Refer a Client to the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)

Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) helps frail seniors. The program helps them stay safe and independent in their own homes. The California Department of Aging funds MSSP.

Download Client Form
Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) Client Referral Form

MSSP Main Office


Eligibility for the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • Are 65 or older, frail or disabled
  • Live in Oakland/Emeryville/Piedmont or Berkeley zip codes 94704 or 94705
  • Receive monthly Medi-Cal benefits
  • Are at risk of nursing home placement because of frailty or inability to manage without help
  • Are willing and able to accept care management

MSSP Services Available

  • Personal care
  • Homemaker services
  • Transportation
  • Emergency Response System
  • Referral to home-delivered meals
  • Respite care
  • Referrals to medical care
  • Non-medical home equipment
  • Referrals to advocacy counseling
  • Referrals to legal services
  • Referrals to money management
  • A visit by a social worker and a nurse to evaluate you in your home
  • A care plan developed with you, your family and other caregivers to address and identify your physical, emotional, social and environmental needs
  • Referral to and purchase of services and advocacy, if needed, to help you stay safe and independent in your home