Helpline & Information Service

Care Fund volunteers fields a wide range of requests for help (averages 100-120 cases per year). Many individuals and families in challenging circumstances are provided with assistance in the form of information, professional referral, counseling, and in some cases temporary housing assistance or emergency loans.

Helpline

Services and assistance for daily living to those in need: transportation, meal delivery, translation/interpretation, care for the sick and elderly,  support for new mothers, etc.

Information

Advice and assistance from knowledgeable volunteers: everyday issues, networking, legal information, immigration, etc.

Referrals

Referrals to Japanese-language professionals: lawyers, physicians, translators/interpreters, counselors, social workers, etc.

Grief Support groups

Help and support all who are dealing with grief.

Care Calls

A bilingual (Jp/Eng) volunteers is assigned to each participating senior.

Seminars

Education of members through lectures and seminar on such topics as: health & nutrition, finance planning, family issues and governmental services, etc.

List of past seminars

  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Medicare enrollment service
  • Caring for elderly family
  • Active Listening
  • Various medical information
  • Successful Aging
  • Financing for Retirement
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence

Handyman Service

Provide non-technical handy man services for those of age 70 and older. The job must be completed within 6 hours.