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Empowered Aging

Aging is a natural phase of life deserving of respect and dignity. Ombudsman Services protects the rights of older and dependent adults living in long-term care. Learn more »


Services and Approach

We advocate for long-term care residents in Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Counties.


Become a Volunteer

Find out how you can serve long-term care residents near you.


Support our Work

Help empower the aging in your community with a gift in support of our work.

The Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series

Awareness, Prevention, and Innovation in the Age of COVID-19

Calling all elder care industry professionals! Mark your calendars for the third Thursday of every month starting June 18 and join us for twelve FREE virtual webinars. Each session will deliver insights, knowledge, and resources from top industry experts and local elder justice warriors to help support, prevent, and combat abuse and neglect amid COVID-19.

Now Serving Alameda County

In Contra Costa, we started with just a few government grants, a single staff person, and a lot of determination. Now, nearly 50 years later, we have a team of 45, including trained Ombudsman volunteers that visit 600 long-term care facilities and stand up for the 29,000 residents in our region — Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Counties.

Learn more about our history and who we serve »