Santa Cruz and Monterey MSSP

Helping older adults maintain their independence at home.

The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) provides both social and health care management services to assist individuals remain in their own homes and communities. Each year our MSSP team serves over 420 community members so that they may live healthy, active lives. 

MSSP provides on-going care coordination, links participants to other needed community services and resources, coordinates with health care providers, and purchases some needed services that are not otherwise available to prevent or delay institutionalization.

A team of health and social service professionals provides each MSSP participant with a complete health and psychosocial assessment to determine needed services. The team then works with the MSSP participant, their physician, family, and others to develop an individualized care plan.

MSSP services include:

  • Care Management

  • Minor home repair/maintenance

  • Transportation

  • Supplemental in-home chore, personal care, and protective supervision services

  • Respite for caregivers

  • Home delivered meals

  • Communication devices

  • Money management

Program Qualifications:

  • Are 65 years of age or older

  • Have appropriate Medi-Cal eligibility

  • Live in Santa Cruz County or Monterey County

  • Willingness to participate in an individualized care plan

For more information about the State of California network of MSSPs click here.

There is no charge for MSSP services.

For more information, please call 831-459-6639 or toll-free 800-624-8304


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Open Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Reach us at (800) 624-8304

Salinas Office

150 Cayuga St. Suite 3

Salinas, CA 93901

Santa Cruz Office

9000 Soquel Ave. Suite 103

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Hollister Office

300 West St.

Hollister, CA 95023

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