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Welcome to Redwood Coast Village

 

Redwood Coast Village (RCV) MEMBERS can access their own profiles and see information available only to RCV people by clicking on the "Member Login" in the upper right corner of the Home Page.  For more information about logging in click here.

 

As a member-run organization with a small paid staff, Redwood Coast Village will coordinate volunteer help for people over the age of 50 in Humboldt County.  Members help members, and outside Volunteers of all ages help with the kind of tasks a friend would provide.  There is no fee to become a Volunteer.

 
 
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     Bear with us, this is a volunteer-based start-up!
 

Here is how Redwood Coast Village would work: 

Members 50 and older can call our central number to request assistance with:

  • Going your Way - Transportation to appointments, shopping, social activities and more

  • "Helping Hands" for light fix-it jobs, occasional pet care, and help with home technology

  • Member Recommended Businesses: lists of plumbers, caregivers, gardeners, etc.

  • A social bulletin board for events and activities

  • "One phone call" help with RCV services and referrals to other agencies

  • Check-in phone calls

We are a grassroots, member driven group, creating the future we want to live in.  

Redwood Coast Village is a program of the Area 1 Agency on Aging, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

 

Steps to becoming part of the RCV community:

  1. Complete a member or a volunteer application online.  Or download a member or volunteer application and mail to the RCV office at 434 7th Street, Eureka, CA 95501. Application forms are also available through the RCV office  (707 442-3763) and at our public events.  If you are seeking low income assistance, please read about the Trillium Scholarship Fund below.

  2. You will then be contacted by the RCV Office to attend an orientation meeting.

  3. You also will be invited to complete a confidential, online Verified Volunteers background check.  RCV office staff can help with this process if you need guidance or are not online.

  4. Only after your application has been approved, you will be asked to pay your membership fee.  Payments can be made online or through the RCV office.

Trillium Scholarship Fund


Redwood Coast Village has a commitment to help lower income members.  The Trillium Fund has been established to assist people with incomes below those defined in the Humboldt County Elder Economic Security Standard Index.  Please DO NOT complete the online membership application, please contact the office for more information at 707-442-3763 ext 217 or e-mail RCV@redwoodcoastvillage.org.

 

Redwood Coast Village member criteria:

  • Reside in an area where services are available. (Determined by member or volunteer involvement, we will be adding as membership grows). 

  • Be 50 years of age or older.

  • Be responsible for and capable of making key decisions about your own life.

  • Live in a residence that presents no know threats to your health or safety nor to that of others.

  • Be self-sufficient in meeting your own personal care needs through either self-care or arrangements with a personal caregiver.

  • Be willing to provide contact information for a family member, friend, or other trusted person.

 
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