Senior Citizens


Need to talk to someone now?  

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for confidential support.  

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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 Confidential support is here for seniors from

The Institute on Aging's Friendship Warmline


Trained staff available to give support to those who are feeling

lonely or isolated; who are grieving, depressed or anxious.

24 hours per day, 7 days per week:


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The Golden Umbrella

Serving Shasta County since 1968, the Golden Umbrella offers a multitude of programs to support Shasta's senior citizens, including:

  • Adult Day Program
  • Adult Day Health Care
  • Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Program
  • Information and Assistance/ Advocacy
  • Multi-purpose Senior Services
  • Power to Seniors
  • Tele-Care
  • Senior Corps
  • Support Groups
  • Registry - Resource List
  • Representative Payee Program
  • Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

For more information, call 530-223-6034.

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Shasta County In Home Support Services (IHSS): Services are available for those who struggle with activities of daily living.  IHSS services help clients remain in their home safely. For information or an application, please call 530-225-5507.   

Adult Protective Services (APS): Helping seniors and dependent adults live in a safe environment free from abuse or exploitation.  If you are concerned for yourself or someone else, please call 530-225-5798.