year here in the Tri-Valley.  Prior to joining a support group Hope Hospice requires that you participate in a meeting with a Grief Support Provider to determine whether their services can meet your need.     Adult  Grief Journeys Groups are eight week sessions and  provide a way to explore grief in a safe and supportive environment.   Sessions include sharing, coping strategies, exploring memories and discovering hope and meaning.  The six-week Children and Teens Support Groups sessions (Age 6-17)  provide a safe and nurturing environment to help children and teens understand and learn healthy coping skills.  Age appropriate support groups allow participants to explore their feelings through sharing, creative writing, music, games and art projects.  

Enrollment is limited please call to register.  Prior to joining our support groups, we ask that you attend an informational interview with a Grief Support Provider.

Grief Journeys Support Groups meet Wednesday August  3rd - September 21, 7:00 -8:30 PM

Contact: Grief Support Services at (925) 829-8770, Jamie Schellenberg

Location: 6377 Clark Avenue, Ste. 100, Dublin, CA

Website: www.HopeHospice.com


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

When: Deliveries are made on the 3rd Friday of the month

Where: Arbor Vista from 9:30-10:00 am & Vineyard Villas from 10:15-10:45 am

Contact:  Tri-Valley Haven Food Pantry Coordinator, John Stuefloten @ 449-1664


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: www.ssptv.org

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


Portable Smiles, a professional mobile oral health care service for seniors, clients with special needs, home and facility-bound residents.     Comprehensive dental hygiene services catering to bringing quality dental hygiene services right to the door of patients.    Fee for service.

Visit website:  [email protected]

Contact:  Terri Cable, RDHAP at (925 )890-7428