Self-Help for the Elderly -- Helping Seniors Help Themselves Since 1966

Adult Day Services - Jackie Chan Center The Jackie Chan Center in San Francisco is an adult day health care facility licensed by the State Department of Health Services. The program serves frail seniors and adults with physical and/or mental impairments. We strive to promote the social, emotional and physical well-being of our participants with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain and/or restore their optimal functional potential.

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Contact408 22nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121map
(415) 677-7556

Services An individualized care plan is developed based on each participant's unique needs. Services may include:

  • Health
    • Nursing services
    • Rehabilitation services
    • Dietary counseling and nutrition education
    • Psychiatric and psychological services
    • Podiatric services
    • Personal care services
  • Social support
    • Medical social services and counseling
    • Support group for participants and caregivers
  • Activities
    • Recreational and social activities
    • Group exercises
    • Field trips and excursions
    • Holiday celebrations
  • Transportation and meals
    • Transportation to and from homes if needed
    • Hot, nutritious lunches and snacks

Our staff Our multi-disciplinary team assesses the medical, psychosocial and functional status of each participant and develops an individualized plan of care based on their unique needs.
Our multi-cultural staff speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishanese, and other Chinese dialects, enabling services to be provided in over 5 languages.

Admission and fee Although many of our referrals come from home care agencies, hospitals, and health care professionals may refer a potential applicant who lives in or nearby San Francisco. However, priority is given to those who live in the outer Richmond neighborhood in San Francisco.
Prior to initial assessments, participants must first receive written approval from their primary care physician and show proof of tuberculosis clearance received within the past 12 months.
Medi-cal covers the cost of day services for eligible participants. Private-pay rates are also available on a sliding-scale basis depending on the participant's income and assets.

Title VI Complaint Procedures As a recipient of federal fund, Self-Help for the Elderly is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and ensure that program and services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis. Self-Help for the Elderly has in place a Title VI complaint procedure, which outlines a process for local disposition of Title VI complaints and is consistent with guidelines in the Federal Transit Administration Circular 4702.1B dated October 1, 2012.
Title VI Complaint Procedures and Complaint