Helps veterans, their family members, and active duty service members connect to state and federal benefits. Benefits include: Disability compensation Pension Housing Health Education (including dependents' college fee waiver), farm and home loans, and other benefits.For personalized assistance in learning about veteran benefits, or for help filing...
Agency: DEAF AND DISABLED TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM (DDTP)
Provides free, specialized phones. This includes: Amplified phones Big button phones Phones with lights that flash for incoming calls Portable phones Other phones that are specially designed for anyone who has difficulty using a standard phone.
Provides geologic and seismic expertise to the public and to other government agencies. Studies earthquakes to help Californians plan and build earthquake resistant communities. Records the strong ground motion from earthquakes, studies the distribution of historic earthquakes and evaluates faults that are the source of earthquakes.
Agency: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO. CANCER CENTER (CSH)
Provides a free statewide smoking cessation helpline. Offers self-help materials, one-on-one counseling to quit smoking, and referrals to local programs.Also offers opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects on a variety of topics, and specialized assistance for teens, pregnant women, and those using smokeless tobacco.
Agency: AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH (AICR)
Offers research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer. Interprets the science and educates the public about the results. Also provides information and educational programs to help individuals make lifestyle changes for lower cancer risk.
Offers confidential, one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their families. Support provided via telephone by trained volunteers who had a similar cancer experience, recovered, and are leading productive lives.
Provides cancer related information by phone or chat line. Cancer information specialists can answer questions about cancer and help with quitting smoking. Please note specialists cannot answer personal medical questions, make referrals to specific doctors or institutions, or give medical advice. Specific health concerns should always be directed ...
Agency: AMERICAN ACTION FUND FOR BLIND CHILDREN AND ADULTS
Provides a free Braille book every month to blind children. Children may keep each book. Books are from a popular children’s reading series.Titles published every month are available in bookstores and public libraries.
Provides financial and emotional support, as well as encouragement to individuals and families who suffer from the effects of gun violence. Also offers support for families facing breast cancer diagnosis.