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Del Mar Community Connections: Make deliveries or donations

Del Mar Community Connections provides programs and services to help Del Mar’s maturing residents live safely and independently.

Community Connections is seeking healthy volunteers under the age of 65 to deliver groceries and supplies to home-bound people.

The nonprofit also is collecting hand sanitizer, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, disinfectant products, tissues and washable face coverings for distribution to seniors.

Leave donations in the marked bin at the Del Mar Community Building, 225 9th Street.

Call: 858-792-7565

DMVA: Support local businesses

Supporting local business starts with you. Visit the Del Mar Village Association’s webpage for links to restaurants, stores and hotels.
Open the Del Mar Village Association website

Del Mar Farmers Market

The Del Mar Farmers Market is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays in the lower parking lot of the Del Mar Civic Center, 1050 Camino del Mar.
Open the Del Mar Farmers Market website

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: Helping Hands

Helping Hands provides food, hygienic products and fellowship to homeless members of our community and is seeking volunteers.
Call: 858-755-1616

Donate blood to American Red Cross

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage and urgently needs donors. As an emergency preparedness organization, the Red Cross takes steps to ensure the safety of its staff and donors.
Call: 800-RED CROSS

Donate funds to San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation welcomes donations to its Community Response Fund for COVID-19
Open the San Diego Foundation’s Community Response Fund webpage

Volunteer for Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Call: 619-260-6110

Healthcare volunteers sought

Health care professionals and emergency medical responders can make themselves available as volunteers through the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website.
Open the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website

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211 San Diego

For general COVID-19 questions and free, confidential guidance to community, health, social and disaster services, call 2-1-1
Call: 211

Del Mar Library

The Del Mar Library offers door-side service for patrons to collect materials. Patrons also can borrow the library’s electronic materials 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Website:
Open FAQs for San Diego County Libraries during COVID-19

Alzheimer’s San Diego

Call: 858-492-4400

Partner in Aging

Call: 858-480-1453

Southern Caregiver Resource Center

Call: 858-268-4432

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Call: 619-260-6110

Food Bank

The North County Food Bank’s operations are continuing as normal during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Community Resource Center 

Among other services, the Community Resource Center operates a food distribution center at 650 Second Street, Encinitas.
Call: 760-753-8300

Elder Help

Call: 619-284-9281

Jewish Family Services


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Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT) 

FACT provides free rides for seniors and people with disabilities.

Call: 888-924-3228

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San Diego Humane Society 

San Diego Humane Society is adjusting its hours and providing services by appointment only. Spay and neutering services are suspended. Call to schedule appointments for an adoption, relinquishment, vaccination, licensing or owner-requested euthanasia.
Call: 619-299-7012
Visit the San Diego Humane Society COVID-19 Emergency Updates webpage.

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CDC Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID019 should stock up on supplies, stay home and take other basic precautions. 
Open the CDC webpage for people at higher risk 

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Del Mar Community Connections

Service: Delivery of groceries and social interaction.
Call: 858-792-7565 │ Visit:

Meals on Wheels

Service: Meal delivery to seniors and people with disabilities.
Call: 760-736-9900

Community Resource Center 

Service: Food pantry and nutrition distribution.
Call: 760-753-8300 │ Visit:

211 San Diego

Service: Confidential guidance to health and social services.
Call: 211 │ Visit:

County of San Diego Aging & Independence Services

Service: Free and impartial assistance to County residents.
Call: 800-339-4661 │ Visit:

Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT)

Service: Free rides for seniors and people with disabilities.
Call: 888-924-3228 │ Visit:

City of Del Mar

Call: 858-755-9313 │ Visit:

Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Call: 888-724-7240


Call: 911

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