Vital Connections puts important and useful government resources at your fingertips......easy to find, all in one place........


Keep-up on pending legislation and let the President, Governor or other elected officials know what you would like them to do!








Vital Connections is a program of the Partnership to Preserve Independent Living














Postal Services 

United States Post Office 
No crowds, no lines - this post office is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. 

ZIP Code Look-Up and Address Information
Free service provided by the US Post Office. 

State of California

California Assembly

California Commission on Aging

Serves as the principal advisory body to the Governor, State Legislature, State, Federal and local departments and agencies on issues affecting older individuals.

California Department of Aging 

California Government Homepage 

California Highway Patrol 
California Lottery

California Senate

Department of Motor Vehicles

Franchise Tax Board 

Independent Living Council 
The mission of the SLIC is to maximize the opportunities for independence for persons with disabilities through the
enhancement of a system of independent living service

United States

Benefits CheckUp from the National Council on Aging

Free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. Researching these programs used to be a time-consuming, frustrating experience. But no longer.  The National Council on the Aging created BenefitsCheckUp to help older adults to quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives.  Family and friends can also obtain facts about benefits that their loved ones may qualify for.

A non-partisan, public service Web site created to increase civic-participation in the legislative process.

E-Mail House Reps 

E-Mail Senators 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

First Gov

A Project of the President's Management Council

Government links, Services, Statistics, Lists, Sites for Kids…..MUCH MORE 

Information and Advice (provided by USA dot Gov)

Designed to provide needed government information and services and make them accessible

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 

Social Security Online 

U.S. Congress 

Veterans Affairs


Network of Care

Resources and links to senior, disabled, mental health and child services, arranged by participating California counties

Orange County Office on Aging

Provides a full range of senior services. 

Riverside County Government and Services 

Riverside County Office On Aging 
A gateway to senior services in Riverside County, California. 

Riverside County Transportation Commission